The Elks National Foundation is proud to announce the 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest, which is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
Eligibility includes: current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply; applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks; high school graduates are not eligible to apply. The application is completed online and must be submitted by the November 15m 2018 deadline. For more information or to apply, visit elks.org/scholars.
Salvation Army Fall Events:
Winter Coat Give away will be on Friday, October 19, 2018, from 12:30 – 6 p.m. at the Tiffin Salvation Army, 505 E. Market St., Tiffin;
and Thanksgiving Dinner will on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, call 419-447-2252.
The Tiffin-Seneca United Way is to host Day of Caring on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 8:15 a.m. to noon at the Seneca County Opportunity Center, 780 E. County Rd. 20. They’re looking volunteers! For more information or to register, call 419-448-0355.
The Tiffin Zombie Run is a fun 5K run or run/walk open to all ages on October 20th at the Rock Creek Trail, Tiffin. Registration will begin at 9:00am, race will begin at 10:00am. Try to avoid having hidden zombies steal your sashes! Awards will be given for the best dressed zombie and placement in race according to age. After the ceremony, head over to the Zombie Bash at Berg Bistro from 11:30am-2:30pm for zombie themed food and drinks! All proceeds will go to CASA of Seneca, Sandusky, and Wyandot Counties. For more information, call 419-448-1442.
The Bloomville Lions Club is holding their Baked Steak Dinner on Sunday, October 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bloomville Community Center. The menu features mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll, drink, and an item from the homemade dessert bar. Proceeds will support eyeglasses and other local causes. For more information, call 567-230-0878.
Tractor Supply Co., 2501 W. Market St., is to host a Halloween Pet Photo event 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, October 21st. A local photographer is shoot Halloween-themed photos of customers’ four-legged family members. The first 25 customers who get a photo taken also are to receive a free magnetic picture frame. In addition to pet photos, customers also are to have the opportunity to adopt a pet as well as get animal training, trick or treating and pet photos. For more information, call (419) 447-4109.
Tiffin Developmental Center’s 52nd Annual Halloween Parade will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM, rain or shine. The parade route will begin at the Chapel parking lot of Tiffin Center traveling west through the grounds to the Huss Street entrance, turning left onto Ohio Avenue then right onto
Industrial Avenue, right onto Riverside Drive, right onto Huss Street, then left onto River Road North and ending at the ball diamond. Anyone wishing to enter Tiffin Center’s Halloween Parade may contact Tiffin Developmental Center by calling (419) 447-1450 prior to October 10, 2018.
Seneca County Parks is to host Craft Creations – Candle Dipping on Monday, October 22nd at 5 p.m. at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, Bloomville. Create your own drip candle around the campfire. The supplies will be provided. All ages are welcome. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call 419-435-3915.
The Seneca County Park District, The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, and The Ohio State University will host an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course on Tuesdays and Saturdays beginning on September 11th and continuing through November 3rd. The application deadline is August 13th. For more information or for an application, call 419-448-7485.
The WSOS Fostoria Early Childhood Center, 801 Kirk St., will host an open house on October 23, 2018, from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 419-435-4883.