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Alzheimer’s Association offers support to caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter is hosting Caregiver Groups in the following locations and times:
• 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Magruder Hospital Conference Room, 615 Fulton St., Port Clinton. Facilitators are Jody Strickling, 419-707-2682, and Marian Blevins, 419-797-4923.
• Meeting times vary, Oak Harbo. Facilitator is Amy Simkus, 419-239-8235
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed
These caregiver groups are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. However, it is suggested that you contact the facilitator of the group you plan to attend for the first time to confirm the time, place and date of the meeting. For information on caregiver groups or other programs of the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, call 419-537-1999 or 800-272-3900.

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Captain Howdy performing at Riverfront Live!

Captain Howdy — a two-man acoustic guitar show featuring Jerry Baum and Spencer Marugg of Port Clinton — will take the stage at Riverfront Live! at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The free summer concert series takes place weekly under the canopy on North Jefferson Street with the Portage River as a backdrop.
The Captain Howdy Show features iconic songs that most people know the words to, from popular classic and modern-day artists. Audiences of all ages find it easy to sing along and have fun. This acoustic guitar show covers favorite songs from bands such as Alice In Chains, Bad Company, Beatles, Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Eagles, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Hank Williams Sr., Harry Chapin, Jackson Brown, Jeff Healey, John Denver, John Melloncamp, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Led Zeppelin, Matchbox 20, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Pink Floyd, Poison, Stone Temple Pilots, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Gordon Lightfoot, The Boxtops, Old Crow Medicine Show, Oasis and others.
Visit the Captain Howdy Facebook page or www.CaptainHowdyBand.com for info, performance announcements, videos and more.
The free Riverfront Live! Outdoor Summer Music Program is sponsored by Main Street Port Clinton.  For a complete schedule of performers for the 2012 season, visit www.historicportclinton.com

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Obituary — John Trimble

Oct. 17, 1942 — July 13, 2012
John L. Trimble, 69, of Port Clinton, died Friday, July 13, at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.
Visitation will be held at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton St., Port Clinton, from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, with funeral services following at 4 p.m. with the Rev. John C. Missler officiating. Cremation will then take place with burial at a later date.

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