Gown giveaway

Gown giveaway

set for March 6-7

The Journey Fellowship of Galena has more than 700 prom dresses to give to high school girls.

The event "Pretty for Prom" will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the church, 70 N. Walnut St., Galena. Free shoes and jewelry also will be available.

Professional hair stylists and makeup artists will be on hand, as will seamstresses, who will make minor alterations.

The event is open to all high school girls. High school identification is needed for admission.

Donations of gowns, jewelry and shoes are still being accepted. Items can be dropped off at Sunbury Cleaners, 23 W. Granville St., Sunbury.

Angel Paws slates Feb. 24 program

Angel Paws will hold a multimedia introductory presentation to animal-assisted therapy at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St. in Newark.

The event will focus on the health and educational benefits of human-animal interaction. Programs such as Reading Education Assistance Dogs and health-care visitation will be discussed.

To register, call 740-364-0824 or email patti@AngelPawsTherapy.org by Monday, Feb. 23.