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Grace Perez honored by peers
Maria Grace Perez, of Fremont, was named the monthly Spark Award winner for October by WSOS Family Development Director Jacquie Wells.

Perez, a secretary/receptionist with the Early Childhood Program at the WSOS Stricker Family Development Center in Fremont, was nominated for demonstrating leadership, quality, innovation, and service to the children and families of the Early Childhood Program.

Perez started as a volunteer in a classroom at the WSOS Stricker Center. In 2003 she was hired as a secretary/receptionist in Fremont.

For information about WSOS services, call 1-800-775-9767 or visit

Nominations sought For Person of the Year
The Rotary Club of Fremont is seeking nominees for its second annual “Person of the Year” award.

The honor is given to a person who has gone above and beyond his/her job requirement by performing an exceptional deed that has made a positive impact in the community or on another individual in 2013.

Nominees should be individuals who work in Sandusky County, in the capacity of a police, fire or first responder employee or volunteer, though the categories may be expanded.

To submit a nomination, contact Dr. Randy Wurts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you know someone you would like to nominate for this award please contact be received no later than January 30.or 419-639-0218. Nominations must be received no later than Jan. 30, 2014.

The award will be presented at the club meeting April 14.

Christmas party set
Ottawa County Republican Women Christmas Party Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. at Catawba Bay Clubhouse. Cost is $15. Spouses are welcome.

RSVP to Roni at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 614-361-1323, or to Renee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Nov. 30.

Retired teachers to meet
Lucas Co. Retired Teachers will meet Dec. 12 at noon at the Inverness Country Club, 4601 Dorr St. Valet service will be available.

A program of holiday music will be provided by Swanton High School. Attendees are asked to bring a stuffed animal which will be given to Lucas County Children Services.

Menu choices include sautéed chicken breast, London broil or spinach/mushroom quiche. Reservations are due by Dec. 6, along with a check for $18.75 payable to LCRTA. Mail to Robert Fetter, 7803 Shaftesbury, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Ebola outbreak

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