Montgomery County news


Veterans Career Workshop on June 11

The Military Veterans Resource Center will hold a Veterans Career Workshop on Thursday, June 11for job-seeking veterans and their spouses. The workshop is free for participants and will take place at the Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio’s Veterans Resource Center, located on the VA Medical Center Campus, 4100 W. Third St., Building 400.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch included.

The workshop will include individual career assessments, a resume session, a mock interview session and a one-on-one consultation with a MVRC veterans services specialist. If veterans have a resume, they should bring it, as they will spend time revising their current resume or developing a new one.

Participants must pre-register by contacting Kelley Koons at 937-329-9559 or The workshop has limited seating. STAFF REPORT


Committee to discuss new fire station

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

Items expected to be discussed are:

  • Police Division building fire protection system (request for proposal)
  • Court building fire protection system update
  • Fire station 25

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


Arts Commission schedules summer concert series

The Centerville Arts Commission is hosting its summer concert series June 7 through Sept. 16 at the Stubbs Park Amphitheater, 255 W. Spring Valley Road.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m., except where otherwise noted. The amphitheater offers lawn seating only, so attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs.

All concerts are free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. The Sept. 16 concert will be held at Benham’s Grove, 166 N. Main Street.

For a complete schedule, visit

For more information, call 937-433-7151. STEVEN MATTHEWS


Planning commission meeting canceled

The City of Kettering Planning Commission meeting for Monday has been canceled because there are no items ready to move forward.

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Farmers market to open at Austin Landing

Starting Saturday, June 6, and continuing through October, Austin Landing will be the site of Dayton’s newest farmers market.

The Market at Austin Landing is located at 10050 Innovation Way.

It will not only encourage sustainable and organic agriculture in southwest Ohio, but will also provide an outlet for local producers to market seasonal or specialized products to the regional community. Arts, crafts and specialty services will also be available for purchase, accompanied by weekly entertainment.

For more information, call 937-291-6300. STAFF REPORT


Motorcycle club to stop at Station 56

Fire & Iron Station 133, a firefighters’ motorcycle club, will host a 100-mile ride fundraiser on Saturday, June 6, to benefit juvenile neuroblastoma cancer research. Approximately 80 motorcycles are expected to start the ride at noon at the Tri-County Harley Davidson in Fairfield, making stops at fire stations in Milford Twp. and West Carrollton, before concluding the ride at the Coyote Ridge Saloon in Monroe.

The riders are expected to stop for a break at West Carrollton’s Station 56, located at 125 W. Central Ave., between 2:30 and 3 p.m. on June 6. Their route will take them into the city on Miami Avenue and leaving via Central Avenue and Alex-Bell Road.

For more information, contact Russ Fortner, a part-time West Carrollton firefighter and vice president of Fire & Iron Station 133, at 937-470-8536. STAFF REPORT

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