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Fitness club expands facility, adds classes and childcare
Ladies Movement Fitness Club has acquired the former Lifestyles for Ladies gym of Northwood.

Ladies Movement has expanded its Northwood facility with the acquisition of the former Cupids Closet retail store in the same complex, said Jim Imbery, who co-owns the facility with his wife Kathryn. The acquisition provides an additional 2,000 square feet and has been completely transformed into a state-of-the-art aerobic studio to hold the group fitness classes. This brings the total capacity of the gym to nearly 10,000 square feet.

Donation: Gary P. Macko, left Pres. & CEO of NBOH makes a donation
of $1000 to the NBOH "Team Up" Relay for life
Ottawa County. The check
is presented to Pam & Mike
Winters, Co-chairs. NBOH has also donated a
replica of the
house featured in Disney movie, "Up" and will be on display
at NBOH, 147 Wesy Water St., Oak Harbor and can be purchased through a
silent auction. Contact Dawn Gordon
419-898-8511 to place a bid. Final
bid will be announced at
the closing of the Relay for Life event on June 9th.

The main gym area, which has also been renovated, holds the cardio equipment such as ellipticals and stationary bikes as well as strength equipment such as free weights and multi-purpose weight training machines.

Group classes include new Yoga and Pilates classes in addition to Zumba, step, body sculpting and spinning classes. Participation in any of the group classes is included in the basic membership package.

Unlimited tanning and childcare are also provided for a nominal monthly fee.

The Imberys are Curtice residents. They grew up in Genoa. Jim graduated from Cardinal Stritch and Kathryn from Genoa. Daughter Kelsey is a licensed personal trainer who works at the gym.

Membership information, as well as a complete schedule of group classes, can be found at or contact the club directly at 419-697-5433.

The right thing
Genoa Retirement Village’s Assisted Living Residence and Healthcare Center are both ranked as a top 25 provider of care services in Ohio, according to statewide survey of resident satisfaction conducted by the Ohio Department of Aging.

In total, 957 nursing centers and 577 assisted living centers were part of the statewide survey.

Genoa Retirement Village is a Trilogy Health Services community. Trilogy communities offer a full range of personalized senior living services, from independent and assisted living, to skilled nursing and rehabilitative services.

Opportunity knocks
Karen Stripling, assistant vice president at National Bank of Ohio, will retire effective June 1, according to a company press release.

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Amy Eisenhour Karen Stripling

Stripling began her 43-year financial career in 1969 by joining the staff of the Commercial National Bank in Tiffin. She joined NBOH in 1988. She and her husband Jerry reside in Oak Harbor.


Amy Eisenhour has been promoted to senior vice president at National Bank of Oak Harbor. She joined the bank in March 2011 and has more than 25 years of banking experience.

Eisenhour started her career at Citizens Savings Bank in Pemberville where she was vice President and cashier. After Rurban Financial Corp. purchased Citizens Savings Bank, Eisnehour moved over to the holding company as Vice President of Operations. At NBOH, she is the human resources officer and information technology officer.

She lives in Pemberville with her husband and two children.

At the clubs
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Network will hold its 2012 WEN Growth Summit on Monday, May 14, beginning at 11:00am at the Grand Plaza, Downtown Toledo.

Michael Bell, Toledo mayor, will be the keynote speaker. Topics for two concurrent breakout sessions are “The Art and Science of Marketing” and “Help, I hate transition”.

A networking cocktail party will follow the summit and start at 4:15. To register, visit or call 419-349-4757. 

The Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club will hold its annual golf invitational Friday, June 22 at Chippewa Golf Course.

The fundraiser helps the club fund service projects such as Breakfast With Santa, Dictionaries for Third Graders, Ohio Reads tutors and the Challenger Learning Center.

Sponsors and teams are sought. Go to


The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf classic Thursday, June 28 at Chippewa Golf Club.

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