Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon

The Sixth Annual Soup & Sermon series, sponsored by the Grove Ministerial Alliance, will take place on Tuesdays, now to March 27 during the lenten season.

The event includes a free soup meal, served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and worship from 12:15 to 12:50 p.m. Speakers represent various churches within the Grove community.

The series takes place in the West Wing at First United Methodist Church, 1005 Leisure Road, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-5148.

Social Media 101

Members of the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Social Media 101 workshop for businesses and nonprofits from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at Ferra Aerospace, two miles east of Grove on Highway 10.

The event is free to chamber members and presented by Matthew Maennche, chief operating officer for Sky Net Solutions.

For more information, persons interested may contact the chamber office at 918-786-9079 or email The event is sponsored by the chamber and Northeast Technology Business and Industry Services.

Vietnam Veterans Recognition

Members of the Jay American Legion Post 195 will host a ceremony at 1 p.m., on Friday, March 30, at the Jay Community Building, 429 South Ninth Street, Jay.

During the event, each living veteran who served at any time on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, regardless of location, during the period of Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975 is eligible to receive one Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin on behalf of a grateful nation.

The event is designed to honor Vietnam Veterans and their families. For more information, persons interested may contact Robert Lawson at 918-253-6044 or visit