Around Canal Winchester

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

•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. $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.

•Photography Class (no charge) at 2 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 31, and Feb 7. Register at circulation desk or call library extension 127.

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

•"Wagnalls Star Search," Register for show and be voted in as a "Star." Pick up information and entry forms and register by Jan. 28.

CW chamber events

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

•Feb. 7 from 5-7 p.m. -Business After Hours at Distinctly Debera’s Nail Design, 57 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester.

•Feb. 9 – Gender Road Business Alliance Winchester Square Blood Drive. Details to follow.

•Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. -CWACC Monthly Networking Luncheon. Speed networking & new member plaque resentations at Southgate Potters Lodge, 651 Groveport Road. RSVP by noon on Feb 11. Cost is $10 or walk-ins $11.

•Feb. 27 at noon – Gender Road Business Alliance Luncheon at Butch’s Italian Cafe, 6394 Gender Road.

•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

•Enjoy a seven day cruise to the eastern Caribbean on the Carnival Valor leaving from Miami on Sept. 21, 2008. Call 614-837-1556 to reserve your Getaway Trip for 2008.

CW chamber annual dinner and business expo

The Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner and business expo, "Sailing to Success!", will be held March 14 at Pope John XXIII Parish with the expo from 5-7 p.m. and dinner and awards at 7 p.m. Dinner ticket is $40. The event will also feature a 50/50 raffle, Chamber cruise raffle, silent auction, and expo exhibitors. For information call Kim Rankin at the chamber at (614) 837-1556.

Pork & sauerkraut dinner

David Lutheran Church, 300 Groveport Road, Canal Winchester, will hold its 40th annual pork & sauerkraut dinner on Feb. 5 from 4:30-7 p.m. Cost is $3 for children and $7 for adults. For information call (614) 837-7041.

CWHS Madrigal

Tickets are now on sale for Canal Winchester High School’s 18th annual Madrigal Dinner, William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream."  Performances will be Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. in the high school cafetorium. Theshows include a professionally catered five course meal on Feb. 16 and luncheon on Feb. 17.  Tickets are $15 for Feb. 16 and $10 for Feb. 17 and can be reserved by calling (614) 836-1448.

Relay for Life kick off

The American Cancer Society’s Canal Winchester Relay for Life Kick Off will be held at Shade on the Canal, Pine Room, on  Feb. 5 from 6-9 p.m. Shades will donate 10 percent of proceeds of everyone’s meals and that money will go to the team who has the most people registered (up to 15) by the end of that night. That’s an easy fundraiser for your team. To do this your team  must be registered. Call Kris Sims at 614-834-5609 or visit for information.

Relay for Life will be held June 6 & 7, at the Canal Winchester High School beginning at 6 p.m. Committee and team meetings will be Feb. 21,  March 13, April 17, May 8, and May 22.  

Wagnalls scholarships

This year the Wagnalls Memorial Foundation will offer 15 Mabel Wagnalls Jones scholarships to qualified Bloom Township graduates, either graduating this year or currently enrolled in college, made possible from the support of the Lithopolis American Legion Post 677 and the Golf for Scholarships outing held last fall.  Scholarship applications for the 2008-09 school year are available now at The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation Offices, The Wagnalls Library and online at In addition to the Mabel Wagnalls Jones scholarships, the following scholarships administered by The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation are available to area students:

•Phyllis E. and Carl C. Heister – One $500 award to a qualified Bloom Township senior graduating from Bloom-Carroll focusing on business and one $500 award to a qualified Bloom Township senior graduating from Canal Winchester studying music.

•Justin P. and Pauline J. Lamb – One $500 award to qualified Bloom Township seniors graduating from Bloom-Carroll or Canal Winchester in first year of any form of certificated higher education.

•Charles V. Moore – One $500 award to qualified rural Bloom Township seniors living outside of Lithopolis Village limits and graduating from Bloom-Carroll or Canal Winchester in first year of college.

•A. B. & Hazel C. Weiser – Two $500 awards to qualified Bloom Township seniors graduating from Canal Winchester in first year of college for an education major.

Visit for details or call (614) 837-4765 Ext. 121.

Blood drive in CW

The Gender Road Business Alliance will hold a blood drive in the Winchester Square Shopping Center on Feb. 12 from 1-7 p.m.

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