Community Briefs


Bowling Green Republic Club meet and greets

The Bowling Green Republican Club is hosting two events in the coming weeks:

• Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Novel Blends – BG Republican city council candidates meet and greet

• Oct. 5 from 6-7 p.m. at Novel Blends – BG school board candidates meet and greet.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Academy chicken BBQ

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church will host a drive through chicken barbecue on Saturday as a fundraiser to support the church’s Christian Montessori preschool. Meals will include a half chicken, roll, coleslaw, baked potato and green beans for $12.

Serving will be from 5 p.m. until sold out.

The church is located at 315 S. College Dr.

Call 419-353-9305 for more information.

Community invited to Perrysburg Schools Listening Tour

PERRYSBURG — All members of the community are invited to attend a listening tour with Perrysburg Schools Superintendent Tom Hosler and Treasurer Randy Drewyor. Anyone with a question or concern or who would like more information about the school district is encouraged to stop by one of these casual events.

Friday at 7 a.m. at Maddie & Bella Coffee Roasters, 117 Louisiana Ave.

Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at O-Deer Diner, 416 Louisiana Ave.

Oct. 5 at 7:30 a.m. at The Flying Joe, 2130 Preston Pkwy. in Levis Commons

Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. at Gathering Volumes, 196 E. South Boundary St.

Discover your family history with resources from the library

Do you want to learn more about the family history resources available at the Wood County District Public Library? Join WCDPL for Family History Research on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. in Meeting Room C at the Bowling Green library.

Information Services Coordinator Kristin Wetzel and local history librarian Marnie Pratt will provide you with some tips, tricks, and suggestions to get your research on the right path.

Registration is required.

To register, call 419 352-5050, email [email protected], or register online at

Hospice of Northwest Ohio is seeking volunteers

Hospice of Northwest Ohio has an immediate need for volunteers with a special skill set. If you are a licensed hairdresser or can sew, your assistance is needed to meet the needs of hospice patients and their families.

Hair care volunteers provide basic haircuts only for patients living in their homes or at nursing homes throughout Wood, Lucas, Fulton, Henry, Ottawa and Monroe counties.

Sewing volunteers will assist with creating memory bears and pillows for families whose loved ones have passed away on our hospice program. Supplies and a pattern will be provided.

Free volunteer training is provided. Learn more about our volunteer program by calling 419-931-5534 or visiting

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