St. Mary Rummage Sale
The St. Vincent dePaul Society of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hillsboro will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 29 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 30 at the Parish Hall at 119 E. Walnut St. in Hillsboro. All proceeds support the charitable work of St. Vincent dePaul in the Hillsboro area.
Paddle, Pedal, Run
A Paddle, Pedal, Run adventure race to benefit Greenfield’s New Directions youth ministry will be held Saturday, July 30, at Paint Creek State Park. Registration for the race, which consists of three legs — canoeing/kayaking, off-road mountain biking and cross country running — is open. The race can be completed by single participants ($75 entry fee) or three-person teams ($150). Registration, which ends July 27, includes an event T-shirt plus swag. Participants in the mountain bike and run segments must be at least 16 years of age, and paddle segment participants must be at least 18 years old. Registration and additional details are available at https://ndym.org/ppr or by contacting Tonia McLanahan at 937-661-0197 or [email protected].
Ohio Justice Bus
The Ohio Justice Bus will hold a clinic at Highland County Community Action in Greenfield from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1300 Jefferson St. Residents can visit the bus to speak with an advocate from the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati about the following topics: To speak with an attorney on the Ohio Justice Bus, call the Legal Aid line at 513-241-9400 before either clinic. If you do not make an appointment in advance, you may still come to the bus to tell them what kind of help you need. They may be able to help with other legal issues such as housing and education, as well as connect you with an attorney at a later date.
Battle of the Bands
The inaugural Tri-County Battle of the Bands from Clinton, Highland and Fayette counties — featuring Filo Beddoe, Reeking Havoconcertshow at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 on Sugartree Street in downtown Wilmington, presented by the Clinton County CVB, Highland County Visitors Bureau, and Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau.
Freewill Baptist Rummage Sale
The Hillsboro Freewill Baptist Church, 5363 U.S. Route 50, will hold its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The GRIT Youth Group will be having a bake sale and lunch will be available. All are welcome.
HHS classes of ‘81, ‘82 and ‘83
A fun weekend of activities is being planned for the Hillsboro High School classes of 1981, 1982 and 1983 HHS Classes. For the classes of ‘81, ‘82 and ‘83 a reception will be held at the Hillsboro Swim Organization Friday Aug. 12, from 7:30-9:30 pm. There will be no swimming, but refreshments will be available. In addition, there will be an open house at Pap’s Distillery, 117 E. Main St., Bainbridge with a tour by Chris Lewis at 1 pm, Saturday, Aug. 13. The limit 25 people so RSVP to Jeanine Bagshaw or Jeff Beery. For the class of 1982, a reunion will be held at the Hillsboro Orpheum 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. RSVP to Jeff Beery.
Buford Sunday Sundae
The Buford Church of Christ, 2457 S.R. 138, will have a Sunday Sundae on Sunday, Aug. 14. Free ice cream sundaes with all the toppings will be provided for the church and everyone in the community. They will be served immediately following the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Free back-to-school supplies will be available for all students. Everyone is welcome.
Historical Society meeting
The Highland County Historical Society has called a special membership meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Highland House Museum, 151 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, to propose expenditures for roof work on the Highland House and Scott House.
OMBTC Graduation Banquet
The eighth annual Ohio Mission Bible Mission Training Center Graduation Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Southside Priase & Worship Center, 621 S. East St., Hillsboro. Admission is $14. There will be food and fellowship as OMBTC graduates are celebrated. Contact Philip Copeland at 937-509-0373 if you plan to attend.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hillsboro will conduct outreach sessions on the second Saturday of each month at St. Mary’s Parish Hall; 119 E. Walnut St., Hillsboro, from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will be available to meet with neighbors seeking assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. The society will no longer hold the additional outreach day at Samaritan Outreach each month. Bring proof of income and utility bills with you. For more information contact the society at 937-205-0919.