Community Glade Valley Health 

Dog Attack in Walkersville Prompts Public Health Alert – Officials Seek Attacking Dogs

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: A woman and her dog were attacked and bitten by two dogs at approximately 6:10 pm on Monday, January 27, 2020, while walking on Cramer Avenue in Walkersville. The attack occurred while the woman was leash-walking her dog and the two dogs came running toward her from the direction of Sandstone Drive. The biting dogs are described as being about 30lbs-40lbs, with short hair, long legs, slender build and longer snouts; one was charcoal grey and the other was brown/tan. Witnesses reported that the dogs were wearing collars…

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Community Glade Valley 

William and Hettie Ballweber Fund Established at Community Foundation

To support proactive initiatives around canine welfare, The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces the establishment of The William and Hettie Ballweber Fund. It becomes one of more than 720 component funds of the Community Foundation.  Hettie Ballweber started the fund to honor her husband’s life’s work of rescuing dogs, animal advocacy, and compassionate pet care. Grants from the fund will support programs including but not limited to public education about animal abuse and neglect and spay and neuter programs to control over breeding. It will also promote the avoidance…

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Obituaries 

Foster Donald McClure

Mr. Foster Donald McClure, 80, of Walkersville, died Monday, January 20, 2020 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the loving companion of Patricia Staley for many years. Born June 27, 1939 in Shreveport, LA, he was the son of the late Bazzie and Alexander McClure Sr. Foster was a mathematical statistician with the FDA and celebrated a long career. He loved golf, the Redskins, Rubik’s cubes, sudoku, and enjoyed working in the yard. He is survived by Patricia and her family; Laurie, Jeff, Erin, Brett, Cassie, Megan, Dorian, Chris, Magen,…

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Community Glade Valley 

New Year’s Resolution? Look No Further

Are you still looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Or maybe you’ve made a resolution to help your community but don’t know how to start? Look no further! We’re always looking for new volunteers! Whether you want to take training to respond on emergencies or you can help raise funds to provide vital services to the community, we have an opportunity for you! Head over to our “Get Involved” section to learn more now! Or contact us via Facebook or walkersvillefire11@gmail.com to find out more! We look forward to hearing from you!

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