Kiwanis auction coming
BEAVERCREEK — The Fouth Annual Kiwanis Auction to benefit Beavercreek children will take place 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at the Beavercreek Golf Club.
From electronics to unique pieces of art, sports team merchandise, gourmet food baskets and entertainment tickets, this year’s Beavercreek Kiwanis Silent Auction will have something for everyone. Auction proceeds will benefit Beavercreek children through scholarships for Parks and Recreation’s summer camps, supplemental meals distributed by Feed the Creek, and music and arts programs at Beavercreek Schools.
Tickets are $20 each and are available through the Beavercreek Kiwanis Facebook page and at the door. Businesses and individuals also may contribute merchandise, services or other items for bid. For more information go to Facebook.com/CreekKiwanis or email [email protected]
BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Township Fire Department is hosting an open house 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Station 61 located at 2195 Dayton-Xenia Road. For more information contact 937-426-1213 during business hours or by email @ [email protected]
BEAVERCREEK — Join the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association for pre-Halloween fun in the Teal Pumpkin Prairie Maze at Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 located on Beaver Valley Road at New Germany Trebein Road.
Families will hike the trails of the Reserve to view the habitat of beneficial creatures that get a bad rap at Halloween – spiders, owls, snakes and bats. Participants may visit four hands-on, educational stations to learn about each creature and get a special non-food treat, while supplies last. Bring your favorite Trick–orTreat bag. Long pants and closed toe shoes are recommended.
Beginner archery clinic
BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek Parks Department is offering Beginner Archery Clinic at Wartinger Park Barn on Saturday, Oct. 21. The Adult Clinic is 10 a.m to 12 p.m. and the Family Clinic (age 10 and up) is 1-3 p.m. Youths age 10-17 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.
This clinic is appropriate for beginner archers (both children and adults) with little to no experience with archery. A certified archery instructor will teach participants safe archery procedures, basic equipment use, the basics of shooting a bow and arrow as well as time to practice. Equipment will be provided by the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Cost is $7, $10 for pair of residents, $12 non-residents. Call 937-427-5514.
BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Republican Women’s Club will host a Candidates and Issues Forum 7 p.m. Monday, Oct 23 at the Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene, 1850 N. Fairfield Road. Come learn about what will be on the ballot on Nov 7.
Jump start basketball
BEAVERCREEK — Jump Start Basketball is a fun-oriented, highly instructional, recreational basketball program designed for children in Pre K & K and grades 1-2. Sign up for the Jump Start Program starting Nov. 6 – Dec. 11 at Shaw Elementary Gym, 3560 Kemp Road.
Little Hoops Stars (pre K & K- minimum age 4 years old): 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Hoop Stars (Grades 1-2): 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information call 937-427-5514 or email [email protected]
BEAVERCREEK — Soin Medical Center is accepting adult volunteer applications for those interested in doing secretarial work, data inputting, and receptionist duties. Those applying should have strong skills with MS Office Suite, have ability to answer the phone and take messages, basic knowledge of office equipment, and enjoy learning new things.
Volunteer positions have just opened in maternity, volunteer office, and other departments. Those interested should apply online at www.ketteringhealth.org/volunteer.
Volunteer drivers, escorts needed
BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Senior Center is seeking volunteer drivers and escorts for the transportation program. The center provides rides for seniors who don’t have another viable way to get to the doctor, grocery, rehab, the Center, dialysis and many other destinations.
Each driver has an escort that rides along to assist with directions and loading and unloading passengers. You may call 937-426-6166 or stop by the Center to inquire about these and other volunteer opportunities. We are making a difference in other people’s lives, you can too.
BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek City Council meets 6 p.m. the second and fourth Monday each month at City Hall, 1368 Research Park Drive, Second Floor. Workshops are held as needed.
Township trustees meetings
BEAVERCREEK TOWNSHIP — Beavercreek Township Trustees meet 1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Beavercreek Township’s Community Room, 2195 Dayton-Xenia Road in the lower level of the Fire Station 61. Zoning commissioner meetings are held 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month.
News-Current report compiled by Merrilee Embs.