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Soggy Doggy Dip at Cassel Hills Pool

VANDALIA — It’s the day of the dogs on August 16 from 6 – 8 p.m! Bring your pooch along for a refreshing dip in the pool. All dogs must display a valid license. All dogs must have proof of current rabies vaccinations. Dogs must be on a six foot leash when not in the water. An adult must accompany their dog at all times. Owners will be responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. Unruly, worrisome to others, or aggressive dogs will not be permitted. The pool will b available for your four legged friends only. Cost is $5 per dog.

Free wall climbing night

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Recreation Center offers an evening to try scaling the impressive three-story climbing wall for FREE! Your paid admission includes two hours of the climbing wall at no additional cost. The next free wall-climbing night is Tuesday, August 18 from 6 – 8 p.m. Call 415-2430 for more information.

Senior Center to host My Care Program for Medicare and Medicaid Participants

VANDALIA – The Ombudsman Office is giving a twenty minute presentation about the My Care program on Friday, August 25, from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. at the Vandalia Senior Center. They will explain the programs to those who have not joined and answer questions for those who are already in the program. There will be literature about the My Care program also. Please call the Vandalia Senior Center at 898-1232 to attend or come into the center to sign up.

Estate Planning and Elder Law Overview

The Vandalia Senior Center is hosting a seminar by Michael J Millonig, Attorney At Law, Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Specialist, certified as an elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Topics Covered: Wills, Trusts, Probate, Avoiding Probate, Estate Tax, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills. Time & Place: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Please call Toni Williams at the Vandalia Senior Center for reservations at (937)898-1232.

Events at the Air Force Museum:

Family Day: National Aviation Day

Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Celebrate National Aviation Day with free educational activities during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. National Aviation Day is a celebration of all things related to aviation and is held on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday (144 years ago on Aug. 19). During Family Day, museum visitors will learn about achievements in aviation and aerospace from the time of the Wright brothers’ first flight to modern Air Force technology.

Giant Scale RC Model Aircraft Show

Sept. 4-6, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Visitors will see some of history’s well-known airframes at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force over Labor Day weekend, but they won’t be the ones inside the galleries. Instead, scale versions of those aircraft will fly over the museum, regaling spectators with daring aerobatics. The Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show is scheduled for Sept. 4-6.

Kiser High School Alumni Picnic slated

DAYTON — The Kiser High School Alumni Association will hold its annual picnic on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 2 – 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 2801 Old Troy Pike. The cost is $5 per person. Hot dogs, sausage, brats, and soda will be furnished.

Kiser High School Almuni Meetings

HUBER HEIGHTS — Kiser High School alumni meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November and December) at the American Legion Post 200 which is at 5046 Nebraska Avenue, Huber Heights. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. Graduates, attendees, and friends of Kiser High School ae welcome to attend. Please park at the rear of the building and use rear entrance.

Northmont Class of 1975 to hold reunion

ENGLEWOOD — The Northmont Class of 1975 will hold a reunion on October 8, 2015 at Boston’s Bistro from 8 p.m. to midnight with a 70’s Alumni meet and greet. A class get together will be held October 9, 2015 from 8 p.m. to midnight at American Legion Post 707 in Englewood. Visit our Facebook page at NHS Class of 1975 Reunion or by email at

Vandalia Lions Club meets twice monthly

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Lions Club holds dinner meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Cassel Hills Golf Clubhouse at 6:30 p.m. The club does not hold dinner meetings in July or August. Programs include speakers covering topical subjects. Any Vandalia-Butler resident interested in attending, learning more about the Club’s Community Service activities, and perhaps joining the Club, may contact the Club President, Gary Schomburg at 898-2357.

Sister Cities meets each month

VANDALIA – Sister Cities of Vandalia meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Senior Citizen’s Center on Tionda Dr. at 7 p.m. followed by a Gemuetlichkeit (social) hour.

Rotary Club of Vandalia meets on Thursdays

VANDALIA — Rotary Club of Vandalia meets on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at Cassel Hills Golf Clubhouse, 201 Clubhouse Way. Lunch is available for purchase. For information, call (937) 890-2565 or visit for weekly program and speaker.

Optimist Club of Vandalia-Butler meets on Tuesdays

VANDALIA — The Optimist Club of Vandalia-Butler, celebrating its 40th year, welcomes members and guests to their weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 12 noon. They meet at the Celebrations Banquet Center II at 7615 Poe Avenue Dayton, OH 45414. Please visit for more information.

Vandalia Toastmasters meets twice monthly

VANDALIA — Would you like to be a better speaker and a more effective leader? Vandalia Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment where you have the opportunity to develop and practice communication and leadership skills. The club meets at 7:00 on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Vandalia Justice Center at 245 James Bohanan Dr., Vandalia OH, 54377. phone: 937-656-2524. Guest are welcome.

Mothers groups meet in Vandalia

VANDALIA — MOPS and MOMS Next meetings offer community and mothering support to mothers of children age birth through six. MOPS and MOMS Next meetings are held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Vandalia (122 W. National Rd. in Vandalia next to Rite Aid) on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month from 6 – 8:15 p.m. Childcare is provided (please RSVP prior to attending to ensure enough childcare workers are available). Every mother is welcomed (working, stay-at-home, married, single, and expectant moms). For more information call Kim LaBianco at 454-9430 or send an e-mail to

TOPS meets in Tipp City

TIPP CITY — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight loss Support Group. Our meetings are on Mondays at the Zion Lutheran Church at 11 N. 3rd St. Tipp City. Entrance is on the west corner of the building. Please see the signs. We meet in the basement. Weigh in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and our meetings are from 6-7 p.m. For further information please call Ursula at 335-9721 or email her at

North Dayton Gold Star Referral Club to meet

HUBER HEIGHTS — Gold Star Referral Clubs are groups of business professionals who get together to help build each others business. The North Dayton referral Partners consists of quality business people who meet over breakfast in order to build relationships, increase business and exchange referrals.

Come visit us at The Heights Café, located at 6178 Chambersburg Road in Huber Heights on Wednesday from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Contact Al Harmon at 937-623-3246, with any questions.

Compiled by Darrell Wacker

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