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The Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions will award two scholarships for 2010, one in the amount of $2,000 and one in the amount of $1,500. To qualify an applicant must be in pursuit of post high school studies of any kind including professional, vocational and academic, not limited to colleges and universities. This scholarship is open to traditional and non-traditional students and credit union membership is not required.

Applications may be picked up at Bay Area Credit Union, 4202 Navarre Ave. across from Pearson Park.

This year, applicants may answer the scholarship question with either a written essay or video. For more info visit Applications must be submitted no later than February 12


Ribbon cutting
The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday 5:30 to 8:00 pm to welcome mr. Emblem to its new location at 3209 Navarre. Refreshments will be offered at both mr. Emblem and Alan Miller Jewelers.

Tim Stapelton, a local Santa Claus for three decades, will sign copies of his new book A View from Santa’s Knee.

The right thing
The Exchange Club of Greater Maumee Bay is conducting its annual “Give 5 for Kids” campaign. Donations are used to purchase Christmas gifts for the needy. Send your donation to The Exchange Club, P.O. Box 167692, Oregon, OH 43616.


Clay High School Operation Graduation 2010 is seeking sponsors and donations for its annual safe, overnight drug and alcohol free celebration for this year’s graduating class. Contact Sally Agoston at 419-693-1492 or e-mail


Instant Tax Service has announced its Toys for Tykes giveaway to be held Saturday, December 19, 10:00am to 3:00pm at its East Toledo office, 132 Main Street. Eligible children ages 0-12 will receive a free toy while supplies last. Call 419-725-2552.

At the clubs
The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet 7:15 am, Friday, December 18 at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.


The Waite High School Honors Choir will perform for the East Toledo Club at its annual holiday luncheon Thursday, December 17, Noon at the Navy Bistro. Call 419-691-7651.
Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday Noon to 419-836-1319, e-mail to, or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.



Gas Prices

Gas prices are expected to soar this summer. Are you prepared to pay more?
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