News in Brief — 11/8/16

Published 10:14 am Tuesday, November 8, 2016

MOPS to host fundraising dinner
CHESAPEAKE — Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) of Chesapeake United Methodist Church is stirring up an all you can eat “Souper Supper” FROM 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the church, located at 501 Second Ave. in Chesapeake.
In thanks for a donation of any amount to MOPS, diners can enjoy a choice of several soups, bread, dessert and drink. Meals will also be available for carry-out. Cash, checks and cards will be accepted.
All proceeds will go toward the group’s mission of providing area moms a Christian community to build friendships with other moms and to be refreshed and encouraged.
MOPS meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every first and third Wednesday and free childcare is provided.
For more information call Christine Case at 740-867-3848, or see

Kroger to have job interviews for military veterans
Kroger will have open job interviews for all military veterans and their families Wednesday.
The hiring event will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kroger stores in the Mid-Atlantic Division, including Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, East Tennessee, southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky.
Interested applicants may apply at and come to a store for an interview.  No appointment is necessary.
“Kroger is deeply committed to the nation’s veterans and their families, and we want to offer career opportunities to them,” said Allison McGee, spokesperson for the Mid-Atlantic Division. “Kroger is a place where you can come for a job and stay for a career.”
Through the “Honoring our Heroes” program, Kroger has raised more than $12 million since 2010 to help support USO programs.

Boot drive to raise funds for Christmas effort
CHESAPEAKE — A boot drive, organized by the Chesapeake fire department, is set for Saturday to help raise funds for a program to provide for children in need during the holidays.
Frank Meehling, the village’s new fire chief, said members of the department will be at the intersection of Sixth Street and Third Avenue from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to collect funds.
Money raised will allow firefighters to take nine Chesapeake Elementary students and one sibling shopping for Christmas, he said.

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