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Annual Waite Golden Years Luncheon set
The annual Waite Golden Years Luncheon for alumni who have celebrated their 50th year reunions (1914-1959) will be held Sept. 15 at St. George’s Banquet Hall, 740 Glenwood Rd., Rossford.

Doors will open at 11 a.m. Luncheon will follow at 12:15 p.m. The cost is $17.50 per person. For more information, contact Judy Bee at 419-693-6114 or e-mail Reservations are required by Sept. 5.

East Broadway open house
Open House at East Broadway Middle School will be held on Sept. 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Parents/guardians and students are invited to visit the school, meet teachers and to enjoy an ice cream treat. Students with parents in attendance will receive a pass for a Jean Day.

In-service day
The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District has announced that Sept. 9 will be an in-service for staff and a non-attendance day for BCS students. 

Waite 40th reunion
Waite High School class of 1969 will hold a 40th reunion Sept. 18.

Classmates will attend the Friday-night football game vs. Clay at 7 p.m. Following the game, the alumni will gather at the Toledo Main Street Bar & Grill located on Main Street.  On Saturday at 6 p.m., a dinner/dance will be held at the Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Oregon.

The cost is $40 or $80 per couple, which includes drinks, beer and set-ups. Cal 419-367-2473 for more information.

Clay alums plan 40th reunion
Clay High School class of 1969 will hold a 40th reunion Sept. 25-26.

On Friday, the classmates will attend the Homecoming football game followed by post-game socializing at Icebreakers Lounge at Maumee Bay State Park.  On Saturday, the alumni are invited to the annual Clay High School “Groove in the Grove” alumni event at Oak Shade Grove.

Reunion organizers are searching for 1969 CHS grads. E-mail information to or call Mike Searle at 419-691-8642.

Lake band alumni invited to perform 
The bands at Lake High School invite alumni band members to the Homecoming football game Sept. 25.

The alumni will join the band on the field at halftime to perform old favorites like “Basin Street Blues” and “Old Time Rock and Roll.”

A rehearsal will be held from 4-5 p.m., after which band members will march to the stadium at 6:30 p.m.

Contact band director Rick Brimmer at 419-661-6660, ext 3810 or at for more information.

30-year reunion
Members of Genoa High School Class of 1979 will hold a 30-year class reunion Oct. 10. Organizers are looking for the following classmates: Brenda Binion Pohlman, Kevin Bertok, Linda Belinski, Dennis Gardner, Tony Ferrer, Mike Kondert, Becky McLargin, Alice Ochoa, Deonne Miner, Jeff Szekely, Karen Schnabel, or Danielle Witt VanNess.

Anyone with information may contact Laura Fitch VanLiere at 419-855-5069. 

Small Business Basics
The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra Community College is offering free, two-hour seminars, “Small Business Basics,” that will answer questions about starting, buying or expanding a small business.

The seminar is designed to help entrepreneurs avoid costly mistakes and unnecessary steps. Participants will learn the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, zoning, business entities, employees, insurance, financing and business planning.

The September schedule includes:
• Sept. 2 – 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (conference room), 8043 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor.
• Sept. 23 – 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Terra Community College (Building B, Room 101), 2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont.

The events are free and open to the public. To register or for more information, call Bill Auxter, director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra Community College, toll-free at 800-826-2431 or e-mail

Still time to register
Officially, Terra Community College began its record-setting fall 2009 semester on Aug. 24, but to accommodate the large number of students requesting flexible start dates, the college is adjusting its course schedule with classes that begin in September and October.

To meet the needs of the community, 75 late start sections have been added, and registration is continuing. To view the entire list, visit

The admissions staff will continue to meet with students and arrange schedules in September and October.

For more information, call 419-559-2349.

Host families needed
STS Foundation, a non-profit student exchange organization, is looking for host families for international high school exchange students who are coming to study in the area during the 2009-10 school year.

STS is currently looking for host families for Martin and Lorena. Martin, is a 16-year-old boy from Hilleroed, Denmark, enjoys playing American football and plays on a small team in his hometown. He has also practiced karate and enjoys soccer and golf.

Lorena is a 15-year-old girl from Burgthann, Germany who loves playing tennis. She also enjoys playing basketball and volleyball as well as watching many other sports. Her other hobbies include playing guitar, cooking and writing. They are both excellent students and will have their own spending money and health insurance.

The host family provides a separate bed, family meals and a safe environment. To learn more, call Lillian at 1-800-522-4678 or e-mail For more information about STS Foundation, visit

Christian College Fair
A National Christian College Fair will be held Sept. 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Toledo Christian School, 2303 Brookford Dr., Toledo.

Representatives from a number of Christian colleges throughout the country will be on hand.





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