All posts by Jessica Kempf

Family Living in Central Europe with Findlay Roots

Hannah (Bauer) Mast grew up in the south end of Findlay with fond memories of Dietsch Brothers ice cream, Friday night football at Donnell Stadium and concerts in Riverside Park. A graduate of Findlay High School, she played the flute in the orchestra and was a Trojan cheerleader. Mast now lives in Slovenia with her

De-stress, Detoxify and Deep Stretches at Hot Yoga Findlay

I try to avoid exercising in the heat.  Give me an air-conditioned room, a stationary bike and a magazine to flip through while I pedal.  Comfort is key for me, which made me hesitant when it comes to hot yoga.  But after talking to Peggy Dillon, owner of Hot Yoga Findlay, I found a great

AUVI-Q Returns to the Market

Imagine a device that delivers life-saving medication immediately opening airways by giving the right dose of epinephrine to a person who needs it.  Now imagine that life-saving medication is not affordable for many children and adults who are at risk for a severe allergic reaction.  This dilemma was the reality for many families just a

Time to Get R.I.P.P.E.D. at the YMCA!

The Findlay Family YMCA is hard to beat when it comes to offering a variety of group fitness classes.  From chair yoga to TRX and cycling, you are bound to find a class that you  enjoy.  New classes are often added to the mix and I was excited to grab a friend and try out

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

A local family’s adoption story

Every child deserves a stable home environment with loving parents. But for the 400,000 U.S. children in foster care each year, that isn’t always a reality. After learning about the significant need for foster families in Hancock County, Rachel and Austin Gerber became licensed foster parents in 2012. Just five years later, the Gerbers are