Sunday announcements, May 28

Library to close Sundays for summer

Starting today, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to be closed Sundays throughout the summer.

The library is to re-open Sundays starting Sept. 10.

The library also is to be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The library is to re-open Tuesday with regular hours.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Next trivia night planned

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. and Pioneer Mill are to partner for the latest Trivia Night in Downtown Tiffin 7-8:30 p.m. June 22 at Pioneer Mill.

The event is hosted by Tiffin Middle School history teacher Ben Gillig.

Families are invited to compete in four rounds of general trivia questions. Participants are asked to form teams of two to four members. Teams are to write their answers and then are to be judged by local celebrities.

For more information or to register your team, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Bouncing Babies program date announced

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library announced the next date for Bouncing Babies at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 6 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays. Parents or caregivers and babies, age birth to 18 months old, are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities, starting on May 30.

For more information or to register, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Clyde Library events announced

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library has announced events for the month of June.

The schedule of events is as follows:

• Captain Underpants Party, 1-2 p.m. Thursday.

• Guided meditation workshop, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday and June 19.

• Bad Movie Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m. June 5.

• Knifty Knitters, 9 a.m.-noon June 6 and 20.

• Cookbook Club, noon-1 p.m. June 8.

• The Gathering: RPG Club, 3-5 p.m. June 7, 14 and 28.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 13.

• Harry Potter trivia night, 6-7:30 p.m. June 22.

• Invisible Illness, 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 22 and 26.

• Teen Book Club, 3-5 p.m. June 23.

• Fire Safety, 1-2 p.m. June 27.

• Suit Up, Astronauts! Escape Room, 6-8 p.m. June 29-30.

For more information, call (419) 547-7174.

Learning center to offer electrical apprenticeship program

FOSTORIA — Industrial Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Rapid-Start program now is enrolling for classes starting June 5.

The program offers fast-track training, paid internships and industry-

recognized credentials in the industrial electrical trades. Students are able to learn through classroom coursework, hands-on training and paid on-the-job experience. Additional benefits include career coaching and job placement services as well as training and internship hours toward an electrical trade apprenticeship.

For more information or to enroll, call (419) 333-4006.

St. Wendelin to offer scholarship incentive

FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin Catholic School administration has announced several anonymous donors have offered two-year tuition scholarships.

Current and new sixth- and seventh-grade students who enroll at St. Wendelin Catholic School for the 2017-18 school year for their seventh- and eighth-grade education are to receive a $2,000 scholarship for tuition. The scholarship is to be renewed for seventh-graders who enroll in eighth grade at St. Wendelin for the 2018-19 school year.

To enroll or for more information, call (419) 435-8144, ext. 319 or email

Exchange student program seeking host families

AFS is looking for host families in the northwest Ohio and southern Michigan area willing to open their homes to an international exchange student for the 2017-18 school year.

Host families provide a bed and meals, share their daily lives with students and help guide and support students. AFS spends time finding a student to match the interests of each host family. Families and their hosted students also receive ongoing support from AFS staff and a team of experienced, local volunteers.

For more information about how to host a student, call (419) 777-4237, email or visit

MTC announces recent grads

MARION — Marion Technical College has announced 243 students graduated May 13.

Local graduates include Sharon Brown of Bloomville; Ciara Long of Tiffin; Dustin Theis of New Riegel; Julie Adelsperger, Cody Anthony and Brandalynn Bentz, all of Sycamore; Amanda Bare of McCutchenville; Daniel Barth, Renee Bianchi, Devon Fredritz, Jesse Lucas, Zachery Parks, Kailee Parsons, Shileigh Ricker, Stacey Sherman, Marguerite Wood and Stephanie Zuspan of Upper Sandusky; and Adrienne Bjorling, Zachary Coppler, Aaron Prater and Misti Segura of Carey.

Local student awarded scholarship

The 32 Masons in Toledo have announce Nathaniel Ramsdell of Tiffin as a recipient of the 32 Scottish Rite Scholarship.

Ramsdell is a student at Bowling Green State University.

Columbian grad earns scholarship

CLEVELAND — Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP announced winners of its 2017 Spangenberg Law Firm Video PSA College Scholarship Contest.

The contest invited students who will in college this fall and who share the firm’s passion about important societal issues to create an original public service announcement video on one of four topics.

Among the students who were chosen, was Suzanna Thallman, a 2015 graduate of Columbian High School and student at Bowling Green State University.

Thallman’s video advocated for campus safety. Thallman received a $1,000 scholarship.

Findlay University students present at symposium

FINDLAY — Students at the University of Findlay recently participated in the annual Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity.

Local students who presented include Lauren Ackerman and Ashley Langjahr, both of New Washington; Robin Bloom, Laura Campbell, Kailey Coleman, Morgan Hoffman, Pooja Patel, Kacie Pohlman, Geremy Taylor and Lauren Trumpler, all of Fostoria; Robert Book, Nicholas Koehler and Cassie Lehnhart, all of Upper Sandusky; Melissa Carrick of Sycamore; Lynne Cripps, Anthony Ferstler, Elisabeth George, Jacob King, John Riedel, Brittany Schindler and Justin Schwartz, all of Tiffin; Ashton Daniel of Attica; Alyssa England and Kaci Miller, both of Bloomville; Ryan Hartsel of Bettsville; Taylor Kloepfer and Hannah Tong, both of Carey; Aaron Reasor of Risingsun; and Brooke Scherger and Kara Scherger, all of New Riegel.

Fostoria native performs in vocal recital

FINDLAY — Ryan Bush of Fostoria recently performed in a spring voice recital at the University of Findlay.

Bush performed “Im Wunderschonen Monat Mai” by Robert Schumann and “What You’d Call a Dream” by Craig Carnelia.

Attica native performs in recital

FINDLAY — Mykayla Ruffing of Attica recently performed in a spring piano recital at the University of Findlay.

Ruffing performed “Etude” by P. Sheftel.