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Clinic schedule

        The Ottawa County Health Department has released the clinic schedule for April 1-5. Unless otherwise stated, all clinics are held at the health department, 1856 E. Perry St., Port Clinton.

        April 1: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

        April 2: 60-Plus Clinic – Elmore Retirement Village, 9 a.m.-noon; Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 12:45-4:30 p.m.

April 3: 60-Plus Clinic – Danbury Senior Center, 9 a.m.-3p.m.; Immunization Clinic (including flu shots), 12-4:30 p.m.; Tuberculosis Clinic (no appointment necessary), 3-4 p.m.

Pilates classes

        Certified Pilates instructor, Liz Tarney, offers Pilates classes in the Magruder Conference Center, 615 Fulton St., Port Clinton, on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, April 1. The cost is $4 per class.

        Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements. It emphasizes use of the abdominals, lower back, hips and thighs.

        Participants may join the classes anytime. For more details, call 740-403-9053.

        For more info about other classes, educational programs and other events at Magruder, visit and click on the events calendar.

Reunion planned

        First St. John Lutheran Church and the Genacross Foundation are sponsoring a reunion of former residents of the Toledo Lutheran Orphanage, in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the orphanage building’s dedication. on Sunday, April 28.

        The celebration will begin with a special worship service at 10:15 a.m. at First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. in Toledo. The worship service will be followed by a luncheon in the church’s assembly hall at 12 p.m. Guest speakers will include Rick Marshall, Genacross CEO; Kathy Lemmerbrock, Genecross Foundation Director, and former orphanage resident Tom Hartford.

        After the luncheon, there will be an open house from 1-5 p.m. in the former orphanage building next door at 2411 Seaman St. Guests will be invited to tour the Lutheran Orphanage Museum using self-guided tour booklets. Former residents and Toledo Lutheran Orphanage museum curator, Bob Haar will be on hand to answer any questions.

        The event is free. Reservations are required for the luncheon and may be made by calling Anne Biel at 419-861-4965 on or before April 15.



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