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Fairborn Against Heroin 2nd Annual Recovery Picnic

FAIRBORN — Fairborn Against Heroin, an organization that advocates for recovery in Greene County from all drugs of abuse, will host its second annual Recovery Picnic 12-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5 at Central Park, 222 S. Central Ave. It will offer free hotdogs and water, splashpark entertainment, information about resources, a memorial balloon launch and speakers. Fairborn Mayor Dan Kirkpatrick will take the microphone to share some words at 1 p.m. during the picnic.

Community 9/11 ceremony

FAIRBORN — Community members are invited to recognize 9/11 at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at the National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, 506 E. Xenia Drive.

American Legion Auxiliary invites community participation

FAIRBORN — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 526 General membership meetings are held 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Legion Post 526, 526 Legion Lane. All members are encouraged to attend. The executive committee meets the first Monday of the month at the same location.

The Unit also holds a Roast Beef Hot Shot Dinner 5-7:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month at the Post. The funds raised are used to support Auxiliary programs, such as Children & Youth Adopt a Military Family for Christmas, donations to Fairborn Easter Egg Hunt, Post Children’s Christmas Party, Education & Scholarship donations, Community Service programs such as Monthly Bingo games at two Nursing Homes, Wii Bowling tournaments, and Others.

Senior center homemakers

FAIRBORN – The Fairborn Senior Center is accepting applications for part-time homemakers. Hours will vary. Applicants must pass a background check and drug screen, and they must also have a valid driver’s license and car insurance. Apply at 325 N. Third St.

Minimalists meet

YELLOW SPRINGS — Dayton Minimalists meet 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the John Bryan Center, Yellow Springs.

Greene County News staff report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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