West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Buzz Miller, Rosalie Unger, Michael Cress, Shirley Webb, Hannah Mershon, Tyler Wright, Nancy Gardner, Nels Munson, Mike Bell, Donald Grubb, Wendy Karns Malone, Amie Martin, Melissa Johnson, Dan Deeter Sr., Ashley Clymer Frei, Ross Childers, Samantha Rivers, Elisa Weber, Lynn Voge, John Bassler, Jesse Nickell, Seth Baker, Claire Fergus,

Anniversaries this week: Tyler and Kelsie Lee, Brian and Jeanne Via, Jay and Rosalie Unger.


Current needs of the Foodbank are spaghetti, pork and beans, pancake mix, syrup, toothpaste, shampoo, and grape jelly. Our staff appreciates everyone’s support of the Foodbank and our community. The Foodbank is open from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays and is located at St. John Church, 20 E. South Street. Contact the Foodbank at 839-1615 for additional information.

*Please check all events for cancellations or changes due to recent health mandates.

AKS Euchre Tournament and Dance

Alpha Kappa Sorority has canceled the annual Euchre tournament and Dance scheduled for April 13. For rescheduled date or additional information contact us on facebook AKS euchre tournament and dance

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, scheduled for April 4, has been canceled by the WA Celebration Committee.

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

The Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 11 has been canceled.

WA Firehouse BINGO Canceled

WA Firehouse Thursday night BINGO has been cancelled until further notice.

Turkey Shoot, TVRGC

Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club Turkey Shoots have been canceled. For more information contact H.K. Steiner at 232-4504, Curtis Early at 533-3226 or Paul Price at 248-1083.

Church of the Brethren

The Community Meal scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, has been canceled. Contact the church at 937-839-5417.

COB Parenting Conference

On Saturday, April 25, W. Alexandria Church of the Brethren will be hosting its first-ever parenting conference entitled: Cooperation, Consequences and Keeping Your Sanity. The event will take place from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 22 E. Oak St. The event will include a live presenter from the National Center for Biblical Parenting, breakfast items, free lunch, a cooperating children’s program, as well as take-home resources. To register or for more information visit http://www.westalexcob.org

Community Christian Church

CCC is planning its Small Group Ministries for 2020. The public is invited to attend. If interested, call the church office at 937-849-4988. Sunday Worship begins at 10 a.m. held at 11 Dorsey Akers Road.

Salem Lutheran Church

Holy Week services are as follows: Maundy Thursday April 9 with Communion at 7 p.m., Good Friday April 10 at 7 p.m., and Easter, April 12 Sunrise Service at 7:30 a.m., breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m., Sunday School at 9 a.m. and Easter Worship at 10:30 a.m.

By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent