The Celina Insurance Group Community Bulletin Board


Mercer County



Rockford – Trick or Treat Saturday, October 28th, 6pm to 7:30pm
8pm Judging and Treats provided at Rockford Fire Department

Mendon Branch Library

Attention everyone its time to get ready for Halloween and we can help. Here at the Mendon Branch Library we are firing up the the idea cauldron and inviting everyone to the Mask Making and Pumpkin Painting Program Wednesday October 18 from 4 to 5:00 pm. Everything you need ( free pumpkins, paint, paper etc.)will be provided. The program will be held at the Annex beside the library. We are looking forward to seeing all you trick or treater’s for a howlin good time.

We will be providing light snacks as well.



(Celina, OH) – The Mercer County District Library in Celina will be hosting a Halloween Lock-in on Friday, October, 20,2017 at 8 pm. This event is open for grades 5-12. Registration for the Lock-in is required. For more information, please call the Mercer County District Library at 419-586-4442.

Auglaize County

St. Marys – Trick or Treat will be on Thursday, October 26, from 6-7:30 PM. Also, the St. Marys Rotary Halloween Parade will be held on Tuesday, October 24, starting at 6 PM. Arrival time is 5:15 PM in the Chestnut Street parking lot.


Lake Area Arts Group will honor Sherry Saddler Chandler

The Lake Area Arts Group will honor Sherry Saddler Chandler on Friday, the 20th of October.The public may wish to dine at CJ Highmarks on their own in the conference at 6 p.m. and meet Sherry. At 7 p.m. Sherry will talk about her clay creations and the inspirations behind them. Interested people may wish to just come and are welcome to listen to this fine talk. On the following Saturday morning at ten, selected area youth will participate in a clay workshop led by Sherry to be held at the Celina High School for an hour and a half.



This event to help raise funds for the Mercer County Cancer Society and specifically Scarlett Unrast, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 bone cancer. She is a 22 month young girl from Coldwater.

Plus, selling raffle tickets (2 club seats) to the Browns-Bengals game in Cincinnati on November 26. $15 ea or 3 for $40. Part of proceeds also go to MCCS and Scarlett Unrast. Drawing at the festival, need not be present to win.





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Kiwanis member Amy Broering placing a collection box at the Mercer County District Library.

The Kiwanis Club of Celina and Our Home Family Resource Center are co-sponsoring the Winter Warmth Day on October 21. Kiwanis members have placed collection boxes at many area locations.






















Ohio Law prohibits signs on trees and poles.

(9-29-17) Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart has issued a reminder that the Ohio Revised Code prohibits the erection of signs or affixing signs, posters or advertisement to any tree or utility pole within the right-of-way of any public highway.

Campaign Yard Signs at a Polling Place

Political candidates, campaign workers and supporters of issues appearing on the ballot are reminded that these signs are subject to removal.


(Celina, OH) – The Mercer County District Library in Celina will be hosting a Trivia Night at Brew Nation (110 S Main St, Celina, OH) on Tuesday, October 24 at 7 pm. Registration for the Trivia Night will begin at 6 pm in Brew Nation. Trivia questions will begin at 7 pm. Groups and singles are encouraged to participate. For more information, please call the Mercer County District Library at 419-586-4442.

FREE Book Club for adults with disabilities

MRSI Adult Day Service is offering a FREE Book Club for adults with disabilities. This program is designed to create and improve literacy skills, as well as social skills, generate new friendships, and new experiences! The group currently meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm-7pm. We will be meeting at various locations including, coffee shops, libraries, parks, and more. If you would like to join us for the incredible opportunity please contact Monica Drewes at 419-586-4709, or email

4-H Clubs Seeking New Members

4-H offers you and your family countless opportunities to grow and
learn together. 4-H members are youth who are currently in third grade
and are at least 8 years of age. These youth become members of a traditional
club. There are 28 clubs scattered throughout the county. Each club establishes its own meeting schedule and activities. Clubs typically meet once per month.

4-H members are offered fun and educational experiences. Many members anticipate attending 4-H camp in the summer. Workshops are hosted for members to learn more about their 4-H projects. Everyone enjoys showing off their finished 4-H work at the annual Junior Fair.

Children ages 5-8 and currently in grades kindergarten, first or second may participate in an activity-based monthly club program entitled Cloverbud 4-H. Members enjoy an fun event at each club meeting and may also choose to attend cloverbud day camp in the summer, cloverbud show and tell, and join the fun at the modeling revue held annually at the fair.

To learn more about joining a club, visit our web site at or phone the Mercer County Extension Office at 419-586-2179.

Join Mercer County 4-H!

Join Mercer County 4-H! Clubs may be found throughout the county and generally
meet once each month. Club members practice leadership and public speaking skills
and can learn about a project of their choice.

A member need only to be the correct age to be eligible to join a club. youth do NOT have to live on a farm or show and raise an animal to participate in 4-H.

Youth should currently be at least 8 years old or older and at least in 3rd grade to join a traditional club program. Children in grades K-2 may join Cloverbud 4-H. Youth remain eligible through age 19.

For more information, contact the Extension Office at 419-586-2179 or visit our web
page at