An unassuming hero

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER The USS Gary, a guided-missile frigate commissioned in honor of Findlay native Donald A. Gary who won the Medal of Honor for bravery during World War II, still sails the seas. The warship was commissioned in 1984 and continues to serve the U.S. Navy well. The ship was deployed in...

Software executive to speak at forum

The Findlay-Hancock County Women’s Leadership Forum will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Findlay Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive. The forum is open to all men and women business professionals looking for opportunities to advance their career. The keynote speaker for the event will be...

Keepsakes will be created at bereavement program

Bridge Bereavement Services is offering a “Creative Expressions” sewing group from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane. The August session will be for planning purposes and the September session will be for sewing. The program will...

4-H judging results revealed

The Hancock County 4-H program recently held judging for its home visit projects with the following results: Controlling the Image, level II: Bailey Switzer, Biglick Buckeyes, grand champion; Hannah Post, Riverbend 4-H, reserve champion. Mastering Photography, level III: Shelby McKamey, Magic Makers, grand...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m., senior center pavilion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; Fitness-a-thon, donate $1 to participate in corn hole tournament, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;...

Red Cross battles blood shortage

The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, although many donors emerged following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed. To encourage donations...
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