October 6, 2000
Academy launches fund drive By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg Academy Headmaster Douglas Hale plans to do a lot of traveling in the next two years crisscrossing the country trying to raise $35 million for his school. continued The academy's board of directors this week announced a $100-million capital campaign dubbed "Mightily Onward," a theme taken from the 108-year-old private prep school's alma mater.
September 16, 2003
WILLIAMSPORT - The 10th annual fund drive to benefit the food bank at Zion Lutheran Church will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Byron Memorial Park. "We get food donations all year but this is our major fund drive to raise money we use to buy what isn't given to the food bank," said Mary Anna Kline, food bank director. Admission to the full day of activities is one can of food, Kline said. The event in the park will include gospel music, food stands, a flea market, games and crafts, and pumpkin painting, among other activities, Kline said.
January 15, 1998
Neighbors asked to help in fund drive The American Cancer Society is making phone calls asking area residents to help with its Notes To Neighbors fund-raising campaign. Hundreds of residents already have volunteered to mail personally signed letters to their neighbors requesting donations to fund services and programs offered in the community by the American Cancer Society. For information about the campaign, call Tamye Strickland at 1-888-414-0606.
December 29, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The Capitol Theatre Center's 2008 annual "Be A Star!" fund drive is closing in on the goal of $125,000. As of Dec. 22, The Capitol Theatre Center has received $119,280 and is seeking approximately $5,000 more in donations by Wednesday, Dec. 31. The total dollar amount is needed to meet the operating needs for The Capitol Theatre Center. Donations are tax deductible. All levels of donations are appreciated. A letter recognizing the donation will be sent in appreciation and for tax purposes.
November 2, 2000
Waynesboro Medic 2 kicks off fund drive for Greencastle unit By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Waynesboro Medic 2 kicked off a fund-raising campaign Thursday to raise $250,000 for a new emergency unit in Greencastle that could save lives by shaving valuable minutes of its response time. Medic 2 responds to life-threatening injuries in the Waynesboro-Greencastle area. After determining that about 30 percent of its calls were in Greencastle, members began investigating the possibility of establishing a second medic unit there, said Debby DeWees.
March 17, 2003
email@example.com MERCERSBURG, Pa. - If Mightily Onward, Mercersburg Academy's $100 million fund-raising campaign, was anything, it was mighty. The drive netted the 430-student private prepatory school $103 million last year, said Douglas Hale, head of the school since 1997. Emboldened by success, Hale is ready to launch a new fund drive - this one for $15 million to build the academy's first arts center. The first campaign got its biggest single boost in April 2002 from a $35 million gift from H.F. Lenfest and his wife, Marguerite.
April 6, 2008
Hagerstown Trust presented a check for $2,500 to the Washington County Agricultural Education Center's Rural Heritage Museum's capital fund drive. A transportation museum, to be at the Rural Heritage Museum complex site, will house historic artifacts of the area related to transportation. Anticipated featured items include automobiles, including a Model A and Model T, farm tractors, delivery vehicles, horse drawn wagons, and much more. For additional information concerning the fund drive, call Richard Schukraft at 301-739-9429.
September 23, 1997
The United Way's 1997 fund drive in Washington County has received pledges amounting to 8 percent of its $1.85 million goal, agency officials said Monday. The United Way, with 25 member agencies, has received pledges of $237,756, according to reports released this week. Campaign notes: The City of Hagerstown purchasing department won the challenge to be the first department to complete its campaign. Farmers and Merchants Bank and Trust employee campaign also is complete, with a 10 percent increase in giving and 27 new contributors.
November 26, 1996
By CLYDE FORD Staff Writer The Salvation Army is looking for a few good men and women to help ring bells during the agency's annual holiday fund drive. The Salvation Army officially kicked off its fund drive Monday, although bell ringers were out Friday with the kettles, said spokesman Harry Barger. This year's goal is to raise $54,950 through the kettles and another $125,500 through a mail appeal, Barger said. Most of the funds raised this time of year help pay for food baskets for needy families and to provide toys for children from needy families, said Salvation Army Maj. Samuel VanDenburg.