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Foundation board organizes for 2017


 Jan Preston, of Elmore, was approved as a new member on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa County Community Foundation, Inc. at the foundation’s annual organizational meeting on Jan. 19.
 Board members Marcia Jess, Joy Roth and Dave Slosser were re-elected to three-year terms. They join 10 other continuing board members representing all areas of the county.

 In addition, officers elected to head the foundation in 2017 include Joy Roth – president; Deb Harmeyer – 1st vice president; Dr. Derrill Hablitzel – vice president for public relations; Marcia Jess – secretary; and John Madison – treasurer.

Genoa Area Kiwanis announce costume winners
The Genoa Area Kiwanis Club has announced the winners in the Annual Halloween Costume Contest held Oct. 24 in downtown Genoa.
Winners included:
Preschool age 1 & 2:
Huggable – Auden Resandez; Audrey Thomas.

Prettiest: Kitana Perez, Quinn Marquis, Charlotte Pickerel.

Historical book preview
The Ottawa County Historical Society’s book, “History of Ottawa County—The First 175 Years” is scheduled for publication Nov. 1.

Leading up to publication, the Society is inviting residents to attend a series of book conversation events to be held at various county locations. The book’s author, Patrick O’Keeffe, will discuss the county’s history and provide a sneak peek at some of the book’s more than 300 photographs. Attendees will be encouraged to share their individual stories as well. Pre-publication book orders will be accepted.


border wall

Do you think a wall along our Mexican border is needed?
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