EVENTS for WEEK of DECEMBER 15, 2014:
The Massillon Museum is offering membership discounts and promotional gifts now until Dec. 25th. Learn more about their memberships at: massillonmuseum.org or by calling 330 833-4061.
It's time to get your flu shot! Don't let the flu catch you by surprise! Vaccination is the best protection against contracting the flu and everyone 6 months of age and older should get vaccinated every year. The flu season can be unpredictable so it's not too late to get vaccinated even during the winter. For more info, visit: www.flu.gov
There are many veterans that are in need of a hand up, not just a hand out, especially during Christmas. At Veteran's Outreach, you can show your support by making a tax-deductible $ 10 donation easily on your cell phone. Test VET to the number 52000 or you can also donate at: veteransoutreach.com
The YMCA of Centra Stark County is in search of professional role models for DAY and OVERNIGHT CAMP POSITIONS for their Summer 2015 season. If you are a graduating senior or college student looking for a fun and rewarding summer job, then come to the North Canton Community YMCA JOB FAIR on Thurs. Dec. 18th from 1 - 4 pm to speak with one of the camp professionals and apply in person.
Mercy Health Center of Jackson will be offering low-cost BLOOD SCREENINGS on Fri. Dec. 19th from 7 - 11 am at their location on Caritas Circle NW in Massillon. No appointment is necessary and a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. If questions, call 330 830-6110.
The Wilderness Center is hosting A WILD EDIBLES MEET-UP: GINSENG on Sat. Dec. 20th at 10 am. Come, join the group, and learn about ginseng, including how to grow this useful plant at home. It's free, and all are welcome. For more info, call 330 359-5235, Ext. 20.
The entire family is invited to "BREAKFAST with SANTA and MRS. CLAUS" on Sat. Dec. 20th from 7 - 11 am at The Zoar Volunteer Fire Station. Bring a camera to get a picture with Santa. Special surprises for all the children and for more details, call 330 875-2069.
Disabled Citizens are invited to The Southeast Community Center (on Sherrick Rd. SE - the Peel Coleman Center) on Sat. Dec. 20th for A CHRISTMAS - DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT PARTY . Featuring lots of food, fun, prizes and fellowship. For transportation, call 330 575-4688 or 330 327-6074.
On Sat. Dec. 20th, Stark Park's favorite K-9 RANGER - GUNNAR will be turning one and you can help celebrate his birthday. Gunnar will offer a live demonstration of his learned skills, along with crafts and treats for the kids. All activities will begin at 2 pm and will take place inside the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Parks' north entrance off 12th Street. No reservation are necessary and if interested in bringing a gift, visit: www.starkparks.com for a wish list and more info.
All Saints Temple, located on Wilbur Allen Jr St. (next to Jackson Pool) in Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Sat. Dec. 20th from 1 - 3 pm. Call 330 280-1873 with any questions.
"JOURNEY to PEACE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT", a ministry of information, consolation, spiritual, and emotional support at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church will offer a free six-week series. The series will be held on six Mondays, beginning Jan 5th from 7 - 8:30 pm in the Church on Steese Road in Uniontown. For registration info, call 330 499-3937.
The Junior League of Stark County has announced the creation of the JUNIOR LEADERS COMMUNITY SERVICE GRANT. This grant will fund service projects led by girls in grades K - 12. Application materials can be found at: www.jlstarkcounty.org and are due by Jan. 31st, 2015 to Junior League Headquarters.