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CW Sertoma meets

Canal Winchester Sertoma Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Donatos Pizza, 6310 Prentiss School Drive, Canal Winchester. Sertoma’s main sponsorship focus is speech and hearing. Sertoma exists for the noble purpose of "Service to Mankind" by communication of thoughts, ideas and concepts to accelerate human progress in health, education, freedom and democracy. Call Kim Hoffman 837-7504.

At Wagnalls Memorial

The following activities will be held at The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation, 150 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis (for information visit www.wagnalls.org):

•Gentle Yoga with Gail Sky, Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. $10 each class. Call (614) 235-7369 for information.

•Belly Dancing Exercise Class Mondays 10-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. $7 each class.

•Art Classes with Teresa Satola, $10 per class or paid monthly.   For information, or to register for either class, call 837-4765, ext 127. Adult class is 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays. Juvenile class (ages 8-13) is 4-6 p.m. on Wednesdays.

•Family Story Hour Sundays from  2-3 p.m. Volunteer readers needed, call (614) 837-4765 ext, 118.

•Krafty Kids on April 5 at 11 a.m. Crafts for elementary school age children in the Children’s Programming Room.

•The Owl’s Nest Book Store, located on the first floor of the Wagnalls Library. April special:  all paperbacks for 10 cents each.

•Free beginners photography class – Thursdays April 17 & 24, May 1 &8  at  2 p.m. – call to register 614-837-4765 ext. 127. Ongoing evening class-discussion group; bring photos to share 6:30 p.m.

•Antique appraisal clinic  on April 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A fee of $10 for appraisal of two items must be paid in advance.  Register at Owl’s Nest bookstore at 837-4765 ext. 131 or 837-2957.  For furniture appraisals, take photos of each side, include dimensions and bring with you.

•Scholarship applications due in by April 15.

•In the Wagnalls Auditorium on April 13 at 3 p.m. the LAFAA presents "Elixir." Adults $14,seniors $12, students $10. A trio performing with guitars, bass, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and percussion instruments.

CW chamber events

The Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce (CWACC) announces the following events (for information call  Kim Rankin at (614) 837-1556):

•Tune in every Thursday at 3:45 p.m. for The Canal Winchester Chat Chamber Radio Program on WFCO fm 90.9 Call to find out how you can be a guest. Listen live on your computer www.wfcofm.com

Lasagna dinner

St. John Lutheran Church will hold its annual lasagna dinner on April 5 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Wagnalls Memorial in Lithopolis. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for kids ages 3-11 with children under 3 free. Call (614) 837-2947 for directions or information.


Food drive

Curves of Canal Winchester is participating in the Curves Food Drive to benefit local food banks. To donate, drop off non-perishable food items at Curves Monday through Friday during business hours through the month of March. For information, contact Canal Winchester Curves at (614) 833-5600.

Handling money

A small group study "God’s Way of Handling Money," will meet Thursdays from April 3 through May 22 at 7 p.m. at Lithopolis United Methodist Church, 80 N. Market St., Lithopolis. Call (614) 837-2230 to register.

Daddy-Daughter Dance

The fifth annual Canal Winchester Daddy-Daughter Dance will be held at Indian Trail Elementary School on May 2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The dance is sponsored by Faith United Methodist Church. The theme is "Ready, Set, Go" and is for girls in grades K-8 and their daddy figures (dad, grandpa, uncle, special male friend, etc.)  Cost is $18 per couple and $9 for each additional daughter. The evening includes refreshments, prom-like picture, DJ and dancing. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required and will be limited to the first 150 couples.  Deadline is April 25.  For information or registration, e-mail jerryandsue1@sbcglobal.net


CW Boosters get donation

Waste Management Vice President for Ohio and Kentucky, Rob Smith, presented a $30,000 check to Canal Winchester Athletic Boosters President Chris Jones and Vice President Dave Mainella at halftime at the Canal Winchester vs. Bloom-Carroll varsity basketball game.

The check represents Waste Management’s commitment to funding the upgrade of the weight training and fitness room at Canal Winchester High School through the Athletic Boosters organization. These improved facilities will be used by all of the student athletes at CWHS and this private donation means that the improvements can be made without using tax dollars. Jones and Mainella said the Canal Winchester Athletic Boosters use private donations, such as the Waste Management donation, to support Canal Winchester athletics by helping to pay for new uniforms and improved facilities for Canal Winchester schools.

Hobson’s "Open Doors"

Congressman Dave Hobson (Ohio-7) invites Franklin County residents with questions and concerns related to the federal government to attend the "Open Doors" meeting at Canal Winchester Town Hall, 10 N. High St., from noon to 1 p.m. on March 25, where a member of Hobson’s staff will be present to represent him. For information call Hobson’s Lancaster office at (740) 654-5149.

Thomas honored

Elaine Thomas was awarded the Canal Winchester Service to Man Kind Award on March 5 at a meeting of the Sertoma District that includes Lancaster, Circleville, Grove City and Canal Winchester.

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