Beacon brings home honors

The Beacon won five awards in the Mid Atlantic Community Papers Association Ad & Editorial Contest. We accepted four first-place honors — Best Free Standing Insert, Website Community Involvement, Website Advertising Section and Best Social Networker — and one second place award for Free Standing Insert for the monthly coupon…
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First National offers lessons for a lifetime

First National Bank is bringing financial literacy education to local high school students by providing them with access to the EverFi Financial Literacy Platform. The web-based program uses new media technologies — video, animations, 3-D gaming, avatars and social networking — to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s…
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Marine mechanics skills classes starting soon

The Marine Mechanics Skills for Life program is planning two 10-day classes in April and is seeking participants now.The first class, set to begin March 19, will focus on outboard marine engines. It will operate from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday and will be at the Ottawa County…
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Monument means money for local economy

A new National Park Service report shows that approximately 92,000 visitors in 2010 spent approximately $7,150,000 in Perry’s Victory and in communities near the park. That spending supported 145 jobs in the local area.“The people and the business owners in communities near national parks have always known their economic value,”…
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Learn about business taxes March 20

Your Business Taxes: Everything you need to know about your businesses taxes will be
presented by John Krupp, CPA, at Ida Rupp Public Library.Information covered includes income, sales and payroll taxes along with tax filings and changes. The workshop, sponsored by the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and the…
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Locals among McDonald’s Outstanding Manager Award winners

Area McDonald’s managers have been recognized nationally and are receiving the Outstanding Restaurant Managers Award. The McDonald’s Outstanding Restaurant Manager Award is an annual national honor given to managers who have exhibited superior results in selected areas of performance, including quality, service, sales, cleanliness and operational excellence. The award recognizes…
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