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Events and programs

St. Charles Preparatory School Alumni Golf Outing, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Riviera Country Club in Dublin. The scramble event begins with a shotgun start. An $80 entry fee covers the round of golf, a cart, prizes, refreshments and picnic dinner. Registration is open to singles and foursomes.To sign up or sponsor a hole email St. Charles alumni director Louis J. Fabro at lfabro@cdeducation.org.

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Ohio Chapter, informational program on the topic "Demystifying Healthcare Reform: Perspectives from Policy, Provider and Payor," 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive, Dublin. HBA members and the public are invited to hear a panel discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on coverage, accessibility and cost of care. Registration is requested by Sept. 11, visit hbanet.org and click on "Events." On-site registration is available from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. on the day of the event pending space availability. Fees for members are $35 until Sept. 11, $40 on site; $55 and $60 respectively for nonmembers.

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus, public forum "Reflections on the Non-Voter," 7:15 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Bill Cohen, former Ohio Statehouse Bureau news chief, will be featured. The forum, free and open to the public, will be preceded by a social hour at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $27, with advance reservations required. For information and reservations, contact the League of Women Voters at 614-837-1089.

The 2013 Columbus Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at St. Agatha Church's Parish Hall, 1860 Northam Road. The event will feature nearly 100 artists and crafters selling original handmade items from jewelry and candles to repurposed furniture and yard art. Admission is $3, free for children under 12. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Columbus non-profit Local Matters. 

 

Classes

Central Ohio CPR, babysitting course, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at 6260 Huntley Road. This course, for teens and preteens who are caring for children, covers CPR and first aid, among many other topics. Call 614-562-7297.

West Interfaith Legal Clinic, 5:30 to 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, the Church at Mill Run, 3500 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard. The Legal Clinic offers free legal advice and is available to anyone 250 percent above the poverty level or below. The Legal Clinic is a combined effort of Serving Our Neighbors Ministries and the Columbus Bar Association.

 

Health

Alzheimer's Association Lecture, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Dr. Charles Dolph will present "Coping Strategies for Dealing with Stress." The cost of $5 includes lunch. CEU credit is available to social workers for a cost of $10. Attendees are encouraged to bring their loved ones living with memory loss to the respite program called "The Club." For more information call 800-272-3900.

Universal Low Vision Aids, demonstration of Dragon naturally speaking voice dictation and new low vision products, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at 1350 W. Fifth Ave., 112. Free refreshments, door prizes and food from Five Guys will be available. For more information call 614-224-6465.

 

Meetings

Women Today, Rah! Rah! Buckeye Day, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Buckeye Hall of Fame, 900 Goodale Blvd. Beth Howe, Ohio State University's director of women's basketball, will share information about the program. Lunch will be served at noon. Participants are asked to wear scarlet and gray. New members are invited to join this social and philanthropic organization. For reservations or additional information, = call Marge at 614-433-9903 or Barbara at 614-844-3946.

Columbus Woman's Club, luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. James Cotton, former Ohio State University Buckeye, on behalf of the BUCK-ICON FOUNDATION, will offer Buckeye fans the opportunity to purchase premier and exclusive Ohio State collectibles, accessories and memorabilia. Proceeds will benefit the Columbus Woman's Club Philanthropic Fund supporting Creative Living, several Central Ohio Food Pantries, and various other charities. The public is invited to participate in the sale even if unable attend the luncheon. Luncheon cost is $18. For reservations call Marjean Keller at 614-451-4344.

Clintonville Woman's Club Evening Group, 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Clubhouse, 3951 N. High St. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a program on heart health. The speaker will be Jeff Davidson from Mended Hearts of Central Ohio. This event is open to the public. For reservations contact Joyce Willeke at 614-268-2860.

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