Clubs

Updated November 7, 2022

■ The Toledo Camera Club has resumed twice-monthly, in-person meetings. The club has been meeting via Zoom for the last two years. Membership is open to all camera enthusiasts over the age of 16. The Toledo Camera Club was founded in 1904 and continues to provide opportunities for photography enthusiasts to show their digital and print photos and learn various kinds and techniques of photography. Competitions are available for members and are grouped by skill level for similar ability and experience. Regular meetings are held at Ohio Living Swan Creek, 5916 Cresthaven Ln., Toledo, on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m., from September through May. Guests are welcome at all meetings. For additional information, please visit https://toledo.visualpursuits.com.

■ The Classics Revisited book selection for November is My Antonia by Willa Cather. The group is open to anyone willing to accept the challenge of reading significant literature and share insights in the monthly group discussion. A complete reading list is available by contacting leader Virginia Dean at (419) 878-3383.

■ The Toledo Polish Genealogical Society (TPGS) meets on the third Saturday of March, April, May, June, September, October and November at St. Michael’s School, 420 Sandusky St., Toledo, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Meetings are open to the public and usually include speakers on Toledo, Polish and genealogy topics. Members may use the library after meetings, on other scheduled days and by appointment to research their Toledo and Polish roots. TPGS was formed in 2002 and is a FamilySearch affiliate library. For more information, email tpgs02@yahoo.com.

■ The Senior Executive Club meets at The Lakes of Monclova, 6935 Monclova Rd., Maumee, on the second Wednesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. The club provides opportunities to meet new people, participate in new activities and expand your group of friends to discuss topics of interest. Monthly meetings feature speakers and activities as well as a delicious meal prepared by the chef. Those interested should call (419) 866-3030 to make a reservation.

■ The Toledo Mobile Radio Association is an organization based on amateur radio activities. It was originally founded to provide emergency communications should some type of disaster occur. Today, the organization is still prepared to provide emergency communication along with participating in a variety of other activities related to amateur radio and community service. The TMRA general meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at the electrical industry building located at 727 Lime City Rd., just off the I-75 Buck Road exit. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. Monthly meetings discuss upcoming events and usually a variety of information on radio and digital communication. Those interested can contact Steve Bellner at stevebellner@gmail.com.

Compass Club of Northwest Ohio meets each Wednesday at the Black Pearl Restaurant, 4630 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The price for an all-inclusive lunch and program (no reservations required) is $13.00. For more information, visit www.compassclubnwo.com.

■ The Fort Meigs Game Club meets in the visitor center of Fort Meigs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Use miniatures to command an army or sail a fleet to victory. Check out an ancient Roman game or bring a game from home to share with the group. All games are suitable for players with no experience. Children are welcome with parents to make it a fun, family outing. For more information, email dracopelta@buckeye-access.com.

Wood County NAMI has moved to an all-online platform for support groups due to coronavirus concerns. Stay up to date with information via the website, social media and emails; call (419) 352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org with any questions. Support groups are being offered via GoToMeeting, an online video chat service free of charge to users. Email info@namiwoodcounty.org to opt in or visit https://namiwoodcounty.org/ for more information.

Serenity Chronic Pain is a support group for people who are affected by chronic pain conditions, including Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, fibromyalgia or any chronic pain condition. Both those with chronic pain conditions and those still seeking a diagnosis are welcomed. The group meets regularly and has an active Facebook page for support and to share information and experiences between meetings. Meeting dates are sent out to all who request to be added to the email distribution list and are posted on the Facebook page. Those interested in joining Serenity Chronic Pain should email BPiehl@aol.com and/or request to join the Facebook page under Serenity Chronic Pain.

The Victory Center offers free nonmedical support services to cancer patients. Staff members provide massage therapy, energy work, reflexology, facials, support groups and various other programs. For more information, call (419) 531-7600.

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