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Orrville Salvation Army surpasses goal during red kettle season

PHOTO PROVIDED The Haislip family rang the bell to collect money for the Salvation Army at Buehler’s through the Orrville Rotary Club.   Lindsey Bumgartner rings the bell at Buehler’s. The Orrville Salvation Army-Maiwurm Service Center is thankful to the army of volunteers that rang the bell this season to collect money at red kettles…

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WHAT’S HAPPENING: Brooks Curtis Memorial Polar Bear Jump

Submitted by the Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club The Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club will host the first Brooks Curtis Memorial Polar Bear Jump on Saturday, Jan. 29 at Caskey’s Campground. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Breakfast and beverages will be provided. Proceeds will benefit the Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club.…

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WHAT’S HAPPENING? Swiss Meal at Kidron Community Park

KIDRON  Kidron Community Council hosts the 2022 Swiss Meal at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Community Center at Kidron Park. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share. Entertainment will be provided by Apple Grove School. Send events to thedaltongazette@gmail.com.

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Shred Days return to library Oct. 21 and 23

SUBMITTED BY MELODY SNURE Friends of Library president DALTON  Shred bags are available for purchase at the Dalton Library, 127 S Church St., for the semi-annual shred truck visits sponsored by Dalton Friends of the Library. On-site shredding by Reed Records Management will take place in front of the library 3:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and…

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Orrville chorus awards Victor Gerber scholarship

Logan Mann, a graduate of Triway High School, is the recipient of the 2021 Victor Gerber Memorial Music Scholarship, according to a news release from Orrville Community Chorus Board of Trustees. Mann has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship. He is the son of Timothy and Nicole Mann. His future plans include pursuing a degree in…

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How We Hear awards five scholarships

PHOTOS PROVIDED Riley Berg and Ava Martinez are both Dalton High School graduates. How We Hear, the organization founded by Martinez, awarded a $2,500 college scholarship to Berg. Triway’s Evelyn Legg received a $1,500 scholarship from How We Hear. Smithville’s Hannah Baker receives a How We Hear scholarship from Ava Martinez. Elliana and Matea Martinez…

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Community shows support of NAMI during successful Walk and 5K for Wellness

PHOTOS PROVIDED From left, Helen Walkerly, executive director of NAMI Wayne & Holmes Counties, Kevin Day, president, CEO of Western Reserve Group and honorary chairman for the event, and Jen Grim, director of advancement of NAMI Wayne & Homes Counties.  Team Vertava won the Best Photo Contest. Jon’s Squad was the top fundraising team for the…

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Local women honored by Orrville Area United Way for volunteerism

PHOTOS PROVIDED From left, Karen Shultz, of Dalton, and Orrville Area United Way Executive Director Dawn Cazzolli. Susan Tucker, of Orrville, was recognized by OAUW for her volunteerism. By JACQUI HERSHBERGER DGKN correspondent ORRVILLE  Two local women were recognized this spring by Orrville Area United Way for their help in strengthening the local communities of…

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Dalton-Kidron Big 4 4-H Club plants at Dalton Cemetery

  4-H members Charlie Tenney, Declan and Leo Fish, Gracie Clark, Janie Smith, Sara Geibel and Lillian Ediger   Report by 4-H member Lydia Marthey Photos by 4-H member Grace Greer On June 7, Dalton- Kidron Big 4 called its second community meeting to order.  The last meeting was at the Dalton Community Historical Society.…

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