AGMC blood drive
Adena Greenfield Medical Center is having a blood drive from noon-6 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Paint Creek Life Squad building on North Washington Street in Greenfield. All are welcome to walk in on the day of the drive or an appointment can be scheduled by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
Emmanuel Christian Church revival
The Emmanuel Christian Church, 12281 Cameron Dr., Greenfield, will present Soul Revival Nov. 9-12 at 7 p.m. The revival will deal with addiction. There will be praise and worship, refreshments and guest speakers.
Last PERI meeting of year
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees Inc. meeting will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. This will be the last meeting of 2016. It will be held at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Wade Hamilton with Samaritan Outreach Services. A reminder: Bring canned food or a toy. All members and guests welcome.
VFW Veterans Day program
A Veterans Day program will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Hillsboro VFW Post 9094. Food and refreshments will be served following the program. Everyone is welcome.
Whiteoak Veterans Day program
The students and staff of Whiteoak High School would like to invite all veterans and their families to a Veterans Day program to be held at the school Wednesday, Nov. 11. Breakfast will be served from 8-9 a.m. The program will follow.
Jewelry sale at HDH
On Nov. 10 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Nov. 11 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a $5 Masquerade jewelry and accessory sale at Highland District Hospital in the main lobby. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Greater Care Campaign. Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted. The event is sponsored by the Highland County Hospital Auxiliary.
Veterans Appreciation Night
The fourth annual Veterans Appreciation Night and Open House, hosted by the Highland County Veterans Service Office, will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at the Hi-TEC Center Conference Rooms, 1575 N. High St., Hillsboro. Light refreshments will be served.
Health Insurance Open Enrollment
Highland District Hospital and the Freestore Foodbank are teaming up to host a series of Health Insurance Open Enrollment events at the hospital. Qualified assisters will help you choose the best coverage for you and your family. Appointments will begin at 4 p.m. and will be scheduled every half hour through 8 p.m. on the following dates: Friday, Nov. 11; Friday, Dec. 9; and Friday, Jan. 6. Appointments are preferred. Call 93-840-6512, to schedule your appointment.
Lynchburg vets soup supper
The Lynchburg United Methodist Church will host a soup supper from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 to honor all veterans. Everyone is welcome. A freewill donation will given to the Highland County Honor Guard. Music will be provided by Alex Butler.
The Harwood Christian Church is having a chili supper on Nov. 12 from 4-8 p.m. The church is located at the crossroads of SR 131 and SR 134. Call Judy Barnes, 937-393-8010, for more information.
Freewill Christmas Bazaar
The Hillsboro Freewill Baptist Church, 6360 U.S. Route 50, will have Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Heriloom Krafts, Penn Fisher Signs, Premier Designs Jewelry, Scentsy and seven other vendors with a wide range of products will be on hand. Lunch will be available.
The sixth annual Snowflake Pageant will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Southern State Community College auditorium in Hillsboro for kids 6 months to 18 years old. There is a $25 entry fee and entry forms are available at Appearances Salon, 107 W. Main St., Hillsboro. Sign-up ends Nov. 5. For more information, call 937-402-4505.
Turkey Bingo at senior center
Turkey Bingo at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center will be held from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. You must be 18 or older to play. Games are 25 cents per card. Lunch will be available for purchase. Call 937-393-4745 for information.
Greenfield Presbyterian dinner
The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in the church dining room. The menu will be ham loaf, cheesy potatoes, green beans or corn, a variety of salads, rolls, desserts and drinks. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8 per person. Children 12 and under are free. Carryout will be available.
Hunter Education Course
The Highland County Coon Hunters Club and the Ohio Division of Wildlife are sponsoring a Hunter Education Course on Nov. 15, 16 and 18 at the Coon Hunters Clubhouse on Carper Lane. The times are 6-9 p.m. on the 15th and 16th and 6-10 p.m. on the 30th. Students age 10 and under must attend with an adult. The course covers gun safety, firearms, ammunition, hunter ethics, first aid, archery, field care of game, habitat and other subjects essential to being a hunter and outdoorsman. The course ends with a 100-question test which must be passed with a score of 80 percent or better. There is no fee for the course and students must attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required by logging on to the ODNR Division of Wildlife website and clicking on Hunter Education, or calling 1-800-WILDLIFE. For information or questions, call instructor at Tim Schlater at 937-403-5811.
Meal preparation class
The meal preparation class at the Greenfield Area Christian Center Food Pantry, 910 N. Fifth St., will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. Participants will prepare a food dish, receive ingredients for a second one, recipes for both, and be able to take the items home with them. Call 937-981-7176 for more information.
Leesburg Wesleyan revival
The Leesburg Wesleyan Church, corner of SR 28 and U.S. Route 62, will hold a revival Nov. 16-20. Services are at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There will be preaching by the Rev. Delbert Allison and local talent will provide music.
SSCC, Ohio Valley Schools
The boards of the Adams County Ohio Valley Schools and Southern State Community College will host a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center, 175 Lloyd Rd., West Union. The purpose of the meeting is to further explore the possibility of a Southern State campus adjacent to ACOV’s central administrative office and career and technical center. Following a presentation by the administrators of the college and school district, community members will have the opportunity to ask questions and comment on the proposed project.
The SSCC Board of Trustees will meet earlier at the same location. The agenda includes annual ethics training at 5 p.m. and a board meeting at 6 p.m.
Calvary Chapel revival
The Calvary Chapel Church in Rainsboro will hold a revival Nov. 17-20 with services at 7 p.m. nightly. Preaching will be by Danny Campbell and singing by The McDaniels Family and visiting talent.
Leesburg fire district meeting
The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 200 South St., Leesburg, on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:00 p.m. For further information, contact Roger Grimsley, fiscal officer, at 937-780-6909, x103.
Children’s Holiday Tea Party
A Children’s Holiday Tea Party will be held by the Highland County Historical Society at its Highland House Museum at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 for kids ages 6-10. There will be an elegant tea party, entertainment favors for each child, crafts and a gift bag. The cost is $7.50 per child and the deadline for reservations is Monday, Nov. 14. Seating is limited to 32 participants. For more information, call Vicki Knauff at 937-393-3392.
Hillsboro changes meeting date
The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education has changed its regular meeting date for the month to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 at the board offices at 39 Willettsville Pike.
Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa, the Grinch and Frozen-like Friends is Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $5 and $3 and include a picture with Santa, breakfast, decorating a life-size ginger bread house and more. Advance ticket holders don’t wait in the admission line. Advance tickets can be purchased at highlandseniors.com. Call the senior center at 937-393-4745 for information.
Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair
The Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar will be held at Whiteoak High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Lunch will be available. The menu will include soups, sandwiches, chips, candy, pies, cakes and drinks. Santa will make an appearance following the holiday parade, which will begin at Crop Production (West Main Street) at 1 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served while pictures with Santa are being taken. Vendor spaces are still available. Call 937-442-4704 (or send a message via the “Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar” Facebook page for more information or if you would like a space.
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