Bellville area news, church briefs

Free flights for kids at Lahm Airport on July 6

MANSFIELD —The Mansfield Aviation Club (MAC) in conjunction with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will be offering free Young Eagles airplane rides to young people between the ages of 8 and 17 on Saturday, July 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at Mansfield Lahm Airport.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the aircraft parking ramp just outside the Subway. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their child to complete the registration process.

EAA has sponsored these flights since 1991 with more than 2 million young people being provided a meaningful flight experience — free of charge. And, the flights are provided through the generous efforts of local MAC/EAA member pilots.

The Young Eagles flights are a part of the Airport Day event at Mansfield Lahm Airport that begins at 0800 with a Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Aviation Club at the pavilion, and a Classic Car Show.

To learn more about the Young Eagles program visit their web site at or contact Rich Green at 419-512-0470.

The future of religion subject subject of Sunday service at All Souls

BELLVILLE — The Rev. Sunshine Wolfe will discuss “The future of religion” during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 25 Church St. Wolfe will explore the changes we are seeing in religion in general and Unitarian Universalism in specific. Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe is Congregational Field Staff for the Central East Region serving congregations in western Pennsylvania and across Ohio.

Poker run will benefit Hospice of North Central Ohio

ASHLAND–The Ashland Eagle Riders of the Fraternal Oder of Eagles 2178 will have its ninth Poker Run to benefit Hospice of North Central Ohio on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The day will start and end at the Eagles Club at 400 Eastlake Drive. Registration will begin at 10 a.m.The last bike needs to be in by 5:30 p.m.

The event is open to the public and may include bikes, trikes, cars and trucks. The ride fee is $15/vehicle or $10/passenger. Food will be provided for all paid participants and the event will conclude with an evening of 50/50 drawings, games, and prizes. The event takes place rain or shine.

Proceeds from the Poker Run will benefit Camp Hope Bereavement Camp, a summer camp for grieving children provided each year by HNCO. For more information about the Poker Run, call Steve Bates at 419-651-0478.