Elections board will meet Wednesday
The Washington County Board of Elections will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. The board will also meet at 6 p.m. that evening for discussion with poll workers.
Food pantry bag sale throughout December
The thrift store of the Western Washington County Food Pantry will hold a $2 a bag sale now through Dec. 31. The pantry is located at 18 High St., Vincent. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 1 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
For information: 678-1065 or 678-2189.
Church plans free Breakfast with Santa
Norwood United Methodist Church, 23 Colegate Drive, Marietta, will have a free Breakfast with Santa from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Children will get to talk with Santa, have breakfast, hear stories and sing songs.
For information or reservations: 374-5606.
'Madrigal Dinner' at St. Ambrose Church
The Warren High School Choral Department will present "Madrigal Dinner," dinner and musical entertainment of the Medieval times Saturday at St. Ambrose Church in Little Hocking. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7. The cost is $15 per person with tickets sold in advance. For tickets, call 678-2393, Ext. 1602 or email email@example.com
Library collecting donations for HSOV
The Washington County Public Library in Marietta will be collecting donations for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley through Dec. 22. Donations needed include: quality dry food for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, collars (metal clips only please) and leashes, dog and cat treats, cat litter, cleaning supplies, unscented bleach, "Safe Paws" ice melt, and hand sanitizer. Monetary donations and gas cards are always appreciated. For a full list of items needed, visit the Humane Society website at www.hsov.net or call 373-5959.
Bring all donations to the Youth Services Department in the basement of the library All checks must be made out to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley.
Fundraiser for HSOV under way this month
The 5th annual They Light Up Our Lives fund raiser for the HSOV will run through December. Animal lovers may honor or remember a pet by symbolically buying a light for $5 for the Christmas tree located at American Flags and Poles store. A living pet will be represented by a colored light; a pet that has passed away by a white light. This year an anonymous donor will match the amount collected.
From local reports