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Wednesday, April 23 2014 @ 01:24 PM EDT
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Helen Wickline to speak at July Women in Business Luncheon


Renowned Florist Helen Wickline will speak at the July XACC Women in Business Luncheon at the Xenia YMCA.  The group will meet at 11:30 AM July 5. Ms. Wickline is one of the owner/operators of Wicklines Florist, Garden Center & Landscaping. She grew up in the Xenia area and her family has a background in agriculture. Ms Wickline received her B.S. in Home Economics from the Ohio State University.

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Albert "Bert" G. Fath, Jr. 1918-2012



Former 1966 Torrence Award Winner A.G. Fath, Jr. passed on June 20th at the age of 94. "Bert", as he was affectionally called, owned Cherry's Furniture which was located in downtown Xenia on Main St. Sadly, it was destroyed by a fire shortly after the 1974 tornado.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. please read more for his obituary.

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Mural Ribbon Cutting at July First Friday event



The City of Xenia and the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to a celebratory ribbon-cutting at the second downtown mural recently completed on the Fastenal building at 130 S. Detroit Street downtown on July 6 at 6 p.m. 

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Community Grant

The Xenia Downtown Revitalization Committee has a wonderful opportunity to apply for a $2,500 grant, which we hope to use to purchase Xenia-branded merchandise that can be sold at First Fridays and through local businesses.  This would help us in our efforts to promote awareness of the XDRC and market downtown as a great place to live, work and visit, and would also allow us to raise funds for larger projects such as building renovations.

But there's a catch -- it's a matching grant.  Well there's no better time than the present!  Click here to download a membership form.  If we can raise $2,500 before the end of June, we can apply for the full grant amount.  I hope you will be a part of making it happen.
Sincerely, John Finlay, XDRC Chair

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Central State University News

The Ohio House of Representatives approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 30, a resolution sponsored by State Senator Chris Widener (R- Springfield) and Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney (D- Cincinnati) that would designate Central State University as Ohio's second Land Grant Institution under the Morrill Act of 1890.

 Following unanimous approval by the Ohio Senate and the House Education Committee, the Ohio House of Representatives passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 30 by a vote of 84-1.  With this stage complete, attention now turns to Congress where additional legislative action is needed to allow Central State to apply for federal funds only available to 1890 land grant schools.

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Second Mural Coming to Downtown Xenia!

The City of Xenia and the volunteer Xenia Downtown Revitalization Committee (XDRC) are delighted to welcome back professional muralist Keith Hasenbalg to downtown Xenia.  Starting this weekend, June 15, 2012, Mr. Hasenbalg will be painting downtown’s second mural on the southern wall of the Fastenal building at 130 S. Detroit Street.  The building owners, Powers Management Associates LLC., offered up the wall to become the permanent canvas for the locally-designed, award winning, trail-themed artwork.

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Hey there Theater Lovers!

X*ACT's production of William Shakespeare's very funny comedy, "Much Ado About Nothing," is finishing up our two week run this weekend with evening shows on Friday and Saturday and matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

As you may have noticed, we are introducing a Saturday matinee to this production, and it's been a little hard getting the word out.

So.....  For this Saturday's Matinee only, we are offering our loyal fans a special offer!
All Tickets for the Saturday Matinee are ONLY $12

Call X*ACT at 937-372-0516 for your reservations or buy your tickets online from our website,
X*ACT - The Xenia Area Community Theater


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Tax Tip of the Week


Penalty Relief and Expanded Installment Agreements

 New IRS Collection Rules



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GCCC to Host Career Camp

Greene County Career Center will host a career exploration camp for high school freshmen and sophomores that will feature hands-on activities in a wide range of career areas.  The one-day camp will be held on August 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school’s West Enon Road campus.

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Hunter Consulting News


Public Employer Group Rating Enrollment is Underway!!!!

If you are a public, taxing employer and would like to receive a quote from Hunter Consulting click here to complete a Temporary Authorization.
For questions or concerns, please contact our Group Rating Department at 800-486-6652 option 4.

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Xenia Community Festival News

The Second Annual Xenia Community Festival will be September 14 and 15 in downtown Xenia. The Parade will be held on Saturday, September 15th, at 9 a.m. with our Grand Marshall, Thomas J. Craft Sr. Ph. D.

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How ugly is your air?

Deer Heating & Cooling is having an “UGLY AIR CONTEST” this summer!

We are looking for the ugliest, old central air conditioning unit.   So, if your old unit at home is old and ugly and needs to be replaced, just take a picture of it and send it in to us along with your name and phone number to be entered into the contest.

Contest winner will be chosen on Monday, August 20th!  
Winner will win a new TRANE Central Air Conditioning Unit compliments of Deer Heating and Cooling!

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