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Munson Township
March 6, 2014 by Sofie L. Horvath | No Comments

Township MeetingsAt Munson Township Hall: March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; March 20, Board of Zoning…

Township Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; March 20, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; March 25, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.

Zoning Commission March meeting is canceled. To verify meeting dates, visit www.munsontwp.com or call the office, 440-286-9255.

Organization Meetings

At Munson Township Hall, Community Room: March 8, Girl Scouts (Evans) 12-3 p.m.; March 11, Annual Aqua-Doc Company Meetings, 1-5 p.m. and March 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; March 12, 4-H Engineering & Robotics Club (Taupieka), 6:30-8:30 p.m.; March 13, Sewing Group, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; March 16, Geauga Christian Youth Mission Planning, 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 17, Rug Hooking, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; March 18, Cub Scouts (Kastor), 6:45 p.m.; March 20, Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-7 p.m.

At Munson Township Park, Bass Lake Road: Tennis Court, March 10 to May 31, Chardon Middle School Tennis Club, Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m.; Major League Ball Field, March 10 to May 31, Chardon High School Baseball Team, dates/time as needed.

Welcome Aboard

The Munson Township Trustees recently appointed Sandy Schultz to the zoning commission for a five-year term. Ms. Schultz replaces Ron Atkinson who retired after serving 16 years. Members of the zoning commission, board of zoning appeals and the park and recreation board serve voluntarily, without compensation.

Thanks go to all members of the various boards for their dedication and continuing service to the township.

Teaching Funds, Scholarships

The Geauga County Master Gardeners are offering a teaching fund to people of all ages in Geauga County or any non-profit organization that teaches children or adults about horticulture. There is no deadline for application.

The Geauga County Master Gardeners Volunteers are offering scholarships to Geauga County residents who are 2014 high school graduates or current students at Ohio State University pursuing an education in horticulture, agriculture, environmental science or related fields. Deadline for applications is April 25.

For more information on the teaching fund or the scholarships, visit www.geaugaosu.edu or call the OSU Extension at the Patterson Center at 440-834-4656.

With the Genealogical Society

“The Underground Railroad” is the next program presented by the Geauga County Genealogical Society (GCGS) at 7 p.m. March 11 in the Bostwick Room of the Chardon Public Library. Local historian Sylvia Wiggins will combine quilt symbols used in the Underground Railroad to relate Northeastern Ohio stories.

Meetings of the GCGS are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library, 440-285-7601.

Celebrate Recovery

Morning Star Friends Church, 12550 Ravenna Road, Munson, offers a Christian 12-step addiction recovery program every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the church. The next meeting will be held March 12, starting with fellowship and a meal served at 6:15 p.m.

The meetings are free to all; registration is not required. For more information, call 440-286-2510.

Senior Police Academy

Senior Citizens Police Academy, a program offered by the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department and the Geauga Department on Aging, will be held Mondays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, 12540 Merritt Road, Munson.

The cost per person for the four-week course is $15, which includes a Police Academy T-shirt.

Deadline for reservations is March 21. Mail or bring a check (including T-shirt size) to the Geauga Department on Aging, 12555 Ravenwood Drive, Munson, OH 44024.

For more information, call the Chardon Senior Center at 440-279-2131.

Reminder

Back to daylight-saving time. Time to spring ahead and turn the clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. March 9.

Got News?

Email Sofie at gator51@windstream.net.

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