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Genoa man retires after 55 years with company
Jim Cornell might well have set a record that will not be broken.

Cornell, of Genoa, retired last week after 55 years at Materion Brush Inc. (formerly Brush Wellman Inc.), ending a career that spanned 11 U.S. presidents.

Grateful for new gavel
When Melanie Bowen, who chairs the Lake Township Board of Trustees, banged the gavel to start the trustees’ June 21 meeting to order, she did so with a gavel made by Dale Klavinger, a township resident and woodworking craftsman.

Klavinger also made a display holder for the shovel used for a groundbreaking ceremony for the township’s administration building. The shovel is displayed on a wall in the building’s entrance.

The trustees thanked Klavinger for his donation.

The old gavel was one of many items lost in the June 2010 tornado that destroyed the building.


Church celebrates 25 years of ministry
Grace Baptist Church in Oak Harbor will mark 25 years of ministry with an old-fashioned tent revival meeting June 26 to 30.

Sunday’s services will kick off the week of special activities to be held under a large tent on the church grounds, located at 325 S. Toussaint-Portage Rd., Oak Harbor. Services will be held at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. A carry-in dinner will be served after the 11 a.m. Worship Service.




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