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

Township Meetings
At Munson Township Hall: Oct. 8, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 8, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 17, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 22, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; Nov. Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.
All trustees meetings have a time-slot for public comment. Residents are free to voice their concerns pro or con regarding the township.
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 Park, Bass Lake Road: Park Grounds, now through Oct. 23, Chardon Schools Cross Country Team (Shafer), Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.; Tennis Court, now through Oct. 25, Chardon Middle School Tennis Club, Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m.; Football and Soccer Fields, now through Oct. 27, Geauga YMCA Fall Soccer and Flag Football, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; Emmons Pavilion, Oct. 25, Gatepost Lane Neighborhood, 6-12 p.m.
Absentee Ballots
Absentee ballots are now available for the Nov. 5 election at the Geauga County Board of Elections, 470 Center St., Building 6-A, Chardon. Call the elections board at 440-279-2030 to request an application or download an application at www.co.geauga.oh.us.
Red Cross Bloodmobile
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Notre Dame Educational Center, 13000 Auburn Road, Munson, Oct. 8, 1-6 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years old, in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds.
For more information on donating blood or making an appointment, visit www.redcrossdonor.org or call 1-800-448-3543.
Geauga Walkers
The Geauga Walkers will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 8 at Munson’s Scenic River Retreat. Park at the first lot at the top of the hill. A Geauga Park District naturalist will accompany the walk.
In case of inclement weather, the walk will be re-scheduled. For more information, call Jay Saleck, 440-286-2072 or Jane Hall-Nemeth, 440-338-8523.
Candidates Nights
The League of Women Voters will have three more candidates nights: Chardon Middle School, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.; Kenston High School, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.; and West Geauga High School, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
All voters are encouraged to attend and present their questions and comments to candidates seeking election Nov. 5.
More Trees, Please!
Mary Slingluff, owner of Avalon Gardens, Fowlers Mill Road, Munson, will be one of the featured speakers at the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District – Geauga County Master Gardener forum, More Trees, Please!, being held Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Geauga Park District’s West Woods Nature Center.
Registration deadline is Oct. 8. For more details or registration, visit www.geaugaswcd.com or call 440-834-1122.
Happy Tails Cat Benefit
A Sunday social to benefit the Happy Tails Cat Sanctuary will be held 1-4 p.m., Oct. 13, in the clubhouse of Pineview Lake, 10036 Wilson Mills Road in Munson. The event includes a buffet lunch, a silent auction and a 50-50 raffle.
Reservations at $35 per person are required by Oct. 7. Tickets will be held at the door.
For information and tickets, call Doreen, 440-759-0076. Reservations and payments or donations may be mailed to Happy Tails Cat Sanctuary, P.O. Box 591, Chesterland, OH 44026.
Good Tidings Benefit Choir
The Good Tidings Benefit Choir begins practicing Oct. 13, from 2-4 p.m., for its Christmas concerts at the Notre Dame Provincial Chapel, 13000 Auburn Road, Munson. The practices will be held every Sunday until the performances, which are Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 3 p.m.
Voices are now being recruited; there are no auditions, just the enjoyment of singing Christmas music. For more information, email Susan Juhasz at srgcjuh@windstream.net.
At the Senior Center
The Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive, Munson, is in need of volunteers to help with home-delivered meals. Meals are delivered weekdays and usually take one and one-half to two hours for approximately 10 to 15 home bound seniors. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license.
Call 440-279-2130 to volunteer to help.
Please note: All Geauga County Senior Centers will be closed Oct. 14 in observance of Columbus Day.
Canoe Float
The Geauga Park District will hold a Fall Color Canoe Float Oct. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at Bass Lake Preserve boat launch in Munson. Event is for individuals 10 and older; one must be 12 or older to paddle. Lessons are not included. The event is free, with registration required no later than Oct. 18 by phone only, 440-286-9516.
Save the Date
The Munson Fire Department will host its annual Halloween party Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m. at the Munson Fire Station. All residents, young and old, are invited to attend the event full of surprises, treats and spooky fun.
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