Following is a partial list of Ottawa County Vacation Bible Schools:
Ohio Bike Week started as the North Coast Rally and Ohio State H.O.G. of 1999 and 2000. Local interest grew and in 2001 the rally continued as the North Coast Thunder Rally. In 2006 it was renamed Ohio Bike Week and the rally was combined with racing and entertainment. The rally was created to open up Northern Ohio as a diverse tourist destination.
Main Street Port Clinton announces that Theresa Earnest and Juan Livas are the winners of the iPods at the 33rd anniversary of the Walleye Festival. Each advance ride ticket purchased for the Walleye Festival was entered in the drawing. For more information, contact Main Street PC at 419-734-5503.
Local business owners and friends Mike Miller, Nino Iriti, and Jameson Botimer are breathing new life into a local hot spot. Located at 124 Buckeye Boulevard in Port Clinton at the former home of Nick’s Road House, Lock Dock and Barrel promises to cater to locals and to visitors. “We aim to take care of local customers where they will have a year-round place to go to have a good time, quality food and service and entertainment as well,” says Mike Miller.
Photo: Ric Powers, Executive Director of Joyful Connections and Connie Cornett, Executive Director of Ottawa County CASA.
Ottawa County CASA and Joyful Connections report that teams are filling up fast for The Amazing Island Raise being held on South Bass Island on Saturday, June 15th. These two non-profit agencies serving local children are teaming up with this fun-filled event to raise funds Put-in-Bay style.
The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 20th Annual Classic Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown historic Port Clinton. The event has been renamed the Jerry Lippus Memorial Car Show in honor of Jerry Lippus (Mr. Downtown), who organized the event in previous years before passing away in November 2007 from cancer.
The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is extending an invitation to artists to participate in its annual Appetite for the Arts show, which will be held Aug. 16-18, in the Executive Hangar of the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport in Port Clinton.
The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce (PCACC) announces the 10th Anniversary of the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Regional Welcome Center located at 770 SE Catawba Road. The PCAAC will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. An open house and an evening of remembrance and fellowship is planned from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
The residents of Port Clinton have a strong support system for "Our Country and "Our Veterans". Our city makes the effort to recognize them at every possible opportunity. Such is the case every summer patriotic holiday, when our county organization lines Perry St. and Fremont Rd. with well-over 300 American flags. This is done to honor our fallen soldiers and veterans and to show that the city of Port Clinton has not forgotten the true meaning of these significant holidays.
Photo: left to right: John Madison, PC Rotary Foundation Chair; Carol Morgan, GPCAAC President; Gary Good, PC Rotary President.
At the May 28th Port Clinton Rotary meeting, Rotary presented a $250 donation to The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council (GPAAC). The GPAAC has created many events and projects across Ottawa County, bringing awareness of various aspects of the arts to the various communities.