Mosquito spraying planned for Thursday
Ohio Pest Control, in conjunction with the Rush Township trustees, will conduct mosquito spraying from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday. If inclement weather prevents the spraying, then spraying will be done Aug. 31 at the same time.
Anyone with respiratory problems should consider closing windows and shutting off any window-unit air conditioners until the fog has dissipated.
Crop Walk open house is set
Open house for the 15th annual Scioto County Crop Walk will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 1415 Gallia St.
If unable to attend the open house, one may pick up recruiting materials or ask any questions by calling the Potter's House Ministries at (740) 776-4004.
Business Planning 101 is Aug. 31
Portsmouth Inner City Development Corporation and Ohio Valley Minority Business Association will conduct a workshop titled Business Planning 101 from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 31.
This workshop will focus on the essential elements of startup business plans and how to develop a winning plan for a business. There is no charge for the workshop.
For additional information, contact Scot Taylor, Portsmouth Inner City Development Corporation, 1206 Waller St., Portsmouth, OH 45662, at (740) 353-8395.
Contact PIDC to register at least seven days in advance of this event.
Free computer training is Thursday
Shawnee Computer of New Boston will have two free computer trainings from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday at New Boston Library, 3850 Rhodes Ave., New Boston. Munch-N-Learn Team from SEO bright.net will demonstrate the basics of surfing the Internet, preventing viruses and spyware, and how to keep your e-mail under control. After each session there will be an open forum discussion and snacks.
Registration is on a first- come, first-serve basis. You can register by e-mailing email@example.com or by calling (888) 857-5080 or Shawnee Computer at (740) 456-3282.
From PDT staff reports