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Sunday announcements, Jan. 12

January 12, 2014
The Advertiser-Tribune

T-SPL closing to honor MLK

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to close Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The library is to re-open Jan. 21 with regular hours.

Bellevue library to close for MLK Day

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to close Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Teen department to celebrate Lewis Carroll

The teen department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to celebrate Lewis Carroll's birthday with Saturday Teen Cinema featuring Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" at 3 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Frost Kalnow room.

The movie is rated PG and runs 108 minutes.

The event is open to teens in grades six through 12.

No registration is required and refreshments are to be provided.

Adult book discussion group to meet

"Lets Talk About It" adult book discussion group is to meet at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6 in the Junior Home room of the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library.

The group is to discuss "The Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan.

Copies of the book are available at the information desk.

The event is free and refreshments are to be provided.

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

Free health clinic

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host free health clinic screenings 10 a.m.-noon Monday.

Nurses are to check blood sugar and blood pressure.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Course to focus on eMedia

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to offer a "Downloading eMedia" course at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The course is focus on the library's eMedia site, borrowing and downloading titles and requesting titles not yet available to borrow.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Bingo program next week

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host "Bingo and a Book" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

The program is for children ages 6 through 8. The program is to feature bingo, stories and chances to win prizes.

For more information, call (419) 483-0422.

Snowflake snowman craft day at Bellevue

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host "Make It and Take It Craft Days" at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The program is to feature crafting a snowflake snowman.

The program is to continue while supplies last.

For more information, call (419) 483-0422.

New titles at MCL

SYCAMORE - The Mohawk Community Library is to add new non-fiction titles to its circulation.

Authors include Tanis Gray, Fodor's Travel, Jackie Sheckler Finch and Tom Venuto.

Extreme couponing presentation

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host "Extreme Couponing" at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Robert Bobik is to present how to cut household costs by clipping and redeeming coupons.

For more information, contact (419) 483-4769.

Yarn club to meet Saturday

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library announced the next date for Yarn Club at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The program is for beginning or experienced people interested in knitting, crocheting or sewing.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Intro to Facebook course scheduled

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to feature an "Introduction to Facebook" course at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21.

The class is to demonstrate how to use Facebook.

Patrons with a Facebook account already are to bring their username and password.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Next date for adult book group

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host its adult book discussion at 7 p.m. Jan. 21.

The group is to discuss "A Lad Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar" by Suzanne Joinson.

For more information, call (419) 483-4769.

Teens to discuss 'Running Out of Time'

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library Teen Book Club is to meet at 4 p.m. Jan. 23.

The club is for children ages 13 and older. The group is to discuss "Running Out of Time" by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Pizza and pop are to be provided. Copies of the book are available at the youth services desk.

For more information, call (419) 483-0422.

Health care enrollment clinic set

BELLEVUE - The Bellevue Public Library is to host an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 24.

A certified navigator from the Ohio Association of Foodbanks is to provide assistance to individuals enrolling in a health care plan on the federal insurance marketplace.

Appointments are required.

To register, call 1 (800) 648-1176.

NCOESC board to meet

The North Central Ohio Educational Service Center Board of Governors is to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday for its organizational and regular meeting at its Marion campus, 333 E. Center St.

NCA board to meet

The North Central Academy Board is to meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the North Central Ohio Educational Service Center, 928 W. Market St.

Board meeting rescheduled

BETTSVILLE - Bettsville Board of Education has rescheduled its regular meeting and organizational meeting beginning for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Tiffin program committee to meet

Tiffin City Board of Education's Program Committee is to meet at 4 p.m. Monday at the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St.

Tiffin LPDC to meet

Tiffin City Board of Education's Local Professional Development Committee is to meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St.

YMCA youth event scheduled

COLUMBUS - The 63rd Ohio YMCA Youth in Government State Assembly is scheduled to take place April 3-5 at the Ohio Statehouse.

The program is sponsored by the Ohio Alliance of YMCAs.

The YMCA Youth in Government program is open to students throughout the state regardless of membership to the YMCA. The program is a national program offered in 38 states.

Twenty-five students that participate in the state Youth in Government program also get the chance to attend a National Conference in North Carolina.

Schools and communities interested in involving their students can call Charlie Myers at (419) 632-1000 or by email at cmyers@ohioymcas.org.

American Legion seeking donors

The American Legion is to sponsor the 78th annual Buckeye Boys State June 8-15 at Bowling Green State University.

High school juniors are selected in early spring from Tiffin Calvert and Columbian high schools by Tiffin American Legion Post 169.

Michael, Davey American Legion Tiffin Post 169 Buckeye Boys State chairman, said he is looking to raise enough donations from local businesses to send six boys this year.

AAUW camp scholarships

The Tiffin branch of the American Association of University Women is to offer scholarships to the AAUW Be WISE Camp June 15-20 at Denison University in Granville.

The Be WISE camp is aimed toward mathematics and science and is designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence.

The camp is geared toward 130 girls entering seventh or eighth grades in fall 2014.

Cost for the camp is $490, which includes room, board, educational materials and instructional and recreational facilities. The Tiffin branch of AAUW is to provide each camper $245 toward the total cost.

Seneca County girls interested in receiving an application and information about the selection process can call (419) 937-1079.

Deadline to return completed applications and teacher recommendation forms is Feb. 28.

TU women's basketball seeking cancer survivors

Tiffin University Women's Basketball team is looking for breast cancer survivors in the Tiffin area who would like to be recognized at its breast cancer awareness game at 6 p.m. Feb. 13.

Proceeds from the game are to be donated to the Play4Kay Foundation that aids breast cancer research.

For information, contact Holly Focke at (419) 448-3418.

Terra Choral Society season to begin

FREMONT - The Terra Choral Society is to begin its season with an opening rehearsal with registration at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Recital Hall Building D, room 122.

Community registration is $30 for the semester and senior and high school discounts apply.

The spring schedule is to include a concert of romantic music with the Firelands Symphony in February, a concert of American composers and a concert with Melissa Manchester.

Terra's ensembles to start season

FREMONT - Terra State Community College is announcing the start of music instrumental ensembles for the spring.

Instrumental ensembles available at Terra include:

Terra State Jazz Band specializes in traditional and contemporary styles of jazz, swing, funk, blues and more. The band meets 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning Thursday.

Terra brass choir performs classical and contemporary works. The choir meets 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 20.

Terra jazz combos are interactive jazz ensembles that focus on playing traditional jazz standards, blues, funk and works to develop improvisation skills. The groups meet throughout the week. Placements can be made through Doug Neel at (419) 559-2233.

Terra Chamber String Ensemble, open to string instrumentalists. The ensemble rehearses 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning Jan. 23.

Terra Guitar Ensemble performs classical, traditional and contemporary works for guitarist.

Terra Harp Ensemble performs traditional and contemporary works specially arranged for harps.

The Northern Ohio Regional Flute Alliance rehearses at the Bellevue Society of the Arts School, 205 Maple St.

For more information, call (419) 559-2233.

Get fit at Terra

FREMONT - Lifelong Learning at Terra State Community College is to offer a variety of non-credit classes and seminars for individuals and businesses.

Fitness classes include:

Personal training. 10 sessions for $250 or 20 sessions for $475.

Group one-on-one. $40 per hour.

Zumba for six sessions. 10:30 -11:20 a.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 27.

Running and walking, 2-2:50 p.m. beginning Jan. 27. $50 for 12 sessions.

Angie's Boot Camp, 9:30-10:25 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Jan. 28. $50 for 12 sessions.

Yoga, 11-11:55 a.m. beginning Jan. 28. $50 for 12 sessions.

Lunch Time Cycle, noon-12:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Jan. 28. $55 for 12 sessions.

For full class information, visit www.terra.edu/learning. To register, call (419) 559-2255.

New Riegel student makes dean's list

YOUNGSTOWN- Jessica Kimmet of New Riegel has been named to the dean's list at Youngstown State University for the fall 2013 semester.

Ohio Christian University dean's list

CIRCLEVILLE - Korrin Miller of Upper Sandusky has been named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University for the fall 2013 semester.

Mercy dean's list

TOLEDO - Local students named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Mercy College of Ohio include Hillary Hartman and Candice McKinnon of Carey, Nathan Kessler of Fostoria and Adam Black and Jenna Gottfried of Tiffin.

Muskingum dean's list

NEW CONCORD - Area students named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Muskingum University include Heather Daniel of Tiffin and Ethan Lynch of Republic.

Camps available to military youth

FINDLAY The American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot counties' Armed Forces Family Network is offering children of military families an opportunity to attend a summer camp for them and their peers.

There are several camps in Ohio offered by Operation: Military Kids including troop and family camps, HERO Camps and a residential camp at Kelleys Island, Lake Erie.

Scholarship applications are available at www.redcross.org/hancock and at Red Cross offices in Findlay, Tiffin and Upper Sandusky.

Deadline for applications is Feb. 7.

For more information, call (419) 422-9322 or email todd.james@redcross.org.

WTSC hires Lay as news director

Patrick Lay has been named news director at WTSC, Seneca County Radio. He is to replace the late Frank Barber, who died in September.

Lay is a 2005 gaduate of Calvert High School and 2009 graduate of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind., where he gained radio experience at WVUR.

Lay can be heard on YourMorning! with Keith Hodkinson, 6-9 a.m. Monday-Friday. He can be contacted at patrick@senecacountyradio.com or at (567) 250-0028.

To submit news, email news@senecacountyradio.com or call (419)-455-9872.

WTSC, Seneca County Radio has been providing local news, weather, and sports since August 2011. WTSC is Seneca County's first and only exclusively online source for local information that can be heard worldwide on the Internet.

 
 
 

 

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