June 10, 2013
The City of Hagerstown and MIHI Inc. host the 11th annual Fishin' Frenzy Saturday, June 15, at Pangborn Park in Hagerstown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The fishing contest is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the day for the smallest fish, the largest fish, the largest trout and the largest five-trout catch. The lake at Pangborn Park will be stocked with several hundred fish courtesy of Albert Powell Fish Hatchery. Fishin' Frenzy is open to ages 12 and younger, ages 65 and older and people with disabilities.
December 12, 2000
MiHi, St. John's members plan Christmas activites Christmas Day at the Western Maryland Hospital Center will be a little cheerier for the second year in a row, thanks to the folks at MiHi and St. John's Episcopal Church. MiHi, which stands for Many Individuals Helping Individuals, and St. John's members are planning activities for the Christmas Day party. In preparation, volunteers are needed to bake cookies, pies or cakes and to help wrap gifts for patients. The call is going out for additional volunteers who are willing to share their time and good cheer with the patients on Christmas.
June 16, 2011
Gather up your fishing rods and fish bait — it's fishing time. Many Individuals Helping Individuals (MiHi) will hold its ninth annual Fishin' Frenzy combining children, seniors and individuals with disabilities for a day of fun in Hagerstown's Pangborn Park. MiHi is a local organization dedicated to providing assistance and recreational activities to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. The event centers around Pangborn Lake lined with participants as they wait for a tug on their lines.
May 10, 2004
MIHI Inc. (Many Individuals Helping Individuals) has joined forces with Star Community Inc., the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Maryland Bass Federation to bring the Washington County area two speial "fishin' frenzy" dates for citizens who seldom have an opportunity to participate in fishing activities. More than 400 trout will be delivered from Maryland's Albert Powell Fish Hatchery to the Star Community lake (the former Anita Lynne Home) for the first Fishin' Frenzy event to be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Star Community MIHI Fishin' Frenzy is open to those with disabilities and their families, and ages 12 and younger.
July 10, 2013
The annual MIHI Fishing Frenzy was held June 15 at Pangborn Park in Hagerstown. Trophies were awarded to the following: Marvin Shaffer, largest trout Derrick Paul, most weight for five trout Erica Paul, special award Nevaeh Blank, small fish Charlie Powell, largest fish Jeannette Webb, special award
September 27, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer Amber Grimm, a spunky second-grader who showed her mettle by standing before members of the Maryland General Assembly last March and asking for $50,000 for her favorite charity, was recognized by letter from Gov. Parris Glendening at the charity's 10th anniversary banquet Saturday night. Accolades for the 7-year-old stemmed from her efforts as a volunteer for MiHi, the Tri-State non-profit group that guarantees that all citizens, especially the handicapped, have accessible recreational facilities.
March 26, 2001
Bad eggs spoil hunt By SCOTT BUTKI firstname.lastname@example.org When planning last Saturday's Easter egg hunt for children at the MIHI Spring Crafts Show, organizers never expected they'd wind up calling the Washington County Sheriff's Department. continued The hunt was part of a two-day event by MIHI - Many Individuals Helping Individuals - held at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center near Sharpsburg Saturday and Sunday. The children weren't a problem, but some of the parents were, Linn Hendershot, chairman of the show for the past two years, said Monday.
May 4, 1997
By KERRY LYNN FRALEY Staff Writer Amber Grimm was only 3 years old when her grandmother, Mary Pearson, took her along on her first fund-raiser for Mentally Impaired Handicapped Individuals. "She really took to it," said Pearson, 49, one of the founders of the Hagerstown-based organization, aimed at expanding recreational access for disabled people and senior citizens. "She has a very compassionate heart. " Now Pearson just assumes Amber, 6, will tag along to MiHi functions, where she helps out by selling raffle tickets, running children's games, participating in the karioke contest - basically anything she's asked to do. "She'd have a cow if I didn't bring her along," said Pearson, who enjoys seeing her outgoing granddaughter get other children involved.
December 23, 2002
Members of the community are being invited to join MiHi and St. John's Episcopal Church parishioners on Christmas Day at Western Maryland Hospital Center for the 4th annual party for the 120 patients there. Volunteers will share their holiday wishes, food and enthusiasm with the patients. Musical entertainment will be provided by Broadfording Christian Academy students, led by music teacher Denise DeSouza. Additional entertainment will include caroling accompanied by Anne Carden on the piano, singing by Bill Cosner and karaoke.
December 14, 1999
Christmas Angels: Day 10 She's helping make the season bright for patients Editor's note: For these 12 days before Christmas we will be recognizing individuals and groups who make the holidays better for others. This is the third in a series. By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer For patients at the Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown who are without family, Christmas might not be cause for celebration.