April 24, 2013
Cats Young domestic medium hair, female, brown, black and white, found on Radcliff Avenue in Hagerstown Adult domestic shorthair, female, gray, black and orange, found on Bottom Road in Williamsport Adult DSH, male, gray, found on Taulton Road in Knoxville Adult Siamese mix, male, cream and chocolate, found on Ontario Drive in Hagerstown Adult DMH, male, black and white, found on Johnson Terrace in Smithsburg For more...
April 23, 2013
The Humane Society of Washington County rescued a brown and white Australian cattle dog mix Saturday. The female dog was hit by a car and was found on North Locust and West North Avenue in Hagerstown at 3:58 p.m. Anyone with information about the dog is encouraged to contact the shelter at 301-733-2060. The dog has been treated for its injuries and is waiting to go home. “She is a very well behaved, friendly dog. We hope to...
April 19, 2013
Name: Daffodil Age: 1-year-old female Color: Yellow Breed: Retriever mix ID: A19456024 What a cute smiling dog. Daffodil is the life of the party and a happy young lady. Daffodil and many other animals are available for adoption at The Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, north of Hagerstown. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Animal visitation begins at 10 a.m. daily.
April 14, 2013
Greenbrier Elementary School students recently presented $1,020 to the Humane Society of Washington County, the nonprofit organization of student choice after a presentation in a Gifted and Talented Education, or GATE, enrichment class of fourth- and fifth-grade students. Students researched 10 charities and gave a PowerPoint presentation, which led to a student vote in which the humane society was selected as the beneficiary of a fundraising effort. The “Make a Difference” coin drive coordinated by the class was conducted schoolwide.
April 9, 2013
The Humane Society of Washington County will participate in the Community Foundation's inaugural 24-hour Web-based giving promotion called Day of Giving on Thursday, May 2, from 12:01 a.m. to 12:59 p.m. Donations will be taken online throughout the day on a specially designed website. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to www.hswcmd.org.
April 9, 2013
Well, hello, beautiful weather! Now this is what I am talking about! Open those windows and enjoy. Did you realize that Mother's Day is just one short month away? Emma K. Doub vendor fair The Emma K. Doub technology group is offering a vendor fair Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come out and shop, either cash and carry or by placing orders. There will be a wide range of vendors of home-based and local companies offering some fabulous items. Come out and help the school's technology team raise funds for a worthwhile cause. Vendors will be selling items from Thirty-One, Silpada, Guten Tag home and garden decor, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Blessings Unlimited, Scentsy, Grace Adele, Avon, Airbonne, Fun Pasta, Mary Kay and more.
April 7, 2013
The fifth annual Cinderella's Closet fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County raised $2,316 for the animal shelter. Shoppers began gathering at the doors to the Health Occupations classroom at Washington County Technical High School waiting for doors to open. Held March 8 at Tech High on Oak Ridge Drive, the fundraiser was hosted and run by the Tech High's Skills USA students. The event was such a success that...
March 31, 2013
Glenda Jean Frush, 65, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born March 5, 1948, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry Glenn Frush and Anna Blanche Manspeaker Frush. She was a 1966 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She was employed by Wolters Kluwer Health for 40 years. She was a long-standing member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Ellen Naile; and two brothers, James Brent Frush and Steven Glenn Frush.