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Justin Draeger has been named president and CEO of National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
Draeger will lead the organization and serve as its primary voice in interacting with its members, the United States Congress, The White House and the U.S. Department of Education.
“As financial aid professionals and student advocates, we find ourselves at a unique point in history where it will take all of our collective effort to ensure no qualified student is ever denied access to a college education because of lack of financial resources,” Draeger stated in an organizational press release.
Following a two-month leadership transition, Drager will be announced as president and CEO at the organization’s annual conference to be held in July in Denver.

Draeger is a Northwood High graduate.

New blog
Beeker’s General Store has launched a blog, which can be accessed through its Facebook site. The blog displays new products, specials and give-a-ways.
Beeker’s, one of Ohio’s oldest general stores, is located in downtown Pemberville. The website is You can reach the blog at

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

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host a networking social event Thursday, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at El Camino Real Sky on Woodville Road. Call Sarah at 419-693-5580.

The 14th Annual Lake Flyer Four Man Scrambles golf outing will be held Saturday, June 5, 7:30 a.m. at Chippewa Golf Course. Sponsors and teams are being sought. Call Marietta before May 24 at 419-356-2659.

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.


The next 100 years
Joe Gross (Vice President of Gross Electric), Dick Gross (Retired Chairman), Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, and Laurie Gross (President) share a moment during the company’s recent product expo held in conjunction with its 100th anniversary celebration.
More than 40 vendors participated in the expo, which was held at the company’s headquarters on Reynolds Road in Toledo. In keeping with the theme of "The Next 100 Years of Lighting & Electricity," the expo also featured seminars on new governmental guidelines and energy saving technologies, including fluorescent bulbs, ballasts, controls, and LED products. Mayor Bell thanked the Gross family for the company's donation of smoke detectors and its long-standing relationship with the Toledo Fire Department.




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