January 2017
Rotary Excellence in Teaching
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Bellefontaine Rotary Club Accepting Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

 Area residents are invited to nominate their favorite teacher for Bellefontaine Rotary Club’s 2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award.  Any state certified pre-K through 12 teacher, who is employed by an accredited school in Logan County, Ohio and is not a past recipient of the award is eligible for nomination for one of the three annual awards.  A list of past recipients is included in the on-line survey and on the nomination form.  Students, parents, colleagues, administrators or the general public may nominate teachers.  

 Online nominations may be submitted by using the following link:    surveymonkey.com/r/3GCWSJP 

 The link is also available on the Bellefontaine Rotary Club’s Facebook page. 

 Nomination forms are available at The Bellefontaine Examiner and WPKO/WBLL offices.

 Deadline for submitting nominations is Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 

 Winners will be announced at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club’s 24th annual Excellence in Teaching awards luncheon at the Logan County Friendly Senior Center in April. 

Griefshare
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

West Liberty United Methodist Church is offering Grief Support through a program called GriefShare.

 GriefShare is a 13 week seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild life after losing a loved one--offering help, encouragement and hope.

 Two session times are being offered ---Mondays at 10 A.M. February 6, 2017-May 1, 2017, OR Tuesdays at 6:30 P.M. February 7, 2017-May 2, 2017.  There is a $5 registration fee.

 This support group will be meeting at the West Liberty United Methodist Church at 202 W. Newell St. in West Liberty.   Please call 937-441-3592 for information.

 

Rushsylvania Lions Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The Rushsylvania Lions Club will hold a Pancake & Sausage Breakfast fundraiser on Sat., Jan. 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lions meeting room across from the post office in Rushsylvania.  The cost is by donation and includes pancakes, locally raised whole hog sausage, orange juice and coffee or milk.  Proceeds to community service projects.

For more information:
Louise Norris
(937) 935-1746
Winter Wonderland Storytime
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Experience Winter Wonderland Storytime at the Knowlton Library on Wednesdays beginning January 18 with Little Ones (ages 0-3) at 9:30 am and Pre-school (ages 3-6) at 10 am and Wee Workouts (all ages) at 10:30 am.

Storytime also offered at 11 am on Fridays will be offered at the West Liberty branch 

For more information:
Ariel Harris
(937) 599-4189
Little Sparks-Goo Calendar
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ohio State University Extension, Hardin County, shares the Little Sparks-Goo Crew calendar. Little Sparks-Goo Crew is for Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers, Family Friends, AND the Children (birth to Pre-K) that they love.

Little Sparks-Goo Crew is designed to offer adults and the young children in their lives a variety of activities to encourage social-emotional, cognitive, physical, and language development.  Goo Crew encourages intergenerational learning and a place for adults to learn more about child development.

Little Sparks-Goo Crew meets the First and Third Wednesday’s  from 10-11 a.m. at the OSU Extension SPARK Lab, 1021 W. Lima St., Suite 103, Kenton, OH

Little Sparks-Goo Crew is free of charge, unless noted for special activities.

January 4, 2017                 Let’s Move Our Bodies

January 18, 2017               Let’s Learn About Polar Animals

February 1, 2017               Let’s Learn About Hibernation

February 15, 2017            Let’s Learn About Friendship

March 1, 2017                    Let’s Count!

March 15, 2017                  You Can Be An Artist!

April 5, 2017                        Baby Animals

April 19, 2017                     We are the Same! We are Different!

May 3, 2017                        Spring Celebration

May 17, 2017                      Goo Crew Day at the Columbus Zoo**

**Parent-Led Activity with Scavenger Hunt provided by Extension Office. Transportation, Admission fees and lunch costs will be the responsibility of each family/participant.

 

Programing is provided by Jami Dellifield, OSU Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences.  For more information contact her at 419-674-2297 or dellifield.2@osu.edu.

 

 

AlerStallings Estate Planning & Asset Protection Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Informative workshop on how proactive planning can minimize future long-term care costs and how to avoid probate and all its fees and costs.

Please register by calling (855) 241-9076 or go to www.alerstallings.com/events

Space is limited.

For more information:
Lindy Hazel
(937) 404-5432
AlerStallings Estate Planning & Asset Protection Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Informative workshop on how proactive planning can minimize future long-term care costs and how to avoid probate and all its fees and costs.

Please register by calling (855) 241-9076 or go to www.alerstallings.com/events

Space is limited.

For more information:
Lindy Hazel
(937) 404-5432
County Spelling Bee
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Top two spellers from each of the Logan County and Bellefontaine City school districts will meet to complete in spelling Bee.  Students in eligible grade 1st-8th grade school building will compete at their local building and then the top two wil lmove on to County Bee.

For more information:
Karen Sorreles
(937) 599-5195