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Events

Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, Grand Luncheon and Annual Meeting, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 8, at the Canal Winchester Community Center, 22 S. Trine St. in Canal Winchester. The nominated slate of candidates for board of directors will be elected by voice vote of members present, then installed. Canal Winchester Mayor Michael Ebert will assist in ceremonies. Event sponsor Sam's Club will be on hand for the awarding of a $1,000 Business Growth Grant to one business chosen from applicants who attended the chamber's November 2013 Grow Your Business Boot Camp. For more information, contact Amanda Lemke, chamber president, at 614-837-1556.

Tuesdays@One, a free arts and education program, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. Programs are geared toward adults, with several also being "kid-friendly." Advance registration is required; call 614-836-3333.

Groveport Parks and Recreation Department, 2014 Resolution Run/Walk 5K, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 4 on the paved leisure trail surrounding the Groveport Recreation center. Members and non-members are invited. Fee is $20. For details, call Stephania at 614-836-1000.

Classes, workshops

New Beginnings: Ten Steps That Every Job Seeker Must Make in the New Year, 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Jan. 8 at New Directions Career Center, 199 E. Rich St. New Directions Career Center is sponsoring the seminar, which is facilitated by a member of the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio. Registration fee of $10 is payable at the door, however, fee reductions and waivers are available to those who qualify. To register call 614-849-0028, ext. 100.

Meetings

Canal Winchester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10523, 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Community-Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St., Canal Winchester. Membership is open to any military combat veteran, regardless of race, rank, gender, etc. This is a non-drinking post. For more information call Rick Williams at 614-735-0983 or Sam Armstead, 614-837-1315.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referrals, 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at O'Charley's, 6224 Gender Road. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591.