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Victory Kitchen in Sandusky

Victory Kitchen is accepting donations for their annual Easter Basket project.
They are expecting a larger number of children this year and need your help.

They are now accepting donations of:

  • Easter Baskets (empty or filled)
  • Candy
  • Small Toys
  • Tissue paper in lieu of grass

Call (419) 627-8732 for more information Or drop off donations at 1613 Hayes Avenue in Sandusky.




United Fund Dine Out for the FUNd of it!  Every Wednesday At Area Restaurants
Help the United Fund and support our community restaurants at the same time!
A portion of the days sales will go toward the 2021 Community Campaign to help with local programs.

March 3rd- Bluto’s Hometown Tavern
March 10th- East of Chicago- Norwalk
March 17th- Main Street Cafe- Norwalk
March 24th- Norwalk Eagles (11:30a- 2:30p & 5:30p – 8:30p )
March 31st- Pizza Post- Norwalk
April 7th- Sidelines- Norwalk
April 14th- Freight House- Norwalk
April 21st- Pean’s Pizza Subs & Sudz- Monroeville 4-9pm
April 28th- Jimmy’s Backyard BBQ- Norwalk

For more information call the United Fund at 419-668-0269 or email the office at


Sandusky Mall is now a Host Site for OHgo Food Distribution Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in JCPenny north parking lot, OHgo will be handing out groceries.    This program will run from February 3rd through April 28th


The Erie County Health Department has announced six locations for giving COVID-19 vaccinations beginning the week of January 18th to people 80 and over in Erie County.
Those locations are The Erie County Health Department, Firelands Regional Health System in Sandusky; Kroger Pharmacy, and Discount Drug Mart in Perkins Township and Huron, and Giant Eagle Pharmacy in Vermilion.

The vaccines will be given by appointment.  To get an appointment call one of the locations:

  • Erie County Health Department and Firelands Regional Health System: Register at or phone 567-867-8222.
  • Kroger Pharmacy: Go to or phone the COVID help line, starting on Saturday Jan. 16: 866-211-5320.
  • Giant Eagle Pharmacy: Go to
  • Discount Drug Mart: In Sandusky, phone 419-625-0733, in Huron phone 419-433-4565.

Both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be given in Erie County.


The Ohio Department of Health wants to urge the community to familiarize yourself
with the
symptoms of a Cold, Flu, and COVID-19
If you’re feeling sick, call your doctor first before going in.
Learn the different symptoms at



Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services (ODJFS), which is responsible for unemployment
compensation benefits
, has been struggling to deal with the volume of Ohioans trying to
apply for unemployment comp benefits.

If you need to file an unemployment claim, go to
A step-by-step guide to file your unemployment claim is available in the upper right-hand
corner of the page.  Your benefits are retroactive to when you became eligible.  If possible,
file claims during non-core business hours.



Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio needs your help now more than ever.
With the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be an increasing need to provide food for those in our
community.  You can help by donating or volunteering.  Your donations will help get food into
the hands of those who need it.  And volunteers are needed to sort and re-pack food, help
on-site distribution, work in the office, and more.
Please go to  to donate online and learn more
Find programs that help families at risk for hunger in every community.
Search the Second Harvest Partner Charity Directory.
This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.



Family Life Counseling and Psychiatric Services now offering Telemental Health and
Telerecovery Services. Call: (567) 560-3584   

The agency  is now offering Telemental Health and Telerecovery Services Option to the
community. Telemental Health and Telerecovery Services are the use of technology in order
to provide real-time counseling and support services from a distance.  Getting the support
you and your family need while sheltering at home just got easier.
Help is just a call away – (567) 560-3584



The Huron County Support Line is a free, non-judgmental, non-emergency support line
available to every person in the county. Individuals can call to get support and learn about
available mental health and recovery resources.  The Support Line is staffed by behavioral
health professionals who are trained to help.
Call (567) 743-7155

The Support Line is staffed 7 days a week from 8:00am – 10:00pm daily.
This is not a crisis hotline.  If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call 800-826-1306.



Mental Health & Recovery Board of Erie & Ottawa County
Need someone to talk to? Is the stress of the disrupted routines, social distancing, and
overall uncertainty of the future weighing on you?
Call the COVID CareLine at 1-800-720-9616. 
It’a a new toll-free number staffed by
professionals who offer confidential emotional support.

Family Health Services
Seniors, feeling sick or concerned about your health?  Sandusky’s Family Health Services
is here for your primary care or behavioral health needs and is also committed to continuing
care for Veterans during this time of need.
See a clinician through your phone or computer by calling 419-502-2800 for an appointment
OR see a provider in person OR if a Clinician determines you have symptoms, be treated in
your vehicle.
Family Health Services has two locations:
1912 Hayes Avenue  Open M W F 8-5 p.m. and T TH open 8-7 p.m. Call 419-502-2800 and
620 East Water Street, in walking distance of downtown housing.
Open M W F 8-5 p.m. and T TH 8-6 p.m.  Call 419-502-2839 for assistance.


The Port Clinton Chamber is committed to their mission of improving the economic and business
climate of the greater Port Clinton Area. During this crisis, they have added a COVID-19 News blog
to the website, This page is updated daily with important information
regarding help for your business as well other important information such as ways to support local
safely. You can also follow on Facebook @PCChamber for info on local events and more. As always,
your Port Clinton Chamber is here for YOU!


The Animal House Sober Club- First Steps Recovery Meetings Every Wednesday at 7pm
An open recovery meeting for ANY addict ready to start their journey!!
**A place for the recovery community to have in person meetings, each day of the week, regardless of what’s going on in the world. This is a safe sober club, where individuals can come to fellowship, and hold recovery functions.**


Huron County Veterans Service Commission Temporary Changes
The Offices will be open from 8:30am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday, except holidays, to answer
phone calls for information 419-668-4150.   Most information can be found online.

Meeting of the Huron County Veteran Service Commission will be held by teleconference on the
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm.
Please call the Huron Veteran Service Office with any questions.


The Vermilion Chamber has created a new page on our website dedicated to COVID19 news,
merchant info, restaurant info, churches, food pantry, senior citizens services, Vermilion School kids
on lunch program etc.
After you click on the link…click on the picture Vermilion, OH COVID-19 Community Guide Resource
Guide and that will get you to all the information.


Veteran Services is located inside Firelands South Campus Building, 1912 Hayes Avenue,
if you need an in-person visit for primary care or behavioral health.
Hours of Operation:  M W F 8-5 p.m.      T & TH 8-7 p.m.
Appointments are available in person, through a telehealth visit or if a Clinician determines
someone has the symptoms of COVID-19, Drive Up service is available with someone remaining
in their car.  Call our designated Veteran Hotline for more information: 419-219-4735



Victory Kitchen “We Walk In Faith, Not Fear”
At this crucial time of the COVID 19 Panademic, Victory Kitchen is still standing strong to be the
helping hands to those in need in the community.
They are providing Hot Meals for Breakfast and Lunch, prepared fresh daily for patrons to take
home. Along with the hot food, they are providing  food bags (1 per Adult & 1 per Child).
If you would like to make a donation, monetarily or product please call 419-627-8732 and speak
with a staff member.
Thank you for your continued support and God Bless!


The Mercy Flu clinic is now open to serve patients experiencing any flu-like symptoms
Hours there are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 8pm, Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 am to 5 pm.
Before heading to the Flu Clinic to be triaged, please call the Mercy Health Hotline phone number at
Symptoms Treated:
*Fever       *Muscle/Body Aches     *Headaches     *Fatigue/Tiredness
*Sometimes Vomiting & Diarrhea
If you have flu like symptoms or think you have the flu PLEASE DO NOT go to any
Mercy Health Physician Practice.
Virtual visits are also available with a primary care physician.
Please call 440-988-3705 to schedule your visit.


The Ohio Department of Health has opened a call center to answer questions about Coronavirus.
The center is staffed by licensed nurses and infectious disease experts.
The call center is open 7 days a week from 9am-8pm at 1-833- 4-ASK-ODH
That number again is 1-833-4-ASK-ODH



The Ohio Development Services Agency is preparing to submit an application in the coming week to
qualify Ohio for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.
This program provides low-interest loans up to $2 million in order to help businesses overcome the
temporary loss of revenue during the state of emergency.
Non profit organizations in Ohio will also be eligible for low-interest loans through the SBA’s
Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.
In order to complete the state’s application, businesses impacted by the current public health crisis
should immediately send their contact information to
Additional information on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program is available at


Firelands Regional Medical Center has implemented visitor restrictions.
If you have a cough, chills, fever, headache, muscle aches, sore throat, or believe you have the flu
and do not need emergency care, do not come in. Visitation is restricted to healthy immediate
family or immediate support person 18 and over.


To protect patients and staff, Fisher Titus Medical Center has implemented visitor restrictions
For more information visit   


Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
Because of Girl Scouts… you’ll see your girl’s confidence and self-esteem boost as she makes a
difference not only in her community, but the world! With Girl Scouts, girls receive lifelong lessons,
friendships, and amazing opportunities! Girl Scouts is the place for every girl, and we can’t wait to
welcome you and yours today. Troops are open and you’re invited to join us for FREE virtual events! Visit to join Girl Scouts or to register for an event.


Imagination Library  Huron County is launching the Huron County Imagination Library with the help of Dolly Parton and the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library.  Parents of children from birth through age 5 can register to receive a free book each month.Visit to follow the easy instructions to enroll your child to receive a free book in the mail each month at no cost to you.Each book is tailored for the child’s age group.

Friday Fish Fry at the Monroeville American Legion Post #547       11am -1pm  &  5:50pm – 8pm
Come get some Fish, Shrimp and Chicken.  Take Out ONLY    EVERY FRIDAY!

Sandusky Recreation Department- WINTER PROGRAMS
classes for age groups ranging from 18 months up to 18 years of age.
Midtown Supper Club Season III:  If your child loves to cook then this 7 week event is for them.  Ages 8 to 16
Moving with Mookie-  6 weeks of dancing & creative movement for ages 5 to teens
Intro To ASL-Sign Language-  A 6 week course that teaches the basics to sign, lip read and the deaf culture.                                                                 This course is for ages 5 and up
Basic Spanish with Carly- Learn Spanish through use of Songs, Games, Crafts, Stories and more. Ages 5 & up
Make It Sew Easy with Miss Stephanie- 6 weeks of hands on learning and a project you get to keep. Ages 10 & up


Sandusky Mall FREE Tai Chi classes on Saturday Mornings 9-10am

Every Saturday starting Feb. 6th the Sandusky Mall will be offering free Tai Chi classes in the Elder-Beerman Hallway.

Master Instructor, Sifu Dennis will be instructing the class. Open to any person of age or ability. Arrive by 8:45 am. Check the Mall website for more information.

BRAKES FOR KIDS Charity Event- To Benefit Kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

This February and March, Jake’s Radiator, Inc is partnering with Atlanta, GA NAPA Auto Parts to support the nationally recognized Brakes for Kids Charity Event.

Jake’s Radiator will be offering FREE Brake Pads and Shoes with any Brake Repair.  In addition to the savings to their customers, they will donate 10% of all brake repair cost to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

“Together We Can Make A Difference… For The Rest of a Child’s Life!”

Contact Jake’s Radiator, Inc. at 6 Simpson Ave. Norwalk, OH  or by phone 419-663-2831 for more information.

26th Christian Singles Fellowship-  Speaker Larry Oldacker presents “Love Is Kind” 6:30pm

You’re invited to join the group as they listen to Larry Oldacker at the North Point Baptist Church located at 3702 Hayes Ave Sandusky.

The after gathering will be at Soba Asian Kitchen, 2904 Milan Ave for dinner & fellowship.

  Fisher-Titus Hosts Community Health Screening 7:00 – 10:00am
Health screening appointments can be made by calling 419-660-2646.
**Registration  will end Wednesday. Feb. 24th at 5:00pm**  
You will be asked to choose from a variety of test and provide the name of your physician when registering.  Prices will vary depending on the tests you choose.
Additionally, free cardiovascular screenings will be offered for attendees with no registration required. These include, ankle-brachial index screenings to detect peripheral artery disease, carotid artery screenings, and blood pressure screenings.
For more information visit or follow Fisher-Titus on Facebook.

Huron Public Library:

  • National Pokémon Day. Check out the Library’s Pokémon display and look for some Pokémon posts on our social media pages.

(419) 433-5009

26th Annual Beginner Beekeeping Classes 7:00 – 9:00pm

Class Dates:  March 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

Cost:  $50- includes 1 year LCBA Membership and monthly email newsletter for you and other family members living at the same address.

Books will be available for and additional $23 fee during classes

Class Description:
March 5th– Bee Keeping Equipment
March12th– Managing Your Beehive
March 19th– First Two Months as a Beekeeper
March 26th– Summer & Fall Management
April 9th– Members Meeting

Go to the LCBA website to download the Class Registration Form:

A Hands-On Field Day will be on June 5th  & A Bonus Class- Fall Wrap on September 10th

Classes will be held at Life Church 1033 Elm St.  Grafton, OH 44044


Huron Public Library-  333 Williams St. Huron, OH  419-433-5009

  • Online Community Art Gallery. Share pictures of your artwork or photography in our virtual Gallery on All ages can participate. Send artwork name, artist name, medium, and picture to
  • Pay It Forward Food Drive. Help those in need by donating nonperishable, unexpired food items.
  • Health & Wellness Programs. The Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio and Firelands Reginal Medical Center offer a variety of virtual health programs. Visit for details.
2nd Huron County Community Library-   Virtual Preschool Busy Book Series 1pm

This Week:  Colors Kit

*Kits will be available at our Greenwich location each week while supplies last. Supplies are limited so please stop by or call our Greenwich location for more information*

Join in for a new series! Each week, January 5th through March 2nd, your child can take home a kit that will help them create a book. You can join Miss Jenny on Facebook each Tuesday for instructions on how to put your book together. This series will end with a complete Busy Book.

For more information check out the Library’s Facebook Event page:


2nd Huron Public Library:

  • Read Across America Day. Patrons that check out materials on this day can earn a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $25 Books-A-Million gift card. All ages can participate.
  • Anything Goes- Take & Make Craft, for PreK – Grade 6. Pick up a different Take & Make Craft Kit each month. This month’s craft is the Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss! Kit. While supplies last. Registration required.

(419) 433-5009

4th Huron Public Library:

  • LEGO Builders Club Online, for Kindergarten – Grade 6. Children can make a LEGO creation at home and share it with the Library to be featured on our website and social media pages. Visit for details.
  • 1 pm. Online Storytime LIVE with Miss Melissa on Facebook. Join in and watch Miss Melissa read a story and sing some songs LIVE from the Library’s Facebook page @huronpl.

(419) 433-5009

5th The Love Bus hosts First Friday  5:30pm

It’s that time again!

The 1st Friday Event happens every 1st Friday of each month at McGuan Park at 5:30pm

Join the Love Bus and it’s volunteers for FREE groceries and a FREE dinner.

At around 6pm there will be a little message and worship.  All are invited to participate.


5th Christian Singles Fellowship- Submission to Authorities Speaker 6:30pm

The group will meet at  North Pointe Baptist Church 3702 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, OH

Speaker Don Thompson will present Submission to Authorities.

The After Gathering will be at El Grande Patron on Perkins Ave, Sandusky.

6th Huron County Veteran Services- Team RWB- Donut Run 6:30am – 7:45am

The 1st Saturday of each month Go run with Team RWB-Firelands!  After running the group grabs some donuts.

Meet up with the group at Norwalk Reservoir

If you have any questions check out the web page at

The mission of Team Red, White & Blue is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connection them to their community through physical and social activity.

9th Huron Public Library:

  • 5 – 7 pm. Zentangle with Judy Montgomery on Zoom. Starting in March, interested participants can pick up supplies for this class, then join in this LIVE Zoom session to learn about this unique art form. Registration required.

(419) 433-5009

10th Fisher-Titus to Host Drive-through Hiring Event 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  &  4-5:30 p.m.

Fisher-Titus will be hosting a drive-through hiring event to fill open Medical Assistant and State Tested Nursing Assistant positions.

The event will take place at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center Patient Discharge Exit (between Patient Pavilion and Heart & Vascular entrances). Attendees should remain in their vehicles and come prepared with resumes. Hiring managers will be conducting on-site interviews and offering on-the-spot contingent offers.

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, attendees will be asked to wear a mask during their interview. Fisher-Titus also asks that anyone who is not feeling well stay home and apply online for any positions they are interested in.

Fisher-Titus offers a benefits program to all employees who work 24 hours or more per week. This includes medical and dental insurance including prescription coverage, wellness program, educational assistance, and more.

For more information on the open positions, visit


11th Huron Public Library:

  • 1 pm. Online Storytime LIVE with Miss Melissa on Facebook. Join in and watch Miss Melissa read a story and sing some songs LIVE from the Library’s Facebook page @huronpl.
  • 5 pm. Thursday Night Watch Party: Nosferatu (1922) on Facebook. Join the Library in a Watch Party on Facebook to watch a classic movie, chat with others, and learn some behind-the-scenes facts about the film. Find the Library on Facebook @huronpl.

(419) 433-5009

11th – 14th Norwalk High School Drama Dept. Presents “A Night On Broadway”

Take a ride in a musical time machine, at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center!

“A Night On Broadway is a revue of musical hits through the decades.   Be entertained as you travel through time with some of the best music Broadway has to offer that will have the audience singing and dancing.

“A Night On Broadway” features a cast of 16 incredibly talented senior and junior NHS drama program veterans on stage and is supported by another 7 students behind the scenes in the tech crew.  They will be performing hits from Hamilton, Newsies, Motown the Musical, Mamma Mia, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease and others, including a large variety of Disney favorites!

15th Huron Public Library:

  • Teen Internet Scavenger Hunt, for Grades 7 – 12. Compete to complete our virtual Internet Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some cool prizes. Entries must be completed by Saturday, March 20.

(419) 433-5009

16th Huron Public Library:

  • Tech Video Series Release: Using Hoopla. Check out this video to learn about Hoopla, the free Library app for eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV, music, graphic novels, and digital magazines.
  • 7 pm. Mystery Book Group on Zoom. Join this monthly book group in an online Zoom chat featuring a variety of mystery books. Books are available at the Library. Call to join. This month’s book is Victim 2177 by Jussi Adler-Olsen.

(419) 433-5009

17th Huron County Veteran Services- Team RWB- Evening Run 6:15pm – 7:30pm

The 1st Wednesday of each month the group meets at Norwalk Reservoir for a run.

If you have any questions check out the web page at

The mission of Team Red, White & Blue is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connection them to their community through physical and social activity.


18th Huron Public Library:

  • 1 pm. Online Storytime LIVE with Miss Melissa on Facebook. Join in and watch Miss Melissa read a story and sing some songs LIVE from the Library’s Facebook page @huronpl.
  • 7 pm. The Book Exchange on Zoom. Join this monthly book group in an online Zoom chat featuring popular and eclectic books. Books are available at the Library. Call to join. This month’s book is The Library Book by Susan Orlean.

(419) 433-5009

19th Christian Singles Fellowship’s St. Patrick’s Day Pot’s of Food 6:30pm

Meet at Karson’s home for dinner.  Kielbasa & Sauerkraut will be provided. If you are attending, please bring a covered dish/dessert and pop to share.

For more information call Karson at 419-433-0085

20th Huron Public Library:

  • Teen Internet Scavenger Hunt, for Grades 7 – 12. Compete to complete our virtual Internet Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some cool prizes.Entries must be completed by TODAY.

(419) 433-5009

20th & 21st Meet the Easter Bunny at the Sandusky Mall 

Hop on over to Sandusky Mall to greet the Easter Bunny!  He’ll be in Center Court.

Photos with the Big Bunny are Free but he’s be accepting donations to benefit the Lefty Grove Baseball League.

Visit for limited times and more details.

All events are subject to change without notice.

22nd Huron Public Library:

  • 7 pm. Huron Historical Society Members Meeting on Zoom. Members paid by midnight on March 21 will receive an emailed Zoom invitation. Preview the new “Explore Huron” digital platform and learn about early Old Homestead with guest speaker Harlon Stewart.

(419) 433-5009

24th Huron Public Library:

  • 3 pm. Real Reads: Nonfiction Book Club on Zoom. Join this monthly book group in an online Zoom chat featuring nonfiction selections. Books are available at the Library and Zoom codes are posted on This month’s book is Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson.
  • STEAM Team on the Go, for Kindergarten – Grade 6. Pick up a different STEAM Team Kit each month for a fun, at-home experiment. This month’s kit is called Cereal Science. While supplies last. Registration required.

(419) 433-5009


25th Erie County Senior Center & Meal on Wheels Host March for Meals  11am – 1pm

Stop by and pick a Grab & Go Lunch until they are sold out.   Drive Thru Only

Minimum Donation $5    All Donations Remain Local

A month long campaign to promote Meals on Wheels.

Lunch Includes:  Shredded Turkey Sandwich, Chips, Apple, Carrots & Cookie

Lunches can be picked up at Eire County Senior Center  620 E. Water St., Sandusky, OH

For more information call- 419-625-2560

25th Huron Public Library:

  • 1 pm. Online Storytime LIVE with Miss Melissa on Facebook. Join in and watch Miss Melissa read a story and sing some songs LIVE from the Library’s Facebook page @huronpl.
  • 5 pm. Rockin’ Readers Book Club on Zoom, for Grades 3 – 6. Join this monthly tween book group in an online Zoom chat. Books are available at the Library for tweens interested in joining. Registration required.

(419) 433-5009

26th Huron Public Library:

  • Take & Make Craft Kits for Adults. Grab a kit and make a craft at home. In this craft, you can make a spring or Easter paper wreath. Registration required.

(419) 433-5009

27th & 28th Meet the Easter Bunny at the Sandusky Mall 

Hop on over to Sandusky Mall to greet the Easter Bunny!  He’ll be in Center Court.

Photos with the Big Bunny are Free but he’s be accepting donations to benefit the Lefty Grove Baseball League.

Visit for limited times and more details.

All events are subject to change without notice.


29th Huron Public Library:

  • 4 pm. Teen Library Council on Zoom, for Grades 7 – 12. Current and new members are invited to share ideas that will make a difference at the Library in a monthly online Zoom chat. Visit for details.

(419) 433-5009