2017 Community Guide | 20th Edition
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Table of Contents Living in Ashland County
Health & Human Services
Guide to Living ........................................................................................... 4 Historical Societies .................................................................................... 4 Media & Utilities ..................................................................................... 5-6 Post Offices & Zip Codes ...................................................................6&8 Public Libraries ........................................................................................... 9 Safety Services ...................................................................................... 9-10 Transportation ..........................................................................................11
Health Department ......................................................................... 21&22 Human Services ..................................................................................22-23 University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center ...............................24 Senior Opportunities ........................................................................24-25 United Way of Ashland County.............................................................26 Mohican Area Community Fund ...........................................................26
Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce............................................... 12 Ashland Area Economic Development............................................... 12 Community Foundation..................................................................12&14 Mohican Area Growth Foundation ..................................................... 14 Loudonville-Mohican Chamber of Commerce & CVB................... 14 Homes Sold Listings ............................................................................... 14
Career Center ..........................................................................................27 Child Care & Preschools ............................................................ 27-28,30 County Board of Developmental Disabilities ....................................30 Higher Education................................................................................30-31 Private Schools ...................................................................................31-32 Public Schools .....................................................................................32-33
Culture & Recreation
County Government .............................................................................. 15 Federal Officials ................................................................................. 15-16 Local Government ...........................................................................16&17 State Officials ........................................................................................... 18 Township Officials ............................................................................18&20 Voting Precincts ....................................................................................... 20
Clubs & Organizations ......................................................................34-38 Fairs & Festivals ........................................................................................38 Golf Opportunities ..................................................................................38 Local Parks...........................................................................................39-40 Places of Worship ...............................................................................40-44 Youth Organizations ................................................................................45
Advertiser Index A&M Fire and Safety ...................................................................................33 Akron Children’s Hospital .........................................................................13 Appleseed Community Health Center ...................................................36 Ashland County Fair ...................................................................................20 Ashland ENT .................................................................................................23 Ashland Implement......................................................................................27 Ashland/Mansfield Foot & Ankle ..............................................................37 Ashland Public Transit .................................................................................18 Ashland Tractor Sales ..................................................................................28 Ashland University.......................................................................................43 Ashland Warehouse Gym ..........................................................................40 Ashland-Wooster Drive-In ........................................................................14 Bella Bleu’s at the Water’s Edge .................................................................. 5 Bob & Bob Door..........................................................................................41 Bohland Jewelers ............................................................................................ 9 Brethren Care ..............................................................................................19 C&L Shoes .....................................................................................................21 Capstone Homes .........................................................................................29 Chamber of Commerce .............................................................................35 Coldwell Banker Ward Real Estate ........................... Inside Front Cover Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home ..............................................................16 E-Pak Manufacturing ....................................................................................22 Family Pools of Ashland ................................................................................ 4 Good Shepherd Home ................................................................................. 7 Grandpa’s Cheesebarn ...............................................................................39
40 E. Second St. Ashland, OH 44805 419-281-0581
HER Realtors ................................................................................................26 Heyl Funeral Home .....................................................................................38 Hospice of North Central Ohio ..............................................................33 Lutheran Village of Ashland ........................................................................46 Magic Garage Door .....................................................................................32 Meyer Hatchery ...........................................................................................24 Miracle Ear ....................................................................................................17 Paullin Sealcoating.......................................................................................... 9 Priest Dental .................................................................................................10 Pro Wrench ...................................................................................................12 RE/MAX Towne & Country Realty ..........................................................42 Samaritan Hospital Foundation .................................................................. 8 Schoonover Industries ................................................................................42 Shakley Mechanical ......................................................................................15 Shearer Equipment ......................................................................................31 Sunshine Homecare ....................................................................................34 Sutton Bank ...................................................................................................25 ThriveHive ........................................................................Inside Back Cover Towne Pharmacy ..........................................................................................40 Trinity Lutheran Church.............................................................................30 United Way of Ashland County ................................................................16 Wayne Homes .............................................................................Back Cover Wayne Savings Community Bank ............................................................... 6 89 Homes & Building Improvements.......................................................11 9th Street Dental .........................................................................................11
A Division of GateHouse Media ©Copyright Ashland Times-Gazette 2017 Group Publisher ............................... Bill Albrecht Editor .................................................Jarred Opatz Advertising Director .................. Kelly Gearhart Photographer .....................................Tom Puskar Managing Editor............................... Lance White Layout Designer ..................... Kassandra Walter
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Living in Ashland County Guide To Living Automobile and Boat Titles & Registration
Contact: Ashland County Clerk of Courts, Title Division Location: County Court House, 142 W. Second St., Ashland Phone: 419-282-4366 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Birth & Death Certificates
Contact: Department of Vital Statistics Location: 1763 Ohio 60 South Phone: 419-282-4231 Website: www.ashlandhealth.com Hours: Window service weekdays 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
Contact: County Dog Shelter Location: 1710 Garfield Ave., Ashland Phone: 419-289-1455 Website: www.ashlandcounty.org/dogshelter Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Adoption hours Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. On holiday weeks, open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. the remainder of the workweek with adoption hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Restrictions: All dogs in the county must be licensed and wear license tags.
Contact: Ashland Driver Examination Station Location: 1652 Eagle Way (behind Buehler’s Fresh Foods) Phone: 419-281-8681 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Tuesday through Friday (except lunch break, approximately noon-12:30 p.m.), 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday (except lunch break, approximately noon-12:30 p.m.) Written exams: Tuesday through Saturday, 8-11 a.m. by appointment; CDL exams 8:00-10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Contact: Ashland County Probate Court Location: County Court House, 142 W. Second St., Ashland Phone: 419-282-4332 Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Vehicle Registration & Drivers’ License Renewals
Contact: Auto License Agency Location: 1070 Commerce Parkway, Ashland Phone: 419-281-2125 Hours: Monday, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon.
Historical Societies Ashland County Historical Society
Address: 420 Center St., Ashland Phone: 419-289-3111, fax 419-207-8153 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ashlandhistory.org Hours of Operation: Tours: April-Dec.,Wed. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holdings: Three buildings containing displays. Areas of interest are pre-history, pioneer days (early 1800s), industrial, natural and social history, U.S. military history, local 20th-century people and the research room. A 20th-century streetscape displays merchants, organizations, a one-room schoolhouse, professions and a church. Admission:Tours are free for individuals or groups. Large group tours are available; call ahead. No reservations are necessary during tour hours for groups of five or fewer. Support for museum functions comes largely through an annual membership drive, monthly events, donations and income from endowed gifts.
Mohican Historical Society
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Address: 203 E. Main St., Loudonville Phone: 419-994-4050 Email: email@example.com Holdings: Cleo Redd Fisher Museum, displaying exhibits from local history, including exhibits on inventor Charles Kettering, gunsmith Peter Reinhard, the Flxible Side Car and Bus Co., military history, including a rare 1860s flag and more. The Workman Cabin in Central Park features examples of pioneer life in the 1840s. Hours: Walk-ins welcome yearround during weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., when staff is available (ring bell). Open the first and third Saturday of every month (Memorial Day to Labor Day) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and in the evenings during the Loudonville Free Street Fair or by appointment. Curator: Kenny Libben Admission: Free
Living in Ashland County Media & Utilities Newspapers
Ashland Times-Gazette: 40 E. Second St., Ashland, 419-281-0581, 8884-NEWS-11, fax 419-281-5591, www.times-gazette.com; published Mon.Sat. mornings; Ashland’s only daily since 1850; provides comprehensive coverage of local issues and sports The Daily Record: 212 E. Liberty St., Wooster, 330-264-1125, 1-800-686-2958, fax 330-264-3756; www.the-daily-record.com; published mornings, seven days a week Loudonville Times: 263 W. Main St., Loudonville, 419-994-5600, fax 419-994-5826, firstname.lastname@example.org; published Tuesdays; a community newspaper Mohican Area Shopper: 263 W. Main St., Loudonville, 419-9945600, fax 419-994-5826, published Mondays; a free advertising weekly
WNCO-101.3 FM, WNCO-1340 AM and WFXN-102.3 FM: 1400 Radio Lane, Mansfield, Ohio 44906, 419-529-2211, fax 419-5292516; www.wncofm.com, www.wncoam.com WQKT, 104.5 FM and WKVX, 960 AM: 186 S. Hillcrest Drive, Wooster, 330-264-5122, fax 330-264-3571, www.wqkt.com WRDL - 88.9 FM: Ashland University, 419-289-5678, 419-289-5157, www.wrdlfm.com; a student-run radio station, featuring Ashland University programming (when school is in session), regular news broadcasts and music WZLP-LP-95.7 FM: 807 Valley View Drive Loudonville, 419-9944337; Christian radio produced by Zion Lutheran Church, 419-9944601. Weekly radio broadcasts of Loudonville Redbirds football games in fall.
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TV Channel 20: Ashland University, 419-289-5136, tv20@ashland. edu, www.ashland.edu; a student-run cable service, featuring Ashland University programming (when school is in session) and regular news broadcasts WMFD TV-68: 419-529-5900; Newsroom and news tips, 419-5296397; Mansfield station broadcasting independent programming
Enjoy a comfortable, lunch, brunch or dinner in stunning lakeside surroundings. Bella Bleu’s offers gourmet fresh dining, full catering services and special box lunches for all occasions.
Armstrong: 1215 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-1343 or 877277-5711, www.armstrongonewire.com; after-hours cable outages, 800-654-2384 Time Warner: 1575 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, 419-210-8220 or 800-821-7250, www.twcneo.com
HOURS: Tues - Sat LUNCH 11:00 - 2:00 PM Fri & Sat 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sunday Brunch 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Firelands Electric Cooperative Inc.: 1 Energy Place, P.O. Box 32, New London 44851, 419-929-1571, fax 419-929-8550, www. firelandsec.com; emergency calls to 800-533-8658 AEP Ohio: 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, 614-716-1000, www. aepohio.com; report outages to 800-672-2231; business customers call 888-710-4237 Lorain-Medina Rural Electrical Cooperative Inc.: 22898 West Road, Wellington, 44090, 440-647-2133 or 800-222-5673; www.lmre. org Ohio Edison Co. (division of First Energy Co.): 800-633-4766, or to report an outage: 888-544-4877, www.firstenergycorp.com Columbia Gas of Ohio: 290 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43215, 800-344-4077, www.columbiagasohio.com
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Living in Ashland County Media & Utilities Internet Providers
Bright.net: 37 E. Marion St., Doylestown, 330-658-4500 or 800535-6423, fax 330-658-7500, www.neobright.net Corecomm: 8205 Main St., Suite 9 Williamsville, NY 14221, 800267-3266, email@example.com, www.core.com Armstrong Zoom: 1215 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-1343 or 877-486-4666, www.armstrongonewire.com Your Digital Partner LLC: 207 W. Main St., Loudonville, 419-9945000; Hours, Mon.-Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sundays. Frontier: 1-888-237-0588; Help Center: 1-888-481-0526, www. frontier.com
Ashland County Recycling Center: 1270 Middle Rowsburg Road, Ashland, 419-289-7382, fax 419-281-7616, www.ashlandcounty. org/recycling, Open weekdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m., closed weekends; accepts newspapers, magazines, cardboard, books, miscellaneous paper, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and containers (No. 1 through 7), steel cans, tin cans and empty aerosol cans, appliances, tires and electronics; there is a charge for tires by size; call for information on acceptable items and how to prepare them. Also accepted are ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, plastic grocery bags, plastic shrink film, phone books, lead acid and rechargeable batteries and toner cartridges. Electronics are accepted without charge except TVs. The city of Ashland is accepting glass for recycling. Residents can drop off their glass at the back of the sanitation building located at 1674 Cleveland Ave., Ashland.
Sprint: 866-866-7509, www.sprint.com Frontier: 888-237-0588 Armstrong: 1215 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-1343 or 877486-4666, www.armstrongonewire.com Nova Telephone Co.: 255 Township Road 791, Nova, 419-6523571
Ashland City Water Department: 206 Claremont Ave., 419289-8322, fax 419-281-9135, www.ashland-ohio.com; weekend emergency calls to 419-281-7041
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Loudonville Water Works: 156 N. Water St. (office), Loudonville, 419-994-3173; evening or weekend emergency calls to police department at 419-994-4151 Rural Lorain County Water Authority: 42401 Ohio 303, LaGrange 44050; 440-355-6060 or 800-842-1339
Post Offices & Zip Codes Ashland - 44805
Address: 530 Claremont Ave. Phone: 419-289-8307 Postmaster: Brian Birchell Window hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.- Sat., 8 a.m.-noon. Lobby hours: 24/7
Hayesville - 44838
Address: 1 E. Main St. Phone: 419-368-7822 Postmaster: Susan Spiess Window hours: Weekdays, noon-4 p.m.- Sat.; 8-11:30 a.m. Lobby hours: 24/7
Jeromesville - 44840
Address: 21 S. High St. Phone: 419-368-3171 Postmaster: Susan Spiess Window hours: Weekdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-5 p.m.; Sat., 9:00 a.m.-noon. Lobby hours: Weekdays, 6:15 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 6:15 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lakeville - 44638
Address: 13989 Ohio 226 Phone: 419-827-2212 Officer in charge: Monica Trapp Window and lobby hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.; Sat., 7:30 a.m.-noon.
Loudonville - 44842
Address: 124 S. Water St. Phone: 419-994-4631 Postmaster: Deborah Dennis Window hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Rehabilitation Services SPECIALIZING IN COMPREHENSIVE INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
Our trained professionals will evaluate your rehabilitation needs and develop a specialized one-on-one care plan that will help you make a speedy recovery and return to home. Outpatient therapy screens offered. For an appointment, call: Amber 419-289-3523 x5290
The Good Shepherd offers: • Patient Navigation Team will manage your personalized treatment program from admission through discharge and beyond • Advanced physical, occupational and speech therapy • On-site diagnostic services and medicallysupervised care • Spacious private rooms • Post discharge follow-up and care
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT Lorie White firstname.lastname@example.org • 419-289-3523 x5143 622 Center Street • Ashland
www.LSSnetworkofhope.org/goodshepherd LSS The Good Shepherd is an approved VA provider.
Living in Ashland County Post Offices & Zip Codes Lobby hours: 24/7
Nankin - 44848
Phone: 419-945-2386 Postmaster: Susan Spiess Window and lobby hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.; Sat., 7:30-11 a.m.
Address: 953 Ohio 58 Phone: 419-289-8984 Acting postmaster: Brian Birchell Window and lobby hours: Weekdays, 12:15-4:15 p.m.; Sat., 8-11:45 a.m. Savannah - 44874 Post office boxes outside: Accessible 24/7 Address: 2 S. Main St. Phone: 419-962-4249 Nova - 44859 Postmaster: Brian Birchell Address: 246 Ohio 511 Window hours: Weekdays, 1-5 p.m.; Sat., 8:45 a.m.-noon Phone: 419-652-3151 Lobby hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-noon Officer in charge: Jody Grosscup Window hours: Weekdays, 7-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.; Sat., 7:30-11 a.m. Spencer - 44275 Lobby hours: 24/7 Address: 106 S. Jackson St. Phone: 330-648-2631 Perrysville - 44864 Window hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Address: 112 W. First St. Lobby hours: 24/7 except closed Sundays Phone: 419-938-7832 Postmaster: M. Colleen Young West Salem - 44287 Window hours: Weekdays, 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.; Sat., 8:30 Address: 7 S. Main St. a.m.-noon. Phone: 419-853-4023 Lobby hours: 24/7 Postmaster: Shawn Ropchock Window hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon. Polk - 44866 Lobby hours: Weekdays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 7 a.m.-noon. Address: 103 W. Congress St.
HELP US HELP ASHLAND Samaritan Hospital Foundation distributes more than $2,000,000 each year to support not-for-profit health and wellness initiatives in our local hospital and our community. Through the gifts of many and wise investments, Samaritan Hospital Foundation is helping provide much-needed equipment, programs and projects throughout our community. Help us help Ashland by joining the Foundation’s Samaritans Club. Annual gifts help keep UH Samaritan Medical Center well prepared to offer quality care. The combined gifts from members of Samaritan Hospital Foundation’s Annual Giving Clubs will be used to purchase needed medical equipment, supporting the hospital’s efforts to provide services that foster hope, healing and comfort to the people it serves. Your tax-deductible contribution will be matched 100% by the Foundation and used to purchase equipment that you, as a club, select. Partner with us today in supporting our hospital by selecting a giving level that is comfortable for you…
The Samaritans Club
$100 Individual Membership $150 Couple Membership $200 Business
The Caring Hearts $500 for a membership
The Heart of Giving Circle
$1,000 for a membership
For more information on the annual giving club, contact Samaritan Hospital Foundation at 419-207-7900 or email@example.com. Also, please check out our website for the many different health and wellness initiatives supported, the methods of giving, planned gifts and bequests, and current events at www.samaritanhospitalfoundation.org.
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Living in Ashland County Safety Services
Ashland Public Library
Address: 224 Claremont Ave., Ashland Phone: 419-289-8188, fax 419-281-8552 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ashland.lib.oh.us Director: William Rutger Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday Amenities: Newly renovated space includes increased seating and meeting areas. Quality programming available for all ages year-round. Summer reading programs available for all ages, including adults. Bookmobile services, current and archived newspapers, Wi-Fi internet access, public computers, online databases, plus printing/copying/ scanning/faxing services available. Card-holders may borrow books and magazines in print/audio/digital formats, preloaded tablets, CDs, DVDs, video games, and toys (including adaptive toys).
Ashland University Library
Address: 509 College Ave., Ashland Phone: circulation 419-289-5400, reference desk 419-289-5402, fax 419-289-5422 Website: www.ashland.edu/administration/library Summer hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday Academic year: 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. All hours subject to holiday variations. Availability: Open to all Ashland University students plus residents of Ashland and surrounding counties. Non-students must purchase a one-year $10 courtesy card (with photo ID) to be able to check out books (no periodicals or CDs), but may use all at the library. Electronic reserves are available to students.
Loudonville Public Library
Address: 122 E. Main St., Loudonville Phone: 419-994-5531, fax 419-994-4321 Website: www.loudonvillelibrary.org Director: Michael Thornton Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday
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Police Dept.: 1211 E. Main St. Non-emergency phone: 419-289-3639 Police Chief: David Marcelli Fire Dept.: 274 Cleveland Ave. Non-emergency phone: 419-289-6511 Fire Chief: Rick Anderson
Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: 419-289-3911 Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419-368-7335 Fire Chief: Steve Young
Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: 419-289-3911 Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419-368-6811 Fire Chief: Todd Elliott
Police Dept.: 156 N. Water St. Non-emergency phone: 419-994-4151 Police Chief: Kevin Taylor
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Free cleaning & inspection any time! (All servicesFather’s performed with a generous helping of love!) Happy Day
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Ashland City Fire Department is the only full-time manned fire station in the county; all others are volunteer.
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Living in Ashland County Safety Services Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419994-4000 Fire Chief: Matt Carey
Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: 419-289-3911 ACSO Perrysville Outpost: 419-938Mifflin 5345 Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: Deputy: Rick Kinter 419-289-3911 Perrysville-Green Fire Dept.: NonFire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419- emergency phone: 419-938-5822 368-5127 Fire Chief: Chris Mullinex Fire Chief: J.J. Bittinger
Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: 419-289-3911 Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419736-2255 Fire Chief: Steve Shinsky
Town & Country Fire District (Fire and EMS covering parts of Wayne and Polk (Jackson-Perry) Medina counties): Non-emergency phone: Nankin Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: 419-853-4022 (Orange Township) 419-289-3911 Fire Chief: Lois Welch Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419419-289-3911 945-2681 Others Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419- Fire Chief: Randy Goon Ashland County Sheriff: E. Wayne Risner, 289-6866 1205 E. Main St., Ashland, non-emergency Fire Chief: Rob McClaran Savannah phone: 419-289-3911. Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: Ohio State Highway Patrol: 805 U.S. 250, Nova (Ruggles-Troy) 419-289-3911 Ashland, 419-289-0911 or 419-281-8172. Sheriff ’s Office: Non-emergency phone: Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419- Emergencies, dial 911. 419-289-3911 962-4630 Fire Dept.: Non-emergency phone: 419- Fire Chief: Steve Dinsmore 652-2251 Fire Chief: Mike Reisinger
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Living in Ashland County Transportation Ashland County Access
Interstate: 15 miles of Interstate 71 Airport Tailwinds U.S. Routes: 71 miles of U.S. routes 30, 42, 224 and 250 Aviation Services State Routes: 172 miles of Ohio 3, 39, 58, 60, 89, 95, 96, 179, 302, 700 County Road 511, 545, 603 and 604 1102, 419-281-3966, fax City of Ashland: In the middle of the county, roughly equidistant 419-281-7779, Email: from Cleveland, Columbus and the Akron-Canton area t a i lw i n d s @ 3 g 4 a i r p o r t . com; 3,500-foot by 75-foot asphalt runway; fuel, light maintenance and charter work available; flight school and flight training available through Tailwinds Aviation Services; hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
419-525-2822; www.ashlandrailway.com; Mike Mosely, general manager; short-line railroad between West Salem and Willard; connects to Norfolk Southern, CSX and Wheeling-Lake Erie railroads.
Ashland Public Transit
Shared-ride, para-transit system, administered through Ohio Department of Transportation and the city of Ashland - 206 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-207-8240; hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Special discount rates available for the elderly and handicapped. Rides to locations outside the city-county within a 100-mile radius should be scheduled 48 hours in advance. Ashland Public Transit offers discounted rides when scheduled at least 24 hours in advance and there is a $5.00 Saturday Pass to ride all-day inside city limits, with no stop limits. Information available online at http://www.ashland-ohio.com/ ashland-transit.
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Economy Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce ASHLAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
211 Claremont Ave. Ashland, Ohio 44805 419-281-4584; Fax: 419-281-4585; www.ashlandoh.com; chamber@ ashlandoh.com; Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mission Statement: We advocate for the growth and prosperity of our business community through dynamic leadership, education and services. Current Membership: 550 Divisions: Ashland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Leadership Ashland, Ashland Area Safety Council. Connection groups: HR Connection, Ashland Area Business Connections, Women in Business, Christians in Business, Contractor Trades Connection,Young Professionals. Programs-specialties: Local job posting, Chamber-sponsored trips, member-only discount programs, networking opportunities, social media and news connections, cost-of-living research, business education, business advocacy programs, Chamber cash gift certificate program and Buy-In Ashland. Purpose: Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce is the business community working together. It is the central agency that corrals the forces of the community for its improvement and development in business, in industry and in the professions. Chamber members extend their company’s reach, grow connections with the community through networking opportunities, social media and web presence, have access to community and government resources and save money through participation in exclusive member-only benefit programs. Office Staff: President/CEO: Barbara Lange Executive Assistant: Melanie Fitch Executive Director of Leadership Ashland: Ginny Telego Member Services and Safety Council Coordinator: Melissa Sponseller Programs and Accounts Manager: Renae Osborne
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Executive Director of the Convention & Visitors Bureau: Amy Daubenspeck Mission statement: To market Ashland County and the surrounding region as a desirable place to visit, live, work and shop.
Ashland Area Economic Development Ashland Area Economic Development Inc. is a nonprofit organization focusing on business retention, expansion, attraction and entrepreneurialism. AAED’s mission is to assist in the success of our existing businesses; attract viable companies to grow our communities; lead efforts to develop an attractive environment for investment and enhance the quality of life in the Ashland area. We strive to foster and maintain working relationships with local, regional and state partners. Ashland Area Economic Development Board of Directors: Commissioner Mike Welch, Mayor Duane Fishpaw, Mike Kelly, Keith Boales and Brian Hinkle. Ashland Area Economic DevelopmentTeam: Executive Director: Kathy Goon; Assistant Director: Emerald Campbell-Stackhouse; Office Manager: Erin Collins; Administrative Assistant: Natalie Helenthal Ashland Ashland Economic Development, 1123 Ohio 96, Ashland, 419-289-3200; fax 419-289-3233; economicdevelopment@ growashland.com.
Community Foundation Ashland County Community Foundation distributed a total of $264,525 in 2016-17 to 187 scholarship recipients from the Career Center, Hillsdale, Loudonville, Mapleton and Ashland high schools. Further, the organization approved 63 community, teacher, women’s fund and IMPACT Youth grants in 2016-17 for a total of $192,261. Since inception, more than $10.7 million has been returned to the Ashland County community via 391 donor-established funds. More than 6,600 donors have made current and deferred gifts totaling in excess of $40 million. Funds entrusted to Ashland County Community Foundation are invested to provide a stream of income and to provide for the longterm growth of principal and income without undue exposure to risk, while serving three distinct constituencies — individual donors, nonprofit organizations and the community-at-large. ACCF board and staff members participate in many community initiatives and planning strategies. Ashland County Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, not-forprofit corporation established in 1995 and chartered by the state as a public charity. The organization provides a means for people to make gifts of assets to enhance the quality of life in Ashland County. Additionally, the foundation accepts grant applications annually from 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and Ashland County teachers. Ashland County Community Foundation, 300 College Ave., Ashland- 419-281-4733- fax 419-289-5540- email: accf@ accommunityfoundation.org; website: www.accommunityfoundation. org. Board of Trustees: Kenneth E. Milligan, chair; Peggy L. Yoder, vice chair, Anne K. Cowen, secretary; Jay K. Myers, treasurer; Dr. Andrew M. Stein, past chair; Kathleen M. Davis; Brian R. Hinkle; Charles A.
You’d go to the ends of the earth to keep them happy. We’ll make sure you don’t have to. General Pediatrics Wooster 128 E. Milltown Road, Suite 209 330-345-1100 Ashland 2212 Mifflin Ave., Suite 235 419-281-3077 Ontario 2003 W. 4th St. 419-529-6285 Akron Children’s Special Care Nursery at Wooster Community Hospital 1761 Beall St. 330-263-8100
Subspecialty Care Building at Wooster Community Hospital 546 Winter St. Maternal Fetal Medicine 330-543-4500 Heart Center 330-543-8521 Mansfield Specialty Care and Urgent Care 371 Cline Ave. Specialty Care 419-521-2900 Urgent Care 419-521-2950 Rehabilitative Services 330-543-8257 Pediatrics 419-522-3341
From general pediatrics to rehabilitative and specialty services. The less time you spend driving to appointments, the more time you have for moments that matter. Learn more at akronchildrens.org/locations. Questions about services or locations? Call Ask Children’s™ at 330-543-2000.
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CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
CVB Board of Directors: Mark Smith, president; Ann Bitner, vice president; Julie Poland, secretary; Chris Tuttle, Bernie Lepley, Virginia Holdren; Connie J. Marble; John E. Miller; Marcy J. Myers; Donald G. Reynolds, Jim O’Brien, Patty Shannon, Curt Young and Michael ThornStump; Thomas G. Zupan and Ann Guthrie, recording secretary. ton. Georgia Kauffman, executive director. ACCF Officers: Dr. Lucille Ford, president emerita; James Cutright, Mohican Visitors Bureau, 544 N. Union St., Loudonville, 419-994executive director/CEO; Kristin Aspin, chief program officer; and 2519, www.discovermohican.com Brittaney Reep, chief financial officer
Mohican Area Growth Foundation The Mohican Area Growth Foundation provides community and economic development activities and support in the LoudonvilleMohican area. The goals and objectives of MAGF are to foster retention of existing jobs and businesses, promote creation of new jobs and business opportunities, promote recreation and tourism and enhance the "quality of life” for residents and visitors to Mohican Country. The MAGF was granted nonprofit status in 1985. Executive Director: Kathryn Goon, email: email@example.com Officers: President Brian Hinkle, Vice-President Dr. Dakota Zickefoose, Treasurer MaryAnn Wilson Other board members: Jim Gribble, Marilyn Byers, Chris Tuttle, Eric Koppert, Sally Truax, Mayor Steve Stricklen, Lynette Piper, Jordan Lance, Kerry Rich, Tom Stake, and Eric Young MAGF offices are in the Gribble Building located 131 W. Main St., Loudonville, phone 419-994-4789
Loudonville-Mohican Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Home Sold Listings
Submitted by the Ashland Board of Realtors from its Multiple Listing Service.
Total sold in 2016: 461 Total dollar volume: $54,730,012 Average price: $118,720 Average market time: 139 Total sold from Jan. 1-June 30, 2017: 217 Total dollar volume: $130,340 Average price: $107,231 Average market time: 115
City of Ashland
Total sold in 2016: 242 Total dollar volume: $25,158,523 Average price: $103,961 Average market time: 134 Total sold from Jan. 1-June 30, 2017: 107 Total dollar volume: $11,535,770 Average price: $107, 811 Average market time: 106
Total sold in 2016: 47 Total dollar volume: $7,476,821 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Chamber Board of Directors: Erica Bays, chair; Kathy Goon, Average price: $159,081 co-chair; Melissa Caudill, treasurer; Jodi Donley, secretary; other Average market time: 125 board members, Lynette Piper, Mike Thornton, Christine Lycans and Total sold from Jan. 1-June 30, 2017: 27 Total dollar volume: $4,306,777 Jimmy Landoll Valerie Spreng- Executive Director of Commerce, 131 W. Main Average price: $159,510 St., Loudonville, 419-994-4789, www.loudonvillechamber.com; email- Average market time: 104 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Total sold in 2016: 47 Total dollar volume: $7,152,320 Average price: $152,177 Average market time: 136 Total sold from Jan. 1-June 30, 2017: 25 Total dollar volume: $3,505,200 Average price: $140,208 Average market time: 139
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Total sold in 2016: 48 Total dollar volume: $5,275,700 Average price: $109,910 Average market time: 156 Total sold from Jan. 1-June 30, 2017: 18 Total dollar volume: $2,778,250 Average price: $154,347 Average market time: 128
Government County Government The following are county offices, contact information, officials and, if 4225, email, email@example.com, www.ashlandcounty.org/ applicable, the dates their terms expire - all addresses are in Ashland. veterans. County website is www.ashlandcounty.org. WIC Program- 110 Cottage St., Ashland; 546 N. Union St., Loudonville; 419-289-3359. Airport- 700 Township Road 1102, 419-281-3966, Tailwinds Aviation. Auditor- Cindy Funk (R), Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., 419-282- Information about elected officials obtained from the Ashland County 4235, www.ashlandcounty.org/auditor. Board of Elections, www.ashlandboe.com. Board of Elections- 110 Cottage St., 419-282-4224, www. ashlandboe.com. Clerk of Courts- Annette Shaw (R), Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., 419-282-4242, firstname.lastname@example.org; 1/1/21. President- Donald Trump (R) Commissioners- 110 Cottage St., Ashland, 419-282-4220, www. Vice President- Mike Pence (R) ashlandcounty.org/commissioners; Denny Bittle (R), 419-282-4354, Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C., 20500 12/31/18; Jim E. Justice (R), 419-368-3970, 1/2/21; President Michael Phone: 202-456-1414, fax 202-456-2461 Welch (R), 419-282-4266, 1/2/21; Meet 9 a.m. Thursday; meetings are Emails: email@example.com, vice.president@whitehouse. open to the public. gov Coroner- Dale Thomae (R), D.O., 1207 E. Main St., 419-282-6159; 1/1/21. Web site: www.whitehouse.gov Department of Job & Family Services- 15 W. Fourth St., 419- Term expiration: 1/20/21 282-5000; Child Abuse Hotline, 419-282-5001; Child Support Enforcement Agency; Ohio Works First; Workforce Investment Act U.S. Representative - Bob Gibbs, (R), 7th District Program; Employment and Training Connection; www.ashlandjfs.org. Address: 329 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C., Dog Warden- Tom Kosht, 1710 Garfield Ave., 419-289-1455, email, 20515 firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ashlandcounty.org/dogshelter Phone: 202-225-6265 EMA- Mark Rafeld, 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland; Telephone: 419-282-4272; Email: email@example.com Engineer- Edward Meixner (R), 1511 Cleveland Ave., 419-282-4281, Find Year-Round Comfort, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ashlandcounty.org/engineer; 1/1/21. Ashland County-City Health Department- Sarah Goodwill Day In, and Day Out Humphrey, health commissioner, 1763 Ohio 60, general number 419282-4231, www.ashlandhealth.com Highway Department- 1511 Cleveland Ave., 419-281-2021. Judge, Court of Common Pleas- Ronald P. Forsthoefel, Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., 419-282-4291; 1/1/23. Judge, Municipal Court - John L. Good, 1209 E. Main St., 419-2898137; 12/31/17. Judge, Probate and Juvenile Court- Damian J. Vercillo, Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., 419-282-4212, Juvenile Court; 419282-4325, Probate Court; 1/1/21. OSU Extension Office- Kathy Blackford, Ohio State Extension educator, 4-H and county director, 1763 Ohio 60, 419-281-8242. Prosecutor- Christopher Tunnell (R), 110 Cottage St., 419-2898857; email@example.com. Unexpired term ends 1/1/21. Recorder- Michal E. Crow (R), Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., 419282-4238, www.ashlandcounty.org/recorder; 1/1/21. County Planning Commission- 1763 Ohio 60, 419-281-7645, firstname.lastname@example.org Sheriff- E. Wayne Risner (R), 1205 E. Main St., 419-289-3911 (nonemergency number); email, email@example.com. 1/1/21. Soil & Water Conservation District- Karen Welch, board of supervisors chairwoman, 1763 Ohio 60, 419-281-7645, email, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ashlandcounty.org/swcd. Solid Waste District/Recycling Center- Cindy Brady, coordinator, 1270 Middle Rowsburg Road, 419-289-7382, cbrady@ ashlandcounty.org. Treasurer- Angela McQuillen (R), Courthouse, 142 W. Second St., www.ShakleyMechanical.com 419-282-4236; email@example.com. Unexpired term ends 1/1/21, 1081 CR 601, Ashland www.ashlandcounty.org/treasurer. Ohio Lic #30003 419-281-6909 Veterans Service Commission- 110 Cottage St., 419-282AS-10559201
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Government Engineering Inspector- James Kovacich, 419-289-8744, kovacich. firstname.lastname@example.org Director of City Services- Jerry Mack, 310 W. 12th St., 419-289Fax: 202-225-3394 9791, email@example.com Web site: www.gibbs.house.gov Director of Finance- Larry Paxton, 419-289-8170, paxton.larry@ Local office: 110 Cottage St., Ashland, Ohio 44805 ashland-ohio.com, 08/31/19 Phone: 419-207-0650 Director of Law- Richard P. Wolfe, 1213 E. Main St., 419-289-3777, Fax: 419-207-0655 firstname.lastname@example.org, 08/31/19 Term expiration: 12/31/18 Fire Chief- Rick Anderson, 274 Cleveland Ave., 419-289-6575, email@example.com U.S. Senator - Sherrod Brown (D) Police Chief- Dave Marcelli, 1211 E. Main St., 419-289-3639, marcelli. Address: 713 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510 firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 202-224-2315 Human Resources & Safety Director- Mark Burgess, 419-289Ohio Toll Free: 888-896-OHIO 3426, email@example.com Web site: brown.senate.gov Ashland Public Transit- Liz McClurg, transit coordinator, 419-289Local office: 1301 E. Ninth St., Suite 1710, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 8221, firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 888-896-6446 Municipal Court Judge- John L. Good, 1209 E. Main St., 419-289Term expiration: 12/31/18 8342, 08/31/17 Clerk of Courts- Eric Akers, 419-289-8137, eakers@ U.S. Senator - Rob Portman (R) ashlandmunicourt.com Address: B40D Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Parks & Recreation- 1123 Ohio 96, 419-289-8247 20510 Water & Wastewater Facilities Director- Michael Hunter, 1630 Phone: 202-224-3353 Cleveland Ave., 419-281-7074, email@example.com Ohio Toll Free: 800-541-OHIO Director of Technical Services- Aaron Doerrer, 419-281-5162, Local office: 1240 E. Ninth St., Room 3061, Cleveland, Ohio, 44199; firstname.lastname@example.org 216-522-7095 IT Specialist- Niles Hootman, 419-281-5162, hootman.niles@ Website: www.portman.senate.gov ashland-ohio.com Term expiration: 1/3/23
Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month (except in August), 7 p.m., in the third-floor assembly room, Municipal Building, 206 CITY OF ASHLAND Claremont Ave.; meetings are open to the public. POPULATION 20,362 Ward 1: Steve Workman, 419-606-1304; workman.steve@ashlandThe following officials serve the city of Ashland. All offices are at the ohio.com Municipal Building, 206 Claremont Ave., unless otherwise noted. If Ward 2: Robert M. Valentine, 419-289-7623; val7@zoominternet. applicable, officials’ term-expiration dates are listed. For more information, net visit the city’s website at www.ashland-ohio.com. Ward 3: Ruth Detrow, president of council, 419-289-7504; email@example.com Administration Ward 4: Sandra Hedlund-Tunnell, 419-651-9881; tunnell.sandra@ Mayor- Duane R. Fishpaw, 419-289-8622, fax 419-289-9613, stewart. ashland-ohio.com firstname.lastname@example.org- 12/31/17 At Large: Matt Miller, 419-281-9468; email@example.com Executive Secretary to the Mayor- Kelly Marshall, 419-289-8622, Council Clerk: Jody M. Toms, 419-289-5524, firstname.lastname@example.org@ashland-ohio.com ohio.com City Engineer, Building and Zoning Inspector- Shane Kremser, 419-289-8331, email@example.com
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Honest. Hardworking. Family First. Ashland. To Get Involved; visit uwashlandoh.org, or call 419-281-5551 Follow us on Facebook: Unitedwayofashlandoh/# AS-10560624
Government Local Government VILLAGE OF BAILEY LAKES POPULATION 371
Village Hall- 822 Main St. Mayor- John R. Benshoff, 419-606-0099 Fiscal Officer- Stephanie Douglas, 419-2958691 Council Members: Jeffrey D. Ling: 419-962-4406 Thomas M. Metzger: 419-962-4414 Mary Webb Dilgard: 419-651-6381 Gary Christine: 419-606-2430 Dorothy Scott: 419-606-2744 Randy Ramsthaler: 419-962-4624
VILLAGE OF HAYESVILLE POPULATION 448
Village Hall- 5 S. Mechanic St., P.O. Box 246, 419-368-3818 Mayor- Bob Vinsack, 419-368-3412 Fiscal Officer- Amy L. Pickering, 419-3685117 Council Members: Sue Barr: 419-368-3609 Rebecca M. Bolen: 419-651-8853 Sharyn Braeunig: 419-606-9630 Dale R. Runkle: 419-368-4266 Alisa Tankersley: no number listed Douglas A.Young: no number listed
VILLAGE OF JEROMESVILLE POPULATION 562
Village Hall- 81 S. High St., 419-368-3764 Mayor- Randy Spade, 419-368-3764 Fiscal Officer- Amanda Jolliff, 419-685-1879 Council Members: W.Thorne Nethero: 419-368-3055 Gail Spade: 419-368-3784 Rodney Summers: 419-571-7927 Kevin Sockwell: 330-601-4834 Chad Hickey: 419-606-3038 Melanie Tallmadge
VILLAGE OF LOUDONVILLE POPULATION 2,641
Village Office- 156 N. Water St., 419-9943214 Mayor- Stephen M. Stricklen, 419-565-5053 Fiscal Officer- Elaine Van Horn, 419-9943214 Village Administrator- Curt Young, 419994-3214 Council Members: William L. Welsh: 419-651-6248 Michael Robinson: no number listed Roy Wilson: 419-606-4745 Traci Cooper: 419-994-9989 Thomas Young: 567-203-9403 Jason A.VanSickle: 419-685-1563
VILLAGE OF MIFFLIN POPULATION 137
Village Hall- 36 E. Maine St., 419-368-3802 Mayor- Vickie Shultz, 419-651-4603 Fiscal Officer- Amy L. Pickering Council Members: Pamela Crain: 419-545-3149 Dennis Silvert: 567-203-8714 Dawn Vesper: 419-606-9600 George Baker: 419-922-4022 Laurie A. Forrer: 567-203-1210 Daniel H. Zehner: 419-368-3985
Stephen D. Brown, 419-962-4544 Council Members: Sarah J. McBride: 419-962-4795 Kris M. Hickey: 419-962-4130 Sarah J. McBride: 419-962-4795 Benjamin M. Kunkel: 419-962-1805 Douglas N.Yoho: 419-545-3864 Holly Farr: 419-962-4551 Information about elected officials obtained through the Ashland County Board of Elections, www.ashlandboe.com.
VILLAGE OF PERRYSVILLE POPULATION 735
Village Hall- 131 N. Bridge St. Mayor- Richard S. Miles, 419-938-8900 Fiscal Officer- Jody Thompson, 419-5289339 Council Members: Cynthia J. Rich: 419-908-8374 Naomi E. Smart: 419-938-6456 Dale F. Lepp Jr.: 419-6521-0170 Jonas R. Bush: 419-651-6922 Heather Mullinex: 740-501-6098
VILLAGE OF POLK POPULATION 336
Village Hall- 200 E. Congress St., P.O. Box 206 Mayor- Don Foster, no number listed Clerk- Sheri Ramey, no number listed Council Members: Craig T. Wiley: 419945-2747 Barbara K. Fisher: 419-945-2554 Billy J. Workman: 419-945-1019 Sally L. Wiley: 419945-2338 Daniel Kettering: 419-945-2371 Judy Karoglan: no number listed
VILLAGE OF SAVANNAH POPULATION 413
Village Hall- 13 S. Main St., P.O. Box 164 Mayor- Tom Kruse, 419-962-4389 Fiscal Officer-
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Government Trustee Richard W. Kline: 419-938-7682 Fiscal Officer Andrea J. Purcell: 419-994-3150
State Officials Governor - John Kasich (R)
Address: 77 S. High St., 30th floor, Columbus 43215-6117 Phone: 614-466-3555 Web site: www.governor.ohio.gov Term expiration: 12/31/18
Trustee John R. Burkhart: 419-606-2101 Trustee Ronald E. Endslow: 419-938-6332 Trustee Timothy C. Mowery: 419-994-5126 Fiscal Officer Alice L. McDonald: 419-994-4787
State Representative - Darrell Kick (R), 70th District Jackson Address: 77 S. High St., 11th floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Phone: 614-466-2994 Fax: 614-719-6997 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Term expiration: 12/31/18
Trustee Kay E. Wright: 419-869-7153 Trustee Jim Power: 419-651-6358 Trustee Jonathon S. Markley: no number listed Fiscal Officer Cheryl A. Welch: 419-945-2698
State Senator - Larry Obhof (R) 22nd District
Trustee Mike S. Bender: 419-606-6930 Trustee Timothy W. Nickles: 419-606-7122 Trustee Lewis E. Morris Jr.: no number listed Fiscal Officer Lehr L. Dircks: 419-994-5363
Address: 1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Phone: 614-466-7505 Email: email@example.com Term expiration: 12/31/20 More Information: Attorney General Consumer Protection: 800-282-0515 Child Support Hotline: 800-686-1556 Crime Victim Assistance: 800-582-2877 Home Energy Assistance Program: 800-282-0880 Legislative Information: 800-282-0253 Medicaid Consumer Hotline: 800-324-8680 Tax Questions: 800-282-1780 Travel & Tourism: 800-BUCKEYE Unemployment Hotline: 877-644-6562 Workers’ Compensation: 800-OHIO-BWC State of Ohio web site: www.ohio.gov
Township Officials Clear Creek
Trustee Timothy A. Calame: 419-289-7800 Trustee Standley E. Crist: 419-606-1430 Trustee David A. Shoup: 419-281-2916 Fiscal Officer Kathleen Kern: 419-962-9210
Trustee Marianne Cowell: 419-606-3198 Trustee Dwain E. Stitzlein: 419-938-3231
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Trustee Jeffrey C. Jacobs: 419-651-3048 Trustee Eric C. Oswalt: 419-368-4059 Trustee Timothy E. Echelberger: 419-545-3756 Fiscal Officer David Seiss: 419-289-6578
Trustee Rick Emmons: 419-606-2625 Trustee Eric L. Fulk: 419-207-0212 Trustee Mitchell Goschinski: 419-651-1430 Fiscal Officer Jeanne Saner: 419-651-6702
Trustee Bryan K. Raudebaugh: 567-215-7973 Trustee Michael D. Weber: 419-651-1772 Trustee Edward M. White: 419-368-8211 Fiscal Officer Jody A. Bartter: 419-651-4626
Trustee Hugh B.Troth: 419-289-1955 Trustee Richard D. Wesner: 419-289-9668 Trustee Daniel Kamburoff: 419-207-8820 Fiscal Officer Andrea Wertz: 419-908-8845
Trustee James H. Elson: 419-685-0298 Trustee George E. Parks: 419-289-7837 Trustee Brian A. Canfield: 419-651-2413 Fiscal Officer Betsie L. Krumlaw: 567-203-8852
Trustee Brian G. Funk: 419-606-8567 Trustee Robert W. Jones: 419-651-2407 Trustee Kent P. McGovern: 419-368-3485 Fiscal Officer Valeria K. Hall: 419-685-1533
Trustee James D. Griffin: 419-929-7585 Trustee Scott Stolcals: 419-606-4235 Trustee Matthew J. Beattie: 419-651-7438 Fiscal Officer Michelle A. Ropp: 419-652-3963
419.289.1595 www.brethrencarevillage.org 2140 Center St., Ashland
Government Voting Precincts
Township Officials Sullivan
Trustee Suzanne Fayak: 440-225-9064 Trustee Janice K. Steele: 419-736-2145 Trustee Douglas W. Campbell: 419-736-3500 Fiscal Officer Donna M. Riley: 567-215-5844
The following are polling locations where Ashland County residents are assigned to vote. For more information, call the Ashland County Board of Elections at 419-282-4224 or visit its web site, www.ashlandboe.com. The web site offers a service to help you find out where your precinct is and how to get to your polling place. General election will be Nov. 7, 2017.
ASHLAND CITY PRECINCTS
Trustee Timothy R. Roth: 419-651-7808 Trustee Leslie D. White: 419-651-9530 Trustee Dennis C. Edwards: 419-652-3702 Fiscal Officer Fred M. Lowery: 419-652-2311
Trustee William R. Helbert: 419-368-5908 Trustee Ralph E. Owens: 419-651-9346 Trustee Samuel L.Yeater: 419-651-6393 Fiscal Officer Amy L. Pickering: 419-368-5117 Information about elected township officials was obtained from the Ashland County Board of Elections: www.ashlandboe.com.
1-A - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 1-B - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 1-C - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 1-D - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 2-A - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 2-B - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 2-C - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds 3-A - Salvation Army Kroc Center, 527 E. Liberty St. 3-B - Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Drive 3-C - Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Drive 3-D - Salvation Army Kroc Center, 527 E. Liberty St. 4-A - Salvation Army Kroc Center, 527 E. Liberty St. 4-B - Salvation Army Kroc Center, 527 E. Liberty St. 4-C - Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Drive
Ashland County Fair September 17 –23, 2017
JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY / COLLIN RAYE Tuesday, September 19th 7:00 p.m. Grandstand Events Sunday, Sept 17 Monday, Sept 18 Tuesday, Sept 19
Wednesday, Sep 20 Thursday, Sept 21 Friday, Sept 22 Saturday, Sept 23
OSTPA Pull Harness Racing John Michael Montgomery/ Collin Raye Lawnmower Derby, Truck Pull Motocross Stock Tractor Pull Demolition Derby
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Clear Creek Township - Bethel Baptist Church, 575 N. U.S. 250 Green Township 1 - Green Perrysville Fire Station, 181 E. Third Street, Perrysville Green Township 2 - American Legion Post 257, 131 S. Water St., Loudonville Jackson Township 1 - Cinnamon Lake Community Center, 1443 Laurel Drive Jackson Township 2 - Polk Fire Station, 209 E. Congress St., Polk Jeromesville Village - Jeromesville Fire Department, 20 W. North Alley, Jeromesville Lake Township - Lake Township House, 2499 County Road 175 Loudonville 1 - Loudonville Public Library, 122 E. Main St., Loudonville Loudonville 2 - American Legion, 131 S. Water St., Loudonville Mifflin Township - Mifflin Fire Station, Ohio 603 Milton Township 1 - Ashland Church of Christ, 1185 County Road 1356 Milton Township 3 - Ashland Church of Christ, 1185 County Road 1356 Mohican Township - Mohican Township House, 2008 Ohio 89 Montgomery Township 1 - Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Drive Montgomery Township 2 - Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Drive Montgomery Township 3 - Mozelle Hall, Ashland County Fairgrounds Orange Township 1 - Trinity Baptist, 891 Ohio 511 Orange Township 2 - Trinity Baptist, 891 Ohio 511 Perry Township - Trinity United Methodist, 1301 Ohio 89 Ruggles Township - Nova United Methodist, 257 Ohio 511 Sullivan Township 1 - 1st Congregational Church, 503 U.S. 224, Sullivan Sullivan Township 2 - 1st Congregational Church, 503 U.S. 224, Sullivan Troy Township - Nova United Methodist, 257 Ohio 511 Vermillion Township 1 - Ashland County Service Center, 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland Vermillion Township 2 - Ashland County Service Center, 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland Information about voting precincts was obtained from the Ashland County Board of Elections, www.ashlandboe.com.
Health & Human Services Health Department Ashland County-City Health Department: 1763 Ohio 60, is operated by the Ashland City Board of Health and the Ashland County Board of Health. City board members include Mayor Duane Fishpaw; Michael Dorr; Charmaine Kaylor; William Latham, DPM, president pro-tem; and Daniel Doubek. County board members are David Tomchak MD; Rebecca Cawrse, DVM; Jeff Hardman; Stanley Kopp, president; and Ron Puglisi. Dr. Tomchak also is interim medical director for ACCHD. The department serves the residents of Ashland County as well as those who only reside during the summer months, the school year and those who are touring Ashland County. ACCHD serves everyone, regardless of income and is located near the Career Center. Health Commissioner: 419-282-4231. Sarah Goodwill Humphrey is the health commissioner for Ashland County. Goodwill Humphrey serves as the executive officer of the boards of health. She is responsible for enforcement of laws and regulations that are under the jurisdiction of the boards of health. She also is responsible for directing, administering and supervising all aspects of the public health programs, which include, but are not limited to, control of communicable diseases and environmental health services, and will coordinate all activities of services provided to the health districts. Goodwill Humphrey serves as the major public relations person for the department for promoting health and the health districts through local news media, civic groups, private organizations and official county organizations.
disease nurses and the contract epidemiologist when investigating all food-borne illness complaints. Nursing Division: 419-282-4232, Shirley Bixby, RN, BSN, sbixby@ ashlandhealth.com is the director of nursing. The nursing division offers many clinics. Among the offerings are immunization clinic, hypertension clinic, TB screening and lice screening. The nursing staff also offers infant, child and adult vaccines and can explain the importance of each. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. The division also is responsible for communicable disease reporting, childhood lead poisoning reporting, Vaccines for Children Program, Family Fun Day, Amish Health and Safety Day, Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps and school vision, hearing and scoliosis screenings. Staff nurses include nursing clerk Lauren Jeffery; Linda McCarty, RN; Laurie McFarlin, RN; Jean Neel, RN; Jennifer Owen, RN; and Jenna Wertz, RN. Call public health nurse clerk Lauren Jeffrey to schedule appointments. Public Health Emergency Preparedness: 419-282-4295, Ray Herbst, RS, REHS, firstname.lastname@example.org, is the director of Public Health Emergency Preparedness. Herbst formulates, maintains and exercises pandemic, bioterrorism and natural disaster public health preparedness plans for Ashland County. He maintains public health
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Ashland County Lifeworx – 221 Church St., Suite 20, Ashland; 419-496-0200; Amy Flannigan, executive director. Lifeworx is a peer support program where adult consumers in Ashland County can receive educational, vocational, recreational, and social supports to implement personal recovery.
emergency communications equipment and actively participates in the Northeast Central Ohio Region No. 5 Ohio Homeland Security, The Department Operations Center and Public Health Emergency Response Trailer. Herbst manages the Ashland County-City Medical Reserve Ashland Christian Health Center — 380 E. Fourth St., Ashland; Corps, offers free radon test kits, administers the local OhioTRAIN, Ashland Christian Health Center exists to holistically care for and MRC-TRAIN and the local Ohio Public Health Analysis Network. elevate the dignity of Ashland County residents who are uninsured or underinsured in a Christ-centered atmosphere. 419-903-0475.
American Red Cross — Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter serving Ashland, Erie, Holmes, Huron, Lorain, Richland, Wayne Counties, 244 West South Street, Wooster OH; Phone: 330 264-9383
Ashland Parenting Plus — 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland, 419-2813788, email@example.com; hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Appointments as needed; Catherine Swope, director.
Ashland Pregnancy Center — 119 Sloan Ave., 419-281-1111, Appleseed Community Mental Health Center — 2233 Rocky 24/7 Hotline: (800) 712-4357, www.ashlandcarecenter.org; open 10 Lane, Ashland, 419-281-3716, Crisis Situation Hotline 419-289-6111; a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Appointments preferred Jerry Strausbaugh, director. Housing assistance available. but walk-ins welcome.
urs, Ashland County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse — ision310 College Ave., Ashland, 419-289-7675, accada1@zoominternet. onus net; Dennis Dyer, director. vided Ashland County Cancer Association — 1200 E Main St., Suite 7, urance. s andAshland; 419-281-1863; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: oot www.ashlandcancer.org; Angela Woodward, director. Open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Associated Charities and Ashland County Food Bank — 240 Cleveland Ave., Ashland, 419-281-6061; Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.; Rosemarie Donley, director. Catholic Charities Services of Ashland County — 34 W. Second St., Ashland, 419-289-1903, ccdocle.org; hours: weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fredy Robles, director.
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Easter Seals of Northern Ohio — 2173 North Ridge Road, Suite G, Lorain, OH 44055, 440324-6600, www.easterseals.com/ noh. Family Planning Clinic — 1060 Claremont Ave., Suite 3, Ashland, 419-289-1700; hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Kelly Corrigan, director. Family & Children First Council — 419-281-1212, Nonprofit organization that links families of children with multiple needs to supportive services. Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Diane Karther, director. Housing Partners of Ashland County — A nonprofit Christian housing ministry that works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate simple, decent and affordable housing along with home repairs and renovations; 19 W. Main St., Suite 4, Ashland; 419-281-9669; email: email@example.com; website: www.housingpartnersashland. org. Hospice of North Central Ohio Inc. —1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, 419-2817107, 800-952-2207, www. hospiceofnorthcentralohio.org; 12-bed facility off Mifflin Avenue south of the U.S. 42 bypass; business hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; Linda Hickey, RN, MBA, executive director. Kidney Foundation of Ohio — 2831 Prospect Ave., Cleveland
44115, 216-771-2700, www. kfohio.org; hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Michael F. Needham, president and CEO.
surrounding counties, offering free mammograms to eligible women 40 years old and older. Three local organizations are spearheading these outreach Mental Health & Recovery efforts: Samaritan Regional Board of Ashland County Health System; Ashland Christian — 1605 County Road 1095, Health Center and Ashland Ashland, 419-281-3139, www. County Cancer Association. To ashlandmhrb.org; Hours: 8 a.m.- access SA2 Collaborative breast 4:30 p.m.; Steve Stone, director. health services, contact Ashland County Cancer Association New Beginnings at at 419-281-1863 or Ashland CityHill — Christian-based Christian Health Center at 419adolescence counseling, partner 903-0475. of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio. Outpatient counseling Salvation Army Ray and Joan and intensive home-based Kroc Corps Community therapy. CityHill also offers Center — 527 E. Liberty pharmacological management St., Ashland; 419-281-8001; services, community psychiatric ashlandkroc.salvationarmy.org; supportive services and home- offering recreational, spiritual, based treatment. Hours 9 a.m. -5 educational and cultural arts p.m. Monday through Thursday, By programs; Majs. Brett and Jessica appointment only on Friday; 419- DeMichael. Open Monday 289-0970; 1590 Crestview Drive, www.ccho.org/CityHill.html.
through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 6 to 9 p.m. for Family Night. Sunday includes prayer at 9 a.m., worship at 10 a.m. and Sunday school at 11:15 a.m. Tri-County Help Me Grow — 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland, 419-2893847; hours: weekdays, 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.; Darlene Woodward, program coordinator. Victim Assistance Program — Ashland County Prosecutor’s Office, 110 Cottage St., third floor, Ashland, 419-289-8857; Victim impact coordinator provides legal, medical and psychological advocacy for victims of violent crime; contact Ruth Rafeld.
Pump House Ministries — 400 Orange St., Ashland, 419-2073900, www.pumphouseministries. com. Serving the Ashland community with both local and international ministries. For more information, contact Pastor Bruce Wilkinson, president. Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Safe Haven — Main office: 2233 Rocky Lane, Ashland, Domestic Violence Shelter; hotlines available 24/7: 419-289-8085 or 800-656HOPE, business office: 419282-6097, rapecrisisservice@ appleseedcmhc.org; Cynthia Hudnut, program coordinator.
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Rehabilitation Service of North Central Ohio Inc. — 270 Sterkel Blvd., Mansfield 44907, 419-756-1133, www. therehabcenter.org; Veronica L. Groff, president. SA2 Collaborative breast health services — SA2 provides breast health services for under or uninsured women residing in Ashland or
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Cornerstone Counseling of Ashland — 502 Claremont Ave., 419-289-1876. A fullservice counseling agency. Most insurance accepted. Hours 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday by appointment, www. ashlandcornerstone.com.
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Health & Human Services University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center As a nonprofit organization, University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center offers free community education programs. Several free support groups are available through UH Samaritan. For more information on services, specialty clinics or physicians, contact UH Samaritan at 419289-0491 or visit its website at www.UHSamaritan.org. Helpful Numbers UH Kettering Health Center: 419-994-4121 UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center: 419-281-1330 Occupational Health: 419-281-4440 Birthing and Women’s Unit: 419-289-0491, ext. 2438 Endoscopy Center: 419-289-0491, ext. 3176 Heart Services: 419-289-0491, ext. 2494 Home Care: 419-289-0491 Pain Clinic: 419-207-2721 Retail Pharmacy: 419-289-9636 Sleep Center: 419-289-7139 Women’s Health Services, Ashland: 419-207-9272 QCare: 419-207-2502 The Gift Shop: 419-289-0491, ext. 3296
Golden Buckeye Card - Website www.aging.ohio.gov/ goldenbuckeye; 800-422-1976; a free discount card for those older than 60 years old or for the physically disabled; discounts on meals and entertainment, merchandise and services at businesses throughout the state; sign up at Ashland Public Library and Ashland County Council on Aging. The Golden Center - A senior socialization, community service organization that meets 10 a.m. every Wednesday in the Golden Center room at Loudonville Public Library. Meetings usually include a program of interest to members. Monday and Wednesdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m. during the school year, the multi-generational mentoring program takes place at the Golden Center. Older adult volunteers help elementary-age students with homework and activities. Officers are Sandy Esto, president; Al Ohler, vice president; and Donna Foote, treasurer. Celia Cureton, part of the staff of Catholic Charities of Ashland County, serves as the Golden Center program coordinator. For more information or if interested in volunteering, call 419-2891903. Medicare - 800-MEDICARE (633-4227) helps with general questions about Medicare, including information about health plan options, information about Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap), phone numbers for assistance with billing questions about Medicare claims and the opportunity to order Medicare publications.
Senior Citizen Center of Ashland County - 615 W. 10th St. at Myers Avenue, Ashland, 419-289-7745; Sharon Gebura and Nancy Pfieffer, co-managers; hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through SENIOR SERVICES Area Agency on Aging, Ohio District 5 - 2131 Park Ave. West, Thursday; a nonprofit, self-supporting organization whose mission is Suite 100, Ontario, Ohio 44906; 419-524-4144 or 800-860-5799; to provide social, educational, recreational and cultural activities for www.aaa5ohio.org; helps those older than 60 years old maintain senior citizens in the county. It also offers various services to earn their independence. Serves Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, money for the center, such as monthly dinners, chair caning, one-day bus trips and a clothing/variety shop (Bargains in the Belfry) all open Morrow, Richland, Seneca and Wyandot counties. to the public. Ashland County Council on Aging - 240 E. Third St., Ashland; 419-281-1477; fax 419-281-7871; www.ashlandcountycouncilonaging. SENIOR SOCIAL OFFERINGS & RECREATION com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Peggy Boales, executive Salvation Army Kroc Center - 527 E. Liberty St., Ashland; 419director; hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 281-8001; offers several recreation opportunities as well as art, music except holidays; provides assistance to people 60 years old and and many other types of classes for seniors. older, providing transportation, home-delivered meals, on-site meals, information and referral, homemaking and legal services. Staff YMCA - 207 Miller St., Ashland, 419-289-0626, www.ashlandy. org; Molly Riley, executive director; discounted memberships for available to speak throughout the community. seniors age 65 and older; Beginner Cycling, Arthritis, Water Walking, Aquarobics, Moving Meditation and four different SilverSneakers exercise classes are just some of the many classes available for seniors. Seniors do not need to be a member of the YMCA to be able to participate in these classes. There is a class pass seniors can purchase to be able to participate in these classes. The facility also has a walking track, two pools that can be used for swimming and a meyerhatchery.com wellness center with weight lifting equipment and cardio equipment. 626 STATE ROUTE 89 POLK, OHIO 44866 HEALTH CARE AND RETIREMENT FACILITIES Agape Acres - 952 Ohio 511, Ashland, 419-289-8920; Randal and Jennifer Recker, administrators; retirement community. P 888-568-9755 F 419-945-9841 Brethren Care Village - 2000 Center St.,Ashland, 419-289-1585, www. brethrencarevillage.org; Troy Snyder, chief executive officer; a continuum care retirement community providing independent, congregate and Offering a Variety of Chicks assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. Weekly, Feed Store, Colonial Manor Health Care Center Inc. - 747 S. Mount Vernon Supplies and Gifts. Ave., Loudonville, 419-994-4191; Linda Snowbarger, administrator; nursing center with skilled nursing available, Alzheimer’s unit, adult
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Health & Human Services Senior Opportunites day care, respite care, bariatric care, rehabilitation services, outpatient rehabilitation and transitional care. Crystal Care Center of Ashland - 1251 E. Main St., Ashland, 419-281-9595, www.embassyhealthcare.net; Mary Anne Myers, administrator; Carol Huber, director of nursing; nursing home with skilled nursing available. Provides inpatient and outpatient therapy. Essex House Apartments - 1 E. Main St., Ashland, 419-281-8230; Lee Bright, manager; office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; affordable independent living apartments for people 55 years old or older starting at $355 a month. Studio and one-bedroom apartments, featuring full kitchens with appliances, wall-to-wall carpeting, individually controlled heat and central air conditioning, elevator, storage, on-site laundry facility, community room and free digital TV. Metro accepted. The Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - 622 Center St., Ashland, 419-289-3523; www. thegoodshepherdashland.org; Joe Abraham, administrator; skilled nursing and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation available in the Stratford Rehabilitation Center. Registered nurses on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Good Shepherd Villa - 726 Center St., Ashland, 419-2829700; HUD-subsidized independent living facility offering a safe and caring environment for seniors. Kingston of Ashland - 20 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland, 419289-3859; www.kingstonhealthcare.com; Alice Carter, administrator; rehabilitation and health care services, skilled nursing and long-term residential care. LSS Home Health Care - 500 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 235, Columbus; 866-734-0599; skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapy provided 24 hours per day seven days a week in patientsâ€™ homes, including the Ashland area. Lutheran Village of Ashland - 330 S. Davis Road, Ashland, 419281-8403; www.lutheranvillageofashland.org; ShaNa Benner, director of resident services; assisted living facility. Martin House Apartments - 625 Center St., Ashland, 419-2816721; Randy Kemper, housing administrator; low- and moderateincome senior housing (rent according to income, EHO). St. Martin Assisted Living - 625 Center St., Ashland, 419-2816721; Randy Kemper, housing administrator; senior assisted living. McMullen Assisted Care - 201 School Drive, Loudonville, 419994-5405; John McMullen, LPN/administrator; 16-unit facility designed for senior adults who wish to maintain their independent lifestyle but may need some additional assistance to do so. The facility also offers adult day care services seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Health & Human Services United Way of Ashland County Mission: To improve lives and serve as a leader for change in Ashland County by uniting the caring power of our community.
Affiliate Partner: Mohican Area Community Fund Non-Funded Partner: Ashland County Council on Aging
2018 “Faces of Change” Campaign 3rd Annual Ashland Golf Club: July 29, 2017 Fun, Fabulous Friday: Aug. 4, 2017 Oktoberfest: October 7, 2017 Kay Conrad Day of Caring: October 12, 2017 Holiday Happenings: Dec. 7, 2017
United Way of Ashland County, 132 West Main St., Ashland, Ohio 44805; 419-281-5551; Stacy Schiemann, executive director; Brenda McQuillen, operations and finance manager; Missy Butts, community engagement coordinator.
United Way of Ashland County Board of Trustees President – Michelle Vanderzyden President-elect – Joe Phinney Past-president – Mark Burgess Treasurer – Hal Sheaffer Secretary – Mindi Cantrell
Mission Statement: The mission of the Mohican Area Community Fund is to improve the quality of life in southern Ashland County by uniting the caring power of our Mohican community.
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2018 “Have a Mohican Heart!” Campaign: Campaign Kickoff, Health and Agency Fair was July 14. Celebrity Waiter Dinner was March 31. United Way of Ashland County – Partner Agencies Every Penny Counts Campaign is Oct. 1 through 31. American Red Cross, Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Public campaign ends Nov. 22. Rape Crisis/Safe Haven Domestic Violence Shelter, Ashland County Giving Tuesday is Dec. 5. Cancer Association, Ashland County Council on Alcoholism and Annual meeting and campaign wrap-up is Jan. 16, 2018. Drug Abuse, Ashland Parenting Plus, Ashland YMCA, Associated Agency applications for 2019 Campaign are due March 31, 2018. Charities, Catalyst Life Services(Rehab Center), Catholic Charities Community Services of Ashland, Hospice of North Central Ohio, MACF Board of Trustees: Kidney Foundation of Ohio, Salvation Army. President – Brian Hartzell Vice President – Brian Hinkle Secretary – Wende Lance Treasurer – Tom Lunt. At-large Trustees – Jim Brewer, Tracy Burgess, Larry Burkepile, Gayle Christopher, Dr. Teresa Cooperrider, Jerry Dudte, Angie Heffelfinger, Linda O’Brien, Jennifer Portz, Linda Snowbarger and Dr. Dakota Zickefoose. MACF Partner Agencies: American Red Cross, Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Ashland Christian Health Center, Ashland County Cancer Association, Ashland Council on Aging, Ashland Parenting Plus, Bikes for Kids, Boy Scouts of America — Loudonville/Perrysville units, Budd Partners in Education, Catholic Charities Community Services, Community Help Mission, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, Helping Hand Services, Hospice of North Central Ohio, Loudonville Church Women, Loudonville Street Fair, Loudonville Stingrays Swim Team, Loudonville Theatre & Arts Committee, Loudonville Youth Football (Pee Wee), Loudonville Youth Inc., Loudonville Youth Soccer Association, L/P Academic Boosters, L/P Music Boosters, L/P School/Community Liaisons, Meals on Wheels, McMullen Parents Association, Mohican Historical Society/ Cleo Redd Fisher Museum, Mohican School in the Out-of-Doors, Olive Tree Afterschool Care, Perrysville Association of Churches, Perrysville Economic Development Inc., Perrysville Youth Association, Rape Crisis-Safe Haven Domestic Violence Shelter, Salvation ArmyLoudonville Service Unit and Wolf Creek Grist Mill. Total 35. Affiliated Partner: United Way of Ashland County
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Education Child Care & Preschools school and 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. after school. The focus is on the whole child with physical activity valued as much as academics. Physical activity includes play in the gymnasium, playground and a Bible study program. Flexible scheduling is available. Care is available for children who are in need over school breaks. Summer Camp is 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the same emphasis as the preschool program. email@example.com.
10-county area that includes Ashland, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Knox, Tuscarawas and Wayne.
Preschool for children ages 3 through 5 years old from low-income families: Ashland Headstart - Salvation Army Kroc Center, 527 E. Liberty St., Ashland, 419-281-8001; Donna Swartz, site supervisor; school year only. Loudonville Headstart - 615 Ohio 39 West, Loudonville, 419-994Ashland Training Center Preschool & Day Care 3258; Kathy Cronebach, site supervisor; class of 18 8:30 to 3:30 p.m. 228 Maple St., Ashland, 419-281-2767; Shannon Richter, director; Monday through Friday, school year only. accepts children 6 weeks old to 12 years old; open Monday to Friday, Sullivan Headstart - 241 Township Road 481, Sullivan, 419-7365:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; summer day camp is available; meals and snacks are 2787; Denise Swartz, site supervisor; four classes with 72 children provided as well as transportation to and from Ashland City Schools. Monday through Thursday, school year only.
Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center The Learning Center Preschool 1489 Mifflin Ave., Ashland, 419-281-7440, tlcashland.com, juliecheri@ 1783 Ohio 60, Ashland, 419-289-3313, ext. 2226, 800-686-3313; Shirley Meehan, head teacher; three days a week for children 3 to 5 years old; morning and afternoon programs 9 to 11 a.m. and 12:15 to 2:15 p.m.; runs mid-September through May.
Ashland Montessori School
1515 Mifflin Ave. (inside St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church), 419-2895699; Lina Eztwiler, director; morning and afternoon programs 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday; all-day program 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday; three-day program 12:15 to 3:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; Montessori education is based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator. This philosophy is based on the child’s developmental needs for freedom within limits in a carefully prepared environment (classroom) that guarantees exposure to materials and experiences designed to enhance intelligence as well as physical and psychological abilities.
COAD Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
1260 NW Monroe St., Suite 39S, New Philadelphia, 330-364-8882, http://coad4kids.org; a program of the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development, the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency coordinates and facilitates training for child care providers, enabling them to get into business and stay in business. Also, it puts parents with child care needs in touch with child care providers. Lara Schwartz is the child care service coordinator. The program covers a
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frontier.net; Julia Brindle, director; open weekdays, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., for children 6 weeks to 11 years old; morning and afternoon snacks, lunch and free transportation to Ashland City Schools are provided; preschool is provided for 3- and 4-year-olds and an active summer program is available for school-age children; open year round. TLC is an Ohio Step Up to Quality two-star-rated program.
Little Arrows Preschool
850 Jackson Drive, Ashland, 419-289-1117, ext. 2234, www. ashlandcityschools.org/district/little-arrows-preschool, offers half-day preschool classes four days a week for children 3, 4 and 5 years old as of Aug. 1, 2017; priority will be given to Ashland city residents.
New Beginnings Christian Preschool
New Hope Community Church, 637 N. Market St., Loudonville, 419-994-1112; www.nhloud.com/new-beginnings-pre-school; Laura Markel, teacher and administrator; ages 3 to 5 years old. A preschool program that is committed to providing a safe and fun environment that encourages kids to learn in an affordable Christian environment.
Park Street School
619 Park St., in Park Street Brethren Church, Ashland, 419-2896128, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kathy Whisler, director; a nondenominational, not-for-profit organization. Children ages 2 1⁄2 (fully potty-trained) to pre-kindergarten can attend three different programs 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday; half-day or fullday day care for ages up to 12 years old, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; breakfast, lunch and snack provided; offers spiritual formation and sign language; summer and after-school programming available.
St. Edward School Preschool
433 Cottage St., Ashland, 419-289-7456; programs open to 3- to 5-year-olds of all faiths. Preschool classes designed for ages 3 and 4 are Monday through Thursday mornings, and a kindergarten readiness program for ages 4 and 5 years old is Monday through Thursday afternoons. Program runs September to May.
Locations at R.F. McMullen Elementary School, 224 E. Bustle St., Loudonville; Hillsdale Elementary School, West Main Street, Hayesville; and Mapleton Elementary School, 2 Mountie Drive, Ashland; Michelle Linton, director, 330-262-2262. Serves children ages 3 through 5 years old with development disabilities as well as typically developing children; morning and afternoon sessions offered; times vary based on location.
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Education services; family services and parent support; home- and center-based activities for children; occupational therapy; physical therapy, speech; preschool, 3 to 5 years of age; center-based program following all Montessori preschool program at Trinity Lutheran IDEA procedures; occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech, 508 Center St., Ashland, 419-289-2126; ages 3 through 5 years old; language and other services and play-based curriculum; physical morning and afternoon programs 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to education, music therapy, parent support; school age, 6 to 21 years 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Licensed with Ohio Department of age; academics and related service; behavior management and of Job and Family Services. Additional information may be found at IDEA; computer education, pre-vocational and vocational education; www.trinityashland.org. transition planning for children 14 to 21 years old from movement from school to adult life.
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County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Ashland County Board of Developmental Disabilities provides programs to support children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families through a lifetime continuum of services.
Bruce Kramer — director of adult services. Priscilla Campbell — habilitation manager Jim Hofer — production manager. Ashland County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Dale Roy School, 1256 Center St., Ashland, 419-289-0470; D-R Services, 816 Clark St., Ashland, Ohio 44805, 419-281-6651; www.ashlandcbdd.org.
Dave Ashley — superintendent, director of administrative services; community living alternatives; intermediate care and group homes; individual option waivers and supported living programs; supportive and social services; family resources; respite and individualized ASHLAND UNIVERSITY services; home modifications and adaptive equipment. Contact Situated on a 135-acre campus with trees, brick walkways and flower gardens, Ashland University is home to about 2,400 full-time, Carrie Bush, service and support administration director. undergraduate students and approximately 3,300 graduate students. The university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors including SERVICES FOR CHILDREN Shannon Lange — Dale-Roy School director of education programs in nursing, finance, political science, education, toxicology, environmental science, dietetics, athletic training and journalism/ digital media. In addition, it offers most traditional liberal arts majors, as well as a wide range of majors in business and education. The education program, which offers pre-K through doctorate level courses, is one of the largest among institutions in Ohio. Ashland University, 401 College Ave., Ashland, Ohio 419-289508 Center Street, Ashland 4142, www.ashland.edu; Carlos Campo, president. at the Corner of Walnut & Center
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Ashland Theological Seminary exists to equip men and women for ministry as servant leaders in the body of Christ and the world at large through being a community that is committed to Scripture, academic excellence, spiritual formation and practical training. Branch campuses are in Detroit, Columbus and Cleveland. Ashland Theological Seminary, 910 Center St., Ashland, 419-289-5161, email@example.com, http://seminary.ashland.edu; Mark Harden, president.
NORTH CENTRAL STATE COLLEGE
North Central State College is a public two-year community-based educational institution serving the residents of north-central Ohio. The college offers technical education in more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training programs. North Central State College, 2441 Kenwood Circle, Mansfield, 44906, 419-755-4800, 888-755-4899, fax 419-755-4750, www. ncstatecollege.edu.
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY AT MANSFIELD
Through its Mansfield campus, Ohio State University extends courses, curricula and resources geographically to meet the educational needs of the people of north-central Ohio. Admission is open to all. Located 5 miles northwest of downtown Mansfield on 640 wooded acres, the campus provides general education courses toward any degree and upper-level courses in selected majors.
Education Higher Education The campus offers complete requirements for a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, psychology, sociology, English, history, business administration, criminal justice studies, early childhood education, middle childhood education, child youth studies and social work. Ohio State University at Mansfield, 1760 University Drive, Mansfield 44906, 419-755-4317, www.mansfield.osu.edu.
OSU EXTENSION OFFICE
The mission of the Ohio State University Extension office is to engage people to strengthen their lives and communities through research-based educational programming. The Extension office is an outreach of Ohio State University and the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Local Extension educators 4-H and county director — Kathy Blackford Family Nutrition and Program Assistant — Katie Lorentz Office Associate — Cyndi Dininger Ohio State University Extension Office, 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland, 419-281-8242, http://ashland.osu.edu.
Private Schools ASHLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Religious affiliation: Interdenominational Administrator: Bessann Carr Grades: Preschool through grade eight Enrollment: 215 (approx.) Staff: 25 (approx.) Transportation: Available through some local districts Meals: On-site cafeteria Ashland Christian School, 1144 W. Main St., Ashland, 419-2896617, www.ashlandchristian.org.
ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
Religious affiliation: Catholic Administrator: Suellen Valentine, principal Grades: Preschool through eighth Enrollment: 175 (approx.) Staff: 20 (approx.) Transportation: Arranged through city and county schools and private cars Meals: On-site cafeteria St. Edward School, 433 Cottage St., Ashland, 419-289-7456, www. stedwardashland.org. St. Edward School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
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Education Private Schools MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational Administrator: Cy Smith, superintendent Grades: Pre-K through high school Transportation: Arranged through city and county schools and private cars Meals: On-site cafeteria Mansfield Christian School, 500 Logan Road, Mansfield, 419-7565651,www.mcsflames.org.
ST. PETER’S SCHOOL
Religious Affiliation: Catholic Grades: Preschool through high school Superintendent-Pastor: The Rev. Gregory R. Hite Principal, High School/Junior High: Tammy Haus, 419-524-0979 Principal, Elementary/ Montessori Preschool: Madalyn Baur, 419-524-3351 St. Peter’s School, 104 W. First St., Mansfield 44902; Elementary and Montessori, 67 S. Mulberry St., Mansfield 44902, 419-524-0979, www.mansfieldstpeters.org.
ST. MARY OF THE SNOWS SCHOOL
Religious Affiliation: Catholic Grades: Preschool through eighth Superintendent/Pastor: Diocese of Toledo, Father Nelson Beaver
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Principal: Sue Sanders St. Mary of the Snows School, 1630 Ashland Road, Mansfield 44905, 419-589-2114, www.mansfieldstmaryschool.org.
Public Schools Ashland County Community Academy
716 Union St., Ashland, 419-903-0295, fax 419-903-0341; Allen Wilson, superintendent and principal; www.accaaces.org.
Ashland City Schools
Administration - 1407 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-1117, www.ashland-city.k12.oh.us; Doug Marrah, superintendent; Rob Knabe, business manager; Susan Guthrie, treasurer Ashland High School - 1440 King Road, 419-289-7968, fax 419289-8218; Mike Riley, principal Ashland Middle School - 1520 King Road, 419-289-7966, fax 419289-2303; Matt White, principal Edison Primary School North - 1202 Masters Ave., 419-2897965, fax 419-281-3947; Krist Manley, principal Taft Primary School South - 825 Smith Road, 419-289-7969, fax 419-281-4516; Steve McDonnell, principal Reagan Elementary School - 850 Jackson Drive, Nicole Brodie, principal Ashland City Board of Education - Will Gravitt, president; James Wolfe, vice president; Bryan Lefelhoc; Rick Ewing; and Lindsey Saffle Number of students in district: 3,307 (approx.) Number of school employees: 400 (approx.)
Hillsdale Local Schools
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Administration - 485 Township Road 1902, Jeromesville, 419-3688231, fax 419-368-7504, www.hillsdale.k12.oh.us; Steve Dickerson, superintendent; Becky Austin, secretary to the superintendent; Rick Blahnik, treasurer Hillsdale High School - 485 Township Road 1902, Jeromesville, 419-368-6841, fax 419-368-7504 Hillsdale Middle School - 144 N. High St., Jeromesville, 419-3684911, fax 419-368-3613; Tim Keib, principal Hillsdale Elementary School - West Main Street, Hayesville, 419368-4364, fax 419-368-3701; Tom Williams, principal Board of Education - Vella King, president; Jason Chio, vice president; Abbey Hoffman, Brad Hays, Nick Atterholt Number of students in district: 966 (approx.) Number of school employees: 104 (approx.)
Loudonville-Perrysville Local Schools
Administration - 210 E. Main St., Loudonville; Catherine Puster, superintendent, 419-994-3912 (voice and fax); Marie Beddow, treasurer-CFO, 419-994-3562; www.lpschools.k12.oh.us Loudonville High School (Grades 7-12) - 421 Campus Ave., Loudonville, 419-994-4101, fax 419-994-3485; John Lance, principal C.E. Budd Elementary School (Grades 4-6) - 210 E. Main St., Loudonville, 419-994-3327, fax 419-994-7003; Lisa Gonzalez, principal R.F. McMullen Elementary School (Grades K-3) - 224 E. Bustle St., Loudonville, 419-994-3913, fax 419-994-5116; Annette Gorrell, principal Board of Education - Dave Hunter, president; John Carroll, vice president; Kathleen Adams; Nathan Stinementz; Roy Templeman Number of students in district: 1,200 (approx.) Number of school employees: 150 (approx.)
Education Public Schools Mapleton Local Schools
Administration - 635 County Road 801, Ashland, 419-945-2188, fax 419-945-8133, www.mapleton.k12.oh.us; Rodney Hopton, superintendent; Katy Wiley, treasurer Mapleton High School - 1 Mountie Drive, Ashland, 419-945-2188, fax 419-945-8166; Corey Kline, principal Mapleton Middle School - 635 County Road 801, Ashland, 419945-2188, fax 419-945-8133, Corey Kline, principal Mapleton Elementary School - 2 Mountie Drive, Ashland, 419945-2188, fax 419-945-8119; Michelle Roblin, principal Board of Education - Tom Donley, president; Mark Walter, vice president; Tim McKean; Willard Welch; Shawn Grundy Number of students in district: 948 (approx.) Number of district employees: 118 (approx.)
Lucas Local Schools (located in Richland County) - 84 Lucas North Road, Lucas, 419-892-2338, www.lucascubs.org; Dan Freund, superintendent New London Local Schools (located in Huron County) - 1 Wildcat Drive (K-12 facility) and 2 Wildcat Drive (board office), New London, 44851, 419-929-8433, www.nlschools.org; Brad Romano, superintendent Northwestern Local Schools (located in Wayne County) 7571 N. Elyria Road, West Salem, 419-846-3151, fax 419-846-3361 (board office), www.northwestern-wayne.k12.oh.us; Jeffrey Layton, superintendent South Central Local School District (located in Huron County) - 3305 Greenwich Angling Road, Greenwich, 419-752-3815, www.south-central.org; Dr. Martha Hasselbusch, superintendent
Other School Districts
Other Phone Numbers
The following school districts serve and are supported by some Ashland Ohio Department of Education - 877-644-6338 County residents. For more information, contact the respective district office. School/Community Liason - 419-281-3716 Black River Local Schools - 257A County Road 40, Sullivan, 419- Tri-County Education Service Center - 330-345-6771 736-3300, fax 419-736-3308, www.blackriverschools.org; Chris Clark, superintendent Crestview Local Schools (located in Richland County) - 1575 Ohio 96, Ashland, 419-895-1700, www.crestview-richland.k12.oh.us; Randy Dunlap, superintendent
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Culture & Recreation Clubs & Organizations BUSINESS
Ashland Business and Professional Women — meets 6 p.m. first Monday of every month except September and October at various locations
Adonai Fine Arts Center — 110 W. Main St.; 419-281-0549; www.adonaifinearts.com Ashland Musical Club — Meets monthly Sept.-May; Marjorie Poorman, president, 419289-2868 Ashland Symphony Orchestra — 401 College Ave., Ashland, Ohio 44805; 419-2895115; ashlandsymphony.org; symphony@ ashland.edu. Big Bands and All That Jazz Society — Meets 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and the first Monday, Oct.-June, at Ashland High School Little Theater Hayesville Opera House — 5 1⁄2 E. Main St., P.O. Box 191, Hayesville, Ohio 44838; 567203-3231; www.bright.net/~opera/hayesville, firstname.lastname@example.org Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center Inc. — 811 Center St., Ashland, Ohio 44805; 419289-6137; www.jahci.org Loudonville Ohio Theatre — 156 N. Water St., Loudonville; www.ohiotheatre.org; 419-994-3750 Loudonville Theatre and Arts Committee — P.O. Box 241, Loudonville; Judith Webster, chairwoman; www. ohiotheatre.org; Mission statement: The vision of the Loudonville Theatre and Arts Committee is the complete preservation and restoration of Ohio Theatre. Old Uniontown Quilt Guild — Meets the fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, 1140 Claremont Ave.,
Ashland. Members also meet for a quiltin work session noon to 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the church. Opus II Dance Studio — 130 E. Main St., Ashland; 419-289-3581; opusarb@ zoominternet.net; opusdancestudio.com
Sullivan Masonic Lodge 313 — Meets the first Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Women of the Moose 1901 — Meets the first Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the lodge, 1112 Cleveland Ave., Ashland
All Season Gardeners — Meets the first Thursday (excluding the July field trip), 7 to 9 p.m., in members’ homes; Barb Zimmerman, president, 419-281-1877 Flower Gardeners of Ashland Ohio — Meets the third Monday, 7 p.m., in various locations; Cathy Bauer, 419-606-1568 Art of Gardening Club — Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. at New Life Community Church at Ohio 511 and Ohio 60. Sue Kelley, 419-281-2035 or Pat Edwards, 419-289-8124
Amaranth 24 — Meets the second Friday, March-Dec., 7:30 p.m., at Masonic Temple Ashland Masonic Lodge 151 — Meets the first and third Thursday, Sept.-June, 7:30 p.m., at Masonic Temple; 419-595-0780 Eagles Club 2178 — Meets the first and third Monday, 7 p.m., at the club, 400 Eastlake Drive, Ashland; 419-281-6001 Eagles Club Auxiliary 2178 — Meets the first and third Monday, 7 p.m., at the club, 400 Eastlake Drive, Ashland; 419-281-6001 Elks Lodge 1360 — Meets the first and third Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at the lodge, 402 Center St., Ashland; Chris Tunnell, exalted ruler, 419-289-3553. Elks Lodge Emblem Club — Meets the third Wednesday, 8 p.m., at the Elks Lodge, 402 Center St., Ashland Moose Lodge 1383 — Meets the first and third Monday, 6 p.m., at the lodge, 1112 Cleveland Ave., Ashland; 419-281-0012 Order of the Eastern Star-Ashland Chapter 92 — Meets the second and fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Sept.-June, at Masonic Temple; 31 W. 11th St., Ashland Order of the Eastern Star-Garfield Chapter 324 — Meets the second and fourth Mondays, Sept.-Nov. and April-June, second Mondays, Dec., Jan., Feb. and March, 7:30 p.m., at West Salem Masonic Temple; Sally Wiley, 419-945-2338 Order of the Eastern Star-Sullivan Chapter 499 — Meets the first and third Mondays, Sept.June, 7:30 p.m. Royal and Select Masons-Ashland Council 128 — Meets the third Tuesday, Sept.-June, Locally Owned and Operated Since 1999 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple Royal Arch Masons, Ashland Chapter Call for a free in-home assessment 67 – Meets the email@example.com second Wednesday of every month, Masonic Wendy Maust 258 Union St. Temple, 7:30 p.m.; Owner Ashland, OH 44805 Sept.-June
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Ashland City Club — Meets 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Monday of the month at the American Legion Ashland Emblem Club — Meets the first and third Wednesday of every month, 8 p.m., at Elks Lodge Ashland Evening Lions Club — Currently meets the first and third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m., at DR Services, 816 Clark St. Ashland Kiwanis Club — Meets every other Tuesday in July and August and every Tuesday all other months, noon, at the Pump House (beginning in September). Ashland Noon Lions — Meets every Thursday, noon, at Ashland County Fairgrounds Meets at Eagles Club, 400 Eastlake Ave., Ashland Community Improvement Corp. — 1123 State Route 96, Ashland; contact, 419289-3200 Hayesville Lions Club — Meets the third Thursday, 7 p.m., at various locations Jeromesville Lions Club — Meets the first and third Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Hillsdale Middle School Loudonville Lions Club — Meets the fourth Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., from September through May at the Lions Building. Mifflin Lions Club — Meets the first and third Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at Lions Community Center Nova Lions Club — Meets the second and fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., at United Methodist Church Perrysville Lions Club — Meets the second Sunday, Sept. through May, except in Dec., 7 p.m., at Perrysville Community Center
Culture & Recreation Clubs & Organizations Polk Lions Club — Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., at Polk United Methodist Church Rotary Club of Ashland — Meets every Tuesday, noon, at Ashland University Rotary Club of Loudonville — Meets every Thursday at 11:45 a.m., at Jac-Lin Manor, 695 S. Mount Vernon Ave., Loudonville. Rowsburg Lions Club — Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 8 p.m., at Rowsburg Lions Community Center Savannah Lions Club — Meets the first and third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., at Savannah Town Hall Sullivan Lions Club — Meets the second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Sullivan Town Hall
AMVETS Post 96 — Meets the second Monday of the month at the post, 233 Union St., Ashland; 419-281-0055 AMVETS Post 96 Auxiliary — Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the post, 233 Union St., Ashland; 419-281-0055 Disabled American Veterans — Meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at American Legion Harry Higgins Post 88, 1338 Claremont Ave. Hayesville AMVETS Post 1969 — Meets the second Thursday of every month, 8 p.m., at the post, 1 W. Main St.; 419-368-3163 Perrysville VFW Post 8586 — Meets the second Monday of every month, 7 p.m., at the post, 2802 County Road 917, Perrysville; 419-938-5831 VETERANS Perrysville VFW Post 8586 Auxiliary — American Legion Post 257 — Meets the The auxiliary meets every third Thursday of second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the every month, 7 p.m. at the post, 2802 County post, 131 S.Water St., Loudonville; 419-994-3625 Road 917. American Legion Post 257 Auxiliary — Polk AMVETS Post 149 — Meets the first Meets the second Wednesday of every other Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Post 149, month, 7 p.m., at the post, 131 S. Water St., 414 Township Road 1150, Polk; 419-869-7582 Loudonville; 419-994-3625 Polk AMVETS Post 149 Auxiliary — American Legion SAL 257 — Meets the Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 third Sunday of every month, 6 p.m., at the p.m. at the post, 414 Township Road 1150. post, 131 S. Water St., Loudonville Savannah VFW Post 5692 — Meets the American Legion Post 749 — Meets the first Sunday, 8 a.m., at Cattlemans Restaurant, first Monday, 7 p.m., at the post, 419-368- 1 N. Main St. 6892, 30 N. Huron St., Jeromesville Sons of American Legion Post 749 — American Legion Post 749 Auxiliary — Meets the second Monday of every month, 7:30 Meets the fourth Thursday of every month, 7:30 p.m., at the post, 30 N. Huron St., Jeromesville p.m., at the post, 30 N. Huron St., Jeromesville Sons of AMVETS Post 96 — Meets the American Legion Harry Higgins Post 88 second Thursday of the month, 6 p.m., at the — Meets the third Monday of every month, post, 233 Union St., 419-281-0055 6:30 p.m., at the post, 1338 Claremont Ave., Sons of Polk AMVETS Post 149 — Meets Ashland; Ron Dull, commander, 419-289-3633 the first Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m., at American Legion Harry Higgins Post the post, 414 Township Road 1150 88 Auxiliary — Meets the first Tuesday Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1067 — of every month, 7 p.m., at the post, 1338 Meets the first and third Wednesday of every Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-3633 month, 8 p.m., at the post, 125 E. Main St., Ashland; 419-281-2501 Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Post 1067 — The auxiliary meets the third Monday, 7 p.m., at the post, 125 E. Main St., Ashland; 419-281-2501 Veterans of omprehensive ounseling Vietnam War — Meets the last Monday syChiatriC rauma eCovery of every month, and ousing erviCes 6:30 p.m., at Harry Higgins Post 88 of the For appointment scheduling: 419-281-3716 American Legion, 1338 CRISIS HOTLINE: 419-289-6111 • 1-888-400-8500 Claremont Ave. AS-10560429
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Abbott and Hospira Retirees — Meets the third Wednesday of February, June, August and October, 3 p.m., Ashland County Council on Aging Ashland City Fire Department Drivers and Volunteers Retirees —Meets the last Monday of every month, Perkins Restaurant, 8:30 a.m. Ashland County Retired Teachers — location TBA monthly; 11:30 a.m.; Meets March through May, once during summer and September through November. Garber Former Employees — Meets the first Thursday of every month, 9 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant GTE/Verizon Retirees — Meets the last Wednesday of every month, 9 a.m., The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods F.E. Myers/Hydromatic Retirees — Meets the first Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant Public Employee Retirees Inc.-Chapter 65 — Meets the first Thursday of every month, 10 a.m., The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods
Al-Anon — Meets every Monday, 7:30 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church Circle of Sharing — Meets the fourth Monday during the school year, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 1256 Center St. Narcotics Anonymous — Meets every Monday, 7 p.m., at St. Matthew Episcopal Church; 419-903-0975 Nornie’s Prayer Meeting (in honor of the late Nornie Young) — The Mill Restaurant in Buehler’s Fresh Foods, 10 a.m. third Thursday of every month Visually Impaired Support Association — Meets the fourth Monday of every month, 7 p.m., at Park Street Brethren Church
Adult Basic and Literacy Education — Meets every Monday and Wednesday, Aug.June, 1 to 3 p.m. and every Thursday, Aug.-June, 10 a.m. to noon at Ashland Public Library Ashland Appleseed Toastmasters Club — Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m., at Ashland University Hawkins-Conard Student Center, conference rooms B and C Ashland County Airport Authority — Meets the second Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the airport Ashland County Ministerial Association — Meets 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. monthly Sept.June (excluding December); www.ashlandcma. org; Ron Marenchin, president, 419-651-3747
Culture & Recreation Clubs & Organizations Ashland County Democratic Women — Meets the fourth Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at TBD location Ashland County Park District — Meets the first Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church Ashland County Pilots Association — Meets the last Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. at Ashland County Airport Ashland County Republican Party — Meets first Wednesday of every month, 4:15 p.m., at headquarters; www. ashlandcountyrepublicans.com Ashland County Republican Women — P.O. Box 165, Ashland, Ohio 44805; Katie Wright, president; Karen Aber, vice president Ashland County Registered Nurses Association — Meets the first Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. at the Mill Restaurant, Buehler’s Fresh Foods; April through June, September through December Ashland Exchange Club — Meets every Wednesday, 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant Ashland High School Athletic Booster Club — Meets the second Monday of every
month, 7:30 p.m., at the high school library Ashland High School class of 1942 — Noon luncheons at Belmont Tower, Brethren Care Village Ashland High School class of 1946 — Meets the third Thursday of May, July, September, November, 9 a.m., The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods Ashland High School class of 1949 — Meets the third Thursday of every other month (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.), 9 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant Ashland High School class of 1950 — Meets the first Tuesday of every month, 11:30 a.m., at The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods Ashland High School class of 1953 — Meets the second Monday of every month, 8 a.m.,The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods Book Discussion Group — Meets the third Thursday of every month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Ashland Public Library Friends of Ashland Public Library — Meets the second Saturday of every other month, 10 a.m., at the library Gold Wing Road Riders Association-
Chapter V — Meets the fourth Saturday of Jan.-Nov., 5:30 p.m., The Mill Restaurant at Buehler’s Fresh Foods Greater Mohican Audubon Society — Locations and meetings vary on a monthly basis. Field trips and environmental education programs in Ashland, Wayne, Holmes and Richland counties. Also offers presentations on feeding wildlife and gardening for wildlife; Timothy Leslie, president; www.gmasohio. org; firstname.lastname@example.org Lois Club — Meets the third Tuesday of every month, 12:30 p.m., Perkins Restaurant Loudonville Mohican Chamber of Commerce — Meets the first Thursday of every month, 7:30 a.m., at Hanover House in Loudonville Mohican Area Growth Foundation — Meets the second Friday of every month, 8 a.m. at Loudonville-Mohican Chamber of Commerce office Mohican Historical Society — Meets the third Monday of every month, 7 p.m., September through May (excluding December and January)
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Culture & Recreation Clubs & Organizations Mothers of Preschoolers — Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, Sept.-May, 9 a.m., at Grace Brethren Church Navy Mothers Club 195 — Meets the third Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m., Martin House Northwestern Ruritans — Northwestern High School, 7 p.m.; 2nd Monday of the month Ohio Genealogical Society-Ashland County Chapter — Meets the third Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., except December, at Ashland Public Library lower-level meeting room. July picnic and November banquet are off site. Rainbow Riders Motorcycle Club — Meets the second Saturday of every month, 6 p.m., at Academy Park Restaurant in Savannah TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 736 — Meets each Wednesday of every month at Peace Lutheran Church, 1360 Smith Road, Ashland; 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting Unity Study Group — Meets every Sunday, 5 p.m., at Samaritan Hospital library Welcome Wagon Club of Ashland County — Meets the fourth Tuesday of Sept.-June, 7:15 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church
Fairs & Festivals FAIRS
The Ashland County Fair will be Sunday, Sept. 17 through Saturday, Sept. 23, at the fairgrounds at 2042 Claremont Ave., with the highlight being the John Michael Montgomery and Colln Raye concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. For more information, call 419-289-0466, visit www.ashlandcountyfair.com or email email@example.com. Loudonville Free Street Fair takes place in early October. For more information, call 419-994-4391 or visit www.LoudonvilleFair.com.
Ashland BalloonFest is celebrated each year on the weekend closest to the Fourth of July. For more information about BalloonFest, visit online at www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com.
Ashland Chautauqua is a five-day festival in mid-July presenting living history presentations from a specific time period or subject of history in an entertaining and thought-provoking manner. Chautauqua events are free and open to the public with major evening performances at Ashland’s Guy C. Myers Memorial Band Shell.
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For more information, visit online at www.ashlandchautauqua. org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at 419-281-4584.
Village festivals in the area include Perrysville Homestead Festival (June), Loudonville Car Show (early July), Jeromefest (late July), Savannah Chicken Barbecue and Car Show (early August) and Firelands Festival in New London (Labor Day weekend).
Golf Opportunities Ashland Golf Club
1333 Center St., 419-289-3767, www.ashlandgolfclubohio.com; 18 holes, golf carts, golf shop, Shanks Bar and Grill, for-rent pavilion, lessons, driving range. Golf professional is Dennis North.
Brookside Golf Course
1399 Sandusky St., 419-289-7933, www.ashlandbrooksidegolfcourse. com; 18 holes, golf carts/pull carts/electric carts, pro shop, snack bar and clubhouse, pavilion, lessons, driving range, short-game practice area, club rental. Eighteen-hole FootGolf course (combination soccergolf sport on shortened holes). Golf professional is Terry Valentine.
Mohican Hills Golf Club
25 County Road 1950 (Jeromesville), 419-368-3303, www. mohicanhillsgolfclub.com; 18 holes, golf carts/pull carts, pro shop, clubhouse, for-rent pavilion, driving range, lessons.
Paradise Hills Golf Course
1406 Township Road 1353, 419-289-8531; 18 par-3 holes, golf carts/ pull carts, pro shop, beer and snack bar, lessons, driving range.
Pleasant Hill Golf Course
4089 Pleasant Hill Road (Perrysville), 419-938-5311, www. pleasanthillgolf.com; 18 holes, golf carts/pull carts, pro shop, clubhouse, beer and snacks, club rental.
Rolling Acres Golf Course
63 Ohio 511 (Nova), 419-652-3160, www.rollingacresgolfcourseclub. com; 18 holes, golf carts/pull carts, pro shop, clubhouse, for-rent pavilion, club rental.
Caddy Shack Indoor Golf and Fun
1640 Claremont Ave., 419-903-0833, www.caddyshackindoorgolf. com; five state-of-the-art PGA simulators that allow you to “play” at famous courses like Pebble Beach, TPC Sawgrass and St. Andrews. Lessons, food and beverages. Available for parties.
Round Lake Golf Course
2652 Ohio 179 (Lakeville), 419-827-2097, www.roundlakegolfcourse. com; nine holes, golf carts/pull carts, pro shop, clubhouse, event space, club rental, new 18-hole FootGolf course.
Culture & Recreation Local Parks Loudonville Parks
Ashland Community Soccer Complex - Middle Rowsburg Road at U.S. 42; soccer fields, restrooms. Brookside Park - Off West Main Street between Brookside Drive and Parkside Drive; pool telephone: (419) 289-8247; offers swimming, tennis courts, softball/baseball diamonds, miniature golf, fishing, playground equipment, restrooms, picnic areas and Guy C. Myers Memorial Band Shell. Brookside West Park - Baney Road and Sandusky Street; softball/baseball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, rest rooms, picnic areas, hiking and fishing; playground available for younger children. Cahn Grove Park - On Cleveland Avenue City of Ashland Parks The City of Ashland’s Department of Parks between Eighth and Ninth streets; ball & Recreation operates out of a central office diamond, skate park, tennis courts, basketball at 206 Claremont Ave., Suite 202., Ashland. courts, picnic areas, playground equipment, For information on any of its programs or restrooms facilities, call 419-281-3018 or visit http:// Davis Road Park - On Davis Road by the www.ashland-ohio.com/departments/parks- City Water Department garage; ball diamond, soccer field, hiking trail, picnic areas, and-recreation. playground equipment, restrooms. The community of Loudonville maintains four park areas. For information, visit http:// www.loudonville-oh.us/parks.html, call (419) 994-3214 or 419-994-5547 (pool) or email email@example.com. Central Park - Four quadrants; fountain; log cabin; war memorial; stage. Riverside Park - Two ball diamonds; pavilion; children’s play areas. Wally Road Park - Two ball diamonds; soccer field. Pool Park Complex - Heated pool, heated wading pool, pavilion, picnic areas, concession stand, sand volleyball, fishing pond.
Emmons Field Park - On Troy Road; ball diamond, picnic areas, playground equipment, restrooms. Spring Run Park - On Cottage Street between 15th and 16th streets; playground equipment, basketball court, picnic areas. Sandusky Hollow - On Edison Street; nature preserve, walking trails of varied distances. Jamison Creek - Access from South Davis Road or Hillcrest Drive; nature preserve, walking trail, benches
Other Area Parks
Charles Mill Lake Park (Near Mifflin) - 1271 Ohio 430, Mansfield; 419-368-6885; http://charlesmillpark.mwcd.org/; hunting, boating, camping, fishing; boat rentals and public ramps available at the marina; public beach and hiking trails available. Pleasant Hill Lake Park - 3431 Ohio 95, Perrysville; 419-938-7884; http:// pleasanthillpark.mwcd.org/; hunting, boating, camping and fishing; boat docks, public launch ramp and boat rentals available at the marina.
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Ashland County Park District
Mission of the Ashland County Park District is to conserve natural areas of forest, woodland, farm and field for the enjoyment of people and to promote multiple natural uses for these areas, including hiking, walking, biking, hunting, fishing, bird-watching and other outdoor pursuits. Commissioners are Kolleen Crall, Robert DeSanto and Tom Kruse. Visit the district’s website at http://ashlandcountyparks.com for trail maps of all 16 parks. The district shall, as part of its mission, enhance opportunities for people to study nature and their rural agricultural heritage. Parks include Ashland Fire Company Nature Cabin at 1498 Ohio 511 in Ashland; Byers Woods on County Road 1754 between Ohio 60 and County Road 655; Pine Hill/Crall Woods off U.S. 224 in Ruggles Township; River Walk Natural Area off Township Road
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Places to Worship ASSEMBLY OF GOD
New Life Community Church — 1489 Ohio 511 S., Ashland; 419-289-0107; email@example.com; www.ashlandnewlife.org; Dave McNeely, pastor
Ashland Baptist Temple — 1023 Elm St., Ashland; 419-281-1182; Troy Sage, pastor Berea Missionary Baptist Church — 1700 Ohio 603, Ashland; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.bmbconline.org; Mark Cline, pastor Bethel Baptist Church — 575 U.S. 250 N., P.O. Box 128, Savannah; 419-962-4763; email@example.com, www.bethelchapel.com; John Bouquet, senior pastor; Mark Miller, youth interim; Eric Abel, director of The Harbor Counseling Ministry Calvary Baptist Church — 210 Davis Road, Ashland; 419-281-0641; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cbcashland.org; Harry Strachan, pastor Country View Baptist Church — 557 U.S. 224, Sullivan; 419-7362672; Glen Goff Sr., pastor Emmanuel Baptist Church — 1311 McClain Road, RR No. 5, Bailey Lakes; 419-652-3683; Al Page, pastor First Baptist Church of Ashland — 1233 U.S. 42, Ashland; 419289-3636; email@example.com, www.ashlandfbc.com; Butch White, pastor First Baptist Church of Loudonville — 124 S. Market St., Loudonville; 419-994-3170; www.fbcloudonville.org; Frank Taylor, pastor
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Mohican State Park and State Forest - 3116 Ohio 3, Loudonville; 419-994-4290 (camping information), 419-994-5125 (office), http:// parks.ohiodnr.gov/mohican; more than 4,500 acres of forest and 1,100 acres of park offer an abundance of outdoor activities including hunting, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, horse trails and camping. Malabar Farm State Park - 4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas; 419-8922784, www.malabarfarm.org/; tours of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield’s property, restaurant, farmers market, recreation activities including camping, hunting, hiking, fishing, bridle trails as well as winter recreation.
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Culture & Recreation Places to Worship Heritage Baptist Church — 401 Center St., Ashland; 419-2079401; email@example.com; www.hbc-ashland.org; Ben Roby, senior pastor Loudonville Baptist Temple — 15528 Ohio 3, Loudonville; 419994-3371; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.loudonvillebaptist. org; David Koehler, pastor Maranatha Baptist Church — 805 County Road 30-A, Ashland; P.O. Box 89, Hayesville; 419-368-3411; www.mbchayesville.org; Todd Grover, pastor New Liberty Church — 425 U.S. 42, Polk; 419-651-6658; email@example.com; Mike Thompson, pastor Perrysville Baptist Church — 118 S. Bridge St., Perrysville; 419-9387723; H.E. “Howdie” Burnett, pastor Temple Baptist Church — 202 E. Congress St., Polk; 419-9281049; Hershel Case, pastor Trinity Baptist Church — 891 Ohio 511 N., Ashland; 419-2815398; www.trinityashland.com; Richard Grilley, pastor. Vermillion Baptist Church — 1005 County Road 2256, Perrysville; firstname.lastname@example.org; 419-368-3008; Jim Luedeman, pastor West Salem First Baptist Church — 129 S. Main St., P.O. Box 31, West Salem; 419-853-4501; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Jerry Arman, pastor
Our Lady Help of Christians — 240 Ohio 511, Nova; 330-7221180; email@example.com; www.olhc-parish.com; Ronald Bryda, pastor Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church — 18 Park Ave., New London; 419-929-4401; firstname.lastname@example.org; http:// toledodiocese.org/parishes/page/our-lady-of-lourdes-parish1; Douglas D. Taylor, pastor St. Edward Catholic Church — 501 Cottage St., Ashland; 419289-7224; email@example.com; www.stedwardashland. catholicweb.com; Rodney Kreidler, pastor St. Peter Catholic Church — 220 E. Butler St., Loudonville; 419994-4396; firstname.lastname@example.org, loudonvillecatholic.org; Vincent Hawk, pastor St. Stephen Catholic Church — 44 Britton St., West Salem; 419853-4946; email@example.com; www.stephen.ws; Thomas Stock, pastor
Ashland Christian Church — (independent) 1480 Orange Road, Ashland; 419-289-8438; firstname.lastname@example.org; www. ashlandchristianchurch.org; Scot Myers, senior minister; Adam Welch, youth minister First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) — 1425 King BRETHREN & CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN Road, Ashland; 419-289-7439; firstchristianchurch@zoominternet. Albion Brethren Church — 246 County Road 620, West Salem; net, www.firstchristianashland.org; David Zerby, pastor 419-908-5538/724-244-8676; email@example.com; Matthew Potosky, pastor Ashland Brethren in Christ — 2750 Mifflin Ave., Ashland; 419289-3770; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ashlandbic.org; Keith Tyson, pastor Ashland Dickey Church of the Brethren — 1509 Township Road 655, Ashland; 419-281-7951; www.ashlanddickeycob.org; email@example.com, Tom Zuercher, pastor Ashland Grace Brethren Church — 1144 W. Main St., Ashland; 419-289-8334; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ashlandgrace.org; Dan Allan Sr., senior pastor EastGate Bible Church — 179 Holbrook St., Ashland; 419-9088181; email@example.com; www.fgbc.org/fc/documents/EastGateAshland.pdf; Nathan Wells, pastor; Jon Hall, assistant pastor First Church of the Brethren — 122 E. Third St., Ashland; 419281-0463; Tina Hunt, interim pastor Garber Brethren Church — 163 Sherman Ave., Ashland; 419281-3301 Grace Brethren Church of Homerville — 8992 Firestone Road, P.O. Box 25, Homerville; 330-625-3304; homervillegbc.org; firstname.lastname@example.org Maple Grove Church of the Brethren — 960 Township Road 964, Ashland; 419-289-9341; maplegrovecob.org; maplegrovecob@ gmail.com; Bill Schaefer, pastor; Terry Vaught, minister of visitation Mohican Church of the Brethren — 419-846-3932; 7759 N. Elyria Road, West Salem; email@example.com; mohicancob.org; Paul Bartholomew, pastor 47 Park Street Brethren Church — 619 Park St., Ashland; 419-2890224; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.parkstreetbrethren.org; Nate Bebout, pastor Southview Grace Brethren Church — 810 Katherine Ave., Ashland; 419-289-1763; email@example.com; southviewgbc. 903 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH 44906 org; Mark Abel, senior pastor; Russ Enzor, associate pastor; Dean (419)-747-2255 • 1-800-676-2507 Risser, pastor emeritus AS-10559880
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Culture & Recreation Places to Worship Shenandoah Christian Church — 5642 Ohio 131, Shiloh; 419895-1365 Sullivan Christian Church — 495 U.S. 224, Sullivan; 419-7362551; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://sullivanchristianchurch. weebly.com; Rafie Sturgis, pastor
CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE
New London Alliance Church — 4625 Ohio 162, New London; 419-929-8133; email@example.com; www.nlalliancechurch. org; Douglas Lang, pastor
CHURCH OF CHRIST & UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Ashland Church of Christ — 1185 County Road 1356, Ashland; 419-281-2024; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ashlandchurchofchrist. com; Tim Nowlin, minister North End Church of Christ — 1930 Cottage St., Ashland; 419-289-3520; email@example.com; www. churchofchristashland.org Polk Church of Christ — 204 E. Congress St., Polk; 419-945-2539; Ed Graves, pastor
CHURCH OF GOD
Ashland Worship Center — 1420 Cottage St., Ashland; 419-6850237; firstname.lastname@example.org; Bishop Ted Mason, pastor Church of God in Christ — 2057 Ohio 89, Jeromesville; 419-3680307; Douglas E. Magers, pastor Grace Fellowship Church of God — 2150 Township Road 585, Loudonville; 419-368-5000; LouAnn Miller, pastor First Church of God — 301 E. Liberty St., Ashland; 419-281-5010; Douglas E. Magers, pastor Perrysville Church of God — 988 Rice St. at Ohio 39; Tom Nelson, pastor Pine Run Church of God — 733 County Road 3275, Loudonville; 419-994-5493; Merle Wolf, pastor Wings of Faith Church of God — 1030 Myers Ave., Ashland; 419903-0344; Ted Risner, pastor
Christ Kingdom Community Church — 818 Union St.,Ashland; 419239-6146; email@example.com;Apostle Christopher L. Hall, pastor Christ the Cornerstone Community Church — 853 County Road 175, West Salem; 419-945-2222; Jeff Gieslen, pastor Come Alive Community Church — 405 Cottage St., Ashland; 419-207-8915; firstname.lastname@example.org; caccashoh.wordpress.com; Andrew Foster, pastor First Congregational Church of Sullivan — 503 U.S. 224, Sullivan; 419-736-2786; email@example.com; Robert Gault, pastor Five Stones Community Church — 709 Claremont Ave., Ashland; 419-554-1447; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.5stones.org; David Sherwood, pastor Mohicanville Community Church — 343 Ohio 95, Loudonville; 419-368-5754; email@example.com, www.mohicancc.com; Greg Rowan, pastor New Hope Community Church — 637 N. Market St., Loudonville; 419-994-1112; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nhloud. com; Rob Paterson, lead pastor Ready or Not Church — 41 Railroad St., New London; 419-6854515; email@example.com; Mel Helton, pastor Trinity Community Church — 127 S. Union St., Loudonville; 419-994-4649; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.tccofloudonville.org; John Temple, pastor Nankin Community Church (United Methodist/Presbyterian) — 795 Ohio 302, Ashland; 419-289-9469; nankinfedchurch@yahoo. com; nankinchurch.org; Jacob Heskett, pastor
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church — 1515 Mifflin Ave., Ashland; 419-281-1420; email@example.com; Kay Ashby, pastor
Christ Community Evangelical Free Church — 1272 County Road 758, Ashland; 419-962-4592; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.christcommunityefc.org; Michael Futrell, pastor Substance Church — 101 South St., Ashland; substanceashland@ gmail.com; www.substance-church.org; Ronnie Martin, pastor
Bethel Ashland Church — 209 Center St., P.O. Box 111, Ashland; Ashland Full Gospel Church — 1521 Short St., Ashland; 419-289419-496-2143; email@example.com; www.bethelashland.net; 6515; firstname.lastname@example.org;Vernon Gilmore, pastor Randy and Mickie Miller, senior leaders RE/MAX Towne & Country Realty * TimStoopsTeam.com
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Culture & Recreation Places to Worship JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Ashland — 1404 Jacobson Ave., Ashland; 419-281-1559 Jehovah’s Witnesses of Loudonville — 916 N. Union St., Loudonville; 419-994-4232; 419-368-8263; Lawrence R. Jarka, overseer
LUTHERAN & EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN
New Horizons Lutheran Church — 8439 River Corners Road, Homerville; 330-625-3192; email@example.com; Deborah Michaels, pastor Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church — 1360 Smith Road, Ashland; 419-281-1469; firstname.lastname@example.org; www. ashlandpeacelutheran.org; Karen Liddy, pastor Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church — 1234 Township Road 523, Ashland; 419-685-4037; Ron Daley, interim pastor; David Lewis and Denny Steele, lay pastors Rowsburg Lutheran Church — 137 County Road 1302, Polk; 419-869-7906; Steven Caler, pastor St. John Lutheran Church — 46 County Road 2575, McZena/ Lakeville; 419-827-2070; www.stjohnmczena.com; Angel Jackson, pastor St. John Lutheran Church — 111 E. Second St., Perrysville; 419938-7554; email@example.com; Michael Robinson, pastor St. Michael Lutheran Church — 26 E. Maine St., Mifflin; P.O. Box 202, Ashland; www.saintmlc.com; 419-528-8876; Jean Coleman, interim pastor Stone Evangelical Lutheran Church — 940 Ashland County Road 1754, Ashland; 419-289-2865; firstname.lastname@example.org; Jan Berthinee, pastor Trinity Lutheran Church, Ashland — 508 Center St., Ashland; 419-289-2126; email@example.com, www.trinityashland.org; Michael Koch, interim pastor Trinity Lutheran Church, Jeromesville — 18 E. North St., Jeromesville; 419-368-3132; firstname.lastname@example.org; www. lutheransonline.com/trinityjeromesville; Jerry Rhea, pastor Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church — 222 E. Main St., Loudonville; 419-994-4601; email@example.com, www.zionfamily. org; WZLP 95.7 FM; Scott Henderson, pastor
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — 1295 Township Road 653, Ashland; 419-289-6231
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Church of God in Christ — 2057 Ohio 89, Jeromesville; 419-368-0307
Ashland Church of the Nazarene — 1196 Milton Township Road 1506, Ashland; 419-289-2664; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ashlandnaz.org; Dave Langdon, pastor Loudonville Church of the Nazarene — 509 N. Union St., Loudonville; 419-994-3690; email@example.com; loudonvillenazarene.com; Allan Franks, pastor Ashland Christian Center — 687 U.S. 42, Ashland; 419-606-5246; Mike Cute, senior leader Diamond Hill Cathedral and BibleWalk Museum — 500 Tingley Ave., Mansfield; 419-524-0139; www.biblewalk.us; Richard Diamond, pastor
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Culture & Recreation Places to Worship Jeromesville Christian Church — 75 N. High St., Jeromesville; 419-368-8422; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.jccnet.org; David Berresford, minister Little Flock Fellowship Church — 1149 County Road 30-A, Ashland; 419-368-7705; email@example.com, www.lffc.org; Mike Weaver, pastor New Hope Church — meeting at Garber Brethren Church, 163 Sherman Ave., Ashland; 419-777-1735; firstname.lastname@example.org New Liberty Church — 425 U.S. 42, Polk; 419-651-6658; email@example.com; newlibertychurch.net; Michael Thompson, pastor Providence Church — 2106 Ohio 603, Mifflin; 937-947-8086; www.free-reformed.net; Mark Hamilton and Matt Timmons, elders Ruggles Church — 1364 U.S. 224, Ruggles/New London (mailing address); 419-929-8230; firstname.lastname@example.org; Martin Daly, pastor Salvation Army Kroc Center Ashland — 527 E. Liberty St., Ashland; 419-281-8001; email@example.com; www.ashland.salarmykroc.org; Capts. Brett and Jessica DeMichael, pastors Sullivan First Congregational Church — 503 U.S. 224, Sullivan; 419-736-2786; firstname.lastname@example.org; Robert Gault, pastor
Ashland Faith Family Church — 819 Scott St., Ashland; 419-2811889; email@example.com; ashlandfaith.org; Donnie and Joy Moss, pastors First Apostolic Church — 817 Township Road 974, Nankin; 419207-0406; firstname.lastname@example.org; E.M. Kelley Jr., pastor Lighthouse Pentecostal Assembly — 323 Steele Ave.; 419-2811070; email@example.com; lighthousepentecostalassembly.org; Paul E. Tracy, pastor
Ashland First Presbyterian Church — 320 Church St., Ashland; 419-289-6205; firstname.lastname@example.org; ashlandfpc.org; Mike Parker, pastor Loudonville First Presbyterian Church — 225 E. Main St., Loudonville; 419-994-3160; Kathleen Walkerow, pastor First Presbyterian Church, Perrysville — 111 Bridge St., Perrysville; 419-938-6238; Kathleen Walkerow, pastor Savannah Presbyterian Church — 43 N. Main St., P.O. Box 155, Savannah; 419-651-7550
Adario United Methodist Church — 1790 Adario East Road, Shiloh; 419-895-1155; Jeffrey Coggins, pastor Christ United Methodist Church — 1140 Claremont Ave., Ashland; 419-289-0507; email@example.com; www. ChristUMCashland.org; Jonathan Priebe and Allan Bevere, co-pastors Emmanuel United Methodist Church — 322 Cleveland Ave., Ashland; 419-281-3667; firstname.lastname@example.org; Jeffrey Coggins, pastor Fairview United Methodist Church — 6060 Newkirk Road, Clinton Township; 419-368-3304; email@example.com; Michael Law, pastor Faith United Methodist Church — 1574 Ohio 96, Ashland; 419895-1011; www.umcfaith.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Derek Hickman, pastor First United Methodist Church — 220 Sandusky St., Ashland; 419-289-7551; email@example.com; www.ashlandfirst.org; Allan Bevere and Jonathan Priebe, co-pastors
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Greenwich United Methodist Church — 18 E. Main St., Greenwich; 419-752-2124; firstname.lastname@example.org; Lori DouglasWeaver, pastor Hayesville United Methodist Church — 44 S. Mechanic St., P.O. Box 146, Hayesville; 419-368-3489; Paula Archdeacon, pastor Jeromesville United Methodist Church — 40 North St., P.O. Box 116, Jeromesville; 419-368-7272; email@example.com; Sue Chidley, pastor Lakefork United Methodist Church — 2115 County Road 175, Jeromesville; Donna Mills, pastor Loudonville United Methodist Church — 124 N. Market St., Loudonville; 419-994-4939; firstname.lastname@example.org; www. loudonvilleumc.com; Steven L. Sullivan, pastor McZena Hope United Methodist Church — 2498 County Road 37, Lakeville; 419-368-3304; Donna Mills, pastor New London United Methodist Church — 58 E. Main St., New London; 419-929-4631; email@example.com; http://www.gbgm-umc. org/nlumc/; Lorry Mabiala, pastor Nova Community United Methodist Church — 257 Ohio 511, Nova; 419-652-2233; Harry N. Finkbone, pastor Olivesburg United Methodist Church — 4748 Ohio 545; 419895-1440; Johnnie Swann, pastor Paradise Hill United Methodist Church — 1491 Ohio 603, Ashland; 419-289-2908; firstname.lastname@example.org; Layton Broome, pastor Polk United Methodist Church — 424 N. Main St./P.O. Box 24, Polk; 419-945-1434; Jake Heskett, pastor Perrysville United Methodist Church — 139 E. First St., Perrysville; email@example.com; www.eocumc.com; Jason Snyder, pastor Red Haw United Methodist Church — 1101 County Road 175, Polk; 419-869-7460; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.freewebs.com/ redhawumc; Shaun Green, pastor Spencer United Methodist Church — 201 E. Main St., Spencer; 330-648-2483; Lenore Robinson, pastor Trinity United Methodist Church — 1301 Ohio 89, Ashland; 419-289-2595; email@example.com; www.ashlandtrinity.com; Shaun Green, pastor United Methodist Church of Savannah — 10 W. Main St., P.O. Box 177, Savannah; 419-962-4772; firstname.lastname@example.org; Johnnie Swann, pastor West Salem United Methodist Church — 80 E. Buckeye St., West Salem; 419-853-4412; email@example.com; Floyd Costello, pastor
Culture & Recreation Youth Organizations Ashland Department of Parks & Recreation
Contact - Park office, 419-289-8247, www.ashland-ohio.com; baum. firstname.lastname@example.org Eligibility - Youth in kindergarten through high school; adult leagues as well Amenities - Variety of activities, leagues and classes for youth and adults, including basketball, softball, swimming, tennis, golf and mini golf
Ashland Family YMCA
Contact - Ashland Family YMCA, 207 Miller St., Ashland, 419-2890626, www.ashlandy.org Eligibility - all ages are welcome Amenities - Offers a wide range of extensive programming throughout the year, including swimming, gymnastics, swim team, gymnastics team, dance, martial arts, tennis, NFL football, basketball, volleyball, soccer clinics, summer track and field, licensed preschool/ before and after school program, summer day camp, family programing, 5K races, special events, weight loss challenge, group exercise classes, water exercise classes and SilverSneakers program. The facility includes a wellness center, free weight room, cycling room, girls/boys locker room, men’s/women’s locker rooms, two pools, gymnastics gym, gymnasium with walking track and a multipurpose room.
Ashland Public Library
Contact - 224 Claremont Ave., Ashland, 419-289-8188; www. ashland.lib.oh.us Eligibility - Birth through high school Amenities - Newly renovated space includes a dedicated story time room and play area. Programs include interactive story times/ sensory play for infants through preschoolers; school-age and tween/ teen programs, including Youth Advisory Committee. Summer reading programs available for all ages, including adults. Bookmobile services, Wi-Fi internet access, Nabi tablets, online student research databases, plus printing/copying services available. Card-holders may borrow books and magazines in print/audio/digital formats, preloaded tablets, CDs, DVDs, video games, and toys (including adaptive toys). Open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Amenities - Various opportunities to play T-ball and baseball in Ashland; sign-up is in March; season runs May-July
Boy Scouts of America
Contact - Heart of Ohio Council, Johnny Appleseed Trail District, 3 N. Main St., Suite 303, Mansfield; Andrew Milwee, district executive, 419-522-8300, ext. 104, or www.heartofohiocouncil.org Eligibility - Boys first grade or 7 through 18 years old
Contact - Kathy Blackford, Ashland County 4-H Extension educator, 1763 Ohio 60, Ashland, 419-281-8242 Eligibility - Boys and girls kindergarten through 18 years old Amenities - Membership in various local clubs offers more than 200 different youth-oriented projects
Girl Scouts of America
Contact - Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, Mansfield Service Center, 35 N. Park St., Mansfield, 419-522-0391, www.gsoh.org Eligibility - Kindergarten through high school seniors
Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Contact - Tyler Adcox, youth ministries leader, 419-281-8001; 527 E. Liberty St., Ashland, www.ashlandkroc.salvationarmy.org
Contact - Ashland Soccer Association (ASA), Bob Kanuch, 419-2818191; Ashland United Soccer (AUS), ashlandsoccerassn.com Eligibility - Youth ages 5 through 14 years old Amenities - Ashland Soccer Association (ASA): in-house recreational soccer; Ashland United Soccer (AUS): travel leagues
Contact - 401 College Ave., Ashland, 419-289-4142, www.ashland.edu Eligibility - Local children ages 5 years old through high school Amenities - Special classes including athletic and academic workshops and camps
Ashland Youth Baseball
Contact - Steve Brown, President, email@example.com Eligibility - Boys and girls 5 through 15 years old
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