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OVRDC meeting, picnic

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) Full Commission Meeting & Picnic will be held Friday, Sept. 25 in Ross County at the Adena Mansion & Gardens, 847 Adena Rd., Chillicothe. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m., the meeting at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. The keynote speaker will be David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency.

The OVRDC Full Commission members have received registration information. Anyone planning to attend must RSVP by Monday, Sept. 21. The meeting is open to the public and registration information can be found at www.ovrdc.org. If you have any questions, call 1-800-223-7491 or visit the website. The picnic cost for non-members and/or guests is $25, which must be paid by Thursday, Sept. 24.

‘100 Years of Class’ yearbooks

The 2015 McClain yearbooks celebrating “100 Years of Class” are available for pick up or purchase ($40) in room 232 in the old vocational building on Greenfield schools campus. Mrs. Jo Ellen Gossett asks that those coming to pick up yearbooks do so between 7:40 – 8:30 a.m., or 1:40 – 2:30 p.m., or after school.

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.

Praise Fest

The Good Shepherd Church will host a Praise Fest featuring the Youngville Choir, Holiness Pentecostal Choir, Tranquility Full Gospel Choir, Promise Land Praise Band and Good Shepherd Praise Band at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. The church is located at 12920 SR 28, Greenfield. There will be food afterward.

Enchanted Hills meeting

The annual business meeting of Enchanted Hills will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at AmVets 61, 11541 North Shore Rd. All members of Enchanted Hills are invited to attend.

Open Door free meal in Greenfield

The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Sept. 26. Eat-in serving will begin at 4 p.m. The menu will be chicken casserole, green beans, bread and fruit.

Soup’s On free meal in Hillsboro

The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, Sept. 26 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. and dinner, eat-in only, will be served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be taco salad, assorted desserts and drinks.

Come Meet Your Neighbor

Fall Creek Friends Church will hold a Come Meet Your Neighbor event at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. The church is located at 11345 Karnes Rd. There will be food, friends, fellowship and music. Pastor Scott Latimer welcomes everyone.

Dinner at First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield

The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 in the church dining room. The menu will be beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans or peas, homemade applesauce, coleslaw, a variety of desserts, and drinks. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.

‘Christmas Carol’ auditions

The Paxton Theatre will hold auditions for its production of Tom Mula’s Jacob Marley’s “Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 The Paxton Theatre, 133 E. Main St., Bainbridge. Auditioners should prepare and memorize a dramatic, one-minute monologue. Those interested on working in available crew positions will be asked to complete an interview during auditions. “Christmas Carol” will be performed Dec. 4 and 5. For more information and to view the rehearsal schedule, visit www.PaxtonTheatre.com.

Sign language classes

Spark Creative Artspace will offer a series of three classes focusing on introducing people to American Sign Language (ASL), is a major method of communications for people with hearing loss. Tom Schluep and others will conduct the series of three sessions at Spark’s studios at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. Classes will begin Oct. 3 and continue on the 10th, and 17th. Classes will begin at 1 p.m. and last up to two hours in length. All materials will be provided. The cost is $40 and registration may be made in person at the beginning of the first class or by emailing [email protected] or calling 937-763-ART1.

All-you-can-eat dinner

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 (behind the Dairy Queen) will hold an all-you-can-eat dinner including fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and soft drinks from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. The dinner is open to the public.

Deer Hunters Banquet

The Highland County Deer Hunters Banquet will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Wharton Building on the Highland County Fairgrounds. Games, a raffle and social hour begin at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. The group’s purpose is to raise funds in support for education, habitat preservation, and preservation of the hunting tradition for the benefit of whitetail deer and other wildlife. For tickets or more information call Tim Schlater at 937-403-5811, Tim Parry at 937-763-7752, Ben Miller at 740-497-7377, John Kidder at 937-466-2211 or Randy Dyer at 937-205-7747.

Historical Society annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Highland County Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 in the Highland County Administration Building Basement Meeting Room. All members are urged to attend.

Humane Society annual meeting

The Highland County Humane Society will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the large basement meeting room in the Highland County Administration Building in Hillsboro. The meeting is open to anyone interested in supporting the Humane Society as it plans upcoming and 2016 events.

Vascular screening event

The Highland County Health Department will host a vascular screening event for patients 50 years of age or older. Screenings will be performed by The Christ Hospital. The non-invasive, painless screenings are effective in detecting three prevalent vascular diseases; carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. The event will be held Oct. 20, 22, 27 and 29 at the health department, 1487 N. High St., Hillsboro. The cost of the screening is $60. An appointment is required by calling the health department at 937-393-1941. For more information, contact the health department at 937-393-1941.