Play and Learn Christian Child Care will host a chicken noodle fundraising dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Great Hall at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 35 E. Stanton Ave.

Play and Learn Christian Child Care will host a chicken noodle fundraising dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Great Hall at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 35 E. Stanton Ave.

Dine-in and carry-out options will be available. Vegetarians can enjoy a vegetable and noodles dish. Adult tickets are $6 pre-sale and $7 at the door. Children ages 2 to 10 are $3.50 pre-sale and $4 at the door. Children under 2 are free.

Pre-sale tickets are available in the Play and Learn office. Dinner proceeds will be used for classroom renovations.

The West Franklin County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will match funds raised from the event.

Assistance League of Metro Columbus is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping women and children who have suffered adversity.

The league aims to restore hope and confidence and to effect positive change in the lives of those it assists.

One of the league's newest programs provides free haircuts and new shoes for children in need. The league also provides kits for women and children staying in domestic violence shelters, as well as for women visiting rape crisis centers.

League volunteers offer an inner-city reading program as well.

The Assistance League meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St.

For more information on volunteering, call (614) 888-0220 or visit almetrocolubmus.org.

Capital University Law School will honor five alumni at the Law Alumni Association's annual recognition luncheon.

Among the honorees is Jonathan W. Marshall of Clintonville.

A 1970 graduate, Marshall will be honored with the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award. The award recognizes alumni for their significant achievements in the legal field and notable contributions to the profession, community and law school.

As secretary to the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline for the Ohio Supreme Court, Marshall has been a leader in the development and promotion of high standards of professional conduct within the legal and judicial professions for nearly 20 years.