Rotary Club of Grove City, New Year's Eve party, 8 p.m. Dec. 31 at Pinnacle Golf Club, 1500 Pinnacle Club Drive, Grove City. Tickets, $75 per person through Dec. 22, $90 after Dec. 22 and at the door, if space remains, include hors d'oeuvres, hats, noisemakers and a champagne toast at midnight. Guests can watch the NCAA football playoffs and countdown with New York City on the big screen. A martini bar and cash bar will be available. Tables of six, eight or 10 are available, but seating is limited. To purchase tickets visit grovecityrotary.org.

Events and programs

Rotary Club of Grove City, New Year's Eve party, 8 p.m. Dec. 31 at Pinnacle Golf Club, 1500 Pinnacle Club Drive, Grove City. Tickets, $75 per person through Dec. 22, $90 after Dec. 22 and at the door, if space remains, include hors d'oeuvres, hats, noisemakers and a champagne toast at midnight. Guests can watch the NCAA football playoffs and countdown with New York City on the big screen. A martini bar and cash bar will be available. Tables of six, eight or 10 are available, but seating is limited. To purchase tickets visit grovecityrotary.org.

The 31th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Exhibition Hall C, 400 N. High St. Presented by the Martin Luther King Breakfast Committee Inc., this year's breakfast has the theme "Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase." Susan L. Taylor, editor emerita of Essence magazine and founder and CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement, will speak. Doors open at 7 a.m. Tickets are $40 per person. A dance performance, music by two choirs and student speakers will be featured. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information go to MLKjrBreakfast.com.

Connect Ohio and YMCA Central Ohio, Every Citizen Online, free basic computer and Internet training program, at the Hilltop YMCA/Cherry Creek multipurpose facility, 600 Fox Ridge St. The ECO program is open to any Ohio adult. Curriculum includes six hours of training. To register, call 614-878-7260 and ask for Mary.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over secure 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 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donations, 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 17 at the Westbelt Donor Center, 4327 Equity Drive. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.

Medicare Counseling, 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Additional sessions are available from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday and the third Monday of each month. Enrollment options, prescription drug plans and their benefits, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance programs for people with limited incomes and long-term care insurance will be discussed. The free, confidential, one-on-one service is offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Insurance's Senior Health Insurance Information Program. To make an appointment, call Anne at 614-795-0927.

Meetings

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Jackson Township Office, 3756 Hoover Road, Grove City. Meetings are open to all with an interest in honoring the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic. For more information go to ohiosuv.com.

Toastmasters International, meetings open to residents Grove City, Galloway, southwest Franklin County, Georgesville, Lilly Chapel, 7 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Crossroads United Methodist Church, Rooms 8 and 9, 1100 S. Hague Ave. Meetings focus on elements of speaking, confidence and how to relay information to others in an atmosphere of camaraderie. For more information contact Kathy Donavan at 614-370-5000.

Inventors Network, discussion of the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Ohio Business College, 4525 Trueman Blvd., Hilliard. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting for nonmembers at the door. Call 614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.

American Legion Galloway Post 799, 7:30 p.m. every second Thursday of the month at the Prairie Township Firehouse, 23 Maple Drive, Columbus. For information, contact Mike Winland at 614-209-6852.

Westland Senior Citizens, 11 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Columbia Heights Methodist Church, 775 Galloway Road. All are welcome. For more information, call 614-878-8996.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6065, 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Prairie Township Senior Center, 4616 W. Broad St. The Ladies Auxiliary meets the same time. For more information, call Will Davis at 614-309-0171.

Compassionate Friends of Washington Court House, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Medical Arts Building II Classroom, 1510 Columbus Ave. Washington Court House. For more information call 740-490-8393 or email tcffayco@yahoo.com.

New Neighbors League of Greater Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, informal monthly coffees in members' homes and monthly book clubs for women who have moved to central Ohio within one year of relocation. Visit newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations.

AmSpirit Columbus Chapter, Business Professionals, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Livingston United Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave. The program focuses on networking opportunities. For more information, contact Terry Hoover at 614-252-5241 or midwest@beol.net.

Columbus Folk Dancers, recreational international folk dancing, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church. First-time guests can participate at no cost. For directions go to recfolkdancecolumbus.org/CFD. For additional information about the group, contact Leslie at ljsdancer@gmail.com..

Support groups

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Columbus West Church of God, 147 Gladys Road. Use Inah and Palmetto entrance. Meetings subject to change. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 to confirm or visit mhafc.

Celebrate Recovery, a biblical and balanced program to help people overcome their hurts, habits and hang-ups, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Cypress Church, 377 Alton Darby Creek Road, Galloway. The public is invited. For information visit cypresschurch.tv or call 614-878-8192.

Families in Touch, for families and friends of people with mental illness, co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Twin Valley Behavioral Health, 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, 2200 W. Broad St. Meetings are subject to change. Call Scott at 614-752-0333, ext. 5178, or visit mhafc.org.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, noon on the second Monday of the month at the Dodge Recreation Center, 667 Sullivant Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Deanna Reiser at 614-940-5604 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

NAMI Connection, a free peer support group for adults living with mental illness of any kind, noon to 1:30 p.m. the last Saturday of each month at Ohio State University East, Talbot Hall, 1492 E. Broad St. NAMI Connection facilitators are in recovery themselves. No registration or enrollment is required. For more information call NAMI Franklin County at 614-501-6264.

Grove City "Dine and Share" Grief & Loss Support Group, 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month in the Fireside Room at Grove City United Methodist Church, 2650 Columbus St. The evening begins with a potluck dinner, followed by a sharing group at 7:15 p.m. Participants can take part in the dinner or just the group program.

Family Safety & Domestic Violence Advocacy Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month at the Pinnacle Community Center, 1710 Harbor Mist Drive, Grove City. For information, contact Audry Hardy at 1-888-463-5758 or email to info@hopehealinghouse.org.

Caregiver Support Group, noon to 1 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m., each third Wednesday of the month at the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, 174 E. Long St. Topics covered include hiring in-home help, qualifying for homecare programs and dealing with the everyday stresses of caregiving. Free; free parking. Registration is necessary; caregivers can contact the agency at 614-645-7250, 1-800-569-7277 or via email at coaaa@coaaa.org.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M and O, Worthington. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550 or visit thecenterforbalancedliving.org.

Adult Epilepsy Support Group, 6:15 to 8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Riverside Hospital Conference Center, 500 Thomas Lane. Call 614-315-0437.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. Call 614-895-1002.

Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group, 1 to 2 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month in Room 322 at James Cancer Hospital, 300 W. 10th Ave. To register, call 614-293-9152.

Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. The groups are ongoing; join any time. Call Mount Carmel at 614-546-4180.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Central Ohio Chapter, Adult Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at City BBQ, 5979 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. Call 614-889-6060.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-470-0397.

Families Anonymous, for parents of those with substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 614-885-5199 or 614-875-8695.

Lupus Education Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at Mount Carmel East Hospital, 6001 E. Broad St. Call 614-876-8200.

Pro-Mom (Parent Resource Organization-Mothers on Mothering), a nonprofit volunteer organization for mothers and children, offers parent education courses, organized child-centered activities, support and social opportunities for families. Meets the third Monday of every month. Call Colleen Hull at 614-844-6374.