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Ohio Day at the Range and Outdoor Fair

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Ohio Day at the Range and Outdoor Fair

The Ohio Day at the Range and Outdoor Fair is a day of accessible outdoor recreation awareness and exploration. The event, which will be held on September 12 at Camp...

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Zvosec awarded HVAC scholarship

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Zvosec awarded HVAC scholarship

L to R: Dr. Derrill Hablitzel, David Slosser, Matthew Zvosec, Tom Mumford, Joy Roth, Mike Bassett. Ottawa County Community Foundation awards an HVAC scholarship to Matthew Zvosec, who is attending Terra...

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Candidate Debate Night Oct. 1

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Candidate Debate Night Oct. 1

The Beacon in conjunction with the Port Clinton Chamber, Main Street Port Clinton, WPCR, Business and Professional Women (BPW) and Andy’s Party Mart are having a Candidate Debate Night Thursday...

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PENTA Career Center to Offer STNA classes in Oak Harbor

PENTA Career Center Adult & Continuing Education has partnered with the Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus  in Oak Harbor to offer State Certified Nurse’s Aide (STNA) training starting in April. The class will be held at the Riverview Healthcare Campus two nights per week for eighteen weeks. Funding may be available. 

There will be an informational night on Tuesday, April 2, at the One Stop on State Route 163 in Oak Harbor. 

For other information or other classes offered at Penta, check the adult education website at www.pentacareercenter.org or call 419-661-6555.

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Local Cheer Teams win multiple national titles

The Ohio Elite All Stars, a local all star cheerleading organization housed at Kid’s World Gymnastics and Cheerleading in Millbury, have national bragging rights. The Ohio Elite All Star teams have won three national titles over a year’s time. In April 2012, the Senior CoEd Level Three cheer team won their division at the US Finals National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. Teams from around the country came to Indianapolis to compete for the national title, and the Ohio Elite Senior CoEd team took the crown.

On March 2, 2013, Ohio Elite traveled to Columbus for the Arnold Sports Festival to compete in US Spirit’s Cheer and Dance National Championships. Ohio Elite’s Junior Level Two team, the Sergeants, placed first, earning the national title and the Senior CoEd Level Three team, the Commanders, also placed first, earning an additional national title. On top of this the Commanders won Grand Champion in their division, meaning that the team had the highest score over all other level three teams at the event. Each team also earned a bid to compete in The One: Cheer and Dance Finals in New Orleans.

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Ohio Chamber Symposium planned for Port Clinton

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Ohio Chamber Symposium Thursday, April 25 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program at Camp Perry Training Site, Building 3.  Registration is at 11:30am, the workshop is from 12-1pm.  Todd Sarver with Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Attorneys at Law will be presenting Social Media:  The Brave New Workplace.

The legal impact of social media in the workplace will be reviewed including:

  • hiring process
  • monitoring employees
  • employee (mis)conduct and termination  
  • an interactive discussion about protected employee activities on-line
  • review best practices and policy considerations for employer

To register the workshop, contact the Chamber at 419-734-5503 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Registration deadline is April 19.

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