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Published: May 9, 2017 4:00 AM

The Loudonville Lions will play host to a cruise-in at the Lions Club, 643 Wooster Road, Loudonville, for the third year in a row. The cruise-in will be from 5 to 8 p.m. May 12. The proceeds from the cruise-in will benefit the Lions Scholarship Foundation. Each year, the Loudonville Lions give three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from LHS.

This year's cruise-in will feature a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and music with disc jockey Allen Heimberger. Registration is free and drivers will receive a dash plaque. All donations will go toward the scholarship foundation along with the proceeds from the 50/50 raffle. Food and drinks will be available for sale and people are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to sit back and relax. For additional information, people may call 419-606-8178.

The Golden Center at Loudonville Public Library will have speakers and movies in May. The speakers are on Wednesdays, May 10 (Camille Garbash or Brethren Care Village), May 17 (Bruce Fowler of Human, talking about how to get the best out of your doctors visit), May 24 (Amy Frese of University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center talking about nutrition for seniors) and May 31 (Rachel Mathie of Loudonville Public Library, talking about Mohican State Park history). Movies will be shown at 10 a.m. Fridays, May 12 and May 26.

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Trinity Community Church in Loudonville will play host to a community spaghetti dinner 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. Donations will be accepted.

The May Community Supper at Perrysville United Methodist Church will be Wednesday, May 24.

Loudonville High School, in conjunction with Academic Boosters, will play host to its Academic Awards program for grades 7 to 12 Tuesday, May 9 in the LHS gymnasium. The junior high program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the high school program will begin at 1:30 p.m. Many students will be recognized for academic achievement attained during the 2016-17 school year. The public is invited to attend.

The Perrysville Lions is playing host to an ice cream social 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21. Menu includes chicken sandwich, brats and kraut, baked beans, potato salad, homemade ice cream, pie and drinks. A $7 donation is requested. Carry-outs are available.

The 14th annual Lions Car Show in downtown Perrysville is Saturday, June 24. All makes and models are welcome. Registration fee is $5. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 entries.

Enjoy '50s and '60s music by Jeff Frankford and a 50/50 drawing.

Registration is 9 to 11 a.m. and the car show on South Bridge Street is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call Bernard at 567-274-3336.

The show is co-sponsored by Mansfield Plumbing Products. Proceeds will go to the Ashland County Cancer Society and other Lions projects in the community.

St. Peter Catholic Church Mission Society is playing host to its annual Buy-Me-Now (BMN) Silent Auction 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 12 and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13 in the church basement at 220 E. Butler St. in Loudonville. The St. Peter Mission Society has been in existence for 70 years and consists of 15 women who want to make a difference in the community. In addition to monetary donations to the community, they also make 20 homemade comforters for the Day of Sharing, cut coupons for veterans and roll bandages that are sent overseas. This event benefits local charities

Seventy-plus gift certificates, theme baskets and items will be available for purchase at a predetermined BMN price and taken home that day. If the item isn't purchased outright, the highest bidder will receive the item.

Gift certificates include Cedar Point, Weekend at Put in Bay, Kings Island, overnight at Xanterra Mohican Lodge,Tree Frog Ziplining, Snow Trails, Dinner at Landolls Castle, Mohican Adventure, Pleasant Hill Golf, Loudonville Canoe Livery, Merry Dari, Meijers, COSI, Mohican Gardens, Heffelfinger Meats, Loudonville Tire, Des Dutch Essenhaus, Possum Run Greenhouse, Keim Lumber, Mohican Country Store ,Rhoads Jewelry, Arrowpoint Campground, Four Seasons, Stakes IGA, Creative Outlet, Richardson Greenhouse, Truax Printing, Buzzards, Trails End, Taco Bell, Buckeye Pizza, Whiffletree, Kroc Center, Hawkins, Kiefer Florist, Rainbow Springs, Honey Baked Ham, and Olde Town Barber.

Items included are from Raby's Hardware, Farmers & Savings Bank, Glamour Gallery, Loudonville Drive Thru and Activewarz.

Additional items include homemade trays, baby cradle, step stool, American Girl Doll, cash explosion tickets, homemade pies, Henley soap, haircut with Mona McMullen and Vera Bradley. There will be 20 theme baskets.

Special thanks to these local merchants and to Koppert Insurance for their monetary donation toward the event.

Zion Lutheran Church of Loudonville is receiving requests for funds available through the Zion Endowment Fund. Applicants need to complete the required request form, which may be picked up at the church office at 222 E. Main St., Loudonville, or at Loudonville Public Library. Requests are due into the Zion church office by noon May 15. Income generated by the Zion Endowment Fund provides ongoing support for church related activities and programs and community causes which reflect the Lord's love for mankind. Further details are printed on the back of the application.

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.

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 Golden Center offers several events in April at Loudonville Public Library. It has speakers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays -- someone from Colonial Manor and Southern Care Hospice will speak April 26. It also will offer a movie on Friday, April 28.

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.

Join them with this introduction to Tai Chi.

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 Store located in the basement of The Loudonville Church of the Nazarene, will be open every Tuesday, noon until 3 p.m. for shoppers. Anyone living in the L/P School District is welcome to shop. It's time to start thinking about summer clothing and shoes and we are a good place.

Donated items should be placed in the box, located beside the entrance of The Store or call 419-994-4586 and someone will meet you there. All donations are appreciated and we always look forward to serving our community. (Supported by Loudonville Christian Women )

Community euchre is offered 1 p.m. Mondays at the Loudonville Lions Club building.

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.


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