Community Bulletin Board

Fulton County

Senior Center

Luncheon Reservations




Home delivered – $2

On-site suggested donation

Seniors (over 60) – $2

All others – $3.50


Thursday, Dec. 10 – Cream of potato soup, turkey sandwich, broccoli slaw, orange segments.

Friday, Dec. 11 – Ham loaf (meatloaf as low salt alternative), sweet potatoes, cooked cabbage, apple sauce.

Monday, Dec. 14 – Beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, apricots.

Tuesday, Dec. 15 – Chicken and rice soup, spinach salad, kidney bean salad, ambrosia.


Thursday, Dec. 10 – Celebrate Grinch Day by wearing green. 10:15 a.m., Bingo; 11 a.m., Tai Chi On Your Own (gym); noon, lunch; 1 p.m., Tai Chi On Your Own (gym).

Friday, Dec. 11 – 8:45 a.m., Tour Rupp Seed facility; 11 a.m., Mandolin music by Dave Ray; noon, lunch; 1 p.m., Wii games.

Monday, Dec. 14 – (Gentle Movement resumes Jan. 11) 11 a.m., Make and take a fresh Christmas centerpiece, with Greg Suon of Anything Grows; noon, lunch; 1 p.m., Senior Center Choir sings at Heartland (leave Wauseon site at 12:40 p.m.); 1 p.m., Line dancing.


County Christmas

“A Fulton County Christmas at the Museum,” Dec. 10-12, Tuesday thru Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $4, Seniors $3, children 12 and under free. Vote for your favorite room.

Countywide blood drive

Thursday, Dec. 10, 4-9 p.m., Delta Elementary School, 1099 Panther Pride Drive; Swanton, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 3:30-8:30 p.m., Park Elementary School, 101 Elton Pkwy.

A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification required at check-in. Individuals 17 and older; must weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. For more information, call the American Red Cross at 800-733-2767.

Amateur Radio Club

Fulton County Amateur Radio Club meeting, Monday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Fulton County Administration Building second floor conference room, Wauseon. Call Brian aka KB8ELG at 419-822-5038.


Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief, Monday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Fulton County Health Center meeting room. Support group for those suffering the sudden loss of a child, such as miscarriage, stillborn, and other losses. For information, call 419-330-2757.

OPERS meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, Wauseon. Guest speaker County Commissioner Jeff Rupp. Call center to reserve lunch.

Family First Council

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 8:30 a.m., Fulton County Health Department. For information, call Karen Pennington at 419-337-0915.

Coalition meeting

Fulton County Safe Communities Coalition, Thursday, Dec. 17, 8;30 a.m., Fulton County Administration Building, second floor conference room, Wauseon. For information, call Rachel Kinsman or Karen Pennington at 419-337-0915.

Christmas Eve buffet

For Fulton County seniors age 60 and over, Thursday, Dec. 24, 8:30 a.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. Breakfast will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit, and pastries. Make reservations by Dec. 22 at 419-337-9299. A suggested $2 donation per meal is appreciated. Valet parking will be available.

Museum Hours

The Fulton County Historic Society museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 229 Monroe St., Wauseon.

Admission rates are $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for children, with members free.

For special tours or research availability, call 419-337-7922 for more information.


Life Beyond Today

Non-denominational bereavement group to ease the grieving process. Monday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church Pope John XXIII Room, 1205 S. Shoop Ave. For information, contact 419-337-2322 or Karen at 419-460-1860.


Wednesday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. until it’s gone. Friends in Service and Humanity distribute free food at First Christian Church, 129 E. Elm St. Availability based on need. Must have photo ID and proof of income. Other services also available. For information, call 419-337-7342.

Santa at Depot

Santa’s annual visit to the Wauseon Depot, Dec. 17-23, weekdays 6:30-8 p.m., weekends 2:30-4 p.m. Sponsored by the Wauseon Rotary Club, the Wauseon Fire Department, and the Fulton County Historical Society.

Community meal

Every Thursday, 5-7 p.m., Christ UMC, 215 N. Fulton St. Dec. 10, Trinity Lutheran Church mans the kitchen.


Hope for Tomorrow

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 6:30-8 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive. Bereavement group led by trained facilitator. Open to all with grief-related issues. For information, call 419-445-5128.

ACT auditions

Tryouts for “Twelve Angry Jurors,” an Archbold Community Theatre production, will be held Dec. 14-15, 7 p.m., at Giffey Hall in Ridgeville Corners. Fifteen cast members needed, a mixture of men and women. No preparation necessary; cold readings from script. For information, email Director Jeremy Scott at


Community dinner

Thursday, Dec. 17, 5-7 p.m., Lytton Zion United Church of Christ, 12892 County Road 5. Baked ham, potatoes, broccoli and cheese, green beans, roll, dessert. Free will donation.

Holiday Home Tour

46th Annual Habitat for Humanity Holiday Home Tour, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2-6 p.m. Six homes, two churches showcased in Delta. Also silent auction, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, refreshments. $10/presale through county Farmers and Merchants State Bank and The State Bank locations; $12/day of tour. Proceeds benefit Fulton County Habitat for Humanity. For more information, call 419-335-7000.

Toys For Tots dinner

Spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Dec. 12, 5 p.m., Delta Eagle Riders, 304 Main St. Free dinner with new, unopened toy, otherwise a free will donation. All proceeds benefit Toys For Tots. Music by DJ, raffle and 50/50 drawings. Open to the public.

Breakfast at Legion

Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion Post #373 at 5939 State Highway 109. Eggs, sausages, pancakes, biscuits, gravy with toast, coffee and juice. Adults $7.25, children ages 6 to 12, $4.50 and under 3 is free.

Bingo at Legion

Bingo every Tuesday. American Legion Post #373. Doors open at 5 p.m.; lightning rounds at 6 p.m.; regular bingo at 7 p.m. Public welcome.


Local veterans dinner

Complimentary dinner for local veterans and their immediate families, Sunday, Dec. 13, 4-7 p.m., VFW Post #8598, 105 S. Main St. Limited seating; reservations only. Call 419-826-3935.

Christmas competition

The family of the late Mayor Jim Bushong is hosting the 7th Annual Best Decorated Yard Competition for yards inside the village limits. Judging will be Saturday, Dec. 19 starting at 6 p.m. The theme is the best representation of Christmas spirit. Four winners will receive $50 gift certificates to Shuckers Restaurant.

Santa letters

The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary ladies will help Santa answer his Christmas letters. The Legion auxiliary will answer every “Dear Santa” letter received with a personal note and token from Santa. All letters kept confidential; deadline is Dec. 18. Address them to: Dear Santa Claus, c/o Swanton American Legion Post, 200 S. Hallett Ave., Swanton, Ohio 43558.

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