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About 40 Lake High School students whose homes were destroyed or severely damaged in the June 5 tornado were treated to a back-to-school shopping trip and ice cream treats Aug.22, courtesy of the Lake Kids Relief Fund. The youths shopped at JC Penney and Aeropostale at The Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee, and then made a stop at Cold Stone Creamery in Rossford.


The Genoa High School class of 1950 held a 60th class reunion Aug. 6 at the First Federal Bank’s party room in Genoa.

The classmates enjoyed dinner followed by fellowship and time for reminiscing. Another get-together was held the next day at Ole Zim’s for all classes 1932-1965.

The alumni from the class of 1950 included (front, from left) Margret (Verkin) Smith, Joan (Suydam) Sampson, Donna (Smith) Oberhaus, Dorothy (Whiteman) Gackstetter, Doris (Smith) Dunn and Beatrice (Merrill) Buckley.

(Back) Don Hoeft, Cecil Soncrant, Phillip Dazley, Bob Recker, Bob Meng, Ed Placko and Bill Shupe.

Kalen Marion, of Northwood, and Andy Ward, of Findlay, each will attend Owens Community College


Owens Toledo-area Campus
"Tuition is Right" winner Kalen
Marion of Northwood (center)
with with Pyke (left) and Rick.

 tuition-free in 2010-11 after winning the “Tuition is Right” free tuition contest hosted by Owens and Clear Channel Radio’s 92.5 Kiss FM, 104.7 WIOT, 101.5 The River and 103.7 CKY.

Olivia Welch of Perrysburg and Tiffany Snowden of Fostoria finished as runners-up in the contest and won a semester of free tuition each.

At the Toledo-area Campus finals, Marion, 20, won the reverse raffle from among 136 qualifiers in attendance. The 2008 Lake High School graduate plans to enroll in the physical therapist assistant program after attending Barry University in Miami, Fla., last year.


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