Effective January 1st, 2011 our Community Events policy is as follows. If you are hosting a fundraiser please submit your information, for consideration, no later than 2 weeks prior to your event to email@example.com.
If you are a state-registered not-for-profit 501(c)3 or 501(c)19 organization please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for special advertising rates.
PIPP Plus Re-Verifications
At Tri-County CAC by appointment & walk-in hours Monday - Friday 8 am – 3:30 pm. To schedule an appointment to complete your application contact Tri-County Community Action in Bellefontaine at 593.0034 in Urbana at 652.2246 & in Sidney at 492.8118.
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Applications
At Tri-County CAC locations in Logan, Champaign & Shelby County. To schedule an appointment to complete your application contact Tri-County Community Action in Bellefontaine at 593.0034 in Urbana at 652.2246 & in Sidney at 492.8118.
American Red Cross Issues Steps To Prevent Home Fires
Keep items that can catch on fire at least three feet away from anything that gets hot, such as sources of heat or stoves, never smoke in bed, & turn off portable heaters when leaving the room or going to sleep. Plus install smoke alarms and make a fire escape plan. For more info visit redcross.org.
Well Of Hope Shoe Donations
Now Through Tuesday April 1st
Altrusa Club of Sidney Accepting Scholarship Applications
Applicants must be a 2014 graduate, past graduate of a Shelby County High School or a resident of Shelby County for the past five years. Applications can be picked up from each schools guidance counselor. For more info call Kay at 492.7877.
Tri-County Community Action Offering Free Tax Filing
For more info & eligibility, call 652.2246 in Champaign County & 593.0034 in Logan & Shelby County.
Catholic Social Services Providing Info On Medicare & Medicaid
For more information please call their Resource Staff at1.800.521.6419.
Low Cost Flu Vaccines
Being offered at the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department, 202 West Poplar Street in Sidney. Vaccines offered for all ages. Cost for children 6 months through 18 years is $11. Adult vaccines are $20 plus high dose flu vaccines are available for those 65 & older. Please call 498.7249 for an appointment.
Now Through Friday April 4th
Scholarship Applications Being Accepted
At the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA for the 2014 Lee E. Schauer Memorial Scholarship & Jim Lantz Memorial Scholarship. For more info and an application, stop by the YMCA or online at sidney-ymca.org.
Beginning Monday March 10th
West Central Ohio Workforce Development Initiative Offering Welding Course
This 90 hour course is being offered Monday – Thursday from 6 pm -9:30 pm at the Tri-Star Career Compact, Dennings building in St. Marys. For more info call Angela at 419.629.2447.
Tri-County Community Action Home Repair Assistance Program
This program is designed to help elderly home owners age sixty & older remain in their homes with greater independence for as long as possible For more info on the process to call qualify please call 593.0034 in Logan County, 652.2246 in Champaign County and1.866.256.4497 in Shelby County.
Now Through Saturday March 22nd
Community Blood Center Blood Drives
Give the gift of life & donate blood between now and Saturday March 22nd and receive a St. Patrick’s Day Blood Donor t-shirt. To find drives & schedule a time to give check out DonorTime.com or call 1.800.388.GIVE.
6th - 31st
Art: A Reflection Of Life Exhibit
The Northern Miami Valley American Red Cross Chapter is teaming up with Gateway Arts Council in Sidney during Red Cross month in March to bring Art: A Reflection Of Life Exhibit to life. Colorful posters that depict American Red Cross disaster relief, armed forces and fundraising efforts during and following World War I will be on display at the Gateway Arts Council, 216 North Miami Avenue in Sidney March 6th through the end of March. For more info visit nmvredcross.org.
Shelby County Relay for Life Fundraiser for TEAM ASAP (All Survivors Are Precious)
Join TEAM ASAP (All Survivors Are Precious) in their fundraising efforts for the 2014 Shelby County Relay for Life. They are hosting a Ladies Night Out at the American Legion Hall, 627 East College Street in Jackson Center on Friday March 7th from 7 – 10 pm. This special night includes opportunities for socializing, gaming, shopping & enjoying food & drinks. For more info & to purchase tickets please call Abby at 726.7187.
Soul’d Out Quartet Live In Concert
At New Hope United Methodist Church, 8985 West Mason Road in Sidney. The concert begins at 7 pm and is FREE & open to the public. More info is available online at sidneynewhope.org.
8th & 22nd
IUTIS Softball Call-Outs
At 2329 Wapakoneta Avenue in Sidney from Noon – 3 pm both days. First time players will need a copy of their birth certificate. For more info call Bob at 492.2620.
Discussion On Bullying
At Salem Church of God, 6500 Southway Road in Calyton from 6:30 – 8:15 pm. There is no admission fee and refreshments will be served at Salem’s Coffee Café. For more info & to register call 836.6500 or online at salemchurch.org.
Relay For Life Skating Fundraiser
At Rolling Hills Skating Rink, 109 East Russell Road in Sidney from 6 – 8 pm. Admission is only $4 with a $2 skate rental. Come have some FUN and help support the 2014 Shelby County Relay For Life.
Houston Community Classic St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
At 5005 Russia-Houston Road. Diner’s served from 4:30 – 7 pm, dine in or carry out for $7 a ticket. Dance is from 8 pm – Midnight with an admission of only $5. For chicken dinner tickets & more info please call Amy at 489.3003.
Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s Killdeer Wildlife Field Trip
24th & 25th
Girl Scout Spring Break Day Camp
At First Church of God from 9 am – 4 pm both days. There is a $15 registration fee to attend, and financial aid is also available. To reserve a spot & for more information please call Anna at 1.800.962.7753 or online at girlscoutsofwesternohio.org.
Anna Volunteer Fire Dept. Association Presents A Fundraiser For Brian Tidwell & Family
At The Palazzo in Botkins, 309 South Main Street in Botkins starting at6:30 pm. There will be a raffle & auction along with snacks & a cash bar.
DREAM4Pets 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction, 50/50 Fundraiser
Zion Lutheran Church in Tipp City. Dinner will be served 6 – 7:30 pmwith the raffles & auction to follow. Dinner tickets are only $8 for adults & $5 for children under 8. Carry-out is available. For more info check out dream4pets.org.
10th & 11th
For Riverside Elementary with appointments starting at 8 am both days. Call Terri to set up a screening time for your child at 585.5981 extension 431.
Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Clean Up Day
Solid waste trucks will be located the Township Building in Newport and the Township Building on County Road 25A in Franklin Township. Both sites will be open from 8 am – Noon. For more info call 498.7249.
Healthy Kids Day
At the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, 309 East Parkwood in Sidney. Build A Happier, Healthier Kid & join the FREE fun for all ages from 9 am – Noon. More info available online at sidney-ymca.org.
City Of Sidney/Shelby County Super Saturday Recycling Day
At the Shelby County Fairgrounds from 9 am – 2 pm. Enter at the Sidney Middle School off of Fair Road and then follow the signs. This Super Saturday Recycling Day will feature electronic recycling, document shedding & drug disposal. For more info call 498.8143.