|Lifestyle Briefs: 04-29-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Monday, 29 April 2013 08:53|
Perrysburg 1993 reunion set
PERRYSBURG - The Perrysburg High School Class of 1993 is planning a 20-year reunion on Aug. 31 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Belmont Country Club.
There will be a cash bar, dinner, a DJ, dancing and prizes.
Tickets are on sale now and can be ordered at: phsclassof93reunion.eventbrite.com . Prices are $43.19 for class members and $80.12 for class member and guest, if purchased by July 14. After that date they are $48.47 and $85.39, respectively.
Shop and support
March of Dimes
Elder-Beerman is working with the March of Dimes from April 26 through June 16 to support the Imbornto campaign, which promotes awareness to help babies be born strong and healthy. The March of Dimes' mission is to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Customers who make a $3 donation to the campaign in any Elder-Beerman store, including the one in Bowling Green's Woodland Mall, will receive a $10 off $25 store coupon in return. The campaign takes place now through June 16, during the Mother's Day and Father's Day season.
Spring craft show this weekend
FINDLAY - The two-day "Springtime in Ohio" craft show will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Hancock County Fairgrounds.
This is the 25th anniversary craft show hosted by Cloud Productions. There will be free entertainment, food available on the grounds, and Hickle Pony Rides for the children.
The show features indoor and outdoor home d√©cor, handcrafted wares and fine art, and more.
For repeat visitors, a severe storm destroyed a large part of building F so it is currently under construction and not open. Many of those exhibitors will be in building "I" for the spring show.
The fairground is at 1017 E. Sandusky St., 2 ¬Ω miles off I-75 at exit 157. Admission is $5 per adult, and children 12 and under are free. Parking is free and several gates will be open. A hand stamp is available for free re-entry to the grounds on both days. Receive a hand stamp by visiting the show office by Building A or at exit gates.
Tenn. adopts new plan for reviewing child deaths
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The children's services in Tennessee is adopting a new plan for investigating child deaths after facing months of criticism for failures that included not knowing how many in its care had died.
The criticism culminated in the February resignation of the agency's commissioner. The department says the new plan for reporting is faster and more effective.
The department is involved in two lawsuits seeking more information about how it deals with deaths.
The reviews are supposed to help the department recognize shortcomings and prevent future deaths. However, some employees involved in the reviews have said they are nearly useless.
The new protocol requires reviews to be conducted within 90 days of a death. It also looks for weaknesses in the system, rather than just individual wrongdoing.
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