College prep: Get questions answered at Perrysburg forum

PERRYSBURG — Wood County Park District is offering a free personal finance program with a question-and-answer session on May 11 from 5-6 p.m. at the W.W. Knight Nature Preserve.

IJust like farmers during the Great Depression, it may seem scary to jump out on your own and make a large financial decision in uncertain times. Parents and students are welcome to attend a lecture on how to prepare for college and the world of “adulting” featuring guest speaker Roc Starks, a professor of personal finance at Bowling Green State University. Q&A will follow.

Register for this free financial wellness program at, or call 419-353-1897.

The College Prep program is organized by the staff of the Carter Historic Farm, a living history cultural center and working farm representing life in the 1930s and 1940s Depression-era. Public programs are offered in traditional life skills, as well as sustainable and holistic agricultural practices. The Carter Historic Farm grounds are open daily from 8 a.m. until 30 minutes past sunset. Farmhouse, outbuildings and Zimmerman one-room schoolhouse are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Other Wood County Park District properties and nature preserves are open from 8 a.m. until 30 minutes past sunset. Visit for more information.