Greene County news: Applications for Christmas aid being taken


Christmas in Action looking for folks who need help

Christmas in Action of Fairborn is now accepting applications until Jan. 30 at the Fairborn Senior Center, located at 325 N. 3rd St. The organization consists of volunteer citizens dedicated to improving the city and neighborhoods of Fairborn. They offer free home repairs to eligible seniors (60 and older) and low-income homeowners whose houses are insured and taxes are current.

The 2016 Christmas in Action of Fairborn work day is scheduled for May 21, 2016, with a rain date of May 28.

If interested in volunteering or donating, stop by the Fairborn Senior Center or call 937-878-4141.

For more information, go to STAFF REPORT


City council to meet on Nov. 23

Bellbrook City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, in Council Chambers, 15 E. Franklin St.

For more information, call 937-848-4666. STAFF REPORT


Antioch to offer Yoga training

The Wellness Center at Antioch College will offer a 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training program beginning in January.

The program is designed to deepen students’ yoga practice and develop teaching skills. It will focus on yoga techniques, practice, teaching methodologies, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, ethics, lifestyle, and practicum.

The course will run weekends between January and June.

For more information about the program or the center, contact Monica Hasek at or 937-319-0108 or go to DIANA BLOWERS, CONTRIBUTING WRITER


Parks & Trails hosting programs for future natrualists

Future naturalists are invited to attend Greene County Parks & Trails Young Naturalist Club.

The club will meet 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, Nov. 23, (Geocaching); Dec. 7 (Under the Stars) at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Road., Beavercreek.

The club is open to those 13 to 18 years old. Cost is $5 per participant per session.

For more info, call 937-562-6440, or visit STAFF REPORT


Senior Center seeks volunteer drivers

The Beavercreek Senior Center is seeking volunteer drivers and escorts for its transportation program, which assists senior adults who no longer drive.

The transportation program, operated entirely by volunteers, provides senior residents of the city of Beavercreek and Beavercreek Twp. with rides to such places as dialysis centers, doctors’ offices, grocery stores, hairdressers and the senior center.

An escort rides along to assist driver with directions and with the riders, such as locking down wheelchairs. Because the program uses small vans, there is no need for special licensing and training is provided.

For more information, call the center at 937-426-6166, visit the center at 3868 Dayton Xenia Road or visit its website at DIANA BLOWERS, CONTRIBUTING WRITER