NEWS BRIEFS


Preservation Parks board to meet March 7

The Preservation Parks of Delaware County Board of Park Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 7, for a regular monthly meeting, followed by a board retreat.

The regular meeting will be held at 1 p.m., at Hogback Ridge Park, 2656 Hogback Road. The retreat will follow at 3 p.m. at the same location.

Part of State Route 315 remains closed

State Route 315 north of State Route 750 to Retreat Lane will close for 100 days for construction of the stabilization wall. The detour is SR 750 to US 23 to SR 315 or reverse.

Wall construction will occur during daytime hours only. Both directions of SR 750 will remain open. Completion: May 8.

Church foundation accepting grant applications

The William Street United Methodist Church Foundation is accepting grant applications, from organizations having recognition under 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, for its April distribution of funds. The deadline for applications to be received is Friday, April 7, 2017, at 3 p.m. Proposals must be submitted on the foundations’ proposal form and turned into the church office.

The William Street United Methodist Church Foundation is interested in funding organizations that can demonstrate that they have planned their projects with an emphasis on human needs. Priority is given to projects that serve persons whose needs are not met by existing services, are seeking seed money for innovative programs, encourage matching gifts or additional funding from other donors.

For information, and to obtain a grant application, you may contact the William Street United Methodist Church Foundation at 28 West William Street, Delaware, OH 43015, 740-363-4741, or visit the website at www.williamstreetumc.org.

Board of Zoning Appeals to meet

There will be a Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Wednesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

Two-day arts fair planned

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library will host a two-day arts fair at the Delaware Main Library. The dates are Saturday April 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday April 2, from noon to 4 p.m.

The art will be on display beginning Sunday, March 26 until the start of the Arts Fair during regular library hours.

The funds raised from donated art will benefit the Delaware County District Library and the Communities it serves. The donated pieces of art include central Ohio artists and some nationally and internationally known artists.