Port Clinton Artists’ Club announces two new classes that are open to the public.
This year the American Cancer Society celebrates its 100 year anniversary and in Ottawa County it was celebrated enthusiastically at the Relay for Life at Oak Harbor High School. Fifteen teams raised over $48,000 for cancer research. Over 400 people attended the event which took place starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 7, and ended at noon on Saturday, June 8.
The Michigan State University Golf Jamboree will be held at Catawba Island Club, Port Clinton, on June 17. The purpose of the event to raise money for student scholarships and also to assist Mr. Greg Kelser with his youth inner-city summer basketball camp. Kelser was a member of the 1979 MSU NCAA Championship Basketball team and played with Magic Johnson during that season as a forward. Greg was later drafted in the first round of the NBA by the Detroit Pistons, and played six seasons in the NBA. He will be here doing a meet and greet and promoting his new book, “Greg Kelser’s Tales from Michigan State Basketball”.
The 24th annual “Chick” Schaffner Memorial Charity Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 24, at Catawba Island Club’s Arthur Hills designed golf course. Proceeds from the classic will benefit Stein Hospice and the American Heart Association.
The Wolcott Keeper’s House’s summer season starts Monday, June 10, with Monday through Friday hours from 1-5 p.m. through Aug. 30th. Trained docents and greeters are on hand to answer questions and to share the history of the 1820’s stone home of the first keeper of the Marblehead Light, Benajah Wolcott. The house is also open June 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Last week new and experienced volunteers gathered at the Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 Bayshore Road in Danbury, to get reacquainted and to get ready to greet and inform the thousands of visitors that come throughout the season to enjoy the restored home, the museum, and adjacent historic cemetery, and to learn about life on the Firelands frontier.