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
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 to purchase

Lynchburg Lions Club
candy store at
Southern Hills Community Bank
The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the
Southern Hills Community Bank in Lynchburg. Eighteen different varieties of
candy are on sale. Stop in during regular business hours and purchase
high-quality candy at reasonable prices. Thank you to the community for
supporting the Lions’ community service projects.

Sardinia holiday
parade Dec. 9
The village of Sardinia will host a holiday parade Saturday, Dec. 9 at 5
p.m. Schools, clubs, civic groups and residents with floats and
holiday-decorated vehicles are encouraged to participate. Contact the
village office at (937) 446-3807 ext. 1 for information.

SATH Breakfast
with Santa Dec. 9
The SATH (Supplementary Assistance to the Handicapped) organization will
be sponsoring its 23rd annual "Breakfast with Santa" on Saturday, Dec. 9 at
Hopewell, 5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro. Reservations are required.
Breakfast will be served from 9-11 a.m. and includes pancakes, sausage,
eggs, cereal, donuts, fruit, milk, juice and coffee. The cost is $8 per
child and $5 per adult. Activities for the children include talking and
getting their picture taken with Santa, making crafts with the help of
Santa's elves and decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus, all of which can be
taken home with them. The deadline for reservations is Dec. 8. To make a
reservation, contact Linda Allen at (937) 366-6657 daytime or Mary Kamphaus
at (937) 393-8550 evenings. You can also visit
Registration is limited.

Hillsboro Lions Club Candy Store open
The Hillsboro Lions Club Candy Store is open at 957 N. High Street
(formerly Dr. Mesina’s office) in Hillsboro. Store hours are 8:30 a.m.-5:30
p.m. Monday-Saturday and 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday.

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)

Christmas at the Cabin
This is the 37th year that Dave and Janny Brizius have opened their
authentic old log cabin on Cave Road near Bainbridge as a holiday boutique.
It is open daily except Mondays through Dec. 17 (Tuesday through Saturday 10
a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m.). Located at 7757 Cave Road, midway
between Hillsboro and Chillicothe just off of U.S. Route 50, the cabin is a
destination trip. Call (937) 304-0818 for more information or to get

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

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.

Board of Health meetings
The Highland County Board of Health will hold their meetings at 4:30
p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in 2017. Meetings are held in the
Highland County Health Department Board Room. The next meeting is Dec. 19.

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.

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.

Knights of Pythias Lodge
Christmas party Dec. 16
Knights of Pythias Lodge 696 will host their annual Christmas party Dec.
16. Festivities begin at 5:45 p.m., with dinner starting at 6:15 p.m. (bring
a covered dish). The event will include drawings, door prizes, fun, food,
prizes and games. Santa will arrive at 7:30 p.m. Gifts are donated by local
merchants, friends and families. If you would like to make a donation or
need more information, call (937) 763-5765, (937) 313-6291, (937) 403-6004
or (937) 403-2114. The lodge is located at 1879 state Route 73 in Belfast.

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.

Greenfield Lions Club
Candy Store open
The Greenfield Lions Club Candy Store will be open for business
throughout December.
The store is located at 339 Jefferson Street, next to Greenfield Music.
Customers may stop in every Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6
p.m. and every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Churches and organizations
wanting to place orders may call (937) 981-3472 or (937) 876-9356.

Hillsboro Library
hosts program by
Gretchen Huffman
Local author Gretchen Huffman will present a program highlighting ten
handmade Native American dolls at the Hillsboro library on Tuesday, Dec. 12
at 6:30 p.m. Huffman said that the dolls were made by one of her mother's
best friends, Josephine (Mrs. Homer) Williams, of New Vienna. Among the
several tribes represented among the dolls are the Navajo, Cherokee and
Pueblo. The dolls are currently on display in the Hillsboro library's teen
section and are accompanied by photographs and information about each tribe.
The free program will be held in the downstairs meeting room.