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February

Holmes Christian Women to meet; RSVP by Feb. 1

The Homes County Christian Women's Club will begin its 37th year with the Tuesday, Feb. 5 meeting, at Der Dutchman in Walnut Creek from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The program will feature Sandy Smith, "Joy in the Midst of Struggles." Her program will include scripture, hymns and original poems of inspiration. Collections are being accumulated for the Lifting Hearts Bereavement Group of Pomerene Hospital.

Reservations are due by Feb. 1 to Mary Ann at 330-674-2767, Rheba at 330-343-7046 or hccwclub@yahoo.com.

Blood drive to be held in Holmesville

A blood drive will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at Holmesville Church of Christ, 204 W. Main St., Holmesville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

For more information call Margi Oller 330-674-7723 or dawdys@embarqmail.com.

Haystack breakfast planned for Feb. 2

Walnut Creek Elementary School on Olde Pump Street will offer a haystack breakfast on Feb. 2 from 8-11 a.m.

Come support the school and plans for repairing the basketball court, as well as educational programs sponsored by the Parent's Advisory Committee. Carry-out will be available and donations accepted. There will drawings for gift baskets.

Call the school for more information at 330-893-2213.

Spaghetti dinner is Feb. 2

A spaghetti dinner will be served Saturday, Feb. 2, from 4-7 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 526 W. Main St., Sugarcreek. Cost is by donation and the meal is sponsored by the Garaway Lions and Lioness Club.

Blood drive is Feb. 8

Wilmot Fire & Rescue will be teaming up with the Aultman Blood Center on Friday, Feb. 8 from 2-6 p.m. inside the Wilmot Fire Hall. Volunteer firefighters and EMTs will be serving a light meal to all who stop in to donate blood. Enter to win two tickets to the department's monthly All-You-Can Eat Ham Dinners. The Wilmot Fire Department is at 204 Mill St., 1 block from the intersection of U.S. Routes 62 and 250. For more information on the Aultman Blood Center, contact Aultman Blood Center recruitment coordinator Stefanie Reninger at 330-363-5008.

Senior citizens invited to lasagna meal

Senior Citizens of the Nashville community are invited to a free lasagna meal on Saturday, Feb. 9, at noon in the Fellowship Hall of the Nashville Church of Christ, just east of Nashville Elementary.

This "Winter Luncheon" is a chance to chat with neighbors and friends. Be certain to invite others. The theme will be snowmen and birds. Door prizes will be given.

The menu will include choice of chicken, vegetable, or regular lasagna, tossed salad and/or applesauce, Italian bread, dessert and beverage.

Entertainment will be by Jeremiah Stivers, musician and humorist. Stivers grew up in Holmes County and left for a while, not planning to return. "God had different plans for me," he revealed. In 2012, Stivers returned to Holmes County and is the Associate Minister at Ripley Church of Christ. Stivers' family includes his wife, Ariel and son, Liam.

Some parking is available on the lower level by the Fellowship Hall.

To help with planning food, call 330-763-4031 or 330-378-2601; leave a message with your name and number of people attending if no one answers.

Those who wish may make a donation that day to help defray expenses.

Clinic to hold 'Girl Talk' event

The Cleveland Clinic Wooster will hold Girl Talk on Feb. 21 at the Wooster Inn, 801 E. Wayne Ave., Wooster. Registration, health screenings and vendor visits will be from 5-6 p.m. and the dinner and open panel discussion will begin at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 and includes the meal. Reservations are required. Registration deadline is Feb. 18. Call 330-263-2660.

Panelists for the question-and-answer program will be Rebecca Russell, MD, OB/GYN, moderator; Susan Albers-Bowling, Psy.D., psychology and psychiatry; Jordan Garrison, DO, family medicine; Sharon Marcanthony, MD, OB/GYN; and Deidre McIntosh, MD, OB/GYN.

Participants are invited to ask questions of all sorts, live or submitted in writing.

Street vacation hearing scheduled

A public hearing will be held Monday, Feb. 25 at 6:55 p.m. by Millersburg Village Council to hear any comments on a proposed street vacation of an undeveloped 40-foot section between the Flickinger and Myers properties on Critchfield Street. The meeting will be at the Village Office, 6 N. Washington St., Millersburg. Written comments will be received at the Village Office until 3 p.m. on Feb. 22.

Breakfast at Wise to benefit schools

A whole hog sausage and haystack benefit breakfast with basket raffle will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, 6-11 a.m., at Wise Middle School. The school is located at the corner of state Route 557 and County Road 120. Proceeds benefit the students of Charm, Flat Ridge and Wise schools. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Ohio Bluebird Society to meet Feb. 23

Ohio Bluebird Society will hold its annual Educational Conference on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Arden Shisler Center for Education & Economic Development, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster.

The day begins at 8 a.m. with registration and refreshments.

This is a free educational event provided by The Ohio Bluebird Society for those who pre-register.

Walk-ins are welcome with $5 admission fee. Boxed lunches are $10. Make checks payable to OBS; mail to: Ohio Bluebird Society, PMB 111, 343 W. Milltown Road, Wooster, OH 44691-7214.

For more information call Marcella Hawkins at 330-465-6987 or email to info@ohiobluebirdsociety.org.

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