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The Toledo Area Humane Society has instituted new adoption hours. Effective Nov. 27, pet adoption hours will be Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Our staff will now be able to utilize Mondays exclusively for animal care issues that may require more than routine attention,” said Natasha Bailey, operations director for the facility.

The Toledo Area Humane Society is located at 1920 Indian Wood Circle in Arrowhead Park, Maumee. Call 419-891-0705 for more information. Animals available for adoption may be viewed online at
Women’s Connection
All area women are invited to the “Give Thanks” luncheon and program sponsored by the Toledo East Women’s Connection Nov. 13 at noon at the Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St. Oregon.

Nancy Ritzert will portray a noted Washington figure. Joyce Liptack will provide musical entertainment. Rose Britner, of Fremont, invites attendees to come hear how she went from feeling rejected to being totally accepted.

For reservations, call Caryl at 419-476-2604. The price is $10.50, all inclusive.

Nominees being sought
Nominations for the Distinguished Waite Alumni Award will be accepted through Nov. 21.

Each year, a selection committee votes on all nominees. Those chosen are inducted as Distinguished Alumni at the annual Purple and Gold Celebration sponsored by the Alumni Association. The 2009 celebration will be held April 4 at the Bayside Boardwalk Banquet Hall.

For nomination forms, contact Waite Principal David M. Yenrick, 301 Morrison Dr., Toledo, OH, 43605 or call 419-691-4687.

Sheriff collides with deer
Ottawa County Sheriff Robert Bratton was involved in a collision with a deer just before 7:30 a.m. Oct. 23 as he was en route to the sheriff’s office in his county vehicle.

Sheriff Bratton was traveling eastbound on Salem-Carroll Road a quarter mile west of Toussaint South when a deer ran out of the cornfield and into the path of the vehicle, the sheriff said. A collision occurred and the deer was killed on impact. Sheriff Bratton was not injured.

Following sheriff’s office procedures, Sheriff Bratton submitted to drug and alcohol testing at Magruder Hospital. Test results may be obtained by calling the sheriff at 419-734-6877.

Shelter fundraiser
The Toledo Area Humane Society will hold a fundraiser on Nov. 6th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Honey I’m Home, 5200 Monroe Street, in the plaza with Outback Steakhouse across from Pier 1. It is open to the public and no ticket is required. The evening will include light appetizers and refreshments. Honey I’m Home offers items for the home and office. Ten percent of the proceeds on this night will benefit the Humane Society. For more information, call 419-482-7101.     
Terra registration
Registration is currently underway for spring semester at Terra Community College.

Current students should register in their student portals. New students should contact the admissions by calling 419-559-2349 or 866-AT-TERRA or stop by Roy Klay Hall (Building A), Suite 100 to start the process.

Spring classes at Terra begin Jan. 12. Schedules are online at or hard copies are available on campus.

Deter, detect & defend
GenoaBank will offer a two week prevention event to help consumers learn how to protect their identities and reduce their risk of identity theft Nov. 3-14 at all branch locations.

The free event is open to the public. Enter to win a Durabrand paper shredder and one free year of Identity Theft Guard just by stopping in.

For more information, contact Deb Harmeyer or Barb Fleitz at 419-855-8381 or via e-mail at or



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