Port Clinton News

Magruder Auxiliary volunteers honored

Magruder Hospital Auxiliary conducted their Annual Appreciation Lunch on April 22, at which time volunteers were honored for their hours of service in various areas of the hospital during 2013. This year the volunteers were treated with a historical account of Port Clinton and the area from Connie Cedoz, Librarian at Ida Rupp Library. She was a wealth of information of past eras, since she has researched many interesting inquiries from patrons over the many years at the Library.


Edgewood Manor celebrates National Nursing Home Week

The residents and staff of Edgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center are pleased to announce a fun-filled schedule of events for National Nursing Home Week, May 11-17..

This year the residents of Edgewood will spend National Nursing Home Week taking the “Journey of a Lifetime”.  They will travel back in time starting with the 1970’s and ending the week in the 1920’s.  Each day of the week will revolve around a different decade.  All of the day’s games, parties, music, costumes, and decorations will revolve around that era’s culture.  Family & Friends are always welcome to join in the fun.


Paint with Geoff Mowery May 15

Local artists will have the rare opportunity to paint with and learn from Geoff Mowery, listed in the “500 Best Contemporary Artists in North America”. A graduate of the Choinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, Mowery paintings grace the halls of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art, to name a few. 

An all day plein air class with Mowery, sponsored by the Port Clinton Artists’ Club, will be held at Lakeview Park on Thursday, May 15, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The rain date is Friday, May 16. Mowery paints primarily in egg tempera and oil, but artists are invited to bring whatever medium they prefer. The class is open to the public and is $45. For more information, or to make a reservation, call Kathie Widing at 419-341-0817.

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