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Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bo…

28-02-2015 Hits:210 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bob Reynolds

In 1890, Scott J. Matthews founded the Matthews Boat Company in Bascom, Ohio.  Fifteen years later, in 1900, Matthews designed and built a 70-foot yacht.  This vessel was capable of...

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PC Chamber award nominees announced

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PC Chamber award nominees announced

  The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing the 2014 chamber award nominees. The nominees were selected by members of the Port Clinton Area Chamber and then narrowed down...

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Main Street Port Clinton names award rec…

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Main Street Port Clinton names award recipients

Main Street Port Clinton is proud to announce the 2014 Volunteer of the Year is Dana Bacak-Lynd and the 2014 Business of the Year is the Clinton House.   Each year...

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Oil painting opportunity open studio

Local artist, Rick Dziak, will hold open studio sessions starting in January 2015.  Informal instruction will be offered during these two hour sessions as needed.  There will be no charge to attend and days and times may be determined by applicant’s needs.  

To register or if participants have any questions they are encouraged to contact Rick Dziak, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 419-798-4994.  Sessions are planned to begin in early January.  Space is limited, as will the number of sessions offered each week.

These open studio sessions replace the earlier advertised classes that would have been more formal.

Mr. Dziak is an award winning artist who is represented by self at Dziak Studio/Gallery, Ferguson’s Gallery, and Collector’s Corner at the Toledo Museum of Art.  He also belongs to several art organizations both locally and nationally, and he holds signature status in Oil Painters of America, a national award.  More information may be found at dziakgallery.com.


Ham loaf sale

St. John Lutheran Women of the ELCA are holding their annual ham loaf sale. It is $8 for a package of four individual loaves. To order call Linda Merckens at 419-732-9977. When ordering leave your name, phone number and the number of packages desired. Patrons are encouraged to call as soon as possible because there are limited numbers.

Orders can be picked up at the church on Wednesday, December 17, from 3:30-5 p.m. or Sunday, December 21, from 9:30-11 a.m. St. John Lutheran Church is located at 117 Stone St., Marblehead.


Otterbein North Shore Lifestyle Community announces new executive director

Otterbein North Shore, a faith-based nonprofit senior lifestyle community in Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio, has announced the selection of Jennifer Lenthe, RNBSN, as its new executive director.  Ms. Lenthe will fill the vacancy created by Tom Keith’s departure in September to join a senior living community in Jackson, Michigan. 

“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Jason Miller, Vice President of Operations for Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Communities.  “Jen has excelled as Director of Nursing providing leadership and care for our residents and rehabilitation patients. To have her step into the role of executive director will provide a seamless transition as we continue to fulfill the Otterbein mission of enhancing quality of care and holistic growth of older persons in the north shore region.”

Prior to joining Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices in 2012 as Director of Healthcare Services Jen served several years as an intensive cardiac care nurse. In 2006 she realized a great passion for elder care and services when she transitioned into long-term care as a care coordinator, nursing supervisor and assistant director of nursing. 

Jen grew up on Catawba Island in Port Clinton and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a major in nursing. Jen had the unique opportunity of completing her Administrator in Training program with Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices.  Jen and her husband, Steven, have resided in Marblehead for the last fourteen years and are minutes away from Otterbein North Shore. She has four children, two sons, Chance age 20 and Brady age 13; and two daughters, Kylah age 17 and Charley age 6. The Lenthe family can often be found attending Danbury Laker sporting events or relaxing around the area they love so much; Lake Erie.

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