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Shorter Shapel Prayer Brunch

Every third Saturday at Shorter Chapel AME, 200 North St., Greenfield, sponsors a prayer brunch. The community is invited and there is no cost. Each month will have a different theme and menu. This Saturday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the menu will include chicken and waffles, juices, milk, veggie trays and cheese trays. The church will share about the “baby boxes” made available to Highland County residents in efforts to curb the infant mortality rate in the county. For information call Joyce Dennis at 937-876-5384.

South Salem Three Soup Supper

The South Salem United Methodist Church Women will hold a Three Soup Supper from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at the church. The menu includes chili, bean soup, vegetable soup and sandwiches and desserts. Donations will be accepted.

First Presbyterian dinner

The First Presbyterian Church in Greenfield will serve dinner Sunday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the church dining room. The menu will be pulled pork (plain or BBQ), roasted potatoes, green beans, peas and carrots, coleslaw, rolls, a variety of desserts and drinks. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8. Children 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.

Mt. Washington Spring Revival

The Mt. Washington Church of Christ Spring Revival will be held March 19-22. Music will be led by the Zugg Family Singers. The revival opens Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and continues nightly through Wednesday at 7 p.m. There will be a special pre-glow concert each night at 6:45 p.m. presented by local talent: Sunday – The Zugg Family Singers; Monday – Winchester Church of Christ Choir; Tuesday – Donny Pierson; Wednesday – Ladies Trio from Allensburg Church of Christ. Tom Napier, host evangelist, invites everyone. The church is located on SR 247, south of Hillsboro.

Choral Society at St. Mary’s

On Sunday, March 19, at 3:30 p.m. the Cincinnati Choral Society will perform at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. This concert will feature a program of great poetry which has been set to music. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch

The Highland County Historical Society will host a St. Patrick’s Day Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19. The menu will include potatoes O’Brien, sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, ham, fruit, pastries and drinks. Reservations can be made by calling 937-393-3392 by Monday, March 13. Leave your name, phone number and the number of reservations being requested.

Lynchburg-Clay Board of Ed

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20 at the Board of Education Building.

National Ag Day breakfast

March 21, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of National Ag Day. To show appreciation to Highland County farmers, the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service will be serve a light breakfast to farmers beginning at 8 a.m. at the Hillsboro Service Center, 514 Harry Sauner Rd. Local farmers are encouraged to stop in during the morning hours to take part in an open house and celebrate agriculture being the number one industry in Highland County.

Adena blood drive

Adena Greenfield Medical Center will host a Bloodmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday March 22 at the life squad building on North Washington Street in Greenfield. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code AdenaGreenfieldMC. Walk-ins are also welcome on the day of the blood drive.

St. Mary Quarter Raffle

Saint Mary Catholic School will hold its Spring Quarter Raffle on Thursday, March 23. A beef and noodle dinner will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by the quarter raffle at 6:30 p.m.

Vermicomposting class

A basic vermicomposting class will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at the OSU South Centers Research Building, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Dinner will be provided. Vermicompsting is a process that relies on worms to concert organic matter into compost. To register or for more information call Mary Sibole at 740-947-5353 or Daphne Mosley at 740-947-4104. The deadline to register is March 16.

Elvis at senior center

A Decade Dance of the ’50s & ’60s: Featuring Tyler Christopher as Elvis Presley is Saturday, March 25 at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a dinner, show, then a 1950s and 1960s dance until 9 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the center or online at highlandseniors.com. At-door tickets are $18 while supplies last. Call 393-4745 for more details.

Soup’s On free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will be on Saturday, March 25 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Hillsboro. Prayer and Praise is at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be barbeque pulled pork or barbeque pulled chicken sandwiches, buttered potatoes, green beans, assorted desserts and drinks.

SATH Bowling Tournament

The second annual SATH Bowling Tournament will be held Sunday, March 26 at the Highland lanes in Hillsboro from noon to 4 p.m. The cost is $35 per person or $150 per team. All proceed will benefit KAMP Dovetail.

Thomas speaking at Aglow

The public is invited to attend the Hillsboro Aglow International Lighthouse on Monday, March 27 for a light supper, worship, inspirational speaker and prayer. This month’s speaker is Kristina Thomas, a native of Leesburg. The meeting will be held at the Common Ground Community Church Fellowship Hall, 7406 Mad River Road, Hillsboro. A light meal begins at 6:30 p.m. with the worship starting at 7 p.m.

OVRDC Fill Commission

Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission’s (OVRDC) Annual Full Commission Meeting and Election of Officers will be held Friday, March 31 at the Fayette County Commission on Aging, 1179 South Elm St., Washington C.H. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m., the meeting at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon.

Fairfield kindergarten registration

The Fairfield Local Schools will hold kindergarten registration on Wednesday, April 5. Parents/guardians needing to register a child should call Fairfield Elementary at 937-780-2988 to schedule an appointment.

More Than an Egg Hunt

More Than an Egg Hunt will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Everyone is welcome to enjoy some Easter fun. There will be age appropriate egg hunts, coloring, bouncy houses, cookie decorating, lunch and pictures with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt schedule is as follows: The egg hunt schedule is as follows: 11:45 a.m. – age 0-2; noon – age 3-5; 12:15 p.m. – age 6-8; 12:30 p.m. – age 9-12.

Benefit for Bennett

A Benefit and Night of Fun to help cover medical expenses for Makayla Bennett will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at Buckskin Elementary in South Salem. There willbe a 50/50 raffle, silent and live auctions at 5 p.m., music by the Appalachian Christian Hillbilly Band, a magician performing for children, a spaghetti dinner and various vendors will be on hand. The fee is a donation of $5.