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Welcome
 
Canal Run is a planned community located in Southwest Frederick County in the town of Point of Rocks, Maryland.
 
 
Thank you for visiting our website.  You will find on this website information on ongoing and past initiatives within the community.  The website is updated on a daily basis to ensure that community members have access to information of interest.  The goal of the website is to continue to foster community involvement, so please let us know how we can get you involved in the community. Together we can improve our day to day lives in Canal Run and make this an even better place to live then it already is.  As always your feedback is greatly appreciated.
 
Mark Hershfield
BOD President.
 
 
   Community News   
Important update on trash transition
Posted on Apr 15th, 2014
The new trash contract starts on May 1st which will be the first pick up date for J&J.  ADS will pick up their bins on April 24th after the last trash collection.  Please leave bins out after the collection to allow the pickup to take place.  J&J will deliver the new toters on April 24th & April 25th.  If homeowners do not return the ADS bins, it is a $150 charge per bin that the HOA is charged, which in turn will be charged back to the homeowner.  Please assist the community in making this an orderly transition.    
 
Draft Agenda available
Posted on Apr 4th, 2014
The draft agenda for the April 21st Board Meeting is now available here.
 
Swim lesson information available
Posted on Mar 24th, 2014
Information on Community Pools' Group Swim Lessons and Tracy Craemer's Private Swim Lessons is now available in the "Community Documents" section of the website.  
 

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   Upcoming Events   
Board Meeting
Monday, April 21st, 7:00 PM at Clubhouse
Monthly Board Meeting to discuss issues of interest to the community.  All are welcome to attend.
 
Pool Pass Pickup
Wednesday, April 23rd, 6:30PM at Clubhouse
Third oppourtunity to pickup pool stickers, guest passes and pool passes.
 
Canal Run Disco Night
Friday, May 2nd, 8:00PM-11:00PM at Clubhouse
DJ James Ling will be providing the music for a night of disco.
 

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HOA Board of Directors
Canal Run Home Owners Association
Board of Directors 2013-2014
 
Mark Hershfield - President
Mia Gallagher - Vice-President
Carolina Swyer - Treasurer
          Beverly Russo - Secretary
          John Price
          Kim Villar
          Tom Wellock
 

Community Affairs
History
 
Canal Run sits on land owned at one point by Charles Carrol, here is some information on this influential individual:
 
Charles Carroll – 1737-1832
 
Charles Carroll was born in Annapolis to an influential family who had arrived in Maryland in 1689. He was educated in France and London and when he returned to Maryland as a young man, his father granted him title to 17000 acres – from the Potomac River to Frederick and the Catoctin Mountains to Dickerson. Carrollton Manor employed hundreds, its orchards, livestock and cedar mill along with his other endeavours making him perhaps the richest man in the colonies..
 
In 1772 he engaged in debate in the Maryland Gazette as “First Citizen” where he argued, always politely, against taxation without representation. He was the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, served on the War Board during the Revolution and after victory, was elected as Maryland’s first US Senator. He helped create the B&O Railroad in 1828. He also created the Patowmack Company with George Washington which later became the C&O Canal.
 
Charles Carroll died in Baltimore in 1832 at the age of 95. He was the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.
 
 
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