Avon Neighborhood News, 1-28-02

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417
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Pancake breakfast: The Avon After Prom Committee will have a pancake breakfast at Avon High School Sunday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, ham or sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice. Cost is $5 per person with children under age 6 free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Donation honoring: The Avon Historical Society will honor the donation of paintings by Avon artist Rose Mitock tonight at 7:30 in Avon City Hall, as part of the ongoing city decorating project. The paintings are of historical buildings and locations. The historical membership has been actively gathering pictures that will be put on display in the city's public buildings.

Sale: The Avon Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a ''White Elephant Sale'' today at 7:30 p.m. at the post home, 36950 Mills Road. Guests are invited to bring a wrapped gift to be auctioned off.

Knights of Columbus: The Annual Knights of Columbus Father Ragan Council and its Isabella Guild Polka Mass, dinner and dancing, will be Saturday, Feb. 16, at the K of C Hall, 1783 Moore Road, Avon. Vigil Mass celebrated at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and dancing, featuring ethnic foods. Donation is $13 per person. For reservations, call Joe at 937-5844 or Mary at 937-5242.

Historical Society program: The Avon Historical Society will present their program, ''Quilts of the Underground Railroad,'' Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in Old Town Hall. Speaker will be Mary Jane Barret.

Kiwanis meeting: The Avon/Avon Lake Kiwanis will meet Wednesday in the Avon United Methodist Church at 7:30 a.m.

`The Writing Recipe': Diamond Child Preschool, 37435 Colorado Ave., will offer an enrichment evening, ''The Writing Recipe,'' Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Guest speakers Nancy Evans and Sandra Schmidt will share information gathered through research and experience to help explain how young children learn to write.

The discussion will focus on ways that parents and teachers can facilitate the learning of young children in a way that compliments their development levels. For more information on this program, call Diamond Child at 934-2666.

Used cell phone drive: Got an old cell phone lying around the house? Donate it to Dr. Leo Simoson's used cell phone drive, Thursday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Simoson Chiropractic, 37315 Harvest Drive, Avon. All phones will be donated to the Genesis House to be used by the women if they need to call for help. Even a cell phone that is not in service can still dial 9-1-1.

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