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Munson Township
June 26, 2014 by Sofie L. Horvath | No Comments

Township MeetingsAt Munson Township Hall: July 8, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; July 8, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; July 17, Board of Zoning…

Township Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: July 8, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; July 8, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; July 17, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; July 21, Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.; July 22, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.

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

All township offices will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Organization Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: July 10 and 24, Sewing Group, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 17, Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-7 p.m.; July 19, Eagle Scout Court of Honor (Depner), 3-5 p.m.; July 21, Rug Hooking (Gustafson), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

At Munson Park, Bass Lake Road: Camp Grounds, July 7-10 and 14-17, Chardon Sports Camp, (Robinson), daily, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Emmons Pavilion, July 27, Chardon High School Competition Squad Cheerleading Volleyball Fundraiser (Eichele), all day.

At Scenic River Retreat: July 18, 4-H Feathers & Fleece Club (Ray), 6 p.m.

Summer Camp at NDCL

Registration is now open for summer camps for elementary students entering grades 3-8 at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin, 13000 Auburn Road, Munson. Sports camps include baseball, boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, football and much more.

For dates, times and costs, contact Athletic Director Frank Platzar at frankplatzer@ndcl.org or call 440-279-1072.

Chapman Award Nominations

The Geauga County Library Foundation is accepting nominations through July 14 for its annual Chapman Award. Forms are available at the library branches and at the Library Administrative Center, 12701 Ravenwood Drive, Munson.

The award is presented to an individual or a group who have promoted the enjoyment and value of books and whose involvement has directly benefited the Geauga County community.

For more information, call 440-286-6811.

At the Senior Center

Enjoy the music of Dave Michaels as he sings favorite tunes at 12:30 p.m. June 30 at the Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive, Munson.

Also at the Chardon Senior Center, Peggy Robinson of Care Corp will prepare healthy smoothies and challenge the group to a blind taste-test at 10 a.m. July 1.

Reservations are not necessary for either event. For more information, call 440-279-2131.

NAMI Peer Support Group

The Geauga County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold a peer support group meeting at 7 p.m. July 3 at the Geauga County Board of Mental Health & Recovery, 13244 Ravenna Road, Munson.

The free monthly meetings offer education, support and advocacy to those affected by mental illness and their families. Registration is not necessary.

For more information, visit nami.geaug.org or call 440-286-6264.

Shutterbugs Camera Club

The Shutterbugs Camera Club will meet July 3 from 7-9 p.m. at the Geauga Park District’s West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township.

Newcomers are always welcome. Bring one’s photography for friendly critiques.

Information and topics and optional assignments are available by visiting Things to Do at www.parkdsistrict.org or by calling 440-286-9516.

Free Sunday Dinner

St. Luke Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Munson, will offer a free Sunday dinner July 6 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.

Tri-County Coin Club

The Tri-County Coin Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. July 10 at St. Luke Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Munson. There will be a short business meeting, 50-plus-lot coin auction, coin displays and more.

The meetings are free and open to all ages of collectors. Call for 440-564-7142 for more information.

Munson’s Community Day

Munson Township will hold its annual Community Day picnic Aug. 2, rain or shine, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be food, games, entertainment, music, silent auction and much more.

The fun-filled, family event is free.

To donate to the silent auction or volunteer to help set up the evening before or take down afterward, call the township office at 440-286-9255.

Geauga County Dog Shelter

The Geauga County Dog Shelter, 12513 Merritt Road, Munson, needs supplies for the canines waiting for permanent homes. Items needed include dog food, dog biscuits, treats (no rawhide) and cleaning supplies.

Monetary donations are always welcome. The shelter is not covered by tax money, but derives its funds from dog licenses, adoption fees and fees from owners recovering a lost dog.

Visit www.Petfinder.com for adoptable dogs.

For more information, call 440-286-8135.

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