Phones may be interrupted
TROY — Due to scheduled maintenance, phone lines at Troy City offices may be down intermittently during Aug. 17-19.
These upgrades are expected to take no more than one to two hours per location.
Road closure planned
MIAMI COUNTY — Penny Road will be closed for culvert replacement starting Tuesday, Aug. 18, at noon through Friday, Aug. 21, at 2:30 p.m. The location of the closure is between Stichter Road and State Route 48.
Tree program planned
TROY — Host Bob Graeser, project manager for the city of Piqua, will speak about urban forestry in a program titled, “Trees in the Landscape,” how it benefits the communities we live in and how trees increase the quality of life in our region at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4 on Zoom. The program is sponsored by the Miami County Master Gardeners.
There is no cost for this session, but registration is required. Please go to go.osu.edu/miamicoffee and click on “Register here” next to the
September Coffee Series topic. Once registered you will receive an email with the information on how to connect for this event. Deadline to register for “Trees” is Wednesday, Sept. 2 at go.osu.edu/miamicoffee.
Veterans event scheduled
TROY — The Miami Valley Veterans Museum wil offer its monthly coffee and doughnuts event at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. First responders are invited to visit the museum at its new location, 2245 County Road 25-A, Troy.
The museum will host local, community, county, and regional first responders as honored guests. Firefighters, police officers, state patrol officers, emergency medical personnel, paramedics, rescue squads and all those who strengthen the community will be honored for their service and love for the people they serve.
The museum is actively seeking donors of all kinds to contribute to a capital campaign to raise funds for the new museum project. This includes monetary donations, in-kind services, sponsorships, building materials, heavy equipment work, volunteers, and volunteer teams who would like to assist in the project.
For more information on how to support the new museum project, contact Karen Purke, executive director of the Miami Valley Veterans Museum at (937) 216-0949 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 relief offered
TIPP CITY — Tipp Monroe Community Services and the Tipp Foundation have established a COVID-19 Fund to assist local residents of Tipp City, Monroe and Bethel Townships with rent, utilities or prescriptions.
If you have received community relief help in the past from TMCS, you are still eligible to receive this one-time assistance from this designated fund. This relief fund will be open until funds are depleted. If you need assistance with rent or utilities, visit tmcomservices.org and click on the red “COVID RelieF” button to print an application. Fill out the application before bringing your photo ID and your lease or utility bill to the TMCS office.
If you are requesting prescription assistance, you need to ask Hock’s or CVS to fax the office your prescription information before staff can complete your request. The fax number is (937) 667-4003.
Call the office at (937) 667-8631 if you have any questions.
Beautificiaton awards given
TROY — The Troy City Beautification Committee has announced awards for the summer of 2020.
1333 Archer Drive — Big Mike’s Gas and Go
402 E. Staunton Road — Miami Shores
727 Dixie Ave. — Eddie A. Tucker
916 Arrow Drive — Molly and Tyler Barlage
911 Skylark Drive
269 Riverside Drive
1129 Jeep St. — Bonnie Pence and Chris Edgerly
314 Lincoln Ave.
1000 N. Dorset Road — Carol Hess
1004 N. Dorset Road
2591 Renwick Way — John and Sheri Brady
1109 Wayne Ave.
871 Crossbow Lane — Doris McKinney
92 Merry Robin — Mark and Edie Tremblay
2 E. West St. — Jordan and Beckey Romberger
227 S. Ridge Ave.
40 Tamplin Dr. — Tom and Lydia Bauer
1543 Fleet Road — Barbara Davis
621 Maplewood Drive — Roberta Widener
1045 Mayfield Dr. – Jewell Murphy
1424 Cornish Road — Beverly Johnston
1360 Croydon Road — Dawn Flory
1424 Trade Sq. West — Debi and Corby Enochs
501 S. Market St.
2760 Huntington Drive — Wendy Ingle and Scott Liskey
1306 Golden Eagle Drive — Kellie and Don Murphy
1670 Amesbury Road