Business in brief

Reflector assists cell phone drive Your trash is our treasure.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Reflector assists cell phone drive

Your trash is our treasure.

A cell phone drive is being held to help provide newspapers to classrooms in Huron County.

In the 2006-2007 school year, the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program supplied 80,700 newspapers to students.

Old cell phones can be dropped off at the Norwalk Reflector, located at 61 E. Monroe St. Norwalk, or at the Reflector's Huron County Fair Booth from Aug. 13 to 18.

Bumb graduates from Tiffin Academy

Courtney Bumb, daughter of Bob and Deb Bumb of Bellevue, has recently graduated from the Tiffin Academy of Hair Design.

Upon receiving her license from the State Board of Cosmetology, Bumb is planning employment at Aiden's Salon & Spa in Norwalk.

Jewelry show set for July 7 in Norwalk

The public is invited to a Cookie Lee Jewelry Show at 3 p.m. July 7 at the Lapatea Restaurant, 10 Benedict Ave., Norwalk.

If you have a special outfit that you would like to match up with jewelry, bring it to the show.

RSVP to host Paula Tucker at (419) 663-3794.

Paramedics Liptak, Smith earn awards

WAKEMAN Citizen's Ambulance paramedics Rich Liptak and Jason Smith recently were awarded the EMS Star of Life Award by the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Mentzer speaks at New London CIC

NEW LONDON Adina Mentzer, director of development at Ashland's Hospice of North Central Ohio, was the speaker at the New London Community Improvement Corporation meeting June 19 at the Reservoir Park.

Mentzer explained the hospice concept and how her organization serves people in Richland, Huron, Crawford and Ashland counties. She invited members to visit the new Hospice House in Ashland, a $7 million, 12-bed facility that opened in November.

Mercy Hospital receives grant

WILLARD Several Mercy Hospital of Willard employees were in attendance to present their worksite wellness partnership progress through a poster presentation at the Ohio Hospital Association's (OHA) Building Healthy Communities annual meeting in Columbus, held June 18 to 20.

Mercy Willard was one of 19 hospitals awarded a grant from the Ohio Hospital Association's Foundation for Healthy Communities Worksite Wellness Partnership Grant, funded through the Ohio Department of Health's (ODH) Healthy Ohioans initiative.

Mercy Willard has been partnering with Willard Home Improvement, Inc. to provide clinical support for the establishment of a worksite wellness program promoting wellness, nutritional education and healthy lifestyles to Willard Home Improvement, Inc.'s employees. Grant funds have been used to provide comprehensive health risk appraisals, cholesterol screenings, pulmonary function screenings, smoking cessation classes, and employee education on the benefits of exercise, proper nutrition, and avoidance of tobacco products. The employees are currently participating in a "10,000 Steps Program Challenge."

Representing Mercy Willard were Dan Legge, MLT, occupational health coordinator, and Anne Wagoner, clinical services/grants coordinator. Representing Willard Home Improvement, Inc. was Marisa DeWitt, Maintenance Secretary. Bob Gospodarek, president and CEO of Mercy Hospital of Willard, was also in attendance.

Church is host site for food program

BELLEVUE The Bellevue Assembly of God, 770 Kilbourne St., is a host site for a non-profit community program that allows anyone to purchase food for a reduced cost.

Call (419) 483-5457 or e-mail BellevueAG@aol.com for more information.

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