Community briefs


Davidson announces mobile office hours

MIAMI COUNTY — Congressman Warren Davidson announces mobile office hours to better service constituents in Butler, Preble, Darke, Miami, and Clark counties. A member of Rep. Davidson’s staff will travel to locations in these counties to enhance office availability and accessibility and address any issues or concerns constituents might have.

For additional information, constituents may call the West Chester District Office at (513) 779-5400 or Troy District Office at (937) 339-1524.

The following are dates and locations for Miami County:

9 a.m. — Tipp City Government Center, 260 South Garber Drive, Tipp City

9:45 a.m. — West Milton Municipal Building, 701 S. Miami St., West Milton

10:30 a.m. — Covington Village Hall, 1 S. High St., Covington

11:15 a.m. — Pleasant Hill Village Offices, 8 W. High St., Pleasant Hill

12:15 p.m. — Piqua Municipal Building, 201 W. Water St., Piqua

1:15 p.m. — Casstown Village Center, 101 Center St., Casstown.

Veterans IDs available

TROY — Veteran Identification cards are available through the Miami County Recorder’s Office. Veteran ID cards may be obtained by appointment only.

The cost to obtain a Veteran ID card is $1. Veterans must have the original or an official certified copy of their DD-214. Veterans with a discharge status of “honorable” or, “general, under honorable conditions” are eligible to receive a Veteran ID card.

Veteran ID cards can be used to obtain discounts and benefits at participating retail establishments. Veteran ID cards can also be used as an alternative form of voter identification. Veteran ID cards expire 10 years after the date of issuance. Veteran ID cards issued by the county can not be used to obtain VA benefits.

To schedule an appointment, contact the Miami County Recorder’s Office at 440-6040. To obtain a copy of your DD-214, call the Miami County Veterans’ Services Office 440-8126.

Gift shop to host fundraiser

TROY — The Upper Valley Medical Center Gift Shop will host a Book and Consumer Goods Sale fundraiser open to the community on Nov. 14 and 15 in the hospital cafeteria on the lower level.

Hours for this sale will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Featured items will include specially priced books, toys and games, electronics, puzzles, and unique gift items for all ages.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the UVMC Volunteer Auxiliary, which supports the hospital with a volunteer force, annual scholarships, and funding for special projects and equipment.

For further information, call UVMC Volunteer Services at (937) 440-4995.

Volunteers sought at WACO

TROY — WACO Air Museum is hosting an informational meeting for potential volunteers on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 1-2 p.m. WACO has opportunities of all types of skills, from maintenance, teachers, tour guides, greeters, gift shop attendants and more.

Call 335-9226 to make a reservation to attend.

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