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Fort Rowdy elections meeting set

COVINGTON — Due to lack of nominations and attendance at the Fort Rowdy Gathering November elections meeting, there will be another election meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Covington City Building.

Nominations may be mailed to: P.O. Box 23, Covington, OH 45318, or emailed to: frgpublicity@gmail.com. Mailed or emailed nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Dec. 5/. Nominations may also be made at the elections meeting.

The Gathering must have a full board of directors to continue the annual Gathering. Many local churches and non-profits benefit from the Gathering.

Saturday Night Live event planned

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA Robinson Branch is offering a Saturday Night Live Event for youth in grades K-6. This will be a fun-filled night with swimming, gym games, and a bounce house. Pizza and lemonade will be served during a movie.

Drop off begins at 7 p.m. and pick up is at 11:30 p.m. Register at the Robinson Branch or over the phone at 440-9622. Cost is $10 for YMCA members and $16 for non-members.

For further questions and information, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622 or j.hull@miamicountyymca.net

Medicare help to be offered

PIQUA — Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) liaisons will be on hand to meet one-on-on with individuals for Medicare checkups at the YWCA Piqua on Monday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individual consultation will focus on traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage (HMOs, PPOs and PFFs), along with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D).

“This individual consultation is an opportunity for individuals to meet with and discuss concerns, ask questions and get answers to questions about Medicare coverage,” said Beth Royer-DeLong, YWCA program director. “We hope that many seniors will take advantage of this unique chance to meet with an OSHIIP liaison right in our own community.”

Appointments are necessary and space is limited, so seniors are advised to call early to sign up for a time slot. Appointments can be made by stopping at the YWCA Piqua at 418 N. Wayne St. or calling 773-6626. The YWCA is handicapped-accessible.

Art on display at Hayner

TROY — Don’t miss your opportunity to see the Western Ohio Watercolor Society’s 2018 Juried Members’ Exhibition at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St. The show will be on display through Nov. 25. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Numerous techniques are represented in the more than 60 works of art featured in this exhibit. All paintings included in the show utilize transparent watercolor or other aqueous media. However, the subject matter being displayed ranges from abstract to photo realistic.

The Western Ohio Watercolor Society was founded in 1974 for the purpose of furthering interest in, and adding stature to, the use of watercolor as a fine art medium.

Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is open Monday 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m.; and closed on holidays. For more information, visit www.troyhayner.org or call (937) 339-0457.