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Cyclists rolled into town

        St. John’s United Church of Christ, Rice Street, Elmore, hosted about 30 bicyclists last month as the group travels across the country to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.

        The cyclists arrived in the village on June 28 and stayed overnight. Their trip began in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and they plan to reach Bellingham, Washington by late August.

        The organization, Bike and Build, is sponsoring the trip.

“Home Work” paint training

        On Monday, June 18, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) and Sherwin-Williams kicked-off the Sherwin-Williams “Home Work” paint training program.

        It was the first of three training sessions offered by LMHA and Sherwin-Williams to help low- and very-low income residents served by LMHA and who live in Lucas County succeed in learning these new skills.

Car show raises funds

        In spite of the hot humid weather, more than 110 owners of vintage cars participated in the Wreaths for Veterans Car Show held May 27 at Friendship Park in Lake Township.

        The event raised $1,700 for the Wreaths Across America program, reports organizer Jeff Pettit.

        Raffles, door prizes and music by Cruisin’ Zeake were part of the afternoon.




Universal Income

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