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Veterans Day Open House
Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for the noon luncheon and buffet. Betty Hill, owner of Change of Season shop in Perrysburg, will present a fashion show of fall and holiday fashions. Karen Burkhart, from Columbus, will provide special music and will also share, “Breaking Up With Approval Seeking.”
The price is $10.50, all inclusive. For reservations, call Dorothy at 419-691-9611 or Marilyn at 419-666-1633.
Poinsettias are available in three sizes – 4.5 inches with three to four blooms for $5; 6.5 inches with five to eight blooms for $10; 7-inch with eight-12 blooms for $15. Flowers are available in white, red, pink and marble. Poinsettias will be purchased from Bench’s Greenhouse & Nursery in Elmore.
Order forms are available at the shelter, located at 2424 E Sand Rd., Port Clinton. Orders will be ready for pickup Saturday, Dec. 7 –the same day Santa Photos are being offered at the shelter.
Funds raised and donations will be used for medical and funeral expenses following the home explosion in Stony Ridge Sept. 17.
A freewill donation will be accepted for the meal. Those who cannot attend may send donations to The Richards Family Fundraiser, St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 279, Stony Ridge, OH 43463. Supplemental funding will be provided by the Wood County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
For more information, contact the church office at 419-837-5115. Organizers thank Meijer, Hirzel Farms and Sunrise Restaurant for their donations.
The dinner will be served between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Woodmore High School cafeteria, 633 Fremont St., Elmore.
The menu will include turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, homemade pumpkin pie and desserts, and a beverage.
This is the fourth year for the Free Thanksgiving Dinner, which is sponsored by local churches, businesses and community organizations, with the support of the many volunteers who help make it a success. Last year, more than 300 people attended. This year, organizers are expecting about 400 people.
Those who are able are encouraged to bring donations of canned goods to support local food pantries, and unwrapped toys to give to Toys For Tots.
There will be no classes and the college offices will be closed for business. Classes will resume and administrative offices will reopen Tuesday, Nov. 12.
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