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Fall Creek Pancake Supper

The Fall Creek Friends Church will hold its annual pancake supper from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. The menu will include pancakes, ham or sausage, and milk, coffee or water. Come inside or use the drive through. The church is located at 11345 Karnes Rd. Everyone is welcome.

Craft supplies ‘destash’

A craft supplies “destash” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Hillsboro Shoppping Center next to Rent 2 Own. Vendors will be selling their overabundance of craft supplies like fabric, sewing notions, vintage buttons, trims, scrapbooking supplies, ephemera, rubber stamps, dies and punches, jewelry making supplies, art supplies and artificial flowers. Altrusa will be having its book sale simultaneously. For more information call Sherry Knowles at 937-763-0622.

Bright Local School Board

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold a public forum to review the safe return to in-person instruction and continuity of service plan in compliance with ARP ESSR at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Whiteoak High School. The regular board meeting will follow at 6 p.m.

NV Lions Pancake Day

The public is invited to the New Vienna Lions Club’s annual Pancake Day on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for an all-you-can-eat meal of pancakes, pork sausage, homemade biscuits and gravy, juice, milk and coffee. There will be prizes and raffles. All proceeds will assist the community. The event will occur at the New Vienna Fire Station on S.R. 28, one-mile west of town. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available from New Vienna Lions Club members or can be purchased at the door. Questions can be directed to club members Kasey Smith at 937-987-2395, Steve McKibben at 937-725-8384, Don Geer at 93-218-1353 or Wendell Compton at 937-987-2355.

23rd SATH Charity Auction

The 23rd SATH Charity Auction will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at the Highland County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. Donations are needed. To have them picked up, contact Linda Allen at 937-366-6657, or you can drop them off at the fairgrounds on Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. or bring them the day of the auction. Lunch will be available for purchase the day of the auction.

St. Vincent outreach sessions

Starting in February, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hillsboro will hold outreach sessions on the second Saturday of each month at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 119 E. Walnut St., and on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Samaritan Outreach, 537 N. East St., Hillsboro. SVdP members will be available from 10 a.m. to noon both days to meet with individuals who are in need of help in meeting basic needs like utilities. Bring prof of income and utility bills with you. For more information call 937-205-0919.

Poll workers sought

The Highland County Board of Elections is seeking poll workers. Anyone interested should call the board office at 937-393-9961 if you are interested. Training dates and times are as follows: Tuesday, April 5, 8 a.m. to noon, 1-4:30 p.m. and 5-8:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 7, 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1-4:30 p.m. and 5-8:30 p.m.; Tuesday, April 12, 8:30a.m. to noon, 1-4:30p.m. and 5-8:30p.m.; and Thursday, April 14, 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1-4:30 p.m. and 5-8:30 p.m. Trainings are held at the Hi Tec Center at 1575 N. High St. Hillsboro.

Highland SWCD Board

The Highland Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly board meetings at 8 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in 2022 at 514 Harry Sauner Rd. in Hillsboro. They are open to the public. Due to COVID restriction’s, contact the office at 937-393-1922 ext. 3 to attend. Highland SWCD will continue to monitor the current public health guidelines, therefore some meetings may need to be changed or held via teleconference. If this occurs a public notice will be provided via the SWCD website at www.highlandswcd.com.

Community action meetings

The Highland County Community Action Organization Governing Board will meet in 2022 on the following dates: Feb. 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 22 and Dec. 27.