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Danbury summer pool schedule

Danbury Local Schools’ summer pool schedule will run June 3 through Aug. 21. The pool entrance is through the lobby doors on the west side of the building. Open swim is $3 for adults, $2 for students, and a swim pass for 10 swims is $25. Water aerobics is $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. All swims are subject to change according to attendance.

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Club Red gala tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Boogie Woogie Bugle Girls of Company Red, an American Red Cross gala benefitting local Red Cross disaster relief and recovery. The event will take place Friday, July 19, at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton.

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Camp Good Grief July 8-12 in Port Clinton

Stein Hospice’s weeklong day camp for grieving children will be held in five locations this summer. The Port Clinton Camp is July8-12 at Lakeview Park. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13 facing any grief-related loss, including but not limited to death, divorce and incarceration.

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Weather and Walleye Fishing on Lake Erie

It’s simple to say, “Let’s go fishing”, but it’s not so simple to catch fish when the weather conditions are constantly changing from day to day. Keeping an eye on the weather is very important when you’re a walleye angler, and making adjustments to your presentation is even more important.

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Memorial Day Service

Dear Editor:

This past Port Clinton Memorial Day service 2013 we were moved by featured speaker Jason Thomas’ remarks about his 9/11 experiences and heroics. I wish to thank Former Port Clinton Mayor/County Commissioner John Fritz and VFW Post 2480 Commander Richard Ellis for making Mr. Thomas’ visit possible.

I also wish to thank the following people for their generous contributions of time, donations and resources to Jason and his family:

Ron Miller, Lake Erie Vacation Rentals
Port Clinton Councilman Mike Snider
Attorney Jeff and Joy Roth
Jerry Davenport, Davenport Sign and Art
Jeff “Juice” Griffin, Port Clinton Ford
Doug Franck, Port Clinton Ford
Peiffer, WPCR Radio
Mamie Rallins, Two-time Olympian

But most of all I wish to thank the members of VFW Post 2480, American Legion Post 113, AM VETS Post 10, and all of our county’s veterans for their sacrifice and service to our community and country.

Sincerely,
Judge Frederick C. (Fritz) Hany II
The Ottawa County Municipal Court

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Grand re-opening celebration for Emily’s GSE

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce (PCACC) is pleased to announce the Grand Re-Opening Celebration of Emily’s GSE located at 4062 E. Harbor Road in the Knoll Crest Plaza.  The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, June 5, at 12 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Emily's GSE Jewelers opened on October 1, 2012, after Emily Baumert purchased the store from Roger and Linda Velliquette.

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Duck Drop tickets available

The Ducks are back and ready to race for the American Cancer Society. The 3rd Annual Duck Drop will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at Monsoon Lagoon.  A donation of $10 will get you a chance for prizes, including first prize of $700, second of $500 and third of $300 worth of local gift certificates.

With each purchase of Duck ticket, the purchaser will receive either a one day waterpark pass to Monsoon Lagoon or a round trip ferry ticket to Put In Bay on the Miller Boat Line.

Duck tickets are available at OurGuest Inn & Suites, 220 E. Perry Street, Port Clinton, or in Marblehead at Mutach’s Market on Northshore Boulevard. Last year the tickets were sold out, so it is recommended that you purchase tickets early. Checks can be made payable to the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact OurGuest Inn at 419-734-7111.

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Community Chorus recruiting singers to perform for the Fourth of July

The All Star Community Chorus is looking for those who love to sing and love patriotic music, to sing and celebrate the Fourth of July.  Gregory Fox is directing the community chorus and Susan Larcey is accompanist.  There are four rehearsals, June 12, 19 and 26 , and July 3 from 7–9 p.m., in the sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church on the corner of Second Street and Adams Street, Port Clinton. 

The concert will be at 8 p.m. in Trinity United Methodist Church on July 4th, followed by the Independence Day fireworks display.  The repertoire will include the National Anthem, the Battle Hymn of the Republic and Oscar Peterson’s Hymn To Freedom.  The choir is open to all singers.  Call 419-734-1239 to register for the chorus, or sign in at the rehearsal on June 12th.

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