St. Mary outreach sessions
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary Catholic Church will hold outreach sessions on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the St. Mary Parish Hall, 119 E. Walnut St., Hillsboro. This is an opportunity to meet with SVDP volunteers to discuss financial and physical needs. Bring copies of bills and verification of income. For more information call 937-205-0919 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civil Service Commission
The Hillsboro Civil Service Commission will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 to certify test scores.
County budget commission
The Highland County Budget Commission will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 at the Highland County Administration Building to discuss 2024 tax budgets.
North Joint Fire District
The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District Board of Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 200 South St. For further information contact Roger Grimsley, fiscal officer, at 937-780-6909 ext. 103.
Fruitdale church fish fry
The Fruitdale Community Church is having its annual fish fry Saturday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The menu consists of fish or fish sandwiches, baked beans, cole slaw, desserts and choice of drinks. A love offering will be collected. There will be eating inside and take out meals. The church is located five miles south of Greenfield on S.R. 41.
Liberty Park Vets Memorial
A jeep cruse-in benefiting Hillsboro’s Liberty Park Veterans Memorial that was recently vandalized will be held Sunday, Sept. 17 at the park. Registration is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and awards/drawings are at 3:30 p.m. There is a $10 entry fee. The event is hosted by the Highland County Veterans Services Office. Donations can be made to DAV Chapter 123, Attn: Liberty Park Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 846, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.
Veterans Appreciation Dinner
The third annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Walnut Hills Church of Christ in Christian Union, 10449 Barger Rd., Leesburg. The event is open to veterans and one guest. The menu will include chicken or roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green geans, rolls, dessert and a beverage. Call Vikki at 740-505-9849 or Margaret at 740-505-1896 so they can get an estimated count.
RFL Halloween Campout
The Halloween Campout at Rocky Fork State Park will be held Oct. 20-21 at the park campgrounds. It is for registered campers only. Activities include a scavenger hunt, pumpkin carving, campsite decorating contest, pumpkin hunt, silent auction and costume contest. Proceeds from the silent auction will go toward future events, children craft supplies and small beautification projects throughout the park.
Catholic Farm Mass
On Friday, Sept. 8, Catholic Rural Life of the Southeast Deanery invites to the public to its annual Farm Mass on the farm of Gary & Shirley Moran, 5565 Moran Dr., Ripley. Mass starts at 7 p.m. with a potluck to follow. The Mass celebrant will be Archbishop Schnurr. The event will happen rain or shine, and attendees are encouraged to bring a chair and a dish to share. If you have questions, contact Marilyn Fryer, Catholic Rural Life, at 937-515-9075.
AGMC Blood Drive
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 12-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept, 20 at the Adena Greenfield Medical Center. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: AdenaGreenfieldMC.
Marshall Blood Drive
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 12-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Marshall Community Center. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS, visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Hillsboro, or walk in the day of the blood drive.
McClain Blood Drive
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 at McClain High School in Greenfield. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: GreenfieldHS.
Senior Food Boxes
The Highland County Church of Christ is giving out senior food boxes the third Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6670 U.S. Route 50, Hillsboro. They are boxes of canned shelf stable items, plus cheese. Qualifications include: age 60 and older and an income form to be filled out one time. For more information call Dale Schraw at 937-763-8311.
Walk-in Wednesday clinics
The Highland County Health Department holds Walk-in Wednesday’s Flu/COVID-19 Vaccine Clincs are every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the office at 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro. A jeep cruise-in benefiting the Hillsboro Liberty Park Veterans Memorial that was recently vandalized will be held Sunday, Sept. 17 at the park. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and awards/drawings will be at 3:30 p.m. There is a $10 entry fee. The event is being hosted by the Highland County Veterans Service Office. Donations can be mailed to: DAV Chapter 123, Attn.: Liberty Park Veterans Memorial, P.O> Box 846, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.