Benefit dinner planned

Staff Report

ROCKSPRINGS — “Pasta with a Purpose” a spaghetti dinner benefit will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, with the proceeds going to help with medical and travel expenses for local teenager Olivia Wood.

Wood, who is the daughter of Sheriff Keith and Julia Wood, recently underwent an extensive surgery which will require an extended recovery period.

Olivia is an Eastern Local student and Meigs County 4-H member, who enjoys showing cattle at the county fair and Southern Ohio Showdown circuit. Her love for showing and her contagious smile has captured the hearts of those who know her.

Olivia and her family recently traveled to St Louis Children’s Hospital for the surgery.

”To help ease the stress of the medical and travel expenses we are organizing this benefit with the help of many sponsors and people,” said event organizer Alyssa Fitch. “Sheriff Wood and his family are always putting others first and giving back to our community. Now it’s time for our community to show their love and support to the Wood family.”

The dinner will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Meigs County Fairgrounds in the new Rutland Bottle Gas Building. The dinner will go until 5 p.m. or until the food is gone.

There will be split the pot, door prizes and more.

For more information contact Alyssa Fitch at 740-516-7605 or Tammi Goeglein at 740-541-3706.

Staff Report