January 13, 2022 by Staff Report

The open group for men and women meets weekly at Horizons Christian Assembly, 14920 White Road in Middlefield...

Life Recovery 12 Step Meeting

Fridays, 6:30-8 p.m.

The open group for men and women meets weekly at Horizons Christian Assembly, 14920 White Road in Middlefield and welcomes anyone struggling with alcoholism, addiction, depression, so-dependency or any other habit that lessens the quality of life. The group offers support, encouragement, fellowship and discipleship.

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The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets now to avoid further delays in vital medical treatments.

Donation appointments may be made by downloading the free Blood Donor app, or calling 1-800-733-2767.

Jan. 16, St. Helen’s Church, 12060 Kinsman Road, Newbury Township, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jan. 24, Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township 1-7 p.m.

Jan. 27, Chagrin Valley Jaycee’s/Bainbridge Town Hall, 17826 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge Township, 2-7:30 p.m.

Jan. 29, Century Village Museum, 14653 E. Park St., Burton, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

FA Twelve Step Meetings

Wednesdays, 6:45 p.m.

Obsessed with food, weight or dieting? Join every Wednesday for a Food Addicts Twelve Step meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Chardon. Meetings are open all. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins.

For more information, call 440-897-2936 or 440-227-4879 or visit

Help for Mental Illness

Geauga County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers support, education and advocacy for those affected by mental illness.

Family-to-Family is a free educational program being offered at Chardon United Methodist Church on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. The eight-week program provides education, resources and tools to family members and friends living with and or caring for their loved ones dealing with mental health conditions.

Registration is required; seating is limited. Call NAMI Geauga offices at 440-487-5951.