Art contest offered
COVINGTON — The 2019 Fort Rowdy Gathering art contest is now open! The artwork will be done into a wood burning for the 2019 Gathering auction, and in printed materials. The winner will receive recognition at the Gathering and in local newspapers, and a limited edition “golden” medallion. This year’s event will be the 27th year.
There is no cost to enter.
The rules are simple:
1. The artwork must be period correct, representative of the late 1700s and early 1800s (pre-Civil War).
2. Drawings should be pen and ink. Pencil is acceptable if lines are dark and crisp.
3. Drawings should be 5-inch-by-7-inch or 8-inch-by-10-inch size.
4. All artwork submitted becomes the property of the Fort Rowdy Gathering.
5. Artwork must be received no later than March 31.
Mail entries, flat, to Ft. Rowdy Gathering/Artwork, P.O. Box 23, Covington, OH 45318, or text Johanna McGrath, Art Contest chairman at (937) 467-0668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit website at www.fortrowdy.org.
Card club winners named
MIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon winners for January:
First — Martha Crouse and Joyce Hoover
Second — Laury Braby and Suzanne Scranton
First — Bob and Alice Schlemmer
Second — Doug and Arlene Ehlers
Third — Tim and Judy Logan
First — Kathy Luring and Alice Schlemmer
Second — Sandy Adams and Marty Timko
Third — Lou Holter and Judy Logan
First — Alice Schlemmer
Second — Marge Burk
Third — Mabel Leytze.
Overnight adventure planned
TROY — A Brownie’s spring overnight adventure will be offered from 7 p.m. Friday, March 15 to 9 a.m. Saturday, March 16.
Staff and volunteers will show participants how to be a true herpetologist as they meet the reptile and amphibian ambassadors, play games, look for frogs on our night hike, and even make a craft to help our amphibian friends.
This program is $25 per scout and $20 per leader, and is filled with nature games and lessons, as well as a late night snack, night hike, cool craft and continental breakfast.
“Camp out” in the comfort of the Heidelberg Auditorium and create lasting memories during this overnight adventure. Deadline for registration and payment is 5 p.m. Monday, March 11.
Pre-register and pay by Monday, March 4 and get a wildlife field guide for your troop. Patches are now available for $4 each and must be pre-ordered.