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Johnson County Women’s Club set to meet

The Johnson County Women’s Club will meet Friday, March 6 at 1 p.m. at the Autumn Ridge Supportive Living Facility. The meeting begins with lunch prepared by ARSLF Staff with guest presentor, Marlene Rivero, who will share her characterization of a Civil War Nurse/Slave Girl. Attendees will find themselves transported back in time as she introduces them to the young Civil War nurse. Autumn Ridge residents are invited to attend the program and all Johnson County women are invited to join the group for this educational program. Members are reminded to bring door prizes for the Autumn Ridge residents’ activity program as our mission for the month. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call Faye Mize at 618-771-0066.

Legion Post hosting event

Metropolis’ American Legion Post 306 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Lucky Sevens event the first Saturday of each month, with doors opening at 5 p.m. and the early bird games starting at 6 p.m. The post is located at 321 Market St. Players may bring dobbers or they may be purchased at the post. For additional information, call 618-524-2043. All proceeds benefit the auxiliary and their programs for area veterans.

Caregivers support available

The Season of Honor: Caring for the Caregiver Support Group will meet at Baptist Health Paducah on Tuesday, March. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Atrium Classroom, second floor, Medical Park 2. The guest speaker will be BriAnn Hill, community outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information contact Baptist Health at 270-415-7695 or musquilt50@gmail.com.

Retired teachers to meet

The Pope/Hardin Retired Teachers will meet at the Golconda Golden Circle, located at 217 S Adams St, at noon on Tuesday, March 4. Marsha Griffin, the community outreach liaison from the Office of the Attorney General, will present a program giving information on wills, durable power of attorney, advanced health care directives, and all other vital documents that seniors should have prepared. All retired educators are welcome and encouraged to attend. Come early and enjoy an excellent lunch at the center. Lunch will be provided.

Chicken and Dumplings Supper

Everyone is invited to attend the annual chicken and dumplings supper Saturday, March 7, at First Christian Church in Metropolis, across from the Dairy Queen. Menu includes chicken and dumplings, corn, green beans, cole slaw, rolls, cake and a drink Carry Out available — Drinks dine-in only. Donations are accepted.

Society to host hike Saturday

The River-to-River Society will host a hike to High Knob to Resthaven in Gallatin County Saturday, March 7, beginning at 10 a.m., with Todd Carr as leader. Participants should meet in the High Knob parking lot, located at 2245 Knob Hill Ln. in Equality. All hikes are free and are moderate difficulty. Boots or sturdy shoes and a walking stick are recommended. Hikers should bring their own water and a snack. No dogs are allowed. For information, call 630-470-7692.

Clothing giveaway set for Friday

Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 2324 North Ave. in Metropolis, will host a free clothing giveaway from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at the church, which is handicap accessible. A gift card drawing will be held. Everyone is invited to stop by.

Society to meet

Massac County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Elijah P. Curtis Home, 405 Market St. Everyone interested in history is invited to attend.

Upcoming Meeting

Allied / Honeywell retirees will meet on Tuesday, March 2, for breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Waffle Hut, located at I-24 exit 3.

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