Telltales for 5-9-19

May 8, 2019 | Tell Tales | 0 comments

This Saturday, May 11, 1812 Food & Spirits and Fabulous Female Boutique are partnering together for a Mother’s Day Fashion Fundraiser to benefit Wreaths Across America Catawba & Danbury. Organizers of the event are Diane Belden, Michelle Waldron, Renee Claycomb, Amy Northrop, and Karen Kovach who invite mothers, daughters, sisters and friends to join them from 1 to 3 p.m. Guests will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine donated by Kevin Lowe of 1812 Food & Spirits, a light luncheon and a cash bar.
Tableside strolling fashions will be provided by Fabulous Female Boutique and guests are invited to shop for new spring and summer styles. A portion of all sales will be donated to Wreaths Across America. Many area businesses and individuals donated beautiful merchandise for baskets which will be raffled off. Seating is limited. Minimum ticket donation is $25 each. Make checks payable to Wreaths Across America. Tickets are available at Fabulous Female Boutique at Harbor Lights Landing or by email to or call Diane Belden at 419-967-0650.

Salvation Army’s Camp NEOSA will be held June 19-24. The camp program is provided to the first 60 Ottawa County kids ages 6-12 who complete the application and turn in their $25 registration fee. Transportation is provided. Camp NEOSA is located near Leesville Lake in Carrolton, Ohio. Applications are available at the Salvation Army office, 1834 E. Perry Street. For more information, contact Maureen Saponari at 419-732-ARMY (2769).

Pauline Basinger of Catawba is our winner this week in our “Find Wylie” contest. She was chosen from 83 entries who successfully found our friendly fish in the ad for Furniture-Mattress Liquidators on page 2B in last week’s Beacon. Pauline wins a $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 the contest.

Effective immediately, the southbound lane of Fulton Street in Port Clinton will be a “No Parking” area from Perry Street to Magruder Hospital. According to Safety Service Director Olen Martin, this is being done because Fulton Street is part of the city’s Emergency Route.

Congratulations to Monica Arbelo of Oak Harbor who has been named to the Dean’s List at the Firelands Campus of Bowling Green State University. Also congrats to Chloe Duquette, a Senior at Oak Harbor High School who is the recipient of a major scholarship to attend Heidelberg University in Tiffin.

As you know, the Biggest Week in American Birding is underway and WGTE PBS Channel 30 from Toledo has produced a documentary titled “Flight Path” hosted by longtime outdoor writer Steve Pollick. The program will be aired tonight (Thursday, May 9) at 8 p.m. It will also be streamed online at

Playmakers Civic Theatre is in its 72nd season and will be presenting Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” the weekends of May 10 and May 17. The box office is open and tickets can be reserved by calling 419-734-5044 or logging onto

POSTPONED!!! Due to unforeseen circumstances Harborside Boat Sales Open House is being rescheduled.

Magruder Hospital will offer its monthly screening on the second Thursday of every month starting at 9 a.m. in the lab.  The test is a venipuncture/blood draw rather than a finger stick, and will include a Basic Metabolic Panel (glucose, BUN/Creatinine, calcium, potassium, sodium, chloride, CO2, etc.) and a Lipid profile (Total Cholesterol/LDL/HDL/Triglycerides), as well as a Blood Pressure check.  The cost is $16. The next screening will be May 9, 2019, and appointments can be made by calling 419-734-3131 ext. 3420. Also, Magruder Hospital’s VIP Club invites members and interested guests to join them for their Spring Cookout at East Harbor State Park on Tuesday, May 21st.  The group will eat at Noon and everyone should bring drinks, table service & a dish to share.  Magruder will provide burgers, hot dogs, buns & condiments.  Please make sure to RSVP to 419-734-3131 ext. 3147 by Thursday, May 16th so we make sure we have enough burgers and dogs.

Your new Mobile App is available for you use! It is called “Lake Erie Coastlines” and it’s FREE! Just download it on your iPhone or Android device from the App Store. It is chock full of useful information on local events, things to do and places to go. “Lake Erie Coastlines” … enjoy!

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