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Monday, February 4, 2019
United Way Welcomes New Talent to its Board of Directors HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 4, 2019) — United Way of Washington County is pleased and excited to announce the growth of our Board of Directors with the addition of five new members. We are excited to grow as well as represent Washington County's wide range of demographics. We look for individuals with extremely diverse backgrounds and experiences.  "We want people who represent a broad...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
more students are entering kindergarten preapred with the skills to succeed! according to maryland's kindergarten readiness assessment for 2018/2019, Washington County public schools readiness rates increased from 37% to 43% showing more children are demonstrating kindergarten readiness.  Read more from The Herald Mail on "Kindergarten readiness improves for WCPS" here Access the 2019 Maryland Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Technical Report...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Climb to higher heights!  A free community event open to the public!   Climb to Higher Heights: Healthy Kids Day® is a YMCA national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. This free community event is open to all kids and families and filled with fun, active play and educational opportunities. In addition to the Hagerstown YMCA location, Washington County Free Libraries will host additional activities. YMCA of HAGERSTOWN, 10:00...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
smithsburg Community conversation february 23rd, 2019.  You are invited to the table. we provide the meal, you provide the conversation.  Community Conversations, will be, as it sounds a table at which a diverse cross-section of the community will sit together to break bread. The idea is for the attendees to engage with people they don't necessarily know and, over a nice meal, discuss several questions about the community. A host will be seated...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service: youth united feeds community   Despite the impending weather on Saturday January, 19th, over 30 student volunteers from North Hagerstown High School's Youth United showed up prepared to cook and feed for those less fortunate. Check out the great article from the Herald-Mail here.  Thanks to all of our students, volunteers and everyone who helped to make this event a success!  A special thank you to Otterbein...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
government workers urged to call 2-1-1 for assistance As the government shutdown continues, the effects are being felt by the 420,000 federal employees working without pay and the 380,000 federal employees who have been furloughed. On January 10, thousands of federal employees missed their first paychecks of 2019. Based on the ALICE report, we know that nearly 43% of working households in Washington County already struggle to make ends meet...

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