Local briefs


Portsmouth Blood Drive

The Portsmouth Community blood drive scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at All Saints Episcopal Church has moved locations just for this month to the First Presbyterian Church located at 221 Court Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662. To make an appointment for this drive you may call 740-354-3293 or visit www dot red cross blood dot org.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus of St. Peter and St. Monica parishes (Pope John Paul II Council No. 14346) are inviting the public and parish members to their annual Lenten Fish Fries. Beginning this year on Friday March 3 and continuing each Friday through April 7. The Fish Fries will be served at the St. Peter parish hall located at 2167 Lick Run Lyra Rd. Wheelersburg. The eat-in meals and take-outs will be available from 4:30-7:00 p.m. each week. The menu will include fried or baked fish, slaw, freshly made French Fries, hush puppies and roll or bun along with choice of drink. The parish’s Lady Guild will provide a variety of desserts for a small additional charge.

Community Action Organization

Community Action Organization of Scioto County, Inc. will hold its’ Full Board of Trustees Meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. The Meeting will take place at 433 3rd Street, Portsmouth, Ohio – 3rd Floor.