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Hillsboro committees meeting on Monday

The Hillsboro Property Maintenance and Restoration Committee and the Street and Safety Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25 in the Hillsboro Firehouse Community Room at 204 N. East St. to discuss a sign permit for the Hillsboro City Schools and sidewalks in the Historic district. The meeting is open to the public.

AAA7 Board of Trustees to meet

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 Board of Trustees meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 25 at the Friends Center in Portsmouth. For more information about time or other details, call 1-800-582-7277.

Back To School Supply Drive

Hearth & Care in Greenfield will hold a Back To School Supply Drive Friday, Aug. 21 through Monday, Aug. 25. Anyone dropping off supplies from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will receive a free lemon shakeup. The supplies will be dropped off at the Greenfield schools on Aug. 26.

Blood drive at Brushcreek Township Fire Department

The Brushcreek Township Fire Department has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, to host a community blood drive from 1 to 2:15 p.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25. The Hoxworth Donor Bus will be parked on the Brushcreek Fire Department lot, located at 7 Washington St., Sinking Spring.

To schedule an appointment, call Hoxworth Blood Center at 1-800-830-1091. Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment. Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible.

Soup’s On free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, Aug. 30 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Hillsboro. Prayer and praise begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner at 5 p.m. The menu will be taco salad, chips and ice cream sundaes. The mean is served eat-in only.

Free mammograms

Women age 40 and older should receive a mammogram every year. Early detection of breast cancer can significantly improve a woman’s chance of survival.

Thanks to a grant from the Susan G. Koman Foundation and St. Elizabeth Hospital, women in the area now have the opportunity to receive a mammogram at no cost. On Friday, Sept. 5, St. Elizabeth Hospital’s mobile unit will be providing mammogram screenings at the Highland County Health Department for women age 40 and older. Women do not have to be a resident of Highland County to take advantage of this service.

Women with or without insurance coverage are eligible to receive a mammogram. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurances will be billed. However, no one will be responsible for any deductible, co-pays, or out-of-pocket expenses. Appointments are required.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Highland County Health Department at 393-1941.

Provider Fair

On Sept. 9 there will be a Provider Fair at Hills and Dales Training Center, 8919 U.S. Route 50, Hillsboro, from 3 -6 p.m. It is open to the public and will focus on services available in Highland County for adults and children with developmental disabilities. You’ll find exhibits, snacks and door prizes. An art contest of art by individuals with developmental disabilities will be held with a prize of an iPad. For more information, go to www.highdd.org under news and information.

Upcoming Alzheimer discussions

Alzheimer’s topics at Highland County Senior Citizens Center:

Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m., Family Issues and Community Resources

Alzheimer’s topics at Edgewood Manor, Greenfield:

Aug. 19, 3 p.m., Family Issues and Community Resources

Sept. 16, 3 p.m., Caregiver Stress: Signs to Watch for, Steps to Take

Holiday Trails Association annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Holiday Trails Association will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the shelter house. Nominating petitions were mailed to all members to be returned no later than May 1. The nominees for elections this year are Jo Ann Trueblood, Denise Turner and Donnie Griffitts.

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