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Sunday announcements, Aug. 4

August 5, 2013
The Advertiser-Tribune

Seneca County Fair species royalty crowned

Lydia Coldiron, daughter of Duane and Shelly Coldiron, was the horse queen, and Shayla Thomas, daughter of Shayne and Angela Thomas, was the horse princess.

Amanda Davidson, daughter of Ron and Dawn Davidson, was the poultry queen; Erika Shock, daughter of Ron and Pam Shock, was the poultry princess; and Jay Shock, son of Ron and Pam Shock, was the poultry prince.

Red Cross gives backpacks to military families

FINDLAY - Children of military families can get a free backpack from the American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot Counties at the Red Cross Armed Forces Family Network program Aug. 15.

The event is to feature a back-to-school family ice cream social, with treats, games and entertainment provided by Operation: Military Kids; and free backpacks and schools supplies for children of military families. In addition, the Red Cross is to provide school supplies for students. Funding for the backpacks and supplies is provided by a grant from the Handbags That Help Giving Circle.

Registration for military family children who would like to receive a backpack is required by Aug. 10. People can register by contacting the American Red Cross at (419) 422-9322 or at

hancockcountyohinfo@redcross.org.

Book group to meet Sept. 5

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library's adult book discussion group, "Let's Talk About It," is to discuss "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 in the junior home room.

Copies are available at the information desk beginning Monday.

August computer classes set at T-SPL

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced the schedule for adult computer classes.

Basic Computing is 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

iDownloads is 10-11 a.m. Sept. 11.

Beginning Word is 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16.

Beginning Internet is 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17.

Introduction to Excel is 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 18.

Email is 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 18.

Searching the Internet is 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Facebook Basics is 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 26.

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

Bellevue library offers computer classes

BELLEVUE - Citizen Online Computer classes are to be offered 10 a.m. Aug. 12, 14, and 16 at the Bellevue Public Library.

Registration is required.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Learn to manage online accounts

BELLEVUE - Patrons of the Bellevue Public Library are to be able to learn how to manage their library accounts online 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Bingo and prizes at Bellevue library

BELLEVUE -Children ages 6-8 are able to play bingo and win prizes at Bingo and a Book at 2 p.m. Aug. 15.

Library presents dino dig

BELLEVUE -Children are to be able to participate at the Dinosaur Dig 4-7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Open Air Market in Bellevue's Downtown Square.

For more information, call (419) 483-0422.

Learn to use an eReader

BELLEVUE - Appointments can be made to talk with a librarian about the Bellevue Public Library's eMedia site for an eReader.

Patrons can learn how to search for books, download books, or for general help with using an eReader.

Appointments can be made 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

For more information, call Tracy Marr, adult services manager, at (419) 483-4769.

Photo presentation of storm at library

CLYDE - A picture presentation of the July 10 storm in the Clyde community is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Clyde Public Library.

Local photographer John Sanford is to present images taken during the storm on Mechanic Street, and the effects of the storm at the cemetery, the park, White Street, Race Street and Spring Avenue. Clyde Light and Power Superintendent Kevin Wright is to talk about the clean-up and Sharon Valle from Sandusky County Red Cross is to talk about their response to the storm.

No registration is required.

Author to visit Clyde Public Library

CLYDE -Marc Harshman is to visit the Clyde Public Library at 10 a.m. Saturday in the meeting room.

Harshman was appointed the poet laureate of West Virginia in 2012 and has taught 5th- and 6th-grades at the Sand Hill School, one of the last of the three-room country schools.

Harshman is to present stories about how his books were written and is to have his poetry and children's books available for sale.

New titles at MCL

SYCAMORE - The Mohawk Community Library is to add new titles to their collection.

New young adult fiction from authors Brigid Kemmerer, Max Brooks, Scott Lobdell, Dan Jurgens, Rachel Cohn and R.L. Stine. Also, new non-fiction books have been added from authors from Better Home & Gardens, Carlotta Cooper, Lisa Bonnice and Stacey Kananen and Samantha Johnson.

MCL to begin expansion

Clouse Construction of New Riegel is to start the construction of the meeting room at the Mohawk Community Library in August.

Construction is to take four months to complete. Regular library hours and activities are to continue with minimal interruptions. Parking may be reduced to on-street only at various times.

The library is to remain open at regular hours during the building process.

Guess how many tabs at MCL

SYCAMORE - Students can visit Mohawk Community Library now to guess how many pop tabs are in a jar to win a new school book bag filled with back to school items.

Columbian new

student registration

New student registration for Columbian High School is 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Registration is for students new to the Tiffin City School District and students should bring their birth certificate, immunization records, high school transcript, and custody papers if available.

For more information, call the high school at (419) 447-6331.

Columbian class schedules to be issued

Class schedules for Columbian High School sophomores, juniors and seniors are to be available 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 12, 13, and 14 in the main school lobby.

Freshmen are to be able to pick up schedules at freshmen orientation at 9 a.m. Aug. 15.

TMS new student registration

Students new to the Tiffin City School district, entering sixth, seventh, or eighth grades are to be able to register for school 8-11 a.m. and noon-2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive.

Guidance counselors are to be available to meet with parents to answer questions. Students are to be accompanied by a parent and to bring a copy of a birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency, current individulized education program if available, and court documents stating legal custody if available.

For questions, call the school, at (419) 447-3358.

H-L announces reduced lunch plans

BASCOM - Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools has announced its 2013-14 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast program.

Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy and can be reviewed by any interested party.

The federal income eligibility guidelines are to be used to determine eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the federal guidelines are eligible.

Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. Households will be notified of the approval or denial of benefits.

For more information, call the school at (419) 937-2216.

Calvert outlines lunch policy

Calvert Catholic Schools has announced its 2013-14 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast program.

Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy and can be reviewed by any interested party.

The federal income eligibility guidelines are to be used to determine eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the federal guidelines are eligible.

Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. Households will be notified of the approval or denial of benefits.

For more information, call the school at (419) 447-3844.

Open house at Seneca East

ATTICA - Seneca East Local Schools is to host its annual open house for

middle school and high school students 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14.

During the open house, students are to be able to pick up schedules, pay class fees, get parking passes and choose their spaces, pick up bus schedules, open a lunch account, purchase sports passes, and file required paperwork with the school office.

Informational meetings for the 1:1 laptop initiative also are 6-7:30 p.m. for high school students and parents. Students are to be able to pick up their laptops from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 15.

First day of classes is to be Aug. 21.

For more information, call the school at (419) 426-1850 beginning Tuesday.

Fostoria schools set 'back to school' bash event

FOSTORIA -The Fostoria City Schools' district-wide PTO is to sponsor a Back to School Bash 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School.

The event is to feature free food, prizes, games and information about the schools and activities offered.

Each building is to have a display along with other organizations associated with the Fostoria City Schools and community.

For those interested in having a table or display at the event, call (419) 436-4100 or (419) 436-4170.

Tiffin to welcome Harlem Ambassadors

The Tiffin City Schools' Athletic Boosters and The Kiwanis Club of Tiffin, is joining together to bring to Tiffin "The Harlem Ambassadors" for a game against members of the community.

The game is to take place 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Tiffin Columbian High School gymnasium.

Tickets are $5 per person.

The team "Tiffin Twisters" includes Mark Verroco, Doug Hartenstein, Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz, Seneca County Sheriff Bill Eckelberry, Tiffin University Dean of Students Mike Herdlick, Calvert boys basketball coach Ted Willman and Heidelberg University Athletic Director Matt Palm.

OSU graduates

COLUMBUS -Local graduates from Ohio State University spring 2013 include Maggie Gurney of Attica, bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Michele Senn of Attica, associate's degree of science; Taylor Haschar of Bascom, bachelor's of science degree in nursing; Sarah Agee of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of science in human ecology; Lindsay Bogner of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of arts; Eric Eberhard of Bellevue, associate's degree of science and bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Alison Fields of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of science in allied health professions; Sarah Hamons of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of science in education; Nicole Steinmentz of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Emily Zeller of Bellevue, bachelor's degree of science in human ecology; Stacie DryFuse of Bloomville, associate's degree of arts; Christine Frankart of Bloomville, master's degree of arts; Cody Allison of Burgoon, bachelor's degree of science in civil engineering; Alison Davis of Burgoon, master's degree in education; Healy Batton of Carey, bachelor's degree of science in allied health professions; Bradley Kitzler of Carey, bachelor's degree of arts; Jacquelyn Risner of Carey, doctorate degree of pharmacy; Hilary Wentling of Carey bachelor's degree of science in pharmaceutical sciences; Michael Barnett of Clyde, bachelor's degree of science in architecture; Haley Myers of Clyde, bachelor's degree of science in nursing; Adam Wanger of Clyde, bachelor's degree of arts; Jessica Wasserman of Clyde, bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Nicole Dull of Fostoria, bachelor's degree of science in nursing; William Kentris of Fostoria, bachelor's degree of arts degree and bachelor's degree in science in computer science and engineering; Dean Stacy of Green Springs, bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Beth Price of McCutchenville, bachelor's degree of science in business administration; Chelsea Bumb of New Riegel bachelor's degree of science in civil engineering; Eleanor Williamson of New Washington, bachelor's degree of science in nutrition; Kimberly Browne of Sycamore, doctorate degree of optometry; Jeremy Kalb of Sycamore, bachelor's degree of science in civil engineering; Kara McCarthy of Sycamore, bachelor's degree of science in food science; Andrew Romanko of Sycamore, bachelor's degree of fine arts; Marie Stansbery of Sycamore, bachelor's degree of science in allied health professions; Kwame Christian of Tiffin, bachelor's of arts degree in public policy and management; Hannah Davies of Tiffin, master's degree of social work; Marissa Davis of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of arts; Grant Decker of Tiffin, associate's degree of applied science; Megan Depinet of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science in allied health professions; Candace Engel of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science in nursing; Paul Fruth of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science; Nicholas Hohman of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science in dental hygiene; Ashley Jackson of Tiffin bachelor's degree of science in dental hygiene; Jacob Peacock of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science; Gregory Reinhart of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science in agriculture; Adam Wagner of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of arts; George Wilkin of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of music and bachelor's degree of music in education; Sarah Adelsperger of Upper Sandusky, bachelor's degree of science; Richelle Rall of Upper Sandusky, bachelor's degree of science in allied health professions; Erin Rife of Upper Sandusky, bachelor's degree of science in nutrition; Abby Searfoss of Upper Sandusky, master's degree of science; Joanna Walton of Upper Sandusky, associate's degree of arts.

TU announces new fund campaign

Tiffin University's Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is to launch a Fall Annual Fund campaign called "One gift of $25" in recognition of TU's 125th anniversary.

The campaign is to target 1,000 new alumni gifts of $25 through mailings, student phone calls, and social media prompts.

The campaign is to run through November.

UI graduate

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa has announced 2013 spring graduates.

Micah Richmond Hyde of Fostoria received a bachelor's of science degree in leisure studies.

Wright State graduates

Wright State University has announced the graduates for spring 2013.

Local graduates include Susanne Lange of Bloomville, bachelor's degree of fine arts; Kyle Smathers of Tiffin, bachelor's degree of science in computer engineering; Cory Snyder of Carey, master's degree of science in engineering; and Zachary Stombaugh of Carey, bachelor's degree of science.

Local makes dean's list

MARION, Inn. - Teresa Benner of Tiffin was named to the dean's list for the 2013 spring semester from the Indiana Wesleyan University.

Area business owners attend conference

James Gao of Servpro of Huron and East Seneca Counties and Richard Franks of SERVPRO of Hancock County attended Servpro's 44th Annual National Convention, June 17-21 at Anaheim Marriott Hotel and Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

Servpro, an industry leader in disaster cleanup, restoration and remediation services, welcomed a record number of franchisees to the event, offering attendees more than 60 workshops sessions covering more than 30 different topics. This year's keynote speaker was Walter Bond, former NBA player.

"The variety and quality of this year's educational and business sessions was better than ever," said Sue Steen, chief executive officer of Servpro Industries Inc. "This Convention is a great opportunity for our Franchisees to learn about the latest initiatives from SERVPRO Corporate, and the developing trends in our industry and to network with their fellow franchisees."

Online:

www.servpro.com

Drug free workplace training Aug. 13

FREMONT -A free regional drug Free Workplace training is to take place 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Sandusky County Department of Job and Family Services, 2511 Countryside Drive, Fremont.

Registration is 8-8:30 a.m.

Cornerstone adds staff

Cornerstone Counseling has two new full-time therapists, Amy Spell and Carolyn Wenner. Spell and Wenner are graduates of Heidelberg University.

Spell is a licensed professional counselor-clinical resident and is certified as a specialist in trauma and loss counseling and Assessment. Spell completed her internship experiences at Cornerstone Counseling of Bellevue and at The University of Findlay's Counseling Center, where she provided counseling services to children, adolescents and adults with individual couple and group approaches to therapy.

Wenner is a licensed professional counselor-clinical resident, and spent the field experience portion of her education at Cornerstone Counseling of Bellevue working with individuals, couples, families and adolescents. She has experience working with issues of substance abuse, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationships and sexual behavior.

For more information or to set up an appointment, call (419) 486-9411.

Schmidbauer gains scholar status

Dr. Larry Schmidbauer, AuD, recently achieved the status of Academy Scholar through the American Academy of Audiology. The orgaization honors individuals who complete a total of 50 continuing education hours within a two-year period, which Schmidbauer exceeded from Jan. 1, 2011, through Dec. 31, 2012.

 
 
 

 

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