Briefly, April 3
schedules annual meeting
CLYDE – The Clyde Heritage League is to have its annual meeting for members and the public at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clyde Public Library.
The guest presenter, Sgt. Joshua Mann, is to give a program on “Ohio National Guard History,” with a focus on the Rodger Young story. This is the 70th anniversary of Young’s death.
Mann also is to bring a lineup of ONG uniforms from the years.
An exhibit table featuring Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Young and his connections to Tiffin, Green Springs, Clyde and Fremont also is to be on display.
Area hair salon to stage
benefit for Humane Society
GREEN SPRINGS – LA Hair Design is to sponsor a “Whiskers and Tails Cut-a-thon” luncheon 1-3 p.m. April 14 at the Green Springs American Legion Hall on Smith Street.
The event also includes a silent auction, raffles and door prizes. Bring a donation item for the animal shelter and receive a free gift.
Proceeds are to benefit the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
For more information, call (419) 639-2010.
Train show on track
BUCYRUS – Visitors from neighboring states are expected to attend the Bucyrus Model Railroad Association’s 27th annual Train Show and Swap Meet 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13.
The Youth Building and the Model Railroad Building at the Crawford County Fairground are to be open for this event. This all-gauge show is to feature a train layout, models, supplies, scenery, books, movies and other items related to this hobby.
Katering Kounty Style will have a variety of food for purchase.
Show admission is $4 for adults. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.
ElderCollege offers trips,
fitness classes for seniors
FREMONT – Terra State Community College’s ElderCollege has scheduled a bus trip to the Biltmore Estate in Ashville, N.C., in October.
Also, Terra State is offering new
ElderCollege fitness classes designed for older adults to assist in improving cognitive abilities, rejuvenating their bodies and having fun.
ElderCollege is a membership organization open to the public for adults age 50 and older who share a common desire to learn. No previous college experience is necessary. The course schedule varies from term to term but typically includes such topics as history, art and music.
For more information, visit www.terra.edu/learning or call (419) 559-2255.
Honor Flight documentary
to be shown in Sandusky
SANDUSKY – Thousands of U.S. veterans from Ohio and across the country have taken a free trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., thanks to a non-profit organization called Honor Flight.
Now, the story has been made into a documentary film. Stein Hospice is sponsoring two screenings of the film at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky.
The film features four World War II veterans from Wisconsin. Showtimes are 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. April 18 in the Veterans Hall at the home.
Tickets are free, but reservations are needed by visiting www.steinhospice.
org or calling (800) 625-5269. There is a four-ticket limit per person.