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MARCH 2021

COOPERATIVE Washington Electric Cooperative

Having a ball Interesting opportunities to pay it forward ALSO INSIDE A little help Rodeo generations Taking refuge


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INSIDE FEATURES

24 TAKING REFUGE Animal sanctuaries around the state let visitors get nose to snout with onceneglected pets and other wildlife.

29 GOOD FOR THE SOUL Looking for opportunities to give back? We’ve found a few interesting ways to volunteer in Ohio.

32 ALL IN THE FAMILY No longer confined to the Wild West, rodeo is a sport for everyone. Cover image on most editions: At the Ohio Village in Columbus, volunteers share their love of history by playing in old-time exhibition baseball games. Huzzah! This page: Russ Spreckelmeier rode in his first rodeo when he was 11, stayed at it through his six years in the Marines, and now serves as the announcer at Fox Hollow Rodeo in Waynesville.

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UP FRONT

Cooperative community partners W

e state it frequently, but it bears repeating: Electric cooperatives are member-owned community resources, primarily tasked with delivering power that is affordable and reliable and is produced in an environmentally responsible manner. Co-ops have a true concern for community because we are part of the community. One of the key takeaways from that is the term “community resource.” Co-ops aren’t only locally governed and managed; they’re economic powerhouses in their communities, fueling homes, businesses, schools, health care facilities — you name it — while also serving as local strategic partners. They provide both much-needed financial incentives and human capital to maintain, expand, and preserve local community resources. Co-ops do much more than keep the lights on. We don’t often think about what it takes for our community to remain independent, safe, and responsive to changing needs. Flip ahead to page 4 and you might be surprised at the level to which electric co-ops are ingrained into the fabric of your neighborhood. Cooperatives can be relied upon by our members to keep power flowing reliably and keep rates affordable but also to help their communities grow in good times and stay strong during tough times. We honor our traditions, respect the service of others, and value being good neighbors. We look ahead to springtime and the change in the elements. Like the weather, your co-op is changing with the times, but we advance with our members’ interests always as part of our plans.

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Pat O’Loughlin PRESIDENT & CEO OHIO’S ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES

Cooperatives can be relied upon by our members to help their communities grow in good times and stay strong during tough times.


MARCH 2021 • Volume 63, No. 6

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Patrick O’Loughlin President & CEO Patrick Higgins Director of Communications Jeff McCallister Managing Editor Rebecca Seum Associate Editor Anita Cook Graphic Designer Contributors: Margaret Buranen, Colleen Romick Clark, Randy Edwards, W.H. “Chip” Gross, Demi Martin, Catherine Murray, Wendy Pramik, and Patty Yoder. OHIO COOPERATIVE LIVING (USPS 134-760; ISSN 2572-049X) is published monthly by Ohio Rural Elec­tric Co­op­eratives, Inc. It is the official com­munication link be­tween the elec­­­­tric co­operatives in Ohio and West Virginia and their mem­bers. Subscription cost for members ranges from $5.52 to $6.96 per year, paid from equity accruing to the member. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to editorial and advertising offices at: 6677 Busch Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43229-1101. Periodicals postage paid at Pontiac, IL 61764, and at additional mailing offices. Nothing in this publication may be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc. All rights reserved. The fact that a product is advertised in Ohio Cooperative Living should not be taken as an en­dorse­ment. If you find an advertisement mis­leading or a product unsatisfactory, please not­ify us or the Ohio Attorney General’s Of­fi ce, Consumer Protection Sec­tion, 30 E. Broad St., Col­um­bus, OH 43215. Periodicals postage paid at Colum­bus, OH, and at additional mailing offices.

4 POWER LINES

A little help: Electric co-ops work hard to keep their service reliable and affordable, while also helping out in their communities.

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CO-OP SPOTLIGHT

Darke Rural Electric Cooperative: The Greenville-based co-op values its community connections, many of which are highlighted at local fairs.

8 CO-OP PEOPLE

Trufflemaker: A retired psychologist finds sweet success in her next career, as a chocolatier.

Cheryl Solomon

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12 WOODS, WATERS, AND WILDLIFE

Boom to bust and back: Wood ducks survive tough times to thrive in the Buckeye State.

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15 GOOD EATS

Cure-all: Curing not only preserves meat, it produces rich, deep flavor and a distinctive texture. Our recipes make delicious use of both of those traits.

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What’s happening: March/April events and other things to do around the state.

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Visit Ohio Cooperative Living magazine online at www.ohiocoopliving.com! Read past issues and watch videos about our articles or our recipes. Our new site features an expanded Member Interactive area where you can share your stories, recipes, and photos and find content submitted by other co-op members across the state.

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POWER LINES

A little

help

Electric co-ops work to keep their service reliable and affordable, but they also exist to help out when schools, businesses, or individuals in their communities need a hand. BY JEFF MCCALLISTER

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chool districts across the country struggled with how to continue their operations through the COVID-19 pandemic. How could they keep kids and teachers safe during in-building instruction? If schools went online, how could they assure that everyone had access to the same level of instruction? Even more complicated, what if they needed to do both?

community meetings that also included Ed VanHoose, general manager of Wellington-based Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative (LMRE), which serves Black River Schools. VanHoose immediately began thinking about ways the coop could help. Black River and LMRE have a long history of partnerships. This time, VanHoose and his staff were able to take advantage of a program through LMRE’s financial institution, CoBank, that turned $5,000 in LMRE money into $10,000 that Black River Schools used to offset a good chunk of those COVIDrelated expenses. need and

That was the issue faced at Black River Schools in Medina County. Superintendent Chris Clark and the school board looked at the data and determined their best option was to keep in-person instruction “We saw a as much as possible. As a small, we acted. Doing what rural district — serving 1,200 is right and necessary students from Medina, Ashland, and Lorain counties — its schools for our members is at already had relatively small classes, the very core of what a most of which could be spread out to maintain 6 feet between cooperative does.” students during in-class learning.

“We saw a need and we acted,” VanHoose says. “Doing what is right and necessary for our members and community is at the very core of what a cooperative does.”

Electric cooperatives have that same attitude; Concern for Community is one of the defining principles at the heart — Ed VanHoose of what it means to be a cooperative, But the coronavirus did force after all, and co-ops show that concern changes. The district needed in lots of different ways. In the past few to find a way to teach the 230 months alone, Ohio cooperatives have supported the students who chose online instruction, while keeping Marion Palace Theatre, Marysville Uptown Theatre, Mercy those in the buildings safe with increased personal Unlimited in Wapakoneta, and New Washington Little protective gear and gallons upon gallons of sanitizer League — just to name a few. for hands and high-touch surfaces, as well as other incidentals that came up every day. Sometimes co-ops are able to secure matching funds through initiatives like CoBank’s Sharing Success program. “Contrary to what anyone may think, these expenses But many also make use of a donation program that allows have not been just a drop in the bucket, and there has their consumer-members to round up their electric bills, not been much help forthcoming from the state or federal and the co-ops in turn use that money for small grants to government,” Clark says. “All of our COVID-related organizations and individuals in need of help. Ohio co-ops expenses have really added up.” distributed more than $1.2 million in member donations As entities everywhere were figuring out how to deal through those programs last year. with those and other issues, Clark spent time in several Continued on page 6 Ed VanHoose (left) and Kathryn Grasz (right) from LorainMedina Rural Electric Cooperative present a check to Black River Local Schools to help offset COVID-related expenses.

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Co-ops’ community involvement goes beyond monetary donations. Ohio co-ops, for example, have organized Honor Trips to Washington, D.C., for area veterans (above and right) and the planning and installation of new signs that welcome visitors to town. Continued from page 5

That money went to groups like the Homeward Bound Dog Shelter of Ashland County, through Firelands Electric Cooperative in New London; the Ohio Dyslexia Center in Fresno, through Coshocton-based Frontier Power Company; and Hope’s Closet in West Chester Township, through Butler Rural Electric Cooperative in Oxford. Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative helped a Wills Township family stay off the streets by paying an unexpected medical bill. The Marion Fire Department purchased three new water rescue suits with a grant from Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative in Kenton. Co-ops’ concern for their communities, however, goes beyond monetary donations. Nearly every co-op offers scholarships to children of members as those students prepare for life after high school. Many cooperatives conduct food drives throughout the 6   OHIO COOPERATIVE LIVING  •  MARCH 2021

year and only added to their pace in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic increased the need at food banks across the state. Millersburg-based Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative has sponsored four Honor Trips to Washington, D.C. Helped by donations from community sponsors, the co-op has made it possible for nearly 100 veterans and their escorts to take what’s described as the trip of a lifetime. Co-ops also encourage employees to show local community pride through service projects. With support from Paulding-based Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC), employee Peter Niagu put together and implemented a plan to install welcome signs to greet visitors entering the town. “Part of being a cooperative is being a vital part of our community,” says PPEC President and CEO George Carter. “Cooperatives help build a better America, and that starts with making a better, more empowered local community.”


CO-OP SPOTLIGHT

DARKE RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE

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arke Rural Electric Cooperative in Greenville serves about 5,000 members in Darke, Preble, and Mercer counties in west-central Ohio, along the Indiana border. Darke REC prides itself on being an engaged part of its community and offering exceptional service, along with affordable, reliable electricity that its members expect.

Community involvement Darke Rural Electric’s Operation Round Up program allows consumer-members to round up their electric bills and donate the change to local charities and organizations. More than $414,000 has been donated since 2004. Darke REC awards $6,000 in scholarships each year to graduating seniors who are children of members and sponsors high school sophomores’ and juniors’ participation in the annual Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Across Ohio, county fairs are the highlight of the summer, not only for youth involved in 4-H projects, but for many members of the community. One of Darke REC’s most important events is The Great Darke County Fair in August, one of the longest running and most robust county fairs in Ohio. Members who visit the cooperative booth at the fair can learn about new programs, receive a gift, and register to win bill credits. Darke REC also partners with Butler Rural Electric Cooperative to host the Preble County Junior Fair Exhibitor Picnic on move-in day of the county fair, providing a meal for the young exhibitors and their families. National Trail High School is a cooperative member, and each year, Darke REC sponsors Cooperative Night at a football game to connect with the community and support the school’s athletic program.

Things to do Darke County’s proximity to the metropolitan area of Dayton makes it a popular destination for weekend or day trips and offers visitors a variety of options for dining, activities, and entertainment. A few don’t-miss highlights: • Bear’s Mill is a water-powered mill outside of Greenville that still grinds grain using traditional methods. The Mill Gallery features rotating art exhibits and events throughout the year, including tours, a candlelight Christmas walk, and a fall open house, which make it a popular tourist destination. • Operated by the Darke County Historical Society, the Garst Museum offers over 300,000 American and Ohio historical artifacts. • Shawnee Prairie Preserve and Nature Center is the largest park in the area and hosts the Prairie Days Festival, where visitors can observe and participate in pioneer-era activities, such as blacksmithing, candle making, and apple butter stirring.

Co-op Spotlight appears regularly in Ohio Cooperative Living to give a glimpse into the land and the people of Ohio’s 24 electric cooperatives.

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CO-OP PEOPLE

Trufflemaker Retired psychologist finds sweet success with her next career, as a chocolatier. BY MARGARET BURANEN

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or years, Janet Bowers would make truffles as gifts for friends and colleagues, but, she says, “Never in my wildest dreams did I think I could do it professionally.” After all, she already had a full-time job as a practicing psychologist. How things can change: Now her typical workday results in 1,200 dipped, dressed, and luscious chocolates, boxed and out the door. Bowers, a member of South Central Power Company, grew up in Chillicothe and went on to work for the National Park Service and as a schoolteacher before deciding to earn her doctorate in clinical and forensic psychology. She enjoyed her professional practice in Evergreen, Colorado, where the mountain town’s proximity to trout streams for fly fishing was a bonus. When she inherited her grandmother’s Wren Valley Farm, however, she knew it was time to return to Ohio. Back in the Buckeye State, she kept at her psychology practice for a few more years until she retired. Her retirement lasted about a week — exactly the time it took her to realize that “this retirement thing is not going to work for me.” As she tried to decide what to do with her newfound free time, Bowers considered things she liked, and she hit upon chocolate. Wren Valley Truffles was born. She spent a year learning about chocolate, took some formal classes, and shadowed professional candymakers. She spent a lot of time

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trying out recipes and flavor combinations. “Good chocolate is a combination of chemistry and artistry,” Bowers says. “It’s fun, and there’s always something to learn.” The most challenging aspect of being a “Chocolate needs chocolatier in the beginning, she says, was respect, but it should simply working with the always be fun.” chocolate, learning how — Janet Bowers to heat it to the precise temperature at which it develops a high gloss and a crisp snap when it is bitten into — which took about a year for her to perfect. Bowers says that her psychology background helps her as a chocolatier “in marketing and reaching out to people and in naming the truffles. I enjoy people, and I loved my psychology career. A lot of my skill sets just rolled over.” Bowers likes to try new filling flavors for the Wren Valley truffles, but, she says, “I don’t make it again if I don’t like it.” The truffles get a lot of repeat sales, but molded chocolates — bunnies, mice, fish, bears, hedgehogs — sell well, too. So do Wren Valley’s candy bars, including one with the design of a nautilus fossil, an allusion to Bowers’ undergraduate major in geology.


“I source ingredients from local suppliers as much as possible,” Bowers says. Her suppliers include Snowville Creamery, Dirty Girl Coffee, Spring Hollow Farm for maple syrup, Hartzler Family Dairy for butter, and Wildflower Lane Honey. Bowers enjoys working with brides and event planners to create truffles and other artisan chocolates for weddings and special events. She decided not to open her own shop or offer mail-order service, but to remain a wholesale operation supplying her goods to area businesses. She does take local special orders and delivers them to Hocking Hills Winery for the customer to pick up. The newest chocolate creations are frequently market-tested at the winery and later announced on the Wren Valley Truffles Facebook page. Bowers says that her goal was always to create “Old World-style European truffles for people who understand what good chocolate is.” She adds, “Chocolate needs respect, but it should always be fun.” Besides Hocking Hills Winery, Wren Valley’s truffles and other artisan chocolates are available at Glen Laurel Scottish Inn, Keller Market House, Hocking Hills Moonshine, and other area restaurants, lodges, and retreats. Wren Valley Truffles, www.wrenvalleytruffles.com or 740-332-0773.

Janet Bowers had been retired for about a week before she realized she was going to need something else to fill her time. She turned to a favorite hobby: making chocolate. Her Wren Valley Truffles are available at select locations, mostly in the Hocking Hills region.

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WOODS, WATERS, AND WILDLIFE

From boom to bust and back again Wood ducks survive tough times to thrive in the Buckeye State. STORY AND PHOTOS BY W.H. “CHIP” GROSS

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oung wood ducks have a tough start in life. Hatched in a tree cavity 50 feet or more from the ground, they have less than a day to rest and dry their downy feathers after fighting their way out of the eggshell before their mother decides it’s time to leave the nest. Flying down to the base of the tree, the female woody begins calling to her brood of possibly a dozen or more ducklings. Hearing her voice, they react instinctively: One at a time, they climb to the edge of the nest hole and launch themselves into the air. Weighing only a few ounces and still two months from being able to fly, a duckling tumbles end over end, hits the ground — hard — but bounces up like a little ping-pong ball and scurries to its mother. When the hen is sure that all her offspring have gathered, she leads them quickly to the nearest stream, pond, swamp, or marsh. Though the ducklings are now safer than they were on land, they’re not yet totally out of danger. From below, a snapping turtle or largemouth bass would like nothing better than to make a meal of an

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unsuspecting duckling. From above, a great blue heron or other avian predator could easily take one as well. But if a young wood duck survives those many dangers — and is a male — it will mature into one of the most strikingly beautiful waterfowl in all of North America. If female, its plumage will be grayish-brown, providing camouflage for next spring when it raises its own brood of young ducklings, usually in the same area it was reared. Wood ducks — native to the Buckeye State — are doing quite well, with a strong population in Ohio, but that has not always been the case. During the 1800s, as Ohio’s virgin forests were cleared to make way for cities, towns, and farm fields, the natural nesting cavities in those giant trees disappeared, and the number of wood ducks plummeted. Some wildlife biologists even predicted the extinction of the wood duck by 1930. Thanks to an aggressive nest-box program during the latter half of the 20th century, the wood duck was rescued from oblivion and its numbers restored.


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www.ohiocoopliving.com Of course, that effort was spearheaded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. “Our staff installed and monitored wood duck nesting boxes — thousands statewide — near wetlands and ponds on both public and private lands in every county of Ohio during the 1980s,” says Mike Reynolds, executive administrator for wildlife management and research with the division. “Then we continued to distribute nesting boxes and plans to private landowners, which helped turn the tide and make this beautiful bird a common species once again in the Buckeye State. Today, both birding enthusiasts and waterfowl hunters are reaping the rewards of that remarkable recovery.” Wood ducks also had a surprise ally in their fight to survive. As beavers — those large, extirpated rodents — gradually returned to the state after their own period of diminishing numbers, their constant dam-building created additional wood-duck-friendly wetlands. Today the most numerous species of breeding duck in Ohio, wood ducks — as well as other migratory waterfowl — will be returning to the Buckeye State this month. Now, then, is the time to grab a pair of binoculars and get outside to enjoy them. Just appreciate while doing so that you will be seeing the tangible results of a successful wildlife recovery program accomplished many decades ago by a combination of wildlife professionals and private citizens working together.

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GOOD EATS

Before refrigeration, curing — generally, covering a cut in salt — was the only way to preserve meat. It has the added benefit of producing rich, deep flavor as well as distinctive texture, and these dishes make delicious use of both. RECIPES AND PHOTOS BY CATHERINE MURRAY

BOLOGNA BREAKFAST CUPS Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Servings: 3 6 slices bologna ½ cup shredded cheddar 6 small eggs 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon bacon bits 1 tablespoon diced scallions Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease a muffin tin or 6 ramekins. Shape a slice of bologna into each cup and sprinkle cheddar on top. Crack one egg into each cup. Lightly season with black pepper. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, checking regularly until eggs are lightly set. Remove from oven and sprinkle with bacon bits and diced scallions. Carefully remove bologna cups and serve immediately. Per serving: 291 calories, 22 grams fat (8 grams saturated fat), 307 milligrams cholesterol, 3 grams total carbohydrates, 0 grams fiber, 20 grams protein.

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PEPPERONI SPINACH SALAD Prep: 10 minutes | Servings: 6 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 clove garlic, minced 10 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons minced red onion

8 ounces fresh mozzarella pearls (or shredded mozzarella) 15.5-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained 6 ounces tri-color rotini pasta, cooked ¼ pound chopped pepperoni 10 ounces fresh spinach

Note: Red or white wine vinegar can be used in place of balsamic vinegar. In a small bowl, mix together dressing ingredients — olive oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning, and garlic. In a large bowl, toss together tomatoes, red onion, mozzarella pearls, garbanzo beans, pasta, and pepperoni. Add dressing, stirring to coat. Pasta mixture can marinate overnight or be served immediately. Dress plates with spinach and top with pasta mixture. Per serving: 671 calories, 32 grams fat (9 grams saturated fat), 61 milligrams cholesterol, 605 milligrams sodium, 66 grams total carbohydrates, 14 grams fiber, 34 grams protein.

PASTRAMI QUICK KNISHES Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 8 2 tablespoons salted butter 2 tablespoons spicy or Dijon mustard 1 small onion, diced ½ pound sliced and diced pastrami 2 cups shredded green cabbage 17.3-ounce package frozen puff 1¼ cups water pastry sheets 1 cup instant mashed potato flakes 1 egg, whisked 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sesame seeds Preheat oven to 350 F. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion and cabbage until soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and strain off any excess liquid. Boil water and mix in mashed potato flakes, mayonnaise, and mustard. In a large bowl, mix pastrami, cabbage, and mashed potato mixtures. Roll out pastry dough to 10 x 10 inches and cut into eight 5 x 5-inch squares. Liberally fill each square of dough with potatopastrami filling. Fold corners diagonally two at a time, stretching pastry to close comfortably, then pinch at the top. Fold open corners clockwise and push together to seal. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush each knish with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden. Per serving: 508 calories, 32 grams fat (9 grams saturated fat), 50 milligrams cholesterol, 637 milligrams sodium, 42 grams total carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 14 grams protein.

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While you’re there, see a video of some of our tasty dishes being prepared.

Have you tried one of our recipes? Do you have a recipe to share with other Ohio co-op members? Visit the Member Interactive page on www.ohiocoopliving. com to find recipes submitted by our readers and to upload yours.

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ST. PATTY’S CORNED BEEF HASH Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 4 2 pounds russet potatoes, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon olive oil 1½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 small onion, diced salt and pepper to taste 1 pound diced corned beef In a large pot, boil potatoes in salted water until just barely tender, 5 to 7 minutes. In a large cast-iron skillet (or nonstick electric skillet), heat butter and olive oil. Add onion and cook on medium 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. Turn up heat to medium high and add potatoes and corned beef. Depending on the size of your skillet, this may need to be done in batches. To produce crispy and browned edges, stir only occasionally for about 10 minutes. Add garlic, paprika, and Worcestershire sauce, season with salt and pepper to taste, and cook another minute or two. Serve with poached or fried eggs, cooked cabbage, sauerkraut, or a side salad. Per serving: 474 calories, 27 grams fat (12 grams saturated fat), 94 milligrams cholesterol, 1,141 milligrams sodium, 40 grams total carbohydrates, 6 grams fiber, 20 grams protein.

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What is

beneficial electrification?

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f you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can! It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This utility industry term means the innovations in energy technologies are creating new ways to use electricity instead of fossil fuels, in a way that reduces overall emissions and energy costs. In essence, by virtue of being plugged into the grid, the environmental performance of electric devices improves over time. As Washington Electric Cooperative and other utilities shift to more options that include renewable energy sources to make existing generation technologies cleaner, electricity will require less fossil fuel per kilowatt-hour of energy produced. So, here’s how this concept impacts you: It means that electric appliances, such as your water heater, clothes dryer, oven, and even your lawn care equipment have the potential to become greener in the future than they are even today. As Washington Electric and Buckeye Power (the power supplier for Ohio’s electric cooperatives) take advantage of advances in technology and the market, it means those efficiencies are inherently passed along to you, the consumer-member. Buckeye Power embraces an “all of the above” approach to power generation, and that means incorporating renewable sources into our portfolio of generation sources.

Electricity is getting cleaner Because large appliances have a typical lifespan of about 10 years, it means that you are able to benefit from the flexibility of the grid in addition to the increased efficiency of the particular appliance. In other words, the highefficiency electric oven you have today could be powered by renewable sources in the near future. This would not be the case with gas appliances. You are locked into the technology of that gas appliance for the 10-year lifespan. As Washington Electric is able to tap into more renewable options in the future, your electric appliance has the potential to become greener and more energy efficient.

Small steps to help the environment For consumers and homeowners looking for more environmentally friendly options, choosing electric appliances, tools, and cars over those powered by fossil fuels is an easy solution. Whether through electric lawn mowers, blowers, and weed whackers Jeff Triplett or through electric water GENERAL MANAGER heaters and other appliances, beneficial electrification is a means to reducing greenhouse gases and helping our environment.

How we’re doing our part As the overall energy sector continues to evolve, Washington Electric is striving to take advantage of the advances in technology and the opportunities of the market as they become available. This means Washington Electric can leverage the flexibility of the grid to offer a wider range of renewable power selections as we continue to bring safe, reliable, and affordable power to our community. We also have an energy efficiency section on our website that offers helpful tips, calculators, and ideas on how to lower energy bills. In addition, through our SmartHub app, we offer members the convenience and ability to manage and monitor their energy use. To save you money, we also offer rebates for water heaters, air conditioners, and ENERGY STAR-rated refrigerators and freezers. We care about our community because we live here too. I hope you’ll reach out to Washington Electric, your trusted energy partner, to discuss ways to reduce your energy use. When you participate in the energy efficiency programs and incentives we offer, you’re doing your part to save energy and better our environment. While each member’s reduction might be small, together, they can lead to significant savings of money and emissions. And that means a brighter future for all of us.

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Unclaimed capital credits list The following pages list former Washington Electric Cooperative members who are owed capital credits for their electricity purchases in 1979–1985, for whom the cooperative no longer has valid mailing addresses. This publication is the first official notification for unclaimed credits from 1984–1985, and the final official notification for unclaimed credits for 1979–1981.

Before you call ... With more than 3,000 names on this list, we anticipate a high volume of inquiries. We want to assist everyone who contacts us as efficiently as possible, so we ask that you carefully read the following guidelines. • If your name or your spouse’s name appears on the list, please contact our office. • If you find the name of someone you know, and that person is still alive, please have that person contact our office directly. 1213421501

• If you find the name of someone on this list who you know to be deceased, the executor of his/her estate or the appointed agent should contact our office. We have set up a special phone line for capital credit inquiries. Again, because we expect a high number of calls, you may need to leave a message. When leaving a message, please provide your name, the name of the person who appeared on the list, your relationship to that person, and a phone number where a representative may return your call. Please do not leave multiple messages. We will return your call as quickly as possible. Again, please DO NOT leave multiple messages. The processing of capital credits claims requires a small amount of paperwork. In certain cases, the cooperative’s board of trustees must approve the claim before it can be paid. The board meets once per month. For efficient processing, please follow the above guidelines.

Board meeting highlights

Capital credits department 740-885-5922 • capitalcredits@weci.org

Washington Electric Cooperative’s Board of Trustees met in regular session on Jan. 28 at the co-op’s office in Marietta. The following items were discussed:

• Director of Marketing and Member Services Jennifer Greene reported on the activities of the marketing and member services departments.

• The cooperative’s capital credits estate retirements, monthly safety report, and new member list were reviewed and approved.

• Information Technology Specialist Allen Casto provided a report on the co-op’s information technology and metering projects.

• Director of Finance and Administration BJ Allen presented the November 2020 financial report, which was approved. The board also approved $15,432.50 in write-offs for the period of Jan. 1–June 30, 2020.

• Director of Safety and Compliance Josh Jump reviewed the co-op’s safety activities.

• Board members performed their annual review of the conflict of interest policy. • General Manager Jeff Triplett provided reports on the engineering and operations departments, virtual training opportunities, COVID-19 impacts and actions, and progress on the co-op’s annual goals and initiatives. • Board members approved a policy relating to cooperative vehicle use.

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• Board members watched a video discussion on trustees’ role in grassroots initiatives. The video is part of an educational board governance series provided by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Washington Electric Cooperative is democratically controlled and governed by local people committed to policies that result in a safe and reliable electric system, fair rates, financial responsibility, and superior member service. The cooperative’s next board meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. March 25 at Washington Electric’s office at 440 Highland Ridge Road, Marietta.


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EVANS HAZEL E EVANS ROBERT A EVERETT DOROTHY EVERETT HARRY EVERLY DIANA EVERLY HEAVRIN EVERSON BESSIE EVERSON DONALD E EVES JOHN EWING CLARENC R EWING NORMAN L F AND T LEASING F E PETROLEUM INC FAHRENBACH DORIS FAHRNI GLENN FAIRBANKS KATHY FAITH ASSEMBLY FANKHAUSER RALPH J FARLEY WAYNE FARLEY WILLIAM H FARMER GEORGE FARNER JOHN FARNSWORTH LLOYD FARR DOUGLAS R FARRELL OIL COMPANY FAUVELLE R WJR FEDERAL VALLEY INDIAN FEIBEL LOUIS FELDNER MARVIN L FELDNER PENNY FELTON FORREST FERGUSON REBECCA M FERGUSON TOM FEUCHT HARRIET FICKIESEN R D FIER JAMES R FINKEL CHARLES FINKEL CHARLES E FINLEY PAUL W FINLEY T G FISHER B W FISHER IVA FISHER KATHY E FITZGERALD H W FIVECOAIT ROBERT FLANAGAN LENA FLANDERS RIDGE FLEEMAN PHIL L FLEMING DEAN W FLETCHER HARRY VJR FLIEHMAN MILDRED FLIEHMAN REALTY FLIEHMAN ROBERT FLORENCE ROBERT FLOWER DON E FLOWERS LUCY FLOWERS RUTH A FLOWERS RUTH A FLY COMMUNITY PARENTS FOGLE CHARLES D FOGLE CLARENC FOGLE LEE FOGLE ROBERT FOREMAN GEORGE FORSHEY CARL D FORSHEY GLADYS B

FORSHEY JAMES W FORSHEY JOHN W FORSHEY LAWRENC FORSHEY PHIL FOUGHT JAMES E FOWLER DAVID FOWLER SHERRY L FOX WILLIAM J FRAKES KENNETH FRANCESKI JEREMY FRANCIS CLARENC FRANCIS LEONARD E FRANCIS RANDALL C FRANCIS RONALD L FRANK JOHN L FRANKL NEIL FRANKLIN REAL ESTATE FRASH MARTHA FRAZIER FLOYD FRAZIER JOHN F FREDERICKSDALE CHURCH FREELAND RONNIE L FREEMAN DENNIS FREILICH ANTHONY FRIEND IRVING D FRIESEL THOMAS FRY J R DOYLE FRYE TERRANC FRYE WILLIAM K FRYFOGLE MARTHA FRYMAN RICHARD FULL ROBERT L FULTON BRENDA FULTON HERBERT FULTON ROGER FUNARI PRIMO G & W OIL & GAS CO GACEK KAREN GAGE GERALD GAINER DONNA J GAINS CHARLES K GALLAGER KATHY GALLAGHER C N GALLAGHER J F GALLAGHER JAMES GALLOWAY RICHARD GANDEE CHARLES W GANDEE MICHAEL GANDOR SONYA GARDNER ESTHER GARDNER JOE GARDNER LINDA GARDNER MILDRED A GARDNER RANDY GAREN WILLIAM F GARVIN DALE E GASKIN DANNY GASKINS CAMMA GEDDES TERRY F GEDEON ANNA GEE ROBERT S GEER CASANDR GEER PAUL GEISER KATHIE GELB HUBERT E GENERAL PRODUCERS

GENTELINE CHARLES GEORGE RICHARD HSR GEORGE WILLIAM GEORGIANA OIL COMPAN Y GERBER C R GERDTS LOUIS P GERKEN ROBERT GERLACH JUDY GERSTENSLAGER IRA GESSEL CHARLES G GESSEL KENNETH M GIBBS BONNIE GIBLON CHARLES JR GIBSON SHIRLEY GIBSON TED J GIFFIN ASA EJR GIFFIN WILLIAM E GILDOW CHARLES GILDOW EDWARD GILDOW RONALD GILLIS JAMES R GINDLESPERGER GLENN R GINTZ ALAN GLADOT-REGAN OIL CO GLADY VALLEY MINERAL GLASS ALFRED GLASS HELEN L GLIDDEN DIANE L GLIDDEN JOE GLIDDEN KATHY GLOVER JAMES W GODDARD ROBERT GOFF JOYCE GOHN JOHN GOINS ALBERTA GOINS EVELYN GOINS LYLE GOINS MALCOLM D GOINS WILLMORE GOLBA RENA GOMBOS GABOR JR GOMEZ NADINE GONDER LINDA GOOD ESTELLA M GOODWILL DARREL L GOODWIN BOBBY R GOODWIN CHESTER P GOODWIN PATSY GOOSMAN MICHAEL L GORMAN CARL GORSHE MICHAEL GOSHEN GOSSETT JERRY A GOULD CHURCH GOULD DELORES J GRACE DORA GRAHAM & HERCHER OIL GRAHAM & KNOWLTON PUMP GRAHAM CHARLES GRAHAM DAVID GRAHAM J F GRAHAM O G GRAHAM TONY GRAHAME GREGORY L GRAHAME HENRY SR GRAHAME JANET

GRANT RUSSELL JJR GRASLEY DIANA GRATKE PAUL GRAY HERMAN GRAY KENNETH E GRAY LELAND GRAY TIMOTHY A GRAY WILLIAM GRAYSON CHARLES GRAYSVILLE GRANGE GREATHOUSE MICHAEL GREATHOUSE O L GREEN DANIEL L GREEN JOYCE GREEN LOWELL A GREENLEES WILLIAM C GREENWALT DAVID GREGG JEAN A GREGG LEONARD A GREGORY ARGYLE T GREGORY RONALD GRIFFIN B F GRIFFIN BROS SAWMILL GRIFFIN EARL GRIFFIN ERNEST GRIFFIN JAMES D GRIFFIN JANE GRIFFIN PATTY GRIFFIN WALTER GRIME-ULLMAN DRILLING GROSKLOS FRANK GROSKLOS WILLIAM L GROSZ CLARENCE W GROVES BILLY J GROVES DALE V GROVES ETHAN B GROVES HOWARD E GUCKERT JOHN L GUCKERT PAUL GUCKERT ROBERT L GUENTERT DONALD GUERNSEY LIMESTONE C O GUERNSEY SAVINGS LOAN GUILER HOWARD L GUINN GREGORY GUINN ROGER D GULBRANDSEN EVELINE GUNDLACH DAVID A GUTBERLET LEROY GWF CORP BOYD LEASE H & C OIL CO H & O OIL CO H OPERATING COMPANY HABIG WILLIAM HACKATHORN ELEANOR HADDING VICTOR PSR HAGA EUGENE HAGA MARGARE A HAGA MARY K HAGA PAULINE G HAGA RANDY HAGAN JERRY R HAGAR CHARLOT HAGER BETTY J HAGUE JAMES R HAGUE MARGUERITE

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WASHINGTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE LOCAL PAGES HAINES CHURCH HAISLET CHARLES W HAISLET JOHN M HALE H. R HALE LELAND G HALE LLOYD HALET-WINHIO HALL C E HALL JANICE HALL LARRY D HALL MERLE HALL MICHAEL L HALL R J HALL RALPH E HALL RICHARD A HALL RICHARD L HALL ROBERT L HALL WILLIAM HALL’S ENTERPRIZES HALLS CHAPEL CHURCH HAMBRICK HERMAN HAMILTON LEONARD HAMMOND WILLIAM HANES LARRY E HANEY BEVERLY HANLON DONNA HANLON ERIC W HANLON W O HANNAHS BARBARA A HANNAHS EMERSON HANNAHS JILL A HANNUM BERNARD JR HARBERT BEVERLY HARDEN L JJR HARDIE NANCY L HARDIE RANDY HARDING THOMAS D HARKINS GLENN A HARMON FOSTER HARMON HARRY C HARPER BRENDA K HARPER BROS PUMP STA HARPER CURTIS D HARPER ETHEL HARPER GEORGE E HARPER WAYNE HARRIMAN DAVID R HARRIS ALICE M HARRIS CALVIN HARRIS DONALD HARRIS DONALD HART CHARLES A HART CLARA L HART CONNIE HART ELVIS HART MICHAEL HART RICHARD E HARTLEBEN CARMEN HARTLEBEN SHIRLEY HARTLINE HENRY HARTLINE JACK I HARTMAN JOE HARTONG CHARLES HARTSHORN DENZIL HARVEY ELIZABE P HASBROUCK ST CLAI

HASLEY ERCEL HASLEY EVELYN HASLEY ROBERT ESR HATFIELD PAULA M HAUGHT CHARLES HAUGHT SHELLY HAWKINS GEORGE HAWKINS OIL CO HAWLEY MARVIN HAWLEY REBECCA HAWN WILLIAM HAYNES DARREL A HAYNES FRED HAYNES HOWARD R HAYTH GEORGE HAYWORTH DAVID C HEAD ALBERT E HEADLEE LAVON HEALY CHRISTO H HEAVNER RONALD HECKER HAROLD E HECKERT HUNTER HEDDLESON JONREED HEFFREN JOHN HEIDORN FLORENCE HEISLER C A HEISS ALETHEA HEISS DOROTHY J HELLER WILLARD E HELMICK C H HENDERHAN EDGAR HENDERSHOT BRADY HENDERSHOT CHARLES J HENDERSHOT ETHEL HENDERSHOT FLOYD HENDERSHOT GALE HENDERSHOT LARRY HENDERSHOT MIKE HENDERSHOT RALPH HENDERSON ANN B HENDERSON CONNIE HENDERSON JAMES HENDRICKS RICHARD HENKEL LOUISE HENNIGER CLIFFORD J HENRY AARON M HENRY DWIGHT HENSEL BONNIE HENSEL KENNETH HENSEL MARY M HENSEL MILDRED HENSEL ROGER HENTHORN LAWRENC E HENTHORN LUELLA K HENTHORNE LLOYD HERCHER C D HERCHER OIL COMPANY HERCULES OIL COMPANY HERKO JAMES HERRMAN ESTELLE HERRMAN ROY F HESSON CHARLES W HESSON JAMES HESSON ORIE HESSON STEVEN E HESSON THOMAS D

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HESSON THOMAS E HESTER DIANNA HEWITT HERMAN HICKMAN DONALD R HICKMAN LENORE HICKMAN MILDRED L HICKMAN R E HICKORY OIL CO HIER EDWIN R HIGHMAN IRENE HIGHTOWER PHILIP HILL DAVID M HILL DENNIS HILL ELMER HILL ERNEST HILL GARY G HILL GLEN SR HILL JAMES HILL JANET HILL MARY M HILL RAYMOND HILL RICHARD L HILL RONALD L HILL TIMOTHY HILL VIOLA HILLE R R HILLYER CLARENC HINES MARJORIE HINES WILLIAM T HINSON LANTZ HINTON ESTHER M HINTON JUANITA HINTON NEIL E HISSOM NOLA HITCHENS DAVE HITCHENS DAVID HOCKENBERRY CLIFFOR F HOCKENBERRY DALE E HOCKENBERRY JAMES HOENIGMAN THOMAS HOFACRE JEFFERY L HOFF BRUCE HOFF WINIFRE A HOFFERT E J HOFFMAN BURTON HOGUE J. C HOHMAN BERNARD HOHMAN JOSEPH HOLDREN JANET L HOLLAND & HOLLAND HOLLAND DENZIL HOLLAND DORAS HOLLAND GLENDA G HOLLAND H E HOLLENBECK J R HOLLISTER JAMES A HOLSCHU SHIRLEY HOOPER JAMES E HOOPER SIDNEY HOOPER STEVE HOOVER EDNA M HOPEWELL UM CHURCH HOPKINS LARRY W HORNBECK THOMAS HORNER KATHY HORTON KATHLEE

HOSKINSON ALICE HOSTASA JOHN W HOUCK THOMAS M HOUSER DONALD HOUSTON WILLIAM A HOWALD CHRISTI HOWELL ALICE HOWELL BURL HOWELL EDWARD E HOWELL RAYMOND HOWELL WAYNE H HUBBARD LAWRENC JR HUBBARD THOMAS W HUCK ALBERT J HUCK ED HUCK RONALD HUCK ROXANNE HUFFMAN BARBARA A HUFFMAN JOHN HUFFMAN RAY HUFFMAN VERNA HUGHES DEBBIE HUGHES EVAN HUGHES J H HUGHES JOHN HUGHES MELODY HUGHES WISE ASSOC HUKILL PHILIP L HULFACHOR HAROLD HULLS HERBERT HUNDERTMARK SUSAN HUNTER C F HUNTSMAN ERNEST HUPP ANGELA HUPP DANIEL HUPP GRACE HUPP GUY HUPP MINNIE H HUPP RALPH HUPP ROBERT L HURSEY ERIC L HURST BERNARD HUSHION JOHN HUSK CECIL HUTCHINS CHARLES HUTCHINS DANA R HUTCHINS E J HUTCHINS JAMES HUTCHINS MARY HUTCHINS THOMAS W HUTCHINSON WILLIAM C HUTKAI ERNEST W HVIZDZAK MIKE HYATT EDWARD H IDDINGS TRUCKING INC INGE BINEGAR (ESTATE) INGRAM AMEL INGRAM RICKY INVESTORS TRUST ACCOUNT IRELAND NANCY J IRWIN GLEN O ISNER BRIAN ISNER TERRY J & L OIL J & S OIL COMPANY J M L CONSTRUCTION C O

J O B INC J-MET INC. JACKSON ANDREW JACKSON BRADY JACKSON C R JACKSON DAVID JACKSON GERALD S JACKSON GRANGE JACKSON KENNETH E JACKSON MAXINE JACKSON PAMELA JACKSON TWP TOWNHOUSE JACOBS DANIEL W JACOBS EUGENE L JAMES EARL JR JAMES LANCE JANICKI DONALD J JANKS NONA E JARVIS GARY L JARVIS ROGER JATON CORPORATION JAUMAN ROLAND JEFFERS DAVID JEFFERS LLOYD JENCIK JOHN JENKINS OSCAR E JENKS JERRY JENNINGS WILLIAM J JENSON LOUIS P JERLES HOMER JETT DEAN JOE SKINNER CONST CO. JOHN J MALIK DBA JOHNS ALLEN JOHNSON CHARLES W JOHNSON CHRIS JOHNSON DENNIS JOHNSON DONALD D JOHNSON EDDIE L JOHNSON H K JOHNSON JAMES JOHNSON JAMES E JOHNSON JAMES R JOHNSON LOIS A JOHNSON MARTHA JOHNSON MILDRED C JOHNSON RAYMOND JOHNSON STEPHEN K JOHNSON WESLEY JOHNSON WILBUR JOHNSTON VERNON L JOLLES RICHARD M JOLLEY DAISY JOLLIFF RICHARD L JOLLY GRANGE JONES A CAROLYN JONES BERNARD JONES CLIFTON C JONES FRANKLI E JONES FRED JR JONES HOMER L JONES JERRY E JONES LUCINDA JONES PAUL JONES TAMMY JONES TOMMY

JORDAN HOWARD J JORDAN OIL COMPANY JORDAN PAUL JOSEPH RICK JOY HAROLD JOY HAROLD W JUDD RAYMOND JUDGE MICHAEL K & R CABLE CO KALEM OIL & GAS CO KARTMAN SHIRLEY M KECK NOBLE R KECKSTEIN JOHN KEHL GARY E KEHL RICK KEIFFER LARRY KELLAR J C KELLER ALAN E KELLEY JOHN KELLY VERNON KEMPER RALPH KENEASTER BLAIR KENNEDY BEULAH KENNEDY DEBBIE KENNEDY W H KENNEY DEBORAH KENNEY MILDRED KEPHART CHRISTO J KESSELRING C E KEYSER WILLIAM KHUNE NOAH KIDD HELEN KIDD RAY JR KIDD SAM KIGGANS ROBERT GJR KIGGANS WILLIAM KILE ROBERT C KILLIAN DONALD A KILLIAN RONALD KIMBALL ADDIE M KINCAID WILLIE KINDLE CAROLYN KINDLE GEORGE KINER CLARKE M KING BRIAN KING DANA KING DENVER KING DUANE KING GILBERT KING KEVIN KING MARY A KING MARY B KING PAMELA D KING ROBERT A KING SOPHIE C KINGS VALLEY RANCH KINGSTON OIL CO KINGSTON OIL CORP KINN LENNY KINNEN JAMES B KIRK GEORGE F KIRK JOHN D KIRK RUTH KIRKBRIDE JAMES KIRKBRIDE JOHN R KITTLE DAVID


KLEB F R KLIER RONALD L KLINTWORTH PATRICIA R KLOET STANLEY KNAPP CHARLES KNEPPER FARMS KNIGHTON JOHN KNISLEY CECIL KNOB GAS CO KNOB OIL COMPANY KNOTT JOSEPH D KNOTTS CECIL KNOTTS JANET KNOWLTON HEBER KNOWLTON VIOLET B KNOX JANICE KNOX WILLIAM A KOHN MELBA KOON ANNA KOON IRA KOONS SHERMAN KOPTISH ROGER B KORNOKOVICH JOSEPH KOSLOSKY WALT KOVAL STEVE KOVAMEES REIN KOVAR GLENDA J KRAVA ADELBER E KRIEG HENRY L KRIZAN RUTH KROLL ROBERT KRUPA STEVE KUHN BETTY KUHN BONNIE KUHN EARL KUKULKA STANLEY KULI MIKE KUZIOR TED L B JACKSON CO L BOORD OIL CO INC LM&R LABARRE CAROL A LABBETT ROBERT LADICK JOHN A LAIPPLY JAMES W LAKEVIEW CARRYOUT LALLATHIN GARRY EST LAMB HAROLD E LAMBERT JERALD O LAMBERT SHIRLEY LAMP JOHN LAND PROVEST LANDIS MARY E LANE DALE E LANE WALTER JJR LANE WILLIAM LANG DENNIS V LANG FRANK LANG JAMES LANG RHONDA LANG WILLIAM LANGE ALFRED JR LANGSDORF SAMUEL D LANHAM JACKSON P LANTRY CHARLES MJR LANTZ DIANNA D

LANTZ JULIA K LANTZ WILLIAM M LARGENT BEN LARRABEE DAVID & KA LARRICK BETH LARRICK MARY L LARRICK OWEN LARRICK W A LARRSON BENGT O LASHLEY WILLIAM LATACZ WALTER LAUER CARL D LAUER EDWIN H LAUER GARY LAUER MICHELE A LAUER PATRICIA LAUFFER OIL CO LAUGHERY MICHAEL W LAUREL GRANGE LAW JOHN LAWRENCE DAVID LEACH JOHN LEACH PHYLLIS LEASURE ABRAHAM F LEASURE CLARENC LEASURE HARRY LEASURE LLOYD LEASURE RAYMOND LEASURE RUTH LECLAIR C W LEE DANNY LEE DAVID E LEE HARRY LEE WILMER LENT ROBERT LENT THOMAS N LENZE MICHAEL E LESTER MACK LESTOCK STEPHEN LEWIS CHARLES W LEWIS R N LEWIS RUSSELL LEWIS SHIRLEY LEZAK ENERGY GROUP I NC LIBERTY BAPT CHURCH LIBHART DONALD LIFE C D LIGHTFRITZ CHARLES E LIMBACH ROBERT LINCICOME ROY LINCOLN C FJR LINDAMOOD RALPH M LINDEBERG JOHN LINDELL CONNIE LINDELL JAMES LINDSEY JAMES M LINDY OIL COM LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS LISIUS RONALD R LITMAN JOSEPH W LITTEN L R LITTLE INJUN OIL CO LITTLE ROBERT LITTLE VALLEY OIL CO LITTLETON JAMIE LIVENSPERGER ROBERT

LIVINGSTON RAYMOND P LOCH DAVID LOCUST GROVE CHURCH LOGAN MATTHEW LOGAN WINFORD B LOHR NORMAN LOHRI HAROLD W LONG DAVID LONG LEWIS O LONG LINDA LONG RODNEY L LONG RUN OIL CO LONGNECKER CLIFFORD LOPEZ RICHARD LORD ERVING B LORENZ VESTA LORI B D LORI HENRY LOVE CAROL S LOVE DOUGLAS A LOVE MITCHEL LOVE ROBERT JR LOWE JAMES R LOWER JAMES R LOWERS JAMES LUCAS BRYAN LUCAS DAVID A LUCAS TERRY LUDE ARTHUR A LUDOLPH RAYMOND LUDWIG JOHN LUDWIG MARGARE LUEHRING RICHARD H LUKE ELLIS H LUMAN RICHARD E LUMBATIS STEVE LUSTER KEITH LUTON RICHARD C LYDY ROBERT LYNCH UNITED ME CHURCH LYONS DANIEL J LYONS ROSE M G M DISPOSAL M N & S PRODUCTION MACDOO EDNA MACE GLENN MACFADYEN ZOLA B MACINTYRE C HLOE A MACINTYRE CHLOE A MADDEN RAY MAGERS CARL E MAGGART CHELSIE MAGIS R J MAHONE MAX MAHONEY MARY L MAIENKNECT KIM MALEY WILLIAM MALLETT MARIE MALLETT WAYNE MALONE FRED MALONE THOMAS A MALPIEDE R R MALTBY MARTY MANBEVERS EUGENE MANBEVERS HAROLD D MANLEY BERNARD

MANSELL LESLIE RJR MANTEL RALPH MAPLEWOOD RESOURCES MAR REA MARCHBANK JOHN W MARIETTA ANIMAL HOSP MARIETTA ROYALTY CO INC MARIETTA SAVINGS & LOAN MARION TWP HOUSE MARKEY OIL & GAS CO MARKEY RONALD J MARKS HAZEL MARLINE OIL COMPANY MARLOW RALPH MARQUIS LESTER C MARQUIS RALPH J MARR MARTHA MARSHALL CHARLES G MARSHALL CLARA B MARSHALL FOREST MARSHALL STEVE MARSHALL TIM MARTIN AGNES L MARTIN CARLIN MARTIN CLINTON MARTIN EDWARD E MARTIN HAZEL O MARTIN JOHN B MARTIN MARY D MARTIN OIL AND GAS MARTIN WESLEY W MARTIN WILEY L MARTY ROBERT W MARVIN THOMAS K MASON GAIL L MASON J B MASON LARRY MASON ROY MASTERS BOB MASTERS JANICE MASTERS RAYMOND J MATHENY BEATRIC MATHENY CARL MATHENY CHARLES L MATHENY LARRY MATHENY PATTY MATHEWS KAREN MATTHEWS BRENDA MATTHEWS TERRY MATTHEWS TIMOTHY L MAXON ROBERT MAYCOCK RUSSEL L MAYLE ADA MAYLE ALVA MAYLE ANNA M MAYLE JANNIE MAYLE JESSE MAYLE JULIUS MAYLE KENNETH MAYLE LAWRENC MAYLE LOLA MAYLE MICHELL E MAYLE PAULINE L MAYLE RUTH MAYNARD DON MAYNARD GLADYS

MAZGAY DAVID MCATEE AGNETA MCATEE ALBERT H MCATEE JOE MCCABE ARTHUR J MCCABE DANIEL MCCAIN E MCCAIN KATHY A MCCALL ERNEST F MCCAULEY DAVID RSR MCCAULEY ROY B MCCAULLEY CLAIR MCCLOUD LARRY MCCOURT PAMELA MCCOWAN ADA E MCCOY ENVER MCCUNE VEAR MCCURDY MIKE MCDANIEL JOE W MCDONALD S H MCDOUGLE SHIRLEY W MCELFRESH DON MCELFRESH GERALD MCELFRESH HOBART MCELFRESH JACK LJR MCELFRESH JENNY L MCELFRESH ROBERT D MCELFRESH STANLEY MCELROY DAVID MCFARLAND DONNA MCFARLAND WILLIAM MCGARRY JOHN H MCGRAW PHILIP R MCGRAW WILLIAM MCGUIRE ALAN R MCINTIRE ALLEN G MCKEE ED MCKEE RUBY MCKELVAY CATHY D MCKENNEY PATRICK JR MCKENNEY REGINA MCKENZIE B D MCKENZIE JOAN MCKIBBINS THOMAS W MCKINLEY OIL CO MCKINNEY JANICE K MCKINNEY WILLIAM MCKITRICK FOREST MCKNIGHT HAROLD MCKNIGHT LYNN MCLEAN DON MCLEOD BRUCE MCLEOD EDWIN D MCMAHON KEN MCMAHON WILLIAM R MCMAINS RAY MCMURRAY EARL B MCNEICE NEIL MCNUTT FRANZ MCPEEK ELLA MCPHERSON WILLARD MCREE SAM MCVAY CARL E MCVICKER RICHARD MEADE DEWEY D MECHANICSBURG CH CHRIST

MEHRLEY EVERETT W MEIER SERVICE COMPANY MEISER EDWARD A MELTON JOHN MERCER JACK W MERCKLE EDDIE MERCKLE RHONDA MERRILL BROS GRAVEL I MERROW JANICE MERROW MARK O MERROW WALTER M METHENY HARRY R METZEL RAYMOND METZGER ROBERT L MICHAEL LENOR MICHAELS CHRISTI E MICHAELS JAMES E MICHAELS V L MICHALSKI C S MICHEL CHRISTO C MIDAS ENERGY INC MIDDLEBURG CHURCH MILEY DAVID L MILEY DWIGHT MILEY ROBERT MILHOAN MARGARE MILLER ALVIN G MILLER ARTHUR L MILLER BARBARA MILLER BERNICE MILLER BONNIE MILLER CARL MILLER CHARLES MILLER CLETUS J MILLER DANIEL MILLER FRANCIS MILLER HELEN MILLER JAMES L MILLER JEROME T MILLER LARRY MILLER LILLIE MILLER MARCELYN S MILLER MARY A MILLER NORA E MILLER OIL CO MILLER OSCAR MILLER PATRICIA MILLER PATRICK MILLER RAYMOND JR MILLER RICHARD F MILLER RICHARD R MILLER SHELBY MILLER TV CABLE CO I N MILLER VERDEAN MILLER WILLIAM LJR MILLHONE ALAN MILLIGAN MICHAEL MILLS DENISE D MILLS JAMES MILLS RANDALL D MINER WILLIAM B MINGER DONALD MINGUS CHARLEY MINGUS DELORES E MINOR NELMA MITCHELL GLENN

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WASHINGTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE LOCAL PAGES MITCHELL HARRY MITCHELL HILLIS MITCHELL RONALD MODICA RONALD MOENING MICHAEL J MOHAWK OIL COMPANY MOHAWK-SPARTA OIL CO MOLEY RAYMOND JR MOLLOHAN PETE MONROE GERALD MONTGOMERY DANIEL MONTGOMERY E F MONTGOMERY LUCILLE MOORE A C MOORE ALLEN D MOORE CHARLES MOORE CHARLES M MOORE CHARLES W MOORE CHARLET C MOORE D R MOORE DALE MOORE EARL MOORE F J MOORE GLENNA MOORE NADINE L MOORE PATRICI MOORE RUSSELL MOORE’S CENTER GROCE R MOOREHEAD GLEN E MOOREHEAD GLEN JR MORELLI MATT W MORELLI TONY MORGAN ARDYCE M MORGAN MAUREEN J MORGAN RODNEY L MORGAN WILLIAM MORGENSTERN DIANE MORGENSTERN GEORGIA MORGENSTERN GUY MORGENSTERN HENRY MORGENSTERN JAMES A MORGERNSTERN VIRGIL C MORLAND LARRY R MORNINGSTAR VIRGIL MORRIS ALLEN W MORRIS CHARLES MORRIS DENVER MORRIS DIANE MORRIS GERTRUD MORRIS GERTRUD MORRIS JAMES MORRIS LARRY MORRIS LEE W MORRIS THOMAS W MORRIS WENDELL MORRISON FLOYD MORRISON JACK E MORRISON MORRIS F MORRISON THOMAS A MORTGAGE GUARANTY CO R MOSER CARL MOSER RICHARD MOSHER FLOSSIE MOTTLE HENRY MOWERY MARTHA MOYER DAVID L

MOYERS JEFF MT VERNON C U CHURCH MUGRAGE JAMES D MUGRAGE RICK MUHLBACH ELMER MULARSKI ALFRED MULLIGAN MICHAEL E MULLINS GARY MUNJAS JOHN E MURGRAGE KENNET H MURPHY DEBBIE MURPHY GEORGE MURPHY JOHN T MURPHY MARIE A MURPHY MARLENE MURPHY ROGER MURPHY SAMUEL C MURPHY THOMAS MURPHY WILLIAM M MURRAY HESTER MURRAY NORMAN J MUSICK DONNIE MUTUAL OIL & GAS MYERS GEORGE MYERS GLEN RJR MYERS JAMES P MYERS JANET E MYERS JERALD MYERS JOHN M MYERS MARY I MYERS RANDALL MYERS RAYMOND MYERS RAYMOND MYERS ROBERT MYERS ROBERT DJR N & K OIL & GAS INC NADCO NASH JOHN NASH WILLIAM NAU DONALD NEELY NORMA J NEFF GEORGE E NEFF GERRY NEFF LARRY NEFF MARIE NEFF ROBERT NEIGER JERRY NEIGER RAYMOND NEIL BRIAN N NEILL RICHARD NELSON CHARLES H NELSON HAROLD C NELSON JOHN CII NELSON ROCKY J NESTER DAVID NETHING DENNIS NEUMAN BETTY NEVA PETROLEUM CORP NEW CONCORD ENTERPRISE NEWBROUGH WILLIE M NEWLEN WILLIAM NEWLON DELBERT NEWMAN CLARENCE NEWSOME LORENA NEY WILLIAM NICE FRED A

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NICE TIMOTHY J NICHOLAS CHARLES NICHOLAS TOM NICHOLS BERNICE NICHOLS JAMES L NICHOLS LANCE A NICHOLS SARAH J NICHOLS TRUCK STOP NICHOLSON JOHN M NICKELSON GEORGE NICKLES THOMAS G NIEB FARM OIL CO NISSLEY JOHN NISWONGER BILL NOBLE DRILLING CO NOBLE GAS CO NOBLE GAS COMPANY NOBLE OIL COMPANY NOFTSGER GARRI NOFTSGER HARLIE NOLAN JANET NOLAND GALE NOLAND HENRY NOLEN VERA NORMAN HERBERT NORRIS CANDICE NORRIS JUDITH NORRIS MARGARE NORRIS PEGGY NORRIS RANDY NORTH DONALD NORTH JAMES NORTON VERA H NOTTINGHAM CLARENCE NULL LAURA NUTTER DENNIE NUTTER WILLIAM NUZUM FRED NUZUM PALMER O’NEILL THOMAS J OAK HILL CHURCH OAK HILL GRANGE OAKS MARVIN OFFENBERGER DONALD OFFENBERGER EARL OFFENBERGER HESTER C OGBORNE MICHAEL W OGLE ETHELYN OGLE THOMAS E OGRADY ELIZABE A OHIO HYDROCARBONS OHIO L&M CO OHIO OIL GATHERING C ORP OHIO PARTNERS OIL CO OHIO PURE OIL OHIO VALLEY PAVING C O OILER ROBERT J OILVEST-DELAWARE INC OKMAR OIL COMPANY OLDFIELD ROBERT OLIVER D W OLIVER DALE OLIVER FLOYD M OLIVER ROBERT F OLIVER WILLIAM OLMSTEAD MILTON

ONEAL PETROLEUM ONEY JOHN ORDERS STEVEN ORR JAMES ORRISON BRAD ORTMAN HOWARD OSTRANDER JIMMY L OSU FORESTRYSUMMERCA M OURS HAROLD OURS TRAVIS OURS WILLIAM OVERBY SHERRY L OVERLY WILBUR OWEN KENNETH E OXFORD OIL COMPANY P & G OIL & GAS CO P & W FARM PACE COMPANY #2 PALMER ROBERT L PANGLE BRENDA S PANGLE KEVIN B PANGLE LINDA S PANNAPACKER ROBERT PANNIER POLLY K PARKER CAROL PARKER EMORY PARKS BETTY J PARKS BUDDY PARKS DUANE PARKS ELMA V PARKS J D PARR A PARSONS EDWARD M PARSONS JOHN B PARSONS WILLIAM D PASCO PAUL S PASSEN LAWRENCE F PATRELLA JIM PATTERSON DONALD PATTERSON E B PATTERSON HENRY J PATTERSON JACK O PATTERSON JON PATTERSON KARREN L PATTERSON KATHERINE PATTERSON ROBERT PATTERSON WILLIAM H PAUGH GEORGE PAUL BRAD PAW PAW M E CHURCH PAWLACZWK JOHN PAYK JEANENE C PAYNE BILLY K PAYNE IRENE G PEAT ROBERT PEAVY FRANK PEDCO PEEK CLIFFORD PEKOC BRADLEY PELCHAT ELIZABETH PELFREY RUBY PEPPEL EDWIN PEPPER GEORGE PERMIAN OIL & GAS CO PERRAM WAYNE PERRINE CURTIS W

PERRY HOWARD PERRY JOHN Q PERRY MICHAEL W PESEK RICHARD PETERS ALLEN PETERSON JOHN PETERSON MYRON A PETROLEUM RESOURCES PHELPS JAMES E PHILLIPS CARLOS PHILLIPS CHARLES PHILLIPS EDWARD T PHILLIPS GARY PHILLIPS JAMES E PHILLIS R D PIATT DONALD R PIATT EVERETT PIATT GARY PIATT JANEY M PIATT KAREN PICKARD JOSEPH PICKENPAUGH CARY C PICKENPAUGH JAMES S PICKENPAUGH ORMAN PICKENS CARL N PINCALE CONSTRUCTION PINKERTON EDDIE PINKERTON RALPH WJR PINNICKS LINDA L PIONEER SAVINGS PIONEER WESTERN ENERGY PIP PETROLEUM CORP PIPER ROBERT A PISKULA ROBERT PITSINGER DALE R PITT HARLEY PITTNER ANDREW G PLANK LEROY PLUMLEY JACK POLAND KEVIN POLAND NILE POLEN DARRYL POLEN JAMES EJR POLING BETTY POLING RAYMOND POLK LORRIE POLK MARK POLLOCK JOHN F POMPEII FOSTER POOLE CHESTER POOLE HOWARD E POOLE SHIRLEY PORTER CLETUS PORTER MICKEY L PORTER WALTER PORTMAN MARIE POSTAGE FRANK POTETZ MAX POTTMEYER RICHARD JR POTTMEYER TONY POTTS DAVID POULTON ALICE POULTON JAMES POULTON NOVA POWELL ANN C POWELL W H

POYNTER JACK E PREMIER ENERGY CORP PRESTON JON PRESTON KENNETH E PRESTON WILLIAM R PRIBISKO JOSEPH PRICE C E PRICE JULIA A PRICE RON C PRICE WILLIAM R PRIDE MICHAEL PRINCE ALBERT PRINCE ANNA M PRINE W A PRITCHETT VERGIL PRODUCTION SERVICE PROFESSIONAL PETROL PROGRESSIVE OIL CO PRUNTY GENEVIE PRUNTY LAURA E PRYOR D O PRYOR DONALD PRYOR HOWARD C PRYOR JOSEPH W PRYOR LUCY D PUGH CHARLES PUGH CLARENC PUGH DONALD E PUGH DONALD S PUGH L D PYLE ROY G PYLES WANDA QUADRANT EXPLORATION QUALITY OIL & GAS QUIGLEY W A RADABAUGH RUTH RADCLIFF J EFF RAKE B G RAKE JOAN I RALEIGH JOHN DJR RALEIGH JOHN R RALPH GEORGE D RALSTON EILEEN RAMAGE DAVID RAMAGE EDWARD RAMAGE JIMMIE L RAMAGE JOHN RAMSEY CATHERI RAMSEY EVA M RAMSEY GLORIA A RANDALL JAMES H RANDOLPH GARLAND JR RANEY JOHN A RAPER ROBERT RAUCH DAVID RAUCH REGIS J RAY OIL & GAS CO RAYNES PAUL E REA LOUISE REA ROSALIE REA W. MARK REBIC STEPHEN R RECTOR IRENE RED ROCK OIL & GAS # 3 REDCO INC REED DONALD WJR


REED HAROLD REED JAMES D REED LLOYD D REED N L REED THOMAS W REED VERNON REED WILLIAM F REESE CHARLES J REESE GEORGE D REESER HARLEY R REGIONAL SERVICES INC REIBER DANIEL REILLY CHARLES E REINKE SAMUEL P REITMEIER ALLEN RELIANCE ENTERPRISES REMCO OIL CO REMI RENDO PATRICK REPUBLIC MINERAL CORP RESERVE EXPLORATION RESOURCE PRODUCTION I REYNOLDS DAVID A REYNOLDS RALPH E REYNOLDS REX RHOADS CHESTER RHODES C B RHODES DELMER RHODES HAROLD W RHODES WILLARD W RIBBLE RODNEY R RICCIUTI MAXINE RICH CHAUNCE RICHARDS ALLEN RICHARDS CAROLYN RICHARDS JAMES E RICHARDS LATENA L RICHARDS RANDALL RICHARDS RONALD RICHEY EDGAR C RICHEY MARION RIDENBAUGH STEVEN RIDGWAY JAMES RIFFLE DOUGLAS RIGGLE ROY W RIGGS & JONES RIGGS BRENDA RIGGS DRILIING RIGGS DWIGHT RIGGS GEORGE H RIGGS JOHN WJR RILEY HOLLY RILEY JAMES W RILEY RAYMOND N RILEY SHIRLEY RINARD GARY RINARD HERMAN RINARD OIL & GAS CO RINE ELLIS RING MITCHEL RITCHIE CALVIN H RITCHIE CHARLES RITCHIE DAN RITCHIE FRED F RITCHIE ROBERT RITTERBECK GARY

ROACH & RISHEL ROACH JULIAN ROACH LARRY A ROAD FORK BAPT CHURCH ROARK HAROLD ROBBINS GENE ROBBINS JAMES W ROBERTS DARRELL R ROBERTS EDWARD JR ROBERTS JOHN ROBERTS PAUL ROBEY PAULINE ROBEY RICHARD D ROBINSON DENNIS ROBINSON FRED G ROBINSON HELEN ROBINSON JAMES L ROBINSON JAMES TJR ROBINSON MARVIN L ROBINSON RONALD ROBINSON SCOTT A ROCKOIL OPERATING RODDY VINCENT A RODGERS GEORGE CJR ROE EILEEN ROE KENNETH L ROE MARY J ROFF JAMES H ROGERS BETTIE ROHRER WILBERT ROLL ARVIL E ROLL DENNIS ROMANS HAROLD W RONDY MARY ROOKS JESSIE NJR ROOT LAWRENCE ROSE BRIAN K ROSE WILLIAM HII ROSENLIEB ERNEST ROSENLIEB OMA ROSENLIEB SHIRLEY ROSS DIANE ROSSITER DWIGHT ROSSITER EVERETT ROSSITER GARY ROUANZOIN MAX K ROUDESKI CHARLES ROUSE OIL & GAS CO ROUSH KENNETH RPJ ENERGY FUND MGNT RUBEL GARY A RUBLE DONALD K RUBLE MARLENE M RUBLE MARY J RUDLOFF WILLIAM RUDOLPH ROBERT L RUMBOLD GEORGE R RUMMER BRADY RUNNION RONNALD RUPE PERRY RUPPEL DAVID RUSH KIMBERLY RUSH RAYMOND RUSH VIRGIL RUSSELL DOROTHY RUSSELL DUANE

RUSSELL LARRY RUSSELL PAMELA RUST CARL RUTAN GERALD RUTHERFORD D L RUTHERFORD GARY RUTHERFORD LARRY RUTTER ARVILLE RYDER MANAGEMENT S & M MANAGEMENT CO SABOL JOHN P SAGER REX SAILING KELLY SALING DALE SALING GENEVIEVE SALISBURY NANNETT I SALL ROBERT SALSBERRY ROBERT A SAMPSON HAROLD SAMS LUEZELI SAMS RALPH 11 SANDERS L B SANDOE JEAN SANDS RICHARD SANFORD CLARENC SANFORD ROBERT SANTEE SONDRA J SARDIS BEND LT 1324 OHR SARGENT J B SARVER ALVA R SARVER JOHN SARVER PAUL W SARVER PAULINE F SAYGER DAVID SAYLOR DIXIE SAYRE GENE CSR SAYRES CARL SAYRES DONNA L SCARBOROUGH W D SCARBRO BRENDA SCARBROUGH DANIEL SCHAAD ELIZABETH A SCHAAD JAMES E SCHAAD MICHAEL A SCHAFER MARILYN SCHAFER RUBEN SCHAFER TERRY SCHALMO FRED SCHALMO LEROY SCHANTZ A G SCHAR JOHN F SCHARFF RINDA SCHARIO ROGER SCHAU BETTY J SCHEHL MILDRED SCHELL ETHEL SCHELLS CARRY OUT SCHENKEL STUART E SCHILLING C L SCHILLING CHUCK SCHIRTZINGER HERBERT III SCHIRTZINGER KENNETH SCHMIDT EVERETT E SCHMIDT FREDERICK E SCHMIDT RALPH SCHMIDT SUSIE H

SCHNEEBERGER CLYDE SCHNEEBERGER GERALD C SCHOB CARL B SCHOCKSNIDER GENE SCHOEN JAMES C SCHOEPPNER DALE SCHOONOVER DONAVAN SCHOONOVER RICHARD SCHOTT JEFF SCHOTT LARRY SCHRAMM L D SCHRAMM RICK SCHROEDER TIMOTHY E SCHUENEMAN MARGARE SCHUMACHER MARK SCHUMACHER ROGER E SCHUTT ROBERT C SCHWARTZ JOHN SCHWENDEMAN DANA P SCHWENDEMAN FRANCIS SCHWENDEMAN J J SCOGGAN RICHARD SCOTT CHARLES SCOTT ELMER SCOTT FLOSSIE E SCOTT JAMES F SCOTT LEE SCOTT RAYMOND B SCOTT ROBERT K SCOTTS RIDGE CHURCH SEARSON DONALD SEASE MICHAEL SECREST A M SEELEY MAYNARD SEEVERS BILLY SEEVERS DAVID SEEVERS GILBERT SEEVERS JOHN SEEVERS THOMAS SEEVERS WILLIAM F SELF WILLIAM JR SELLS SAMUEL B SEMON FRED SEMON JOSEPH SEMPLE WILLIAM D SENECA MINERAL CO. SEVEN & EIGHT INN SEVENTH DAY SEVERIN CYNTHIA H SEWARD RONALD SEWELL BECKY SEWELL MICHAEL A SHAFER CHURCH SHAFER INEZ SHAFER THELMA SHAFFER JONATHAN SHAFFER WILLIAM SHANAHAN DONALD P SHANKLAND HOMER SR SHANKLAND JAMES R SHARON GENNERAL STOR E SHEETS RALPH SHELTER FUNDS INC SHENBERGER FRANCIS SHEPHERD SILAS SHERWOOD THOMAS W

SHEWMAKER DAVID B SHIELDS EDGEL SHILLADY MADELIN M SHIMER SCOTT J SHOCK JACK E SHOCK KENNETH D SHOCK MARY SHOEMAKER LYLE SHOOK ELIZABETH J SHOWALTER HENRY SHREFLER DAVID WSR SHULTZ PAUL SHUSTER BRENDA SHUSTER DWIGHT SIDDLE JAMES L SIDDLE RICHARD SIDERS RUSSELL SIDNEY PETROLEUM SIDWELL BROTHERS SILL TONDA SILLAMAN DON C SIMCOX GERALD SIMERS CLYDE JR SIMMONS DOROTHY SIMMONS EMERSON SIMMONS JAMES C SIMMS THOMAS M SIMONS ARTHUR SIMPSON HELEN SIMS BORTHERS SIMS RICHARD SIMS THOMAS M SIMS WILLIAM SINGER ROBERT J SINGER TOM SKEEN LARRY SKIDMORE BEATRIC SKINNER BERTHA E SKINNER DAVID SKINNER JUNIOR R SLAGLE CHERYL SLATER RICHARD SLIDER BARBARA SLIDER RICK SLODERBECK TROY R SLONAKER DIANE L SMALLWOOD BETHEL SMEYKAL JOSEPH P SMITH & BIEHL OIL CO #2 SMITH ALVIS SMITH AMOS W SMITH AUBREY C SMITH BARNEY SMITH BERNARD J SMITH BRYON SMITH CLARENC D SMITH DALE V SMITH DEAN SMITH DOROTHY L SMITH EARL SMITH EDWARD LSR SMITH ELWOOD SMITH FRANCES SMITH GARY SMITH GUY E SMITH H F

SMITH HERMAN SMITH JACOB SMITH JAMES HJR SMITH JEAN SMITH JESSIE SMITH JIMMIE SMITH JOHN R SMITH LARRY SMITH LILLIAN SMITH LISA A SMITH MARY E SMITH MARY E SMITH MAXINE M SMITH MICHAEL SMITH NORMA SMITH PAUL SMITH PAUL G SMITH PHILLIP M SMITH RALPH F SMITH ROBERT D SMITH RONALD SMITH RUSSELL SMITH RUSSELL E SMITH SANDY L SMITH SERENO E SMITH TERRY D SMITH W L SMITH WALTER SMITH WARREN SMITH WILLIAM SMITH WILLIAM ESR SMITH-GOLLY & BRUNIT SMITHBERGER CHRIS SMITHBERGER H O SMITHBERGER JACKIE SMITHBERGER LARRY SMITHBERGER R L SMITTLE LARRY C SMITTLE NELLIE SMURR CAROLYN SNELL DAVID P SNERCEK MATHEW SNIDER MELVIN L SNODGRASS C W SNODGRASS DONALD SNODGRASS L E SNYDER CHRISTI SNYDER CRYSTAL L SNYDER DEBORAH SNYDER THOMAS SOBIE BARBARA SOMMER RONALD A SORG RUPERT SOULS HARBOR CHURCH SOUTH OHIO CONFERENCE SOUTH OHIO DEVELOPME N SOUTHERN HILLS FELLOWSH SPAIN ALETHA SPARKS CARLETO SPARKS DONALD R SPEAR ZAIL SPENCE KENNETH SPENCER DONALD L SPICER ERNEST SPIELES DEBRA SPIRES JOYCE

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WASHINGTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE LOCAL PAGES SPITZER CARL SPRAGUE MAC R SPRINGER LARRY L SPRINGER LEE SPRINGER MICHAEL SPRINGER MICHAEL ESR SPRINGER RUTH SPURRIER RITA ST CLAIR OIL COMPANY ST JOE PETROLEUM US C STACE CARL STACE VICKY STACK ANNA L STACK GARY L STACY THOMAS STALNAKER CALVIN STALNAKER CHARLES S STALNAKER LINDA L STALNAKER LISA STANDEN MARY STANLEY BARKER W STANLEY ISAAC F STANLEY RICHARD H STANLEYVILLE CHURCH STARCHER CLARENCE STARCHER J L STARGEL CONSTRUCTION STARK RADIO STARK SOLOMON S STARK WILLIAM STARLING DORTHA L STARLING SUE STARR FOREST STATE LIBRARY (ANTENNA) STEED GARY D STEED LORAIN V STEEN HERBERT C STEERS ROBERT J STEESE GERALD C STEESE THOMAS STEINHOFF HARRY E STEINHOFF HOWARD STEINHOFF JOE STEPHAN ERIC STEPHENS DOUGLAS STEPHENS EARL C STEPHENS KATHY STEPHENS MARIE STEPHENS RANDY STEPHENS ROBIN STERN JEFFREY STEVENS CARL E STEVENS CHARLES STEVENS DELLA STEVENS ELIZABE STEVENS FRANCIS STEVENS JOHN P STEVENS RICHARD STEWART FRANK M STEWART MELVIN STEWART RICHARD II STEWART STANLEY STIERS JERRY STIERS JERRY D STILL LILLIAN G STILL NORMAN

STINE ROBERT D STINES EDWARD STOEHR VERNON STOFFEL GEORGE STOFFEL HARRY STOLLAR GLENNA STOLLER GLENNA B STONE PATRICK STONE ROBERT J STONEBURNER GEORGE STOTTLEMIRE WALTER STOTTSBERRY JEFF STOUT BENJAMI L STOUT JAMES STOUT JAY STOUT TAMMY STRAHLER ALFRED STRAHLER LINDSEY STRATA CORPORATION STRAUSS WILLIAM E STREIGHT SARA STRICKER DANIEL STRICKLER GARY STRICKLER NAOMI L STRICKLER RAYMOND STRIKER OIL AND GAS STRONG WILLIAM D STULL DELBERT E STULL GARY STULL WILLIAM STUMP ARNOLD STURM RALPH D SUDER JOHN SULLIVAN H E SULLIVAN PEARL R SUNDERMAN BRYAN SUTER MARY SUTTON & STEWART SUTTON WINFRED SWAIN JAMES S SWANK PRODUCTIONS ASSOC SWARTZ E L SWISHER RON SZABO TIMOTHY TABLER CARL D TABLER REX TACKETT FLORENCE TALBERT LEON TALLMAN JOHN TARANOVICH JOSEPH JR TARLETON EARL TATE JOHN TATE MARK E TATEJR HOWARD TAYLOR BERNARD TAYLOR DALE TAYLOR DAVID TAYLOR ELMER TAYLOR MARK S TAYLOR ROBERT TAYLOR ROBERT K TEETERS JOHN D TEMPLETON LARRY C TEPE RALPH TETZEL MICHAEL THE CITIZENS BANK CO.

THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH THEOBALD DELILA THEOBALD JANILA J THEOBALD LARRY E THEOBALD RICK THEOBALD ROBERT D THIEMAN CARL JR THIEMAN DANA THOMAS ARNEL THOMAS CHERYL THOMAS CLIFFOR THOMAS DEWAIN THOMAS EVERETT H THOMAS GARY E THOMAS HOWARD THOMAS JEFFREY L THOMAS MILDRED P THOMPSON ARTHUR THOMPSON CECIL THOMPSON COLONEL O THOMPSON EARL T THOMPSON EVA JEAN THOMPSON GARY THOMPSON GARY THOMPSON JOAN THOMPSON LARRY M THOMPSON LEROY THOMPSON MICHAEL THOMPSON MIKE THOMPSON MORRIS E THOMPSON PAUL THOMPSON REBECCA THOMPSON WILBERT L THOMPSON WILLIAM A THOMPSON ZELLEN THORLA E L THORNE RALPH W TICE GERALD TIDD NANCY TIDD RAYMOND TIDEWATER COMPRESSIO N TIGER OIL INC. TILTON DEWEY TIPPIE H R TONNOUS PAUL TORNES KAREN A TORNES STEVEN E TOUVILLE IRA TOWNER PETROLEUM CO TOWNSEND DAVID A TOWNSEND JUNIOR TRACY DOUGLAS L TRAVIS ROY E TRAVIS ROY F TREADWAY DWIGHT V TREADWAY KENNETH DJR TREADWAY LLOYD TREADWAY NORMA TREADWAY ROBERT TREADWAY WILLIAM TREMBLY ANN TREMBLY RANDY TRI CO SERVICE & SUP P TRI-COUNTY WELDING TRICEBAW HERBERT TRIDENT MARKETING

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TRIPLE GAS CO TRIPLETT JUDY TRIPLETT KENNETH TRIPLETT MARLENE TROSCH EDITH TROTT FRED TROUT JOHN T TRUSTEES OF CCS TRUST TUCHOLSKI EDWARD R TUCKER FRED E TUCKER RONALD R TUEL SAMUEL E TULLER MABEL G TULLIUS ALFRED TULLIUS PAUL TULLIUS PAUL TURLEY DANIEL TURNER CHARLES TURNER GEORGE TURNER GEORGE L TURNER GLADYS M TURNER RICK D TUTEN DAVID TWIGGS MYRON L ULLMAN B W ULLMAN BROTHER CONST ULLMAN CHARLEN ULLMAN CHARLES S ULLMAN DANIEL G ULLMAN GEORGE W ULLMAN OIL CO # 3 ULLMAN WALTER G ULLOM EARL UNDERWOOD ROGER UNDERWOOD RUSSELL D UNITED ME CH PARSONAGE UNITED METHODIST CH UNIVERSAL MINERALS I N UPSHAW MILLARD VALENTINE & MILLER VALENTINE OIL PROPERTIE VALENTINE PAUL VALENTINE RANDY VALLEE HAZEL VAN LEHN ROBERT VAN WEY GERALD VANAUKEN WILLIAM VANCAMP J E VANCE GERALD W VANCE S W VANDERMEYDEBI ASTRID VANDINE TIM VANFOSSEN CHRISTINA VANFOSSEN FLOYD VANFOSSEN GLEN VANFOSSEN LOREN VANFOSSEN ROBERT K VANHOUGHTON OLIVER W VANLEEN HAROLD A VANNOY BARBARA VANSCYOC ROY W VANWEY RUTH M VAUGHN JAMES VENHAM HELEN VENHAM RICHARD VETERANS ADMINISTRATION

VICKERS JODY L VICKERS JOHN VIGERON CHARLES A VMV PRODUCING VOIGHT ALICE G VOIGHT WILLIAM R VOLLMAR STANLEY W J SEIDENSTICKER CO WADE JACK WADERKER G O WAGGONER HARVEY C WAGNER DAVID L WAGNER HERMAN WAGNER RALPH WAGNER RICHARD A WAGNER ROBERT D WAGONER RODERIC WAITE DONNA S WAITE JAMES DSR WALKER CHRIS WALKER LINDA C WALKER PAUL M WALKER SIDNEY WALL BETTY WALLACE ANN WALLACE C M WALLACE DOUG WALLACE JOYCE WALLACE RUSSELL WALLER W C WALSH BARTLEY WALTERS MELINDA WALTERS STEVEN WALTERS SUSAN D WALTERS THOMAS WARD ALLAN WARD HAROLD WARD HELEN WARD JAMES WARD LENA WARD WILLIAM W WARDEN LOWELL RJR WARGO EDWARD WARNER DAVID WARNER HARRY WARNER JAMES F WARNER LLOYD G WARNER LLOYD HARVEY WARNER PAM WARNER ROBERT WARREN FARMS WARRICK DREW WATERMAN DAVID WATERS RICHARD WATSON JESSICA WAYBRIGHT ROCKY WEARS OREN JR WEAVER ALLEN WEAVER ORVILLE WEBB DALE WEBB ENTERPRISES WEBB JUANITA M WEBB LARRY E WEBB STEVE WEBER PAUL WECKBACHER J E

WECKBACHER LEONA J WECKMAN MARY J WEDDLE ROGER D WEEKS OIL COMPANY WEINER RONALD A WEINSTOCK EARL W WEISEND ETHEL WELCH JONNIE WELLING STANLEY E WELLS DWIGHT WELLS JAY WELLS MARY L WELLS SAMMY WELLSPRING MARGARE WENTWORTH EDITH WENZEL DONNA WENZEL JAMES WERNER ROBERT WEST CAMERON WEST CHARLES M WEST DORIS WEST PATTI WEST PHILIP WEST RALPH WEST SANFORD J WEST SUSAN J WEST WILLIAM M WESTBROOK EARL D WESTBROOK GEORGE A WESTMORELAND INVESTOR WESTON PETROLEUM INC. WETZ NORMAN E WHEELER BILLY WHEELER DORIS L WHEELER EVELYN WHEELER SUSAN WHEELER VIRGINI WHETSTONE LEWIS WHIPKEY DELBERT WHIPKEY FRANCIS WHIPKEY JENNIFE WHIPKEY SAMUEL WHIPPLE GRANGE #2186 WHIPPLE LUMBER WHITACRE SHIRLEY WHITAKER CHARLES H WHITAKER JERRY WHITE FRED III WHITE HARLEY DJR WHITE JAMES WHITE RODNEY WHITE VERNON I WHITENER BRENT WHITTEKIND DAVID W WHYTE & PETTY OIL LEASE WICKENS WAY WICKHAM CLARICE WICKHAM MERLYN WIGAL EDWARD F WIGAL JOHN A WIGHTMAN DONALD WIKSELAAR ALI WILCOX GORDON WILD BILL J WILEY DON E WILKINSON ROBERT


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WINER ARTHUR WINGET VIRGINIA WINGROVE MARGARE WINGROVE MIKE WINKLER HAROLD WINLAND MARK A WINLAND MURRAY K WINLAND THELMA K WINLAND WALTER WINSTANLEY DALE C WINTERS RALPH WISE EDGAR WISE TERRY WISE THOMAS WISEMAN BEULAH WITT JOHN E WITTEKIND WILLIAM WITTEN JOHN WITTEN JOSEPH WITTEN LILA WITTEN TOWHEAD LT WJ LYDIC INC WOLFE CAROL A WOLFE EDWARD JR WOLFE GLEN WOLFE HAROLD C WOLFE RICHARD J WOLFE THOMAS WOLFE WILEY R WOLFER ELMER C WOLFERT DEAN

WOLLENBERG MARTIN L WOLVERTON PAUL B WOOD COUNTY BANK WOOD JAMES WOOD LENA WOODARD CECIL WOODARD JOHNNY WOODLAND OIL COMPANY WOODRING DAN WOODS BIRCH WOODS CALVIN 0 WOODSFIELD CABLE CO WOOMER RUSSELL SR WORTHINGTON C W WRACHFORD RICHARD GJR WRIGHT BEVERLY WRIGHT HAROLD WRIGHT LINDA WRIGHT RONALD P WULETICH EDWARD M WUNDERLICH DAVID W WYNN DONALD J YANCEY CONNIE S YATES CAROL YERIAN FRED L YESTER GRAYDON E YETTER CONRAD J YOCKEY OIL CO YODER ORIN YONALLY ALEX YONALLY HARVEY

YONALLY LEWIS A YOST JOHN YOUNG JUSTINE YOUNG RALPH R YOUNG STEVEN YOUNG WILLIAM EJR YURKOVICH WILLIAM ZAYAC MARJORIE ZEIGLER THEODORE ZELINKA CARL ZENITH EXPLORATION COMPANY ZERGER JOY ZERGER’S QUARRY ZIMMERMAN JAMES ZIMMERMAN ROBERT L ZUMBRO ELAINE ZUMBRUNN STEVE B

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WASHINGTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE LOCAL PAGES NOTES Capital credits Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc., refunded capital credits totaling $16,910.89 to the estates of 13 members through January. If you know a deceased member, please have the executor of the estate call our office for information on the member’s capital credits.

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If you find the number of your account in the local (center) pages of this magazine, call the co-op office by the 16th of the month in which it is published; you will receive at least $10 credit on your electric bill. In January, a member from Caldwell located her account number and received an $80 credit.

who replace existing refrigerators and stand-alone freezers with a new ENERGY STAR-labeled appliance purchased after July 1, 2020. Rebates available on firstcome, first-served basis.

Washington Electric Cooperative saved $29.06 in December on prescription drugs with the Co-op Connections discount card. Members have saved a total of $96,461.11 since the program launched in June 2011. Be sure to check out www.connections.coop for information on discounts from national retailers and Coupons.com!

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full-figured pig named Baby lounges, unruffled, in a puddle of mud at Sunrise Sanctuary in Marysville. A lone duck waddles past, oblivious to the prodigious porker to its left. As the afternoon sun breaks overhead, more and more animals emerge from the grounds’ timeworn structures — a red barn, a small house, a rickety flatbed truck. Here, such nonchalance is not only widespread among the denizens, it’s a welcome sign of contentment. Sunrise Sanctuary is a permanent refuge for more than 170 discarded farm and companion animals, a collection that includes rats, bunnies, cats, dogs, pigs, goats, sheep, llamas, cows, horses, donkeys, chickens, ducks, peacocks, and turkeys. “Our babies are all unique and special souls that are loving, thoughtful, and funny individuals,” says Sandy Horvath,

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the animals’ primary caretaker. “They’re not just numbers. They are special beings deserving of our love and respect.” All around Ohio, animal sanctuaries provide respite and relief for misfit animals, whether they’ve been abused or neglected or simply moved on to greener pastures after their working days ended.

All kinds of styles Ohioans can pay many of these fine friends a visit — sometimes by appointment, as visitation and admission policies vary. Some sanctuaries and rescues allow animals to remain for life. Others rehabilitate wild animals and release them back into nature. Others socialize animals and prepare them for adoption. Mindy Mallett founded Sunrise, a nonprofit charity, in 2001 to provide a dash of dignity for animals that had been forgotten. Here, they freely roam the spacious


Animals of all kinds shelter safely — either for rehabilitation or to live out their lives in comfort — at a number of animal sanctuaries in Ohio.

grounds, where they meet up with picture-snapping visitors on select Saturdays during “Open Barn Days.” Volunteers such as Horvath operate the farm, which depends on donations from the public. “We hope that once they get to know these animals, they see them in a different light,” Horvath says.

Offering hope, offering homes Most sanctuaries offer a place where animals can be loved and respected. It took one pot-bellied pig named Janice to convince Annette Bragg to establish Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, in Ravenna, in 2001. Bragg caught wind of the pig and decided to rescue her. She later adopted Janice’s buddy, George, and built a log cabin to house them. Happy Trails now is home to about 130 animals that roam an 11-acre track. Out of the 190 animals the sanctuary rescued last year, 170 were adopted. They include Amish horses, which stewardship coordinator Lissy Kuhn says often are rescued from the Continued on page 26

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Ducks and chickens (below) are among the discarded farm or companion animals that live at Sunrise Sanctuary in Marysville.

Animal sanctuaries around Ohio Ohio Wildlife Center, Powell: Visit the state’s largest wildlife hospital just north of Columbus. You’ll encounter about 50 animal ambassadors that represent a small percentage of the more than 6,000 patients the center treats yearly. 614-734-9453, www.ohiowildlifecenter.org. Ohio Bird Sanctuary, Mansfield: A 90-acre, wooded retreat where you can encounter birds being cared for after suffering mishaps or illnesses, including several eagles and various species of hawks. 419-884-4295, www.ohiobirdsanctuary.com. Continued from page 25

auction block, which can spell an uncertain future. “They’re really sweet horses,” she says. “The farmers feel a lot better when they can retire their horse versus taking them to auction.”

Finding some-bunny to love The Ohio House Rabbit Rescue in Columbus specializes in bunnies, helping them to socialize with the ultimate goal of going to a new home. That’s important, because there are hundreds of unwanted pet rabbits that emerge each year in the Buckeye State. Rabbit Rescue is all about giving them a new life, one that includes regular meals and lots of love. The shelter has been around since 2013 and houses about 40 rabbits in private pens that contain all they need. Staff are happy to match visitors with the perfect bunny companion to welcome into their home.

Butternut Farm Wildcat Sanctuary, Johnstown: Homeless wildcats and related species find a home in a rustic abode 25 miles northeast of Columbus, which runs solely on donations. 937-336-6276, www.facebook.com/ButternutFarmsWildcatSanctuary. Southern Ohio Wolf Sanctuary, Chesapeake: A haven for about two dozen wolfdogs — crosses between a dog and any of a variety of wolf breeds. 740-451-9653, www.southernohiowolfsanctuary.com. Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Salem: The rolling hills of eastern Ohio are a forever home to more than 100 rescued and retired animals. You’ll see a range of animals including camels, horses, alpacas, raccoons, and wallabies. 330-7278909, www.foreversafefarm.org. Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary, Port Clinton: An appointment-only rescue center near Lake Erie that provides a healthy environment for animals that are old, sick, or even terminally ill. 419-960-7487, https:// islandshas.wixsite.com/ishas. Ohio Pet Sanctuary, Cincinnati: A combination pet supply store and rescue center that focuses on small animals including birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, cats, ferrets, small rodents, and reptiles. 513-388-9998, www.ohiopetsanctuary.com. Glen Helen Raptor Center, Yellow Springs: Learn all about raptors, including hawks, kestrels, and owls, at the center, part of Glen Helen Nature Preserve, which helps broken birds and provides education about their role in our lives. 937-769-1902, www.glenhelen.org. Lasa Sanctuary, Wooster: There are more than 130 farm animals living peaceably in a bucolic Wayne County spread that promotes kindness to animals and a vegan lifestyle. www.lasasanctuary.org.

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Good for the Looking for ways to give back? We’ve found a few interesting ways to volunteer in Ohio. BY PATTY YODER

Volunteering is not only good for the community — it’s good for you, too. In fact, studies show the act of volunteering boosts physical and mental health and may even help you live longer. Ohio has an abundance of good causes to donate your time to. Here are five unique volunteer opportunities that could be a great fit for someone in your family.

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Get golfers back onto the links Golfers living with the effects of a stroke, Parkinson’s disease, or other neurological conditions can get back into the game, thanks to OhioHealth Fore Hope. The golf therapy program provides physical, cognitive, and social benefits, but it requires a helping hand, since balance is often an issue. Volunteers tee up golf balls, position putters, and perform other simple tasks that make a big difference. Mindy Derr started Fore Hope in 1989 to help her father, an avid golfer, reconnect with his clubs after an illness.

Today, 20 volunteers assist 70 central Ohioans with year-round programming. “When we’re on the golf course, we need as many people as we can get,” Derr says. “Our volunteers act as cheerleaders, help with stretching, and talk golf. They love golf, and they understand that people need hope.” OHIOHEALTH FORE HOPE www.ohiohealth.com/services/ neuroscience/our-programs/forehope 614-566-4242; ForeHope@ohiohealth.com

Train for a race with a visually impaired runner Dee Char believed her running days were behind her when a retinal degenerative disease affected her vision. Several years later, she was inspired to try again after a legally blind woman won Cincinnati’s Flying Pig marathon. Today, Char uses United in Stride to connect with sighted runners near her Dayton home and while traveling so she can run safely outdoors. Volunteers share their pace, running goals, and interests online, then meet local visually impaired runners to go for a one-time run, train for a marathon, or anything in between. Although the organization offers tutorials, runners have to find their own style, Char says. “There’s no one way to guide someone, so it’s something you figure out together,” she says. “Some runners want constant communication. Some use a tether or a cane. Some pairs get so good at it that they don’t need to use words anymore.” UNITED IN STRIDE www.unitedinstride.com info@unitedinstride.com 30   OHIO COOPERATIVE LIVING  •  MARCH 2021


Experience another culture without leaving town Cleveland-area volunteers can help refugee students from Burma, Afghanistan, Syria, and other faraway places establish American roots through Refugee Response. Twice a week, mentors visit students’ homes to help them strengthen literacy and math skills, build good study habits, and learn to navigate school technology. In return, mentors gain insights into another culture and form lasting relationships with resilient families who are part of their community. “The program is not about test prep or achieving a certain score,” says Naila Paul, Refugee Response director of education. “It’s about building confidence and a positive attitude toward education.” REFUGEE RESPONSE www.refugeeresponse.org 216-236-3877; info@refugeeresponse.org

Play vintage baseball Travel back in time by joining a baseball team that plays by 1860s rules (underhand pitching, no gloves, no helmets, no balls and strikes). The Ohio Village Muffins and Diamonds share their love of history through exhibition games. Volunteers act as players, umpires, scorekeepers, and historic interpreters who explain the game to audiences in Ohio and beyond, along with the appropriate way to cheer (“Huzzah!”). Longtime player and advisory board chair Aaron Seddon said both men and women played baseball in the 19th century, and today’s games make history accessible to people of all ages. “Vintage baseball is a way to step back into history, but the outcome of the game has yet to be determined, which makes it exciting,” he says. OHIO VILLAGE MUFFINS (men’s team) www.facebook.com/OhioVillageMuffins OHIO VILLAGE DIAMONDS (women’s team) www.facebook.com/theohiovillagediamonds

Ride through a national park on a heritage railroad More than 1,200 volunteers donate their time to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, a nonprofit historic railroad that offers educational trips through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Ohio and Erie Canalway. They do everything from refurbishing train cars to helping out in the gift shop. “Some of our volunteers are carrying on the legacy of their fathers or grandfathers who worked on the railroad. Others rode the train as kids. Some are looking to give back and meet new people,” says Sherri Lemley, manager of volunteer relations. “Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization.” CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD www.cvsr.org; 800-468-4070 MARCH 2021 • OHIO 2021  •  OHIO COOPERATIVE LIVING   LIVING  31 31


No longer confined to the Wild West, rodeo is a sport for everyone. BY RANDY EDWARDS; PHOTOS BY DEMI MARTIN/NEW VIEW PHOTOGRAPHY

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uss Spreckelmeier won his first rodeo prize money at age 11, riding a steer. It was $8, which was both not very much and just enough. “Man, I knew it, then. I knew, this is what I’m gonna do. In all honesty, it felt like a natural talent.” Spreckelmeier, 57, of Springboro, Ohio, has been riding bulls and broncs ever since, even throughout his six years of service in the Marines. At 5 feet, 5 inches and 155 pounds, Spreckelmeier says, “I wasn’t made for football. Couldn’t play basketball. But the chicks all liked it ’cause I rodeoed. Wore Wranglers and boots to school every day.” By strapping on spurs and mounting the bucking broncs, he was following in the bootprints of his father, Richard Spreckelmeier, who learned to ride horses bareback in California, during his stint in the Marines. “Rodeo was really popular in California at the time. They had some real stock out there,” the senior Spreckelmeier says. “When I came back to Ohio, they were just playing around with Wild West shows and such.” That was in 1959, but in the past half century, rodeo in the East has spread from county fairs to Madison Square Garden. Throughout the U.S. and Canada, it’s become a big-ticket sport, and like the county fairs that spawned it, rodeo is often

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a family activity centered around a love for horses. Think of it as a variation on dressage or show jumping, with more adrenaline and broken bones. Horses are the unifying thread that connects the Spreckelmeier family. Russ Spreckelmeier’s greatgrandfather, a Dutch immigrant, opened a blacksmith shop in Cincinnati’s Over-The-Rhine neighborhood, and his grandfather was a blacksmith and horse trainer. Russ also trains horses on his Diamond S Ranch in Springboro, but like many in his family, rodeo always

Modern rodeo has origins that go back at least to Latin American vaqueros, who competed at fiestas to demonstrate their dexterity at the vocational skills of their trade: riding, roping, and otherwise wrangling large livestock. From those roots, it has developed into a sport that attracts more than 43 million fans, according to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the oldest sanctioning body for the sport. The sport continues to grow in popularity at countless independent events

Rodeo is a family-oriented activity in which those of all ages can participate. Russ Spreckelmeier (opposite page and above right) rode his first steer at age 11, following in his father’s footsteps. Though he no longer rides, he serves as announcer at Fox Hollow Rodeo in Waynesville, where he helps promote the next generation of riders.

has been his first love. Richard, Russ’ father, eventually gave up riding himself, starting his own rodeo and bucking bull breeding operation, and later moving it to New Bern, North Carolina, where he still hosts rodeo events at age 84. Russ’ brother, Casey, rode bulls as a younger man and served as announcer at the family’s North Carolina rodeo. Russ’ daughter, Laura, competes in barrel racing, in which riders and their horses engage in a high-speed and exhilarating demonstration of horsemanship around a cloverleaf track.

and those associated with newer organizations, like the Southern Extreme Bull Riding Association. Based in North Carolina, it sanctions more than 450 events across the U.S. each year, including the bull riding at Fox Hollow Rodeo in Waynesville, Ohio. Fox Hollow is one of the few rodeos in the region that hosts events year-round, and on one September Saturday night, about 800 fans gathered at Fox Hollow to watch the action and cheer on the bull riders as they fought to stay on their mounts for the 8 seconds required to post a score.

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Now out of the riding game, Russ Spreckelmeier still trains horses when he’s not announcing at the weekly rodeo in Waynesville. (photo by Randy Edwards)

Fox Hollow’s summer venue is an outdoor dirt arena surrounded by a pipe rail fence. At the center of the ring that night was none other than Russ Spreckelmeier. He doesn’t yet use the word “retired” — he won his last saddle bronc title in 2017 at the National Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association — but these days you’re most likely to find Spreckelmeier astride his Appaloosa as the announcer at Fox Hollow. In a western shirt, knotted neckerchief, and black cowboy hat, he serves as emcee and cheerleader, leading the invocation, coaxing the youngest contestants through the “mutton bustin’” event, offering encouragement to the riders, and rousing the crowd. After four decades of rodeo, Spreckelmeier has seen his share of “wrecks” — rodeo slang for any number of things that can go wrong when riding large animals. He’s broken numerous bones and has several steel bars permanently implanted in his body. His worst wreck, in 2001, led to his being airlifted to the hospital after a bull stepped on his head. Both his eye sockets were rebuilt, leaving one eyebrow permanently cocked, giving him a look of someone who can’t believe you just asked him why he kept riding after that. “I did think about quitting then,” he says. “In fact, I told everyone I was going to quit. But I missed the crowd, the sounds. I missed the lights. I don’t know. They say rodeo is a bad drug. I guess it is.” As the sun faded at Fox Hollow and the large overhead lights lit up the dirt arena, Spreckelmeier called on the crowd to make some noise. “We don’t have a professional cheering section, folks. It’s up to you!” The crowd roared its approval. All was well.

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the production team, and Maestro Crust must enlist the help of the world’s greatest detective to solve the case. Fun for the whole family! Livestreamed at www. limaciviccenter.com. MAR. 20–21 – Spring Crafters’ Showcase, Tam-OShanter Exhibition Ctr., 7060 Sylvania Ave. (1/2 mile west of McCord Rd.), Toledo, Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission and parking. Enter drawings to win gift certificates, and look for Balloon Bonanza show specials. 419-842-1925 or www. toledocraftsmansguild.org/shows.html. MAR. 12–14 – Lima Noon Optimist Club’s Home and MAR. 26–27 – Home Sweet Home Vintage Business Expo, Allen Co. Fgds., 2750 Harding Hwy., Inspired Market and Home Show, Allen Co. Fgds., Lima, Fri. 6–9 p.m., Sat. 12–9 p.m., Sun. 12–5 p.m. $2. 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima, Fri. 5–9 p.m., Sat. 9 Home improvement products and services, ranging a.m.–6 p.m. $10 for Fri. and Sat. admission; $5 for from windows and doors to new painting and concrete Sat. only; under 13 free. Vintage, rustic, farmhouse, techniques, and from landscaping ideas to hot tubs shabby chic, antiques, and repurposed items, from and spas. Over 160 booths featuring more than 100 clothing and home décor to jewelry and handmade vendors. Proceeds from the show support numerous treasures. Food trucks on site. 419-230-1756, Lima-area youth activities. 567-242-3513 or http:// homesweethomevintagemarket@gmail.com, or https:// limaoptimist.com. homesweethomevintagemarket.com. MAR. 20 – “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the MAR. 27 – Bid for Our Kids, online auction, 12 p.m. Missing Maestro,” virtual concert. Free. The Maestro Primary fundraising event of the year for St. Charles is missing and there is an imposter on the podium! and Lima Central Catholic schools, featuring auction Who is this imposter, and who tried to kidnap the items, raffles, mystery boxes, and more. 419-222Maestro from his dressing room right before the 4276 (Emily Miller), emiller@apps.lcchs.edu, http:// concert? Everyone is a suspect, from the orchestra to lima.simpleviewinc.com, or www.facebook.com/ events/363855931553372.

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talented young string musicians present their final concert of the season. 419-522-2726 or www. rentickets.org/events. MAR. 26 – MY Theatre: Godspell, Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Ave. W., Mansfield, 7 p.m. $15. A sensory-friendly version will be presented Mar. 25 at 6:30 p.m. 419-522-2726 or www.rentickets.org/events. APR. 3 – “How to Trace Your Ancestors in Scotland,” Western Reserve Historical Society online event, 1–2 p.m. Free. Presented by Amanda Epperson, this program will help you uncover your Scottish heritage, from identifying your immigrant ancestor to tracking down records in the old country. You’ll learn about church records, civil registrations, censuses, MAR. 7 – Cleveland Comic Book and Nostalgia and more, plus how to find them in online databases Convention, Doubletree by Hilton Clevelandand in archives. Registration is required to receive the Westlake, 1100 Crocker Rd., Westlake (I-90 exit 156), event access link and corresponding information. 21610 a.m.–4 p.m. $5, under 7 free. 41st year of great 721-5722 ext. 1108 or www.wrhs.org/events. collector shows! 330-353-0439, jeff@harpercomics. com, or www.harpercomics.com. APR. 7–20 – Cleveland International Film Festival, 2510 Market Ave., Cleveland. 216-623-3456 or www. MAR. 13–14 – Antlers and Anglers Sportsman’s clevelandfilm.org. Showcase, virtual event. Annual event celebrating the great outdoors, from hunting and fishing to hiking APR. 9 – Brian Culbertson: The XX Tour, Akron Civic and water sports. Check out our Facebook page for Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron, 8 p.m. $37–$57+. VIP details. www.armstrongonewire.com. tickets available. New date; tickets purchased for the previous date will be honored. www.akroncivic.com. MAR. 20 – Mansfield Symphony Orchestra: West Side Story, Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Ave. W., APR. 10 – Chocolate Fest Cleveland, Lago Custom Mansfield, 8 p.m. $15–$40. Leonard Bernstein’s Events, 950 Main Ave. #120, Cleveland, 5–9 p.m. masterpiece musical will be presented in concert form $25–$50. An event for everyone, featuring samples by the Mansfield orchestra and featured vocalists. from chocolate vendors, wine and chocolate pairing 419-522-2726 or www.rentickets.org/events. classes, truffle making classes, a chocolate martini bar, craft beer, wine, and food. www.eventbrite.com. MAR. 21 – Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings: Spring Concert, Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park APR. 10–11 – Strongsville Spring Avant-Garde Art Ave. W., Mansfield, 3 p.m. $10. The region’s most and Craft Show, Strongsville Ehrnfelt Recreation Ctr.,

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MAR. 27 – Maple Syrup Festival, 619 E. Main St., Montpelier, 8 a.m.–noon. Contact the Williams SWCD at 419-636-9395 ext. 3, email amichaels@ williamsswcd.org, or visit https://wcofair.com/eventscalendar. APR. 3 – Hayes Easter Egg Roll, Spiegel Grove, Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Fremont, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Free, but tickets are required to limit crowd size; choose from three one-hour sessions. Admission is three hard-boiled colored eggs. Children ages 3–10 are invited to participate in a variety of egg games that replicate the famous White House Easter Egg Roll started by President Hayes. Prizes, games, crafts, and visits with the Easter Bunny. 419-332-2081 or www.rbhayes.org. APR. 9–10 – Southern Gospel Expo, Trinity Friends Church, 605 N. Franklin St., Van Wert, Fri. 5 p.m., Sat. 4 p.m. Free. Gospel groups from around the country. Food court available each night. 419-238-2788 or www.trinityvw.com. APR. 10 – Lima Symphony Concert: “Toward the Unknown Region,” Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Ctr., 7 Town Square, Lima, 7:30 p.m. $25–$35. The voices of the Lima Symphony Chorus will inspire with some of the most reflective choral music ever written: Brahm’s Nänie, Vaughn Williams’ Toward the Unknown Region, and Dvořák’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra. www.limaciviccenter.com. 18100 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $3, under 12 free. Features artists and crafters selling their original handmade items. Full concession stand on site. 440-227-8794 or www. avantgardeshows.com. APR. 11 – Bob Patetta: The Real “Roots” Music, online concert, 2 p.m. Free. A singer-songwriter specializing in blues, rock, and folk, Patetta has been performing and recording on guitar, harmonica, and vocals for over 50 years. Livestream at www. facebook.com/ormaco.inc. APR. 11 – Canton Comic Book, Toy, and Nostalgia Convention, St. George Event Ctr., 4667 Applegrove St. NW, North Canton, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $4, under 7 free. New big comic and toy show! 330-353-0439, jeff@ harpercomics.com, or www.harpercomics.com. APR. 11 – Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience, Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. $15–$25. New date; tickets purchased for the previous date will be honored. www.akroncivic.com. APR. 11 – Singin’ in the Rain, Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Ave. W., Mansfield, 3 p.m. $5. See one of the best musicals of all time as it’s meant to be seen, on the big screen! 419-522-2726 or www.rentickets. org/events. APR. 13 – Whose Live Anyway? at Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron, 8 p.m. $32.50– $49.50. New date; tickets purchased for the previous date will be honored. The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? present their new improv show — 90 minutes of improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. www.akroncivic.com.


PLEASE NOTE: Because of the developing coronavirus situation, many of these planned events may have been postponed or canceled. Please seek updated information before traveling. and join us on Zoom as art educator Sarah Robison conducts the class. Open to all painting experience levels. A painting supplies list will be provided in advance, or you can pick up a supply box at the Conservatory for $10. Register online at www. fpconservatory.org/events. MAR. 19–20 – Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo, Ohio Expo Ctr., Bricker Bldg., 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Fri. 2–9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Hundreds of exhibitors, demos and displays, trophy contests, free seminars, gear and equipment, shooting ranges, and more. https://10times.com/ohio-deer-turkey. MAR. 21 – Columbus Toy and Game Show, Ohio MAR. 9, APR. 13 – Inventors Network Meeting, Expo Ctr., Lausche Bldg., 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, virtual event, 7 p.m. Meetings held the second 8 a.m.–4 p.m. $10; early buyer, 8–9 a.m., $14; under Tuesday of each month. Educational presentations and 11 free. Buy, sell, and trade new and used toys, video discussion about the invention process. For information, games, and collectibles at Ohio’s largest gathering call 614-470-0144 or visit www.inventorscolumbus.com. of vintage collectors and dealers. Play free arcade MAR. 13 – St. Patrick’s Day Reverse Parade, Darree games, see iconic showcars, and play in video game Fields, 6259 Cosgray Rd., Dublin, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. tournaments! www.ctspromotions.com. Free. See bagpipers, giant inflatables, Irish dancers, MAR. 21 – New Albany Symphony Orchestra: performances, and other attractions from the comfort “Musical Giants,” livestreamed from McCoy of your car. 614-410-4545 or https://dublinohiousa.gov/ Community Ctr. for the Arts in New Albany, 3 p.m. visiting-dublin/st-patricks-day-parade. $20. World premiere performance of Adam Roberts’ MAR. 14 – Buckeye Comic Con, Courtyard Marriott Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra, performed Columbus West, 2350 Westbelt Dr., Columbus (I-270 by the uber-talented Cameron Leach. Also on the at Roberts Rd. exit 10), 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $5, under 7 program, Beethoven’s masterpiece The Eroica free. Featuring local guest creators. 330-353-0439, Symphony and Hovhaness’ And God Created Whales, jeff@harpercomics.com, or www.harpercomics.com. featuring projected humpback whale imagery and real-life captured whale sounds. Buy the livestream MAR. 19 – “Virtual Paint and Sip: Floral Cascade,” link at www.newalbanysymphony.net. virtual class, 6–8 p.m. $18–$20. Grab a beverage

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MAR. 21 – “The Times of Our Lives and the Glassware We Were Using,” Ohio Glass Museum’s Gallery, 124 W. Main St., Lancaster. $6, Srs. $5, C. (6–18) $3, under 6 free. Opening day of this exhibition featuring Depression glass and much more. 740-6870101 or www.ohioglassmuseum.org. MAR. 23 – “Herb Gardening,” virtual class presented on Zoom, 6–7:30 p.m. $20–$25. Learn how easy herbs are to grow. Master gardener Nancy Lahmers discusses the basics of garden design We will also cover some historical uses of these plants. Register online at www.fpconservatory.org/events. APR. 8 – “Incorporating Native Perennials in Your Garden,” virtual class presented on Zoom, 6–7:30 p.m. $20–$25. Dianne Kadonaga of Sunny Glen Wellness teaches a step-by-step process to transform urban lawns into native perennial, plant-pollinator beds. Register online at www.fpconservatory.org/ events. APR. 8–11 – Equine Affaire, virtual event. The nation’s premier equine exposition will take place online this year, complete with education, shopping, competition, and more! Visit the website and social media for exhibitor information and other virtual content, plus exciting updates about upcoming events and special features. www.equineaffaire.com. APR. 10 – Amy Grant, Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W. Center St., Marion, 7:30 p.m. $32–$54. Rescheduled from 2020. “The Queen of Christian Pop” will take the Palace stage for the first time. 740-383-2101 or www. marionpalace.org.

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MAR. 20 – An Insider’s Tour, Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second St., Marietta, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Museum admission plus $10. Take a deeper look at the early settlers who are the focus of David McCullough’s latest book, The Pioneers. Learn about their lives, their possessions, and the home of General Rufus Putnam. Stories narrated by William Reynolds, the museum’s historian and a research contributor to McCullough while writing his book. Registration required. 740-373-3750 or www. campusmartiusmuseum.org.

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MAR. 1–31 – Madness in March, EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Ct., West Chester. Visit our A-Maze-N FunHouse, which includes our wacky tilt room, endless mirror maze, vortex tunnel, and more, for the low price of only $4.97. Plus, you can buy hot dogs for only 50¢ each (not for take-out orders). https://entertrainmentjunction.com/calendar. APR. 1 – Celtic Woman Celebration: The 15th Anniversary Tour, Aronoff Ctr., Proctor and Gamble Hall, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Starting at $42.75. 513-621-2787 or www. cincinnatiarts.org/events. APR. 1–MAY 21 – Spring Celebration, EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Ct., West

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the developing coronavirus situation, many of these planned events may have been postponed or canceled. Please seek updated information before traveling.

MAR. 20 – Paul Francis Quarter, Majestic Theatre, 45 E. Second St., Chillicothe, 7:30 p.m. $5–$12. Enjoy the music of the Grammy Awardwinning drummer, educator, and Chillicothe native, who has worked extensively with some of the world’s greatest musicians. 740-772-2041 or www.majesticchillicothe.net. MAR. 23 – National Cambridge Glass Collectors All-Cambridge Benefit Auction, Pritchard Laughlin Ctr., 7033 Glenn Hwy., Cambridge. $2. Over 400 items listed; pictures available at https://auctions. mvsg.org/thumbnails.php?album=587. 740-432-4245 or www.cambridgeglass.org. MAR. 26–27 – Ordinary Days, Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 7:30 p.m. $12, Stds. $8. The lives of four young New Yorkers intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs in COVID times. Through a score of vibrant and memorable songs, their experiences ring startlingly true to life. See the show in person or via livestreamed video. 740-753-1924 or www. stuartsoperahouse.org. APR. 2 – “Major Pauline Cushman, Spy of the Cumberland,” Campus Martius Museum, 601

Second St., Marietta, noon–1 p.m. Free. Reservations required. Guest speaker Valerie Hamill presents the interesting history of Pauline Cushman, the only female officer of the Civil War. 740-373-3750 or www.campusmartiusmuseum.org. APR. 8 – Clint Black, Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., Marietta, 8 p.m. $68+. New date; tickets purchased for the previous date will be honored. One of the most successful singer/songwriters of the modern era, Clint surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of ’89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin’ Time. He followed that with a string of platinum and gold albums throughout the ’90s. He wrote or co-wrote every one of his more than three dozen chart hits, part of a catalog that produced 22 #1 singles. www.peoplesbanktheatre.com.

Chester. Purchase a Do-It-All ticket to visit the world’s largest train exhibit and our famous A-Maze-N FunHouse, plus get another ticket to visit us again for more fun on another day. https:// entertrainmentjunction.com/calendar. APR. 2–3 – Crooked Smile Music Fest, 4035 OH-502, Greenville. $50/weekend pass. For ages 16 and up. Featuring some of the best independent roots, country, blues, and folk bands in the country. crookedsmilemusic@yahoo.com or find us on Facebook. APR. 2–3 – Mid-Century Songbook: Ella, Nat, and More, Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. Join conductor John Morris Russell and the Cincinnati Pops for a program filled with favorites from the Great American Songbook. The Apr. 2 performance will be livestreamed simultaneously; link and details available at www.cincinnatiarts.org/ events/detail/mid-century-songbook-ella-nat-more. APR. 8–18 – Family Series: Snow White, Aronoff Ctr., Proctor and Gamble Hall, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati. See website for times and prices. Who’s the “fairest of them all”? Find out in the regional premiere of this fully staged ballet featuring the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company. 513-621-2787 or www.cincinnatiarts.org/events.

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APR. 9 – Phil Dirt and the Dozers, Majestic Theatre, 45 E. Second St., Chillicothe, 8 p.m. Be transported to another time and place, the classic rock ’n’ roll of America’s golden years, as the Dozers perform the intricate vocal harmonies of the Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Eagles, and many more to perfection. 740772-2041 or www.majesticchillicothe.net.

MAR. 27–28 – Historical Arts Workshop: Horn Engraving, Prickett’s Fort, 88 State Park Rd., Fairmont, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $75–$85. Master horn builder Willy Frankfort. Designed for the beginner as well as the more advanced horn builder. If you have a powder horn that you would like to engrave, bring it! 304-363-3030, info@prickettsfort.org, or www. prickettsfort.org/register. APR. 8–11 – School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, 88 State Park Rd., Fairmont. $40–$45. An intense weekend of instruction, exploring the role of early frontiersmen on the American frontier. Space is limited and registration is required. 304-363-3030, info@prickettsfort.org, or www. prickettsfort.org.


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