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Veterans Day program at VFW Post 9094

A Veterans Day program will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Hillsboro VFW Post 9094. Food and refreshments will be served following the program. Everyone is welcome.

Veterans Day program at Bright Elementary

The students and staff at Bright Elementary School invite the community to a Veterans Day program at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. The students will show their patriotism and appreciation to veterans through song, readings, and art. All veterans and members of the community are invited to attend. The school is located on Fair Ridge Road near Sugar Tree Ridge. If you have questions, contact the school at 927-7010.

Public Employee Retirees, Inc. meeting

The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. meeting will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Kaci Compton, field representative from Congressman Brad Wenstrup’s office. She will talk about what is going on in Washington, D.C. All members and guests are welcome.

Local artist featured at Newport on the Levee

Local artist Connie Barrett has over 30 watercolors on display at the Art on the Levee Gallery at Newport on the Levee. She is a current member and past president of the Brush and Palette Art Guild. Barrett started her art career in commercial advertising and has been an active painter since 1993, winning many awards and honors in major exhibitions around Ohio. She invites friends and fans to join her for a reception and fun evening from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. The gallery is located next to the Newport Aquarium in Northern Kentucky. For directions and further information call 859-261-5770.

Thanksgiving dinner, auction

A Thanksgiving dinner and auction will be held at the Brushcreek Community Center (Sinking Spring gym) on Saturday, Nov. 14 starting at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of turkey and dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, salads, rolls, homemade desserts, coffee, water and pop. An auction will start at approximately 7 p.m. Freewill donations will be accepted for the meal.

Craft bazaar

The Hillsboro Free Will Baptist Church, 6360 U.S. Route 50, will host a craft bazaar Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Origami Owl, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple and 31 are a few of the vendors along with several crafters with handmade items. Lunch will be available. Everyone is invited.

Dinner at First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield

The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 in the church dining room. The menu will include chicken and homemade noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans or peas, a variety of salads, a variety of cakes and pies, rolls and drinks. Carryout will be available. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8 per person. Children 12 and under are free.

Spaghetti lunch fundraiser

A Greenfield family is holding a fundraiser on Nov. 15 at the Good Shepherd church on SR 28 just west of Greenfield. The event is to help raise funds so the family can host an eastern European orphan over the holidays through the New Horizons for Children organization. The lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. Meals are $5 per person, while children 5 and under are free.

L-C Board of Ed. meeting

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education building.

Festival of Trees

Bell Gardens Place, in partnership with Relay for Life, will host a Festival of Trees, asking Highland County businesses and individuals to decorate and donate Christmas trees to be auctioned off on Thursday, Dec. 3. All proceeds will benefit Highland County Relay for Life. Trees should be no taller than 5 feet and should be delivered Bell Gardens Place, 251 Harry Sauner Rd., Hillsboro, by Monday, Nov. 30. Contact Ida Juillerat if you wish to participate at 937-393-8830.

Christmas Bazaar

St. Mary Catholic School will have its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school hall at 119 E. Walnut St., Hillsboro. Food will be provided by the St. Mary Youth Group. Any crafters or vendors who would like to set can call the school at 840-9932. Tables are $25 each.

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