Sunday announcements, April 21

Mount Union honors Tiffin student

ALLIANCE – The University of Mount Union have inducted 77 students in the fall of 2018 into the national honor society, Alpha Lambda Delta.

Frazier Daniel of Tiffin was among those students who were inducted.

John Carroll announces dean’s list

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS – John Carroll University has announced the 2018 fall semester dean’s list.

Local students who were honored include Natalie Gase of Tiffin and Sara Gier of Upper Sandusky.

Upper Sandusky native earns doctorate degree

DAVENPORT, IA – Julian Pelfrey of Upper Sandusky earned a doctorate of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic on Feb. 22.

Tiffin native named to honor society

DELAWARE – Lydia Arnold of Tiffin has been inducted into Ohio Wesleyan University’s chapter of Phi Society.

Local student performs in spring concerts

FINDLAY – Ryan Bush of Fostoria has recently performed in the University of Findlay Concert-Chorale and University Singers annual spring concert, “Father and Son Mozart.”

Seneca Conservation District announces scholarship opportunity

The Forage & Grassland Foundation is offering scholarships at the amount of $1,000 for college students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year with a major related to the growing and/or feeding of forage to livestock.

Majors that qualify for this scholarship may be as follows: agronomy, plant genetics, rangeland ecology, plant pathology, entomology, dairy science, animal science, soil science, biosystems engineering, agricultural engineering, agricultural sustainability, ecosystem sciences, and others.

Applications are due May 1, 2019.

BCA to change meeting times

Bridges Community Academy is to change its board meeting times to 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.

Sticker contest now open

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to design Ohio’s new “I Voted” sticker now through April 28.

This design will be worn by voters for the next four years.

Entry rules and submission information can be found at sticker.ohio.gov.

T-SPL to host author visit

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the “Cindy Kolbe Author Visit” at 6:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Frost Kalnow Room.

The former Tiffin resident will talk about her book “Struggling with Serendipity.”

Copies of the book will be for sale.

Call 419-447-3751 for more information.

Library book sale next weekend

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library Friends of the Library will host a Book Sale at 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on April 26 in the Frost Kalnow Room.

Call (419) 447-3751 for more information.

Teen ‘smash bros.’ tournament at T-SPL

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library will host the “Teen Super Smash Bros. Tournament” at 3-5 p.m. on May 1 from in the Frost Kalnow Room. Round robin style gameplay of the popular WiiU game “Super Smash Bros.”

Teens will earn points and win prizes.

Call (419) 447-3751 for more information.

Book group to meet at T-SPL

The next meeting of the “Let’s Talk About It Book Discussion” will be at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library at 10:30 a.m. on May 2 in the Junior Home Room. “Jell-O Girls: A Family History” by Allie Rowbottom will be discussed.

Free and open to all.

Writing group to meet at T-SPL

The next meeting of the “Ink Well Writing Club” at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library will be at 6:30 p.m. on May 7 in the Kernan Room. Call the Library at (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org for more information.

BVHS Service of Remembrance

The 18th annual Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) Service of Remembrance is to be 2 p.m. April 28 at First Presbyterian Church of Findlay, located at 2230 South Main Street, Findlay.This interfaith memorial service will honor BVHS patients and residents who passed away in 2018. All are welcome to attend the service, which will be followed by a reception.

“The community is welcome each year to join us as we remember the individuals we have been honored to serve throughout Blanchard Valley Health System,” said Chris Schilling, chaplain at Blanchard Valley Hospital. “We have had the privilege of taking part in the lives of these patients, residents, associates and friends of BVHS during very sacred times. Service of Remembrance is an opportunity for us to honor their lives and our relationships with them.”

This is the 18th year that the service has commemorated the lives of patients and residents cared for throughout Blanchard Valley Health System, including Bridge Home Health & Hospice, Birchaven Retirement Village, Blanchard Valley Hospital, Bluffton Hospital and Independence House.

The service allows families, friends and community members to remember and express gratitude for the lives of the people they have loved. It is also an opportunity for BVHS associates, administrators and providers to remember the patients and families for whom they have had the privilege to meet and provide care.

For questions or more information, contact Schilling at cschilling@bvhealthsystem.org.