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Findlay Receives Grant to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The city of Findlay received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for the prevention of childhood obesity by getting local kids active. It will be used to increase access to physical activity for children om Findlay and expanding the existing Keep Active, Keep Healthy program throughout the

Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau Offers Local Grants

The Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering grant programs in 2019 to support local events. Current programs include The Community Connect Program and Co Op Advertising Grant. The Community Connect Program: No matching funds necessary, up to $500. Special consideration will be given to rural events taking place outside of the City of

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

ReStore Opens at New Location

Convenient access and improved lighting are a few perks of Habitat for Humanity of Findlay/Hancock County’s new ReStore location at 1200 Commerce Parkway. “We’re calling it a home of our own,” said Wendy McCormick, Habitat for Humanity’s executive director. “It’s been a big blessing.” Previously, located in a rented retail space on Tiffin Avenue, Habitat

Law Enforcement and Schools Connected by Website

Our local law enforcement can now let schools know when children have had a traumatic experience at home. Using a new website (hancockhandlewithcare.org), local law enforcement officers can let schools know when children have had a traumatic experience at home. Findlay police officers and Hancock County sheriff’s deputies can submit a brief report, which can

A Few of Our Favorite Things: April 2019

Ten Thousand Villages Shop for treasures and a cause. Ten Thousand Villages in Bluffton was the first fair trade store to open in the U.S. Every item is handcrafted in another country by makers who earn a fair, living wage and have safe working conditions. We love the shop’s collection of brass jewelry created by