Vacation Bible school at Shiloh will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 11, through Thursday, June 14. Free dinners begin at 5 p.m. Participants will learn about Jesus, make crafts, eat snacks, and hear music. Also, all children will receive a coupon for free karate lessons for one month. All children ages 13 and younger are welcome. For more information, go to www.shilohumchagerstownmd.com.
Yard sale set for Saturday, June 23
A yard sale to benefit the MOPS program will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. Hagerstown.
Setup begins at 6 a.m. Goodwill will come at 2 p.m. to pick up unwanted items. There is a $10 charge per space, or $15 if you need a table. Make checks payable to First Christian Church and note at the bottom that they are for the MOPS yard sale. For more information, call 301-302-4272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary members earn TAM certificates
On May 29, members of the Rotary Club of Long Meadows earned certificates in Techniques of Alcohol Management. These certificates are required to allow club members to legally serve wine at fundraisers, such as their Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting event, which benefits the Community Free Clinic and several other local nonprofits. Rotary international is an international network of community volunteers.
5K for humane society raises more than $8,000
The Humane Society of Washington County, Inc. held its inaugural Paws on the Pavement 5K walk/run to benefit the shelter May 19 at Martin L. “Marty” Snook Memorial Park in Halfway. The event drew 216 runners and walkers, many accompanied by their canine companions. Overall. the event raised more than $8,000 for the animals at the shelter.
Personal fundraising was a key component in the success of the event. Individuals raised $4,000 in personal fundraising alone.
Winners of the race were Anthony Robinson and Chelsie Githens-Brewer. Second-place winners were Steve Johnson and Tracy Barlup. Coming in third were Julius Smead and Julie Quelet.
The humane society would like to recognize Jamie Dick of the Parks and Recreation Department for all of his help in allowing participants to bring their canine companions on the course.