Library to host Lego contest
Tiffin-Seneca Public Library's Junior Department is to host a Lego contest at 1 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Frost Kalnow Room.
Children ages 4 and older can create an original Lego creation in advance of the competition to be judged the day of the event. Pre-registration begins Monday and runs through Jan. 25.
On the day of the contest, participants will bring their Lego creation to the Frost Kalnow Room to put them on display to be judged. Participants must be present to win prizes.
For more information, visist the junior library, call (419) 447-3751 or email
Marketing committee to meet
Tiffin City Board of Education marketing committee is to meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the administration building.
Heidelberg to celebrate MLK
Plans are coming together for a series of events at Heidelberg University and in the community to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The university is to observe a "day on" inservice 12:30-4:40 p.m. Jan. 21. The observance begins with dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a program at Faith United Methodist Church, 75 N. Sandusky St.
The campus celebration is at 11 a.m. Jan. 22, in Brenneman Music Hall with Sharon Perry-Nause giving the call to action. She is the director of institutional diversity and assistant professor of management at Tiffin University.
The community is invited to the program Jan. 22.
Garcia graduates from Pittsburg
Aaron Garcia, of Tiffin, has graduated from the University of Pittsburg.
A 2008 graduate of Columbian High School, Garcia has a bachelor's degree in English and political science along with a minor in criminal justice.
Gracia is the son of Lisa Garcia, of Tiffin, and the late Asencion Garcia.
Terra offers instant admission days
FREMONT -Spring semester classes at Terra State Community College begin Jan. 14 and there still is time to register.
The last of a series of Instant Admission Days for prospective students and those transferring from other colleges and universities is 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
These special days are designed to ensure students can go to campus and leave with a clear idea of what steps to take to get a course schedule. Participants should provide official high school or college transcripts.
For more information, call (419) 559-2349 or visit www.terra.edu.
Medical assisting open house
FINDLAY - Brown Mackie College of Findlay is to hosting an open house for the school's new medical assistant diploma program and careers in medical assisting at 1 p.m. Jan. 18 at the school, 1700 Fostoria Ave., Suite 100, Findlay.
The event includes information on a career as a medical assistant, and hands-on experience with phlebotomy, EKGs, taking vital signs and using electronic medical records software. Prospective students also can learn about careers in the field.
For more information or to make a reservation, contact Andrea Voll at email@example.com or (419) 429-8631.
Terra dean's list
FREMONT Local students on the dean's list at Terra State Community College for the fall semester are Kourtney Carrick of Attica; Marsha Bowers, Zachary Didion, Christopher Flynn, Jennifer Kaman, Kaitlyn Renwand, Ben Schindley, Michele Upton, Nicholas Valko and Danielle Waldrup of Bellevue; Bryan Koteles and Logan Robinson of Bettsville; Cassondra Mickley, Brook Myers and Charles Summers of Bloomville; Joyce Alridge, Jeremy Blakely, Kay Elfring, Patty Hall, Jordan Marshall, Ameila Rohde, Melissa Ware and Aaron Williamson of Clyde; Brandon Beining, Dodi Capehart, Jennifer Hemminger, Katherine Huffman, Tracy Margraf, Max Reinhard and Nicholas Saldusky of Fostoria; Aaron Markin, Angelina Williams and Audra Woodland of Fostoria; Breese Reidling and Eddmond Sisco of Kansas; Brandi Maynard of Old Fort; George Smith and Britani Young of Republic; Kimberly Crowl, Greg Keiffer and Adam Williams of Risingsun; Peggy Brown and Wesley Strait of Sycamore, and Stephanie Acheson, Candis Atwell, Ramona Baykurt, Chelsea Bickelhaupt, Daniel Bower, Alexa Cleveland, Joshua Conrad, Erin DeMonte, Roxanne Gobs, Amanda Hays, Danielle Huffman, Stephen Kizer, Franklin Klingshirn, Cory Kontak, Rebecca Lang-Hurt, Wei Lee, Scott Mareches, Joshua Martin, Michelle McGee, Alexis Miller, Elizabeth Miller, Dendara Oakleaf, Michael O'Donnell, Matthew Sallee, Kayla Schreiner, Ashley Shiley, Tammy Smith, Michelle Stevens, Charles Stuller, Ryan Thom, Sarah Tiell, Jennifer Walker, Sonja White, Casey Wilson and Heather Wolfe of Tiffin.
Nurses attend conference
Rachel Lentz and Karen Kennedy, nurses from Community Hospice Care, attended an inservice provided by Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice, Hospice 101, Dec. 13 in Columbus.
They learned information on Medicare guidelines, auditing and fundamentals of HIPAA.
Vision group to meet
St. Francis Home Inc. invites visually-impaired senior citizens to attend a support group for individuals with low vision.
The next gathering is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the multi-purpose room, 182 St. Francis Ave. The session is to focus on "Suffering, Endurance, Character and Hope," presented by Paul Karos.
For information or to reserve a seat, call Jane M. Cook, director of nursing, at (419) 447-2723 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sycamore fund drive raises $9K
The 2012 Sycamore Village and Sycamore Township 1 Fund Drive has come to a close and $9,118.56 has been distributed to 11 local charities and organizations.
Recipients include Sycamore Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, Sycamore Girl Scouts, Hospice of Wyandot County, Mohawk Historical Society, Mental Health and Recovery Services of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties, Sycamore Community Pool, Wyandot County Council for Birth Defects, Wyandot County Home Health Agency, Wyandot County Multiple Sclerosis, Wyandot County Red Cross and Wyandot County Senior Citizens (Mohawk 60+ Club).
"We had an amazing year," said Kim Mohr, president. "This is the second-highest total in our 54-year history. A big thank you to all who contributed to our 2012 campaign. What a great place to call home, the Sycamore community has a huge heart.
"We had 35 volunteers on this years team and they made it happen. They were a great group to work with."