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Annual Cabin Fever run/walk Feb. 23

The 10th annual Cabin Fever 2 Mile Run/Walk, which supports the Marietta City Schools’ Cross Country program, will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Broughton Nature Preserve off Ohio 821 near Marietta. The start and finish is at the picnic shelter. Individuals or teams can race. Registration for individuals is $12 by Feb. 14 and $15 after. Registration for teams is $36 by Feb. 14 and $45 after. For an application, go to

For information: Andrea Adkins, 350-4669; or Kelly Haught, 374-0494.

Steak/chicken breast fry at Lowell Legion

American Legion Post 750 in Lowell will have a steak/chicken breast fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 15. All meals come with salad, bread and a drink. The cost for a steak meal cooked to order is $10.The cost for a chicken dinner is $7 and the cost for a no-meat meal is $5. Students will be selling dessert.

Soup lunch Sunday at Masonic Lodge

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

Benefit in Fleming for local 2-year-old

A benefit will be held Sunday at Lazy H Farm in Fleming for Caleb Wall, a local 2-year-old at Children’s Hospital in Columbus after contracting the flu. Doors will open at 1 p.m. Bingo with chances to win Longaberger, Thirty-One, Pink Zebra and more will start at 3 p.m. The cost is 20 games for $20. A silent auction and bake sale will take place and food will available throughout the event. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time or donations can be made to a Pay Pal account at

For information: Audrianna Wellspring, 516-3670, Connie Waggoner, 525-9249, or Karen Henthorn, 516-4964.

Soup beans and cornbread supper at DAV Hall Saturday

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary in Whipple will hold a soup beans and cornbread supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the DAV Hall, 835 DAV Road. The cost of the meal is a donation and the money raised goes to assist veterans and veterans families.

From local reports