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Spring luncheons on tap for March, April

Women from the Lawrence County Child Welfare Club gather at the First Church of the Nazarene as they put on their 2014 spring luncheon fundraiser. Proceeds from the luncheon go toward projects such as Secret Santa, Tools 4 School, scholarships and much more. This year’s luncheon will feature two separate days. A takeout only day on March 26 and an eat-in luncheon event on April 9.

Women from the Lawrence County Child Welfare Club gather at the First Church of the Nazarene as they put on their 2014 spring luncheon fundraiser. Proceeds from the luncheon go toward projects such as Secret Santa, Tools 4 School, scholarships and much more. This year’s luncheon will feature two separate days. A takeout only day on March 26 and an eat-in luncheon event on April 9.

 

The Child Welfare Club is gearing up for its spring luncheons. This year the club is making some changes with the goal of serving more for their annual fundraisers.

On Thursday, March 26, there will be a carry-out only luncheon with chicken salad, cranberry salad, fruit, croissant and dessert. Cost is $8. Those orders can be picked up at noon at the First Church of the Nazarene at Fourth and Pleasant streets or delivery is available. Call Janice Heaberlin at 532-7988 before Friday, March 20, to place an order.

Then on Thursday, April 9, a second luncheon will take place at First Church of the Nazarene. This sit-down luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. and cost is $10. There will be a different menu being brought back by popular demand from years’ past.

The Child Welfare Club supports many projects throughout the year with the goal of improving the quality of life for children. Each year the club presents the Scholastic Achievement Awards or EDDY awards to the top sixth-grade students. The club also gives Freshie Awards given to freshmen students who maintain a B average or better in all subjects.

The club also provides financial support for the Ironton City Mission, Harvest for the Hungry, Tools 4 School, Sue’s Kids, BackPack Buddies, scholarships for the Academy of Excellence, help with Ironton City School educational needs, Gus Macker sponsorship, Christmas bike giveaway, domestic violence shelter, annual scholarship at Ohio University Southern, a $1,500 pledge to the Open Door School for playground equipment and other needs presented to the club.

The officers for the club are president Nancy Corn; vice president Sandy Cloran; recording secretary Janice Heaberlin; corresponding secretary Jane Morris; treasurer Sharon Donohue, press reporter Eleanor McCown; and parliamentarian Mary Laber.