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Is your business the best in Hardin County?

Kenton Little League in partnership with Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance and United Way of Hardin County will be hosting the 1st annual Battle Of The Businesses Double Elimination Softball Tournament October 5, 2013 at Home Run Memorial Park. Each teams entry fee will be donated to United Way and distributed to local charities. Is your business the best in Hardin County?

What : Double Elimination Slow Pitch Softball Tournament (Co-ed)
When: October 5, 2013
Cost: $200.00 entry
Where: Homerun Memorial Park

To register and for complete rules contact: Gary Jones 419-674-6184 [email protected], Matt Jennings 419-835-0004 [email protected], John Hohn 419-673-4131 [email protected]

GEMS Program at Heartbeat

GEMS PROGRAM Time to start the 2013 -2014 GEMS Program at Heartbeat. This year's program will begin on September 23.

The program is designed to help girls in grades 7-12 know what a gem they are. Classes are held on Monday evenings from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Heartbeat office beginning September 23. Girls attend classes on self-esteem, relationships, fertility awareness, future goals, teen pregnancy, etc. There is an eight-week rotation for this program and it will run through May.

Girls can start the program at any time. They will continue until they complete all eight sessions. After attending 4 meetings, they will receive a charm bracelet with four genuine gem stones on it. Then they will continue to get a new gem each week. Girls will also receive a small gift each week and after completing the program a special outing.

The program consists of crafts, videos, worksheets, and discussions. For more information, contact Heartbeat at 220 E Franklin St., Kenton, Ohio. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 3PM – 6PM. You can reach them by phone at 419-674-4716.

Supervisor Leadership Series set to begin

Registrations are being accepted for the 2013-14 Husky Lima Refinery/West Central Ohio Manufacturing Consortium Supervisor Leadership series.

The series will be held on the third and fourth Thursdays of the month (except November which will be on the second and third Thursdays), 8AM to 12NOON, in 120 Keese Hall, Rhodes State College.
Michael Borden will return as instructor for this series.

Here are the topics by month:

  • September 19 or 26:  Habits of Highly Effective Teams (Based on Steve Covey’s 7 Habits)
  • October 17 or 24 :  Performance Management:  Principles and Practices for Planning and Control
  • November 14 or 21:  Managing the Service Delivery Process
  • No Program in December
  • January 16 or 23:  Managing the Middle of the Muddle
  • February 20 or 27:  Project Management:  Task and People Issues
  • March 20 or 27:  Creating the Empowered (& Empowering) Workplace
  • April 17 or 24:  Negotiation Skills:  Getting to “Yes” (Working Around “No”)
  • May 15 or 22:  Managing the Unknowable:  Thinking in the “Future Tense”

Discounts are offered for WCOMC members, multiple employee participation and Early Bird registrations.  Seats fill up fast.  Get your registrations in soon! Call 419.995.8406 or [email protected].

ONU Glow Run

ONU Glow Run is a 5K Run and Walk that benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life of Ohio Northern University. This run is different because the race takes place at night and participants light up the course with glow in the dark wrist bands and after the race, participants are treated to post-race prizes. American Cancer Society staff and volunteers are excited to bring this unique and fun event to Hardin County. Sign up today to join the fun!

Date: September 20
Schedule: Registration begins at 6PM, Race begins at 8PM
Awards: Awards will be given for top 5 runners.

Registration Pre- Registration will be $15. Pre-registrations will be accepted until September 13th. Day of race registration will be $20 and participants will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for complete registration information.

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Day

Come Join the Fun at Hardin Hills Health Center, September 21 from 9AM to 2PM. All proceeds benefit Alzheimer's Research.

9am-Walk to Promote Alzheimer's Awareness  10am-Cornhole Tournament Registration. Tournament to follow at 10:30am ($20 per Team)  

11am-1pm Chicken Dinners by Harlan's BBQ $8 per ticket: dinner includes 1/2 chicken, potato salad, green beans and a roll. Dine in or carryout drive through will be available

****PRESALE orders only**** Purchase tickets at Hardin Hills Health Center 1211 W. Lima St., Kenton  Fun Activities & Treats for the Whole Family to enjoy throughout the day.

Games, Chinese Auction and Free Entertainment! Purchase a Flower/Pinwheel in honor of a loved one to be displayed at Hardin Hills during the event. On sale now and throughout the event. Call 419.673.5251 for more information!

CEDC Entrepreneurship Workshop

The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University opens its 2013-14 entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on September 26. The workshop will be preceded by a networking event at 5:30PM. The workshop will follow the networking event and conclude at 7 p.m.

The topic of the workshop will be “Marketing your product, success and failures. Making the Milestone system work” with Dennis D. Stripe. This event is free and open to the public.
Stripe, who graduated from ONU in 1979 with a bachelor of arts in marketing, is president of OrthoHelix Surgical Designs, a division of Tornier, a global medical device company. OrthoHelix was acquired by Tornier in October 2012. Prior to the acquisition, Stripe was named CEO of OrthoHelix in July 2008, and he served on the Board of Directors.

For more information, visit www.onu.edu/cedc or contact Kevin Ernst, director of the CEDC, at 419-772-2753 or [email protected].

Sweet Harvest
Have fun in the pumpkin patch. September 28 & 29, 9AM-5PM. U-pick jack-o-lantern pumpkins, gourds and ornamental corn. Cider making demonstrations. Beeswax candles and local honey for sale. See us on Facebook @Althausers' pumpkin patch. For more information visit www.althauserhoneyfarm.com

Fish Fry
Enjoy fried fish, baked beans, cole slaw and funnel cake for $10 at Murray Park on September 28 from 4PM-8PM. Also enjoy live entertainment. Proceeds will go towards the improvement of Murray Park. For more information contact the City of Kenton at 419.674.4850. Tickets are available at the City Building and the HCCBA Office.

Fall Fling Car & Truck Show
Good Samaritan Society Campus will be hosting an outing this year on October 5 at 100 Powell Dr, Arlington. Registration will start at 12NOON with the Car and Truck show starting at 2PM til 7PM. For more information call Christa Messmer at 419.365.0053 ext 28553 or email [email protected].

Upcoming @ ONU’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts

  • Dancing at Lughnasa–September 19-21 at 7:30PM, September 21-22 at 2:00PM– Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel is the extraordinary Irish drama that won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1992. Set in 1930's rural Ireland, Friel's masterpiece is a memory play that rivals Tennessee Williams' Glass Menagerie.  Adult $15, Senior $10, Child $5, Faculty and Staff $5, ONU Student $5.
  • Eisenhower Dance Company–September 28 from 7:30PM - 9:00PM–Eisenhower Dance Company will perform. Dramatic. Striking. Awe-Inspiring. Eisenhower Dances’s newest mixed repertory program Red, Hot and Blue is a stunning collection of repertory by nationally-recognized choreographers that have set new works on the versatile Eisenhower dancers. Adult $15, Senior $10, Child $5, Faculty and Staff $5, ONU Student $5
  • The Giver - Portrayed in a solo performance the focus is on the relationship between the young Jonas and his mentor, The Giver. As Jonas trains to become the Receiver of Memories, the buried truth about the world that he was born into becomes hauntingly clear to both Jonas and the audience. A pre and post show discussion will explore themes including individuality, ethics and social constructs. One performance only, October 11, 7:30PM.  Adult $20, Senior $15, Child $5, Faculty and Staff $10, ONU Student $5.

To make your evening out even more special, reserve an overnight package at the Inn at Ohio Northern University. For more information contact The Inn at 419-772-2500, 866-713-4513, or visitwww.innatonu.com

The Freed Center box office is open Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 5 pm, and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Phone orders are accepted with American Express, MasterCard, VISA or Discover by calling 419-772-1900. Tickets also are available online at www.freedcenter.com