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Free health screenings in Beverly Tuesday

The Ohio University Community Health Program will be held at the Beverly Library from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. There will be free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. Fasting nine to 12 hours before the screening is recommended, but not required.

¯ For information: visit the library or call 740-984-4060.

Lawrence Twp. trustees meeting

The Lawrence Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Little Muskingum Volunteer Fire Department. The board will continue to hold their regular monthly meetings on the second Thursday of each month for the remainder of the year.

Genealogical Society will meet on Saturday

The Washington County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday in the lower level meeting room of the Washington County Public Library. The speaker will be Ernie Thode. His topic will be “12 Steps to Citizenship; 1925-1935, Ernst to Ernest Thode, a German immigrant to an American Citizen.” Visitors are welcome.

Chicken Pot Pie event for Betsey Mills Club

The Betsey Mills will host the ninth annual Chicken Pot Pie Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 22. The meal includes a pot pie with sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw and Sweet Stop Lemon Cake for dessert. Tickets are $15. Orders can be delivered if placed by Feb. 15. A limited number of meals will be available for walk-in customers on the day of the event. Tickets are available in advance at The Betsey Mills Club or call to reserve at 740-373-4981.

Violinist will host a workshop on Feb. 22

Violinist and educator Christian Howes will host a workshop at Marietta College at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the band rehearsal hall, 208 Third St. A concert will follow at the McDonough Center at 7:30 p.m.

¯ For information: 740-376-4696.

Kindergarten signups at Waterford Elem.

Waterford Elementary kindergarten registration will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from Feb. 25-March 1. Child must be 5 years old before Aug. 1 and is not required to be at the registration. An appointment will be made for the screening which is scheduled for March 21-22. Bring birth certificate, shot records, Social Security card and a custody paper if applicable. Child must have 5 DPT, 4 polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and 2 varicella (chicken pox).

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