Annual trout derby planned for April 8

The Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club will host its annual Trout Derby next month on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families and individuals can join the fun at this free event at Little Turtle Pond at Firestone Metro Park, 2400 Harrington Road, Akron.

Only children 15 and younger may fish during the event. Adults and guardians must supervise and can assist, but may not fish. Trophies will be awarded for the three largest fish caught.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Some equipment and bait will be provided; the use of minnows will not be permitted. Hot dogs, chips and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 330-865-8065 or visit

Hudson Senior Citizens group meets April 14

Hudson Senior Citizens will have their monthly catered luncheon and program on April 14 at noon at the Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St.

Prepaid reservations of $10/person are required by April 7. Send to James Rothgery, 2666 Norton Rd, Stow, OH 44224. For additional information call Jim at 330-310-2738.

The program is "History of Darrowville" presented by Richard Grell, long time Hudson resident and HHS graduate. Membership is open to anyone 55 years old and up.

Also upcoming is the monthly Breakfast Buddies which meets on the third Wednesday. This month it will be at Bob Evans in Streetsboro on April 19 at 10 a.m. The group's monthly Out to Lunch Bunch meets April 27 (fourth Thursday) at Mandarin Seafood Buffet in Twinsburg at noon.

Contact Jim Rothgery at 330-310-2738 if you would like to join. The group needs a final count two days before the get together.

Breast Cancer Support Group meets April 7

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet April 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the Luther Room at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church located at 2113 Ravenna St., Hudson. Anyone newly diagnosed, in active treatment or having a history of breast cancer is welcome to attend. Please bring a bag lunch. For more information, contact Jenny Lovano at