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National Day of Prayer observed May 2

The National Day of Prayer will be observed on May 2 on the grounds of the Ottawa County Courthouse in Port Clinton. Clergy from Port Clinton area churches will be leading prayers at the service which will begin at 12 noon.

The National Day of Prayer was signed into law in 1952 by President Harry Truman, and in 1988 President Ronald Regan signed the law that set the date as the first Thursday in May.

Attendees may want to bring a chair or a blanket. Should it rain, the services will be held in Immaculate Conception Church. For further information, contact Carol Fox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-734-1239.

Mother’s Day brunch in Lakeside

Lakeside Chautauqua will be holding their the annual Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12, at Wesley Lodge (510 Central Avenue). There are two seating times available for the brunch buffet, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per adult, $8 per child (ages 6-12), and children age 5 and under are free. There are no gate pass admission fees for this event.

Magruder Hospital and Port Clinton Kiwanis annual Health Screening

The Port Clinton Kiwanis Club and Magruder Hospital will be offering the Annual Community Health Screening Program this year on Saturday, May 4, from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Magruder Hospital ConferenceCenter.  

For 25 years Magruder and the Port Clinton Kiwanis Club have jointly sponsored and cooperated to make this screening service available to the community at a reasonable cost, providing individuals an opportunity to detect health problems before symptoms appear.  A comprehensive blood analysis will be available at the screening.

From Wall Street to Main Street at Ida Rupp

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and Ida Rupp Public Library will be hosting a free workshop titled “From Wall Street to Main Street: Myths, Miscues and Investment Fundamentals”, presented by Allison Falls, CFA, on Tuesday, April 23 at the library.  

In this educational and informal discussion Falls will demystify the financial pundits and in plain language highlight investment fundamentals such as asset allocation, diversification, risk and return and volatility. Falls is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the CFA Institute. 

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the workshop beginning at 9 a.m.  To register, contact the Chamber at 419-734-5503.

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