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Lake Schools set kindergarten screening for May 6-7
Lake Local Schools will conduct kindergarten screening in May for children entering kindergarten in 2009-2010.

To be eligible, a child must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. The screenings will assess speech development, large and small motor skills, language skills and readiness for kindergarten. In addition each child will have a vision and hearing test. The screenings will take approximately 90 minutes.


Appointments will be offered at Walbridge Elementary May 6 at 10 a.m. and 1, 2:45 and 5 p.m. and May 7 at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sessions are limited to 10 children each. A parent/guardian must be present during the registration/screening process. Bring the child’s birth certificate, proof of residency, Social Security card and custody papers, if applicable.

Golden Eagle Café
The Clay High School Golden Eagle Café is wrapping up the 2008-2009 school year. Students are working on plans for a new Guaranteed Service program to improve customer service and lunch speed.

“Meanwhile, we are learning how to use “phone-ahead orders” to speed-up your service time,” said Chef Robb Parmelee.

Below is the menu for confirmed dates of operation. The café will be offering soups, salads, sandwiches and complete lunch specials each day. As in the past, the cafe will send out e-mail menu memos to inform those who are interested of the offerings the week before.

March 31, April 2, 14, 16, 21, 23 28 and 30 and May 5. Tentative dates include May 7 and 12. Prices range from $3 to $5. Café hours are 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

For more information or for group reservations call Chef Instructor Robb Parmelee, CEC, CCE at 419-693-0665, ext. 2162.

ZOOTeen application deadline extended
The application deadline for The Toledo Zoo’s ZOOTeen Program has been extended to March 31.

The program is open to young people age 13 to 17 with an interest in animals, nature, education, conservation, and/or community service.

ZOOTeens commit to volunteering for the summer, but they also have the option of participating year-round if they wish.

The volunteers staff educational information stations around the Zoo, assist in the upcoming Nature’s Neighborhood exhibit, make enrichment for the animals and support Summer Camps. In addition, the teens are active in the community, supporting a wide variety of organizations such as the Metroparks, the Toledo Area Humane Society, Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful, Housing East Redevelopment Corp., The Nature Conservancy, Partners for Clean Streams, and many more.

For more information, visit or call 419-385-4040.

40th reunion being planned 
Members of the Clay High School class of 1969 are currently making plans for a 40th reunion. Organizers are looking for contact information for their classmates.

To get on the contact list, e-mail or call Mike Searle at 419-691-8642.

Small Business Basics
The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra Community College is offering free, two-hour seminars, “Small Business Basics,” designed to answer questions about starting, buying or expanding a small business.

This seminars will take the confusion out of efforts and help entrepreneurs avoid costly mistakes and unnecessary steps. Learn the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, zoning, business entities, employees’ insurance, financing and business planning.

Classes will be offered April 1 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the conference room at the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation, 8043 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor and April 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Building B, room 101 at Terra Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont.

The events are free and open to the public. To register or for more information, contact Bill Auxter, director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra Community College at 800-826-2431 or






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