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News in Brief – 4/26/09

FHS choirs to offer special concert

ROME TOWNSHIP — Fairland High School choirs will present their year-end concert Thursday at the high school gym.

Featured will be the Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir and Varsity Vocals.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

Chesy to raise funds for 5-year-old child

CHESAPEAKE — Chesapeake Middle School will sponsor a special Walk-n-Roll a Thon fund-raiser to help the family of Jacob Thacker, the grandson of Penny Thacker, a sixth grader teacher at the school.

The 5-year-old is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at the middle school and high school grounds. It is open to walkers, biker, scooters and the like.

For more information contact the school at 867-3972.

Curbside pickup deadline set

BURLINGTON — As part of the county-wide cleanup, Fayette Township will offer curbside pickup for elderly and disabled residents on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2.

However, that must be pre-arranged before Monday, April 27.

The cleanup is open to all residents of the township. Dumpsters will be located at the Burlington Fire Station, County Road 1.

Dumping will be closed each day at 5 p.m. or when dumpsters are full. All items must be placed inside the dumpsters.

Volunteers are needed and are asked to meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Lunch will be provided for the volunteers. Proof of Fayette Township residency will be required.

Burlington group plans annual sale

BURLINGTON — Concerned Citizens of Burlington will have a rummage sale Friday, May 1 and Saturday May 2, at the Burlington Fire Station from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.

The rummage sale is part of the two-day cleanup Fayette Township is conducting.

Only clean clothing and items in good condition will be accepted. Items will be accepted at the fire station through Thursday.

For more information contact Harriette Ramsey at 894-3556 or Margaret Pennington at 894-3655. Funds raised go toward community projects.

Relay For Life teams host rummage sales

Several Relay For Life teams will host rummage sales next week.

Friends for Life Team

May 2

7 a.m. until 1 p.m.

206 6th St., South Point

Faithful Fighters Team

May 2

8 a.m. until ?

Numerous items, hot dogs and soft drinks.

2430 S. 10th St., Ironton

You “Beth” Your Life Team

May 2

8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

1520 S. 5th St., Ironton

Greasy Ridge Church Of Christ Team

May 2nd 8a.m. until ?

Hot dogs, chips, pop, snacks, baked goods, household items, etc.

Stephens Insurance, corner of Route 775 and State Street, Proctorville