Dog obedience class offered at Betsey
Dog Obedience classes with instructor Sam Meeks will be held for six weeks in the Betsey Mills Club gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6. The cost is $55 for members of The Betsey and $65 for non-members. Proof of shots, a training collar and a 6-foot leash are required. Owners should not bring the dog to the first class. To reserve a spot, call 373-4981.
Safety patrol to hold benefit luncheon
The Beverly-Center Safety Patrol will hold a benefit spaghetti luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mason Lodge in Beverly. The meal will be salad, spaghetti, bread, dessert and a drink. The cost is a donation. There will also be a silent auction. The proceeds from the luncheon will be used for the safety patrol's trip to Washington D.C. in the spring.
For information, Kim, 558-2755.
Haunted house to be offered at fairgrounds
The third annual Haunted House Down Under will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The cost is $5 for person with those 5 and younger free.
Breakfast offered at St. John school
A pancake/sausage breakfast sponsored by the St. John's CWC will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at St. John Central Grade School in Churchtown. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children and $20 for families.
Help wanted to help harvest sunflowers
Volunteers are needed Saturday to help harvest the sunflowers planted in May along Ohio 550 into bagged bird seed as a fundraiser for Harvest of Hope. Those participating should gather on the third floor of the Putnam Street Commons from 9 a.m. to noon. Also needed are 5 to 10 people with cutting devices to help harvest sunflower heads prior to Saturday, a few larger trucks to haul the bagged sunflower heads back to Marietta for deseeding, a high school or college sports team willing to spent 30 to 60 minutes getting the sunflower heads from a loading dock into a freight elevator and up to the third floor and people willing to help sell the bagged sunflower seeds to bird lovers throughout the area.
Profits will go to help Harvest of Hope expand efforts to assist low income or otherwise challenged individuals or families to grow their own food and in the food recovery process.
For information or to volunteer: Roger G. Kalter, 373-1784 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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