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Edison salutes Armed Forces

PIQUA — The Edison State Community College Athletic Department will honor all members of the armed forces and civil servants during Charger Country Armed Forces Appreciation Night at the home basketball games on Friday, Nov. 9, versus Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Past and present servicemen and women are invited to attend the games free of charge. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m. and men’s at 7:30 p.m. The Color Guard of the Veteran’s Elite Tribute Squadron of Piqua will march during the national anthem prior to the women’s game.

Edison State recognizes all members of the armed forces and civil servants as citizens and students, and is honored by of the level of diversity, experience, and academic excellence they bring to campus.

Edison State’s Office of Veterans Services affords veterans and their families with a single point of contact. Providing academic, referral, and personal support services, the Office of Veterans Services aims to help ease access to higher education, foster success and build community.

Enjoy a movie at Hayner

TROY — Fall has arrived and the air is getting cooler. Why not go to the movies? On Friday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m., the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, will present the 1953 drama, “From Here to Eternity.”

Set in Hawaii during World War II, the romantic drama stars Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra, and Donna Reed. “From Here to Eternity” was the winner of eight Oscars.

The showing will include an introduction to the film, café style seating, as well as popcorn and soft drinks. The film, which is free and open to the public, is intended for mature viewers and may not be appropriate for children under 18.

Get wild, get walking at the mall

PIQUA — Get motivated to walk and get healthier with the YW Wild Walking Women beginning Tuesday, Nov. 19. The ladies will meet to walk on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a four-week period from 9-10 a.m. Participants will meet at the Miami Valley Centre Mall and Joan Beck, facilitator, 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. “Motivation and laughter keep us going as we get healthier together.”

Pre-registration is requested. For more information on class fees or to register, stop at the YWCA Piqua at 418 N. Wayne St. or call 773-6626.