Thursday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 9:30-10:15 and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; gentle aquatics class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; walking/jogging at University of Findlay Koehler...

Inspired by her mother’s journey, RN forms ostomy support group

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER A new support group is starting for people living with ostomies — and, though someone new to this situation might feel alone, there are actually many who can relate. The group has been organized by Pam Somers-Kathrens, wound and ostomy nurse at...

Screenings offered for Putnam County children

OTTAWA — Help Me Grow early childhood specialists will be available to screen Putnam County infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, 124 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa. Free developmental screenings are available in...

Fox Run Manor organizes ‘Girls Night In’ party

Fox Run Manor has partnered with Caretakers Healthcare to present “Girls Night In” from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 2. The entry fee at the door is $5, and presale tickets are $4. Tickets can be purchased at Fox Run Manor, Caretakers Healthcare, or directly from Jennifer Appleman...

Kid’s choir sets auditions

Auditions for the Hancock County Children’s Choir will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Children in second through fifth grades with treble voices can audition. Children do not need to prepare a piece. Rehearsals start Feb. 6 and take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays...

Bingo will resume in Ada

ADA — The Ada Music Boosters has been granted a bingo license by the state of Ohio with Ada bingo scheduled to resume every Thursday evening beginning Feb. 2 at 111 Central Ave., the former N-Men’s building. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with games beginning at 7....

Library sets baby session

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library will host a session of Babies Love Books at 10 a.m. Jan. 26. Activities will include stories, movement and songs for babies and toddlers ages birth to 3. Activities are chosen to promote language and motor development. All children...

Chaplain is well-versed in agency’s ‘mission’

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER His job may be new but Herb Ragland, the most recent chaplain to serve at the City Mission of Findlay, is well-versed when it comes to the purpose of the agency. The Findlay man previously taught classes and led chapel services. From 2011-14, he...
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