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May 22, 2018

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Food boxes available for households in Pandora-Gilboa community

The churches of Pandora and Gilboa are offering food boxes for households in the Pandora-Gilboa School District.

The boxes are designed to provide nine meals for a family of four.

In order to pick up a box, you must register by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 23, by calling 419-384-3905. Boxes will be available for pickup on Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at the Pandora United Methodist Church located on State Route 12.


Chicken barbecue fundraiser April 22 in Pandora

A Rally Point youth center summer camp chicken barbecue dinner benefit is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 22, at the Pandora Community Center.

The menu includes one-half chicken, prepared by John Schlumbohm, green beans, apple sauce, butter roll and drinks. Desserts are extra.

Tickets are $7 and area available in advance or at the door. Contact Ruth Herron, 419-296-5550 for tickets.


Pandora's Hilty Home dedicates "Transition To Home" Wing to Marvin and Lucy Diller

Bob Wood, Lucy Diller, Marvin Diller, Joy Reichenbach

Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora, recognized two of its long-time supporters, Marvin and Lucy Diller, by dedicating a wing of the retirement center in their honor.

On March 31 the "Transition To Home" Wing was dedicated in honor of Marvin and Lucy Diller, according to Joy Reichenbach, administrator.


Easter Cantata at the Pandora United Methodist Church April 1

The Pandora United Methodist Church Choir will be present the Easter Cantata, "Amazing Grace: Ready to Sing Easter!" written by Sue Smith and Russell Mauldin on Sunday, April 1, at 9:30 a.m. during the worship service.

The church service and refreshments in the fellowship hall afterward are open to the public. The choir is directed by Pat Basinger and accompanied by Chris Meyer.

The church is located on State Route 12 at 108 E. Washington St. in Pandora. The Rev. Duane Kemerley is the pastor.


Pandora community meal on March 28

The Pandora United Methodist Church will host a free community meal Wednesday, March 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E Washinton Street, Pandora.

The following meal will be served: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, coffee and punch.


Pandora United Methodist Church collects food for community

In an effort to help relieve some of the hardship and financial difficulty of the depressed economy in the Pandora-Gilboa area, the churches of Pandora and the Gilboa United Methodist Church are offering food boxes on the last Saturday of each month for households in the Pandora-Gilboa school district who find themselves in need.

The boxes are designed to provide nine meals (three breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners) for a family of four.