Lifestyle briefs, June 26

Good Shepherd Home hosts teens

FOSTORIA — Good Shepherd Home was host to a group of youths ages 16-18 from the Ohio Teen Summer Institute Thursday, sponsored by Eagle Eye Ministries.

The teens were welcomed to the home and went around the facility and entertained residents with singing, dancing, playing instruments and meeting with the residents for the afternoon.

Heidelberg appoints director for new bachelor’s degree in nursing program

Karen M. Estridge, DNP, RN has been picked to direct Heidelberg University’s new bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Estridge arrived at Heidelberg in May to design courses and to guide the program through accreditation. Estridge is from Ashland University, where she spent the past eight years as a professor, assessment coordinator and gerontology program director in the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Estridge also has served in administrative leadership positions such as MedCentral College of Nursing in Mansfield and Marion General Hospital in Marion. Estridge also was a practicing nurse at Marion General Hospital for 17 years and Morrow County Hospital for four years — including the position of vice president for patient care for three years and Doctors Hospital North in Columbus for five years.

Concert in the Park series to feature Eric Sowers Band today in Willard

WILLARD — The Willard Concert in the Park series is to feature The Eric Sowers Band 7-9 p.m. today.

Sowers plays songs from top country musucians such as Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan.

Concessions are to be available during the event.

Rain would move the concert indoors at the Depot building.

Brad Burkhart to perform Wednesday during Lunch on the Lawn in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — Brad Burkhart is to perform at noon Wednesday on the Fostoria Municipal Building lawn during the Fostoria Community Arts Council Lunch on the Lawn.

A bag lunch is available for a $5 donation to the arts council.

Rain would move the event to the Bankquet Room at 125 S. Main St.

Time Labs vacation Bible school this week in Old Fort, July 9-13 in Tiffin

At Time Lab, youths can discover Jesus as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies and dramas.

Vacation Bible School at Time Lab is to be at two locations.

The first is set for 6-8 p.m. today through Thursday at Old Fort United Methodist Church, 8245 N. Main St., Old Fort, for ages 4 through fifth grade. For more information or to register, call (419) 992-4336 or go to

The second is set for 6-9 p.m. July 9-13 at Grace Baptist Church, 161 N. SR 101, Tiffin, for ages 4 through sixth grade. For information or to register, call (419) 448-7777 or go to