Recorders office to close briefly last week of August
The Morrow County Recorders office will be closing for lunch from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm August 25 through the 29, 2014.
Special board mtg for MGBOE is August 28
The Mount Gilead EVSD will hold a special board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at 7;00 p.m. in the board office at 145 North Cherry Street, Mount Gilead. to discuss and vote on the Mount Gilead Teachers’ Association agreement.
Ohio Central to hold Fall Semester registration on Sept. 6
Ohio Central Bible College will hold its fall semester registration for classes on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Iberia Presbyterian Church. Adults age 18 and over with a high school diploma or G.E.D. can enroll in Old Testament Survey or The Psalms. The first day of class will be Sept.13. Phone (419) 946-5576 for more info or you can find Ohio Central Bible College on Facebook. All are welcome.
Chess Club begins September 9
Join Pete and Rhonda Dettra on Tuesday afternoons for the Mt. Gilead Public Library’s Chess Club, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at 4 p.m. on the 3rd floor. The club is open to all ages and skill levels. Call the library at 419-947-2735 for more info.
Awareness event coming up Sept. 24
A Prescription Drug/Drug Abuse Awareness Event will be held Sept. 24, 2014 at 6 pm at Cardington-Lincoln Jr/Sr High for all residents of Morrow County. For more info call Jennifer Stivall, C-L HS councelor at 419-864-4527.
American Red Cross in need of blood donations
The American Red Cross is requesting help to raise awareness of a critical need for blood donations. We are facing a looming blood shortage. Donations through the Red Cross are down approx. 8% over the last 11 weeks. The shortfall is significant enough that the Red Cross could experience an emergency situation in the coming weeks. To schedule an appointment to donate, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Cardington library looking for trustee
The Cardington-Lincoln Public Library has a vacancy for a library trustee with a term ending Dec. 31, 2016. This is a volunteer position. Interested C-L School District residents should send a cover letter accompanied by a resume to the President Board of Trustees, Cardington-Lincoln Public Library, P.O. Box 38, Cardington, OH 43315. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Fair parade entry forms available
Anyone interested in participating in the 2014 Morrow County Fair parade on Sunday, August 31st can get forms in the Sr. and Jr. Fair Board offices when the offices are open. Deadline for parade is Friday, August 29th @ 6 pm in the Sr. Fair office. Questions, call Russ Mayer 419-560-3689.
Heartbeat of Morrow County seeks donations
Heartbeat of Morrow County’s “Boutique” seeks donations of gently used clothing from newborn up to size 5 (boy& girl sizes 2-5 needed the most), linens, equipment, children’s books, maternity clothes and more. Hours are Tuesday 1-3 pm / 6-8 pm & Thursday 1-3 pm. Located at 900 Meadow Drive, Suite D, Mt. Gilead. For more info, phone 419-947-9397.
No Limits Food Pantry in urgent need of donations
We are in need of food and/or monetary donations. Due to lack of donations we are not accepting new clients. We are serving to existing food pantry clients from Morrow County. Hours are 10 -11:45 am, closed for lunch, re-open at 12:30 – 2:45 pm Monday and Wednesday 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. We would like to thank the community for their support. No Limits is located at 4046 Vine Street, Edison, OH 419-946-5900.
TOPS meets on Monday evenings
T.O.P.S - Take Off Pounds Sensibly- is a non profit organization that meets every Monday night at the Mt. Gilead Methodist Church. Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m; meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. All welcome. For more infor call Linda at 419-946-9326 or 419-946-9326.
Marengo MOPS meets 1st, 3rd Fridays monthly
Marengo MOPS meets from 9:30-11:30 am, the 1st and 3rd Fridays monthly from Sept. - May. Meetings are held at the Marengo Methodist Church 8 North Main St, Marengo (across from the Marengo Market). Childcare provided. For more info contact Traci at 931-200-8393.
Moms’ Connection meets two Thursdays monthly
Moms’ Connection of Morrow County meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 9:30-11:30 AM. Join us at Trinity UMC, 75 E. High St, Mt Gilead. We provide free childcare for children ages birth through 5th grade so moms can have a little ‘mommy time’. Join our Facebook page at “Moms Connection of Morrow County” or call 419-560-5459 for more info.
Voices for Morrow County meet every 3rd Tuesday
Voices of Morrow County is a club which meets to provide Morrow County citizens with informative and educational programs about social justice issues. The club meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at the Community Services Bldg., 619 W. Marion Rd., Entrance B.
Breastfeeding Support and Information 1st Wed. of month
Planning to breastfeed? Then you’ll want the information and encouragement that La Leche League provides. Meetings are at the Perry Cook Memorial Public Library in Johnsville/Shauck - 7406 Road 242 on the 1st Wed. of every month at 6:00 pm. For directions or more information, please call Lisa at 419-560-3559 or 419-560-3559 .
Friends of Cardington meets 3rd Tuesday monthly
Friends of Cardington meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 pm in the Cardington Municipal Building council chambers.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday and Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are being held on Monday nights from 5 -6 pm and Friday nights from 4 -5 pm in Mt. Gilead at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive.
Narcotics Anonymous meets daily in Mt. Gilead
The Narcotics Anonymous “Lunch Bunch” meetings are being held daily in Mt. Gilead from noon - 1:00 at 81 North Rich St. The Monday night NA “Hope in Recovery” meeting is also being held from 5 - 6 pm at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive.
Friday Night Faith & Hope Group meets weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Friday night, 8-9 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, 75 S. Cherry St., Mt Gilead. There is also an Al-Anon (family of alcoholics) meeting held separately.
Coupon club meets 1st, 3rd Tuesdays monthly
The Coupon Connection meets from 7 - 9 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Tues. of each month at Edison Enterprise Baptist Church, 3055 State Route 95, Edison. To RSVP contact Angela Dendinger at firstname.lastname@example.org; couponsilly.blogspot.com or coupon connection on facebook.
Dance held every Saturday in Marion
A Marion Dance is held each Saturday from 8-12 p.m. at Sawyer Ludwig Park in the Shrine Building at 1313 White Oaks Rd., Marion. Admission is $8 for adults. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available. No smoking.
Elm Valley Joint F.D. meets second Monday
The Elm Valley Joint Fire District monthly meeting is held the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at 3 N. Harrison St., Ashley, in the firehouse.