September 2016
Woman to Woman Conference
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Woman to Woman Conference to be held at Calvary Baptist Church on Saturday, November 5th.  For information about speakers, this event, and registration go to  Registration is required and the deadline is October 23rd.

For more information:
(937) 599-6847
Ben Logan Class of 81 reunion
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

The Ben Logan class of 1981 will hold a 35 year reunion on Saturday,September 24 at the home of Jim and Shari Rice, 1630 road 131, West Mansfield.Social Time will start at 5pm with the meal at 6pm. $15 per person or $25 per couple. Please contact Beth Ricketts Lantz at 937-539-1256 for more details.

Feed Ohio
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM


All Ohio citizens are encouraged to take part in the “Feed Ohio” campaign to  assist  Governor John R. Kasich, Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich, and many faith and community groups provide food to help families in need.

Feed Ohio is a 100% volunteer effort timed in conjunction with the National Day of Service on September 11th.

Now in its fourth year, Feed Ohio is a statewide volunteer humanitarian effort to provide food assistance to individuals and families in the state of Ohio that need our help. Your donation serves your community.  When you donate to Feed Ohio, your items go directly to your local food bank, lending a hand to the members of your community that need it most. 

Feed Ohio is a month-long intensive collaboration between faith-based groups, houses of worship, community service organizations and businesses - regardless of religious affiliation -  to gather non-perishable food and monetary donations to be distributed through local food banks across the state.

Groups in the Bellefontaine area will be donating food collections to First Lutheran Center, Bellefontaine, OH (Kim Collum) and Saint Mary of the Woods, Russells Point ( Jean Klinker). 

For further information or to make an online donation, go to

WLS 44th Annual Max Evans Memorial
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
West Liberty-Salem will be hosting the 44th Annual Ohio Caverns Max Evans Memorial Invitational Saturday, September 24th.The meet kicks off at 9:00 a.m. with the Big Orange Alumni 5K open to the public.  Race day entry is $10.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers. ($100-1st place, $50-2nd place and $25-3rd place).  The boys varsity race will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the varsity girls race at 10:30 a.m.  Following the race awards ceremony, WL-S cross country seniors will be honored for their contributions to the cross country program.
Silent Cherry Rose Auction to benefit The Logan County Art League
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM



Six intricate, delicate and beautiful roses carved by artist Bob Holderman will be auctioned to benefit the Logan County Art League to help finance educational and other projects that will promote the visual arts in the county. What makes these roses exceptional is that they are made from reclaimed cherry timbers from the 1870 Logan County Courthouse.


Each of the six roses are numbered and have a letter of authenticity signed by artist and Logan County commissioners.  Bidding starts at $200.00.  Sign- up sheets and viewing will be available at the Gallery at the Holland until November 4, 2016 during opening hours of operation Thursday – Saturday, 10-2. The roses will be at the Winter Art Faire at the Bellefontaine High School November 5-6th.  The high bidders and winners of the roses will be announced at Winter Art Faire on Sunday, November 6th.


Stop in and see these remarkable sculptures and place your bid.  The roses would make a beautiful and unique gift for anyone who has practiced law, served in county government or is a county history buff.  And in the process it will support the visual arts in Logan County.

Give & Take Food Pantry
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Available every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 10-12 noon

Bring ID for everyone in the household. 

For more information:
Stacy Carpenter
(937) 935-6788
Fall Festival IL State Park
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The 36th annual Fall Festival will be held at Indian Lake State Park Campground, located two miles north of Lakeview on State Route 235 N, on September 23rd, 24th & 25th.  This weekend event features over 100 art and craft displays, food concessions, and several area bands with music for all ages.  Arts and crafts will be on display Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm.  Early arrival of some vendors will be Friday evening from 4 pm – 8 pm.  The park staff will have its traditional sample of apple cider.  Children’s activities include free pony rides Sat 12 pm – 4 pm, free train rides Sun afternoon, bow and arrow shooting and the Seedsowers host a puppet show program at the amphitheater on Sunday at 9:00 am.  This is one of the most popular events in Logan County with over 15,000 people attending each year.  Hay wagons will shuttle participants to the festival area on both Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th.  For additional information please call Indian Lake State Park at 937-843-2717.  Please make plans to attend and enjoy the weekend.


Top of Ohio Patriots Picnic
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

The Top of Ohio Patriots will host a picnic in the park on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10:30am to 2pm at the Lions Park in West Liberty. Bring your family and your friends for a meeting and picnic with Jim Jordan and Nino Vitale. Hotdogs, BBQ, chips, cookies and water provided.

Heifer Festival
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Heifer Festival will be September 24 from 11am-4pm at North Union Elementary. Food, music, games, crafters, demonstrations, K9 activities and much more!! Admission is Free with canned food donation which will go to REAP and the local needs pantry. Free Parking! Please join us!

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

End of Summer Bash at the Eagles will be September 24, 2016 from 12pm to 5pm. Cruise In, food, drinks and a live DJ! 213 W. Chillicothe Bellefontaine.

West Mansfield Aftershock Softball Hog Roast
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Aftershock softball travel teams are hosting a pulled pork lunch/dinner this Saturday September 24th 1:00p to 5:00p at the West Mansfield Conservation Club SOFTBALL FIELD. The event will be outdoors so you can sit under the tent and enjoy your meal or take it home! The meal will include choice of honey pineapple, BBQ or plain freshly roasted pulled pork sandwhich, choice of 2 sides: baked beans, macaroni salad, potato salad, drink and a free dessert on a first come first serve basis. The desserts are being donated by families of the Aftershock organization. The pigs are donated by Bates Show Pigs of West Mansfield and the processing of the pig through Stemble's Meats of Belle Center.

For more information:
Michelle Zedeker
(937) 935-6049
Calvary Sportsmen's
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Calvary Sportsmen's is an event for men, women and children who enjoy the outdoor sports such as hunting and fishing to come together to hear the Good News of Jesus and learn tips and tricks of the outdoors.  

Keynote speaker is Tom Hutchison, professor from Cedarville University and avid outdoorsman.  

Tickets are $10/Adult and $5/kids 12 years old and under. Tickets are available at the door.

Dinner will be served at 5:30

Breakout Seminars: Deer Tactics, Waterfowl, Bird Dog Training, and Archery Essentials.

We also have giveaways for adults and kids, including a Henry lever Action .22

For more information:
Donny Macaluso
(937) 599-4775
Touch-A-Truck Family Fun Fest
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a free community family event at The Bellefontaine First Church of God

We will have approx 15 vehicles (life flight, army truck, boat, police car, ambulance, archery trailer..etc) for kids to explore and hands on time, there will also be lots of other activities such as....train rides, bounce house, petting zoo, kickball tournaments, puppet show, hay rides, crafts and face painting. Oh, and don't forget the FREE FOOD! At 8:30 PM we will be showing a movie on the lawn for the whole family to enjoy!

Come out and bring the whole family!!!

For more information:
Shantell Newcomb
(937) 592-2546