Supplement Station’s Glow Fest Showcase planned

SALEM– Back Home Market Cafe at The Supplement Station, 1139 E. Pidgeon Road, is offering a Glow Fest Showcase that will launch at dusk Oct. 24 as part of its Pumpkin Pandemonium. Showcase viewing will be open to the public, and free of charge.

All carving participants in the Glow Fest showcase must provide their own pumpkin.

To compete for prizes the Carving Application Form (available on The Supplement Station’s Facebook page), registration fee ($3 advance/$5 day of), and carved pumpkin must be dropped off at Back Home Market and Cafe at The Supplement Station by noon Oct. 24.

Advance registration fee ($2 discount) can be secured by dropping off or mailing an application and application fee by the close of business Oct. 23 and dropping off a carved creation by noon Oct. 24 for display and judging.

Pumpkins must be dropped off in displayable condition. So, lighting should be in place and activated. Carvers are welcome to set up their own displays with business signage. Carvers are welcome to be on site with pre-packaged treats for trick or treaters from 5 to 8 p.m., if so desired. Business Carvers are welcome to donate business related gifts or gift cards for raffles or prizes.

No carved pumpkins will be accepted until October 23.

Carvers can compete and prizes will be offered in the following categories:

— Business/Team – Grand Prize Catered Lunch for your team (up to 25 participants)

— Individual – Grand Prize Lunch for a Year for Winner (52 lunch specials – one per week).

— Children (12 and under) – Grand Prize Ice Cream Social In our Cafe or Pavilion (up to 15 participants)

This is a family friendly event. So, pumpkins must be appropriate in theme. Pumpkins can be refused by management if deemed inappropriate in content.

West Branch BOE to meet today

BELOIT– The West Branch school board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday streamed live on Facebook. The district recognizes the importance of public comment and therefore, anyone who wishes to comment publicly can email a statement within the same limitations as a regular board meeting to any board member or the superintendent and the statement will be read aloud at the board meeting. Email addresses can be found on the district website.

DIY painting program offered at library

SALEM– Salem Public Library will host a virtual program on Zoom from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 that will show how to master those DIY paint jobs around the house safely and efficiently with the advice of Jeff Campeze of Pittsburgh Paints Company (PPG).

Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link to connect to the program. Registration may be done online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling the library at 330-332-0042 for registration assistance. The program is open to the public and free of cost to attend. Persons registering must have an up-to-date email address in order to receive the Zoom link.

WB Boosters bingo offered tonight

BELOIT– West Branch Athletic Boosters Bingo will be held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the bingo hall, 26701 U.S. Route 62 (former Westville Skating Rink). Doors open at 4:30. Computers are specially priced this week at $25. Masks required and social distancing observed. Kitchen open, instant tickets. Jumpin’ Jack is at 54 numbers.

Last chance for Grange ice cream

LISBON –Members of the Lisbon Grange have scheduled the last homemade ice cream sale for this Saturday, Oct. 17. It will be a drive-thru event at the Grange from 4-6 p.m. (or sold out). There will be pumpkin ice cream as well as apple and vanilla in quarts for $8 per quart. The Grange is located three miles west of Lisbon on U.S. 30, one door west of the state garage. Proceeds will be used for Grange property improvements.


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