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.
The Highland County Board of Elections will hold its post-election audit at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 14 in the board office. The public is welcome to attend.
The Highland County Chapter of Public Employee Retirees Inc. will meet at 10 a.m. April 14 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Patsy Baughn, associate for the Blind and Visually Impaired. All members and guest welcome.
Catholic Rural Life
The Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at St. Mary’s church hall in Arnheim. On the agenda are planning for a Year of Mercy outdoor walk on Oct. 23 at the Brown County Ursulines and a visit to our rural area by a group of young people. The meetings are open to anyone who shares the goals of bringing a Christian perspective to life in rural areas, preserving rural heritage and working to promote dialogue between rural and urban leaders. For directions or more information, call Pat Hornschemeier at 513-752-0647 (day) or 937-378-4560 (evening).
HCCAO Job and Training Fair
The Highland County Community Action Organization Inc. has announced its upcoming OhioMeansJobs Highland County Spring Job and Training Fair on April 15 from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. The booth space is at no charge with table and chairs included. Rooms will be made available for one-on-one interviews if needed. Email your RSVP to [email protected] For more information or questions, call 937-393-1933.
Church Women United
Highland County Church Woman United will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 at the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church, 133 E. Walnut St. All church women are welcome.
Marshall School Committee dinner
The Marshall School Committee will hold a roast pork, baked steak and Italian chicken dinner at the Marshall School Gymnasium from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The menu will also include mashed potatoes, green beans, salad bar, rolls, desserts and drinks. A freewill donation will be accepted. A theme-basket silent auction and 50/50 raffle will be held throughout the evening. All proceeds will be used for the renovation and upkeep of the Marshall School Gymnasium. For more information contact Kristi Grover at 466-2882 or Karen Sheeley at 466-2124.
Harriett Church free meal
The Harriett Church, 3895 Harriet Rd., Hillsboro, invites you to join it for a free meal and fellowship at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Dress is casual. Everyone is welcome. Bring your family, neighbors and friends.
Losse Thread Quilters Show
The Loose Thread Quilters will celebrate its five-year anniversary with its 5th annual Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at the Peebles United Methodist Church, 1370 Measley Ridge Road, Peebles. Bed furnishings will be on display from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be how to make a quilt and one-on-one demonstration, a trucnk show and door prizes every hour.
North Joint Fire District
Highland County North Joint Fire/Ambulance District Board will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at 200 South St., Leesburg.
Hillsboro School Board
The Hillsboro City School Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the board office, 39 Willettsville Pike. The finance committee will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, April 18 in the treasurer’s office, 39 Willettsville Pike.
New Directions Silent Auction
New Directions Silent Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at the Trinity Christian Union Church, 1200 N. Washington St., Greenfield. For more information or to donate an item, call Becky Anderson at 937-876-9162.
Running With The Pack 5K
A Running With The Pack 5K walk, run or roll at Liberty Park in Hillsboro will be held Saturday, April 23 to benefit Hillsboro Cub Scout Pack 37. Registration is $25 and begins at 8:30 a.m. The event starts at 9 a.m. Contact Wendy at 937-218-1973 for additional information.
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 to 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.
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 [email protected]