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Hansen Award nominations
The East Toledo-Oregon Kiwanis’ 62nd Annual Hansen Award Dinner will be held April 10 at Mercy St. Charles Hospital in Oregon.

Scholarships will be presented to students from five local high schools and The Hansen Award will be presented to a community leader. Nominations are being sought for local leaders who provide extraordinary service to their community.

Nominations and a short biography may be sent to John Eishehart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 419-346-0231. The deadline for nominations is March 1.


Girl Scout leader gathering
Past and present adult Girl Scouting program leaders are invited to a gathering March 10 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 122 W. Ottawa St., Oak Harbor.

The gathering will begin with a church service at 10:30 a.m. At 11:30 a.m., following the service, the leaders will gather for an informal reception upstairs in the church’s Social Room (an elevator is available) where they can enjoy a light buffet lunch, reminisce, make new friends and renew past friendships.

Attendees are asked to bring a salad or a dessert to share and nuts, dried fruit, chocolate or something else to add to a big bowl of Gorp, trail mix-type of snack.

Scout leaders are welcome to attend the service and or the reception or both.


Recollections sought For 100th anniversary
In celebration of its 100-year anniversary, First English Lutheran Church, Gibsonburg, is asking current and former members for family information and/or recollections about the church.

Submissions will be included in a 100th anniversary booklet.

The church, located at the corner of West Madison and South Gibson streets, was founded June 29, 2013. The community is invited to the anniversary celebration, which will be held June 30.

Information may be sent to David Blausey at First English Lutheran Church, 5998 CR 85, Gibsonburg, OH, 43431-9781 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Call 419-637-9329 for more information.

Ebola outbreak

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