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¯ Marietta City Schools will hold its regular April Board of Education meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Marietta High School cafeteria, 115 Academy Drive. Attendees are asked to enter from the Colegate Street side of the building. Masks and social distancing will be observed.

¯ The date and location of the regular April meeting of the Fort Frye Board of Education has been changed to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Beverly Center Elementary School, 510 5th Street. A Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Beverly Center Elementary School.

¯ Area 15 Workforce Development Board Members from Monroe, Morgan, Noble and Washington Counties will hold a meeting from 9-11 a.m. May 3. The Boards of County Commissioners from Monroe, Morgan, Noble, and Washington Counties will hold an Area 15 Council of Governments Meeting at noon. Meetings will be held in-person at the Noble County Fairgrounds Community Building in Caldwell. To view the meetings virtually, visit omj15.com/our-boards.

¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the township hall. The following months will be held on different dates: July 6, and Sept. 13. These meetings will also be held at 6 p.m.

¯ Liberty Township will hold 2021 regular monthly meetings at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month.

¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the township building on Welch Road in Cutler.


¯ GoPacks will host a pandemic-safe version of the GoPacks Top Chef Challenge fundraiser today. Each ticket purchased helps fight child hunger and comes with a to-go dinner from the Levee House Bistro, a raffle ticket, Foodie Swag Bag, and more. Tickets can be purchased at GoPacks4kids.org and are $50 per person, $90 a couple.

¯ Beverly American Legion Post 389 at 114 Fifth St. will host a public steak fry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $15 and includes steak, a baked potato, salad and a roll.

¯ First Presbyterian Church in Marietta will host a free, drive-thru only community meal from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the church parking lot at 501 Fourth St. Enter the alley into the parking lot from Wooster Street. Exit the parking lot turning right into the alley and exiting alley onto Washington Street.

¯ Bull’s-Eye 4-H Club will host a Marietta Applebee’s Together We Care Tuesday. The club will receive 50% of what is spent on a special menu of five Applebee’s favorites all day. No flyer or receipt required; ask for and order from the special menu. Fundraiser applies to both dine-in and take-out orders. Proceeds benefit club supplies, equipment, and recognition items for the 4-H Shooting Sports program.

¯ The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center will host the Pathway To A Medical Career event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30 at the Washington County Career Center campus in Marietta. The event is free to high school students in Ohio and West Virginia.

All participants are asked to follow COVID-19 safety protocol. To RSVP, call 1-800-648-3695 or email training@thecareercenter.net.

¯ The Gilman United Methodist Church Chicken Pie Supper will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. April 30 (carry-out or curb-side only).

Meals cost $8 each and include mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, a roll and dessert. The church is located at 312 Gilman Ave., Marietta. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women’s Mission programs.


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