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July 2008

HCC’s Robinwood Players present “The Goodbye Girl”

Based on the 1977 movie, “The Goodbye Girl” is a modern, romantic comedy that follows Paula McFadden, a single mother struggling to provide for herself and her young daughter, and Elliott Garfield, a down-and-out actor that sublets her apartment based on an agreement he had with McFadden’s former boyfriend.

Lollipopalooza to be held August 16 at HCC

Sponsored by HCC’s Student Government Association, Lollipopalooza is a back-to-school family fun day that features children’s concerts and events. Activities and events include an inflatable slide and moon bounce, prizes and giveaways, face-painting and photo session for kids, songs by strolling guitarist Joe Poist, magic tricks by Uncle Bean the Magician, and a variety of musical performances throughout the day.

HCC holds 16th annual alumni golf tournament

The tournament is open to the public and will feature a four-person scramble format. Cost is $100 per person and includes cart and greens fees, cart lunches, refreshments, post-tournament buffet dinner and awards banquet, as well as individual and team prizes.

U.S. Army Materiel Command Band “Raw Materiel” to perform August 10 at HCC

The AMC show band, Raw Materiel, performs a variety of lively rock and pop music. The group frequently plays at recruiting and community events, as well as for troop support missions.

State grant aids those interested in childcare careers

The Bright Futures Program through the Maryland State Department of Education offers a unique opportunity for childcare providers or people interested in becoming a senior staff childcare provider. Candidates may enroll in up to three pre-service training courses (credit or non-credit at Hagerstown Community College) at no cost to the participant.

307th U.S. Army Reserve Band performs July 18 at HCC

The 307th Army Band consists of 36 talented musicians from Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania under the acting command of First Sergeant Timothy Pawlik and Field First Sergeant Theodore Traini.

New Horizons performs July 13 at HCC

The HCC Alumni Association will host Hagerstown’s own New Horizons Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Concert Series in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.

HCC Hall of Fame inducts seven new members

Hall of Fame inductees were each presented with a commemorative plaque highlighting their athletic and volunteer services for HCC. Awards were presented by Robert “Bo” Myers, director of athletics and leisure studies, Hawk Booster Club President and former HCC coach Jim Brown, as well as by Bill McKinley, Frank Erck, Cokey Robertson and Rick Toms.

HCC offers summer choral singing course

Taught by HCC instructor Curtis Shetler, the course is geared towards those interested in the art and history of choral singing. Students will study the different types of choral music in addition to learning how to sing choral music themselves.