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YW Wild Walking Women

PIQUA — Get motivated to walk and get healthier with the YW Wild Walking Women beginning Tuesday, July 11. The ladies will meet to walk on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a four week period from 9-10 a.m. Participants will meet at French Park and Nancy Hirby and Joan Beck, facilitators, will guide the group each week.

“We have a fun time, have an opportunity to meet new friends and a time to develop our health and well-being,” said Beck and Hirby. “Motivation and laughter keep us going as we get healthier together.”

For more information on class fees or to register, stop at the YWCA Piqua at 418 N. Wayne Street or call 773-6626. Pre-registration is requested. YWCA membership is not required.

Purrs in Piqua holding silent auction

PIQUA — Purrs in Piqua is pleased to announce our July 2017 Silent Auction, which will be hosted on our Facebook events page at

Bidding will be July 24-27, ending at midnight with the highest bid at 11:59 p.m. being the winner. Local pickup will be Friday through Sunday in Piqua. For our out-of-town friends that pay by Paypal, your winnings will be mailed within two days of receipt of the money.

If you have any questions, please contact Roberta Dunaway at (937) 541-1605 or Tiffany Pontius at (937) 524-4383.