News in brief — 6/3/15

Published 12:46 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Wyngate to celebrate ribbon cutting

PROCTORVILLE — Wyngate at RiversEdge Senior Living Community will have a ribbon cutting celebration at 11 a.m. on Thursday.

There will be hors d’oeurves and tours of the facility.

There will also be a grand opening celebration from noon-3 p.m. Saturday.

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Deering Grange approves applications for membership

DEERING — At the May 28 meeting of the Deering Grange, applications for the membership of Steve and Mary Easterling were approved.

The minutes of the last meeting were read by Mary Rose, secretary. Justin Brooks, master, conducted the meeting and called upon all chairmen for their reports.

Rose and Brooks participated in the recent Ohio State Grange Baking Contest where Brooks was fifth place winner for his monkey bread.

The grange will participate in the River Sweep in June. Members are to bring their penny-a-day project for the Ohio State Grange Deaf Fund to the next meeting. The photography and needlecraft contests are to be judged at the August meeting. Several new projects were discussed. Plans for these will be announced later.

A short program giving information about oil pipelines going across Ohio and a humorous story was presented by Herbert Rose.

Members enjoyed a fellowship hour at the close of the meeting with refreshments sereved by Mary Rose.


Crystal Care Centers to have grand opening

FRANKLIN FURNACE — Crystal Care Center of Franklin Furnace will have a grand opening celebration from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 11.

Appetizers will be served as well as a wine and cheese tasting. There will also be door prizes and visitors can meet the staff.

The facility is located at 4734 Gallia Pike.


Green High School site of benefit concert

FRANKLIN FURNACE — Alumni and teachers are teaming together at Green High School to host a Believe in Something Better Benefit Concert on the front lawn of the high school at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

All proceeds from the event will be given to the organization To Write Love On Her Arms, which provides hope and help for those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Admission at the gate will be $5.

There will be cornhole, concessions and a raffle. It is festival seating so those attending should bring chairs and blankets.