The Press Newspaper
Hearts & Hope for Haiti, a community Fundraising event will be held Feb. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bethel United Brethren Church, 2920 SR 590 in Elmore.
Proceeds raised from the event, which is sponsored by Bethel UB Church Missions Committee, will benefit Hopital Bon Samaritain in Limbe, Haiti and United Brethren Global Missions, Haiti missionaries. It will include a spaghetti dinner and a vocal performance by Georgette Roby, a vocal performance major at Ohio Northern University and a former Haitian orphan of Hopital Bon Samaritain.
The meal will be offered on a donation basis.
The employment test consists of multiple choice questions and covers clerical, reading, number and organizational skills. Tests will be offered Feb. 9, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. at Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., Genoa; or Feb. 13 at noon at the Harris-Elmore Fire/EMS, 321 Rice St., Elmore.
For more dates/testing sites or to make an appointment, call 1-866-861-2010 or Martha Arndt, local recruiting assistant at 419 356-5131.
Presented and coordinated by the Catering and Banquet Operations class, the banquet-style dinner will feature
stuffed chicken with ginger carrots and a creamy risotto, along with stuffed mushrooms and a trio of desserts including chocolate-dipped strawberries, cheesecake and a frosted sugar cookie.
In addition, bottled water, canned food and non-perishable food items will be collected and donated to ISOH/IMPACT in Waterville for distribution to Haiti.
The Terrace View Café is located in College Hall Room 148. The cost per dinner, which will be served banquet style, is $7.50. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7359 or visiting www.owens.edu/terrace.
On both Saturdays at 2 p.m., the class topic will be, “Women and Boats ¬–¬ The Essentials.” On Sundays at 1 p.m., the topic will be “Boating Safety.”
In addition, auxiliary members will be available to answer questions, provide free safe boating instructional materials and to discuss boating laws and regulations.
In an effort to prevent unwanted litters before kitten season, the group has planned a “Beat the Heat” promotion and will spay female cats during the month of February for the special rate of $20. The special rate for female cats, which is less than the organization’s normal price, applies to all residents of Lucas and Wood counties (proof of residency required).
Cat owners who wish to take advantage of this offer must mention the “Beat the Heat” promotion when they call to schedule their appointment. The promotion is based on availability.
Visit www.humaneohio.org or call 419-266-5607 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Seminar dates at the Ottawa County Community Resource Centre, 8043 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor include:
Feb. 11 – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. – “Why Work Ethics?” Learn what employers expect in work ethics. Get information about confidentiality, tactfulness, communication and manners in the work setting.
For more information on the Job Stores, visit www.northcoastjobs.org. In Ottawa County, call the Job Store at 800-665-1677 or call Denise Ventrone at 419-898-6242 at the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation. All basic services are free of charge.
The public is encouraged to join the campus community for guest speakers and educational awareness programs.
Planned activities include:
In addition, Owens’ libraries on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses will offer a variety of African-American displays, along with a selection of books and audio/visual materials related to Black History Month. Also, artwork of five Owens students is currently on display through March 6 at the 20 North Gallery in downtown Toledo as part of a Black History Month exhibit.
For more information about Owens’ Black History Month activities, call 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7421.
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 register, call the Maumee Bay Watercraft Office at 419-836-6003.
Leslie Schaller of the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks, Inc. (ACEnet), will present “Foods We Love,” which will address the impacts associated with applying a brand to products, the correlation between producers and consumers, and the benefits of maintaining a consistent message on promotional materials.
ACEnet, located in Athens, O., is known nationally as a leader in helping businesses turn their product idea into a reality. Their food product development and manufacturing sector provides a shared-use facility to more than 150 caterers, bakeries, restaurants and other food businesses every year.
Presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA), the free state-sponsored event will focus on helping students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application, as well as offering answers to financial aid-specific questions. Financial aid representatives from colleges and universities throughout the region will be on hand to provide insight on securing federal and state assistance to any academic institution of higher learning.
Families interesting in attending should register prior to the event by visiting www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org. For more information, contact the Owens Office of Financial Aid at 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7343.
Sponsored by RootsMagic,™ the next class will be held Feb. 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hayes Research Library.
Experienced genealogists from the Hayes Library staff lead the Internet Genealogy I Class. Attendees will be provided with instruction on the basics of how to utilize the Internet and computer resources in their genealogical research. Time is allotted for first-hand experience working with online resources. A segment of the class also will deal with types of genealogical software available for home use.
The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students through high school. Pre-registration is recommended. Visit www.rbhayes.org for a complete list of year-round special events or call 800-998-PRES for more information.
During President’s Day weekend, visitors can tour the grounds of Hayes’ Spiegel Grove estate via horse-drawn sleighs provided by South Creek Clydesdales. Rides will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 12-15. The cost is $3 per rider.
In addition to the sleigh/carriage rides, both the Hayes Home and Hayes Museum will be open for tours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13, and noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15. (Although the center usually is closed on Mondays, in honor of President’s Day the Museum and Hayes Home will be open Feb. 15.)
For more information call 800-998-PRES or visit www.rbhayes.org.