April 2017 Favorite Things

. April 3, 2017.

The Big Jerk


The Big Jerk is bringing gourmet bulk jerky to Findlay! Jerky is a convenient, protein packed snack enjoyed by kids and adults alike. The Big Jerk carries beef, chicken, and pork jerky in addition to more exotic options such as alligator and wild boar! Jerky can be purchased in bulk, ($2.49 per oz) allowing you to create your own variety pack, or pre-packaged in individual selections ($9.99-$29.99). The shop also carries nuts, smoked cheese, popcorn, BBQ sauces, marinades, and rubs. The Big Jerk is a flavorful and unique addition to Findlay’s small business scene.

(567) 525-4386 | 15329 East US Rte.224
bigjerk.com/ | “Big Jerk” on Facebook

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation


What do you get when you combine historic trains, over 600 kids, and the Easter Bunny? The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation (NWORRP) Easter Egg Hunt! Join NWORRP for a morning of wholesome family fun. On April 15th the volunteer organization will hold egg hunts at 10am, 11am, and 12pm. Children will be divided by age groups to collect Easter eggs which they will then turn in for a treat bag. The event is free and open to the public. The historic Riverside train and the steam engine will be running for those wanting a ride ($2 for adults and $1 for children), and the Easter Bunny will be around visiting the kids. NWORRP will not be open on Easter Sunday.

419-423-2995 | 12505 C.R. 99 | https://www.nworrp.org/
“Northwest Ohio 
Railroad Preservation, Inc” on Facebook

Nearly New Shop


Clean out your closet for a good cause. The Nearly New Shop, a consignment store staffed entirely by Hospital Auxiliary volunteers, is collecting prom dresses, jewelry, and tuxes to donate to local students who cannot afford them. The Nearly New shop has been distributing prom apparel since March and will continue through the month of May. To donate, bring your items to the front entrance during normal business hours (T-TH 10-4pm, SAT 10-1pm, and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd FRI 10-4pm). All donations are tax deductible. The Nearly New Shop also carries clothing, housewares, and jewelry. Come find a treasure or two at the Nearly New Shop.

(419) 423-4335 | 306 Lima Ave.
“Nearly New Shop” on Facebook

Carriage House Gifts, Jewelry, & Fashion


You don’t need to travel far for trendy, high quality jewelry. Carriage House Gifts- Jewelry & Fashion carries a carefully curated selection of women’s clothing (S-3X) and accessories, but the store is most known for their collection of Treska jewelry.

Bold and unique, the Treska brand includes statement necklaces, bracelets, and earrings as well as handbags and scarves. Carriage House Gifts- Jewelry & Fashion is currently rolling out their Spring collection, visit the shop early for the best selection!

(419) 424-8860 | 1016 Tiffin Ave.
“Carriage House Gifts-Jewelry & Fashion” on Facebook