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A permanent improvement levy will be up for renewal on the Nov. 6 ballot in the Woodmore School District - but at a lower millage amount than when originally approved.

Voters will decide a 3-mill, 5-year issue that, if passed, will generate about $425,000 annually, said Kevin Slates, district treasurer.

Voters arriving at an East Toledo Family Center-hosted levy forum Wednesday wanted to find reasons why they should support seven levies on the November 6 ballot.

Representatives for each of the Toledo and Lucas County levies were on hand as Press Newspapers General Manager John Szozda moderated.

Six new members will be inducted into the Birmingham Hall of Fame at the 36th Annual Inductee and Scholarship Banquet Sunday, Oct. 21 at St. Stephen School Hall, 2018 Consaul St. Toledo.

The celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a social hour. The “World Famous Chicken Paprika and Pig-in-the-Blanket” dinner will be served family-style at 6 pm. Guest speaker for this event is Tricia Cullop, Women’s Head Basketball Coach for the University of Toledo Rockets.

A fitness club borne from a health insurance company wellness committee aims to keep Genoa school district employees on track physically.

The Genoa Health Club debuted Oct. 1 with a coordinated walk/run about the Genoa High School track and grounds. Subsequent Mondays this month provide more opportunities to walk, ride bikes, enjoy low-impact aerobics and play a friendly  game of dodge ball with the students, Superintendent Dennis Mock.

Genoa Village Council is considering hiking quarry fees for out of town passes.

Parks Director Mike Thomas reported at a park advisory board meeting in September that revenue and attendance were both up this summer.

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