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Events and programs

Dublin Chamber of Commerce Staff Appreciation Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 24, at the Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in Powell. Guests are invited for a gourmet lunch, chair massages from Massage Envy and the chance to win door prizes. In addition, all attendees will learn the craft of jewelry making from the experts at 1 Stop Bead Shop, and will design a special item. Tickets are $26 per person or $210 for a corporate table of eight, which includes newsletter and event program recognition. Businesses can also promote their company by sponsoring a table-top display or donating a door prize. To make a reservation, call the Dublin Chamber at 614-889-2001 or visit DublinChamber.org.

Promised Land Christian Preschool, In-House Open-House event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25, at Christian Fellowship Church, 5970 Godown Road. For more information, call Nicole Pound at 614-459-5673 or go to promisedlandchristianpreschool.org.

Country Club at Muirfield Village, paper shredding and electronics recycling event for the Dublin and surrounding communities, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4, in the country club parking lot, 8715 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. Fireproof Records provides the shredding on-site and disposes of the shredded paper. New for 2013 is recycling of old or obsolete electronic equipment including, but not limited to, computers, servers, monitors, VCRs, televisions, video games, telephones, wires, and cables. Accurate IT will handle the recycling of all electronics. Shredding and recycling is provided free of charge with the exception of a $15 charge for each recycled tube-style television. The Country Club at Muirfield Village Foundation coordinates the event, and will accept donations.

St. Brendan Womens' Club, 13th Annual Dinner and Fashion Show, 6 p.m. May 8. The program will have a theme of "Paint the Town in Color," with fashions by Macy's. Cost $30 per person. For reservations, due May 5, contact stbrwomensclub@gmail.com.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and job-search assistance. Age, income and residency requirements apply. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Classes, workshops

UALC: The Church at Mill Run, Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage seminar, 7 to 10 p.m. April 19 and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 20, at 3500 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard. This two-day video seminar helps couples deal with tough issues in a way that is nonthreatening. Register at www.laughyourway.com. Cost is $40 per couple. For more information, contact marriage@ualc.org.

 

Health

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.

Yoga classes for people who have been affected by cancer, 11 a.m. Mondays, 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, 10330 Sawmill Parkway, Suite 600. All equipment and programming are provided at no cost.

 

Meetings

Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club, general meeting, 7 p.m. April 22, at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. The guest speaker is Christy Walsh from Wardrobe Therapy. For more information, go to dublinwomensclub.com.

Dublin Garden Club, 7 p.m. April 24, at the Oakland Nursery-Dublin, 4261 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Oakland Nursery staffers will present a program on new perennials for 2013. The meeting is free and open to the public. For information visit Dublingardenclub.com.

Northwest Columbus Christian Women's Club, spring fashion show and brunch, 10 a.m. to noon April 24 at Brookside Country Club, 2770 W. Dublin-Granville Road. A meet and greet period begins at 9:30 a.m. In addition to the show, Barbara Falls of Sylvania will present "How Crisis Provided Answers to Life's Most Important Questions." Cost of $17 is inclusive, payable by check or cash at the door. Reservations are necessary for brunch and due April 17. For reservations call Sandra Ellison at 614-395-5706.

Women Today, a social and philanthropic organization within the greater Columbus area, 11:30 a.m. May 7, at the Lakes Country Club, 6740 Worthington Road, Westerville. Beth Weinhardt, local history coordinator at the Westerville Public Library, will describe how she assisted Ken Burns and his team of researchers scour the archives for materials that could be used in the documentary Prohibition. For reservations, due May 1, call Karen at 614-339-3046 or JoAnn at 614-457-7048.

Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.

Northwest AMVETS Post No. 911, 7 p.m.meets the first Thursday of each month in the VFW Hall, 2436 Walcutt Road. Call 614-876-4817.

Essential to Leadership Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Atrium II South Tower, first-floor conference room, 5455 Rings Road, Dublin.

Rotary Club of Dublin-Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon the first and third Mondays of every month at Sunflower Restaurant, 7370 Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome; visit sawmilltoastmastersclub.org. Members focus on improving public speaking skills.

Christian Marketplace Network Dublin Chapter, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Friday of each month at LaScala Restaurant, 4199 W. Dublin Granville Road. Christians in the marketplace are invited for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Visitors are welcome. Call Aaron Weiss at 614-488-4717 or email Columbus-NW-Dublin@cmn-usa.org.

Kiwanis Club of Dublin, 7 p.m. Mondays at Mary Kelley's, 7148 Muirfield Drive. Call 614-889-9007 or visit dublinkiwanis.com.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Dublin, noon Tuesdays at Mary Kelley's, 7148 Muirfield Drive. For more information, call 614-717-4910 or visit greaterdublinkiwanis.com.

Northwest Civic Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, except July, at Meadow Park Church, 2425 Bethel Road.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Chapter, 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Panera Bread, 6665 Perimeter Loop Road. For more information, contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Metro Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 6665 Perimeter Loop Road. For more information, contact Jo Funderburg at 614-408-3730.

Wesley Davids American Legion Post 800 of Dublin, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Mary Kelley's, 7148 Muirfield Drive. All veterans are welcome. Call 614-214-6451.

 

Support groups

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Heather Mudgett at 317-313-4316 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Franklin County, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in Room 317 at Worthington Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Meetings subject to change. Call to confirm. Call Tonya Fulwider at 614-221-1441.

Bereavement Support Group, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Northwest Masonic Temple, 2436 W. Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus. Elaine Manley, a registered nurse, facilitates this group offering compassionate and confidential support for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. For more information, call 614-499-1152.

Better Breathers Club of Dublin Pulmonary Support Group, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the third Monday of the month, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Conference Room One, 7500 Hospital Drive. For more information, call Anne at 614-544-8338.

Cocaine Anonymous, for meeting information, Call 614-251-1122.

Weathering the Storm, a support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one due to violence or other tragic means, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Free. Registration required. Call 614-889-5722.

Mended Hearts of Central Ohio, a support group for heart patients, caregivers and heart-care professionals, the second Wednesday of every month at the Ross Auditorium at the Ohio State University Medical Center, 452 W. 10th Ave. Call Jeff Davidson at 614-580-1561.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information, contact Paul at 614-895-6760.

Better Breathers Club of Dublin, 6 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month in the front lobby conference room of Dublin Methodist Hospital. Monthly topics will be discussed. Enjoy new friendships and support. Free and open to anyone diagnosed with any pulmonary disease, their loved ones and caregivers. Light refreshments are provided, along with door prizes. Wheelchair accessible.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M, N and O, Worthington. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550.

At A Loss, support group for parents who have lost a child, 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Call 614-889-5722 for more information.

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome/Fibromyalgia meeting, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 614-457-5132 for more information.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.

MOMS Club of Dublin, Southeast Chapter, meets the second Friday of each month at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For meeting times, visit momsclubofdublinse.webs.com or email momsclubofdublinse@yahoo.com.

 

Government

Meetings are held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 5200 Emerald Parkway, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are subject to change. For confirmation, call the Dublin Clerk of Council at 614-410-4436.

Architectural Review Board, 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month.

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