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For the week of 8/03/09
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Thursday, 30 July 2009 13:11

Advocates needed
The next class to train CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers will begin Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at the main office of CASA of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties, 21 Court St., Tiffin.

Those who can spare a few hours a month and have a strong desire to help children who are victims of abuse and/or neglect, may contact a CASA office. Applications are available at the offices in Tiffin, Fremont and Upper Sandusky.

CASA of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties will provide the training and the support needed to become a child advocate. Abused and neglected children need individuals with a winning smile, steadfast observation, common sense and a credible voice.

To request an application or to obtain more information, call CASA of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties at 419-355-1442.

Terra harp program
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 23 July 2009 12:57

Terra Community College is offering harp lessons and a locally-performing harp ensemble open to both students and the community.

For people always wanting to play the harp, a Celtic harp has been purchased for the school and there are Celtic harps available to rent by the month from the harp instructor, Karen Svanoe Westgate.

Weekly lessons may be taken for credit or through the Kern Center. The harp ensemble meets weekly for practices off campus and is open to harpists of all levels. A broad range of music will be studied including classical, romantic, Celtic, sacred and pop.

For the week of 7/20/09
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 16 July 2009 12:07

Penta Pit Stops
Students who will be attending high school at Penta Career Center this fall are asked to attend one of the upcoming registration events called “Penta Pit Stops” to order uniforms, turn in registration forms, take yearbook and school identification photos, and gather important information for the upcoming school year.

The Pit Stops will be held at Penta’s campus at 9301 Buck Rd. in Perrysburg Township July 23 from 9 a.m. to 3: p.m. and July 30 from 1-7 p.m.

Students and parents attending an event may arrive at any time during the designated hours. The process may take between one and two hours.

For more information, call 419-666-1120.

Instant Admit Day
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Monday, 13 July 2009 10:04

Terra Community College will hold an “Instant Admit Day” July 22 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Roy Klay Hall, Suite A-100.

On that day, area residents who want to attend Terra can complete all the necessary steps in one trip to campus at 2830 Napoleon Road. Additionally, applicants can take the Compass placement exam, enroll in classes and begin the financial aid application process. Those who do not have time to complete all the necessary steps on July 22 can schedule future appointments.

For the week of 7/06/09
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Wednesday, 01 July 2009 13:06

Joshua Dixon, 18, of Walbridge was arrested June 26 and charged with four counts of robbery in connection with four recent robberies of Walgreen stores in Toledo and Oregon, Toledo Police said.

Dixon was booked at the Lucas County Correction Center.

ODOT awards grants
More of Ohio’s elderly and people with disabilities will find it easier to travel to jobs, school and healthcare this year with an investment of $3.2 million in new transit vehicles and equipment from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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