Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.

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Events and meetings

For-Mel Women's Club, 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the home of Barbara Brooks. Devotions will be given by Mary Kay Geiger. The topic will be, "Helping Homeless Families Through the YWCA," presented by Jessica Wichtman. If unable to attend, call Barbara at (614) 885-0373.

New Albany/Gahanna Christian Women's Connection, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the New Albany Country Club, 1 Club Lane. Julie Baldwin of Wild Birds Unlimited will talk about winter birds. The speaker will be Weslie Hinz. Cost is $17 all inclusive. Reservations are due March 5. Call Marquell at (614) 476-9942.

Quarterly Membership Luncheon, sponsored by the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the Medallion Club, 5000 Club Drive. Representatives of three local health-care facilities will participate in a panel discussion. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for others. Visit westervillechamber.com or call (614) 882-8917.

Franklin 524 Toastmasters Club, 7-8 a.m. Thursdays at the Vineyard Church Community Center, 6000 Cooper Road. Visit www.franklin524toastmasters.com.

AmSpirit Crosswoods Chapter, 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Champps, 161 E. Campus View Blvd. This business referral professional network meeting is open to guests. Call Patrick McCarthy at (614) 395-2393.

Accountant Information Market, Worthington-Westerville chapter, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 6152 Cleveland Ave. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call (614) 478-8187.

Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the OhioHealth Medical Campus, 300 Polaris Parkway. Call Tim Maurice at (614) 818-9175 or visit centralohiocwrt.wordpress.com.

Soroptimist International of Northeast Suburban Franklin County, an organization for professional women, 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Mifflin Township Administrative Building, 155 Olde Ridenour Road.

Huber Ridge Area Association, 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Blendon Township Senior Center, 6330 Hempstead Road. Email President@huberridge.org or www.huberridge.org.

Christian Marketplace Network Westerville Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Friday of each month at MCL Restaurant, 60 Westerville Square. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Visitors are welcome. Call Jerry King at (614) 899-9870 or email Columbus-NE-Westerville@cmn-usa.org.

Westerville Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. Visit www.westervillelions.org or call Don Mullen at (614) 882-3465.

Westerville Rotary Club Sunrise, 7:15-8:15 a.m. Wednesdays at MCL Cafeteria, 60 Westerview Square. For more information, call Julie Friend (614) 794-3900 or email julie@juliefriend.com.

Westerville Noon Rotary Club, noon Thursdays at Villa Milano on Schrock Road.

Westerville Kiwanis Club, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Westerville Public Library. For information, call (614) 898-9616.

AmSpirit Westerville Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Toukan & Co., 575 Charring Cross Drive. Call Gary Smith at (614) 890-0515 or visit www.westervilleamspirit.org.

AmSpirit Pacesetters Chapter, noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 2531 Tiller Lane in Columbus. Call Frank Hamilton at (614) 939-9623 for more information.

Westerville Sertoma Club, 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Java Central, 20 S. State St. Visitors are welcome. Call Dave McConnell at (614) 457-6233 for further information.

Westerville VFW Post 7883, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the American Legion Building, 393 E. College Ave. Call Walt Mays at 330-2703.

American Legion Young-Budd Post 171 and Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. Guests are welcome. Call Mike Etling at (614) 891-9388.

Support groups

GriefShare Support Group, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 26, at Central College Christian Counseling, 905 S. Sunbury Road. This group is for people grieving the death of someone close. A one-time fee of $20 covers the cost of the workbook. To register, call (614) 865-0513, ext. 602.

Solutions Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics, noon-1 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in Rooms 12-14 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 6770 N. High St.

Arthritis Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Westerville Senior Center, 310 Main St. Call Ann Bailey at (614) 882-5709.

Al-Anon, 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Central College Presbyterian Church, 975 Sunbury Road.

Families in Touch, for families and friends of persons with mental illness, 10 a.m.-noon second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Concord Counseling Services, 700 Brooksedge Blvd. Call Al Simmons at 882-9338, extension 206. Meetings subject to change. Call to confirm.

Westerville Moms Group, a support group for moms offering weekly activities and events. Email the membership coordinator at westervillemomsgroup@yahoo.com.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), 6:30-8:45 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College Ave. Child care is available. Call (614) 891-6842, email wcc_mops@yahoo.com or visit www.mops.org.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays or 11 a.m. Saturdays, at Faith Covenant Church, 3607 Dempsey Road. Call Gayle at (614) 933-8745 (Mondays) or Tiffany at (614) 202-1970 (Saturdays) or visit the Web site www.OA.org.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Franklin County, 5–6 p.m. Wednesdays at Concord Counseling, 700 Brooksedge Blvd. Call Mary Kay Ansley at (614) 882-9338, extension 233. Meetings subject to change. Call to confirm.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weig- in from 5:45-6:10 p.m. with meeting starting at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, 41 Hodges Road. Call Loretta Smiley at (740) 965-3416.