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The Sisters of St. Frances Gala

20 years strong, first-ever virtual event The Sisters of St. Frances have ministered communities for 104 years, starting with the education of Polish immigrants. Over the years, the Sisters have served the more challenged and are messengers of peace, embracing the poor and marginalized. Twenty years ago, the sisters began to raise funds via Galas. 

Battle of the Birdhouses

A challenge for nature lovers and craftsmen alike is currently underway with Battle of the Birdhouses, a challenge where registered groups compete to create the most impressive birdhouse for a nonprofit auction! Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation created this contest/auction as a fundraiser for their busiest year yet. As it is one of their

New tax scam targets Lucas County residents

The Lucas County Clerk of Courts announced that a new scam targeting residents has been identified. Citizens have received correspondence from the “Tax Processing Unit of the Lucas County Public Judgement Records” claiming nonpayment of taxes and demanding that recipients submit payment immediately. There is no Lucas County department by that name. In a press

Go Digital!

Changing communications with COVID-19 You’ve texted (and occasionally even Face-timed) your friends, children and grandchildren countless times, and perhaps you have participated in an occasional Zoom event. But those modes of communication just don’t replace the face-to-face time and personal contacts that have been removed from our lives due to the pandemic.  But,  technology may

HBO MAX: Citizen Kane (1941) 

One of the most remarkable, daring and immortal pieces of cinema ever was created by a first-time director. Orson Welles was widely considered a genius for his work on stage and radio before he made the trek to Hollywood to make his first film. The story of a media magnate whose empire and private life

The African Queen (1951)

John Huston’s combination adventure film and romantic comedy is one of the great treasures of screen chemistry. Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn star as a boat captain and a missionary who find themselves slowly falling in love during a boat journey through East Africa. Bogart won his only Oscar for this film. Streaming on: Amazon