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Best of the Best awards ceremony almost sold out!

As of this morning we had to get 50 more tickets to our awards ceremony printed to accommodate demand for those who were nominated! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, please call The Beacon office at 419-732-2154 or ensure your place at the awards ceremony if you haven’t already.

 

See you on Thursday, September 18!

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Terra State Fall Job Fair Sept. 24

The annual Terra State Community College Fall Job Fair is just a couple of weeks away and now is the time to prepare.

“We encourage any job seekers who plan to attend to update their resumes and prepare a list of questions to ask employers,” said Joan Gamble, Coordinator of Career Services at the college. “And while they’re at it, they should pick out appropriate attire and dress to impress.”

The Job Fair is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the Student Activities Center. It is open to Terra State students, alumni and community members.

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Programs for babies and toddlers at Ida Rupp

The Ida Rupp Public Library is running a Babies and Books program Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. The program is 20-25 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes intended for children ages 6-23 months accompanied by their caregiver. Play and social time will follow for those who participate in the program.

The dates of the program are September 17 and 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; and November 5.

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Women Pilots Come to Aviation Museum

Flying to Carl Keller Field for the 21st year, the September 21 meeting of the All-Ohio Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, will be held this year at the Liberty Aviation Museum.  For many years the group celebrated with the Gypsum Reunion at the hangar.  

Pilots and spouses, who are called 49 ½’s, will fly or drive to Port Clinton for a business meeting to hear information on the airport presented by Stan Gebhardt, to visit the museum and eat at the diner.

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Additional funding to improve Ohio’s water quality

Ohio will receive $7.4 million in federal grants to continue successful water quality initiatives already underway and reduce harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) recently announced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding after a meeting between U.S. EPA leaders and the Directors of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA).

“Ohio truly appreciates the financial commitment and our partnership with U.S. EPA,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “When we met, we emphasized the positive impacts our efforts are having, and this funding will allow us to enhance our programs and make positive steps toward a healthier lake.”

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Perfect Color Hair & Tan welcomes new stylist

Perfect Color Hair & Tan would like to welcome Danielle Tetzloff-Ransom to their team.  Danielle has been a licensed cosmetologist for 12 years, working in the Port Clinton area for many of those years.  She has experience as a salon manager, platform artist and instructor in the cosmetology industry.  Danielle has used her experience as a platform artist to become an expert hair color specialist.  She also is available for most nail services, formal hairstyling and make up artistry.  

To schedule your appointment with Danielle please call Perfect Color at 419-732-825.  Also like us on Facebook for our on line scheduling application.

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Appliance and scrap metal collection

On Saturday, September 20 the OSS Solid Waste District will be sponsoring the Appliance Collection in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca Counties. District residents can bring their old appliances and scrap metal for recycling from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.  Materials from businesses will NOT be accepted.  The event will take place in Ottawa County at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, West St. Rt. 163, Oak Harbor.

Items accepted include washing machines, dryers, ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, dehumidifiers, furnaces, air conditioners, water fountains, etc.  Items made of steel, such as grills, lawn mowers, and propane tanks will also be accepted.  WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING TELEVISIONS, COMPUTERS OR ELECTRONICS AT THIS COLLECTION.  This collection is FREE to all District residents and appliances with CFC’s (Freon) will be accepted.   All of these items will be taken to a scrap metal yard.

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Bay Point Resort and Marina:  Growing for the fun of it!

Anyone who has driven “around the horn” of the Marblehead peninsula has to be amazed at the number of construction vehicles they have seen entering Bay Point Resort and Marina.  “It’s due to our continued growth,” says Chris Malfara, Bay Point’s General Manager, adding “We’re now a full service resort and real estate development.  It’s really a fun place.  The Members love it.”

Bay Point has re-invented itself, adding several resort amenities along with one of the most successful real estate developments in the Midwest.  Since 2008, total real estate sales have been in excess of $30 million dollars (land only) in the four distinct residential neighborhoods in Bay Point.  The neighborhoods: Bay Point Shores (33 lakefront lots), Sunset Cove (16 bayfront lots), and the newest neighborhood called The Reserve at Bay Point (10 lakefront lots), have all been met in the market with great enthusiasm.  All of the residential lots have been sold in these neighborhoods except for six remaining lots in The Reserve, which was only platted in July of this year.  The fourth neighborhood is Sunset Cove Villas, a condominium development with its focus on Cape Cod style villas.  Three villa sites remain available in the current phase, with twenty villas being sold in the last three years. 

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