Hillsboro AAUW applications
The Hillsboro Area AAUW is accepting applications for its 2016 scholarships. The applicant must be a current resident of the Highland County area and must have resided in the county for at least two years. The scholarships are awarded to nontraditional female students whose education has been interrupted or delayed. Applications are available at the libraries in Highland County. For more information call 393-8347.
Board of Elections
The Highland County Board of Elections will hold its next monthly meeting tat 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 4 in the board office. The public is welcome to attend.
Rummage sale at Hillsboro UMC
A rummage sale will be held at the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church, 133 E. Walnut St., on Thursday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Friday will be fill a bag day for $1. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women.
SSCC Board of Trustees
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, in Room 184 on the central campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The next board meeting will be held at noon Wednesday, June 15, at First State Bank, 19230 SR 136, Winchester.
May Friendship Day
May Friendship Day will be celebrated Friday, May 6 at the Cornerstone Assembly of God 8343 SR 73, Hillsboro. This year’s theme is Finding Grace at the Table and marks both the 60th anniversary of the Fellowship of the Least Coin and the 75th anniversary of Church Women United. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a celebration, followed by a carry-in lunch. Bring a covered dish to share. The purpose of Church Women United is to encourage women to come together in a visible community to witness their faith in Jesus Christ and, enabled by the Holy Spirit, to go out into every neighborhood and nation as instruments of reconciling love.
Lynchburg Lions breakfast
The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthly pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Shupsville Road in Lynchburg. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited.
Fairfield Scholastic Recognition
The Fairfield High School Scholastic Achievement Recognition Program and Reception will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 9 in the Fairfield High School gymnasium. Students to be recognized include student council members, class officers, Academy of Scholars, honor roll, It’s Academic team, National Honor Society, Fairfield News Team and Webmasters, journalism and art awards. Refreshments will be provided by the high school student council and will be served following the program. Everyone is invited.
SSCC Engineering Info Session
Southern State Community College will host an Engineering Info Session 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, on the college’s central campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The session will provide an overview of all the engineering programs, including Aviation Maintenance, Computer Assisted Design, Electrical/Electronic Technology, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, and HVAC. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with SSCC faculty and local employers. For more information, contact Amy McClellan at 800-628-7722, ext. 2785, or email@example.com.
OVRDC Second Round Caucus
The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission Second Round Highland County Caucus meeting will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 11 at the Commissioners Office in the Administration Building, 114 Gov. Foraker Pl., Hillsboro. The commission will discuss and rank projects submitted to OVRDC for possible funding consideration through the Appalachian Regional Commission. Identification of potential Economic Development Administration projects will also occur. Updated information will be presented on the status of the ARC and EDA programs as well as status of OVRDC’s designation as a Regional Transportation Planning Organization. The meeting is open to the public, local government officials, and non-profit organizations. For further information, contact Kim Reynolds at the OVRDC office in Waverly at 800-223-7491 or 740-947-2853.
Belfast School Alumni Reunion
The annual Belfast School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ponderosa Banquet Center in Hillsboro. The doors open with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost of the meal is $12. Special classes being honored are 1926, 1936, 1946, 1956 and 1966. All graduates and their guests, former teachers, and those who attended Belfast are welcome. To make a reservation, call Glenna Leeth at 937-393-2947.
Highland bicentennial dinner
A Highland bicentennial spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held May 14 from 5-7 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge, Leesburg, on SR 28. The menu will consist of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and desserts. The cost is a donation.
Poker run for JUMP
The fourth annual poker run to benefit JUMP will be held Saturday, May 14 at the Hillsboro Eagles. Sign-in is from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the poker run at noon. The entry fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple. There will be a 50/50 raffle, auction, raffles and entertainment by Private Issue. Food will be available through the kitchen. For more information contact Judy Roberts at 937-763-3500.
Fairfield board meeting change
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its May regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.
Red Hat Society Spring Fling
The local Red Hat Society will host its annual Hillsboro Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The event is for Red Hat members only, but if you are interested in becoming a member you can register at the door for $20. For more information call 937-403-6424.
Candle fundraiser for shelter
The Highland County Homeless Shelter has teamed up with Camelot Farms Candles for an April fundraiser. Orders are due by April 30 and order forms can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Family and Caregiver Support Group will hold a program on the first Monday of each month from from 5-6:30 p.m. at Edgewood Manor, 850 Nellie St., Greenfield. To register or for more information, call Robyn Gleadle, LISW-S Southeastern Ohio Branch Program coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati at 937-779-6990.