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    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014

     Volume 141 No. 15, Paulding, Ohio One Dollar USPS 423630

    BASKETBALL SEASON TIPS-OFF 1B School Zone 7B

    INSIDE Special sales events from ... Chief, Rite Aid,

     WalMart, True Value, Dollar General

     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 ofce at 419-399-8205.

    Retired teachers

    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.

     Thanks to you ...  We’d like to thank Paul Searing of Brooklyn, Wis. for subscribing to the Prog- ress!

    See EVENTS, page 2A

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    DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014

    E  Edition at www.progressnewspaper.org

    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015

    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.

    Christmas

    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

    Christmas Stockings

    for Soldiers project is

    sponsored locally by Den

    Herder Funeral Home in

    Paulding.

    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 snowake 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.   Deance 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).   Deance 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 Deance 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.   Deance 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.   Deance 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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    Paulding County Progress

    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! 

    Adults ($12.00) 

    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