Daily log, Nov. 18

Author to speak at library

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to welcome David Kimmel, author of “Outrage in Ohio: A Rural Murder, Lynching and Mystery” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28 for a book discussion.

Kimmel’s debut work investigates the 1872 murder of 13-year-old Mary Secaur and how the citizens of Mercer County took justice into their own hands.

Kimmel, the descendant of one of the suspects in the Secaur murder, seeks to answer questions such as who killed Mary Secaur, were the accused suspects actually guilty, and what led the citizens of Mercer County to lynch the suspects.

Story time event for preschoolers

Preschool Story time is to take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Frost Kalnow Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public 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.

Library hosting holiday tradition

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Make a Gingerbread (Style) House 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Frost Kalnow room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

Families are asked to bring one box of graham crackers and decorations for the house. The glue – or frosting – will be provided.

Registration is necessary by Nov. 28.

To register, call (419) 447-3751.

Library hosting Operation Elf

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the annual Operation Elf: A Community Christmas Party 1-4 p.m. Dec. 2.

The celebration is to include family activities such as holiday games and crafts. Christmas storytelling and face painting will take place at 3 p.m. Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek from A2 Magic is to perform a show at 3 p.m.

Santa also is to be available for photos and to hand out gifts.

Refreshments are to be provided by Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center’s culinary arts and hospitality management class.

MCL announces new fiction titles

SYCAMORE — Mohawk Community Library has announced the release of new adult fiction titles to be introduced to its circulation.

The titles include “His Promise” by Shelley Shephard Gray, “A Christmas Secret” by Thomas Kincade, “The Reckoning” by John Grisham, “The Fox” by Frederick Forsyth, “Not Quite Over You” by Susan Mallery, “A Brand New Ending” by Jennifer Probst, “Tell Her No Lies” by Kelly Irvin, “Dead Sea Rising” by Jerry B. Jenkins, “A Seat By the Hearth” by Amy Clipston, “Long Road to Mercy” by David Baldacci, “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich, “Night of Miracles” by Elizabeth Berg, “Elevation” by Stephen King, “Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly, “Wyoming Legend” by Diana Palmer, “Yule Log Murder” by Leslie Meier, “Dangerous Exes” by Rachel Van Dyken, “Bright Young Dead” by Jessica Fellowes, “Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane” by Ross JoAnn, “In Too Deep” by Lynn H. Blackburn, “On Magnolia Lane” by Denise Hunter, “Chosen People” by Robert Whitlow, “The Noel Stranger” by Richard Paul Evand, “Past Tense” by Lee Child “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty, “Manuscript for Murder” by Jessica Fletcher, “A Wrench in the Works” by Kate Carlisle and “Leopard’s Run” by Christine Feehan.

Kaubisch to host story time

FOSTORIA — Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is to host story time at 10 a.m. Friday at the library, 205 Perry St.

Carey hosts kids kitchen program

CAREY — Dorcas Carey Public Library is to host Kids in the Kitchen at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the library, 236 E. Findlay St.

Children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to the program.

For information or to register, call (419) 396-7921.

After School Bunch to gather

CAREY — The After School Bunch is to meet at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at Dorcas Carey Public Library, 236 E. Findlay St.

Take an adventure at Clyde library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host Angela’s Adventures in Storytime at 6 p.m. Monday at the library, 222 W. Buckeye St.

The program is for ages 206 and features reading, singing and playing games.

Hear stories at Clyde library

CLYDE — Clyde Public Library is to host story time at 4 p.m. Tuesday 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.

Birchard library events announced

FREMONT — Birchard Public Library has announced events scheduled at all four locations throughout the month of November.

Fremont branch:

• Story times for ages 3-5, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Story times for ages birth to 36 months, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Family Story time, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Gibsonburg branch:

• Preschool Story time, 11 a.m. Thursdays.

• Book & Snack Pack with grades 1-4, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lego Challenge, 10 a.m. Saturday.

Woodville branch:

• Family story time, 7 p.m. Mondays.

• Teens & Tweens: Boho Wall Décor, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28.

NCOESC board to meet

North Central Ohio Educational Service Center Board of Governors is to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Marion campus, located at 333 E. Center St.

Aspire classes accepting students

Vanguard-Sentinel Aspire program again is offering free classes to help adults improve their 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 to the Aspire program 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. Tuesday and Nov. 27 at the Fremont Vanguard Adult Workforce Development Center.

• Appointments for online classes can be made at the Clyde Public Library by calling (419) 960-2025.

To call for an orientation, call (567) 201-2941.

Heidelberg seeks nominations for entrepreneur awards

The School of Business, Computer Science & Information Technology at Heidelberg University now is accepting nominations for its annual Women Entrepreneur Awards program.

Each spring, the university honors local women entrepreneur who have excelled in the four categories of young entrepreneur, new entrepreneur, established entrepreneur, and lifetime-achievement.

The awards are to be given during a ceremony and dinner April 10.

If you would like to make a nomination, email hsb@heidelberg.edu.

Heidelberg’s Chemistry Club wins awards

The ACS Chemistry Club at Heidelberg University has been selected to receive two national awards and continuing a strong record of national recognition over the past five years.

The club has been selected to receive the American Chemical Society Outstanding award for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes the club’s excellence in programming and chapter activities during the 2017-18 academic year.

The club also received an ACS Green Chemistry Award, which recognizes student chapters that have shown outstanding commitment to incorporating green chemistry into their annual activities.

TU hosting leadership workshop

Tiffin University is to host an executive leadership workshop, Building Blocks for Organizational Success presented by James J. Kennedy, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Marion Center.

Kennedy is a retired Ohio Mutual Insurance Group president and CEO. The seminar is to cover models related to organizational culture and strategy including purpose, mission/vision/ values and leadership strategy, planning, ethics and decision making.

The cost is $500 with group rate discounts offered.

For reservation or group rate information, contact Kristi Krintzline at (419) 448-3445 or KrintzlineKA@tiffin.edu.

Terra appoints new trustee

FREMONT — Gov. John Kasich has appointed Pam Jensen, president of Regional Acute Care – Ohio and Support Services, ProMedica, to the Terra State Community College Board of Trustees.

Terra marketing wins NCMRP awards

FREMONT — Terra State Community College Marketing Department was recognized for outstanding marking efforts at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District, 3 Conference on Oct. 28-30.

The college received three Medallion Awards in three categories.

Terra State was recognized with Silver awards in print, digital/electronic media for the electronic newsletter; and digital/electronic media for social media.

Kent State graduates

KENT — Kent State University has announced students who have been awarded degrees in August.

The local students who received degrees include Maya Brown of Tiffin, master of arts degree, and Elizabeth Odgen of Upper Sandusky, bachelor’s of science degree.

Palmer College dean’s list

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Kyle Depinet of Republic has been named to the summer 2018 dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Florida campus, Port Orange, Florida.

Betty Rush recognized with volunteer award

Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital recognized Betty Rush with the Volunteer of the Quarter Award for the third quarter of 2018.

The Volunteer Excellence Award is presented each quarter and then annually to a volunteer who is nominated by either a fellow volunteer or Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital employee. The award was created to recognize Mercy volunteers who go above and beyond the requirements of their assignment and reflect the mission and core values of Mercy Health.

Rush’s nomination read: “Betty volunteers delivering mail throughout our hospital. She is always friendly and smiling while making her rounds and encouraging to those she encounters. Betty is extremely helpful in escorting folks to the areas they need. Betty is a fine example of our CORE values in action and truly reflects the Mercy mission in our healing ministry with her commitment to excellence and service.”

About 100 volunteers help fulfill Mercy’s mission of caring for the sick and injured through their time and talent. For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact Laurie Kaple at (419) 455-7694.

For more information, visit mercy.com and connect with Mercy Health – Toledo on Facebook, on Twitter at @mercynwohio and on Instagram.