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.
BEAVERCREEK — Peace Lutheran Church will support October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a community blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in the Fellowship Hall, 3530 Dayton-Xenia Road. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “I Fight Cancer – I Give Blood” T-shirt. Donors should schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 800-388-GIVE.
The Community Blood Center “I Fight Cancer” T-shirt is charcoal heather gray with a colored-ribbon design representing awareness for the many forms of cancer. It’s free when you register to donate at a CBC Donor Center or most CBC mobile blood drives now through Saturday, Nov. 4. Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.
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.
BEAVERCREEK — Retired Beavercreek Township Fire Department Battalion Chief Kip Smith will present his remembrances of the 1969 Lammer’s Barrel Factory fire 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Quarterly Meeting of the Beavercreek Historical Society.
The exploding fire lit up the Beavercreek nighttime skyline for many miles. Smith will share a video which he narrates that was shot by the late Robert Deal at the scene of the fire along the Little Beaver Creek at the corner of Grange Hall and Patterson Roads. The meeting will be held at Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 3650 Dayton-Xenia Road. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information contact Jill Kincer at 937-429-0291.
Drive supports cancer awareness
BEAVERCREEK — Patterson Park Church will support October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a community blood drive 9 A.M. to nooon, Saturday, Oct. 28 in the gym, 3655 E. Patterson Road. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “I Fight Cancer – I Give Blood” T-shirt. Donors should schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 800-388-GIVE.
The Community Blood Center “I Fight Cancer” t-shirt is charcoal heather gray with a colored-ribbon design representing awareness for the many forms of cancer. It’s free when you register to donate at a CBC Donor Center or most CBC mobile blood drives now through Saturday, Nov. 4. Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.
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.