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Weight loss leads to new business
Kay and Marty Traver have opened Kays Nutrition, a business specializing in selling nutritional shakes, herbal tea and aloe.


Kay Traver said the couple decided to go into business because of their personal experience losing weight by drinking the shakes. Kay has lost 50 pounds since October and Marty has lost 70.

Kay and Marty Traver of Kays Nutrition.
(Press photo by Ken Grosjean)

“We’re feeling so much better and healthier right now, we wanted to share our experience with others,” she said.

The store is located at 339 Rice Street in Elmore. Hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The phone number is 419-862-2085.

Gold stars
Mercy St. Hospital has been recognized for the third consecutive year by the Ohio Hospital Association for its sound environmental practices.

St. Charles was one of 15 hospitals statewide selected to receive the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes hospitals for environmental stewardship and exemplifying best practices.

At the clubs
A representative from the Hantz Group will present Estate Planning Basics to members of the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Thursday, 8 a.m. at Heartland of Oregon, 3953 Navarre. RSVP to Sarah at 419-693-5580.

The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, June 21, 7:15 a.m. at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Call Linda at 419-693-9999.

The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is raising funds for its annual Independence Day Celebration. The cost of fireworks has been increasing steadily by five percent per year so to keep the same quality show the chamber is selling patriotic stars for $1, $5, or $10 at local businesses during the month of June.

Purchasers can write their name on the star to show their support. All funds collected will go towards the 2013 fireworks show. Everyone who purchases a $10 star will have their name entered into a drawing for VIP seating during the fireworks. You can also make direct donations to the chamber office at 161 W. Water Street in Oak Harbor or call 419-898-0479.

Customer appreciation day
NBOH will host its annual Customer Appreciation Luncheon in honor of its 79th Anniversary, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bank staff and board members will serve hot dogs, chips, refreshments and sweet treats at their offices in Oak Harbor, Curtice, Port Clinton and Oregon.

Men’s breakfast
Joe Hirzel of Hirzel Farms & Canning Company, Pemberville, will speak at the Otterbein Portage Valley Men’s breakfast Friday 8:30 a.m. RSVP to 419-833-8917.

The Annual Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held Thursday, June 20 at Eagle’s Landing. Call Sarah at 419-693-5580 for sponsorship and team registration information. 

The Oregon/Northwood Rotary will host its annual golf scramble Friday, June 21 at Chippewa Golf Club. Go to

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday, noon to The Workplace at 419-836-1319, email to or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.




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