We also want to thank the adults who taught classes: Detective Sergeant Megan Baker from the Sheriffs Department (Social Media Safety), fitness instructors Tonya Fledderjohann (Jazzercise) from Upstage Downtown and Kelly Lefeld from Be Well.
Be Fit (Zumba and Drum Fitness), Stetson Miller (Leadership), Tom Sanford (Things that Fly), Sean Muhlenkamp (dealing with stress and drama classes), Amy Miller (Refusal Skills and Cooking), and Jodi ign Language).
Under the direction of Laura Sanford and Amy Miller at Foundations Behavioral Health Services, this youth-led prevention event was led by 15 of the high school students from the Mercer County Youth to Youth (Y2Y) group, along with 13 additional adult volunteers.
The retreat also gave the students a chance to learn new skills, be themselves, and make new friends to support them in the difficult times!
All students entering kindergarten in the fall will need to go through the screening process.
Van Wert County has over 500 active 4-H members involved in 18 community clubs throughout the county.
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced today that his office was called to the scene of an industrial accident at the Village of Mendon Utility Department located at 340 East Market St.
A 911 call was received at AM on Thursday, February 15, 2018, for a male stuck in an auger.
Other opportunities include project judging, 4-H Camp, state and national events, and exhibiting at the Van Wert County Fair.
Youth who are age 5 and in Kindergarten as of January 1st, 2018 are eligible to join 4-H as a Cloverbud member.