February 12, 2012
Sunday, February 12, 2012 COLLEGE BASKETBALL The postseason begins for Hagerstown Community College on Tuesday when the men's and women's basketball teams host first round games in the Maryland JuCo Tournament. HCC's women (22-3) are seeded fourth and will host College of Southern Maryland, the 13th seed, in a play-in game at 2 p.m. at the HCC athletic complex. The game provides Hawks coach Marlys Palmer, who will retire after this season, a final postseason appearance on the home floor.
March 3, 2013
Do you sell bowling balls to Bangladesh or dish towels to Delhi? If you export your goods or services around the world and have used a federal government program or assistance to get there, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Visa Inc. want to see your story. The 2013 SBA-Visa Export Video Contest offers participants the chance to win up to $10,000 in prize money. Eligible small-business exporters may submit a video that highlights how the business became a successful exporter, the benefits of exporting and government programs available to help them export.
August 9, 2011
The Drucks, a husband and wife singing duo from Pennsylvania, will perform today from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Washington County Senior Center at Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. The couple travels throughout the country proclaiming the gospel through their ministry of music that began in the late 1970s. It became a full-time mission once they retired in 2002. For more information, go to www.thedrucks.org. For more information about the concert, call 301-671-2368.
June 6, 2012
Approximately 200 AMVETS, AMVETS Auxiliary and Sons of AMVETS members are expected to attend the annual AMVETS, Department of Maryland Convention, Friday and Saturday in Hagerstown. The convention will be held at the Hagerstown Hotel and Conference Center on the Dual Highway. The agenda for the AMVETS convention will include business meetings, and speakers on veterans' issues and benefits. The AMVETS will award eight $1,000 scholarships during the convention. On Friday night, the attendees will gather from 7 to 9 p.m. to auction donated items.
November 3, 2012
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association is hosting a 10-day Panama Canal cruise in February 2013. The fourth annual HCC Alumni and Friends Cruise will take place from Friday, Feb. 15, through Monday, Feb. 25. Port stops include Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Aruba; Curacao; Cristobal, Panama; Colon, Panama; and Lima, Costa Rica. The cruise is open to the public. Rates start at $2,306.43 per person/double occupancy. A portion of the cruise fee will benefit HCC student scholarships and the HCC Foundation.
August 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns and Goodwill Industries of Hagerstown will host Goodwill Night Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. The Suns plays the Kannapolis Intimdators at 7:05 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring items to donate to get a voucher for free tickets to Sunday, Sept. 2, game against the Asheville Tourists. For more information about the Suns, go to www.hagerstownsuns.com .
January 18, 2012
John Wesley United Methodist Church, at 129 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will host a cabin fever picnic Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. It will include bingo, beanbag toss, miniature golf, spoon races, a sing-along, door prizes and other activities. The menu includes burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, baked beans, chips, beverage and a sundae bar. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for those ages 4 to 12. Those younger than 4 will be admitted free. The public is invited.
June 10, 2012
St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown and Christ Lutheran Church in Hagerstown will host a vacation Bible school from June 18 to 22. It will be at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown The theme will be “Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity.” It will be held from 6 to 8:20 p.m., preceded by a light meal at 5:30 p.m. There will be singing, stories, snacks, recreation and crafts. For more information, call the church office at 301-733-3482 between 9 a.m. and noon.
July 22, 2011
Dancin' Time Studios will host its fall registration for dance classes from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the studio, 927 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. A registration fee will be waived, if first month of classes are paid in full. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 29. For the class schedule go to mysite.verizon.net/vzevp89y . For more information, contact Dancin' Time Studios at 301-797-5696 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
June 20, 2012
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Army Field Band's Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 1, at 4:30 p.m., at HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. Co-sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the concert is free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. No outside food is permitted on the amphitheater grounds. For more information, call 240-500-2346, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/alumni-friends . To learn more about the band and chorus, go to www.armyfieldband.com .