HCPOA food drive
The Highland County Peace Officers Association, along with the Highland County Firefighters Association, will be having a food drive to benefit several food pantries in Highland County. On Friday Dec. 11 through Sunday Dec. 13, non-perishable items can be dropped off at the Highland County Justice Center at 130 Homestead Ave. between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Volunteers will be available to accept donations to fill the Sheriff’s Offices Special Operations Vehicle. All donations will be donated to several local food pantries for the holiday season. For more information, check the Highland County Peace Officers Association’s Facebook page.
St. Paul bake sale
St. Paul Lutheran Church, at the corner of Pearl Street and Eastern Avenue in Lynchburg, will hold a sale of baked good and miscellaneous items from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 during the Lynchburg Village Christmas. It will be selling pies, cakes, cookies, candy, jams, jellies, dinner rolls, cheese balls, doggie treats, Hometown Honey, Lions Club candy and more.
Fairfield Board of Ed
The regular monthly meeting of the Fairfield Local Board of Education will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14. The location of the meeting has been changed from the Board Office Conference Room to the auditeria. Visitors may enter through the main high school entrance. Face coverings are required to enter the building and social distancing will be observed. For more information call the district office at 937-780-2221.
Greenfield School Board
The Greenfield Exempted Village School District will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the McClain High School Cafetorium.
L-C Board of Education
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16 at the Lynchburg-Clay Elementary School library.
Bright Local Board of Ed
The Bright Local Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16 in the Bright Elementary Gymnasium with social distancing protocol observed.
Food for All Mobile Pantry
On Thursday, Dec. 17 there will be a Food for All Mobile Pantry at the Greater Life Assembly Church, 12145 N. Shore Dr., Hillsboro. TEFAP eligibility income requirements of 200% at or above the federal poverty line apply. Food will be distributed from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring a photo ID and a recent piece of mail with your current address. If there are questions, contact April Hoak, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio’s Food for All coordinator, at 513-672-3720. This event is sponsored by Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio, local churches, the Free Store Foodbank and community volunteers. It is a drive-thru panty with no need to leave your vehicle. Leave the trunk of your vehicle empty.
Knights of Pythias Christmas
Knights of Pythias Lodge 696, 1879 SR 73 in Belfast, will hold its 35th annual Christmas Party Saturday, Dec. 19. Festivities begin at 5:45 p.m., dinner is at 6:15 p.m. and Santa arrives at 7:30 p.m. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed. If you would like to make a donation or need more information, call 937-763-5765, 937-313-6291 or 937-708-9561.
North Joint Fire District
The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 200 South St., Leesburg. For further information, contact Roger Grimsley, fiscal officer, at 937-780-6909 ext. 103.
Paint Creek EMS/Fire
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will hold a regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.
St. Benignus Catholic Church Christmas dinners
St. Benignus Catholic Church in Greenfield will be offering free Christmas dinners to those in need on Christmas Day from 12-2 p.m. Dinners can be picked up at the church at 218 S. Washington St. or can be delivered free of charge in Greenfield and the surrounding area. For questions or to place an order, call Corner Health Mart Pharmacy at 937-981-2454.
UC Health Mobile Mammography
The UC Health Mobile Mammography unit is coming to 108 Gov. Trimble Place in Hillsboro on Jan. 13, April 14, July 14 and Oct. 13. Call 513-584-7465 to schedule an appointment. Screening mammograms are recommended yearly for women 40 and older. The UC Health Mobile offers 3D imaging which allows the radiologist to view individual images of the breast to view any area in questions. Screening mammograms are usually covered 100 percent by most insurance providers.