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Little Lamb accepting enrollment

Little Lamb Christian Preschool is accepting enrollment for the 2016-17 school year. For more information contact Donna Waller at the Hillsboro Church of Christ at 937-393-1752, ext. 307

Special Leesburg Council meeting

Leesburg Village Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 at the Leesburg Municipal Building to discuss 2016 finances and appropriations.

World Day of Prayer in Marshall

World Day of Prayer 2016 will be observed on March 4 at the Marshall United Methodist Church, 10968 SR 124. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Since 1920, people around the world have gathered to collectively worship on the first Friday in March. Each year a different country serves as the writer of the World Day of Prayer worship service, interpreting scripture within their cultural context. For 2016, this country is Cuba. For more information, call Valeta Doorneweerd at 937-393-5099 or visit www.wdp-usa.org.

Addiction series at Peace Lutheran

A free seven-part “Baffled By Addiction” educational series presented my Ed Hughes, and Ronald Turner, M.D., will presented on Thursdays, Feb. 4 to March 17, at Peace Lutheran Church, 231 Harry Sauner Road, Hillsboro. The series will provide education, help and hope to loved ones of addicted persons. Topics to be covered include: The Disease of Addiction, The Progression, Hitting Bottom – How Alcoholic/Addict Decides to get Help, Then Ways You Can Help, The Recovery Process, and Real Stories of Hope. For more information call 937-393-9584.

Hillsboro VFW fish dinner

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold an all-you-can-eat fish dinner that includes fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5. The cost is $8. The dinner is open to the public.

Brushcreek Life Squad supper

The Brushcreek Life Squad will be hold its annual pancake and sausage supper on Saturday, March 5 at the Brushcreek Community Center in Sinking Spring. Supper begins at 5 p.m. with the auction starting at 7 p.m. The menu includes sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee, pop, juice and milk. Proceeds benefit the life squad.

GHS Sunday Dinner

The Greenfield Historical Society will hold its last Sunday dinner of the year Sunday, March 6 at the Grain & Hay building and the menu will be smoked ham, cheesy potatoes, choice of vegetable, pineapple upside down cake, bread and drinks. Waiters and waitresses will serve guests from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on real plates, silverware and linen. The cost is $10 and no tipping is requested.

Spark, McClain Band Boosters team up

The McClain Band Boosters is teaming up with Spark on Sunday, March 6 for a fundraiser to help earn money for the band’s trip to New York City. Spark’s Cathy Rivas will be the instructor and the event will take place from 2-4 p.m. at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. A field of flowers will be the subject of the canvas event. Costs will be $35 a person and includes a stretched canvas, all paints and brushes, use of Spark’s equipment, a cup of coffee and something to nibble on. Coffee and Canvas is opened to high school students in grades 9-12 and all adults. The size is limited to 35 students and everyone will leave the building with their own artistic piece. Reservations may be made by submittting a contact form to make reservation along with a personal check to: Spark Creative Artspace, P.O. Box 325, Greenfield, Ohio 45123; oregister and pay online using Spark’s Eventbrite Page.

Give Back to School Night

A “Give Back to School Night” fundraiser for the Greenfield Middle School Eighth Grade choir will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at Subway in Greenfield. Ten percent of all sales at Subway that day will be donated back to the choir.

HDH, health department meeting

The Joint Township Hospital District Trustees and the Highland County Health Department will hold their annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 9 in the boardroom at Highland District Hospital.

Lynchburg fish fry

The Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 11 and Friday, March 25 at Lynchburg Station 1, 8123 SR 135. the menu for both days: fish, shrimp, French fries, hot dogs, homemade hush puppies and cole slaw, coffee, tea, lemonade and water. It will also accept donations of deserts that will be part of the meals. All of the proceeds from these events will be used to support the Lynchburg Area Fire and Ambulance District.

The members of the Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District would like to dedicate these fish fries to the memory of Captain Sharon Higgins, who succumbed to her fight with pancreatic cancer on March 5, 2015. Higgins dedicated 30 years to the Lynchburg community serving as a firefighter, EMT, and paramedic with the Lynchburg Area Fire and EMS services. She also served 23 years with the University of Cincinnati Air and Mobile Care. She was a great friend, mentor and co-worker.

St. Mary Quarter Raffle

St. Mary School will have its Spring Quarter Raffle on Tuesday, March 15. Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the raffle will begin at 6:30 p.m. Each classroom will provide baskets for the raffle along with products from the vendors and local businesses. If you are a vendor and would like to participate, contact the school at 840-9932. The school is located at 119 E. Walnut St. in Hillsboro.

OVRDC officers election

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) Full Commission Meeting & Election of Officers will be held Friday, March 18 at the UC Clermont College Student Activity Center, 100 Clermont College Dr., Batavia. Registration will be at 10:30 a.m., the meeting at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12:30 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Dan Neff of the Appalachian Regional Commission. The meeting is open to the public and registration information can be found at www.ovrdc.org. If you have questions, call 1-800-223-7491. The cost for non-members and/or guests is $20, which must be paid by Thursday, March 17.

Palm Sunday Service

A community Palm Sunday Service will be held at the Greenfield Church of Christ, 955 Jefferson St., on Sunday, March 20 at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited.

SOESC Governing Board

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, March 21 at the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center, 3321 Airborne Road, Wilmington.

More Than an Easter Egg Hunt

More Than an Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saaturday, March 26 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Everyone is welcome. There will be age appropriate egg hunts, coloring, caterpillar-train ride, cookie decorating, lunch and pictures with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt schedule is: 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. For more information contact Tami Combs.

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