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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | August 17, 2012
Elks Lodge 278 and Sharon Temple 160 in Hagerstown will host the annual organization weekend today through Sunday for Tri-State area members. Although the celebration will not include the traditional parade, it will be a time of enjoyment and fellowship with the community and fellow brothers and sisters of the organization.  Perrow to speak at Bridge of Life church On Sunday, the speaker at Bridge of Life church, 14 S. Potomac St.,...
May 12, 2010
The Williamsport High School Blue Band Boosters will hold a money bonanza Friday, May 21, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. It is open to anyone 21 and older. Tickets cost $35 per couple, which includes dinner, soda, dessert, beer on tap and a chance to win money. The first and every 10th ticket drawn will win $35. The last drawing will be for $1,000. There will be a cash bar, drawings, raffles, 50/50 and tip jars. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. There will be a DJ from 8 to 11 p.m. For more information, contact Karen Long at 301-582-3819 or k.long@myactv.
February 27, 2007
Elks Lodge No. 378 held its annual Hoop Shoot on Jan. 13 at St. Maria Goretti High School. Pictured are the top three finishers in the 13-year-old girls division. From left to right, C. Walt Miller, West District director, third-place finisher Danielle Harbaugh, second-place finisher Chastity Beckman, winner Maggie Payne and Jim McNitt, state and regional director.
April 5, 2004
Boonsboro High School: April 24 at Elks Lodge South Hagerstown High School: April 24 at South Hagerstown High School Williamsport High School: May 1 at Elks Lodge Clear Spring High School: May 8 at Venice Inn Job Development Center: May 14 at Elks Lodge Hancock Middle-Senior High School: May 22 at Hancock American Legion North Hagerstown High School: May 22 at North Hagerstown High...
October 22, 2008
Nurse Michelle Sauble administers a flu shot to Rebecca Barnhart on Tuesday at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive.
June 27, 2012
The Boonsboro High School Class of 1945 held its 67th luncheon June 2 at the Elks Lodge. The luncheon drew 30 individuals, including 16 graduates of the school. Plans are under way for next year's get-together on June 1 at the Elks Lodge.
December 8, 2004
Charlie Morris, left, and Harold Ridenour talk about their days in the Korean War during a dinner held Tuesday for veterans at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive.
February 27, 2011
Williamsport Blue Band Boosters will hold a Longaberger and Vera Bradley bingo event Sunday, March 6, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 per person and include the meal and 26 games of bingo. Refreshments, raffles and tip jars will be available to purchase. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., dinner will be provided by the Elks Lodge at 12:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 1:30. To order tickets, call LeeAnn Tardino at 301-991-5946. All proceeds help to support the Williamsport High School Blue Band.
March 15, 2011
Daughters of Elks Sharon Temple 160 will hold a spring fling Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in the 300 block of North Jonathan Street in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $10, which includes a meal and DJ Rob. For more information, call 240-313-9125.
February 11, 2009
Hagerstown Colt League/South High baseball will hold a bonanza Friday at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40 per couple, which includes two meals. A cash prize of $1,500 will be available.
September 3, 2013
Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378 Exalted Ruler G. Scott Davis presented a check for $3,000 to Carol Brashears and Kathy Powderly, members of the Hagerstown Area Religious Council and Micah's Backpack Program Steering Committee.  The program partners with Washington County Public Schools by providing weekend meals to meet the needs of about 650 students in 28 elementary schools in the county during the 2013-14 school year.  Each eligible elementary student...
August 23, 2013
The Hagerstown High School Class of 1946 celebrated its 67th reunion May 4 at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive. There were 49 classmates and 19 visitors who enjoyed a sit-down luncheon. Classmates came from Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Florida. A thank you goes out to the reunion committee, including Ruth Glass Bohn, Thelma Middlekauff Mauk, Virginia Shrader Rodgers, Barbara Gibney Freedman, Betty McDonough Schindel, Marie Snyder Stover and Janice Shiffler Rice, who died Aug. 15. The class enjoyed getting together, renewing friendships and spending time with each other.
By DAVE McMILLION | | July 28, 2013
A program for Grace M. Snively's 100th birthday celebration Sunday afternoon at the Hagerstown Elks Lodge 278 put things in perspective. Snively has witnessed 1,200 months, 5,200 weeks and 36,500 days, not to mention hundreds of full moons and nearly 100 spring seasons, according to the program. But just as impressive is Snively's dedication to her community, which was celebrated by a fitting crowd of about 100 guests at the local Elks Lodge. Snively's volunteer work included visiting inmates at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown, where she talked to them about living life on a “higher level,” according to guests who attended Sunday's event.
May 26, 2013
 The Ladies of the Elks and Associates held its third annual citizenship awards program May 6 at Elks Lodge 378 in Hagerstown. The organization presented awards and scholarships to two seniors from each of the nine Washington County Public High Schools. A young woman and man were chosen by each school. In addition to being upstanding citizens, the students have given time and talents to their schools and local communities. Hagerstown Mayor David S. Gysberts presented each student with an outstanding recognition citation from the City of Hagerstown.
May 14, 2013
Richard "Dick" Lewis Watson, 77, of Cumberland, Md., passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home. Born July 24, 1935, in Sharpsville, Pa., Mr. Watson was the son of the late Elmer Lewis Watson and Lenore Mary (Curtin) Watson. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Mary Lou Watson, March 27, 2008; a brother, Roy Watson; and a daughter-in-law, Sharon Watson. Dick was a United States Air Force veteran and retired in 2002 from Cumberland Pipe and Steel after 34 years of employment.
Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | April 15, 2013
St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Big Pool will hold a hamburger steak dinner Saturday beginning at 5 p.m.  The menu includes hamburger steak, stuffing, mashed potatoes, applesauce, vegetable, beverage, roll and dessert. A cake auction will be held, as well. The cost is by donation.   The community is invited. Class of 1988 planning reunion The Clear Spring High School Class of 1988 will hold its 25th class reunion Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown.
April 8, 2013
The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown will present the Fabulous Hubcaps in concert Friday, May 17, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at BPO Elks Lodge No. 378 on Robinwood Drive east of Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 for couples and $15 for singles. A table for 10 costs $125. There will be tip jars, King Tuts, 50/50 and raffles held through the night. A cash bar will be available and snacks will be provided. Mail checks payable to the Kiwanis Club to John Roney, P.O. Box 53, Fairplay, MD 21733.
April 6, 2013
A bags (Thirty-One) and bucks bingo will be held Sunday, April 21, at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown. There will be 10 bag prizes and 20 cash prizes. The event will include raffles, tip jars, King Tuts and a 50-50 drawing. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Lunch is included in the price of the ticket. Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m. Baked goods and sodas will be available to purchase. Participants must be 18 to play.
March 9, 2013
George Tilghman “Jack” Boward, 80, of Clear Spring, Md., died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born Aug. 24, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Guy C. Boward and Dorotha J. Spickler Boward. Jack was a 1950 graduate of Clear Spring High School. He graduated from Columbia Business College and also attended Oklahoma State University. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1953 during the Korean War. He retired from Lonestar Cement as maintenance supervisor after 45 years of service.
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