Summer blood drives set

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the summer. To encourage this, all those who donate blood July 1-5 will receive a Red Cross lunch cooler. Upcoming blood drives are as follows: • Arlington:...

Deadline approaching for July 4 parade entries

Entries are being sought for the Flag City Fourth of July parade, to be held in downtown Findlay at 11 a.m. July 4. Military personnel, veterans, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians are invited to participate and will lead the parade. Organizations, sports teams and companies are...

Tiptoe through the tulips? No way!

By BRENNA GRITEMAN FAMILY EDITOR Arthur Prigge loved tulips and he loved music. But perhaps his greatest love was being a “grandfriend” to the children he visited with each day at Birchaven Village. And the children loved him back. It was not uncommon for “PawPaw Art,” as he was...

Lions will host Dinner Before the Fireworks

McCOMB — The McComb Lions Club will host its ninth annual Dinner Before the Fireworks from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 2 at McComb Community Park. JT Barbecue Express from Ottoville will prepare the dinner of barbecued chicken, potato, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Tickets are $9 and are presale only. They...

Seniors win big at art show

BLUFFTON — Seven Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio residents won first place in their category in the northwest district of LeadingAge of Ohio art and writing show held June 14 in Bluffton. First-place winners from Bluffton include: Nancy Williamson, jewelry and small quilted works; Ella Bazzy, large...

Grief program connects kids with horses

OTTAWA — Bridge Bereavement Services is offering area youth an opportunity to work through grief by spending time with horses. Grief Trails allows children, ages 6-12, to learn through horses about the importance of communicating emotions and needs to others. Grief Trails will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
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