Bulletin Board – January 17, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A bluegrass jamboree will be held at Hambden Grange Hall, corner of routes 6 and 608, from 7-11 p.m. Jan. 26.
Evening will feature Vertical Limit, Mountain Harmony and Limited Edition.
For more information, call 330-898-3559.
Chicken and Dumpling Dinner
The American Legion, Geauga County Council is having a benefit chicken and dumpling dinner for Geauga County veterans in need on Jan. 19, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Burton American Legion Post 459. Donation is $15 at the door or $12 in advance. Children 12 and under are $8 at the door.
For information, call 440-635-6390 or 440-313-2095.
BHS Spaghetti Dinner, Auction
There will be a spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction to benefit the Berkshire High School Marching Band Jan. 25 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
Pre-sale tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Tickets are an additional dollar at the door.
The drawing for the Chinese auction will be at 7:30 p.m.
Ethnic Dinner Canceled
Citizens Advocating Responsible Energy (CARE) has canceled its ethnic dinner fundraiser scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Montville Community Center. For information, call Jim Galm, 216-346-0782 or Brian Ross, 440-715-3670.
Low Cost Spay/Neuter
Rescue Village and PetFix Northeast Ohio have teamed up to help stop pet overpopulation by offering low cost spay/neuter for cats and dogs to low income families and individuals. One does not have to live in Geauga County to qualify.
A clinic will take place Jan. 23 at Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Road in Russell Township. Fees vary by animalï¿½s gender and weight, but range is from $30 to $70.
To register, call 440-338-4819 ext. 10.
Munson Indoor Flea Market
Munson Township will hold an indoor flea market Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Munson Town Hall and Fire Station Bay, 12210 Auburn Road. Spaces are available for rent.
Call the township office at 440-286-9255 for more information. To download a form to rent a space, visit www.munsontwp.com.
Volunteer Tutors Needed
Geauga County Job and Family Services is seeking caring, motivated adults to volunteer a few hours a week tutoring local elementary school students in basic reading and math.
Volunteers will be required to attend training and undergo a complete a criminal background check.
Contact Sara Shininger, GCJFS community support and volunteer coordinator, at 440-285-9141, ext. 1263 to register or for more information.
Night At The Races
The Chesterland Chamber of Commerce fifth annual Night at the Races is scheduled for Feb. 23 at Spectators in Chesterland. Mark Nolan, Magic 105 radio host, will emcee the event.
Proceeds benefit Andrews Spirit of Hope (ASH), a non-profit established to provide healthy, nutritious meals to malnourished area children.
Preferred seating is $40 each and general admission tickets are $30. Ticket price includes hot appetizers buffet and two beverage tickets. Donations and sponsorships are welcome.
Call Kelly Monaco at the chamber office at 440-729-7297 for tickets and information.
WILD About Bats Workshop
Wild About BATS, an Advanced Project WILD workshop, will be held Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brandywine Center in Dover, Ohio. Researchers and education professionals will share bat biology, survey techniques, education activities and threats to bat populations through formal presentations and hands-on opportunities. The workshop is free.
More information can be found at www.geaugaswcd.com. Register by Jan. 31 by calling Jamey Emmert at 330-245-3020.
Keeper Of The Cane
The Chesterland Historical Foundation is searching for the 2013 "Keeper of The Cane." Over the last 85 years, there have been 21 "keepers" for this distinguished award.
Nominations must be submitted with full consent of the person nominated. Nominee must be 85 years or order and must also be a 25-year continuous resident of Chester Township at the time of nomination.
Please send nominations by March 1 and include the name, address, telephone number birth date and years residing in Chester Township. Also, please send your name, address and telephone number. Send nominations to the Chesterland Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 513, Chesterland, OH 44026.
For information, call Phyllis Koach at 440-729-2149.
Pancakes at Hambden Grange
Hambden Grange 2482 is serving an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with maple syrup, corn fritters, sausage, juice, cocoa and coffee on Jan. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.
The Grange is located at 9778 Old State Road in Chardon.
The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Feb. 5 for a luncheon and meeting at the Bond Building in Century Village, 14653 East Park St. Burton.
Social time is at 11:15 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at noon. The menu will consist of a chili bar.
The program will be "The Underground Railroad" presented by Sylvia Wiggins.
Cost is $10, which includes a $1 donation to the Grant-in-Aid Fund. Reservations required by Jan. 30. Make checks out to GCRTA and mail to Terry Rossiter, 9076 Wyandot Road, Chesterland, OH 44026, 440-729-9251.
Bring a newly retired teacher, school personnel, or someone who may need a ride. The association welcomes any person who was employed by a school district anywhere in the United States. For information about membership, call Jean Paine at 440-286-4992.
Please bring paper products or canned goods for the Geauga County Hunger Task Force.
Those who need a ride from Geauga Transit, call 440-285-2222 or 440-564-7131 ext. 5160 a week ahead of time to make a reservation.