Sunday announcements, July 30

Oak Harbor raises funds for fireworks display

OAK HARBOR — Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a fundraiser to raise money for its Independence Day Celebration.

Businesses in Oak Harbor sold stars to customers for $1, $5 or $10. Community Markets sold the most stars, raising $1,900 for the fireworks. Second place was Sunoco, selling $700 in stars.

Other businesses that participated included Croghan Colonial Bank, Evolve Riverfront Cafe and Drown’s Dairy.

St. Joseph Festival prize winners

Listed are winners at the 2017 St. Joseph Festival, July 12-13.

Main raffle:

• Grand Prize: Kyle Dorkoskie, $10,000 winner.

• 2nd prize: Mark Leahy, $1,000 winner (sponsored by National Machinery) 

• 3rd-6th prize winners: Malinda Salazar, $400 (sponsored by Clouse Electric); Myndi Opp, $400 (sponsored by John and Becky Lay); Erika Milmor, $400 (sponsored by Hempy Water Conditioning); and Angela Logsdon, $400 (sponsored by Seislove Burial Vault Service).

• Seller Prize: Kyle Dorkoskie, $100.

Super raffle big three prizes:

• Teresa Sullivan, Whirlpool/Maytag washing machine (Phillips Electric).

• Catherine Boes, $1,000 gift certificate (Ewald Furniture).

• Dustin Groves, $1,000 shopping spree (Deckers Furniture).

Super raffle:

• Ginny Schumm, $500 Calvert Catholic Schools tuition credit (MJ Recruiters, Maria Hemminger and Joanna Spaun).

• Dan and Nikki Reineke, four Toledo Mud Hens tickets (Toledo Mud Hens).

• Terry Nesselhauf, $75 Kroger card (Anthony-Douglas Kitchen & Bath).

• Doris Raitz, $300 cash (Quick Tab II and Diversified Graphics).

• Roger and Jane Perry, framed mirror (Burns Electric).

• Robbin Ewald, Pandora bangle bracelet (Thread’s).

• Todd Harris, four person season pass (Field of Dreams).

• Kayleen Hoover, religious gift bag (Amy Recker, Inspirations).

• Mindy Park, Keurig coffee maker (friend of parish).

• Dan Charleston, beef quarter and processing (Roger and Melissa Daniel and Family).

• Joe Gase, Cub Cadet lawn mower (Charlie’s Small Engine).

• Byron Fox, one-hour massage (Cheryl Reinhart).

• Audra Dentinger, girl’s bike (Harold Steinmetz and Walmart).

• Jamie Reamer, boy’s bike (Harold Steinmetz and Walmart).

• Wayne and Sara Wax, Kindle (Dr. James Wilson, DDS).

• Jean Haren and Brittany Craddolph, two rounds of golf (Clinton Heights).

• Ashley Reinhart, four Indians vs. Angels tickets (Arnold Vending).

• Richard Tate, $50 gift certificate (Bair Bros.).

• Sara Orr and Dan and Nikki Reineke, free haircut and T-shirt (Champs).

• Lynn Distel, $100 prepaid Visa (friend of the parish).

• Pam Bonnell, latch-hook cross (Sister Rita Mae Johns).

• Stan Schroth, $100 gift card (Mohawk Nursery).

• Tom Lucius, two-piece luggage set (friend of the parish).

• Phil and Mary Huss, wicker stand cooler (Tiffin Ace Hardware).

• Bob Siebenaller, $75 lottery tickets (Viewpoint Graphics).

• Daniel Charleston, candles and Olive Garden gift card (Jewelry In Candles).

• Jennifer Heil, gift basket (Bob Evans Restaurant).

• Pat Olinger, Radio Flyer red wagon (friend of the parish).

• Kris Hohman, half tuition driving school (St. Christopher Driving Academy).

• Phil and Mary Huss and Mitzi Schneider, $50 gift card (Carmie’s Grill & Bar).

• Lori Miller, one year family membership (Tiffin YMCA).

• Judy Steinmetz and Peg Barchus, $20 gift card (Madison Street Tavern).

• Ann Ott, Kindle for Kids (Dr. James Wilson, DDS).

• Linda Mader, two Alex & Ani Bracelets (Thread’s).

• Gavin Wagner, two Ohio State University football tickets (The Advertiser-Tribune).

• Jane Smith, wooden doll house (Friend of Parish).

• Lynn Busdeker, two solid oak end tables (Heirloom Furniture).

• Amy and Rick Recker and Susan Tucker, crocheted baby blanket (friend of parish).

• Myron Frisch, handcrafted wooden cross (Jodell Wagner).

• Dan and Fay Corfman, $25 arts card (Ritz Theater).

• Greg Smith, 2017-18 all-sports pass for two (Calvert High School).

• Gerald Tiell, chip gift basket (Ballreich Bros. Inc.).

• Murray Park, two Cedar Point tickets (Tiffin University).

• Jean Kin, penguin pinata with two jars of salsa (Orale! Ohio LLC and Yolanda Gonzalez).

• Jill Oblizajek, four-hour bounce house or $150 (Jumper’s Wild).

• Sarah S. Hannay, big screen TV (Tiffin Deluxe and Dundore Heat and Cool).

• Beth Donaldson, $20 gift certificate (Fathead’s Restaurant).

• Mary Keller, refinished rocking chair (Dan and Mary Reimer).

• Madonna A. Parks, handcrafted lace Doily (friend of the parish).

• Tyler Eisenhower, porcelain baby boy doll (friend of the parish).

• Jamie Reamer, coffee table (Ameriwood).

• Dick and Carolyn Hiser, $100 Walmart gift card (friend of parish).

• Jill Oblizajek, handcrafted lighthouse (Robert Dougherty).

• The Rev. Joe Szybka, $20 gift certificate (Paulette’s Restaurant).

• Rose Smith, $100 photo package (Maria Wahl).

• Wonetta Miller and Daniel Charleston, Budweiser die cast collectibles (two prizes, donated by a friend of parish).

• Anthony and Linda Perry, $50 gift card (GW’s).

• Tori Harris, $100 gift card (Jeffrey Jewelry).

• Ann DeVine, extra-large decorated sheet cake (Barb’s Cakes).

• Amy Snyder, one 16-inch, two-item pizza and one buffet (Reino’s Pizza & Pasta).

• Aaron McCaulla, Mimi Johnston, and Jane Smith, handcrafted afghan (Sharma Heyman).

• Scott G. Brooks, squirrel feeder (Steve Schafer).

• Guy Abbott, $100 Speedway gas gift card (Quick Tab II and Diversified Graphics).

• James Beckley, $125 Tiffin Ace Hardware gift card (Phil and Rosalind Gase and friend of parish).

• Patty Olinger, Good Shepherd cross stitch (Sister Rita Mae Johns).

• Rick and Amy Recker, home safety basket (American Fire and Safety Services).

• Steve Welter, ceiling fan (friend of parish).

• Lindsey Genet, stacked base water fountain (Prize Lawn).

• Daniel Sauber, $20 gift card and hoodie (Clover Club).

• Robbin Ewald and Mark Orians, $50 gift card (Fort Ball Pizza).

• Wanda Wenner, six cans beef/six cans pork (Wertz Farm Market).

• Jean Haren, Susan Arnett and Joe Smith, two golf passes for nine holes (Nature Trails).

• Mary Harig, $25 Visa gift card (Your Legacy Federal Credit Union).

• Sue Lease, Masterbuilt electric smoke house (friend of parish).

• Jim and Cheryl Reinhart, Magnolia Farms tin gathering baskets (Jim and Bonnie Boroff).

• Doris Raitz, gift basket and one-year newspaper subscription (The Advertiser-Tribune).

• Daniel Charleston, $150 grill master’s dream pack (Smith Family Foods).

• Carrie Kramer, Footprints in The Sand (Jackie Keller).

• Sue Gardner, stained glass table lamp (Bob Grothaus).

• Patrick Hoepf, Camden Falls free room rental (friend of the parish).

• Casey Brickner, mug and wine glass rack (Dianne Schafer).

• Rose Gerber, Ohio State Swedish weave blanket (June Swope).

• Allen and Suzanne Reinhart, boxelder wood bowl (Richard Rochester).

50/50 raffles:

• Saturday, Larry Daughenbaugh.

• Sunday, Mary Cessna.

Guess the ounces of Pepsi: Anna Daniel.

Texas hold’em tournament winners: Joanne Elchert and Nick Mullennex.

Coin toss booth/corn-hole board winner: Mimi Johnston.

Art show winners (top three winners in each age category):

• 8 and younger: Sydney Michaels, Alaina Sherman

• Youth: Shelby Michaels, Landon Ritzler, Grant Terry

• Teen: Kristan Bowers, Allie Beckley, Calista Wilson

• Young adult: Heather Rawlinson, Ian Huth-Fretz, Brent Fox

• Adult: Jodell Wagner (2), Lynn Distel

• Senior: Karen Frey, Margo Ardner, Flo Lucius

Runner-up winners:

• Teen: Kristan Bowers, Allie Beckley, Nina Navarrete

• Young adult: Jeremy Jackson, Clinton Kimmet

• Senior: Clarice Smith, Kathy Laube, Ronald Reinhart, Winifred Hartsel.

Sponsors: Chipotle, Level Up, Marco’s Pizza, Taco Bell, Uncle Mike’s and Wendy’s.

Car show winners:

• Best Car: Duane and Jean Hoffert, 1963 Ford Thunderbird.

• Best Truck: Paul and Jane Hemminger, 1958 Chevy Fleetside pick-up.

• Best Rat Rod: Randy Wagner, 1936 Ford pick-up.

• Best of Show: Brian Pitts, 1933 Chevy two-door sedan.

• Best of the 1950s: Steve Lepard, 1957 Pontiac Chieftain.

• Father Joe’s Pick: Gary Mason, 1965 Plymouth Barricuda

Door-prize winners:

• Jim Elchert, emergency roadside kit (donated by


• Fay Corfman, bucket of car wash and detailing supplies (donated by O’Reilly’s).

• Ryan Laird and Keith and Susan Biller, T-shirt and free oil change (donated by Baumann Auto Group).

T-SPL librarian to attend symposium

Ashley Meece, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s teen services librarian, has won the 2017 Young Adult Services Symposium worker stipend from the Young Adult Library Services Association.

The stipend is to provide Meece up to $1,000 to offset travel expenses to attend the 2017 symposium Nov. 30 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Clyde library to host celestial event

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host an event to view a solar eclipse 1-3 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Shelter House in Clyde Community Park.

During the event, the shadow of the moon is to sweep across the United States in a narrow band from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. The last total solar eclipse for the United States was 40 years ago. The rest of the U.S. and North America is to see a partial eclipse with the moon covering only part of the sun.

Attendees are to receive eclipse glasses so they may safely watch the eclipse.

To register, call (419) 547-7174.

H-L board schedules special meeting

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education scheduled a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the school’s conference room.

The purpose of the meeting is to hire personnel.

TMS student registration set

Students new to Tiffin City School district who will be in the sixth, seventh or eighth grades are able to register for the 2017-18 school year 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive.

Guidance counselors are to be available to meet with parents and answer questions.

Students are to be accompanied by a parent and bring a copy of the student’s birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residence, current IEP if applicable and court document stating legal custody if applicable.

For more information, call (419) 447-3358.

Aspire program orientations offered

Vanguard-Sentinel Aspire program is offering free classes to help adults improve reading, math or writing skills; to prepare for a high school equivalency test; and to get ready for college or an adult certificate training program.

Students are required to attend an orientation before enrollment into classes. Orientations are to set goals, complete placement testing and develop an individualized learning plan.

Orientation dates are:

• 9 a.m. or 5 p.m. Aug. 8 and 10 at Vanguard Adult Workforce Development Center.

• 8:30 a.m. Aug. 14 and 15 or 5 p.m. Aug. 29 and 31 at Sentinel Career and Technology Center.

• 9 a.m. Aug. 28 and 30 and or 5 p.m. Aug. 29 and 31 at Fostoria Learning Center.

• Appointments can be made at Clyde Public Library by calling (419) 359-5907.

For more information or to register, call (419) 334-6901, ext. 2703.

Tiffin board to host reception

Tiffin City Board of Education is to host a welcome reception for incoming Tiffin City Schools Superintendent Gary Barber 4-6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive.

Community Chorus seeking members

Heidelberg University Community Chorus invites those with a love of singing to join its ranks this coming year.

The chorus, which brings together singers from Heidelberg and the surrounding communities for concert performances and choral music education, rehearses once a week with an optional rehearsal time available.

The group presents choral concerts in November and April, in addition to performing excerpts of Handel’s “Messiah” as part of “A Heidelberg Christmas” at The Ritz Theatre in December.

Rehearsals for the fall semester are 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays in Ohl Concert Hall, located in Brenneman Music Hall. The first is Aug. 24.

There are optional rehearsal times 4:15-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

For more information, call Director Greg Ramsdell at (419) 448-2154 or email

Chamberlain College graduate

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Lorrie Elchert of Maumee earned her doctorate degree of nursing practice from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Schaumburg, Illinois.