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March 20, 2014 by Sofie L. Horvath | No Comments

Township MeetingsAt Munson Township Hall: March 25, Board of Trustees, Special Meeting for Town Hall Landscaping, 5:30 p.m., and Regular Business, 6:30 p.m.; March 26,…

Township Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: March 25, Board of Trustees, Special Meeting for Town Hall Landscaping, 5:30 p.m., and Regular Business, 6:30 p.m.; March 26, Board of Trustees, Special Meeting for Fowlers Mill Road Bridge and Regular Business, 6:30 p.m.; April 8, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; April 8, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; April 17, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; April 22, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.

All township meetings are open to the public. Meeting dates can be verified by visiting or by calling the office, 440-286-9255.

Organization Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: March 23, 4-H Breeders & Feeders Club (Teichman), 1-7 p.m.; March 24, Stakeholder Meeting for ODOT, 2 p.m.; March 25 and 27, April 1, Review of Munson residents’ property deeds with Judge Timothy J. Grendell, 7-9 p.m.; March 27, Sewing Group, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; April 6, Missions Trip Planning (Schaffer), 12:30-2:30 p.m.; April 10, Sewing Group, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

At Munson Park, Bass Lake Road: Major League Ball Field, Chardon High School Baseball Team, through May 31, games and practices, dates-times as needed; Tennis Court: Chardon Middle School Tennis Club, through May 16, Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m.

At Munson Township Hall Park: Vetter and Kawalec Baseball Fields, Munson Mud Hens U-11, April 1 to Aug. 1, Tuesdays 5:30-9 p.m., Sundays 3-6 p.m.; Chardon Sandlot Sluggers, April 1 to Aug. 31, Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Saturdays, 5:30-9 p.m.; Chardon Youth Baseball League, April 1 to July 15, Monday through Friday, 5-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

At the Senior Center

Tax assistance is available to seniors 60 years of age and older at the Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive, Munson. The Department on Aging is offering this service from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) by appointment only almost every weekday through April 11, 2014. Two forms of identification are needed along with other documents.

For more information and the required appointment, call 440-279-2130, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Geauga Co. Fair Band

The Geauga County Fair Band is ready to begin weekly rehearsals for its 76th season on March 25, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., in the band room at Berkshire High School. Interested musicians, ages 15 and over, are encouraged to attend.

The first of many events for the band in 2014 is the Geauga County Maple Festival Parade April 26 and 27 in Chardon.

For more information, email Heather Flack at or call her at 440-257-1945.

Township Scholarships

The 17 applicants for this year’s Munson Township scholarships are Samantha Baierl, Chris Baldwin, Jaclyn Breier, Jillian Cressman, Megan Demshar, Michael Garlak, Katarina Goodge, Chase Halter, Selena Haverlock, Courtney Kamm, Jillian Kolencik, Quinn McHale, Alexandra Monaco, Juliana Myers, Alyssa Patriarca, Danielle Scerbo and Zachary Shipley.

All are winners of $500 each with funds for 10 derived from proceeds from the township’s annual Community Day and funds for seven donated by a generous Munson resident who wishes to remain anonymous.

Congratulations to each of these fine young students and best wishes for continued success as they continue their education in their selected college or university.

Amateur Radio Assoc.

The Geauga Amateur Radio Association (GARA) will meet at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at the Geauga County Emergency Operations Center, 12518 Merritt Road, Munson. Meetings are open to all who are 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 W8 or call 440-585-7388.

Fowlers Mill Road Bridge

A special meeting arranged by the Munson Board of Trustees regarding the reconstruction of the bridge on Fowlers Mill Road between Mayfield and Sherman roads will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 26 at the township hall. Fowlers Mill Road residents are encouraged to attend this special meeting with the Geauga County Engineer Joe Cattel to discuss the pros and cons of the current plan for reconstruction.

Questions and comments prior to the meeting can be directed to Trustees Andrew Bushman at 440-286-3916, James McCaskey at 440-285-2600 and Irene McMullen at 440-796-6825.

NAMI Geauga County

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Geauga County will hold an educational speaker event at 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the Geauga Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services, 13244 Ravenna Road, Munson. Guest speakers will be Dr. James Rodio and Deanna Brant of the Forensic Psychiatry and Geauga County’s Jail Treatment Program.

The meeting is free and open to all seeking information and guidance on dealing with mental illness. Refreshments served.

Preregistration is appreciated by calling 440-285-3945.

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