May 29, 2006
Jean Thomas, left, and Roger Milihram, center, salute Sunday after placing a wreath on behalf of the Catholic War Veterans at the Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Memorial Day service at the Washington County Courthouse.
May 18, 2004
Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 will host the annual Memorial Day program and wreath laying in front of the Washington County Courthouse in Hagerstown on Sunday, May 30, at 2 p.m.Hagerstown Mayor William Breichner will be the guest speaker. Breichner is a 13-year member of Morris Frock Post 42 and a veteran of the Korean War. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Feb. 19, 1952 and was honorably discharged in October 1954. He was elected to the Hagerstown City Council for four years in 1989 and re-elected for two four-year terms.
May 20, 2009
Saturday o Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, 9:30 a.m. Memorial Day observance includes a color guard from AMVETS Post 10, bagpiper Rick Conrad and a Civil War re-enactor campout in the cemetery through Sunday afternoon. Featured speaker is Fred Shinbur, chairman of the Maryland Veterans Commission and the Joint Veterans Committee of Maryland. o A wreath-laying ceremony will be at 11 a.m. at Sharpsburg's Town Hall, and the Rohrersville Band will perform from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Parade starts at 1:30 p.m. at Sharpsburg Elementary School and follows Main Street to Antietam National Cemetery.
November 5, 2009
Sunday, Nov. 8 Approximately 10:30 a.m. -- Funkstown American Legion Post 211 will lay a wreath at the veterans memorial on legion property, then will lay a wreath at the veterans monument at Baltimore Street and Alt. U.S. 40. Tuesday, Nov. 10 9 a.m. -- Southern Fulton Elementary School's auditorium in Warfordsburg, Pa., hosts a Veterans Day event. Retired Navy Cmdr. William Hine of Harrisonville, Pa., will speak and local veterans will talk about what it means to be a veteran.
April 5, 2001
Start at your front door Want to make your home more welcoming as you welcome spring? Start at the front door. Your front door is a "room of its own," according to Nikki Willhite of www.AllThingsFrugal.com, home of The Pennypincher E-zine and Tightwad Tidbits Daily on the Web. Your front door is the first impression people have of your home, she writes. If it's warm and appealing, that feeling can come inside with them. Willhite, who has a degree in interior design, suggests carefully choosing the color you paint your front door.
May 23, 2009
Sunday o Memorial Day services will be held at 11 a.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park at 17636 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown. The featured speaker will be state Sen. Donald F. Munson, R-Washington. The Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Honor Guard will present a memorial wreath service. Music and refreshments will be provided. o A Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony will be held at the World War I monument in front of 19 N. Main St. in Boonsboro. Rusty Beeg, American Legion Auxiliary department president for Maryland, will speak at the 1 p.m. ceremony and participate in the 2 p.m. Memorial Day parade, which starts at Boonsboro High School and proceeds through town to Reeder's Alley.
September 27, 2010
Breast Cancer Awareness Day BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Local organizations will celebrate West Virginia Breast Cancer Awareness Day Monday, Oct. 4, with an educational program and wreath-hanging ceremony designed to increase awareness and detection of the disease. The free program will begin at noon at War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive, and include a light lunch for participants. Dr. Tamara Spriggs from Community Physicians of War Memorial Hospital will be the guest speaker.
November 20, 2008
Monday, Nov. 24 The YMCA's Christian focus WAYNESBORO, Pa. --Retired YMCA executive director Dick Marks will discuss the history and current aspect of the YMCA's Christian focus. The program also will help participants see how they fit into the organization's spiritual identity, regardless of personal beliefs. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Waynesboro YMCA. Class size is limited. Call 717-762-6012. Monday, Dec. 1 Homemade door wreath CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Participants will make a homemade door wreath in two sessions.
November 2, 1997
A number of Veterans Day events are planned around Washington County, featuring guest speakers, school assemblies and patriotic ceremonies. - Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10:45 a.m., at Boonsboro Senior High School, Joseph Frank, immediate past national commander of The American Legion, will be speaking at a program sponsored by Clopper Michael Post 10. - Saturday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m., Morris Frock Post 42, Frank will speak. - Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m., Marty Snook Park at the monument, Veterans Day program for all current and former Marines, call 301-432-5289 for more information.