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Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk 8:00 am
Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk @ Liberty-Benton High School
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am
The inaugural Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk is set for Aug. 1 at Liberty-Benton High School. The event, which was organized to celebrate the life of the long-time coach and educator who died last summer, has turned into a homecoming for those who share in his legacy with several of his past runners slated to take part in the race. The proceeds from the race will held fund a scholarship in Wagner’s honor. The race will begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Liberty-Benton High School track. The registration fee is $27.50, and those who pre-register will be guaranteed a T-shirt with the phrase, “Tradition of Excellence,” which Wagner had printed on team shirts every year. To sign up, or to donate, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Findlay/PatWagnerMemorial5KRunWalk. Registration forms also will be available at the Liberty-Benton High School administration office.
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Putnam County Library – Card Making Class 1:00 pm
Putnam County Library – Card Making Class @ Putnam County District Library - Pandora Branch
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm
On Tuesday, a class on making greeting cards will be offered at 1 p.m. at the library’s Pandora branch. Paulette Smith will be the instructor. Participants will make three cards. Registration is required for the card making class. There is a $5 fee. To register, call the Pandora library at 419-384-3232.
69th Annual Hancock Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting 5:00 pm
69th Annual Hancock Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting @ Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Comedian Adam Garman will present “Comedy in Agriculture” during the 69th annual meeting of the Hancock Soil and Water Conservation District on Aug. 4 in Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area, off Ohio 568 east of Findlay. A social hour and voting for a conservation district supervisor will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. A barbecue rib and baked chicken dinner, catered by Kathy’s Korner Restaurant, Arcadia, will be served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A brief business meeting will be held at 7 p.m., followed by Garman’s presentation. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4-12 years old, and free for children 3 and under. Tickets are available by pre-sale only. Contact the conservation district office, 7868 Hancock County 140, Suite E, or call 419-422-6569.
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Global Leadership Summit
Global Leadership Summit @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Aug 6 – Aug 7 all-day
Gather with thousands of leaders across North America for The Global Leadership Summit! Commit now to be a part of this annual event designed to stretch and challenge attendees with world-class speakers, interactive dialogue and practical training. Winebrenner is pleased to host The Global Leadership Summit 2015. Speakers for the event include Bill Hybels, Jim Collins, Dr. Brené Brown, Adam Grant, Craig Groeschel, and many others. Visit the Summit website for more information and to register for this exciting event and contact Ginger Zambrano, gzambrano@winebrenner.edu, 419-434-4226, with any questions!
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 12:00 pm
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.
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Spaghetti Dinner 4:00 pm
Spaghetti Dinner @ First Presbyterian Church
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Christian Clearing House for some delicious Olive Garden spaghetti and homemade desserts. Adult tickets $9, child tickets $4. Available for eat in or carry out. All proceeds go toward the CCH.
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Stone Fabricator’s Alliance Continuing Education Conference and Workshop
Stone Fabricator’s Alliance Continuing Education Conference and Workshop @ Legacy Marble & Granite
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
The Stone Fabricator’s Alliance has chosen Findlay’s Legacy Marble & Stone as the host location for the 2015 fabricator’s Continuing Education Conference & Workshop. This event is expected to attract some of the nation’s leading marble, quartz, granite and stone fabrication and restoration professionals to the Findlay area. The event will also attract industry suppliers interested in sharing new equipment and technologies to the industries best operators. The Stone Fabricator’s Alliance workshop is expected to draw an estimated fifty participants from across North America to the event and is free to SFA members. Subject matter includes hand fabrication techniques, countertop repair techniques and efficient business management strategies. There will be a Fabricators Olympics session as well; designed to showcase attendee skills as they compete in raw material shaping and finishing. Legacy Marble & Granite, located in Findlay, Ohio carries the areas largest selection of granite and quartz countertops. LM&G is the only locally owned company that professionally fabricates and installs its own products. Legacy currently employs 12 people in Findlay.
Flag City Morning Rotary 7:30 am
Flag City Morning Rotary
Aug 12 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
 
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Putnam County Library – Facebook Lecture 6:00 pm
Putnam County Library – Facebook Lecture @ Putnam County District Library -- Fort Jennings Branch
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
David Trinko will give a program on Facebook from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Putnam County District Library’s Fort Jennings location. Participants will learn how to move a photo from Facebook to their tablet, computer or phone. Those attending should bring their laptop, iPad, iPhone or Android device. The program is free but attendance is limited to 10 people. To register, call the Fort Jennings Library at 419-286-2351.
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Reunion Band concert 6:30 pm
Reunion Band concert @ Findlay Elks Lodge 75
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm
An outdoor concert featuring the original Reunion Band will be held Friday at Findlay Elks Lodge 75. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Music will start at 6:30 p.m. with the opening band, Null Set. There will also be food and raffles. Those attending should bring a lawn chair. The event will be held rain or shine. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for Flag City Honor Flight.
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Flag City Honor Flight Benefit Dance 7:00 pm
Flag City Honor Flight Benefit Dance @ Findlay Senior Center
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Night Jazz and AMVETS Post 21 will present a benefit dance for Flag City Honor Flight at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Admission to the event is free, but donations will be accepted. The band will perform hits from many musical eras, focusing on swing music of the 1930s and 1940s. Flag City Honor Flight is a nonprofit organization that has transported nearly 500 veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor. The tours are conducted with no expense to the veterans. Night Jazz has been performing music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra since its formation in 1995. The band has appeared at numerous public and private events around the area including annual appearances at the Riverside Summer Concert Series. Serving as emcees will be Mayor Lydia Mihalik and “Big Dave” Crosser from WKXA-FM. For more information on Flag City Honor Flight, visit flagcityhonorflight.org. For details on the benefit, call Gary Lannes at 419-423-3374.
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Cooper Farms and Haviland Plastics Trip 8:15 am
Cooper Farms and Haviland Plastics Trip @ Hancock County Ohio State University Extension Office
Aug 25 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
Join the Chamber Agri-Business committee to tour Cooper Farms and Haviland Plastics in the Van Wert area. Tickets are $20 and cost includes lunch, a goody bag, and snacks, a very limited amount of tickets are available so call The Chamber of Commerce at 419-422-3313 or stop by the office at 123 E. Main Cross Street in Downtown Findlay to pick up tickets today!
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Cut the Craft Thursday 1:00 pm
Cut the Craft Thursday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm
A “Cut the Craft” Thursday to make citrus fizzy bath bomb and natural deodorant will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 27 in Forest-Jackson Public Library. All materials will be provided and registration is unnecessary. For additional information, call the library, 419-273-2400.
Republican Women of Hancock County meeting 7:00 pm
Republican Women of Hancock County meeting @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Republican Women of Hancock County will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. State Rep. Robert Sprague will be the speaker. Gennifer Akroyd of Damsel in Defense will also talk about personal safety. Reservations are required by calling 419-348-3354 by Aug. 24. The meeting is open to the public.
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McComb Lions Club Senior Scholarship Dinner 4:30 pm
McComb Lions Club Senior Scholarship Dinner @ McComb School cafeteria
Aug 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
McCOMB — The McComb Lions Club will hold its eighth annual senior scholarship dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the McComb School cafeteria, prior to the varsity football game with Marion Local. The meal will feature chicken, pork, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Dine-in and carry-out options will both be available. Cost of the meal is $9. Tickets are available by presale only and may be purchased through Aug. 22 from any club member or at Primrose Flowers, the McComb VFW or Hoverman Insurance in McComb. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 419-293-3458. All proceeds will be used to fund the club’s scholarship that will be awarded to a 2016 McComb High School senior.
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