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Fredericktown, Ohio Community Calendar

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 We welcome garage sales, auctions, family reunions, any event of interest to the Fredericktown Community FREE OF CHARGE! To add an event to the community calendar - email your event to: admin@fredericktown.net

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PO Box 147 Fredericktown, OH 43019

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 Village of Fredericktown Water Quality Report For 2013

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If you know of someone who would benefit from the S.O.S. support group, please let us know.
S.O.S: SURVIVOR OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP
Meets: FOURTH TUESDAY every month
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at

NAMI office
15 E. Vine Street Front
Mount Vernon, OH
Call Kathy or Dodie for more information-740-397-3088

 A NAMI Family Support Group meets the Fourth Thursday of each month – 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI office.

Contact: Dodie 740-397-3088
Open (free) to and beneficial for family members (or others) of a loved one who may be dealing with depression/bipolar or other mental, emotional disorders.

 NAMI Peer Support Group meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Gay Street United Methodist Church.

For individuals sharing, caring, understanding and acceptance. Open and free. Contact: Dodie 74-397-3088

 2014 4TH Annual KCSPC 5K Walk/Run

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.
Kokosing Gap Trail, Gambier Railroad Station, Gambier, OH

Registration form

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014SEPTEMBER 2014

Knox County Career Center ~River RoomKnox Room
Dinner 5:30 p.m.m.———Vigil 7:30 p.m.
 

Registration form

  The Community Foundation of Fredericktown continues to sell engraved Legacy Bricks as a fund-raiser for their scholarships and other community projects. The paving bricks come in two sizes: 4”x4”, three lines, maximum 20 letter/spaces per line @ $65.00; and 8”‘x8”, six lines, maximum 20 letters/spaces per line @ $85.00. Company logos are also available on an 8”x8” brick. An application form, including instructions, is available on the Fredericktown Community Foundation webpage. The bricks are layed around the Gazebo the week before the Tomato Show each year. This purchase is tax deductible. Call Andy Fox at 740 694-1586 for more information.

Community Survey:

How can the village improve? Let us know your opinions! 

  Own a piece of local history!

Bricks from the 1894 section of the Intermediate School are now available for purchase.

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 Senior Activity Center Events 

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 Fredericktown Stadium Safety & Rehabilitation Project

 Fredericktown Saddle Club

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Contact Mary Clawson, 740-694-4563 

 

 FREE stop smoking support group every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Knox County Health Department, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd. Call Mike Whitaker at 740 392-2200 for more information.

 The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County will host a Rhythm & Rhyme Sensory Storytime on the first Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. beginning September 6 and ending December 6.

Children up to age 8 with special needs, and their families, are invited to come enjoy a relaxed family experience at the library while listening to a story. The children may move around the room and verbalize without their parents worrying about whether they are bothering others.

Time will be provided following the program for families to socialize. The program is offered in cooperation with the Autism Society of Ohio and the Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

To register or for more information, call the main library youth services department at 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 248.

 The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County will offer the following free computer technology classes on Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the lower level multipurpose room of the main library, 201 N. Mulberry Street:

September 11: Excel 2010

September 18: Power Point 2010

September 25: Word 2010

All classes are free and open to the public. Registration required. A limited number of laptop computers will be available or bring your own laptop with appropriate software installed for the class selected.

To register, or for more information, stop by the main library circulation desk, or call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 259.

 

 Fredericktown Community Garage Sale!

October 4, 2014

September 2014

 The Village Council meeting dates are changing due to the holiday.
The Sept. meetings will be Sept. 2 and Sept. 15th.

SEPTEMBER 1: LABOR DAY

SEPTEMBER 2: Village Council-7:00 pm./ Athletic Boosters- 8 pm-High School

SEPTEMBER 3: Fredericktown Tomato Show

SEPTEMBER 4: Community Development Foundation-7:00 am / Fredericktown Tomato Show

SEPTEMBER 5: Fredericktown Tomato Show

SEPTEMBER 6: Fredericktown Tomato Show

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SEPTEMBER 10: Fredericktown Senior Citizens-12 noon ./ KCSPC 2ND ANNUAL SURVIVOR OF SUICIDE DINNER AND VIGIL / The award-winning documentary film, “The Fruit Hunters,” will be the focus of the first Brown Bag Chat of the fall season on Wednesday, September 10, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. The 94-minute film tells the story of “The Fruit Hunters”—fruit obsessed advocates who travel the world in search of rare and exotic fruits. From the jungles of Borneo to the hills of Umbria, scientists, adventurers and even residents of the Hollywood Hills join in the search for the next ultimate juicy delicacy, and find ways to preserve seeds to ensure the next generation can enjoy its own “Garden of Eden”. Without such culinary fanatics, fruits such as the banana, kiwi, pineapple, pluots, pomegranates and star fruit would still be considered exotic instead of being readily available on store shelves. The program is free and open to the public. Tasty samples of fruit and beverages will be served. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. For information, call the main library at 740-392-2665, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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SEPTEMBER 13: 2014 4TH Annual KCSPC 5K Walk/Run -9:00 AM

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SEPTEMBER 17: “A Journey Around the Bases,” a look at the baseball life of Maury Fisher will be the next Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, September 17, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. From pitching his first no-hitter baseball game at age 12, to pitching in the Major League for the Cincinnati Reds, to his memories of such greats as Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth, to keeping a secret that may have made him one of the most unusual pitchers in the major league, Fisher’s “journey around the bases” is a fascinating tale of trial and triumph. Free and open to all ages. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Refreshments provided. For information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net. / The box office hit, “The Fault In Our Stars” (PG-13), will be the free movie night feature on Wednesday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon, 201 N. Mulberry Street. The film features Shailene Woodley (Divergent), Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern and William Dafoe in an uplifting tale of two teens joined in love and in their desire to live life to the fullest while they battle cancer. The movie is based on the best-selling book, “The Fault in Our Starts,” written by Kenyon College graduate John Green. The movie is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Popcorn provided by Subway of Mount Vernon. For information call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net. / If you are a 2nd through 5th grader who likes to take things apart to see how they work, then the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County has a program for you. A Wacky Wednesday Take Apart Day will be held on Wednesday, September 17, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the second floor youth services department at the main library, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Participants will be able to take apart computers, printers, and various small appliances. Screwdrivers, pliers and safety goggles will be provided. Seating is limited so registration is required. For more information or to register call 740-392-BOOK (2665), ext. 248.

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SEPTEMBER 21: The 1941 Academy Award winning film, “Sergeant York,” will be featured at the Silver Screener’s Classic Movie Matinee on Sunday, September 21, 1:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. The film is based on the true story of Alvin York (played by Gary Cooper), a one-time fiery Tennessee hillbilly turned pacificist, who became one of the most decorated heroes of World War I. Directed by Howard Hawks, the film remains one of the highest grossing films of all time. Host Steve Moore will lead a short discussion prior to and after watching the film. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Popcorn provided by Subway of Mount Vernon. For more information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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SEPTEMBER 24: "Out of the Darkness: Suicide Prevention and Awareness," will be the topic of a "Things I Wish I Knew" series Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, September 24, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. With the loss of Robin Williams, one of the most beloved and funny actors our time, to the ravages of depression and the abyss of suicide, many are asking how to recognize the warning signs in themselves and in family or friends to prevent such tragedy. How can one distinguish between “just feeling down” and depression? What are the pros and cons of prescription medication? Who is out there to help? Dodie Melvin, director of the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)-Knox & Licking Counties, and members of the Knox County Suicide Prevention Coalition will lead a frank discussion and host a question and answer session for all ages on suicide prevention, depression and mental health awareness, and support for sufferers and families. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Refreshments provided. For more information call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net, or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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