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The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce has a new website, new president and new media director and editor of the chamber’s newsletter.

The new website will keep members informed of chamber activities and allow for various forms to be submitted electronically. It will also allow for the electronic payment of dues.

The address is

Tim Davies is the new president. He is the pastor at Christ Community Church in Genoa. Chris Sheldon is the new media director and editor of the chamber’s newsletter. She has been a firefighter/EMT for 25 years and the fiscal officer/clerk for Clay Township for the past 18 years.

Ann Mann, office manager at Mann Technologies, is the newest board member.

The chamber will also hold two events in the next two weeks. The annual street fair and car show will take place Saturday, September 18.

A business after hours will be held at Latte’Da Thursday, September 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.

For more info, call 419-707-5774.


The right thing
Crown Mats and Matting, a 65-year-old matting manufacturer of Fremont, has donated mats for the temporary home of Lake High School, which is located in the former Owens Community College Workforce Development Center on Tracy Road in Northwood.

Schools & skills
The fifth Annual Hispanic Business Expo and Job Fair sponsored by the Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be held Friday, October 1, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Math/Science Center on the campus of Owens Community College. For booth space and sponsorship information, call 419-255-3595 or go to

At the clubs
East Toledo Club: Gary Ashford of Duket Architects Planners will speak about the Waite High School renovations Thursday, Noon at Michael’s Café in the Weber Block. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will hold its Charity Derby Horse Race this Wednesday. The race will be the featured event at the annual steak roast.

The Derby Horse Race is open to any business, non-profit organization, family or individual. Each entrant must choose a charity to represent. The first place winner’s charity will receive 25 percent of the auction’s proceeds, second place receives 15 percent and third receives 10 percent, according to Sarah Beavers, chamber director.

The entry fee is $20. Call Sarah at 419-693-5580.


The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, 7:15 a.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999


The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsors for the 32nd Annual Apple Festival to be held October 9 and 10. Call 419-898-0479.

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.




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