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Two Oregon businesses were honored with Prism Awards because of their spirit of giving.

H&M Open Arms Massage Studio was announced as the Small Business of the Year, in part for its role in local fundraisers, and Food for Thought is the Non-Profit of the Year at the 21st Annual Prism Award Ceremony March 27 at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center in Millbury.

Food for Thought began in May 2007 and has seen the number of families served increase each year as its reach into the surrounding community expanded as well.

There are, says Bill Myers, many farmers in Northwest Ohio utilizing progressive measures to reduce run-off and other side-effects of agriculture that harm surface water.

“We’re not all old school,” he said. “There is a segment out there already trying different practices on their own to help the situation with the environment.”

In his presentation at the 9th annual Lake Erie Conference last month, Myers, whose family farms about 2,000 acres in Oregon, said the intense scrutiny by some researchers on no-till planting and its links to algae blooms in Lake Erie may be misplaced.

Despite a recent holdup in the permit process, Oregon Clean Energy LLC. expects to break ground on its $800 million energy generation facility by late spring or early summer.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian and Administrator Mike Beazley recently met with Oregon Clean Energy officials to get an update on the project, which calls for the construction of a facility that will convert clean natural gas to electricity.

Despite a recent holdup in the permit process, Oregon Clean Energy LLC. expects to break ground on its $800 million energy generation facility by late spring or early summer.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian and Administrator Mike Beazley recently met with Oregon Clean Energy officials to get an update on the project, which calls for the construction of a facility that will convert clean natural gas to electricity.

Industrial start-up, established jewelry store honored

Industrial Developers LTD was officially launched in June 2013, but it already has been recognized by the local community as a business award winner.

Located at 6705 Wales Road, Northwood, it has seven employees and its website is still under construction, but it won Newcomer of the Year at the 21st Annual Prism Awards on March 27 at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center in Millbury.

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