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Bataan Carnival

Bataan Primary student Maddison Damschen takes aim at Mrs. Jody Knoch in the dunk tank at the Bataan Carnival with the help of PCHS student volunteer Andrew Cline. (Trevor Pean and Herman Sykes look on in the background). Port Clinton Elementary Parents Club organized the event for Bataan Primary students with carnival games, food, fun, a clown making balloon animals, and face-painting.

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Ragbag Report: Rubbin' is Racin'

I just finished sailing in the Bayview One Design Regatta up in Lake St. Clair hosted by Bayview Yacht Club. It was three tough days of racing in heavy air all three days. It was really intense! My thanks to my crew members who performed very well.

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Olympic Day at ICS

Just as the older kids at ICS enjoyed Olympic Day last Friday with the public school at True Lay Stadium, the younger grades at ICS had their turn on Tuesday. ICS gym teacher, Mrs. Joni Hoffman, organized a field day just for the kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders. The kids took turns at several different activities, which included a Frisbee toss, a crab crawl beach volleyball game, an obstacle course, and a bean bag toss competition.

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ICS third grade parents get treated to lunch

The Immaculate Conception School third graders treated their parents to lunch last week in thanks for everything their parents have done for them. Mrs. Danielle Linja’s class sent out invitations, made gifts, decorated the tables, and prepared an Italian feast of spaghetti, bread, and desserts. The event was held in the school gym. The class spent some time reflecting and writing an essay thanking their parents for their time and guidance.

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Magruder Hospital hires new Chief Financial Officer

Magruder Hospital recently hired Ronald Weiner as Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Todd Almendinger, who was recently promoted to President & CEO of the hospital.

Weiner graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and went on at Ohio University to earn his Masters of Business Administration.

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Wolcott Keeper’s House summer season

The Wolcott Keeper’s House’s summer season starts Monday, June 10, with Monday through Friday hours from 1-5 p.m. through Aug. 30th.   Trained docents and greeters are on hand to answer questions and to share the history of the 1820’s stone home of the first keeper of the Marblehead Light, Benajah Wolcott.   The house is also open June 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Last week new and experienced volunteers gathered at the Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 Bayshore Road in Danbury, to get reacquainted and to get ready to greet and inform the thousands of visitors that come throughout the season to enjoy the restored home, the museum, and adjacent historic cemetery, and to learn about life on the Firelands frontier.

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Two 5K runs for Stein Hospice

Along with Stein Hospice’s annual 5K run in downtown Sandusky, the agency is sponsoring a second running event this summer at Put-in-Bay.

Sandusky’s Memorial 5K Run will be held Saturday, June 29. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion. Consider forming a team of at least 5 runners and vying for the Coach Chris Smith Team Trophy. Cost is $15, $20 day of the race.

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Thank you from Edgewood

The residents and staff of Edgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to thank the following businesses for their contributions to National Nursing Home Week. The week was full of many fun and exciting activities that would not have been possible without the help of these local businesses.

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Lighthouse Conservancy thank you

Dear Readers,

We’d like to extend a thank you to everyone who visited our “Bring Back the Light!” booth at the Walleye Festival. So many of you voiced your support for our efforts to restore the old Port Clinton Lighthouse and place this unique structure on the waterfront.

We also wish to publicly thank members of the Port Clinton City Council for voting unanimously to urge the city to work with us to find a home for the lighthouse on the waterfront and to develop on a timeline to get this done.

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