The Ottumwa Courier

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April 9, 2013

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Today

Ottumwa

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., discussion (open) Camel Club, 410 W. Keota St. For more information, call 641-980-6002 or 641-660-4259.

Alcoholics Anonymous Nueva Vida, 7 p.m. (Spanish speaking), Camel Club, 410 W. Keota St. For more information, call 641-980-6002 or 641-660-4259.

Ottumwa Elks, 6:30 p.m., Bingo.

Narcotics Anonymous, noon and 7 p.m., O-Town Recovery, 101 E. Main St.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA), 7 p.m., Halfway House, 245 Osage Drive. For more information, call the Halfway House at 641-682-3069 or Brother Jim at 641-980-7455. Open to the public.

Ottumwa Noon Lions, 7 p.m., Hotel Ottumwa. April Board Meeting, Hotel Ottumwa.

Ottumwa Women’s Club Tea,1 p.m., at the Willard Street United Methodist Church. Program will be “Lead from Behind: an impersonation of the First Lady ... Lou Hoover” will be given by Rosemary Harris. Tea will follow in fellowship hall. Reservations required.

Wapello County Genealogy Society, 10 a.m. for a coffee and a meeting to follow, Wapello County Historical Museum, 210 W. Main St.

Weight Watchers, 4:30 and 6 p.m., weigh-in half hour before meeting, Point of Grace, 2501 N. Court St. For more information, call Dianne Borst at 641-777-0714.

Area

Albia

Albia Women’s Club Tea, 1:30 p.m., Kendall Place. The Program will be JoAnn Nydle, Seneca Ottumwa office, and Linda Mahon, HCA Director/Assistant Administrator, Monroe County Public Health, speaking on help for an aging lifestyle.

Eddyville

Wapello County American Legion meeting, board meeting, 6:30 p.m. with regular meeting at 7 p.m., Eddyville Legion. Bring items for silent auction.

Oskaloosa

Weight Watchers, 9:30 a.m., weigh-in; 10 a.m., meeting, Assembly of God, Hwy. 23. For more information, call Dianne Borst at 641-777-0714.

Wednesday

Ottumwa

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, discussion (open), Camel Club, 410 W. Keota St. For more information, call 641-980-5434 or 641-660-4259.

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting, 8 p.m., Camel Club, 410 W. Keota St. For more information, call 641-980-5434 or 641-660-4259.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, O-Town Recovery, 101 E. Main St.

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