Bethel Lutheran Church will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Grove City Food Pantry on Friday, May 16.

Bethel Lutheran Church will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Grove City Food Pantry on Friday, May 16.

It will run from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

The dinner, entitled "Caring-Sharing-Giving," will include gourmet creamed chicken and biscuits, green beans, cranberry Jell-o salad, homemade pies and cakes, beverages.

Tickets are $8 a person and are available in advance by calling Melanie Bradley in the Bethel Lutheran office at 875-0510.

Carry-out will also be available.

All proceeds go to the Food Pantry. The church is located4501 Hoover Road directly north of Grove City High School.

"Everyone is invited," according to a church spokeswoman.

On Monday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m., the Franklin Heights High School Symphonic Band will debut a piece of music written by James Swearingen, for 14 years director of instrumental music at Grove City High School. "Nightflight" was commissioned by the Franklin Heights Band Boosters in honor of Tiffany Loukinas, a former band member who died in an automobile accident in 2006. The composition consists of three movements: "Street Carnival," "A Heavenly View" and "Fireworks Galore."

It will be played during the FHHS Graduation Concert in the high school auditorium. In addition to the Symphonic Band, the Concert Band, String Orchestra, and Jazz Ensembles I and II will be performing. Admission is $3 at the door.

Jill Billman-Royer was recently sworn in as the newest member of the Southwest Public Libraries Board of Trustees.

She was appointed to fill a term that expires in December 2013 that was vacated by Cressa Reiser.

Billman-Royer worked previously as a staff writer and editor for the Westside and Southwest Messenger, according to the announcement. She had been with the newspaper since 1992, until a recent career switch.

She currently works in staffing as a resource manager for Computer Science Corporation.

Billman-Royer has a 13-year-old son, Price, at Pleasant View Middle School, another son, Isaac, is a fifth-grader at Galloway Ridge Intermediate School, and her daughter Isabelle attends kindergarten at Darby Woods Elementary School.

She resides on the school district's west side with husband Michael and their children.