Tell Tales 6-24-21

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Nearly 100 golfers participated in the 32nd Annual Chick Schaffner Memorial Charity Golf Classic on Monday. As usual, it was a tremendous event. The tournament has raised nearly $300,000 for its signature beneficiaries Stein Hospice and the American Heart Association. Much thanks to our sponsors, especially Materion.

My father was Vice President and Plant Manager for the Elmore facility from 1948 to his retirement and untimely passing in 1971.

Billy Market just turned 60!!! Happy Birthday!!! Billy is the principal owner of the Miller Boat Lines. He was “once upon a time” a very good baseball player at Port Clinton High School.

Donald Kersulis of Port Clinton was selected from among 164 entries who found Wylie hiding in the ad for Avery Dennison on Page 3A in last week’s Beacon. So, congratulations Donald!. He is the winner of our weekly $25 gas card graciously donated by Friendship Stores.

Each week we hide Wylie Walleye in an ad and our readers, when one of them finds him, can either bring in a contest entry cut out of the paper or log onto our website … … and let us know where he is, thus entering, and possibly winning our weekly contest.

The Danbury Township Clean-up Week began on Monday and will continue through this Saturday. The big dumpsters will be at the township hall for residential disposal of household items, appliances, steel and metal. The hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday and 6 a.m. to noon this Saturday. Cyclone Services staff will assist with loads up to 80 pounds. The collection does not include tires, brush, oil, paint, batteries, boats, vehicles, propane tanks or loose building materials.

This note from Guy Parmigian, Superintendent at Benton-Carroll-Salem schools: The Oak Harbor High School Student (East) Parking Lot will be closed beginning Wednesday, June 23 sooner than expected.  It was supposed to be a start date of June 28.

The official forecast for this year’s noxious Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) on Lake Erie will be announced Wednesday, June 30 at Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island. Everyone’s keeping their fingers crossed the early forecast of a smaller bloom this year holds true.

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be making a visit to the Holiday Inn Express located on Route 53, just north of the intersection of 53 and 163 this Friday, June 25 from noon to 6 p.m. Also, on Tuesday, June 29 the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus is teaming up with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive. This event will take place at Denny Bergeman Hall, 109 E. Perry St., Port Clinton, between noon and 6 p.m. Those interested in donating blood can call 1-800-RED-CROSS for an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome, but those with appointments will be honored first.

Cedar Point’s postponed 150th anniversary officially begins this Saturday. The 51-day event is highlighted by the unprecedented Ticket of a Lifetime promotion, a spectacular nighttime parade and party, a new family river adventure ride, commemorative merchandise and new food offerings.

“It’s time. We’ve all waited more than a year to share this momentous occasion and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Carrie Boldman, vice president and general manager of Cedar Point. “From the Celebrate 150 Spectacular to the unbelievable Ticket of a Lifetime, we’re pulling out all the stops as we recognize and celebrate 150 years of Cedar Point – the quintessential American summertime tradition.”

United Way of Ottawa County has a couple of thousand rubber ducks in training! The Incredible Rubber Duck Race will again be held on Derby Pond in Waterworks Park on Sunday, July 4 at 8 p.m., followed by the Port Clinton Fireworks Show at dusk. Reserve your duck for $20 and you’ll be supporting Ottawa County families and the chance to win $500. Proceeds go support Ottawa County CASA, Port Clinton City School District, Light House Sober Living, TNT Mentoring Program, Ottawa County Senior Resources, GRANDLove, Ruth Ann’s House, Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District and Community Support Services! For tickets or more information, visit

Otterbein Senior Life Independent living residents enjoy the great outdoors while listening to a Beatle tribute band at Lakeside Chautauqua.

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