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Eagle Scout fundraiser
A community fundraiser will be held July 22 at Bob Evans restaurant, 435 Lemoyne Rd., Northwood, to raise funds for Eagle Scout Candidate A.J. Poullaf’s service project at Zion Lutheran Church of Perrysburg.

Poullaf is raising $3,000 for his project which involves replacing a sidewalk and brick wall at the church. Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of patrons’ receipts to the project. A flyer, available at the church,  26535 Pemberville Rd., Perrysburg, must be presented at the time of purchase.

Call the church at 419-837-5023 for more information.

Karen Crall honored
Ottawa County Republican Women (OCRW) member Karen Crall was among those honored at the Ohio Federation of Republican Women’s biennial Tribute to Women, held at Worthington Hills Country Club June 23.

Crall, a graduate of Coshocton High School, attended The Ohio State University, receiving a degree in education. She taught second grade at Brinkerhoff Elementary School in Mansfield for many years and is now retired.

Crall was past vice president of the OCRW and now serves on the Ottawa County Central Committee. She has chaired several OCRW banquets and organized fundraisers. She also volunteered to work during the Presidential campaign, manning headquarters, making phone calls and going door-to-door. She has walked in parades with the Ottawa County Republican Party and organized the distribution of U.S. flags in Port Clinton for Memorial Day.

Woodmore reunion
Members of the Woodmore Class of 1979 invite members of the classes of 1978 and 1980 to their reunion set for July 27 at the Elmore Historical Building.

The cost is $20, which includes dinner. Reply to by July 20. A gathering will be held at the Portage Inn in Elmore July 26.

Pageant princess
Seven-year-old Sydney Mahaney, of Graytown, recently competed at the state level of National American Miss Pageant Princess Division held in Columbus.

During the three-day competition, Mahaney competed in formal wear, personal introduction, interviews, community involvement and casual wear. She won “Overall” in the casual wear competition, which was an optional competition. She also placed fourth runner-up (out of 146), making Queen’s Court and receiving an invitation to the National Competition for both events.

The national pageant will be held Thanksgiving week at the Anaheim Marriott in California.

Mahaney’s activities include 4-H Cloverbud, Junior Master Gardner, and Church youth group. She is the 2012-2013 Oak Harbor Apple blossom and is enjoying her reign and traveling to parades and events.

She is currently seeking sponsors for the National pageant.




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