Montgomery County news: Centerville seeks volunteers


Quartet performing with high school orchestra

The Section Quartet will be performing with the West Carrollton High School Orchestra at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Guiler Auditorium.

Admission is a donation of any amount.

The string quartet from Los Angeles has played on recordings by popular artists including the Foo Fighters, Aerosmith, Dr. Dre, Christina Aguilera and Kanye West. STAFF REPORT


Feast of Giving Thanksgiving dinner set for Nov. 26

The seventh annual Feast of Giving, Thanksgiving in Dayton will be held at the Dayton Convention Center on Thursday, Nov. 26. Doors open at 11 a.m. and dinner will be served until 2 p.m. No tickets are needed to attend.

There will be free parking at the convention center garage. Free RTA and Project Mobility transportation to and from the convention center from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be provided. Call 937-425-8300 for RTA information.

The Feast of Giving Fund is accepting donations. Checks payable to The Feast of Giving Fund c/o The Dayton Foundation can be mailed to The Dayton Foundation, 40 N. Main St., Suite 500, Dayton, OH 45423.

Feast of Giving, Thanksgiving in Dayton is designed to provide a dinner for those who might be spending the holiday alone, or is homeless or less fortunate. It is open to anyone who wants to attend. STAFF REPORT


Chamber holiday showcase set for Wednesday

South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding its Holiday Business Showcase on Wednesday.

The free event is set for 5 to 7 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital South, 2400 Miami Valley Drive.

To RSVP or hold a spot for a display table, contact the office at 937-433-2032 or send an email to STAFF REPORT


Store collecting toys for children

Menards’, located at Lyons Crossing, 8480 Springboro Pike, is collecting new Christmas toys that the store says will be distributed to less fortunate children in the community.

There will be drop boxes near the exit door to collect new and unwrapped presents from now through mid-December.

Toy drives are under way at all stores in the home improvement chain. STAFF REPORT


City seeks volunteers for Arts Commission

The city of Centerville is seeking citizens to fill volunteer vacancies on the Centerville Arts Commission.

Applicants must reside within the city of Centerville. Qualified applicants will be interviewed by members of the Centerville City Council. The terms are three years in length. Members meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, and committee meetings are scheduled as needed.

For more information or to apply, call 937-433-7151, visit or stop by the Centerville Municipal Building at 100 W. Spring Valley Road. STEVEN MATTHEWS


Committee to discuss energy aggregation

The Huber Heights Public Works Committee is scheduled to meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Council’s conference room, 6131 Taylorsville Road.

Items scheduled to be discussed are: energy aggregation (electricity and natural gas); board and commission appointments; public works projects and capital improvement projects (reports and updates).

For more information, call 937-233-1423. STEVEN MATTHEWS


League of Women Voters to view movie

The League of Women Voters will present the movie “Suffragette” at The Neon, 130 E. Fifth St., on Tuesday. Movie times are 2:50 p.m., 5:20 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

The league will offer free popcorn to new members and will host a raffle.

“Suffragette” is inspired by true events of the women who risked it all for the right to vote.

For more information, call 937-228-4041. STAFF REPORT

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