Fire Hydrant Flushing

NEWS RELEASE

FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE

Town of Funkstown Water Department

Monday, June 22nd through Tuesday, June 23rd , 2015

Please be advised that Funkstown will be flushing fire hydrants in the entire Town.

Water customers serviced by Funkstown are cautioned to continually check their water supply for discolored water conditions which may occur because of this work, particularly when using automatic washing machines.

Important up coming events you will not want to miss.

The Day in the Park / Battle of Funkstown event is just around the corner on july 18th and 19th. But there is a new addition to the line up for this outstanding event……….. The 1st Annual Car Show. The show is open to anyone with a car or truck and would like to show it off and support scouting in Funkstown. The cost for entry is just a $5.00 donation that will go to help the Boy Scouts In Funkstown. The judging will be done by the general public that comes out to view the cars and trucks. The winner will get the “Best of Show” trophy and a cash prize that is to be determined. The show will run from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. This is a great chance to get in on the ground floor of a new event. Also there will be plenty to do while you are waiting to hear just who the winner is while you are eating the great food from the Fire Company, browsing the craft venders, watching the kids games or checking out the Civil War re-enactors. With all of the activity, excitement and good deeds you will sleep great after the fireworks show so it is really a day that is good for your health, not to say anything about the points that you will get for taking your best girl or guy out for a day of fun. Please send an E-mail on the funkstown.com web site for entry forms ( Contact Us Tab).

Same Day Permitting

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Up coming events hosted by St Paul’s Lutheran Church

They are having a bus trip to Camden Yards, Sunday,  June 14, 2015, The bus will leave the church parking lot 10:15am  The orioles will play the Yankees.  The game is 1:30pm.  The cost is 60.00 per person, that includes game ticket ( which is upper box seats), bus transportation, driver gratuity, cash bingo prizes and a box lunch.

They are also having the Potomac Playmakers June 20, 2015, A Neil Simon comedy “The Dinner Party”
Dinner 6:00pm (doors open 5:30) the play 7:00pm.  The cost is $18.00 per person.

Contact Charlotte Miller, for info or reservations 301-733-2678.

Town Clean Up

TOWN CLEAN UP – – MAY 1, 2, 2015

The schedule will be as follows: Friday, May 1, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The dumpster will be located at the Funkstown Community Park, and will leave promptly at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, and at 12:00 noon on Saturday.

This service is only available to Funkstown residents. Proof of identification will be required – – driver’s license, water bill. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Acceptable Items:

Refrigerators and Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers and Humidifiers –

Must have certified technician – tag of Freon removed

Washers and Dryers, Dishwashers, Stoves, Wood Stoves, Trash Compactors, Furnaces, Water Heaters, Exercise Equipment, Televisions, Mattresses and Box Springs, Pianos, Computers, Couches and Chairs, Cabinets and Dressers, Small Chairs and Tables, Lawn Furniture, Picnic Tables, Commodes, Bath Tubs, Sinks, Carpet (Maximum – 3 Rolls)

Grills – Remove Propane Tank

Push Mowers – Remove Gas and Oil

Non-acceptable Items:

Construction and Building Material, Propane Tanks, Cardboard, Paper and Books (must recycle), Tires, Batteries, Yard Waste, Dirt, Rocks or Sod, Root Balls, and Tree Trimmings, Concrete Materials, Paint, Fencing, Gasoline, Oil, and other Inflammables, Hazardous Waste, Explosives and Ammunition, Dead Animals, Human and Animal Feces, No Household Trash, Automobile Parts, Doors or Windows, or Piping Material

Funkstown B.S.A. Pack 23

The Funkstown Cub Scout Pack 23 has a new leader. John Feeley has taken over the reins for the pack as Mr Don Herriman as taken a job with the Mason Dixon Boy Scout Council. The Funkstown pack is the 3rd largest pack in the council with 54 boys. The pack much like the troop is very active in the community and both are sponsored by the Funkstown American Legion.

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Commissioners meeting

The Washington County Commissioners will have their evening meeting at the Funkstown Town Hall on February 10th, 2015 at 7:00pm The public is invited.

Scout Sunday

On Scout Sunday the boys from troop 23 teamed up with their younger brothers from the pack 23 and one girl scout to enjoy the 12th point of the “Scout Law” A scout is Reverent. There is at least 4 more scouts and scouters not in the picture.

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Boy Scout Quarter Auction

Please help support the local Boy Scouts and have a blast while you do it. Get you tickets for the quarter auction and enjoy a meal at the American Legion while you are there. $10.00 gets you in the door and your first paddle, then you are on your way to a great time.

Quarter Auction

 

 

 

Up comming evets at St. Pauls Church

All you can eat slippery Pot Pie will be held, Saturday, January 17, 2015, (snow date 1-24-2015).  This is a fund raising event for St. Paul’s Softball Team.  There will be a Magic Show at 7:00PM with Magician Dean Burkett.  Ticket cost is $10.00 per person.  For information and tickets call Bobby Rodgers 301-791-5018 or Charlotte Miller 301-733-2678.

By Popular demand St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will hold a Soup & Sandwich Sale the first Saturday in February 7 and March 7, 2015.  The Lutheran Lunch Counter will be open 10:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds from these events are to raise funds for a sound system in the Fellowship Hall.

St. Paul’s will have a Valentine Dinner and Play “Love Letters” by A. R. Gurney with the Potomac Playmakers, Saturday, February 14, 2015.  Dinner at 5:30pm (doors open 5:00) The cost is $15.00 per person.  For Information and Tickets please call Charlotte Miller 301-733-2678.