Avon Neighborhood News, 1-31-05

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417
or email normer103@aol.com

Historical meeting: The Avon Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Old Town Hall of 1871, Detroit and Stoney Ridge roads. John Mercer will speak about Lorain County's Civil War Gen. Giles Shurtleff. For more information, call Delbert Fischer at 934-6106.

Seniors meeting: The Avon Seniors Inc. will hold its February meeting at Tom's Country Place on Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. After the meeting, the group will be entertained by the Avon High School choir. Marie Mayton will have special refreshments for Valentine's Day. Also, Pass It On will pick up gently used clothing or household items. For more information, call Jane Richard at 934-6944.

Guild meeting: The Isabella Guild of Knights of Columbus will host a presentation by Sharon Hargrove titled ''Bloom Where You're Planted ... Or Transplanted,'' on Feb. 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Avon. There will be a meet and greet at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation starting at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $8 and $9 at the door. Both women and men are welcome. For more information, call Elaine at 934-5980 or Mary Jane at 937-5283.

French Creek Nature Center events:

Learn about backpacking on Saturday [2-5-05] from 10 a.m. to noon. A representative from the Backpacker's Shop will discuss the latest equipment, destinations and more.

The Lorain Middle School Art Show runs until Feb. 18.

An animal signs hike is scheduled for Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m.

What's cooking in the Avon City schools from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, 2005:

Elementary schools:

Today: Steak-um/roll, fries, apple sauce, milk

Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, roll, mashed potatoes, apple sauce, milk

Wednesday: Sausage pizza, salad, diced pears, milk

Thursday: Waffles, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, milk

Friday: Italian rigatoni, breadstick, green beans, peaches, pudding cup, milk

Secondary schools:

Today: Pepperoni pizza, roast beef and provolone, grilled deli melt, cheese stuffed breadsticks, veggie plate

Tuesday: Pizza burger, egg salad/wheat, chicken tenders, Caesar salad

Wednesday: Italian chicken and cheese wrap, Italian hoagie, egg and cheese bagel, mozzarella sticks, cobb salad, hash browns

Thursday: Ham and cheese calzone, tuna salad croissant, French dip sandwich, chicken tenders, broccoli

Friday: Double-cheese pizza, buffalo chicken sandwich, spicy chicken sticks, chicken taco salad, corn

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