Grief Share Dec. 11
Grief Share, Surviving the Holidays will meet on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Buckskin Community Church, 2862 Church St., South Salem. The meeting is for anyone who has suffered a loss and is struggling this holiday season. For more information call John Losey at 937-403-8297 or Brenda Losey at 937-403-8098.
St. Paul bake sale
St. Paul Lutheran Church, corner of Pearl Street and Eastern Avenue in Lynchburg, will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. There will be pies, cakes, cookies, candy, dinner rolls, cheese balls, chicken and noodles, Home Town Honey, gifts and more.
Legion Family Christmas
The George A. Lambert American Legion of Sardinia will hold its annual Legion Family Christmas dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. The auxiliary will provide the meat, drinks and table service. Each family is to bring a side dish or dessert. Also, bring a wrapped gift for an auction. The proceeds will go to the AGAPE Church Council to help the area residents who are in need of emergency assistance. Santa will make a visit with a treat for children and an opportunity for the parents to get a picture of the children with Santa. This annual event is open to the legion/auxiliary members and their families. Prospective legion and auxiliary members are also welcome to come. RSVP by Monday, Dec. 5 by calling 937-442-4704.
A clinic for immunizations only will be held from 1-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at the Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.
Paint Creek board meeting
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will hold a regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.
The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic, a cooperative service offered by Highland District Hospital and the Highland County Health Department, will visit the Shopko parking lot in Greenfield from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Lynchburg-Clay Board of Ed
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session Wednesday, Dec. 14 at approximately 8:30 p.m. (after a staff dinner), at the high school library.
HDH Christmas tree display
Highland District Hospital is inviting the public to stop by and look at its department Christmas trees on display in the main lobby from Dec. 16-22. Each tree is individually decorated by each department in the hospital. This display will include an opportunity for you to cast your vote for your favorite tree, as well as place a running bid throughout the week to purchase the tree. All proceeds will go to the HDH Foundation GreatER Care Campaign. Trees can be bid on beginning Friday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. At 3 p.m. that Thursday the bidding will stop and the winners will be notified. Trees must be picked up that day or Friday, Dec. 23 by 3 p.m. Otherwise, they can be collected beginning Tuesday, Dec. 27 in administration.
Knights of Pythias Christmas party
The Knights of Pythias Lodge in Belfast will hold a Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 17. Festivities begin at 5:45 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. There will be drawings, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, food, prizes and games. Santa will arrive at 7:30 p.m. Gifts are donated by local merchants, friends and families. If you would like to make a donation or need information, call 937-763-7353, 937-763-5765 or 937-403-2114.
Humane Society fundraiser
The Highland County Humane Society’s next fundraiser will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 at Upper Cuts Salon, 401 W. Main St., Hillsboro. The Art for Animals exhibit is a way to bring the community together to raise money and awareness to adopt a pet from the local shelter. Proceeds will go directly to Highland County Humane Society in Hillsboro. This exhibit will give a chance for local artist to share their talent. For artists that want to enter there is a $15 fee for two pieces or art and $25 fee for three pieces. The fee will go to the shelter. Any artwork the artist sells, the artist keeps. The deadline for art submissions is Dec. 12. Interested artists can contact Katie DelRae Chain through a Facebook private message or email email@example.com. Parking for the exhibit will be available in front of the salon and across the street at the school board parking lot. There will also be a raffle, hors d’oeuvres and punch and coffee. Donations of dog food, cat food, toys, etc. will be accepted.
Meal preparation class
The monthly class in meal preparation will be held at the community room at the Greenfield Area Christian Center, 510 N. Fifth St., at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21. Class members will prepare food which they can take home along with additional ingredients and recipes. Call 981-7176 for reservations.
First Baptist Christmas Dinner
The fourth annual Christmas Dinner will be served at the First Baptist Church, 127 S. West St., Hillsboro, on Sunday, Dec. 25. Dinner will be served at the church from noon to 2 p.m. The church will also deliver from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. within a 10-mile radius of its location. To reserve delivery call 937-393-1473 or 229-379-7742. The dinner is open to everyone.
Lynchburg Lions candy sale
The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the Southern Hills Community Bank and the Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Eighteen different varieties are on sale. Stop in during regular business hours and purchase high quality candy at reasonable prices.