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Metroparks of the Toledo Area hosted an Outdoor Adventure Expo at Side Cut Metropark in Maumee, May 31, where they unveiled new archery and kayaking programs available this summer.

“Attendance at this event has been estimated at 2,000 based on industry standards of car counters in the parking lot,” said program production specialist Lauren McCafferty. “Our most popular programs were definitely the archery and the kayaks, which is good, because those are the two new programs we set out to promote. We’ve got a lot of good feedback and we’re really excited to turn it into an annual event.”

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The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce and Genoa Merchants Association are once again busy planning this year’s annual Homecoming Celebration, which will be held Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31.

The goal of the festival – which has been a tradition for more than 60 years – is to provide good, old fashioned family fun and to promote community spirit and patriotism. This year’s theme is “Down on the Farm.”

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Boating safety advocates across the U.S. and Canada are teaming up to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23.

National Safe Boating Week is the official launch of the 2014 North American Safe Boating Campaign, which promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary life jacket wear by recreational boaters through the national theme, “Wear It!”

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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