Samsen Furniture will kick off its eight annual Decoration Multiplication program to raise funds for local schools and collect food for area pantries Tuesday, 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
A presentation of $100 participation checks to each local school and the announcement of the best decorated tree award will occur at 7:00. You can gain extra points for your school by bringing non-perishable items to the open house.
Participating schools are: Allen Central Elementary, Brunner, Jerusalem Elementary, Eastwood Middle School, Ottawa River Elementary, Eagle Point Elementary, Rocky Ridge Elementary and Graytown Elementary.
Pantries which will benefit are: Ottawa County Holiday Bureau, Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Pemberville, Luckey Food Pantry, Mustard Seed, Oregon Health & Welfare, Jerusalem Food Pantry, All Saints Church and Perrysburg Bread Basket.
At the clubs
Nick Vitucci, Toledo Walleye hockey coach, will speak to The East Toledo club Thursday, November 19, Noon at Packos at the Park. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.
The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, November 20, 7:15 am at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.
Fritz Haney, Ottawa County Municipal Court Judge, will be the featured speaker at the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner set for Thursday, November 12, 6:00 p.m. at the fire hall in Genoa.
The program will feature a history of the marching bands for Ohio State University and the University of Michigan. RSVP to 419-855-3225.
The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours at Eagle’s Nest Retreat, 16 So. Stadium in Oregon, Tuesday, 6:00 pm. RSVP to 419-693-5580.
Shawna Magers of Walbridge was recognized by lia sophia for her sales performance achieved over her first 15 weeks with the direct seller of fashion jewelry.
in Oregon, Tuesday, November 10 4:30 to 6:00 pm. RSVP to 419-693-5580.
Businesses to meet
The Coffee Shop, located at 3555 Navarre Ave. in Oregon is hosting the Oregon Small Business coalition meeting Friday, 10:00 am. Any small business with 50 employees or less is invited to attend and voice any problems or concerns you have doing business in Oregon. City officials have been invited. Call 419-698-JAVA (5282)
A night out
Beeker’s General Store in Pemberville will feature three unique jewelry artisans at its “Night Out” Tuesday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
The artisans are: Earrings by Suzanna; Beckett Studio and Stoneworks by Stephanie. Wine sampling and treats will be offered and Riverbank Antiques will stay open until 8:00 pm.
The right thing
Lutheran Home is looking for businesses and individuals to decorate Christmas trees and wreathes and donate them for display and for use in a fundraising auction.
Trees will be on display at the home from Thanksgiving to December 15. On December 16, they will be available to the highest bidder during a silent auction which will be held at the home’s holiday reception.
Call Kim Lemle at 419-693-0751, ext 246
Angie Gozdowski of Genoa has joined Tastefully Simple as an independent consultant.
Tastefully Simple is a home-tasting company featuring easy-to-prepare foods.
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