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Darke County Civic Theater… Murder Mystery/Dinner Theater at Montage Cafe
The Darke County Civic Theater will once again be hosting another Murder Mystery/Dinner Theater at Montage Café. Due to the overwhelming response to these shows, they have decided to have four performances this fall. The title of this production is “Murder on Maui” and will be presented in the same format that works so well for the Civic Theater. The murder mystery is an interactive play that allows the guest to... read more 
Columbus Day closing
Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area – Darke County will be closed Mon., Oct.  8th in honor of Columbus Day. This includes the Senior Meals Program and Metropolitan Housing Authority. Normal hours will resume on Tues., Oct. 9th. Transportation service available - Community Transportation will be in operation for those who need service through the JARC program Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8th. Reservations should be made by Oct. 5th by calling 547-9129. 
Ag. Breakfast Meeting
Thursday, October 4, 2012, 7:30am at the Brethren Retirement Center's Cafeteria, Greenville (Enter through the Brethren Retirement Center's main doors, under the awning, and follow the signs to the cafeteria.) Our next meeting will be November 1, 2012. Sam Custer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources. 
Cancer Support Group… Monthly meeting on Thursday, October 4
The cancer support group will hold their monthly meeting at Wayne Healthcare on the 3rd floor in the Conference Room on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7 pm. There will be an open forum this month with attendees encouraged to come ready to share information with each other, nutritional tips that have worked for you, new treatments you have heard about, any hand-outs you would like to share, questions you want to ask each other, etc. Cancer patients and friends/family are encouraged to attend.... read more 
Free Admission, Garst Museum
Please be reminded that if you wish to have free admission to Garst Museum on Saturday, Sept 29th you must present a coupon that you downloaded from This coupon is NOT available at the museum complex.
Historic Bears Mill...2012 Legendary Fall Open House Oct. 6 & 7
The Friends of Bear’s Mill will be holding their annual Legendary Fall Open House on Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day. The event will include free guided tours and grinding demonstrations by Master Miller Terry at 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 both days. Visitors will also be entertained on Saturday by multi-instrumentalists Brian Keith Wallen & Alexis Klosinski, .... read more 
A Learning Place… Annual Holiday Bazaar Upcoming
Calling crafters and vendors – MARK YOUR CALENDAR - the holiday bazaars are beginning soon and November 17 is the date of the “Annual Holiday Bazaar” at A Learning Place in Piqua.  There are so many talented crafters and wonderful gift dealers in our area that will be attending.  This is the time to mark your calendar to attend and make your reservation for crafter’s rental space... read more 
First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale
202 West Fourth Street, Greenville, OH - Sept. 27 & 28 from 9am - 4pm - A large variety of items.  Friday 3 pm fill a bag for $1.
Business Learning Series focuses on Customer Service Excellence
Main Street Greenville has paired up with Second National Bank to present a ‘Business Learning Series’ as a way to reach out and assist small business needs. The series consists of four workshops a year open for any business or individual to attend. The next training session is Tuesday, September 25 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Second National Bank Main Office.  The topic is  “Customer Service Excellence” with presenter Mary Kaufmann. Attendees... read more 
Town Hall meeting - Darke T.E.A. Patriots
September 30, 2012 from 3 to 5:00 P.M. at the Lighthouse Christian Center
The goal is to aid in the process of voter EDUCATION through open discussion and relevant facts... read more

Greenville Schools Foundation… Annual Silent Auction on tap for Oct. 13
The Greenville Schools Foundation has been busy planning for our Annual Silent Auction that will be held on October 13, 2012 at Romer’s. The doors will open at 5:00 pm with dinner beginning at 6:15 pm.  The menu for the evening will consist of beef chuck roast, golden fried chicken, green beans almondine, rice pilaf, au gratin potatoes, fresh garden salad and dessert. Jim Sommer and Sam Suter are co-chairing this year’s event, which we anticipate to be a smashing success.  Tickets are only $15... read more
Main Street Greenville… Downtown Celebrates ‘A Day of Harvest’
Main Street Greenville presents ‘A Day of Harvest’ in downtown Greenville on Saturday, September 29 with many activities planned throughout the day to gear anyone up for harvest fun! A fun feature for this year’s event includes a Chili Trot sponsored by Daily Advocate and The Meat Shop. The contest is open to the public to make their best pot of chili and have it sampled and voted on by event goers. The Chili Trot lasts from 10:30 am... read more 
Flu Shot Clinic set at CAP
Community Action Partnership of Greater Dayton Area – Darke County, will be the site for a Flu Shot Clinic on Tues., Oct 2nd, from 10:30 noon to 1:00 pm, at the Senior Center, 1469 Sweitzer St., Greenville, OH. This will be a 3-in-1 shot, including H1N1, H3N2, and a B virus. Traditional Medicare and many insurances cover this. Comprehensive Health Network is providing the clinic and will take insurance billing information on site during the clinic. Participants are asked to bring their Medicare or insurance cards. Regular cost is $25.00 for private pay. For more information, call 937-548-2727.  
Darke County Republican Women… GOP Women to host style show and card party
"The Darke County Republican Women's Club (DCRWC) is doing something a whole lot different. Instead of holding a monthly meeting, we are extending an invitation to the public to attend a style show, card party, silent auction and hors d'oeuvres evening." said Sally Zeiter, DCRWC President. The "October Occasion" event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on October 8 in the Chestnut Village Center of the Brethren Home Retirement Community... read more 
SNB hosts “Community Shred Day” Sept. 22
Worried about how to safely dispose of papers with sensitive information?  Let us do it for you!  On Saturday, September 22, Second National Bank will be hosting a Community Shred Day from 9 am to 11 am. Start saving paperwork containing your sensitive information now, then bring it to the Second National Bank North Office parking lot located at 1302 Wagner Ave and we’ll shred it for you and help protect your identity!  Second National Bankers will help you unload items which will be shredded on... read more  
DCCA… AIE Series opens with Exploring the World of Anne Frank
Darke County Center for the Arts will present Living Voices' performance of Through the Eyes of a Friend, an interactive program exploring the world of Anne Frank, for local junior high students at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5. This opening performance of DCCA's Arts In Education Series blends an on-stage actor with historical film footage, audio, and photographs to help the audience experience how the world looked, sounded, and felt... read more  
Darke County Photography Club… Next Photo Club meeting Sept. 18
The next meeting of the Darke County Photography Club will be on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at 7:00pm at the Shawnee Prairie Nature Center in Greenville.  This meeting is the first one following both the fair and our show so there will be lots of items to discuss.  There will be a monthly feedback session so please bring one photo that best represents the theme “Storms” to share.  For more information... read more 
Edison to Host Representatives from Governor’s Office on Workforce Transformation
Rich Frederick, Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and Nithya Govindasamy, Director of Business Engagement for the Ohio Board of Regents, will visit Edison Community College on Tuesday, Sept. 18, to discuss collaborative efforts between secondary, post-secondary and local industry partners. The Ohio Workforce Transformations office has been working to establish “Regional Verticals” across the state, addressing the needs for a skilled workforce... read more  
Darke County League of Women Voters… Tour of Homes scheduled for Sept. 23
This year’s Tour of Homes 2012 sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Darke County is scheduled for Sunday, September 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. and promises to be one of the best yet.  The three beautiful homes include contemporary. country, and classic designs.  These home tours raise funds for informational programs and materials that are offered free to the public. Featuring the homes... read more 
Bridges to College offers College Night
(GREENVILLE) – Bridges to College is offering “College Night” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at St. Clair Memorial Hall. “This free program will cover topics from the ACT to paying for college,” said Beth Sears, executive director of Bridges to College. “This program is designed for high school students and their parents.” Some of the topics addressed during College Night will include the college selection process, the college search timeline, placement/assessment testing, admissions and financial aid,... read more 
Edison Community College… Edison Brings Leadership Speaker to Campus for Free Presentation
There are still spots available for “Your ‘X’ Factor: Energy Is Everything,” an hour-long, intensive presentation designed to help businesses and individuals learn about the opportunities for upcoming leadership training sessions that will be held at Edison Community College throughout this year and next. Presented by nationally renowned speaker Brandon W. Johnson, the presentation will focus on how the training sessions, known as “Leadership from the Heart,” deliver an inspirational... read more 
Greenville Boosters Friday Whiteout!
Attention all Wave Fans!  I have been asked to spread the word.  This Friday there will be a WHITEOUT!! Please wear as much white as possible to support the Wave!  There will also be tailgating and it is game of the week!!  Please forward this to anyone you think will attend the game! See you there! 
Darke County Center for the Arts… DCCA Coffeehouse Series celebrates Russian culture
Darke County Center for the Arts opens their Coffeehouse Series on September 20 with The Russian Duo, balalaika-player Oleg Kruglyakov and pianist Terry Boyarsky, performing at the Wayne Trail Historical Society House, 124 West George Street, Arcanum. According to DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins, these two conservatory trained musicians play the music of their native land including gypsy songs... read more 
Attention! All Former GHS Homecoming Queens              
The GHS Alumni Association invites all former Greenville High School Homecoming Queens back to the 2012 GHS Homecoming game on Friday, September 28, 2012 as the Wave take on rival Vandalia Aviators.  A brief introduction of past queens will be made before the 2012 festivities begin then a photo taken with the newly crowned 2012 Homecoming Queen. Please call Dana Holzapfel at 937-548-3062 to find out the time and location to gather prior to the event. GO WAVE!  
Edison Community College… Edison Brings Leadership Speaker to Campus for Free Presentation
On Sept. 17 Edison Community College will host “Your ‘X’ Factor: Energy Is Everything,” an hour-long, intensive presentation designed to help businesses and individuals learn about the opportunities for upcoming leadership training sessions that will be held on campus throughout this year and next. Presented by nationally renowned speaker Brandon W. Johnson, the presentation will focus on how the training sessions, known as “Leadership from the Heart,” deliver an inspirational... read more   
Annual Gospel Concert, Memorial Hall, Greenville, Ohio
Sunday, September 9, 7-9 p.m. - Emcee~~ Dan Franks, Event Coordinator ~~ Darrin Keiser - Ministering in song will be: New Dawn with Sharon Jones, Play It By Ear, Angela Smiley, Debbie Lynn Bryson, Devin Anderson, Darrin Keiser and Doug Anderson. Admission is free. Love Offering to be taken. Proceeds go to the Cancer Association of Darke County. 
EUM Church… Run for God open to all
EUM Church is starting a new program called Run for God. The primary goal of this course is to spread the gospel of Jesus while understanding the parallels of endurance running and enduring your faith. It will change your life. This course is for everyone but is designed for those who have never run. Whether you want to run, walk or run/walk you can be ready for your first 5K in 12 weeks and learn how this great sport relates to your faith. People run for different reasons. This program is for those who.... read more 
Garst Museum…... Smithsonian Magazine National Museum Day Live
Free Admission for All Participants - Check out the National Annie Oakley Center, Crossroads of Destiny, Lowell Thomas-With Lawrence and Beyond. Greenville, Ohio—On Saturday September 29, 2012, Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center will open its doors free of charge along with over 1,400 other participating venues for the eighth annual Museum Day Live! This immensely successful program, in which Garst Museum will.... read more 
Darke County Commissioner Mike Stegall… Coffee with the Commissioner in Arcanum Saturday
Please join Darke County, Commissioner Mike Stegall at his “Coffee with the Commissioner” meeting September 8th at Smith’s Coffee House, 109 West George Street, in Arcanum.  Smith’s Coffee House has recently re-opened under the ownership of Ben and Deb Allen. Commissioner Stegall will be there from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. to answer any questions that people have concerning county government, or to inform people about current conditions in the county. This is an opportunity to ask... read more 
WTGR Tiger Radio 97.5... Community Ties, Week of Sept. 4-7
Darke County Economic Development Director Marc Saluk heads up Tuesday’s Community Ties program with Alex Mikos. He will be discussing ED efforts in Darke County along with other related topics. Check out Community Ties each weekday from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Community Ties is a community service of Tiger Radio, serving its entire listening area of Miami Valley and parts of Indiana. Each day Mikos has a chat... read more 
Darke County Cancer Association… Bryson to sing at Gospel Concert
The Cancer Association of Darke County will hold their annual Gospel Sing on September 9.  Admission is free.  A love offering will be taken and all proceeds will go to the association to benefit cancer patients in Darke County. Debbie has been singing since an early age. In 2005 she gave her life and her music to the Lord.  Since that major life decision, God has blessed her with 5 gospel albums. Her latest is entitled Pure Reflections... read more 
Darke County Parks… Volunteer Opportunities for September
September is here!  Please review the list of volunteer opportunities below as there are some new opportunities.  Please let me know if you can assist with any of them.  Hope to see you soon! Thursday, September 6th – Task Force Day- 8AM - Meet us at Turkeyfoot parking lot as our goal for the day will be to tackle the following: repair boards on bridge, repair a parking block, install new post by parking lot, etc. Thursday, September 6th – Bike to Health -6:00 PM - Join a Naturalist as we... read more 
Garst Museum Funday Sales
Funday Sales are back after the summer!  Stop in The Museum Store at Garst Museum on Thursday, September 6 and check out our large selection of books.  We will be celebrating Read a Book Day with all non-consignment books priced at $5 or more discounted 25%.  You do not need to tour the museum to visit The Museum Store.  Just enter through the glass doors at the rear of the museum complex to visit the store.  Store hours are the same as the museum hours, 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday and 1-4 pm on Sunday. 
Main Street Greenville… Street Performers Invade First Fridays September 7
The Greenville downtown district continues to host ‘First Fridays’ each month from 6 -9 pm. Friday, September 7 activity will include street performers up and down S. Broadway along with downtown businesses open until 9 pm. First Fridays: Street Performers is a free activity sponsored by Jim Gable Insurance, Edward Jones Investments and GTI. During the evening, performing acts include jugglers, mime, stilt... read more 
Darke County Photography Club… Come Visit the 5th Annual Photo Club Show on Sept. 8
Are you going to the Fall Cruise-In in Downtown Greenville on Saturday, September 8, 2012?   Then, be sure to stop by 120 West Third Street (Elements Life Yoga/Third Street Market) and visit the Darke County Photography Club’s Fifth Annual Photography Competition, “A Moment of Time”.  The club is pleased to announce that once again, due to the generous support of our sponsors, there will be over $1000 in prizes to... read more 
Notice of Closing by Board of Darke County Commissioners
The County Offices will be closed for the “Labor Day” Holiday on Monday, September 3, 2012. 
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