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No rain on the parade in 35 years

25-05-2015 Hits:125 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

No rain on the parade in 35 years

On Saturday, May 23, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s Grande Parade was held on the streets of downtown Port Clinton during the Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival. “In the 35 years...

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Area Memorial Day events

24-05-2015 Hits:152 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Area Memorial Day events

Port Clinton A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Port Clinton Yacht Club at 9 a.m. to honor those who served our country and perished at sea. A Memorial Day...

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Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

23-05-2015 Hits:170 Business  - avatar John Schaffner

Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

The Flag Officers of Bay Point Yacht Club proudly stand in front of their new clubhouse. (L-R): Rear Commodore Jim Kollmann, Commodore Mike Penney and Vice Commodore Ray Ditmar. When life...

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Local students participate in Pinning Ceremony

Fourteen Bowling Green State University Firelands College students will participate in a pinning ceremony Aug. 5 for earning their associate of applied science degrees in radiologic technology.
“We are proud of our graduates who have completed the program and have chosen to work in an admirable profession for the delivery of healthcare,” said BGSU Firelands Radiography Program Director Sylvia Fedro.
The graduates have completed a rigorous program that included a two-year clinical internship and they have earned the right to take the national examination of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

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Project could be a lifesaver

Last Friday, there was a national news story about a 20 year old autistic man who wandered off and survived three weeks in the in the Utah desert. Local officials and the Port Clinton Lions Club have begun a new program in Ottawa County to make certain that doesn’t happen here.
It’s called Project Lifesaver. In involves wearing a bracelet that contains a transmitter. The transmitter emits a signal that can be traced by local law enforcement agencies. It is targeted at people who may not be able to find their way home if they leave home. The average rescue time is 30 minutes instead of three weeks. However, with out it, almost 50% of the missing and wandering will perish if they are not located within 24 hours.

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Local elected to sorority’s international council

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority has elected Sandra Biegelman Burba, of Marblehead, to the position of Panhellenic Affairs Vice President.
With a broad resume of volunteerism and commitment to community, Burba has given more than 28 years to a variety of volunteer leadership positions for Gamma Phi Beta. Initiated at Beta Epsilon Chapter at Miami University (Ohio), Burba will serve on a board of seven, overseeing an international volunteer base of more than 120 and a membership exceeding 180,000.
“I am excited to once again serve on Gamma Phi Beta’s International Council and look forward to representing Gamma Phi Beta in the interfraternal community as the National Panhellenic Delegate,” said Burba.
Prior to moving into the role of Panhellenic Affairs Vice President, Burba served Gamma Phi Beta as sorority director-Panhellenic affairs. Burba served on International Council from 2002-06 in the role of Alumnae Vice President.

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