Coffee and Conversation, 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Java Central, 20 S. State St. Residents have an opportunity to have informal discussions with Westerville school district administrators.

Meetings

Coffee and Conversation, 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Java Central, 20 S. State St. Residents have an opportunity to have informal discussions with Westerville school district administrators.

Silent Auction items are needed for the 2010 Night of Heroes Gala on Feb. 20, 2010. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Westerville Fire Fighters' Memorial. Donations may be dropped off at the Westerville Division of Fire, 400 W. Main St., or picked up at your place of business. Call Kathy Ullom, chair of the auction committee, at (614) 216-0728.

Homebuyer Education Workshop, sponsored by Homes on the Hill, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan. 9 and 16, at Vineyard Community Center, 6000 Cooper Road. The course is geared toward first-time homebuyers. Free and open to the public. To register, call 275-4663, ext. 106.

Friends of Jesus, a worship service for the developmentally disabled, 7 p.m. Sundays at Church of the Savior United Methodist Church, 11239 Fancher Road. Concerts are held on the fourth Sunday of the month. Call Sherri Cummins at (740) 975-4915 or visit fojministries.net.

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. first Thursday of the month at Blendon Township Senior Center, 6330 Hempstead Road. Contact 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. All are welcome. Registration fee is $2. Call Jerry King at (614) 899-9870 or visit www.cmn-usa.org.

Kiwi Club Columbus Chapter, a social and charitable organization of former and current American Airlines stewardesses/flight attendants. Membership is open to former stewardesses/flight attendants of TWA, Reno Air, Air Cal, Ozark and Trans Caribbean. If interesting in attending a monthly meeting, call (740) 587-4634 or (614) 876-2509.

Westerville Lions Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the American Legion Young-Budd Post 171, 393 E. College Ave. Visitors welcome. Call Merrill Castle at (614) 882-0311.

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 e-mail 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.

Franklin 524 Toastmasters Club, 7 a.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Vineyard Church, 6000 Cooper Road. Visit www.Franklin524Toastmasters.org, or call Sally at (614) 523-2169.

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.

Sunrise Masonic Lodge, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 130 S. State St. in Westerville. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.

Westerville Sertoma Club, 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at MCL Cafeteria, 60 Westerville Square. 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

Westerville Widows and Widowers Support Group welcomes widowed persons of all faiths. Beginning in 2010, the club will meet at 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at MCL Cafeteria, 60 Westerville Square. Call (614) 895-0848.

Food Allergy Support Group, for parents of children with life-threatening food allergies, meets monthly. Group maintains a private e-mail group for sharing support and ideas. Contact Dena Friedel at dfriedel@insight.rr.com.

Families in Touch, for families and friends of persons with mental illness, 10 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Concord Counseling Services, 774 Park Meadow Road. Call Jennifer Sheets, 882-9338, ext. 235. Subject to change, call to confirm.

MOMS Club of Westerville South is a support group for stay-at-home moms offering weekly activities and events. Meetings are held the last Thursday of the month at Grace Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Road. E-mail the membership coordinator at momswestervillesouth@yahoo.com.

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 www.OA.org.