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Author to speak at YWCA luncheon

Marla Fair, an author and interpreter at the Johnston Farm near Piqua, will be the featured speaker at the June 10 YWCA Monthly Luncheon Series. The program is free and will begin at 11 a.m. It will be followed by a noon luncheon costing $6 per person.

Fair’s presentation will be “The Real Story of Rachel Johnston.”

Lunch reservations can be made by visiting the YWCA at 418 N. Wayne St. or by calling 937-773-6626. Reservations must be made by June 8. NANCY BOWMAN, CONTRIBUTING


City names Green Thumb winners

The Troy City Beautification Committee has named its Merit and Green Thumb awards winners for May.

Merit award winners were: Basils and Todd Uhlir, 18 N. Market St.; David and Colleen Lindsay, 514 E. Main St.; Loudmouth Burgers and Jay Frazier, 251 S. Union St.; Edward Jones Investments and Scott Oda, 101 Public Square Northwest; and 404 Virginia Ave.

The Green Thumb award winners were: 803 McKaig, Selma Snay; 1466 Lee Road; 1472 Skylark Drive, Kris Smith; 11481 Skylark Drive, Richard and Carol Mohr; 62 Denby Place, Erna Bondurant; 424 S. Dorset Road. NANCY BOWMAN, CONTRIBUTING


Visit to Historical Society planned

The YWCA Piqua will offer a trip back in time July 15 with a visit to The Ohio Historical Society in Columbus.

The group will visit the “1950s: Building an American Dream” exhibit. The trip also will include a stop at the Der Dutchman restaurant and The Hartman Garden in Springfield.

For more information on reservations and costs, visit the YWCA at 418 N. Wayne St., Piqua, or call 937-773-6626. NANCY BOWMAN, CONTRIBUTING

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