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>Wayne HealthCare Program: Fueling the High School Athlete for Optimal Performance


Healthy Moments Series For Athletes, Coaches and Parents
November 9, 2010, 6:30-8:00 pm, cost: free
St. Clair Memorial Hall, 215 W. Fourth Street, Greenville

Introduction address on Nutritional Supplements: Risks and Benefits

Dr. Jeffrey Rayborn, MD, Montgomery Orthopeadic Surgeons and Associates
Jeffrey Rayborn, MD is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Family Practice and fellowship in Sports Medicine at Bethesda North Hospital. Dr. Rayborn joined Montgomery Orthopaedic Surgeons and Associates in 2009. Dr. Rayborn’s practice focuses on non-operative orthopaedic care for adolescents and adults, and sports medicine. Dr. Rayborn is actively engaged in the sports medicine community. He currently serves as the Medical Director for Upper Valley Sports Medicine Center, and is the team physician at Tipp City High School. Dr. Rayborn is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and the American College of Sports Medicine. He maintains office hours at Good Samaritan North Health Center in Englewood, Family Health in Greenville, and Hyatt Center in Tipp City.
Featured Speaker

Dawn Weatherwax RD, CSSD, LD, ATC, CSCS, Sports Nutrition 2Go

Dawn Weatherwax is a Registered/Licensed Dietitian with a specialty in Sports Nutrition and Founder of Sports Nutrition 2Go. She is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, which is the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the United States. In addition, she is an Athletic Trainer with a Certification in Strength and Conditioning from The National Strength and Conditioning Association. Therefore, she brings a comprehensive and unique understanding of the athlete’s body, and its nutritional needs, to those interested in achieving specific performance goals and optimal health. Weatherwax is also the author of The Official Snack Guide for Beleaguered Sports Parents and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Sports Nutrition. She has also been featured on television shows including: Good Morning America, MSNBC, Geraldo Rivera, and Fox News.

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>’Meet the Candidates’ – October 25th

>League of Women Voters “Meet the Candidates” on Monday, October 25 at the American Legion at 7:00 p.m. Please come and support our candidates —- and bring questions.

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>2nd annual ladies night out – October 14th


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>AFD 2nd annual Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day – 10/2 (update: dance canceled)

>The Arcanum Fire Department will be hosting its second annual Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day on Saturday, October 2nd, 2010. The activities will take place at the Arcanum Fire Department which is located at 206 S Main Street Arcanum , Ohio .

The Arcanum Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day will feature dozens of activities. The day will begin with a parade at 11:30 AM which will begin on North Main Street and will end in front of the Arcanum Fire Department.

Opening Ceremonies for Fire Prevention Day will immediately follow the parade in front of the Arcanum Fire Department at 12:00 PM.

The first activities to take place include fire truck rides for those kids who are interested in seeing what it is like to ride in a fire truck. A smoke trailer will also be on site to simulate what occurs during house fires. The Arcanum Rescue Squad and Arcanum Police Department will also be involved with demonstrations!

Later in the day games, including fire gear races, tug of war and bucket races, will take place. Careflight will also be landing and will give a demonstration of their helicopter!

Prizes will be given out all day to those children and kids in attendance. Prize registration will begin at 12:30 PM.

Late in the afternoon, cake walks will take place in the Arcanum Fire Department. The day will conclude with a teen dance at the Arcanum Fire Department from 7:30 PM until 11:00 PM.

A schedule of the days’ events is included below the jump …

10:30 AM: Parade Line-Up
11:30 AM: Fire Prevention Parade
12:00 PM: Opening Ceremony
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Registration for Kids Prizes
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Lady Auxiliary Lunch
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Fire Truck/Squad/Police Demonstrations/Tours?
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Fire Truck Rides
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Moon Bounce
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Smoke Trailer Demonstrations
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Helicopter/Careflight Demonstration
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Fire Related Games
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Cake Walks, 50/50
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Kids Prizes Drawings
[the dance has been canceled due to conflict with homecoming]

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>Enjoy a DCCAdent Evening with Auction for two OSU – MICHIGAN Game Tickets!


Winners of the OSU/ Michigan Game Football Tickets at the
Live Auction at the DCCAdent Evening will get to watch Script Ohio.
A DCCAdent Evening, a multi-course dinner paired with wines followed by music from the band “Exploit” from Celina will be topped off with a live auction of two tickets to The OSU/Michigan game. This Darke County Center for the Arts fundraiser is being planned for October 8 at the Greenville Golf Course.  Game tickets are courtesy of State Representative Jim Zehringer.
The meal, typical of Spain, will have each course matched with Veleta wines from a Spanish winery, Dominio Buenavista. Dr. Juan Palomar, of Dayton and also of Ugijar, Spain is the owner of Veleta Wines. He will be presenting his award winning wines at the event.

Tickets for $70.00 per person include dinner, wines, musical entertainment, tax, gratuity, and a donation to DCCA. They are available from DCCA, 547-0908 or from the Greenville Golf Course, 548-2700.  Ticket purchase deadline is October 1.

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>"Antique Appraisal" afternoon at Garst – October 21st


WHEN: Thursday, October 21, 2010
4:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 3:30 p.m.)

Garst Museum presents an “antique appraisal” afternoon. The appraiser is Steve Bemiller, Executive Vice President of Garth’s Auction House in Delaware, Ohio. Mr. Bemiller, who has 38 years experience in the antique auction field, will tell visitors about the approximate value of their treasures and answer questions about items presented. Mr. Bemiller is donating his time to benefit Garst Museum.

Admission price is $15.00, which includes appraisal of two items. Admission for Garst Museum members is $10.00 which includes appraisal of two items. Another good reason to become a member! Admission price includes appraisals of the allowed maximum of two items. Items too big to carry are not permitted. General admission without appraisal is $5.00. Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, please call the museum: 937-548-5250 or online

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>GGSA Chicken BBQ – October 3rd


The Greenville Girls Softball Association is having a BBQ Chicken Dinner Sunday, October 3rd. The dinners are $7.00 and may be picked up after 4:00 which coincides with the final day of the 10U and 12U Fall Fast Pitch Leagues. Chicken dinners may be purchased from any player and are on-sale at the concession stand from Noon-6:00 PM this Sunday. Stop out to the ballpark and check out the action on the field and then have a great chicken dinner to close out another great GGSA season!

A total of 91 girls are playing in the 3rd year of GGSA’s Fall League. Girls from all around the area will suit up for action including, Greenville, Englewood, Ansonia, Union City, Versailles, Franklin Monroe, Willshire, Rockford, Celina, Van Wert, Winchester, Bradford, Arcanum, New Madison, and Troy. The league is an instructional league focused on teaching the girls the basics of fastpitch softball. The 10U division is machine pitch only while the 12U division is player pitch.

For more information about upcoming GGSA events and offseason updates go to or search Greenville Girls Softball on facebook.