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Shared Harvest Food Distributions return to Darke County  

ANSONIA, OH — Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, Ansonia Local Schools, and Darke County United Way, return to Darke County with their “drive-thru” food distribution at Ansonia Local Schools, Wednesday, July 27th from 4:00-6:00 PM.  We ask participants to line up after 3:30 p.m. 

Shared Harvest is preparing boxes to be distributed to Darke County residents for this hands-free food distribution. A family receiving food will need to bring photo id and a piece of mail and will provide verbal self-attestation for income (household eligibility guidelines are listed below). 

All Darke County residents in need of food assistance are welcome to attend this event and receive food. Anyone picking up food should drive to the distribution site during the appropriate hours.  We ask, people receiving food need to stay in their vehicles for the registration process and place their car in “Park” while their food is being loaded.  With the addition of onsite registration, lines will take a little bit longer.  Please be patient as we work to get everyone the food they need. 

The event is hosted by Ohio State Extension, Darke County, United Way of Darke County, and Ansonia Local Schools. If you have any questions, please reach out to Dr. Roseanne Scammahorn at 937-548-5215 or

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 MARIA STEIN, Ohio (June 20, 2022) – Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Shrine Art Show & Sale, June 25 – July 8, 2022! For those who plan to visit the show, over 80 pieces will also be displayed on the 3rd floor in the Upper Room. See thought-provoking works of art from talented artists, including many available for purchase (a portion of these sales go directly to support the Shrine). While you’re there, cast your vote for your favorite piece for the People’s Choice Award.

Onsite show hours are Friday & Saturday 9:30am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm and Monday – Thursday 9:30am-6pm. The Shrine is CLOSED July 3 & 4, 2022. For more information regarding the art, awards, show judge or sponsors, visit or call Diana Russell at 419-925-4532.

The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics provides faith nourishment and spiritual renewal through opportunities for prayer and pilgrimage and inspiration from the lives of the saints. People from around the world visit the shrine to explore and enjoy this environment rich in holiness and history. The Shrine is located at 2291 St. John’s Rd. in Maria Stein. For more event information, visit


Summer Reading 2022 in house programs at the Mendon library.

                           “Oceans of Possibilities”

Come join us for a fun packed summer at the Library!

Our program runs from June 1st thru July 20th.

Readers of all ages will explore ocean life this summer. Activities include special programs, physical challenges, art projects, crafts, games and more.

The Program is open to everyone preschool through adult. Activities are on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00-4:00 pm.

Program registrations started May 21st online at the website – So get registered and you can start logging minutes June 1st.

Participants can enter for exciting prizes by receiving tickets for minutes read.

We have Pre-School Story Time every Thursday 10-10:30 year round.

For more information, call the Mendon Library at 419-795-6472 or stop by and pick up more information.

All programs are free of charge.

Joint Township District Memorial Hospital is pleased to once again offer our Babysitting 101 training course.

The purpose of the program is to prepare sitters for the physical, psychological, and emotional needs of the children they are caring for. Some topics that are covered include safety, emergency care, child development and behavior/discipline. The class will be instructed by trained hospital personnel.

The focus of the program is on 5th, 6th and 7th grade sitters, but other interested individuals are welcome to attend. The next classes will be on Tuesdays, July 19th and 26th. Class times will be from 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. and will be held at the Grand Lake Medical Office Building (Suite D Entrance) at 1140 S. Knoxville Ave, St Marys. Pre-registration is required and the cost is $15 per participant which includes workbook. A light healthy snack and beverage will be

Class size is limited to 18 registrants.

For more information contact Community Outreach at 419-394-6132.


Save the Date!

As we are all looking forward to warm and sunny days ahead, be sure to mark your calendars for EverHeart Hospice’s 27th Annual Memorial Golf Outing!

This year EverHeart will be hosting their outing on Friday, July 22nd, at Stillwater Valley Golf Club in Versailles, OH.

With a great opportunity to enjoy a day filled with food, fun, and golf, all while giving back to a great organization, there’s a good reason why teams fill up each year! All proceeds benefit EverHeart Hospice’s patients and families as they continue serving their mission of providing compassionate Hospice and Palliative Care.

Reserve your team early to ensure you will have a spot! Sponsorship packages are also available for businesses and organizations interested in supporting the event. For more information, contact Erica Wood, Business Development Specialist with EverHeart, at or 800-417-7535 option 6. You may also register a team or sponsorship directly on their website at