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Blush Aesthetics To Collect Clothes For Local Nonprofit

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — A local business and nonprofit organization have partnered to bring professional clothing and accessories to those who need them most. Blush Aesthetics of Perrysburg and The Collective will collect professional clothing, shoes, purses and various accessories at Blush, 7015 Lighthouse Way, Ste. 300, from Tuesday, …

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Children’s Book Takes Inspiration From Maumee Grandmother

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Whitney Anderson is a born-and-raised West Coast artist, but her latest children’s story is a love letter of sorts to the Midwest and her family living here. Inspired loosely by her grandmother Gale Lindke’s gardening adventures, Bunny and the Woodchuck tells the tale of two …

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Veterans Race And Fair Slated For June 26 In Whitehouse

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — During his three years, one month and 10 days in the Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jason Graven took part in many missions. As the founder of Task Force 20, the 1998 Anthony Wayne graduate has an ongoing mission: to stop the tide of veteran suicides …

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Mirror Outdoors Editor Art Weber Wins National Photo Award

BY MIKE McCARTHY | MIRROR EDITOR — The Outdoor Writers Association of America has honored Art Weber, of Metroparks Toledo, with its prestigious President’s Choice Award for a beautiful nature photo that he captured on a photo shoot at the Side Cut Metropark in Maumee last November. The photo, titled “Gull Gathering,” …

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Maumee Senior Center Prepares For Summer Events

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — With the help of the Northwest Ohio community, the Maumee Senior Center is able to support seniors all around the area. The 42nd annual Rec 5K Race & Walk on Saturday, July 9 is just one of the ways the center does it. “It’s a …

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Cherry Fest To Take Place In Whitehouse On June 9-11

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Rides, pies, tunes and flying trapeze artists are on tap for this year’s Cherry Fest, slated for Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11 at Whitehouse Park and throughout the downtown area. “We will have what people enjoy the most about Cherry Fest,” said Zak Weimer, …

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McLaren St. Luke’s To Discontinue Labor And Delivery Services

For 25 years, McLaren St. Luke’s has been a destination for moms-to-be, with a professional, close-to-home Family Birthing Center. Last week, hospital staff announced a decision to discontinue providing obstetrics and birthing services. The compounding challenges of COVID-19, the national staff shortage and the exclusion of Paramount insurance all factored …

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The Ability Center Hopes To Protect Parents With Disabilities

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — The staff at The Ability Center is raising awareness for Ohio Senate Bill 202, an anti-discrimination bill to protect parents with disabilities. The bill, which is currently with the judiciary committee, would prevent disability from being used to deny or limit parental rights. Brittanie Maddox, …

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