Gibsonburg Homecoming set for this week
GIBSONBURG — Horsepower is the theme at the Homecoming Sprint Car Parade at 6 p.m. Wednesday, which kicks off the annual Homecoming Festival along with the opening of the beer tent, rides, games and vendors.
The parade route runs from Gibsonburg High School to Williams Park. After that, visit Williams Park and see the
There is a cake walk at 7pm on Wednesday and every night of the festival
The festival opens again on Thursday at 5 p.m. with a beer tent and Midway.
At 8:00 p.m. there will be the Ideal Bakery Pie Eating Contest for adults, followed by the Donut Hole Eating Contest for children.
On Friday, the Midway activities and beer tent are open to the public daily.
At 6pm is the Gibsonburg Donut Mile celebrating Ideal Bakery’s 100th anniversary. The fee is $20 on race day and registration begins at 4:30pm at the Williams Park Enclosed Shelterhouse. Online registration is available at runsignup.com and look for the Gibsonburg Donut Mile.
The parade will take place at 12 noon on Saturday. The Midway is open until 11pm and the Beer Tent until midnight.
At 16:00 the Kirwen’s Supermarket Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest will take place. Kirwen’s is also celebrating its 100th anniversary.
The night includes fireworks at 10pm
Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest XIV returns
PUT-IN-BAY – The Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau announced that the annual Pyrate Festival will be held on the island from Friday to Sunday.
The weekend event is filled with activities for all ages. Beginning Friday night, Pyrates are invading downtown Put-in-Bay and raising the Pyrate Flags at DeRivera Park.
From there, adult Pyrates can explore Put-in-Bay’s facilities by participating in the Friday night Pyrate Bar Crawl.
Saturday and Sunday, the Pyrate Village and Marketplace is in full swing with a variety of activities including a scavenger hunt, cannon firing, magical mermaids and Pyrate souvenirs.
Dress like a pyrate and take part in the activities. For more details on daily activities and more information, visit visitputinbay.com and pyratefest.org.
The Portage River Festival takes place in Elmore on June 26th
ELMORE – The 43rd annual Portage River Festival will be held at Depot Park on June 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Many traditional events are held during the festival along with many new events making the whole day exciting for the whole family.
This year’s event kicks off with the 46th Annual Portage River Bicycle Tour, beginning at 7:00 a.m. at Woodmore High School
There will be vendors and snacks throughout the day.
The Elmore Historical Society serves hot roast beef sandwiches, fresh-cut homemade fries, chicken sandwiches, our famous baked beans, coleslaw, and hot dogs and cony dogs. For dessert, the historical society serves its ice cream with a fresh strawberry topping.
All-day entertainment at Train Depot Yard includes carnival games, miniature golf, bouncy castle and airbrush painting.
- The Redneck Lawnmower Pulls, 12:30 p.m. Registration 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Charles and Murlyn Schneider Car Show and Cruise-In, 11am-5pm Registration 10am
- American Legion Riders Dice Run, 1 p.m., Fremont Street. First place $500 and last place $250.
- Cookie Contest (EHS membership level), first and third place ribbons for children and adults. judge at noon.
- Elmore Police Department Bike Rodeo and Obstacle Course, Ottawa Street, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m
And more activities.
ProMedica Memorial Hospital receives ACR accreditation
FREMONT – ProMedica Memorial Hospital has received three-year magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accreditation as a result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The hospital implemented its new 1.5t MAGNETOM Sola device in December 2021, which uses all-new BioMatrix technology to automatically adjust to a patient’s height and weight for faster scan times, fewer rescans and enable predictive planning.
The ACR accreditation seal in gold stands for the highest image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities that meet ACR practice parameters and technical standards following a peer-reviewed assessment by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs are evaluated.