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Waterville United Methodist Breaks Ground On New Church

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Most groundbreaking ceremonies are a reason to celebrate, but for the members of Waterville United Methodist Church, this Saturday’s turn of the shovel is a long-awaited, momentous step. “It’s been 27 years in the making,” said Rev. Mike Denman, who will be surrounded by church members …

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Youth Diversion Program Finds New Home In Maumee

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The Spring Green Educational Foundation (SGEF) Youth Diversion Program has moved to Maumee. The organization, which focuses on the mental and physical health and well-being of at-risk youth, opened its doors on Detroit Avenue in the former Ballroom Company building near the intersection of Detroit, …

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Steve Rogers Ford Hosts Toys For Tots “Stuff The Truck”

Flanking the Ford-themed tree inside Steve Rogers Ford are two reasons why Northwest Ohio children will experience the magic of Christmas. On a stand sits a small mailbox decorated for the season. Employee Maria Culler is acting as Santa’s spokesperson and answering Dear Santa letters sent in the mail or …

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Blessings In Disguise Connects Donors With Those In Need

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — John Sayre opened the overhead door to reveal a storage unit filled with medical care items – tub transfer benches, bedside commodes and walkers. “Insurance companies don’t pay for most of the medical equipment that seniors need,” said Sayre, founder of Blessings in Disguise. That’s why …

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Finding Thanksgiving Peace Amid Politics And Pandemic

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Before sitting down to pass the turkey and mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, consider focusing on what brings people to the table in the first place. That’s the advice of Dr. Deitra Hickey, a licensed counselor, certified life coach, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who recommends several …

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