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Benefits from Decoration Multiplication add up
Written by Tammy Walro   
Sunday, 02 November 2008 10:46
This holiday season, Samsen Furniture in Genoa will host the seventh annual “Decoration Multiplication,” an event designed to benefit local schools and needy families.  

“Decoration Multiplication” starts with local schools each decorating a tree with handmade ornaments. Samsen Furniture will set up the lighted trees, each donated by a local businesses, and invite students from each school to come in and decorate a tree. The decorated trees will be on display at Samsen beginning Nov. 11. Each of the 10 participating schools will receive a $100 donation from Samsen.
Boo hoo, nothing to do? Halloween events & activities offer tricks and treats for all ages
Written by Tammy Walro   
Friday, 03 October 2008 15:30
What’s your idea of Halloween fun? Is it picking pumpkins in a placid pastoral patch, or maybe having the bejeebers scared out of you at a “haunted” house? How do a casket race or Grave Robber Bingo sound?

There’s plenty of Halloween fun planned throughout the area in the coming weeks. A sampling includes:
• Halloween Campout, Oct. 10-11, East Harbor State Park, 1169 N. Buck Rd., Marblehead. A ghoulish good time with a bonfire, dance, scarecrow-building contest and a seriously spooky haunted house. 419-734-4424, ext. 2/
• Garrison Ghostwalk, Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg. Oct. 17-18, 24-25, 7-9 p.m. Enjoy a "spirited" stroll and encounter the spookier side of this historic place accompanied by an 1812 guide. Reservations required/419-874-4121.
Local corn maze adds a new “twist” to Election 2008
Written by Tammy Walro   
Friday, 03 October 2008 15:29
Those who have been following this year’s Presidential Election campaign have witnessed “talking in circles,” some “spinning” now and again and a “dead-end” answer or two.

Well, if you can’t beat `em, why not join `em and celebrate the American political process at the Election Year Corn Maze at the Country Lane Tree Farm in Genoa?

Using GPS technology, the Bowlander family has created a 15-acre maze with more than two miles of twisting, turning paths in the shape of an elephant, a donkey and the words “McCain” and “Obama.”
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