Sunday announcements, July 1

BCA in need of bus driver

Bridges Community Academy is in need of a bus driver for the 2018-19 academic year.

A driver would be needed for no more than three hours per day and some field trips at $17 per hour.

For more information, contact Cathy Smith at (419) 455-9295 or email

VS pre-admission screening for DMO program

Vanguard-Sentinel Adult Workforce Development Center has announced a pre-screening for the Diversified Medical Occupations program at 9 a.m. July 11.

The test is open to individuals who are at least 18 years of age, who have a high school diploma or GED certificate and have considered a career in the allied healthcare field.

The 9-month course prepares individuals for a certification exam and for an entry-level position as either a medical assistant, phlebotomy technician or pharmacy technician.

For more information or to reserve a spot for the screening, call (567) 201-2873.

H-L seeking Hall of Fame nominations

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Hall of Fame is to recognize those persons whom have made a significant contribution to Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools.

Nominations are being accepted through Aug. 1 by any Hopewell-Loudon graduate, or any resident of the Hopewell-Loudon School District.

To make a nomination, fill out a form online at

T-SPL, Allen Eiry to offer events

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and Allen Eiry Center are to offer a Pen to Palette Tour at the Toledo Museum of Art, departing at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 25.

The one-hour tour will focus on the book, “The Painted Girls” by Cathy Marie Buchanan — a historical novel inspired by the real-life model for Edgar Degas’ sculpture “Little Dancer of Fourteen Years.”

The bus is to depart Tiffin at 8:15 a.m. from Allen Eiry Center. There will be an opportunity for lunch and exploring the museum after the tour. The bus then is to return to Tiffin around 4 p.m.

Space is limited.

To reserve a seat, register at Allen Eiry Center at 8:30 a.m. July 9.

There also is to be two additional events in conjunction with the trip at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 4 in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library — showing of the documentary “The Private Life of a Masterpiece.”

A book discussion of “The Painted Girls” also is to take place at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at Allen Eiry.

Copies of the book are available at T-SPL.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Baby program this week

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Bouncing Babies at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Junior Home Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays. Parents or caregivers and babes, age birth to 18 months old, are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities by July 2.

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

Tuesdays are ‘rocking’ at T-SPL

The junior department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Rocking Tuesdays as part of the 2018 summer reading program, Libraries Rock!

Those who attend can visit the library to adopt a pet rock, paint rocks, tell stories with rocks and more.

For information or a schedule of program events, visit www.tiffin

Learn about West African dance

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host a West Africa drum and dance event at 10 a.m. Friday as part of the library’s summer reading program.

Sogbety Diomande is to entertain the audience with the rhythms, dances and songs of West Africa.

For information, call (419) 447-3751.

Play with Legos at the library

Lego Saturday is to take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library in the Frost Kalnow room, 77 Jefferson St.

The theme for July is Christmas in July.

For information, call (419) 447-3751.

Snacks available at Kaubisch library

FOSTORIA — This summer, the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is to present the Summer Snack Program at the library 3-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, in the youth department of the library, 205 Perry St.

Free snacks are to be available from Connecting Kids to Meals.

Musical story time at Kaubisch

FOSTORIA — Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is to host Music Makers family story time at 10 a.m. Monday at 205 Perry St.

Caregivers are invited to bring children ages 0-6 years old to listen to stories, interact with music and engage in fun finger plays.

Story time for preschoolers set

FOSTORIA — Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is to host preschool story time at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday at the library, 205 Perry St.

The program is for children and caregivers and features stories, songs and finger plays.

Baby, toddler story time scheduled at Kaubisch

FOSTORIA — Babies and toddler story time is at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kaubisch Memorial Public Library, 205 Perry St.

Caregivers with children ages 0-3 years old are invited to attend the event designed specifically for babies and toddlers.

Children can listen to stories, songs, and interactive finger plays.

Hear stories at Seneca East library

ATTICA — Seneca East Public Library is to host summer story time at 10:30 a.m. July 3 and at 6:30 p.m. June 27, at the library, 14 N. Main St.

Hear stories at Clyde library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host story time 4-4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the library, 222 W. Buckeye St.

The event is to feature weekly stories for preschoolers ages 2-5 years old.

The 30-minute session includes stories, finger plays, music, art, movement and language activities.

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

Read at the library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host Kids Summer Reading Club 1:30-3 p.m. Monday and 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 222 W. Buckeye St.

Time for bingo at Carey library

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host bingo for children at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday at the library, 236 E. Findlay St.

Enjoy ‘giant games’ in Carey

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host Giant Games at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the library, 236 E. Findlay St.

Drum event at library announced

CAREY — The children’s department at Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host Bang the Drum for children 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, at the library located at 236 E. Findlay St.

Get your face painted at Dorcas

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host face painting at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 236 E. Findlay St.

Child completes reading program

SYCAMORE — Zane Lehman, 4, completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program through Mohawk Community Library.

Lehman, the son of Dean and Stephanie Lehman, began reading in March 2015 and completed the program June 25.

Books added to collection

SYCAMORE — Mohawk Community Library has announce new adult fiction titles to be added to their circulation.

Titles include “Death by Espresso” by Alex Erickson, “Staged 4 Murder” by J.C. Eaton, “Before and Again” by Barbara Delinsky, “Between You and Me” by Susan Wiggs, “Liar, Liar” by Lisa Jackson, “All We Ever Wanted” by Emily Giffin and “Torn” by Lauren Dane.

TU to join OFIC

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges announced Tiffin University is to be added as the 33rd collegiate member of the organization.

TU joins other independent, non-tax-funded, liberal arts colleges and universities from Ohio. TU is led by Lillian Schumacher, inaugurated in November 2016 as the university’s first female president.

Columbus State graduates

COLUMBUS — Columbus State Community College has named the students who have earned degrees this past spring commencement ceremony.

Local students who have earned degrees include Michelle Harden of Clyde, nursing; Kylee Frankart of Tiffin, veterinary technology; and Codie Smith of Upper Sandusky, dental hygiene.

Mount Union dean’s list

ALLIANCE — Walker Cooper of Clyde and Frazier Daniel of Tiffin were among local students named to the 2018 spring semester dean’s list at University of Mount Union.

Marquette dean’s list

MILWAUKEE, WI — Alexander Kimmet of Carey was named to the 2018 spring semester dean’s list at Marquette University.

Wheaton College dean’s list

WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton College announced Quinten Kent of Upper Sandusky has been named to the 2018 spring semester dean’s list.

Wilmington dean’s list

WILMINGTON — Morgan Coffman of Attica and Jenna Fawcett of Tiffin were named to Wilmington College’s 2018 spring semester dean’s list.

Kentucky dean’s list

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky has named Kendalyn Sarka of Tiffin to the 2018 spring semester dean’s list.

Area students earn scholarships from Mercy College

TOLEDO — Mercy College of Ohio has announced scholarship award recipients for the 2018-19 academic year.

Local students who have earned scholarships include Kourtney Elswick of Attica, Amber Gonyer of Bradner, Spencer Elfring of Clyde, Shelby Baker of Green Springs and Brittany Cole of Tiffin.

Attica students earns scholarship

Vicky Miller of Attica has been announced the 2018 recipient of a scholarship from the Seneca County Retired Teachers Association.

Miller is a 2018 graduate of Seneca East High School and is to attend Heidelberg University to pursue a degree in early childhood education and intervention specialist education.