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  • Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  The 39th Annual Northern Area Congress will be held at the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua.  This event is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's Northern Area Office of Evangelization and Catechesis and is an annual gather of leaders and teachers of religion in the area.  This year's theme is "Claiming God's Word as Our Own." Sr. Joan Mitchell, CSJ of Good Ground Press is keynote speaker, and she will reflect on our relationship with the sacred scriptures.  For more information please contact the director of Religious Education at your local parish or call the Archdiocesan Office of Evangelization and Catechesis in Sidney at 937-498-1192.

    Elder High School Travel - Colorado Train - September 20, 2014, 11:44 am -
    Saturday, September 20-27, 2014, Join us for this exciting Colorado Train Adventure that features 7 nights and 15 meals and includes; Pikes Peak, Cog Railway, Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Cumbres Toltee Railroad and more!  Your Price (land only); Double Per Person  - $2140, Single Per Person - $2760, Triple Per Person  - $1965.  For more information contact Norb Guetle 1959 at or 513-451-1227.

    Elder High School - Colorado Train Adventure - September 20, 2014, 11:51 am -
    Saturday, September 20-27, 2014, Reserve now for 7 nights, 15 meals, four scenic trains/Silverton-Durango Narrow Gauge RR, Royal Gorge RR; 1880 Cumbres & Toltec RR and Pikes Peak Cog RR. Visit US Air Force Academy, Mesa Verde National Park (Anasazi Cliff Dwellers), mining town of Durango, Colorado Rockies, cross Continental Divide and more! Call Norb Guetle at (513) 451-1227 for details. Travel benefits Elder's General Scholarship Fund

    McAuley High School - Memorial Walk - September 21, 2014, 9:00 am -
    Sunday, September 21, 2014, registration beginning at 9 a.m.  The annual Jill Hungler Schlotman Memorial Walk for Cancer Awareness.  Jill was an alumna of McAuley HS from the class of 2001 and the money raised from this annual walk goes toward a scholarship in her honor  Everyone is invited to walk.  This is no predetermined registration fee; the organizers only ask for walkers' attendance and any donations they are willing to give.  Pets and strollers are welcome.  Donations can be made online at Checks made payable to Jill Hungler Schlotman '01 Memorial Scholarship, can be mailed to McAuley High School; 6000 Oakwood Ave; Cincinnati, OH 45224.  There is also a Facebook event page at Jill's Walk.  For more information check out our website at