Salute to Veterans
A Salute to Veterans will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at Harmony Lake in Hillsboro’s Liberty Park. Bring your own lawn chair and fishing gear. There will be a special recognition of Purple Heart recipients in attendance.
Greenfield School Board
The Greenfield Exempted Village School District will have a special board meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 in the GEVSD boardroom. The purpose is to consider personnel matters, contractual items, and any other item that lawfully may come before the board. The board may enter into executive session to discuss matters required to be kept confidential by federal laws, rules, or state statutes.
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.
Final Moonlight Swim
The Hillsboro Swim Organization, 635 W. Main St., Hillsboro, will host the final Moonlight Swim of the 2022 season from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The event is open to all individuals and families. The cost is $10 for all ages 5 and over. Admission is free for all season pass patrons. For more information, including event policies, visit the website at hillsboroswim.com.
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.
SSCC Board of Trustees
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 on SSCC’s Hillsboro Campus, Room 347, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. Upon adjournment of the regular meeting, the Long-Term Planning/Facilities Committee is scheduled to meet.
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.
HHS class looking for grads
The Hillsboro High School class of 1972 is planning 50th class reunion for Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Backroom Paradise near New Market. The class has 11 people it can’t find addresses for. Those 11 people are Ann Badgley, Joe Crabtree, Miles Gilbert, Bob Moon, Joyce Musser, Joyce Prater, Becky Pyle, Deborrah Ray, Debby Shelton, John Shorten and Crystal Walker. If anyone knows how those people can be reached they can email Sue Golden Boatman at firstname.lastname@example.org or send it snail mail to her at 327 W. Walnut St., Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.
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.
North Joint Fire District
The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District Board of Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 200 South St., Leesburg. For further information, contact Roger Grimsley, fiscal officer, at 937-780-6909 ext. 103.
Bright Local School Board
The Bright Local Board of Education will be hold a regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Whiteoak High School.
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.