Bluffton shop features fair trade items Just a short drive to Bluffton, Ohio provides shopping destinations that offer unique products and an opportunity to engage in ethically-conscious purchasing. Ten Thousand Villages, located on Main Street in Bluffton, was the first fair trade store in the United States. Since opening the original Bluffton store 70 years
A group of Findlay High School students recently performed at a self-organized musical evening entitled “A Classical Piano Concert” at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Findlay
When Rachel Walter was a little girl, she dreamed of adopting a child someday. Eventually, in travels for her former employer, the University of Findlay (UF), that desire was enhanced. On one visit to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic, a UF student showed Rachel a picture he had taken. The camera had captured Rachel
There is a virtual hill to climb in order to adopt internationally, and it is comprised of sheets and sheets of paper and months and months of waiting. Audrey Todd, 39, of McComb, describes international adoption as a “long rollercoaster.” While it can be exhausting, “it is exciting to know you have this child out
School doesn’t run just Monday through Friday for Japanese students in Findlay, as they also attend a special school on Saturdays! The Japanese Saturday school in Toledo, presents an important link between the students and Japan. Connection to home Established in 1990, the school is located at the Maumee Valley Country Day School in a
Findlay’s relationship with the Japanese city of Kawaguchi includes a high school student exchange program, where students can better learn about Japanese culture and language.