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Casey-Westfield to hold annual Christmas jazz concert

CASEY -- The Casey-Westfield Band Department will present the annual Christmas jazz concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Casey Nazarene Church. Tickets are now on sale from high school and junior high band members or by calling the high school, $10 per person. Please reserve tickets in advance.

There will be a catered dinner and silent dessert auction. The dinner menu includes: smoked pork chops, Tuscan chicken breast, mashed potatoes, homemade noodles, green beans, pasta salad, spinach salad with vinaigrette, homemade dinner rolls, iced tea/lemonade.

For more information, contact Brent Ritter at 217-932-2175, Casey-Westfield High School or email

Christmas Store coming to Strasburg

STRASBURG -- The Christmas Store is coming to Strasburg once again. Liberty Unit #289 of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Christmas Store has evolved into an annual Cookie Walk with Christmas goodies for everyone’s Christmas pleasure. Items include homemade noodles, homemade cookies and candies, plus Rada cutlery. Shoppers select the cookies and candies they want and put them in a box. The box is then weighed with price at $5 per pound.

The Christmas Store is located in Strasburg Community Building and is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, with Santa at the Community Center from 9:30-11 a.m. that day.

Profits from the Christmas Store will be used by the Auxiliary for community projects and items for veterans.

For more information contact Linda D. Oakley, Village of Strasburg Administrative Clerk/Treasurer at 217-644-3007.

Registration open for Okaw Valley Athletic Booster Club music trivia night

FINDLAY -- The Okaw Valley (Athletic) Booster Club (OVBC) presents the second annual Music Trivia Night held on Jan. 12, 2018, at the American Legion in Findlay.

Tables are $240 for up to eight people per table, which includes dinner and trivia. Dinner will be an all-you-can-eat fish and/or chicken dinner from 5-7 p.m. Music trivia, led by Big Papa G, starts at 7 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. Prizes are $200 for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third place. A cash bar will be open throughout the evening. A 50/50 drawing, lottery tree and silent auction will be available as well as mulligans.

E-mail Shari Bruyn at to register. Payment is required to reserve a table. Registration deadline is Dec. 30. There is a maximum of 16 tables. No walk-ins will be accepted for the event.


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