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Cedar Point to host
‘Jobs Fun Fair’
Cedar Point is set to host its first-ever Jobs Fun Fair hiring party and cookout Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Cedar Point Main Gate, 1 Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky.
Several activities will be available at the casual, backyard barbecue-style event, including complimentary food and beverages, games and more.
As an added perk, all candidates who are hired at the event will receive a voucher for two complimentary Cedar Point admission tickets they can redeem at their onboarding (in addition to complimentary tickets received as part of regular employment benefits) and will be entered into a raffle to win a free VIP Tour package for up to four people.
Interviews, hiring and initial orientation will be held on the spot with park managers and leaders on hand to answer questions, interview candidates and welcome new associates to the Cedar Point team.
From high school students to career professionals and retirees – positions are available for a wide variety of candidates and interests, including traffic and tolls, admissions, food and beverage/culinary services, park services, housekeeping/hotel accommodations, ride operations, office/clerical and more.
Hourly pay ranges from $14-$17 for those who are 16 years of age or older, based on experience, prior service and position. Cedar Point offers flexible scheduling and benefits, discounts, reward and recognition programs, associate-only events, ride nights, free tickets for family and friends, on-site housing for those who qualify and free admission to any Cedar Fair park.
For more information or to apply online, visit

Genealogy meeting
The Ottawa County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton.
Librarians from Oak Harbor, Port Clinton and Elmore will discuss genealogical research documents. The public is welcome to attend.

Coffee with Stritch
President planned
Cardinal Stritch invites the community to a “Coffee with the President/Head of School” Tuesday, April 18 at 9 a.m. on the school campus, 3255 Pickle Rd., Oregon.
President/Head of School, Bill Berry, will share Cardinal Stritch’s achievements, improvements and vision for the future.
RSVP at or contact Janet Navarre Hohenberger, director of advancement, at

Park district
hires coordinator
The Wood County Park District has announced that Zeb Albert has been named Stewardship Coordinator.
Park District Director Chris Smalley made the announcement last week following completion of the hiring process. Smalley stated, “Based on the work of the interview committee, it was clear that Zeb is a great choice to lead this important department.”
Albert has been a member of the Park District’s Stewardship staff since 2014, serving as the Restoration Specialist. He graduated cum laude from Bowling Green State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science – Environmental Science degree.
The Stewardship Department leads the park district’s land management efforts. Much of its work involves removal of invasive plant species, and collection, cleaning, and cultivation of seeds from more than 100 species of plants native to Wood County.
Stewardship staff also works to restore native plant habitats in the parks. Based out of the J. C. Reuthinger Memorial Preserve, on Oregon Road, the staff engages the assistance of many volunteers to help with their work each year.

Ditch Q&A session
in Wood County
The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a landowner ditch maintenance question and answer session April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Middleton Township Building 21745 N. Dixie Hwy. Bowling Green.
Jim Carter, Wood SWCD Ditch Technician, and Duane Abke, Wood County Engineer Drainage Construction Coordinator, will present information on the necessity of maintaining ditches and waterways. They will discuss who owns the ditches, who is to maintains the ditches, and who is responsible for the cost. The event is free and open to the community.
Please register online at, email, or call the district office at 419-354-5517 #4. Light refreshments will be provided.


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