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Surprise gifts lift nursing students’ spirits

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A group of residents and staff from Primrose Retirement Communities handed out gifts to Owens Community College nursing students Friday to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day. April Mangett, executive director, said they decided nursing students...

Church and Religious Events

First Lutheran First Lutheran Church will celebrate the Epiphany of our Lord in word and song at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. St. John’s, Trinity and First Lutheran churches are joining together to serve dessert at the City Mission from February 22-25. Baked goods are...

Gowns collected for annual dress distribution

The Shelly Co., Findlay Division, will host its ninth annual “Don’t Stress Over the Dress” distribution March 10-12. The program provides prom attire for girls who would be otherwise unable to attend a prom due to financial constraints. Distribution of dresses...

Crisis program offers once-per-season home heating assistance

Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission’s Home Energy Assistance Program winter crisis program will continue through March 31 or as long as funds remain available. The winter crisis program was created to provide financial assistance, one time per heating...

Senior center sale planned

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Senior Center, 132 N. Main St., Bluffton, will hold its annual garage sale Thursday through Feb. 25. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 25. This fundraiser coincides with the Shannon Club’s community garage...

Child screenings available

OTTAWA — Putnam County Help Me Grow Early Childhood specialists will be available to screen infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, 124 Putnam Parkway. Screenings are available free of charge to Putnam County...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; basic cycling mix, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; cardio mix class, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New...

Study black history to better understand America

By BRENNA GRITEMAN FAMILY EDITOR All Americans, regardless of their race, should celebrate Black History Month because black history and American history are one and the same, say the staff at Findlay’s Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center. Take, for instance,...
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