Helman family reunion planned

SIDNEY — Join the Ohio descendants of George Sebastian Helman (1725-1784) as they celebrate their 100th Helman Family Reunion. The gathering is Sunday, Sept. 17, at Vandemark Farm, 2410 S. Vandemark Road, Sidney. (Visit Vandemarkfarm.com).

The fun begins at 11 am. with a Cruise-In (anything on wheels!) and access to farm activities (mini-golf, corn maze, etc.) At 1 p.m., there will be a pig roast/carry-in meal. Please bring a dish to share, your table service, and your drinks (bottled water provided). At 2:30 p.m., a family photo will be taken with the photographer remaining on hand for personal sessions.

Bring along a copy of a Helman family recipe as well as photos, documents, heirlooms, and memories to share.

For information, contact Amy (Helman) Kokoropoulos, 118 Spirea Drive, Dayton, OH 45419.

Opioid awareness events set

TROY — From Sept. 18-20, the Troy-Miami County Public Library will host events for Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week presented by the Miami County Recovery Council, Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services and Miami County Public Health.

From 6-8 p.m., Monday is Prevention and Education Night, a community panel including first responders. Narcan training and distribution with a guest speaker from Family of Addicts will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday night, and a panel discussion with recovery treatment agencies will be held at the same time on Wednesday night.

And interactive display will be open to the public from 5:30-8 p.m. nightly.

Library to host book sale

TIPP CITY — The Friends of the Tipp City Public Library are hosting their annual fall book sale on Saturday, Sept. 30, , from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Senseman Meeting Room at the Library, 11 E. Main St., Tipp City. Get a sneak preview at members’ night, available to Friends only, on Friday, Sept. 29 from 1-6 p.m. Become a member or renew your membership that day.

Children’s books, hard back and paper books, tapes, CDs, and DVDs will be featured. Proceeds to benefit the library.