Around town published Oct. 26

YMCA?Chili event will be this Sunday

The 14th annual Marietta Family YMCA Chili, Soup and Dessert Cook-off will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Washington State Community College. There will be more than 40 varieties of chili and soup. There will also be a silent auction and 50/50. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children ages 5 to 12. Entry forms are available at the YMCA or at

For information: 373-2250.

Reno Area Water Board meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Reno Area Water Board at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Water Office at 170 Mount Tom Road, to discuss customer water bills.

Free beauty services for cancer survivors

Faces By Design will offer free services to cancer survivors, patients and caregivers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at its new skin care facility located at 416 Front St., Marietta. Services offered will include, back, foot, scalp and neck massage, paraffin hand dipping and massage and a Bare Escentual makeover.

Democratic Women committee meeting

The Washington County Democratic Women’s Committee will meet on Thursday, at the VFW at 319 Pike St. Lunch will be ordered at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at noon.

Benefit for woman will be held Nov. 2

A benefit for Becky Morgenstern-Tennant will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Salem-Liberty Elementary School. There will be a country store, 50/50 drawing and dinner that includes baked steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and dessert. The cost of the meal is $8. There will be a children’s plate of sloppy joes, hot dogs and chips for $4. Children 3 and younger can eat for free. Dinner will be begin at 4 p.m. and the country store will be from 4 to 7 p.m.

For information: Karen or Deana, 704-907-5416.

Lady Tigers team fundraiser Nov. 2

The Lady Tigers basketball team will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Marietta High School cafeteria. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children and free for children 3 and younger.

From local reports