Galion area news briefs

Meet the candidates at Citizen to Patriot meeting

GALION — From Citizen to Patriot (FCTP) invites all to its next public meet-up, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 20 at Galion Pizza Hut, 820 Harding Way West. The focus of the evening will be a forum featuring candidates for Crawford County Commissioner and the State Senator primary election races. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for an optional social hour. Attendees have the option of ordering off the menu. For more information, please call Jim at 419-468-5116 or Greg at 419-468-4679 (text/call) or email

Special music program coming to First United Church of Christ

GALION — The Dixieland Ensemble will play during the 10:30 a.m. service on on Feb. 23 at Galion First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West. The public is invited to attend this special worship service.

Council on Aging board sets next meeting

BUCYRUS — The next monthly meeting of the Crawford County Council on Aging, Inc. Board of Trustees is Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Crawford County Council on Aging Office, 200 S. Spring St. The meeting time and place are subject to change. To confirm meeting or for additional information contact Cassie Herschler at 419-562-3050.

DD board to meet Feb. 20

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold their regularly scheduled monthly board meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., in the board room at 1630 E. Southern Ave., Suite 101, Bucyrus.

BPAA to meet Feb. 18 at Bucyrus library

BUCYRUS — The Brush and Palette Art Association (BPAA), an area non-profit visual arts organization, invites everyone to its Tuesday, Feb. 18 meet-up, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bucyrus Public Library, 200 East Mansfield Street. The meeting will include a program by internationally known quilt artist, speaker, author, and Bucyrus native, Anita Shackelford, who will talk about her personal journey in the art of quilt making.

Come and find out what BPAA membership can offer you. For more information, call 419-468-5965. Info is also available be found on the Brush and Pelette Art Gallery Facebook page.

Next Safety Council meeting is Feb. 20

GALION — The next Galion Safety Council meeting is Feb. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Galion Moose Lodge 303, 520 S. Market St. Pat McCon. a senior risk engineering consultant with Zurich Service Corporation with present a program on “Machine Guarding.” The reservation deadline is noon on Feb. 18. Reply by email at or call Janell Benner at 419-492-247 and leave a message.