Beacon Names New Editor

By John Schaffner, Publisher Jasmine Cupp, a graduate of Oak Harbor High School, has been named the Editor of The Beacon, effective December 1, 2013. She is a lifelong resident of Ottawa County. Jasmine has worked as an intern at The Beacon since May of 2013, handling a number of…
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Merry Christmas from the Beacon

Standing left to right: Krista Cheek, Vicki Theobald, Connie Roberts, Todd Gardner, Jeff Bryden, Bill Dervian, Tim Willford, Michelle Biers, Mark Schaffner. Seated left to right: Jasmine Cupp, John Schaffner, Mary Alice Schaffner. Not pictured: Robin Quesada, Donna Lueke, Dave Kahler and Bruce Dinse.
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The Frederick Agency holds Ugly Sweater contest

L to R: John Madison, Brooke Kilmer, Bruce Theobald, Lori Madison, Linda Sorg and Tom Shirkey. On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Frederick Agency, Inc. insurance agency held an ugly sweater contest online on their Facebook page. Voters had all day Wednesday to cast their votes and the winning ugly sweater…
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Festive Business Afterhours in Marblehead

The Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is inviting business owners to participate in A Festive Business Afterhours on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 5-7 p.m. The event is hosted by 1812 Food & Spirits. There will be networking, refreshments, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Reservations are required for the event.…
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Waldo Pepper’s announces Nathan Gonyer as Executive Chef

Mike Miller, owner of Waldo Pepper’s, is proud to announce Nathan Gonyer as Executive Chef as of Dec, 9. Waldo Pepper’s has served the area for over four years, developing a reputation of great food all year round. Miller says that Gonyer will “expand upon our traditional favorites and make…
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The evolution of Evolved

Hairstylist and Owner Lori Hornung Lori Hornung and husband Richard have completely renovated 2108 East Harbor Rd. and have created Evolved Salon Studios. In an innovative business technique, Lori has created mini, individual salons within Evolved; Lori is the landlord and the stylists are the tenants. There are three stylist…
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