Briefs


Records Commission to meet

Delaware County Records Commission meeting will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 at the Delaware County Commissioner’s office Conference room B. 101 N. Sandusky St.

History of quilts program planned

The Delaware County Genealogical Society’s October program will feature Becky Preiss Odom, PhD, who will present “The History of Quilts in Ohio from the Early Settlers through World War II.” She will be using examples from the Ohio History Connection’s quilt collection.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the Community Room of the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware.

Odom is a history curator at the Ohio History Connection where she curates the quilt, textile, fine art, decorative arts and transportation collections. She earned her doctorate in American Studies from Saint Louis University where her research and teaching focused on material and visual culture, clothing in American society and American cultural history from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression, particularly World War I and German-American identity.

She has worked extensively in museum education and collections and with quilts, textiles and furniture at numerous museums.

The meeting is free to the public.

Meals on Wheels available to adults under 60

SourcePoint currently has a limited number of openings for disabled individuals under the age of 60 in Delaware County to receive home-delivered meals. This service is provided with funding through United Way and an agreement with the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and helps ensure that any qualifying individual receives nutritional support.

To qualify for the United Way Under 60 program, individuals must meet the following criteria:

· Resident of Delaware County.

· Between the ages of 18 and 59.

· Must have a mental or physical disability or illness.

· Unable to plan for, prepare, or travel to obtain nutritious meals for themselves.

· Residents of nursing homes, group homes, and assisted living facilities are not eligible.

For information, or to inquire about SourcePoint’s Meals on Wheels program, call 740-363-6677.

CROP Walk coming Sunday

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events that bring people together in a common mission: helping hungry people at home and around the world. The Delaware Ministerial Association sponsors the Delaware CROP Walk which is Sunday, Oct. 2 with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Benes Room in the Hamilton Williams Campus Center at Ohio Wesleyan University.

The walk begins at 2 p.m. The proceeds from the CROP Walk assists developing countries to obtain sustainable food and clean water. Twenty five percent of the proceeds go to People In Need in Delaware.

There is a rest-stop along the route at Asbury United Methodist Church, 55 W. Lincoln Ave. sponsored by People In Need, with water, apples and water for dogs.