All posts by Emilee Roberts

Children in Hancock County Can Receive Free Books

One of the reasons children aren’t being read to as much is due to lack of books in the home, and the Literacy Coalition of Hancock County believes they can eliminate that through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. In 1996, Dolly Parton launched the program to benefit the children of her home county in eastern

Ohio Magazine Recognizes Findlay as One of the Best Hometowns

The 13th annual Ohio’s Best Hometowns issue of Ohio Magazine will be on newsstands by November 3rd and Findlay is one of five cities named as “Best Hometowns” along with Cambridge, Medina, New Albany and Troy. Ohio Magazine solicits nominations and then makes visits across the state, evaluating nominated communities in six categories — community

NAMI’s New Location Offers More Room

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Hancock County recently opened a new facility, located at 306 N. Blanchard St. (adjacent to CVS Pharmacy). The larger facility provides space for all programs, groups and classes to be held under one roof. Their new home is also handicap accessible. NAMI Hancock County offers support, education

Experience the Arts: A New Take on Parents Night Out

Are you ready for a night out with your love but want to break free from the same old dinner and movie routine? With some planning you can enjoy a unique night out at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Together you can take in a variety of unique shows in a beautiful venue while creating lasting memories and experiences. There is something for everyone!

Mud Volleyball Tournament Raises Money for Individuals with Down Syndrome

On Saturday, July 14th Local parents involved with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo (DSAGT) hosted the 5th Anniversary of “Get Dirty for Downs” Mud Volleyball Tournament at the Ada War Memorial Park in Ada, close to the Ohio Northern University campus. The tournament drew in participants from all over Northwest Ohio. “This mud