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Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

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Bottom line
First Defiance Financial Corp., the holding company for First Federal Bank and First Insurance Group, reported net income for the first quarter totaled $5.2 million, or 51 cents per diluted common share, compared to $5.6 million or 55 cents per diluted common share for the same quarter of 2013.

The Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per common share payable May 29 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 22.

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At the clubs
Three area Safety Councils – Ottawa County, Sandusky Area and Sandusky County, have joined the Sandusky County Human Resources Management Association to hold a Safety Day at Terra Community College, May 2.

The event will start with a breakfast at 7:45 a.m. and feature more than 30 vendors, 14 various safety seminars, and two special sessions, Train the Trainer and Active Shooter Training.

In addition, Tom Dixon, attorney with Eastman & Smith, will discuss Workplace Violence & Bullying at the kick off breakfast. Representatives of area businesses are invited to attend, and lunch and breakfast is provided at no cost to registrants. For info, contact Jessica Kowalski at 419-898-6242 or or go to the Ottawa County Safety Council website at

The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the 4th annual community cleanup day May 3. Service clubs, youth groups, homeowner associations, community groups, businesses, families and individuals are invited to help clean up debris and trash from the downtown community. Community Markets will provide dumpsters.

Volunteers will meet in the back of Community Markets parking lot at 9 a.m. and will clean until 11 a.m. Call the chamber office at 419-898-0479 to register.

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday, noon to The Workplace at 419-836-1319, email to or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.



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