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Sinking Spring Alumni Dinner

The annual Sinking Spring Alumni Dinner will be held Saturday, June 11 at the Sinking Spring Community Center (former school gym). The social hour is 4-6 p.m. Dinner will be a catered buffet served at 6:30 p.m. with servers wearing face masks and using proper protocol. The cost of the meal is $12 per person. Reservation can be sent to: Nina Couser, 2479 S.R. 41, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133; or Sinking Spring Alumni Association, P.O. Box 5, Sinking Spring, Ohio 45172. Reservations need to be sent in by June 8. Call Nina at 937-588-3484 and leave a message if you’re running late.

Lynchburg Alumni Association

The Lynchburg High School Alumni Association will have its banquet on Saturday, June 11, at the Lynchburg-Clay Elementary School. Social time will begin at 5 p.m. and the dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. All former students and graduates of Lynchburg High School and Lynchburg-Clay High School are invited. A buffet dinner will be provided by McCoy’s Catering. The cost for the evening will be $25 per person and reservations should be sent to Julianna Burton, P.O. Box 512, Lynchburg, Ohio 45142 by June 1. For more information contact Bob Pittser at 937-725-2821, Jim Faust at 937-288-2235, Cheryl Garvie at 937-364-2814 or Julianna Burton at 937-364-2340.

Lions Putt Putt Tourney

The Mowrystown Lions Club’s annual Putt Putt Tournament will be held at the 50 Freeze Dairy Bar, 5562 U.S. 50, Hillsboro, from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The cost is $4 for ages 5-9 and $7 for ages 10 and up. You will have a chance to win $25 by making a hole-in-one on hole 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 or 18. The lowest score player will win $75. The rain date of June 18.

Fall Creek Friends VBS

The Fall Creek Friends invites you to our Vacation Bible School on June 13-15. The church is located at 11345 Karnes Rd., Hillsboro. The VBS theme is Mystery Island. VBS hours are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 5-11.For more information call 937-763-6876.

Flag Day ceremony

The annual Flag Day Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 at the Highland County AmVets on North Shore Drive. The program is presented by the local Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution and Highland County Veterans Honor Guard.

Bright Local School Board

The Bright Local Board of Education will hold a regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 at Whiteoak High School.

Greenfield School Board

The Greenfield Exempted Village School District will have a special board meeting at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 in the GEVSD Boardroom. The purpose of the meeting is to consider personnel matters, contractual items and any other items 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.

‘Elvis’ at senior center

The Ultimate Elvis Presley Tribute Show will be at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, June 18. The public is invited. Limited tickets are available. Purchase your tickets at HighlandSeniors.com or at the Senior Center Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (cash or check). Call the center’s front desk for more information at 937-393-4745.

Special Hillsboro meeting

The Hillsboro Planning Commission will hold a joint meeting with Hillsboro City Council at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 for the annual review of the Imagine Hillsboro Masterplan. The meeting will take place at the Old Firehouse, 108 Gov. Trimble Place.

First Responder’s Blood Drive

A First Responder’s Blood Drive will be held from 12 noon to 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. A donor bus will be parked in front of the old firehouse at 123 N. High St. in Hillsboro. To schedule an appointment visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/firstresponders or call the Hoxworth Blood Center at 513-451-0910.

HHS class of 1957 reunion

The Hillsboro High School class of 1957 will hold a 65-year reunion Saturday, June 25 with a catered meal in the HHS cafeteria. The cost is $20 per person. The doors open at noon and the meal will be served at 1 p.m. Friends of the class are welcome. Reservations are due by June 15 by contacting Beverly Rhoads at 937-393-3970 or Joyce Frazer at 937-562-1561 or [email protected]

Fairfield School Board

The Fairfield Local Board of Education has changed the date of its regular June meeting to 6 p.m. Monday, June 27 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.

Hillsboro committees meeting

The Hillsboro Finance and Civil Service/Employee Relations committees will hold a joint meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at 130 N High St., Hillsboro. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the pay ordinance.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Starting in June 2022 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.

Paddle, Pedal, Run

A Paddle, Pedal, Run adventure race to benefit Greenfield’s New Directions youth ministry will be held Saturday, July 30, at Paint Creek State Park. Registration for the race, which consists of three legs — canoeing/kayaking, off-road mountain biking and cross country running — is open. The race can be completed by single participants ($75 entry fee) or three-person teams ($150). Registration, which ends July 27, includes an event T-shirt plus swag. Participants in the mountain bike and run segments must be at least 16 years of age, and paddle segment participants must be at least 18 years old. Registration and additional details are available at https://ndym.org/ppr or by contacting Tonia McLanahan at 937-661-0197 or [email protected]

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.