Area briefs


FFA member of month named

CASSTOWN — The October 2016 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Anna Puthoff.

She is the daughter of James and Cheryl Puthoff of Conover. She is a sophomore and first year member of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter.

Anna recently participated in the county and district rural soils Career Development Event. Her scores helped the team place in the top 20 teams in the district. Anna also attended the State Greenhand Conference at Versailles High School.

Every month of the school year the Miami East-MVCTC FFA will select a student to be the FFA Member of the Month. The officer team will nominate one student that has been actively involved in the FFA chapter, school and community activities. If selected, the member will be recognized at the monthly FFA meeting, have their picture displayed in the Miami East Ag Room, and will receive a special accolade in celebration of their accomplishment.

Senior health fair set

TROY — The Miami County YMCA will host its annual Senior Day Health Fair on Wednesday, October 12th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Miami County YMCA-Robinson Branch in Troy. Free screenings will be offered.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be offered and guests will be entered to win a variety of door prizes.

Event vendors include: The Miami County Park District, Walgreens, Dannon, Miami County YMCA Piqua Senior Center, Brookdale, Area Agency on Aging, Miami County Dental Clinic, StoryPoint, DREAM4Pets, Red Cross and more.

For more information, call Kaci Gessaman at 440-9622.