Therapy riding opens doors for local fair participant

Chad Karnes began his journey of riding horses when he was seven years old. Carolyn Karnes, Chad’s mother, shared that he began riding at Vail Meadows Equestrian Center in Oregon, OH, as therapy for Asperger’s Syndrome and was a natural from the start. Chad has no tension when he rides…
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Sydney Mahaney to compete at National American Miss Pageant

Miss Sydney Mahaney, age 7, recently competed at the state level of the National American Miss Pageant Princess Division. During the 3 day competition held in Columbus, Sydney competed in formal wear, personal introduction, interviews, community involvement and casual wear. She won Overall in the casual wear competition and placed…
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Nancy Leiter receives TOPS award

TOPS Leader Sue Mooney (standing) congratulates Nancy Leiter on her accomplishment as Mary Triska looks on. On July 2, at the weekly meeting of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) OH 1487, the chapter honored one of their own, Nancy Leiter, for maintaining her weight loss of 23 pounds for five…
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Edgewood Manor Director of Nursing named Long-Term Care “Hero”

The state’s largest organization representing long-term care facilities has honored a local Director of Nursing as its July 2013 “Hero of Long-Term Care.” Kaye Lipstraw, R.N., Director of Nursing at Edgewood Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Port Clinton, was selected by the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) as its Hero…
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