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CONTACT: Sue Douglass, chief officer

The Blaine Bridge Community Preservation Project, Inc. will have a meeting THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 at 7:00pm, in the Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church, Blaine, Ohio.

At this meeting, the organization will be launching a major membership drive.It will be chaired by Blaine resident Sue Bossell Ogden. Memberships purchased now will be in place until Dec.31,2003. Members will receive the Newsletter, advance notice of events and promotions, and voting privileges at meetings. Anyone joining by Nov.13, will be eligible for a $100 cash prize to be awarded at the November meeting, though the winner need not be present. Membership cost is $10 per person, and is open to anyone interested in the project. Tickets are available from any organization member, or by calling Sandy Butch, 740-695-5732. Checks, made payable to the Blaine Bridge Project, can be mailed to PO Box 95, Blaine, OH 43909. Please include name, address, and phone number. All members will receive a membership card. Membership is not required to participate in the project or attend the meetings. However, becoming a member does establish ". a sense of belonging to the project, and builds vested interest in its progress", said chief officer, Sue Douglass. " Every bit of participation is important. Simply being a paid member will be a substantial contribution, indicating support and good faith in this adventure."

In other business, there will be reports about the Bicentennial activities, the historical marker, and a major update concerning the start of the site proposal plan. Gerry Zambori will report on the grant information she and Douglass learned at a workshop they attended recently.

Bridge logo items will be on sale now at Zs JEWELRY, 17 S.4th St., Martins Ferry,OH. Sales also continue at ROSEBUDS AND MORE, on National Road in Lansing, OH. For information, call 740-633-6210.

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