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April 10, 2014 by Sofie L. Horvath | No Comments

Township MeetingsAt Munson Township Hall: April 17, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; April 22, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; April 24, Zoning Inspectors Meeting,…

Township Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: April 17, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; April 22, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; April 24, Zoning Inspectors Meeting, 6:30 p.m.; April 28, Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.; May 13, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.

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

Organization Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: Thursdays through May 29, Fitness Club (Scarvelli), 5:30-7:30 p.m.; April 13, 4-H Breeders & Feeders Club (Teichman); April 15, 4-H Feathers & Fleece Club (Ray), 6:30 p.m.; April 16, 4-H Geauga Engineers & Robotics Club (Taupieka), 6:30-8:30 p.m.; April 18, Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-7 p.m.; April 21, Rug Hooking (Gustafson), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; April 22, Cub Scouts (Kastor), 6:30-8 p.m.; April 24, Sewing Group, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; April 27, 4-H Breeders & Feeders Club (Teichman), 1-7 p.m.; May 6, Geauga County Board of Elections, Polling Location, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

At Scenic River Retreat: April 13, Cub Scouts Den Meeting (Soncrant), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At Munson Park, Bass Lake Road: April 24 to June 15, Chardon Soccer Club (Mallon) Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; April 28 to June 23, Geauga YMCA Soccer League of Greater Cleveland (Larned), Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Help for Drug Addiction

People experiencing drug addiction or families with an addicted loved one are encouraged to call the Geauga County COPE line at 440-285-5665 or 1-888-285-5665. COPE line is provided by the Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services and United Way of Geauga County.

Treatment and counseling services are available at the Ravenwood Mental Health Center, 12557 Ravenwood Drive, Munson. The phone number is 440-285-3568.

Munson Twp. Cemeteries

All artificial flowers, decorations and containers in Munson’s Maple Hill and Fowlers Mill cemeteries must be removed by May 1 or they will be disposed of due to preparation for Memorial Day and mowing.

Please be advised that iron plant hooks are no longer permitted in the cemeteries at any time. Call the township office at 440-286-9255 with any questions.

Nature Style Egg Hunt

The Geauga Park District invites families to a rhyming scavenger egg-hunt at the West Woods Nature Center on April 12, from 1-4 p.m. “Egg-cellent” facts will be discovered with scavenger hunt cards to be turned in for fun prizes.

For more information, visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org or call 440-286-9516.

At the Senior Center

A naturalist from the Geauga Park District will present a program on Geauga’s amazing aquatic mammals at 12:45 p.m. April 15 at the Chardon Senior Center, 12455 Ravenwood Drive Munson. Photos, sounds and other hands-on artifacts and activities will be used to make this presentation interesting and fun. Registration is not necessary.

The Chardon Senior Center will be closed April 25 for the Loretta Holmes Maple Celebration. For information on this event, call 440-279-2130.

Food Addicts in Recovery

Food Addicts in Recovery (FAIR) will meet April 16, from 6:30-8 p.m., at St. Luke Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Munson. FAIR offers support, nutrition information and encouragement to those who are seeking to lose weight and remain healthy.

The meetings are free. Registration is not necessary.

For more information, call 330-819-5028.

Annual Canine Fundraiser

Totally Dogs 4-H Club and Geauga County Recorder Sharon Gingerich will host a dinner and silent auction to benefit the Geauga County Dog Shelter and the Geauga County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit on May 2 from 6-9 p.m. at Chardon United Methodist Church, 515 North St.

Tickets by advance sale only are $20 for a chicken dinner or $25 for salmon.

To donate an auction item or purchase tickets, call Dalene Becka at 440-286-4329, Sandy Cox at 440-285-0779 or Sharon Gingerich at 440-834-4317.

College Grants Offered

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association is offering two $1,500 grants to deserving Geauga County high school graduates who are currently college students enrolled in a college of education and will be student teaching during the 2014-15 school year.

Applications, which must be received by May 15, are available by contacting Ruth Holm, 15920 Arbor Trail, Newbury, OH 44065, or by calling 440-564-6652.

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