SENIOR CITIZENS from throughout Harrison County were treated to a special time this past Wednesday when they attended the Sixth Annual Generations Social at Harrison Central Junior Senior High School in the John W. Stephenson Center.
Grandparents and friends were welcomed to the event by the seventh and eighth grade students who also presented numerous performances. The teens also served refreshments, beverages and held prize drawings.
School Principal Brent Ripley said the long-standing tradition serves as a way for the students to bridge the generation gap in a fun and festive way.
A BENEFIT Dinner will be held tomorrow for Roger Caldwell, a local resident and Cadiz Police Office, who was injured recently in a fall.
The spaghetti and salad dinner will begin at noon and is scheduled to conclude at 5 p.m. It will be held at the Cadiz Fire Hall.
Cost is $7 per meal and to go orders are available.
Roger was in the Intensive Care Unit at Trinity Hospital with blood clots in his lungs and in his leg due to the injuries he sustained in the fall from a ladder while doing repairs around his home. He broke his leg, separated his ankle and tore his rotator cuff. Recently, he was transferred to a Pittsburgh area hospital due to further complications.
During the dinner, there will be table auctions and a 50/50 drawing.
More details on the dinner and auction may be obtained by contacting Roger's fellow police officer at 740-942-9818.
In addition, a fund has been established for Roger and his family at the Citizens Bank in Jewett. Call 74-946-2411 and speak to Barb Horn for additional information on the fund.
THE HARRISON Central High School Wrestling Club will sponsor a spaghetti dinner today during the 2010 Richard Kirkland Junior High Wrestling Tournament in Cadiz.
Meals are $5 per person and includes spaghetti, bread, salad, drink and dessert.
The event runs from 2- 6 p.m. Take outs are also available.
THE OURANT School Memorial Association are selling calendars for the third year as a fund raising project.
The title for this year's calendar is "Rural Schools of Harrison County" and is the first in a series of one-room and rural schools.
All proceeds will benefit the Ourant scholarship fund which present a $500 scholarship to a local high school graduate who attended a special day of classes at the school as a second grade student of Harrison Hills City School District.
To purchase a calendar, call Jane Moreland at 7400-937-2144.
In addition, the group is seeking photos of any rooms that could be used in an upcoming calendar. Contact Moreland for further details.
THE SPRINGDALE Friends Church will hold a live Nativity across from the Cadiz EMS Building on Sunday from 2:30-4 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served in the building during those hours.
THE THIRD annual Christmas Clothes Closet will be held Dec. 20, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and Dec. 21, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., at the Hopedale Firehall.
For more information or to donate items call kelly Bozeman at 740-491-0774.
THE CHRISTMAS Bird Count, a nationwide bird survey, runs through Jan. 5 and helps keep track of the movements and ranges of birds during the winter months.
For more information on how to get involved, contact the Audubon Ohio at 614-224-3303 or visit birds.audubon.org and click on the Christmas Bird Count tab.
BIDDY BASKETBALL sign-ups for the Jewett-Scio Association will be held today, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon at the old Jewett Elementary School which has been renamed the Jewett Wildcat Community Center.
The league is open to both boys and girls in grades four through six.
Pages Plus, the newly organized book club at the Scio Branch Library of Puskarich Public Library System, will begin on Dec. 21 for those 18 years of age and over.
Members will gather at 1:30 p.m. to discuss "Silent Star" by Tracie Peterson. New members are always welcome.
Sedgmer may be reached at ksedgmer@timesleader online.com