West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIAThe West Alexandria Celebration Committee is selling smoked chicken or BBQ pork chop dinners on Sunday, March 15, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at at the firehouse, 25 E. Dayton Street. All funds raised will be used to help pay for toys purchased for Santa Villa and the July 4 fireworks. Food prepared by Hog Wild Smokehouse Ribs. Half a smoked chicken with dinner roll, applesauce and choice of green beans or baked beans is $7. A 3/4 lb. smoked pork chop with dinner roll, applesauce and choice of green beans or baked beans is $8. Orders may be called into Carol Lunsford at 937-839-4085, with your order, name and phone number.

Birthdays this week: Nixie Wilson, Mark Wiegand, Raeann Crews, Catie McDonnell, Katie Bassler, Don Petelle, Noelle Bassler, Connie Wells, Logan Wagoner, Ella Hawk, Juna Durkle, Ralph Beams, Jamie Reece, Ava Watts, Taylor Helling

Firehouse Bingo

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

Community Christian Church

Community Christian Church is starting its Small Group Ministries for 2020. The public is invited to attend. If interested, call the church office at 937-849-4988. The public is also invited to the monthly men’s breakfast, March 7, at 9 a.m. The church is located at 11 Dorsey Akers Road.

Church of the Brethren

The next Community Meal is Wednesday, March 4, at 22 East Oak St. from 5-6:30 p.m.Community Meals will continue the first Wednesday of each month through June.

Salem Lutheran Church

Salem Kids meet every Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. through April first, for a meal and program, ending at 6:45 p.m. during the Lenten season. Kids age 3 years through sixth grade are welcome to be a part of Salem Kids. For more information, contact Wanda DeVilbiss at 937-361-6865.

Middle School Ministry meets every Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for the Men’s Bible Study and Breakfast every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The men are planning to attend a Mission Conference March 21-22 in Mansfield.

Lenten Meals and evening services will begin on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, and continue every Wednesday through April first. Lenten Meals are from 6-6:45 p.m. and Lenten Services begin at 7 p.m.

Donate your unwanted or recently expired coupons to Coups for Troops to assist military overseas where commissaries accept manufacturer coupons up to two months expired. There is a basket in the Church Library.

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By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent