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Neighborhood News from Avon appears on Thursdays. To contribute, mail items to

Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417.

Autumn Rebels luncheon

Autumn Rebels will meet Tuesday, Sept. 12, at noon in The Barn, 37711 Detroit Road, starting with a catered lunch. The program will be ''Piazza Floral Greenhouse'' by Mary Ellen Piazza. Reservations for the $3.75 luncheon may be made by calling Sis Wernert at 934-4445.

Library Friends to meet

The Friends of Avon Library will be holding a meeting Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the library. Guests are welcome.

Blood drive at church

The Lorain County Bloodmobile will be at the Avon United Methodist Church Sunday, Sept. 17, during church services, starting at 10 a.m.

Join the Investment Club

New members are welcome to join the Avon Investment Club, which will meet Monday, Sept. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at the Avon Branch Library.

Lunch menu selection

Here's what cooking in the Avon schools from Sept. 7 to 14:

Avon East Elementary and Village

- Thursday: French toast sticks, sausage patty, hashbrowns, orange juice

- Friday: Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, goldfish crackers, cinnamon pears

- Monday: Soft pretzel with cheese sauce, carrot sticks, diced peaches,

- Tuesday: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasoned green beans, fruity Jell-O

- Wednesday: Check E. Cheese pizza, cucumber salad, orange wedges, peanut butter cookie

- Thursday: Nachos with beef and cheese, mexi-corn, fresh apple

Avon Middle and high schools

- Thursday: French toast sticks, sausage patty, hashbrowns, orange juice

- Friday: Grilled cheese sandwich or fish sandwich, creamy tomato soup, cinnamon pears

- Monday: Soft pretzel with cheese sauce or taco bell burrito, carrot sticks, diced peaches, Rice Krispie treat

- Tuesday: Chicken nuggets with mashed potatoes, or turkey bacon club with tator tots, seasoned corn, fruity Jell-O

- Wednesday: Check E. Cheese pizza or footlong Coney, cucumber salad, orange wedges, peanut butter pie

- Thursday: Nachos with beef and cheese or chicken patty on a bun, mexi-corn, fresh apple

Historical society starts new year

The Avon Historical Society will begin their new year Monday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., with a meeting at the Town Hall, at Colorado and Stoney Ridge roads, to car pool to Buddy Miller's Gardens. Members will return to Town Hall for refreshments.

Fall planning by veterans

The Avon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7035 will hold their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. The Women's Auxiliary will meet Monday, Sept. 18. Both groups will be planning for the fall and holiday season.

Lions' clambake, steak fry

The Avon Lions Club Annual Clambake and Steak Fry will be Sunday, Sept. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Tom's Country Place. Orders can be made for either or both entrees, with salad, vegetables and desserts. There will be games, prizes and music during the evening. Tickets will be available at the door.

Meeting planned for fellowship

The Men's Fellowship Group of the Avon United Methodist Church will meet Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant at Detroit and Abbe roads. Newcomers are welcome.

Boosters' football fund-raiser

The Avon Athletic Boosters Club is sponsoring the Eagle 2000 raffle again this football season. Purchase one ticket for all five home football games for $25 and have a chance to win cash prizes of $100, $75, $50 and $25 each week. To reserve tickets, call Jeff and Kaye Gorman at 934-1373.

Women's club begins new year

The Avon Womens Club will have its first meeting of the club year, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Lion's Community Center on Eaton Drive. The meeting is open to all Avon residents.

Fall Festival

The French Creek Development Association's Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Throughout the French Creek District there will be antique and craft marts with music and food. For additional information, call 934-6119.

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