January 16, 2012
Lead4Life Inc. is hosting a mentoring program open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Life Directions, 240 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Learn more about volunteer mentoring opportunities, meet program staff, mentors and mentees. For more information, contact program manager Angela St.Clair at 301-791-7314 or email@example.com .
February 16, 2011
The adult/teen education committee of Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies is sponsoring a three-program series titled "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Renew!" The programs are free and open to the public, and registration is not required. Donations are accepted. The first presentation is on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the visitors center at Renfrew Park. Dan Wolfe, community planner and Franklin County recycling coordinator, will present "Solution to Pollution: Every Litter Bit Counts.
May 22, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- Blue and white balloons bobbed in the breeze earlier this month as Franklin County (Pa.) Day Reporting Center (DRC) clients and their loved ones entered a stone building for graduation. Some graduates had worked for months, others for years, to reach the culmination of classes, therapies, drug and alcohol testing, and good behavior. Most had not chosen to enroll in the behavior modification and life skills programs, but had been assigned to them by a judge.
December 30, 2009
The Washington County Commission on Aging offers noon lunches to anyone age 60 or older at seven locations. Reservations are needed two days in advance. Donations are accepted. Hannah Cramer is program manager and can be reached by phone at 301-790-0275, ext. 209, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can be found at www.wccoaging.org. Hancock - 126-128 High St. Francis Murphy Apartments - 20024 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown Potomac Towers - 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown Smithsburg - 29 Blue Mountain Estates Southeastern - 40 Mount Vernon Drive, Keedysville Walnut Towers - 12 Walnut St., eighth floor, Hagerstown Williamsport - Park View Knoll, 215 Otho Holland Drive
December 21, 2009
BOONSBORO -- Each year, dozens of individuals and families volunteer to make wishes come true by purchasing and wrapping holiday gifts for the children and teens in the foster-care program and group homes operated by San Mar. Their generosity floods the homes with piles of brightly wrapped packages chosen for each child, but it also requires coordination to match children with donors, keep track of what has come in and make sure the gifts are...
November 25, 2009
The sounds of Diana Ross filled the room and feather boas were waving back and forth at Robinwood Medical Center during a unique educational program designed for women with diabetes. Titled Divabetic, the hospital's community outreach group and Robinwood Endocrinology Center brought the program to Hagerstown to help women incorporate fun and a feeling of empowerment to their diabetes self-management program. Nearly 70 women attended. "Our hope is that the participants left feeling more confident about caring for themselves in a healthy manner," said Cindy Earle, RN, community health education coordinator at the hospital.
November 12, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- For more than 30 years, Beth Ann Stouffer has managed the food pantry at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown to help people who are less fortunate. On Thursday, Stouffer and two others, Howard Rockwell and Dr. Dan McDougal, were honored at Fountain Head Country Club for their philanthropic service during the Community Foundation of Washington County's 10th Annual People's Choice Awards. The ceremony is held to recognize members of the community who unselfishly donate their time, talents and abilities to help make life better for others.
October 29, 2009
The Washington County Commission on Aging offers noon lunches to anyone age 60 or older at seven locations. Reservations are needed two days in advance. Donations are accepted. Hannah Cramer is program manager and can be reached by phone at 301-790-0275, ext. 209, or by e-mail at email@example.com . More information can be found at www.wccoaging.org . o Hancock - 126-128 High St. o Francis Murphy Apartments - 20024 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown o Potomac Towers - 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown o Smithsburg - 29 Blue Mountain Estates o Southeastern - 40 Mount Vernon Drive, Keedysville o Walnut Towers - 12 Walnut St., eighth floor, Hagerstown o Williamsport - Park View Knoll, 215 Otho Holland Drive