Lifestyle briefs, March 11

Mammograms offered

A free mammogram screening is to be offered Wednesday at Seneca County General Health District, 71 S. Washington St.

This service is for people age 40 and older who have not been screened for two or more years for financial reasons.

To schedule an appointment, call (419) 447-3691, ext. 332.

Baked goods given away

FOSTORIA – Every Wednesday is Bread and Bagel Day at First Step Center in Fostoria. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., area residents can select baked goods free of charge.

Bring wrap or containers to carry them home.

Library speaker advises on everyday use of essential oils

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Beverly Martin is to be at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library to speak about essential oils.

Martin is to explain how they can help with coughs, colds, flu, earaches, headaches and stomach aches, plus first aid and pain relief.

Also, learn how to relieve stress, build the immune system and more, using essential oils.

Toys for sale

FREMONT – A toy show is to take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 712 North St., Fremont.

More than 200 vendors are expected. Food is to be available.

Admission is $2. To learn more, call (419) 639-7067.

Beginning genealogy class to be offered at Hayes Center

FREMONT – “Where did I come from?” is a question usually asked by young children. However, more adults are being drawn to genealogy as they seek answers to the same question.

The Hayes Presidential Center wants to help everyone find answers via its beginner’s genealogy class.

Offered as part of the ” Learning About Your Past” series, the next class is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Hayes Museum.

The class provides instruction on the basics of starting a family history. Head librarian Becky Hill leads the class. She is to cover topics that include finding sources, using resources available at libraries and online, and creating a family tree. The class also includes a brief tour of the Hayes Research Library.

Those interested in attending are asked to register by calling (419) 332-2081, ext. 231, or emailing The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students through high school.

Aging agency appoints 3

ONTARIO – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging has announced three appointments within a newly-created marketing and development division.

Teresa Cook has been appointed chief of marketing and development and will drive program development, community partnerships and communication. Cook has been with the agency more than 14 years and brings experience in new-program implementation and management.

Bev Rosich has 22 years of management experience with AAA. She is to serve as community programs supervisor. In addition to supervising home repair and training, she also will oversee collaboration between multiple non-profit organizations within the Hawkins Corner Community.

Amy Rose has been named marketing coordinator. She will focus on information-sharing between AAA, partner agencies, community organizations and individuals within the nine-county service area.

AAA serves Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot counties.

Museum to show dresses

FINDLAY – The Hancock Historical Museum has opened “Something Old, Something New: Wedding Dresses Through the Decades.”

The exhibit is to continue through May at 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay. It features wedding-day fashions and love stories behind them. A number of the museum’s dresses have never before been displayed.

Call (419) 423-4433 for details.