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Gary Thompson, former director of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation, said he is continuing to assist with economic development projects in Oregon until a new director is found.
Thompson took a job on Sept. 1 with the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) as the new director of JobsOhio for northwest Ohio.
The legacy of family ownership that is today Eggleston, Meinert & Pavley Funeral Homes began 100 years ago.
In 1911, the Howard A. Eggleston Funeral Home was established at 603 Main Street in East Toledo. Eggleston’s family continues to operate the business today.
A community health assessment in Ottawa County will focus on obesity among children, according to Nancy Osborn, the county health commissioner, who last week announced the health department has received a $40,000 grant to fund the assessment.
The Ohio Department of Health has awarded the grant for the project, which will include a sampling of several hundred adults and students living in the county.
The Ottawa County Soil and Water Commission will hold an election of supervisors Sept. 28 during an annual meeting at the county fairgrounds.
Two supervisors of the Soil and Water Conservation District will be elected to fill the expiring terms of Todd Winke and Jerry Whipple.
Residential property in Wood County has dropped 10 percent in value on average since being re-appraised six years ago, according to the county auditor, who said it reflects market conditions not seen since the early 1980s.
The 2011 re-appraisal values have been approved by the state, said Michael Sibbersen, and are open for public review beginning Sept. 26.
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