Community calendar 10-25

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Senior citizens are invited to lunch

West Holmes schools will hold a luncheon for senior citizens at West Holmes High School on Friday, Oct. 26.

The luncheon will start in the West Holmes Theater.

Lunch will be served in the cafeteria. Cost is $3 per lunch. Money will be collected at the theater entrance beginning at 11 a.m.; please call your reservations to the West Holmes Superintendent's Office, 330-674-3546 by Thursday, Oct. 25.

Also, make any transportation needs known at the time of reservation; transportation can be provided from the elementary school nearest your home or from the Holmes County Senior Center.

Dinner to benefit Share-A-Christmas

Spaghetti and lasagna dinner will be served Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 187 S. Clay St., Millersburg, to benefit Holmes County Share-A-Christmas Campaign. Menu includes spaghetti, lasagna, salad, bread, dessert and beverage, by donation. Carry-outs will be available by calling the church at 330-674-4646. The event will further be sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

Chicken barbecue to benefit Garfield Lodge

Chicken barbecue will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, beginning at 11 a.m. until sold out, at Shreve Mobil on North Market Street. Carry-outs only; barbecued chicken half, green beans, applesauce, roll for $8; half-chicken only, $5. Sponsored by Shreve Garfield Masonic Lodge No. 528. This is a fundraiser to support the Garfield Masonic Lodge Charitable Fund and Scholarship Fund. In recent years, Garfield Masonic Lodge has supported various community members in need with donated funds and in recent years has awarded the $500 Garfield Lodge Scholarship to local high school students.

Killbuck Halloween parade is Oct. 28

Killbuck's Halloween parade will be held Oct. 28 with line-up at the firehouse at 1:30 p.m. The Parade will begin at 2 p.m. and will be led by West Holmes Middle School band under the direction of Mike Pacula. Judging will be held following the parade. Trick or treat will be held from 2:30-4 p.m.

Halloween Parade in Millersburg

American Legion Post 192 will sponsor the 85th annual Halloween parade Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The parade will be assembled at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Commercial & Savings Bank branch on South Clay Street. Individuals will be grouped by classification at that time. The color guard, band and other large entries will form in line on East Adams Street. Participants of the parade will walk west on Jackson Street to the North Washington Street intersection. They will enter the alley located directly behind Young's Uniforms and proceed two blocks through the alley and enter the parking lot on the corner of North Monroe Street and East Jackson Street.

Categories to be judged are clown, space, athletics, Biblical, hobo, youngest (in costume), TV program or character, miscellaneous, most original, comic or cartoon, animation (imitation or live), patriotic, witches, goblins, storybook, mechanical, best group, oldest in costume, beat dressed couple, best dressed individual, historical and best bike.

Anyone is eligible to participate in the parade, but the parade is for youth. No political campaigning is allowed.

November

Nashville FD to hold fish fry

The Nashville Fire Department is having a fish fry on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 4-8 p.m. The cost of the dinner is by donations. Our last fish fry was a huge success. We hope to see everyone there. Proceeds will benefit the building of a new fire station in the future.

Holmes Red Cross to hold dinner

The Holmes County American Red Cross will hold a volunteer recognition Saturday, Nov. 3 at noon at Moses D. and Edna Yoder residence, 5415 State Route 557, Millersburg.

The volunteer board will provide a haystack lunch at no cost; take a dessert or other side dish.

Anyone with a connection to the Holmes County American Red Cross as a volunteer, donor, driver, bloodmobile worker, board member, instructor, apheresis donor, etc., is welcome to attend.

Register by calling 330-674-5861 and leave a message of the number attending.

Scouts and Goodwill to celebrate Good Turn Day on Nov. 3

On Nov. 3 members of area scout troops are asked to contribute three bags of gently-used donated items to Goodwill retail locations throughout Wayne and Holmes counties to mark Good Turn Day.

Scouts do good for the community by collecting used clothing, books, housewares, and other items to be donated to Goodwill Industries. To recognize this effort, a Good Turn Day 2012 patch will be available to any Scout who donates at least three bags of goods on that day between 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Donation sites are: Wooster, 143 W. Milltown Road; Orrville, 351 Hostetler Road; Rittman, 260 N. Main St.; Millersburg, 1098 Glenn Drive; and Loudonville, 16630 state Route 3.

Contact Carolyn Stefanik at cstefanik@woostergoodwill.org with questions regarding Good Turn Day 2012, or for more information about this event or Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes Counties. Find the agency on Facebook at woostergoodwill.

Election Night dinner will be at First Presbyterian

A ham loaf dinner, including cheesy potatoes, green beans and desserts, will be held at Millersburg First Presbyterian Church, 90 S. Clay St., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Carry-out or dine in; donations will be accepted and the money will be used to support the women's missionary projects.

Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Luncheon is Nov. 10

Garaway Lions and Sugarcreek Lioness Clubs will hold the annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 10 at noon at Sugarcreek First United Church of Christ. For reservations call Margaret Stocker at 330-852-2352 or Lucille Troyer at 330-852-2538 by Monday, Nov. 5.

Grange serving up corn soup Nov. 10

A corn supper will be held at the Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster, on Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Grange recipe sausage, fried mush, corn pancakes, hominy, applesauce, relishes and beverages will be served. The cost is $6 for adults and free for ages 5 and younger.

Proceeds are used to support the Grange's community service projects such as the Ohio School for the Deaf. For more information call 330-264-9677.

Public hearing is Nov. 12 for alley vacation

A public hearing will be held by Millersburg Village Council on Nov. 12 at 6:50 p.m., to hear any comments on a proposed alley vacation requested by Zach and Rachel Miller and Betty Patterson. This vacation consists of a portion of Swan Alley located in the vicinity of Liberty Street. The meeting will be held at the village office, 6 N. Washington St., Millersburg. Written comments will be received at the village office until 3 p.m. Nov. 9.

Deck Your Halls to benefit Camp Buckeye

Do you love Christmas and all of the trimmings? Do you like hand-made items, but aren't sure you are artistic enough? Join Deck Your Halls, where you will be able to make your own Christmas items with the help of experienced crafters, all for the benefit of Camp Buckeye in Beach City.

Deck Your Halls will be Nov. 15 from 9 a.m.-noon with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. The cover charge, $10 prepaid by Nov. 12 or $12 at the door, includes beverages, snack and lunch. Participants can choose from a variety of craft projects. For a complete list of projects check out the website at www.campbuckeye.org.

All proceeds from Deck Your Halls benefit the summer ministry to area children who would otherwise not be able to attend a week of camp.

Call 330-756-2380 or e-mail office@campbuckeye.org to register. Pre-registration is required. The website is www.campbuckeye.org.

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