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CareNet, a non-profit organization founded by the City of Toledo, ProMedica Health System and Mercy Health Partners has partnered with The Pharmacy Counter to offer “We Care Pricing” for prescriptions medications, medical supplies and home medical equipment.

CareNet provides affordable medical care to low-income uninsured residents of Lucas County. The network includes all hospitals in Lucas County. There are three Pharmacy Counter locations in Northwest Ohio including one on Navarre in Oregon.
Enrollment in CareNet is limited to those whose income doesn’t exceed 200 percent of the poverty level. For example, a household of four which doesn’t have insurance or qualify for government assistance can earn up to $42,000 and be eligible. Call The United Way or log onto www.toledocarenet.org.

At the clubs
The East Toledo Club will meet Thursday, September 18 at Noon. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.
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The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, September 19, 7:30 a.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.

Gold stars
Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an A3 rating to the Northwestern Water and Sewer District’s $6.9 million Water Resource Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 and an A3 rating to the district’s $2.85 million water and sewer special assessment bonds, series 2008A.

The revenue bonds are secured by a pledge of net water and sewer system revenues and will fund capital replacement, repairs and maintenance.

The district serves 10,775 water customers and 12,224 sewer customers throughout Wood County including Lake Township, Millbury, Northwood and Luckey.
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The Kiwanis Scholarship Golf Outing raised more than $9,200 which will provide scholarships to seniors from Cardinal Stritch, Clay, Lake, Northwood and Waite High schools. Funds will also be used for other community oriented events like “Learn to Swim.”

Golf
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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for sponsorship or team information.
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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.
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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.

Schools & skills

Terri Kruse has earned her certification as an optician from the American Board of Opticianry. She has been employed for the past four years at the Woodville office of Dr. Dennis Laub. She also provides services for both Dr. Laub and Dr. William Kegerize at their Genoa and Oak Harbor practices.

Just the Fax: Fax items to The Workplace at 419-836-1319, e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.

$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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