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The Hancock News - Wednesday, April 11, 2012 3 Museum's fundraising COA raffle winners During the Museum's Linda Ford; Jean Cushwa, Annual Membership Meeting, Williamsport, Pot O' Gold the Washington County $500 cash; Samantha Ryan, Museum of Fine Arts held its Sharpsburg, Harry Richard- annual raffle drawing on son's "Trostle Farm/Witness Thursday, March 15 selecting Tree," Framed & Signed 12 winners from the 2,389 Gicl6e Print; Rosanna Gonza- ticket entries, lez, Hagerstown, Hagerstown $18,685 was raised by the SUNS Baseball: 35-game GA raffle to support the Museum's plan & $50 gift card for con- annual operating programs, cessions; Jenn Barr, Clear Dale Stein was this year's Spring, Robert E. Parilla chairperson and her assistant Center for the Performing was Alaina Alter. The top sell- Arts: Season Tickets; Cathy ing raffle ticket seller was Funk, Mercersburg, James Teresa Barr. Buchanan Hotel: One Night The 12 raffle winners are: Stay and Dinner; Jane Horst, . Jim McCoy, Boonsboro, Martinsburg, Martin's Food Stephen Magsig Oil Painting: Markets (gift card) & Panera Original of Hagerstown; Bread: Bread for a Year; Magnus Dahlgren, Hagers- Patricia Seifarth, Maugans- town, Idyllic Getaway at ville, Bavarian Inn, She- Texas Artist's Retreat, pherdstown, WV: Sunday (-includes $500 spending Brunch for four; and Ed Baer, cash); Lois Gilbert & Family, Hagerstown, Knob Hall Hagerstown, Portrait Session Winery: Wine Tasting for Four & Artist Gicl6e by Chris and $70 for wine purchases. Heurich, Memory Book by = iiiii:i, ........ ,% ;;iiiii !:i i! ii / Diane Sanford, center, of Hagerstown, with Board of Advisors member, Dale Stein and Bradley Pingrey, President, Board of Trustees R. Bruce Carson Jewelers: $5,000 shopping spree. PURSE Saturday, April 21 6 p.m. We Still Are Accepting Donations, Especially Children's Books! Also A Homemade Soup And Sale In The Near Future We Are Looking For Donations Of Quart And Gallon Jars All Items May Be Dropped Off At The Hancock Fire Hall Thank You/ Kide' Resale! Yard 5ale **COME SHOP OR SELL** Saturday, May 5 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hancock Widmeyer Park Off of Main SL in Hancock, Md. Infant - Teen Items ONLY Such As: Kids Clothing, Toys, Kids Furniture,' Kids Books, Kids Games, Baby Items & Also Maternity Items are Allowed NO BASIC YARD SALE ITEMS Accepting Registration Applications $10.00 a Space (10x15) Bring Your Own Tables, Chairs, Etc. MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO EVENT by Calling 301-988-2776 or 301-678-6937 or Email SPONSORED BY HANCOCK IN MOTION S Star-Spangled War of Satellite 1812 exhibit opens Center The Washington County were recorded inbis Day Book Historical Society will open a of 1813. And, the original ros- Open daily 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 301-678-7163 Thursday, April 12 Step aerobics 10-11; com- puter instruction 10-12; cards/dominoes 10-2:30; knit- ting/crochet 12:30-2:30; walk belly flat 1-2; tai chi 1-2; for better balance (gym). Friday, April 13 Walk away pounds 9-10; "Jason's Helmet" with Linda Heinrich 10-1; cards/domi- noes 10-2:30; strength train- ing 11:30-12:30; chair yoga 1- 2. Monday, April 16 Line dancing 10-11:20; cards/dominoes 10-2:30; Spanish conversation 11-12; walk away pounds 11-12; strength training 1-2. Tuesday, April 17 Computer instruction 10- 12; cards/domonies 10-2:30; dance aerobics 10:30-11:30; knitting/crochet 12:30-2:30; walk belly fiat 1-2; tai chi 1-2; for better balance (gym). Wednesday, April 18 Line dancing 10-11:30; group piano 10-12; painting class 10-12; cards/dominoes 10-2:30; walk away pounds 11-12; bp screening 11-12; bead class 12:30-2:30; chair yoga 1-2. Public post legislative session forum The Washington County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly will be hosting a post-legislative ses- sion forum for the public on Tuesday, April 24. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in Room 212 of the Career Programs Building on the campus of Hagerstown Community College. The Delegation members will give a brief overview of the 2012 Legislative Session and questions from the audi- ence will be addressed. This event is free and open to the public. Contact Rebecca Fishack at 301-733-5508 with questions. 1 Letters To The Editor I over 400 words I will not be published. small, but important exhibit to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 on Wednesday, April 11. Five 200-year-old artifacts, parts of the permanent collection of the WCHS Collection, will be dis- played for the next two years. Sgt. Jacob Huyett's military uniform jacket and the hand written records of Capt. John Miller of Sharpsburg have been brought from storage to share with the public. Sgt. Huyett served under Capt. Jacob Barr in a cavalry unit known as the Hagerstown Blues. This unit, a part of the Maryland Light Dragoons under Lt. Col. Frisby Tilghman, gave distinguished service at the significant Battle of North Point, in the land defense of Baltimore on September 12, 1814. This was the day before the British naval bombardment of Ft. McHenry, which produced our 'BINGO AmericanLegion terKe/ey pr/ngs PROGRESSIVE JACKPOT Starting At S1500 Minimum Payout For Any Game - $35.00 Every Wednesday. 6:30 p.m, Doors Open at 5:30 SMOKE FREE Bring This Ad and Get Free Jackpot Card FRI.-SUN. 8 p.m. WAR gadg- from t=%ther. for everyone: action: com- edy and romance, plus great fun. 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Troop move- ments from Federal Hill to Patapsco and Ft. McHenry ter of soldiers for that unit, hand scribed on both sides has been encased for display. There is also a draft notice for John Lahm of Hagerstown dated July 20, 1814. The War of 1812 ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent in December of 1814 and the treaty's ratification by the U.S. Senate in February 1815. The f'mal major battle occurred during the interim in January of 1815 at New Orleans, La. The exhibit Will be open during regular hours of the Miller House Museum, Wednesday through Friday, from 1 to 4 p.m. It is recom- mended that visitors call 301- 797-8782 before going to make sure that staff or volun- teers are available to conduct tours. Saturday group tours can be arranged by appoint- ment. An Evening in Hancock The dinner will be at 6 p.m. followed by a show at 7 p.m. The show will include: The Hancock Civil War String Band, Russ and Donna Miller - Take Two, The Shifters with Mike Kligerman, Dr. Matt Hahn, Willa Hahn, Jeanne Ward poetry, Tim Roland reading from "You Pet'cha; Why All Animals are Republicans, and Other Nonpawtisan Tails," Jim Salmon, Judy Youngblood and Kristen Palmer Kristen Palmer with Tori Anderson. There will be a benefit for Tickets are available at the the Hancock Arts Council on Hancock Town Hall, with lim- Friday, April 13. ited tickets available at the The dinner, which will be door. held at Park N' Dine, will be Admission includes both celebrating spring and the arts. dinner and the show. i Oea00,ine00otice ] All correspondents and advertisers are reminded the deadline for submitting copy to this publication is 12:00 Noon Monday each week. 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