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The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce will host a community wide garage sale June 4 and 5. The event will be held in conjunction with a sidewalk sale in the downtown business district.

If you would like to participate, call the chamber office at 419-898-0479. The chamber is compiling a list of participants to pass out to visitors.

Opportunity knocks
Richard Solomon, MD, a renowned developmental and behavioral pediatrician, has been named medical director of the Mercy Autism Program.

Dr. Solomon is founder and director of the PLAY Project based at the Ann Arbor Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He is certified in general pediatrics and has been diagnosing and treating children with autism for more than 20 years.

Call 419-865-3314 for information on autism programs.

New hours
Fifth Third Bank will extend hours of operation at 32 locations throughout Northwestern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan, according to Robert W. LaClair, President and CEO.

The new hours will be:  Monday through Friday 9 to 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Local branches affected are Northwood Banking Center, 2673 Woodville Road; Oregon Banking Center, 3739 Navarre Avenue and Gibsonburg Banking Center, 101 Main Street.

At the clubs
Women’s Entrepreneurial Network will host a networking session Thursday, May 6, 11:00 am at Cousino’s, Woodville Road. Call Sharon Czarny at 419-343-6984.

The East Toledo Club will host a luncheon for the Waite Honor Society Thursday, May 13 at Noon at El Camino Skye on Woodville Road. To attend or sponsor a student call Andrea at 419-691-7651

The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, May 21, 7:15 a.m. at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Call Linda at 419-693-9999.

The bottom line
GenoaBank announced to its shareholders at the recent Annual Meeting that net income for 2009 totaled just under $1.4 million.  Meeting highlights included director elections for the 2010 term, review of the audited financial statements, and an update on the bank’s overall operations.

According to a company release, assets total about $246 million at year end, deposits total about $207 million and capital, or shareholder equity totaled more than $19.7 million.

Gold stars
Tammy Strahl of Martin has been honored by lia Sophia through its Excellent Beginnings program for achieving certain sales levels.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chamber Golf Classic, Thursday, June 3 at Chippewa Golf Club. For details, call Sarah at 419-693-5580.

The Oregon Northwood Rotary Golf Invitational will be held June 25 at Eagle’s Landing in Oregon. Contact Matt Mackowiak at

The Second Annual Oregon Firefighters Association Golf Outing will be held Saturday, July 31 at Eagle’s Landing. Call Mike Jimenez at 419-698-9504.

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday at noon to 419-836-1319, e-mail to, or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.

Merchants, music,food on display at county fairgrounds

Live music, local food vendors and a showcase of Ottawa County merchants will highlight Explore Ottawa County, a family event to be held Saturday, May 8th from 4-9 p.m. at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds.

The event is part of the Ottawa County Live Here/Buy Here campaign developed by the 2010 Leadership Ottawa County class and sponsored in large part by the National Bank of Oak Harbor and Brush Wellman. Other sponsors include the United Way of Ottawa County, the Beacon, Exponent, Suburban Press, and many other locally committed business partners.

Admission is free. For information, call Angie Adair at 419-732-2154 or Michelle Ish at 567-262-3055.





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