News briefs

Eaton Area Community Choir

Rehearsals for Eaton Area Community Choir will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Eaton High School Choir Room. All singers are welcome.

Dog Days of Winter

Summit Chiropractic is hosting their Dog Days of Winter supply drive benefiting the Humane Society of Preble County. All donations should be dropped off at 1338 N. Barron St. in Eaton by Thursday, March 1. For additional questions contact 937-369-0422. Items requested include: dry adult dog food, canned puppy food (specifically Pedigree beef/chicken flavor), dry kitten food, liquid laundry detergent, tall kitchen trash bags, 33 gallon trash bags, dish soap, Fabuloso, dry puppy food, dry cat food, scoop kitty litter, Windex, bleach, paper towels, liquid Lysol, and adult small bite dog food.

NT Alumni car show

The National Trail Alumni Association is sponsoring its annual Car Show on April 14. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. The event will be held in the east parking lot behind National Trail High School. All cars, trucks, and motorcycles welcomed. There will be food, music, door prizes, and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds go to NT Alumni Association scholarships.

TVCLSD meetings

The Twin Valley Community Local School Board of Education has announced its monthly meetings will be held the fourth Monday of each month, in the Twin Valley South Media Center at 6 p.m. Exceptions are the May meeting, which will be held on Tuesday, May 29, at 6 p.m. and the November/December meeting, which will be held on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. The 2018 meeting dates are Feb. 26, March 26, April 23, May 29, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept.24, Oct. 22 and Dec. 3.

Park District meeting changes

The Preble County Park District is making the following changes to the March meeting dates: The meeting scheduled for March 2 will be changed to Monday, March 12. Meetings will be held in the Eaton City Building starting at 9 a.m. All meetings are open to the public.

Arnold 5K

The 18th annual Arnold 5K will be on March 4, during the 30th Arnold Sports Festival. The Arnold 5K Pump and Run (billed as the largest pump and run in the country) registration is closed as the event limit of 1,000 participants was reached in four days. For more information on the Arnold 5K contact Matt McGowan,, or call 740-587-0376.

Relay for Life

The Preble County Relay for Life this year will begin Friday, May 18 at 6 p.m., and end on Saturday, May 19, at noon, at the Preble County Fairgrounds. Organizational meetings are the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at Bruce Elementary School. All interested in forming a team for this family event and raising money for cancer research are welcome at meetings, or can reach out to 937-733-9534 for more details. This event allows everyone in the community to celebrate those who have survived, grieve for those lost to cancer, and empower others to fight back against a disease that takes too much.