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Obama makes stops in Ottawa County

President Barack Obama made two unannounced stops in Ottawa County Thursday during the first day of his “Betting on America” bus tour.
Valerie Winterfield was at Kozy Corners with her kids on Thursday when Secret Service agents announced the President’s plan to stop there for lunch. She said they searched the restaurant and the diners and brought a dog through to sweep the place. Then in walked the President.
“He sat down and ate lunch right next to us,” she said. “He was really down to earth. Almost to the point where you didn’t realize it was the President.”
According to Winterfield, nobody talked politics but instead Obama patiently made his way to everyone in the restaurant, shaking hands, posing for pictures and asking the locals how the summer was going. He even shared his pie with Winterfield’s 8-year-old son, Mason.

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Summerfest kicks off Friday in Marblehead

The First Annual Marblehead Summerfest will include a full schedule of activities. The fun-filled event will take place in James Park, Marblehead, and will begin Friday, July 6 and end on Sunday, July 8.

 

D&R Shows will bring in 10-14 amusement rides. There will be rides for everyone including kiddie rides and high thrill rides. They will also bring a midway of games and prizes.

 

Bar-B-Que Traveler will prepare chicken and ribs at the shelter house. Carry-out will be available. Other foods will include summertime favorites such as: brats and sauerkraut, hot dogs, pierogi, French fries, nachos, funnel cakes, fried cheese, cotton candy, hand-dipped corndogs, taffy and more.

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Events planned for Marblehead Bank’s 105th anniversary

The Marblehead Bank will celebrate its 105th anniversary by inviting the community and its visitors to special complimentary events that will be held in each of their branches during the first week of July.
On Thursday, July 5, the bank is sponsoring an Afternoon Tea at the location of its branch on the campus of Otterbein North Shore, 9400 N. Shore Blvd., Marblehead. The event will be hosted by the bank and Otterbein employees in the main dining facility from 2 to 4 p.m. and will feature refreshments, prizes and bingo.
On Friday, July 6, the bank is grilling up hot dogs at its main office at 709 W. Main St. in Marblehead. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bank President Bill Tuttamore will be manning the grill and bank employees will help serve up chips and refreshments. A special game with prizes will be available to those who attend.

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