Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated May 22)

NEWLY POSTED: Habitat for Humanity plans Home Builders Blitz, May 25 On May 25, professional homebuilders, families, and community supporters will join with Habitat for Humanity of Wood County to celebrate and raise funds for the 2017 Home Builders Blitz. In 2017, the Home Builders Blitz will help more than 200 families from across the country build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Locally, Habitat for Humanity of Wood County and professional homebuilders will help two area families build a place they can call home. The public is encouraged to attend the event on May 5, starting at 6 p.m., at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1550 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, with 15 percent of sales going to support Wood County Habitat. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Since its inception, Habitat for Humanity of Wood County has built 35 homes.   NEWLY POSTED: Wood County Historical Center lists June events During June, the following events are scheduled at the Wood County Historical Center: Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show – June 3 & 4 Mommy & Me – June 7 WWI Fashion Tea – June 8 (sold out) Wood County Employee Picnic & Safety Fair – June 13 Amateur Radio & Log Cabin Demonstration Days – June 24 & 25 Checkers Car Wash celebrates grand opening, May 26 A┬áRibbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Checkers Express Car Wash will be held May 26, 11 a.m. at 1033 S. Main St., Bowling Green. RSVPs are appreciated by contacting Marissa Muniz at or by calling the Bowling Green Chamber at (419)…

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