VFW fish fry Jan. 6
VFW Post 9094 will host a fish fry Saturday, Jan. 6 from 4:30-7 p.m.
Meals are $8 and include all the fish you can eat, fries, slaw, hush puppies
and a soft drink. The event is open to the public.

Hillsboro City Schools
Board of Education to meet Jan. 8
The Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education will hold its
organizational meeting at the Hillsboro Board of Education Office, 39
Willettsville Pike, Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. with an executive session, if
necessary. The tax budget hearing will be 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the board
office.

SATH Sweetheart
Charity Ball Feb. 10
The SATH (Supplementary Assistance to the Handicapped) organization has
the perfect holiday gift. SATH will be holding the 14th annual Valentine’s
Sweetheart Charity Ball on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Roberts Centre in
Wilmington. The evening will begin with appetizers at 6 p.m., dinner at 7
p.m. and dancing from 8-11 p.m. The attire for the evening is
semi-formal/formal.
The cost is $100 per couple, which includes appetizers, dinner
(beef/chicken), dancing, a photo of each couple and door prizes. Child care
is available for a small donation. Purchase a ticket for that
hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list.
SATH also has reserved rooms if you would like to stay overnight. There
are a limited number of rooms available at a discounted rate for the event,
so make your reservation as soon as possible.
Treat your sweetheart to a special evening and help support SATH. SATH
is a nonprofit organization that assists children with disabilities by
sponsoring programs that enhance the quality of their life. For tickets and
information about reservations, contact Linda Allen, SATH Executive
Director, at (937) 366-6657 or visit www.kampdovetail.com to purchase
tickets.

Academy Preschool of
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
accepting registrations
The Academy Preschool of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, located at the
corner of North High Street and East North Street in Hillsboro, has opened
its doors. New registrations are welcome. This is an enrichment preschool
program where each child will strive to reach their potential before going
into kindergarten. There are easy payment plans, and subsidized students are
welcome. Contact Joellen Bradford at (937) 402-4047 to enroll your child.

Heroin Addiction
Recovery Time (HART)
meets Wednesdays
Heroin Addiction Recovery Time (HART) is hosted by First Presbyterian
Church of Greenfield every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. This is a support group
for those struggling with addictions and their family members. Meetings are
held in the fellowship room of the church (use administrative office
entrance on east side of the building) located at 457 Jefferson Street in
Greenfield. For more information, contact Ricketta Shoemaker at (937)
981-2373.

Pet food donations
accepted at RFL
The Rocky Fork Lake mobile food pantry is accepting donations of dog and
cat food for a pet food pantry. The mobile food pantry is offered on the
fourth Thursday of the month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (dates subject to change
due to holidays). For more information on the food pantry, call Angie
Mustard at (937) 393-3458. To donate pet food, call Mustard or contact
Holiday Cottages at (937) 365-1331.

Our Daily Bread
Our Daily Bread, a meal program for the Highland County community, is
served Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Robinson Hall,
First United Methodist Church, 133 East Walnut Street, Hillsboro. Donations
are appreciated.

TEA Party meetings
The Highland County TEA Party will meet on the third Monday of each
month at 7 p.m. at the Hi-TEC Center on N. High Street in Hillsboro.

AA meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Hillsboro, on
Fridays at 8 p.m.

Rocky Fork Lake Alliance
The Rocky Fork Lake Community Alliance meets on the third Thursday of
each month at 7 p.m. at the Activities Center off North Shore Drive. The
meetings are open to the public.

Whiteoak Valley Grange
The Whiteoak Valley Grange, 19 E. Main St., Mowrystown hosts monthly
card parties at 6 p.m. on the third Saturday night of each month. The cost
is $1.50 per person to play. For information, call 937-446-2070 or
937-442-4704.

Sweats for Survivors
Highland County Victim Witness has created “Sweats for Survivors,” to
have new T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts and athletic pants
available in sizes small to 4XL, for men and women. Donations can be dropped
off at the Victim Witness office Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Greenfield Area
Christian Center ministries
The Greenfield Area Christian Center food and clothing ministries will
be open to clients on Wednesdays instead of Fridays. Hours open will stay
the same: 1:30-4 p.m.

Highland County Veterans
Service Commission
The Highland County Veterans Service Commission meets on the second and
fourth Monday of the month at 5 p.m. Their office is located at 1575 N. High
St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.

DAV Chapter 123 meetings
The Disabled American Veterans Lloyd C. Ludwick Chapter 123 meets the
fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Hi-TEC Center conference
rooms, 1575 N. High St., Hillsboro.

Mowrystown
Lions Club meetings
The Mowrystown Lions Club meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30
p.m. at the Old Y restaurant. Everyone is invited to attend.

Free lunches at
Hillsboro First Baptist Church
Hillsboro First Baptist Church will offer free lunches for residents in
the Hillsboro area on Christmas. Meals will be served in the church
fellowship hall Dec. 25 from noon-2 p.m. or can be delivered (with RSVP)
from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For delivery reservations, call (937) 393-1473,
Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The church is located at 127
South West Street, Hillsboro.

Budget hearing Jan. 9
for LC Board of Education
On Jan. 9 at 5:30 p.m., a public hearing will be held on the budget
prepared by the Board of Education of Lynchburg-Clay Local School District,
Highland County, for the next succeeding fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
The hearing will be held at the Lynchburg-Clay High School, 6762 S.R. 134,
Lynchburg.

Budget hearing Jan. 12
for BLSD Board of Education
A public hearing will be held on the budget prepared by the Bright Local
School Board of Education of Highland County for the next succeeding fiscal
year ending June 30, 2019. The hearing will be held Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in
the Whiteoak High School library.

Fairfield Local School
Board of Education to meet Jan. 10
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education will hold their annual
organizational meeting, budget hearing and monthly meeting in the District
Office conference room as follows: Wednesday, Jan. 10 – organizational
meeting, 8 a.m.; budget hearing, 8:15 a.m.; monthly meeting, 8:30 a.m. The
public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Fairfield Local
Schools at 937-780-2221.

Community Action meetings
Unless otherwise noted, meetings of the Highland County Community Action
Organization, Inc. are open to the public. Meetings are held on the fourth
Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. with considerations made for June, July and
December. These meetings will be held at the North High Business Center,
1487 North High Street in Hillsboro. Please note the following meeting dates
and times for 2018 are subject to change: Jan. 23, Feb. 27, March 27, April
24, May 22, June 26 (to be determined), July 24 (to be determined), Aug. 28,
Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27 and Dec. 25 (closed for holiday).