CUMBERLAND AREA NEWS: EQT helps Cumberland firefighters purchase four-gas detector

John E. LePage Jr. Correspondent Published:

CUMBERLAND -- On Nov. 20, Jessica Baker, community advisor for the EQT Corp., was at the Cumberland firehouse to present the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department a donation toward the purchase of a four-gas detector. It will be used to aid the CVFD firefighters when they are called out to emergencies at gas/oil wells.

In other news, there are plans for an awareness seminar on Dec. 15 at the Cambridge Fire Department. The time will be sent via flyer. Anyone with questions about this seminar should call 740-638-2422.

ARK ANGELS

Word was recently received that Ark Spring Baptist Church's Ark Angels will be taking the winter off. They will not have a meeting in December 2012 or January and February 2013. Their monthly meetings will resume in March 2013.

CHRISTMAS

IN THE BARN

Members, friends and neighbors of the Rix Mills Presbyterian Church will celebrate Christmas in the Barn on Dec. 23. It will take place at 6 p.m. at Diamond D Farms which is located on Route 313 on the way to Rix Mills, just off of Route 83.

REMINDERS

Dec. 2 - Christmas open house, 1-4 p.m., Zane Grey/National Road Museum, U.S. 22/40 west of New Concord near Norwich.

Dec. 2 - Community Choir Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Chandlersville United Methodist Church.

Dec. 3 - Cumberland Village Council, 6 p.m., Village Building, Mill Street.

Dec. 5 - Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department, 8 p.m., firehouse, intersection of Main and Cambridge streets.

Dec. 8 - Square dance at the Meigs Community Building located off Route 284 South of Chandlersville near The Wilds. Bands will be The Wayfarers and Up 2 No Good. Sponsoring clubs are Fishers & Farmers 4-H, Morgan Archery, and Eastern Star. The dance starts at 8 p.m. and ends at 11. First cake walk will be a 9:15 p.m., break by band from 9:30-9:45 and second cake walk at 10:15 followed by 50/50 drawing will be at 10:45 p.m. Cost is $4 per person at the door with children under 10 free.

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