GCCOA hosting treats and jam fest

By Anna Bolton - [email protected]

XENIA — Greene County Council on Aging (GCCOA) will host Homemade Treats and Jam Fest 4-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 at Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second Street.

The festival will feature family fun games, refreshments, music by local oldies band The Hoppers, auctions and of course — jam.

The Old Country Store will sell jars of strawberry, blueberry, mixed berry jam and orange marmalade. Additionally available will be breads, rolls, cookies and pies.

A Cloud Racing Tournament will begin at 4:45 p.m. with a play-by-play announced by Paul Newman Jr.

The homemade treats and jam auction will start at 5:30 p.m. with auctioneer Lee Duteil and Ed Marrinan.

Items sold during the live auction will include apple, bourbon pecan and cherry pies; carrot cake, Oreo cake and cheesecake; candies like buckeyes, fudge, caramel, and pecan brittle; and baskets with breads and jams.

A silent auction and 50/50 raffle will also take place during the festivities.

Tickets are $10, available for early pickup at the council office, 1195 W. Second Street, county senior centers and at the door.

All proceeds will benefit senior and caregiver services.

For more information, contact council at 937-376-5486 or [email protected] Check out the event page on Facebook.

By Anna Bolton

[email protected]

Contact Anna Bolton at 937-502-4498.

Contact Anna Bolton at 937-502-4498.