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The scarecrows are coming.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will hold a design-a-scarecrow contest to raise funds for its operations. The contest is open to businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals. The scarecrows will be sold at an auction to be held in conjunction with the chamber’s annual steak roast scheduled for Wednesday, September 17 at Oak Shade Grove.


Scarecrows must be at least four-feet tall, stand or sit on its own and be in good taste. Entries will be judged on originality, design, color and creativity. Winners will be chosen in three categories—business, non-profit organization and individuals or families.

Scarecrows must be delivered to Oak Shade Grove on Tuesday, September 16.

The fee is $20.

Call the chamber at 419-693-5580 for more information.

New therapy gym

Harborside Healthcare Perrysburg will host an old fashioned ice cream social to showcase its new rehab gym Tuesday, August 12, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Harborside provides both inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies. It is located on SR 795 at Oregon Road.

Call 419-666-0935

At the clubs

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Economic Development Foundation will host the annual Party in the Parking Lot Thursday, August 14, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 2460 Navarre.

Call 419-693-5580.

Opportunity knocks

Rosemary Parker of Oregon has joined Tastefully Simple as an independent consultant.

Tastefully Simple is a national direct-sales company featuring easy-to-prepare gourmet products.

Up the ladder

Jennifer Schmidt of Woodville has been promoted to Half Carat Designer with Home & Garden Party, a national company specializing in tabletop stoneware, candles, framed art and home décor.

The Little Sisters of the Poor will host its Third Annual Jim Smythe Golf Outing Friday, September 5 at The Toledo Country Club. All funds raised will support Little Sisters and their mission of caring for the elderly poor. Call Carolyn Matthews at 419-698-4331 or e-mail for sponsorship or team information.


The National Bank of Oak Harbor and GenoaBank will co-sponsor their 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing Friday, September 12 at the Oak Harbor Golf Club. The annual golf scramble provides scholarships to local students planning to major in business at a two or four-year college or university.

Shotgun starts will begin at 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  The entry fee is $260.00 per team. To organize a foursome or make a donation contact Marie Truman at 419-898-5741 or Joyce Harrison at 419-855-8381.


The Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club is seeking sponsors and golfers for its annual golf invitational Friday, September 5 at Eagles Landing. The outing raises money for the club’s community commitments including supporting the Challenger Learning Center, YMCA and the American Red Cross. In 2007, the club also purchased dictionaries for all third graders in Oregon and Northwood schools. Call Annelle at 419-855-8381 or 419-340-7886.

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