People & Places, 1-07-14


• Defiance County

Cancels procedures: Due to dangerous weather and hazardous driving conditions, ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital has cancelled all elective procedures for today. This includes all outpatient and diagnostic procedures such as mammograms, radiology procedures, oncology treatments, sleep studies and rehab appointments. All appointments will be rescheduled for a later date.

Patients who had a physician's appointment are encouraged to contact their doctor's office to confirm the cancellation if they have not yet received a call.

Essential and emergency services, such as UrgentCare and the emergency room will remain open. UrgentCare will maintain regular hours. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 or contact your local police department immediately. For other non-emergency related scheduling questions, contact the hospital at 419-783-6955.

Tax aid: AARP Tax Aid will be at the Defiance County Senior Services from Jan. 31-April 12 to prepare tax returns. Most individual, federal, state and school district tax returns can be prepared as well as e-filed. There is no charge for the service, no age limit and AARP membership is not required. Appointments can be made Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by calling 419-782-3233.

• Paulding County

Meeting set: The Paulding Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Its meeting on Monday was canceled because of the weather.

Ribbon cutting: The ribbon cutting for Real Waste Disposal Inc., 106 E. Jackson St., Paulding, has been canceled for today and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 14.

• Region

Career night: Four County Career Center will be hosting its Career Night open house for the school on Monday from 5-7:30 p.m. The career center is located on the corner of Ohio's 66 and 34, south of Archbold.

Visitors may meet career center staff and tour the campus to see the advanced equipment and modern facilities in the thirty career and technical programs available to high school juniors and seniors from associate high schools in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, and Williams counties. Visitors will learn how Four County students stay a step ahead of the competition as they complete their junior and senior years in high school. Online enrollment will be available for the 2014-15 school year while guests enjoy refreshments and door prizes throughout the evening.

Four County Career Center is in its 45th year offering quality education to high school students and adults in northwest Ohio.

For more information about the Jan. 13 career night open house or other school activities, contact the career center at 800-589-3334 or visit the website at

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