Community Bulletin Board


Celina Primary School  Kindergarten Screening

Celina Primary School will open their registration for Kindergarten Screening on Monday, March 11. You can sign your child up for Kindergarten Screening at or call the office at 419-586-8300 ext. 2500. Kindergarten Screening will be held April 15 – April 18 at Celina Primary School.







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Blood Screening Event – March 16 & 30

The New Bremen/New Knoxville Rotary Club will be hosting their 30th annual Blood Testing Clinics on March 16 & 30. The blood draw and testing is conducted by Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. Lab reports are mailed directly to the participant.

The blood screening clinic is being held from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM at the following locations:

  • March 16 – New Knoxville School Multipurpose Room
  • March 30 – New Bremen High School Commons

FREE refreshments and blood pressure screenings will be available. The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office will be onsite to take your expired; no long used medications as part of the drug take back program.

A variety of blood tests will be available at nominal fees as follows:

  • $40.00 – Chemistry Health Panel includes: Lipid, CBC, Glucose, Electrolytes, Iron, Cholesterol – over 30 tests total.  (12 hour fast required for the CHP test)
  • $40.00 – PSA Screening (Males Only)
  • $45.00 – Thyroid Screening- Ultrasensitive- TSH & Free T4
  • $25.00 – C-Reactive Protein – (Cardiovascular indicator)
  • $25.00 – Hgb A1C – Indicates average amount of blood glucose
  • $30.00 – Vitamin D- essential for strong bones

No pre-registration is required.

For more information on this event, contact Jenni Miller, Community Outreach Coordinator at 419-394-6132 or


All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

Coldwater Kiwanis is sponsoring their annual All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Sunday March 31, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Breakfast will be served at Coldwater High School.  Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member or by contacting Steve Steinbrunner at  Cost is $6.00 per person.  Children 6 and under eat free.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Proceeds from this event benefit local youth and community service programs.


Understanding Advance Directives and Veteran Benefits Presented at Hospital

Join Grand Lake Health System for a discussion on Advance Directives presented by Grand Lake Health System’s Patient Experience Coordinator.  This will be a general discussion and understanding of Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, and Living Wills.  Forms will not be completed during this event, but appointments can be made to have further discussion and assistance.

Rob Wiss and Eric Pugh, from the Auglaize County Veteran’s office, will also be in attendance to overview Veteran Benefits.  This will be a general discussion, information and questions of Veteran Benefits.

This event is open to anyone in the community that has questions regarding themselves or family members.  Sessions will be held on Tuesday, April 2  at 11:00 a.m. or  at 6:00 p.m. at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.  Seating is limited, please RSVP to 419-394-3387 ext. 2808 for more information.


The Mercer County Ohio Genealogical Society will meet Sunday, April 7th at 2:00 pm at the Richardson-Bretz Building, 119 West Fulton St. Celina, OH.  Our guest speaker will be Susan Talbot-Stanaway.  World War 1 Posters: For the Hearts and Minds of Ordinary People. Focusing on World War I posters and their importance in national history. She is the retired Director of the Zanesville Museum of Art. She is an art historian, concentrating on American Art, and has curated over 500 exhibitions. The meeting is open and the public is welcome to attend. Refreshments served.








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