|Local Briefs: 05-31-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 31 May 2013 10:09|
Rib dinner tonight in BG
VFW Post 1148, 719 S. Main St, will hold a rib dinner tonight from 4:30 to 7.
Saturday the post will host Karaoke Night from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Denim, shoe drive Saturday
PERRYSBURG - The EcoErek Denim and Shoe Drive will return to Levis Commons Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m.
The event will be located in front of Rave Cinemas, 2005 Hollenbeck Dr.
The collected denim is shredded into cotton fibers and remanufactured into housing insulation to benefit communities affected by natural disasters.
The organization will also accept unwanted shoes of any kind, and has partnered with USAgain, a company dedicated to conserving precious natural resources and reducing landfill waste.
The event's goal is to collect 6,000 denim items and 6,000 pairs of shoes.
For more information, call (419) 931-8888.
Local team participates in run/walk
The second annual Lillian Swartz Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Run/Walk will be held June 22 at the University of Toledo Medical Center, 3000 Arlington, Toledo.
Plain Congregational Church in Bowling Green will be walking as a team in memory of Betty Kidd.
Scleroderma is a chronic, degenerative auto-immune disease that predominantly affects women. It is characterized by a hardening of the body's connective tissue due to an overproduction of collagen.
Registration for the walk is 8 to 9 a.m. Registration can be done online at www.scleroderma.org/steppingouttoledo. The cost per person is $25 and preregistered people receive a T-shirt. The preregistration deadline is June 1. The run/walk cost is $15.
Tonight - Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday - Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Thunderstorms and showers still likely overnight with some heavy rainfall. Humid with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Extended forecast - Mostly cloudy Sunday with a 40-percent chance of rain. Some thunderstorms may product heavy rainfall. Cooler with highs in the lower 70s and lows in the lower 50s. Partly cloudy Monday with highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s. On Tuesday, mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s.
Pick 3 Evening: 0-5-2
Pick 3 Midday: 6-7-6
Pick 4 Evening: 4-0-4-3
Pick 4 Midday: 2-3-4-6
Pick 5 Evening: 3-2-6-3-1
Pick 5 Midday: 1-9-4-5-4
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