Events to benefit homeless shelter

WILMINGTON — On July 30-31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the advisory committee of the Clinton County Homeless Shelter will be holding a yard sale at 36 Gallup St. to benefit the advisory committee

On Monday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 11 p.m. at the Gold Star Chili in Wilmington there will be a fundraiser for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. A portion of the proceeds of everything purchased during the event will go directly to the shelter.

Flint graduates from basic training

Air Force National Guard Airman Monica J. Flint graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Flint is the daughter of Lucille J. and Neal L. Flint of Sabina. She is a 2015 graduate of East Clinton High School.

Book signing at General Denver

WILMINGTON — Mary McFarland, a winner of the Golden Pen award, will hold a book signing from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. Friday, July 24 at the General Denver in Wilmington.

McFarland, who taught English at Southern State Community College, holds a bachelor’s in English from Wilmington College and a master’s in English from Wright State.

“Jump the Line” is “an edgy romantic suspense about a coed who’s targeted by the campus serial killer,” she said.

She’s donating half her sales to the Fife Avenue Clinton County Humane Society.

“Many deserve thanks for encouraging me as I’ve worked to establish my career as an author,” said McFarland. She specifically thanks former Wilmington College professor Cliff Hardie.

A copy of “Jump the Line” costs $15. McFarland presently lives at Mucky Manor, her tree farm in southern Ohio, where she writes fiction full time.

Info sessions for SSCC programs

Southern State Community College is hosting informational sessions for several of its technical programs which are offered at both campus and offsite locations. The info sessions are being held at the locations where those programs are offered. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 24 and registration is now underway:.

• Aviation Maintenance info session will be held 6 p.m. Monday, July 27, at Laurel Oaks, 300 Oak Drive, Wilmington.

• Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) info session will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at SSCC’s Brown County Campus, 351 Brooks-Malott Road, Mt. Orab.

• Electro-Mechanical Engineering info session will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at DP&L Generation Center, 401 Starks Drive, Manchester.

• Computer Information Technology and LPN-RN info sessions will be held 6 p.m. on both Thursday, July 30, and Thursday, Aug. 6, at Scioto County Career Technical Center, 952 Vern Riffe Drive, Lucasville.

To learn more about these technical programs or for information regarding the informational session events, please contact Amy McClellan, SSCC Academic Service Specialist, at 800-628-7722, ext. 2785, or amcclellan@sscc.edu.