Brown bag auction to benefit MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
Hello, everyone. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary is having
in the hospital lobby on Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chances are $1 each, $5 for six, $10 for 14 or $20 for an arm’s length. There will also be a bake sale, craft corner and handmade quilt raffle. Come by and take chances on many great items. Drawings will be at 4 p.m., and you don’t have to be present to win. Call 301-4756153 for more information. There will be
on Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hollywood firehouse. The cost for the all-you-can-eat buffet is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. They will also have baked goods for sale. The dinner is being sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call 301-373-2695.
The 19th annual
will be on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Hollywood firehouse to benefit Stephen’s Fund for children with special needs and their families. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and bingo
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will start at 1 p.m. Make a reservation to be included in the free drawing to win a special prize. Cost is $30 for 20 regular games, $5 for extra game packets, $5 for early birds and $1 apiece for five special games. To reserve a table for six or more or enter a free drawing, contact Shirley at 240-298-3885 or shirley.mattingly@verizon. net.
The Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad will be holding on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the rescue squad building on Colton Point Road in Avenue. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the auction begins at 1 p.m. There will be many items including gift certificates and themed gift baskets. Tickets are $1 each, six for $5 or 25 for $20. They will also be selling chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, drinks and homemade desserts.
Trinity Church in St. Mary’s City will be holding its
on Saturday, Nov. 10, from noon to 5 p.m. at the parish hall. On the menu will be stuffed ham, fried oysters, spiced shrimp and their famous fried chicken. Served family style or drive-through. The price is $30 for adults and $12 for children ages 6 to 12. For more information, call the church office at 301-862-4597, email trinityofficesmc@gmail. com or visit trinitysmcmd.com.
I would like to wish a very happy birthday to a very dear friend, who celebrated her special day on Oct. 26. Grace, Don and I hope you had a great day and that the year ahead will be blessed with much good health and happiness.
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in the Laurel Grove community of Mechanicsville will have on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will have crafters, vendors, door prizes, delicious food and a bake sale. All proceeds will benefit the church and its missions. Sponsored by Sarah Circle and the United Methodist Women.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring its
on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the firehouse social hall. Admission and parking is free. There will be more than 100 craft vendors from Maryland and Virginia with a wide variety of handmade items. The auxiliary will provide refreshments, and stuffed ham will be for sale by the pound. There will be a bake table and a raffle for a $300 Visa gift card. For more information, visit www. hvfd7.com.
has extended the deadline to apply for assistance during next spring’s home renovation blitz. Homeowners can now apply through Dec. 1 for the 29th annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor day, which is scheduled for next year on April 27. The volunteer organization rehabilitates homes of low-income, elderly, disabled and veteran homeowners. Applications can be picked up at local libraries and senior centers, or found on the website www. christmasinaprilsmc.org. For more information, call 301-8842905.
The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be selling
on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the firehouse. Stuffed ham sandwiches will be $6, and chicken salad sandwiches will be $3. Baked goods and hot dogs will also be available for sale on Nov. 6. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-872-5090.
There will be on Nov. 18 at the Ridge firehouse. Doors open at noon and bingo will begin at 1 p.m. The price is $15 (one booklet per child) for ages 5 to 14. All prizes will be $25 gift cards to kid-friendly stores. They will also have special games for $1 and boys and girls themed raffles. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be hot dogs, fries, chips, drinks and desserts for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.
Well, that’s about it for this week, friends. Continue sending signed news by addressing it to Audrey Ridgell, P.O. Box 457, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Thank you for your news, and do have a good week. Bye bye, for now.