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College Tech Prep students will work in teams to showcase their knowledge and skills in eight technical areas such as business and multimedia, networking, engineering, law and public safety, and health science.
The student projects, which reflect some of the latest technology in their fields, will be presented for judging to a panel of area business, industry and education representatives. Teams of two to six students will compete for the top spot in several categories. Students have an opportunity to compete individually to showcase their research, writing, and presentation skills.
The judging will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Student Activity Center. The public is welcome to view the student projects and speak with the contestants directly following judging at approximately noon. Awards will be presented at 1 p.m.
Call 419-530-7239 or visit www.techprepnwo.org for more information.
The seminars are also available to be customized for employers and delivered on site.
March seminars being offered at the Ottawa County Community Resource Center, 8043 W SR 163, include:
• March 12, 9 a.m. to noon - “Control Your Stress/Anger Management.” Learn what causes your stress and anger and how to channel that energy.
For more information on the Job Stores, visit www.northcoastjobs.org or in Ottawa County, call the Job Store at 800-665-1677 or Denise Ventrone at 419-898-6242.
Directed and choreographed by Jody Madaras. Music under the direction of Brian Myers. All seats are $7. Call 419-833-3611 for more information.
Mike O'Rourke, Toledo's “Garden Guy,” will be the guest speaker. O'Rourke will also be available for a-question-and-answer session. Master Gardeners will also be available for questions throughout the day.
Numerous vendors will also be on hand. Tickets are available by calling Trina McGivern at 419-874-6050 or visit the www.toledosymphonyleague.com for more information.
The Mission of the Toledo Symphony League is to provide financial, educational and volunteer support to the Toledo Symphony Orchestra so that it can provide musical performances for the entire community.
A shooting contest will be held (free of charge) before the game. Registration for the contest will be held from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m.
The Little Comet cheerleaders and Genoa staff cheerleaders will entertain and cheer on the home team. There will also be raffles, with prizes including an Ohio State University football and mini-helmet, both autographed by Beanie Wells.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. For more information, call Joni Hillman at 419-836-3124.
The course covers state and federal laws, navigational “rules of the road, and basic boating safety practices. A $5 fee covers the cost of materials. Pre-registration is required due to class size limitations.
For more information, or to RSVP, contact the Maumee Bay Watercraft Office at 419-836-6003.
Genoa has met four standards to earn the honor: having a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive forestry program and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.
Genoa is also the recipient of a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating progress in its community forestry program in the areas of education and public relations, publications, publicity event planning and management and improved ordinance.
The prestigious Growth Award recognizes environmental improvement and higher levels of tree care in Tree City USA communities.
“A community, its elected officials and citizens that provide needed care for its trees deserve recognition and thanks,” said John Rosenow, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation.
More information about Tree City USA is available at www.arborday.org/TreeCityUSA.
The preschool programs are developmentally appropriate, play-based preschools supporting the Ohio Department of Education’s model curriculum.
The Wood County program is an inclusionary preschool program serving children who have delays in development and children who are typically developing. Tuition, based on a sliding-fee scale, is charged for children without special needs. Children attend preschool two full-days per week, either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
Placement of typically developing children is on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration forms for toilet-trained, typically developing children have been mailed to local elementaries and libraries. Forms are also available by calling Naomi at the Wood County Educational Service Center 419-354-9010, ext. 133.
Questions and registration information regarding children who may have special needs can be directed to Amy Scherer, preschool supervisor at 419-354-9010, ext. 174.
Melhorn will speak about the outcome of the War of 1812 and the potential ramifications had the Treaty of Ghent not occurred. The meeting is free and open to the public.
A Toledo lawyer, Melhorn is an adjunct professor at The University of Toledo College of Law where he teaches American Legal History. He is a frequent contributor to the Fort Meigs Military History Roundtable.
The program is sponsored by the Anderton Bentley Fund, in memory of Christopher Perky, who served at Fort Meigs during the War of 1812.
The Walbridge Campus, located at 300 Earl St., (the current St. Jerome School) and the Toledo Campus, 1430 Idaho St., (the current St. Thomas Aquinas), will offer educational opportunities for students in pre-K through grade five. Open houses will be held March 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walbridge Campus and the same day from noon to 3 p.m. at the Toledo Campus.
An open house will be held at the new Kateri Catholic Academy for grades six through eight, which will be located on the Cardinal Stritch High School campus, 3225 Pickle Rd., Oregon, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, visit www.katerischools.org or call 419-693-0465.
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