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Gable’s grandson plans visit to Cadiz

Harrison Happenings

September 17, 2011
KAY?SEDGMER , Times Leader

THE KING of Hollywood's grandson Clark James Gable will visit Cadiz in a three-day event sponsored by The Clark Gable Foundation.

On Friday, Sept. 23, the young Gable will be available during tours of the Clark Gable Birth Home, Gift Shop and Museum on Charleston Street in the village. The tours, scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., are available at $10 per person and include a souvenir tickets autographed by Gable's son.

Later in the day, The Reading Theater, including members of the Hopedale Players, will featured "Captain Racket" with Clark James Gable reading the part that his grandfather played in the original production. Admission is by donation only and the reading will begin at 7 p.m.

Saturday's activities will also feature tours at the Charleston Street museum at the same time and cost as Friday's tours.

Also at 10:30 a.m., a Clark Gable Forum and Silent Auction event is planned for the Cadiz Country Club. Cost is $25 per person with autographs and photographs available with the honored guest.

Hor d'oeuvres will be served at 4:30 p.m. and one-on-one visits with Clark James Gable will be arranged.

The Cadiz Country Club will also provide a lunch menu available at the purchases own expense.

At dusk, a screening of Clark James Gable's choice of a Gable film will be shown on the grounds of the Gable Bed and Breakfast, just behind the museum.

There is no charge of the movie. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

In addition to all these activities organizers will also be selling raffle tickets with two people winning a lunch at the Farm Restaurant in Mt. Pleasant with Clark James Gable on Sunday, Sept. 25 and three folks snagging at chance to play golf with the King of Hollywood's grandson on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Cadiz Country Club!

For reservations or more information contact The Clark Gable foundation at 740-942-GWTW (4989).

GET OUT those walking and running shoes!

The fourth annual Lucas D. Sedgmer Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk has been set for Sunday, Oct. 2 at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz.

A Kid's Dash will kick things off at 12:30 p.m. while the run/walk is set to begin at 1 p.m.

In addition to all the fun a Lap the Lake walk is planned for those who want to participate but prefer to not go the distance!

Cost for the run/walk is $25. A fee of $5 is being collected for the kid's dash and lap the lake.

Awards will be presented to those in several age groups for the 5K with large trophies going to the top overall male and female finishers. Those participating in the kid's dash will be presented certificates, prizes and more while the top boy and girl finishers in the two age groups (5 years and under, six years and up) will receive trophies. Those lapping the lake will be presented certificates and goodie bags.

In addition, a 50/50 raffle will be held along with a raffle for a corn hole set and other prizes.

Plans are for a bake sale to be held.

Food items will also be available. Music will be provided by DJ- JT.

Pre-registration packets are available by calling 740-491-1371.T-shirts will be given to the first 75 5K participants only!

THE SECOND annual Harrison County Food Pantry Poker Run will be held Oct. 8 beginning at 1 p.m. with the last bike in at 4 p.m.

The fund raising event will begin at Harrison Central High School in front of the John W. Stephenson Gymnasium on 440 East Market St. in Cadiz. Registration is set to commence at 12 p.m.

Cost, which includes a meal, is $15 per driver and $10 for a rider. Dinners, featuring barbecued chicken and ham loaf, are also available at $10 each for those who are not riding in the event. Other food items included in the meal are baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, bread, dessert and beverage.

In addition to prizes for the best hands, participants may also bid on various items which will be featured in a silent auction at 5 p.m. A 50/50 drawing will also be held. Winners must be present to win!

Music will be provided by DJ Huggie Bear.

The event is being sponsored by HARCATUS Policy Advisory Committee, The Cadiz American Legion and The Vultures Motorcycle Club.

For more details contact Ginger Conrad at 740-942-8886.

A CHANCE to help a worthy cause is being served in your court!

The Harrison Central High School volleyball squads are planning for a "Volley For The Cure" event on Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and will be offering area sports fans the opportunity to support a worthy cause.

The fund raiser is being held during the school's volleyball game against visiting Martins Ferry High School.

Proceeds will go towards the battle against breast cancer. In addition, t-shirts can also be ordered at a cost of $8 each.

For more information, call coaches Amy Ferri or Becky Ferri Campbell or any of the HCHS volleyball team members by Sept. 6.

CADIZ LIONS Club 15th Annual Flower Sale will be held during the month of September. Orders are being accepted for roses and carnations at $20 per dozen. The flowers can be mailed for additional $6 per dozen.

The last day to order is Sept. 30, with delivery on Oct. 6.

Contact any Cadiz Lions Club member or call Chairman Clint Barr at 740-942-4064 or 740-942-2650. All proceeds are used for sight saving and other local projects.

THE ANNUAL Ourant School Fall Festival will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 24.

The event will feature live country music for your listening and dancing pleasure along with a wide variety of home-cooked goodies including soup beans, sandwiches, pies and other dessert. A craft show will also be held.

THE JEWETT Community Center will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Sept. 24 with doors opening at 5 p.m. Early bird games begin at 6 p.m. with regular games commencing 30 minutes later.

Tickets are $20 per person and may be obtained by calling Jodi Henry 740-491-0505, Tammy Dray 740-946-7941, Dwight Busby 740-946-5061. All proceeds go to the Jewett Community Center to pay for utilities and maintenance.

Food, raffles and prizes will also be available.

ARE YOU feeling a little hungry. An all-you-can-eat roast beef dinner will be held at the Scio Firehouse on Sept. 25, beginning at 11 a. m. $8 adults, $4 under age 10.

The always popular meal is sponsored by Scio Volunteer Fire Department and is one of the many ways the department raises funds to assist in keeping the community safe.

HARRISON COUNTY'S Genealogical Society, will meet Monday, Sept. 26, 1 p.m. at the Harrison County Historical Society building, 168 E. Market St. Cadiz. John Earley, trustee for the Ohio Genealogical Society, Cadiz District representative will be in attendance. Plan to attend and meet the OGS Cadiz District Representative.

THE CADIZ Lions Club will be serving pancake and sausage breakfast at the seventh annual Octoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 1, 8-11 a.m. at Sally Buffalo Park, Wallace Lodge. Presale $4, at the door $5. See any Cadiz Lions for advance sale tickets. All proceeds will be used for local Lions projects. Lion Dale Davis, chairman, can be reached at 740-942-2602.

NIGHT AT The Race, Adena American Legion, Saturday, Oct. 1, doors open 5:30 p.m. dinner 6 p.m. races 7 p.m. Donation, $10 per person (includes meal), 50/50 raffle, Chinese raffles. Sponsored by St. Casimir CWC.

MIKE TOBIN Benefit, Saturday, Oct. 1, Freeport Fire House, festivities start at noon, auction 4 p.m. includes chicken dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, 50/50 drawing, raffles, fire truck cruise in. Proceeds from benefit will help Mike in his fight against Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. For more information call 658-3193.

 
 

 

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