The Loudonville-Perrysville Unit of the Salvation Army wishes to thank Stake's IGA for allowing the kettle to be placed at its great location. We especially thank the volunteers who gave of their time to help make Christmas in July a success. Thank you to our great community and visitors coming here to enjoy our community and for donating so generously. Thank you to the lady who did the pay forward for help she received in the past. God bless you all.
The Christian Community Nurses' annual rummage sale will be held Aug. 4 and 5 at the Christian Community Center, 807 Valley View Drive, Loudonville. All proceeds will be used to support charitable causes, including the Christian Community Center, the Christian Community Nurses' Scholarship Fund, Community Help Mission, Helping Hands, Prescription Fund, WZLP and for purchase of medical equipment.
This rummage sale serves the Loudonville-Perrysville area as a very useful mechanism to allow people with unneeded items to find a charitable outlet. Additionally, the rummage sale provides the opportunity for people with limited resources to acquire very nice clothing, toys, kitchen, utensils, household items and other treasures at a minimal cost.
Donations of clean, gently used items can be dropped off at the Community Center, 807 Valley View Drive, Loudonville, from July 24 through Aug. 2. Donations will not be accepted after Aug. 2. Baked goods and garden produce will be accepted Aug. 4 between 10 and 11 a.m.
For questions or items, which you can't transport to the Community Center, contact Sue Brightbill at 419-994-4502, Angie Nave at 419-651-2285 or Kermit Richert at 419-994-2131.
Small items will be sold by donation. Large items and baked goods will be priced. The sale will be 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. No early sales will be arranged.
Perrysville Ohio 39 Yards Sales, sponsored by Perrysville Economic Development, are the weekend of Aug. 5. On Friday, Aug. 4 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Perrysville Community Center will be a hot dog meal ($5 adults $3 kids younger than 10 years old) with children's bingo at 6:30 p.m. and movie at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 5, a pork chop dinner ($7 for adults and $4 for kids) 4:30 to 6 p.m. with adult bingo at 6:30 p.m. Profits will be used to buy a granite bench at Weltmer Park Trails in memory of Kodiak Turner.
Trinity Community Church's monthly community meal is 5 to 6 p.m. July 25. Donations will be accepted.
The next quarterly meeting of the Loudonville-Perrysville School Foundation will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at the Cleo Redd Fisher Museum. For more information, contact Mike Bandy at 419-685-1200 or Sue Burwell at 419-994-4071.
MPP retirees and spouses will be served breakfast at the Loudonville Lions Building at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 26.
The Loudonville Church Women will meet on Tuesday evening, July 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 220 E. Butler St. in Loudonville. The organization will continue its discussion of the back to school open house at The Store in August and the 2017 Day of Sharing event, which will take place Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Call Susie Henley Piskur at 614-571-5357 with any questions.
The Store, sponsored by the Loudonville Church Women in the Nazarene Church basement, now has very good selection of brand name clothes to fit everyone in the family, from size 3 months up to 5X. It is open for shoppers every Tuesday from noon until 3 p.m.
Something new The Store is adding this summer is two ladies will now take the children and entertain them while parents shop. The Store hopes this will help make shopping at The Store easier for parents. The Store asks that donations not be dropped off on Tuesdays unless it is an emergency. With the large volume of people The Store is serving on Tuesday afternoons, there is a big problem with incoming donations.
A donation box is located at the entrance door, and someone is usually there every weekday morning from 9:30 a.m. to noon or you may call 419-994-4586 and someone will meet you there.
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 also has speakers scheduled for July at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, July 19 (Chautauqua program) and July 26 (Allison Webb, Safe Haven Domestic Violence Shelter). On Friday, July 28, a movie will be shown at 10 a.m. at The Golden Center.
Loudonville High School class of 1967 is gearing up for its 50th class reunion on July 22. Organizers need help finding the addresses of the following classmates: Linda Roberts Derr, Cindy Joseph Smith, Ellen Strang Black, Virginia Wigtore Gilman, Greg Kasse and Ron Zeller. Please call Terri Hall Paullin at 567-223-6101 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the Legion send his son beef jerky.
The program has expanded to include 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.
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.