Hillsboro AAUW applications
The Hillsboro Area AAUW is accepting applications for its 2016 scholarships. The applicant must be a current resident of the Highland County area and must have resided in the county for at least two years. The scholarships are awarded to nontraditional female students whose education has been interrupted or delayed. Applications are available at the libraries in Highland County. For more information call 393-8347.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, April 30. Eat-in only serving is from 4 – 4:30 p.m. The menu will be ham, hash brown casserole, corn and pudding.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, April 30 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. Dinner is served 5-6 p.m. The menu will be vegetable soup with crackers, pimento cheese sandwiches, fruit cocktail, assorted desserts and drinks. The meal is served eat-in only.
Retired teachers host HHS choir
The Hillsboro High School Symphonic Choir and director David White will be featured at the May 2 meeting of the Highland County Retired Teachers Association held at the Hillsboro Senior Citizens Center. Social hour is 11 a.m. to noon, the luncheon is at noon, and then the program. To honor Mother’s Day, the community service effort willbe a money tree for the Southern Ohio Pregnancy Center. To make a reservation call 937-981-4149 by April 20.
May Friendship Day
May Friendship Day will be celebrated Friday, May 6 at the Cornerstone Assembly of God 8343 SR 124, Hillsboro. This year’s theme is Finding Grace at the Table and marks both the 60th anniversary of the Fellowship of the Least Coin and the 75th anniversary of Church Women United. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a celebration, followed by a carry-in lunch. Bring a covered dish to share. The purpose of Church Women United is to encourage 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.
Belfast School Alumni Reunion
The annual Belfast School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ponderosa Banquet Center in Hillsboro. The doors open with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost of the meal is $12. Special classes being honored are 1926, 1936, 1946, 1956 and 1966. All graduates and their guests, former teachers, and those who attended Belfast are welcome. To make a reservation, call Glenna Leeth at 937-393-2947.
Poker run for JUMP
The fourth annual poker run to benefit JUMP will be held Saturday, May 14 at the Hillsboro Eagles. Sign-in is from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the poker run at noon. The entry fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple. There will be a 50/50 raffle, auction, raffles and entertainment by Private Issue. Food will be available through the kitchen. For more information contact Judy Roberts at 937-763-3500.
Fairfield board meeting change
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its May regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.
Red Hat Society Spring Fling
The local Red Hat Society will host its annual Hillsboro Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The event is for Red Hat members only, but if you are interested in becoming a member you can register at the door for $20. For more information call 937-403-6424.
Candle fundraiser for shelter
The Highland County Homeless Shelter has teamed up with Camelot Farms Candles for an April fundraiser. Orders are due by April 30 and order forms can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.