Gem Beach Rocks

Gem Beach Rocks

United Way in Ottawa County would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for once again making Gem Beach Rocks a huge success! 

Sponsors for this year’s event: 

FriendShip Food Stores, Gem Beach Marina, Janotta and Herner, Inc., Lake Erie Shores and Islands, USG, Mix 102.7 WCPZ-92.1 The Wolf, The Beacon, John Schaffner Publications, WPCR, WPIB,, Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union, Croghan Colonial Bank, Bassett’s Market, Ottawa County Auditor Larry Hartlaub, Dave the Handy Man, Lockwood Honey, Orchard Restaurant & Bar, Bernarding Graphics Inc., Luc Ice, Cyclone Services, First Federal Savings of Lorain, and Yoga on the Beach with Donna Lueke.

Thank you to all our volunteers! Your time and effort are the reason Gem Beach Rocks is such a successful event. A special thanks to the Gem Beach residents who come out each year to help set up and tear down. 

Finally, our eternal gratitude to the owners of Gem Beach Marina; the Grummel family, who have year after year supported Gem Beach Rocks from behind the scene and offered the use of the piece of paradise that is the location of Gem Beach Rocks.

All monies raised at Gem Beach Rocks VII directly support United Way in Ottawa County.

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Christine Galvin
Area Director

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