I’m Paula Wolber and I’m taking over for Cathy Grantham. I’m a native of Hagerstown and have recently retired from nearly four decades of public school teaching/counseling. I am now a substitute teacher for Washington County Public Schools.
Please let me know how I can best meet our community’s needs. Call me at 240-818-9053 or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit articles by Monday for publication in Friday’s paper.
Contact me by phone or email if you have any concerns or suggestions. I look forward to serving the Maugansville community.
The Maugansville Fire Co.’s annual gun giveaway will be Saturday, Sept. 29, at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, at 16219 Lappans Road.
The doors opens at 11:30 a.m. and food will be served from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $20 for singles and $30 for couples. The meal is included in the ticket price. Beer will be available with a $5 armband.
Guns and crossbows will be raffled. There will also be raffles for cash drawings. Starting at 12:45 p.m., there will be a raffle drawing every 15 minutes, ending with a $1,000 cash drawing at 5 p.m.
Tip jars and door prizes will be available (must be present for door prizes). You must be 18 to be admitted. No coolers will be permitted.
Children of the World
World Help will present Children of the World International Children’s Choir.
The choir, comprised of orphaned and disadvantaged children from several countries, will perform Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Ave. in Maugansville.
Commissioners to visit
The Washington County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club on Maugans Avenue. The meeting is free and open to the public. Residents can voice their concerns at the meeting. Light refreshments will be served.
The Maugansville Ruritan Club on Maugans Avenue will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m.
The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, juice, coffee and tea.
The meal costs $5.50 for adults, $3 for those ages 6 to 12 and is free for those 5 and younger. The lines move quickly and parking is free.
Club helping soldiers
The Leathernecks Nation Motorcycle Club would like to know the names of area soldiers who are deployed in Afghanistan or other countries.
To show support for the troops, the club wants to make sure the soldiers know they are not forgotten by sending them cards and packages.
Call Gary at 301-393-9287 with contact information.
Spaghetti dinner planned
Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, at 14010 Greencastle Pike in Hagerstown, will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti, salad, bread and beverage. Dessert will be available for a donation.
Tickets cost $7 for adults and $3 for those younger than 8.
Proceeds benefit the church’s community ministry center debt reduction.
For more information, call 301-791-5432.
Line dancing Saturday
The Country Western Dance Association will host a line dance for the public Saturday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Club on Maugans Avenue.
Couples and singles are invited.
For more information, send an email to email@example.com.
BPW meeting Oct. 1
On Monday, Oct. 1, the Washington County Chapter of Business and Professional Women will hold its monthly meeting at Hager Hall on Dual Highway with a special program to celebrate National Business and Professional Women’s Week, which is Oct. 14 to 20.
At the meeting, three area businesswomen will share their professional experiences. They are Carol Craig of Hair After (Hagerstown), Vickie Hrabel of Oak Hill Interior Designs (Hagerstown), and Jo Ellen Soesbee of ToolBox TomGirl (Montgomery Co.). Representatives from the city of Hagerstown and the county commissioners will present a proclamation declaring National Business and Professional Women’s Week.
Tickets cost $16. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner starts at 6 p.m.
To RSVP, call Sandy Mills at 301-302-8237 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 27.
Fall ‘tea’ planned
Trinity United Church of Christ in State Line, Pa., will hold a fall-themed tea luncheon Saturday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Sept. 30.
The luncheon includes choice of soup or salad, scones, assortment of tea sandwiches, an array of desserts along with a bottomless cup of hot tea, iced tea or lemonade.
There will be two seating times on Saturday at noon and 1 p.m.
On Sunday, tea will be served at 1 p.m.
Advance ticket purchases are required. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $7.50 for children.
The menu will feature fall flavors and favorites.
Door prizes will be awarded.
Proceeds benefit church ministries.
The church is on the square in State Line on U.S. 11.
For more information or to obtain tickets, call Virginia Stayman at 717-765-4669 or send an email to email@example.com.
Pride Day thanks
The Maugansville Fire Co. would like to thank everyone who gave their time and support in making Maugansville Pride Day another annual success.
Fire company seeks new members
The Maugansville Fire Co. is seeking new members. The fire station needs volunteers to assist the company with firefighting, emergency medical services and administrative duties.
The training is free. To fill out an application, stop by the fire station. Interviews are held on the third Tuesday of each month.
Haven Lutheran Church news
It’s back to fall activities at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown. Fall worship each Sunday begins at 9:30 a.m. with holy communion.
The worship service is a blended service, which include old-time favorites and contemporary liturgy.
Sunday church school returns on each Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon. Classes are available for all ages. There are musical opportunities from choirs to handbells to chimes.
For more information, call the church office at 301-733-5056.
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