Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital will honor Gertrude L. Poe, former editor and publisher of the Laurel Leader, at a gala Oct. 19 in the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore.
Poe is being honored for her involvement and commitment to the hospital and community. The Laurel Leader is a weekly newspaper.
The hospital is to buy equipment with the proceeds from the event. Individual tickets and tables for 10 are available. For more information, call the hospital at 497-7914.