WACO seeking volunteers

TROY — Many volunteers say volunteering enriches their sense of purpose, improves their mood, lowers their stress level and helps them manage a chronic illness. WACO Air Museum is hosting an informational meeting for potential volunteers from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

WACO has opportunities of all types of skills, from maintenance, teachers, tour guides, greeters, gift shop attendants and more. Find out about all the volunteer possibilities at WACO and take a step to improving your health by calling (937) 335-9226 to RSVP.

Veterans Museum to present free talk

TROY — In an event that is free and open to the public, five veterans, including Miami Valley Veterans Museum curator Terry Purke, will present the major wars of the republic through authentic equipment collections called “History in a Box.”

Join the troops at the Mayflower Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. for a journey through history.

Purke will discuss the early days of the patriots, and Rick Egbert will guide viewers through The War Between the States. Life-size boxes of specifically selected memorabilia will be accompanied by narrators Lou Hart for WWI, Mick DeHart for WWII and Korea, and Carl DeSantis for Vietnam.

For more information, call (937) 332-8852 or visit www.miamivalleyveteransmuseum.com.

TMCS announces holiday gift program

TIPP CITY — The Tipp Monroe Community Services holiday gift giving program provides Christmas gifts to children of families in need in Tipp City and Monroe Township. This program gives local businesses, organizations and individuals the opportunity to help a family this Christmas. Families who need assistance should apply before Nov. 17.

Please contact TMCS at (937) 667-8631 if you would like to sponsor a family or if your family needs help. All information collected is confidential.