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Vail Meadows event to benefit injured barn manager
Donations of silent auction items are being sought for the Maumee Bay Buckle Series Speed Show that will be held May 15 at 2:30 p.m. at Vail Meadows Indoor Equestrian Center, 6118 Cedar Point Rd., Oregon.

All proceeds raised from the event will benefit Vail Meadows barn manager Micki Kohler, who was seriously injured in a horse accident April 28. Kohler, who sustained serious head injuries, has no insurance. A fund is being set up for Kohler through First Federal Bank.

Call 419-697-8960 or visit for more information.

Women’s health program
Dr. Shabana Farooq of Mercy Health Partners will present a program on women's health issues May 22 at 1 p.m. at Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, Main and 4th streets.

This event is open to the public and refreshments will be served.


You might say the O in ODOT represents Oprah these days.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is joining forces with celebrity Oprah Winfrey to urge “No Phones in Construction Zones.” Oprah’s recently held a National No Phone Zone Day on her national television talk show.

“With all the variables in work zones - the cones, signs, equipment and workers - it’s even more important to pay attention, slow down and hang up the phone in the cone zone,” said ODOT Director Jolene M. Molitoris. “Simply putting down the phone while traveling through construction zones could help save lives.”

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and, a recent study found that 71 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 49 admit to texting or talking on the phone while driving.


On Oct. 30 last year in their game against Elmwood, the Genoa Comet football


It was scarlet and gray and pink at the
recent Ohio State University spring inter-
squad game as players, coaches and fans
wore pink in support of the Stefanie
Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.
(Press photo by Harold Hamilton/

team sported pink athletic tape on their wrists, ankles and armbands to show their support for breast cancer victims.

A donation in their name was made to the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. Stefanie, who died last fall, was the wife of two-time Ohio State University All-American and pro linebacker Chris Spielman.


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