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by PEPPER BALLARD | September 24, 2002
pepperb@herald-mail.com The Outback Steakhouse opened Monday night to an expected crowd of about 750 to 1,000 customers, proprietor John Staub said. Staub said so far the community has been supportive of the new restaurant, one of a half-dozen steakhouses in town. "I've never seen anything quite like it," he said. Staub said the restaurant was preparing for the large crowd on opening night with three days of mock service, which ran restaurant employees through practice rounds of serving free food to family, friends and restaurant suppliers.
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May 18, 2008
Outback Steakhouse recently donated lunch for the employees of San Mar Children's Home near Boonsboro.
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June 16, 2006
INWOOD, W.Va. - St. Leo Catholic Church hosted Outback Steakhouse from Martinsburg June 14 for a fundraising dinner at the church's Fellowship Hall on Sulphur Springs Road. More than 250 people attended the dinner, which was provided by Outback to benefit the St. Leo building debt fund. Outback served grilled steak, chicken, baked potatoes and salads. A door prize for a $100 certificate for auto detailing by Let it Shine of Martinsburg was won by Andrew Rocheck. The church and Outback Steakhouse donated surplus meals and desserts to the Rescue Mission in Martinsburg.
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by NICOLE RITCHEY | February 19, 2003
HAGERSTOWN - The new Outback Steakhouse provided free meals Monday to four organizations involved in efforts related to this week's snowstorm. Hagerstown City Police, Maryland State Police, Washington County Hospital and the road and plow crews were given salads, mashed potatoes, steaks, and chicken free of charge. "We wanted to get out into the community and say thank you," Manager Doug Plain said.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | September 29, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Three restaurants new to Washington County are to open in the spring in Valley Center at Railway, a casual dining and hotel park being developed by Bowman Development Corp., the company president said Tuesday. David Taylor said The Bowman Group is acquiring a franchise license to open and operate a hotel with a nationally recognized name. The hotel, with 85 to 100 suites, would be designed for people who want to stay three or more days, Taylor said.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | June 29, 2005
A man who allegedly left Outback Steakhouse without paying his bill late Monday night also drove off from an accident in which he totaled a car earlier in the evening, according to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Matthew Ruggles Weaver, 37, of Aztec, N.M., was charged with attempted second-degree assault, theft less than $100, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, negligent driving, failure to stop after unattended vehicle damage, failure to locate and notify vehicle owner of damage and failure to leave identification on an unattended damaged vehicle.
NEWS
September 22, 2008
The Inaugural Puttin' for Paws Golf Tournament to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County, co-hosted by Greg and Ruth Smith of What a Tan, was held Sept. 10 at Black Rock Golf Course. It raised more than $4,500 for the animal shelter. Six golfers qualified for the J. Edward Cochran & Co. $10,000 putting contest. However, no one won the big prize. The first-place, first-flight foursome winners were Jonny Barr, Paul Crampton, Jason Stevens and Donnie Piper. The first-place, second- flight foursome winners were John Kennedy, Jamie Kennedy, David Kennedy and Cliff Miles.
NEWS
August 9, 2005
Scarborough Society hosting Aug. 20 gala SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Scarborough Society, a friends-of-the-library organization supporting Shepherd University's Scarborough Library, will host its fourth annual gala Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel Ballroom in Shepherdstown. The theme for this year's gala, "Under the Tuscan Sun," reflects the warm and charming Italian getaway described by poet and essayist Frances Mayes in her account of buying and restoring an abandoned farmhouse in Tuscany.
NEWS
August 27, 2002
With the United Way of Berkeley and Morgan Counties' annual Day of Caring less than a month away, organizers are encouraging local businesses and residents to rally in support of the communitywide event. This year's Day of Caring, set for Tuesday, Sept. 10, and sponsored by the Virginia Honey Company, involves hundreds of volunteers in and around Berkeley and Morgan counties who are donating one day of their time to complete a host of "fix-up" projects for many of the United Way's 28 member agencies.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | May 5, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com More casual dining restaurants and a 100-room hotel are on the way to the Hagerstown area, with announcements expected this summer concerning specific businesses, the president of Bowman Development Corp. said Tuesday. With Martin's Food Market deciding to build a bigger store on Wesel Boulevard instead of on Railway Lane, Bowman Development is moving forward with its previous plan for a hotel and casual dining park along Railway Lane, David Taylor said.
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September 22, 2008
The Inaugural Puttin' for Paws Golf Tournament to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County, co-hosted by Greg and Ruth Smith of What a Tan, was held Sept. 10 at Black Rock Golf Course. It raised more than $4,500 for the animal shelter. Six golfers qualified for the J. Edward Cochran & Co. $10,000 putting contest. However, no one won the big prize. The first-place, first-flight foursome winners were Jonny Barr, Paul Crampton, Jason Stevens and Donnie Piper. The first-place, second- flight foursome winners were John Kennedy, Jamie Kennedy, David Kennedy and Cliff Miles.
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NEWS
May 18, 2008
Outback Steakhouse recently donated lunch for the employees of San Mar Children's Home near Boonsboro.
NEWS
June 16, 2006
INWOOD, W.Va. - St. Leo Catholic Church hosted Outback Steakhouse from Martinsburg June 14 for a fundraising dinner at the church's Fellowship Hall on Sulphur Springs Road. More than 250 people attended the dinner, which was provided by Outback to benefit the St. Leo building debt fund. Outback served grilled steak, chicken, baked potatoes and salads. A door prize for a $100 certificate for auto detailing by Let it Shine of Martinsburg was won by Andrew Rocheck. The church and Outback Steakhouse donated surplus meals and desserts to the Rescue Mission in Martinsburg.
NEWS
August 9, 2005
Scarborough Society hosting Aug. 20 gala SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Scarborough Society, a friends-of-the-library organization supporting Shepherd University's Scarborough Library, will host its fourth annual gala Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel Ballroom in Shepherdstown. The theme for this year's gala, "Under the Tuscan Sun," reflects the warm and charming Italian getaway described by poet and essayist Frances Mayes in her account of buying and restoring an abandoned farmhouse in Tuscany.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | June 29, 2005
A man who allegedly left Outback Steakhouse without paying his bill late Monday night also drove off from an accident in which he totaled a car earlier in the evening, according to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Matthew Ruggles Weaver, 37, of Aztec, N.M., was charged with attempted second-degree assault, theft less than $100, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, negligent driving, failure to stop after unattended vehicle damage, failure to locate and notify vehicle owner of damage and failure to leave identification on an unattended damaged vehicle.
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | September 29, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - Three restaurants new to Washington County are to open in the spring in Valley Center at Railway, a casual dining and hotel park being developed by Bowman Development Corp., the company president said Tuesday. David Taylor said The Bowman Group is acquiring a franchise license to open and operate a hotel with a nationally recognized name. The hotel, with 85 to 100 suites, would be designed for people who want to stay three or more days, Taylor said.
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | May 5, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com More casual dining restaurants and a 100-room hotel are on the way to the Hagerstown area, with announcements expected this summer concerning specific businesses, the president of Bowman Development Corp. said Tuesday. With Martin's Food Market deciding to build a bigger store on Wesel Boulevard instead of on Railway Lane, Bowman Development is moving forward with its previous plan for a hotel and casual dining park along Railway Lane, David Taylor said.
NEWS
by NICOLE RITCHEY | February 19, 2003
HAGERSTOWN - The new Outback Steakhouse provided free meals Monday to four organizations involved in efforts related to this week's snowstorm. Hagerstown City Police, Maryland State Police, Washington County Hospital and the road and plow crews were given salads, mashed potatoes, steaks, and chicken free of charge. "We wanted to get out into the community and say thank you," Manager Doug Plain said.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | September 24, 2002
pepperb@herald-mail.com The Outback Steakhouse opened Monday night to an expected crowd of about 750 to 1,000 customers, proprietor John Staub said. Staub said so far the community has been supportive of the new restaurant, one of a half-dozen steakhouses in town. "I've never seen anything quite like it," he said. Staub said the restaurant was preparing for the large crowd on opening night with three days of mock service, which ran restaurant employees through practice rounds of serving free food to family, friends and restaurant suppliers.
NEWS
August 27, 2002
With the United Way of Berkeley and Morgan Counties' annual Day of Caring less than a month away, organizers are encouraging local businesses and residents to rally in support of the communitywide event. This year's Day of Caring, set for Tuesday, Sept. 10, and sponsored by the Virginia Honey Company, involves hundreds of volunteers in and around Berkeley and Morgan counties who are donating one day of their time to complete a host of "fix-up" projects for many of the United Way's 28 member agencies.
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