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The Oregon-Northwood Rotary Club is known locally for its charitable contributions.

The Rotary has sponsored a "Breakfast with Santa" at Clay High School for the past 7-8 years and has donated funds to the Challenger Learning Center for the past several years. The Rotary has also donated funds to Polio Plus for many years.

Last year the Oregon-Northwood Rotary Club, which was sponsored in 1987, distributed dictionaries to third grade students in the Oregon and Northwood school districts. Each of the approximately 300 dictionaries was inscribed with each student's name.

December 23 will be Julie Muffler's last day as the director of the Challenger Center of Lucas County.
Muffler, 57, has been the director since the Challenger Center opened in 2003.

Prior to this position she spent three years as manager of the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, Calif.

Her next position will be as the deputy director with NASA's education specialist program at Penn State University in State College, Pa.

The Oregon school board will discuss its five year financial forecast at a meeting on Monday. The discussion will review revenues, and whether an operating levy is needed on next year’s ballot.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the media center at Clay High School.

The board will also discuss how to appropriate funds from a permanent improvement levy voters passed in November. The district will start collecting the revenue in January, according to Jeff Ziviski, vice president of the school board.

The Ottawa County Health Department has announced the clinic schedule for the week of Dec. 15-19. Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are held at the health department offices, located at 1856 E. Perry St., Port Clinton. Appointments may be made by calling 419-734-6800 or toll-free in Ottawa County at 1-800-788-8803.

We have all heard the stories of families trying to make ends meet in these tough economic times. But, maybe the most shocking story to date, is that of a 23-year-old mother who almost lost her son because she was trying to stretch his baby formula.

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