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Where in the world is The Beacon?

29-11-2015 Hits:243

Here Chris Bodnar brought his Beacon to Bend, Oregon. In the background is Pilot Butte. Has your Beacon traveled somewhere with you? Send your photo to Jasmine at editor@thebeacon.net.

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Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery

28-11-2015 Hits:491

Chris Redfern at Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery. “Three years ago Kim and I walked through buildings in downtown Port Clinton, Catawba Island Township and Marblehead. People thought my...

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Snoochy Poochy

27-11-2015 Hits:242

Amanda Linton, left, and her daughter, Joey, out in front of the Snoochy Poochy. Amanda Linton, owner of Snoochy Poochy, has always worked with animals. Her mother owned a boarding kennel...

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Mark Schaffner

Mark Schaffner

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It's egg huntin' season

Did you hear about popular local singer Ron Howard? Ronnie is the lead singer in the band Cruisin’ and does other performance gigs as well. Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, his auto caught fire and he lost everything, I mean everything. He lost the car, which also had all of his sound equipment inside of it. Then he found out his wife forgot to update their insurance premium and voila!!! … no insurance! Well, the good folks at Cleats on the way to Marblehead are holding a benefit for Ronnie on Sunday, April 7 from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $25 for a special buffet meal and are available at Cleats, Minuteman Press and at The Beacon. That afternoon you can hear Cruisin’, Colin Dussault, Smooth Groove and more. Definitely worth the price of admission.


St. Boniface holds spring fling

St. Boniface Catholic School will host the annual Spring Fling on Saturday, April 27, 3 at 6 p.m. at the school gymnasium at 215 Oak St., Oak Harbor. Advance tickets are $25 per person, or a table for 10 for $200. Adult beverages and sodas will be available. 

The evening includes a dinner of chicken and /or ham, green beans, cheesy potatoes, rolls and butter and our famous St. Boniface apple pie. There will be a live DJ, silent auctions, live auctions of hand made treasures by each class,  raffles, a $500 Gas for Cash Bonanza drawing and a chance to be a contestant on “Let’s Make a Deal”. 

To reserve your tickets contact Sandy at 419-732-1728 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Small Business Seminar set for April

The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College is offering a free, two-hour seminars, “Small Business Basics,” that will answer questions about starting, buying or expanding a small business. 

The next seminar is Wednesday, April 3, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Ottawa County Improvement Corporation conference room, 8043 W. S.R. 163, Oak Harbor.

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