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Those who have questions or need information about the Affordable Act before the enrollment deadline of March 31 are invited to a community event being sponsored by Neighborhood Health Association March 25 from 3-7 p.m. at the East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave., Toledo.

Local health insurance agencies and insurance navigators will be on hand to answer questions. Those attending can also apply for Medicaid at the event.

For more information, call 419-214-0043.

The Fallen Firefighters Craft Show & Expo, planned to be held at the International Boxing Club (old Fun Spot Roller Skating Rink, 525 Earlwood Ave., Oregon), on Saturday, March 22, has been cancelled due to uncontrollable circumstances, organizers say.

When Woodmore High School secretary Angie Balduf heard that she would have the opportunity to host a Chinese student for three weeks, she jumped at the chance.

“My whole family just thought it would be an awesome opportunity,” said Balduf. “We didn’t have to devote so much time in comparison with a yearlong exchange program.”

Balduf was matched up with Jess, a middle school student from Lanzhou, China. Balduf’s daughter said that she really enjoyed having Jess around and the time they spent together.

“She got along very well with the whole family,” noted Balduf.

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The Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments will hold a public meeting March 20 at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White Street, to offer area residents the chance to voice their opinions on a long-range transportation plan the council is formulating.

The meeting will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TMACOG is updating the plan “On the Move: 2015-2045 Transportation Plan” – a prioritized listed of projects and policies – for Lucas and Wood counties in Ohio and southern Monroe County in Michigan.

Among the goals for the plan are improved road safety and infrastructure conditions and reduced traffic congestion.

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Four Eastwood High School students have recently received national honors and recognition for their livestock judging.

Seniors Logan Browne, Kirsten Ameling, and Lane Kemner and junior Hannah Frobose travelled to Denver, Colorado in January to compete at the National Western Stock Show.

The team, under the coaching of Dan Frobose, represented Ohio at the prestigious competition.

They finished second out of 35 teams at the show, just 13 points behind the winning team from Texas.

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