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COMMUNITY & RELOCATION

7 Ways to Occupy a Preschooler A Night in the Life of a Relayer

Individualizing Special Education Help in Finding Your Roots The Loft at AI

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WINTER 2012 Vol. 10 Issue 3 ­­­­­A FREE QUARTERLY PUBLICATION FOR THOSE ON THE MOVE AND THE RESIDENTS OF FREDERICK COUNTY.

*No intent was shown by the editor to be partial to any individual, group, or event. Any omission in our resource listing sections was completely unintentional. Should anyone who is not listed herein desire to be included in the next Frederick County Guide, please contact Donna Elbert at 301-662-6050, or email publisher@pulsepublishing.net. Deadline for the Spring issue is March 5, 2012. If you are currently listed and have recently experienced an address or phone number change, please contact the editor to update your listing.

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­SALES & MARKETING Donna Elbert publisher@pulsepublishing.net 301-662-6050, x 11 CONTRIBUTORS­­­­ Dr. Theresa R. Alban, Gloria Castle, Leigh Cooper, Rebecca Crago, Dotty Dalphon, Richard Davies, Colby Ferguson, Laurie Frey, Katie Keirle, Michelle Kershner, Terry Miller, Amanda Rodriguez ACCOUNTING­­­ Joanne Baum bookkeeper@pulsepublishing.net DISTRIBUTION Cathy Stracener cathy@pulsepublishing.net PUBLISHING COMPANY Pulse Publishing, LLC 12 S. Market St., Suite 101 Frederick, MD 21701 Phone 301-662-6050 Fax 301-662-5102

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WEBSITE www.thefrederickguide.com The Frederick County Guide is a quarterly publication of Pulse Publishing, LLC. Customer inquiries should be directed to Pulse Publishing, LLC. Manuscripts, drawings, photography, and other submissions must be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The Frederick County Guide is not responsible for unsolicited material. All contents of this publication are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part for any reason without prior consent of the publisher. The Frederick County Guide makes every effort to ensure accuracy of its resource listings, but does not hold responsibility for incorrect or missing information. Advertising Information, Comments, Questions Please call 301-662-6050 or email us at publisher@pulsepublishing.net We wish to thank our advertisers for their continued support! Many thanks to the countless Frederick County residents and employees who offered their time and insight to add to the content of this issue.


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American Cancer Society Relay For Life: A Night in the Life of a Relayer

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The Loft at Antique Imports

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Find Your Roots: Geneology Series 1

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HOUSING & REAL ESTATE

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Home Ownership – Still an Investment

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BUSINESS & INSURANCE

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Why Choose A Community Bank?

30 Diversified Agriculture – The Next Generation of Farming in Frederick County

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33  E very Child Deserves Our Best – Individualizing Special Education

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Frederick County WIC Program

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SENIOR LIVING

54 My Mom Needs Assisted Living: What Happens When an Assisted Living Employee’s Own Mother Needs Care?

57 TRANSPORTATION 58 Transit Services of Frederick County

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ARTS & LEISURE

63  7 Ways to Occupy a Preschooler in the Dead of Winter

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Frederick Restaurant Week

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Bead Fun

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Calendar of Events

78 TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES 79 Brunswick 80 Burkittsville 81 Emmitsburg 82

Frederick City

86 Urbana 87 Middletown 88

Mount Airy

89 Myersville 90

New Market

91 Rosemont 91 Thurmont 92 Walkersville 93 Woodsboro

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IN THE COMMUNITY

American Cancer Society Relay For Life – A Night in the Life of a Relayer By: laurie frey It is 6:00 p.m. on a Friday night in May. The event site is ready. The registration tent, luminaria tent and survivor tent are all in order. Lively music is wafting from the DJ’s speakers, and people young and old are everywhere. All along the track, Relay For Life teams are preparing for a night under the stars. At least they are hopeful for stars. At 7:00 p.m. everyone gathers at the stage for opening ceremonies. At community relay events, butterflies are released as a living

tribute to those who have battled this disease, followed by an inspirational speaker who shares a story that reminds us that Hope is greater than cancer. The energy from the crowd is palpable. The night of walking begins with survivors and caregivers taking the first lap to applause, cheers and even some tears. The track comes alive with at least one walker from each team taking to the track. Activities range from those reminiscent of a carnival midway—jewelry sales,

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IN THE COMMUNITY As the sun slowly peeks over the horizon, bleary-eyed parents and children, morning people and night owls, realize that they have persevered through a night that symbolizes the cancer patients’ journey—from the darkness of diagnosis to the light of remission. Slowly the hustling and bustling returns to Relay in anticipation of 7:00 a.m., when we again all gather at the stage to celebrate our event successes, and to be inspired one last time by a speaker who reminds us that Relay For Life is not just about one night. We need to be fighting cancer every day of the year. By 7:30 a.m. one of the most powerful visible statements of Relay unfolds, as every relayer takes the final lap as a whole, led by volunteers carrying the sails that sum up exactly what we do through Relay For Life—Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back! Together we can save more lives! How can you make a difference? Start a team, or join a team! To learn more, visit our websites: Relay For Life of Frederick

www.FrederickRelay.com

May 11-12, 2012

The Banner School Frederick, MD Relay For Life of Southern Frederick County/Urbana

www.RFLUrbana.org

May 18-19, 2012 prize raffles and food sales—to American Cancer Society mission activities that demonstrate how dollars raised by Relay For Life are helping cancer patients locally and nationally. 10:00 p.m. rolls around quickly, and luminaria bags in honor and memory of those who have battled cancer line the track. The chatter from the crowd is hushed, and the lighting ceremony begins. More relayers take to the track in silence. Some gather around a particular luminaria of a loved one recently lost. This is a time of healing for many. But Relay For Life is a celebration, so gradually the energy builds with “fun laps” that continue all night long. For some, fellowship with teammates or with new Relay friends is more to their liking, so they settle in at their campsites to visit and chat until it’s their turn to walk the track again. Some people nap, and a few head home, but our Relay community understands that we are here to make a statement to those battling cancer. For this one night, we are making a visible statement that Hope IS greater than cancer.

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Monrovia Speedway at 75-80 Dragway Monrovia, MD Join us for a Relay Rally on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room at the C. Burr Artz Library.

Want to donate? Go online and DONATE, or mail your tax-deductable contribution to: American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Frederick OR Relay For Life of Southern Frederick County/Urbana

1037 Haven Road Hagerstown, MD 2174 Want immediate answers? Contact Laurie Frey at: 301-514-2783 or laurie.frey@cancer.org


CONNECTING FREDERICK COUNTY QUICK REFERENCE contact guide EMERGENCY NUMBERS Police/Fire/Ambulance

911 Poison Control

toll free: 1-800-222-1222 National Response Center: Report Chemical/Oil Spills and Chemical Biological Terrorism

toll free: 1-800-424-8802

Hospice of Frederick County

240-566-3030 Missing Children Maryland

toll free: 1-800-843-5678 National Runaway Switchboard

toll free: 1-800-RUN-AWAY Substance Abuse (Frederick County)

301-600-1775 Youth Crisis Hotline

Library Information 301-600-1630 Parks and Recreation 301-600-1646 Permits and Inspections 301-600-2313 Planning and Zoning 301-600-1138 Recycling 301-600-2960

toll free: 1-800-422-0009

TransIT (Transportation) 301-600-2065

toll free: 1-800-255-3443

GENERAL NUMBERS

Gas - Washington Gas

Frederick County Government Information

Tourism Council 301-600-2888

Utilities Emergency Electric - Allegheny Power

toll free: 1-800-752-7520 Water/Sewer

301-600-2194 or 301-600-2187 NON-URGENT NUMBERS

301-600-9000 www.co.frederick.md.us Animal Control 301-600-1546 301-600-2558 (emergency after hours)

301-600-2100

Bulk Trash Pick-Up 301-600-1035

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

Citizen Services 301-600-1063

Frederick Police Department

301-600-2071 Frederick County Fire Marshall

301-600-1479 Maryland State Police (Frederick Barracks)

301-600-4151 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)

443-965-2000 HELPLINES/CRISIS INFORMATION CUT OUT AND KEEP FOR REFERENCE

Adult Abuse/Protective Services (Frederick County)

County Commissioners 301-600-1100 County Courthouse 301-600-1976 Department of Aging 301-600-1605 Department of Health 301-600-1029 Department of Social Services 301-600-4555 Elections 301-600-VOTE Frederick County Public Schools 301-644-5000

301-600-2635

Housing and Community Development 301-600-1061

Child Protective Services (Frederick County)

301-600-2464

Human Resources 301-600-1070 301-600-2315 (24-Hour Job Line)

Frederick County Crisis & Intervention Hotline

Landfill Information 301-600-1848

Vital Records 301-600-1029 Workforce Services 301-600-2255 Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

301-662-4164 Frederick County Fairgrounds

301-663-5895 Frederick Memorial Hospital

240-566-3300 www.fmh.org Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles

toll free: 1-800-950-1MVA www.mva.state.md.us Mental Health Association of Frederick County

301-663-0011 The ARC of Frederick County

Frederick, MD 301-663-0909 www.arcfc.org U.S. Department of Agriculture

301-695-2803

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“– a unique storefront shopping experience that caters to the frugal shopper with a more exquisite palette.”

THE LOFT AT ANTIQUE IMPORTS By: Amanda Rodriguez Choosing furniture and styling a home can be a daunting undertaking. Everything from room configuration, to color scheme, to current trends in design needs to be considered.

Enter the Loft, one of Frederick’s largest furniture and design centers, located in the Shab Row/Everedy Square area of downtown Frederick.

Not everyone excels at matching color palettes and determining which upholsteries compliment the hardwood floors in the formal living room. But that doesn’t mean they don’t desire to have a room that is gorgeously appointed and perfectly styled for entertaining friends and relaxing after a hard day’s work.

Owner and designer Sandra Steele has been helping people create their happy place inside their homes for years.

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With a wealth of interior design experience — including features in numerous interior design magazines and prominent positions (she currently serves as a D.C. Design House Officer) — Steele has


IN THE COMMUNITY created a unique storefront shopping experience that caters to the frugal shopper with a more exquisite palette. The Loft at AI is filled to bursting with a little something for everyone. Country dining tables sit in close proximity to antique chests, modern accent tables and Provencal pieces sure to delight even the most discriminating buyer. But what you don’t see are the high-end price tags that keep everyday shoppers from acquiring the bit of in-home elegance they crave. Don’t be deceived; the Loft definitely carries high-end items at high-end prices, but the majority of the items are quite affordable, particularly considering their quality. Steele snaps up items that would normally be outrageously priced on a NYC sales floor and resells them at prices most shoppers can afford. ) Throw in the availability of custom pieces, one of a kind gems and antiques beauties, and you have a wonderful shopping experience that could take all day to complete!

And should you be a DIY-er extraordinaire seeking the perfect piece to up the awesomeness of your home, you won’t be disappointed either. Even if the exact chair in the perfect upholstery can’t be found among the treasures on the Loft’s showroom floor, the extensive fabric and upholstery library housed within the shop is sure to have the perfect balm for the creative eye. The library offers shelves upon shelves of books for individuals to comb through in their search for exactly what they need to bring their home expertly together. And the entire time, Susan Steele and her wealth of design knowledge stand by to help. Head over to the Loft at AI, and find your style today! For More Information:

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Find your roots

Follow the Genealogy Series in The Frederick Guide to help you with information and resources to discover your family story. By: Rebecca Crago, The Historical Society of Frederick County Have you ever wanted to research your ancestry, but didn’t know where to begin? It may seem obvious, but for the first-timer the general rule is to begin with yourself. A solid foundation must be established to build your family charts and genealogy. One of the most common mistakes of the genealogical researcher is to make assumptions based on the unknown. Move forward with your parents and grandparents until your personal resources are exhausted.

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Making an outline for documentation and a plan for detailing lineage and parentage will both help with organization and ensure that resources are not overlooked. When you document what is known, notes should be taken in as complete and permanent a form as possible. Every time information is copied, there is a chance for error. Consider including a list of sources that were checked but did not contain useful information to help eliminate the possibility of their cross-examination. After you’ve established


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“There are over 4,500 branches of the Family History Library, called Family History Centers (FHC), which are located in 80 countries worldwide.” a plan for documentation, it’s time to pinpoint and evaluate the resources needed for a database. The largest repository for free family trees and genealogical material in the world is held at the Family History Library (FHS), maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. Their library’s records include names of over 3 billion deceased, including microfilm collections from over 100 countries. There are over 4,500 branches of the Family History Library, called Family History Centers (FHC), which are located in 80 countries worldwide. Each center focuses on genealogical collections specific to the geographic area in which it is located. Along with providing access to FHS materials, the centers offer research support and free classes to the public. You can find your closest FHC by searching online at https://www.familysearch. org/locations.

and Genealogical Research in Maryland: A Guide by Mary Keysor Meyer. For information specific to Frederick County, see Frederick County, Maryland Genealogical Research Guide by Donna Valley Russell. A Genealogical Index to Frederick County, Maryland: The First Hundred Years by John Martin indexes names of Frederick County inhabitants from its first hundred years, 1748-1848. All four of these publications are available at the Historical Society of Frederick County’s Research Center and in the Maryland Room at the C. Burr Artz Public Library in downtown Frederick.Both locations will provide a background to genealogy and explain types of resources available for research. Look for the next article in this four-part series on genealogy for information on immigration and naturalization records research, early families of Frederick County, and more genealogical resources held at the Historical Society of Frederick County, as well as other local genealogical points of interest. For More Information: Historical Society of Frederick County Research Center

Open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am—4:00pm http://www.hsfcinfo.org/library/index.htm 301-663-1188, Ext. 102

Your local FHC should be able to provide you with genealogical points of interest in the area, including but not limited to regional libraries, historical societies, genealogical societies, state and local archives, and professional genealogists. Staff at your local FHC also can help explain genealogical terminology, such as the differences between vital and other statistics, and between linear and collateral ancestry, as well as family tree making. In the absence of a nearby FHC, you may want to contact your local historical society, your public library’s special collections department, your local chapter of the Sons or Daughters of the American Revolution, or a genealogical society in the region specific to your research. Also be sure to inquire about the resources available at these localities. Some may have published genealogical resource guides onsite to give an idea of what materials are available and to provide a “how-to” for beginners. A couple such titles are Maryland Genealogical Research by George K. Schweitzer FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE

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HOUSING & REAL ESTATE

HOME OWNERSHIP – STILl an investment By: Gloria Castle, President, Frederick County Association of REALTORS® Lately there have been some ideological challenges to the idea of homeownership. These challenges have come on the heels of fallen housing values, a struggling economy and tighter lending standards imposed by the banking industry. While no one can deny some of the challenges our society has Gloria Castle, faced, we as Frederick County President, Frederick County realtors find the challenges to the Association of REALTORS® principles of homeownership to be misguided. Homeownership continues to be a strong economic investment, and homeowners continue to represent the strength of our nation’s economy. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, studies show that home ownership has a significant positive impact on net worth, educational achievement, civic participation, health and overall quality of life. People who own homes vote more, volunteer more and contribute more to their neighborhoods. Children of home owners do better in school, stay in school longer, are more likely to participate in organized activities and spend less time in front of the television.

in unemployment, leading to improved consumer confidence. A reasonable rise in housing values will help decrease the number of homeowners “under water” (defined as owners who owe more on a mortgage than the property is likely to sell for under current market conditions). Lending criteria continue to be a serious challenge to potential homeowners. Extremely tight lending standards imposed by the banking industry are creating obstacles to qualified buyers. While most everyone can agree that some of the industry’s past lending practices were too lax, we are concerned that the pendulum has now swung too far the other way. With mortgage rates at alltime lows, we would like to ensure that qualified buyers have the opportunity to obtain financing We strongly believe that homeownership continues to be an important component of our community’s foundation. Homeownership matters, and Frederick County continues to be a great place to own a home. For More Information:

www.fcar.org

In 2011, local housing sales stabilized as compared to previous years. Prices have stabilized as well, although foreclosures and short sales continue to be a concern. In 2012, we hope to see a decrease

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UTILITY LISTINGS ELECTRIC-GAS Allegheny Power

Frederick, MD 24 hours/7 days toll free: 1-800-255-3443 TDD toll free: 1-800-955-9445 Ferrellgas

Frederick, MD 301-662-1531 PPL Gas Utilities

Lock Haven, PA Serving parts of Frederick County toll free: 1-800-652-0550

The Plumbery

LS Fuel Oil

Mt. Airy, MD 301-829-1770 toll free: 1-888-238-5258

Brunswick, MD 301-834-9701 301-663-3833

Shawley’s Superior LP Gas So Fine, Inc.

Mason Dixon Oil Company

Hagerstown, MD Servicing Myersville, Thurmont, Emmitsburg, and Burkittsville 301-797-4887

Emmitsburg, MD 301-447-3199

Southern States Cooperative, Inc. Frederick Petroleum Service

Frederick, MD 301-663-6168

Frederick, MD 301-663-6168

Tevis Oil/Modern Comfort Systems

Washington Gas-Frederick Division

Suburban Propane

Frederick, MD 24 hours/7 days 301-662-2151

Thompson’s Gas & Electric Service

GAS-PROPANE Aero Energy

Frederick, MD 301-662-4101 toll free: 1-800-998-4311 Amerigas (Columbia Propane)

toll free: 1-800-258-0606 toll free: 1-800-768-6612 United Propane, Inc.

Mt. Airy, MD 301-831-5551 OIL COMPANIES Aero Energy

Frederick, MD 301-662-4101 toll free: 1-800-998-4311

Carroll Independent Fuel

Carroll Independent Fuel

Westminster, MD Delivering to Frederick County 410-848-4477 toll free: 1-800-834-8590

Westminster, MD Delivering to Frederick County 410-848-4477 toll free: 1-800-834-8590

Columbia Propane

C. Richard Dewees Fuel Oil

Frederick, MD 301-620-9046

Thurmont, MD 301-271-7303

Ferrellgas

Damascus Fuel Company

Geiser Distributing Company, Inc.

Frederick, MD 301-662-1885

Damascus, MD Serving southern Frederick County 301-253-2161 Farmer’s Cooperative Association, Inc.

Lee’s Gas Supply

Frederick, MD 301-663-5422 toll free: 1-800-255-0023

Frederick, MD 301-662-5306

Griffith Energy Services, Inc.

Penn Fuel Propane

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Service provided to most of Frederick Serving oil to Mt. Airy, Libertytown, Monrovia, and New Market 410-875-2600 toll free: 1-888-468-4949 Voneiff Oil

Mt. Airy, MD 301-829-0244 West Oil, Inc.

Frederick, MD 301-620-9046 toll free: 1-800-545-6103

Frederick, MD 301-662-1531

Southern States Cooperative, Inc. Frederick Petroleum Service

Frederick, MD 301-663-3111 toll free: 1-800-486-2477

Thurmont, MD 301-898-7116 WELL AND SEPTIC INFORMATION Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management

Public Water Information 301-696-2997 Billing Department 301-600-2354 County Water/Sewer Emergencies 301-600-2187 (Daytime) 301-600-2194 (Evening) Frederick City Water/Sewer Emergencies 301-600-1440 Frederick County Health Department

Environmental Health Services 301-600-1719 Water Quality Problems 301-631-3168


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business & insurance


BUSINESS

Why Choose a Community Bank? By Richard Davies Sometimes, choosing a new bank can seem like a chore: a necessary, but unpleasant, task. Perhaps that is because some banks make customers feel like a number instead of a person with individual financial needs. Maybe your banking experience has put you at the receiving end of a hard-sell approach or, at the other extreme, indifference. It can also be frustrating when a trusted bank is partner to a merger and the new bank is headquartered somewhere far, far away. After a while, a weary customer may think that all banks are the same. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone in this regard. However, you should be aware that there is a refreshing banking alternative available to you: your local community bank! A community bank, as the name suggests, is focused on and part of its community. The community could be as localized as the town in which the bank is headquartered or as large as a county. How can you recognize a community bank? In general, a community bank probably has less than a billion dollars in assets, and its headquarters and branches are located in the same

community. By being located in and focused on its community, a true community bank strives to be a good corporate citizen by doing business with the residents and businesses of that community and by “giving back” to the community through, for example, the opportunities created by small business lending and through community involvement and volunteerism. True community banks are interested in building long-term relationships with their customers and therefore are usually far more flexible and just plain nicer than the alternatives.

“A community bank, as the name suggests, is focused on and part of its community.” FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE

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BUSINESS And because community banks are headquartered where they do business and are managed and staffed by local people, decisionmaking tends to be faster and more flexible than that available through institutions with remote headquarters and management. In addition, rates and fees tend to reflect local market conditions to the extent possible, not the policies created in another state. The staff is usually employed for the long haul; they enjoy the work they do because they’ve chosen to do it. Low staff turnover translates into long-term customer relationships; there’s no “revolving door” on the teller line or anywhere else. Community bank customers do not have to reintroduce themselves every time they enter a branch. In the same regard, a true community bank will typically display the highest degree of professionalism and customer service. The long-term customer relationship does not degenerate into an

overly familiar or casual attitude, because, after all, it’s people’s money and financial situations that are at the center of it all, and these require the same level of confidentiality and trust that would be expected from any other professional service provider. Each customer is treated as an individual, and care is taken to fully explore financial options that may be available. “Rubber stamps” and “cookie cutter” approaches are not part of the true community bank mentality. These are a few of the reasons that many people do choose a community bank and end up becoming very loyal to that bank. So the next time you’re facing a need to switch banks, or even if you’re not, why not visit a local community bank and talk to some of the folks who work there? You might be pleasantly surprised!

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BUSINESS

Linganore Winecellars

Diversified Agriculture–

The Next Generation of Farming in Frederick County By: Colby Ferguson Business Development Specialist – Agriculture Frederick County Office of Economic Development The agriculture industry in Frederick County is very diverse. The Frederick County countryside is dotted with open fields of corn and soybeans during the summer and lush, green stretches of wheat and barley in the wintertime. In addition to these crops, historic farmhouses with silos and bank barns peer from the fields. On many farms, dairy or beef cows graze the pastures. These snapshots of Frederick County are iconic, because these

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types of traditional farming operations make up the vast majority of the agriculture industry in this county. However, there is a rise in more non-traditional agriculture, which is diversifying the local agriculture industry and allowing farms to continue to be viable operations. Some of the fastest growing areas of non-traditional agriculture include farm


BUSINESS

“By retaining the crop and processing it independently, the farmer eliminates the middleman and is able to sell his or her product at a retail price versus the wholesale price.” Scenic View Orchards wineries, organic produce farms, 100% grass-fed beef operations, pasture-raised chickens, Christmas tree farms and agri-tourism farms. These non-traditional options allow traditional farms to expand and diversify, while opening opportunities to new farmers purchasing or leasing land in the county. Many next-generation farmers see the need to capture more of the food dollars spent in this region. One way to do this is to break into direct-to-consumer agriculture. This practice can also be classified as non-traditional agriculture, since traditionally farmers would grow the products and then ship them to a central location where they would be processed, packaged and distributed to retail outlets in the region. By retaining the crop and processing it independently, the farmer eliminates the middleman and is able to sell his or her product at a retail price versus the wholesale price. This often generates as much as a 50% increase in value. With the rising cost of living in this region exacerbating the cost of production on a working family farm, the need to diversify is becoming essential to the viability and sustainability of local farms. As has often been said, the most successful form of land preservation is a profitable farm. As more and more farmers diversify, the agricultural landscape in Frederick County is starting to change. We will still have beautiful fields and pastures, but fields of grape vines, greenhouses or pumpkin patches – all signs of successful non-traditional agriculture – will alter the face of Frederick County farming. Hopefully, we will continue to remember where our food comes from. So make sure to buy local when possible in 2012!

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child care & education


CHILD CARE & EDUCATION

Every Child Deserves Our Best Individualizing Special Education

By: Dr. Theresa R. Alban, Superintendent, Frederick County Public Schools The Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) Special Education Program serves children who have particular instructional needs due to a disability. Depending on the specific needs identified through their Individualized Education Plan (IEP), students receive the most appropriate available support from a variety of services, such as speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, use of assistive technology or even special transportation.

FCPS’s primary mission is to reach, challenge and prepare every child for success. Therefore the Special Education Department works to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities from age 3 through the end of the school year in which they graduate or turn 21. The FCPS Special Education Department strives to: • Identify students who have disabilities and need special education and related services

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CHILD CARE & EDUCATION • Protect the rights of students with disabilities and of their parents • Improve understanding and communication educators, families and community agencies

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• Work cooperatively with parents in supporting their special needs children • Assess and ensure the effectiveness of educational programs for special education students Special education services help students participate in the Maryland and FCPS essential curricula or modified curricula, as appropriate. FCPS is committed to educating students who have disabilities in the least restrictive environment possible, which is often a general classroom setting. FCPS emphasizes the importance of understanding each child’s distinctive learning style and modifying instruction accordingly. Every school has an IEP Team that determines a student’s eligibility for services. Most of the time, school-level teams are able to determine and provide necessary services and recommend supplementary programs for the student. A county-level IEP team reviews situations in which the local school may not be able to meet student needs. Schools invite and encourage parents to participate in their child’s IEP Team meetings. These are meetings at which parents, school staff and others with knowledge or expertise regarding the student gather to develop the individualized program that will support the student’s educational goals. A parent or school employee may request the meeting. In addition to the student’s parents, the following people typically participate: • The school principal, or principal’s designee, serving as chairperson • At least one of the student’s general education teachers, if the student participates in the general education environment • At least one special education teacher knowledgeable in teaching disabled students in a similar age group • Someone who can interpret instructional implications of the student’s assessment results

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• Others, at the discretion of the parent or FCPS, who know the student or have expertise in specialized areas such as speech and language pathology, and physical or occupational therapy

The IEP includes a written description of the special education and related services the student needs. It outlines accommodations, modifications and services to enable the student to achieve specific goals and objectives for succeeding in school and beyond. FCPS special education services and programs are outlined in the sidebar. Every parent can count on school employees to demonstrate that every child deserves educational excellence. FCPS staff members work hand-in-hand with parents and community members to maximize individualized services to support the county’s special education students. Frederick County Public Schools’ Special Education services are outlined below. For more information, please visit the Academics tab at www.fcps.org, or call 301-644-5281.

FCPS Challenges Programs serve the needs of students ages 3-21 with autism and/or severe communication disorders. FCPS Child Find helps to evaluate individuals, from birth through age 21, who have a disability. Parents who suspect their child may have an educational disability should contact their local school. If the child is 2 years and 9 months or older and not enrolled in school, parents should contact FCPS Child Find at 301-644-5292. If the child is younger, parents should contact the Frederick County Developmental Center (FCDC) at 301600-1612. Infants and Toddlers Program, offered through the FCDC, provides early-intervention services at no cost for children from birth to age 3 who are experiencing developmental delays in areas such as motor development, cognition, communication, socialemotional or self-help skills. It provides hearing, occupational and physical therapy; social work; psychological services; speech and language therapy; special instruction; service coordination; and family support. Learning for Life is designed to meet the needs of students who have a significant cognitive disability and are not diplomabound. With opportunities for inclusion with non-disabled peers, students learn functional life skills as well as academics based on their IEP goals.


CHILD CARE & EDUCATION

About Frederick County Public Schools 2011-12 Projected Enrollment – 40,480

36 elementary schools, grades pre-K through 5

Enrollment Growth Since 2001 – 2,360 students

• all provide full-day kindergarten

*Maryland schools rank #1 in America for a third straight year.

• pre-kindergarten offered to all students eligible for free or reduced-price meals

Student Demographics

13 middle schools, grades 6-8

• 11% receive special education services • 23% qualify for free or reduced-price meals • 68% White, 11% Black or African American, 11% Hispanic of any race, 5% Asian, 5% two or more races, and less than 1% are Alaskan Native, American Indian or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Per Pupil Expenditure $12,154 per year. About 81% of the FCPS $488.4 million operating budget goes directly to schools and school support, with 12% spent on the physical plant, 5% on student transportation and 2% on administration. Combined SAT Scores – 1,559 Frederick County, 1,502 Maryland, 1,509 U.S. Advanced Placement – 4,981 tests taken, many with scores that qualify for college credit

9 high schools, grades 9-12, Plus: • Oakdale High (grades 9-11 its 3rd year) • a flexible evening high program • Career & Technology Center for high school students countywide • Heather Ridge and Rock Creek schools for students with special needs • Maryland’s first public charter school, Monocacy Valley Montessori, grades pre-kindergarten through 8 Average Class Size – 26, smaller in early elementary grades FCPS outpaces the state average by providing 1 computer for every 3 students. School Bus Riders – 29,000+ **Meals Served Daily – 15,000+ lunches, 3,700+ breakfasts

*Education Week’s 2009, 2010 and 2011 Quality Counts reports and the College Board’s Annual AP Report to the Nation. **Free and reduced-price meals are available for students whose families have limited ability to pay ( for details, call 301-644-5065 or contact the child’s school)

CHILD CARE RESOURCES

PRESCHOOLS

Child Care Choices/Referral

Frederick County Public Schools Pre-K Programs

Frederick, MD 301-695-9320

FCPS offers pre-kindergarten programs to all students eligible for free or reduced price meals. To enter the pre-kindergarten program for 2011-2012, a child must observe the 4th birthday on or before September 1, 2011. Students are selected first on eligibility for free or reduced-price meals. Additional factors that increase a child’s risk of not being successful in school may then be considered. Applications are available at the designated schools, and registration begins the first day of parentteacher conferences in March. Enrollment is limited. (Excerpted from www.fcps.org.)

Beth Sholom Nursery School

Frederick, MD 301-662-4549 or 1-800-753-6841 LOCATE 301-695-4508 or 1-877-230-7422 TDD: 301-695-7225 www.fcmha.org Maryland Committee for Children

Baltimore, MD 21202 410-752-7588 www.mdchildcare.org

The Banner School

Frederick, MD 301-663-3437 Brook Hill Weekday Preschool

Frederick, MD 301-662-2232 Calvary Methodist Weekday School

Frederick, MD 301-662-6783 Celebree Learning Centers

Frederick, MD 301-620-9990, 301-668-9881

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Partners for Success at the Rock Creek School serves parents and educational professionals of all Frederick County children and youth with disabilities, age 3 through 21. The program offers parents individual consultation, an information and referral service, problem-solving assistance, training and support.

Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) membership is 50% parents and 25% FCPS staff, plus community members and up to three high school special education students who collaborate to advise the FCPS Special Education Office. Meetings are open to the public.

Pyramid Programs serve students with significant socialemotional/behavioral/academic needs who require intensive special education and therapeutic services in a small-group setting. Students have opportunities for inclusion in general education classes with non-disabled peers, as appropriate.

Special Education Pre-Kindergarten classes are for students ages 3-5 who are eligible based on the severity of their disabilities. Opportunities for inclusion with non-disabled peers are a priority.

FCPS Rock Creek School serves students with severe intellectual, physical, emotional, hearing, visual and learning disabilities from age 3 through the school year during which they reach 21. Older students participate in vocational training, supported employment and work-study programs.

SUCCESS Program provides post-secondary transition education for students ages 18-21 who have completed at least 4 years in a comprehensive high school and exhibit potential for competitive employment. Students earn a Maryland Certificate of Completion.

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CHILD CARE & EDUCATION The Children’s Center for Discovery

The Goddard School

Stepping Stone Centers

Monrovia, MD 301-798-0223

Frederick, MD 301-631-6699

Frederick & Middletown, MD 301-662-4242, 301-371-4711

The Children’s Center of Walkersville

Urbana, MD 240-699-0006

St. John Regional Catholic School

Walkersville, MD 301-845-4803 Children’s World Early Learning Center

Walkersville & Frederick, MD 301-845-4984, 301-662-3004

Good Shepherd Nursery/ Kindergarten School

Frederick, MD 301-662-6722 St. Paul’s Learning Center

Frederick, MD 301-695-5855

Myersville, MD 301-293-1980

Green World Nursery School

St. Thomas More Academy

Church of the Brethren Learning Center

Mt. Airy, MD 301-865-0911

Buckeystown, MD 301-874-9014

Frederick, MD 301-662-4730

The Kiddie Academy of Whittier

Trinity Center for Early Childhood Development

Circle of Life Cooperative Preschool

Frederick, MD 301-473-7680 Emmitsburg Early Learning Center

Emmitsburg, MD 301-447-6100 Evangelical Lutheran Church Wee Folks School

Frederick, MD 301-663-5117 Fort Detrick Child Development Center

Frederick, MD 301-619-3300 Frederick Christian Academy

Frederick, MD 301-473-8990 Frederick Community College Children’s Center

Frederick, MD 301-846-2612 Frederick Country Day Montessori School

Frederick, MD 301-694-7000 Frederick County Head Start

Frederick County, MD 301-600-1024 Frederick County Public Schools Pre-K

Frederick County, MD 301-644-5000 Friends Meeting School

Ijamsville, MD 301-798-0288 Glade Valley Preschool

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Frederick, MD 301-620-7790 Kids Come First Learning Center, Inc.

Frederick, MD 301-662-2728

Mt. Airy, MD 301-829-3162

Walkersville United Methodist Church Weekday Nursery

Kindercare Learning Centers

Walkersville, MD 301-845-4282

Frederick, MD 301-695-9088 La Petite Academy

Frederick, MD 301-695-7227 Learning Tree Early Learning Center

Brunswick, MD 301-834-7577 Lucy School: An Arts-Based Preschool and Kindergarten

Middletown, MD 301-293-1163 Meadows Montessori

Frederick, MD 301-662-8910 Middletown United Methodist Church

Middletown, MD 301-371-8681 Mom’s Day Out Christian Learning Center

Frederick, MD 301-473-4337 x 305 Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

Frederick, MD 301-631-3888 Onica Prall Child Development Laboratory School at Hood College

Frederick, MD 301-696-3416

Yes I Can Children’s Center

Ijamsville, MD 301-831-6166 YMCA

Frederick & Monrovia, MD 301-663-513, 301-607-6900

FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (FCPS)

Superintendent, Dr. Linda Burgee General Information: 301-644-5000 www.fcps.org Frederick County Board Of Education

191 S. East Street Frederick, MD 21701 301-696-6850

FCPS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Ballenger Creek Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-2500 Brunswick Elementary

Brunswick, MD 240-236-2900


CHILD CARE & EDUCATION Carroll Manor Elementary

Middletown Primary

Valley Elementary

Adamstown, MD 240-236-3800

Middletown, MD 240-566-0200

Jefferson, MD 240-236-3000

Centerville Elementary

Monocacy Elementary

Walkersville Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-566-0100

Frederick, MD 240-236-1400

Walkersville, MD 240-236-1000

Deer Crossing Elementary

Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

Waverley Elementary

New Market, MD 240-236-5900 Emmitsburg Elementary

Emmitsburg, MD 240-236-1750 Glade Elementary

Walkersville, MD 240-236-2100 Green Valley Elementary

Monrovia, MD 240-236-3400 Hillcrest Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-3200 Kemptown Elementary

Monrovia, MD 240-236-3500 Lewistown Elementary

Thurmont, MD 240-236-3750 Liberty Elementary

Libertytown, MD 240-236-1800 Lincoln Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-2650 Middletown Elementary

Middletown, MD 240-236-1100 To learn more about FCPS programs:

• Watch FCPS-TV, cable channel 18 • Visit www.fcps.org and sign up for Find Out First e-mail news • Contact FCPS Communication Services 301-696-6900

Frederick, MD 301-668-5013 Myersville Elementary

Myersville, MD 240-236-1900 New Market Elementary

New Market, MD 240-236-1300 New Midway Elementary

Keymar, MD 240-236-1500 North Frederick Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-2000

Frederick, MD 240-236-3900 Whittier Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-3100 Wolfsville Elementary

Myersville, MD 240-236-2250 Woodsboro Elementary

Woodsboro, MD 240-236-3700 Yellow Springs Elementary

Frederick, MD 240-236-1700

Oakdale Elementary

Ijamsville, MD 240-236-3300

FCPS MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Orchard Grove Elementary

Ballenger Creek Middle

Frederick, MD 240-236-2400

Frederick, MD 240-236-5700

Parkway Elementary

Brunswick Middle

Frederick, MD 240-236-2600

Brunswick, MD 240-236-5400

Sabillasville Elementary

Crestwood Middle

Sabillasville, MD 240-236-6000

Frederick, MD 240-566-9000

Spring Ridge Elementary

Governor Thomas Johnson Middle

Frederick, MD 240-236-1600

Frederick, MD 240-236-4900

Thurmont Elementary

Middletown Middle

Thurmont, MD 240-236-0900

Middletown, MD 240-236-4200

Thurmont Primary

Monocacy Middle

Thurmont, MD 240-236-2800

Frederick, MD 240-236-4700

Tuscarora Elementary

Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

Frederick, MD 240-566-0000 Twin Ridge Elementary

Mt. Airy, MD 240-236-2300 Urbana Elementary

Frederick, MD 301-668-5013 New Market Middle

New Market, MD 240-236-4600

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CHILD CARE & EDUCATION Oakdale Middle

Ijamsville, MD 240-236-5500 Thurmont Middle

Thurmont, MD 240-236-5100 Urbana Middle

Ijamsville, MD 240-566-9200 Walkersville Middle

Walkersville, MD 240-236-4400 West Frederick Middle

Frederick, MD 240-236-4000 Windsor Knolls Middle

Ijamsville, MD 240-236-5000

FCPS HIGH SCHOOLS

Tuscarora High

Frederick, MD 240-236-6400

Brunswick High

Brunswick, MD 240-236-8600

Urbana High

Ijamsville, MD 240-236-7600

Catoctin High

Thurmont, MD 240-236-8100

Walkersville High

Walkersville, MD 240-236-7200

Frederick High

Frederick, MD 240-236-7000 Governor Thomas Johnson High

Frederick, MD 240-236-8200 Linganore High

Frederick, MD 240-566-9700 Oakdale High

OTHER FCPS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMs

(Information is excerpted from the FCPS Calendar Handbook available at www.fcps.org.)

Ijamsville, MD 240-566-9400

Adult Education/Flexible Evening High

Middletown High

Walkersville, MD 240-236-8450

Middletown, MD 240-236-7400

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CHILD CARE & EDUCATION Career and Technology Center

240-236-8500 FCPS Excel Schools

At designated schools, students performing below grade-level standards are required to attend school beyond the regular hours and/or days of operation in order to receive specialized instruction. FCPS Fast Forward

Through agreements with various postsecondary institutions, the FCPS Fast Forward program is an opportunity for students to earn college credit for certain high school classes in which they achieve a grade of “B” or better. FCPS Gifted and Talented, Enrichment

301-696-6891 Based on multiple performance criteria, students with outstanding capabilities and specific academic aptitudes participate in enriched and accelerated learning activities.

Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

240-236-2694 The Earth and Space Science Laboratory is located at Lincoln Elementary School and may be used by all students in Frederick County. Emphasis is placed on use by grades 1-5. Planetarium programs are open to the public.

Our schools offer a variety of summer remedial, enrichment, and credit courses for all grades during the summer. An elementary Summer Success Program helps currently enrolled students who have not met the county readiness standard for the next level. In addition, regular summer school is offered to middle school students who need to repeat or review a core course taken during the school year. High school students can make up a failing grade, have an opportunity to improve a previously earned grade, or earn credit for a course not taken. Information about courses, locations, and fees is available in the spring from school principals.

English Language Learning (ELL)

Judy Center

301-668-5013 Pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students are enrolled through a lottery system and attend classes grouped in mixed ages and abilities. OTHER EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH FCPS Earth And Space Science Laboratory

240-236-8000 Provides a transitional educational program for all secondary students who require a highly structured setting. It is a challenging and rigorous learning environment that prepares students for graduation, post-secondary education, and career development.

240-236-8763 Promotes successful integration into mainstream academic programs for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 whose first, or primary, language is not English and who have limited English proficiency. ELL students new to Frederick County are assessed for English language proficiency. The ELL department recognizes the importance of parental involvement and provides interpreters for parent conferences and many translated documents.

FCPS High School Academies

Even Start

FCPS Heather Ridge School

The following programs are available to students countywide at the high schools listed: Brunswick­–Teaching Academy; Catoctin–Environmental Academy; Frederick–Advanced Placement Diploma Academy; Governor Thomas Johnson– Arts & Communications Magnet; Linganore–Junior ROTC Magnet; Middletown–Advanced Placement Experience Academy (APEX); Tuscarora–Pre-Engineering Academy; Urbana–International Baccalaureate (IB) Magnet; Walkersville–Pre-Engineering Academy. Out-of-district students must provide their own transportation, and enrollment may be limited. For more information, contact the school guidance office.

FCPS Summer Programs

240-236-8780 Located at Hillcrest Elementary and Rock Creek School, Even Start is a federally funded grant program offering classes four days per week for qualifying families served by Waverley and Hillcrest elementary schools. This family literacy program targets families in need of Adult Basic Education or English Language Learner classes. Parents and their young children birth through age 8 participate in various program components: adult education, parenting, early childhood education, interactive literacy activities, and home visits.

240-236-8770 Prepares students for academic success in school through a combination of high-quality childcare, educational experiences, and comprehensive family services. Based at Waverley Elementary, the program also offers services at Hillcrest and Lincoln Elementary. Judy Center services are available to all families residing in those school districts with a child through age 5. Learning/Language Support

301-696-6887 The Learning/Language Support Program provides specialized intervention addressing the needs of students identified as having phonicsbased reading difficulties. Teachers are trained to identify appropriate students and implement strategies for remediation. This program is available in all elementary and middle schools. TITLE I

301-696-6894 Provides supplemental instructional services to meet student needs in some schools with a high concentration of low-income families. Emphasis is on additional assistance in reading and mathematics.

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CHILD CARE & EDUCATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

In addition to providing outstanding public schools, Frederick County also offers a generous and varied selection of truly excellent independent schools, with something to fit each individual student and family. Call the school’s phone number for more information and enrollment criteria. The Banner School (Pre-K - 8)

Frederick, MD 301-695-9320

St. John’s Catholic Prep High School (9 - 12)

Frederick, MD 301-662-4210 Trinity School of Frederick (K - 8)

Frederick, MD 301-228-2333 Visitation Academy (Pre-K - 8)

Frederick, MD 301-662-2814

The Barnesville School (Pre-K - 8)

Barnesville, MD 301-972-0341 Beth Sholom Day School (Pre-K - K)

Frederick, MD 301-663-3427 Frederick Adventist School (K - 8)

Frederick, MD 301-663-0363 Frederick Christian Academy (K - 12)

Frederick, MD 301-473-8990 Friends Meeting School (Pre-K - 11)

Ijamsville, MD 301-798-0288 The Goddard School (Pre-K - K)

Frederick, MD 301-631-6699 Urbana, MD 240-699-0006 Grace Baptist Academy (K-12)

Brunswick, MD 301-834-5000 Lucy School (Pre-K - 2)

Middletown, MD 301-293-1163 Mother Seton School (Pre-K - 8)

Emmitsburg, MD 301-447-3161 New Life Christian School (K - 12)

Frederick, MD 301-663-8418 Saint Thomas More Academy (Pre-K - 8)

Buckeystown, MD 301-874-9014 St. John Regional Catholic School (Pre-K - 8)

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HOMESCHOOLING RESOURCES Frederick County Public Schools Office of Pupil Personnel

301-644-5238 When new to Frederick County and considering homeschooling, contact the Frederick County Public School’s Office of Pupil Personnel for information on how to proceed with home instruction. Maryland State Department of Education

For a list of “Nonpublic entities registered with the Maryland State Department of Education to Supervise Home Instruction of Maryland Students” visit: www. msde.state.md.us/nonpublic/home_ instruction/table_contents.htm. Homeschool Frederick!

An educational portal for the homeschool community in Frederick, this site provides resources available through umbrella groups, Student Services personnel in Frederick County Public Schools, hybrid organizations, businesses, and others interested in the homeschool community. The site provides an extensive list of homeschool support groups or umbrella organizations in Frederick County. www.homeschoolfrederick.com Telos Academy of Mindworks

301-898-7222 Provides tutorial programs for 6th10th grade homeschooled students. www.mindworkslearning.net

SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES in FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

(Information is excerpted from the 2010-2011 Calendar Handbook available at www.fcps.org.) FCPS Director of Special Education

301-644-5281 FCPS Learning for Life Program

Housed in a regular school setting, this program is designed to meet the needs of moderately disabled students that are not diploma bound. Small-group instruction is based on IEP goals and students have opportunities for inclusion with nondisabled peers, as appropriate. Students learn functional life skills as well as academics. FCPS Child Find Project

301-644-5292 Child Find is the process for identifying all children from birth through age 21 who have special needs. FCPS Challenges Program

301-644-5281 Provides integrated support to students with special needs in communication, social skills, academics, and prevocational/vocational skills. Services are available for children age 3 through 21. Infants and Toddlers Program

301-600-1612 This interagency program provides early intervention services for children from birth through age 2 who are experiencing developmental delays in areas such as motor development, cognition, communication, socialemotional, or self-help skills. Audiology, nursing, nutrition, occupational and physical therapy, vision and hearing services, speech/language therapy, special instruction, developmental pediatrics, and family counseling services are available at no cost to families. The Frederick County Health Department is the lead agency for this program, together with FCPS, the Frederick County Department of Social Services, and the Maryland School for the Deaf.


CHILD CARE & EDUCATION FCPS Partners for Success

240-236-8430 Serves parents and educational professionals of all Frederick County children and youth with disabilities from ages 3 through 21. For parents, Partners for Success offers individual consultation, an information and referral service, problem-solving assistance, training, and support. For educators, the program offers information on disabilities and support for making accommodations for students with special needs. FCPS Pyramid Program

Serves students with significant emotional/behavioral needs who require intensive special education and therapeutic services in a small-group setting. Students have opportunities for inclusion with non-disabled peers, as appropriate. Most students also receive special transportation and other related services. This program is housed at Lewistown Elementary, Ballenger Creek Middle, New Market Middle, Tuscarora High, and Walkersville High. FCPS Rock Creek School

301-236-8700 Provides individualized special education programs for eligible students with more severe intellectual, physical, emotional, hearing, visual, and learning disabilities, from age 3 through the school year they reach age 21. Students are admitted by the county IEP team process. FCPS Success Program

240-236-8436 Provides post-secondary transition education for students ages 18-21 who have completed at least four years in a comprehensive high school and exhibit potential for competitive employment. Students earn a Maryland Certificate of Completion. They work in a community-based setting to learn skills for independent living and are exposed to the world of work.

Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC)

301-644-5281 The Frederick County SECAC meets monthly, September-May, to collaborate with and provide input to the Special Education Office. Membership includes parents, community representatives, students, and FCPS staff. Meetings are open to the public and new membership is solicited each year.

OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES

F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Frederick County-based group formed to connect with other families to lend support, network, and educate each other on Down Syndrome. www.friendsoffredco.org/index.htm The Jefferson School

Jefferson, MD 301-624-8400 For students with primary emotional disturbance and/or behavior disorders and secondary learning, developmental, and post-traumatic stress disorders. Job Training Association (JTA)

LOCATE: Child Care Special Needs Enhanced Counseling Service

Frederick, MD 301-631-3566

toll free: 1-800-999-0120 TDD: 410-385-1042

Kennedy Krieger Institute

The ARC of Frederick County

Frederick, MD 301-663-0909 www.arcfc.org Autism Society of America Frederick County Chapter

301-746-8080 www.frederick-autism.org Challenger Baseball

Frederick, MD 301-694-8673 www.challengerfrederick.org Dept. of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Frederick, MD 301-699-3075 Frederick County Developmental Center

Frederick, MD 301-600-1611 Provides funding of respite services for children with special healthcare needs and their families. Frederick County Special Olympics

Frederick, MD 301-694-7779 www.somdfrederick.org

Baltimore, MD toll free: 1-888-554-2080 www.kennedykrieger.org Maryland School for the Deaf

Frederick, MD

301-360-2000 TDD: 301-360-2001 www.msd.edu

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES College of Notre Dame of Maryland at Frederick Community College

Frederick, MD 410-532-5500 www.ndm.edu Frederick Community College

Frederick, MD 301-846-2400 www.frederick.edu Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD 301-687-4411 www.frostburg.edu Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, MD 301-790-2800 www.hagerstowncc.edu

Frederick County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program

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Hood College

Frederick, MD 301-663-3131 www.hood.edu McDaniel College

(Formerly Western Maryland College) Westminster, MD 410-857-2260 toll free: 1-800-638-5005 www.mcdaniel.edu Mount Saint Mary’s University

Emmitsburg, MD toll free: 1-800-448-4347 www.msmary.edu

Mount St. Mary’s University Center for Professional and Continuing Studies and Frederick Conference Center

Frederick, MD 301-682-8315 toll free: 1-877-982-2329 www.msmary.edu/frederick Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV 304-876-5000 www.shepherd.edu

University of Maryland at College Park

College Park, MD 301-405-1000 www.umd.edu University System of Maryland at Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD 240-527-2060 www.hagerstown.usmd.edu

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HEALTH CARE

FREDERICK COUNTY WIC PROGRAM

Women, Infants and Children Health and Nutrition Program By: Katie Keirle In these tough economic times, there is a lot to worry about. A few of the most crucial worries are money, health, nutrition and providing for our families. Well, the Frederick County WIC Program is here for you! WIC is a federally funded and free program that serves pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under the age of five.

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WIC offers: Tips for Healthy Eating

• We help you learn to create healthy, affordable meals using WIC tips and nutritious foods. Health Screenings

• We provide routine height and weight checks to help you understand your child’s growth and development.


Family Size

Maryland WIC income Guidelines Monthly Twice Monthly Yearly Income* Income* Income* $20,147 $1,678 $839 $27,214 $2,267 $1,133 $34,281 $2,856 $1,428 $41,348 $3,445 $1,722 $48,415 $4,034 $2,017

1 2 3 4 5 For each additional family $7,067 member add: *Gross income before taxes

$588

• We also check your and your child’s iron to reduce the risk of anemia. Personalized Consultations

• WIC’s nutritionist can help to give you and your infant or child a healthy start and help you to be healthier too. Referrals

• We provide referrals to other beneficial community services, such as: • Health Care Programs • Immunizations • Food Assistance Breastfeeding Information and Support

• Breastfeeding is a baby’s best start and the healthiest way to feed your baby. • WIC greatly encourages and supports breastfeeding by offering onsite breastfeeding specialists and peer counselors. WIC also provides checks to buy healthy foods, including milk, eggs, cheese, beans, peas, lentils, peanut butter, fruits, vegetables, cereal, whole wheat bread, brown rice, soft corn/wheat tortillas, fruit juice and also infant foods (formula, cereal, fruits and vegetables). The food package provided for each individual often averages around $50.00 per month.

$294

Bi-Weekly Income*

Bi-Weekly Income*

$774 $1,046 $1,318 $1,590 $1,865

$387 $523 $659 $795 $931

$271

$135

Special note – You are automatically income-eligible for WIC if you are a participant in any of the following programs: • Foster Care • Medical Assistance (MCHP) • Temporary Cash Assistance • Food Supplement Program (Food Stamps) We look forward to hearing from you!

If you are interested in finding out more about WIC or want to see if you qualify, give us a call today! Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM (Evening hours once a week – Please inquire) Saturday 8AM - 12PM (Offered once a month) Telephone: 301-600-2507 Located at the Frederick County Health Department 350 Montevue Lane Frederick, MD 21702 For More information please visit the following websites: Health Department Website: www.frederickcountymd.gov/healthdept

The good news about WIC is that it’s FREE! However, you must qualify for WIC in order to receive its benefits.

Maryland WIC Website: www.mdwic.org

To qualify for the Frederick County WIC Program:

FaceBook: Maryland WIC Twitter: @MarylandWIC You Tube: www.youtube.com/marylandwic Tumblr: MDWICLady.tumblr.com

1. You must live in Frederick County 2. You must meet the income guidelines listed above:

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$20,147 $27,214 $34,281 $41,348 $48,415 $55,482 $62,549 $69,616

$1,678 $2,267 $2,856 $3,445 $4,034 $4,623 $5,212 $5,801

$839 $1,133 $1,428 $1,722 $2,017 $2,311 $2,606 $2,900

$774 $1,046 $1,318 $1,590 $1,862 $2,133 $2,405 $2,677

$387 $523 $659 $795 $931 $1,066 $1,202 $1,338

+ $7,067

+ $588

+$294

+ $271

+ $135


HEALTH CARE FREDERICK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

350 Montevue Lane Frederick, MD 21702 301-600-1029

FREDERICK MEMORIAL healthcare system Facilities Frederick Memorial Hospital

Main Campus; 400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 www.fmh.org General Information 240-566-3300 TTY: 240-566-3700 Emergency Room 240-566-3500 TTY: 240-566-3592 Patient Information 240-566-3380 The BirthPlace 240-566-3300 Volunteer Services 240-566-3567 FMH Immediate Care at Oak Street

850 Oak Street, Frederick, MD 21701 301-698-8374 A walk-in, no appointment needed healthcare facility. FMH Immediate Care Mount Airy

Mount Airy Plaza 1502 S. Main Street Mt. Airy, MD 21771 301-829-5888 A walk-in, no appointment needed healthcare facility. FMH Advanced Skin and Wound Care

400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3840 Interdisciplinary care of wounds, ostomies, and skin conditions. FMH Crestwood

7211 Bank Court Frederick, Maryland 21703 240-215-1420 Serving south Frederick, FMH Crestwood provides state-of-the-art imaging and rehabilitation services, as well as a laboratory draw and specimen collection stations. FMH Diabetes Center

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Frederick, MD 21703 240-379-6045 Diabetes self-management training. Certified by the American Diabetes Association.

Located across the street from the hospital, provides quality cancer care for patients and aids efforts to finding a cure for the disease.

FMH Home Health Services Division of Frederick Memorial Healthcare System

240-566-3568 Comprehensive home health care system. Medicare certified and JCAHO accredited with commendation organization.

Rose Hill Plaza 1562 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, MD 21702 240-566-3100 State-of-the-art outpatient facility providing laboratory services, imaging and rehabilitation services, and pre-admission testing.

FMH Medical Fitness

FMH Urbana

1845 Brookfield Court Frederick, MD 21702 301-620-1250 Medically monitored exercise programs to promote good health and prevent disease. FMH Mount Airy

Mount Airy Plaza 1502 S. Main Street Mt. Airy, MD 21771 301-829-5800 Mount Airy location extends FMH services to local residents. Offers imaging services, home health care, laboratory, rehabilitation, physical therapy, and immediate care. X-Ray and Imaging Services 301-829-5830 Rehabilitation Services (Physical-Occupational-Speech-Therapy) 301-829-5880 FMH Preventative Cardiology and Rehabilitation

400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3229 Outpatient, hospital-based program designed for patients who have experienced a recent cardiac event. FMH Psychiatric Services

400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3904 Crisis intervention. Inpatient and outpatient care. Behavioral health partners. Outpatient clinic. FMH Regional Cancer Therapy Center

501 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701

Radiation Oncology: 240-566-4500 Outpatient Intravenous Therapy: 301-694-5580

FMH Rose Hill

3430 Worthington Blvd. Frederick, MD 21704 301-874-2163 Provides x-ray imaging services, a lab draw and specimen collection station, and immediate care for non-life threatening emergencies on weekends. FMH Wellness Center

FSK Mall 5500 Buckeystown Pike Frederick, MD 21703 240-379-6000 240-379-6010 Provides wellness education and health screenings. Promotes healthier lifestyles by providing health education classes, health screenings, and individual services. Hospice of Frederick County

516 Trail Avenue, Suite C Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3030 Medical, emotional, and spiritual support for those with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Offers bereavement support. REGIONAL HOSPITALS Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland

9909 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850 240-864-6000 www.adventisthealthcare.com Brook Lane Health Services

Mental Health Services 13218 Brook Lane Drive P.O. Box 1945 Hagerstown, MD 21742 301-733-0330 toll free: 1-800-342-2992 www.brooklane.org

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Frederick Pediatric Associates Personal Level of Care

Evelyn G. Clarence, M.D., F.A.A.P. • Radha Nathan, M.D., F.A.A.P. Nahid B. Sobhani, M.D., F.A.A.P. • Patricia Hough, M.D., F.A.A.P Makaya Mulato, M.D., F.A.A.P • Gunpreet Singh, M.D., F.A.A.P Sangeetha Vimal, F.A.A.P. • Sheetal Dhote, M.D. Brian Swinton, M.D. • Bophany Chea, M.D., F.A.A.P Kari Pratt, C.R.N.P • Patricia Duley, C.R.N.P We accept most insurances. Practice limited to newborns to age 21 years.

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Ballenger Creek Office: 301-668-6347 6550 Mercantile Dr. East, St. 106, Frederick, MD 21703 Mt. Airy Office: 301-829-6146 1502 S. Main St., Suite 206, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 Frederick Office: 301-694-0606 87 Thomas Johnson Dr., Frederick, MD 21702

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HEALTH CARE continued from page 50 Carroll County General Hospital

The Gettysburg Hospital

Mercy Medical Center

Children’s National Medical Center

Good Samaritan Hospital

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Inc.

200 Memorial Avenue Westminster, MD 21157 410-848-3000 www.ccgh.com

111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20010 202-884-5000 toll free: 1-800-787-0021 www.cnmc.org

147 Gettys Street Gettysburg, PA 17325 717-334-2121 www.gettysburghosp.org

5601 Loch Raven Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21239 410-532-8000 www.goodsam-md.org Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)

Frederick Memorial Hospital

400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3300 www.fmh.org

6701 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21204 443-849-2000 www.gbmc.org

Frederick Surgical Center

Holy Cross Hospital

915 Toll House Avenue Frederick, MD 21701 301-694-3400

Georgetown University Hospital

3800 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007 202-444-2000 www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org

1500 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 301-754-7000 www.holycrosshealth.org Johns Hopkins Medical Center

600 N. Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21287 toll free: 1-800-455-6467 www.hopkinsmedicine.org

301 St. Paul’s Place Baltimore, MD 21202 410-332-9000 www.mdmercy.com

708 W. Rogers Avenue Baltimore, MD 21209 410-578-8600 www.mwph.org

Potomac Ridge Behavioral Health

14901 Broschart Road Rockville, MD 20850 301-251-4500 www.potomacridge.com Saint Agnes Hospital

900 S. Caton Avenue Baltimore, MD 21229 410-368-6000 www.stagnes.org

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

9901 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850 301-279-6000 www.adventisthealthcare.com

Sheppard Pratt Services at Frederick Memorial Hospital

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400 W. Seventh Street Frederick, MD 21701 240-566-3990 www.sheppardpratt.org/index.cfm Washington Adventist Hospital

7600 Carroll Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-891-7600 www.adventisthealthcare.com

Washington County Hospital Association

251 E. Antietam Street Hagerstown, MD 21740 301-790-8000 www.wchsys.org

Washington Hospital Center

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SENIOR LIVING

My Mom Needs Assisted Living

What happens when an assisted living employee’s own mother needs care? By: Terry Miller I work in an assisted living community, so I was confident that my family would be ready to deal with my parents’ needs as they aged. However, when, after 63 years of marriage, Dad passed away and Mom was left alone to deal with advanced Parkinson’s disease, it turned out that I saw elder care very differently when the elder was my own parent. My family and I had to make one of the most difficult decisions we’d ever faced – finding Mom a new home. At first we tried in-home caregivers, with mixed results. We used an agency, and some of the caregivers were amazingly kind, compassionate and skilled. Others weren’t very dependable, and 54

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since Mom could not be alone, we were always concerned about whether someone would be there to care for her. I love my job at a local assisted living community, so it seemed logical that assisted living would be a good solution for Mom. We found a small assisted living home that seemed to meet most of our criteria. Moving day arrived, and with some reservations we took Mom to her new home. We tried to appear upbeat and light-hearted so Mom would not think it was a big deal or feel stressed out. We were convinced that it was the best – really the only – decision we could make.


SENIOR LIVING

“I love my job at a local assisted living community, so it seemed logical that assisted living would be a good solution for Mom.” I wish I could say that moving day was easy and that Mom immediately loved it. The truth is that she was fearful and seemed confused about what was happening. Even though her four children all lived fairly close by, Mom expressed real concern that we’d take her to “the home” and she wouldn’t see us anymore. We felt guilty and began to question our decision. We tried to reassure her that we would all visit regularly and be available whenever she needed us. My mother’s transition to assisted living was not without its ups and downs. Thankfully, she did become confident that her family would still be there for her, but we all had to go through a period of adjustment. I’ve frequently talked with families about having realistic expectations, but now I know what that really means. If you are searching for an assisted living community, you may want to keep these guidelines in mind:

� Assisted living facilities do not provide one-on-one 24hour care. If a resident rings his or her call bell, there is no caregiver standing outside the door, waiting to respond. The caregiver is probably with another resident, and it will be several minutes before he or she arrives. Residents have the same risk of falls in an assisted living facility that they would have living at home. The difference is that, in an assisted living environment, there is someone there to help, and the staff will work with residents’ family members to make sure the area is as safe as possible.

� Regardless of the staff’s efforts, some assisted living residents will never be completely happy. I’ve watched some residents move in with determination and optimism. Most of them adjust well, making new friends and becoming part of the community. Some people are very opposed to the move and have a more difficult transition. This can be very disturbing for family members. When seniors move to an assisted living community, they may have experienced many losses. They may have lost a spouse and many of their friends. They aren’t able to do all of the things they used to do, and they’re losing some of their independence. They may be moving out of the house they’ve lived in most of their lives. All of this can lead to depression, which makes the adjustment even more difficult. Be sure to talk to the assisted living community’s wellness staff about any changes you notice. � You may want to check on visiting hours if that is a concern for you. The grandchildren in our family were collegeaged, and traditional visiting hours just didn’t work for them. Between school, jobs and activities, they often visited their grandmother at odd hours. The facility worked with us to accommodate family members’ schedules, which was important for Mom’s well-being, but it may be worthwhile to discuss flexibility with assisted living staff before your loved one moves in. � Look at the activity schedule, and be sure that the facility has activities everyday – even weekends. Activities should be varied, but certain ones seem to be favorites. Many residents at my place of work love musical activities and Bingo, so these are scheduled frequently. Just remember that, while staff can encourage residents to participate, some will choose not to take part. � Keep in mind that your own feelings of guilt can make the transition more difficult for your loved one. Sometimes residents need the opportunity to make new friends and get to know the staff. They may need a little space from you in order to develop relationships in their new home. This needs to happen so they learn that they can depend on the staff. If your family finds it’s time to consider assisted living, I suggest that you visit several facilities and then decide which one seems right for your family. Be patient, give it a little time and trust in your heart that you’re doing what is best for your loved one.

� Facilities try to provide nutritious and appealing meals, with some options available for personal preference. However, every family has a certain way of preparing dishes, and any variation will come up short. No one makes vegetable soup like my mother, and it’s always a little disappointing when I try someone’s “homemade” vegetable soup and it just isn’t right.

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TRANSPORTATION

Transit Services of Frederick County

Public Transit, Paratransit, Commuter Assistance By: Dotty Dalphon TransIT Services of Frederick County is a lifeline to the community for many local residents, as it enables them to reach their jobs, shop at local merchants and access medical and other services in a cost-effective and “green” manner. TransIT provides over 3,100 daily passenger trips, benefiting the entire community by reducing traffic, energy consumption and vehicle emissions. Public transit services include the following: • Nine Connector bus routes operate in Frederick City

and urbanized areas of Frederick County, serving medical, employment, education and shopping centers. Trips to work are made easier with TransIT, as routes are located within one quarter of a mile of 95 percent of the employers in the City of

Frederick! Most Connector routes operate Monday through Saturday, 5:30 am - 9:30 pm. Visit www.FrederickCountyMD. gov/transit for detailed schedule information. • Four commuter shuttle routes operate each weekday

between Frederick and the Route 85 business corridor, Emmitsburg/Thurmont, and Brunswick/Jefferson. The East County shuttle serves the Spring Ridge area on Tuesdays and Thursdays. • Two Meet-the-MARC shuttle routes operate each weekday,

providing service to the downtown Frederick and Point of Rocks MARC train stations.

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TRANSPORTATION TransIT also offers paratransit and commuter assistance services: • TransIT-plus is TransIT’s award-winning demand-response

paratransit service for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Service operates Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit is available for individuals with disabilities that prevent them from using the fixed-route bus service in the City of Frederick. • Rideshare - Frederick County is a member of the

Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments’ Commuter Connections program. A computerized ridematching service and Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) program are offered free to Frederick area commuters. Visit www.CommuterConnections.org to obtain your list of potential car/vanpool partners and to enroll in GRH or the Pool Rewards program, which allows you to earn two dollars for each day you carpool up to a maximum of $130. • Vanpool Incentive Program - TransIT offers financial

incentives to help establish new vanpools, up to $500 per month for the first six months! • Commuter Information - TransIT provides information on

The significant growth in TransIT ridership is due to a variety of factors, including a well-trained, customer-oriented team of drivers, dispatchers, customer service and management staff; service improvements; efforts to coordinate local transit service with regional transit services; and the public’s increasing awareness of the importance of using green sustainable options. In September, TransIT added two hybrid diesel electric transit buses to the fleet. These buses are powered by clean diesel hybrid electrical propulsion systems that reduce emissions by 30%, improve fuel efficiency by as much as 30%, and provide a smoother, quieter ride than conventional buses. Other green benefits of using public transportation instead of driving include the following: • Save the equivalent of 300,000 automobile fill-ups every day. • Each person can reduce daily carbon emissions by 20 pounds, or more than 4,800 pounds in a year. • Save Americans 785 million hours in travel time and 640 million gallons of fuel annually in congestion reduction alone.

regional transit options, including MARC commuter rail, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) commuter bus, Metrobus and Metrorail.

• Can be 10 times more effective in reducing harmful greenhouse gases when compared to other household actions that limit carbon monoxide.

Since the consolidation of county and city community transportation services in 1993, TransIT Services’ total system ridership has increased dramatically, more than doubling since 2003 and more than tripling since 1998. In 2007, TransIT was awarded the Annual Award for Success in Enhancing Ridership by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). In the last five years, ridership has increased by more than 28 percent. At the current pace, TransIT anticipates ridership could reach one million passenger trips in fiscal year 2015!

TransIT invites you to get on board our award-winning system, meet our award-winning drivers, and find out what nearly 836,000 riders already know: TransIT Connects People and Places!

Public Transit

For more information on TransIT Services and transportation alternatives, call the TransIT office Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (301) 600-2065 or visit our website at www. FrederickCountyMD.gov/transit

citizens may ride for half price. Ten-trip tickets and monthly passes are available and there are discounts for seniors and students.

TransIT’s Connector routes operate in Frederick City and urbanized areas of Frederick County serving medical, employment, education, and shopping centers. These routes operate MondayFriday from approximately 5:40AM to 9:30PM (9:45PM on Fridays) and from 7:30AM to 9:45PM on Saturday.

Commuter Shuttle Service:

Fares are $1.10 each way for all routes except the Frederick-Emmitsburg route which is $1.25. Seniors and disabled

• The Emmitsburg/Thurmont Shuttle operates between Emmitsburg, Thurmont, and Frederick.

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• The Brunswick Shuttle operates between Brunswick, Knoxville, Jefferson, and Frederick.

• The Meet-the-MARC Shuttles operate between Walkersville and Frederick, and between Frederick and Point of Rocks. The shuttles are timed to meet many of the MARC trains to and from Washington D.C. • The Route 85 Shuttle serves the business centers along Route 85 and Crestwood Boulevard.


• The East County Shuttle operates between Frederick and Spring Ridge and provides service to Lake Linganore, New Market, and eastern Frederick County upon request.

Downtown Station: No parking. TransIT provides two commuter shuttles to transport commuters to the train: Meet-the-MARC shuttles from Walkersville and Point of Rocks.

For specific shuttle routes or schedule information, please refer to the individual route brochures or call the TransIT office at 301-600-2065 or link to the Transit schedule site at www. FrederickCountyMD.gov/transit.

The shuttles are wheelchair accessible.

Transit-plus

TransIT-plus is a shared-ride, demandresponse transportation service for seniors and persons with disabilities. After registering with TransIT, these individuals contact TransIT to schedule a ride. For fares and to schedule a TransIT-plus trip call 301-600-1725. Commuter Services MARC train to Washington, DC

Frederick MARC Train Schedule The trains run Monday-Friday, departing Frederick three times in the morning and returning three times in the evening. Link to the MTA Train site for train info: www.mtamaryland.com/services/ marc Trains depart from two stations: Departing: Downtown Monocacy (East Street extended) (Riverview Plaza) 5:12AM

5:18AM 6:05AM 6:11AM 7:10AM 7:16AM Returning: Downtown

Fares The fare for the TransIT Meet-theMARC shuttle is $1.10 each way, but shuttle service is free to commuters who purchase MARC tickets or monthly passes in advance. MTA 991 to Shady Grove Metro

Commuter bus service to the Shady Grove Metro station is provided by MTA #991 from the Monocacy Station. This schedule may be viewed on the MTA website, www.mtamaryland.com. 410-539-5000 (voice system) toll free: 1-866-RIDE-MTA (voice system) TTY: 410-539-3479 Montgomery Ride-On 240-777-7433 TDD: 240-777-5869 Rideshare

As a member of the Washington Metropolitan Council of Government’s Commuter Connections, TransIT provides car and vanpool matching services free to Frederick area commuters. For general TransIT information 24 hours a day, access the website at www.co.frederick.md.us/transit.

(East Street extended) (Riverview Plaza) 5:22PM

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Washington, DC 22201 703-417-8000 www.mwaa.com Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Sterling, VA 20041 703-572-2700 www.mwaa.com Navigating the Motor Vehicle Administration Customer Assistance Operators

toll free: 1-800-950-1MVA License, Emissions, Vehicle Registration Information

Monday-Friday: 7AM-6PM Saturday: 8AM-1PM www.mva.state.md.us TDD (Hearing Impaired)

toll free: 1-800-492-4575 Out of State

301-729-4550 Local MVA Branch Office Full Service: Frederick County

1601 Bowman’s Farm Road Frederick, MD 21701 toll free: 1-800-950-1MVA Monday through Friday: 8:30AM-4:30PM (Full Services) Saturday: 8:30AM-12:00PM (Driver License Services Only) Closed State Holidays

Local and Regional Airports

Monocacy

240-313-2777 www.hagerstown.com

Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)

Baltimore, MD 21240 toll free: 1-800-435-9294 5:14PM 6:58PM www.bwiairport.com 6:50PM 8:07PM 7:59PM Frederick Municipal Airport 111 Airport Drive East For more information on arrival and Frederick, MD 21701 departure times at specific stops, call 301-600-2262 MARC at 1-800-325-RAIL. www.cityoffrederick.com Parking Hagerstown Regional Airport Monocacy Station: 800 free parking Hagerstown, MD 21742 spaces

Vehicle Registration and Tags

Vehicle owners have 60 days to register their vehicles after relocating to Maryland. You will need to supply proof of ownership and a Maryland Safety Inspection Certificate issued within 90 days prior to registering your vehicle. Safety inspections are not completed on rainy days. More information for new residents of Maryland can be found at www.mva.state.md.us/driverserv/apply/ newtomd.htm.

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7 Ways to Occupy a Preschooler in the Dead of Winter By: Michelle Kershner, Tourism Council of Frederick County Photo by C. Kurt Holter/Tourism Council of Frederick County

Stir-crazy preschoolers can be found everywhere when Old Man Winter grips the region with freezing temperatures, dark evenings and long nights. You can see them fidgeting in line or whining that they’re bored. Even if these telltale signs aren’t apparent, preschoolers need to let off some steam during the winter. When outdoor play is limited, take the fun indoors at these local spots that are sure to stimulate creativity, urge exploration and just burn off some energy. Wear Them Out at Adventure Park USA

This wild-west themed family entertainment center has go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, a paintball arena, laser tag, an arcade, kiddie rides, a café, meeting rooms and more. But in the heart of winter, the indoor moon bounce and soft play Prospector Playground become energy release zones for little tykes. Arcade games and stationary rides will also keep little ones busy. There is a fee for attractions and games.

Adventure Park USA 11113 W. Baldwin Rd. New Market, MD 21774 301-865-6800 www.adventureparkusa.com Explore the Past at hiSTORY Hour

Get your preschooler excited about the past at hiSTORY Hour. Children can enjoy a story from an illustrated, historically-themed book and participate in a related activity or craft at the Historical Society of Frederick County. This program is offered to children ages 3 to 5 on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Registration is requested but not required at 301-663-1188 x105 or kmccartney@hsfcinfo.org. Free and open to the public.

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Museum of Frederick County History 24 E Church Street Frederick, MD 21701 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org Answer the Call of the Wild

Two local nature centers provide hands-on activities for children and nature lovers alike: Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center and Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center. Both are equipped with playgrounds, walking trails and indoor nature centers with exhibits. Entry is free, and visitors are welcome to drop in during the times the centers are open to the general public. Scheduled programs are offered at both centers and require reservations with the Frederick County Division of Parks and Recreation. (301) 600-1646 At Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center, children can explore discovery boxes and exhibits or view live snakes, toads, tarantulas, turtles and Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Walk-in visitors have access to the nature center on weekends, and staff frequently allow the kids to interact with the animals when possible and are available to answer questions. The hours that the building is open to the public are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. Located in the western part of the county, Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center has interactive activities for children and exhibits with animals. The park is 139 acres of fun waiting for you to explore, and the nature center is equipped with two program rooms and a discovery room for drop-in adventure. Hours November through March are: Monday, Closed; Tuesday-Friday, Noon-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sunday, Noon5:00 p.m. Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 8511 Nature Center Place Walkersville, MD 21793 frederickcountymd.gov/index.aspx?NID=2991 Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2929 Sumantown Road Middletown, MD 21769 frederickcountymd.gov/index.aspx?NID=4069 All Aboard! Let Off Some Steam at These Local Model Railroad Displays

Once a year, the Frederick County Society of Model Engineers opens its doors on Sundays for visitors to take in its operating exhibit during an annual Open House. At this free activity, view the club’s HO and HOn3 scale layout, which is housed in 64

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a restored heavyweight Chesapeake & Ohio six-door baggage/ horse type railroad car. An outdoor G-gauge layout adjacent to the car runs, weather permitting. Visitors can stop by Sundays from 1-4 p.m. from January 8, 2012 to February 5, 2012. Year-round, the Brunswick Railroad Museum offers visitors a chance to experience its huge, interactive HO scale model railroad, depicting the B&O passenger line from Union Station, D.C., to Brunswick Freight Classification Yards. Railroad equipment and memorabilia, social history exhibits and more can be found in the museum as well. On the main floor, children can explore the Pete Harper’s Children’s Hands-On Activity Room. There is an admission fee for this museum. Newly opened in 2011, the Roads and Rails Museum has one of the area’s largest model railroads with miniature villages, mountains, trains and automobiles. Included is a circus, fair, roller coaster, zoo, erupting volcano and much more. It is a 3D work of art that ignites the imagination with its sound and movement. There is an admission fee for this attraction. Frederick County Society of Model Engineers (FCSME) Open House 423 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701: 301-371-5293 http://fcsme.com/schedule.htm Sundays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5. Roads and Rails Museum 200 N. East St. Frederick, MD 21701 301-624-5526 www.roadsandrailsmuseum.com Open Year Round Weds - Fri 10am - 5pm|Sat 10am - 7pm | Sun 12pm - 5pm Brunswick Railroad Museum 40 W. Potomac St. Brunswick, MD 21716 301-834-7100 www.brrm.net Fri 10am - 2pm | Sat 10am - 4pm | Sun 1pm - 4pm More Fun Throughout the Winter Season

Local libraries, theaters, and city and county recreation councils also have attractions and activities throughout the year that are sure to keep preschoolers busy. For more information about events and other great things to see and do in Frederick County, visit www.fredericktourism.org.


THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF FREDERICK COUNTY

Join us in building a strong foundation of emotional well being for our community.

Join us for an evening of fun, food, and dancing—all to support the Mental Health Association’s programs and services that provide over 41,000 individuals annually with the help and support they need to build and maintain healthy lives and families in our community. Elaborate Live & Silent Auctions include: Jewelry · Exotic Vacations · Sports Tickets · Private Parties FINE FARE PROVIDED BY The Buzz | Canapés | Cinful Cuisine | Gourmet with Paula | Home at Braddock Inn | Isabella’s Renaissance Chef | Wegmans OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORS Ausherman Family Foundation | BB&T Frederick Commercial | BB&T Frederick Underwriters Cardiovascular Specialists of Frederick | Comcast | Corp OHS | Dewey Jordan | Find It Frederick Frederick Digital Media | Frederick Gorilla | Frederick Magazine | Frederick Memorial Healthcare System Great Southern Enterprises, Inc. | Panasonic | The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School Sunshine Management Corp.


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Frederick Restaurant Week

Set for March 5 – March 11, 2012

By: Michelle Kershner Tourism Council of Frederick County Photo by Michelle Kershner/Tourism Council of Frederick County

Frederick will offer diners price-fixed meals at mouth-watering prices the week of Monday, March 5 - Sunday, March 11, 2012, during Frederick Restaurant Week. In its third year, Frederick Restaurant Week welcomes visitors and residents alike to return to a favorite restaurant or try something new, as chefs prepare delicious 2-course and 3-course special menus.

“Since meals are priced to offer a savings to the diner, it’s the perfect time to try something new,” says Kara Norman, executive director of the Downtown Frederick Partnership. “It’s a great week to skip making dinner and just plan on making reservations,” she added. During Restaurant Week, no tickets or special passes are required, but reservations are highly recommended.

In a collaborative effort, the Downtown Frederick Partnership and the Tourism Council of Frederick County (TCFC), along with local restaurants, planned the Frederick Restaurant Week promotion. During Restaurant Week, lunches will be offered at $15.12 for a 2-course meal and $20.12 for a 3-course meal. Dinners will be offered at $20.12 for 2 courses and $30.12 for 3 courses. Pricing is per person and excludes beverages, taxes and gratuity, unless otherwise noted by individual restaurants.

The website for the event, www.frederickrestaurantweek.com, will be continuously updated with participating restaurants and menus. It will also include links to hotel packages and other information so visitors can experience Frederick’s historic downtown and nearby attractions during their stay. To keep dining enthusiasts in the loop, the TCFC will tweet Restaurant Week happenings from its twitter.com/tourfrederickmd, and people can either follow or join the discussion under the hashtag #FredRestWK. Updates will also be posted to the TCFC’s Facebook page.

“Frederick area restaurants are producing some exceptional, unique dishes,” says John Fieseler, executive director for the TCFC. “It’s a perfect opportunity to feature this culinary treasure in the heart of mid-Maryland.” Many participating restaurants for the 2012 event are located in downtown Frederick, but nearby restaurants throughout the county are joining in as well.

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To learn more about Frederick County, visit the TCFC website at www.fredericktourism.org, or call 1-800-999-3613. For additional information about Downtown Frederick and the Downtown Frederick Partnership, visit www.downtownfrederick.org or call 301-698-8118.


NATIONAL PARKS Appalachian Trail

Swallow Falls State Park and Harrington Manor State Park

Frederick City Recreation Department

301-600-1492 (City, G9)

Harper’s Ferry, WV 304-535-6331

301-387-6938

Catoctin Mountain Park Visitors’ Center

301-791-4767 (County, C8)

301-600-1646 (City, I9)

301-663-9388

MUSEUMS

Frederick Indoor Sports Center

C & O Canal National Park

301-739-4200 (County, G3) National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Park

Emmitsburg, MD 301-447-1365 (County, J2) Shenandoah National Park

Washington Monument State Park

Barbara Fritchie House and Museum

301-698-0630 (City, G11) Beatty Cramer Architectural Museum

301-293-2215 (County, J9) The Frederick County Historical Society

301-663-1188 (City, I9)

Front Royal, VA 540-999-3500

Brunswick Railroad Museum

STATE PARKS

George Alfred Townsend Museum

Reservations: 1-888-432-CAMP (2267) www.reservations.dnr.state.md.us Big Run State Park

301-895-5453 Cunningham Falls State Park

301-271-7574 (County, G4) Dans Mountain State Park

301-465-5487 Deep Creek Lake

301-387-5563 Fort Frederick State Park

Big Pool, MD 301-842-2155

301-834-7100(County, C14) 301-371-4575 National Museum of Civil War Medicine

301-695-1864 (City, I11) Rose Hill Manor Children’s Museum

301-600-1646 (County, H10) Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

301-663-3885 (County, H11) Seton Shrine Center

301-447-6606 (County, J2) Taney House Museum

Frederick County Parks and Recreation

240-215-4040 (County, H10) Frederick Ski Club

301-695-4417 Girl Scouts

301-662-5106 Middletown Rec Center

240-566-0222 (County, E11) Oakdale Rec Center

301-600-1359 (County, J11) Skate Frederick

301-662-7362 (County, I10) Tuscarora Rec Center

240-566-0025 (County, H12) YMCA

301-663-5131 (County, J1) SPORTS FOR THE DISABLED Baltimore Chapter-Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports [BARS]

410-771-4606 www.barsinfo.org

301-663-7880 (City, E13)

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating

301-271-7574 (County, F9)

ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS COUNTYWIDE

410-626-0273 www.crab-sailing.org

Gathland State Park

301-865-6800 (County, L12)

Gambrill State Park - Tea Room

301-791-4767 Greenbrier State Park

301-791-4767 (County, C7) Herrington Manor State Park

301-334-9180 New Germany State Park

301-895-5453 Patuxent River State Park

301-924-2127 Rocky Gap State Park

301-777-2139 South Mountain Recreation Area

301-791-4767

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Adventure Park USA

Boy Scouts

301-739-1211 Catoctin Rec Center

301-600-1358 (County, I5) Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

301-271-3180 (County, H6) Centerville Rec Center

240-629-6639 (County, J13) Deer Crossing Rec Center

301-865-1769 (County, K11) Fountain Rock Recreation Center

301-898-1460

Disabled Sports USA

301-217-0960 www.dsusa.org Maryland Ravens (Wheelchair Basketball)

410-825-5359 www.mdravens.org LINKS TO AREA SPORTS If you coach a sport you’d like to see listed in future Guides, please email publisher@pulsepublishing.net. If you see an error or note a change in any of the listings above, please update us ASAP. Thanks!


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Bead Fun By: Leigh Cooper “I tell my husband all the time,” laughs Fran Locke of Frederick. “It gives me something to do, and it keeps me off the streets.” Fran’s talking about the bead classes she teaches at East Street Beads in the Monocacy Village Shopping Center in downtown Frederick. She’s been teaching there almost since the day the store opened and has over twelve years of experience. “Our classes are quite popular,” says Dawn Cramer. She opened the store with her cousin Cindy Rhodrick in November 2010 and has enjoyed a thriving clientele ever since. “We even have a student who drives from Largo [over an hour away] just to take our classes. And once you take one,” she says with a smile, “you’re pretty much hooked.” “Teaching is definitely the best part of beading,” says Fran. “I get to pass on some of the excitement that comes with taking these tiny beads and turning them into something new and colorful and artistic. It’s a lot of fun for me when a student shares that excitement.” “Fun” is a word that aptly describes what this shop is all about. It’s the whole reason Dawn decided to open the store in the first place.

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“I’m actually a certified personal accountant,” says Dawn. “I’d taken a beading class to learn how to repair my own jewelry. I enjoyed the class so much that when it was time to look for a new space for my business, I decided to find something large enough to accommodate both the accounting and a bead shop. Dawn and Cindy offer an array of beautiful beads to suit any budget and taste. Ten teachers lead a variety of beading classes, where students can learn how to make anything from a basic set of earrings to intricate necklaces, bracelets and rings. “I wanted to introduce something new to Frederick,” says Dawn, “and the response we’ve gotten has been terrific. In just over a year, we’ve built up over 1,000 customers in our database. Every day we see new people, from locals to tourists looking for something interesting to do while they’re in town. It’s just fun!” “We’re definitely bead nerds,” Fran says. “We may as well just admit it. But beading really is a great deal of fun, and the creativity is infectious. Most of the teachers attend each other’s classes, because we always learn something new and interesting from each other.”


Classes at East Street Beads begin at $25. Students can purchase supplies for the class at a discount right there in the store, or, if they like, they can bring their own beads. “It’s a great chance for people to give beading a try without investing a lot of money,” says Dawn. “We offer a variety of inexpensive beads to start with, and clients can use all of our equipment instead of buying their own.” And for these girls, the shop and the classes just aren’t enough. So each Tuesday and Thursday from 5pm to 7pm, they hold Bead Fun. (There’s that word again!) “Bead Fun is completely free,” says Dawn. “It’s a time for beaders to get together, share their projects, network with other beaders and meet new people.” “I love going to Bead Fun,” says Laura Ramsburg of Walkersville, who’s become a regular client at the bead shop. “The atmosphere is just cheerful, and the women at East Street Beads are friendly and fun.”

“We really encourage our customers to bring whatever projects they’re working on,” says Dawn. “It’s exciting to see the designs people invent, and we love learning how our clients use what we’ve taught them.” Business is growing for East Street Beads, and it’s due in large part to that spirit of fun energy that pervades its lively staff. As far as Dawn and Cindy are concerned, there’s only one problem. Dawn says, “Pretty soon we’re going to need more space!” For More Information:

www.eaststreetbeads.com 301 624 2323

“I love going to Bead Fun…The atmosphere is just cheerful, and the women at East Street Beads are friendly and fun.”

Thomas Pandolfi

Grace Kelly Quintet

Thur, Jan 5, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.

Thur, Mar 1, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.

The Weinberg Center for the Arts and the C. Burr Artz Trust present

The MozART Group

An Afternoon with Garrison Keillor

Sat, Mar 3, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

Sun, Jan 29, 2012 – 3:00 p.m.

Jerrod Niemann & Sunny Sweeney

Over the Rhine Thur, Feb 2, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.

March 4, 2012 – 7:00 p.m.

Bebe Neuwirth – Stories With Piano

SFJazz Collective

Sat, Feb 18, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild Live

Howie Mandel

presented by Nationwide Insurance Sat, Mar 17, 2012 – 2:00 & 6:00 p.m.

Sat, Feb 11, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

The Temptations* Sun, Feb 12, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

Bettye LaVette Sat, Feb 18, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

Wed, Mar 7, 2012 – 8:00 p.m.

Béla Fleck & the Original Flecktones March 23 – 8:00 p.m. Frederick Alliance for Youth presents

The Comedy and Magic Spectacular Sat, Mar 24, 2012 – 7:00 p.m.

20 W. Patrick Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701 | 301.600.2828 | www.weinbergcenter.org

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January 13 – 14

January 19

January 20 – 22

Comedy Pigs

Evening Planetarium Show: Enchanted Reef

Dead Man’s Mambo

Location: Maryland Ensemble Theatre 31 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org

January 14 – 15 Frederick Wine Trail Celler Preview

Hours: 12-4pm Location: Elk Run Vineyards 15113 Liberty Road Mount Airy, Maryland 21771 Contact: 410-775-2513 www.elkrun.com

January 15 Frederick County Society of Model Engineers (FCSME) Open House

Hours: 1-4pm Location: FCSME 423 East Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-371-5293 www.fcsme.com/schedule.htm

January 17 hiSTORY Hour

Hours: 1-2p.m. Location: Historical Society of Frederick County 24 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org

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Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm Location: Earth & Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

January 19 Frederick County Civil War Roundtable: Bad Doctors

Hours: 7:30pm Location: National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-8660 www.frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/calendar. html

January 20 Theatreworks USA presents The Color of Justice

Hours: 10am Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sat 2pm Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W. Patrick St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 www.mdshakes.org

January 22 Frederick County Society of Model Engineers (FCSME) Open House

Hours: 1-4pm Location: FCSME 423 East Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-371-5293 www.fcsme.com/schedule.htm Evening Planetarium Show: Enchanted Reef

January 24 Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 www.sites.fcps.org/essl

January 26 End Days

Location: The M.E.T. 31 W. Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org


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January 27 – 29

January 29

February 3

Dead Man’s Mambo

An Afternoon with Garrison Keillor

Frederick Artist Market

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sat 2pm Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W. Patrick St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 www.mdshakes.org

Hours: 3pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

January 29

February 2

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Decadent Desserts

Evening Planetarium Show: Enchanted Reef

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

February 3

Hours: 5-7:30pm Location: Delaplaine Visual Arts & Education Center 4 S Carroll Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

January 29

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth and Space Science Laboratory 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

Wine 101 Class

February 2

Hours: 2-4pm Location: Elk Run Vineyards 15113 Liberty Road Mount Airy, Maryland 21771 Contact: 410-775-2513 www.elkrun.com

Over the Rhine

January 29

Hours: 7:30pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

Frederick County Society of Model Engineers (FCSME) Open House

February 2 – 26

Hours: 1-4pm Location: FCSME 423 East Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-371-5293 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

Hours: Thursday - Sunday Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

Art Select Preview Exhibit

February 4 Comedy Pigs

Hours: 10:30pm Location: Maryland Ensemble Theatre 31 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org

February 4 February First Saturday — Fire In Ice

Hours: 5-9pm Location: Downtown Frederick Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-698-8118 www.downtownfrederick.org

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F E B R U A R Y February 4

February 7

February 11 – 12

MUSEUM & A MOVIE NITE

hiSTORY Hour

Hours: 4pm Location: National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 339 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 301-447-6606 www.setonheritage.org

Hours: 1-2pm Location: Historical Society of Frederick County 24 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org

Spiced Chocolate tasting paired with Elk Run wines

February 4

February 10

February 12

Frederick County Daddy Daughter Dance

Bebe Neuwirth - Stories With Piano

The Temptations

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

February 11

February 12

Comedy Pigs

Abraham Lincoln: Music & Dance of His Time

Hours: 6-8:30pm Location: Frederick Fairgrounds Eventplex 797 East Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2936 www.recreater.com

February 5 CARILLON RECITAL

Hours: noon – 12:30pm Location: Joseph Dill Baker Carillon Baker Park Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-846-4781 www.cityoffrederick.com

February 5 Frederick County Society of Model Engineers (FCSME) Open House

Hours: 1-4pm Location: FCSME 423 East Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-371-5293 www.fcsme.com/schedule.htm

February 7 Evening Planetarium Show: Astronaut

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl 74

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Hours: 10:30pm Location: Maryland Ensemble Theatre 31 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org

February 11 Victorian Tea Lesson & Valentine Making Workshop

Hours: 12-3pm Location: Brunswick Railroad Museum 40 W Potomac Street Brunswick, Maryland 21716 Contact: 301-834-7100 www.brrm.net

February 11 Howie Mandel

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

Hours: 12-4pm Location: Elk Run Vineyards 15113 Liberty Road Mount Airy, Maryland 21771 Contact: 410-775-2513 www.elkrun.com

Hours: 3pm Location: Frederick Community College Kussmaul Theatre 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Maryland 21702 Contact: www.frederick.edu

February 16 Evening Planetarium Show: Astronaut

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl


Calendar of events

F E B R U A R Y

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M A R C H

February 16

February 18 – 19

March 1

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable: Battles of Manassas

The Central Maryland Antique Tractor Club Toy Auction & Show

Evening Planetarium Show: Sun, Songs, Seasons, & Singers

Hours: 7:30pm Location: National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-8660 www.frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/calendar. html

Hours: 9am-3pm. Location: Frederick Fairgrounds 797 E Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 717-552-7691 www.cmatc.org

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth & Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

February 21

March 1

Evening Planetarium Show: Astronaut

Grace Kelly Quintet

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

Hours: 7:30pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

February 21

March 1 – April 1

hiSTORY Hour

Five Photogs: Five Visions

Hours: 1-2pm Location: Historical Society of Frederick County 24 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org

Hours: Thursday - Sunday Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

February 17 Meet South Mountain Battlefield veteran, Captain Richard Manson

Hours: 7pm Location: Kussmaul Theater of Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Maryland Contact: 301-600-4047 www.fredericktourism.org

February 18 Master Docent Series workshops

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm Location: Frederick Community College Conference Center 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-4047 www.fredericktourism.org

February 18 Bettye LaVette

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

February 25 Teelin Irish Dance Company presents StepDance

Hours: 3pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

February 26 Bordeaux Comparison & Vertical Tasting

Hours: 2-4pm Location: Elk Run Vineyards 15113 Liberty Road Mount Airy, Maryland 21771 Contact: 410-775-2513 www.elkrun.com

March 2 ArtSelect

Hours: 5-7:30pm Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 N Market Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

March 2 – 3 Comedy Pigs

Hours: 9pm Location: Maryland Ensemble Theatre 31 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org

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M A R C H March 3

March 4

March 7

March First Saturday - Casino Night

CARILLON RECITAL

Hours: 5-9pm Location: Downtown Frederick Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-698-8118 www.downtownfrederick.org

Hours: Noon – 12:30pm Location: Joseph Dill Baker Carillon Baker Park Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-846-4781 www.cityoffrederick.com

SFJazz Collective — The Music of Stevie Wonder

March 3 MUSEUM & A MOVIE NITE

March 4

Hours: 4pm Location: National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 339 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 Contact: 301-447-6606 www.setonheritage.org

Carhart Guest Pianist Recital with Noel Lester

March 3 Frederick Artist Market

Location: Cultural Arts Center 15 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-662-4190 www.frederickartscouncil.org

Hours: 3pm Location: Brodbeck Music Hall, Hood College 401 Rosemont Avenue Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-696-3429 www.hood.edu

March 5 – 11 Frederick Restaurant Week 2012

Location: Frederick City & County Various Locations www.FrederickRestaurantweek.com

March 3

March 6

The MozART Group

Evening Planetarium Show: Sun, Songs, Seasons, & Singers

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

March 3 Frederick Symphony Orchestra Concert

Hours: 8-10pm Location: Frederick Community College, JB Kussmaul Theatre 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Maryland 21702 Contact: 301-685-3585 www.fredericksymphony.org

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Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

March 6 hiSTORY Hour

Hours: 1-2pm Location: Historical Society of Frederick County 24 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

March 9 – 11 Bare Bard Repertory Season

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Location: All Saints’ Episcopal Church 106 W. Church St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 www.mdshakes.org

March 10 Vocal Workshop with Rolando Sanz

Hours: 9am-12noon Location: Trunk Hall, Evalgelical Lutheran Church 31 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-371-4668 www.frederickchorale.org

March 10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Hours: 8pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

March 11 Mainstreet Auction

Hours: 2-5pm Location: Brunswick City Park Building 55 E Potomac Street Brunswick, Maryland 21716 Contact: 301-834-5591 www.brunswickmainstreet.org


Calendar of events

M A R C H March 15

March 20

March 29

Evening Planetarium Show: Sun, Songs, Seasons, & Singers

hiSTORY Hour

Evening Planetarium Show: Forces of Nature

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

Hours: 1-2pm Location: Historical Society of Frederick County 24 E Church Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-663-1188 www.hsfcinfo.org

March 15

March 21 – 22

March 29

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable: Union Secret & Signal Services

Young Olympians

Graduate School Open House

Hours: 2pm Location: The M.E.T. 31 W. Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.MarylandEnsemble.org

Hours: 5:30-7pm Location: Whitaker Campus Center Commons, Hood College 401 Rosemont Avenue Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-696-3600 www.hood.edu

Hours: 7:30pm Location: National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-8660 www.frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/calendar. html

March 16 – 18 Bare Bard Repertory Season

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Location: All Saints’ Episcopal Church 106 W. Church St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 www.mdshakes.org

March 20 Evening Planetarium Show: Forces of Nature

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

March 22 – April 15

Hours: Shows at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm. Location: Earth and Space Science Lab 210 Madison Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 240-236-2694 http://sites.fcps.org/essl

Antigone by Sophocles

March 30 – 31

Location: The M.E.T. 31 W. Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-694-4744 www.marylandensemble.org

Bare Bard Repertory Season

March 23 – 25 Bare Bard Repertory Season

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Location: All Saints’ Episcopal Church 106 W. Church St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 http://www.mdshakes.org

Hours: Fri & Sat 8pm Location: All Saints’ Episcopal Church 106 W. Church St. Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-668-4090 www.mdshakes.org

March 31 BELL & HISTORY DAY

Location: Various locations, Frederick County Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-4047

March 24 Frederick Alliance for Youth presents The Comedy and Magic Spectacular

Hours: 7pm Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 Contact: 301-600-2828 www.weinbergcenter.org

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TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES BRUNSWICK Long known for its attractive scenery and railroad history, the City of Brunswick has become a destination for tourists from far and wide. The city’s downtown area is home to a bookstore/coffee shop, railroad museum, children’s clothing store, some curiosity shops, outdoor goods shopping, professional offices, and more. Brunswick is nestled near the scenic Potomac River, with camping and fishing amenities just a stone’s throw from downtown. Whether you’re an outdoors enthusiast, history buff, train watcher, or just enjoy the warmth and coziness of a small town, Brunswick has what you’re looking for! Don’t miss Brunswick’s “First Friday” events each month from 5-9PM downtown and many citysponsored recreation events throughout the year!

Mayor

Carroll Jones Population

5,242 Postal Zip Codes

Brunswick 21716 Jefferson 21755 Point of Rocks 21777 Town Hall

1 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick 301-834-7500 www.brunswickmd.gov Police Department

301-834-9101 Frederick county sheriff

301-600-2071 Volunteer Fire Department

301-834-8300 Volunteer Ambulance

301-834-8102 Libraries

915 Maple Avenue, Brunswick 301-600-7250 1635 Ballenger Creek, Point of Rocks 301-874-4560 Post offices Brunswick Post Office

315 Brunswick Street, Brunswick 301-834-9944

Jefferson Post Office

First Church of God

3702 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-8484

503 Brunswick Street, Brunswick 301-834-6971

Point of Rocks Post Office

Gospel Temple Church (Pentecostal)

1597 Bowis Drive, Point of Rocks 301-874-2131 Town Park Brunswick City Park

46 W. J Street, Brunswick 301-834-7204 Grace Baptist Church

301-834-7500

25 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick 301-834-5000

SWIMMING POOL

Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Brunswick Swimming Pool

301-834-7567

26 W. J Street, Brunswick 301-834-8600

Grocery Store

New Hope United Methodist Church

Super Fresh

40 Souder Road, Brunswick 301-834-9895 Local Newspaper The Brunswick Citizen

301-834-7722 CHURCHES Bethany Lutheran Church

A Street & 1st Avenue, Brunswick 301-834-8003 Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church

720 N. Maple Avenue, Brunswick 301-834-8767 Faith Assembly of God

3700 Burkittsville Road, Brunswick 301-834-8632

7 S. Maryland Avenue, Brunswick 301-834-7320 Point of Rocks Assembly of God

1508 Bank Street, Point of Rocks 301-874-2214 Potomac Believers Fellowship

1200 Maple Avenue, Brunswick

301-834-9620 Rosemont Alliance Church

3525 Petersville Road, Knoxville 301-834-8290 St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

113 First Avenue, Brunswick 301-834-9185 St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Catholic Church Road, Petersville 301-834-9185

First Baptist Church

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BRUNSWICK

Con’t

St. Paul Lutheran Church

3684 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-8626 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

1914 Ballenger Creek Road, Point of Rocks 301-874-2995

YOUTH SPORTS Potomac Valley Youth Association (PVYA)

www.pvya.com Baseball

Brunswick Eagles 14 Select www.eteamz.com/brunswickjrbb Brunswick Little League

www.eteamz.com/brunswickll

Cross Country

Jefferson, Burkittsville, Point of Rocks, and Pleasant Valley, Washington County regions 301-834-8045 email: zum50@hotmail.com Football

Brunswick Junior Railroaders www.bjrfootball.com

BURKITTSVILLE Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Burkittsville is a well preserved, virtually unchanged example of an American townscape of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when the town was a service center for the rural area around it. Churches, houses, and trade establishments along Main Street were bordered at the rear by fields surrounding the town. The mountains rose to the west. To this day, the town retains those early visual characteristics. Main Street’s buildings are still bordered by fields of crops and dairy farms, although there are no longer any commercial establishments in the town. Burkittsville became closely involved with the Civil War when forces of the Union and Confederate armies engaged in the Battle of Crampton’s Gap, a bloody prelude to the Battle of Antietam. The town’s inhabitants fled for safety to nearby villages. Today, many of Burkittsville’s residents commute to jobs in the nearby metropolitan areas, but the town maintains a strong sense of community through its many services, social activities, special events, and town meetings.

Mayor

Debby Burgoyne Population

186

Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 Middletown Volunteer Fire Co.

301-371-6907 Postal Zip Code

21718

Post Office

Town Office

8 E. Main Street, Burkittsville 301-834-9592

500 E. Main Street, Burkittsville Phone and fax: 301-834-6780 www.burkittsville-md.gov

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CHURCHES St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

5 E. Main Street, Burkittsville 301-834-9866 Youth SPORTS Town youth typically join teams from nearby Middletown or Brunswick. Some find appropriate placement on Frederick City or County teams. Check the information listings under “youth sports” in these neighboring towns for sign-up information.


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES

EMMITSBURG Emmitsburg, a quiet little town nestled at the foot of the mountains, offers peace and tranquility. Incorporated in the early 1800s, Emmitsburg was the home of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. She established the first free school that grew into St. Joseph’s College, now home to the National Fire Academy and Homeland Security. A short mile away is Mt. Saint Mary’s University. In Emmitsburg you can relax but still be within driving distance to major cities such as Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Harrisburg. You are just a few miles from the Gettysburg Battlefield, Ski Liberty Resort, and numerous golf courses. Emmitsburg has it all!

Mayor

Jim Hoover Population

2,369 Postal ZIP Code

21727 Town Office

300 A S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg 301-600-6300 www.emmitsburgmd.gov www.emmitsburg.net Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 Emmitsburg Fire Station # 6

25 W. Main Street, Emmitsburg 301-447-2728 Emmitsburg Ambulance Company

301-447-6626 Library

300 A S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg 301-600-6329

Town ParkS Community Park

churches Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church

W. Lincoln Avenue at Jamison Avenue, Emmitsburg

100 W. North Avenue, Emmitsburg 301-447-6239

Memorial Park

Incarnation United Church of Christ

Chesapeake Avenue at Potomac Avenue, Emmitsburg

124 W. Main Street, Emmitsburg 301-447-2270

Silo Park

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (Catholic)

Silo Hill Road, Emmitsburg SWIMMING POOL Emmitsburg Pool

333 S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg 301-447-6606 St. Anthony’s Shrine Parish (Catholic)

301-447-9820

16150 St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg 301-447-2367

GROCERY STORE

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Jubilee

515 E. Main Street, Emmitsburg 301-447-6688 Local Newspaper The Emmitsburg Dispatch

9 E. Main Street Box 358, Emmitsburg 301-447-3039 Business and Professional Association Emmitsburg Business and Professional Association (EBPA)

301-447-3110 email: ebpa@emmitsburg.net

47 DePaul Street, Emmitsburg 301-447-2326 Tom’s Creek United Methodist Church

10926 Simmons Road, Emmitsburg 301-447-3171 Trinity United Methodist Church

313 W. Main Street, Emmitsburg 301-447-3740 Youth Sports

Please check general county information or your neighboring town section for more information regarding tennis, volleyball, basketball, youth sports, and activities.

Post Office

305 S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg 301-447-2655

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FREDERICK CITY One of the largest cities in Maryland, the City of Frederick is home to a diverse and thriving business community that includes Fort Detrick, the Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, and MedImmune. In addition to a strong employment base, downtown Frederick is the hub of arts, culture, and entertainment within the county. Downtown Frederick offers a thriving business district of 200+ eclectic and specialty retailers, restaurants, and antique shops. Nearly 1.5 million tourists visit downtown each year, drawn by Civil War history and beautifully restored 18th, 19th, and 20th century architecture. Activities and events can be enjoyed nearly every weekend throughout the year. Fire departments

C. Burr Artz Central Library

Randy McClement

Braddock Heights Volunteer Fire Company

Population

6715 Jefferson Boulevard, Frederick 301-371-6820

110 E. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-600-1630 www.fcpl.org

Mayor

59,618 Postal Zip Codes

21701 21702 21703 21704 21705 21709 Adamstown 21710 Braddock Heights 21714 Buckeystown 21717 Tuscarora 21790 City Hall

Carroll Manor Volunteer Fire Department

Post Offices Frederick City Post Office

2795 Adams Street, Adamstown 301-874-5111 or 301-694-8111

201 E. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-662-2131

Citizen’s Truck Company

Adamstown Post Office

9 S. Court Street, Frederick 301-600-1713

5537 Mountville Road, Adamstown 301-874-5429

Green Valley Volunteer Fire Company

Braddock Heights Post Office

301-600-9250

4707 Schley Avenue, Braddock Heights 301-371-5998

Independent Hose Company

Buckeystown Post Office

101 N. Court Street, Frederick 301-600-1380 fax (Mayor/Alderman): 301-600-1381 www.cityoffrederick.com

310 Baughman’s Lane, Frederick 301-600-1720

4001 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown 301-874-5294

Jefferson Volunteer Fire Company

College Estates Station Post Office

301-473-5150

1301 W. 7th Street, Frederick 301-662-6115

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

Junior Fire Company

Jefferson Post Office

535 N. Market Street, Frederick 301-600-2286

3702 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-8484

301-600-2071

Spring Ridge Fire Station # 33

Tuscarora Post Office

FREDERICK CITY CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS

United Steam Fire Engine Co.

301-600-2100 Frederick County Sheriff

(Central Alarm) 301-600-1603 Fire Marshal

301-600-1479

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6061 Spring Ridge Parkway, Frederick 301-600-9330 79 S. Market Street, Frederick 301-600-1711 United/Westview Fire Station

5525 New Design Road, Frederick 301-600-9330

5709-A Tuscarora Road, Tuscarora 301-874-2303 TOWN PARKS Baker Park

121 N. Bentz Street, Frederick 301-600-1493 City Recreation Department

301-600-1492


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES SWIMMING POOLS Baker Park Swimming Pool

301-663-5666 Diggs Memorial Pool

301-600-6364 Hood College Pool

301-696-3484 YMCA Pool

301-663-5131 GROCERY STORES Bloom

Yellow Springs Road, Frederick 301-846-4623 Bottom Dollar

Crestwood Boulevard, Frederick 301-846-4704 The Common Market

5728 Buckeystown Pike Unit 1-B, Frederick 301-663-3416 Giant

Monocacy Crossing, Frederick 301-815-2200 Kingsbrook Crossing, Frederick 301-698-9411 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Frederick 301-698-9411 Giant Eagle

W. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-694-6895

Weis

Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church

Rt. 40 and Old Camp Road, Frederick 301-473-5385

10112 Old Liberty Road, Frederick 301-898-7100

199 Motter Avenue, Frederick 301-662-8065

Anglican

Prospect Boulevard, Frederick 301-663-9075 Spring Ridge, Frederick 301-631-8162 Local Newspapers The Frederick News-Post

301-662-1177 Gazette Newspapers

301-846-2100 The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development

St. Michael the Archangel Anglican Church

6938 N. Clifton Road, Frederick 301-293-8938 Assembly of God Victory Christian Center

7722 Edgewood Church Road, Frederick 301-473-5253 Baha’I Faith Baha’i Faith

PO Box 1424, Frederick 301-694-3107

101 N. Court Street, Frederick 240-629-6360 fax: 240-629-6363 www.cityoffrederick.com

Baptist

SYNaGoGuES

Faith Baptist Church

Beth Sholom Congregation

1011 N. Market Street, Frederick 301-663-0267 fax: 301-663-8154 Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick

4880 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick 240-575-9690

Ambassador Baptist Church

216 Carroll Parkway, Frederick 301-620-7729 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville 301-834-7755 First Baptist Church of Frederick

7040 Bowers Road, Frederick 301-473-8283 First Missionary Baptist Church

899 Swallowtail Drive, Frederick 301-662-3110

W. 7th Street, Frederick 301-631-3822

Messianic

MOM‘s (My Organic Market)

226 S. Jefferson Street, Frederick 301-695-4496

5305 Mt. Zion Road, Frederick 301-473-8900

CHURCHES

Frederick Korean Baptist Church

5273 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick 240-566-1444 Safeway

927 W. 7th Street, Frederick 301-695-2833 Super Fresh

Ballenger Creek, Frederick 301-682-6700 Wegmans

7830 Wormans Mill Road, Frederick (240) 575-7300

El Shaddai Congregation

Frederick Baptist Temple

African Methodist Episcopal

55 Winchester Street, Frederick 301-695-6446

Quin Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

People’s Baptist Church

106 E. 3rd Street, Frederick 301-663-1550

6648 Carpenter Road, Frederick 301-473-5635

St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church

South End Baptist Church

6002 Bartonsville Road, Frederick 301-695-6167

506 Carrollton Drive, Frederick 301-662-4347

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Victory Baptist Church

6513 Jefferson Pike, Frederick 301-662-5153 Brethren

First Church of Christ Scientist

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church

5 E. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-662-3015

27 Franklin Street, Frederick 301-663-6218

Jefferson United Church of Christ

Full Gospel

3837 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-8262

First Love Church

Frederick Church of the Brethren

Church of God

431 Carrollton Drive, Frederick 301-694-8435

201 Fairway Avenue, Frederick 301-662-1819

Edgewood First Church of God

Holiness

Buddhist Tibetan Meditation Center

9301 Gambrill Park Road, Frederick 301-473-5750

8204 Edgewood Church Road, Frederick 301-682-5007

Thomas Tabernacle Holiness Church

517 S. Market Street, Frederick 301-695-9148

Maranatha Church of God

123 Byte Drive, Frederick 301-663-5444

Independent

Catholic

Parkway Community Church

St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

5665 New Design Road, Frederick 301-663-0741

7817 Baltimore National Pike, Frederick 301-473-4686

112 E. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-662-8288 St. Katherine Drexel Catholic Church

2037 William Franklin Drive, Frederick 301-360-9581 Charismatic Harvest Christian Fellowship

8707 Indian Springs Road, Frederick 301-662-0206 Christian District Office of Christian and Missionary Alliance

Pentecostal Tabernacle Church of God in Christ

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Lutheran

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Family History Center, Frederick 301-698-0406 Community Emmanuel Bible Church

Emmanuel Alliance Church

Frederick Christian Fellowship

1631 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick 301-663-1199 Grace Community Church

2100 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick 301-663-1240 Christian Science Church of Christ

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Korean Emmanuel Church

8325 Yellow Springs Pike, Frederick 301-662-4796

7817 Baltimore National Pike, Frederick 301-473-4686

Frederick Alliance Church

Independent Fundamental

9545 Liberty Road, Frederick 301-228-2277

292 Montevue Lane, Frederick 301-620-9934 7102 Ladd Lane, Frederick 301-663-0002

Emmanuel Bible Church

14 W. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-620-2255

Bethel Lutheran Church Office

9664 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick 301-694-8280 Evangelical Lutheran Church

35 E. Church Street, Frederick 301-663-6361 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

1415 W. 7th Street, Frederick 301-663-3344 Mount Zion Lutheran Church

5709 Mt. Phillip Road, Frederick 301-473-8566

Grace Brethren Church of Frederick

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

5102 Old National Pike, Frederick 301-473-4337

5463 Jefferson Pike, Frederick 301-473-4737

Episcopal

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

All Saints Episcopal Church

108 W. Church Street, Frederick 301-663-5625 Church of the Transfiguration

6909 Maryland Avenue, Braddock Heights 301-371-7505

5132 Doubs Road, Adamstown 301-874-5838 St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of the Manor Parish

4004 Ballenger Creek Road, Frederick 301-874-5838


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES Buckeystown United Methodist Church

Nazarene

Presbyterian Reformed

Church of the Nazarene

New Hope Presbyterian Church

7899 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick 301-663-6271

216 Carroll Parkway, Frederick 301-694-3595

Non-Denominational

Seventh-Day Adventist

Frederick Christian Fellowship

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

10142 Hansoville Road #5, Frederick 301-620-2255

6437 Jefferson Pike, Frederick 301-662-5254

Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church

Harvest Christian Fellowship

Unitarian Universalist

8 W. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-663-5273

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Frederick

Christ United Methodist Church

8707 Indian Springs Road, Frederick 301-662-0206 SURE Fellowship Church

10142 Hansonville Road, Bldg 1, Frederick 301-845-9870 Unity in Frederick

1 W. 9th Street, Frederick 301-846-0868 Orthodox Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church

920 W. 7th Street, Frederick 301-663-0663 Pentecostal Apostolic Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church

4880 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick 301-473-7680 United Church of Christ Evangelical Reformed Church United Church of Christ

15 W. Church Street, Frederick 301-662-2762 Faith United Church of Christ

9333 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick 301-695-6550 Grace Trinity United Church of Christ

9501 Old Baltimore Road, Frederick 301-662-2088 Grace United Church of Christ

7857 Gambrill Park Road, Frederick 301-473-8788

25 E. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-662-3312

Victory Christian Center

Trinity E & R United Church of Christ

7722 Edgewood Church Road, Frederick 301-473-5253

5603 Mountville Road, Adamstown 301-874-2633

Presbyterian Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church

8158 Yellow Springs Road, Frederick 301-662-0662 Frederick Presbyterian Church USA

115 W. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-663-5338 Good News Presbyterian Church

PO Box 1051, Frederick 301-473-7070

United Methodist Araby United Methodist Church

4619 Araby Church Road, Frederick 301-694-8772

3440 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown 301-874-2313 Calvary United Methodist Church

133 W. 2nd Street, Frederick 301-662-1464

5609 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick 301-695-0731 Flint Hill United Methodist Church

2732 Parkmills Road, Adamstown 301-874-0890 Hopehill United Methodist Church

7648 Fingerboard Road, Frederick 301-874-1166 Jackson United Methodist Church

6027 Bartonsville Road, Frederick 301-694-7315 Linganore United Methodist Church

8919 Clemsonville Road, Unionville 410-795-1291 Mount Carmel United Methodist Church

9411 Baltimore Road, Frederick 301-662-1303 Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church

3425 Green Valley Road, Ijamsville 301-865-5443 Trinity United Methodist Church

705 W. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-662-2895

Asbury United Methodist Church

W. All Saints & Court Street, Frederick 301-663-9380

Various Denominations

Brook Hill United Methodist Church

223 W. 5th Street, Frederick 301-662-2311

8946 Indian Springs Road, Yellow Springs 301-662-1727

Salvation Army

Volunteer Organizations HandsOn Frederick

31 W. Patrick Street, Frederick 301-663-5214

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FREDERICK CITY Con’t

Frederick Academy of Self-Defense

301-662-1972 Frederick City Recreation Department

YOUTH SPORTS YMCA

301-663-5131 www.frederickymca.org Gymnastics Frederick Gymnastics Club

301-695-9414 Karate American Karate Academy

301-694-1492 Golden Knights Karate

301-416-7959 Kreimer’s Karate

301-695-3347 Martial Arts USA

301-694-3330 Super Sport Karate

301-682-8866

301-698-5468 Clinch Fitness Self-Defense & Freestyle Jujitsu

301-682-8589

Lacrosse Frederick Indoor Sports Center

240-215-4040

Skating Skate Frederick

301-662-7362 Soccer F. C. Frederick

www.fcfrederick.com Frederick Soccer Club

301-696-9398 www.fredericksoccerclub.com Frederick Indoor Sports Center

240-215-4040 Volleyball Frederick City Recreation (Adults)

301-600-1492 Frederick Indoor Sports Center

240-215-4040

urbana

(subsection of Frederick City)

Source: www.urbanamaryland.com Rapidly completed, Urbana’s population and housing have boomed since 2003. Young families, older residents, and community spirit envelop the atmosphere. The Urbana online newsletter at www.urbanamaryland.com provides detailed information about this unique region, combining long established homes with newly developed communities.

Urbana Fire Department

youth sports

3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick 301-663-3822

Urbana Recreation Council

urbana regional library

9020 Amelung Street, Frederick 301-600-7000 Community Agency School Services (CASS) Urbana High School

3471 Campus Drive, Ijamsville 240-236-7658

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Members provide recreation scheduling for the nearby communities of Urbana, Kemptown, Green Valley, Windsor Knolls, and the surrounding areas. www.urbanarec.com Linganore/Urbana Youth Athletic Association (LUYAA)

Baseball, basketball, field hockey, football, lacrosse, and soccer. www.luyaa.org

Urbana Jr. Hawks Baseball

(ages 5 - 18) email: urbanaball@aol.com Urbana Lacrosse

email: abel6psu@aol.com Urbana Soccer Association

301-363-8739 www.urbanasoccer.org


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Middletown Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Middletown is a small, rural community steeped in American history. It is located in the beautiful Middletown Valley that stretches between the Catoctin Mountains on the east and South Mountain on the west. A young Lieutenant George Washington, while surveying the South Mountain area, reported that the valley to the east was one of the most beautiful places he had ever seen. Middletown continues to evolve from a settlement of farmers and ranchers to one of tradesmen, craftsmen, businessmen, clergymen, commuters, and retired folk—without losing its agricultural roots. From the stately old Victorian-style homes and soaring church steeples to the rustic dairy farms and modern housing developments, residents find in Middletown a refuge where they can enjoy small-town life as it used to be. Burgess

John D. Miller Population

Wiles Branch Park

Knoll Side Lane, Middletown 301-371-6171

2,860

GROCERY STORE

Postal Zip Code

21769

815 E. Main Street, Middletown 301-371-3126

Town Office

Local Newspapers

31 W. Main Street, Middletown 301-371-6171 fax: 301-371-6474 www.middletown.md.us Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 Volunteer Fire Company

301-371-6907 Library

101 Prospect Street, Middletown 301-371-7560 Post Office

7227 Hollow Road, Middletown 301-371-6880 TOWN PARKS Middletown Community Park

Safeway

The Gazette

toll free: 1-888-670-7300 The Middletown Valley Citizen

301-834-7722

7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown 301-473-4800 Jefferson United Church of Christ

3837 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-8262 Jefferson United Methodist Church

3882 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson 301-473-4022 Locust Valley Bible Church

1323 Marker Road, Middletown 301-371-7476 Middletown United Methodist

Parenting support Middletown Moms at Home

P.O. Box 33, Middletown www.middletownmomsathome.org CHURCHES Christ Reformed Church United Church of Christ

12 S. Church Street, Middletown 301-371-6610 Cornerstone Baptist Church

4802 Broad Run Road, Jefferson 301-473-8777 Faith Baptist Church

Coblentz Road, Middletown 301-694-1646

2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville 301-834-7755

Middletown Memorial Park

Garfield United Methodist Church

S. Church Street, Middletown 301-371-6171

Holy Family Catholic Community

13628 Stottlemeyer Road, Garfield 301-416-0350

7108 Fern Circle, Middletown 301-371-5550 Pleasant View Church of the Brethren

Corner of Rt. 17 and Picnic Woods Road, Jefferson 301-371-7707 Valley Baptist Church of Middletown

5678 Holter Road, Middletown

301-371-8758 Zion Lutheran Church

107 W. Main Street, Middletown

301-371-6500 YOUTH SPORTS Middletown Recreation Council

301-371-3344 www.middletownrec.com Middletown Valley Athletic Association (MVAA)

301-371-3423 www.mvaasports.com

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Mount Airy The Town of Mount Airy is a nationally accredited “Main Street Maryland Community” and holds the State of Maryland’s esteemed “Community Legacy” designation. Located directly off of Interstate 70, it is approximately 45 minutes from both the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan job markets. One can quickly become enamored with downtown Mount Airy and its small-town charm, quaint old buildings, and friendliness that takes you back to a time long past. Mount Airy has experienced a dramatic increase in growth, but because of effective growth management and land use strategies, still retains that quaint, small-town atmosphere. It boasts a booming downtown with community and cultural events, retail establishments, antique and craft collectible shops, cafes, and restaurants. Mayor

Pat Rockinberg

Town Parks Prospect Park and East West Park

301-829-1424 Population

8,200 Postal Zip Code

Watkins Park

301-829-8373

21771

GROCERY STORES

Town Government

1312 S. Main Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-5966

110 S. Main Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-1424 fax: 301-829-1259 www.mountairymd.org Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 Resident Troopers

301-829-0218 Volunteer Fire Department

301-829-0100 Carroll County Branch Library Mount Airy Branch

705 Ridge Avenue, Mt. Airy 410-386-4470 Frederick County Number: 301-829-5290

Food Lion

Safeway

337 E. Ridgeville Boulevard, Mt. Airy 301-829-6517 Super Fresh

504 E. Ridgeville Boulevard, Mt. Airy 301-829-6400 Weis

1001 Twin Arch Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-1071 26075 Ridge Road, Damascus 301-253-9787 Local Newspapers Mount Airy Courier Gazette

301-549-1846 Mount Airy Messenger

301-829-2814

as a network for individual business owners. Most member businesses are locally owned and operated. 301-829-5426 www.mtairybusiness.com CHURCHES Bethesda United Methodist Church

328 Klee Mill Road, Mt. Airy 301-253-3222 Calvary United Methodist Church

402 S. Main Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-0358 Church of Christ at Mount Airy

703 Ridge Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-5443 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

27 Watersville Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-1904 Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God

1134 Long Corner Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-1255 Hebron Christian Church

(Non-denominational) 3456 Kemptown Church Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-8616 Locust Grove Church of the Brethren

Post Office

505 Windy Knoll, Mt. Airy 301-829-1199

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The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce is proactive in assisting business owners in their mission to succeed and grow to their fullest potential. Chamber officials offer information to local businesses and serve

13356 Glissan’s Mill Road, Mt. Airy

301-829-2100


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES

MOUNT AIRY CON’T Lutheran Church of the Redeemer

27015 Ridge Road, Damascus 301-253-3000 Montgomery United Methodist Church 28325 Kemptown Road,

Damascus

301-253-4460­ Mount Airy Baptist Church

1402 N. Main Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-2185

Mount Airy Full Gospel Church

St. Michael’s Catholic Church

(Non-Denominational) 13949 Penn Shop Road, Mt. Airy 410-795-6511

1125 St. Michael’s Road, Mt. Airy 410-489-2979

Mount Airy Presbyterian

West Falls Christian Community Church

13515 Old Annapolis Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-5223

5330 Buffalo Road, Mt. Airy 301-829-0733

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Youth Sports

609 Center Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-8509 St. James’ Episcopal Church

204 N. Main Street, Mt. Airy 301-829-0325

Four County Little League

www.fcllbaseball.org Kemptown Cardinals (Baseball)

www.geocities.com/Colosseum/ Lodge/1501 Mount Airy Youth Athletic Association (MAYAA)

301-829-2027

Myersville

Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Myersville is strategically located halfway between Frederick and Hagerstown, with convenient access from Interstate 70 to the south and US Route 40 to the north, yet nicely buffered from both by a mile of local road. The outstanding location and beautiful, hilly terrain combined to make the town an attractive location for residential development during the last decades of the 20th century. Today, Myersville takes care to ensure by ordinance and zoning control that its attractive location is matched by attractive development. The Canada Hill development and three other developments built in the 1990s—Ashley Hills, Meadowridge, and Terraces of South Mountain—exemplify the same standards of appearance set by the town. Mayor

Wayne Creadick Population

1,500 Postal Zip Code

21773 Town Office

Post Office

1 Wolfsville Road, Myersville 301-293-1180 Town Parks Doub’s Meadow Park

Corner of Route 40 and Route 17 Wolfsville Road, Myersville 301-293-4281

PO Box 295 301 Main Street, Myersville 301-293-4281 fax: 301-293-3080 www.myercity.sailorsite.net

Town Park

Frederick county Sheriff

301-600-2071

308 Main Street, Myersville 301-293-2330

Fire departments

Local Newspapers

Myersville Volunteer Fire Company

301-293-9817 Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company

301-293-1453

8 Harp Place, Myersville 301-293-4281 GROCERY STORE Main Street Market & Deli

The Valley Citizen

301-834-7722 The Gazette

toll free: 1-888-670-7300

CHURCHES Church of the Saviour

200 High Street, Middletown 301-665-9600 Grossnickle Church of Brethren

11301 Meeting House Road, Myersville 301-293-9516 Harmony Church of the Brethren

3924 Brethren Church Road, Myersville 301-371-4297 Harmony Community Lutheran Church

3939 Brethren Church Road, Myersville 301-371-5188 Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

603 Main Street, Myersville 301-293-1401 Myersville Baptist Church

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MYERSVILLE CON’T Myersville Church of the Brethren

201 Main Street, Myersville 301-293-9513 Salem United Methodist Church

12477 Wolfsville Road, Myersville 301-293-1799

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

400 Main Street, Myersville 301-293-2979 Youth Sports

Wolfsville-Myersville Athletic Association (WMAA)

PO Box 195, Myersville 301-293-3115 www.eteamz.com/wmaasports

Myersville Junior Baseball League

www.myersvillebaseball.com

new market Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Known as the “Antiques Capital of Maryland,” New Market now offers a concentration of establishments where visitors can browse and purchase the treasures of yesteryear. Fine bed and breakfast accommodations and dining facilities in formal and casual settings are available. In 1975, New Market was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1986, the town received the Maryland Preservation Service Award. Mayor

GROCERY STORE

Winslow E. Burhans III

Food Lion

PopulaTion

8,620 Postal Zip Codes

21774 Ijamsville 21754 Monrovia 21770 Town Government

39 W. Main Street, New Market 301-865-5544 fax: 301-865-5638 www.townofnewmarket.org Frederick County Sheriff

11802 Old National Pike, New Market 301-865-6950 CHURCHES Bush Creek Church of the Brethren

4821A Green Valley Road, Monrovia 301-663-3025 Daybreak Community Church

PO Box 465, New Market 301-865-8877 Dorsey’s Chapel United Methodist Church

11851 Lime Plant Road, New Market 301-865-5680 First Baptist Church of Green Valley

301-600-2071

11402 Ridge Lane, Monrovia 301-865-5566

New Market District Fire Co.

Grace Episcopal Church

301-865-5700 Post Offices

168 W. Main Street, New Market 301-865-3333 4411 Green Valley Road, Monrovia 301-865-5432

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Main Street, New Market 301-865-3270 Light of Christ Lutheran Church

Meets at New Market Elementary School P.O. Box 577, New Market 301-606-7349

Monocacy Valley Church

9861 Old National Pike, Ijamsville 301-865-9100 New Market United Methodist Church

Route 874 & North Alley, New Market 301-865-3530 St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church

4103 Prices Distillery Road, Ijamsville 301-695-8845 Youth Sports Linganore/Urbana Youth Athletic Association (LUYAA)

www.luyaa.org


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES

rosemont Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Rosemont is a village in southern Frederick County, one mile southeast of Route 340 and one mile north of the Potomac River. It is a quiet residential community where lawns are meticulously cared for, trees are neatly pruned, and flower plantings abound. Views of rolling farmland and mountains contoured by Harper’s Ferry Gap in West Virginia add to the tranquility of the town. There are no apartment buildings, condominiums, or row houses. Several of the homes are of architectural interest. Burgess

Fire departments

Jackie Ebersole

Volunteer Fire Department

Population

308 Postal Zip Code

21758

Lions Merryland Park

301-834-8300

3673 Petersville Road, Rosemont

Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue

Local Newspaper

301-834-8102 Library

Town Government

915 Maple Avenue, Brunswick 301-834-9065

1219 Rosemont Drive, Rosemont 301-834-7444, fax: 301-834-4458

Post Office

Frederick County Sheriff

1315 Brunswick Street, Brunswick 301-834-9944

301-600-2071

Town Park

The Brunswick Citizen

301-834-7722 Churches Faith Assembly of God

3700 Burkittsville Road, Brunswick 301-834-8632 Rosemont Alliance Church

3525 Petersville Road, Knoxville 301-834-8290 Youth Sports

See the Brunswick section.

Thurmont Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Thurmont is a small city in northern Frederick County established in 1751. It is known as the “Gateway to the Catoctin Mountains” where Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park are located. There are three covered bridges nearby: Loy’s Station Bridge, Roddy Road Bridge, and Utica Mills Bridge. Catoctin Iron Furnace and forge, built during the Revolutionary War, is just down the road. Frederick is about 15 miles south and Gettysburg is 20 miles north. Baltimore and Washington, DC are each about 60 miles away. The President’s retreat, Camp David, is also nearby. Thurmont is proud to have been designated a “Main Street Maryland Community.”

mayor

Martin A. Burns Population

6,036 Postal Zip Codes

21788 Rocky Ridge 21778 Sabillasville 21780 Town Office

10 Frederick Road, Thurmont 301-271-7313 fax: 301-271-2155 www.thurmont.com

Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 Fire departments Thurmont Fire Department

301-271-3413 Graceham Volunteer Fire Department

14026 Graceham Road, Thurmont 301-271-2000 Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department

1101 Hessong Bridge Road, Thurmont 301-898-9988

Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

13516 Motter’s Station Road, Rocky Ridge 301-271-2666 Library

76 East Moser Road, Thurmont 301-600-7200 Post Offices Thurmont Post Office

110 Water Street, Thurmont 301-271-2226

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THURMONT CON’T

Catoctin United Methodist Church

Thurmont Church of the Brethren

7009 Kelly’s Store Road, Thurmont 301-271-3885

14 N. Altamont Avenue, Thurmont 301-271-2634

Evangelical Bible Church

Thurmont United Methodist Church

(Pentecostal) 14698 Albert Staub Court, Thurmont 301-271-3633

13880 Long Road, Thurmont 301-271-4511

301-271-7574

Harriet Chapel Episcopal

101 E. Main Street, Thurmont 301-271-2305

GROCERY STORE Food Lion

12625 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont 301-271-4554

233 Tippin Drive, Thurmont 301-271-9949

Lewistown United Methodist Church

4 W. Main Street, Thurmont 301-271-0123

11032 Hessong Bridge Road, Thurmont 301-898-7888

Weller’s United Methodist Church

Rocky Ridge Post Office

13516 Motter Station Road, Rocky Ridge 301-271-4920 SWIMMING Cunningham Falls State Park

Local Newspapers Catoctin Banner News

301-271-1050 The Thurmont Dispatch

9 E. Main Street, Box 358, Emmitsburg 301-447-3039 Thurmont Times

240-626-9980 CHURCHES Apples United Church of Christ

Trinity United Church of Christ

Walkersville Christian Fellowship

St. John’s Lutheran Church

101 N. Altamont Avenue, Thurmont 301-271-2802

15 N. Church Street, Thurmont 301-271-7877

Youth Sports

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Creagerstown

8619 Black Mill Road, Thurmont St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Catoctin Youth Association

301-271-2256 Thurmont Little League

301-271-4397

10625 Old Frederick Road, Thurmont 301-898-9454

7908 Apples Church Road, Thurmont 301-271-2087

Walkersville Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Walkersville is a combination of two villages that were settled by German immigrants in the mid 1700s and early 1800s. By the late 1800s, the villages of Georgetown and Walkersville had grown so intertwined that it made sense to combine them into one entity, which was named Walkersville. Today, Walkersville aggressively pursues fiscal responsibility, recycling projects, and innovation. In 1995, it was credited with having the first State Police bicycle patrol in the nation. There are four schools, residential developments, a shopping center, several businesses and institutions, and numerous restaurants in the town. Walkersville has managed a rapid population growth wisely, enabling it to maintain a friendly, small-town atmosphere. Burgess

Ralph W. Whitmore Population

5,593 Postal Zip Code

21793

Town Office

Volunteer Fire Department

PO Box 249 21 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville 301-845-4500 fax: 301-845-2406 www.walkersville-md.com

301-600-9110 Library

Police Department

Post Office

301-898-0200 Frederick County Sheriff

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57 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville 301-845-8880

7 E. Frederick Street, Walkersville 301-845-8342


TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES

WALKERSVILLE CON’T TOWN PARKS Creamery Park

Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and S. Glade Road, Walkersville 301-845-4500 Gilmore C. Trout Memorial Park

Corner of Sandstone and Bedrock Drive, Walkersville 301-845-4500 Heritage Farm Park

Devilbiss Bridge Road, Walkersville 301-845-4500 Walkersville Community Park

Kenneth Drive off Biggs Ford Road, Walkersville 301-845-4500 GROCERY STORES Bloom

8425 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville 301-845-6187 Safeway

151 Walkers Village Way, Walkersville 301-845-2844

CHURCHES Brethren in Christ

207 Braeburn Drive, Walkersville 301-845-2544 Calvary Assembly of God

8234 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville 301-898-7811 Faith Community Mennonite Church

30 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville 301-845-0800 Fredericktowne Baptist Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Walkersville

19 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Walkersville 301-845-4600 St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church

8651 Biggs Ford Road, Walkersville 301-845-8025 United Methodist Church

22 Main Street, Walkersville 301-845-9860

8645 Biggs Ford Road, Walkersville 301-898-8600

Youth Sports

Glade United Church of Christ

301-845-2617 www.gvaasports.com

21 Fulton Avenue, Walkersville 301-845-6775 Glade Valley Church of the Brethren

2 Chapel Place, Walkersville 301-898-0886

Glade Valley Athletic Association

Libertytown Recreation Council (LRC)

www.libertytown-md.com/LRC Walkersville Baseball Association

www.walkersvillebaseball.com/

Peace in Christ (Lutheran Missouri Synod)

8798 Adventure Avenue, Walkersville 301-845-6300

Woodsboro Source: www.mdmunicipal.org Early history suggests that the Woodsboro area was a hunting and trapping ground for a wandering tribe of Susquehanna Indians. From early times, the settlement was located at a crossroads on the Indian trail running from the Chesapeake Bay to the mountains. When the stagecoach became the primary mode of transportation, the place became an important stop on its itinerary. After the Civil War, the town developed some notoriety as a train stop that offered exceptional accommodations and relaxing pursuits. Today, Woodsboro is still primarily an agricultural area, but an important industry is centered on the three lime quarries that border the town. There are small commercial activities and service providers within the town itself. Burgess

Gary Smith Population

912 Postal Zip Codes

21798 Ladiesburg 21759 Libertytown 21762 New Midway 21775

Town Office

2 S. 3rd Street, Woodsboro 301-898-3800 www.woodsboro.org Frederick County Sheriff

301-600-2071 fire departments Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Company

301-898-5100

New Midway Volunteer Fire Company

301-898-0543 Post Offices Woodsboro Post Office

602 S. Main Street, Woodsboro 301-845-8408 Ladiesburg Post Office

12509 Woodsboro Pike, Ladiesburg 1-800-ASK-USPS

Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company

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TOWN OFFICES & SERVICES

Woodsboro

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Libertytown Post Office

11941 Main Street, Libertytown 1-800-ASK-USPS New Midway Post Office

12048 Woodsboro Pike, New Midway 1-800-ASK-USPS TOWN PARK Woodsboro Town Park

CHURCHES Chapel Lutheran Church

10601 Daysville Road, Frederick 301-845-2332 St. John’s United Church of Christ

8 N. 2nd Street, Woodsboro 301-845-7703

YOUTH SPORTS Woodsboro/New Midway Recreation Council

PO Box 303, Woodsboro www.woodsboro.org/wnmrc/rec.htm

9201 A Church Street, Libertytown 301-898-5111

Libertytown Recreation Council

GROCERY STORE Trout’s Market

3 N. Main Street, Woodsboro 301-845-8674

WORK OUT HERE EVERYONE GETS STRONGER JOIN IN

Choose the membership that supports your community’s well-being

www.frederickymca.org

WINTER 2012

101 S. Main Street, Woodsboro 301-845-4533

St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church

301-898-3800

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Woodsboro Evangelical Lutheran Church

YMCA of Frederick County

1000 N. Market Street, Frederick 301-663-5131

Green Valley Branch

11791 Fingerboard Road, Monrovia 301-607-6900

www.libertytown-md.com/LRC


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5831 Buckeystown Pike Frederick, MD Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sunday 8am-8pm

101 Willowdale Drive Frederick, MD Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sunday 8am-8pm

www.GoodwillMV.org 202 East Main Street, Thurmont, MD Mon-Sat 9am-7pm Sunday 9am-7pm


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301-662-2666

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• Stretch out and relax in the large living and dining rooms. • Light and airy eat-in kitchens are featured in every apartment home. • A variety of one, two, and three bedroom floor plans provide comfortable living for everyone. • Roomy walk-in closets and interior storage area maximize space in each residence.

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• Security Intercom and Entry System

• Modern Fitness Center • Community Swimming Pool and Tennis Courts • “Tot-lot” Playgrounds • Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

• Energy-Saving Appliances and Garbage Disposal • Convenient Access to Major Highways: I-270, I-70, US 40, and US 340 • Less Than One Hour to Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

5708 Trailview Court, Frederick, MD 21703 Located 1 block west of the corner of New Design Rd. & Crestwood Blvd.

OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm • Saturday 9am-2pm

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Frederick County Guide – Winter 2012  

Whether you are a long-time resident or newcomer to the community, turn to the FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE for current information about life in...

Frederick County Guide – Winter 2012  

Whether you are a long-time resident or newcomer to the community, turn to the FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDE for current information about life in...