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Annual Hardin County pork banquet, March 16

The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold their annual Pork Banquet at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 at the Upper Scioto Valley School auditorium in McGuffey.

Irish Iron Memorial Fund collecting prizes for May 4 ride

By Paula Pyzik Scott

The Irish Iron Memorial Fund, set up in honor of the late Timothy Griffin by his wife Patty, is looking for female business owners to donate prizes for its second annual raffle and ride, the Route 30 H-D IFRD (International Female Ride Day), May 4, 2024.

Invitation to March 20 United Way annual meeting

KENTON__ The United Way of Hardin County is excited to announce the 2024 Annual Meeting, which will be on Thursday, March 20th, from 4:30-6:00 pm at the Varsity Venue.

This year’s annual meeting will include the presentation of our annual Campaign awards, thanking our outgoing Board members and Honorary Chair, and hosting the Bonnie McBride Memorial Pie Auction. There will also be light hors d’oeuvres and various drinks. A 50/50 raffle will be offered, with tickets available by cash, check, or credit card at the door.

The annual meeting will feature a short business meeting to review the organization’s financials, and highlight where the United Way is heading.

Hardin County "CHIP" committee invites the public to Feb. 21 meeting

Hardin County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) committee will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 for the new CHIP draft presentation and to get the committee's feedback for the final draft.

Those who are interested in attending the meeting are asked to email or call Katy Flinn at 419-673-6230 ext. 1816.

Seminar on combating financial exploitation of seniors

Hardin County residents are encouraged to "Get involved. Stay safe. Combating financial exploitation!"

From 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, the Hardin County Council on Aging, 100 Memorial Ave., Kenton, will host a program providing valuable information on:

  • What is financial explitation
  • Why older adults are targeted
  • Risk factors of financial exploitation
  • Abuse later in life
  • Forms of abuse
  • How forms of financial abuse occur
  • Scams
  • Who are the abusers
  • What you can do

The event is presented by the Ohio Coalition for Adult Protective Services and sponsored by HealthPath. The program is also promoted by the Area Agency on Aging.


RSVP for Lamb Banquet by February 23

HARDIN COUNTY__The Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association will hold their annual Lamb Banquet on Saturday, March 2 at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Kenton at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the banquet can be reserved from the Extension office by calling 419-674-2297 and paid for at the door the night of the banquet. Adult tickets are $20, Children (4-8 years old) $10, and 2023 Hardin County Junior Fair Sheep Exhibitors are free with a reservation given to the Extension office by February 23.