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29th annual Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic June 11

The 29th Annual Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic will take place on Monday, June 11, at the Findlay Country Club. Michael Reid, Pat McGowan and Findlay native, Julie Cole, will be the guest professionals.

The day will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast, followed by a professionals' clinic on the range at 9 a.m. The golf tournament will begin at 10 a.m. with the awards ceremony to follow. Spectators may purchase an all-day pass for $10 to watch the tournament and have lunch.

Independence House hosting classic car show

Independence House will host their annual classic car show Friday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Independence House parking lot, 1000 Independence Road, Fostoria.

Classic cars will be displayed and the event will include food and refreshments. The show is free and open to the public. In the case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for June 15.

Those wishing to bring their classic cars for display should call 419.435.8505 to register or register the day of the event.

Opened in 1991, Independence House offers independent living, skilled nursing, assisted living and rehabilitation services. 

Blanchard Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to offer sports physicals

Blanchard Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, 1721 Medical Blvd., Suite D, Findlay, will offer sports physicals to area students throughout May, June, July and August.

Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and bring a completed physical form. Physicals cost $25 payable by check or cash at the scheduled appointment.

Providers at Blanchard Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine include James Davidson, MD, Michael Stump, MD, Stanislaw Dajczak, MD, Katie Fultz, PA-C and Mary Singian, PA-C.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 419.429.6473.

USO tribute May 19 at Birchaven Village

Birchaven Village will host a tribute to the United States Organization's (USO) shows of the past from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, May 19, at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

Veterans, spouses of veterans and a guest are invited to a night of hors doeuvres, drinks and entertainment. The entertainment includes The Flag City Rock and Soul Revue, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator and the Hancock County's Marine Corps color guard.

RSVP by Friday, May 11, to Jeanne Kolhoff, Birchaven Village, 419-348-6978 or [email protected].

Comprehensive stroke care is closer than you may realize

When someone is having a stroke, every minute counts

Dr. Deepak Gulati
Neurologist and Stroke Specialist at The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center an affiliate of Blanchard Valley Health System

When someone is having a stroke, every minute counts.

Strokes happen when blood flow to the brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. That’s why stroke specialists often say “time is brain.”

Michelle Stratton, RN, BVHS Associate of the Year

Nominated for the Ohio Health Care Worker of the Year Award

Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) has named Michelle Stratton, RN, the BVHS Associate of the Year and has been nominated for the Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award, presented by the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA).