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Updated: April 25, 2022

Sports Drive Accepts Used Equipment

Anthony Wayne High School community engagement class students James Fisher, Samuel Braker and Braden Biederman in coordination with the Anthony Wayne Youth Foundation are hosting a sports drive for used sporting goods at the Blue Creek parking lot off Stiles Road on Sunday, May 1 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

The group will be collecting for ski, soccer, lacrosse, football, basketball, baseball and softball. For more information on specific items being collected, visit Twitter at @Brakersam or @awhs_communityengament.

Wine Tasting Benefits Cancer Patients

Cherished Friends of Ahava, a non-profit organization based in Toledo that provides day spa and wellness services to men and women undergoing cancer treatment, will host its 16th annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction benefit.

The event will take place at Bunker Banquet Hall, 1950 S. Eber Rd., Holland, on Thursday, May 12 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

During the gala attendees can sample from a selection of more than 30 wines, an array of hot and cold appetizers, desserts. A silent and live auction will be offered as well. Tickets are $75.00 per person and can be purchase at

Host Families Needed For Exchange Students

The EF Foundation is seeking host families for high school exchange students who will be arriving in August and attending local schools.

A host family supplies a bed, place for the student to store clothing, meals with the family, occasional rides and a supportive environment. The students are fully insured and bring their own spending money.

The students are carefully selected by the EF Foundation based on their adaptability, maturity and academic motivation.

Please consider this very rewarding and educational experience. For more information, please call local representative Terri Callahan at (419) 865-1443, email or visit

Hospice Of Northwest Ohio Seeks Volunteers

Hospice of Northwest Ohio is building its volunteer team in Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Wood and Monroe counties. Volunteers have the opportunity to work closely with hospice staff to improve the quality of life for patients and families through a variety of tasks.

The current need is for volunteers who are willing to visit patients in their homes or at nursing homes throughout the area. These volunteers provide companionship for patients and respite for caregivers.

Free training is provided. Learn more about the volunteer program and apply via the website at

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