Family

Lucas County Fair Opens With Fanfare And Family Fun

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — The Lucas County Fair began with a parade followed by the opening ceremony on July 10. The parade moved through the fairgrounds located at 1406 Key St. in Maumee and featured 4-H and FFA students along with the previous king Rylan Andrews and queen Trista …

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Lucas County Fair To Offer Family Fun From July 10-16

BY KRISTI FISH MIRROR REPORTER — The Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee will soon be full of agricultural enthusiasts, foodies and more on Monday to Sunday, July 10-16. Admission to the Lucas County Fair will be $7.00 for those over the age of 9. A weekly fair pass, with seven scans, can …

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Folds Of Honor Home Shows Community’s Commitment

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Tiffany Eckert’s husband, Army Sgt. Andy Eckert, was killed in Afghanistan in 2005, she couldn’t imagine life without him – let alone earning her degree and paying for their two children’s college educations. Thanks to Folds of Honor (FOH) – a nonprofit organization that provides …

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Sunshine And Georgette’s Enhance Customer Experience

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Sunshine Communities and the businesses it owns have become well-known in the Maumee community over the past several decades. On Conant Street in uptown Maumee, Georgette’s Grounds & Gifts and Sunshine Studios have found their home. For several years, people have been able to order …

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Love And Luggage Recognizes And Supports Emancipating Youths

BY KRISTI FISH MIRROR REPORTER — For three years, Love and Luggage has been providing resources and necessary items for young adults who are aging out of Lucas County Children Services. Across the country, thousands of teenagers are aging out of the foster care system each year, and support systems and resources …

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Decades Of Fatherhood’s Joys Bestow Wisdom At Kingston

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — On Sunday, June 18, many families across the country will celebrate dads and other father figures for Father’s Day.  At Kingston Residence of Perrysburg, the staff has already begun highlighting the fathers in their establishment. For residents Carl Saylor, Paul Feck and Richard Wallin, their …

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Progressive Fishing Association To Host Outdoor Family Day

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Archery, fishing and shooting are sports that Progressive Fishing Association members enjoy throughout the year, but on Outdoor Family Day, kids ages 8 and up – along with their family members – can try out those sports at no cost. On Saturday, June 17 from 9:00 …

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Man And Mule Teamwork Educates Metropark Guests

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Fifteen years ago, Jake Coolman and his family said yes to an adventure for which they had no previous experience. Now, he’s become the person responsible for the mules seen pulling the boat along the canal at Providence Metropark and the carriage rides at Holidays …

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