January 16, 2009
A graduation and first anniversary ceremony for Blossom School of Etiquette is at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 8, 2009
Children perform Christmas play On Dec. 21, the Church School of Ebenezer presented its Christmas play, "The Birth of Christ," taken from the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke. Doretta Williamson, Sunday school superintendent, was responsible for the arrangement and the play was narrated by Robert Burnett. The participants included Gabrielle Alston, Jordan Alston, Julian Alston, Raymond Alston, Saryna Alston, Joseph Bright, Dinestie Capers, Kiana Cotledge, Shante Cotledge, Laisha Gross, Courtney Harley, Tyler Johnson, Siani Sanders, Tiara Thornton and Brittany Woods.
October 17, 2008
Convoy of hope Hagerstown Convoy of Hope will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at E. Russell Hicks Middle School, 1321 S. Potomac St. The event will be held rain or shine. Hagerstown Convoy of Hope offers free groceries, hair cuts, and a health fair, while supplies last. For information, call 301-739-1167, ext. 213. Etiquette classes Blossom School of Etiquette will offer etiquette classes beginning Monday, Oct. 20, at Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave., Hagerstown.
August 8, 2008
The Blossom School of Etiquette will hold a family picnic Saturday, Aug. 23, from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at Wheaton Park in Hagerstown. Families are asked to bring a covered dish. Chicken, cake and sodas will be provided. There will be games for the children. The Blossom School of Etiquette holds its classes at Memorial Recreation Center. Since its inception, there have been two graduating classes. For more information, call Mary Jane Koontz at 301-739-8582 or 301-988-8582 (cell.
July 31, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- Even before the Blossom School of Etiquette graduation ceremony began Wednesday evening, Alexis Stoner had nothing but good things to say about what she learned. "I learned about manners and how people smile at me when I use them," the 9-year-old Hagerstown girl said. An hour later, it was Alexis doing all the smiling when she was named Miss Blossom - the outstanding graduate of the second class that holds its sessions at the Memorial Recreation Center. Alexis received a gift basket from Nicole Downey, the first Miss Blossom from the previous graduating class in March.
May 17, 2008
Blossom School of Etiquette is accepting registration for its second session which starts the week of Monday, May 19, at Memorial Recreation Center. The school is open to young women ages 6 to 18. Classes meet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the evening. The cost is free. In addition to the classes, the school offers a writing course titled "Creative Expressions. " The school also offers sewing, cooking, crocheting and a variety of other crafts. Blossom School of Etiquette is under the direction of Washington County Commission for Women Vice President Ladetra Robinson.