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CASA’s Dancing with the Stars a big hit

Pat Adkins smiles big after this win Saturday night CASA hosted its annual Dancing with the Stars fundraiser at the Camp Perry Conference center. Six local celebrities and six veteran dancers took the stage to raise money for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which gives a voice to abused, neglected…
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Ottawa County Community Foundation taking part in Giving Tuesday

The Ottawa County Community Foundation is encouraging area residents and businesses to take part in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3. Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a day set aside to celebrate and support charitable nonprofit organizations that serve communities. The national initiative was established in…
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Local businesses join United Way to Observe #Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, Dec. 3, is “Giving Tuesday” in Ottawa County. #GivingTuesday, which follows the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, kicks off the holiday giving season with a global day dedicated to charitable giving, harnessing the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world…
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Community Thanksgiving Eve Worship in Marblehead

An invitation to come together in giving thanks to God is extended to the peninsula and surrounding communities for an ecumenical worship on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marblehead. Fr. Bob Kelly from St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church will offer the message. Those…
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Home sales continue upward trend

The number of homes sold in the area covered by the Firelands Association of Realtors (FAR) showed strong growth across the board in October. The local market posted gains in activity in both total dollar volume and number of units sold according to statistics provided by the Ohio Association of…
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Ottawa County Improvement Corporation

Director of the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation, Jamie Beier-Grant, speaks to a group of local and area bankers Wednesday night at CIC regarding the Revolving Loan Fund that is available for local business creation and expansion. She explained how the fund could be used to supplement local bank loan packages…
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Veterans enjoy Army stew and share stories

Joe Stys, Don Kortan and Marty Stys of the American Legion joined Dean Osborne, Ken Monnin, Dave Groene and Dan Monak of the VFW to perform the Veteran’s Day honor guard duties at the Marblehead VFW Post 7572 on Monday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary honor guard…
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