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Local celebrities dance to raise money f…

28-11-2014 Hits:140 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Local celebrities dance to raise money for CASA

L to R: Lisa Ramsey, Gabe Below, Mary Ann Snider, Jamie Fletcher, Larry Fletcher, Jaclyn Favro, Tomi Johnson, Paula Fox Ferguson, Craig Olszewski, Diane Ball, Austin Short, Kendra German and...

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Thank you Mike and Ginger Schenk

25-11-2014 Hits:174 Sound Off  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Thank you Mike and Ginger Schenk

Stein Hospice would like to thank Mike and Ginger Schenk, the Catawba Island Club and all those who have joined us for one of the events benefiting Stein Hospice patients...

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USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdw…

24-11-2014 Hits:219 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdwatching Area

Black throated blue warbler by Brian Zwiebel USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest asked people to select from a long list of birdwatching areas and select their favorite. After...

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Ottawa County gets new funding to aid in housing services

Ottawa County has been awarded $400,000 of Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) funds by the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) to provide a variety of housing services to residents.  

The city was selected by ODSA as one of the 2013 local grantees under the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP). The program will be administered by WSOS Community Action Commission Inc., a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Fremont.

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Ottawa County CASA honors volunteers

The Ottawa County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA) honored its volunteers August 20, with a reception at the home of board member Linda O’Brian and her husband Wade.  

CASA volunteers act as advocates for children in the court system due to abuse, neglect, and dependency. They act as “fact finders” to provide the court with accurate, unbiased information, and advocate on behalf of the children’s best interests. The volunteers must complete 30 hours of pre-service training and then 12 hours of in-service training annually.  They commit a great deal of time and energy to the program, and to the children they serve.

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