Fill a cruiser for needy families

FILL A CRUISER TO HELP FAMILIES: Members of the Bazetta Township Police Department along with Walmart will be collecting non-perishable food items, personal care products and cash donations for needy families in the Bazetta-Cortland area from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart, 2016 Millennium Blvd near the intersection of state Routes 5 and 82. All proceeds will be distributed by the Cortland Area Cares Food Pantry.

BOOK FAIR AT SCHOOL: LaBrae Schools will hold a book fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Nov. 26 and 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 26 at Bascom Elementary School off North Leavitt Road.

MISSION TO HOST FOUNDATION: The “Do A Little Extra” D.A.L.E. Foundation and family and friends of Dale Settle will be at the Warren Family Mission at noon Saturday at the mission’s 361 Elm Road location. Families were given vouchers in advance and the D.A.L.E. Foundation will be distributing to those who were given vouchers. The foundation is a local non-profit organization that will hold its third annual Thanksgiving food drive providing local families who are less fortunate with everything they need for a complete Thanksgiving meal. Turkeys and food boxes for Thanksgiving will be given to families who have received vouchers from the Warren Family Mission. The foundation was formed in memory of Dale Settle Jr., a Newton Falls graduate and 22-year-old college student who was shot in the abdomen on Sept. 22, 2011, while on his way to a Bible study. In addition to the food, coats and winter wear will be distributed to those in need.

BENEFIT TO HELP MAN: A benefit will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Community Church of Leavittsburg, 4640 W. Market St., for Charles “Chuck” Clauss who was injured in a motorcycle accident. There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 and dinner. For monetary donations and questions call Terri at 330-646-4480.

SCHOOL SETS MATH NIGHT: Austintown Intermediate School, 225 Idaho Road- Lloyd Loop, will hold a Family Math Night from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Students and parents will have the opportunity to engage in real life math activities and learn about Ohio’s new learning standards.

SCOUTS HELP AGENCY: Members of Girl Scout Troop 124 in Newton Falls held a fundraiser and donated $115.15 to help children in need at holiday time. The donation was presented to Newton Falls Food Pantry.