The Press Newspaper
The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District is offering full-color cotton
throws featuring the artwork of Laurene Giesler, of Elmore.
The 60-inch by 70-inch throw features images of the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, the Marblehead Lighthouse, Ottawa County Bicentennial Barn, a bald eagle and an agricultural scene. The cost is $50. Money raised from the sale of the throws will support various district programs.
For more information, call 419-898-1595 or visit the district office at 240 W. Lake St., Oak Harbor.
Haynes is the grandparent of a School of Hope student and served as secretary for the Board. Tischler has served as president of the board for eight years.
Speaker George McCormick told the story from the area’s start as a reliable place to hold the annual picnic of Toledo’s St. Paul Methodist Church to its present position as a venue for church convocations and camps, national shuffleboard tournaments, and world-class entertainment.
McCormick, whose family has had a cottage in Lakeside for three generations, is a mineralogist and retired university professor who was twice a Fulbright Scholar.
In a brief business meeting after the program, members approved the slate of officers for 2010. They include Paul Moon, president; Doug Garrett, vice president; Gwen Addy, secretary; and Keith Addy, treasurer. Jeanne Huskey, Richard Taylor and Alex Thomas were elected as society board members for the 2010-2013 term.
The Ottawa County Historical Society welcomes new members. Visit www.thekeepershouse.org for more information.