Coats for Kids will be held by the North Hagerstown Lions Club through Jan. 10.
The big, red drop container is near the Sears store at Valley Mall.
All coats, clean and in good shape, from newborn through adult sizes, will be accepted.
Coats will be distributed to local nonprofit groups Children In Need and the Parent Child Center.
To have coats picked up, call Carolyn at 301-991-3244.
Lions Club fundraisers
The North Hagerstown Lions Club is selling stocking stuffers with its Sheetz coupon books fundraiser. The coupon books cost $10 and are valued at more than $25.
The club is also selling Bonus Books that can be used for food, recreation and cultural activities in the Tri-State area. The bonus books cost $32 each.
All proceeds from sales go to local nonprofits.
To purchase the books, call Carolyn at 301-223-8207 or 301-991-3244, or Sharon at 717-597-8316.
Repeat Performance Thrift Shop, owned and operated by the volunteers of the Meritus Medical Center Auxiliary, is in need of a working vacuum cleaner.
If you have an extra vacuum cleaner that is in good condition or know someone who does, call the thrift shop.
The shop is at 18706 Crestwood Drive in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-665-2993.
Losses for the week totaled 45 1/2 pounds for TOPS Chapter 0077.
Charles House, Louise Cline and Jean Hart were the best TOPS losers. Louise Kline and Darla Hartley were the best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers.