April 25: Adams Township American Legion Post 553 at 206 South Byrne Road is hosting a chicken dinner from 5-7 pm. The dinner includes mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, dessert, tea, coffee or iced tea. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 8 and under. Proceeds help support the Auxiliary poppy program, which is the oldest and most widely recognized program. The poppies are all hand-made by hospitalized veterans. Contact Mary Beth Parker at 419.385.6531 for more information on the event.
April 26: 3rd Annual Blessing of the Bikes at the American Legion Post 279 at 279 Veteran Avenue in Elmore. Coffee and donuts will be served starting at 10:30 am with the blessing of the bikes at 11 am followed by a ride to Margaritaville for those that are interested. Rain date will be May 3. For more information, contact Kris Henninger at 419.726.6845 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 27: Upper Sandusky FFA is having their 27th Annual Farm Toy show at the high school from 9 am to 2:30 pm. There will be 100 tables full of farm and construction toys, Nascar and other related memorabilia. Admission is $2 and children under 12 are free. A special BBQ dinner is also available to eat in or drive thru carry out and will be available from 11 am-1:30 pm. BBQ chicken dinner or a two pork chop dinner is $8. For information on the event call the Upper Sandusky FFA at 419.294.2308 EXT. 115 or call John Lawyer at 419.210.6781.
April 30: Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s first flight of the season. Other flights will be on May 21, June 18 and September 24. We anticipate that all World War II veterans and all Korean War veterans (those who are currently on our wait list) will have the opportunity to be on one of these four flights.
2014 will be Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s last flying season. At the
end of the 2014 flying season, Honor Flight Northwest Ohio will cease
operations. Veterans who are not currently on Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s wait list should consider the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight hub: email@example.com http://www.midmichiganhonorflight.com/applications-1 All of us at Honor Flight Northwest Ohio want to say “THANK YOU” (from
the bottom of our hearts) for all of your support over the past seven
years — support for our military veterans and support for our organization
May 10: The Arms Forces presents “Dancing with the Military Stars” at the Grand Aire Terminal at the Toledo Express Airport. Tickets are $75 for the buffet and entertainment or $25/$30 at the door, for the entertainment portion only. Doors open at 5:30 with the buffet starting at 6:00. Local veterans will be honored, celebrity and professional dance performances, live music and dancing and also live and silent auctions. For more information go to DancingWithTheMilitaryStars.com or direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
May 18: Danbury Township Board of Trustees is sponsoring the “Who’s the Top Dog” dog show at the bark until dark off-leash dog park 310 S. Bridge Road next to Bayside Comfort. Registration and lunch is from 11:45 until 12:45 with judging starting promptly at 1:00 pm. Entry fee is $10 per dog and will be donated to the Humane Society of Ottawa County. For more information and rules of the dog park, go to www.danburytownship.com or call Dianne Rozak at 419.798.4071
May 18: Sandy’s Sunday Matinee Benefit to help Sandy Fleig with medical bills as she battles ovarian cancer. Come out to the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St, Maumee featuring the just released Disney Movie: Frozen. Doors open at 9:30 am and movie begins at 10:30 am. To purchase your tickets in advance and guarantee yourself a seat, contact Karen Kiefer, 419-320-2060, or stop by Definitions of Design, 467 W Dussel Dr, Maumee OH 419-891-0188, where Sandy’s co-workers will be happy to assist you. Ticket prices: Adults $10, Kids 12 and under $5. T-shirts, paracord bracelets, raffle tickets for some great prizes and refreshments will be available for purchase. Unable to attend but still want to help knock out the medical bills? contact: Karen Kiefer, 419~320~2060, email@example.com or Shirley Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for donation details.
May 31: The 2014 Children’s Miracle Network Hosptials Telethon benefitting Mercy Children’s Hospital airs. We are proud to present seven new miracle stories from children that have been treated at Mercy Children’s. This year, we have a few new elements to the show, but you will have to watch to find out what they are!! The broadcast will be Saturday, May 31 from 7-11pm and Sunday, June 1 from 8-11:30am. On WTOL News 11.
June 14: The Cooley Canal Yacht Club will be having a Motorcycle Poker Run To Benefit G.O.A.L Autism School of Lucas County located at 12235 W Bono Road which is straight up Route 2 on the Bono S Curve. Registration starts at 9:30 am First Bike out at 11:00. Stops at Lagoon Saloon and Country Keg then Back to CCYC for Area 51 band at 2:00, 50/50 raffles, raffle giveaways. $15.00 per person (which includes $5.00 in chips for food or drink) Breakfast/Bloody Mary Bar 8:00 am -10:30. CCYC Regatta all weekend with the bands Bush League and Big Ticket. Come support a great cause and a great ride out by the lake. For more information, contact Gayle Millinger at 419.707.1070 or at email@example.com
June 21: Run for the Meadows 5K at 28410 Oak Street in Millbury to benefit Vail Meadows as they continue to rebuild after the fire last year. Registration opens at 8:30 and the race begins at 10 am. For more information on the 5K, contact Byron Swartz at 419.508.6914 or by email at Byron_Swartz@yahoo.com