AKRON

Scoutsí anniversary

AKRON: Akron Boy Scout Troop 75 is looking for past members for the troopís 60th anniversary planned for July 14.

The troop, which meets at Akronís St. Paulís Episcopal Church, will hold a golf outing July 14 at Mud Run Golf Course at 2000 S. Hawkins Ave., followed by a picnic at the church at 1361 W. Market St.

The troop will honor three new Eagle Scouts in a ceremony at 3 p.m. March 4 in the chapel at St. Paulís, bringing to 46 the number of Eagle Scouts in the troopís history.

For information, contact troop committee chairman Jim Harris at 330-607-1706 or email Jharris765@aol.com.

MEDINA COUNTY

Food drive at library

MEDINA: Throughout March, the Medina County District Library will forgive a fine on one overdue item in exchange for a food item benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.

While any unopened food item will be collected, only the following ďTop 10Ē needed items can be used to eliminate a fine: Boxed cereal, peanut butter, canned vegetables, canned soup or stew, canned fruit, canned meats, canned juices, paper products, boxed spaghetti or macaroni, and boxed rice or beans.

The initiative is part of the local Harvest for Hunger campaign.

Pancake time

CHATHAM TWP:. The Chatham VFW Post is hosting the Sugar Bush every weekend during March at the VFW Post on 6299 Avon Lake Road.

The event includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and two link sausages.

Hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

The cost is $6.50 for adults, $3.50 for children 12 and under, and $6 for senior citizens.

NORTHEAST OHIO

Chorus for a Cause

NORTH CANTON: The Children and Youth Chorus for a Cause is hosting a summer musical camp July 9-13 at North Canton Faith United Methodist Church.

Students ages 8-17 are invited to attend the daily day camp.

Local artists will teach vocal music, drama, choreography, costume making and set design, and the week will culminate in a public performance.

Register by Thursday to receive discounted tuition of $95. Afterward, the tuition is $110.

Visit www.acfacchildren.org for information.

PORTAGE COUNTY

Nominees sought

RAVENNA: Nominations are being sought for the 14th annual Portage Environmental Conservation Awards dinner, which will be held April 21.

Nominees should contribute to Portage Countyís environment through education, green business, green development, stewardship and environmental activism. The deadline for nominations is Thursday.

Submit nominations to the Portage Park District, 705 Oakwood St., Suite G-04, Ravenna, OH 44266, or e-mail?ccraycroft@portagepark?district.com.

The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. April 21 at the Kent American Legion, 1945 Mogadore Road. Call 330-297-7728 for information. Proceeds benefit the Portage Park District Foundation.