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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.

Pancake and sausage breakfast

The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthly pancake and sausage breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road in Lynchburg. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited. The club will also serve food for the antique tractor pull that will be held the same day at the Lions Park. The pull is free and open to the public. It begins at noon.

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.

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.

Fish fry

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 10. The menu will consist of all the fish you can eat for $8 plus fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink. The post home is located behind the Dairy Queen and is open to the public.

Birthday Open House

Clara “Porky” Sears will be honored with a 60th Birthday Open House Saturday, July 11, 2 to 6 p.m. at the Clinton Highland Joint Fire District Building, SR 28 West, in New Vienna. The event is open to all who know her and is hosted by her sisters. Refreshments will be served. Gifts are welcome, but not expected. Those unable to attend are encouraged to participate in a card shower. Cards may be mailed to P.O. Box 339, New Vienna, OH 45159. Additional information may be obtained by calling 937-987-2067.

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.

Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

A Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament to benefit Anna’s Army will be held Saturday, July 25 starting at 6 p.m. at the Hillsboro Eagles. There will a $25 buy-in and unlimited rebuts for the first hour. The early registration fee is $20 and forms are available and Western Southern Life in Hillsboro. For more information all 937-840-7054.

Quilters of Highland County annual show

The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 31 and August 1 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.

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.

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