Breakfast will be served at the Lions Building at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 26 for all Mansfield Plumbing retirees.
Growing Mohican Families has an opportunity to win $100,000 for the community and needs votes. From now until May 12, people can vote once a day everyday to increase its chance to win. To vote click on the link http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60116620.
Trinity Community Church will have a community spaghetti dinner every fourth Tuesday of the month. First one is 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 25. Donations will be accepted.
Tai Chi for arthritis and fall prevention SUN style will be offered at Loudonville United Methodist Church. The eight-week class will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 24, 31, June 7, 21, 28, July 5 and 12. Cost is $24. TCHI board certified instructors are Jim and Linda O'Brien. Call 419-994-3517 for more information.
The second annual Loudonville Music Boosters and Pete Hurst's Backyard Smokin' Spring Music and BBQ in the Park is April 22 in Loudonville's Central Park.
Lunch will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dinner will be served 4 p.m. until the food is gone. Menu includes pulled-pork, chicken, potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, pop and water.
Entertainment includes Loudonvill junior and high school bands and choirs. Proceeds will benefit the Music Boosters.
The quarterly meeting for the Loudonville Church Women will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, April 18 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 220 E. Butler St. in Loudonville. Also, mark your calendar for the May Fellowship luncheon scheduled for noon Saturday, May 20. New Hope Community Church will play host to the luncheon.
The Store located in the basement of The Loudonville Church of the Nazarene and is sponsored by Loudonville Church Women. The Store is open noon until 3 p.m., every Tuesday, for shopping convince. The Store is continually putting out new spring and summer items in all departments. Items are free and bags are provided. Everyone in the L/P School District are welcome.
Donations can be placed in the donation box located at our entrance or for larger loads, you may call 419-994-4586 and someone will meet you. If possible, please don't bring big loads on Tuesdays noon to 3 p.m. The Store is in need of summer clothing and shoes in men's, women's and children's in all sizes. There is a special need for infant size 2.T clothing and all sizes of children shoes.
The Loudonville Church Women was founded in 1965 and consists of a group of 21 women from eight area churches working together in Christian worship, fellowship and service.
St. Peter Catholic Church Mission Society will play host to its annual Buy Me Now/Silent Auction from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, in church basement, 220 E. Butler St, Loudonville. Seventy-plus gift certificates/theme baskets/items can be purchased at predetermined buy me now (BMN) prices and taken home that day. Silent bids taken on items not sold at BMN. Proceeds benefit local charities. Call 614-571-5357 with questions.
The Golden Center offers several events in April at Loudonville Public Library. It has speakers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays -- Sandra Tunnell, Ashland Main Street executive director (April 19) and a someone from Colonial Manor and Southern Care Hospice (April 26). It also offers cards and games on Thursday, April 20, as well as a movie on Friday, April 28.
Perrysville Lions Club is serving its monthly luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at the Community Center. The menu is Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, apple sauce, dessert and drink. A donation of $7 is requested. Carry-outs are available. Proceeds go toward the Perrysville Lions Club Fund for Glasses and other community projects.
Grief/Share is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays for 13 weeks at Loudonville Baptist Temple, 15528 Ohio 3, Loudonville.
This is a highly successful grief recovery program in well over 2,000 churches across North America and beyond. You do not need to be "religious" to get a major benefit from Grief/Share.
The program includes videos each week featuring expert grief counselors, pastors and former participants; discussion to apply the videos to each person's situation; and workbook exercises to reinforce God's perspective on grief in between sessions.
To register, call Sharon Siglar at 419-512-2915. The program is free. Donations are welcome to help defray cost materials but not expected.
American Legion Post 257 Sons of the American Legion S.A.L. for Soldiers program is now its 10th year of shipping care packages to all deployed soldiers from the local area.
Packages are shipped on a monthly basis, which include living essentials and local products that give soldiers a taste of local products and a taste of home.
This program was started from a request from a Legion member who requested that we ship his son beef jerky. The program has expanded to include handi-wipes, Girl Scout cookies, local potato chips, local newspapers and day-to-day living items.
If anyone from the area has friends or family members who are deployed, send their names and addresses to Dave Brown at 419-651-4681 or Scott Kirkpatrick at 419-610-3737. Their names will be added to the shipment lists.
Darb Snyder Senior Center at 170 Parkview Drive in Millersburg plays host to Friday night bingo. The center offers instant tickets, hot food, pop, chips and candy. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Early birds start at 6 p.m.; bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 330-674-0580.
Tai Chi for arthritis/falls prevention will be offered 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Career Center. Class fee is $40 for an eight-week session. Start date is subject to enrollment. Minimum class size is 10 with a maximum class size of 30.
Contact the Career Center/Adult Education Department at 419-289-3313, ext. 2250, to sign up.
Begin to learn the ancient art of tai chi and its health benefits of improving posture, balance, stress reduction and flexibility. The practice of Tai Chi and Qi Gong is an ancient exercise of continuous controlled breathing has many health benefits recognized by the arthritis association.
Millions of people practice Tai Chi daily. Join them with this introduction to Tai Chi. Qi Gong is an ancient exercise that increases internal energy through specific breathing exercises and flowing movements. Anyone of any age can learn and enjoy this Tai Chi class with two certified instructors,TCHI, using the step wise method of Dr. Paul Lam.
The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center ABLE/GED Program continues with free GED instruction for 2017. There is no cost for any classes or tests. Instructors will prepare students quickly to take the GED test. Stop in at any of the following sites and check out the possibility of earning your GED or call the Career Center's Adult Education Department at 419-289-3313 and ask for additional information.
Sites are the Ashland Professional Building (corner of 34 W. Second St. and 221 Church St., Ashland), 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays; Ashland Kroc Center, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Millersburg-Love Center, 1291 Massillon Road (Ohio 241, behind Gateway Fellowship Church), 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.; and in Savannah at the Mission to Amish People (behind Bethel Baptist Church), 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Are you 55 or older? Do you enjoy spending time with elementary school-age students?
The Golden Center needs your help. Students from McMullen and Budd Elementary Schools come twice a week to do their homework.
The Golden Center needs positive older adults to offer guidance and foster a positive relationship with these students. If interested, call Celia Cureton at 419-289-1903 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community euchre is offered 1 p.m. Mondays at the Loudonville Lions Club building.
Everyone is welcome.
Tai chi for beginners is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Loudonville Public Library, Room A. Jim and Linda O'Brien, Dr. Paul Lam tai chi for health certified instructors, will teach tai chi for arthritis, SUN style.
Advanced tai chi will continue to be offered 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Loudonville Public Library, Room A. Participants must have completed six months of tai chi. Emphasis on Sun 31, Yang 24 and Tai Chi 4 Energy.
Class has several experienced practitioners who will allow for less instruction and improved tai chi.
Jim O'Brien has practiced the martial arts for more than 40 years and taught kids tae kwon do in Loudonville for 10 years. He has two black belts but chooses the softer style of tai chi. He has practiced tai chi since his retirement from Mohican State Park in 2008.
Linda O'Brien has practiced tai chi for two years and became a certified instructor to assist her husband in bringing tai chi for health to their community.
There is no fee for the class but donations to the Library are appreciated.