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Platinum Filament Run Celebrates Direct Support Providers

A 5K, costumed run/walk, trunk-or-treat, live music, a beer garden and food trucks are all rolling into downtown Whitehouse on Saturday, October 16 for an event meant to celebrate and support direct support professionals (DSPs). “We want to honor and highlight direct support professionals – the mentors who inspire transformational …

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Verna Momber Celebrates 100th Birthday With Family

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Verna Momber loves to wish others a happy birthday – especially her close friends and family. Her daughter, Marsha Boris, said that her mother, now living with dementia, always made it a point to make others feel loved on their special day. It was her …

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Progressive Fishing Association Is Paradise For Outdoor Lovers

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Pointing to a large bass swarming near the shore, Dwight Jenkins chuckled. “That one’s called Supper,” said Jenkins, as he walked around the Progressive Fishing Association’s 7-acre stocked pond, tossing in fish food. Jenkins is one of 150 members of the PFA, a private, nonprofit organization …

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Outdoor Expo Brings Adventure To Blue Creek Metropark

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Paddling, climbing, biking and relaxing are all within reach on Saturday, September 18 during the Outdoor Expo – a free event at Blue Creek Metropark from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Metroparks Toledo, the Outdoor Expo will bring skills experts to the Whitehouse park …

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Timberwolff Stables Marks 15 Years Of Aiding Children

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Thanks to Harley, Denver, Lacey and the other horses at Timberwolff Stables, a 6-year-old boy is able to walk around school without assistance or fear of falling – a vast improvement from when he began hippotherapy three years ago. Amy Jackson, the boy’s mother, is a …

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Maumee United Methodist Church Welcomes New Lead Pastor

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Pastor Barry Burns believes in love. More importantly, he believes that Christians should extend love and support to friends and neighbors every day – even those with whom we may be at odds. “We are far better together than we are apart,” he said. “Our …

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Northwestern Mutual Donates To Fight Childhood Cancer

Wearing a red T-shirt festooned with lemons, Mike Morgan looked at the crowd gathered on the putting green and urged them to give generously. “By the time we’re done here today, we’ll raise $30,000,” said Morgan, a financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual of Toledo. As part of the Northwestern Mutual …

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Local Boy Scout Rises To Rank Of Eagle Scout

Blake Reynolds of Maumee has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest honor awarded in Boy Scouts of America. For 11 years, Blake was a member of Pack and Troop 103 of Maumee St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Throughout Scouting he has taken part in many activities, earning …

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