Bulletin Board – January 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Burton-Middlefield American Legion will host a Four Chaplains program Feb. 3 at the Atwood-Mauck Post 459, 14052 Goodwin St. in Burton. The program begins at 3 p.m.
For more information, call Skip at 440-834-1911.
Genealogical Society Meets
The Geauga County Genealogical Society continues the series begun last year on Geauga-born James A. Garfield. David Lintern will speak on"Congressman Garfield: The House Years 1863-1880."
The free presentation will begin after a short business meeting of the society at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. in Chardon. All are welcome.
For more information, visit www.gcgsoh.org. Cancelation due to weather will be posted on Channel 5 Closing Connection.
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.
Grange Chili Cook-Off
The 13th annual Huntsburg Grange Chili Cook-Off and Chinese auction takes place March 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Huntsburg gym located at the corner of U.S. 322 and Route 528. Admission is free.
Please contact Jacquie at 440-636-5510 to enter the favorite chili contest open to individuals and businesses for an entry fee of $5. Or, buy a sample pack and vote for the People's Choice.
The event features live entertainment with Bob Stanek and the Boys, auction, cake walk, games, crafters and vendors.
For more information, call Colleen at 440-636-5517.
Community Choir Forming
"The Voices of Geauga" is a newly formed community choir that rehearses Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Burton Congregational Church. Led by Dan Berman, the choir aims to promote and enjoy vocal music of all types.
Anyone who likes to sing is invited to join the choir. No pre-registration or tryouts required.
For more information, call Dan Berman at 440-465-3060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pasta Dinner Benefit
The Pullin" for Aut - Austin Hunt pasta dinner benefit will be held Feb. 16 from 4-7 p.m. at the Middlefield Market Pavilion. Tickets are donations of $25 for a couple or $15 for a single. Tickets are available at The Flag Store in Newbury, Capps Pizza in Claridon, The Frank Agency in Middlefield, BT Oil in Middlefield or Flip Flop Cove Tanning in Middlefield.
There will be a Chinese auction, number boards, silent auction, 50/50 and many door prizes. All raffles begin at 7 p.m.
The benefit is to help the family of Austin, a 15-year-old boy from Burton suffering from T-cell lymphoma, with medical expenses.
Nominal donations can be made at The Middlefield Banking Co., c/o The Austin Hunt Benefit. Donations for the Chinese auction are currently being accepted. For information, call Stephanie Austin at 440-321-9122 or Mike Soltis at 440-313-2813.
Therapy Dog Classes Offered
Rescue Village is hosting a therapy dog training class beginning March 17 for those who would like their canine companion to work as a therapy dog. Dogs must be screened by the trainer prior to the class. Screening will take place at 9 a.m. Feb. 10. To make an appointment for screening, call Barbara Collins at 440-285-4679.
The six session, Sunday morning class will be held from 10-11 a.m. at Rescue Village. Cost is $125 and registration is required prior to class date. Call 440-285-4679 to register.
At the completion of the class, dogs that are age 1 and over will be tested to receive therapy dog certification.
CARE Fish Fry Dinners
Citizens Advocating Responsible Energy (CARE) will be serving another season of fish fry dinner fundraisers beginning Feb. 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Montville Community Center, 9755 Madison Road. The all-you-can-eat dinners will continue on Feb. 22 and March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Admission is $10 per person, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. No reservations are required and carryout is available.
For information, call Jim Galm at 216-346-0782.
Arts Festival Seeks Artisans
Mantua's fifth annual "Art on the Hill" event takes place July 13 on East Prospect Street. The event attracts more than 70 artisans and local area eateries along with live, continuous entertainment.
Call Christine Pitsinger at 330-414-6486 for an application or more information.
Women in Farming
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a "Women in Farming" program on Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Conference Center, 520 W. Main, Cortland. The informational seminar and luncheon will have many areas of interest for women that are involved in farming in Northeast Ohio.
Resource personnel will be presenting on a variety of topics. Each participant will receive a packet of resource information. Gentlemen are invited to attend.
Registration is required by Feb. 13 by calling the Trumbull County Service Center at 330-637-2056 ext. 109.
Adopt a Shelter Cat
Rescue Village has so many loving, beautiful cats all searching for someone to be their Valentine. For the month of February, all cat adoption fees will be reduced to just $14.
For information, call 440-338-4819 ext. 10. The shelter is located at 15463 Chillicothe Road in Novelty.