Community Services

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community services food pantry


Shane’s Park
Hedges Park

  • Tennis Courts (1)
  • Baseball/Softball Diamonds (6)
  • Golf Course (1)

Nearest Public Lake

Grand Lake St. Marys (12 miles)
Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Water Skiing, Scuba Diving and Camping

Medical Facilities


Van Wert County Hospital (12 miles)
Mercer Health (14 miles)
JTDMH (21 miles)

Nursing Homes/Assisted Living

Colonial Nursing Center
The Laurel’s of Shane Hill
Maplewood of Shane’s Village

Doctor’s Office

Family Medicine

Dental Office

John K Granger, DMD

Emergency Ambulance Service

Mercer County


Main Street Tax Preparers


First Financial
Peoples Bank Company

Banquet Halls

American Legion
Community Building at Shanes Park (500 seats)
New Horizon Family Life Center
The Rockford Bell
Shane Building

Community Service Organizations

Agape Mobile Rural Food Pantry
1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 12:30-3:00 PM @ Rockford Fire Department

Parkway Food Pantry
4th Saturday of the Month | 9:00-11:00 AM @ East Columbia St

Helping Hands Thrift Store
Wednesdays | 4:00-7:00 PM | Saturday 10:00-1:00 PM @ East Columbia St

Wednesday Community Meal
5:02 PM @ Rockford United Methodist Church (during the school year)

Area Media


Weekly Newspaper, The Photo Star
Daily Newspapers
The Daily Standard
The Times Bulletin

Online News


WKKI Radio
WCSM Radio
WRKD Radio

Cable Television

Time Warner

Internet Providers

Several local options available