Area briefs

Cookson carnival coming Friday

TROY — The 2017 Cookson Elementary School Carnival will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the school, which is located at 921 Mystic Lane, in Troy.

The event will include carnival games, dunk tanks, food, fun and more.

Job fair set for Saturday

DAYTON — Premier Health is hosting a job fair to fill open positions among its hospitals and affiliate organizations.

Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, to the Dayton Convention Center. The nonprofit health system is seeking candidates to fill both clinical and entry-level positions.

Hiring managers will be available to conduct on-site interviews for jobs throughout the greater Miami Valley region, including Atrium Medical Center (Middletown), Good Samaritan Hospital (Dayton), Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton), Fidelity Health Care, Premier Physician Network, Upper Valley Medical Center (Troy), and more.

Additional information is available at

Hayner trip to Chicago set

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will host a four day, three night trip to Chicago on Aug. 28-31, but you must register soon as registration closes May 22.

The all-inclusive trip includes three night accommodations at the Downtown Chicago Fairfield Marriott, three dinners at Morton’s, Greektown and Tommy Gunn’s Dinner Theatre, guided tour of Chicago, architectural cruise on Lake Michigan, Art Institute of Chicago-docent led tour of the Gauguin Exhibit, Field Museum, Willis Tower Observation Deck, Navy Pier, Water Tower Place Mall and motorcoach transportation.

There will be ample free time to shop the stores on the Miracle Mile, or during your free time you may want to purchase tickets to the Tony-Award winning “Hamilton” at the Private Bank Theatre. This trip is limited to 50 guests. For pricing and other information, call David at the Hayner 339-0457, or visit where you can register and pay online.

Remembering Vietnam veterans at library

WEST MILTON — In observance of Memorial Day and to honor those who gave their lives for this country the Milton-Union Public Library is presenting a Vietnam veterans display during the month of May.

The library would especially like to thank the family of Dale E. Badgley, a local hero, who was killed in action in the Vietnam war. His family has been very generous to share his story with the community.

For more information about this or other programs, call (937) 698-5515 or visit The library is also in need of bubble wrap and padded envelopes for shipping purposes.

In addition, in response to a patron request, the Milton-Union Public Library has added an additional accessible parking space. The new space features room for a chair lift and is located next to a ramp making the library power chair and wheelchair friendly.

The library looks forward to fulfilling other requests recognized through responses to its 80th anniversary of the library survey.