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Benton Ridge church to host food pantry

BENTON RIDGE — Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 119 W. Main St., Benton Ridge, will host a mobile food pantry Jan. 18. Distribution will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until the food is gone. For more information, call 419-859-1234.

Art league calls for photo entries

The Findlay Art League is calling for photographers to enter its 32nd annual juried photography show. Entries are to be submitted from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 20 and from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 22 at the art league gallery, 117 W. Crawford St. Entries must be original and have never...

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.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; Delay the Disease/Parkinson’s, 11:15 a.m.-12:15...

Church and religious events

First Presbyterian First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St., will host its monthly community dinner from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The menu will include beef and sausage/noodle casserole, salads, garlic bread and cookies. The church will host a Red Cross blood drive from...

Pope strikes ‘monsignor’ honorific for priests

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has done away with the honorific title “monsignor” for all but a few priests, further evidence of his desire for priests to be simple, humble servants. The Vatican’s Secretary of State sent a letter to its embassies asking...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-7 p.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 a.m., Dry Haven, Fostoria; open...

Fear not the poet

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer It can be a challenge to appreciate poetry in our fast-paced society, but poetry is flourishing in Ohio. “It’s wider and bigger, broader, deeper more wonderful than we ever imagined,” said Mark Hersman, president of the Ohio Poetry...

Food pantry set

WEST INDEPENDENCE — In coordination with Chopin Hall, the West Independence United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Saturday at the church, 22876 U.S. 224 East. Distribution will begin by 8:30 a.m. and last until the food runs out. One person will not be able to...
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