Social worker to speak to retirees

Public Employee Retirees, Inc., Chapter 54, will meet at 11 a.m. April 1 at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Social worker Patti Berton will present information on social agencies. Connie Dailey, the representative for PERI District 5 will be introduced. Lunch will be available for purchase after the meeting...

Remembering Iwo Jima

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer The battle of Iwo Jima ended 70 years ago today on March 26, 1945. Fighting on the small Pacific island lasted more than a month and resulted in more than 26,000 American casualties, including 6,800 dead, according to the Navy Department Library. On the fifth day of the battle,...

Comedy shows to benefit United Way

Nissin Brake Ohio will host “Comedy Night: Laugh United,” on April 17 at Alexandria’s, 132 E. Crawford St. Proceeds will benefit United Way of Hancock County. Two shows will be held, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Doors will open 45 minutes before each show. Presale tickets are $20 and are available at...

Teams forming for spelling bee

The Literacy Coalition of Hancock County and the LaRiche Family of Dealerships will sponsor Findlay’s 26th annual community spelling bee at 11 a.m. April 28 in the great room at First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St. Three to six spellers will participate as a team. Together they decide how a word is...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; arthritis water exercise class, 10-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch,...

Putnam County 4-H club to sponsor 5K run/walk

OTTAWA — The Holy Hounds 4-H Club of Putnam County will host a 5K run/walk April 19 as a community service project. The event will be held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the run/walk starting at 10 a.m. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs. Games and raffles...
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