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Bright Local Board of Ed

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at Whiteoak High School.

Hearts of Highland

Hearts of Highland Rural Transportation Services will hold its quarterly meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at 313 Chillicothe Pike (back conference room) Hillsboro. For more information call Joe Adray, mobility manager, at 937-402-6156.

SSCC Board of Trustees

The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, and reconvening at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 22, in the large conference room at the Ohio Association of Community Colleges offices, 175 S. Third St., Suite 560, Columbus. The meeting is open to the public.

Lenten Fish Fry

The third annual Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry will be held at Hillsboro VFW Post 9094, 1000 W. Main St. (behind the Dairy Queen) on Friday, March 23. Serving time is 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dine-in and carry-out services are available.

Lynchburg fire fish dinners

The Lynchburg Area Joint Fire & Ambulance District will hold a fish fry from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 23 at 8123 SR 135, Lynchburg. A fish and shrimp dinner is $8.50 and a fish dinner is $7.50. The dinners come with a beverage and dessert. Drive through is available. Proceeds benefit the Lynchburg Firefighters Association.

Free meal in Leesburg

A free community meal in Leesburg will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Leesburg United Methodist Church.

Highland County Pork Council

The Highland County Pork Council will hold its annual banquet Saturday, March 24 at the St. Mary School Hall in Hillsboro. Tickets are $15 per person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m.

Fruitdale UNM Pancake Supper

The Fruitdale United Methodist Church Pancake/Sausage Supper will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 24. The fundraiser will help pay for a new addition to the church. All are welcome. The menu includes pancakes and sausage patties, coffee, tea, milk and orange juice. A freewill donation will be accepted. The church is located on SR 41, about four miles south of Greenfield.

Pancakes with the Easter Bunny

The Pancake Extravaganza with the Easter Bunny & Friends is Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. to noon at Highland County Senior Citizens Center. There will be an indoor Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, pancake breakfast, Easter baskets for kids, games, chicken dance, and bunny hop with characters. Tickets for children and adults are $5. Those 11 months and younger are free. Tickets are on sale now and are limited. Call 937-393-4745 for details.

Edgewood Easter Egg Hunt

Edgewood Manor Greenfield and local businesses will hold their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Mitchell Park in Greenfield. There will be raffles and prizes and the Easter bunny will be there for pictures.

Veterans Memorial bricks

The last day to order new memorial bricks to be placed at the Highland County Veterans Memorial in Hillsboro in time for Memorial Day this year is March 25. Bricks are $50 each and order forms are available at Rick’s Body Shop in Allensburg or Hillsboro VFW Post 9094.

Paint Creek fire board meeting

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 at Station One, 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.

HCA Benefit Dinner

The annual Hillsboro Christian Academy Benefit Dinner, 849 S. High St., will be held Thursday, March 29. A silent auction starts at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature Dave Myers Puppetry, an elementary choir, The Zuggs, The David Melton Family Singers and Donny Pierson beginning at 5:15 p.m. The menu includes turkey and roast beef hot shots, salad, green beans and dessert. The cost is $5 for those 10 or older and $3 for those ages 9 and under. Child care is available for kids 9 and under.

Soup’s On Free Meal

The Soup’s On Free Meal will be Saturday, March 31 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise begin at 4:30 p.m. with dinner served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be ham, cheesy potatoes, green bean casserole, assorted drinks and desserts.

Easter egg hunt in Marshall

The Marshall United Methodist Church will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the church. Children of all ages are welcome. Contact Kristi Grover at 937-466-2882 for more information.

Fairfield kindergarten registration

The Fairfield Local School District will hold kindergarten registration from 9 a.m. to 7:30p.m. Monday, April 9. Call the elementary school office at 937-780-2988 prior to April 9 to schedule an appointment.

Historical Society Hall of Fame

The Highland County Historical Society Hall of Fame is accepting applications for 2018 inductees. The hall of fame recognizes citizens or natives of Highland County who have made invaluable contributions to the county or to the world beyond. Applications may be obtained from the Highland County Historical Society website at www.hchistoricalsociety.weebly.com or from local libraries. Completed applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope and mailed or delivered to the Highland House, 151 E. Main St., Hillsboro, no later than 5 p.m. March 31, 2018. Those admitted to the hall of fame will be announced and celebrated at a reception at Highland House on Sunday, May 27.