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Camp Meeting Sing at HHS

A Camp Meeting Sing will be held Saturday, March 16 at Hillsboro High School featuring Tammy Jones Robinette and Barry Rowland and Deliverance. The doors open at 4 p.m. The concert starts at 5 p.m. A freewill offering will be accepted.

Powell spaghetti fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to help get Ricky Powell to Europe with the Ohio Ambassadors of Music will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at 378 Chestnut St., Greenfield. Monetary donations can still be mailed to 555 Mirabeau St., Greenfield, Ohio 45123 or deposited at Fifth Third Bank in Greenfield in the Ricky Powell/Angela Girton Europe savings account.

First Presbyterian dinner

The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17 in the church dining room. The menu will be bacon-wrapped pulled pork or BBQ pulled pork, roasted red potatoes, baked beans, a variety of salads, a variety of desserts, and drinks. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8 per person. Children 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Brunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at the Highland County Historical Society Highland House Museum. The menu of home-cooked food includes sausage, gravy and biscuits, blueberry egg casserole, roasted red potatoes, pastries and drinks. Donations will be used for upkeep and expenses for the Highland House. Reservations are needed by March 11. Call Vicki at 937-393-3392 or Jean Fawley at 937-763-2657. Leave your name and the number in your group.

Steering Committee canceled

The Steering Committee meeting set for 3 p.m. Monday March 18 has been canceled. The Planning Commission meeting is still set for 5:30 p.m. at 119 Foraker Place at the County Administration Building Conference Room.

Wilkin office hours

State Representative Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro) will hold individual office hours on Monday, March 18 from 2-3 p.m. at the Highland County Commissioners Office, 119 Gov. Foraker Pl., Hillsboro. If you are unable to attend but would like to meet with Wilkin, contact his office by phone at 614-466-3506 or by email at Rep91@ohiohouse.gov to schedule a meeting.

Hillsboro School Board

The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday March 18 at the board office, 39 Willettsville Pike. The board’s finance committee will meet at 6 p.m. the same evening at the board office

North Joint Fire & Ambulance

The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 at 200 South St., Leesburg. For more information, contact Roger Grimsley, fiscal officer, at 937-780-6909 ext. 103.

Lenten fish fry at VFW

The fourth annual Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. 22 and 29 and April 5 and 12 at Hillsboro VFW Post 909, 1000 W. Main St. behind the Dairy Queen. Dine-in and Carry-out services are available.

Reminiscing Lynchburg

The Lynchburg Historical Society will hold a Reminiscing Lynchburg event from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at the Lynchburg fire house, 8123 SR 135. Everyone is welcome. A freewill donation will be accepted.

Pork Council Banquet

The Highland County Pork Council Annual Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at St. Mary Catholic School Hall in Hillsboro. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person.

Fruitdale Pancake/Sausage Supper

The Fruitdale United Methodist Church Pancake/Sausage Supper will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 23. The menu is pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, table snacks, choice of dessert. It will be available to eat in take out. The price is a freewill donation. This is a fund raiser for a new addition to the building. It is located on SR 41 about five miles south of Greenfield.

Elvis at senior center

Elvis Presley tribute artist Tyler Christopher with a live band will be at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center for the Ultimate Tribute Elvis Presley Show on Saturday, March 23. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Buffet style meal by Ponderosa Steak House and show included. Tickets are $20. To reserve tickets call the senior center Monday thorugh Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 937-393-4745 or visit HighlandSeniors.com.

Catholic Rural Life

The Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 at St. Mary’s church hall in Arnheim. Plans for the coming year will be discussed. The meetings are open to anyone who shares the goals of bringing a Christian perspective to life in rural areas, preserving rural heritage and working to promote dialogue between rural and urban leaders. For directions or more information, call Pat Hornschemeier at 513-752-0647.

Fairfield kindergarten registration

Fairfield kindergarten and registration and screening for any child who is, or will turn 5, before Aug. 1, 2019 will be held from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3. To scheduled an appointment call the school at 937-780-2988. Enrollment packs will be available for parents to pick up in the elementary office prior to April 3, or the forms can be printed from fairfieldlocal.org. Parents need to bring a birth certificate, child’s Social Security card, parent ID, proof of residence, immunization record, any custody documents, and a copy of special education records, if applicable.

Nazarene craft bazaar

The Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene will host a craft bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at the church.

Lunch With the Easter Bunny

SATH will sponsor Lunch With the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Hopewell Center,5350 W. New Market Rd. The children will have lunch, make an Easter craft, decorate eggs, have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and at 12:30 p.m. there will be an Easter egg hunt. Bring a basket or container. The cost is $8 per child and $5 for adults. To make a reservation contact Linda Allen at 937-366-6657 daytime or Mary Kamphaus at 937-393-8550 evenings. The deadline for registering is April 12th. If you would like to make a reservation and pay online, visit www.kampdovetail.com.

Marshall Township Trustees

Marshall Township Trustee March meeting has been changed to Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the rirehouse in Marshall.

HCA Benefit Dinner

The Hillsboro Christian Academy, 849 S. High St., will hold its annual benefit dinner April 18 at the academy. A silent auction starts at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Music by Back in Time Express, Christy Rhonemus, Kristy Rhodes and Michael Mountjoy will begin at 5:15 p.m. The meal is $5 for all ages and the menu will be turkey or roast beef hot shots, mashed potatoes, gravy, bread, salad, green beans and dessert. Tickets for a $1,000 gift card basket are available in the school office.