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Summer lunch program

One in four children in Ohio live in food insecure households. In order to combat childhood hunger in our community, the City of Galion is collaborating with Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission, local churches and Bucyrus City Schools to administer the Galion Summer Lunch Program.

Throughout the summer, we will be serving free, nutritious lunches to kids and teens age 18 and younger at multiple sites. No application or proof of income is needed.

The program began on June 9 and will run through August 1. There will be two sites:

Wyandot Square Apartments at Libby Lane (Monday through Friday, 11:30am-12:15pm)

East Park (Monday through Friday, 12:30pm-1:15pm)

For more information on the program or to volunteer (either individually or with your group), visit www.facebook.com/GalionSummerLunchProgram or call Jocelyn Watkins at 419-468-1857.

Relay For Life this weekend

Crawford County’s Relay For Life, an annual fund raiser for the American Cancer Society, begins Friday, June 13, at 6 p.m. This year’s event will be held at Wynford High School, 3288 Holmes Center Road, Bucyrus. Come out to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much.

Quick facts:

14 million - number of people in the U.S. who have had cancer.

16,500 - number of cancer survivors that the American Cancer Society gave rides to treatment.

$3.9 billion - amount that the American Cancer Society has invested in cancer research since 1946.

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