The Strengthening Families Program 2015

Mondays starting February 23-March 30 — 5-8 p.m., Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services of Wyandot County. Provided at no charge to families with children ages 10-14 to improve family relationships, focusing on parenting and youth life skills. Call 419-294-4388 for more information or to register.

Recognizing & Enriching All Children (REACH)

Saturdays April 11, 18, 25–Free hands-on classes for grades K-5. First Lutheran, St. Paul Lutheran and Union School. 9-11:15 a.m. Registration deadline March 14.  Forms available through Upper Sandusky Schools, Koehler Drug Co. and online at www.lifeupper.org.

Lenten Luncheons

Wednesday, February 25 — Women’s Luncheon at St. Paul Lutheran Church, noon, $4 donation. Speaker Amy Kotterman.   Men’s Lenten Luncheon at First Evangelical Church, Speaker Jenni Bacon Miller.

CSB To Host Economic Luncheon in Findlay

FINDLAY—Noted economist Dr. Ken Mayland will offer his insights into the nation’s economy at a luncheon March 10 at the Findlay Country Club.  The event is sponsored by Commercial Savings Bank.

Mayland’s topic of discussion is “What Makes America the Best Place to be in 2015”. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Prior to Mayland’s presentation, Anthony Iriti, Director of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development, will give an update on the local economy.   The Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce is helping to coordinate the event.

Mayland is president of ClearView Economics, LLC, a firm that specializes in economic research and forecasting. Previously, Mayland was chief economist for two major financial institutions.  He graduated with degrees in economics from MIT (undergraduate) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. and Ph.D.).  Mayland has spent more than 38 years studying the business cycle and providing economic analyses.

Mayland is a member of the Blue Chip Economic Forecasters and Financial Forecasts survey panels, and several wire service and newspaper survey panels.  He has been a past member of the Economic Advisory Committee for the State of Ohio under various governors, and he has held several leadership positions with the National Association for Business Economics.

Seating for this event is limited.   Reservations should be made via the Chamber of Commerce at rsvp@FindlayHancockAlliance.com or registering online at FindlayHancockAlliance.com, selecting events and registration.   Phone reservations should be made to 419-422-3313.

Established in 1920, Commercial Savings Bank operates offices in Findlay, Carey, Upper Sandusky, Harpster, Marion, Arlington, and Worthington (Loan Production Office). Commercial Savings Bank is a subsidiary of Commercial Bancshares, Inc. For more information on our stock or to purchase stock in Commercial Bancshares, Inc., please contact Tom Dooley of Boenning & Scattergood at 866-326-8113, or your local broker.

A Taste of Broadway

Friday, February 13th — Shrine Cafeteria, Carey.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., $25. An evening of your favorite Broadway tunes and delicious food.  Call 419-396-1523 for tickets.