WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Luka King, Matthew Robins, Camilla Crews, Mason Crews, Victoria Watts, Jim Wick, Daniel Lipps, Dylan Guehring, George Lehmann, Kristy Papczun, Bradley Wagers, Rick Rivers, Luke Byrne, Heather Procopio, Brenda Owens, Pastor Dean Haferman, in memory of Kim Williams Bitner.
Anniversaries this week: Bob and Jen Fischer
Alpha Kappa Sorority is holding their annual fresh nuts sale; excellent for holiday baking. Contact Wendy Chesney at 937-336-2027 for more details.
TV Rod and Gun Club
The Venison for Food Banks of Preble County program is on-going. Anyone who takes a deer can donate all or part of the meat for the Foodbanks. We have sponsors who will take care of the processing fees. You may contact Brad Turner, Preble County Game Warden, or Curtis Early at 937-533-3226.
American Legion Post 322
Euchre is open to the public every Wednesday at 6 p.m. with $5 entry fee, 50/50 raffle and Ladies Night.
The Senior Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m.
The New Year’s Eve Dance is from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, featuring the Antiques Band. Single tickets are $15, couples are $20, on sale in the Canteen or at the door at James E. Ryan, Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 S.
WA Fire Dept. BINGO
Doors now open every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at 25 E. Dayton Street. Early Bird Games, BINGO begin at 6:30 p.m. We are trying to help those coming from work to have a little extra time to get here. Kid friendly atmosphere, all players must be 18-plus.
Salem Lutheran Church
An order form for Poinsettias is in the church library. Each 6 inch pot will have 4-6 large, red blooms wrapped in foil at a cost of $6 each.
The women of the church are accepting socks, sweatpants, sweatshirts, mittens, hats and donations.
Christmas Eve Hand Bell Concert, Cantata and Christmas Pageant will take place starting at 7 p.m. Dec. 24, at the church, 70 East Dayton Street.
Christmas Day Worship Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 25.
St. John Church
There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight service 7 p.m. on Dec. 24.
We are collecting Christian devotionals and inspirational fiction books for prison ministry.
We accept empty Rx bottles with labels removed, for our Mission Project.
Needs are tuna, egg noodles, spaghetti sauce, pancake syrup, shampoo and toothpaste. Also needed are gently used coats and blankets. This holiday season we invite everyone to learn more about the foodbank ministry and become a partnership with us in sharing the spirit of giving. You may partner with us by adopting a family, providing an item for the food baskets, or monetary gift. For additional information, please call the foodbank at 839-1615. The Foodbank is open from 10a.m. to 12p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and is located at St. John Church, 20 E. South Street. Non-perishable donations can also be dropped off at St. John Lutheran, Ingomar and Salem Lutheran Church on the first Sunday of each month.