The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 9, 2007



ASHTABULAItalian Sons and Daughters of America monthly meeting will be 10 a.m. Aug. 19 at the Elks Lodge #208, 3115 Lake Road W. Breakfast buffet reservations are needed by Aug. 16. Guests are welcome. Call Jean (John J. Meola) or Gerry Notter to make reservations.

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Ashtabula Sup-port Group will meet 6:30 p.m. today (second Thurs-day of the month) at Harbor Topky Memorial Library, 1633 Walnut Blvd. The topic will be food addictions. For more information email, wls

Ashtabula County Friends for Life, an affiliate of Right to Life, meets 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at First Assembly of God, 2300 Austinburg Road. For more information or a free newsletter on pro-life issues contact Crystal Latimer of Geneva.


Sacred Heart Church, 3409 N. Main St., will distribute school supplies to those in need in the Rock Creek area, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Monday. Donations of school supplies may be made by dropping them off at the church.


The Conneaut Area Historical Society's annual picnic will be 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Conneaut Township Park, upper pavilion, with dinner at 6 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to pass. Tableservice, coffee and pop will be provided. Gary Coxon, Park Com-mission president, will give a history of Conneaut Township Park. All members and guests are invited.

ANDOVERVeterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 9519 is sponsoring a bus trip to Seneca Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Aug. 14. Cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact D. (Donald) Overly of Andover.

Pymatuning Valley Primary School is looking for volunteers to practice reading with a child under the OhioReads program. Training will be given. The program begins at the end of September for all new tutors. Call Sandy (A.) John of Andover to volunteer or for more information.

GENEVABereavement Support Group, sponsored by Behm Family Funeral Homes, will meet 5 p.m. Aug. 13 at Eddie's Grill, Geneva-on-the-Lake. For more information, contact the funeral home. All are welcome. There is no charge.

Participants are sought for the second annual "Fire Truck Pull" for Special Olympics Ohio which will be held 4 p.m. Sept. 29 in downtown Geneva in conjunction with the Grape Jamboree. You do not need to be a member of the fire department to participate. Each team, of no more than 10 people, will pull a fully loaded fire truck 12 feet. The team that pulls the truck the fastest over the course wins. Trophies will be awarded. All funds will go to support Ohio Special Olympics state summer games held in Columbus each year. To participate e-mail Chandra Skufca at

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