West Alexandria News

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The next Sons of the Americal Legion All You Can Eat Breakfast will be Sunday, March 6, from 8-11 a.m. at James E. Ryan Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.

Every Wednesday, 7 p.m. Euchre night is Ladies Night! There is a $5 entry fee, prizes, a 50/50 raffle and it is open to the public.

Enjoy old-time country and western music every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. with the Senior Fun Bunch. This is open to the public and includes coffee and snacks with no cover charge.

WA Fire/EMS Open House

The West Alexandria Fire/EMS is hosting an open house at both stations (Fire: 25 E. Dayton St. and EMS: 8 Marty Lane) Sunday, Feb. 28, from 2-4 p.m. Come meet the firefighters and EMTs, view the fire and EMS apparatus, tour the stations, view plans for future facility, ask questions and get informed on Issue 1 (levy to build one fire house to house both stations.)

Birthdays this week: Michael Crews, P.A. Wright, Jane Fahrenholz, Ava Watts, Taylor Helling, Connie Wells, Dr. Mark Ulrich, Jamie Beneke, Mary Lou Lehman, Tyler D. Schmidt, Ann Cooper, Katie Bassler, Noelle Bassler, Ella Hawk, Logan Wagoner, Nicholas Myers

Boy Scout Troupe 107

Boy Scout Troupe 107, for ages 11-18, is back! Boy Scout Troupe 107 meets in the West Alexandria Town Hall basement on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. and is looking to add new members! If interested, contact Brian King at 937-336-3468.


Every Thursday evening doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo calling starts at 6 p.m. at 25 E. Dayton Street. Come early, get a good seat and start your luck with some pull-offs! All proceeds benefit the West Alexandria Firefighters Association and Department.

S&S P&P 4-H Club

Spic’n Span Pots’n Pans 4-H Club, established in 1970, has begun their forty-sixth year meeting on Mondays at 4p.m. in the Salem Lutheran Fellowship Hall. We meet every Monday and welcome new members! Cloverbuds include activities for children ages 5-8, and 4-H members must be at least 8 years old or in the third grade to compete in the Junior Fair. Fair Projects must be turned in by the end of March. Meetings consist of 4-H business and working on fair projects, snacks and games. We cover all domestic, animal and miscellaneous projects. We complete several community projects, as well. Contact Carol Lunsford, Founder and Head Advisor, for additional information at 937-839-4085.


Items needed are egg noodles, pancake syrup, ramen noodles, shampoo, and toothpaste. The Foodbank is open from 10a.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. Non-perishable donations can also be dropped off at Salem and St. John Lutheran Churches the first Sunday of each month.

Church of the Brethren

Our Free Community Meals are the first Wednesday of every month, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 22 East Oak St. West Alexandria

Youth in grades 5-8 are invited to join us every other Sunday for our Youth Ministry Nights from 6-7:15 p.m.

St. John Church

A Free Community Supper will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 20 E. South Street.

UCC Living Lenten services will be held at 7 p.m. each Sunday evening from Feb. 14-March 13. Mission for February is the HIT Foundation.

Salem Lutheran Church

Junior Lutherans, for ages 3 through sixth grade, meet every Wednesday during Lent at 6 p.m., come early for a meal in the Fellowship Hall.

Lenten meals take place in the Fellowship Hall from 5-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, followed by Lenten services at 7 p.m. through March 16.

LYO will meet for a Hot Chocolate and Movie Night in the Fellowship Hall from 7-10p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27.

New Eyes For the Needy – SWELCA is collecting used eye glasses to be donated to the local Lions Club. A donation box is located in the church Library.

St. John Lutheran, Ingomar

Come for the midweek Lenten carry-in meals and worship services every Wednesday, meals begin at 6:15 p.m. followed by the service at 7 p.m., Feb. 24, March 2, March 9 and March 16.

During the season of Lent, SJL will be collecting needed items for the Preble County Homeless Shelter which is operated by the HIT Foundation. Those staying at the shelter sleep on twin beds (20 beds total) and the sheets are being washed every day, so they would love to have more twin sheet sets. In addition to or an alternative to purchasing sheet sets, is buying cases of bottled water or juices. Please bring items to church by March 6. Delivery of items to shelter will be on March 9. Thank you for your support!

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald

Reach Mary Lunsford at [email protected]

Reach Mary Lunsford at [email protected]