Sunday announcements, Oct. 22

Dinner to support eyeglasses needs

Bloomville Lions Club has planned a baked steak dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Bloomville Community Center.

The menu is to feature mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, a roll, a beverage and an item from the homemade dessert bar.

Proceeds are to support eyeglasses and other needs of those in Bloomville and Bloom Township.

Tweens to discuss next book club title

The junior library at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the Tween Book Club at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The group is to discuss “Half Magic” by Edward Eager.

Copies of the book are available in the junior library.

To register, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

Adult book group to discuss Finkel book

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s adult book discussion group, “Let’s Talk About It” is to meet at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2 in the Junior Home Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The group is to discuss “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit” by Michael Finkel.

Copies of the book are available at the information desk.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

Preschool story time scheduled

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Preschool Story Time at 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 2 in the Frost Kalnow Room and Nov. 9 and 16 in the Junior Home Room at the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, poems, songs, finger plays, crafts and more.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

New titles at MCL

SYCAMORE – Mohawk Community Library has announced new fiction books at the library.

Included in the new additions are “Too Far Down” by Mary Connealy; “A Plain Leaving” by Leslie Gould; “The Witches’ Tree” by M.C. Beaton; “All I Want for Halloween” by Marie Harte; “Fairytale” by Danielle Steel; “The Gift of Christmas Past” by Cindy Woodsmall; “The Leftover” by Brooke Williams; and “The Rules of Magic” by Alice Hoffman.

Classes accepting new students

Public safety courses are accepting new students at Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center at the Fremont location.

Courses include CPR instructor, paramedic, EMR programs, fire and EMT instructor and AEMT.

For more information, call (419) 334-2731, ext. 2732.

Aspire classes accepting students

Vanguard-Sentinel Aspire program offers 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.

Orientation is required before enrollment into classes. Students attend orientations to set goals, complete placement testing, and develop an individualized learning plan.

The next orientation dates are as follows:

• 9 a.m. or 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9 at the Vanguard Adult Workforce Development Center, 1306 Cedar St., Fremont.

• 9 a.m. Nov. 13 and 15 at the Ottawa County Resource Center, 8043 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor.

• 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 16 at the Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton.

• 8:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and 14 and 5 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15 at the Ohio Means Jobs, 900 E. CR 20, Tiffin.

• 9 a.m. Nov. 6 and 8 and 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9 and the Fostoria Learning Center, 342 Perry St., Fostoria.

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

For more information or to set up and orientation time, call (419) 334-6901, ext. 2703.

Career opportunity announced

Those interested in starting a career are to have the opportunity to enroll in the mechatronics course at the Fostoria Learning Center and Terra State Community College.

The mechatronics program teaches skills in robotics, programmable logic controls and other necessary coursework for careers in maintenance in advanced manufacturing industries. Each offers coursework, paid on-the-job training and internships, and career pathways to in-demand skilled trades careers.

For more information, call (419) 333-4012 or (419) 429-8045.

Terra State to host medical career fair

FREMONT – Terra State Community College is to host a Medical Career Fair 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday in the Marsha S. Bordner Arts and Health Technologies Building.

Terra board to meet

FREMONT – Terra State Community College Board of Trustees is to meet at 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in the board room, located in Build B, room 206 of the college, 2830 Napoleon Road.

TU, TCS partner for student success

Tiffin University and Tiffin City Schools are to partner for the Graduate Pathway to Success program, leading students to high-demand, high-quality employment opportunities upon graduation.

The partnership enables students to take college courses that are to lead to the completion of 30-48 college credits. Fields including computer information systems software development, cyber-defense, supply chain management, and general education are to be offered.

Through a structured pathway, students are to take courses starting their freshman year of high school and continue in their intended major through their senior year.

Tiffin City Schools are to advise students in their career field of their choosing. Students need the same core of academic skills whether they enroll in a traditional two- or four-year institution, enter a post-secondary technical program or apprenticeship, go directly into the military or enter the workforce following graduation.

To learn more, call Amy Wood at (419) 448-3372 or email woodar@tiffin.edu.

Terra State becomes cyber security awareness champion

FREMONT – Terra State Community College announced it has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017.

Terra State is to join a global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness.

Terra installs dean

FREMONT – Terra State Community College announced Cory Stine has been named dean of the business, humanities and industrial technologies division.

Stine previously served in student and enrollment services and also with institutional advancement and workforce development. Recently, he was executive director of the Terra College Foundation.

Kent State graduate

KENT – Kelcey Allen of Bloomville received a master’s of education degree in education, health and human services during commencement exercises Aug. 19 at Kent State University.

Local students complete internships

FINDLAY – Students from the University of Findlay who completed fall internships include Keirsstin McLaughlin of Upper Sandusky and Derek Reinhart of Tiffin.

Fostoria student aids production

FINDLAY – Ryan Bush of Fostoria recently participated in the University of Findlay’s theater production of “The Revolutionists” featuring the struggles of women during the French Revolution.

Bush was the light board operator.

Tiffin native part of productions crew

ASHLAND – Olivia Bosse of Tiffin is a member of Ashland University’s technical productions crew.

Bosse is a 2016 Columbian High School graduate.

Professor to present workshop

Andy Faber, assistant professor of accounting and chair of quantitative and business law programs at Tiffin University, is to present a workshop, “Fringe Benefits for Public Employees,” in coordination with Seneca County Auditor Julie Adkins.

TU professor writes, reviews chapters for textbook

Tiffin University professor in the School of Arts and Sciences Matt Bereza’s chapter was accepted in a textbook for Springer International Publishing Group.

In addition, Bereza is to be an editorial reviewer for three other chapters. The text book is titled “Active Promotion of Peace: Global Perspectives on Personal Peace, Children and Adolescents and Social Justice.” The book is to provide a literature review of peace programming that has been successful from around the world.

Bonnie Tiell authors textbook

Bonnie Tiell, professor of management at Tiffin University has authored a new textbook addressing human resource practices and trends for full-time, part-time, seasonal and volunteer labor in the sports industry.

Published by Jones and Bartlett Learning, “Human Resources in Sports: A Managerial Approach” is a result of years of interviewing industry executives and administrators in professional, intercollegiate, recreational and international sport organizations.