Farmers market’s last day
The last day of the Hillsboro Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 between the Highland County Courthouse and Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District in Hillsboro. The market is still selling produce, honey, baked goods and maple syrup. It accepts farmers market WIC coupons. Everyone is welcome.
HDH Board of Governors meeting
The Highland District Hospital Board of Governors will hold a special meeting in executive session at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 at the hospital to discuss strategic planning.
The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthly pancake sausage breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road in Lynchburg. The breakfast will be served from 8-11 a.m. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited to come and enjoy the meal and support the Lions Club in its many community service projects.
Senior Citizens Center membership special
The Highland County Senior Citizens Center is offering a membership special for the week of the Highland County Fair, Sept. 5-12. New members or anyone who is not a 2015 member may purchase a 2016 membership and get the rest of 2015 for free. Memberships are as follows, 21-49 years of age $25 per year, 50-89 years of age are $20 per year and 90 years of age and plus are free at any time. All memberships expire on Dec. 31. Call the center for more details at 393-4745. Memberships can be purchased at the senior center on Muntz Street or at the center’s booth at the fair.
A blood drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at the Paint Creek EMS/Fire District on North Washington Street in Greenfield. It is sponsored by Adena Greenfield Medical Center and the American Red Cross. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code: AdenaGreenfieldMC. Walk-ins on the day of the blood drive will also be accepted.
Public Employees Retirees meeting
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employees Retirees Inc. meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Shane Olson with Humana Medicare. All members and guest are welcome.
Community Wide Yard Sale
The Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale is set for Sept. 11-12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. To submit a sale or to find more information, go to the Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale page on Facebook.
Residents on or near North East Street in Hillsboro, as well as the traveling public, is being informed that the city has contracted with Stauffer Site Services, LLC to implement a reconstruction project on North East Street, from Main Street to East North Street. The contractor plans to begin construction mid September. Final completion for the project is set for Oct. 15, 2015. If you have questions, or need additional information, call the Engineering Consultant, Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., at 866- 380-2828.
Middle school selling Indian Cards
The Hillsboro Middle School eighth grade class will be selling Indian Discount Cards through Sept. 25 to help finance the class trip to Washington, D.C. The cards sell for $10 and can be purchased from any eighth grade student or at the HMS office during school hours. For information call (937) 393-9877.
Overeaters Anonymous meetings
Compulsive overeaters are invited to a weekly meeting of Overeaters Anonymous held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 234 N. High St., Hillsboro, on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous is not a diet club. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. OA views compulsive overeating as a physical, emotional and spiritual disease that can be arrested, but not cured. For further details contact Mildred at 937-442-1188 or Nancy at 937-217-4020.
Holiday Trails Association meeting
The annual meeting of the Holiday Trails Association will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at the shelter house. The nominees for election this year are David Chilton and Allen Mills, and there is a vacant seat. If you would like to serve on the board call secretary Jo Ann Trueblood at 365-1243.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families
A free Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 and Dec. 15 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. These programs will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations. The programs and lunch are free. To register, call 740-710-1821.