Annual Turkey Shoot
The Summit Station Lions Club will hold its annual Turkey Shoot every Sunday through Dec. 5 at the club, located on Summit Road, south of Broad Street. Sign-ups start at 10 a.m., with the first shoot starting at noon until the last shoot is done.
Suspended student workshop
“Suspended/Expelled Again! What is a Parent to Do? is the topic of a parent seminar at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave.
Ellen Wristen, an attorney, will discuss with parents meaningful options to multiple suspensions and expulsion. Students can receive behavioral interventions and alternative educational placements that can help minimize removals and change student behavior.
Seminar participation is free, but registration is required. Call the church office at (614) 235-3451 for more information.
Bishop Hartley open house
Bishop Hartley High School is hosting its Fall Open House at 7 p.m. Nov. 4. The school invites all sixth, seventh and eigth grade students and families who are interested in a future at Bishop Hartley.
Tour the school and visit with the principal, academic department chairs, guidance counselors, activity moderators and coaches.
Contact Jennifer Prout at (614) 237-5421, ext. 252 for more information.
Child, adult immunizations
The Franklin County Board of Health offers child and adult immunizations at a variety of clinic sites throughout the community.
Required immunizations are available for a $10 administration fee per shot for children ages one month to 18 years of age. In addition, there is a $15 assessment fee that will be charged at each visit. Only cash or check will be accepted; however, no one will be turned away due to inability to pay for childhood immunizations.
Bring your childs shot record with you to the clinic. A completed consent form is required if a parent or legal guardian is not present at the clinic.
Adult immunizations are available and vary in price according to the vaccine. A $15 assessment fee will also be charged at each visit. International travel immunizations are not available at these clinics.
Clinics dates are:
Reynoldsburg FOE Hall #3261
1623 Brice Road
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and
1 to 3 p.m.
Pickerington Public Library
201 Opportunity Way
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and
1 to 3 p.m.
For questions about immunizations, contact the Franklin County Board of Health at 614-462-3160 or visit www.franklincountyohio.gov/health.
Stroke analysis camps
GCSTO will sponsor its Greater Columbus Advanced Technique Stroke Analysis Camps starting in mid-October at the Columbus Academy 4300 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna.
These innovative two- and four-hour camps will cover one of the four competitive strokes each session and then two of the camps will be specifically for starts, turns and finishes. The coach to athlete ratio is approximately one to four, so there is a great deal of individual attention provided to each participant.
The camp director is Steve Nye, head coach of GCSTO. Call (614) 478-5445 or e-mail coach Nye at stev...@sbcglobal.net for additional information and applications. You may also visit www.gcsto.com on the web for more information.
Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen wants the citizens of Fairfield County to be aware of a group of professional solicitors out of Las Vegas who have been contacting people either by phone or U.S. Mail soliciting donations to theUnited States Deputy Sheriffs Association and other service organizations.
As sheriff of Fairfield County, the only sheriffs organization that Phalen supports is the Buckeye State Sheriffs Association, which deals with concerns and legislative matters concerning the Sheriffs Office of Ohio and law enforcement as a whole, according to a news release from the Office of the Sheriff.
Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church, at 895 Old Diley Road (at Windmiller and Old Diley) invites residents to view its newest art exhibit for local artist Jack Pombert.
An Illinois native and graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in advertising art and design, Jack and his wife Joyce and their children have lived in Pickerington for more than 30 years.
Now retired, he finds more time to pursue his fine art work. The exhibit features many mediums, such as scratchboard, wood cut, acrylic, collage and watercolor.
The church is open Monday through Thursdays and Saturday morning for viewing the exhibit. The exhibit will hang until Oct. 19. For more information, call (614) 833-1707.
Bread for the community
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 530 McNaughten Road in Columbus, distributes bread, bagels and other bakery produce as part of the Panera BreadEnd of Day program.
The Prince of Peace distribution is every Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. All bread is given away free on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Everyone is welcomed.
Refuge of Hope Full Gospel Church is holding a ministry of couples that connect and bring strength to couples in these trying times.
The group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at 80 S. 6th St. For more information, call (614) 279-3345.
The following clinics are offered free through Vineyard Community Church: Computer repairs, chiropractor, medical, vision (require no insurance), legal, and auto (May-October).
The clinics are offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month at Vineyard Community Church, 15187 Palmer Road SW, Reynoldsburg.
For more information or interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer should call (740) 927-7729, visit www.vineyard05.com or e-mail i...@vineyard05.com.
New Beginnings Animal Shelter will host Bingo on Wednesdays at the American Legion, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and games start at 7 p.m. There will be a snack bar, Cookie Jar, great instants and Lucky Losers. For more information, go to www.newbeginningsas.org.
Parents Day Out
Parkview Presbyterian Church in Reynoldsburg is now accepting registration for its Parents Day Out Program.
The program is a Christian-based play group for 2- and 3-year-old children. The class meets on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parkview Presbyterian Church is located on Livingston Avenue next to Blacklick Woods Metro Park.
For more information, call the church office at (614) 866-5451.