Around North Hagerstown
January 21, 2013
The Women’s Club will hold a fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the club, at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown.
The public is invited to an evening of fun, light refreshments and dancing to the sounds of Take Two. The band will play a variety of music.
Tickets cost $15 for one person or $25 for two people.
For reservations, call the club at 301-739-0870.
LL rules clinic planned on Tuesdays
Maryland District 1 Little League will conduct a free rules clinic for umpires, managers and league officers on Tuesday nights starting Feb. 5 and running through March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church of Christ, 19644 Leitersburg Pike in Hagerstown.
New rules/rule changes for baseball and softball regarding, but not limited to, illegal bat penalties, pitch count changes and new softball bat regulations will be covered, as well as the basic rules of the game.
For more information, call Denny Hockensmith at 301- 416-2841 or Dave Grams at 301-791-1687.
Allegany Dental conducting food drive
Allegany Dental Care will hold its sixth annual food drive during January and February.
It is accepting donations of nonperishable food items at its three locations.
All food collected will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank, Western Maryland Branch (formerly Food Resources Inc.).
The food bank is in need of getting its shelves restocked.
The Allegany Dental locations are at 19418 Leitersburg Pike; 22109 Jefferson Blvd.; and 17719 Virginia Ave.
The offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Losses for the week totaled 25 3/4 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 in Hagerstown.
Millie Toms, JoAnn S. and Joann Little were the best TOPS losers. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Mary Jo Kemper and Joan Gilbert.
Jean Hart won the ha-ha prize. The no-no snack this week is candy.
The team challenges were restarted with a 6 1/4-pound loss by Team One, the Topsy Girls.
The chapter leader has challenged every member to lose one pound in the next week. Sixty-nine members weighed in in December and 31 of those had perfect attendance.
Honored KOPS were Mildred Hluchy, Elsie Horst and JoAnn M.
The best losers for December were Horst, JoAnn M. and Peggy Robinson. Kathy Renner and Robinson were voted shining stars. Audrey Buzzard reached her 10-pounds lost goal. TOPS member Kathy Freese and KOPS member Dorothy Smith won the quarterly no-no prizes.
Patsy Martin shared a reading on attitude. She said happiness is something you decide. Every day is a gift.
The annual SRD conference titled “TOPS Roundup” will be held in Gaithersburg, Md., on April 4, 5, and 6.
Reservations must be made before March 1. Details and schedule are available from the chapter leader.
The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.
For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.
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