The Aurora Seniors have two interesting trips planned

Cecil Giltz Published:

The Aurora Seniors have two interesting trips planned for this month.On Wednesday, the group will travel to the Carousel Dinner Theatre in Akron for the production of The Music Man. The $54 fee includes bus transportation, the ticket to the performance, and lunch at the theater. The group will depart Aurora at 11:30 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

On April 28, the Seniors will head to Dresden to tour the Longaberger Basket Co. and enjoy lunch at the companys Homestead Restaurant. The bus will leave Aurora at 8 a.m., returning at 8 p.m. The cost of the trip is $34 per person.

Interested seniors may want to mark their calendars now for the May 29 trip to the Hartville Flea Market. This trip, by bus, will take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The $12 cost does not include lunch.

Call Patty Harrington at (330) 995-9148 for more information or reservations for these excursions.

The Aurora Womens Club will meet at 7:15 p.m. April 8 in the Community Room at the Smythe Cramer Co. All area women are invited to attend.

The Aurora Study Club will hold its annual spring luncheon and style show April 16 at the Bertram Inn. The fashions will be provided by Chicos in Chagrin Falls and modeled by members of the Study Club. For additional information or reservations, call Tanya Shively at (330) 562-6261.

Congratulations to Auroras eight Destination Imagination teams which captured first place finishes and the team taking third place at the regional tournament in Barberton on March 15.About 100 teams from Portage, Geauga, and Summit counties competed at the regional event.The eight first-place teams will now advance to the state tournament, scheduled for April 26 in Fairfield. Winners at that event will compete at the global finals, which will be held from May 21 through 24 in Knoxville, Tenn.For information about the destination Imagination program, call program coordinator Reed Fuller at (330) 562-3388. There is also a Web site, www.destinationimagination.org. Best of luck to the team members and their managers in the state competition.

Congratulations to Bruce Haas, a junior at Aurora High School, on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Streetsboros Troop No. 280, Bruce received his honor on March 15 in a ceremony at the American Legion Hall in Streetsboro.

You know its finally spring when horse show season starts.The Ohio Half Arabian Horse Association will sponsor its first show of the year, the Spring Classic, from April 17 through 19 at the Ohio State Exposition Center. Competing in the show will be a number of horses and riders from Cains Training Center at Sweetwater Farms.

Auroran Barbara Gardners Half-Arabian gelding, Hearts Whirlwind, will be shown in Western Pleasure classes by trainer Ray Cain.Stand Up NShout, an Arabian gelding owned by Deb Chiappini, will compete in Western Pleasure and Hunter classes and will be ridden by both Chiappini and Cain.She will also exhibit her Half-Arabian yearling colt, Pistol Packing Pete, in the halter class.Best wishes to all of the competitors for a great show.

Happy Passover and Easter seasons to all readers.

Call Nancy Kuepper at (330) 995-5354 with your Aurora news.

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