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The Northwood Fire Department is expecting between 2,000 and 3,000 visitors to the area during the upcoming

140th Annual Northwest Ohio Volunteer Fireman’s Convention, which will be held June 20-21.

The two-day event will bring to the area representatives of the 288 member fire departments from throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

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The Elmore Historical Society is making final preparations for its 35th annual Portage River festival, which will be held Sunday, June 22 at Depot Park in Elmore.

This year’s festival kicks off at 7 a.m. at Woodmore High School with the 38th annual Portage River Bicycle Tour. Bicyclists can follow different routes during the tour, which is sponsored by Hostelling International-Toledo Area.

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Pemberville Garden Party promises to be bloomin’ fun
Three of Pemberville’s Front Street businesses are hosting an event that garden enthusiasts are sure to “dig.”

Beeker’s General Store, Riverbank Antiques and Higher Ground Coffee Shop have invited other garden vendors to exhibit and sell their wares at a Garden Party Tuesday, June 24 from 4-8 p.m. in downtown Pemberville.

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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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