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Coffee… It’s not the only thing brewing at Common Grounds

Marlee Fejes of Common Grounds

October is National Employment for People with Disabilities Month which raises awareness about employment issues and the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.  National data provided by American Society of Safety Engineers shows that people with developmental disabilities have a 48% lower turnover rate, 67% lower medical costs, and ask for 73% less time off from their positions.  This data also shows that 50% would like to work at a community job.  In celebration of October’s label locally, the Ottawa County Board of DD would like to spotlight two employees at Common Grounds Café and Catering, Marlee Fejes and Mac Gilleland.

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Input needed for City of Port Clinton Downtown Revitalization Plan

 

Thursday night, Oct. 3, Poggemeyer Design Group, members of the Steering Committee, business owners and residents of Port Clinton met in the City Council chambers to discuss the Revitalization Plan for downtown Port Clinton. Poggemeyer Design Group is leading an analysis of the existing conditions of the downtown area, Portage River to the north, Monroe Street to the west, the railroad on the south and Jefferson Street to the east and the Waterworks Park area. The objective is to formulate goals and a plan that can best lead the City of Port Clinton to efficiently revive and revitalize the downtown area.

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