Flu shots available from Health Department
The Brown County Health Department will be offering flu shots 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 8, at Bristow Pharmacy in Ripley.
The flu shot is available for anyone six months and older and is $25. Medicaid or Medicare Part B is accepted, but no Medicare HMO’s.
For questions or more information, call any of the nurses at the health department at 937-378-6892 or toll-free at 1-866-867-6892.
Medicare check-up day
A free service, Medicare Check-up Day, will be brought to you by the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program at the Ohio Department of Insurance.
In Brown County, the check-up will take place at ABCAP, locted 406 W.Plum Street, in Georgetown, 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. RSVP at 937-378-3818.
Catholic Rural Life group to meet
Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold a regular meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. On the agenda is planning for the “Buy Local Foods” seminar scheduled for Jan. 31 and information on the Blue Ribbon Panel Discussion of the Pope’s recent encyclical on Oct. 31 in Columbus. 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.
The meeting will be held at St. Mary’s church hall in Arnheim. For directions or more information, call Pat Hornschemeier at 937-378-4769 (day) or 937-378-4560 (evening).
GUM Church to hold Attics Treasures fundraiser
The Georgetown United Methodist Church will hold an Attics Treasures fundraiser at the church, located 217 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. The church is located at the corner of Main and State Streets. Use the State Street entrance to the Fellowship Hall.
The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10.
All proceeds will go toward the renovation and repair of the church exterior. For more information or for those who would like to donate items, call 937-378-3353.
St. George rummage sale rescheduled for this weekend
St. George will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, and from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at St. George Church. Breakfast and lunch will be served both days. Some of the items available include furniture, small power tools, clothing, appliances, kitchen and decorative items.
Ripley Lions Club tenderloin dinner
The Ripley Lions Club will host a tenderloin dinner 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9. The dinner will be held at the Ripley Life Squad building, located on US Route 52 in Ripley.
Proceeds will be used to support the Lions Club charity gifts to the local communities.
Mt. Orab Women’s Club annual quarter raffle
The Mt. Orab Women’s Club holds an annual quarter raffle as a fund raiser for the Mt. Oreb Depot and the Little Red Caboose. All proceeds are the restoration and preservation of the landmarks.
The raffle will be held at mt. Orab Elementary School on Oct. 9. Doors open 6 p.m. and the raffle begins 6:30 p.m. Paddles are $1 each. There will be a split the pot, basket raffle, vendor shopping and food will be available for purchase.
Some of the vendors included in the event are Origami Owl, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Scentsy and more.
True Church of God to host rummage sale
The True Church of God, located 513 Market Street, New Richmond, will hold a church rummage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10.
Clothing is $5 a bag, or by the piece. Most other items are make an offer.
Donations are being accepted for food for the food pantry to help those in need. Donations may be brought in during the sale. Additional donations may be made by calling Loui Curtis at 513-427-4329 or Christine Mafee Hadley at 513-471-0045.
Board meeting for Housing Authority
A regular meeting of the Brown Metropolitan Housing Authority will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the ABCAP Building, located 406 West Plum Street, Room 102, in Georgetown.
Benefit for Larry Luscheck
A benefit fundraiser will be held beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 for Larry Luscheck, who has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma bone cancer. The event will be held on the OVAM showground in Georgetown.
A 5K Run/Walk, a corn hole tournament, a quarter auction, a dinner-dance-Chinese auction, and a fundraising auction will be part of the events.
Bring lawn chairs for the events. This is a BYOB event, coolers are acceptable to for the event.
For more information, call Patty Luscheck at 513-266-4645 or Sandy Nause at 513-724-3175.
Lake Waynoka Shawnee Squaws to host Craft Fair
The Shawnee Squaws of Lake Waynoka will host the 11th annual Shawnee Squaws Craft Fair. The event is open to the public and will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Recreation Center Gym. Admission and parking is free.
There will be food available for purchase and a split the pot drawing.
There is space for 35 handcrafter exhibitors; many are one of a kind with very unique items available.
For more information, contact Valerie Bullock at 937-446-4283.
Liberty Chapel Perpetual Care to meet
Liberty Chapel Perpetual Cemetery Care committee will meet 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct 11. The meeting will take place at the home of Ruth Shively, located 10259 state Route 125, in Russellville.
All interested parties are invited to attend.
Master Gardeners to host Fall Garden Seminar
A Garden Seminar will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, sponsored by the Master Gardeners.
Brown County Master Gardener Doug Dyer will speakabout fall lawn care and other fall “chores.”
The seminar will take place at the Mt. Orab Campus of SSCC in Room 107.
All seminars are free and open to the public.
Community Lanes to host benefit for Barrios family
Community Lanes, in Georgetown, will be hosting a Bowling Benefit from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, for the Barrios family. Four family members were lost due to a flash flood in the area on July 19. Vicky Kennard and her unborn child, and children Gabe Barrios and Rose Barrios were lost in the flood.
The cost is $5 for non-bowlers, $15 for bowlers. There will also be a silent auction that will run until 4 p.m.and door prizes.To donate items, contact Community Lanes at 937-378-9998, Chassity Grubenhoff at 937-217-9505, Denise Kiskadden at 937-213-2678 or Debi Sizemore at 937-213-2336.
Mammography screening offered
The Brown County Health Department will offer mobile mammography screenings 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. The van will be located in the parking lot of the health department.
Screenings are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies under the following guideline: ages 35-40 baseline screenings.
Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 937-378-6892 to schedule a screening.
BCBDD to hold meeting
The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold their regular scheduled board meeting 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities Center, located 325 West State Street, Building A, Suite 2, in Georgetown.
Meetings are open to the public.
Christmas craft show planned at the rambler center
mbler Center in Russellville (the old Russellville School) will be the site of the 10th annual Christmas Craft Show and Salefrom 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.
Tables are $15 each. A limited number of tables are still available to rent at this time. To reserve a table or for more information, call Mary Kelch at 1-513-734-2511 or 513-543-3137.
Note, there will be no tables located on the second floor of the building this year.