Entry Day for fair
Entry Day for the Highland County Fair is this Friday, July 17 from noon to 6 p.m. in the Wharton Building on the Highland County Fairgrounds. You will also have the week of July 20-24 to enter in the Junior Fair Board Office on the fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. After these dates there will be a penalty of $50 per exhibitor until Aug. 24, at which time no more entries can be made. Bring registration papers if you are showing breeding beef, sheep or goats. Also, chicken exhibitors still need to come to entry day and enter your poultry projects. If you have any questions contact Jana Holbrook, Highland County Junior Fair coordinator, at 937-402-6219.
McClain class of 1970 reunion
The McClain High School class of 1970 will have its reunion on July 18 starting at 6 p.m. at the Yellow Rose B & B, 305 S. Washington St., Greenfield. For more details call Marilyn Smith Mitchell at 937-981-2203 or John Losey at 937-403-8297.
Ice cream social
The Hardins Creek Friends Church will hold an ice cream social Saturday, July 18. Serving begins at 5 p.m. The church is located at the corner of SR 771 and Hardins Creek Road. The homemade menu will include noodles, chicken, BBQ pork, sloppy joe, coney, ham sandwiches, variety of salads, choices of pies, and cakes topped off with homemade ice cream. A freewill donation will be accepted.
Mountain Faith in Hillsboro
The Hillsboro Freedom Fellowship Church will present Mountain Faith on July 18 at 7 p.m. The group is currently appearing as contestants on “America’s Got Talent.” The church is located at 7541 Pea Ridge Rd., Hillsboro.
Farm Safety Training
Highland County Farm Bureau will sponsor a Farm Safety Training on July 18. The morning session will cover farm safety, Internet/farm data safety, ag terrorism, and hands-on fire extinguisher training. The afternoon session will provide a CPR and First Aid certification opportunity. Farm Bureau members receive a 50 percent discount on registration fee. Registrations are due by July 10, 2015. For additional information, contact Dave Bushelman at 937-402-7652 or email [email protected].
Hillsboro Community Enhancement Committee meeting
The Hillsboro Community Enhancement Committee will meet ay 6 p.m. Monday, July 20 in the Hillsboro Firehouse Community Room to discuss ideas and locations for murals/wall art. The meeting is open to the public.
A clinic for immunizations only will be held from 1-4 p.m. Monday, July 20 at the Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.
A summer kids’ event called Everest VBS will be hosted at Rainsboro United Methodist Church from July 20-24.
At Everest, kids discover what it means to hold on to God’s power in everyday life, participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing, play teamwork-building games, make and eat treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of God’s love, and test out sciency-fun gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with a Summit Celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily.
Everest is for kids from 4-12 and will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day. For more information, call 937-365-1864 or email Michelle at [email protected].
Care-A-Van at senior center
The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic, a cooperative service brought to you by the Highland County Health Department and the Highland District Hospital, will visit the Highland County Senior Citizen Parking lot (across the street from the building) from 9 a.m. to noon and the Kmart parking lot from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 21.
Lunch at the Leesburg Firehouse
On July 25 the Pigs Plus 4-H Club will hold a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Leesburg Firehouse. Everyone is invited.On July 25th, the Pigs Plus 4H Club will be holding a free lunch from 11am to 2pm at the Leesburg Firehouse. As a club we would like to invite everyone out to enjoy a free lunch, we hope to see you there.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will be served from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25. The menu will be pulled pork, macaroni salad, fresh fruits and vegetables.
Art tour for retired teachers
The Highland County Retired Teachers Association is in for a treat on Aug. 3. The members will meet at McClain High School in Greenfield at 11 a.m. for a tour of the artwork in the historic building. The tour will be hosted by Dr. Dan Strain. After the tour they will move to the Konneker Education Center on South Street for lunch prepared by members of the Greenfield Historical Society. A short business meeting will be held after lunch. Following the meeting Harold Schmidt, president of the historical society, will talk briefly about the center and its contents. The members will then be free to browse the building on their own. Reservations that include lunch are $8 and are due by July 25. Call 937-393-4951 for more information. Donations for August are non-perishable food items and paper goods for the Senior Citizen Center.
The women of the Fruitdale United Methodist Church will be hosting a bake sale inside the church on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. They will be specializing in homemade chocolate-covered cherries. All are welcome. The church is located on SR 41, south of Greenfield.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, July 25 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be chicken salad sandwich on a bun, macaroni salad, Jello salad, ice cream and toppings for dessert. The meal is served eat-in only.
Family Music Night
The public is invited to celebrate Family Music Night with the Trinity Christian Union Church on July 25 from 4-7:30 p.m. There will be a variety of music and an upcoming artist. The church is located at 1200 N. Washington St., Greenfield. There is no admission fee and donations will be accepted. Visit Trinity Christian Union Church on Facebook for further details or www.trinitycuc.webs.com. E-mail [email protected] for more information.
Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament
A Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament to benefit Anna’s Army will be held Saturday, July 25 starting at 6 p.m. at the Hillsboro Eagles. There will a $25 buy-in and unlimited rebuts for the first hour. The early registration fee is $20 and forms are available and Western Southern Life in Hillsboro. For more information call 937-840-7054.
Vacation Bible School
Fall Creek Friends invites everyone to our Vacation Bible School, which will be held july July 27-31. Our theme for 2:015 is “Noah and The Ark.” VBS will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. at the church. The church is located at 11345 Karnes Rd., Hillsboro. The ages are from 2-12 years. Come and learn about the grace of God.
The eighth Armco Reunion is planned for Friday, Aug. 7 at American Legion Post 25 in Washington C.H. Social hour will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person, and is open to retirees and former employees only. Reservations are required by Aug. 1. Reservations may be made by calling Gary Herdman, 948-2271; Betty Fulwider, 335-5449; Eddie Fisher, 335-4345; John Hatmacher, 335-2939; John Mason, 313-7642; Hayward Riley, 937-981-3423; Deanna Edwards, 505-1658; or Wilma Dorn, 335-3476.
Quilters of Highland County annual show
The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 31 and August 1 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Guests are invited to display their quilts. In addition to the quilt displays there will be door prizes, a silent auction, vendors and special booths. A quilt will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to a local organization that helps families in the county. For more information or a form to share a quilt, call Darlene Prosek at 937-393-3031.
Hope Mountain Ministries prayer
Hope Mountain Ministries is asking the public to join it in prayer at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 for the release of the bondage of addiction in Brown County and surrounding areas. Hope Mountain and anyone wanting to join it can meet at the same time and date at the Brown County Sheriff’s Office in Georgetown. Those in other areas are asked to prayer from where they are. For more information call Terry Green at 352-322-0646, Gina Green at 352-322-6752 or Tonya Stamper at 937-515-5353.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families
A free Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 and Dec. 15 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. These programs will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations. The programs and lunch are free. To register, call 740-710-1821.