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OSU Extension… Monthly Agriculture Meeting
Are you interested in Agriculture in Darke County? There’s a meeting once a month to hear about what’s going on… this month’s meeting:  WHAT:  Ag. Breakfast Meeting  WHEN:  Thursday, February 3, 2011, 7:30am... read more
OSU Extension Calendar - January 31 through February 12... read more
OSU Extension to hold Master Gardener Volunteer Training in Spring of 2011
Do you have a strong interest in flower and vegetable gardening, perennial gardening, lawn care, tree and shrub care, fruit production, pest management, a desire to sharpen your skills in these areas, and a willingness to share your knowledge about these topics with others?  If so, then you should consider becoming an Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) Master Gardener Volunteer... read more.
Help Darke County Clean-Up!!
Do you want to help Darke County look it’s best? Join the Darke County Solid Waste District in our third annual Darke County “Trash Bash” Community Clean-up Day on Saturday, April 9 & 10, 2011. By participating, you help create a good impression on prospective employers, professionals, and others who visit our “clean” county. According to a 2000... read more.
Dining with Diabetes, By Diane Barga, OSU Extension, Darke County
If you have diabetes, if you have a family member with diabetes or if you support and care for someone with diabetes, you will want to enroll in Dining with Diabetes, an educational class designed to help you learn to reduce sugar, salt and fat in food and better control blood sugar... read more
“Building Blocks I” Parenting Classes Planned, Diane Barga, OSU Extension, Darke County
OSU Extension, Darke County, has scheduled a “Building Blocks I” parenting series.  The classes will be held March 16, 23 and 30, 2011, at the OSU Extension Learning Center, 603 Wagner Avenue, Greenville.  The class times are from 6:00-8:00pm.  There is no fee for this class.  This is an adult only series... read more
  "State of the County" to be hosted by Darke County Republican Women
The public is invited to the next Regular meeting of the Darke County Republican Women’s Club. It will be February 14 at the Chestnut Village Center of the Brethren Home Retirement Community. The Darke County Board of Commissioners will be giving a “State of the County” presentation, and host a question/answer session... read more.
  Archaeology of Ohio, Saturday, January 22, 10:30 a.m.
Shawnee Prairie Preserve - Venture out to Shawnee Prairie Preserve on Saturday, January 22 to hear respected author and editor Bob Converse share his intimate knowledge of Ohio’s prehistoric cultures. Beginning at 10:30am with a presentation and lecture on the Archaeology and Stone Tools of Ohio, Mr. Converse will give special focus to artifacts... read more.
VFW Auxiliary to meet Thursday
VFW Auxiliary to VFW Post 7262, Greenville will host its regular monthly meeting at the post Thursday, 7:30 p.m., for members. Would you like to become a member? Contact Marilyn Emmons at the VFW Post (937) 548-4004.
“I Struggled as a Youth with Alcohol and now…”
Friday, January 28, at 7:00 p.m. the Hope in Recovery support group will be having a speaker who will share their struggles with alcohol as a youth and the challenges of growing up around it. Hope in Recovery meetings... read more.
Garst Lecture Series Schedule
All lectures are free and open to the public. Support for the Garst Lecture series comes from the HOPE Foundation, and the Harry D. Stephens Memorial Fund... read more.
Saluk to speak to Republican Men’s Club
Darke County Economic Development Director Marc Saluk will be speaking to the Darke County Republican Men’s Club on (Saturday) Jan. 15. Appointed to the position in November 2009, Saluk will be talking about his first full year in office and his goals for 2011... read more.
Darke County Center for the Arts will present “A Taste of Wine and Jazz XX” on Friday, January 21 at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville.  The wine tasting party, a fundraiser for the local arts organization, will feature food and music in addition to a selection of fine wines... read more.
Darke County Senior Scribes
The Darke County Senior Scribes meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at different locations. It is an organization of adults who love to write. The Scribes have also established a Senior Scribe Scholarship Fund in order to provide scholarships to Darke County Youth who wish to pursue a career in the varied fields of communication. Membership is open to all interested invidividuals. To find out more about the Senior Scribes, click here.
The Darke County Republican Mens Club
The Darke County Republican Mens Club meets at 8 a.m. the third Saturday of each month in the Private Dining Room of Brethren Retirement Community. A buffet breakfast for a nominal fee of $6 is included. Each month offers a speaker from the community to talk about topics of local interest. While the stated goal of the club is to support the candidacies of Republican public servants, membership is open to all men and women regardless of political affiliation. For more information, click here.
Greenville Kiwanis
Greenville Kiwanis meets every Wednesday at 12 noon, Chestnut Village Community Center, Brethren Retirement Community. We are looking for members of the community who wish to volunteer their time and enjoy a great meal and speaker each week. To see some of the activities of Greenville Kiwanis click here, and find out more information about its sponsored Greenville High School Key Club, click here.
Greenville Eagles FOE 2177
The Greenville Eagles is a fraternal organization dedicated to good will and fellowship, service to community and local youth. It is a place where  family and friends can enjoy a variety of activities, spirits, legal drawings and "chance," and good food. Aerie Membership is open to both men and women; but the Lodge also has a strong community-service Auxiliary membership for the ladies. One of the sponsored activities of the Greenville Eagles is the Annual Independence Day Celebration at Shade Road. If you are interested in joining, stop by our downtown facility on East Third Street any day of the week. To see some of the activities of the Greenville Eagles, click here.

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