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Economic Impact of Bicentennial Events

On Friday afternoon Lake Erie Shores and Islands West executive director Larry Fletcher gave a presentation revealing the economic impact of the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial events. To preface the presentation of data, Fletcher asked Chairmen of the Perry Group’s Bicentennial Committee Dave Zavagno to say a few words. Fletcher spoke great praise of Zavagno saying he is the one who had the vision and brought everything together.

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Bicentennial numbers

By D. R. Zavagno, chairman of the Perry Group's Bicentennial Committee

Some numbers and feedback are coming in from the Bicentennial. Lake Erie Living Magazine announced “It’s with confidence that we declare the commemoration of the War of 1812 the best event ever on Lake Erie.” 

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Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial documentary to air Oct. 3

Did you miss out on the festivities celebrating the bicentennial of the War of 1812’s Battle of Lake Erie at the beginning of the month? Perhaps you were able to participate and want to relive the spectacle?

The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial documentary, produced by Nick James Productions, will air next Thursday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. on WGTE PBS Toledo as part of the public television station’s “Toledo Stories” series.

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