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Halloween Costume Contest winners

        The 43rd Annual Halloween Parade and Contest sponsored by the Elmore American Legion Post 279 and the Auxiliary was held Oct. 30 at Woodmore High School.

        The Woodmore Marching Band played as participants marched around the cafeteria. The 62 contestants enjoyed cider and doughnuts served by the Legion Auxiliary after the judging.

Dedication ceremony

        Lake Township will hold its annual Honorary Tree Dedication Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. at the administration building, 27975 Cummings Rd.

        Fifteen residents who’ve passed away in the past year will have trees planted in their memory: Thomas Hazel, Clarence Wilburn, Betty Schober, Matthew Farley, Paul Schwind, Ronald Chidester, Kenny Smith, Tommy Jordan, Pat Wamer, Sally Waggoner, Robert Sibbersen, Madonna Henderson, Larry Wamer, Wayne Glass and Fred Sloyer.

        The trees are donated by the Friends of Lake Township Parks.

        Refreshments will be served.

        For information email: parks@laketwp.com.

Black SwBamp Bird Observatory honors volunteers

        Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) recently recognized several volunteers for their dedicated service.

        Karen Zach, of Toledo, and Randy Kreager, of Oak Harbor, received Shieldcastle Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service. Named in honor of Mark and Julie Shieldcastle, two founding members of the Observatory, the award recognizes individuals who have given extraordinary time, talent, and service to BSBO’s mission of teaming research with education to promote bird conservation.

        Don Bauman, of Toledo, and Ken Mauer, of Bowling Green, received “Conservation Service Awards,” given for exemplary service to the cause of bird conservation.


Republican tax cut

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