Huron County Job & Family Services will hold an Open House for their new Willard office on Friday, October 2 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The office, located at 9 Myrtle Avenue in Willard, will open for business Tuesday, October 6.

Firelands Habitat for Humanity will hold several informational meetings to inform potential clients about applying for a Habitat home:

Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 pm - St John's Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest Street, Bellevue

Interesting night with the rumba and samba featured. The front-runners maintained their status, the middle-of-the-packers didn’t establish themselves and Mr. Cranky Pants returned.
Here’s my dance-by-dance review, in order of the performances:

The Workforce Response Team is sponsoring the following resource workshops at the Norwalk Job Store, 185 Shady Lane, Norwalk and the new Willard office, The Southern Connection, 9 Myrtle Avenue, Willard.  The forums are open to the public.


No surprises with the elimination on Tuesday's results show of "Dancing With the Stars" - New Yorker and Jerry Rice Wannabe were in the bottom two, and New Yorker got kicked off.

More Ohioans will qualify for the Home Energy Assistance Program this year. Income eligibility rose for fiscal year 2010 to 200% of the federal poverty level, or $44,100 for a family of 4.

Saw some 10s. Saw some 5s. Saw four new dances. And saw lots of entertainment throughout the night.

Here's a dance-by-dance recap, in order of their performances:


The Job Store, 185 Shady Lane, Norwalk, is holding a financial workshop on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The topics will be "Talking to Your Lender" and "Avoiding Foreclosure Scams."  The workshop is open to the public.

(NOTE: My proposal to increase DWTS ratings appears at the end of this post.)

So Bruno turned into Mr. Cranky Pants on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night.

I’m getting sick of hearing him gripe about “you lost your timing over there” and “you missed a step.” Wah, wah, wah.

Once upon a time there was a large ship that set sail from Europe to America.  It was know as the Unsinkable Titanic.  No one ever imagined that it would hit an iceberg and sink.  The people on that ship reacted to the tragedy in a variety of ways.  The Radioman sent out an SOS

IMO the dancing was MUCH improved, the performances better across the board and judges more consistent - and in line with my thinking - than previous weeks on “Dancing With the Stars’ this season. I LOVED the group hustle. Made me want to be out there with them.

The Huron County Workforce Response Team is sponsoring a workshop on Health and Wellness.  The workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Southern Connection, 9 Myrtle Ave., Willard.

The Huron County Workforce Response Team is sponsoring a workshop on Stress and Unemployment.  The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The Job Store, 185 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk.

Angel Food Ministries helps people save money on their food bill.  The organization buys food in bulk and sells it in packages designed to feed a family of four their main meals for a week for $30.  Boxes with different items, such as meats, fresh fruits and vegetables, are also available.  The b

Here's a dance-by-dance recap of Week 7 on "Dancing With the Stars" in order of their performances:

Catholic Charities Financial LIfe Skills is a FREE service to help with budgeting, paying off debt, and saving for the future.  Call (419) 668-3073 for more information or to enroll in a program.