WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Sandra Robbins, Boston Lamb, Bailey Schwaberow, Maylie Bassler, Mason Kuykendoll, Sarah Miller, Ron Garnett, Curt Rivers, Paul Boyd, Johnathan Smith, Tara Suchland, Ava Shelton, Dodie Johnson, Mike Fletcher, Jim Wagers, Haley Mohr, Addy Mohr, Zoey Wick, Vicki Studebaker, Tonya Woods, Roman Davis, Preston Glander, Ruth Worley, Cari Parizek Helling, Kathleen Evans, Joe Thompson, Linda Reckers, Lori Kreitzer, Nesba Robb, Clay Dunwoodie, in memory of Bruce Studebaker
Anniversaries this week: George and Mary Lehmann, Matt and Shelly Loxley, Mike and Linda Coe
WABO Opening Day
West Alexandria Baseball Organization Opening Day will be Saturday, April 27. A parade will end at the WABO park for opening ceremonies, followed by the introduction of teams, announcements, and baseball! The concession stand will be open for snacks. Come and enjoy WABO’s opening Day!
Euchre and Ladies Night every Wednesday evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and Euchre starts at 7 p.m. with a 50/50 raffle.
Sr. Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. for music and dancing, at 1477 Ohio 503 South.
Rock the Jukebox and carry-in Friday, April 19, from 7-11 p.m.
SAL Fish Fry, April 20, cost is $9 for all you can eat from 5-7 p.m.
SAL Golf Tourney: get your foursome registered for Sunday, May 19, at Highland Golf Course in Indiana, at a cost of $200 per team.
Turkey Shoot, TVRGC
Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a Turkey Shoot at 1 p.m. each Sunday through the end of April. The public is welcome and there is a lunch stand in the Clubhouse. Contact H.K. Steiner at 232-4504, Curtis Early at 533-3226 or Paul Price at 248-1083.
Senior Citizen Dinner
Twin Valley South High School, with the financial support of four local service organizations, will be sponsoring a senior citizen dinner on Tuesday, April 30, 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 29. 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.
The West Alexandria Fire Dept. BINGO is held every Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. with open seating; no RSVP, just first come first served. Early Bird Games start at 6 p.m. to help those coming after work. Kid-friendly atmosphere, but all players must be 18 or over. We have several progressive games going on at 25 E. Dayton Street.
St. John Church
Our mission for April is Church World Service. We collected $200 for the domestic abuse shelter in March.
The Maundy Thursday service will begin at 6 p.m. on April 18, with a soup meal and communion.
Easter breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Easter egg hunt at 9:30 a.m. and then a 10 a.m. worship service.
Church of the Brethren
Free Community Meals are the first Wednesday of every month; next on May 1, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 22 East Oak St. West Alex.
Calvary Baptist Church
Join us for an Easter Worship Service, April 21, 11 a.m. at 3613 Winston Lane.
A Maundy Thursday service will take place April 18 at 7 p.m. and will include communion.
Stations of the Cross: On Good Friday, April 19, the Fellowship Hall will be transformed into a Prayer Labyrinth from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. There will be prayer stations reflecting Christ’s journey to the cross.
Our traditional Good Friday service will take place at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary on April 19.
April 21 Easter Services: 7:30 a.m. Sunrise Service Program, “Alive”, presented by Salem Youth Ministries and the Jr. Choir, 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, 9 a.m. Children’s Egg Hunt, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, and 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Communion.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast is held every third Saturday at 7:30a.m. for breakfast, fellowship, prayer and Bible study. The next Men’s Prayer Breakfast is April 20.
April Showers donations of new socks in all colors and sizes, except infant, are greatly appreciated. Your donations will be distributed through the Once Around Shop in Eaton. There is an April Showers container in the Lounge, or donations can be given to Ann Cooper. The deadline is April 17.
Salem Annual Mother Daughter Banquet is scheduled for Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. Ticket prices are: children $4.25, adults $8.25.
The Health Ministry will do blood pressure screenings the fourth Sunday of each month, next on April 28. Participants will receive a blood pressure log with current follow-up recommendations, lifestyle modifications and recommendations. Information on blood pressure and strokes is also available.
Coups for Troops is accepting your unwanted and recently expired coupons in the church library. Coupons up to two months expired are accepted at military commissaries.