West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Conner Napier, Linda Wick, Kelly Studebaker, John Warrick, Bethany Magrace Landwehr, Karen Studebaker, Neil Wick, Patrick Papczun, Jonathan Clymer, Lydia Mershon, Julia Jones, Melissa Gallman, Mackenzie Turpin, Jim McFadyen.

Anniversaries this week: Steve and Paige Naudascher

S&S P&P 4-H Club

Spic’n Span Pots’n Pans 4-H Club, established in 1970, meets every Monday at 4p.m., starting Feb. 5, in the Salem Lutheran Fellowship Hall. We welcome new members! Cloverbuds include activities for children ages 5-8, and 4-H members must be at least 8 years old or in the third grade to compete in the Junior Fair. All fair project registrations must be turned in by the end of March. Meetings consist of 4-H business and working on fair projects, snacks and games. We cover domestic, animal and miscellaneous projects. We complete several community projects throughout the year. Contact Carol Lunsford, Founder and Head Advisor, for additional information at 937-839-4085.

American Legion

Rock the Jukebox Friday, Feb. 16, from 8-11 p.m.

Valentines Dance, Saturday, Feb. 17, from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Featuring the Flat Out Band with $10 cover at the door, for dancing and romancing.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast on Sunday, March 4, from 8-11 a.m.

Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. for music and dancing.

Ladies Night and Euchre every Wednesday evening at 7p.m. with a 50/50 raffle at James E. Ryan, Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.

WACOCA Annual Hymn Sing

The WACOCA Annual Hymn Sing will be hosted by The First Baptist Church, Feb. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. Come enjoy musical performances and sing along on hymn selections from various community churches. Light refreshments will be served afterward during a time of fellowship at 6062 Ivy Lane.

World Day of Prayer

This year’s World Day of Prayer will be held at Church of the Brethren on Friday March second. Time is to be determined. Any ladies that would like to participate can contact Ruby Shockey at 336-2657 and should plan to attend prep meetings on Friday, Feb. 16 and 23 at 1 p.m.

Good News Club

The Good News Club, for students in grades K-5, meets at Twin Valley South Middle school every Tuesday when there is school, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Mrs. Coffman’s room. For more information contact Wayne or Linda Cook at 937-336-9500.

St. John Lutheran, Ingomar

Ash Wednesday Worship will take place on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Our mission for January collected $455 for the West Alex Food Bank.

We are still requesting Christian Devotionals and Inspirational Fiction books.

The first Sunday of each month we supply a meal to the Homeless Shelter.

Salem Lutheran Church

During Lent, Jr. Lutherans will run 6-6:45p.m. Children in Preschool through sixth grade are welcome to be a part of our Jr. Lutherans program. In case of inclement weather when school is closed, there will be no Jr. Lutherans. Check with the church by calling 939-4210.

Ash Wednesday service will take place Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Lenten Meals will begin Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 5-6:30 p.m. before the 7 p.m. Lenten services, and continue every Wednesday through March 21.

Come Feb. 25, to our Health Ministry, which takes place every fourth Sunday, offering blood pressure screenings in the church offices after church. Participants will receive a log with follow-up recommendations and lifestyle modification recommendations. Additional information on BP and strokes available. Contact Rhonda Wright or Vickie Unger for more information.

Our Haiti Mission Team will be leaving February 18 for Haiti to help supply meals for school children and serve in labor needed in Haiti. If you would like to donate, please call the church office at 839-4210.

Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study will meet Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Coups for Troops accepts unwanted grocery coupons, up to two months expired, for troops overseas to use in the Commissaries. A basket is located in the Church Library.

The fourth Monday of every month, Salem provides a meal for the Homeless Shelter in Eaton.

Worship is offered the first Sunday of each month, at 1:30 p.m., at Vancrest Nursing Home in Eaton.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald