Fulton County Humane Society 06.09.2010

Written by David Green.

Four events are planned by the Fulton County Humane Society (FCHS) in the next few weeks.

A Dog Wash and Bake Sale is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply in Wauseon.

The first annual Paws Pageant, Pet Fashion and Talent Show is scheduled at Springhill Kennel, 14720 Co. Rd J, Wauseon, from noon to 4 p.m. June 27. Guests are urged to bring their own chairs.

A cookout will provide food by donation only. Raffles and drawings are planned throughout the event. Bethany Sherrard Photography will be on site for pet and family photos. She will donate the $20 sitting fee to FCHS.

All pageant, fashion and talent show applications must be completed by 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event, however, the early registration deadline is June 21. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.fultoncountyiyn.com/FCHS.

Proceeds from these events will benefit the Fulton County Humane Society’s Capital Fund-raising Campaign.

The first annual Operation: Paw Pride is planned July 9 and 10 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Events include kid’s activities, entertainment, cow pie bingo, a garage sale, flea market and craft show, corn hole tournament, car show, poker run and raffles, drawings, silent auction and more.

Registrations are now being accepted for the garage sale, flea market and craft vendors. A 97-mile Poker Run sponsored by the Delta Eagle Riders is planned July 10 and participants are also wanted for a doughnut eating contest July 10.

Visit www.fultoncountyiyn.com/fchs to download registration forms, and find deadlines and information on all events scheduled.

Michael Oddo Comedy Hypnotist will perform July 16, at Swan Creek Community Church. Oddo invites members of the audience to star in the show they came to see.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a half-chicken dinner, silent auction and raffles. The comedy show starts at 8 p.m.

To purchase tickets, e-mail [email protected] or call 419/388-9842.

  • Girls.on.ride
    NADIYA YORK and Aniston Valentine take a spin on the Casino, one of the rides offered at Wakefield Park during Morenci’s Town and Country Festival. This year’s festival remained dry but with plenty of heat during the three-day run. Additional photographs are inside this week’s Observer.
  • Front.softball
    Angela Davis (2) and teammate Allison VanBrandt break into a jig after Morenci's softball team won its third consecutive regional title.
  • Front.art.park
    ART PARK—A design created by Poggemeyer Design Group shows a “pocket art park” in the green space south of the State Line Observer building. The proposal includes a 12-foot sculpture based on a design created by Morenci sixth grade student Klara Wesley through a school and library collaboration. A wooden band shell is located at the back of the lot. The Observer wall would be covered with a synthetic stucco material. City council members are considering ways to fund the estimated $125,000 project and perhaps tackling construction one step at a time.
  • Front.train
    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks
  • Funcolor
    LEONIE LEAHY was one of three local hair stylists who volunteered time Friday at the Morenci PTO Fun Night. Her customer, Aubrey Sandusky, looks up at her mother while her hair takes on a perfect match to her outfit. Leahy said she had a great time at the event—nothing but happy clients.
  • KayseInField
    IN THE FIELD—2004 Morenci graduate Kayse Onweller works in a test plot of wheat in Texas. She’s part of Bayer CropScience’s North American wheat breeding program based in Nebraska, where she completed post-graduate work in plant breeding and genetics.
  • Front.soccer.balls
    BEVY OF BALLS—Stair District Library Summer Reading Program VolunTeens, including Libby Rorick, back left and Ty Kruse, back right, threw a dozen inflatable soccer balls into the crowd during a reading of “Sergio Saves the Game.” The sports-themed program continues on Wednesdays through July 27.

Weekly newspaper serving SE Michigan and NW Ohio - State Line Observer ©2006-2016