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Reno Ice Cream

Social on July 28

The Reno Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social will be begin at 4 p.m. July 28 at the Marietta Township Recreation Center on Sandhill Road. There will be food, games, entertainment and raffles. Bring your lawn chairs.

Donations of pies and cakes will be taken the evening of July 27 and on July 28 at the location site. Due to health department regulations cream pies or desserts can’t be accepted.

¯ For information: 740-376-9330.

Relay for Life to hold quarter auction

The Washington County Relay for Life will hold a quarter auction fundraiser Aug. 4 at the American Legion Post #64. Doors open at noon and the auction begins at 1 p.m. First paddle is $5 and additional paddles are $3. Vendors are asked to donate two items to replace table fees. For vendor application or additional information, contact Michele Hendershot at 740-336-9199 or or Tracy Barnhouse at 740-509-0196 or

Health board to

meet next week

The Washington County Health Board’s next regular monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the behavioral health board office, 344 Muskingum Drive, Marietta. In addition, the public information and education committee will meet from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the behavioral health board office and the program planning and oversight committee will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. All meetings are open to the public.

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Field trip to Track Rocks planned

John Boilegh, an anthropologist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will lead a field trip to Track Rocks located outside of Barnesville to view the ancient Indian petroglyphs (pictures.) The trip will start at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Those interested will meet at the museum at 9 a.m. to car pool. The event is free and open to the public. The Belmont County Museum is located at 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville.

¯ For information: Becky, 740-425-2228.

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