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Sunday announcements

April 8, 2013
The Advertiser-Tribune

Fostoria safety council hosts lunch

Fostoria Area Safety Council is to host its annual awards lunceon for member companies 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 17 at St. Wendelin's Parish Hall, 323 N. Wood St.

A program is to be presented by Kay Francis, author of "The Funny Thing About Stress." She is to talk about health, wellness and stress management.

Tickets are $15 a person and can be purchased at Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, 121 N. Main St., no later than Friday.

Free knitting classes at T-SPL

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host open knitting sessions 1:30-3:30 p.m. today, April 14, 21 and 28 in the Frost Kalnow Room.

The program is open to all ages and knitting skill levels. Participants are asked to bring their own yarn, needles and project.

The program is free and no registration is required.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Story time at the library

Preschool Story Time is to be featured at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library for children ages 3-6.

Sessions are 1-6:30 p.m. April 18, 25 and May 2 and 9 in the Frost Kalnow room.

No registration is required.

Get bugged at MCL

SYCAMORE - Mohawk Community Library is to host its last Family Fun Night at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The theme for the evening is to be butterflies and ladybugs. Crafts are to include making ladybugs and butterflies to take home.

CPL presents The Grand Canyon

CLYDE -Gerry Gonya is to present his Travelouge, "The Grand Canyon" at 6 p.m. April 17 in the Whirlpool room at the Clyde Public Library.

Registration is not required and the program is free and open to the public.

Program committee to meet

The Tiffin City Board of Education's Program Committee is to meet at 4 p.m. Monday at the administration building, 244 S. Monroe St.

Lakota board to meet

The Lakota Local School District Board of Education is to meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the staff dining room at Lakot Local Schools, 5200 CR 13.

Clyde board to meet

CLYDE - The Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village Board of Education is to meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday for a special meeting for the purpose of employing a superintendent.

NCOESC board to gather

The North Central Ohio ESC Board of Governors is to meet at 7 p.m. April 16 at the NCOESC Tiffin office, 928 W. Market St.

Human trafficking to be discussed

FOSTORIA - Judy Hoffman, a member of Sisters in Shelter founded by the Tiffin Franciscan nuns, is to speak to St. Wendelin Catholic School Social Teachings classes on human trafficking, 8-9:16 a.m. and 9:19-10:35 a.m. Monday.

Old Fort taking open enrollment apps

OLD FORT - Old Fort Local School District is accepting inter-district open enrollment applications for the 2013-14 school year.

Applications are available in the elementary and high school offices and

online at

Old Fort offers grades K-12, with all day, every day kindergarten. Applications is to be accepted for students in all districts statewide.

For more information,call the elementary office at (419) 992-1024 or the high school office at (419) 992-4291.

Lakota student of the month

KANSAS - Tyler Aldrich was selected by Lakota High School as the February student of the month.

Aldrich is ranked fifth in his class and is a member of student council, athletic council, National Honor Society, cross country and track. He is the son of Al and Tami Aldrich of Fremont.

Award-winning author to speak

Professor John F. Witt from the Yale School of Law is to visit Tiffin University to talk about his most recent work, "Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History."

The program at 1 p.m. April 19 in Chisholm Auditorium located in Franks Hall, is sponsored by TU's school of criminal justice and social sciences.

Following the speech, there is to be a book signing and refreshments provided.

Tiffin's Gillikin published

Adjunct faculty member Margaret Gillikin's article, "Competing Loyalties: Nationality, Church Governance, and the Development of an American Catholic Identity" was published in Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11, No. 1, Winter 2013, 146-160.

Dragon Riders showcase

Tiffin University's equestrian team is to host its fifth annual showcase performance at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at Lane of Dream Farm, 2502 E. CR 16.

Admission is free, but for those interested in sponsoring a Dragon Rider you can make a donation to help fund the team's efforts. Check or cash is acceptable, but must be returned to Elizabeth Buskey at the student affairs office by April 18.

Terra summer and fall registration starts

FREMONT - Registration for summer and fall at Terra State Community College is under way.

New students are asked to call the admissions office at (419) 559-2349 for testing and an advising appointment. For information, visist

Terra State celebrates Week of the Young Child

FREMONT -The Early Childhood Education Department and student organization Terra Association of Future Teachers of Terra State Community College are celebrating the Week of the Young Child with a professional development opportunity.

Early childhood educators, professionals and parents of children birth to third grade are invited to lunch and a presentation by a national in-service speaker, adjunct professor Ann Anzalone of Wright State University, noon-3:30 p.m. April 17 at the college.

The program is free, but space is limited.

For more information or to register, contact Stacey Pistorova at (419) 559-2216 or email

Native honored

COLUMBUS -Joshua Senn, of Attica, was inducted into the 107th of Sphinx Senior Honorary at The Ohio State University March 22.

Senn is majoring in Music Education and is the son of Gearld and Martha Senn, of Attica.

Kathleen Margaret Wolf

Kathleen Margaret Wolf recently returned from her year-long deployment in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division. She has been promoted in rank to sergeant, E 5.

Wolf is attending 10 weeks of Explosive Ordinance Disposal school at Fort Lee, Va. Upon graduation, she is to attend seven months of advanced EOD schooling at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. After that, she will be an EOD technician assigned to a special operations unit, also known as the Army's "bomb squad."

Wolf has served 6 1/2 years in the U.S. Army and plans to make it her career. Her parents are Chuck and Peggy Wolf of Tiffin.

Human resource meeting set

A Findlay Area Human Resource Associate meeting is set for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Findlay Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive.

The topic is bullying in the workplace, to be presented by Carol Taylor, independent contractor. Taylor is to provide ways to identify a workplace bully and potential targets, share resources available to workplaces dealing with bullying and identify three-five approaches that can be used to address a bullying situation.

The cost is $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students/members in transition.

Registration is requested at (419) 421-4713 or

Library to host open job interviews

CAREY - iforce is to host an open house for general assembly, machine operator and shipping and receiving positions 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday and from 1-4 p.m. Thursday at the Dorcas Carey Library, 236 E. Findlay St.

First shifts are available with 8-10 hour shifts Monday-Friday with possible weekend over time.

Those interested must adhere to a background and drug test.

For more information, contact iforce at (740) 382-2400.

Fostoria hospital offering prostate screenings

FOSTORIA - Prostate cancer screenings for men are set for 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Clinic, 501 Van Buren St., Fostoria. The screenings would include a PSA blood test and examination. The cost is $12.

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer, other than skin cancer, among men in the United States and is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer-related death among men. Screenings are recommended for men beginning at age 50.

This prostate cancer screening event is provided in partnership by ProMedica Wellness and Tim Beidelschies.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (419) 436-6688.


Glow bowling fundraiser set

Striking Out Cancer, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, is planned for 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. April 19 at Heritage Family Center, 747 W. Market St.

Cost is $15 per person, which includes three games of bowling and shoe rental, as well as chances for door prizes. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

For more information, call Laura Vitt at (419) 619-1498.



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