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News in Brief – 11/29/09

Lions Club meeting set for Tuesday

The Chesapeake/ Proctorville/Rome Lions Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. for its regular meeting at Giovanni’s restaurant in Chesapeake.

Guest Speaker will be Casey Baker representing the Lawrence County Young Professionals. He will explain the Secret Santa project which helps disadvantaged children at Christmas.

Lion’s Club members and guests are encouraged to come early for supper.

Rep. Evans to hold public meetings

COLUMBUS — State Representative Clyde Evans (R-Rio Grande) will be holding open door public meetings for constituents in southern Ohio.

The meetings will provide an opportunity for the general public to discuss their views and opinions with Rep. Evans on state government issues.

The following meetings will be held at the following times on Friday, Dec. 4:

9 a.m. at the at the Cheshire Village Hall, in Gallia County

11 a.m. at the Wellston City Hall, in Jackson County

1 p.m. at the Community Building in McArthur, in Vinton County

3 p.m. at the Richmond Dale Public Library, in Ross County

The following meeting will be held at the following time on Thursday, Dec. 10:

12 noon at the Briggs Lawrence County Library, in Proctorville

All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

PAC offers way to get free tickets

ASHLAND, Ky. — How would you like to give money to the Paramount and help bring great programs for kids this coming season, just by doing the things you do all day every day.

Yes, now if you need to look something up on the Internet or do a little shopping, you are going to be giving money to the Paramount. Please visit our website atwww.paramountartscenter.com.

Click the big white box that says Goodsearch. It takes about ten seconds to download the toolbar to add the Paramount to your internet homepage. You will then be able to click on Goodsearch to search the internet and every time you do, Yahoo donates a penny to the Paramount.

On the same toolbar, you get Goodshop, where not only do you get great discounts at hundreds of stores from Amazon and Target to Bloomingdales and Nordstrom, but they also donate up to 30 percent of your purchase to the Paramount Arts Center.

And as a little bonus, our website is also right there on your toolbar so you can click to keep up with great shows and events without leaving the comfort of your homepage. So please, take the time to add us and start giving.

And to thank you for doing the Goodsearch, please send an email to let us know you have added us to your Toolbar and we are going to send you two tickets to our Dec. 20 film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Right here on the big screen at the Paramount. So sign up and let me know you did. Jenny@paramountartscenter.com.