News in Brief – 6/24/12
Farmer’s market to open Saturday
The Lawrence County Farmers Market will open for the 2012 season on Saturday at 8 a.m. at the new site on Second Street across from the new bus transit center.
This is the first year of use for this new location. Many varieties of fresh homegrown vegetables, homemade jams and jellies, pickles, pickled corn, etc., will be for sale.
For more information call Judy Balmer at 643-2196.
SVHS band to have flea market July 21
AID TOWNSHIP — The Symmes Valley Marching Vikings will have a flea market 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 21 at both the high school and multilevel school. Vendors are invited to set up a booth at a cost of $15 plus a refundable deposit of $5.
The deposit will be refunded once the booth is cleaned after the flea market. The sale of knives, guns or uncaged animals will not be permitted.
Outside food booths will not be permitted; the band will sell both breakfast and lunch in the band room during this event.
The menu will include biscuits and gravy, hot dogs, snow cones, lemonade, barbeques, corn on the cob and nachos and cheese.
Money raised from this event pays for uniforms and uniform upkeep, instruments and other necessities incurred by the band during the school year.
For more information call Amy at 643-0323 or Alice at 867-3579.
Fairland student gets Masonic scholarship
The 32nd degree Masons of the Valley of Cincinnati have announced the award of a Scottish Rite, Valley of Cincinnati Foundation Scholarship to Emily Elkins of Proctorville.
Emily is a graduate of Fairland High School and plans to attend Ohio University. She is the daughter of Wayne and Tina Elkins.
Scottish Rite, Valley of Cincinnati Foundation Scholarships are awarded to qualified students in recognition of scholastic and all-around achievements.
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