A pasta dinner and raffle will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 3220 Columbus St.

A pasta dinner and raffle will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 3220 Columbus St.

The event will benefit the Central Ohio Melanoma Foundation, to help sponsor a grant through the Melanoma Research Foundation's grant program. Admission is $5, and includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad and drink. Desserts will be available for purchase. Jena Kitchen-Dickman founded the COMF in memory of a friend, Mandy Dean, who died of melanoma in 2006. E-mail ohiomelanoma@gmail.com or visit www.centralohiomelanoma.org.