Community calendar September 4-10

Thursday Sept 4

Port Clinton Chamber Business After Hours
What: Appetizers, drinks and networking
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: PJ’s Grille and Bar, 17 N. Monroe St., Port Clinton
Info: 419-734-5503

The Listening Room Local at The Loft
What: Tapas, drinks, and singer-songwriter live entertainment
When: 7 p.m.
Where: The Loft at Cielo Grande, 117 Madison St., Port Clinton
Cost: Two drink or one tapas plate purchase
Info: 419-967-9084


Annual St. Boniface School golf scramble set for Sept. 13

St. Boniface Catholic School is pleased to host for the second year a special golf scramble on Saturday, September 13, at Oak Harbor Golf Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit St. Boniface students, programs and services in all grades, Pre-K through 7. 

Cost to participate in the scramble is $280 per team of four and includes golf, cart rental, light breakfast, lunch and eight drink tickets. Individual registration is also available for $70 and players will be assigned to a team prior to the scramble. A shotgun start will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.

By registering, players will receive a super ticket and a free gift; a chance to beat the pro with Oak Harbor Golf Club’s own Matthew Jennings; golf balls blessed prior to the start by Father Tim Ferris, pastor at St. Boniface Catholic Church; and many more fun activities!

Individual hole sponsorships are also available. 

Registration is required and checks must be received by Thursday, August 28.  For more information and to register please call event chairs Nancy Thompson at 419-607-3330 or Judith Meyer-Hall 419-276-1255.


Waterfowl hunting dates approved by Ohio Wildlife Council

Ohio’s waterfowl hunting zones were simplified for waterfowl hunters after the 2014-2015 season dates and bag limits were approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, August 20.

The South Zone, North Zone and Lake Erie Marsh Zone remain the same for waterfowl hunting, but the Lake Erie Goose Zone that previously covered mush of northeast Ohio was removed. Also new this year, the canvasback daily bag limit was reduced to one.


Ottawa County Wildlife Officer awarded Mississippi Flyway Council’s Ohio Officer of the Year

L to R: Scott Zody, Chief of the Division of Wildlife and State Wildlife Officer Reid Van Cleve.

State Wildlife Officer Reid Van Cleve, assigned to Ottawa County, has been named Mississippi Flyway Waterfowl Protection Officer of the Year for Ohio by the Mississippi Flyway Council’s Law Enforcement Committee, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

“Officer VanCleve is very deserving of the Mississippi Flyway Waterfowl Protection Officer of the Year Award,” said Kevin Newsome, Field Supervisor for the ODNR Division of Wildlife. “Ottawa County has some of the best waterfowl hunting in Ohio, and Reid takes his responsibility of enforcing waterfowl hunting regulations very seriously.” 


PCHS Looking For Alumni Band Members For September 26

Pictured from the 2013 Alumni Band night are Amy Magi, Sonya Culp Zimmerman and Carol Streeter Fox.

Port Clinton High School Marching Band Alumni are invited to dust off their horn and join in the fun of the Annual Alumni Band Night.   The Alumni Band will perform with the PCHS Marching band during halftime of the football game vs. Margaretta on September 26.  There is no All- School Reunion this year, however, alumni will be in attendance for the Athletic Hall of Fame introductions of Scott Rickel, Class of 1993 and the 1976 Redskin Football team that evening.

To get involved in this year’s Alumni Band Night, please visit the school district website at and find link to the online registration form under the “News” section.  If you have questions please contact Jan Gluth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 419-732-2102, ext. 8.


WSOS now enrolling preschoolers

With a new school year approaching, applications for children birth to four years old are now being accepted at each of the nine preschool centers operated by WSOS. The centers are located in Genoa, Port Clinton, Fremont, Clyde, Bowling Green, Perrysburg/Rossford, Bascom, Fostoria and Pemberville.

Options available to parents who enroll their children at WSOS include full day and half day classes and/or home visitation services. Services are also available at some centers for babies and toddlers through the Early Head Start program.


The Chalet at The Vineyard receives perfect survey

The Chalet at The Vineyard on Catawba has achieved a perfect survey from the Ohio Department of Health. The annual inspection found The Chalet at The Vineyard to be 100% compliant with all ODH regulations.  The Chalet has also been rated as one of the Top 25 Assisted Living facilities in resident satisfaction for the state of Ohio this year.


Redfern Announces Additional Funds for Middle Bass Island, Lonz Winery Revitalization

State Representative Chris Redfern (D-Catawba Island) voted today to appropriate $13,776 in state funds for the continued development of Middle Bass Island State Park.

“Today is another sign of the great things to come in the redevelopment of Middle Bass Island State Park and the Lonz Winery. This revitalization is sure to drive further economic development and increased tourism to our Lake Erie Shores and Islands,” said Rep. Redfern.


Ribbon cutting for No Time Detailing

No Time Detailing would like to announce their grand opening at 10655 SR 2 in Oak Harbor. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday August 19. No Time Detailing is owned by Julie Smith, and they specialize in detailing of boats, cars, trucks, RV's and more. 

They are located at Magee East Marina and are currently open Wednesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting and Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only. For more information about No Time Detailing, call 419-607-0260.

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