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Leavitt’s hosts

Belpre gospel sing

Leavitt Funeral Home, 801 Victor St., Belpre will have its annual gospel sing from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7. Musical groups performing will be Day Spring, Mission Trio, New Legacy and The Williams Family. There will also be an antique car and tractor display, free food and drinks and a tent provided for shade.

For information: Jackie Cassady, 423-6326.

Friday night open swims at Ewing

Ewing School will resume Friday night open swims on Sept. 13. The open swims will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at a cost of $2 per person.

Warm water arthritis classes will resume Sept. 10. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays through the school year. Class times are 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30 p.m.

For information: 373-3781, Ext. 22.

Relay For Life fundraiser Tuesday

Bridget’s Brigade Relay For Life Team and The Original Pizza Place on Second Street in Marietta will have a fundraiser from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Fifteen percent of all receipts collected that evening will be donated to the American Cancer Society through Relay for Life.

Disabilities board meets Tuesday

The Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a regular board meeting at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at Ewing School, 1701 Colegate Drive, Marietta.

Soup luncheon

Sept. 8 in Beverly

The Beverly Masonic Lodge will hold a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 with all-you-can eat soup, sandwiches and dessert. There will be four kinds of soup. Donations will be accepted. Carry-out and delivery is available by calling 984-2826.

No Rumpke waste collections Monday

Rumpke waste removal and recycling collection service will not occur on Monday due to the Labor Day holiday. Service will be delayed one day during the week of the holiday. Monday’s collection will move to Tuesday; Tuesday’s collection will move to Wednesday and so on. Regular collection will resume the week of Sept. 9. Visit for Rumpke’s annual holiday schedule.

From local reports