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Around Us events for March 1

Published: March 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Newcomers Club host Spring Fundraiser Bash

Join Hudson Newcomers Club to support a great cause while making great friends.

The HNC Spring Fundraiser Bash will be March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Tiki Underground, 5893 Akron Cleveland Road, Hudson.

The cost is $10/person, $20/couple for members and $15/person, $30/couple for non-members. Price includes heavy appetizers, a welcome cocktail and soft drinks.

There will be a silent auction, raffles, games and fun. Proceeds will support the Ronald McDonald House of Akron. Visit rmhakron.org to learn more about this this fantastic organization.

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For more information, or to purchase your ticket, please visit hudsonnewcomersclub.org or mail a check with "Spring Fundraiser Bash" in the memo to Hudson Newcomers Club, P.O. Box 881, Hudson, OH 44236.


Breast cancer support group meets March 3

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet March 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Luther Room at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church located at 2113 Ravenna St., Hudson. Anyone newly diagnosed, in active treatment or having a history of breast cancer is welcome to attend. Please bring a bag lunch. For more information, contact Jenny Lovano at lovano@roadrunner.com.


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Organist Gail Archer performs March 4

HUDSON This year marks 25 years since the installation of the great Wilhelm pipe organ at First Congregational Church in 1991. Please join First Congregational Church in continuing to celebrate this milestone for a free concert by internationally-renowned organist Gail Archer on March 4 at 8 p.m. in the church's sanctuary, located at 47 Aurora St., Hudson.

Gail Archer will play selections by Dietrich Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Joan Tower, Mary Howe, Alexander Shaversaschvili, and Modest Mussorgsky.

9/11 survivor to speak at Woman's Club meeting

Hudson resident George Sleigh, a survivor of the 9/11 Twin Towers collapse, will speak about his experience to the Woman's Club of Hudson on March 6 at 1 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church. The public is invited, and a formal tea will be served following the program.

Sleigh was living in Livingston, New Jersey, and working at the World Trade Center in the American Bureau of Shipping at the time of the tragedy. After the collapse of the towers, the company temporarily moved to Paramus, NJ. He retired in 2003, and now lives here in Hudson.

The Woman's Club is collecting jars of spaghetti sauce this month for the Hudson.

Community Service Food Pantry. Membership in the club is open to anyone in the area. Organized in 1920, our only purpose is fund-raising for scholarships for Hudson students. Anyone with questions may call Janet Goheen at 330-650-6422.


TOPS Club meets weekly

TOPS Club Inc is a non-profit, noncommercial support and accountability group for individuals interested in losing weight and maintaining their weight loss for a lifetime.

There are TOPS Chapters in and around Summit and Portage County including Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Green, Macedonia, Norton, Sagamore Hills and Twinsburg. There is an annual fee of $32 with nominal weekly dues.

The group meets at United Presbyterian Church, 2819 Hudson Dr, each Thursday at 8:15 a.m. for weigh, 9:30 a.m. for program OR Northminister Presbyterian Church, 104 Portage Trail Ext W, Each Monday at 6:30 p.m. for weigh, 7:05 for program.

For more information, contact Laurene Neval at 216-832-1106, email huey15@roadrunner.com or check www.tops.org.


Newcomers Club hosts Extreme Bunco night

Join Hudson Newcomers Club for a night of Extreme Bunco on March 16 at 7 p.m. at The Country Club of Hudson.

The cost is $30 for both members and non-members. Prizes given for bringing a friend and throughout the evening! Space is limited at this annual, ladies-only event, so purchase your ticket today (ticket includes one drink chip and appetizers).

For more information, or to purchase your ticket, please visit hudsonnewcomersclub.org or mail a check with "Extreme Bunco" in the memo to Hudson Newcomers Club, P.O. Box 881, Hudson, OH 44236.

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