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June 20th, 2011

Cars Roll In For Show

June 20, 2011

ST. MARYS — Historic cars of different models and colors lined a parking lot at a local car dealership this weekend, as the dealership held its annual cruise-in, with the proceeds from the event benefitting a former NFL football player’s foundation that honors his son.

“This is our 12th year,” Coordinator Brian Engel said of the MOPAR or No Car St. Marys Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep Cruise-in held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, which boasted approximately 150 cars.

Program Touts Arts

June 20, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Area children were able to participate in the arts as part of the first-ever combined Arts in the Parks day in New Bremen this weekend.

On Saturday, Arts Place’s Arts in the Parks hosted three back-to-back events at Lock One in New Bremen.

Week At A Glance

June 20, 2011

June 20: The New Bremen Public Library will hold at scavenger hunt from noon to 7 p.m. today.

FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will hold a bead-making craft from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Preregistration is required and call 419-628-2925 to sign up.

New Knoxville Community Library will host Steve Belliveau's Get Science Show from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. today.

June 17th

Senator Works To Help Grand Lake St. Marys

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local state senator says he hopes three provisions he fought to include in the biennial budget aimed at helping Grand Lake St. Marys make it to the governor’s desk.

State Sen. Keith Faber proposed shifting $4 million of Waterways Safety funds initially earmarked for a marina at Caesar Creek, in Waynesville, to Grand Lake St. Marys for algae mitigation. Faber told The Evening Leader funding from the marina would then come from a capital improvement fund.

Student Succeeds In Program

June 17, 2011

WAPAKONETA — A local partnership between an educational center and a Wapakoneta business has lead to the ultimate accomplishment for a program designed for children with autism.

The Auglaize County Educational Service Center (ESC) provides a program, Project Independence, which is a transitional program designed for children with autism to give them the skills they need to live on their own after high school.

Center Needs Help

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Youth Center was forced to temporarily close Wednesday because of the loss of its two government-funded positions.

The center previously had two workers from Experience Works, a government-based company, but because of budget cut-backs, when one the workers moved, the position was not filled and the second position was dropped.

“Right now we’re in a bind,” Director Donna Graham said. “We have no one to work here.”

Assistants Honored

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Living Center recognized its nursing assistants Thursday in conjunction with the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants’ 34th Annual Nursing Assistants Day.

The celebration is in recognition of the nursing assistants who have dedicated their time to the lives and well-being of others. Nursing assistants are “key players” in the lives of residents, providing as much as 80 to 90 percent of the direct care to residents in long-term care facilities, according to the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants website.

Sale Has Treasures For All

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — Numerous residents flocked to Holy Rosary School to check out the annual Holy Rosary Garage Sale, which started on Thursday and runs through Saturday.

“We’ve had a very good first day — for the first half of this first day,” Holy Rosary Garage Sale Co-Chair Peg Larkin said.

She noted there were people waiting to get in to the building before she even arrived Thursday morning to open the sale.

June 16th

Official Reflects On Career

June 16, 2011

NEW BREMEN — On Tuesday, a local village council officially accepted the resignation of one of its employees, effective Friday, as she will soon be leaving for South Carolina.

Karen Mauch became the first New Bremen economic development director in April 2006. She recently sat down with The Evening Leader to discuss what she has seen in her work with the village since she began as the village planner, now known as the economic development director position.

Author Shares Struggles With Club

June 16, 2011

ST. MARYS —  A Mercer County man Wednesday afternoon shared his experiences with Rotarians regarding his struggles to overcome a neurological disorder.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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