Morrow County community calendar of events


Morrow County Seniors on Center holding annual meeting Jan. 13

Morrow County Seniors on Center will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at the Seniors on Center facility in Mount Gilead. All members are expected to attend and meet the 2016 board members and hear an update on what the Center has done and is planning for 2016. A light lunch will be served at noon for those making reservations and this will be followed by the meeting at 12:30 p.m. All annual memberships with the Center must be paid in January.

Harmony Chapel’s Country Breakfast Buffet is Jan. 17

Harmony Chapel UMC will hold its Country Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, Jan. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eggs are featured in casseroles, scrambled, deviled, and made-to-order omelets. Menu also includes breakfast breads, pancakes, biscuits and sausage gravy, meats, fresh fruit, and PIE. The church is located six miles east of Mount Gilead and one mile south of Ohio 95 on CR 20. A freewill donation will be collected. An elevator for the handicapped is available.

Marengo Seniors having carry-in on Jan. 18

You are invited to attend the Marengo Seniors Carry-In at the Legion Hall in Marengo on Monday, Jan. 18 at noon. Please bring a side dish or a dessert. Call 419-253-0727 with any questions.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities

The American Red Cross encourages the community to make a lifesaving commitment to donate blood to help ensure a sufficient blood supply in the new year, beginning in January with National Blood Donor Month. Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Morrow County are: Jan. 16, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shauck, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Feb. 5, Marengo United Methodist Church, Marengo, noon to 6 p.m.; Feb. 6, Cardington First United Methodist Church, Cardington, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

T.O.P.S. meeting Monday evenings

T.O.P.S. #1597 of Mount Gilead meets Monday evenings at the Trinity United Methodist Church. Weigh in begins at 4:30 and the meeting starts at 5:30. Anyone interested in Taking Off Pounds Sensibly is invited to come and learn about the support that is available at the meetings. For questions call Diana Kemp, leader, 419-295-0001.

Cardington Library seeks trustee

The Cardington-Lincoln Public Library has a vacancy for a library trustee with a 7-year term beginning January 1, 2016. This is a volunteer position. Interested Cardington-Lincoln School District residents should send a cover letter accompanied by a resume or other statement of qualifications to the President Board of Trustees, Cardington-Lincoln Public Library, P.O. Box 38, Cardington, OH 43315. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Dance held every other Saturday in Marion

A Dance is held every other Saturday from 7-11 p.m. at Sawyer Ludwig Park in the Shrine Building at 1313 White Oaks Rd., Marion. Admission is $8 for adults. The next dance will be held Jan. 9. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available. No smoking.