Grant deadlines approaching

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has set upcoming grant deadlines. Letters of intent for the next competitive grant cycle are due Thursday. If approved, full proposals will be due Dec. 5. Board decisions for this grant cycle will be made in February. Competitive grants are awarded to nonprofit...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Hancock Handlebars, early risers, 7:30-9 a.m., the Right Thing, 3401 Technology Drive; club potluck/fall gathering, 3-11 p.m., Inbody’s farm. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New...

Blue skies, pink ribbons

By MARGARET DWIGGINS FAMILY EDITOR Saturday’s weather forecast calls for a high of 80 degrees, a low of 53 and zero chance of precipitation. In other words, a near perfect day for Findlay’s second annual Komen Race for the Cure, a fundraiser sponsored by Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio, an affiliate of...

Community Foundation awards grants

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling $254,611 at the September board meeting. Competitive grants Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services was awarded a one-year grant of $76,385 to provide partial start-up funding for a 12-bed...

Richard Tidd to lead Balloonfest committee

Elections were held recently by the Flag City Balloonfest Committee. Richard Tidd was elected president for 2014-2015. Tidd was one of the charter members of the committee in 1999. He is the owner of Mad Hatter Promotions, Ltd, Corporate Image Builders and RKM properties in Findlay. Other officers elected were...

Open house planned at historic railroad depot in Cloverdale

CLOVERDALE — An open house will be held at the historic Fort Jennings railroad depot from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. The restored train station is filled with railroad memorabilia and history, including a model train display that runs seven trains simultaneously. Visitors can also take a ride on a handcar or...
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