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Magruder Hospital Auxiliary

Incoming Auxiliary President Kendra German, outgoing Auxiliary President Michele Mueller and Magruder President & CEO Todd Almendinger

The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary held their Annual Board Meeting on Monday, Nov. 4, in the Conference Center of Magruder Hospital. Michele Mueller, President of the Auxiliary, presided over the meeting. Board members Kendra German, Vice President; Vanda Wahlers, Treasurer; Barb Connole, Secretary; Marjorie Stys, Press Reporter, and Kathy Tischler, Past President, were also in attendance, along with 65 other Auxiliary members.  

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Event to aid veterans is Nov. 20

Area veterans are invited to participate in a Veterans’ Stand Down event on Wednesday, November 20, at the American Legion hall, 2000 Buckland Ave., Fremont.

Aimed at connecting veterans who may be experiencing difficulties in housing with appropriate services, the event begins at 10 a.m. A lunch will be provided for all who attend, and the event ends at 1 p.m. Veterans who attend the event will be asked to show their DD214 papers.

Information booths at the event will feature services in the following areas: medical, financial, employment, housing, veterans’ benefits, notary public services, and several other social services. Several other local community service-providers will be available to assist with a variety of needs.

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To The Port Clinton Community,

The Port Clinton Board of Education wishes to express its sincere appreciation for your approval of our renewal levy request which passed on Tuesday. With your continuing support we are able to maintain an outstanding support staff, classified staff, administrative staff and teaching staff to collectively challenge the minds of our students in preparation for productive careers. We pledge our continued good stewardship of your funding of Port Clinton City Schools.

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B-C-S School District Thanks Voters

According to unofficial results from the Ottawa County Board of Elections, voters in the Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District passed two renewal levies on the November 5th ballot by a margin of 72% for and 28% against. One of the levies was a renewal of an operating expenses levy originally passed in August, 2000, and the other was a renewal of a permanent improvement levy originally passed in November, 1979.

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Natural Wave raises $2300 for breast cancer research

Natural Wave’s owner Laura Montis with raffle winner Connie Focht

In the month of October, Natural Wave Aveda Salon of Lakeside-Marblehead conducted a raffle and donated 10% of their revenue, raising over $2300 for the Susan B. Komen Fund for breast cancer research. The first prize winner of the Aveda gift basket was Connie Focht; the winner of a massage with Aveda Massage Oil was Donna Lueke; and the winner of the manicure-pedicure with Aveda Foot Relief was Cathy Gibbons.

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ICS hosts Toledo Symphony Percussion Trio

Immaculate Conception School was honored to host the Toledo Symphony Percussion Trio “Grandparent” concert on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The trio of musicians relayed their love of music to the children and families at ICS.  .   

The members of the Percussion Ensemble group treated the crowd to a variety of percussion instruments from around the world. Their international repertoire includes music ranging from American Ragtime to traditional African and Mexican Folk. The students and friends at Immaculate Conception gained a great knowledge of how different percussion instruments are made and different ways of playing the same instrument.  Several students were even able to participate in the concert by playing a percussion instrument in the final number. 

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Danbury presents “Our Miss Brooks”

Danbury students pictured, left to right with character name in parentheses: Shelby Edwards (Faith), Cassidy Rhodes (Sylvia), Gina Moravec (Rhonda Allen), Alexis Williams (Jane), Seth Bowser (Ted), Hope Eller (Miss Brooks).

Danbury High School will present the classic school comedy “Our Miss Brooks” on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Braithwaite Auditorium at the school. “Our Miss Brooks” follows the adventures of a young English teacher as she tries to produce a school play, please a demanding board President and her obnoxious daughter, satisfy an unreasonable principal and finally, make some sense of her personal life. 

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“Giving Tuesday” with United Way of Ottawa County

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday? Now Tuesday, Dec. 3, is “Giving Tuesday” in Ottawa County. Giving Tuesday, which follows the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, kicks off the holiday season with a global day dedicated to charitable giving, harnessing the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities. Giving Tuesday celebrates and encourages people to give their time, resources, talents and social media voice to a new kind of philanthropy that is about social purpose and collaboration for a better world.

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