League for Service seeks applicants
The Hudson League for Service is accepting applications for annual community grants and the scholarship award.
Hudson League for Service community service projects include hosting the monthly Red Cross blood drive at Barlow Center, preschool vision screening, participation in the HCSA Food Pantry and sponsoring a college scholarship for a Hudson resident. Grants also are given to organizations that support the Hudson community.
Funds are raised by the League for Service at the Ice Cream Social during Hudson Days in June and book fairs each fall.
Applications for the community grants and the scholarship award are available online at www.hudsonleagueforservice.org.
For more information, email Carleen Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (330)656-2271. The deadline for applications is March 15. Applicants will be notified by the end of April regarding their request.
Mothers of Preschoolers meet for breakfast
Mother's of Preschoolers starts a new semester Jan. 16 from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2113 Ravenna St. The featured speaker will discuss using the "Fly Lady" system to being organized. The MOPS club meets for breakfast, adult conversation, and discussion of the joys and challenges of being a mother. Meetings take place every first and third Wednesday of the month. Childcare is provided for infants through to kindergartners. ll expecting mothers or mothers of infants through to kindergartners are welcome.
For more information, email email@example.com, call Chris at 1-330-322-0334, or visit gloriadeimops.weebly.com.
Garden Club to present slide show
The Hudson Garden Club will present its traditional winter slide show Jan. 17 at Laurel Lake Retirement Community. Social hour begins at 7 p.m., and the program starts at 7:30.
This is the 16th year for the slide show. Despite the very long hot and dry summer that was hard on gardeners and gardens, April Walton and Gretchen Hubach have photographed the beauty of the thriving flowers and greenery. The program will be cancelled if Hudson schools are cancelled that day. Notice will be posted on Hudson Cable TV. If the weather deteriorates during the day, attempts will be made to phone as many members as possible.
Guests are welcome. For more information, call Sherry Beam at 330-342-0969.
Kadilak speaks Jan. 24
Black belt holder Shelly Kadilak will be the featured speaker this month as the Zonta Club of Hudson kicks off the year at 7 p.m. Jan. 24, at Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St. The meeting is open to the public. Kadilak, a personal trainer and certified Zumba instructor with more than 20 years of self-defense training, will offer self-defense and exercise tips. She will share her personal experience of using exercise and self-discipline to overcome addiction to cigarettes and junk food. The organization's goal is to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local levels through service and advocacy, according to a spokesperson.
For more information, call Anne Marie Smith at 440-715-5332 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. or visit www.zonta.org/.
Relay For Life kicks off with chili, baked good
The Relay for Life of Hudson 2013 Kickoff will be Jan. 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hudson High School commons, 2500 Hudson Aurora Road. It will include a chili cook-off, a bake-off and raffle prizes. A $5 donation is requested for guests to sample chili and baked good. Visit www.relayforlife.org/hudson or email Jennifer Stright at email@example.com or Colleen Shortt at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to register chili or baked goods.
Preschools to provide
info to MOMS Club
The MOMS Club will host an information session with 10 area preschools Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Hudson Library Flood Meeting Room. This free event is open to the public. For more information, email email@example.com.