Around town published Jan. 19

Look Good Feel Better program offered

Female cancer survivors in treatment or who have recently finished treatment are invited to a free American Cancer Society program. The Look Good Feel Better program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Each participant will receive a free makeup kit worth $300. The program is being held at Strecker Cancer Center in Belpre from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 28. Registration is required by calling 1-800-227-2345.

Meeting planned for dog park volunteers

Marietta Community Dog Park volunteers will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Community Room of Lookout Park, 801 Lancaster St., in Marietta.

For information: or 350-6249.

Cancer screenings in McConnelsville

Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5. The clinic will be held on the program’s mobile health van parked at the old M&M school lot on Jefferson Street between Kennebec and 7th streets in McConnelsville. Free Pap tests, pelvic and breast examinations, breast health education and appointments for mammograms will be provided to uninsured and underinsured women. Appointments are required by calling 1-800-844-2654.

Free movie will be shown at church

The movie “Courageous” will be shown at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at St. John’s Evangelical Church, 312 4th St., Lowell. The movie is free and open to the public.

Traffic changes in Harmar begin Mon.

Beginning Monday there will be lane restrictions on Virginia Street in the Marietta/Harmar area to allow a contractor to begin setting up platforms for a bridge painting project on the Ohio 7 overpass. This work will be performed using temporary lane closures that will be placed in the morning around 7:30 a.m. and taken down the same day around 6 p.m. Traffic will be maintained by a flagger. The restrictions are expected to last about a week.

From local reports