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Drug Free Coalition Golf Tournament Sept. 30

On Sept. 30 Germantown will sponsor the 2nd annual Drug Free Coalition Golf Tournament at the Jamaica Run Golf Course, 8781 Jamaica Road. Registration fees are $75 per person or $300 per foursome and includes a green fees, cart, steak dinner, two drink tickets, doors prizes and 1 entry for the putting contest.

Registration and a putting contest will begin at noon and there will be a shotgun start for the tournament at 2 p.m.

To register, fill out the registration form at and make check payable to Mitch Genslinger 123 E. Market St. Germantown, OH 45327. For more information call 614-329-5282 or 937-238-0744.


City updates website

The City of Springboro recently launched its new website in conjunction with Civic Plus. The new site allows for easier access to online utility bill payment, tax payments and information, Twitter and Facebook as well as different online forms. To request a vacation house check from the police, simply go to the website and complete the online form. If you need to pay your utility bill, click on the home page and you will be taken right to the utility payment site. Please bookmark .

Citizen committee openings available

Springboro City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving on the city’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) and Tree Authority. There is one open seat on the Tree Authority and three open seats on the BPAC. Applicants must be registered voters and reside in the City of Springboro.

The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee is a five-member committee that meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The Tree Authority is a five-member committee that meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Both committees meet at the SPARC and Go, 320 S. Main St.

Interested volunteers should submit an application by Aug. 25 to Clerk of Council, Lori Martin, City of Springboro, 320 W. Central Ave. Springboro, Ohio 45066.


Lebanese Festival Aug. 25

On Aug. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. the Greater Dayton Lebanese Festival will be held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 5915 Springboro Pike. The festival will feature Middle Eastern dancing and entertainment, cultural displays, craft booths and amusement rides for all ages.

Authentic hand-made Lebanese food will be available for sale including Kibbee, Falafel, Kafta, Beef and Chicken Shawarma, Tabouli and Salata salads, stuffed grape leaves, hummus dip, homemade Middle Eastern mountain bread with zhatar seasoning and fresh Lebanese pastries.

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