News in brief: 28-9-2021 | New

County has 1 more death, 226 more cases

There have been 15,993 cases of the coronavirus in Wood County, according to a health department update Monday.

This is an increase of 226 since Thursday. The health service updates the statistics on Mondays and Thursdays.

There are an average of 45.2 cases per day.

There have been 241 deaths, one more since Thursday.

There have been 746 hospitalizations since March 2020. This is an increase of 12 since Thursday.

According to the state’s Vaccine Dashboard, as of Monday, 73,965 vaccines have been started in Wood County, affecting 56.54% of the population.

Statewide, 6,287,683 vaccines have been started, affecting 53.79% of the population.

Statewide, there are 1,93,69 confirmed cases and 21,820 confirmed deaths.

Ohio Public Works Subcommittee Meets Today

Wood County Engineer John Musteric will hold a meeting of the Ohio District Public Works Commission subcommittee. This meeting will take place today at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, located on the fifth floor of the County Office building.

The monthly food distribution in BG is on Friday

The monthly senior food and box food distribution program will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St.

Free fresh produce and food will be available in limited quantities. This is for anyone in Wood County who meets income criteria or has recently lost their job. SeaGate Food Bank is also present at the same time to distribute Senior Boxes to those who meet their eligibility conditions.

A drive-thru will be put in place this month to distribute food in accordance with existing guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. You are asked to stay in your vehicles in the church parking lot and wait for instructions from the volunteers. The pantry will not open early, so early queues are discouraged.

Call the church with any questions at 419-353-0682.

The Kiwanis Club elects its officers

The Bowling Green Kiwanis Club will hold its annual election of officers over lunch Thursday at noon at Wood County Senior Center.

The new president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer will be appointed and then voted on by the members during the assembly.

Donate blood at Wood County Hospital

Wood County Hospital is holding a blood drive on Friday in hospital meeting rooms. There is currently a nationwide blood shortage. Make an appointment at http://rcblood.org/1ft0WSJ with the sponsor code WOODCOHOSP.

Chamber offers Lunch & Learn on customer relations

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will host a “How To Be A Hero For Your Customers” Luncheon on Wednesday from noon to 1 pm. The guest speaker will be Dave Tippett, Director of On-Site Learning and Employer Consultation. ‘Association.

Tippett will help session participants describe the foundation of never forgetting what it’s like to be a customer. It will demonstrate how to apply extra generosity (do what they expect and more) and articulate the attitudes necessary for exceptional customer service. Finally, he will show guests how to apply emotional comfort in every interaction and explain the keys to re-establishing / reorganizing customer relationships.

The event is free for chamber investors and $ 10 for non-investors.

Stroll down the street one last time

ROSSFORD – Rossford’s Stroll the Street will be released on a polka dot note for its final day, Wednesday, from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm This will mark the culmination of the 16-week downtown summer event in 2021.

Randy Krajewski’s Polish band will perform in the pavilion at Edward Ford Memorial Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All Saints Catholic Church will sell frozen potato and cabbage pierogi in dozen packs for $ 15. The All Saints community volunteer group Works of Mercy will be hosting a bake sale that includes homemade cookies, pies, kolache, nut rolls, Polish coffee cake and other ethnic goodies. Proceeds from the bake sale will be used to support Love and Luggage, a local non-profit organization that provides those aging outside the hospitality system with a gym bag, gift cards and basic household items.

The event will also feature 10 food trucks from the region, arts and crafts vendors whose handmade items include pierogi ornaments, team pillows, cat-filled toys, artwork, original art, baby bibs and blankets, hair bows, jewelry and soap and lotions. Additionally, Wine and Canvas will be hosting crafting and painting sessions every hour for $ 7 per person.

Hailey Meronk and Christian Prowant, one girl, September 25, Wood County Hospital.

Rachel and Todd Buehrer, one son, September 24, Wood County Hospital.

Andrea and Jeremy Salaz, one son, September 24, Wood County Hospital.

Kylee Hartmen and Danny Gonzalez, one son, September 22, Wood County Hospital.

Tonight: Mostly clear, to a low around 52. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a maximum near 75. Light and variable wind. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 53.

Extended: Sunny Thursday, with a high near 71. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 49. Mostly sunny Friday, with a high near 69. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 50. Partly sunny Saturday , with a high near 72. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 54. Partly sunny on Sunday, with a high near 70.

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