A surprise birthday party was held for Mary Wright of Brighton on Jan. 21. Ten people gathered at the Sweet Blessings Cafe for brunch.
On Jan. 26, Winifred Fritz was visited by her daughter, Mary Stecker with friend Joel of Fairfield. Also present were Mary's children, J.D. Hollingsworth of Packwood and Bridget Hollingsworth of Fairfield.
On Jan. 25, 37 members of Friends of Lake Darling went to West Branch to attend the opening day of the Ding Darling Exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Museum. This exhibit will be on display for a month. Twenty-one members arrived by bus with passengers arriving from Brighton, Richland, Fairfield, and Washington. They enjoyed a catered lunch and a program of speakers from West Branch.