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Dr. Kawamura of the University of Findlay Strives for Cultural Understanding

(419) 434-4619 or kawamura@findlay.edu.As a boy growing up in Japan, Dr. Hiroaki “Hiro” Kawamura remembers being afraid of an American guest who visited his home. Because of the cultural difference and difference of skin tone, Kawamura recalls being very wary of the visitor. Looking back on the experience, he wishes that he had avoided the

Strengthen That Core at Core Fitness, Ltd.

About Core Fitness, Ltd. Core Fitness, Ltd. is a Pilates and yoga studio owned by Shari Hart and located in historic downtown Findlay. Hart originally began with a focus on personal training, and now the studio also offers group classes in Pilates, yoga and aerial yoga. I decided to take a Pilates/yoga combo class taught

Happy Father’s Day

My father’s jackknife is my only tangible reminder of him. I have pictures, memories and stories of the man who died when I was a teenager. It is this jackknife, however, that defines my dad for me. It is not a name brand knife. It is worn in spots, to the point that the design

Penny Pinching Activities

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out of the house and get active. Oftentimes, though, the cost of those activities can really add up. This is especially true when you have more than one child! There are plenty of activities for families this summer that won’t break the bank. Local parks are

Build tween literacy by participating in these literacy programs

Kids sometimes lose progress in their academics over the summer months. Summer is a time when they lose all worries over school and grab some relaxation. However, if you have a bookworm in your house, you know that this is also a time when a lot of tweens catch up on reading. Locally, Findlay has

XT Fitness: Functional Fitness in an Encouraging Class Environment

A Playground for Adults “Gym” may not be the word that comes to mind when describing XT Fitness. With no treadmills or weight machines in sight, XT looks more like an indoor playground for adults than a traditional gym. XT Fitness is owned by Jim Steffen, America’s Fun Fitness Coach, and offers 30 classes a