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Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus has received 4 out of 5 stars in the Medicare Five Star Rating System for the second quarter of 2009, according to a company spokesperson. The rating is an improvement over the previous rating of three out of five stars. This rating also ties Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus for the top rating among Long Term Care Facility in Ottawa County.

The Five-Star Quality Rating System was created to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. Nursing home ratings are taken from the following three sources of data: Health Inspections, Staffing, and Quality Measures. A star rating is provided for each of these three sources, the three ratings are combined for an overall rating.

Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus is located in Oak Harbor and has been a county owned and operated facility for 138 years. Riverview offers long and short term stays; therapy (Physical, Occupational, Speech); a rehab unit and the only long term care facility in Ottawa County to contract with the Veteran’s Affairs. Riverview also houses Ottawa County’s only specialized memory care unit; and Ottawa County’s only adult day service.

The bottom line
The Andersons reported second quarter net income of $15.9 million on revenues of $811 million, down from $45.6 million net income on $1.1 billion revenues for the same period in 2008, according to a company press release.

The 87 cents per share dividend is down from $2.48 per share for the second quarter of 2008.

The biggest drop came in the grain and ethanol group  whose operating income of $8.9 million was down from $20 million.

The retail group also experienced a decline in revenues to $49 million from $53 million for the second quarter of 2008. Operating income was down from $3.4 in 2008 to $2.9 this year. Profit, however, was up from break even to $200,000 for the first six months. The company reports that while margins and customer counts have increased there has been a decline in the average sale per customer.

The Andersons operates a retail outlet at the Woodville Mall in Northwood.

The turf and specialty group reported record operating income of $3 million on revenues of $40 million compared to $1.9 million on revenues of $36 million for the same period in 2008.

Opportunity knocks
Chuck Barteck has been named president of Buckeye Title Agency in Genoa.

Barteck brings 25 years of consumer, residential and commercial lending experience, with most of those years coming in community banking. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Toledo, majoring in business administration. He is also a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Buckeye Title provides title exams and settlement services for lenders, real estate professionals, property owners and attorneys.


Sherrie Terry of Walbridge has joined Tastefully Simple as an independent sales consultant. Tastefully Simple is a national direct sales company featuring easy-to-prepare food products.

At the clubs
The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Economic Development Foundation will host their annual Party in the Parking Lot Thursday, 4:00-8:00 pm at the chamber, 2460 Navarre. Call 419-693-5580.

The National Bank of Oak Harbor and GenoaBank will host their 11th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing Friday, September 11 at the Oak Harbor Golf Club. The event raises money for scholarships for local schools. Call Marie at 419-898-5741 or Joyce at 419-855-8381. 


The Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club seeks sponsors and teams for its annual golf invitational Friday, September 4 at Eagles Landing. The event raises funds for service projects. Some of these have been Breakfast with Santa at Clay High School, the Challenger Learning Center, dictionaries for third graders and Ohio Reads tutors.

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