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Bay Park Community Hospital has received the Gold Level Award from the Ohio Partnership for Excellence following the organization’s assessment of the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.

The Gold Level recognizes organizations demonstrating excellence and continuous improvement in seven areas: leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, human resource focus, process management and results.

The hospital will be recognized at by the Oho Partnership for Excellence at a September ceremony to be held in Newark, Ohio.

The bottom line
GenoaBank announced to shareholders at the recent annual meeting 2008 net income totaled $1.8 million.

Assets have grown by $84 million, or 50 percent since 2003; with assets totaling approximately $252 million at year end 2008. In the last six years, deposits grew by approximately 50 percent, or $71 million; totaling approximately $211.3 million at year end 2008. Capital, or shareholder equity, has grown to more than $19.1 million at year end 2008, a growth of more than 43 per cent since 2003.

“We are very pleased with our growth over the past six years,” said Martin P. Sutter, GenoaBank president and CEO, “especially when you take into consideration today’s economic conditions.”

Sutter also reported financial highlights from the first quarter of 2009. Net income totaled more than $389 thousand and total assets approximately $254 million. 


The Andersons has announced a first quarter cash dividend of 8.75 cents per share payable July 22.

There are approximately 18.2 million common shares outstanding.

Gold stars
Venetia Meyer, of the health information management department at Bay Park Community Hospital, has been named employee of the year.

Meyer was selected for her dedication to customer service to both patients and families.

The award is given annually to an employee who has served the hospital for at least six months.


Rick Reichow, Farmers Insurance agent, has been inducted into the Farmers’ “Topper Club” for his outstanding sales achievement in 2008. Reichow, a Northwood resident, graduated from Cardinal Stritch High School and Urbana University. His office is located in Perrysburg.

Plugs & freebies
Alan Miller Jewelers will host a Pandora wine and cheese party Thursday June 4, 3 to 8 p.m. Pandora jewelry will be on display and part of the proceeds will go to the Pearson Park fund to develop the historical interpretation center. Call 419-693-4311.

The Oregon Firefighters Association will host its first golf outing to raise funds for it memorial fund Saturday, July 11 at Eagles Landing. The shotgun start is set for 8 a.m. Call Michael Jimenez at 419-698-9504


Sponsors and teams are sought for the Randy Kordash Golf Classic to raise funds for the St. Charles Mercy Hospital Foundation. The outing will be held Monday, June 8 at Belmont Country Club.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce is seeking golfers and sponsors for its annual golf outing to be held June 18. Call 419-693-5580.


The East Toledo-Oregon Kiwanis Scholarship Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 17 at Eagles Landing Golf Course. Call John Eisenhart at 419-346-0231.

Do the right thing
Bay Park Community Hospital will host its annual Treasure Island Celebrity Wait Dinner Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza in downtown Toledo. Call 419-690-7700.

At the clubs
The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, June 19 at 7:15 am at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.


The East Toledo Club has elected the following officers for 2009-2010: Chris Tarsha, president; Paul Gibbs, vice president and Andrea Crowley, secretary-treasurer. New board members elected were Rita McDougle and Brenda Hagman.

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday to 419-836-1319, e-mail to or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.






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