Sunday announcements, Aug. 5

Tiffin proclaimed ‘nonviolent city’

Pace e Bene’s Campaign Nonviolence, through its Nonviolent Cities Project, has proclaimed Tiffin as a “nonviolent city” effective Sept. 1.

Manufacturing showcase planned

Seneca Department of Job and Family Services/OhioMeansJobs again is to partner with local organizations and manufacturers to host the third annual Manufacturing Showcase Oct. 12 at Heminger Center on the campus of Tiffin University.

The showcase is to focus on six skills — team building, lean practices, employability, machining, supply chain and mechanical engineering/electrical trades/automation. In each space, there will be hands-on demonstrations provided for students.

Eleven schools are to participate and send more than 700 students.

Manufacturers who will be participating include Callies Performance Products, The Mennel Milling Co., NSI Crankshaft and Charter Steel, all of Fostoria; and American Fine Sinter, National Machinery, Taiho, Webster, Ballreich’s and Toledo Molding & Die, all of Tiffin. Sentinel Career and Technology Center also is to have a skill booth.

For more information, call (419) 447-5011, ext. 322 or visit

HPLM to host educational children’s program

FREMONT — Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to host the educational program Second Saturdays R 4 Kids with the featured topic vintage base ball, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Cost is $1 for children and $7.50 for adults.

The Spiegel Grove Squires are to teach children how to play vintage baseball. There also is to be a sports and exercise scavenger hunt.

For more information or to register, call (419) 332-2081, ext. 246 or email Maggie Wilson, education coordinator, at

T-SPL, TU to host youth educational program

In partnership with Tiffin University, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the Elite Sport and Culture Week Three Pillar Program for children to earn their education and culture pillars starting Aug. 6.

The Three Pillar Program encourages children in kindergarten through sixth grade to complete three pillars of Olympic values, sports, culture and education. Those who complete the program then are invited to the Elite Sport and Culture Week’s Festival of Champions Oct. 23.

In order to earn the education pillar, children are to check out and read five books about sports. They are then to write a list of sports books and bring it back to the junior library.

To earn the culture pillar, children are to hand draw and color the flag of a country of their choice, or they can opt to create a game and explain it to the librarians in the junior library.

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

Baby group event planned

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Bouncing Babies at 10 a.m. and/or 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays. Parents or caregivers and babes, age birth to 18 months old, are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities by Monday.

For more information or to register, call (419) 447-3751 or email

Enjoy stories at Clyde library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host story time 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 more information, call (419) 547-7174.

Read at Clyde Public Library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host Kids Summer Reading Club 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the library, 222 W. Buckeye St.

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.

Terra State to offer rapid registration

FREMONT — Terra State Community College is to offer several “Rapid Registration” events to assist students in registering for fall 2018 classes.

During the events, students can register for classes, complete orientation and have questions answered.

Students can schedule appointments 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11.

Students who do not have an ACT or Accuplacer score in place are encouraged to schedule testing prior to the event.

For more information, visit

University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate

MADISON, Wis. — Cori Garret of Fostoria, bachelor’s of business administration degree in actuarial science, business: risk management and insurance, was one of nearly 7,500 students who earned degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement.

Heibertshausen named Sutton Bank vice president

Sutton Bank has announced the promotion of Karen Heibertshausen to vice president, controller.

Heibertshausen began her career with Sutton Bank in August 1998 as a customer service representative. More recently, she has served as assistant controller.

Heibertshausen is a 1996 graduate of Tiffin University, with a bachelor’s of business administration degree in accounting. She also is a 2017 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking.

Coppus employee recognized

Kevin Baker, sales and leasing consultant for Coppus Motors, was recognized in June for becoming a 2018 Uconnect Expert through the Uconnect Expert Recognition Program on behalf of FCA US LLC.

Coppus Motors is located at 2190 W. Market St.

V-S offers college readiness courses

Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center again will offer college and career readiness classes with their Aspire program.

Classes are for students who need help in math, reading, writing, high school equivalence test preparation, preparing for college entrance tests, workforce readiness, English for speakers of other languages classes and has a distance learning option.

To enroll in courses, students are to attend an orientation to prepare their individual education plan and set their goals.

Orientation schedule:

• 9 a.m.-noon or 5 -8 p.m. Aug. 14 and 16; Sep. 11 and 13; Oct. 9, 11 and 30; and Nov. 1, 20 and 27 at Vanguard Adult Workforce Development Center, 1306 Cedar St., Fremont.

• 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 6 and 8; Sep. 4 and 5; Oct. 1, 3, 22 and 24; Nov. 13 and 14 at Ottawa County Resource Centre, 8043 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor.

• 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 7 and 9; Sep. 4 and 6; Oct. 2, 4, 23 and 25; and Nov. 13 and 15 or 5-8 p.m. Aug. 6 and 8; Sep. 5 and 10; Oct. 1, 3, 22 and 24; Nov. 13 and 14 at OhioMeansJobs-Seneca County, 900 E. CR 20, Tiffin.

• 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 6 and 8; Sep. 5 and 10; Oct. 1, 3, 22 and 24; Nov. 12 and 14; or 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 9; Sep. 4 and 6; Oct. 2, 4, 23 and 25; Nov. 13 and 15, at Fostoria Learning Center, 342 Perry St., Fostoria.

• 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 9; Sep. 4 and 6; Oct. 2 and 4; Nov. 13 and 15 at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton.

Appointments can be made for online classes at Clyde Public Library at (419) 359-5907 or email