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Blood drive

BEAVERCREEK — Aley United Methodist Church in Beavercreek will host a community blood drive from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 4143 Kemp Road. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the Community Blood Center “9/11 Never Forget – 15 Years Later and Growing Stronger” T-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at or call 800-388-GIVE.

Healthy U workshop

BEAVERCREEK — The Area Agency on Aging and Greene County Council on Aging urge seniors to start down your own path to better health by attending Healthy U, where you will learn skills and coping strategies needed to manage your symptoms and live a healthier life.

The series of six weekly workshops 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 18 through Nov. 22 at the Beavercreek Nazarene Church, 1850 North Fairfield Road. Space is limited and advance registration is required by calling Susan Finster at 937-376-5486, or email [email protected]

Workshops are open to adults of any age who have a chronic health condition and/or their caregivers. There is no charge for participants who are 60 years of age or older, and the $15 fee for younger participants is paid by the Greene County Council on Aging. Everyone who completes the course receives the companion textbook, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.

Pre-retirement seminar for teachers

BEAVERCREEK — Greene County Retired Teachers Association is planning a free pre-retirement planning seminar 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Beavercreek Nazarene Church, 1850 N. Fairfield Road. The event is for all Ohio Public School teachers and administrators that are within two years or less of retirement.

Speaking will be representatives from State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, the Association Member Benefits Advisers, the Ohio Retired Teachers Association and the Greene County Teachers Association.

To register send your name, phone or email and district by Sept. 23 to Jim Beaver- GCRTA Pre-Retirement Chairperson [email protected] or call 937-237-8657.

Archive roundtable

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Historical Society will join with the Miami Valley Archives Roundtable to participate in the 2016 Archive Crawl held. The Beavercreek History Center will be open 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 1 and Oct. 29 and 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. The center is located at 1981 Dayton-Xenia Road. Visitors wanting to view its archives as part of the Archive Crawl activities or who simply wish to visit the center to see the many interesting items from Beavercreek’s past that are part of the organization’s collection are welcome. Admission is free. For more information, visit the website:

Visitors participating as archive crawlers are provided passports at their first stop, and then can visit as many of the 15 participating repositories as they wish over the month of October. For further details or to learn of other area organizations involved with the crawl, go to the Greene County Archives site on Facebook.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.