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Pediatric back-to-school fair set

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer is hosting a Pediatric Back to School Fair on Saturday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hospital’s Shelterhouse, located next to Holzer Center for Cancer Care in Gallipolis. The first 100 children to attend will receive backpacks filled with school essentials. A variety of activities will be available including bounce houses, face painting, refreshments, education materials, and more. For more information, call (740) 446-5901.

Free Meals for Kids

MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Church of Christ is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to serve free meals the rest of the summer. There are no income requirements, and any child under age 18 may come to eat. The meals will be served in their Family Life Center at the corner of 5th and Main Streets in Middleport, Monday-Friday from noon until 12:30 p.m. The meals run now through Tuesday, August 22nd. There will be weekend take-home meals available for those interested but parents must fill out a one-time application that does have income requirements to get these meals. An application may be picked up and returned at the meal site during the daily meal time. If you have any questions feel free to contact the church at 740-992-2914 Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Road Closure

MEIGS COUNTY — Beginning June 5, State Route 124 in Meigs County will be closed between Township Road 29 (Wells Run Road) and Township Road 144 (Dewitts Run Road) for a slip repair project. The estimated completion date is September 1, 2017.

Immunization Clinic

POMEROY — The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Tuesdays at 112 E. Memorial Drive in Pomeroy. Please bring child(ren)’s shot records. Children must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. A $15 donation is appreciated for immunization administration; however, no one will be denied services because of an inability to pay an administration fee for state-funded childhood vaccines. Please bring medical cards and/or commercial insurance cards, if applicable. Zostavax (shingles); pneumonia vaccines are also available. Call for eligibility determination and availability or visit our website at to see a list of accepted commercial insurances and Medicaid for adults.

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