Annual Lion’s Club Community Breakfast and Egg Hunt Saturday March 27 Breakfast: First Presbyterian Church 8 a.m. to noon, $5/Adults, $3/Children Egg Hunt: Huron Boat Basin 1:15 p.m., Free (ages 2-8 years) Bring your camera, a basket for the hunt and a non-perishable food donation
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Firefighter Awarded For Heroism by State Huron Captain Kurt Schafer was commended recently by Interim State Fire Marshal Donald C. Cooper for his bravery in saving the life of a train-car crash victim on Jan. 19. Cooper awarded Schafer during a ceremony at the Huron Fire Department on March 18. “Captain Schafer’s extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty are keeping with the highest traditions of the fire service,” Cooper said. “His valiant actions bring credit to himself, his family, his department, and Ohio’s fire service.” According to the nomination, on Jan. 19, Schafer, who was off-duty that night, overheard the 10 p.m. dispatch on his fire radio about a train vs. car crash west of the River Road railroad crossing in Huron. Being only Captain Kurt Schafer was commended one-quarter of a mile from the accident scene, by Interim State Fire Marshal Donald C. Schafer immediately responded and was first at Cooper for his bravery.
the scene. He was able to report to crews that the road was blocked by the train and an overturned vehicle was on fire. The impact from the train, traveling at a speed of 50 mph when it hit the tracks, caused the vehicle to flip, roll over and immediately catch on fire. Without regard to his own personal safety, Schafer cross under the train, ran to the vehicle and found a victim trying to crawl out of a window. Grabbing the victim, he pulled him through a narrow hole in the window, and as he moved the victim to a safe distance, the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames. The Award for Heroism was unveiled in 2001, and is given based on a nomination by a member of the fire service, state legislature, or local government. For more information, call Karen Bowman at 614-995-5791 or go to www.com. ohio.gov.
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Huron City Schools will conduct kindergarten registration and screening May 4, 5 and 6 at the Huron United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St. Any child who will be 5 by Sept. 30, 2010, is eligible for kindergarten this year. Parents are being asked to accompany their child to the screening, and make sure the child is wearing tennis shoes. They are also being asked to bring the following: An original birth certificate, immunization records, and custody
papers if applicable. Parents also need to bring one current electric bill as well as one additional proof of residency to complete the registration papers. Reservations to register and screen each child are required. Parents can call Shawnee Elementary School between March 29 and April 1 at 419-433-1234, Ext. 5102. Little Tigers Preschool will also be accepting applications about the same time. Parents can
pick up applications for their 3 or 4 year olds at the Shawnee office, and an appointment will be scheduled at that time. Children are eligible if they turn 3 or 4 by Sept. 30, 2010. Tuition is based on a sliding fee scale and families with special needs or reduced tuition qualifications will be given priority. Immunization clinics are also coming up. For more information, call 419-626-5623 or go to www.eriecohealthohio.org.
Huron Schools Approve Open Enrollment Policy By JENNIFER KILLBURy Beginning with the 2010-2011 academic year, students from others districts will be able to enroll in Huron City Schools through the open enrollment policy. The school board voted on March 16 to try open enrollment next year. This attempt is to recover the money the district is currently losing to area students enrolled in others district’s open enrollment programs. More than 50 students living within the Huron City School District are enrolled in other public schools that offer open enrollment. These students leaving the district are creating a deficit of close to $300,000 a year. The breakdown, per student, of these dollars equates to about $2,400 of state tax dollars and $3,400 of local property tax dollars, totaling $5,800 of school funding leaving the Huron community with each student. Huron City School Treasurer Mike Weis estimates this year’s loss of school funding due to lack of open enrollment to be about $292,332, which would require an additional 0.75 mills in local taxes to be made up. The Huron City School Board has carefully developed and reviewed an inter-district open enrollment policy that will allow Huron City Schools to accept transfer students along with their school funding (state and local tax mon-
Open Enrollment Policy The Huron City Schools Board of Education believes students should, under certain circumstances, benefit from an inter-district open enrollment policy. Based on guidelines established by the school administration and in conjunction with recommendation from officials of the Ohio Department of Education, the following requirements and guidelines for the transfer of students into our district are listed below. 1. The applicant must follow procedures for admission to the Huron City Schools. 2. The district capacity limits by grade level, school building and program in admitting an interdistrict transfer students are as follows: • Kindergarten class sizes 21 and below, • Grades 1-4 class sizes of 23 and below, • Grades 5-12 class sizes 24 and below, i. Special Education and gifted
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ey) into the district to help offset this deficit. Weis, who has open enrollment expertise, said the policy is one of the most complete and comprehensive policies he has ever seen. It was drafted by the school administration with recommendations from Ohio Department of Education officials. The requirements and guidelines for transfer students are very specific. The policy limits class sizes and specifies that the district will not add programs or personnel to accommodate students accepted through open enrollment. Children of employees, children of families in the process of moving into Huron and students who have attended Huron City Schools, but recently have moved away will have priority in entering the district. “Educational integrity will remain our focus,” stated Superintendent Fred Fox. Adding a few students to each grade level would make up for the about 50 students who have transferred to other districts, he said. “By filling those seats alone the $292,332 of school funding would be replaced without going to the taxpayers.” “Open enrollment is a financial issue,” said Weis. “We cannot continue to lose money without going back to the taxpayer.” It is better to live and attend school within your own community; however, when it is not possible, this
classes will be limited to students below what state standards allow. These class size limits may change from year to year. 3. Students being admitted to the school district who are currently not enrolled in the Huron City Schools will be considered for admission in the following order: • Students who are the children of employees; • Students of families who are buying or building a new home in the school district, more than 90 days after the beginning of the school year; • Students whose legal residence is outside the Huron City School boundaries based on the following order: - First, students who have been a part of this program in previous years; - Second, brothers and sisters of students who have been part of this program in previous years; - Third, new applicants. 4. All applications for inter-district transfer must be submitted to
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Around Town Chamber Looks to Sell Historic Float If you’re looking for the ultimate lawn ornament, a logo for your water-related business, or a ready-to-drive float depicting the freighters that ply the Great Lakes, the Huron Chamber of Commerce has a deal for you. Huron celebrated its Bicentennial with a year-long celebration during 2009. The centerpiece of all the activities was a 41foot long, 12-foot wide parade float that resembles a lake freighter that happened to drift ashore. Lining the sides of the realistic “land vessel” are the actual rivets found on
the iron giants that work the waters of the Great Lakes. When Bicentennial plans first got under way in the summer of 2008, transplanted Huronites Dick and Evie Durkin showed up at a meeting toting a scrapbook full of pictures of floats that Dick Durkin had designed and created while working for a company in Lincoln, Neb. Despite the fact the Bicentennial Committee had no money at that time, Durkin bought a used school bus that was in great shape mechanically.
Lake freighters, which still carry iron ore and coal up and down the Great Lakes, were a large part of Huron’s history. A stickler for authenticity, Durkin built an 8-foot high model of the actual lighthouse built at the mouth of the Huron River in 1847. Perched in the middle of the float is a three-tier, rotating birthday cake, which could be removed. The float was the hit of Bicentennial activities, appearing in numerous parades and highlighting a holiday festival of lights display. Built on a 1997 International school
bus chassis, it can easily be driven down the road from the “captain’s bridge” at the front of the float, and can be transported long distances via a flat-bed truck. The chamber is looking for anyone who knows of a lakefront community that is planning any kind of town festival or would like to buy a unique piece of history for its town park. For more information, contact the chamber at 419-433-5700 or chamber@ huron.net.
National Clean-up Program Events Scheduled Locally Great American Clean-Up is a program cluding garbage bags, gloves and vests. sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, which The following is a list of Great American promotes litter prevention, litter clean-ups, Clean-Up dates in Erie County: and beautification events throughout the Saturday, March 27, Great American U.S. To aid state affiliates, KAB provides Clean Up Kick Off them with necessary clean-up supplies, inIn partnership with the Ohio Department of Transportation, BGSU orthodontics | whitening | dentures | implants | root canals | surgery | crowns | invisalign Firelands Environmental Science Club will be picking up litter along Rye Beach and the Route 2 interchange; interested parties should call Erie County Solid Waste District at 419-433-7303, Ext 250. ——— Saturday, March 27, United Way of Erie County Clean-Up Clean-Up will begin at 9 a.m at Jolly Donut on lata stefano, dds craig johnson, dds patricia sharp, dds Route 250; interested parties should call United Way at 419-625-4672. ——— Saturday, March 27, Pipe Creek Clean-Up Friends of Pipe Creek Watershed will be cleaning areas of Pipe Creek; interested parties should contact Bregeneral dentists ann Hohman at 419-626members ADA, ODA, NCODS, AACD, AOS • 419.626.2205 • www.stefanodental.com 5211.
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——— April 17, Perkins Township Tire Collection Perkins Township residents can bring their old tires to the North Parking lot of the Erie County Fairgrounds from 8 am to 3 p.m. to be recycled. ——— April 17, Earth Day Extravaganza at Sandusky Mall Take time to celebrate our most precious resource, Planet Earth. Events run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other events include crafts, games, displays and more information from several county, state and private entities; and a K96 sponsored “Recycled Art” Contest. The winning team will receives a goodie bag. ——— April 24, Huron Citywide Clean-up Contact Huron Parks & Recreation at 419433-8487 for information on registration before the event. ——— April 24, City of Sandusky Arbor Day Celebration Arbor Day kicks off with winners of the Poem Contest reading their poems. The Greenhouse is having an Open House and many displays to enjoy. ——— April 24, Perkins Township Yard Waste Clean-up All Perkins Township Residents are invited
to bring their yard waste to the cemetery from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ——— City of Sandusky Spring Clean-up Contact the City of Sandusky at 419-6255844 as several clean-ups by zone are held throughout the year. Yard waste clean-up will be held April 24. ——— April 24 Florence Township Clean-Up To be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Florence Township residents. Contact Misty at 440-965-5331. ——— May 1 Florence Township Clean-Up To be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Florence Township residents. Contact Misty at 440-965-5331. ——— May 1st City of Sandusky Tire Collection From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City Hall parking lot for City of Sandusky residents only. ——— May 15 Vermilion Pride Day Contact the Mayor’s office at 440-2042402 for more information. ——— Kelleys Island Events Contact Clerk’s office for information 419-746-2535. Note: This is for disposing of materials that are on Kelleys Island and for Kelleys Island residents only.
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College Admissions Program At 7 pm, Thursday, March 25 in the Cedar Point Center Auditorium, BGSU Firelands, Huron, adults who have never attended college or who have had their education interrupted will have the opportunity to learn how to begin or return to college when BGSU Firelands presents “Taking the
Next Step.” A fee waiver for the admissions application will be available for all participants who turn in their application that evening. This free information-sharing program is for adults who are interested in taking college courses. Participants will learn how to apply to college,
what financial aid is available, what different programs of study are available, and other college-related issues. Admission is free and reservations are not required. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787, Ext. 20607.
Native American Poet and Musician At 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 in the Cedar Point Center Auditorium, BGSU Firelands will host Joy Harjo. The event is sponsored by the BGSU Firelands humanities department and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Erie County. It is free and open to the public. Harjo was born in Tulsa, Okla., and is a member of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. Her seven books of poetry include “She Had Some Horses,” “The Woman Who Fell From the Sky,” and “How We Became Human, New and Selected Poems.” Her poetry has garnered many awards including a Lila
Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award: the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas; and the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has released four award-winning CDs of original music and performances, and just won a New Mexico Music Award for her song, “Winding Through the Milky Way.” She has received the Eagle Spirit Achievement Award for overall contributions in the arts, from the American Indian Film Festival and a U.S. Artists Fellowship
for 2009. She performs internationally solo and with her band Joy Harjo and the Arrow Dynamics Band (for which she sings and plays saxophone and flutes. She is a founding board member of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. Harjo writes a column “Comings and Goings” for her tribal newspaper, the Muscogee Nation News. For more information, contact Sandy DiCarlo, coordinator of student and campus activities, at 419-4335560 or 800-322-4787, or at sandrad@ bgsu.edu. In the event of inclement weather, call 419-433-5560.
FROM THE BENCH Judge Explains Legal Term By Judge Bill Steuk, Huron Municipal court In some articles regarding court cases, you may have come across the legal term procedendo. Procedendo Drs. Jones and Peyton-Cook is a special type of writ. A are on the medical staff of writ is simply a court order Firelands Regional Medical directing a person or entity Center and are part of the to act or refrain from acting in a particular way. Procemulti-specialty practice of dendo is generally defined North Coast Professional as an order from a superior Company (NCPC). court to an inferior court directing that court to renDrs. Jones and Peyton-Cook der a judgment. It is a remprovide the full scope of edy used when there is a deOB-GYN care, including: lay in rendering a judgment that amounts to neglect or Pregnancy refusal of justice. The pro Reproductive Health cedendo action does not call Menstrual Disorders Menopause Adolescent GYN Policy from 1A Disorders level then there is space available, applications shall GYN Surgery
be considered on a first come, first serve basis based on the date and time they are signed as “received” in the superintendent’s office. Students who have applied but have not been accepted because of a lack of space n a program/grade level will be placed on a waiting list and when openings occur, they will be filled based on program / grade level ability. 12. No responsibility for transporting students will be
for the superior court to command how the inferior court should rule on a matter, but only that the inferior court must act and render judgment. An example would be that if a trial court would fail to render a judgment in a particular case, an Appellate Court (superior court) could require that the trial court (inferior court) render such judgment. A procedendo action is one of the few actions where a case can be directly taken to a court of appeals or the supreme court. Generally, a court of appeals or a supreme court hears only appeals of cases that are already decided by an inferior court. Some exceptions to this general rule, however, are writs including procedendo. In addition to a procedendo action, cases which can be taken directly to an appellate or supreme court are habeas corpus actions, mandamus, prohibition and quo warranto. Some of these actions or writs I have written about in previous articles. Articles appearing in this column are intended to provide broad, general information about the law. Before applying this information to a specific legal problem, readers are urged to seek advice from an attorney.
accepted by the Huron City Schools as part of this policy unless it is deemed practical by the district. The decision of the administrator in charge of transportation will be final. 13. The Huron City Schools reserves the right to deny enrollment to students who have been suspended or expelled for 10 or more consecutive days in the most recent semester of attendance or the immediate preceding semester. 14. Students who are interested in attending EHOVE Career Center must contact
the appropriate EHOVE officials to determine the availability of the specific EHOVE program. 15. Athletic Eligibility-it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to become familiar with Ohio High School Athletic Association guidelines as to athletic eligibility. These guidelines should be considered before making application. 16. Students who wish to graduate and receive a diploma from Huron High School must meet the graduation requirements established by the Board of Education.
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Adult Bible Study--6 p.m. Sunday. Youth Group—6 p.m. Sunday Food Pantry—9 a.m.-3 Christ Episcopal Church p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-2 120 Ohio St., Huron p.m. Thursdays. 419-433-4701 Salvation Army Service Sunday—9 a.m. and Adult Unit—10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, by appointment www.christchurchhuron. only. com St. Matthew Evangelical First Presbyterian Church Lutheran Church 225 Williams St., Huron 15617 Mason Rd., 419-433-5018 Vermilion 8:30 Early Service Rev. Dr. Karl Fry, Pastor 9:30 Sunday School 440-967-9886 10:45 Late Service www.luther ansonline. com/stmattvermlcms Grace Orthodox PresbySunday School/ Bible terian Church Study 9:30 Kalahari Resort, Nia ConLadies Bible Fellowship vention Center 9:15 Rt. 250, Huron Sunday Worship 10:30 419-271-3934 a.m. graceopchurch@gmail. com St. Peter’s Catholic www.graceop.org Church Worship—Sunday 6:00 430 Main St., Huron p.m. 419-433-5725 Saturday—5 p.m. Holy Trinity Anglican Sunday—8 a.m. & 10:30 Church a.m. 1608 St. Rt. 113, Milan; 419-499-3683 The Chapel Rev. Dr. John C. Jordan 4444 Galloway Rd., SanWorship and Holy Com- dusky munion—Sunday, 10:30 419-627-0208 a.m. www.chapel-sandusky.org Saturday service--5 p.m. Huron United Methodist Sunday service—9 & 11 Church a.m. 338 Williams St., Huron Jr. High Youth Group— 419-433-3984 Sundays 5-6:30 p.m. www.huronumc.org Sr. High Youth Group— On Sundays: Sundays 7-9 p.m. 8 a.m. - Praise Service/ Latitude group ages 18Soul Anchors Praise Band 29—Thursdays, 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - Sunday School -Kindergarten thru Adult The Church of Jesus 10 a.m. - Celebration Ser- Christ of Latter Day Saints vice/pipe organ and choir 4511 Galloway Rd., Huron 6:30 p.m. - Junior High 419-626-9860 Confirmation Class Bishop: Bill Reel 6:30 p.m. - Senior High Sacrament service—9:30 HYM a.m. Sundays Refreshments and NursFamily History Center ery are available all Sunday Wed. 10 am-2pm, Thur. morning. 9am-9pm, 1st & 3rd Sat. 9am-5pm Lighthouse Assembly of God Church Zion Lutheran Church 820 Cleveland Rd. E., Hu930 Main St., Huron ron 419-433-4711 419-433-8889 www.zionhuron.org www.lighthouseagc.org Bible hour 8:15am Sunday service—10:30 Worship service 9:30am a.m. Sunday School 9:30am Sunday school—9:30 a.m.
Community Good Friday Service The churches of Huron will be joining together for the annual Good Friday Service. The service rotates each year to a different church in Huron. Local ministers also rotate as to who will
be speaking. They all have a part in the service that includes music. Time of the Service: Friday April 2nd 12:15 pm to 1 pm. Host site this year: First Presberytean Church in Huron 225 Wil-
liams St. 433-5018. This year’s speaker: Rev Thomas Holzaepfel pastor of Lighthouse AG Church Huron.
HUMC Announces Services and Events The public is invited to the joyous Palm Sunday celebration March 28 at Huron United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St. Children will march and sing waving palms at both the 8 and 10 a.m. services. The 8 a.m. service will feature the Soul Anchors Praise Band; the 10 a.m. service will offer “Foresaken – Remembering the Last Days of Christ” choir cantata by Hayes and Parker. Directed by Firelands Symphony concertmaster Ron Brooker, Norma Cook will be at the Schantz pipe organ. Sunday School is at 9 a.m.; cherub chat will be given by the pastor at both services; Children’s Church is at 10
a.m.; and nursery care will be available all morning. The sanctuary is handicapped accessible. Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service will begin at 7:30 p.m., April 1. Community Good Friday worship will occur from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 225 Williams St., Huron. The service will be led by host pastor, Rev. David Aber and other Huron clergy. Preacher will be Rev. Tom Holzaepfel of the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church. At 1:15 p.m. there will begin the Stations of the Cross at the community prayer path and labyrinth
behind the Zion Lutheran Church, 930 Main St.; led by Christ Episcopal Church Rector Wanda Ray. All are invited. An Easter Egg Hunt will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 3,at the Huron United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St. All are invited. On Easter Sunday, April 4, the church will feature special music at 8 and 10 a.m. services; at Huron United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St. Cherub Chat will be at both; and Children’s Church is at 10 a.m. A brunch will be served at 9 a.m. – call the church for reservations at 419-433-3984.
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Firelands Offering Free Parenting Class Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering the next Happiest Baby on the Block parenting class from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 30, Firelands’ South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky. The Happiest Baby on the Block is based on the techniques of world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. Dr. Karp has been featured on Good Morning America, The Dr. Phil Show, ABC World News Tonight, CNN, and numerous national radio programs. The Happiest Baby program is a national curriculum taught by a certified instructor. Among the essential information offered to participants, parents will be taught a step-by-step approach to quickly soothe the fussiest baby. The methods are designed to increase sleep, parental confidence, and family harmony while decreasing stress, frustration, and exhaustion that many times are present when parents are adjusting to the changes a new baby brings. Through a donation by Firelands’ Auxiliary, this program is free to participants. Pre-registration can be made by calling 419-5577840, or 1-800-342-1177, Ext. 7840. Parents will receive a take-home kit (DVD or VHS and CD) valued at $40.
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Firelands Offers Many Services that You Won’t Find at Other Area Heart & Vascular Centers: The area’s only open heart surgery (CABG) facility; Full time coverage for interventional procedures, including angioplasty/stenting and coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG); The area’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center; The region’s only Top 100 Hospital in Cardiovascular Care. This National Ranking is based on quality patient outcomes for heart attack, heart failure, angioplasty/stenting and coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG); The only vascular surgery program in the region ranked in the top 10% nationally by HealthGrades. Firelands Also Offers: Pacemaker Implants & Maintenance Cardiac Diagnostic Testing Cardiac Rehab For more information, call 419-557-6508 or visit our website at www.firelands.com.
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Parks & Rec applications are available on our website at www. huronparks.org or call Office location: 110 Wall Street our office at 419-433Mailing address: 417 Main St. 8487 for more informaPhone: 419-433-8487 tion. Fax: 419-433-0470 Application deadline Email: firstname.lastname@example.org March 26, 2010. Website: www.huronparks.org ——— All Huron Parks and RecreHow do I become a Safety ation Programs require Pre- Town Counselor? Registration unless otherwise Safety Town Counselors noted. Registration forms are are one of the most imporavailable on the Web site or at tant parts in running a sucthe parks and rec office. Early cessful program. Each year, sign-up is recommended to between 40-50 counselors avoid cancellation of programs donate their time daily. The because of low enrollment. Call typical age of a Safety Town the parks and rec office for counselor is between sixthinformation or visit the Web and ninth-grades. There are site for details on all programs also some older, experienced listed. Safety Town counselors who Safety Town Instructors are in tenth-, eleventh- and Needed twelfth-grades. Safety Town The Huron Parks & Recre- Counselors must have comation department is looking pleted sixth-grade before for instructors for our 2010 Safety Town begins to be Safety Town program. This eligible. program is for children enterThese counselors are vital ing Kindergarten in the fall and to the day-to-day operations familiarizes them to the school of Safety Town. Each counexperience. We are looking selor is assigned to a classfor individuals with previous room or help on the blackteaching experience or college top outside. A Safety Town students pursuing a degree in counselor is responsible for education. Safety Town takes bringing excitement, energy place June 16th-24th from and safety to the participants 9am-11:30am. Employment – many children are nervous
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Employment applications are available at www.huronparks.org or call 419-4338487. ——— Winter Aerobics Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 to 7 p.m. at Woodlands Elementary. Cost: Residents $45 / nonResidents $50 per session. ($10 discount for sign up to more than one session) Pre-registration required using the general Program Registration form. Session II- March 2-April 1 Spring Session I- April 13May 13 ——— Nickel Plate Beach - Season Parking Passes Passes are available now for the 2010 season. Applications are available on the Web site or at the office. The Nickel Plate Season Parking Pass entitles the registered holder the ability to park one licensed vehicle at Nickel Plate Beach during beach hours (dawn to dusk) throughout the season (Memorial Day to Labor Day). The cost for a season pass is $20 for residents and $30 for non-residents.
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the first day and it is the role of the counselor to make sure they feel comfortable. Safety Town is a way to gain Community Service Hours toward a Diploma of Distinction. Counselors must bring the required paperwork from their high school guidance counselor to the counselor meeting prior to the start of Safety Town. Forms will be completed after completion of Safety Town. Those interested should complete and return a “New Counselor Application Packet,” which can be found on the parks and rec Web site or office. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, April 2. ——— Swim Instructors Needed The Huron parks and Recreation department is looking for swim instructors to teach lessons this summer. Swim lessons are held at Huron Lagoons Marina in July and August. Potential instructors must be certified in First Aid and CPR or attain certification before the program begins. Applicants should be strong swimmers; a background in lifeguarding or swim lessons preferred.
The Board of Trustees of the Huron Public Library gratefully acknowledges the following donations: In honor of Jim Morris’ birthday: “Too Much Money” and “Deep Shadow” from Tom and Beth Janssen. In memory of Jim Holstine: “Hero of the Pacific” and “Baseball Fan’s Bucket List” from Elizabeth Growel. ——— Passport Day in the USA: At the library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 27, passport acceptance agents will be available to provide information and accept applications. To make an appointment or for more information, call 419-433-5009,
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——— The library’s 2010 Spring Storytimes run from March 16 through April 28. There will be no programs on April 20 & 21: Lapsit, for children up to 2 ½ years with caregiver, will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Registration is required by calling 419-4335009 or emailing email@example.com. Toddler Time, for children 2 ½ - 3 ½ years with caregiver, meets at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays. No registration required. Storytime, for children 3
½ - 5 years on their own, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. No registration required. ——— Open Play Chess at the library for all ages will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Chess boards are available. Bring a friend and play! ——— YarnWorks, an intergenerational gathering of people who like to work with yarn by knitting or crocheting, will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 1. Bring acurrent project and share knowledge with others. Instructors will be on hand. ——— Second ThursThe day Seminar at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8 will feature Huron: My Hometown Volume 4. Interviews
include George Muehlhauser: Growing Up in Old Homestead; Frank Glann: History of the Huron Playhouse; and Bill Wright: Huron Boy Scout Camp (Beachwood Cove). The Oral History collection is a project of the Huron Historical Society and the library. ——— Spring Cleaning? The library could use skeins of worsted weight yarn (4 ply, any color except white or beige), 3-inch styrofoam balls and old terry towels for a Summer Reading Program craft project. Just drop them off at the Circulation Desk. ——— Did you know? … You can borrow art prints? The library has a selection of art prints that can be borrowed for four weeks – an inexpensive way to redecorate!
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Huron Hometown News | Thursday, March 25, 2010
Schools Online Courses Soon to be Offered at HHS Huron High School will soon be offering a limited number of online courses to selected students. The school is working with Lincoln Interactive out of Pennsylvania to launch a pilot program to research the benefits of the courses. The pilot program is set to launch this summer for course recovery work for students who need to make up credits, said Principal John Ruf. The online program was recommended to the school system by the county during an administrative retreat. The school is exploring and weighing the benefits the program might have on the students. At this time, courses are being considered for students in need of course recovery, career exploration and to gauge student interests in different classes. There is no long-term commitment, no software needed and the courses can be limited through the online digital school. Currently, more than 200 schools across the country are utilizing online course for the same reasons previously mentioned. In the fall, seniors with a certain GPA enrolled in Ecology will have the opportunity
to take the online offerings of “Forensics” and “Mysteries of the Solar System.” These courses will be interactive during class time through 24 student laptops. Science teacher, Sam Hohler, will monitor the program as students will log on and work at their own pace. Other courses are being considered because of student interest. “Chinese” will be an online course offered to students through the pilot program also scheduled to be available this fall. By piloting this program we can manage our options within reason, said Ruf. “We are always willing to add quality educational programs for the students if they are worthwhile and cost effective.” Lincoln Interactive provides standardsbased online courses that use a variety of traditional and technology driven approaches to learning. Simulations, virtual reality environments, game-like scenarios for application of knowledge and problemsolving are all ways Lincoln Interactive encourages participation and conducts assessments.
Eighth-Grade Academics Compete at BGSU Firelands
Congratulations to McCormick’s Eighth-Grade Academic Challenge Team – the team won the Erie County Academic Challenge Competition and competed again on March 24 against the Huron and Ottawa County winners at BGSU Firelands. Pictured are, front row: Benjamin Batiste, Abby Wiseman, Morgan Odell, and Will Koenig. Back row: Jordan Stutzman, Kris Horman, Kevin Tomczyk, and Spencer Maddox.
EHOVE President Earns Achievement Award
Dr. Paul Lockwood, EHOVE Career Cen- the state’s public school boards. Services ter board president, was presented with the include: management Consulting; continuOhio School Boards Association’s Award of ing education through training programs Achievement at one of the association’s re- and workshops; policy development; legal gional spring conferences on March 11 in services; legislative initiatives; management Lima. The Award of Achievement is given services; superintendent and other executo school board members in recognition of tive searches; information; technology; emThis March, the Uptown Norwalk man Music; Berry’s Restaurant; Huron their commitment to training and leader- ployee relations; and communications. Historic District is hosting youth art- County Chamber of Commerce; and ship activities on their boards of education ists from area schools in celebration Main Street Norwalk. and region and statewide of National Youth OSBA activities. at Sawmill Creek Resort Art Month. Berlin The OSBA is in its 55th year of service to public Elementary, EdiHuron, Ohio education and represents son High School, Casual Dinner Menu Milan Elementary 5:30 - 9:30pm Norwalk Catholic All Entertainment Elementary School, Norwalk Main 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM Street Intermediate School, Norwalk Middle School, and Western Reserve Elementary are participating From 8 a.m. to noon in this first-year on Saturday, March 27, project to highlight the Huron Lions Club is the artistic talents sponsoring a pancake of area students. breakfast fund-raiser for The Main Street 13-year-old Asher NikoNorwalk program Sat. March 6 - Heart & Soul lajevs. Asher has Batis coordinating the ten’s Disease, a terminal project. The group degenerative disease Sat. March 13 - The Late Show invited 15 pubaffecting the brain. The lic and parochial fund-raiser is being held Sat. March 20 - Fastrack schools in Huron and Erie Counties to Wert praised the participating art speat the Huron Presbyterian participate in the project. cialists from each of the participating Church. There will be no Sat. March 27 - Geeze Cats “We have had people stopping at the schools, saying that they went above charge for the breakfast, windows every day since the artwork and beyond with their displays and exhowever donations will Casual Bar Menu • Drinks • Dancing! was displayed,” said Kristie Wert, Main tra effort to put together the artwork be accepted. All donaStreet Norwalk program manager, “It for the public to enjoy. Participating art tions will go toward help400 Sawmill, Huron, Ohio 44839 ing Asher and his family is a great opportunity for our schools specialists include; Lisa Gormley- Berdeal with the disease. and businesses to interact and support lin Elementary; Lee Lehmann- Milan 419-433-3800 • www.sawmillcreek.com each other. It is also a wonderful way to Elementary; David Wolff- Edison High; showcase the art programs in our area Barb Schnellinger- Norwalk Catholic schools as well as our beautiful up- Elementary; Heidi Helgeson-Norwalk Life Outside the Office town.” Middle; Rachel Hipp- Norwalk Main Originally from Williamsport, Artwork is on display through the rest Street Intermediate; and Wendy Merof the month of March in the following ritt- Western Reserve Elementary. Jami Pennsylvania, Dr. Surfield spent district businesses: FSON; LLC; Laser Brooker, a fifth-grade teacher, serves as much of his childhood in Ottawa, Images; The Mattress Company; Hill’s the Main Street School Drama Club diInteriors; Roberts Art Gallery; Moss- rector. Ohio. Dr. Surfield now lives in
National Youth Art Month finds Home in Norwalk
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Gregory Allen Surfield, MD Board Certified in General Surgery
Dr. Surfield completed his medical education from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (NEOUCOM). He has eight years of experience, including five years of medical residency in general surgery at Summa Health Systems in Akron and three years of medical residency in plastic surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. Dr. Surfield is on the medical staff of Firelands Regional Medical Center. He treats patients for conditions including: Reconstructive Breast Surgery (after Breast Cancer) Skin Cancer Facial Rejuvenation Cosmetic Surgery of the face and body Difficult Wounds For an appointment, please call 419-621-1940 1221 Hayes Avenue, Suite J, Sandusky
School Lunches Huron St. Peter Monday, March 29 Hot dog on bun Potato wedge Applesauce Pudding Milk Tuesday, March 30 All white seasoned chicken tenders Roll/margarine Cross track potatoes Peaches Ice cream Milk
Wednesday, March 31 Footlong hot dog Chili/onions (optional) French fries Mixed fruit Cookie Milk Thursday, March 1 Domino pepperoni pizza Corn Pears Popcorn Milk Friday, March 2 No School Good Friday
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Intermediate Monday, March 29 Italian pizza dippers Warm marinara sauce Fresh garden salad Frozen fruit icy Ice cold milk Tuesday, March 30 French toast sticks Sausage links or patty Hash brown 100% fruit juice Ice cold milk Wednesday, March 31 Popcorn chicken Creamy mashed potatoes Buttered dinner roll Baked cinnamon apples Ice cold milk Thursday, March 1
Chicken noodle soup Toasted cheese sandwich Fresh baby carrots Assorted fruits Ice cold milk Friday, March 2 No school
McCormick Jr. High & Huron High School Monday, March 29 Chicken parmesan on bun California blend vegetables Delmonte pears Chilled milk Tuesday, March 30 Pepperoni pizza Pasta salad Celery sticks
Fresh apple slices Chilled milk Wednesday, March 31 Tomato soup Toasted cheese Crackers Fruit crisp Chilled milk Thursday, March 1 Macaroni and cheese Tender pears Wheat roll Peach slices Chilled milk Friday, March 2 No school
Ehove Career Center Monday, March 29 General Tso’s Fried rice
Broccoli Assorted fruits Assorted milks Tuesday, March 30 Spicy tenders/roll Fries Assorted fruits Assorted milks Wednesday, March 31 Pizza sticks Side salad Assorted fruits Assorted milks Thursday, March 1 Pizza Corn on the cob Assorted fruits Assorted milks Friday, March 2 No school
Huron Hometown News | Thursday, March 25, 2010
Rotary Students Meg Mischler, daughter of Mary Mischler and Greg Mischler attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: NHS offecer, student council, enrolled in PSEOP and University of Findlay classes, Hon- MISCHLER or Roll student every quarter for four years, worship band leader at The Chapel youth group, won music competition at the Alive Festival in Canal Fulton, Ohio. Meg hopes to attend Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee and receive a degree in commercial music and continue work as a worship leader. ——— Alexandria VanScoy, daughter of Bob and Patti VanScoy, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Earned Honors Diploma and Diploma of Distinction, Top 10% of the Class of 2010, Member of Na- VANSCOY tional Honor Society, Elected Band President by her peers, Elected Vice President of the Spanish Club, Received superior rating at Solo and Ensemble for clarinet and voice solos, 168 hours of community service, Active in high school musicals. Alexandria plans to attend college and major in instrumental music education. After college, she hopes to become a high school band director. Eventually, she would like to obtain her doctorate and become a university music director. ——— Colleen Allen-Clingan, daughter of Sheila Grabnar and Richard Clingan, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Band Vice-President, Academic Challenge captain, Second Team All SBC for girls soccer, Top 10%, Ohio Honors Diploma, Diploma of Distinction, Superior ratings at
Solo and Ensemble, Relay for Life, Top online fund-raiser for Bakers Buddies team, Active in theatre both in school and out of school. Colleen has yet to choose a university but plans on exploring speech pathology ALLEN-CLINGAN as well as other social and individual service careers. She also intends to travel overseas with international learning exchange programs. ——— Stephanie Grasl, daughter of Steve and Janice Grasl, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Honor roll students all four years with a sustained GPA of 3.65, completed over nine college level courses, over 60 hours of accumulated volunteer work, Ohio Model United Nations member and outstanding leader award winner in Gen- GRASL eral Assembly 2010, Member of the Art Club, Active member in church youth group. Stephanie plans on attending university to study architecture. She wishes to receive her bachelors and masters degree in order to become a licensed architect and work in a practicing firm. ——— Matt Schoelwer, son of Mark and Amy Schoelwer, attends Huron High School. His major accomplishments are: Honorable mention in football senior year, 29 on ACT, 1300 on SAT, Accepted into Miami LLC for Pre- SCHOELWER Medicine. Matt plans on attending Miami University in Oxford next fall. He hopes to major in sports medicine and later plans to
attend medical school at The Ohio State University. Matt would like to pursue a career in the medical field as a sports doctor. ——— Joe Ramey, son of John and Kelley Ramey, attends Huron High School. His major accomplishments are: Named first team all academic for senior football season, Voted Homecoming King, Selected to be a football team captain by teammates, Achieved a 3.8 GPA while taking honors and college classes and playing three sports, Led a coin drive at the high school to raise funds for Hati relief efforts, Lead roll in the mu- RAMEY sical three years in a row. Joe plans on attending either The Ohio State University or Ohio University. He will major in business management and specialize in accounting. ——— Molly Banks, daughter of William and Rebecca Banks, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Three year varsity letter in women’s soccer, JV Cheerleading captain in ninth grade, Mission trip to HOPE Orphanage in Haiti, CARD Club, Member of the youth group at The Chapel. BANKS Molly plans to attend Indiana Wesleyan University and major in nursing with a specialty in pediatric nursing. She would also like to do mission counseling in third world countries. ——— Carly Fawcett, daughter of Larry and Sue Fawcett, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Student Council class treasurer, National Honor Society Member, two year letter winner in soccer, over 200 hours of community ser-
vice, CARD program, PSEOP student for two years. Carly plans to attend Bowling Green State University and major in Adolescent/ Young Adult Education. She hopes to become a high school FAWCETT English teacher. ——— Kelly Stallkamp, daughter of Vickie and Gene Stallkamp, attends Huron High School. Her major accomplishments are: Accepted to the Fine Arts School at Ohio University, Fifty plus hours of community service, Member of CARD program, Letter in varsity tennis and varsity softball, Honor roll student with 3.4 cumulative GPA. Kelly will be attending Ohio University. She plans to major in STALLKAMP film and minor in fine art so that after college she can work for a film/movie production company. ——— Ben Meyers, son of Jack and Ellen Meyers, attends Huron High School. His major accomplishments are: Two time second team All SBC golfer, achieved 3.4 accumulative GPA, Took classes at Firelands, volunteered at the First Tec of Lake Erie where he taught children about golf and life skills, captain of varsity golf team, two time medalist at the Erie County golf tournament. Ben plans on attending either the University of Dayton or the MEYERS University of Toledo to major in civil engineering and become a Professional Engineer.
Gardening with Mary Pansies and Johnny Jump-ups NOW! Mary Strayer, Master Gardener For years, I admired the beautiful pansy displays around town, and in the various flower selling establishments. Now for the past five or six years, I have had my own display at my home and it has been a sheer delight. I would recommend them for everyone to try at least once. In spring, you can plant pansies well before the last frost for early flowers. I plant them early in September while the days are still warm, and roots can form well before winter sets in and growth stops. This way you can enjoy your pansies into November, if not longer. In protected areas, I have had them blooming in December. Well-established plants survive even in USDA Zone 4.
First, when shopping for your pansies, the plants should be compact and a deep dark green in appearance. Small buds should be forming under the leaves, and there could be one or two 2 to 2 ½ inch blooming flowers, giving you many color choices. If the plants are all sprawled out in their container, avoid them. It they are faded, or otherwise not pretty in any way, avoid them, even if they are super cheap. Pansies are really undemanding annuals, and if you are fortunate they will come back the next season as well. They rarely experience pest or disease problems, and they thrive in average soil without special additions, such as extra fertilizer, etc. When you first plant them, I put slow release fertilizers on them. These are the types that very slowly release into the soil over a long period of time. Remember to remove spent flowers on a regular basis, and the pansies will con-
tinue to bloom for a much longer period The key to these little monkey-faced of time. Consider where you are planting flowers is to enjoy them. them. I love to have mine where I can see If you are fortunate enough to have them easily, such as by the front entrance, some that overwinter, you might want to consider covering them with screening rolled to become a cylinder. This way the little hungry bunnies will leave them alone. If you don’t like the idea of the screening, use a repellent spray. Johnny Jump-ups are a smaller version of a pansy, and they look similar, but are much smaller. They are 1- 1 ½ inch flowers, and they, too, come in assorted colors. These little ones like to spread, and mine usually spread into the grass, rather than into the flower beds. They have similar requirements as the pansies, and take little care. They bloom through to about the end of June, when finally the summer heat forces them and the pansies into submission. or by the mail box near the front door. Happy Gardening.
Outdoors Audubon Society Hosts Auction to Benefit Kids and Nature Sandusky – The Firelands Audubon Society is holding an online auction of nature photographs, with all proceeds earmarked for the Kid Nature Club. The local Audubon chapter has sponsored the Kids Nature Club for several years and according to coordinator Mary Warren “it is very popular with Erie County students who come together monthly to learn about nature and enjoy activities that leave no child inside.” Richard Hartley, a local photographer, has donated 19 nature photographs, some of which were recently exhibited at the Huron Public Library. The photographs are of vivid color, high quality and approximately 18 by 24 inches in size. Each picture is mounted on foam-core board and will be offered through the online auction Web site until May 3t. Visit http://www.firelandsaudubon.org for more information and a display of the photographs.
Canoe Association Offers Water Safety Tips for Season phones or not going out alone. Daiello cially moving water.” By Mary Ann Bencivengo Another member of OHCRA is Tim Now that Spring is here, many water has a more detailed list for paddlers sport enthusiasts – experienced and when they go out : A life jacket tested Balduff, who is also a registered nurse at novice alike – are anxious to take their to fit properly; a whistle; first-aid kit; Firelands Regional Medical Center. “Unfortunately, some do not consider boats, canoes and kayaks out on a run. throw bag/rescue rope; bailer; sponge; Members of the Ohio Historic Canoe bilge pump; duct tape; dry storage con- the risks of being on cold water: sudden capsize, immersion and loss of life. Route Association want to remind With proper precautions we can paddlers to approach the water look forward to a safe season,” he safely. said. The OHCRA is a group of caThere is what is called “The Rule noeists and kayakers who explore of 100”: If the combined temperaOhio’s rivers and streams during tures of the water and air are below monthly outings. The spring season 100, a wetsuit is a must. It is also was launched March 19 through recommended that paddlers pracMarch 21 upon the Huron River. tice their skills such as wet exits and They paddled by day and camp at overboard skills, experts say. night at ErieMetroParks Coupling For those who want to try padon Mudbrook Road. Lodging at the dling, the Red Cross and many Coupling is in train cabooses. Padkayak retailers offer classes; also, dlers brought camping gear includErieMetroParks schedules events ing sleeping and cooking gear. The March trip organizer, Judy Judy Daiello and a fellow member of OH- in which beginners can particiDaiello, scouted the river and led CRA canoe at Green Creek in Sandusky pate. Go to www.firelandsredcross.org or call 419-626-1641 to the group both days. She tells how County. Photo courtesy of the OHCRA contact the Red Cross; or http:// she became a paddler: “I have enjoyed the water ever since I was a child. tainers; water; extra flotation; extra lash- eriemetroparks.com or 419-625-7783 to I Jet Skied for many years, and then it ing line; spare paddle; flashlight; and contact the MetroParks. A good book at the library is “A Canoeing and Kayaking seems we always have life-changing extra clothes. “Know your ability, know the river, Guide to the Streams of Ohio” by Richevents. I got divorced, gas prices went up, and I got a kayak to experience new know how to swim,” she said. “Wear ap- ard Combs and Stephen E. Gillen. The OHCRA currently has 70 mempropriate clothing. Never paddle under bodies of water.” She said kayaking is the fastest-grow- the influence of alcohol or drugs. Check bers across Ohio. To participate in an ing water sport, and as an experienced your gear; make sure it’s in good con- event, a person must first become a dition. Know the current weather con- member. Visit the Web site at www. ohpaddler, she has a lot of tips on safety: When most people think about water ditions and check the forecast. Never cra.org, call Daiello at 419-271-2252, or safety, they think about life jackets, cell underestimate the power of water, espe- email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Huron Hometown News | Thursday, March 25, 2010
Senior Living Huron Garden Club Introduction to Computer Basics Holds March Meeting The Huron Garden Club’s March meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, March 26, at the Huron Public Library, 333 Williams St. An important business meeting will begin at 1 p.m.sharp. Following the meeting, a Power Point Picture Show showing HGC club members in a number of the past year’s activities will be presented by Mary Strayer. Of noted interest is the Firelands
and Huron Garden Clubs of Erie County invitation to the 2010 Spring regional meeting on May 7 at Messenberg’s Plaza Place, 545 Cleveland Road. The public flower show schedule can be obtained from Robin Wuertz, regional director, at 419-5470602 or by email, email@example.com. Meeting coordinator is Mary Strayer. Hostesses are Ruth Ross and Polly Yanko.
Registration now being accepted at EHOVE Adult Career Center for a Welcome to the World of Computers for Seniors. The class will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from April 13 through May 4. The course is designed for the super beginner – a person who has never worked with a computer. It’s a gentle, very basic introduction to computers for beginners. The class starts with elementary computer concepts, and introduces basic navigation such as the mouse, the cursor, the Desktop and the taskbar. The fundamentals of word processing are covered using
Word 2007. Students are also introduced to basic file browsing and file management, and web browsing and web basics are explained. The class ends with a discussion of Web sites, email attachments, and email security including scams, phishing and spam. Tuition is $99; books are $27. To register, call EHOVE Adult Career Center at 419-499-4663; 419-627-9665, or 866-2569707, Ext. 280.
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Firelands Staff Members Certified in Nursing and Nurse Education Firelands Regional Medical Center announces that Michelle E. Bussard, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, faculty, Firelands School of Nursing, has earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after successfully completing a certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing. The hospital also announces that Erika Furst, RN, CRRN, recently obtained the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse certification, though the Registered Nurse Certification Board of the Association for Rehabilitation Nurses. Bussard has been a nurse for 14 years and employed at Firelands School of Nursing for five years. She received a diploma in nursing from Fairview Hospital School of Nursing, a bachelor of science in nursing and a master of science in nursing from the University of Akron. The newly certified nurse educators reflect the spectrum of their BUSSARD academic colleagues in the United States*: 29.8 percent hold doctoral degrees; the remainder master’s degrees; 44.14 percent teach in baccalaureate or higher degree programs; 40.2 percent in associate degree programs; 9.4 percent in diploma programs; and 5.6 percent in practical nursing programs; 56.2 percent hold the rank of assistant professor or higher: 13.3 percent are full professors; 17.6 percent, associate professors; and 25.3 percent, assistant professors 32.5 percent have more than 15 years of full time employment experience as academic nurse educators. With 42.4 percent of nurse faculty projected to retire within the next decade and 69.8 percent within 15 years, replacing them is of grave concern, noted NLN president Dr. Elaine Tagliareni. “We must encourage
more nurse faculty to prepare for certification as nurse educators so that our nursing schools can be staffed by academicians of the highest caliber. Only in this way can excellence in nursing education be ensured for another generation.” In 2008, 663 nurse educators were awarded the CNE credential. Since the unveiling of the program in fall 2005 through September 30, 2009, 1,888 nurse educators representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have become CNEs. Erika Furst received an Associate FURST Degree in Nursing from Lorain Community College. She has been employed at Firelands for four years and has more than 12 years of nursing experience. She resides in Bellevue with her daughter. Adding to her nursing professionalism and expertise in the field of rehabilitative nursing, certification Serving Our Community Since 1902 validates Furst’s expertise in the field and dedication to promoting optimal wellness and assisting patients in meeting their maximal physical potential and independence through the management of complex medical issues. *Demographic data reflects those who took the examination Sept. 28, 2005 through Sept. 30, 2009.
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Sandusky, OH—Sharon Dircks, Director of Nursing at Parkvue, has completed the required course work and passed the examination to become Wound
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Mary Strayer, MaSter Gardener We all long to see hummingbirds come to our gardens and our feeders. Plan ahead for this event by planting hummingbird plants throughout your garden, or you can place your plants in clusters. By providing water, shelter and a large assortment of colorful flowering plants, you will be rewarded with the company of these little delightful gems. You will also help ensure their future by replacing food plants and habitat lost to human activities like agriculture and urbanization. Attracting hummingbirds to your garden with flowering plants is especially fun for children, as it offers a great way to learn. Everyone seems to love watching them dart to and fro from flower to flower in search of their next sip of nectar. Many non-gardeners use feeders to entice the hummers to their area; planting colorful flowers, shrubs and vines bring added beauty to the landscape and joy to those watching the wonderful show. Hummers prefer water sources that drip, or a very low-volume mist or spray. A small fountain with multiple tiers is a wonderful add-on near your patio or any seating area. It will draw in the hummers close range, and once they get used to you, they will begin visiting more and more often. Hummers like small diameter items to perch on. An arbor made of ½ to 3/4-inch
diameter metal tubing works well. This gives the hummers a resting spot, and we have noticed over the years that they sometimes sit for several minutes when undisturbed. Consider leaving small handfuls of clothes dryer lint around in the shrubs in early spring. Not only the hummers, but other birds will snatch it up and use it for nesting materials. When planning your hummingbird area in your garden, realize the time they come to your area. Here in USDA Zone 5 the hummers come in around May 15 generally. When winters are shorter or warmer, they could come earlier. Now look about the nurseries and other gardening supply centers for flowers that would be blooming at the time they arrive. Luckily here in Ohio, we plant perennials that are already near bloom. This helps to draw the hummers in quickly. It is very important to remember to never use pesticides on plants near where the hummers eat, or it could kill them. Plants that the hummers love are many – especially any flower with a cup shape petal. This will allow them to insert their beaks into the petal, and get the precious nectar. Some of these flowers are: Stachys, Agastache-licorice mint, columbines, Heuchera or coral bells, bee balms, trumpet vines, Penstemon, Buddleia and Weigela. So, now you have the list, look closely and you will find many more flowers that will fit this classification. Enjoy, and Happy Gardening.
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