Rock the Run 5K is Coming – Register Now!

Even though it’s early January there’s nothing better than future planning all the spring and outdoor related events to come once the frigid weather finally gives way to the earth springing back to life.

And since we’re all already day-dreaming about spring, now’s a perfect time to invite you to plan to join us for our 4th annual Rock the Run 5K in April!

RTR Pirate Princess

The initial 5K was introduced as an event during our 6oth Anniversary Diamond Celebration year in 2015. But it continues today as a way to raise money and awareness about the work we do to combat hunger and homelessness in Hagerstown while also giving friends in the community the chance to get outside and have some fun while supporting this ministry.

Rock the Run will take place on April 28th, 2018, at Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown. Registration is already open and is only $20 until February 27th. Go to http://www.rocktherunhagerstown.com to register today.

Rock the Run 5K offers a fun course that begins and ends at Fairgrounds Park but also ventures into the beautiful, historic neighborhoods surrounding the park. It’s a great race for avid runners and also those who are just starting out or just want to be a part of the fun.

For those who are serious about running or are training, we are teaming up with Racine MultiSports again this year to provide a professional, quality race experience complete with chips to track your time and progress. And awards will be given to those top finishers. Learn more about Racine MultiSports by visiting http://www.racinemultisports.com.

But for those who just want to come out, have some healthy fun and support a great cause, we’ve added something interesting for you this year – a pirates vs princess theme! This year we’re having some fun by encouraging participants to dress up in costumes and accessories (remember to be comfortable enough to run/walk the course) as either a pirate or any form of princess/royal.

In addition to the costumes, we’ll be having all sorts of fun additions to the race this year including a competition between the pirates and princesses for a food drive. In past years we’ve had a drop box at the race where any participant could drop off food donations for our pantry and food services. This year we’re making it a competition between pirates and princesses to see which side can bring in the most food donations!

To participate in Rock the Run you do not have to dress up like a pirate or a princess. This is totally optional and just for some fun. If you’re coming to run the race while supporting a good cause then we definitely appreciate it and hope that you’ll register today. If you’re looking for some random good fun then grab that eyepatch or a crown and register today too! We want as many people in the community joining us in this fun event and running/walking to help us end hunger and homelessness in Hagerstown.

To learn more about Rock the Run: Pirates vs Princess, and to go ahead and register, go to http://www.rocktherunhagerstown.com. And don’t forget to spread the word to all your friends, family, Sunday School class, civic club, coworkers, and more!

See you in April!

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Order Your Country Ham Sandwiches Now!

So you indulged in some delicious sweet treats this weekend and now you need something salty to balance out all that sugar.

We’ve got you covered!

Ham Sandwich Spring 2015Our Ladies’ Auxiliary had their bake sale this past weekend where they made sure your sweet tooth was satisfied and now they’re gonna satisfy your salty side with their delicious country ham sandwiches!

That’s right, folks, the ladies are selling country ham sandwiches for only $3 each! Place your orders now until April 18th. The sandwiches will be ready for pickup on April 24th.

Order as many as you want. They’re perfect for lunch, dinner, snack time, late night, early morning, between meals, after meals, or generally anytime of the day! Ok, that may be a little extreme or excessive but they are some of the best sandwiches you’ll ever eat AND they help support the ministries and programs at The Hope Center like Camp Wild, our free summer day camp for inner city kids in Hagerstown which is quickly approaching!

So go ahead and order one, a week’s worth, or an entire dozen or more…you won’t regret it!

Call 301.739.1165 or 301.790.3843 to place your order. Be sure to tell your family, friends, co-workers and anyone else who loves a good sandwich!

Wanna be a part of our Ladies’ Auxiliary and help raise support for programs like Camp Wild, our food ministries, homeless shelter and other programs? Call 301.739.1165 to talk to someone about joining our Auxiliary or email us at hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.

Learn more about Camp Wild at http://www.campwildusa.com.

Country Ham Sandwich Sale

The Ladies’ Auxiliary at The Hope Center are sponsoring a ‘Country Ham Sandwich Sale’.

Orders need to be placed by Friday, April 20, 2012. Sandwiches will be delivered by 11AM on Friday, April 27, 2012.

These delicious sandwiches are $2.75 each…and worth every penny! Please spread the word to friends, family, co-workers, church groups and civic clubs. This is a great way to support the various ministries at The Hope Center.

To place your order call 301.739.1165 or email your order to hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.

All the proceeds from Auxiliary fundraisers benefit the programs and services of The Hope Center. If you are interested in joining our Ladies’ Auxiliary or finding more about it, please call us at 301.739.1165 or email us at hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.