‘Growing Through Grief’ support group to meet
Community Care Hospice and Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County are offering a six-week bereavement support group, “Growing Through Grief,” through the Ohio’s Hospice Pathways of HopeSM Grief Counseling Center. The six-week grief group will be offered weekly on Tuesdays, July 11 through Aug. 15 from 6-7:30 p.m., at Community Care Hospice (1669 Rombach Ave., Wilmington). The events are free and open to the public.
Fayette Co. Fair set to begin
The 144th-annual Fayette County Fair will be held at the fairgrounds from July 17-22.
Retired Teachers to hold annual picnic
The next meeting of the Fayette County Retired Teachers Association will be its annual picnic on Thursday, Aug. 3 at Grace Methodist Church. The social hour begins at 4 p.m. and the picnic will follow at 5 p.m. The cost of the meal is $13. Please enter through the North Street entrance. New retirees from both Miami Trace Local Schools and Washington City Schools will be honored. The association will also accept monetary donations for “Stuff the Bus.” If you need a reservation, please contact Elise Garringer at 740-572-6961 by July 26.
Hospice to celebrate ‘Butterfly Release’
Community Care Hospice and Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County invite the community to remember and honor loved ones at their Celebrating Life’s Stories® Butterfly Release on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m., at Sabina Church of Christ. The Celebrating Life’s Stories® Butterfly Release is a way to remember and honor special people who have touched our lives and who live on in our memories. At the conclusion of the event, participants will release butterflies in memory of loved ones.