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Atwood-Mauck American Legion Post 459 is holding a pancake and sausage breakfast …

Post 459 Pancake Breakfast

Atwood-Mauck American Legion Post 459 is holding a pancake and sausage breakfast Jan. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 14052 Goodwin St. in Burton. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. For information, call Bo at 440-834-8765.

Hubs Square Dance Club

The Hubs Square Dance Club is accepting reservations for new dancers interested in Western style square dancing. Beginner dances will begin each Monday at 7 p.m. at Bainbridge Community Church, 17751 Chillicothe Road. No experience is needed.

The club is open to individuals of all ages. To register, or for more information, call 440-632-1074 or 330-562-8719.

Bluegrass Jamboree

A bluegrass jamboree will be held at Hambden Grange Hall, corner of routes 6 and 608, from 7-11 p.m. Jan. 25. The evening will feature Red Dust Mountain Boys, Lloyd Blevins & Ramblin Mountain and Limited Edition. For more information, call 330-898-3559.

Food Pantry Open

The food pantry at Chester Christian Center A/G church will be open Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The pantry is open to anyone in the community who is in need for food. One does not need to be a member of the church to come to the pantry.

Chester Christian Center is located at 11815 Chillicothe Road in Chester Township.

Newbury Kiwanis Pancakes

The Newbury Area Kiwanis Club will serve all-you-can-eat pancakes every Sunday in February, beginning Feb. 2, at Newbury High School from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free.

WomenSafe Casino Royale

WomenSafe will host the 13th annual Casino Royale on Feb. 8 at Patrician Party Center, 33150 Lakeland Blvd., Eastlake. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a sit-down dinner served at 6:45 p.m.

The evening of casino gaming includes silent auction, a grand prize raffle, wine pulls, music, great food, an open bar, and a $1,000 raffle. Sponsorships are still available.

Advanced registration is required by calling the development office at 440-286-7154 ext. 223. All major credit cards accepted. Visit womensafe.org for more information.

All proceeds benefit WomenSafe, Inc., the Green House.

Casino Night for After Prom

Berkshire After Prom Committee is hosting a Mardi Gras Casino Night Feb. 8 from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Bond Building at Century Village in Burton. Event includes black jack, Texas hold em, corn hole, 50/50 raffles, over/under and Chinese auction.

Cost is $15 per person and includes jambalaya, dessert and beverages. Event is BYOB.

Call Kelly Uterhark at 440-636-3512 or Kim Jackson at 440-667-1503 for information and to purchase tickets.

Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner

Parkman Pack 76 Cub Scouts is hosting a spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction Jan. 24 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Parkman Community House, 16295 Main Market Road. Carry-out is available.

Presale tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for youth ages 5-12. Tickets at the door are $9 for adults and $6 for youth ages 5-12. Children under age 5 are free.

For tickets, call Monique at 216-337-2104 or email parkmanpack76@gmail.com.

Sponsored by Parkman Pizza, the proceeds will be used to buy a trailer to store the troops camping supplies.

Fix it in the Farmland Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics

Rescue Village and PetFix Northeast Ohios mobile surgical van have teamed up to help stop pet overpopulation with Fix it in the Farmland. The program provides low cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs and is available to low income and Amish families; qualifications apply. One does not have to live in Geauga County to use the clinic.

A clinic will take place Jan. 25 at Geauga Feed, 10418 Kinsman Road, Newbury. Cost is $15 per animal.

For more information and to prequalify, call Joan Lax at 440-338-4819 ext. 21.

GCRTA Luncheon

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Feb. 4 for a luncheon and meeting The Pilgrim Christian Church at 202 South Hambden St. on the Chardon Square.

Social time is at 11:15 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at noon. The menu will consist of a chicken casserole.

Linda Pentilla from the Chardon Schools will present a program on How to Develop an Energy Awareness.

Cost is $11, which includes a $1 donation to the Grant-in-Aid Fund. Reservations required by Jan. 30. Make checks out to GCRTA and mail to: Judy Miller, 17130 Kinsman Road, Middlefield, OH 44062.

Please bring canned goods or paper products as a donation for the Geauga County Hunger Task Force.

Those who need a ride from Geauga Transit, call 440-285-2222 or 440-564-7131 ext. 5160 to schedule transportation a week in advance.

The association welcomes any person who was employed by a school district anywhere in the United States. For more information regarding membership, contact Jean Paine at 440-286-4992.

Valentine’s Dinner Dance

A romantic Valentine’s Celebration of Love dinner will be held Feb. 14 at Christ Covenant Church on State Route 87 in Middlefield.

Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the church followed by dancing at Swine Creek Lodge.

Donation is $20 per plate and includes dinner, dancing and an optional ballroom dance lesson at Crossroads Dance Studio to be held the morning of Feb. 8. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

Call 440-632-9510 or church office at 440-632-0602 to reserve the evening. Proceeds benefit Charity Children’s Ministries.

BMR Pancake Breakfasts

Burton-Middlefield Rotary is flipping pancakes in March for the 62nd year. Starting March 2 and every Sunday thereafter in March, the Rotary will serve pancake breakfasts, with real Geauga County maple syrup, at Berkshire High School from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 4-10. Omelets are an additional $3.

Proceeds go back to the Rotarys community and international projects.

The high school is located at 14510 N. Cheshire St. in Burton. For information, visit www.burtonmiddlefieldrotary.com.

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