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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Volume 141 No. 15, Paulding, Ohio One Dollar USPS 423630
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Around Paulding County Appraisers to begin visits Paulding County AuditorClaudia Fickel would like to inform the residents of Pauld- ing County that appraisers will be working throughout the county over the next few months. The appraisers are visiting properties in the county as part of the 2016 revaluation project. All vehicles will be clearly marked. Anyone with ques- tions regarding the project may contact the Paulding County Auditor’s ofce at 419-399-8205.
to host coffee PAULDING – The Pauld- ing County Retired Teach- ers Association will host a holiday coffee from 9-11 Monday, Dec. 7 at the Black Swamp Nature Center on Fairground Drive in Paulding. Retired administrators, teach- ers, aides, secretaries, custo- dians, food service employees and bus drivers are all invited to attend. No reservations are necessary. Donations for the local food pantries and for the Paulding County Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund will be ap- preciated.
Weather report A summary of November’s weather highs and lows, as recorded at Paulding’s water treatment plant: • Maximum temperature: 76° on Nov. 4 and 5. • Low temperature: 10° on Nov. 23. • Most rain/melted snow in a 24-hour period: 0.70 inches on Nov. 28; most ice/snow: 2.0 inches on Nov. 22. • Total rainfall/melted snow for the month: 2.32 inches; total ice and snow: 2.0 inches.
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DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS
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Christmas events pack local calendar
The annual TGIF (Thank God It’s Free) giveaway will be from 9 a.m.-noon this Saturday, Dec. 5, at the OSU Extension Building in Paulding. Here, volunteers work on sorting and displaying donations, which are still being accepted.
Cheer The Paulding eighth
grade Team Proud Pan-
thers lled Christmas stockings with items such
as sunblock, puzzle books
and assorted food items.
The students provided
these items which will be
sent to soldiers ghting
overseas. The Operation
for Soldiers project is
sponsored locally by Den
Herder Funeral Home in
From Staff Reports The calendar says December and excitement is building to the Christmas holiday. The sights, sounds and tastes of the season are everywhere in Paulding County and nearby communities. Start a family tradition by attending these special entertainment and giving opportunities: Events In Progress: 31st annual Embassy Festival of Trees Nov. 25-Dec. 2 at the Embassy
Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne. Visitwww.fwembassytheatre.org. Fantasy of Lights at Franke Park in Fort Wayne will be open every night from Nov. 25-Dec. 31. Drive through more than 70 lighted and animated dis- plays depicting holiday scenes. 30th annual Festival of Gingerbread Nov. 27-Dec. 13 at the History Center in downtown Fort Wayne. For special events and hours, visit www.fwhistory- center.com. See more than 100 decorated trees at the Delphos Canal Commission Christ- mas Tree Festival, Saturdays and Sun- days, Nov. 28-Dec. 20, from 1-4 p.m. at
the museum. Visit www.delphoscanal- commission.com. Archbold Festival of Lights Nov. 27- Jan. 1 at Ruihley Park in Archbold. Bookmobile Ornament Give-Away Contest, Dec. 1-18. Select a snowake and win an ornament and maybe a book, too, from the Paulding County Carnegie Library system. For a schedule of Book- mobile stops, visit www.pauldingcoun- tylibrary.org/. Wednesday, Dec. 2 –
Drop off donated items for TGIFgiveaway from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the OSU Extension building at the fairgrounds. Deance County Fairgrounds Christ- mas Cruise-Thru & Holiday Festival, 6-9 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Hicksville. Free-will donation. Live entertainment, Santa photos, displays. Thursday, Dec. 3 – Final day to drop off donated items for TGIF giveaway, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the OSU Extension building at the fairgrounds. Wayne Trace’s annual senior citizens’ luncheon for $1 for district residents age 62 and older, 1:15 p.m. in the high
school gym; to RSVP, call 419-399- 4100 or 419-622-5171 (select #2 at prompt). Deance County Fairgrounds Christ- mas Cruise-Thru & Holiday Festival, 6-9 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Hicksville. Free-will donation. Live entertainment, Santa photos, displays. Adult Sewing Class: Let’s sew a Ta- ble Runner!, 6:30 p.m. at Cooper Com- munity Branch Library in Oakwood. Contact the branch at 419-594-3337 for
materials needed. Paulding Elementary Christmas program, this year featuring the fourth graders, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditeria. Friday, Dec. 4 – Santa arrives in Deance by parade at 4 p.m. on Clinton Street downtown. Fountain Park Tree Lighting Ceremo- ny in Van Wert. Christmas caroling, re- freshments, lighting the giant Christmas tree and, of course, Santa will be there to visit with the kids. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Kiwanis Club of Delphos “Home- town Christmas” starting at 5:30 p.m. Be part of bringing Santa to Delphos
beginning with a holiday parade and other seasonal activities in downtown Delphos. Van Wert County Holiday Lights at the Fair at Van Wert County Fair- grounds, drive through more than 60 light displays, 6-9 p.m. Deance County Fairgrounds Christ- mas Cruise-Thru & Holiday Festival, 6-9 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Hicksville. Free-will donation. Live entertainment, Santa photos, displays, horse-drawn car-
riage rides tonight. First United Methodist Church in Van Wert will host the BGSU A Capella Choir and Women’s Chorus for a con- cert at 7 p.m. Free-will offering. Deance College Chamber Singers and Black Swamp Orchestra will per- form a holiday concert at 7 p.m. at Wes- ley United Methodist Church, Bryan. Free admission with free-will offering. Saturday, Dec. 5 – Annual TGIF (Thank God It’s Free) giveaway 9 a.m.-noon at the OSU Extension Building at the fairgrounds,
Donations being accepted for TGIF
Dec. 5 giveaway By MELINDA KRICK
Progress Editor PAULDING – The annual TGIF (Thank God It’s Free) giveaway will be from 9 a.m.-noon this Saturday, Dec. 5, at the OSU Extension Building at the fairgrounds in Paulding. Organizers from Paulding United Methodist Church started receiving donations Monday; do- nations will be accepted 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday and until 3 p.m. Thursday. Volunteers are urgent-
ly needed to help, if just for an hour or two, on Wednesday and Thursday. Chairmen Sue Wannemacher and Vicki Kad- esch said monetary donations would be appreci- ated to purchase gift cards. They expect to help between 400-600 people, about the same number as last year. The TGIF giveaway is open to anyone in need of new or gently-used items, such as clothing, housewares, toys, linens and Christmas decora- tions. People usually begin lining up early Friday af- ternoon for the Saturday morning event.
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n EVENTS Continued from Page 1A
December 6th, 13th, 20th
10:30am - 2:00pm
GRANT’S CHRISTMAS SUNDAY BUFFETS
Main Course: Country Style Chicken, Country Roast Beef, Teriyaki Grilled Chicken, Barbecue Pork, Italian Lasagna; Salad Bar with nearly 40 items and Much More!
Children ages 3-12 ($6.00)
Under 3 (Free)
Price includes tax, dessert & drink
No reservations will be taken
Grants Reception Hall 503 East Canal St., Antwerp, OH (419) 258-2233
Holiday light display returns to fairgrounds
Drive-through holiday light displays, like this one in 2013, will light up the Paulding County fair - grounds on two weekends in December. The event is sponsored by the junior and senior fair boards.
PAULDING – The Paulding County Senior and Junior Fair Boards’ Holiday Light Dis- play will once again be making a return to the county fairgrounds. Drive-through holiday displays from Pauld- ing County 4-H clubs and FFA chapters, school and community organizations as well as local businesses will light up the