Troop 315 July 2018 Newsletter

Troop 315 July Newsletter
 
It was an amazing year at Camp Frontier.  Noah Pelton worked on staff,  Kyle and Aiden arrived Friday night,  Levi and the troop took 3rd place in camp wide games.  We started out with upper 90’s on Sunday and Monday and ended with showers and thunderstorms on Friday and Sat.  Camp is always the highlight of our year and , yes! We are going Camp Berry in July. 
 July 1 – 7  Summer Camp at Camp Berry
You will not need your mess kits, but do make sure you have a water bottle for camp to stay hydrated.  swim trunks. sunscreen, bug spray,  shower supplies, clothes for 7 days, sleeping bag, pillow,  Scout handbook.  We will leave at 12:00pm Sunday,  Wear class A shirt.  Yes it’s gonna be hot.  Please eat lunch prior to arriving.  We will have supper around 5:45pm
 
August 18   Eagle Ceremony for Damon Dotson
 
The date has changed due to Dotson’s needing more planning time.  Please make sure you attend his Eagle Ceremony.  Location.  American Legion,  Time 2:00pm  Saturday Aug 18.  Full Class A uniform.  Damon will select color guard and honor guard
 
July 15  Troop Elections
 
With Damon moving his Ceremony,  We will resume our meetings on the 15th. with troop elections.  Boy Led Troop allows the boys to vote on who will  be SPL, ASPL, PL, APL, and other offices.  This will take 2 meetings
 
July 28  Good Ole Summertime Food Booth
 
I ask that all scouts and one adult from each family sign up for the following times during the Good Ol’ Summertime.  The food booth will be located in from of the Fire station and we are cooking burgers and Hot dogs plus doing custodial during the day.  We will need 4 scouts per 2 hour shift along with a parents to help cook and tender money with scouts.  Shifts are
 
10:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 2:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm
4:00pm – 6:00pm
6:00pm – 8:00pm
8:00pm – 10:00pm
10:00 teardown and trash cleanup
 
Please email me with your shift.  I will update and close shift after 4 scouts fill the time slot. 
 
Mansfield Reformatory, August 10 – 12
 
A lot of interest is in this event.  Cost is $10.00.  We will leave Friday at 6:00pm and camp at a nearby farm.  Friends of Crossroads Café owner Steve is offering  a woods to camp at  .  We will tour the prison and also earn the Crime prevention merit badge, taught by James Bowling. 
 
Summer Calander
 
There are 2 parking lot dutties but don’t have times yet for those.  
 
July 28 GOST Fundraiser
 
August  5 Family Picnic and Awards/ Merit Badges
 
August 10 – 12  Mansfield Reformatory Camp

August 18  Damon Dotson Eagle Ceremony
 
August 20  Open house Scout booth at Powell 5-7pm
 
September 28-30  Luckey Fest Fundraiser
 
October 5 – 7  Camperall at PSR
 
Shawn Benjamin
nbtroop315@aol.com

St. John’s and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church News

Pastor Ralph Mineo will share a message “We Live by the Spirit” …..

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore

Sunday, July 1, Pastor Ralph Mineo will share a message “We Live by the Spirit” based on 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in North Baltimore at 10:15 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:00 a.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, McComb

Sunday, July 1, Pastor Ralph Mineo will share a message “We Live by the Spirit” based on 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in McComb at 8:00 a.m. A joint adult Sunday School class with the McComb United Methodist Church begins at 9:15 a.m.

NB July Brush Pick-Up is Monday (7/2)

Remember the brush should not be larger than 6” in diameter.

Don’t forget Monday, July 2 (First Monday of Month) is the monthly “Brush Pick Up” date for trimmed brush from a North Baltimore resident’s property only.

Remember the brush should not be larger than 6” in diameter.

Piles should be neatly stacked, with cut ends curbside, with no lawn waste, poison ivy, or thorns, and need to be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m.

Please remember the Village will only pick up piles that measure a maximum of 6×6 feet. Larger piles should be referred to a contractor.

Contact the village with questions – 419.257.2394.

Visit:  Village Website

 

Cool Summertime Kitchen Hacks

Keep your house and your kitchen cooler by using a slow cooker instead of heating up the oven. You could even plug it in outside if you have power available…….

(Family Features) Summer is a time for relaxing, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Yet for some, the warmer months can be hectic and busy, and often go by too quickly.

When the little ones have soccer practice and the adults need some alone time by the pool, there isn’t always time to prepare a home-cooked meal or toil away in the kitchen. Ideal summertime meals, snacks and drinks should be refreshing, light, delicious and of course, easy on time and your budget.

Try these fresh summertime kitchen hacks and enjoy more time outdoors with friends and family, and less time sweating in the kitchen.

Ice Pop Paradise: For an easy dessert, try making homemade ice pops. Puree your favorite fruit with honey then add it to an ice pop mold. Add Greek yogurt and freeze. For more flavor, add mint or basil.

Coffee Delight: Coffee is often enjoyed hot, but during the summer, cooling things down can be a refreshing alternative. Make coffee and, after it cools at room temperature, blend it with ice and milk. This chilled version can keep you caffeinated and cool during those extra hot days.

Wishing for Watermelon: Watermelon might be the unofficial fruit of summer; it’s sweet, refreshing and a backyard barbecue staple. However, it can be messy, difficult to cut and challenging to devour. For less mess and more enjoyment, cut the watermelon in half crosswise then cut each half vertically into a grid to create easy-to-eat, snack-perfect sticks of watermelon.

No-Mess Sides: After a long day at work, going home to cook is one of the last things many people want to do. Try something quick, easy and multi-purpose like mix-and-serve slaw. Combine one bag of slaw mix with one jar of Litehouse Coleslaw Dressing, which is made extra thick and creamy with freshly made mayonnaise for a perfect blend of sweet and tangy. The dressing is sold cold, so there is no need for chill time – just mix and serve. This cool, crunchy slaw can be served as a side dish or used as a topping on burgers or tacos for a summertime meal that’s fresh and delightful.

Slow-Cooked Perfection: Keep your house and your kitchen cooler by using a slow cooker instead of heating up the oven. Slow cookers are typically easy to use, retain more heat and won’t overheat your living space. They can make cooking indoors simple and cool, even if it’s blazing hot outside.

Keep Drinks Chilled: Ice cubes are the usual way to keep your summer beverages chilled, but ice cubes can melt quickly, especially if you’re outdoors. Instead of overflowing your glass with ice, try a sweet and juicy fruit flavor. Place grapes, raspberries, kiwi or any other kind of fruit on a skewer and freeze. You can easily dip, stir and keep your drink cool with this tasty trick – and then enjoy the fruit when your drink is empty.

For more simple recipe inspiration, visit Litehousefoods.com.

SOURCE:
Litehouse

From NB Police: Important Message – The LINK

Attention Citizens: Important Message: The LINK- Which provides Mental Crisis Services is closing. Beginning July 1, 2018,

Attention Citizens: Important Message: The LINK- Which provides Mental Crisis Services is closing. Beginning July 1, 2018,

Unison Health will be managing the Wood County Crisis line and providing prescreens for Wood County residents.

Even as this transition occurs, the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health are committed to ensuring continuity of care for clients and stakeholders throughout the community.

If you or someone you know exhibits signs of a mental health crisis, including: feeling excessively sad or anxious, hopelessness, feeling like harming others or self, and/or thoughts of suicide – the new crisis service line should be accessed immediately by calling:

419-502-HOPE (4673)
The crisis line is available 24/7. 

With over 250 dedicated staff members serving nearly 8,000 adults, adolescents and children throughout Northwest Ohio — Unison Health is a leading resource for people seeking access to behavioral health, substance abuse treatment and primary healthcare.

The partnership between the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health ensures crisis services for the residents of Wood County continue to be easily accessed now and into the future

Safety Mulch Spread at Village Park

The mulch was paid for by a grant received from the Wood County Park District, in the form of a grant of approximately $10,000.

In the photo below, North Baltimore Public Works Superintendent Doug Wickard,  directs Backhoe Operator Josh Long, during the installation of more than 400 cubic yards of playground quality, safety mulch, in the play area at the village park.

The approximate $10,000 cost for the mulch was paid for by a grant received from the Wood County Park District.

photo by the Village of North Baltimore (Allyson Murray, V. A.)

Lucas County ODOT Update – June 28

Lucas County ODOT Weekly Construction Update – June 28

Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined


75

Interstate 75
*UPDATE*

I-75 Widening and Bridge Work 

Project 485-14/PID 77254

Through October

7pm-6am

Single lane restrictions possible between I-475 and Lagrange Street

Through August

Haverhill Drive closed between Berdan Ave. and Phillips Ave.

Intersection of Manhattan Blvd. and Phillips Ave. closes

Seek alternate route

Through mid-August
Ramp from Phillips Ave. to southbound I-75 closed
Detour: northbound I-75; Stickney Ave. (Exit 207); North Expressway Dr.; southbound I-75

Through August:

· Ramp from Jeep/Willys Pkwy. to southbound I-75 closed

Detour: Detroit Ave.

· Ramp from Jeep/Willys Pkwy. to northbound I-75 closed

Detour: Berdan Ave.; Detroit Ave.; Phillips Ave.

· Ramp from southbound I-75 to Jeep/Willys Pkwy. (Exit 205A) closed

Detour: Detroit Ave. (Exit 203B)

· Lane restrictions possible on Detroit Ave. at I-75

· Lane restrictions possible on Berdan Ave. at I-75

· Willys Pkwy. from Pioneer Ln. to Jeep Pkwy. closed

· Pioneer Ln. at SR 120/Central Ave. closed

Detour: Willys Pkwy.; Berdan Ave.; Jeep Pkwy.; Central Ave.

Through September:

· Interchange ramp from eastbound I-475 to southbound I-75 reduced to one lane

All work is weather permitting


75

Interstate 75

Indiana Avenue Bridge Replacement

Project 8010-17/PID 86926

Through May 2019

Indiana Ave. over I-75 reduced to one lane

Ramp from southbound I-75 to Washington St./Downtown (Exit 202A) reduced to one lane

7pm-6am: Lane restrictions on I-75 possible between Dorr St. and Nebraska Ave.

Through July: Local and pedestrian access maintained on Indiana Ave.

All work is weather permitting


280

Interstate 280

Veterans Glass City Skyway Bridge Lighting Upgrades

Project 454-17/PID 102791

Through July

Shoulder restrictions possible

All work is weather permitting


280

Interstate 280

*UPDATE*

Veterans Glass City Skyway Bridge Light Pole Replacement

Project 1068-17/PID 104115

Through July

Lane restrictions possible on I-280 between SR 2/Navarre Ave. and Manhattan Blvd.

Through Saturday, June 30

Nightly 9pm-6am: Ramp from Greenbelt Pkwy. to southbound I-280 closed

Detour: northbound I-280; Manhattan Blvd. (Exit 12); southbound I-280

Monday, July 1 through Friday, July 6

Nightly 9pm-6am: Ramp from Greenbelt Pkwy. to northbound I-280 closed

Detour: southbound I-280; Navarre Ave. (Exit 7); northbound I-280

Will be announced

Nightly 9pm-6am: Ramp from northbound I-280 to Greenbelt Parkway (Exit 11) closed

Detour: Manhattan Blvd. (Exit 12); southbound I-280; Greenbelt Pkwy. (Exit 11)

Will be announced

Nightly 9pm-6am: Ramp from Front St. to northbound I-280 closed

Detour: Front St.; southbound I-280; Navarre Ave. (Exit 7); northbound I-280

All work is weather permitting


I 475

Interstate 475

Promedica Parkway Ramp

Through September

ProMedica Parkway ramp to eastbound I-475 open to access southbound I-75 ONLY

ProMedica Parkway ramp to eastbound I-475 to access northbound I-75 closed

Detour: southbound I-75; Detroit Avenue (Exit 203B); northbound I-75

All work is weather permitting


Interstate 75, 280 & 475

Interstate Maintenance Work

Through December

Overnight lane restrictions are possible

All work is weather permitting


Interstates 280, 475 & US 24

Landscape Maintenance

Project 1021-18/PID 104109

*Project Complete*


state route 20

US Route 20/Central Avenue

Resurfacing

Project 101-18/PID 102808

Through July

Nightly 8pm-6am lane restrictions possible on US 20 between King Rd. and McCord Rd.

All work is weather permitting


US 24

US Route 24

Turn Lane Modifications

Project 63-18/PID 100995

Through September

Lane restrictions possible at the intersection of US 24 and Monclova Rd.

All work is weather permitting


State Route 2

State Route 2/Anthony Wayne Bridge

Bridge Painting

Project 220-16/PID 92331

Through June

Bridge sidewalk and local road restrictions possible for finish work

All work is weather permitting


state route 25

State Route 25/Anthony Wayne Trail

Bridge Replacement

Project 142-18/PID 85266

Through October 2019

Lane restrictions on SR 25/Anthony Wayne Trail between Western Ave. and Collingwood Blvd.

Through November

Inbound SR 25 reduced to one, 11-foot lane

Outbound SR 25 remains two lanes

Through October 2019

Emerald Ave. closed between Vinton St. and SR 25/Anthony Wayne Trail and City Park Ave. closed between Greene St. and SR 25/Anthony Wayne Trail

Seek alternate route

Additional lane restrictions may be announced

All work is weather permitting


State Route 51

State Route 51/Monroe Street

Bridge Painting

Project 289-16/PID 79991

*Project Complete*


state route 64

State Route 64

Waterville Bridge Replacement
Project 567-17/PID 92088

Through September 2020

Lane restrictions possible

Through Friday, August 3

SR 64/SR 65 Intersection closed

SR 64/Mechanic Street at S. River/N. River Intersection closed

Bridge detour: SR 65; SR 295; US 24

SR 64/65 Intersection detour: SR 25; SR 582

One weekend closure in 2019 (dates TBA)

All work is weather permitting


SR 184

State Route 184/Alexis Road

Resurfacing & Drainage Work

Project 262-18/PID 99662

Through December

Lane restrictions possible between Acres Road and Flanders Road

Local roads may be closed at Alexis Road

All work is weather permitting


state route 295

State Route 295
*UPDATE*

Railroad Crossing Repairs

Through Tuesday, July 3

SR 295 closed at railroad tracks between Cardinal Lane and Soul Road

Detour: SR 2; SR 64; US 20

All work is weather permitting


Various Routes District-wide

Guardrail & Electrical Maintenance

Projects 1052-17, 1063-17 & 09-18/PIDs 103414, 104107 & 103373

Through December

Lane restrictions are possible district-wide

All work is weather permitting

Made in Ada Wilson Football Fest

Moves to Aug. 25 – launches the season……….

Ada’s now-famous football drop is moving, but all the fun from the event continues.

Previously held on Super Bowl Eve, this year’s Made in Ada Football Festival moves to Saturday, Aug. 25, in downtown Ada, according to Ada Area Chamber of Commerce.

The festival celebrates Ada’s remarkable contribution to the sport of football, as all footballs used in the National Football League are made in the Ada Wilson’s factory.

“The new date captures the spirit of a new football season for fans of all levels from midgets through NFL,” said Chris Burns-DiBiasio, chair of the event.

She added that it also enables the planners to add new features to the festival, and instead of signaling the end of the season, helps launch the season’s beginning.

And, to allow for greater family participation, the football drop moves from midnight to 10 p.m.

A major addition to the festival is a Wilson football exhibit. Persons can watch footballs being made. The steps involve sewing, turning, lacing and inflating the balls. The exhibit will be open to the public from 1 to 6 p.m.

In addition, Wilson will provide an exhibit showing the latest football design and technology.

Many of the traditional festival events also take place throughout the day including games, children’s activities, raffles, a football piñata and live bands.

Last Year’s Football Drop

Several events are still in the planning stages, but activities start with a tailgating set-up in the Ada railroad depot parking area at 11 a.m. The official kickoff is at noon.

The 10 p.m. ball drop concludes the festival, and it takes place in the depot parking area.

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Heat

Be sure to have fresh water accessible at all times to keep your pet hydrated, especially in warm weather. If you’re thirsty, chances are your pet will be, too……

(Family Features) Warm weather calls for outdoor activities with your pup, such as hiking, traveling and spending time in the park. While more outside playtime can be great for increased exercise, it’s also important to keep your pet healthy, inside and out, especially during the hot months.

Maintaining your dog’s hygiene – including cleaning his ears, bathing him and cleaning his teeth – is a critical component of helping him live a healthy lifestyle, from head to tail.

These five tips can help keep your pup hygienic and cuddle-worthy throughout the hottest time of the year.

  1. Sit, Stay, Hydrate

Be sure to have fresh water accessible at all times to keep your pet hydrated, especially in warm weather. If you’re thirsty, chances are your pet will be, too.

  1. Bond Over Bath Time

After a day in the sun with your pup, a bath is typically a must. Not only will it get your pup clean, but it can help cool him down from the hot weather. When bathing your dog, don’t forget about his sweet puppy-dog eyes and face. Moisten a soft washcloth or sponge with room-temperature water and gently wipe your dog’s face clean.

  1. Throw Some Shade

Warm weather can make you want to spend the whole day outside. While your dog may love the extended outdoor playtime, make sure to fetch a spot that has a mix of sun and shade for when your dog needs a rest and a quick drink of water.

Photos courtesy of Fotolia
  1. Make Nap Time Cozy and Clean

Your dog’s bed may be where he feels most comfortable, which is why it’s important to keep it nice and clean during the dog days of summer. Any bugs, fleas or germs your dog may pick up will follow him into the bed. Choose one with a removable cover to make cleaning it as simple a quick load of laundry.

  1. Keep a Clean Smile

When considering your dog’s health, don’t forget about his oral care. Dental treats such as GREENIES™ Dental Treats or PEDIGREE® DENTASTIX™  Treats help freshen breath and clean your dog’s teeth down to the gum line, helping to keep bad dog breath from getting in the way of snuggling with your pup all summer.

For more information and tips for your pet’s oral care needs, visit pedigree.com and greenies.com.

Photos courtesy of Fotolia

SOURCE:
Pedigree
Greenies

New Finance Officer in NB Named

Melanie Lee has been named the new Financial Officer with the Village of North Baltimore, Ohio. 

Melanie Lee has been named the new Financial Officer with the Village of North Baltimore, Ohio. 

Melanie has 17 years’ experience in Municipal Finances at the County level.

According to her resume, Lee resides in Vanlue. She comes to NB from Hancock County, where she was an assistant auditor.

We will be welcoming Melanie to NB, in more detail, soon.

She is replacing Chris Kirk, who took a job with The Ohio State University in Columbus.

Heat Illnesses Can be Fatal

Would You Know What to Do?…

Did you know your body is constantly in a struggle to disperse the heat it produces? Most of the time, you’re hardly aware of it – unless your body is exposed to more heat than it can handle.

In 2014, 244 people died in the U.S. from exposure to excessive heat, according to Injury Facts 2017, the annual statistical report on unintentional injuries produced by the National Safety Council. Heat-related illnesses can escalate rapidly, leading to delirium, organ damage and even death.

There are several heat-related illnesses, including heatstroke (the most severe), heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Those most at risk include:

  • Infants and young children
  • Elderly people
  • Pets
  • Individuals with heart or circulatory problems or other long-term illness
  • People who work outdoors
  • Athletes and people who like to exercise – especially beginners
  • Individuals taking medications that alter sweat production
  • Alcoholics and drug abusers

Heatstroke

Heatstroke can occur when the ability to sweat fails and body temperature rises quickly. The brain and vital organs are effectively “cooked” as body temperature rises to a dangerous level in a matter of minutes. Heatstroke is often fatal, and those who do survive may have permanent damage to their organs.

Someone experiencing heatstroke will have extremely hot skin, and an altered mental state, ranging from slight confusion to coma. Seizures also can result. Ridding the body of excess heat is crucial for survival.

  • Move the person into a half-sitting position in the shade
  • Call for emergency medical help immediately
  • If humidity is below 75%, spray the victim with water and fan them vigorously; if humidity is above 75%, apply ice to neck, armpits or groin
  • Do not give aspirin or acetaminophen
  • Do not give the victim anything to drink

Heat Exhaustion

When the body loses an excessive amount of salt and water, heat exhaustion can set in. People who work outdoors and athletes are particularly susceptible.

Symptoms are similar to those of the flu and can include severe thirst, fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting and, sometimes, diarrhea. Other symptoms include profuse sweating, clammy or pale skin, dizziness, rapid pulse and normal or slightly elevated body temperature.

Uncontrolled heat exhaustion can evolve into heatstroke, so make sure to treat the victim quickly.

  • Move them to a shaded or air-conditioned area
  • Give them water or other cool, nonalcoholic beverages
  • Apply wet towels or having them take a cool shower

Heat cramps

Heat cramps are muscle spasms that usually affect the legs or abdominal muscles, often after physical activity. Excessive sweating reduces salt levels in the body, which can result in heat cramps.

Workers or athletes with pain or spasms in the abdomen, arms or legs should not return to work for a few hours. Instead:

  • Sit or lie down in the shade.
  • Drink cool water or a sports drink.
  • Stretch affected muscles.
  • Seek medical attention if you have heart problems or if the cramps don’t get better in an hour.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers more information on heat-related illness in this FAQ.

The best way to avoid a heat-related illness is to limit exposure outdoors during hot days. Air conditioning is the best way to cool off, according to the CDC. Also:

  • Drink more liquid than you think you need and avoid alcohol
  • Wear loose, lightweight clothing and a hat
  • Replace salt lost from sweating by drinking fruit juice or sports drinks
  • Avoid spending time outdoors during the hottest part of the day, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wear sunscreen; sunburn affects the body’s ability to cool itself
  • Pace yourself when you run or otherwise exert yourself

    SOURCE: National Safety Council

NEW Crisis Line for Wood County Community Members

Beginning July 1, 2018, Unison Health will be managing the Wood County Crisis line…..

Bowling Green, OH — As the face of healthcare continues to change, the Wood County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) closely monitors services that support the residents of Wood County.   Beginning July 1, 2018, Unison Health will be managing the Wood County Crisis line and providing prescreens for Wood County residents.

Even as this transition occurs, the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health are committed to ensuring continuity of care for clients and stakeholders throughout the community. If you or someone you know exhibits signs of a mental health crisis, including: feeling excessively sad or anxious, hopelessness, feeling like harming others or self, and/or thoughts of suicide – the new crisis service line should be accessed immediately by calling 419-502-HOPE (4673). The crisis line is available 24/7.

With over 250 dedicated staff members serving nearly 8,000 adults, adolescents and children throughout Northwest Ohio — Unison Health is a leading resource for people seeking access to behavioral health, substance abuse treatment and primary healthcare. The partnership between the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health ensures crisis services for the residents of Wood County continue to be easily accessed now and into the future.