In brief


Kids triathlon event set for Aug. 5

On Aug. 5 from 8:15-11 a.m. West Carrollton will hold its first Super Hero in Training Kids Triathlon event for children ages 4-11. The event will start at Wilson Park Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. and include a short cycling, running, and swimming contest. The course will be completed by age group, starting with ages 4-5, then 6-8, and finishing with 9-11. Register by July 26 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

The registration fee is $5 per child.

Registration packets can be found at or at the West Carrollton Civic Center.

Job Fair takes place July 22

On July 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. West Carrollton will be hosting the West Carrollton Works job fair at the West Carrollton YMCA, 900 S. Alex Road. A wide variety of positions will be available from local employers such as: American Cutting Edge, Dayton Progress, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Ginko Systems, Insignia Display, Nuvasive, UPS, West Carrollton School District and Youthland Academy.

For more information, call 937-866-9622 or email at


The Big Event Aug. 26

This year, the Big Event will take place Aug. 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at North Park.

Starting at 10 a.m., the Bike the ‘Boro event will allow bikers of all ages and skills the opportunity for a leisurely, or not so leisurely, bike ride throughout the entire city with a 3-mile family ride, 10-mile and 16-mile rides as well. The bike event will be followed by The ‘Boro Festival at 11 a.m. in North Park, with bounce houses, a climbing wall, a dunk tank to dunk police officers, Careflight, K-9 dog demonstrations, face painting and much more.


Red Hot Blues Run Aug. 5

On Aug. 5 the city of Lebanon will hold its 11th annual Red Hot Blues Run. The run starts at 7 p.m. downtown, in front of the Golden Lamb, and continues on the Lebanon-Countryside YMCA Trail. Participants can register for the 15k, 10k or 5k and kids’ run. All participants will receive $5 in Blues Bucks that can be used at the Blues Festival, which runs from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. For more information, contact Scott Brunka at or go online at

Registration forms are also available at Registration is $30, and the Kids’ Run is free for kids, 12 and under. Early registration guarantees a T-shirt, and all registrations are welcome the day of the event. Proceeds from the run benefit local parks.

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