Award nomination deadline is June 12

Nominations for Mt. Gilead’s annual Dr. Nathan Tucker Award of Excellence are due by June 12. Please turn nominations in to the village office at 72 W. High Street, Mt. Gilead.

Next TEA Party meeting is June 15

The next regular meeting of the Morrow County TEA Party is Monday, June 15, 7:00 p.m., at the Mount Gilead Library Annex, 34 E. High Street in the rear. This meeting will feature speaker Tony Coder of Drug Free Action Alliance a statewide, 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization founded in 1987. They deliver up-to-date information and develop initiatives that serve the immediate needs of those working to prevent substance abuse throughout the State of Ohio and beyond. All activities of the Morrow County TEA Party are open to the public and all are welcome.

Red Cross seeks blood donations

Summer is a difficult time to collect enough blood to meet patient needs. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed. The Red Cross must collect 15,000 blood donations every day to meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

6/13/2015: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Cardington First UM Church, 300 S. Marion St., Cardington

6/27/2015: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Cardington Community Drive, 307 Park St., Cardington

6/18/2015: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Iberia UM Church, 3664 OH-309, Iberia

6/19/2015: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Marengo UM Church, 8 N. Main St., Marengo

6/24/2015: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Morrow County Hospital, 651 W. Marion Rd., Mt. Gilead

7/1/2015: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Mt. Gilead Fire Dept., 1 Municipal Drive, Mt. Gilead

Attention Mt. Gilead Residents

Plan to participate in Mt. Gilead’s third annual village-wide garage sale on Sat., June 20th . For this day only no permits are required. The hours will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Extra days or hours will be your option. Any questions, call Karen at (419) 947-9694 or Emily at (419) 775-6738.