GPA: Eastwood Alumni Band to perform

Press Staff Writer

        The 19th Annual Eastwood High School Alumni Band will perform at the Sept. 8 home football game vs. Lake. Alumni will gather in the Eastwood High School auditorium at 5:15 p.m. for social time and a rehearsal at 6 p.m.  Those not able to play or march are still welcome.
        The Alumni Band will perform during the pregame show at 6:45 p.m. with the Eastwood High School Eagle Marching Band. A limited number of instruments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
        To register, call Eastwood High School at 419-833-3611 or visit
        Twirler for a Night
        The Eastwood Majorettes are hosting “Twirler for a Night” for Eastwood students in grades 1-8. Clinics will be Sept. 20 and 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Eastwood High School gym.
        The performance will be Friday, Sept. 22 starting at 6 p.m. Participants will receive a clinic t-shirt, baton, snack, and game admission.
        Participants will learn the basics of baton twirling and perform alongside the Eastwood High School Band. The cost is $45.
        Register by Sept. 1st at Contact majorette instructor Faith Vermilyea with questions at
Oak Harbor H.S band invites alumni to perform
        The Oak Harbor High School Marching Band invites school band alumni to perform Friday, Sept. 8 at the Oak Harbor vs. Maumee game.
        For more information and to register, visit
Waite 60th reunion
        Members of Waite High Class of 1963 will hold a 60th Reunion on Sept. 14th from 4-9 p.m. at the Black Forest Café, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon.
        Call Rick Rowland at 419-265-4271, Karen Heebsh at 419-343-7664 or Karen Roscoe at 419-878-3540, or visit the Facebook group page “Waite High School Class of 1963” for more information. RSVP required by Sept. 8.
Free welding training
        A no-cost welding certification course will be available soon through the Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) WorkAdvance program.
        The course will teach students welding principles that lead to a Gas Metal Arc Welding 2G (Horizontal Weld) certification provided by the American Welding Society upon successful completion and testing.
        Evening classes will take place three nights per week for six weeks at Terra State Community College, for 54 total
hours of instruction.
        Course times and a start date are to be determined based on student interest. Those who are interested in the course may call GLCAP career coaches Angela Long or Jamie Collins at 1-800-775-9767.
        The training is part of GLCAP’s WorkAdvance program, which connects job seekers to training, job placement, and support services to help them enter high-demand industries with opportunities for advancement. Program services include connections to technical training, career coaching, referrals to income support and more.
        WorkAdvance is a partnership between GLCAP and the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association and is funded by a three-year grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Good Jobs Challenge program.
        More information about the program is available at
Cardinal Stritch welcomes new assistant principal
        Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School & Academy started the school year with a new assistant principal, Angela Glynn.
        Glynn is a born-and-raised Ohioan who is coming home after a serving as assistant principal at Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles, where she oversaw discipline, attendance, safety, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), student services, and testing.
        She worked closely with counselors to ensure mental health was a priority and resources were in place for not only students, but also their family members as well as faculty and staff. Asked about her experience Glynn said, “I'm very passionate about working with students and families and have 30 years of experience in doing just that. I love to see the growth of students from freshman to senior year, and now, here at Cardinal Stritch, I get the privilege of seeing and nurturing that growth from preschool to senior year.”
        She is a graduate of The University of Dayton (Bachelor of Arts), The University of Toledo (M.Ed. Special Education) and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles (certificate of Catholic School Administration).
Small Business Basics
        The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College will present a free Small Business Basics seminar Sept. 20 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the Doepker Leadership & Entrepreneurial Center, Building B, Room
        Participants will learn the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, advisors, business entities, insurance, financing, business planning and more.
        To register, contact: Miranda Ho­man, director, Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College, at 419-559-2210 or email mho­


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