February 7, 2013

Owens Findlay-area Campus to Host Valentine’s Day Card Community Outreach Event, Feb. 13

FINDLAY, Ohio – Area residents are invited to put their creative card-making skills to test, as well as help in spreading a little cheer to local community members at Findlay’s Birchaven Village, as the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus serves as host to a free Valentine’s Day Card Community Outreach Event on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

Coordinated by the College’s Student Activities Office, the event will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Education Center Atrium on the Findlay-area Campus. Owens is located on Bright Road in Findlay.

“Owens Community College’s Findlay-area Campus is encouraging community members to help in lifting the spirits of others through volunteerism,” said Jamey Katzner, Owens Manager of Career Services and Student Activities. “A simple act such as providing a positive message for another person can make a significant impact. Owens Community College is extremely thankful to Birchaven Village for partnering on this service learning opportunity.”

During the event, participants will have the opportunity to construct and decorate Valentine’s Day cards for local community members at Birchaven Village. Additionally, attendees will be encouraged to provide an inspirational message within each card.

For more information about the card-making event, call (567) 429-3029 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 3029.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.