West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The TVS class of 1973 will get together for a 45-year class reunion on Saturday, May 19, at the American Legion Hall on Ohio 503. Former teachers and classes associated with this class are welcome. Bring your favorite snack to share. Cash bar available.

Birthdays this week: David Jones, Hannah Pemberton, Charlene Swindell, Susanna Evans, Kaylee Marshall, Travis Angel, Lorene Halsey, Evelyn Strong, Lisa Barnhart Crowe, Kim Fergus, Richard Campbell, Claire Sebald, Matthew Cornett, Kaleb Cornett, Jason Sarver, Jordan Dudas, Sue Combs, Tyler Thuma, Kasen Cole, Maddyn Davis, Megan Unger, Susan Ackerman, Jandee Mowell, Rob Lee, in memory of Josephine Beneke Roselius

Anniversaries this week: Ryan and Taylor Shelton, Carl and Kathi Petelle, Howard and Emily Hale, Jim and Tina Wagers

American Legion

Rock the Juke Box including a 50/50 raffle on Friday, May 19 from 8 p.m.-midnight.

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

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

Get your foursome ready for the SAL Golf Tourney to take place Sunday, May 20 at Highland Golf Course.

Fire Dept. BINGO

Doors open every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at 25 E. Dayton Street. Early Bird Games and BINGO begin at 6:30 p.m. Kid friendly atmosphere, but all players must be 18+.

Smoked Chicken and Pork Chop Dinners

WA Celebration Committee Smoked Chicken and Pork Chop Dinners will be available May 20 from 11a.m.-1p.m. beside Subway on N. Main Street. We can bring it out to your car! Order dinners by May 11 to ensure your orders, by calling Carol Lunsford at 839-4085, or drop off orders at The Pin Up Shoppe, 50 W. Second Street. Half a chicken dinner, including choice of 1 side plus roll and applesauce, costs $7. A 3/4 pound pork chop dinner with choice of 1 side, dinner roll and applesauce costs $8. Thank you for supporting us, as we use proceeds to purchase new toys for Santa Villa and July 4 fireworks in West Alexandria.

Farmer’s Market

Time is approaching to support the WA Celebration Committee’s weekly Farmers’ Market in Peace Park every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. beginning May 24. All funds raised are used by the Celebration Committee to provide the community with fireworks for July 4, and new toys for Santa Villa in December. Funds also will be used for needed repairs at Santa Villa. Contact Carol Lunsford at 839-4085 for additional information or to reserve your space.

St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Ingomar’s annual Mother & Daughter Banquet is Friday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes pasta, salad and dessert bar. Entertainment for the evening is “Something Good.” Tickets are $5 adults and $3 children 10 and under. Come out for an evening of food, favors, fellowship and fun! RSVP 839-5321.

Calvary Baptist Church

Spring into Bible Study every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. All are welcome at 3613 Winston Lane. For additional information, contact Pastor David Spears at 839-1024.

Good News Club

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

Salem Lutheran Church

The Men of Salem invite you to join them, May 19, and the next several months discussing what it means to be a Christian man in today’s society. We’ll be using the book 7 Men by Eric Metaxas. The Men meet every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, prayer and this spiritual discussion in the Fellowship Hall.

Red Geraniums: The Women of the church have a sign up sheet in the Library for red geraniums for Pentecost. Price is $5.75 and final order date will be May 13.

“Coups for Troups”collect coupons up to two months expired, which are accepted overseas for our military personnel to use at the commissaries. Place coupons in the basket located in the Church Library.

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To report West Alexandria community, club, organization, family or church news or events, contact Mary Lunsford by e-mail: meeerylou@yahoo.com or at 937-974-9951

By Mary Lunsford