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Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

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Board seeks to fill vacancy
The Board of Lucas County Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities for a four-year term that will begin Jan. 1, 2013.

The Board of Developmental Disabilities provides programs, support and services to enhance the independence, community acceptance and physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals who have mental retardation or developmental disabilities. The board meets the third Monday of each month.

To be considered for the vacancy, complete an “Application for Public Volunteer” form available from the Board office at One Government Center, Suite 800, Toledo, Ohio, 43604, or by calling 419-213-4500. A printable version of the application is also available online at A detailed resume must be enclosed with the completed application form.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 17.

Christmas concert
The Hot Flashes – a group of “young-at-heart” women from the Pemberville-Bowling Green area – will join with Pemberville-area churches to present “A Good Samaritan Christmas Concert” Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Eastwood High School auditorium.

The program will include an appearance by the Eastwood Jazz Band and a silent auction.

Proceeds raised will benefit the Good Samaritan Fund and Community Food Pantry, which helps with food items, prescriptions and utility expenses for those in need in the Eastwood School District. Admission to the concert is free, however, a freewill offering will be collected. Doors will open at 2 p.m. For more information, call Carol Bailey at 419-287-4848 or Kathy Brandt at 419-287-4182 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Local Heroes night
Bass Pro Shops in Rossford is inviting “Local Heroes” – policeman, fireman, paramedics, war veterans, soldiers and military personnel –  to a special evening of activities, shopping, discounts and drawings Sunday night, Dec. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m.

All Local Heroes and their immediate families are invited to attend. (Must show badges or other identification to attend this event).

For more information, visit




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