Sunday announcements, Aug. 12

Good Shepherd Home to host open house

FOSTORIA — Good Shepherd Home is to host a beach-themed open house for The Cascades Unit (Memory Care Unit) featuring The Snoezelen Room and the dining room addition 2-6 p.m. Aug. 23.

The Snoezelen Room is a resident led sensory room that offers a safe environment with activities that provide basic sensory input such as visual stimulation and touch.

“The Snoezelen Room provides a safe and calming environment that promotes the residents independence and gives them a sense of control over their environment,” Activities Director DeAnn LaCourse said.

The Dining Room addition includes updated furniture and a kitchen that is more efficient to meet residents’ needs.

The open house includes snacks, frozen drinks, brain games, competitions and door prizes..

For more information, contact DeAnn LaCourse at (419) 937-1801

Roush receives promotion

Sgt. Maj. Ryan W. Roush was born in Republic and graduated from Seneca East High School in Attica. He enlisted in the U.S. Army July 21, 1999, as a 19D cavalry scout and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Roush has served in numerous leadership positions to include squad leader, section sergeant, platoon sergeant, first sergeant and operations sergeant major.

His overseas tours include one tour in Germany, one deployment to Kuwait, three tours in Iraq, one tour in Afghanistan and one tour in Jordan in support of combat operations.

His awards and decorations include, but are not limited to, Purple Heart (one), the Bronze Star Medal (four), Meritorious Service Medal (five), Army Commendation Medal with Valor device, Army Achievement Medal (nine), Knighted into the Order of St. George, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (one Combat Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (four Combat Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals and the Combat Action Badge.

Roush is to continue his military service as a battalion operations sergeant major with the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, where he resides with his wife, Devin, and his daughters, Kyra, Avery and Isabella. He is the son of Ron and Roxie Roush of Republic, Jan and Ken Miller of Bellevue.

Early childhood program dates announced at T-SPL

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the program Toddler Tales at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 21 and 28 and at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Aug. 22 and 29, in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, songs and finger plays and is geared toward children 1 ½ to 3 years old.

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

Carey library to host film screening

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host a movie event at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 236 E. Findlay St.

The event is for all ages.

Back to school event scheduled at Carey library

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host a Back to School Fun Day event 1 p.m. Thursday for children in pre-school through 12th grade.

The program is to feature crafts, snacks and socializing before the school year begins.

Come enjoy stories at Clyde library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host Story Time at 4 p.m. Tuesday and at 11 a.m. 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 information, call (419) 547-7174.

MCL announces new titles

SYCAMORE — Mohawk Community Library is to introduce new adult fiction titles into its circulation.

Titles include “The Hope Jar” by Wanda Brunstetter, “The Simple Wild” by K.A. Tucker, “The Money Shot” by Stuart Woods, “An Unwanted Guest” by Shari Lapena, “Good Luck with That” by Kristin Higgins and “The Red Ledger Reborn” by Meredith Wild.

School supply lists available online

Parents from local schools have a new tool this year as schools’ supply lists are posted online at teacherlists.com.

Parents can find their child’s exact supply list and be able to have pre-filled shopping carts at Target, Walmart, Office Depot, Amazon and others online.

The site includes lists for Krout 2-3 Elementary, Noble 4-5 Elementary, Tiffin Middle School and Washington K-1 Elementary.

Old Fort board to meet Monday

OLD FORT — Old Fort Board of Education is to meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the high school, 7635 N. CR 51.

TCS announces special meeting

Tiffin City Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive.

NCA board to meet

North Central Academy Board is to meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at North Central Ohio Educational Service Center, 928 W. Market St.

Fostoria, Tiffin Head Start programs enrolling

WSOS Head Start preschools in Fostoria and Tiffin are enrolling students for the 2018-19 school year.

The program provides no-cost preschool for children ages 3-5, providing kindergarten readiness, socialization and other important developmental needs for children and families.

Centers include, Fostoria Early Childhood Center, Tiffin Early Childhood Center and other sites in Wood, Sandusky, Ottawa, Seneca and Lucas counties.

For more information, call (419) 333-6039.

H-L announces food program

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools announced its 2018-19 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

Each school office and central office will have a copy of the policy, which can be reviewed.

Application forms are being distributed to homes in a letter to parents or guardians.

To apply, households are to fill out the application and return it to the school. Households that currently receive Special Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits or Ohio Works First funds for a child are to provide the child’s name, the SNAP or OWF case number and signature of an adult household member on the application.

Households who do not receive SNAP or OWF funds are to provide the names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security number of the adult signing the application, the amount and source of income by each household member, and the signature of an adult.

Households then are to be notified of the approval or denial of benefits.

Debra Dell will be reviewing applications and determine eligibility.

For more information, call (419) 937-2216.

Lakota announces food program for new year

KANSAS — Lakota Local Schools announced its 2018-19 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

Each school office and central office will have a copy of the policy, which can be reviewed.

Application forms are being distributed to homes in a letter to parents or guardians.

To apply, households are to fill out the application and return it to the school. Households that currently receive Special Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits or Ohio Works First funds for a child are to provide the child’s name, the SNAP or OWF case number and signature of an adult household member on the application.

Those households who do not receive SNAP or OWF funds are to provide the names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security number of the adult signing the application, the amount and source of income by each household member, and the signature of an adult.

Households will then be notified of the approval or denial of benefits.

Under the provision of the policy, the food service director will be reviewing applications and determine eligibility.

For more information, call (419) 986-6650.

Notre Dame dean’s list

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Cameron J. Hunter of Fostoria has been named to the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.

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