Waverly Official Reappointed To State Fire Council

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(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments:

  • Randolph R. Armbruster of Waverly (Pike Co.) has been reappointed to the State Fire Council for a term beginning December 10, 2021, and ending November 1, 2026.
  • Joshua Scott Smith of Gallipolis (Gallia Co.) has been reappointed to the Rio Grande Community College Board of Trustees for a term beginning December 10, 2021, and ending October 10, 2026.

Businesses Asked To Join Reindeer Games At Pike County Fairgrounds

Presented By McDonald’s, “I’m Lovin’ It! & Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

(Waverly) — Area businesses are being encouraged to participate in the Community Action Committee of Pike County’s “REINDEER GAMES” event from 5pm-7pm on Wednesday, December 15th at the multipurpose building in the Pike County Fairgrounds (311 Mill Street Piketon). 

Community Action Committee of Pike County

This is a no-cost event for the community to enjoy holiday fun with themed games, snacks for children, and a visit with Santa Claus and live reindeer. In addition to these holiday attractions, Community Action would like to have Local Businesses participate in this event.

There is no fee to participate and tables are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Businesses are asked to provide either a holiday gametreator holiday craft for children in addition to handing out literature. This will ensure that the spirit of the event is being shared by all who attend.

Around 400 attendees are anticipated to attend- based on the Trunk-or-Treat turnout.

Safety continues to be a top priority, therefore face coverings and social distancing is highly recommended and appreciated. 

If you would like to reserve a table to attend the event, please contact Erica Jones (ejones@pikecac.org) or Adam Days (adays@pikecac.org) at (740) 289–2371.

Wreaths Across America

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(Chillicothe) — The Nathaniel Massie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are announcing they have placed over 1,000 wreaths on the graves of veterans in Ross County. 

The wreath laying is part of a national program; Wreaths Across America, that will take place December 18, 2021.  The local ceremony will be in Soldiers Square at Greenlawn Cemetery at noon, which is located on Eastern Avenue in Chillicothe.

The public is invited to participate in the laying of the wreaths.

Every veteran is remembered as his or her name is spoken aloud to keep the memory alive for family, friends, and the community at a time of year when they are missed the most. The D.A.R. says- “This is an excellent opportunity for youth groups, churches, and families to take part in honoring our veterans.” 

If you purchased a wreath for your personal use, it should be picked up at 11am on December 18th at the garage in Greenlawn Cemetery.