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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:52 PM

Local barbecue

MONROEVILLE The Huron River Joint Fire District chicken barbecue will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Eat in and carry out is available. The menu includes half chicken dinner with dessert for $7.

Local open house

There will be a Relay for Life fundraiser featuring Home & Garden Party, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay and Premier Jewelry. This event will be an open house held at Sheri's Coffee House from 9 a.m. to noon April 28. All proceeds will benefit the team of Sheri's Coffee House. For more information or to place an order contact Jackie Crane at (419) 668-8043 or Susie Spettle at (419) 663-2060.

New JFS Web site

Huron County Job & Family Services has a new Web site:www.huroncountydjfs.org. The site will be updated regularly with news, program information, and employment opportunities. The new Web site was developed to be an interactive, valuable community resource. Huron County Job & Family Services houses workforce development, family support services, child support enforcement, child and adult protective services.

Red Cross benefit golf challenge

SANDUSKY On May 9, Cedar Point amusement park/resort will host the 16th annual American Red Cross Miniature Golf Challenge. Proceeds from this special event will help raise money for the Firelands Chapter of the American Red Cross.

The tournament will take place at Cedar Point's Challenge Park and will be a four-person, 36-hole scramble. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. with a shotgun start at 4:30 p.m. Teams of four can enter the challenge for $120 or individuals can enter for $30 each and will be placed on a team. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Deadline for registration is April 30.

Those who prefer to cheer on their favorite team instead of competing can gain complimentary admission to the event by purchasing three raffle tickets for $5. A raffle will be held for the chance to win a Cedar Point getaway package, valued at $800. The winner will receive an overnight stay in a 10th floor Horizon Suite in Breakers Tower, which includes a Jacuzzi and panoramic views of Lake Erie, on June 8, along with four one-day admission tickets to Cedar Point. A special hole-in-one contest will also be held.

Businesses and individuals looking for a way to contribute to the fund-raiser can do so by sponsoring one or more of the holes at the event. For a $50 sponsorship fee per hole, the name of the business or individual will be featured on a special sign placed at the tee of their sponsored holes. Businesses can specify what hole they would like to sponsor, or one will be chosen for them.

Signup sheets, hole sponsorship information and raffle tickets for the Cedar Point getaway package are available at the American Red Cross office at 300 Central Ave., Sandusky. For more information about the fundraiser, call (800) 589-2286.

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