Veterans office takes assistance applications
The Holmes County Veterans Service Center will accept applications for assistance for November through noon Nov. 21.
The Veterans Service Commission board meeting will be held Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Office hours are Monday from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
For more information call 330-674-4806.
Public hearing for two alley vacations is Nov. 26
A public hearing will be held Monday, Nov. 26, at 6:55 p.m. for Millersburg Village Council to hear any comments on two proposed alley vacations, located along the west boundary of Block 11 and Block 12 of the Pleasant View Glass Plant Addition; and Block 10 of the Pleasant View Glass Plant Addition.
The meeting will be at the village office, 6 N. Washington St. Written comments will be received at the office until 3 p.m. on Nov. 23.
West Holmes FFA holding fruit sale
The West Holmes FFA is now holding its annual fruit sale. The full and half-cases of fruit consist of tangeloes, navel oranges, juice oranges, red and white grapefruit, and red, yellow or Granny Smith apples. In addition, tins of nuts, barbecue sauce, mixed bags, mixed boxes and mixed apples will be sold. A new item is a fruit bucket, which would make an excellent Christmas gift.
Orders must be placed by Nov. 27 and fruit will be delivered the week of Dec. 10. For more information, contact any West Holmes FFA member or adviser Jaime Chenevey at 330-674-6085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pomerene to hold Breakfast with Santa
Pomerene Hospital, along with Kurt C. Garren, MD, and Smith Ambulance, will hold the seventh annual Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 1 from 8-10:30 a.m. at Westfork Community and Senior Center. The morning will include a pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa, a letter to Santa, temporary tattoo station, holiday treat bag and a Christmas beanbag game.
Cash donations and nonperishable items will be accepted for Holmes County Share-A-Christmas and the Love Center.
To RSVP or for more information, call Connie Weaver at 330-674-1584, Ext. 1764.
Golden Bear Brigade to hold donation drive
The Golden Bear Brigade has been serving the emotional and physical needs of the Southeast Community's enlisted and active duty military personnel and their families since 2011.
On Dec. 1, the Brigade will hold a Holmesville Donation Drive and Pack and Ship event. Boxes will be located around Holmesville until Dec. 1 when the special holiday boxes will be packed from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Holmesville Town Hall.
Public meeting to review CHIP program is Dec. 6
To all homeowners: An informational meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Millersburg Village Council Room at 7 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting is to review the programs available through CHIP, income eligibility guidelines, as well as a presentation on fair housing. Applications will be available at this meeting. Millersburg Village has been selected as the target area for the 2013 calendar year.
Mobile homes are not eligible for CHIP assistance unless it is taxed as real estate.
To all interested contractors: There will be a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. for contractors interested in participating in the 2013 Holmes County Community Housing Improvement Program.
Applications will be available at this meeting. There will be a question and answer session.
Benefit is planned Dec. 8 for Matt Miller
A benefit dinner and auction is scheduled for Dec. 8 at American Legion Post No. 192 in Millersburg for Matt Miller. Miller has lived his entire life with cystic fibrosis. He will undergo a double lung transplant soon. Proceeds will assist the family with travel and lodging expenses.
Dinner will be served from 4-6 p.m. Pork sandwiches, noodles, baked beans, scalloped potatoes and dessert will be available at a cost of $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 10 and younger.
The auction will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. with Auctioneer Roman Miller followed by DJ Cory Manbock from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Auction items and donations would be appreciated. Contact Patty at 330-231-4175 or Cindy at 330-276-0104 for donation information.