Regional executives take part in panel discussion
FINDLAY — Several regional executives will take part in a panel discussion titled, “The Increasingly Important Role of Logistics in Organizational Success.” This panel will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium.
Admission is $10 per person and $5 for students. Breakfast will be included. To register, contact Cindy Lahey at [email protected] or call 419-434-5334.
Speakers will include Duke Acors, Hub Manager for CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc.; Chuck Bills, president and CEO for Ohio Logistics, Midwest Division; Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, CEO and president of Garner Transportation Group Inc.; Dr. George McAfee, head of commercial development for Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s marine Transportation Division; and Col. Gregg Biddle, commander of the Mission Support Group, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard. The panel will be moderated by College of Business Dean Dr. Kevin Renshler.
UNOH releases Dean’s list
LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio released its Dean’s list for the October session for students in the college of applied technologies. The following full-time students received a GPA of 3.5 or better:
Ada: Sanders, Jaromey Michael; Sessor, Adam Tyler; Wilson, Benjamin Mark.
Belle Center: Lough, Brandon Scott; Skidmore, Tyler W.
Bluffton: Spallinger, Andrew Charles
Botkins: Whitt, Kaitlin E.
Buckland: Winberry, Christopher Michael
Celina: Platfoot, Derek J.; Reier, Collin R.; Riley, Jensen P.; Snyder, Nicholas Aaron; Warner, Lucas S.
Cloverdale: Dunbar, Alan James
Coldwater: Coles, Avery Marshall; Klosterman, Ryan Matthew; Kunk, Jarren M.
Columbus Grove: Estill, Brendan Patrick; Plontz, Nicholas Christopher
Continental: Thomas, Page Matthew
Convoy: Watson, Michael Jay
Crestline: Reynolds, Spencer Allen
Cridersville: Hemenway, Joshua J.; Shehata, Samuel A.; Williams, Joseph David; Wood, Steven Matthew
Delphos: Althouse, Nathan William; Ball, Dakota Mark; Daley, Steven Andrew; Ginther, Mallery J.; Liddic, Jordan Russell; McManues, Cory B.
Elida: Campbell-Bowman, Wyatt Lee; Crandon, Richard D.
Findlay: Green, Jordan Bradley; Hill, Alex Daniel; Ingles, Brian Keith; Rampersaud, Andrew Rajendra; Sammet, Nicholas Robert.
Fort Jennings: Krietemeyer, Jason Daivd
Harrod: Hamilton, Alexander David; Powell, Christopher Robin
Layfayette: Baker, Nicholas A.
Lima: Andis, Trevor Austin; Austin, Alexandra Michelle; Babcock, Isaac Walsworth; Balliet, Kyle Chistopher; Bancroft, Adam John; Blain, Benjamin Austin; Blevins, Nathan Alexander; Boals, Bryce William; Borntraeger, Scott Thomas; Bott, Donald Dean III; Bowen, Skye Blake; Bowman, Christopher Alan; Bowman, Eric Matthew; Canfield, Nathaniel Vilroy; Cantrell, James Robert; Capotosto, Jacob T.; Chambers, Michael S.; Champenoy, Timothy W.; Cope, Tanner Joseph; Cornett, Zack Conner; Correa, Ariel; Dahlstrom, Patrik Anders; Delmonaco, Angelina Elizabeth; Diaby, Mohamed Kalifa; Dickel, Erik Edward; Dubiel, Alexander John; Fedak, Craig A; Fritz, Scott V.; Garrison, Donald Mark; Gillhespy, Matthew James; Greene, Christopher R.; Grimm, Matthew Thomas; Grimmett, Thomas Nathanael; Hall, Aaron Tyler; Hatfield, Austin Michael; Hittle, Garrett Andrew; Hooser, Brian Keith; Hubbard, Michael Allen; Ice, Trevor Levi; Isovic, Allen Anthony; Jipson, Ian Michael; Jones, Joseph Ray; Jonkman, Benjamin Isaac; Kaszubski, Anthony Charles; Kelley, Christopher N.; Kennedy, Brandon Lee; Kerley, Branden Paul; Key, Joshua Michael; Kindy, Isaac James; King, Joseph Charles; Klein, Shaun K; Knotts, Caleb Lewis; Laisure, Richard Martin; Lance, Joshua Byron; Lang, Jonathan David; Lawler, Nathaniel Farr; Lechleitner, Nathaniel Michael; Little, Brendan A; Lovin, Jacob Z.; Maharaj, Krishna Hari; Malone, Teague O’Brien; Mann, Randall Joseph; McEndree, Chase R.; McGarry, Kenneth Daniel; McKeand, Corey Dean; Mirzai, Abdul Milad; Mittleider, Logan Ray; Muha, Kyle H.; Murphy, Maccoy Logan; Mustee, Austin James; Nelson, Samuel Colt Shooter; Newhouse, Dyllon Shane; Notestine, Cole Jared; Osorio Lazaro, Yenifer Yanira; Payne, Larry William Jr.; Perkins, Christian Dewayne; Perry, Hope Nicole; Peterson, Jared Steven; Pugh, Lauren Ann; Randall, Nathaniel Lee; Reuille, Zachary Patrick; Roberts, Tyler Dillon; Rodriguez, Joseph Alexander; Russell, Eli Aaron; Schumacher, Jordan Tyler; Sears, Jayson Frederick; Sell, Kyle Richard; Siwecki, Christopher Lee; Sloss, Jordan A; Smith, Peter A.; Snodgrass, Kyle Jeffrey; St. Paul, Matthew Joseph Stephen; Stafford, Jacob Douglas; Stahl, James Wesley; Tarrant, Morgan Vance; Turland, James Eric; Valentic, Thomas William; Warner, Kyle Matthew; Watson, James Everett; Westendorp, Mitchell Thomas; Wilhelm, Christopher; Wisniewski, Daniel Anthony; Wright, Nathaniel Thomas
Minster: Haney, Mason Lee
New Knoxville: Leugers, Owen J.
Ottawa: Doll, Aaron M; Velasquez, Rick; Wagner, Logan Scott
Pandora: Moore, Joshua Daniel
Rockford: Hamrick, Peyton Blaid; Nidiffer, Carrie Leanne
Saint Henry: Gruss, Nathan Michael
Saint Marys: Whitman, Edward A
Spencerville: Bockey, Zachary Douglas
Van Wert: Larsen, Dallin Jay; Lehman, Derrick Ian
Wapakoneta: Armentrout, Ronald Lewis Jr.; Copeland, Trevor Dean; Martens, John Wayne; Newman, Keith Zachiariah.
Rhodes State student receives scholarship
LIMA — Jennifer Anders was presented with a check for $1,700 by the local chapter of P.E.O. International.
Anders is a student at Rhodes State College working to finish her degree in physical therapy. She also works full time and is a full-time single mom.
P.E.O. is a women’s organization dedicated to provide educational opportunities for girls and women through various loans and grants.
Earlier this year Moriah Henry received the P.E.O. Ohio scholarship. She is a 2016 graduate of Lima Senior High School and attends the University of Cincinnati school of engineering.
University of Findlay hosting Susie’s Coats giveaway
FINDLAY — Susie’s Coats, a Toledo clothing giveaway for the needy that is organized by Susan Perry, a University of Findlay faculty member, will distribute items Saturday at the Cherry Street Mission’s Life Revitalization Center, 1501 Monroe St. Doors will open at 10 a.m.
The giveaway helps to meet the needs of underprivileged people with new and gently used coats, scarves and gloves. Susie’s Coats also donates items to homeless shelters. As a United Way 211 provider, the charity also is serving Lucas, Sandusky, Wood and Hancock counties with apparel.
Last year more than 3,000 items were donated.
Defiance College hosts Christmas Carnival
DEFIANCE — Defiance College is hosting a Christmas Carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Hive in Hubbard Hall. This carnival will benefit the college’s dance marathon project in support of the Toledo Children’s Miracle Network.
Defiance College has hosted the dance marathon on campus since 2007. This winter the dance marathon will feature carnival activities and meeting Miracle families. Santa will be present to visit with children.
Admission to the event is free. Cost to play games will range from a penny to a quarter.
All money received at the Christmas Carnival will go to funding the spring Buzzathon, which has a goal of raising $3,000 for the Toledo Children’s Miracle Network.
University of Findlay hosts Toys for Tots drive
FINDLAY — The University of Findlay is hosting its 12th annual Toys for Tots drive. The drive will culminate with a free, public Christmas party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Alumni Memorial Union’s fireside lounge. Guests will have the opportunity to meet, greet and thank U.S. Marine Corps members for their service; meet Santa’s helper; and enjoy Christmas music and snacks.
The university’s goal is to collect 250 toys on campus for needy Hancock County children. The donations will assist the U.S. Marines with providing four toys for each eligible child. The Marine Corps works in conjunction with the Salvation Army and Chopin Hall.
Cash donations will go toward the purchase of toys in an age category that may have a need that has not been met by toy donations. The Marines will then shop for toys to help make children’s dreams come true. Cash donations will be accepted in the Office of Student Activities.
Bluffton University announce Messiah soloists
BLUFFTON — Bluffton University has announced the soloists for the 121st performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” at 4 p.m. Sunday in Founders Hall. Soloists are Leah Crane, Mitzi Westra, Joseph Purifoy and Mark Gilgallon.
ONU presents concerts
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents “Gaudete: The It’s Not Quite Christmas Yet” concert performed by the ONU Wind and Symphony orchestras at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10.
Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for seniors, $5 for students and $10 for ONU faculty and staff.
The ONU University Singers and Chamber Singers will present their holiday concert, “Before the Marvel of this Night,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Ada First United Methodist Church. The event is free and open to the public.
OSU Lima accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame
LIMA — Nominations are now being taken for the Ohio State Lima Alumni Hall of Fame. Deadline for nominations is Dec. 31.
The Board of the Ohio State University at Lima developed the Hall of Fame to annually honor persons who have completed the following requirements:
•Nominees need to have spent a minimum of one academic quarter or semester successfully enrolled at Ohio State-Lima and subsequently have earned a degree from the University.
•Nominees must have graduated from The Ohio State University at least 20 years before the nomination.
•Nominees must be an advocate for the University and regarded as a community leader with a sustained professional recognition and/or involvement in community activity.
•Nominees must be regarded as persons of excellent character.
Nominations can be made online at http://j.mp/1JYiTrX. A complete nomination will include a completed nominations form, a letter of support which explains the nominee’s qualifications, and a resume of the nominee.