News from Eliza

Dick Nash/Correspondent

The annual Eliza Township meeting will be held at the Eliza Community Center on Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. All township residents are invited to attend and bring up any subject the township may legally act upon. The township meeting follows at 7 p.m. The township board of managers met on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the community center.

The annual township cleanup held the last weekend in March was very successful. There were 71 drop offs made by Eliza citizens bringing in roughly 12,000 pounds of trash, around 2,820 pounds of electronics and 14,120 pounds of scrap metal that went off to recycling.

The Eliza Community Club auction was another success. The club brought in $2,700 for its bank account for future work on the community center.

The Eliza American Legion met at the community center on Monday, April 5 at 7 p.m. for its first meeting of spring.

The Eliza Lions Club's regular meeting is April 14 at 7 p.m. at Eliza Kountry Kafe and April 28 is the 7 p.m. dinner meeting.

The Lions annual Rudy Green tractor drive will take place this year on Saturday, July 17 during Mercer County Fair week. This year's ride will travel cross country through Joy to the fairgrounds, for lunch and then back to Eliza by a different route. Drivers will get to see as much of western Mercer County as possible.