Peace Among Nations art exhibition in Columbus

In honor of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial along with several of its partners will sponsor “Peace Among Nations—The Lasting Legacy of the War of 1812 Art Exhibition” at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus starting June 3, according…
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Ottawa County Relay for Life on Saturday

Oak Harbor High School is hosting this year’s Ottawa County Relay for Life. The event starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 7, and goes until 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. The Relay for Life is more than just doing laps around the track; it’s about remembering those who…
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Marblehead Lighthouse tours have begun

Marblehead Lighthouse tours have begun. Tours are offered by the East Harbor Naturalist and volunteers as follows for 2013: Weekdays (Monday-Friday) between now and Friday, Aug. 30 from noon until 3:45 p.m. Sunday evenings until Aug. 25 from 4-5:45 p.m. Second Saturday of the month between June and October from…
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Lakeside dedicates Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park

On Sunday, May 26, Lakeside Chautauqua dedicated the Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park. The Garden was inspired by the Bayview, Michigan, Chautauqua’s Memorial Garden and in response to requests from Lakesiders for a memorial garden. Kevin Sibbring, Lakeside Chautauqua’s President and CEO said, “We want to build one of the…
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CIC 5K/3K Run/Walk for Humanity

At the CIC on Sunday, breezes cooled the 200 runners and walkers and gave a tail wind for at least part of the course. The 19th CIC 5K/3K Run/Walk raised $12,000 for Habitat for Humanity. The first place finisher was Brad Lieske, 47, of Oak Harbor, in 33.03. The first…
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Amazing Island Raise benefits local children

Ottawa County CASA and Joyful Connections report that teams are filling up fast for The Amazing Island Raise being held on South Bass Island on Saturday, June 15th. These two non-profit agencies serving local children are teaming up with this fun-filled event to raise funds Put-in-Bay style. Teams will solve…
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