LIFE LINE SCREENING, nation’s leading provider of preventive health screenings, will offer affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at   St. John on September 6th

A package of 5 screenings to identify risk for stroke, heart disease & other chronic conditions will be offered for only $149 and takes 60-90 minutes.

    * Carotid artery ultrasound (identify plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, a major risk factor for stroke)

    * Abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound (identify presence of an enlargement in the largest blood vessel in the body)

    * EKG (identify the presence of atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk for stroke)

    * Ultrasound of the lower legs (look for plaque buildup known as peripheral artery disease)

    * Ultrasound of the shin bone (identify risk for osteoporosis)

If you register today, you will receive a $10 discount.  Call toll-free 1-888-653-6441,  text “circle” to 797979, or visit

RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE will be here on Friday, Sept 13th from 12:00 – 6:00pm.  To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS or online at, enter sponsor code: STJOHNOAKHARBOR.

OTTAWA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS is looking for men & women to work at the polls on election days. To be a precinct election official, you must be a registered voter in Ottawa County and in good health, as some lifting and standing is required and the work day is long. Training classes are offered before every election  and you can choose in which precincts you prefer to work.  Our county has 36 precincts and 18 polling locations, from Genoa to Marblehead. Precinct election officials are paid to attend training and for working on Election Day. Please contact Karen McTague at 419-898-3092.


PROJECT READ is free literacy instruction customized to the needs of adults in Sandusky, Ottawa & Seneca counties.  Trained volunteer tutors work one-on-one or in small groups to help adults who read at low-levels to become more proficient.  To receive help or volunteer as a tutor, please call 419-455-1072 or email: