In brief


Veterans Memorial dedication Nov. 11

The formal dedication of the Springboro Veterans Memorial will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., with Mayor Agenbroad opening the ceremony. There will also be a presentation of the colors by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Police Department, Clearcreek Fire District and ROTC Honor Guards, a 21-gun salute, remarks by retired 3-star General Michael Zettler who is a Springboro resident and an invocation and benediction by local pastors Terry Carlisle and Wayne Mock.

Light refreshments will be available prior to the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.


A great botany lesson Nov. 11

On Nov. 11, beginning at 10 a.m., walk with biologist, author, and naturalist Bob Henn through Miller Ecological Park and learn how wildflowers and other plants conclude the growing season. There are sometimes a surprising number of hardy plants that are still colorful enough at this time of year to warrant snapping a photo. You may be surprised by some facts about plants that you didn’t know. You don’t have to wait until spring for a great botany lesson.

For more information about the park, and to learn about how you can get involved, please visit


Genealogy research nights at historical society

If you are interested in researching Germantown family, landmarks or homes, the Historical Society of Germantown has genealogy research nights on the first and third Thursday every month at 7 p.m., at 47 W. Center St. (downstairs). If you are unable to attend on those days, the society can accommodate requests to be open other days, at the convenience and availability of the volunteer genealogists. You can make your request via the historical society’s Facebook page or call them at 937-855-7951 to schedule an appointment.


Veterans Breakfast Ceremony Nov. 9

On Nov. 9, beginning at 8 a.m., Miami Township Veterans/Active Duty Military are invited to the 10th annual Veterans Breakfast at the Miami Valley Fire District Station 51, 10899 Wood Road, Miamisburg. The Miami Township Board of Trustees will honor veterans and active duty military who have served or are serving with a ceremony and breakfast buffet. The event is free but you must RSVP. Call the administration office at 937-433-9969 or e-mail by Nov. 1 with your name, number of people attending, and branch of service.

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