Around town

Wesley Twp. VFD auxiliary bingo night

Wesley Twp. VFD Ladies Auxiliary announces its bingo night on Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 6 p.m.; $20 for 20 tickets. Prizes are Pampered Chef and Yankee Candle.

For information: (740) 551-9886

Road dedication honors Allen Nolan

According to the Veterans’ Service Commission, a highway memorial dedication service will be held for SPC Allen Nolan who was killed in Iraq in 2004. The ceremony will take place 10 a.m. Friday at the 22-mile marker on Ohio 676, near Cole-Coffman Road.

Free community lunch at First Baptist

The Singles and Doubles Class of the First Baptist Church continues to offer it’s Sharing and Caring Free Community Lunch on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the church at 301 Fourth St., Marietta. All are invited to this free lunch.

The class also reminds community members of a second monthly free lunch served by the Acacia class on the fourth Saturday of every month at the same time and location.

Secret Santa

applications taken

Washington-Morgan Community Action will be accepting applications for the Secret Santa Program starting Oct. 14. The Secret Santa Program provides Christmas gifts to children of low income families of Washington County. The Secret Santa Program serves ages newborn to age 12.

Washington-Morgan Community Action is located at 218 Putnam St. and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Applicants must provide proof of income for the last 30 days, proof of Washington County residency, photo ID, birth certificates for all children and Social Security numbers for children and parents in the household. Income eligibility is based on 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Participants cannot be part of other gift giving programs.

Washington-Morgan Community Action is also seeking community support to help bring a little Christmas cheer to the children of the Secret Santa Program either by contributing a cash donation or by donating new unwrapped toys.

Questions about the Secret Santa Program or to make a donation call Washington-Morgan Community Action at 373-3745.

From local reports