The Council for Older Adults will hold a volunteer open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at 800 Cheshire Road.

The Council for Older Adults will hold a volunteer open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at 800 Cheshire Road.

Volunteer opportunities include delivering nutritious food for the Meals on Wheels program, doing chores for older adults, and helping with office work or serving in the catering program.

As winter approaches, Meals on Wheels experiences a critical need for more drivers.

During the open house, attendees can talk to volunteers about the work they do and learn about available openings.

For more information, call Amy Brown at (740) 363-6677 or amyb@growingolder.org.

According to information from the Delaware General Health District, more than 100 pertussis cases have been diagnosed in the health district so far this year.

Most of the cases have been children.

The health district urges parents and others in close contact with young children to get a booster immunization to help stop the spread of pertussis, also called whooping cough.

The Tdap vaccine is available at the Delaware General Health District clinic. Child immunization clinics are held from 1 to 4 p.m. each Thursday at 3 W. Winter St. Immunizations also are offered at that location from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month, and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.

Child immunizations are available at Sunbury United Methodist Church from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, and from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Genoa Township Community Hall.

Adults can be immunized at the downtown Delaware clinic from 7:30 to 9 a.m. any weekday morning, from 2 to 4 p.m. on any Tuesday, and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.

To make an appointment or for more information, call (740) 203-2040 or visit www.delawarehealth.org.

The 2011 Arnold Sports Festival, slated for March 4-6, will feature its second annual Art at the Arnold competition.

Artists are invited to draw and paint scenes of athletes at the festival. Works will be displayed at the Arena Grand Movie Theatre.

Artists interested in participating in the juried event must enter by Dec. 3. Winners will receive cash prizes and will have an opportunity to sell their work.

Denny Griffith, president of Columbus College of Art & Design, will judge the contest.

Entry forms and more information are available online at www.arnoldsportsfestival.com. A limited number of artists will be selected.

Get Behind the Badge will sponsor a "Hometown Fundraiser" to benefit Deputy Brandon Moore from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at Dave and Buster's, 1554 Polaris Parkway.

Moore is employed in Morrow County, and was shot and critically injured Oct. 21. He is still hospitalized and will require extensive rehabilitation.

Tickets are $10 and include free food and non-alcoholic beverages. The evening will include a door prize raffle, a 50-50 raffle and a silent auction. Tickets will be available at the door.

Tax-deductible monetary donations may be made through GBTB. Send a check made out to Get Behind the Badge to 570 N. State St., Westerville 43082. Specify that the donation is for Moore in the memo line of the check.

For information, visit www.getbehindthebadge.org or call Marissa Hurst at (614) 657-9907.