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Community invited to show support during Special Olympics Torch Run

The Ottawa County Board of D.D.’s Special Olympics Team will be participating in the Torch Run Sunday, June 22. The torch will be carried by a combination of law enforcement and Special Olympic athletes throughout the state of Ohio and will end in Columbus for the State Summer games.  

The first leg of the race will be at Put-In-Bay starting at 2 p.m. by the Miller Ferry. There will be a parade through the main streets and conclude at the Boardwalk Restaurant.  The second leg of the race will start at the Port Clinton Jefferson Street Dock at 5 p.m. and continue to 4th Street, Madison Street and throughout downtown Port Clinton and conclude at the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus #1750. 

The public is invited to support your local Special Olympics Athletes by lining the Put-In-Bay route at 2 p.m. or the Port Clinton route at 5 p.m.  Help us cheer on these local athletes as they make their way to Columbus!  If you are interested in volunteering or running in this event, please contact Amy Cantu at (567) 262-3122.

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Gardner honors Port Clinton K of C for 100 years of service

Thursday, June 5, Senator Randy Gardner came to honor the member of the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus for contributing 100 years of service to the community. “100 years is impressive,” said Gardner, “but what’s most commendable are the contributions you’ve made to the children and families of the community.”

Pictured left to right are: Gerry Arnold, Ed Verkin, Andy Migas, State Senator Randy Gardner, Grand Knight Jim Wisler, Don Gresbach, Joe Majce, John Schaffner and Bill Miller.

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Mother-to-mother Sale June 14

Gently used children’s clothing, gear and accessories will be on sale during the Port Clinton Women’s Club mother-to-mother sale on June 14. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 207 Adams Street, Port Clinton. Admission to the sale is 50 cents or a canned good donation that will be donated to the local food pantry.

For those interested in selling gently used children’s items at the sale, tables are still available to rent. The cost for a table is $15. To rent a table call 419-960-9156 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and put mom-to-mom sale in the subject line.

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