Letters to the Editor 4-7-14

SEN. HITE HAD IT RIGHT Born into a family filled with both public and religious servants, I learned at an early age to never mention either in the same sentence or breath. Those two subjects were “off-limits” at meal times and family functions. The two mix like oil...

Arcadia alumni banquet slated

ARCADIA — The annual Arcadia High School alumni banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 26 at Arcadia High School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The graduating classes of 1964 and 1989 will be honored. The banquet will be catered by Kathy’s Korner Restaurant and served by...

City Mission reports busy February

The City Mission reported an increase in intakes with the agency operating at full capacity and several men in overflow in February. There was also more turnover with some men staying only a few nights. The mission provided 603 nights of lodging and served 1,699 meals in...

Nominations open for Tree Town fest

FOREST — The 2014 Tree Town Festival Committee is accepting nominations for the parade grand marshal and Community Spirit Award. Nominations can be made by calling the Forest Fire Department at 419-273-2520 and leaving a message. Nominations can also be emailed to...

Benefit planned for children’s museum

“Turn on the Lights,” an auction to benefit the Children’s Museum of Findlay, will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 17 at the Findlay Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive. The auction will feature lamps made by Regina Andrew Philosophy, a company that provides lamps...

Soroptimist club to hold fundraiser

Soroptimist International of the Hancock County area will hold a “A Hand to Help Us Grow” fundraiser Saturday at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event will feature quarter auctions, bingo and a 50/50 raffle. Light refreshments will be...

Eagle Creek historical group sets meeting

ARLINGTON — The Eagle Creek Historical Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall of Bible Fellowship Church in Arlington. Dwayne Beggs, an assistant professor of history, specializing in U.S. military and diplomatic history at Lourdes College in...

Healthy Kids Day planned Friday

The Findlay Family YMCA will sponsor Healthy Kids Day from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center. The event is being co-sponsored by the Findlay City Health Department, the University of Findlay’s College of Health Professions and the...

WBA bowling: Buccini triple winner at Findlay tournament

Jackie Buccini, Julie Smith and Cindie Baker swept the individual events and were all on the winning team as well as the K-BOOMERS captured the 77th annual Findlay Area USBC Women’s Bowling Association handicap tournament at AMF Sportsman Lanes. Buccini won the singles...

Monday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; community...