Controlling Board approves funds to Fremont
COLUMBUS — The State Controlling Board has approved the release of $60,416 to Rodger Young Park located in Fremont, State Rep. Gary Click announced.
This funding was allocated as a part of the NatureWorks Project which was established in 1993. Since the inception of the program over 2,300 projects have been completed throughout all of Ohio’s counties.
This $60,416 allocated to Rodger Young Park will be used to relocate youth soccer fields while also constructing two new baseball diamonds.
These projects were among 115 others that were awarded by the State Controlling Board on Monday and they amounted to $5.2 million in funding. The NatureWorks grant program provides up to 75% reimbursement assistance for local government subdivisions (townships, villages, cities, counties, park districts, joint recreation districts, and conservancy districts) to for the acquisition, development, and rehabilitation of recreational areas.
Christmas Eve concert set at Providence Baptist
BELLEVUE — Providence Baptist Church, 1000 Gardener St., will host a Community Christmas Eve Concert with Mark Chapman at 6 p.m. Friday Dec. 24.
Free Small Business Basics seminars slated at Terra State
The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College, Fremont, is offering free, three-hour seminars, “Small Business Basics,” that will answer questions about starting, buying or expanding a small business.
This seminar will take the confusion out of your efforts and help you avoid costly mistakes and unnecessary steps. Learn the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, zoning, business entities, employees, insurance, financing and business planning. The January schedule is:
The seminars will be held at Terra State Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road, in the Doepker Leadership and Entrepreneurial Center, Building B, Room 103.
The sessions will be 11:30 a.m. Jan. 5 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. These events are free to the public. To register or for more information, contact Miranda Hoffman, Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at 419-559-2210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gibsonburg school board to meet Monday
GIBSONBURG — The Gibsonburg Exempted Village Schools Board of Education regular meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be open to the public and held in the Board of Education room at Hilfiker Elementary, 301 S. Sunset Ave.