News Briefs for December 18, 2013
Morrow County Veterans Service Office announces holiday hours
Wed., Jan. 1: Closed for New Year’s Day; and Thurs., Jan. 2: 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.
T.O.P.S. next meeting is January 6
T.O.P.S. - Take Off Pounds Sensibly - is a non profit organization that meets on Monday evenings at Trinity United Methodist Church. There will be no meeting on December 30 but will start the new year with a meeting on January 6. Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at5:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Linda at 419-946-9326 .
Holiday Hours for Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder
Jan. 1st, 2014-closed; Jan. 2nd, 2014 resume regular hours of operation.
OCBC to Hold Winter Term Registration on Jan. 4
Ohio Central Bible College will hold its Winter Term 2014 registration for classes on Saturday morning, Jan. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will be at the Iberia Presbyterian Church, located one block south of Ohio 309 on CR 30 in Iberia. Students can enroll in “The Life of Christ” or “The Psalms.” Registration will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. in case of inclement weather on Jan. 4. Phone Mark Phillips at (419) 946-5576 for more information or to preregister. All are welcome to attend.
Next Marengo Seniors Breakfast is Jan. 6
This is an invitation to join the Marengo Seniors for a Breakfast at Farmstead Restaurant, Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. We have a great time! If you have any questions, please call Joyce Taylor, Leader at 419-253-0727.
MG BOE Organizational meeting is Jan. 7
Mount Gilead EVSD organizational/regular board meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the board office located on Cherry Street.
Northmor’s Organizational meeting for 2014 will be Jan. 9
The Organizational and Regular meeting for the Northmor Board of Education will be held on January 9 @ 7:00p.m. in the Northmor Board Meeting Room.
C-L Winter Sports Night is Jan. 17
The Cardington-Lincoln High School Winter Sports Night will be held Friday, January 17 when the Pirate basketball team will host the Fredericktown Freddies. The ceremony will be held at approximately 7 pm, between the JV game which begins at 6 pm, and the varsity game. The court and king and queen candidates will be published in the January 15 issue of the Morrow County Sentinel.
Harmony Chapel’s Country Breakfast Buffet is Jan. 19
Harmony Chapel UMC will hold their winter Country Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, January 19, 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 Mt. Gilead and one mile south of SR 95 on CR 20. A freewill donation will be collected. An elevator for the handicapped is available.
Selover Library hosts homeschool book club
Selover Public Library in Chesterville will host the Choose Your Own Book Club for homeschool families again this year. The club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:15 p.m. in the community room.
TOPS meets on Monday evenings
T.O.P.S - Take Off Pounds Sensibly- is a non profit organization that meets every Monday night at the Mt. Gilead Methodist Church. Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. and meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Linda at 419-946-9326.
Marengo MOPS meets 1st, 3rd Fridays monthly
Marengo MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets from 9:30-11:30 am, the first and third Fridays of the month from September to May. Meetings are held at the Marengo Methodist Church 8 North Main St, Marengo, OH (across from the Marengo Market). Childcare is provided. For more info contact Traci at 931-200-8393.
Republican Women meet every third Thursday
The Morrow County Republican Women will meet the third Thursday of each month at the Mt Gilead Public Library Annex at 7:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please call Sheree Graham at 740-802-8026.
Moms’ Connection meets two Thursdays monthly
Moms’ Connection of Morrow County meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 9:30-11:30 AM. Join us at Trinity UMC, 75 E. High St, Mt Gilead. We provide free childcare for children ages birth through 5th grade so moms can have a little ‘mommy time’. Join our Facebook page at “Moms Connection of Morrow County” or call 419-560-5459 for more info.
Voices for Morrow County meet every 3rd Tuesday
Voices of Morrow County is a club which meets to provide Morrow County citizens with informative and educational programs about social justice issues. The club meets the third Tuesday each month at the Community Services Bldg., 619 W. Marion Rd., Entrance B.
No Limits Outreach Center seeks food, monetary donations
We are a non-profit mental health outreach center, who serves adults over the age of 18. We offer educational classes/lunches twice a week/peer support/companionship, plus a smoking cessation support group. Our Food Pantry and Clothing closet is operated by our volunteers. We are in need of clean winter clothing and food donations. All monetary donations are greatly appreciated and go directly to the food pantry. 4046 Vine Street, PO box 123, Edison, Ohio 43320. 419-946-5900.
Book group meets monthly in MG
Read Books? Good, bad or unfinished? Come tell us about them - and hear about what others are reading - or deciding NOT to read. A book group meets and shares at the Mount Gilead Library the 3rd Tuesday of each month 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Breastfeeding Support and Information 1st Wed. of month
Planning to breastfeed? Then you’ll want the information and encouragement that La Leche League provides. Services are Free and include monthly informational meetings, and 24 hour phone help for breastfeeding problems or questions. All pregnant women, mothers, and their babies are welcome. Meetings are at the Perry Cook Memorial Public Library in Johnsville/Shauck - 7406 Road 242 . Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month at 6:00 pm. For directions to the meeting or more information, please call Lisa at 419-560-3559.
Friends of Cardington meets 3rd Tuesday monthly
Friends of Cardington meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 pm in the Cardington Municipal Building council chambers.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday and Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are being held on Monday nights from 5:00-6:00 pm and Friday nights from 4:00-5:00 pm in Mt. Gilead at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive.
Democratic Womens Club meets every first Tuesday
The Morrow County Democratic Women’s Club will not meet until Tuesday, Feb 4th at 5:45, location to be determined. The DWC encourages residents to patronize our local businesses on “Small Business Saturday,” November 30th.
Friday Night Faith & Hope Group meets weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Friday night, 8-9 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, 75 S. Cherry St., Mount Gilead. There is also an Al-Anon (family of alcoholics) meeting held separately.
Divorce counseling offered in Fredericktown
DivorceCare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced. For more information or to register, email Mary Lou at email@example.com or call 740-694-2298.
Nar-Anon meets on Mondays weekly
Nar-Anon meets weekly – provides a support group of strength and hope for family and friends of drug addicts. The anonymity of the drug-abuser and family is respected. The Nar-Anon meetings are every Monday night 6:30-7:30pm at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive, Mt. Gilead. For more information call Janice 419-560-2966.
Coupon club meets 1st, 3rd Tuesdays monthly
The Coupon Connection, a new coupon club in Morrow County, meets from 7 - 9 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Edison Enterprise Baptist Church, 3055 State Route 95, Edison. To RSVP contact Angela Dendinger at firstname.lastname@example.org; couponsilly.blogspot.com or coupon connection on facebook.
Dance held every Saturday in Marion
A Singles and Couples Dance is held each Saturday from 8-12 p.m. at Sawyer Ludwig Park in the Shrine Building at 1313 White Oaks Rd., Marion. Admission is $7 for adults. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available. No smoking.
Elm Valley Joint F.D. meets second Monday
The Elm Valley Joint Fire District monthly meeting is held the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at 3 N. Harrison St., Ashley, in the firehouse.
Veterans Services meet third Wednesday monthly
The Veterans Service Commission will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month with the exception of November’s meeting which will be held on the second Wednesday at 10 a.m. The public is welcome.
Attention Morrow County Veterans
Do you know what your Morrow County Veteran Service Office does? We Assist our Veterans in obtaining their earned VA healthcare benefits, Veterans and/or other family members in applying for other VA federal benefits, obtaining lost DD214s, military records, medals or decorations or just having a cup of coffee and telling old war stories. Stop by 143 South Main, Mt. Gilead, or call for an appointment (419) 946-1914.
Visit MG library website for current events
The Mount Gilead Public Library’s website has information about upcoming events, access to our card catalog and much more can be found by going to www.mglibrary.org. For questions, e-mail the library at email@example.com or call the library at 419-947-5866.
Cellphone notification for emergencies available
The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office is now registered with Nixle.com to provide phone text and email alerts. This is a free service to provide citizens with immediate notification of emergencies and vital information. Anyone wishing to receive these alerts should visit the Nixle website at www.nixle.com and follow the instructions for registering. While Nixle does not charge for this service, persons may be billed by their phone provider as with any text message.
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