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Hospice hosting musical collaboration in Malvern

MALVERN – Community Hospice is presenting its first “Hospice Hallelujah” musical event Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. in the First Christian Church of Malvern.

The event is an opportunity to gather the community and share the warmth of friendship through the appreciation of music. Guests will hear a selection of area choirs, ensembles and praise bands. The grand finale will feature all participants gathered as a mass choir to sing under direction of guest conductor Mindy Domer.

She is a graduate of Carrollton High School and Mt. Union College, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education as a voice major and piano minor. She has taught in the Carrollton Schools district for 19 years.

Light refreshments will follow the performances and a free will offering collected.

For more information, contact Mona Sayre, Community Hospice fundraising and events coordinator, at 330-343-7605.

First Christian Church is located at 4046 Coral Rd. NW, Malvern.

Carrollton Eagles donate over $18,000 to area organizations

Carrollton Eagles Aerie 2185 donated to area organizations Jan. 11. Shown above receiving checks are: Chief Tom Mesler, Carrollton Village Fire Dept.; Burke; Eileen Rohrer, CCAPL president; and Yucker. Standing behind are Lynne Prince, CCAPL director and Lorna Whaley, CCAPL vice president.

Carrollton Eagles Aerie 2185 donated to area organizations Jan. 11. Shown above receiving checks are: Ollie Scott, Carroll Golden Age Retreat, superintendent; Skeet Burke, Eagles president; David Yucker, Eagles secretary; and Pixie Furbee, Community Hospice volunteer coordinator.

CARROLL COUNTY – The Eagles Aerie 2185 in Carrollton presented checks to area organizations Jan. 11 at their Brenner Rd. location.

Carroll Golden Age Retreat received $3,068.64 which will go to improving handicap accessibility on the front porch and medical supplies.

Community Hospice was given a check for $6,137.28 for patient care.

The Carrollton Village Fire Department was given $3,068.64 which will be used to update equipment.

The Carroll County Animal Protection League (CCAPL) received $6,093.38 that will be used for interior construction-stud walls.

Eagles President Skeet Burke and David Yucker, secretary, presented the checks.

Farm Bureau sets policies for 2018

Caroll County Farm Bureau representatives attended the Ohio Farm Bureau 99th annual meeting in Columbus in December.
They include: Bernie Heffelbower, county president; Nicki Gordon-Coy, Bill Findlay, Kim Davis, Dan Kirk and Jerry Lahmers, District 13 state trustee.

Delegates at the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 99th annual meeting held Dec. 6-8 in the Columbus Convention Center set the organizations priorities for 2018.

Along with Carroll County Farm Bureau President Bernie Heffelbower, Nicki Gordon-Coy, Bill Findlay, Kim Davis and Dan Kirk represented the county at the event with more than 600 members and guests in attendance.

The priorities approved by the 358 delegates who represented all county Farm Bureaus include: Helping beginning farmers get a start, protecting landowners’ rights and coping with rural drug problems.

The OFBF is the state’s largest and most influential farm and food organization that establishes its policy on important state and federal issues, elects leaders and recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and the organization.

Discover Downtown Minerva event is Jan. 12

Minerva Discover Downtown will be held Jan. 12 from 5-9 p.m. with shopping, music, arts, food and drink available on N. Market St.

The Market Street Art Spot will feature paintings and mixed media work of Claudia Stimer Mullane, as well as live music by Beth Gray, and refreshments from 5-9 p.m.

Kishman’s IGA will offer craft beer and wine tastings with food pairings 6-8 p.m. Cost is $5 for five tastes.

Simply Scarves . . . and Such and Sphon’s CCW & Armory will be open until 7 p.m., and Treasured Sensations until 8 p.m., offering sales, handcrafted items, and Rosegal tops and extenders.

Bigfoot investigator sharing sighting reports, audio at Bluebird Park Farm

Bigfoot may be spotted at Bluebird Park Farm when they welcome Marc DeWerth, a Bigfoot investigator, to speak Jan. 20 in Hannon Hall from 2-4 p.m.

DeWerth, president of Ohio Bigfoot Organization, presents “Bigfoot in Eastern Ohio” and will share the up-to-date Ohio sighting reports. He will also share compelling audio recordings from 2016 and 2017 from an area that had multiple sighting reports.

Guests are encouraged to bring their evidence and stories. Guests will be able to take a walk in the park following the lecture.

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