Area mall to open new military gathering place

The Mall at Fairfield Commons will open a new Armed Forces Hub for military personnel and veterans this month.

The gathering place is designed to give back to military personnel, according to a statement from the Beavercreek shopping center. It will also give recruiters a high foot-traffic area to attract interested candidates.

Military personnel and veterans will have access to games, couches and a coffee bar at the hub on the lower level near the center court of the mall.

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“Wright Patterson Air Force Base is a large part of our community and we are grateful for all that have served or are serving our country” said Leanne Rubosky, general manager at the Mall at Fairfield Commons.

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In celebration of the mall’s 25th anniversary, there will be a ribbon cutting for the center at 5 p.m. Oct. 25 with entertainment, refreshments and giveaways.

The Mall at Fairfield Commons also recently opened The Yard, a game center with ping pong, oversized chess and air hockey.


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