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Terra State presents Fall Chamber Concert

Terra State Community College will present its Fall Chamber Concert on Sunday, Nov.17. 

This concert will feature the Terra Chamber String Ensemble led by local educator and director Barbara M. Ziebold. The String Ensemble is made up of student and community musicians who rehearse weekly and perform at various events throughout the year. 

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Fall Chicken Dinner at St. Paul Lutheran in Danbury

Jim Kovach, Lloyd Dayton and Matt Seamon serve dinners at last year’s fundraiser.

The annual Fall Chicken Dinner is a very old tradition at St. Paul Lutheran Church, on Church Road in Danbury Township. Open to the public, the dinner has become a popular yearly event. Church members are busy now preparing for this year’s dinner, which will be held Nov. 20. No one is sure when the tradition began, but at least one senior citizen remembers playing in the church basement as a small child while her mother helped prepare the meal.

This year’s menu features the traditional home-cooked comfort food: half a chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy, homemade applesauce, coleslaw and roll, and homemade pie.

Tickets are $9 and can be purchased by contacting a church member or by calling the church office at 419.734.1662. Advanced purchase is recommended, as the number of tickets is limited.

Dinners will be served from 4-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20. Dine-in or carry-out are available.

Proceeds from the dinner support a number of charities in the community and worldwide relief. The event is sponsored in part by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Ottawa County Chapter 30011.

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Tin Goose chapter collecting holiday mail for heroes

Tin Goose Chapter 1247 of the Experimental Aircraft Association is collecting cards for the Red Cross "Holiday Mail for Heroes" program and is inviting area residents to participate. The program, sponsored by the Red Cross and Pitney Bowes since 2006, asks Americans to show their gratitude to those who serve by writing and collecting cards with best wishes for our soldiers. 

For those who wish to participate, Chapter 1247 asks that you adhere to the following criteria....

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Partin recognized by Ohio House of Representatives

Leonard Partin presented Emeritus Status award by Rep. Chris Redern.

Leonard Partin, Broker/Owner Jack Bradley Realty, was recently recognized by the members of the Ohio House of Representatives for achieving Emeritus Status for forty years of service as a local Realtor® from the National Association of REALTORS®.  

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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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