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June 26, 2012
Members of the Western Maryland Modern Woodmen of America Chapter helped raise money for Hancock In Motion by supporting its 2012 Hancock Community Day activities. The June 9 event raised $1,598.12 This includes $799.21 matched by Modern Woodmen's home office through the organization's matching fund program. The money will be used for purchasing equipment for youth activities in Hancock. The matching fund program offers Modern Woodmen members nationwide the chance to show support for a community cause, organization or individual in need by holding fundraisers.
NEWS
August 24, 2012
Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended Modern Woodmen of America's Merit Club Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Bibbee was one of approximately 430 youth service club leaders from across the U.S. who earned the opportunity to take part in the conference. While in Orlando, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions, networked with other club leaders and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. Bibbee, a Modern Woodmen youth service club leader for 21 years, qualified for the conference after her club completed a variety of projects in 2011.
NEWS
July 31, 2010
Volunteers with the local Modern Woodmen of America chapter helped build a butterfly garden and planted trees and flowers and painted at Brook Lane of Hagerstown. They worked alongside Leitersburg Ruritan members and the Boy Scouts to spruce up the area. For more information about the group, call Lynn Bibbee at 301-733-7888. Editor's note: This story was edited Aug. 17, 2010, to correct the name of the organization in the headline.
NEWS
September 18, 2000
Fire safety official honored Washington County Fire Safety Educator Mike Weller was honored by the Modern Woodmen of America during a ceremony Monday evening at Children's Village on Mount Aetna Road. Weller was recognized for his volunteer service and the impact his fire safety work has had on Washington County residents. "Modern Woodmen deeply believes in volunteer community service and developed a Community Service Recognition program as a way to acknowledge and thank strong volunteers all across the United States," said Lynn Bibbee, Modern Woodmen camp secretary, in a press release.
NEWS
July 17, 2002
Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown was recently honored for outstanding leadership of young people. A Modern Woodmen of America youth service club leader for the past 11 years, Bibbee led the Hagerstown club to merit status in 2001. Modern Woodmen of America youth service clubs are for Modern Woodmen members ages 16 and younger. The clubs provide children opportunities to volunteer, gain patriotism, learn new skills, make friends and have fun. The leaders are adult Modern Woodmen members.
NEWS
July 9, 2006
Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended the Modern Woodmen of America Merit Club Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Bibbee was one of 450 youth service club leaders from across the United States who took part in the conference. While in Orlando, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. A club leader for 15 years, Bibbee attended the conference because her club completed a variety of projects and met monthly.
NEWS
April 5, 2012
Volunteers are sought for Join Hands Day, which is Saturday, May 5, a national day of service sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America and other fraternal benefit societies. Volunteers will play bingo with the residents at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home and Village, 8507 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro. The program will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Hands Day is a national day of service designated to bring youth and adults together to plan and implement volunteer service projects in their communities.  For more information, call Bibbee at 301-733-7888 or go to modern-woodmen.org.
LIFESTYLE
April 11, 2012
A group of volunteers in Hagerstown is striving to make a difference in the community and is asking for additional help. The volunteer project will take place on Join Hands Day, Saturday, May 5, a national day of service sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America and other fraternal benefit societies. Volunteers in Boonsboro will play bingo with residents. The project will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village, 8507 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro. Join Hands Day is the only national day of service designed to bring youth and adults together to plan and implement volunteer service projects in their communities.
NEWS
July 20, 2009
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended Modern Woodmen of America's Merit Club Leadership Conference in Hershey. Bibbee was one of 433 youth service club leaders from across the nation who earned the opportunity to take part in the conference. While in Hershey, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions, had discussions with other club leaders and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. Bibbee, a club leader for 18 years, qualifed for the conference because her club completed a variety of projects in 2008.
NEWS
October 13, 1999
A fund-raiser for school security systems Tuesday night exceeded its $2,500 goal, according to Sam's Club Community Involvement Coordinator Lynn Bibbee. Modern Woodmen of America sponsored the event at Bingo Island, which donated proceeds from the event. Sam's Club has helped raise more than $18,000 for video cameras and recorders to be placed in all Washington County middle and high schools. On Tuesday, several principals and assistant principals volunteered at Beanie Baby and Buddy Bingo, where some 250 parents and children played games to win Beanie Babies and other prizes.
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BUSINESS
September 8, 2013
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the following new members: • Action Coach (K Coach), 89 Hadrian Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. • Andrew Day Electric Inc., 832 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown • Counter Top Solutions, 231 E. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown • Geeks On Call, 25 E. Antietam St., Suite 123, Hagerstown • High Rock Studios, 10 Public Square, Hagerstown • Lauren Kolberg, State Farm Insurance, 13125 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 101, Hagerstown • Law Offices of Gregory C. Bannon, 41 Summit Ave., Hagerstown • Manning Broadcasting, 880 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown • Modern Woodmen of America, 21636 Kelso Drive, Hagerstown • PTL Bit & Supply, 19400 Spring Valley Drive, Hagerstown • SG Innovations, 703 Oak Hill Drive, No. 200, Hagerstown • Tabitha Witmer, Coldwell Banker Realtor, 1850 Dual Highway, Hagerstown   Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. OLNEY, Md. -  Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. announced Aug. 29 that the company's board of directors approved the repurchase of up to 5 percent of the company's outstanding common stock, or approximately 1.26 million shares.  The current repurchase authorization replaces the company's existing repurchase program, which expired Aug. 31. Repurchases, which will be conducted through open-market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, will be made from time...
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NEWS
August 24, 2012
Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended Modern Woodmen of America's Merit Club Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Bibbee was one of approximately 430 youth service club leaders from across the U.S. who earned the opportunity to take part in the conference. While in Orlando, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions, networked with other club leaders and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. Bibbee, a Modern Woodmen youth service club leader for 21 years, qualified for the conference after her club completed a variety of projects in 2011.
NEWS
June 26, 2012
Members of the Western Maryland Modern Woodmen of America Chapter helped raise money for Hancock In Motion by supporting its 2012 Hancock Community Day activities. The June 9 event raised $1,598.12 This includes $799.21 matched by Modern Woodmen's home office through the organization's matching fund program. The money will be used for purchasing equipment for youth activities in Hancock. The matching fund program offers Modern Woodmen members nationwide the chance to show support for a community cause, organization or individual in need by holding fundraisers.
LIFESTYLE
April 11, 2012
A group of volunteers in Hagerstown is striving to make a difference in the community and is asking for additional help. The volunteer project will take place on Join Hands Day, Saturday, May 5, a national day of service sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America and other fraternal benefit societies. Volunteers in Boonsboro will play bingo with residents. The project will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village, 8507 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro. Join Hands Day is the only national day of service designed to bring youth and adults together to plan and implement volunteer service projects in their communities.
NEWS
April 5, 2012
Volunteers are sought for Join Hands Day, which is Saturday, May 5, a national day of service sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America and other fraternal benefit societies. Volunteers will play bingo with the residents at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home and Village, 8507 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro. The program will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Hands Day is a national day of service designated to bring youth and adults together to plan and implement volunteer service projects in their communities.  For more information, call Bibbee at 301-733-7888 or go to modern-woodmen.org.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | December 14, 2011
Ginny Gaylor went to the STAR Community Inc. office near Hagerstown on Wednesday to discover she had been named a Hometown Hero. The award was presented to the Halfway woman by the fraternal benefits society, Modern Woodmen of America, for her work as director of the STAR Equestrian Center and with Operation Christmas Child. The presentation was made during a surprise luncheon attended by friends, family and some of those Gaylor helps at the equestrian center. "She was chosen to represent Maryland this year," said Lynn Bibbee, chapter director of Modern Woodmen of America.
NEWS
July 31, 2010
Volunteers with the local Modern Woodmen of America chapter helped build a butterfly garden and planted trees and flowers and painted at Brook Lane of Hagerstown. They worked alongside Leitersburg Ruritan members and the Boy Scouts to spruce up the area. For more information about the group, call Lynn Bibbee at 301-733-7888. Editor's note: This story was edited Aug. 17, 2010, to correct the name of the organization in the headline.
NEWS
July 20, 2009
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended Modern Woodmen of America's Merit Club Leadership Conference in Hershey. Bibbee was one of 433 youth service club leaders from across the nation who earned the opportunity to take part in the conference. While in Hershey, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions, had discussions with other club leaders and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. Bibbee, a club leader for 18 years, qualifed for the conference because her club completed a variety of projects in 2008.
NEWS
July 9, 2006
Lynn Bibbee of Hagerstown recently attended the Modern Woodmen of America Merit Club Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Bibbee was one of 450 youth service club leaders from across the United States who took part in the conference. While in Orlando, she attended educational and motivational workshop sessions and gained new ideas for leading volunteer activities for children. A club leader for 15 years, Bibbee attended the conference because her club completed a variety of projects and met monthly.
NEWS
March 30, 2005
Join us April 28 as we remember our fallen workers To the editor: Thirty-five years ago, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), promising every worker the right to a safe job. Unions and our allies have fought hard to make that promise a reality, winning protections that have saved hundreds of thousands of lives and prevented millions of workplace injuries. Nonetheless, the toll of workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths remains enormous.
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