All posts by Anita Doseck

Advocating For Foster Families

Stephanie Parsons has faced challenges and tragedy in her life, but the mom of three and operations director of the Findlay Family YMCA has turned her trials into something positive to benefit others. A foundation of values Stephanie attributes her success in life to the values that her parents instilled in her at an early

To Teach And To Serve

Deb Wickerham has spent over 40 years making the community of Findlay a better place. As a public school teacher she has impacted the lives of Findlay’s youth for 36 years. And now, in retirement, she devotes her time and energy to serving two vital community organizations: Flag City Honor Flight and the Hancock Historical

Getting To Know Coach Gene Stechschulte

Coach Gene Stechchulte, as a kid from Kalida, Ohio, was involved in sports from an early age. After a career as a player that culminated in pitching in the Major Leagues, Stechschulte now coaches at the university level, where he has set new records with Ohio Northern University baseball. Pitching in the Majors For Stechschulte,

Rieck’s Frame Shop Carries on Legacy

Rieck’s Gallery, a fixture in Findlay for over 100 years, closed in late 2018, but the legacy is carried on by Cindy VanderVlucht, who worked as a custom framer at Rieck’s Gallery for 15 years. With 30 years experience in conservation framing, and the blessing of the Rieck’s Gallery owners, Cindy has opened her own

The Community Gardens of Hancock County

Bringing community together to build healthier lifestyles The Community Gardens have been a part of Findlay for almost nine years. In 2010, the United Way of Hancock County, in collaboration with the Community Foundation, the MENTOR Initiative, The Hancock County Sustainability Coalition, The Ohio State University Extension, the local Master Gardeners and the City of