West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Jerry Bailey, Bryon Bitner, Jean Campbell, Steve Naudascher, Dustin Bassler, Shirley Kastens, Dale Spitler, Kathryn Baker, Susan Carico, Helen McCoy, Paula Wysong, Laura Kasserman, Donna Smith, Melanie Melton.

Anniversaries this week: Allen and Cheryl Samson, Curtis and Dorothy Early,

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.

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.

Church of the Brethren

The next Community Meal will be Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Church of the Brethren 22 East Oak St. from 5-6:30 p.m. Community Meals will continue the first Wednesday of each month through June.

By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent