American Pickers coming to Ohio

“American Pickers” is shown on the History Channel.

“American Pickers” is shown on the History Channel.

Chris Pugh Group Editor’s Notebook

The American Pickers History Channel television series will film episodes of the show in Ohio during October.

The show features Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz on a search for antiques across the country.

Producers are looking for those with large antique collections.

Email your name, number, address and description of the collection and photos to: [email protected]

FREE PREVENT BLINDNESS RESOURCES – Prevent Blindness offers the following free resources to promote healthy vision in children.

* Free eye exams and glasses to children who qualify through the group’s partnership with programs like VSP’s “Sight for Students,” “OneSight” from Luxottica, and “Let’s Go See” from Visionworks and Davis Vision.

• Preschool Vision Screening Training programs

• The Wise About Eyes exhibit which is shown at different spots across the state

• Wise About Eyes Exhibits-to-Go is a 60-minute classroom presentation which uses hands-on experiences to teach children

• One Pair of Eyes is an eye health and safety trainencorages eye health and protection

“This time of year, preparing to send our kids back to school can be hectic and sometimes stressful,” said Sherry Williams, President & CEO of the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness. “We hope can help make the process easier and arm parents with vision information they need to get the school year off to a healthy start that supports optimum learning.”

For more information, call Prevent Blindness at (800) 301-2020, or visit


Pugh is the Group Content Editor for the Galion Inquirer, Bellville Star, Morrow County Sentinel and Knox County Citizen. You can reach him at [email protected] and on Twitter at @pughcivitas.

“American Pickers” is shown on the History Channel.“American Pickers” is shown on the History Channel.

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