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Mayor and Safety Service Director speak …

20-04-2015 Hits:117 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Mayor and Safety Service Director speak on City clean-up

Line up at Waterworks Park to use the free dumpster service on Saturday. “The beach clean-up went well, but we have had some complaints about closing the dumpsters down too early,”...

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Compressor manufacturer hosts Terra Stat…

20-04-2015 Hits:121 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Compressor manufacturer hosts Terra State HVAC-R students

Students and faculty in the Terra State HVAC-R program at the Emerson facility In an effort to find qualified technicians for their Sidney, Ohio plant, Emerson Climate Technologies officials recently treated...

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Shoreline and City clean-up

19-04-2015 Hits:166 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Shoreline and City clean-up

On Saturday, April 18, the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Friends of Magee Marsh, City of Port Clinton, East Harbor...

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WoodsStock Music & Arts Festival in Elmore Aug 2

On Saturday, August 2, from 10 a.m. until midnight, the WoodsStock Music & Arts Festival will be held as a benefit at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens located in Elmore.  

The rain or shine festival features a juried fine arts show and two stages of live music and eight bands performing throughout the day.  The festival also includes a vintage car show and two food courts by Rosie’s Italian Grille and Rosie's Rolling Chef.  Fine artists from all over the country will be lining the Grand Lawn of the beautiful seventeen acre botanical gardens. The musical lineup features the national act, indie folk rock band, Wheeler Brothers from Austin, Texas.  Phil Barone and The Cruisers will close out the day with Joe Cocker and Jim Morrison tribute sets.  Beer, wine and liquor are available for purchase throughout the day.

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Mums on display at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

The Schedel Arboretum & Gardens in Elmore planted 600 chrysanthemums along the driveway approaching the manor house recently. The mums are of various colors and were grown by Bench’s Greenhouse in Elmore, according to superintendant Jeff Saffran. The SA&G ceased planting the beautiful fall display a few years ago in an effort to save money. This year, however, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation and a significant gift from the family of Marilyn Bandfield the tradition was restored.

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OCIC recognizes business leaders

Each year, the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation recognizes outstanding companies and individuals that have demonstrated success in business and have contributed to the growth and vitality of Ottawa County.

Awards are given in categories for small business (1 to 25 employees), medium business (26 to 100 employees) and large business (101 plus employees), business of the year, Bill Mack business leader, economic development partner, personal achievement, entrepreneur of the year, and volunteer of the year. A committee of OCIC Trustees reviewed and determined the award winners, who were honored in ceremonies on Wednesday at Camp Perry.

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