WEST ALEXANDRIA & LEWISBURG — Help Solvita maintain the late winter blood supply at one of two events next Thursday: the first at the Twin Valley South High School community blood drive, Thursday, Feb. 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 100 Education Drive, West Alexandria, or the second at the Lewisburg Baptist Church community blood drive, Thursday, Feb. 29 from 3-6 p.m. at 608 N. Commerce St. in Lewisburg.
WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Nancy Briley, Rylie Gearhart, Bri Combs, Melodie Comer, Adelee Small, Emily Mershon, Madison Perry, James Wathen Jr., Jeff Gilbert, Martin Hale, Jim Moses, Gary Sink, Bruce Baker, Joyce Griffith, Linda Wick, December Harper, Neil Wick, Joe Bruce, Bonnie Cole, Sam Perry, Robert Fugate, Heather Clymer, Kelly Studebaker, Karen Studebaker, Patrick Papczun, Tim Laughlin, Jonathon Clymer, Lydia Mershon, Julia Jones, Melissa Gallman, Mackenzie Turpin, Emily Mershon, Lydia Menke.
EATON — Following a special rainbow trout stocking by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, Eaton Parks & Recreation will host its second annual Kids’ Fishing Day at Crystal Lake Park on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m.-noon.
BROOKVILLE — This week at the Brookville Branch Library, located at 120 Blue Pride Drive, Brookville:
PREBLE COUNTY — Consider helping older adults in the Preble County community by representing the county on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council.
Our first trip of the year we are visiting Belterra Park Casino in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 19th. We will be venturing our way there via motorcoach, planning to win lots of money and have a lot of fun, and return home with full pockets. We still have open spots and need a minimum of 30 people to go. The cost is $57 for a member and $77 for non-members. Sign up today! Here’s a list of our trips for the year, please call Karen R. for more information:
CAMDEN — Late winter is a time of urgent need for blood donations. Support the regional blood supply by donating at the Camden community blood drive Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon at First Southern Baptist Church, 35 North Liberty St.
EATON — The Preble County Historical Society and Nature Reserve kicked off the year on Saturday, Feb. 10, with a conservation event. The event was a winter forestry hike led by Miami University’s Savannah Ballweg. Ballweg previously worked for the Preble County Soil and Water Conservation District. The group hiked the yellow trail at PCHS which runs along Aukerman Creek. There are five hiking trails totaling a little over 7 miles at PCHS. The blue trail is titled the Enchanted Storybook Trail featuring kiosks with pages from a book chosen by the Preble County Library District. The trails are open 7 days a week from dawn until dusk. Dogs are welcome while on a leash. The address is 7693 Swartsel Road, Eaton.