Former Hillsboro school employees reunion
All former Hillsboro High School/Middle School employees in grades 7-12 (administrators, teachers, custodians, secretaries, aides, cooks, etc.) and their spouses are invited to a summer reunion and luncheon at the new high school/middle school on Saturday, July 11 from 1-4 p.m. Reservations may be made by sending a $15 check (per person) to Beverly Rhoads, 217 W. Walnut St., Hillsboro, Ohio 45133 by June 27. The reunion committee is also collecting email addresses of any high school/middle school staff so that this notice can be sent. Email names and email addresses to Joan Winner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, June 27 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served, eat-in only, from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be smoked sausages on a bun, baked beans, potato salad, assorted desserts and drinks.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield Methodist Church will be held Saturday, June 27. Eat-in serving is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. The menu will be hot dogs, potato chips, baked beans and dessert.
The Brush and Palette Art Guild Annual Show will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 at the Southern State Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive in Hillsboro. There will be refreshments. Admission and parking are free.
Funds for blankets
Highland County Church Women United is collecting funds to purchase heavyweight blankets to be distributed to economically disadvantaged families in Ohio. These blankets offer warmth and relief during dangerously cold weather. Those who would like to contribute to this project can contact Valeta Doorneweerd at (937) 393-5099. The purpose of Church Women United is to encourage church women to come together in a visible community to witness their faith in Jesus Christ and, enabled by the Holy Spirit, to go out into every neighborhood and nation as instruments of reconciling love.
Free bag lunches
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 234 N. High St., Hillsboro, will hand out free bag lunches to all children every Monday from 11:13 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until school starts back up. There is not paperwork or a charge for these lunches. This is a ministry of the church to the young people of the community. Take out will be available and all children are welcome. Call Judi with questions at 937-205-4292.
L-C Board of Ed. meeting
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 board of education building.
Hillsboro Yard Waste site closed
The Hillsboro Yard Waste site will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. It will reopen for regular hours Friday, July 10.
Quilters of Highland County annual show
The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 1 and August 31 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Guests are invited to display their quilts. In addition to the quilt displays there will be door prizes, a silent auction, vendors and special booths. A quilt will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to a local organization that helps families in the county. For more information or a form to share a quilt, call Darlene Prosek at 937-393-3031.
The Fall Creek ladies of the USFW will have a rummage/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. The church is located at 11345 Karnes Rd., Hillsboro.
4-H project judging
On Tuesday, July 7 all 4-H food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, health, child development, money management, genealogy, home furnishing, creative arts projects and several special interest projects will be judged at Hillsboro Elementary School. Judging begins at 9 a.m. Family & Consumer Sciences 4-H advisers will have complete judging schedules. All members should have received a postcard with the web link to the judging schedule. Club members with questions should check with their advisers or call the Highland County Extension Office at 937-393-1918.
If it is impossible for a member to attend judging, call the Extension Office for an appointment to complete makeup judging on July 15. Late projects will be graded, but are not eligible for outstanding awards.
Vacation Bible School
The New Hope Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School on July 8, 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. “Bible Blast to the Past Discovering God’s Everlasting Love” will be for ages 3 years to teens. It will be held at the church, 128 E. Beech St., Hillsboro. For more information, call 937-393-5215.
4-H Style Revue and Awards Night
The annual 4-H Style Revue and Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. 4-H members will be modeling their clothing outfits that were judged on July 8. This is always one of the highlights of the 4-H year. All summer judged 4-H project awards will be presented during the July 9 program.
The top models will be chosen at the Style Revue on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building during the fair. There will not be an awards program at the Highland County Fair for the summer judged 4-H projects.
8 Days a Week at Senior Center
The Beatles tribute band, 8 Days a Week, a professional band and show, will play a live concert at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, July 11. Doors open and event begins at 6 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend this fundraising event. Tickets are on sale now at the senior center and Merchants National Bank (main branch) and are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Dinner is included. Call the center for more details at 393-4745.
Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Lunch & Learn For Familes
A free Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Lunch & Learn For Familes 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.