Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees recognizes 2017 scholarship winners

Bailey Boyer of NB is local recipient. Special ceremony held at the cooperative headquarters………………..

NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO – April 4, 2017 – On March 28, prior to its regular board meeting, the Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees recognized its 2017 scholarship winners in a special ceremony at the cooperative headquarters.

 

The first place winners are Haley Kieffer, Arcadia High School and Andrew Cheney, Arlington High School. Haley has narrowed her higher education choices down to The University of Tennessee and Auburn University. She plans to major in exploratory studies. Andrew is still undecided on his college of choice and he plans to major in chemical engineering. Both students will go on to compete at the statewide scholastic competition at Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives (OEC) in Columbus.

 

In second place is Cassandra Miller, Hardin Northern High School. Cassandra plans to attend The University of Findlay and major in pharmacy. The third place winner is Aaron Rode, McComb High School. Aaron plans to attend Trine University, majoring in chemical engineering. Chaise Pickens earned fourth place and attends Bowling Green High School and plans to major in biology. Fifth place winner is Dane Weickert, Findlay High School. Dane is still undecided on which college he is attending and will be majoring in sports business or marketing. The sixth place winner is Bailey Boyer, North Baltimore High School. Bailey will pursue her studies at The University of Findlay majoring in physical therapy.

From left, top row, Trustees Tom Kagy, David Corbin, Glenn Miller, Knut Lahrs, James Demler, Marlene Barker, William Kale, Tim Phillips, Tom Dierksheide, President and CEO George Walton and Trustee Ed Ingold, and; front row, scholarship and youth tour winners Samuel Stahl, Andrew Cheney, Cassandra Miller, Aaron Rode, Haley Kieffer, Dane Weickert, Chaise Pickens and Joseph Laborie. Not pictured: Bailey Boyer.

In addition, two high school students won a trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the co-op’s annual Youth Tour program and new this year, a scholarship of $500. Winners were Samuel Stahl, Arcadia High School, and Joseph Laborie, Elmwood High School.

 

Applications were screened by the scholarship committee for academic achievement including grade point average (GPA), ACT/SAT college test scores, presentation and the variety and quality of extracurricular and community activities.

 

Hancock-Wood operates on seven cooperative principles, including concern for community and education, training and information, which best support the rationale behind offering these younger member programs.

 

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative, established April 20, 1938, serves portions of Hancock, Wood, Allen, Erie, Hardin, Henry, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties and remains dedicated to its commitment to the communities it serves. For more information about Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative, visit www.hwe.coop or call 800-445-4840.

New Show at The Virginia Theater

The Virginia Theater in Downtown North Baltimore is starting another new movie run.

In 2D

SHOWING THROUGH APRIL 20, 2017

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. 

All seats only $5 (In 2 – D)!

SHOWTIMES:

Friday        7:00

Sat  1:00  |  4:00  |  7:00

Sun  1:00  |  4:00  |  7:00

Tues & Thurs    7:00

We hope to see you at the movies!

Thank you for your continued patronage and support!

www.VirginiaMotionPictures.com

($7 if in 3 D)!

 

SATURDAY – NB Community Easter Egg Hunt

The North Baltimore Eagles #2633 & Auxiliary are holding the Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt – weather might cooperate!

The North Baltimore Eagles #2633 & Auxiliary are holding the Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt – weather might cooperate!

The Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 8, at 1:00 pm (sharp), starting at Shelter House #1 at NB Village Park.

This event is RAIN or SHINE!

Parking is CLOSED IN the Park – Parking is allowed all around the football field to the west and the baseball fields to the north.

The Public is Invited to “A Celebration of His Resurrection – An Easter Community Hymn Sing”

On Palm Sunday, April 9, featuring the Elmwood Community Choir, hosted at St. Luke’s Lutheran, 215 N. Second St. in North Baltimore

The public is invited to “A Celebration of His Resurrection – An Easter Community Hymn Sing” on Palm Sunday, April 9. Soup and Sandwich will be served at 7:30 p.m. followed by the program at 8:30 p.m., hosted at St. Luke’s Lutheran, 215 N. Second St. in North Baltimore.

Participants are invited to give an offering for the ministries of NBACM including our “Community Food Pantry.”

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Mark Your Calendar – “Friends of the NB Library Spring Book Sale”

“Friends of the NB Library Spring Book Sale” will be held this month  in the Wolfe Community Room

Members only Pre-Sale – Wednesday, April 26 – 5-7:30 pm

Join the Friends or Renew your Membership for 2017 by April 26th to be entered in the THINK SPRING basket drawing!

Prizes not pictured:  $20 Marathon gas card donated by Emahiser Farms, 2 hot meals and a dozen cookies donated by Crossroads Café.  Thanks also to Mid-Wood for donating the garden supplies & “Friends” for completing the basket.  Membership applications available at the Main Desk of the library.

Thursday, April 27 – 9 am-7:30 pm

Friday, April 28 – 9 am-4:30 pm

Saturday, April 29 – 9 am-1:30 pm

Bag Sale All Day!

All proceeds from the sale are used to benefit projects at the NB Library.

Church News for Sunday, April 9, 2017

For Good Shepherd and Bairdstown United Methodist Churches…………..

Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist

Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist will celebrate Palm / Passion Sunday on April 9, with worship beginning at 10:15 a.m.

Rev. Susan Kronbach will preach from the story of Jesus’ last days, as shared in the gospel of Matthew.

Sunday School for youth and adults is held at 9:15 a.m.; Sunday School for the children is during worship, after the moments with the children.

Other activities at the church this week include choir practice each Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm, and our traditional Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Our worship schedule for Easter Sunday, April 16, includes the Sunrise Service by the Youth Fellowship at 8:00 a.m., followed by Easter breakfast at 9:00 and an Easter Egg hunt for the children.  Our traditional Service of Resurrection will follow at 10:15, including a musical celebration shared by the choir.  Please plan to join us!

Bairdstown United Methodist Church

The Bairdstown United Methodist Church will celebrate Palm / Passion Sunday on April 9 with worship beginning at 9:15 a.m.

Rev. Susan Kronbach will preach the story of Jesus’s last days from the gospel of Matthew.

Sunday School class is held immediately following worship, with our fellowship dinner at noon.  Please plan to join us as you are able!

 

WSWCD Fish Sale & Pond Clinic

The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a spring fingerling fish sale and pond clinic.

The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a spring fingerling fish sale and pond clinic.

The public is invited to attend the spring pond clinic at W. W. Knight Nature Preserve 29530 White Rd. Perrysburg, OH 43551.

Bill Cody, the “Pond Doctor,” and Craig Everett, OSU Extension will share general information on pond care and maintenance.  Bring your questions. They’ll have answers.

The pond clinic is free and open to the community. Please RSVP at wcswcd@woodswcd.com or call 419-354-5517. To ensure the correct amount of materials.

The deadline for ordering fish is Thursday, April 27th. Fish species offered include: Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Fathead Minnows, and White Amur.  Order forms are available on the website at www.woodswcd.com, by calling the district office or by stopping by the office at 1616 E Wooster Street (Greenwood Centre – The Courtyard) Bowling Green, OH.