World War II group meets

On June 28 at 6:45 p.m., the World War II Roundtable will meet at the Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center, 3486 S. Smith Road to hear Jack Darnell; meteorologist with the 14th Air Force, served in North Africa, Arabia and China and Susie Brown, whose father was an infantry officer at D-Day and went on a reconnaissance for General Patton, speak.

Future speakers include William Wilsterman, Gunnery Training School, Las Vegas, on July 26 and Dr. Bud Wentz, B-17 pilot shot down over Belgium and rescued by civilians. On another occasion his B-17 was rammed by a German fighter plane. He will speak Aug. 23.

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News From Sutliff II

A covered dish dinner is planned for June 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the community room and outside patio. Council will provide the meat. Tenants will bring covered dishes and desserts. The affair is for tenants only.

Craft room is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are three for $1.

Tenants still signing up for Carousel Theater dinner on Aug. 4. The production "Always Patsy Cline." See Judy and Lillian for tickets.

As always, tenants can visit the "New To You Shop." The shop opens on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. Shopkeepers Pat and Ann will help patrons. They also are happy to receive donations.

Church hosts blood drive

On July 6, the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Northampton United Methodist Church, 852 W. Bath Road. The drive begins at 1 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. Those who donate their life-saving blood will be given T-shirts and refreshments.

Summer time finds shortages of blood needed to save lives. Giving blood takes little time. It is recommended that drinking water and having a light snack before giving blood is very helpful.

The church has nurses as well as those from the Red Cross in attendance during the blood drive.

For more information, contact the church at: 330-929-0015.

Cuyahoga Falls Travel Club plans events

The Cuyahoga Falls Travel Club announces the following events.

The club's trips depart and return from the Quirk Cultural Center on Grant Avenue.

On July 3, the club will attend Blossom's Fourth of July celebration following a picnic supper at the Quirk Center. Call Flora at 330-733-8435.

On Aug. 21, the club will do an Island Hopping trip on the Great Lakes, call Zetta at 330-929-1906.

Help fund diabetic children's camps

The Council Masons of Cuyahoga Falls is asking for donations to help send children ages 8 to 17, who are diabetic, to one of the four Diabetic Camps in Ohio this summer.

These camps have registered dietitians and doctors on staff at each camp and are available for all diabetic children. The camp serving Northeast Ohio is: Camp HO MITA KODA located on Auburn Road in Newberry.

The Council Masons will be at the entrance to the State Road Acme Store all day June 30 to accept donations.

For further camp information call 216-591-0800 or 440-564-5125.

Lupus support groups meet

The South Akron Lupus Support Group will meet at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1025 Interstate Parkway. The next meeting will be June 25 at 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call 330-945-6767 for additional information.

The support group is sponsored by the Akron Area Lupus Foundation and the Ohio Commission On Minority Health.

The Medina Lupus Support Group meets at the Medina YMCA, 4046 Medina Road. The next meeting will be on June 27. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call 330-220-2323 for additional information. The meeting is sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of America, Akron Area Chapter and the Ohio Commission on Minority Health.

The Lupus Foundation of America, Akron Area Chapter announces a support group for lupus patients and their families in the Canton area. The meeting will be at the Dueber Avenue United Methodist Church located at 645 Dueber Ave. SW. on June 25 at 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public and sponsored by the LFA Akron Area Chapter and the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. Contact Trish at 330-488-0331 for additional information.

Falls Democratic Club will meet June 28

A meeting of the Cuyahoga Falls Democratic Club will take place June 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. (lower level). The featured speaker is: John Schmidt, Summit County Council Representative. All Democrats are encouraged to attend. The session will be hosted by Paul Colavecchio, president.

Northampton Historical Society plans tour

for June 25

The Northampton Historical Society will tour the new Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society Museum (on Cook Street on the east side) on June 25, the fourth Monday of the month at 4 p.m. A car pool will be arranged to leave from the Town Hall around 3:45 p.m. After the tour, a supper at the Oakwood Drive restaurant, Eddy's is planned.

For more information call Dreama at 330-923-6678.

Hike For Hounds

is June 30

The third annual Hike For Hounds Night Hike, sponsored by Greyhound Adoption of Ohio, will take place June 30 at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ledges Picnic Area, Kendall Park Road in Cuyahoga Falls.

Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost: pre-registration $10 per dog; day of walk $15 per dog All breeds are welcome.

BBQ dinner is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the walk starts at 8:30 p.m. and will last approximately 1 to 2 miles.

Gifts for those who raise $50 or more in pledges. All proceeds benefit the retired racers medical and general care funds. For further details call 440-543-6256.

Hampton Falls AARP meetings, bus trips

The Hampton Falls AARP club number 5038 informs the public of the following news and trips:

On Aug. 20, the Hampton/Falls AARP has an all-day Bus trip to the Wilds to see giraffes, rhinos, zebras plus many other wild animals roaming the area followed by a deli buffet lunch. Then a old time train ride through the coal mining area of past days and finishing up with a dinner buffet at Theo's in Cambridge, with their delicious homemade pies. Bring grade school or high school children along. Price is $79 per person.

Call Dick Casto at 330-923-3506 for reservations and pickup point.

A riverboat casino trip is scheduled for Oct. 22 and 23 to the Belterra Riverboat Casino. Call Dick Casto at 330-923-3506 for all the information and cost as well as to sign up. A free trip will be given away to one person in a drawing to be held for all those paid up by Sept. 1.

Anyone who is a member of AARP is welcome to come to monthly luncheons at 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Cathedral Buffet on State Road. With profits from fund raisers such as Entertainment Books, Acme tapes etc., the club donates to many local organizations.

Upcoming events include:

July 10 -- Jennifer Hanselman, mother of sextuplets and review of her book "Party of Nine."

Call Amy Moneypenny at 330-923-7305 or Lois Unger 330-920-8556 for information or reservations for monthly meetings.