West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Michael Cress, Rosalie Unger, Jesse Nickell, John Bassler, Annah Kuykendoll, Lynn Voge, Seth Baker, Claire Fergus, Sam Pontius, Dr. John Ulrich, Norma Brubaker, Nancy Gardner, Polly Voge, Mark Unger, in memory of Charles “Smitty” Schmidt

Anniversaries this week: Tyler and Kelsey Lee, Brian and Jeanne Via, Jay and Rosalie Unger, Bob and Charlotte Hansford, Pastor Mark and Linda Moore, Robert and Joyce Nisius


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.

American Legion

The next Fish Fry will be held Saturday, April 16, from 5-7 p.m. at James E. Ryan Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.

Euchre night is Ladies Night every Wednesday at 7 p.m. 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.

Get your foursome together and sign up for our SAL Golf Tourney, coming up on Sunday, May 15.

AKS Euchre Tourney and Dance

Alpha Kappa Sorority is having their annual Euchre Tournament and Dance on Saturday, April 23, at 5 p.m. at the American Legion, 1477 Ohio 503 S. Euchre is $15 a person which includes cards, dance, snacks, pop and water. Spots fill up fast so please let a member know if you want to play. The Dance will start at 8p.m. and pre-sale admission is $8 a person or $10 at the door. DJ Nikki Plank will be playing again. There will be lots of door prizes and raffle items!! We will have a shot bar or BYOB.

Kiwanis Chicken BBQ

Kiwanis Chicken BBQ will be held on April 24 at the WA Fire House, 25 E. Dayton Street. Proceeds help fund the many community projects of the club including the annual scholarship for a qualifying Senior at Twin Valley South High School.

Rod and Gun Club

The Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is, again, sponsoring its annual Turkey Shoot each Sunday at 1 p.m. through April 24. This event is open to the public and we hope to see a nice crowd.

Senior Citizen Dinner

Twin Valley South High School, with financial support of four local service organizations, will be sponsoring a senior citizen dinner on Tuesday, April 26, at 5:30 p.m. The dinner is free to all senior citizens in the Twin Valley Community Local School District. Reservations may be made by calling the school office at 839-4693 or 839-4688. The deadline for reservations is Monday, April 25. Entertainment will be provided following the dinner. The service groups making the dinner possible are the Alpha Kappa Sorority, Coterie Club, West Alex Lions Club and West Alex Kiwanis Club.

TVS Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2016/17 school year will be held at TVS Elementary through Friday, April 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., daily, and April 5 from 6-8 p.m.. Please bring your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records and two proofs of residence which are required in order to register. Please report to the Elementary office, located on 100 Education Drive, Door#26.

St. John Church

Youth will meet Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. to set up for the World Vision Youth Garage Sale to be held Thursday, April 21, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 20 E. South Street. Items for the Garage Sale are to be dropped off by Sunday, April 17.

Eric Peterson will be a guest speaker on Sunday, April 10.

Spring Planting Day will be April 23 from 10 a.m.-noon.

St. John will supply the Homeless Shelter Supper on April 28.

March Missions collected $430 for the Domestic Abuse Shelter (YMCA). April’s Mission is for the Church World Service.

Church of the Brethren

Our next Free Community Meal is Wednesday, April 6 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 6-7:15p.m.

Salem Lutheran Church

LYO is sponsoring a Chili Cook-off Fundraiser April 10, in the Fellowship Hall, immediately following Sunday worship. LYO Family Movie Night at the ByJo Theater for Saturday, April 23; time is to be announced.

The SOS group will visit the Creation Museum April 23. Contact Diana Wall at 839-5326 for tickets and additional information.

The Men’s Breakfast and Bibles Study will meet at 7:30a.m. Saturday, April 16, in the Fellowship Hall.

The Women of the Church would like to thank those who contributed to the Lenten Dinners, as they averaged 50 people served each week during Lent.

New Eyes For the Needy — Salem Women of the Church are collecting used eye glasses to be donated to the local Lions Club. A donation box is located in the church Library.

April Showers — The Women are collecting new socks (please no infant sizes) for Graceworks/Once Around Shop in Eaton. There is a basket in the Lounge for monetary donations and socks.

Coups for Troops needs your unwanted or recently expired coupons which can be used in Military Commissaries overseas up to two months past the expiration date. Place in the basket located in the church Library.

St. John Lutheran Church, Ingomar

Starting April 3, Sunday Worship begins at 9 a.m. with Sunday School immediately following at 2319 Enterprise Rd.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald

Reach Mary Lunsford at [email protected]

Reach Mary Lunsford at [email protected]