Morrow County community calendar of events

Cardington Food Pantry revises hours

The Cardington Community Food Pantry will change to 9 am-12 noon on Oct. 7, 2015. The pantry will still be every Wednesday. We do need families to come on the week assigned, as much as possible. A-G come on the first Wednesday of the month (9 am-12 pm); H-L come on the Second Wednesday / month (9 am-12 pm); M-R come on the third Wednesday/ month (9 am-12 pm); S-Z come on the fourth Wednesday / month (9 am-12 pm); ANYONE may come on a fifth Wednesday.

No Limits to hold coat drive

No Limits Outreach Center is preparing for the holidays. Each year we draw 50 families for our holiday give a way. In 2014 we served 193 people with gifts and food. Each family will receive food to make a holiday meal. This year we have decided to do a coat drive. We will accept COATS ONLY for any Morrow County resident in need. We will not accept any other items. Please help us help Morrow County residents. Money, food and coat donations are greatly appreciated. Items may be dropped off at 4046 Vine St, Edison, Ohio between 9 am to 3 pm Monday thru Friday. 419-946-5900.

Village of Mt. Gilead Hydrant Flushing schedule

Hydrant flushing will begin the first Thursday in October. The schedule is Oct. 8– south of High St. and west of Main St. to RR tracks / Oct.15 – Section A: west of RR tracks to Edison Corp. limits / Section B: north of Union St. east of Main St. / Oct.22– south of Union St. and east of Main Street.

PERI meets next on October 13

This is a reminder and an invitation to the PERI Chapter #73, Morrow Co. meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8 am, Morrow County Hospital, Lower Level Meeting Room A, Mt. Gilead, OH. Breakfast is $5 per person. Spouses are welcome. Our next speaker is Penny Porter, Morrow County Board of Elections. If you are able to attend, please be sure to call our President Joe Hamilton (419-946-1417) by Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 to reserve your breakfast. (If you can only attend the meeting, it will begin at 8:30 a.m.)

Republican Women to meet Oct. 15

The Morrow County Republican Women will meet Oct. 15 at 7 pm in the Community Service Building, 619 W. Marion Road, Mt. Gilead. This meeting will be a round table discussion for ideas with community projects, membership and our leadership within our County and State. Please come with ideas and fellowship. Any questions, please call Penny Porter at 419-768-4643.

MGHS Class of 1975 to reunite

The Mount Gilead High School Class of 1975 will have its 40th year reunion at the High School community room on Oct. 10 at 5 pm. For more details call Arlen Chapman at 978 590 0103 or visit our Facebook page.

Next TEA Party meeting is Oct. 19

The next regular meeting of the Morrow County TEA Party is Monday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., at the Mount Gilead Library Annex, 34 E. High Street in the rear. Saturday, Oct. 24, at 9 am. (NOTE the time change) is a casual breakfast get-together at Edison Depot Cafe (Dutch treat), a chance to get to know like-minded people. Study night begins again Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 pm., at 5218 TR 115, Mount Gilead, starting a new six–part study “Revealing the truth about Islam.” All activities are open to the public and all are welcome.

Harmony Chapel’s Country Breakfast is Oct. 19

Harmony Chapel UMC will hold its fall Country Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, Oct.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.

Library book sale is week of Oct. 20

Join the Mount Gilead Public Library for our fall book sale Oct. 20 – 24, in the book sale section on the second floor.

Chess Club is back

Chess Club is back starting Sept. 15! Join Pete and Rhonda Dettra on Tuesday afternoons for the Mount Gilead Public Library’s Chess Club. The Chess Club begins at 4 p.m. on the third floor. The club is open to all ages and skill levels.

Dance held every Saturday in Marion

A Dance is held each 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. No dance will be held Aug. 8 and 15 but will resume Aug 22 and 29. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available. No smoking.