December 25, 2010
The Cumberland Valley Relief Center will host a quilt show Jan. 27 to 29. The show is an opportunity to view new hand-quilted pieces that have been made in the Cumberland Valley. The quilts will later be auctioned at the Pennsylvania Relief Sale to be held in Harrisburg, Pa., at the Farm Show Complex April 1 and 2. The show is free and open to the public. The hours are Thursday, Jan. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The relief center is at 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway south in Chambersburg.
September 22, 2004
On Sept. 25, Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley is inviting all breast cancer survivors to attend Camp Hope from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue. The free events include a knitting workshop by Susan Wolcott of Y2Knit Shop in Funkstown, other fall craft workshops, speakers and a lunch. Pre-registration for the camp, which is held twice a year, is necessary no later than Wednesday, Sept. 22, by calling 301-791-5843. A former registered nurse, Wolcott will share her love and knowledge of knitting, along with the restorative benefits of the craft.
September 26, 1997
Y-ME to be honored On Thursday, Oct. 9, Del. Louise V. Snodgrass, R-Frederick, Md., will present resolutions honoring Y-ME of the Cumberland Valley, the Hagerstown-based breast cancer support organization, and Joan Fell, its executive director. Y-ME is being recognized for its "dedication and service to the community in promoting breast cancer awareness and education. " Fell will be cited "in recognition of her outstanding support and tireless dedication to breast cancer survivors.
August 28, 2007
PREP GOLF Mid-Penn Commonwealth at Harrisburg (Pa.) Country Club, par 71 Teams: Cumberland Valley 377, Chambersburg 392, Waynesboro 414, Cedar Cliff 450, Gettysburg 460, Carlisle 468, Shippensburg 515. Chambersburg: Tyler Straub 74, Nick Tornetta 77, Kyle Kegerreis 78, Calvin Mentzer 81, Scott Levy 82. Waynesboro: Alec Kessler 78, Derek Baker 81, Liz Breed 82, Jonathan Blubaugh 86, Ryan Kell 87.
November 23, 2009
SMITHSBURG - On Oct. 17, members of My Dance Studio in Smithsburg held a "Helping Feet" dance-a-thon to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley. Three age groups of dancers participated, along with teacher-helpers who had a concurrent bake sale in the afternoon. The activity raised $1,500.
April 25, 2006
The second annual "Purse-on to Person" Fighting Breast Cancer Auction was Sunday at Sheraton Four Points on Dual Highway in Hagerstown. More than 420 people packed the hotel's ballroom, ate dinner and raised more than $50,000 as hundreds of donated purses and gift items were auctioned. Breast Cancer Awareness of the Cumberland Valley organized the event. Sponsoring the auction was the Alpha Sigma Chapter of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority. More than $50,000 was raised during the event, according to Joan Fell, executive director of Breast Cancer Awareness of the Cumberland Valley.
January 3, 2001
Rice treats Trojans to win By CURT HORNBECKER / Staff Correspondent photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa - David Rice must really like surprises. Normally the sixth-man on Chambersburg's top-ranked boys basketball team, Rice responded to his surprise start by scoring 24 points and leading the Trojans to a 52-48 Mid Penn Commonwealth victory over Cumberland Valley Tuesday night. continued "He just wouldn't be denied," said Chambersburg coach Shawn Shreffler.
March 12, 2002
The loss of Victoria V. Schaff to cancer Friday was both a personal and professional loss for many who knew and worked with her in the community. "She was a wonderful woman ... such an asset and a tremendous friend," said Joan Fell, executive director of Y-ME of the Cumberland Valley. "She will be terribly missed. " Active in that organization, Schaff coordinated her Y-ME efforts with her professional career as Allegheny Energy's vice president of external affairs. "Her business expertise was invaluable to us in our long-range planning," Fell said.
October 18, 2006
Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley Inc. held the 17th annual Celebration of Life Survivors' Party on Oct. 12 at the Four Points Hotel in Hagerstown. More than 225 breast-cancer survivors and their guests attended the evening banquet and program. Survivors were treated to a dinner and a presentation by Lois Walden, manager of the Corporate and Community Wellness Center with the Frederick (Md.) Memorial Healthcare System. Her presentation was titled "A Lesson in Laughter: Humor and Health.