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Kaptur honored by

Parks & Rec Assn.

        Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has been named Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association. The award was presented at a banquet Feb. 5 during OPRA’s annual conference and trade show at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky.

        “Congresswoman Kaptur has been a friend to our agency and many others in our field,” said Dave Zenk, executive director of Metroparks Toledo, which nominated her for the honor. “The new Chessie Circle Trail, an important north-south link in the region’s trail system, is just one example of the many projects that may not have happened without her vision.”

Oak Harbor Chamber welcomes members, 2019 officers

        The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed newly elected members and officers to their volunteer Board of Directors at the annual dinner held Jan. 25.

        The volunteers and community leaders work as ambassadors for the chamber, interpreting the mission of the organization and advancing its position.

        New directors joining the board for a three-year term include, Kathy Cochran, with Koepke Insurance, and Marie Darr, with Designs By Marie.

Ottawa Co. Community Foundation gearing up for 2019

        The Ottawa County Community Foundation, Inc. recently held its annual organizational meeting.

        Elected officers for 2019 include Joy Roth – president; Jan Preston – vice president; Marcia Jess – secretary and John Madison – treasurer.

        In addition, Paul Druckenmiller, Deb Harmeyer and Gary Kohli were re-elected to three-year terms on the board of directors. Arlyn Bensch, from Oak Harbor, was approved as the newest board member. He will begin his three-year term in March, bringing the board roster to 14 members.



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