Community announcements, May 21

Conservation District to host teacher workshop

Seneca County Conservation District is to host its annual teacher workshop, “Birds & Blooms,” June 20-21 at Colonel Crawford School, 2303 SR 602 Crestline.

Registration is through June 12.

Cost is $50.

The field trips include Franklin Park Conservancy and Grange Insurance Audubon Center. There also are to be speakers, including a keynote address from a representative from Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Association and Ohio Nature Education, along with breakout sessions.

For questions or to register, email or

Airman Trenton R. Brady

U.S. Air Force Airman Trenton R. Brady graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Brady is a 2015 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School, Bascom.

Dollar General awards grants

to local libraries

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $230,000 in literacy grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools. The funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs.

Those awarded funding include Kaubisch Memorial Public Library of Fostoria, $500; and Mohawk Community Library of Sycamore, $2,000.

Heidelberg’s Fireside closed for conversion

Fireside Cafe Pub, located inside The University Commons on the campus of Heidelberg University, is temporarily closed so staff can complete the conversion to Heidelberg’s new food service provider.

Fireside is to reopen June 5 for summer hours, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fireside does not have weekend hours during the summer.

The university entered into a long-term partnership in February with Parkhurst Dining of Pittsburgh to manage the university’s food service and catering operations.

A grand re-opening of Fireside is scheduled for August.

Terra State board to meet

FREMONT – Terra State Community College Board of Trustees is to meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 2830 Napoleon Road.

Heidelberg to offer music, theatre summer camp

Heidelberg university is to host an inaugural Music & Theatre Summer Camp June 4-10.

The deadline to register is Friday.

The camp is for high school students wishing to learn techniques in vocal, instrumental or theatre tracks. Classes offered include audition techniques, exploring careers in the arts, movement for performers, conducting, music theory, beginning piano, jazz combos/improvisation and tech tips for artists.

Heidelberg faculty members Carol Dusdieker, Jonathan Waters, Greg Ramsdell, Steven Svoboda, Vanessa Cook and Elizabeth Tracy are to serve as instructors.

The camp is to offer different performance opportunities, culminating on the final two days with a major concert and performance of the musical “Godspell.”

The performance is to be open to the public. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by emailing

Cost for a resident camper is $425, including tuition, meals, room and board. For a commuter camper, cost is $325 for tuition and daily lunch.

For more information or to register, visit or email

Students inducted into engineer order

ANGOLA, Ind. – Gage McGrath of Clyde is one of 28 seniors in Trine University’s Allen School of Engineering and Technology to have been inducted into the Order of the Engineer.

‘Berg awards scholarships

Heidelberg University has announced students who have been awarded major scholarships for the class of 2021.

Students who earned scholarships included Megan Newell of Carey, $16,000; Ryley Dinan of Clyde, $16,000; Dylan Work of Tiffin, $16,000; and Madison Zimmerman of Tiffin, $16,000.

HU inducts students into honors society

Heidelberg University has announced the induction of 32 students into the Honor Society.

Local students who have been inducted include Chase Hushour of Bloomville; Rebecca Webb of Green Springs; Morgan Brant of McCutchenville; and Mark Linsalata, Anika Maiberger and Allison Perry, all of Tiffin.

Local students recognized

BEREA – Jordan Gase and Lauryn Lanzer, both of Tiffin, recently were recognized during Baldwin Wallace University’s Honors Awards Ceremony.

Area student earns degree

BLUFFTON – Allister Phillimore of Old Fort earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Bluffton University.

Owens announces newest board members

PERRYSBURUG TOWNSHIP – Owens Community College announced the appointment of Jason Johnson, plant manager at Dana Corp., and Deborah Knight, vice president of Thunderbird Enterprises, as the newest members of the board of trustees.

Scholarship institution to host fundraising event

SYLVANIA – The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund is to host the fifth annual Raise The Cap event June 13 at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

Tickets are $55 and include dinner and a reserved seat.

Proceeds from the event are to go toward helping children in the northwest Ohio community receive an education.

To register, visit or call (419) 720-7048.