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Miller Ferry going green

Over the Fourth of July weekend, most passengers aboard the Miller Ferry showed off the familiar red, white and blue showcasing their patriotism.  The actual ferry boat itself however, will be showing off quite a different color: Green. 

In an effort to make their fleet more energy efficient and lower emissions, Miller Boat Line is proud to announce that they will now be using a 10% biofuel blend in two of their passenger/vehicle ferries hoping to someday increase that ferry number to four. 

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Pyrate Fest invades Put-in-Bay

Caption: Nicole DeFreitas, Ty Winchester and Felipe Sanchez all worked hard, together, to help make this event a success.

This year the sixth annual Pyrate Fest took place on Put-in-Bay June 20-23. 60 historical re-enactors from six states participated in the events. The festival kicks off starting with an invasion of pirates led by Pyrate King Mad Dog and his ruthless crew. There are many festivities over the weekend, even a Pyrate Costume Contest with a dream vacation prize.

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Put-in-Bay Chamber thanks tourism partners

On Saturday, June 21, the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce held a cocktail reception thanking their tourism partners throughout the area. The event was held aboard the U.S. Brig Niagara which was stationed at Fox Dock. Roughly 125 partners from Marblehead, Port Clinton, Put-in-Bay and the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Visitor’s Center were in attendance.

“This is our way of saying thanks,” said Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau member Nicole DeFreitas. “Working together with other communities to promote tourism is very important to us.”

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