The Zonta Club of Findlay presented a check for over $2,000 to the Hancock County Center for Safe and Healthy Children at its June 3 meeting.
The funds were raised at a style show held in April. The Center for Safe and Healthy Children was chosen as the recipient of proceeds because Zonta has joined the fight against human trafficking and domestic violence through its Zonta Says No campaign.
Tom Blunk, director of the center, says the money will be put toward the center’s upcoming efforts to educate the community about human trafficking and the danger social media can present, especially to minors using Facebook and other social websites and apps.
Zonta members also voted to give money to the YMCA to send a child to camp, and to the Daughter Project, a northwest Ohio home that provides a safe place for minors rescued from sexual trafficking to live. Members also brought diapers and wipes to be donated to the Women’s Resource Center.
Also at the meeting, Kristi Bryant was presented the 2014 Woman of Achievement Award, given annually to a member who exemplifies Zonta’s values of service to the community. Bryant has served as past president of the Zonta Club of Findlay, helped found the ZClub at Liberty-Benton High School and has served on many other committees in the club.
McComb Lions Club
The McComb Lions Club has elected new officers, whose terms will begin July 1.
They are Dan Ritter, president; Katie Crawford, secretary; Pat Ritter, treasurer; Eric Hauff, first vice president; Deb Crawford, second vice president; Bob Perry, lion tamer; Don Hoverman, tail twister; and Ali Hauff, membership chair.
The board of directors includes Greg Hoverman, Nedra Aller, Dan Waisanen and George Moorhead.
Jeff Nienberg was installed as a new member.
The club will hold a chicken barbecue July 5 before McComb’s fireworks at the park.
Fostoria Community Hospital Foundation
The family of the late Jeff Shiff has presented the ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Foundation with $6,000 from the proceeds of the fifth annual Run to the Res Jeff Shiff 5K and 10K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run.
Family members organized, promoted and managed the April 13 event at the Fostoria Reservoir.
Shiff was an avid runner. His wife, Susie, and four adult children honor his memory with the event. This year’s race had over 400 participants. The donation was made to the ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Cancer and Infusion Center.
For race results or more information, visit www.runtheres.org.
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