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The Chalet at The Vineyard receives perfect survey

The Chalet at The Vineyard on Catawba has achieved a perfect survey from the Ohio Department of Health. The annual inspection found The Chalet at The Vineyard to be 100% compliant with all ODH regulations.  The Chalet has also been rated as one of the Top 25 Assisted Living facilities in resident satisfaction for the state of Ohio this year.

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Redfern Announces Additional Funds for Middle Bass Island, Lonz Winery Revitalization

State Representative Chris Redfern (D-Catawba Island) voted today to appropriate $13,776 in state funds for the continued development of Middle Bass Island State Park.

“Today is another sign of the great things to come in the redevelopment of Middle Bass Island State Park and the Lonz Winery. This revitalization is sure to drive further economic development and increased tourism to our Lake Erie Shores and Islands,” said Rep. Redfern.

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Ribbon cutting for No Time Detailing

No Time Detailing would like to announce their grand opening at 10655 SR 2 in Oak Harbor. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday August 19. No Time Detailing is owned by Julie Smith, and they specialize in detailing of boats, cars, trucks, RV's and more. 

They are located at Magee East Marina and are currently open Wednesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting and Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only. For more information about No Time Detailing, call 419-607-0260.

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Marblehead Peninsula Chamber donates back to the community

Photo by John Kozak

Marblehead Mayor Jacqueline A. Bird ceremoniously cuts the ribbon in a ceremony held Thursday, August 14, to unveil one of four new trash containers donated to the Village by the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.  The containers were purchased from one of Marblehead’s newest businesses and chamber member, Jack’s Amish Country Konnection, owned by Connie Thompson and located at 189 South Bridge Road (SR269).  

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Magruder Hospital Auxiliary hosts Dollars for Scholars trunk/style show

The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting Dollars for Scholars, a style/trunk show, in the CIC Chart Room on Sunday, September 21, from 1-4 p.m.   Proceeds will benefit the Auxiliary’s healthcare scholarship fund.  Enjoy background music, light refreshments & cocktails while browsing the items for purchase and for auction.

There will be clothing & accessories from:

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Lifelong Learning at Terra State offers Saturdays are for Kids

Saturdays are for Kids is an exciting hands-on series offered this fall by Lifelong Learning at Terra State Community College.

The classes are geared toward students in grades 1 through 6 who love to try new things.

Students can register for each class individually but will receive a 20 percent discount for enrolling in three or more. Class sizes are limited to eight.

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Bubble fun with Help Me Grow

The Ottawa County Help Me Grow is having an event called “Bubble Fun” on September 11 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Lakeview Park in Port Clinton.  Families with children 0-3 are invited to join in fun activities with bubbles.  There will be free pizza and a door prize. 

 

For more information, please contact Ottawa County Help Me Grow at 567-262-3141.

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Heat can take its toll on seniors

Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be very dangerous and potentially deadly for seniors.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and lightning combined (noaawatch.gov/themes/heat.php).

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USDA invests new conservation funds to improve Lake Erie water quality

 

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that $2 million in conservation funds will be sent to Ohio to help implement conservation techniques that will help improve water quality. The Secretary said USDA is also partnering with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to expand "boots-on-the-ground" capacity in the area and will be contributing an additional $1 million in technical assistance which will in turn be leveraged by the NFWF along with other public and private entities. Earlier this month, water service in Toledo, Ohio was disrupted by algae blooms in Lake Erie.

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Sean Black second in Michigan Junior Masters

Former Redskin and now Davenport University Bowler Sean Black from Port Clinton finished second in the Michigan Junior Masters Association (MJMA) Tournament at Plaza Lanes in Plymouth, MI, Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24.

Competing on a 39’ flat sport lane condition, Sean finished 8 games qualifying Saturday in fifth place. He went 8-3-1 in match games Sunday to qualify for the five man stepladder in third place. He defeated Vincent Papais from Sterling Heights, MI, 232-191, then defeated Michigan High School Bowler of the Year Alex Ouellette from Bay City, MI, 200-191, then tied the Championship game to Antwar Howard from Flint before losing 10-8 in a 1 frame roll.

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