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Promotion approved

        Ed Brown, a 14-year member of the Lake Township Fire Department, has been promoted to Battalion Chief of the Walbridge fire station.

        The Lake Township trustees have approved the recommendation of Deputy Chief Mike Hornyak and Fire Chief Bruce Moritz to promote Brown, who was a captain at the station.

        The trustees also approved the hiring of Andy Klinger as a part-time employee of the Emergency Medical Service department.

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.


border wall

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