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Carty Finkbeiner, Toledo mayor, will speak on the Marina District and other East Toledo development such as the Skyway Marina when he appears before the East Toledo Club Thursday, Noon at Cousino’s, Woodville Road.

Mayor Finkbeiner will also talk about the city’s general economic health and its direction for the future. Mayor Finkbeiner and city council have been at odds over the need to layoff police and fire personnel to balance the budget.


The mayor is also the subject of recall effort by a group of businessmen who call themselves Take Back Toledo. The group has garnered enough signatures on a petition to put the issue on the ballot this September.

In response, the mayor’s office has issued this statement, "My only concern at this time is working with City Council and the City's Unions to avoid laying off not one person more than is absolutely necessary to balance the City's budget. That is absolutely the single most important issue in front of the Mayor, Council, and City of Toledo employees."

 The public is invited. RSVP to Andrea at 419-691-7651.


Ken Finley from V&A Risk Services will talk about How to Reduce Your Workers’ Comp Premiums to members of the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Noon at the German American Festival Club House at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman in Oregon. Call 419-693-5580.

20th anniversary
Deanna Dunn last week celebrated her 20th year as owner of Innovations Portrait Studio in Genoa.

She opened her business within six months after leaving a previous employer. “I basically took a lemon and made lemonade from it,” she said.

The studio started out in the Woodbury Market in Millbury on Woodville Road. She moved it to 631 Main Street in Genoa two years ago.

Dunn specializes in senior portraits, weddings, families and sports photography. The company has contracts with a lot of local schools and sports teams.

“We are now in the digital age and are able to do a lot of our own touch ups, enhancements and restorations,” she adds.

Dunn is offering a number of specials to customers to celebrate, and Sunday, April 19th, the studio is having a Bridal Show free to the public from 11-4:00.  

The Oregon Firefighters Association will host its first golf outing to raise funds for it memorial fund Saturday, July 11 at Eagles Landing. The shotgun start is set for 8:00 am. Call Michael Jimenez at 419-698-9504 or 419-574-2312.


Sponsors and teams are sought for the Randy Kordash Golf Classic to raise funds for the St. Charles Mercy Hospital Foundation. The outing will be held Monday, June 8 at Belmont Country Club.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce is seeking golfers and sponsors for its annual golf outing to be held June 18. Call 419-693-5580.

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