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Community needs assessment available for review online

United Way of Hancock County has placed a recent community needs assessments and an executive summary on its website for review by the community. The reports, which were compiled in 2013 and 2014, are available at http://liveunitedhancockcounty.org under “community...

Church and religious events

First Mennonite BLUFFTON — First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, will hold a Martin Luther King Day concert at 7 p.m. Monday, featuring two Native American women. The opening act will be Georgia Leichty Adams from Findlay. Her father is a Swiss Mennonite and her mother’s...

Genealogical society to meet

The Hancock County Genealogical Society will hold its January meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lindamood Room of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Members may share items of interest. Visitors are welcome.

Forest library to show movies

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library, 102 W. Lima St., Forest, will show two movies Friday. The matinee is “The Good Lie” at 1 p.m. A freewill donation includes popcorn and a drink. The family movie, “The Boxtrolls,” will run from 7 p.m. to...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; cardio mix class, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion, 10 a.m., Pioneer Club; Big Book open discussion, 10:30...

Creating a ‘positive birth environment’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Doulas, who provide support to women as they give birth, are becoming more popular among young mothers. The word “doula” comes from a Greek word for “a woman who serves.” A doula does not deliver a baby but helps while the...

Winterfest to be held Saturday

Winterfest will be celebrated from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Blanchard Valley Center. Presented by Friends of Blanchard Valley School, the event will include a craft, sensory station, carnival games, photo booth, bake sale and a surprise guest. Additional food items will be...

Nun to speak at MLK forum

BLUFFTON –Sister Paulette Schroeder, a Sister of St. Francis and leader of Project Peace in Tiffin, will address “The ‘Moral Courage’ Needed to Live Nonviolently” in Bluffton University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Forum Tuesday. The...
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