Community Calendar

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Lights in the Heights contest begins

HUBER HEIGHTS — Once again the City of Huber Heights Arts and Beautification Commission is sponsoring Lights in the Heights decorating contest. Registration is being accepted until December 8. Judging will take place Dec. 11-16. Residences and businesses are eligible and can enter one or more categories: Most Creative, Best Use of Lighting, and Best Display. Winners will receive a lawn sign and recognition from the Mayor and Council. For more information call Margie Muhl at 237-5809 or email her at

Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry

HUBER HIEGHTS — The Knights of Columbus #4424 is hosting a Fish Fry the third Friday of each month from September thru May. The next one is Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6 pm at the Our Lady of Peace Recreation Hall at 4293 Powell Road in Huber Heights. The All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Dinner includes: Fried Fish, Baked Fish, Sausage, Hot Dogs and Chicken Nuggets, with sides including French Fries, Macaroni and Cheese, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Green Beans, as well as Soft Drinks, Coffee and Beer. Desserts also offered for a nominal price by the Ladies Auxiliary. Cost is $12 for adults; $6 for children 12 and under; and under 5 Free. $38 for the family (Family is Parents and their Children under 18). All proceeds go to charity. All are welcome.

Small Business Bazaar at VFW

HUBER HEIGHTS — There will be a Small Business Bazaar on Saturday, November 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at VFW Huber Heights Memorial Post 3283, 5074 Nebraska Ave, Huber Heights, OH 45424. It’s the Holiday Shopping season so let’s come together and Shop Small. This time of year is all about families, and most of these businesses are family owned and operated. Whether you’re looking to shop for a loved one or yourself, we’ve got your covered! From Handcrafted, Homemade goods to Clothing and ready to go pieces we’re sure to have a nice variety of cash and carry items! And keeping with the “giving” spirit, we ask that everyone who attends to please bring a new toy or canned good. These items will be donated to the VFW’s Toys for Kids event and a local soup kitchen.

Huber Heights City Council to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, November 27 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 6131 Taylorsville Road. The meeting is open to the public.

Angel House Christmas Bazaar and lunch

TIPP CITY — Tipp City United Methodist Church will host its second-annual Christmas Bazaar to benefit Angel House Children’s Home and Secondary School in Tanzania, Africa. The inaugural event generated $3,500 for Angel House. This year’s proceeds will help purchase up to 15 sofa set pieces as well as fund a bee hive project.

The Christmas Bazaar will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 2, at Tipp City United Methodist Church, 8 W. Main Street, Tipp City, Ohio, in conjunction with the church’s annual Cookie Walk. Cookies are sold by the pound from 9 to 11 a.m.

Talented artisans will offer a wide variety of handcrafted gift items. Church members will sponsor an Angel House information booth and sell gift items generously donated by vendors and community members as well as the children, staff and global supporters of Angel House. There’s no need for downtown Tipp City shoppers to stand outside in the cold waiting for a table at busy, local eateries. Joe’s Diner will provide an a la carte menu of soups and sandwiches and Oakstone Oven Co. will sell wood-fired pizza by the slice.

The steering committee will host its first Festive Booth contest. Shoppers may vote for their favorite booth with monetary donations. The winning booth will keep their “votes” while all other monies collected will benefit Angel House. Individuals or group donors may also support Angel House by sponsoring a gift item to benefit the children at

Learn more about the history of Angel House at

Cancer Companions

HUBER HEIGHTS – Are you are someone you know is suffering from the chaos of cancer? Do you feel alone during your journey? If so, Cancer Companions is here for you. Cancer Companions is a program that provides moral and spiritual support to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, and friends. This program is designed to help those affected by cancer see God throughout their journey. To register or gain additional information contact Pastor Latoya at 937.236.5970 or

Brandt UMC seeks volunteers

TIPP CITY – Brandt United Methodist Church, located at 6805 East State Route 40, Tipp City, Oh 45321, is in need of a few volunteers to help with our music ministry. We are a small church that radiates a family-oriented atmosphere. The congregation enjoys singing hymns, gospel, and some contemporary songs. We are in need of three vocalists, a drummer, a pianist, and a guitar player to play during our worship service. Service began at 10:30 a.m. and concluded at 11:30 a.m. We’re seeking volunteer that can fulfill these positions from August through the end of December (Note: we are sensitive to all volunteer scheduling needs). If you or anyone you know would be interested in using their musical gifts to bring meaningful worship to our church, please contact Pastor Latoya 937.361.5243 or

FISH Food Pantry seeks phone volunteers

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights FISH Food Pantry is in desperate need of volunteers who live in Huber Heights to take phone calls. We have two people on any one day taking phone calls from home to help people wanting to make an appointment to come to the pantry. Time ranges from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Volunteers can work as little or as much as they would like, but generally take at least two mornings a month. We would like to continue to serve as many people as we can, but if we don’t get more volunteers, we may need to reduce our hours. Please call Jean Wallingford at 667-0276.

Grief Ministry at Sulphur Grove

HUBER HEIGHTS – The Grief Ministry at Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church serves the purpose of standing alongside to support those who have encountered an indirect or significant loss in their lives. This ministry focuses on caring, loving, and encouraging each person through their grief journey. We have group meetings on the first and third Thursday of the month.

The Grief Ministry team will be hosting the afternoon (1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.) grief sessions at the YMCA in Huber Heights. The evening (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) sessions will remain at the church.

Kiser High School alumni meetings

HUBER HEIGHTS — Kiser High School alumni meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November and December) at the American Legion Post 200 which is at 5046 Nebraska Avenue, Huber Heights. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. Graduates, attendees, and friends of Kiser High School ae welcome to attend. Please park at the rear of the building and use rear entrance.

North Dayton Gold Star Referral Club to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — Gold Star Referral Clubs are groups of business professionals who get together to help build each others business. The North Dayton referral Partners consists of quality business people who meet over breakfast in order to build relationships, increase business and exchange referrals.

Come visit us at The Heights Café, located at 6178 Chambersburg Road in Huber Heights on Wednesday from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Contact Al Harmon at 937-623-3246, with any questions.

Compiled by Darrell Wacker

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