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New business manager at Hayes

        The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums has hired a local resident with experience running a non-profit organization as its new business manager.

        Pam Babione, of Fremont, will handle the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ finances. Her duties range from managing credit card payments and the system that runs the facility’s ticket sales to payroll and preparing for the annual audit.

        Babione replaces Merry May, who retired March 31.

        Before coming to HPLM, Babione spent 12 years as the executive director of Camp Fire of Sandusky County, a non-profit organization that offers programs for youth. There she managed finances, ran programming and camps, handled fundraising and oversaw volunteers, among other duties.

        For information, call 419-332-2081, or visit

Egg hunt winners

        The Genoa Area Kiwanis Club announced winners from the Annual Easter Egg Hunt held March 31 at Genoa Veterans Park.

        The event, open to children living in the Genoa Area School District. The youths, divided into age categories, searched for Easter Eggs with prizes. Those finding specially marked gold eggs received Easter Baskets. There was also a Grand Prize Easter Basket Drawing.

        Winners included:

        Ages 0, 1 & 2: Liam Gibson, Olivia Bartough, Anabelle Grover, Ayva Napier, Maddie Russell, Kaitlyn Watson, Jaycee Marquette.

        Age 3 and 4: Lilyla Vincent, Cole Yoder, Grayson Merandi, Owen Cline, Avery Thompson, Annalysia Garcia.

        Age 5 and kindergarten: Ryder Espinosa, Kobe Huston, Isaiah Brossia, Madison Watson Addy Houghtaling, Alena Buffington.

        First grade: Luna Gallup, Casandra Phillis, Murrana Smith, Matthew Hurdbrunk, Michael Dwier.

        Second grade: Trenton Hahn, Allison Dippman, Trevor Hahn, Rowyn Myels.

        Third grade: Addison Haun, Cayden Stuck, Hannah Birtough, Robby Juhasz, Aleeiah Dunn, Kyle Thompson.

        The grand prize winner was Ruger Espinosa.

Ousky praised for service

        A resolution thanking Scott Ousky for 25 years of service on the Lake Township Fire Department was passed last week by the township trustees.

        Ousky, a captain in the department, was praised by Fire Chief Bruce Moritz for his work as a firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician and instructor.

        Chief Moritz presented Capt. Ousky with a clock during Tuesday’s trustee meeting and said Ousky’s knowledge about fighting fires, including the use of foam, was extensive.


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