Lifestyle briefs, May 22

St. Francis Senior Ministries honors 20 employees

St. Francis Senior Ministries recently recognized 20 employees for their years of service.

Employees recognized were Barb Vogel and Barb Williams, 25 years; Annette Krintzline and Anita Boyd, 20 years; Al Reinhart, Deb Gracemyer and Janice Wertz, 15 years; Elizabeth Fox, Barb Welly and Jackie Fowler, 10 years; and Jessica Pahl, Karen McConaha, Amanda Runion, Tina Strausbaugh, Brook Myers, Hollie Sieving, Barb Recker, Jessica Luhring and Jeanette Guzowski, five years.

Memorial Day services scheduled at Omar Chapel

Memorial Day services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Omar Chapel, adjacent to Omar Cemetery north of Attica at SR 4 and 162.

Tiffin native to ride for cancer research fundraiser

Tiffin native and Calvert High School graduate Jeff Stacklin is to participate in VeloSano5, a bicycling event to raise money for cancer research at Cleveland Clinic.

This is the second year Stacklin has participated in the fundraiser. Last year, he took part in the 50-mile ride and raised more than $2,000.

July 21 and 22, Stacklin is to ride 180 miles in Cleveland.

Donate to his campaign at

Raffle offers tickets to see ‘Hamilton’ Aug. 14

Allen Eiry Center is sponsoring a trip to The State Theatre in downtown Cleveland to see “Hamilton” at Playhouse Square Aug. 14.

The center has added a raffle for two dress circle seats and the bus trip to Cleveland. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at the center, 28 Hopewell Ave.

The deadline is June 29.

For more information, call (419) 448-9774.

HPLM grounds to close during gypsy moth spraying

FREMONT – The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Spiegel Grove grounds are to be closed to the public Wednesday morning while the state sprays the grounds for gypsy moths.

The grounds and facilities are to be closed 6-10:30 a.m. Weather is to determine which date the spraying would take place.

Updates are to be posted online at and the HPLM social media pages.

Historical marker dedication has ties to ‘Shawshank Redemption’

Historical markers are to be dedicated Wednesday that have ties to locations used in filming the 1994 movie, “The Shawshank Redemption.” The markers cite the historical significance of these two landmarks locally and commemorate their use as shooting locations for the classic film.

Dedication of the marker at Wyandot County Courthouse is to begin at 1 p.m., followed by a tour of the building. The marker at Stephan Lumber Co. is to be dedicated at 1:30 p.m., followed by a tour.