Hunger initiative grants over $230K

The United Way of Hancock County board of directors approved six Halt Hunger Initiative grants totaling $232,000 during the monthly board meeting Thursday. Cancer Patient Services will receive $22,000 for its nutritional supplement program. Individuals with a cancer diagnosis or...

Educational fund established

The Findlay-Hancock Community Foundation has created the Isabelle Pratt Fund for Education. The fund, established by Pratt’s family, will enhance educational programs and opportunities for children in the Findlay and Hancock County area. Pratt was a longtime educator in the...

Reservations accepted for wreath workshop

50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave., will offer a wreath making workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, in cooperation with the Ohio State University’s Master Gardeners program. Master Gardener Marilyn Beltz will help participants create a decorative holiday wreath using...

Vendors sought for Holidaze craft show in December

Blanchard Valley Center and the Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities will host their annual Holidaze craft show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 12. Vendors will offer purses, jewelry, candles, homemade crafts, treats and more. Vendor...

Library to close for holiday

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library will be closed Nov. 26-28 for Thanksgiving. The card catalog is available 24 hours a day at www.forestlibrary.org.

Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North (former Senior Center), 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; ball toning, 8:30-9:10 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; basic cycling mix, 9:20-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11...

Saving the dying art of sewing

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Saturday was a busy day for Joyce Schroeder. The McComb woman led a workshop for 13 young 4-H members who spent several hours learning the basic skills of sewing machine operation. They pinned pieces of material together and sewed seams. They...

50 North to host elder abuse seminar, karaoke today

Special events are planned today at 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Gina Grismore of First Federal Bank will present a free seminar on financial elder abuse, “Protect Yourself and Your Finances,” at 1 p.m. “Music Maggie” will lead karaoke from 5:50 p.m. to...
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