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OHHS presents Damn Yankees

28-03-2015 Hits:208 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

OHHS presents Damn Yankees

Oak Harbor High School is presenting Damn Yankees for their spring musical. The musical stars Ryan Johnson as Joe Hardy, Cora Roob as Lola, Trevor Sievert as Mr. Applegate, Erica...

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ICS Art Club makes Lenten crosses

28-03-2015 Hits:207 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

ICS Art Club makes Lenten crosses

If one were to step into Mrs. Joni Hoffman’s classroom on the afternoon of the art teachers monthly art club, it is a fury of activity and excitement.  The students...

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March 25, 2015: Monie Griesser Day

27-03-2015 Hits:224 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

March 25, 2015: Monie Griesser Day

Monie (middle) posing with President Pro-Tem John Starcher (right) and Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird (left). On Monday evening, Village of Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird presented Monie Griesser with a proclamation declaring...

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PC Chamber celebrates Beacon’s 30th year

My personal thanks to all who turned out, or wanted to, for last Thursday’s PC Chamber Business After Hours at the 1812 Restaurant in the Island House. According to Laura Schlachter at the Chamber, they counted 110 business cards turned in for registration, but the estimate of the number attending was well over that. The event was our official observance of the 30th Anniversary of The Beacon. As I said in my little speech that night, “every face is a memory”. We won’t officially observe our 30th until next week.

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Catholic Charities offers grants to fight poverty in Northwest Ohio

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo is accepting applications for two types of local grants — Community Development and Economic Development grants — made available through funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) annual collection.

Local CCHD grant applications for up to $15,000 are available to 501c3 non-profit organizations that demonstrate grass-roots efforts to break the cycle of poverty by empowering the poor within the 19-county Diocese of Toledo.

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Public support encouraged for those with developmental disabilities

The campaign theme for Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month 2013 is “Look Beyond!” REM Ohio is inviting people to look beyond an individual’s disability to picture that person’s potential, seeing the individual’s unique capabilities and abilities. REM Ohio and other related organizations celebrate DD Awareness Month in March, and invite people to embrace the important message of this year’s theme.

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