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Archive for April, 2011

Drug Disposal Day on April 30.

Saturday, April 30, will be a drug disposal day where you can turn in old or no longer used medicines for proper disposal. For those of us in Plain City, the closest location to take our medicines for disposal is Dublin Methodist Hospital.

To look for other locations that might be closer to you, go HERE and put in your zip code or county and city.

The Madison County Sheriff’s office will also be participating in the drug disposal day. At that time, they will also be collecting old cell phones for the 911 Cell Phone Bank program. This program provides emergency communications for the elderly or victims of abuse who need the help within our community.

Collection of expired and unused drugs, as well as cell phones, will be held on April 30 between 10 am and 2 pm at two locations in Madison County: the Madison County Sheriff’s Office located between Garfield Avenue and Elm Street in London and across from the West Jefferson Police Department in the village parking lot near the gazebo.

Happy Birthday on April 29 to our Good Friend, Ernie Sparks, Proprietor of Ernie’s Medicine Shoppe in London.

Happy Birthday to our good friend and fellow pharmacist, Ernie Sparks, who will celebrate his birthday on Friday, April 29. Ernie, as many of you know, owns Ernie’s Medicine Shoppe in London. Ernie was Joe’s mentor while Joe was still in pharmacy school and helped Joe when he decided to open Plain City Druggist in 1999.

Ernie, we hope you will have a very happy birthday relaxing with the dogs, taking a spin in the Drug Bug, and doing all your favorite non-pharmacy related things (hey, everyone needs a break from work sometimes).

Congratulations to Lauren Prochaska for Signing with the Seattle Storm!

We want to congratulate Lauren Prochaska for signing a free agent contract with the Seattle Storm. Lauren will now head off to their training camp, which begins on May 15. Way to go, Lauren! We know you will soon be setting records in the WNBA.

You can read the Madison Press article about Lauren HERE.

And read the official Seattle Storm news release HERE.

Fairbanks FFA Mutt Strutt to Support Union County Humane Society’s Building Campaign.

The Fairbanks FFA will be hosting a 5K Mutt Strutt on Saturday, April 30, from 8 am to 1 pm in Pastime Park (off of North Chillicothe Street) in Plain City. All proceeds from the walk will benefit Union County Humane Society’s H.U.G. (Help Us Grow) Campaign. All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccines and on a leash. Any aggressive dogs will be asked to leave.

Registration for the walk begins between 8-9 am with a welcome at 9:30 am. The walk will begin at 10. At 11:30 am there will be a “Rescue Runway” show of dogs that are available for adoption. At 12 pm a dog costume contest will feature categories including Cutest, Seasonal, and Down on the Farm. The cost to enter the costume contest is $5 and prizes will be awarded to the winners. A trade show of vendors will be open from 8 am to 1 pm.

The donation to walk is $35 per person.

The Fairbanks FFA is also looking for sponsors and vendors. A Puppy Sponsorship is $50 and gets you vendor space. A Best Friend Sponsorship is $75 and gets you vendor space, as well as advertisement on posters. A Best in Show Sponsorship is $100 and with that you will receive vendor space and a listing on t-shirts.

For more information, contact Jody Carney at 937-349-3721, ext. 1326 or by email at jcarney@fairbanks.k12.oh.us

You can also check out this event on Facebook: Fairbanks FFA Mutt Strutt Facebook Page

Ladies’ Night at Eldchrist Winery, April 28, will Feature Local Author Sherri Hayes.

Mainstreet Treasures will be at Eldchrist Winery on Thursday, April 28, from 6-9 pm for Ladies’ Night.

Local author and Plain City grad, Sherri Hayes, will be attending the event and will have her book, Hidden Threat, available to purchase. She will also be signing copies of the romantic thriller.

To read a review of Hidden Threat, go HERE.

Besides this chance to chat with Ms. Hayes and take home a copy of her book, there will also be tons of other fun things in the works from Mainstreet Treasures, including bead specials, prizes, and voting for the People’s Choice Award in the 2nd Annual Postcard Contest.

If you are not in the mood to attend the Plain City Lions Club Auction and Dinner at Der Dutchman, Ladies’ Night may be the fun alternative you are looking for on a boring Thursday evening.

And return to Eldchrist on Friday, April 29, for live music with 2nd Story Acoustic from 6 to 9 pm. For only a $5 cover charge, you can listen to some super music.