Community Bulletin Board




  The Lake Area Arts Group will welcome book illustrator Mary Coons at
  their monthly "Meet the Artist" reception, Friday, September 21st, 6-8
  pm,at Highmarks Restaurant in Celina. The artist will be featuring her
  latest book " The Art of Noticing" and sharing insight into her
  creative process and where to look for inspiring ideas for
  illustration. The general public and students who are attending Coon's
  Saturday workshop are invited to attend.


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Joint Township District Memorial Hospital will be hosting Senior Supper Hour on Thursday, September 27.  The program will be held in the Meyer Room on the grounds of Otterbein St. Marys, 11230 St. Rt. 364.   Parking is on the South side of the facility.

Dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the program will follow at 5:45 p.m. This month’s program is by Marlen Yost on the history of Camp St. Marys and Otterbein St. Marys.  A nominal fee of $7.00 will be charged for dinner.

A Free Blood Pressure Clinic from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. will precede dinner.  For more information about our Senior Supper Hour program, please contact Jenni Miller at 419-394-6132.






Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

The Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet Sunday, October 7th at 2:00 pm at the Richardson Bretz Building 119 West Fulton St., Celina.

Speaker will be author, David Kimmel. “Outrage in Ohio: A Rural Murder, Lynching, and Mystery”.

David Kimmel is a professor of English at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. He is also a descendant of one of the suspects in the Mary Secaur murder which took place in Mercer County, Ohio in 1872.


As always, the meetings are open to the public. We would love to have you join us. Refreshment served.


10-15 All of Us book signing & program









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