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Democrat Dinner and Auction

The Highland County Democratic Women and the Highland County Democratic Central and Executive Committee will hold their annual joint carry-in Christmas Dinner and Auction on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building. Meat, drinks and table service will be provided. Bring a covered dish and an auction item. The public is invited.

RCPP and Quail Focus

An RCPP and Quail Focus meeting will be held for landowners in the Clear Creek Watershed on Dec. 6 at the Hi-Tec Center in Hillsboro. The meeting will begin with a meal at 6 p.m. for those who register by Dec. 2. Learn how to apply for financial assistance to implement conservation/wildlife practices. Call NRCS/SWCD at 937-393-1922 ext. 114 to register.

Care-A-Van schedule

The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic, a cooperative service brought to you by the Highland County Health Department and Highland District Hospital, will be at the Walmart parking lot in Hillsboro from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6.

St. Paul bake sale

St. Paul Lutheran Church, corner of Pearl Street and Eastern Avenue in Lynchburg, will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. There will be pies, cakes, cookies, candy, dinner rolls, cheese balls, chicken and noodles, Home Town Honey, gifts and more.

Legion Family Christmas

The George A. Lambert American Legion of Sardinia will hold its annual Legion Family Christmas dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. The auxiliary will provide the meat, drinks and table service. Each family is to bring a side dish or dessert. Also, bring a wrapped gift for an auction. The proceeds will go to the AGAPE Church Council to help the area residents who are in need of emergency assistance. Santa will make a visit with a treat for children and an opportunity for the parents to get a picture of the children with Santa. This annual event is open to the legion/auxiliary members and their families. Prospective legion and auxiliary members are also welcome to come. RSVP by Monday, Dec. 5 by calling 937-442-4704.

Knights of Pythias Christmas party

The Knights of Pythias Lodge in Belfast will hold a Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 17. Festivities begin at 5:45 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. There will be drawings, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, 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 information, call 937-763-7353, 937-763-5765 or 937-403-2114.

Humane Society fundraiser

The Highland County Humane Society’s next fundraiser will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 at Upper Cuts Salon, 401 W. Main St., Hillsboro. The Art for Animals exhibit is a way to bring the community together to raise money and awareness to adopt a pet from the local shelter. Proceeds will go directly to Highland County Humane Society in Hillsboro. This exhibit will give a chance for local artist to share their talent. For artists that want to enter there is a $15 fee for two pieces or art and $25 fee for three pieces. The fee will go to the shelter. Any artwork the artist sells, the artist keeps. The deadline for art submissions is Dec. 12. Interested artists can contact Katie DelRae Chain through a Facebook private message or email katie_chain1989@yahoo.com. Parking for the exhibit will be available in front of the salon and across the street at the school board parking lot. There will also be a raffle, hors d’oeuvres and punch and coffee. Donations of dog food, cat food, toys, etc. will be accepted.

Lynchburg Lions candy sale

The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the Southern Hills Community Bank and the Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Eighteen different varieties are on sale. Stop in during regular business hours and purchase high quality candy at reasonable prices.

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