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Rummage, bake sale
Avon United Methodist Church, 37711 Detroit Road, is holding a rummage and bake sale Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon. A bag for a buck will be offered Friday.
Kindergarten age requirement
To enter kindergarten for the 2001-02 school year in the Avon schools, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30. To enter kindergarten in the 2002-03 school year, a child must be 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2002. For more information, call Avon schools at 934-6191.
The Avon Junior Women's Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a woman in Avon who is returning to college. For applications or more information, call Lynne Brenner at 937-5008 or Kim Sulen at 937-5085.
Investment talk planned
Mike Abfall, of Edward Jones Investment, will discuss ''Smart Women Finish Rich'' tonight at 7:30 at Tom's Country Place, Stoney Ridge Road, Avon. The talk is free and open to the public.
Local author at library
On Monday, April 30, the Avon Branch Library will host a meeting with local author Charissa Schalk at 7 p.m. She will be reviewing her book, ''Remember No More.''
Parade plans discussed
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7035 will meet Thursday, May 10, at 8 p.m. to discuss plans for the Memorial Day Parade.
Dedication of historical marker honoring Dr. Norton S. Townshend
Sunday, May 6, 2001, 2 PM - 3 PM, at the Gazebo on the the Southwest corner of Stoney Ridge Rd. and Detroit Rd. Refreshements follow across the street in the Old Town Hall of 1871. The Avon Historical Society invites you to attend.
Dr. Norton S. Townshend, one of the founders of Ohio State University, introduced field tile to Avon, and then to all of Northern Ohio. Dr. Townshend practiced medicine in Avon and Elyria, served in the U. S. House of Representatives as a member of the Free Soil Party, served in the Civil War, and is buried in the Avon Mound Cemetary at the corner of Detroit Rd. and SR-83.
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