Catawba residents are reminded that the deadline for applications to the Catawba Island Holiday Bureau for assistance during the holiday season is Dec. 1. Assistance includes food, paper goods, cleaning supplies and personal items. Also included are gifts for children age 18 and under, provided by the Salvation Army.
Applications are available at The Vineyard of Catawba, Resurrection Lutheran Church on NE Catawba Road and the Catawba Township Administration Building on Cemetery Road. Applications and monetary donations can be sent to PO Box 72, Port Clinton, OH 43452. Monetary donations can be sent to Treasurer, PO Box 72, Port Clinton. In 2012, 26 families with a total of 60 individuals received assistance.