West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Kara Mackie, Laini Unger Ferriell, The Rev. Dan Snider, Darlene Bassler, Jennifer Fitzwater, Carolyn MacFadyen, Skylar Reckers, Shirleann Fahrenholz, Brittany Denny, chelsea Byrd, Forest Red Rivers, Jeremy Mohr, Karen Maalouf, Brenda Wright, Maci Arndts, Mike Coe, Zayne Morris, Rodney Good, Scott Jacobs, Gail Elliott, Frank Bare.

Anniversaries this week: Tom and Kristin Ehler, Bob and Carol Keener

Trick or Treat Beggar’s Night

Beggar’s Night will be held on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31. Come join the Annual Costume Parade starting at LCNB Bank on E. Dayton Street at 5:15 p.m. The Kiwanis Costume Contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the parking lot across from the Library, and Trick or Treating will be from 6-7:30 p.m.

Quarter Auction

The West Alexandria Celebration Committee is holding a Quarter Auction at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, at the American Legion Post 322. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at 1477 OH 503 South. Funds raised will help provide new gifts for children at Santa Villa and fireworks for July 4.

Firehouse BINGO

Bingo is back. Start time is 6 p.m. every Thursday for the Early Bird games. We have several progressive games we play throughout the season. Come out and try your luck. Doors open at 5 p.m. open seating, no RSVP on seating, and first come first served. Help spread the word, the higher number of attendees, the higher pay-out bracket. Light snack bar with drinks available for purchase at 25 E. Dayton Street.

Turkey Shoot, TVRGC

Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a Turkey Shoot at 1 p.m. on Sundays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 10, and 17. The public is welcome and there is a lunch stand in the Clubhouse. Contact H.K. Steiner at 232-4504, Curtis Early at 533-3226 or Paul Price at 248-1083.

Venison for Food Banks

The Venison for Food Banks of Preble County program is ongoing. 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 from Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club at 937-533-3226.

Annual Turkey Supper

The West Alexandria Church of the Brethren Annual Turkey Supper is Saturday, Nov. 9 from 4:30-7 p.m. at 22 East Oak Street. Costs are: Adults $9, Children ages 4-12, $4, and Children under 3 are free. Carry-out is available, and it is elevator accessible for dine-in. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

CCC Homecoming Concert

Join the Community Christian Church Praise Team for dinner and an evening of Southern Gospel favorites on Friday, Nov. 8, or Saturday, Nov. 9 at 11 Dorsey Akers Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $7 for children ten and under. We will be serving chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, cinnamon apples, drinks and dessert. For reservations call Jenny Lovely at 937 219-4410.

By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent