DANVILLE — Now that it appears spring may be here, what better time to enjoy Mother Nature and visiting with friends and neighbors. This will be the first luncheon for the Danville Area Senior Citizens since November.

Ladies from Greer Wesleyan, Danville Methodist, Wesley Chapel and Brinkhaven Church of Christ & North Bend Brethern churches will be preparing a delicious ham dinner including cheesy potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, rolls and Texas sheet cake or pineapple cheese cake.

There is a suggested donation; reservations are due by Monday, May 14. Contact Barb Mickley (740-599-7224 or 740-599-7102) or Marty Neighbarger (740-599-2930). Leave your name and number attending on the answering machines. Lunch will be served at noon in St. Luke Community Center, 307 N Market St., Danville.

An enjoyable afternoon is planned. The Danville High School Mock Trial team has been very successful in recent years in the Mock trial competition. Ohio Mock trial offers an innovative approach to learning about law and how our legal system functions. Guided by teachers and volunteer legal advisor, students participate in an original, unscripted simulated trial written by attorneys. High school students argue both sides of the case in real courtrooms across the state. Danville students have advanced to the state trial competition for the past several years.

Members of Danville’s Mock trial team will be sharing an aspect of the competition and the skills they have developed in presenting a “case” from both the plaintiff and defense perspective. Team advisor Hunter Webster reported the Danville team was the only team from their regional competition to advance to the state level. There were only 35 teams from across the state that moved to the state competition.

The students spend many hours preparing for the competition. Skilled volunteers along with faculty team advisor, Hunter Webster, and Noel Alden, local attorney, are excited to share with guests the achievements of the Danville Mock Trial team.

 

 

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