Thursday, March 27, 2003

Events Around The Tristate

Rallies, services scheduled

Christ Church, United Church of Christ, 15 S. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas, will open its sanctuary for prayer and/or meditation weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grailville, 932 O'Bannonville Road, Loveland, will hold "Interfaith Vigils for Peace" from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays.

Hamilton Christian Center, 2940 Millville Ave., Hamilton, will conduct prayer services from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday and Tuesday. The services will focus on world and homeland events.

St. Mary Catholic Church, 121 West Main St., Alexandria, will present Father Kenneth Overberg, theology professor from Xavier University, at 7:30 p.m. today, speaking on the "just war theory." The public is invited.

Xavier University will hold "Daily Vigils for Peace" from 12:20-12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 12:45-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the `X' on the academic mall.

A local Web site listing various peace events is The site is updated weekly.

What we're doing

Country Lane Pet Resort in Moscow, Ohio, is organizing local kennels to provide a place for dogs and cats to stay if their military owners are about to be shipped overseas. Information: 553-4513 or

The Ohio National Guard's Family Assistance Center will assist families of deployed service members with communication, information and strong mutual support. The Cincinnati Center is located at 4100 Reading Road, in North Avondale. Call David Chrzanowski at (866) 278-5757.

Help with coping

Catholic Social Services will offer a program, "Helping Children with the Threat of War," from 7-8 p.m. today at InnerVisions Books and Gifts, 8556 Beechmont Ave., in Cherry Grove. Information and registration: 241-7745.

How to donate

The U.S. Department of Defense has posted a list at with alternative methods to mail and donation programs to show support of our troops overseas.

The Ohio National Guard Family Assistance Center, 4100 Reading Road, in North Avondale, is accepting donations of small, nonperishable items to send to our servicemen. Call David Chrzanowski at (866) 278-5757 for details.

Janinne Thompson

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