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Local chiropractor to help statewide charity event
Dr. Tom Baur, a Maumee chiropractor, will participate in “Chiropractic Cares,” a statewide charity initiative sponsored by the Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA) from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Baur will treat patients for a minimum $20 donation to the association’s WellCare Foundation, which supports three statewide charities. The Stephanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the Butch Reynolds Care for Kids Foundation will each benefit from dollars raised by Chiropractic Cares. Statewide, more than 100 chiropractors are participating. Baur will treat existing patients on Sept. 30 and first-time patients on Oct. 2. His office is located at 1331 Conant St in Maumee. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (419) 724-5433.
Fall plant sale
Visit the annual fall plant sale at Owens Community College from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24. The Owens Landscape and Turfgrass Management Club will be selling an assortment of trees, shrubs and ornamental grasses. Many of them are hard to find.
The proceeds of the sale help to offset student expenses to Student Career Days, a national horticultural competition that last year involved more than 800 students from 64 colleges and universities from across the United States. The sale will be located behind the math/science building next to the greenhouse. Follow the signs from Oregon Road.
The Toledo Area Humane Society’s (TAHS) “Pets and Me” will take place on Tuesdays from 4 to 4:45 p.m. for kids age 7 to 8 years old. The program will meet for six weeks every Tuesday from Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. Class is open to 12 children maximum, and the fee is $60. Session topics include a shelter tour and scavenger hunt, your pet’s suitcase, gross-out box, take the bite out, getting to know me and treats and cuddles.
The AAA Club will take place once a month on Saturdays from 10 am to noon for kids age 9 to 11. The program will meet for six Saturdays (once a month for six months) from Oct. 18 through March 14. Registration fee is $75. Session activities include a visit to an area horse farm, hands-on dog maintenance, basic dog training, feline body language, animal first aid and a visit with rescued wildlife. Classes will be held at 1920 Indian Wood Circle in Maumee unless otherwise noted.
Registration information and forms are available at www.toledo
areahumanesociety.org, at the Humane Society or by calling (419) 482-7106.
Disability Vote Forum
The Mayors Commission on Disabilities will hold a “Disability Vote Forum” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. Those attending will receive voter information, visit booths and candidates and learn about local and state issues.
Refreshments will be served from 6 to 6:45 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call (429) 885-5733, Ext. 232.
Harrison Rally Day
Join the fun at the Harrison Rally Day festival in historic downtown Perrysburg on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Harrison Rally Day is a full day of entertainment for the entire family and is co-presented by the Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Perrysburg Area Arts Council. Highlights of the day’s events will include:
- Harrison Rally Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m.
- The Marketplace area of merchant and service organization booths.
- Rally for the Arts with fine arts exhibits and craft booths.
- “Taste of Perrysburg” food court.
- Live entertainment throughout the day on the main stage.
- Area youth bands.
- Children’s games and activities.
For more information, visit www.perrysburgarts.org/harrison.html or call (419) 873-2787.