Region briefs, June 6

Ribbon cutting today at Time Staffing in Tiffin

Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services is to conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. today at Time Staffing, 382 W. Market St.

Lego robots coming to FLC Thursday

FOSTORIA — Fostoria Learning Center, in partnership with the Robot Academy, is to host a S.T.E.M experience using Lego robots.

The program is to include sessions 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Thursday.

The cost is $25 per child ages 4-14 years.

For more information, call (419) 408-5540 or email flcassistant@fostoria

Exhibit explores state-of-the-art medical practices of Hayes era

FREMONT – The latest special exhibit at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to focus on the medical practices and advances of the 19th century.

The exhibit, “In Search of Healing: Medical Practices of the 19th Century,” is to open Friday in the lower level of the museum and be on exhibit through Oct. 21.

The exhibit is to document the procedures and conventional medical wisdom. It is to include President James A. Garfield’s death mask, which is on loan from the Western Reserve Historical Society, medical instruments used for brain surgery and amputation and other artifacts from the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ collections.

Car show to benefit Independence House

FOSTORIA — Independence House is to host its annual classic car show 5-7 p.m. Friday in the parking lot, 1000 Independence Road.

Classic cars are to be on display and the event is to include food and refreshments.

Those wishing to have their cars displayed are to call (419) 435-8505.

Health dept. to host senior care clinics

Seneca County General Health District is to host a senior health check 9:30-11:15 a.m. Monday at Fostoria Senior Center and June 13 at Tiffin Kiwanis Manor.

The clinic is for anyone older than 60 and includes checking of vital signs, glucose, hemoglobin, lung sounds, edema, urinalysis and weight, a review of medications and education.

For more information, call (419) 447-3691.

Two-day Crop for a Cause to benefit Alzheimer’s group

Scrapbookers are to have the chance to attend a workshop on preserving their photos 3-11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at Tiffin Community YMCA, 180 Summit St.

Registration is $35 for both days, $15 for Friday only and $30 for Saturday only.

The Crop for a Cause event is to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio.

There also is to be a raffle for one of six prize collections.

For more information or to register, contact Holly Stacy at or Tami Schaufler at

NAMI to host children’s mental illness event

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties is to host Kidshop events 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21 and Aug. 18 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 1021 W. State St., Fremont.

Space is limited. Register by calling (419) 334-8021.

The program is open to children ages 6-17 years old with a mental illness or family member with a mental illness.

Kidshop is designed to teach children about mental health conditions, help them learn new and healthy coping kills and provide a safe and open environment where children can freely express themselves with others.

Fossil Creek Band to kick-off concert series at HPLM

FREMONT — A bluegrass band is to open the 2018 summer Verandah Concert Series 7-8 p.m. June 13 at Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

The five-member Fossil Creek Band is to play original bluegrass songs. The band came from the farmlands of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan in 2006. Members came from diverse musical backgrounds, but have found a common love in bluegrass. Members include Jan Hudson, banjo; Dave Borkowski, guitar; Tom Galbraith, mandolin/guitar; Gil Evans, bass; and Darrell Wagner, fiddle.

Youth Flight Camp announced

FREMONT — Fremont Flight Academy is to host its annual Youth Flight Camp for ages 12-16 years 9 a.m.-noon July 9-13 at the Fremont Airport, 365 S. SR 53, Fremont.

The flight camp is a one-week introduction to the world of aviation, giving students the opportunity to learn about different careers in the field of aviation, the basics of aerodynamics, maintenance of a play and how to become an aviator.

Guest speakers are to be on hand, including military pilots, commercial pilots, air medics, air traffic control, crop dusters and drone pilots.

Tuition is $199 and includes a flight academy T-shirt, daily snacks and refreshments, and classroom supplies.

For more information or to register, call (419) 332-8037.

Clyde Museum to present Ohio Volunteer Infantry program

CLYDE — Clyde Museum is to host Mike Gilbert from Fremont at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Hurd Room of the museum, 124 W. Buckeye St.

Gilbert is to present on the history of the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry who fought in the western theater of the U.S. Civil War.

GFC selects grant recipients

FOSTORIA — Greater Fostoria Community Foundation Inc. has awarded grants totaling over $160,350 to several area organizations in the first quarter of 2018.

Grants awarded included:

• Fostoria Learning Center — $250,000 over five years and $50,000 for general support. The Mennel Milling Community Improvement Fund gave $32,900 to the Fostoria Learning Center/Terra College Foundation Fund.

• Fostoria Police Division — $48,477 from The Miller Family Donor Advised Fund toward the purchase of new workstations and furniture.

• Geary Family YMCA — $25,00 from the fund for Foundation Park.

• Caring Hands Center Inc. — $500 from The Ronald & Evelyn Burns Family Donor Advised Fund.