The next Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee meeting will be Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at the Newcomerstown High School. All are welcome.
It is spring so it must be the Feinstein Challenge to help promote donations of food and money to Journey's End's food pantry. The promotion continues through April 30. All food donated during this period will be counted as a $1 donation per can and that along with cash donations will be counted toward a portion of the Feinstein funds that are sent out to all participating churches and food pantries. Help by donating during this period.
Journey's End Ministries is open to accept food donations on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m.
For other times, contact the office at 498-5772.
Trivia night set
Newcomerstown Public Library will be hosting another trivia night. Gather a group of 2 to 6 adults and come join them for a fun evening on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. This time around there will be eight rounds of ten questions to challenge your knowledge. The Friends of the Library will have a concession stand. Contact the library to register your team at 498-8228.
A free workshop on "How to protect your home and savings if you or your loved one end up in a nursing home" will be offered at Newcomerstown Public Library. Discover how to protect your home, how new laws restrict protection of assests, and how Medicaid works. This class will be offered Tuesday. May 1 at 11 a.m. at the Library Annex. Contact the library for questions at 498-8228.
More computer classes offered
The Newcomerstown Public Library will be hosting one more basic computer class. The class will take place in the Library Annex on April 16 through April 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. This class is only open to people who have not taken it previously.
Contact the library to register at 498-8228.
Library board to meet
Regular meetings of the Newcomerstown Public Library Board of Trustees are the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Library Annex.
Projects sought for community service
COPS (Community Outreach Project) is hoping to help Newcomerstown area residents with home repair and maintenance.
Unfortunately, they are not able to do lawn care on a regular basis, but they are looking to help people make minor home repairs in their homes.
They are willing to do inside repairs during the winter months.
Call Derek at Christ United Methodist Church for referrals and details at 498-8134.
Anyone or any organization wishing to correspond with the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee can use: The Newcomerstown Ohio Bicentennial Committee, P.O. Box 11, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.
Christ's Kitchen, located in the Fellowship Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown, serves dinner from 4 to 6:15 p.m. every Monday. The dining room is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
The meal is free but donations are accepted.
The church is located at 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.
For information, call 498-8134.
Sonshine Boxes drop-off
Bob Pell's Nationwide Insurance office, located at 117 N. Bridge St., Newcomerstown, is a new collection site for items to be sent to soldiers serving our country. Items may still be donated at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, also in Newcomerstown. Sonshine Boxes consist of anything a soldier might need such as personal hygiene items, games, movies, etc.
For information, call 498-7994.