Volunteer Opportunities at Challenged Champions Equestrian Center, Ottawa Ohio. Volunteers are an integral part of our program, assisting riders with activities, exercises, balance and communication. Our spring session runs April 16th – June 11th – with daytime and evening classes MondayFriday each week. Call Kendra at 4192358000 if you would like to volunteer or for more info.

APRIL 21ST: The Lima YMCA will be holding a Women only Personal Protection Workshop from 9am-Noon with instructor Mark Hunter who has 30 years experience and will teach women the most common grabs and holds to handle violent physical attacks and nuisance date situations. The cost is $10.00 for YMCA members $30.00 for non-members.

APRIL 21st.: Delphos Jefferson Athletic Boosters Wildcat Special is April 21st, @ The Delphos Eagles starting at 5 P.M. Tickets are available for $60.00 each. Food, Live Auction, Silent Auction, Reverse Raffle & Duck Races. Contact any booster member to get a ticket.

APRIL 21ST.: Hosting a mom 2 mom sale for The Wehri Family in the Allen East community. The sale will be April 21, 2018 from 8 to noon at Forest Park Church in Lima. Admission is only a $1 to get in! Come shopping for great deals on baby gear, toys & all age children clothing!

APRIL 23RD.: Matthew 25 Ministries will be holding a Community Dinner and all are welcome to attend at New Life Christian Ministries and Lima First Assembly of God located at 202 W. Kibby St. in Lima from 4:30pm-6:30pm. The meal will include Chili and Grilled Cheese sandwiches, fruit and crackers desserts and drinks.

APRIL 27-28TH.: Delphos Jefferson High School proudly presents MARY POPPINS the Broadway musical beginning at 7:30pm at the Delphos Jefferson Middle school Auditorium with pre-sale tickets for only $6.00 each at the door $7.00 each. Contact the High School Office to purchase your tickets.

APRIL 28th.: Matthew 25 Ministries will be holding a Community Dinner and all are welcome to attend at New Life Christian Ministries and Lima First Assembly of God located at 202 W. Kibby St. in Lima from 11am-2pm. The meal will include Chipolte Mexican Food!!! Mexican Chicken, beef, rice, beans, chips and more, desserts and drinks.

APRIL 29TH.: The Delphos Kiwanis will be holding their chicken BBQ from 11am-2pm with pre-sale tickets available by calling Cindy at 419-695-1055 or email Delphoskiwanis@gmail.com or purchase them at Westrich Furniture at only $8.50 per meal. Your meal will consist of 1/2 large BBQ chicken, baked potato, corn, dinner roll and cookie. Proceeds to benefit community youth activities.

APRIL 29TH.:The 6th annual Organ Donor Dash will be held on Sunday, April  29th. The event will begin at 1:08 pm at Delphos Stadium Park with chip timing. Register on line at getmeregistered.com and use search word Delphos. Also looking for organ donor recipients and donor families to be recognized after the race. For more information please contact Deann Heiing at 419-230-2963.

MAY 4TH. AND 5TH.: 2018 Ottoville Community Garage Sale  Fri. and Sat. 9:00-5:00   Many locations throughout town and country. Maps available on May 4th and 5th. Balloons and signs will mark all locations. Special Cancer Walk Bake Sale put on by the Ottoville 7th Graders, location Ron & MaryLou Niemeyer. The rolls and noodles are very hot items. Please come and support a very worthy cause on the students’ third year for the fund raiser.

MAY 8TH.: A free developmental screening for children birth through age five will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 from 4-7 PM with registration ending at 6:30 PM at Market Street Presbyterian Church located at 1100 W Market Street in Lima. Allen County Early Intervention and Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities coordinate the screening, and it’s open to all families in the community. Parents can make sure their child is on track in the areas of growth & nutrition, vision, hearing, language, motor skills, behavior, and autism. The screenings are conducted by professionals from a variety of Allen County agencies that serve the early childhood population with the results mailed to parents and primary care physicians upon request. The purpose of the screening is to make sure that children are developmentally on track. If concerns are identified, parents are educated about the services and resources available so their children can get help early and start school healthy and ready to learn.

MAY 11TH.: The Gardeners of Lima will be holding their annual spring plant sale. This all takes place at Elmview on the corner of Shawnee and W. Breese Road on Friday may 11th. from 8am-6pm and on Saturday may 12th. from 8am-3pm. You will find varities of annual, perennial flowers, vegetables and herbsas well as a large assortment of hanging baskets and the proceeds from this sale will be used to promote gardening throughout the region and help fund charitable projects such as downtown Lima plantings, scholarships and educational projects. Call Steve at 419-643-8450 or Rex 419-222-4356 for more information.

MAY 12TH.:Lima Senior High School Athletics Reverse Raffle and Live AuctionSaturday, May 12 at the American Legion Post #96, 711 South Shore DriveDoors open at 6 p.m., Dinner and first ticket pulled at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 and includes dinner for two and one entry into the reverse raffle for chance to win $5,000Also, live action, Spartan Raffle and other games of chanceGet your tickets now in the Lima Senior Athletic Office.

MAY 19TH.:All in for Azraella benefit ride
Date May 19th, 2018
Place Ada VFW ST ROUTE 235, ADA OH
Time 10am, first bike out at 12pm
Cost $10 per rider, $15 w/passenger
Meal & Raffle ticket included
50/50, raffles, music, biker strong memorabilia, free giveaways at every stop, best for last, ride begins and ends at the VFW in Ada, OH. Non riders are welcome, meal by donation
100% of the proceeds go to Azraella. DIAGNOSED WITH ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA.
PLEASE COME JOIN US AND GIVE ONE YEAR OLD AZRAELLA HOPE AND STRENGHT IN HER BATTLE WITH CANCER.
like us on Facebook at biker strong association OR EMAIL US AT: bikerstrong2016@gmail.com; 

MAY 19TH.:  LSH Cheer 5k Color Run is an untimed fun run featuring a 3 mile course. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they will be doused in color. There will also be a final color toss celebration. Check in starts at: 8:00-9:00am Race Starts at: 9:30am Register Early at https://events.myschoolcolorrun.com/event/2018-Lima-Senior-High-School-Lima-OH! Registration includes a race bib, color packet, and a t-shirt only if you sign up before 5/4/18. You can pick up your items at the registration table the day of your event or prior to the event if needed. Share with your friends! #myschoolcolorrun #LSHSmscr

JUNE 1ST CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION: The Equestrian Therapy Program will be holding a Beginner Boots Horse Camp on June 12,13,and 14th. from 1-4pm.. These 3 half day camps will be held at Fassett Farm 22532 Bowsher Road Cridersville Ohio. A non-refundable $100.00 deposit is required at the time of registration. THERE WILL ONLY BE 20 registrations taken on a first come first serve basis and the total camp fee is $250.00. Call 419-657-2700 to register or go to our website at www.etpfarm.org 

June 1-3: The Nathan Miller Baseball Tournament will be June 1-3 at the Delphos Stadium Park. 16 Little League teams will be playing for 1st place mountain bikes. Please come out to enjoy great baseball, food, and fun.