Widows, Widowers & Friends

The Widows, Widowers & Friends group met at Cruiser’s in Lodi for their July meeting. Thirty-four members and five guests were present. Opening prayer was given by Sandy McDougale.

New activity booklets for the months of August, September and October were distributed. The 50-50 raffle was won by Kim Cain. Door prize winners were Debbie Young, Karen Johnson, Ward Edinger, Rhea Schmale, and Cheryl McConahay. Carol Hamilton gave a very interesting talk on the plight of the honeybee.

Upcoming activities include lunch at Cracker Barrel on Thursday, July 19, the carpool leaves Panera Bread at 10:30 a.m. The July breakfast will be at Bishop’s at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 28. That is also the day for the 5:30 p.m. BBQ at S & D Farm. The next dinner and business meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. at TJ’s Restaurant. You will have a choice of three entrees. The group will go to Ohio Star Theatre to see "Stolen" on Thursday, Oct. 4. The cost is $63 which includes a meal, the show and transportation. Reservations are due immediately. Everyone is encouraged to consider running for office. Our elections will be held in October.

The closing prayer was given by Norma Davidson.

Widows, Widowers & Friends is a social and support group for those who have lost a loved one due to death or divorce or for those that have never married. For more info, contact Pearl Gasser at 330-201-0336.

Friday Afternoon Bridge

Average score was 54 after nine rounds of play on July 6. Pairs above average were: 64, Roger Buchholz, Gary Miller; 63, Richard Mills, Lynne Mills; 62.50, Gale Metsker, Cheryl Backstrom; 59, Gwn Gerber, Judi Gingery; 55.50, Jim Black, David Schmidt; 54.50, Kay Wagner, Louise Lanning.

Orrville Exchange Club

Timothy Vansickle, Wayne County Municipal Court judge, spoke to Exchange Club on July 5 on "The 21st Century Judiciary."

Vansickle said Wayne County Municipal Court is the busiest court in the county; 70 percent of the cases are traffic-related with the remaining being assault, domestic violence, disorderly conduct and drug-related cases.

One of the biggest things in his court is technology. He said municipal court has gone to a "paperless" case management system with everything being on the computer. Attorneys file electronically. Wayne County Municipal Court is one of the few courts in Ohio that is "paperless," according to Vansickle.

In business, Ralph Keplar announced tickets are still available for the Exchange Club July 21 social at Dutch Kitchen featuring a concert/meal with an Elvis presentation.

Jim Clymer, co-president, announced "Pick 3 Lottery" for September has begun. Tickets are $10 each with one ticket good for September on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Wooster Women’s Golf Assoc.

Play of the day June 14 was most holes with the same score; there was a three-way tie between Judy Ford, Susan Fickle and Marilyn McKissick. Lowest score of the day was Doris Buck, who shot a 52 and also parred No. 7.

Play of the day June 21 was closest chip to the pin on No. 4, which was won by Eleanor Johnson. Lowest score of the day was 45 by Doris Buck. Pars were made by Judy Ford No. 9, Kim Ramsier No. 5, Jerri Murphy No. 8, Doris Buck No. 9 and Patty Galanski No. 9.

Play of the day June 28 was highest score on No. 1, No. 3 and No. 9, won by Ann King.

Lowest score of 53 was by Marilyn McKissick. Pars were made by Lin Weirwille No. 5, Marilyn McKissick No. 4, and No. 9.

On July 5, play of the day was lowest putts on even numbered holes won by Paulette Matter. Lowest score was 50, by Doris Buck. Eleanor Johnson made a chip in on No. 3. The pars for the day were by Doris Buck No. 1, Kim Ramsier No. 6 and Jackie Zody No. 2.

Wooster Friends of the Library

Wooster Friends of the Library met July 9. Jennifer Schatzer announced Barb Lander’s retirement. There will be an open house in her honor. Funds were approved to accommodate the celebration. Schatzer also requested funds for the circulation department to purchase canvas bags to be used by the Home Delivery Service.

Membership reported that 26 donors who have donated $100 to Wooster Friends of the Library.

Book sale yard signs and posters have been distributed. Discussion followed involving logistics of publicizing the sale. Discussion followed with ideas for the best use of funds for the library patrons.

Join by going to WoosterFriends@wcpl.info.

Wooster Exchange Club

The Youths of the Month from the Village Network on June 5, June 26 and those from Christian Children’s Home on June 12 were presented respectively a plaque, gift certificate and polo shirt that designates being chosen for outstanding performance. Also, the Exchange Club is now honoring girls from the Village Network on their accomplishments.

Also on June 26, the Exchange Club presented a check for $200 to purchase fishing poles for the Village Network Foster Care Youth.

An evening meeting was held at the Martin Cabin on June 19 for which pork chops were grilled. The club also enjoyed an evening with their significant others at the Blue Barn Winery on June 16.