Township MeetingsAt Munson Township Hall: Feb. 24, Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.; Feb. 25, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.;…
At Munson Township Hall: Feb. 24, Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.; Feb. 25, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.
All township meetings are open to the public. To verify meeting dates, visit www.munsontwp.com or call the office, 440-286-9255.
At Munson Township Hall, Community Room: Feb. 23, 4-H Breeders & Feeders Club (Teichman), 1-7 p.m.; Feb. 24, Boy Scout Troop 91 (Brier), 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 28, Republican Women’s Dinner, 4 p.m.; March 4, 18, Cub Scouts (Kastor), 6:45 p.m.; March 12, 4-H Engineering & Robotics Club (Taupieka), 6:30-8:30 p.m.; March 16, Geuaga Christian Youth Mission Planning, 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 20, Red Cross Blood Mobile, 12-7 p.m.
Heartfelt sympathy goes to family and friends of Rosemarie G. Hall, longtime resident of Munson Township, who passed away Jan. 28, 2014, at the age of 87. Rosemarie worked at the former Corey Hospital in Chardon and then worked at Geauga Regional Hospital for 32 years, retiring in 1991.
Rosemarie enjoyed bird watching, gardening and was an excellent bowler. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Summer Camp Scholarships
The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District (GSWCD) is offering camp scholarships for the 2014 Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp being held June 8-14 at FFA Camp Muskingum in Carroll County.
Applicants must be current Geauga County residents and enrolled in high school at time of camp, including those entering freshman year and 2014 graduating seniors. Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. April 1.
For information and an application, visit www.geaugaswcd.com or call 440-834-1122, ext. 2.
Shutterbugs Camera Club
Shutterbugs Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. March 6 at the Geauga Park District’s West Woods Nature Center. All skill levels and ages of photography enthusiasts are welcome to attend the free monthly meetings.
Geauga Amateur Radio Assoc.
The next meeting of the Geauga Amateur Radio Association (GARA) will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Geauga County Emergency Operation Center, 12518 Merritt Road, Munson. Meetings are open to all licensed “hams” and those who are interested in becoming familiar with this type of international talk radio.
For more information, contact Matthew Welch, W8DEC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-585-7388.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin presents the timeless tale of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pat and Janet O’Brien Center for Performing Arts, 13000 Auburn Road, Munson.
The production is a musical parable, which follows the Biblical story of Joseph, a prophetic dreamer. Additional performances are March 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m., March 2 at 2:30 p.m. and March 6 at 6:30 p.m.
For ticket information, call 440-286-6226.
Free Sunday Dinner
St. Luke Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Munson, will offer a free Sunday dinner March 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Fellowship Room.
There will be a choice of soups, breads and desserts. Donations are not necessary, but are appreciated.
To help prepare or serve the dinner, or for more information, call 440-285-4641.
Each meeting includes a monthly instructional session on a variety of photography topics. Bring photos for friendly critiques.
For more information, visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org or call 440-286-9516.
Munson’s indoor flea market takes place Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Munson Township Hall, 12200 Auburn Road. Shop for bargains galore, including antiques, garage sale items, crafts, books and more. Admission is free.
George Washington, the country’s first president, was born Feb. 22, 1732, at Bridges Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia. After working as a surveyor, he went on to become Virginia’s adjutant general in the state militia.
He served many years in the military, enduring bitter cold winters and hardships. He led the country’s fight to achieve independence from the British during the Revolutionary War.
In 1787, he was chosen president of the new government, taking his oath of office in New York City. He served two terms and refused a third.
He retired to his estate, Mt. Vernon, Va., where he died at the age of 67 on Dec. 14, 1799.
His birthday was once a national holiday, but now he is labeled Presidents Day. Fly the flag in his honor on Feb. 22.
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