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Wiers Farm donates semi to Second Harvest

Register • Oct 28, 2013 at 10:28 AM

A longtime donor and supplier to Second Harvest, Wiers Farms Inc., of Willard, and Dutch Maid Logistics, recently donated a semi-tractor and trailer to the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

The donation of the 2003 International Tractor and 53’ Refrigerated Utility Trailer expands Second Harvest’s fleet from four box trucks to the first-ever semi-tractor and trailer for the organization. Second Harvest serves more than 100 hunger-relief agencies throughout Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

As the area’s largest hunger-relief organization, Second Harvest plays an integral role in meeting the needs of families at risk for hunger. Second Harvest secures and distributes about 8 million pounds of food and grocery products annually and works in partnership with hunger-relief agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, afterschool programs, BackPack Programs and Kids Cafes.


For the fifth consecutive year, Payne, Nickles & Co. has been named one of the best accounting firms to work for. The 2013 list of Best Accounting Firms was created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group.

This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the accounting profession, benefiting the nation’s economy, its work force and businesses. The Best Accounting Firms to Work for list is made up of 100 companies and will be recognized at an awards ceremony.

With more than 30 employees in its Sandusky and Norwalk offices, Payne, Nickles & Co. is the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firm based in Erie and Huron counties.

The list-making firms will be published in the December issue of Accounting Today.


Spine, orthopedic and vascular care at Firelands Regional Medical Center are nationally ranked according to a new report from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.

Firelands has been ranked in the top 5 percent in the nation for spine surgery, and among the top 10 percent in the nation for vascular surgery outcomes as well as was named Best in the Region (Northern Ohio). Firelands was also a Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment.

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