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Mike Lento is on point with On Point Wellness

On Sunday, Sept. 22, Mike Lento, his On Point Wellness team and participants from around the community flipped tires on the City Beach a total of 8 miles to benefit Chase Cortez and Devin Kohlman, two juvenile residents of our community who have cancer. On Point Wellness wasn’t the only business in the community to lend their hand in this event. Mary’s Blossom Shop was selling $10 bouquets  of roses to donate proceeds to the event, Perfect Color and Tan donated a percentage of their sales Friday and Saturday to go towards the event and many other business and private donations were made as well. In all $1500 was raised to go towards Chase Cortez, Devin Kohlman and their families to cover any expenses they have.

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The Ninety-Nines expand the world by getting women into flight

On Sunday afternoon the Ninety-Nines made their annual trip to Port Clinton for their monthly All Ohio Chapter meeting. Edna Hansen of Port Clinton, Peg Ballou of Bucyrus, Kay Johnson of Grove City, Kathy Samuelson of Columbus, Sue Lemaitre of Fremont, Roberta Jones of Columbus and Middle Bass Island, Margaret Hazlett of Mansfield and Chris Creamer of Ashland were all in attendance at the September meeting at Liberty Aviation Museum. A few of the women from the Columbus area “plane-pooled” to attend.

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Riders Unlimited

Michael mounting his horse 

When Michael arrived at the stable Thursday he had been sitting in his wheelchair all day. Eager to ride, he mounted his horse Sprite, and took to the show ring. At first when Michael started around the ring he was tense, but as he and Sprite circled the ring Michael became more comfortable and loosened up. The volunteers and the program director, Rebekah Recker, guided Michael through exercises as he rode that helped loosen his body.

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Kids, bring your grownups to adventure playground

Use recycled materials to create your own adventure environments this Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5-8 p.m. at Port Clinton’s first Pop-Up Adventure Playground. The event, sponsored by United Way in Ottawa County, provides kids and families with recycled and other materials for a fun-filled evening of play. Held at Friendship Park on Perry and Madison Streets, the activity is free and open to all youth and their grown-ups.

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for JDM Structures

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of JDM Structures located at 2644 E. Harbor Road (SR 163) in Port Clinton. The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 27 at 9:45 a.m. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

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Thank you

The Ace of Clubs 4-H club would like to thank the following donors for making the 13th annual Hog Calling Contest at the 2013 Ottawa County Fair a huge success: Monsoon Lagoon, Cheese Haven, Herb’s Sportsman Supplies, Rich’s Drive Thru, Bassett’s Market, Gresh Engraving, Island Adventures, Papa Jimmie’s, Crosswinds, Gabriel Anothony’s, Walmart, Friendship Food Stores, Jet Express, Kroger, OSU Extension of Ottawa County, Bolte Insurance and Port Clinton Pizza House. 

Ace of Clubs would also like to thank this year’s judges: Louie Damschroder, Chris Focht, and Bob Kasper.

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Commander Gerald Nauert honored in Change of Command Ceremony

Commander Deas shaking hands with Commander Nauert as Captain Crabbs looks on

On Saturday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m. the United States Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 held its Change of Command Ceremony at their facility in Lake Erie Business Park. Outgoing commander Gerald Nauert was relieved of his command and received his new orders and Commander Geoffrey Deas assumed command of Port Security Unit 309.

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Redskins defeat Danbury and Woodmore in volleyball

The Lady Redskins hosted Danbury and Woodmore in volleyball this weekend. 

The Varsity team finished the day with two wins over Danbury and Woodmore. The Redskins took Woodmore to three, winning two sets 25-11, 25-12 and losing one 23-25. Marissa Day led the ‘Skins with 9 kills and 7 digs while Sydney Alexander chipped in 6 kills. Setter Hannah Sarty finished with 25 assists. Against Danbury the Redskins went three sets, 26-24, 21-25, 25-18. Middle hitter/blocked Taylor Zink finished with 4 solo blocks and Marissa Day finished with 12 kills. The Lady Redskins have won three of their last four games.

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Rockets pull away from 'Skins in rivalry game

PC's Nathan Stubblefield struggles for extra yards between two Oak Harbor defenders

In the end, Oak Harbor's physicality was just too much for Port Clinton.

Behind an offensive line that established control early in the game, the Rockets rushed for 421 yards in its 33-7 defeat of the Redskins.

Quarterback Cole Weirich rushed for 167 yards on 14 carries to go with two touchdowns and senior running back Ben Genzman carried it 18 times for 156 yards and three scores.

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