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Tuesday January 14, 2014 8:24 AM

Events and


RecycleForce Columbus Inc., e-Waste Recycling Event, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19, at the Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany. Unwanted consumer and business electronic products and equipment at or nearing the end of their useful life will be accepted. These items include computers, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, tapes, CDs, stereos, telephones, cell phones, PDAs, cameras, chargers, power adapters, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines and small appliances (microwave, fitness equipment, vacuums, etc). Most collections are at no cost; however, RFC requests a $10 donation/disposal fee for CRT computer monitors and TVs. For a complete list of items accepted, visit

Hadassah Rosh Chodesh Discussion, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, at a Bexley residence. The topic is "Biblical Tamar: Women's Inner Strength and Resilience." Topics will focus on being single, women's ability to face adversity and finding inner strength. For additional information about this free event, contact Arlene at the Hadassah office, 614-235-8111, or visit

Ohio Dominican University, College Goal Sunday, 2 p.m. Feb. 9, in Erskine Hall on the university's main campus, 1216 Sunbury Road. The free program is designed to help students apply for federal financial aid, with financial aid professionals available to answer questions. Volunteers will help students and parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This event is presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents. Families are encouraged to register by calling 614-251-4778.

All Saints Episcopal Church in New Albany, Holy Land Tour from Sept. 6-13. Only 40 reservations are being accepted and minimal deposits must be recieved on or before March 1. Tour includes round trip airfare from Columbus, hotel, two daily meals ground transportation and taxes and related fees (tips not included). Contact Charlie Evranian at or leave a phone message at church office, 614-855-8267.

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, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


American Red Cross, blood donation, 2 to 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Granville Road. For appointments, call 800-733-2767 or go to

Classes and


Wexner Heritage Village Spiritual Life Team, information session and training luncheon for the Nadav Spiritual Volunteer Program, noon to 1 p.m. March 11, at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Zusman Hospice Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Debbie Lefton will lead the session. This program pairs trained volunteer visitors with long-term care, independent and assisted living residents on the WHV campus, as well as unaffiliated individuals in central Ohio, who seek a spiritual confidant to explore issues such as faith, the afterlife, religious values and beliefs. No experience is necessary. Those interested in participating should contact Lefton at 614-559-0243 or


Kiwanis Club of New Albany, 7 to 8 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays at the Bob Evans Restaurant in New Albany and 6 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Marriott Courtyard in New Albany. Kiwanis is a nonprofit service club that focuses on serving the children of the community and the world.

New Albany Rotary Club, 8:05 a.m. on the first and second Wednesday of each month at the Rusty Bucket,180 Market St., New Albany. The group also hosts monthly socials from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Rusty Bucket. For membership information contact Joe Evans, president, at 614-975-7355.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Port Columbus Chapter, 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Brook Hollow Conference Center, 676 Brook Hollow, Gahanna. AmSpirit Business Connections is a national organization that assists sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals succeed by creating a forum where they can exchange qualified referrals with other sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals. Guests are welcome.

AmSpirit Business Connections-New Albany/Gahanna Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Fridays at Scrambler Marie's, 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The program focuses on networking opportunities for small businesses and professionals. For more information, contact Dan Wolt at 614-419-9103.

New Albany Community Garden, 5:30 to 7 p.m. the first Tuesday evening of the month in the garden during fair weather and at the Plain Township Fire Department on Route 62 during bad weather. All meetings are free. Visit

Easton-New Albany Chapter of the Accountant Information Market, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Scrambler Marie's (order off menu), 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The group aims to sponsor programs that support the accounting profession through CPE classes and provide new networking opportunities for possible referrals to new clients and new client resources. For information, call 614-478-8187.

New Albany Chamber of Commerce meets the third Thursday of each month. Visit for the meeting time and location. For reservations, call 614-855-4400.

Shipwrights of Central Ohio, a group for ship modelers, 9 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. For information, visit

New Albany Communicators, a Toastmasters International Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Nazarene Church, 6000 Johnstown Road. For more information, call Tammy O'Neill at 614-551-7146.