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Obituaries 

Laura Catherine (Wright) Hawes Morris

Mrs. Laura Catherine (Wright) Hawes Morris, 85, passed into the arms of Jesus on November 11, 2017. Born March 25, 1932 in Branchville, MD, she was the daughter of the late William and Eloise Wright. She was married to Boyd K. Hawes of Front Royal, VA from 1950 – 1982, having three sons. She was the principal’s secretary of Walkersville High School for many years and was past president of the American Legion’s Women’s Auxiliary. After relocating to Georgia, Laura married Robert Morris. She worked in the health care industry…

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Community Glade Valley 

Scouting for Food Drive

Scouting for Food drive is Saturday, November 11, 2017.  Please support the Food Bank by participating.  Scouts left bags on front doors on November 4th, and will return to pick up filled bags for the Food Bank on Saturday, November 11. Please have bags outside by 9:00 am. There are not enough Scouts to cover every neighborhood in our growing community.  If the Scouts didn’t get to your neighborhood to leave bags last Saturday, why not fill a bag (and collect a couple neighbors’ bags) and bring them to the…

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Community Glade Valley News 

WVFC #11 receives county accredidation

The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company was one of 25 volunteer corporations recognized by Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner, at a ceremony at Winchester Hall on Wednesday November 8TH. This new process required all volunteer corporations to complete an Accredidation Manual, which contains documents confirming compliance with all Federal, State, and County laws, as well as providing proof of certifications for all volunteer personnel assigned. This manual will be updated, and reviewed annually. The process took close to two years to complete, but puts Frederick County in the lead in the state of Maryland in certifying each of the volunteer corporations that services the citizens of the county. Fire Chief Randy Williams was on hand to receive company 11″s Certificate of Accredidation.

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