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Smorgasbord dinner in Chesterhill

The Chesterhill Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its monthly smorgasbord dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the firehouse on Ohio 555. The menu will include turkey and dressing, baked steak, liver and onions, noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetables, other side dishes, dessert and beverages. The cost is $8.50 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. Carry-out meals for the local area will be available by calling 554-6801 the day of the dinner.

Pancake, sausage meal at St. John’s

St. John’s Christian Women’s Club is serving a pancake/sausage breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at St. John Central Grade School in Churchtown. Grismer’s religious articles will also be sold. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children or $20 for a family.

For information: or 525-6919.

Beekeepers group to meet Feb. 26

The Mid-Ohio Valley Beekeepers’ Association will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Washington County Career Center on Ohio 676 in Marietta. Visitors and new members are welcome.

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MHS Class of ’52

to meet for lunch

The Marietta High School Class of 1952 will have its monthly luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at the China buffet on Pike Street. All classmates and friends are welcome.

Reno VFD to hold appreciation dinner

The Reno Volunteer Fire Department annual appreciation dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Marietta Township Recreation Center. Anyone who has contributed or helped out the fire department in any way during the last year is invited. Those attending should RSVP to Jeremy Patterson at 525-2528.

Salem Twp. VFD

to hold fish fry

The Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. The cost is a donation. The menu will also include french fries, applesauce, bread and butter, hot dogs, desserts and beverages.

From local reports