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American Red Cross Month in Ottawa County

Ottawa County Commissioners have designated March as American Red Cross Month. The proclamation states:“The American Red Cross has touched many lives in Ottawa County, as well as across the country and around the world. During American Red Cross Month, we thank those who contribute to the mission of the Red…
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Schools seeking support at the polls

With the primary less than a week away, candidates are crisscrossing the state for last-minute appearances and vying the support of Ohio voters.Locally, officials are working to get out the vote in support of the schools.
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Teen cast and crew sought for YouTube video

Ida Rupp Public Library is looking for teen movie producers and cast members with a desire to learn how to produce a You Tube Video. Teens in grades 6-12 will produce and star in a video that promotes the Summer Reading Program. One main requirement is a true commitment to…
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Celebrate Lent at Taize service

A Taize Prayer Service is planned at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Peach Lutheran Church. Taize is a prayer service of quiet meditation, reflection, scripture and prayers, spoken and sung. The Taize — pronounced teh-ZAY — tradition began in 1940 in an ecumenical monastic community in the French village…
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Thanks Celebration

The Salvation Army's 12th annual Thanks Celebration was held last week at the U.A.W. Hall in Toledo. Representing Ottawa County were: Maureen Saponari, Director of The Ottawa County Salvation Army, and husband Richard; Heather Stouffer and Kristina Willoughby of the Salvation Army Advisory Committee; Dave and Kathy Mehl, Port Clinton…
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Altar, Rosary Society plans retreat

The St. Joseph Altar and Rosary Society members are inviting all women to a Retreat on March 20.The presenter is Sheila Otto, an author, spiritual director and storyteller who also teaches a class she created called Contemplative Photography. She is an engaging interactive and fun speaker. Check out her website…
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