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EDUCATION
July 9, 2012
Students from St. Maria Goretti High School's PAWS, or People for Animal Welfare Society, service club, recently collected a large amount of items for the Humane Society of Washington County.  On June 21, Club President Sarah Ganassa presented the items to the shelter. Recently graduated, Sarah was enthusiastic about PAWS, St. Maria Goretti and her fellow club members. “This was a schoolwide collection and everyone, including the teachers and staff, participated,” Sarah said.
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NEWS
June 15, 2008
Northern Middle School students recently held a successful "Penny Wars" competition and donated the proceeds to the Humane Society of Washington County. Students also collected a variety of items listed on the animal shelter's wish list and donated those items to the shelter. The Penny Wars involved students at various grade levels placing pennies into grade specific containers. They earned points for all the pennies they collected but suffered a reduction in points for any silver coins found in the containers.
NEWS
By Jack Hill III | December 11, 2008
The St. James Saints keyed on the two standout players for Potomac School on Thursday night. In response, the Panthers turned to their role players to pick up the scoring slack, and they executed to defeat St. James 71-61 in a Mid-Atlantic Conference boys basketball game. "I am extremely proud of my guys' efforts," St. James coach Mike Brooks said. "Potomac School is an extremely talented team. They have two guys, Paul Miller and Brian Freeman, that have already signed letters-of-intent to play with Division I schools.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | July 11, 2004
Several positions at the Humane Society of Washington County will remain unfilled until the organization and the county work out funding issues. Humane Society Executive Director Paul Miller said Friday that the nonprofit group has put into place a hiring freeze, which means four open positions will remain vacant for now. The vacant positions are in bookkeeping, maintenance, front office management and a post that involves working with animals as they're brought to the Humane Society.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS and JOSHUA BOWMAN | September 20, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - The Humane Society of Washington County plans to reopen its dog adoption kennels today after closing them Aug. 31 in response to an outbreak of canine Parvovirus, Humane Society spokeswoman Katherine Cooker said. The shelter has not had a case of the potentially-deadly disease since Sept. 5, and staff feel it will be safe to reopen, Cooker said. The dogs had been confined to their kennels to prevent the spread of the disease, which is transmitted through dogs' fecal matter, she said.
NEWS
November 1, 2007
The Humane Society of Washington County has received three animal oxygen administration kits, donated to them by the Blue Ridge K-9 Training Center Club in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Members of the Training Center Club held fundraising activities to raise money for the kits, which are being distributed free of charge to local organizations that could potentially deal with animals in need of oxygen therapy. The kits contain three sizes of masks and appropriate tubing for providing oxygen to animals in need.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | September 19, 2007
The Humane Society of Washington County plans to reopen its dog adoption kennels on Thursday after closing them Aug. 31 in response to an outbreak of canine parvovirus, Humane Society spokeswoman Katherine Cooker said. The shelter has not had a case of the potentially-deadly disease since Sept. 5 and staff feel it will be safe to reopen, Cooker said. The dogs had been confined to their kennels to prevent the spread of the disease, which is transmitted through dogs' fecal matter, she said.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | December 16, 2008
Two kittens accompanied Humane Society officials to the Washington County Commissioners meeting Tuesday as part of a promotion to encourage county residents to adopt shelter pets. The black and gray cats climbed on Humane Society of Washington County Executive Director Paul Miller and batted at his tie while Commissioners President John F. Barr read a proclamation declaring December 2008 "Home for the Holidays Month" in support of the adoption campaign. The Humane Society of Washington County is focusing its adoption campaign on finding homes for cats, which are harder to place in homes than dogs, Miller said.
NEWS
March 3, 2008
The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering first aid classes for family dogs and cats at its offices at 1131 Conrad Court in Hagerstown. The class will be Monday March 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration is required. Registration costs $75 per person, which reserves a spot for the participant and includes a pet first aid kit and a dog or cat first aid booklet with a CD-ROM. "We are very pleased to be able to offer this training to local pet owners," said Rachael Rohrer, health and safety program coordinator for the Red Cross.
NEWS
April 28, 2008
On March 22, the Williamsport HOG Chapter 1544 Ladies Of Harley delivered a variety of items to the Humane Society of Washington County after a monthlong collection drive by its members. The women's group used the animal shelter's wish list to determine what items to collect. Roberta Nave, treasurer of the group, spearheaded the drive. "All the Ladies of Harley worked very hard to collect a wide variety of items for the shelter," Nave said. "Almost everything that was donated came from our ladies, but other members of the club also donated items.
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