WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Curtis Rivers, Haley Morh, Lieya Menzies, Cari Helling, Peyton Caplinger, Jim Jellison, Ross Lunsford, Steve Byrd, Tonya Woods, Addy Mohr, Zoey Wick, Vicki Studebaker, Amanda Thompson, Sue Flora, Logan Woods
Anniversaries this week: Matt and Shelly Loxley, Bryan and Beth Wright
Bingo — There are only two more Thursdays left before we take a summer break. The Hog Wild Jackpot has gone hog wild crazy; it has reached $1,400. The lucky winner will automatically win $100 and then their chance at the $1,400. You can’t win if you don’t come out and play Thursdays at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the West Alexandria Firefighters Association and Department.
WABO Opening Day
West Alexandria Baseball Organization Opening Day Ceremonies will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. The parade will line up in the TVS parking lot and end at the WABO park, followed by the introduction of teams, announcements, the National Anthem and baseball! The concession stand will be open for snacks and refreshments.
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 at James E. Ryan Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.
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.
Alpha Kappa Sorority is offering two $500 scholarships to two graduating seniors attending the Twin Valley South High School or West Alexandria seniors attending MVCTC. The recipient of these scholarships must be planning to attend an accredited college, university, technical school or community college. The selection will be based upon academic qualifications, participation in extracurricular activities, a written essay and a teacher recommendation. Applications for these scholarships can be picked up at the Twin Valley South High School Guidance Office. Check your guidance office for deadline. Alpha Kappa Sorority is proud once again to offer these two scholarships to deserving students of Twin Valley South High School.
Kiwanis Chicken BBQ
The Kiwanis Chicken BBQ will begin at 11 a.m. until sold out 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.
Church of the Brethren
Our next free community meal will be Wednesday, May 4, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 22 E. Oak Street. Free community meals are held the first Wednesday of each month.
St. John Church
A World Vision Youth Garage Sale will be held Thursday, April 21, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 20 E. South Street.
Spring Planting Day will be April 23, from 10 a.m.-noon.
St. John will supply the Homeless Shelter Supper on April 28 and April’s Mission is for the Church World Service.
Salem Lutheran Church
LYO Free Family Movie Night at the By Jo Theater will be Saturday, April 23; time to be announced. Check our Facebook page for updates at http://www.facebook.com/SalemLutheranYouthGroup. On Saturday, May 14 the LYO will have a Jungle Jim’s Scavenger Hunt. We will meet in the church parking lot at 10a.m.. Sign up by Sunday, May 8.
Save the date, Friday May 6, at 6:30 p.m. for the Mother Daughter Banquet, featuring entertainment by Something Good.
The S.O.S. group will visit the Creation Museum April 23. Our next Progressive Dinner will be Saturday, May 14, starting at 4:30 p.m.. Contact Diana Wall at 839-5326 additional information.
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.
The Women of the Church are compiling a 200-year Church Anniversary cookbook, and would like your tried and true, old or new recipes! Contact Polly Voge at 839-4721 or Clara Wienhoff at 715-2200.
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.
Reach Mary Lunsford at email@example.com.