Connie Moore of Moore Beef and Hay Farm waves as a crop-duster flies over the Leadership of Ottawa County hayride in September.
Leadership Ottawa County (LOC) will meet with government officials at the Ottawa County Courthouse in Port Clinton Oct. 9 to learn more about the county’s government structure and demographics.
LOC is a nine-month leadership development program that brings young professionals together the second Wednesday of each month to learn about and explore the diversity of Ottawa County and increase personal leadership skills through experiential training.
Girl Scout Cadets, Daisies, Juniors and Brownies all worked together to Pack A Pick-up at the Harvest Festival in Port Clinton last weekend. The girls collected non-perishable food and personal care items to donate to the Ottawa County community food banks. By Saturday afternoon the Girl Scouts were half way to their goal of filling the pick-up. They had also raised $115 in cash donations. The Girl Scouts and their troop leaders were thankful that Harvest Festival goers were so generous.
Over 40 people attended the Building Doctor Clinic held on Sept. 26 in downtown historic Port Clinton. The clinic featured Building Doctors Justin Cook and Scott McIntosh of the Ohio Historic Preservation Office who presented a free workshop that featured guidelines for renovation projects and ways to solve some of the most common problem of buildings dating from 1800 to 1955. In addition, ten downtown property owners received free on-site consultations. The Building Doctor Program was a project of Main Street Port Clinton’s Design Committee.
Front row, l-r: Madison Torres, Noah Haycox and Laney Schmidt
Back row: Tara Caris and Hannah Lutman. not pictured: Rheanna Addison
The Oak Harbor Apple Festival Royalty held preliminaries to choose the 2013-2014 Apple Blossom and Johnny Appleseed on Sunday, Sept. 8. The judges have chosen Laney Schmidt as this year’s Apple Blossom and Madison Torres as Apple Blossom Attendant. Noah Haycox has been chosen as the 2013-2014 Johnny Appleseed.