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Celebrities read to children at ICS

21-11-2014 Hits:197 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Celebrities read to children at ICS

Fire Chief Kent Johnson choose a book given to give by his mother to read to the ICS fifth grade class.  Immaculate Conception Catholic School spent Tuesday morning listening to local...

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Civil Air Patrol visits Erie-Ottawa Inte…

20-11-2014 Hits:216 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Civil Air Patrol visits Erie-Ottawa International Airport

The Civil Air Patrol, in a mission ending November 20, was at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport. The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) worked in conjunction with Homeland Security, the United States...

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Portage and Erie Garden Park get new ame…

19-11-2014 Hits:477 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Portage and Erie Garden Park get new amenities

Safety Services Director Tracy Colston and Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone among students and volunteers helping construct a pavilion at Erie Garden Park on Friday. Over the weekend volunteers (including safety...

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“Giving Tuesday” with United Way of Ottawa County

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday? Now Tuesday, Dec. 3, is “Giving Tuesday” in Ottawa County. Giving Tuesday, which follows the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, kicks off the holiday season with a global day dedicated to charitable giving, harnessing the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities. Giving Tuesday celebrates and encourages people to give their time, resources, talents and social media voice to a new kind of philanthropy that is about social purpose and collaboration for a better world.

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Pop-up Play

On Thursday evening the first pop-up playground appeared at Friendship Park on Perry Street in Port Clinton. Sponsored by United Way, the playground provided raw material such as cardboard boxes, rope, tape and glitter for children to use their imaginations to create works of art and play.

Photos by Tricia O'Connor

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Kids, bring your grownups to adventure playground

Use recycled materials to create your own adventure environments this Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5-8 p.m. at Port Clinton’s first Pop-Up Adventure Playground. The event, sponsored by United Way in Ottawa County, provides kids and families with recycled and other materials for a fun-filled evening of play. Held at Friendship Park on Perry and Madison Streets, the activity is free and open to all youth and their grown-ups.

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