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Overcoming burnout

Long-term exhaustion and lack of interest in work is not hopeless; it can be overcome. Get a glimpse into how leaders, employees, and those in the nonprofit sector manage stress and defeat burnout during a free 90-minute workshop on August 20, 9-10:30am, at ITT Technical Institute. 1656 Henthorne, Maumee. 419-392-7737….

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Scents and Sensitivity

By Alice Marson Everyone likes to smell good, but smelling good should not be injurious to your health or the health of others. Many perfumes and fragrance ingredients are derived and produced by chemical synthesis of petroleum and contain hazardous chemicals that present potential health risks. It’s smart to keep…

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A Long and Art-Filled Life

101-year-old WALTER CHAPMAN’s works on display in Perrysburg

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Delaying disease symptoms

A free fitness program will help empower people with memory loss, Parkinson’s disease, and other movement disorders. Tuesdays, August 12 through September 2, 3-3:45pm at the Lial Renewal Center, Whitehouse. 419-877-0432 or lialrenewalcenter.org. Register by Friday, August 8.

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Zoo guides needed

The Toledo Zoo is looking for adults interested in volunteering their time as Exhibit Guides, Zoo Educators, or clerical volunteers. Exhibit Guides work on the zoo grounds to educate the public about the animals and to help keep visitor traffic flowing in a timely and friendly manner. Zoo Educators work…

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Kim Bryson of Perrysburg: Thankful for the ‘boomerang’ opportunity

By Hannah Benson “As soon as I got home and realized how much I missed it, with being so far away for school, it was hard to think about leaving again anytime soon,” said Kim Bryson, 22, of Perrysburg.  Bryson, who recently graduated from Niagara University with a degree in…

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Tips on keeping the peace: Before they arrive at the door with clothes, furniture, sporting gear, and all their electronics, try discussing an appropriate period of time for them to live at home.

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Health and optimism

A new survey by the Dallas-based United States of Aging found that Americans 60 and older are more motivated than in the past two annual surveys to improve their health by exercising regularly and setting health goals—two simple steps that also relate to reported increases in optimism among seniors. According…

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Become a fishing instructor

 A free Passport to Fishing workshop,  to be held Aug. 13, will train people to become certified fishing instructors. The workshop, presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will teach volunteers the basics of fishing and how to run a kid-friendly fishing event. These instructors can then go back…

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Going places?

Passport services are available at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s Main Branch, 325 Michigan St., Mondays and Thursdays 9am-7:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 9am to 4:30pm. The total fees are $135 for adults and $105 for minors under age 16. Information: 419-259-5200 or toledolibrary.org