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Magruder Hospital hires new Chief Financial Officer

Magruder Hospital recently hired Ronald Weiner as Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Todd Almendinger, who was recently promoted to President & CEO of the hospital.

Weiner graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and went on at Ohio University to earn his Masters of Business Administration.

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Wolcott Keeper’s House summer season

The Wolcott Keeper’s House’s summer season starts Monday, June 10, with Monday through Friday hours from 1-5 p.m. through Aug. 30th.   Trained docents and greeters are on hand to answer questions and to share the history of the 1820’s stone home of the first keeper of the Marblehead Light, Benajah Wolcott.   The house is also open June 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Last week new and experienced volunteers gathered at the Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 Bayshore Road in Danbury, to get reacquainted and to get ready to greet and inform the thousands of visitors that come throughout the season to enjoy the restored home, the museum, and adjacent historic cemetery, and to learn about life on the Firelands frontier.

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Two 5K runs for Stein Hospice

Along with Stein Hospice’s annual 5K run in downtown Sandusky, the agency is sponsoring a second running event this summer at Put-in-Bay.

Sandusky’s Memorial 5K Run will be held Saturday, June 29. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion. Consider forming a team of at least 5 runners and vying for the Coach Chris Smith Team Trophy. Cost is $15, $20 day of the race.

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Thank you from Edgewood

The residents and staff of Edgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to thank the following businesses for their contributions to National Nursing Home Week. The week was full of many fun and exciting activities that would not have been possible without the help of these local businesses.

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Lighthouse Conservancy thank you

Dear Readers,

We’d like to extend a thank you to everyone who visited our “Bring Back the Light!” booth at the Walleye Festival. So many of you voiced your support for our efforts to restore the old Port Clinton Lighthouse and place this unique structure on the waterfront.

We also wish to publicly thank members of the Port Clinton City Council for voting unanimously to urge the city to work with us to find a home for the lighthouse on the waterfront and to develop on a timeline to get this done.

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Beach Clean-up

The City of Port Clinton, the Port Clinton Recreation Department and the OSS Solid Waste District would like to thank all residents who participated in the Port Clinton Beach & Lakeview Park Clean-up on Saturday, April 20.  Thirty-eight volunteers consisting of Ottawa County residents, civic group and youth group members helped pick up 2.86 tons of litter and debris.  Materials picked up from the beach and park areas included items such as trash, drift wood and fallen branches. 

The City of Port Clinton Mayor Vincent P. Leone is grateful to everyone who volunteered for the event.

“It is always great to see citizen involvement in helping to keep our City clean and I would like to thank each and everyone.  I offer a special thanks to Kiwanis for the donation of picnic tables,” said Mayor Leone.

Thank you to all volunteers for their time, services and efforts in helping to keep the Port Clinton City Beach and Lakeview Park clean.  We would also like to thank Republic Services for donating a dumpster and hauling away trash collected during the event.

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Quarter Madness raises funds for Relay for Life

Last week Quarter Madness was held at Riverview Healthcare Campus as a fundraiser for Ottawa County Relay for Life. A paddle could be purchased for $5 and any additional paddle for $1. The more paddles a person had, the more chances to win. There were four rounds of bidding. Each round you enter a quarter to bid and your number is added into a drawing for the item. The items were donated or for sale by the vendors.

The event was sponsored by Riverview All Stars relay for life team. At the Quarter Madness there was also a bake sale, food, Relay for Life t-shirts and water bottles for sale. Vendors in attendance included Thirty One, Pure Romance, Paparazzi, Origami Owl, Jerky Direct, Premier Design Jewelry, The Gourmet Cupboard, Miche, J.R. Watkins, Advocare, Avon, Tupperware, Kat's Coffee, and It Works.

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Port Clinton Photography Club holds Awards Night

On May 22, Port Clinton Photography Club held their annual Awards Night, election of officers and selection of summer projects. This was the last meeting for the Club until September. From September through May, the Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Trinity United Methodist Church in Port Clinton.

First Place Black and White went to Marilyn Reeder. First Place Color went to Tammy Shanahan. First Place Nature went to Chris Sheldon. Best of Show went to Tom Liskai.

For more information, call 419-707-3189.

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Peace Among Nations art exhibition in Columbus

In honor of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial along with several of its partners will sponsor “Peace Among Nations—The Lasting Legacy of the War of 1812 Art Exhibition” at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus starting June 3, according to Blanca Alvarez Stransky, Superintendent of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial.

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