The Mall at Fairfield Commons will celebrate its 25th anniversary with an Armed Forces Hub ribbon cutting.

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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