Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Silent Auction Listing for Friday, April 14th 11 am to 6:00 pm at the Allen County Fairgrounds

We are pleased to offer the following items in our silent auction on Friday, April 14th in conjunction with our Good Friday Fish Fry at the Allen County Fairgrounds.  More items are still be posted to the list!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Good Friday Fish Fry - Signature Fund Raising Event

Good Friday Fish Fry 
Join us on Good Friday, April 14th at the Allen County Fairgrounds for our 16th annual Fish Fry signature fundraiser event.  Enjoy an excellent meal and help support our watershed education efforts.  Lock 16 is catering the meal, which features delightfully tasty Alaskan Pollock strips, seasoned fries, coleslaw, and Chief Special Recipe cookie.  Tickets are $8 per person.  Eat-in or carryout!  Serving 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Will deliver to local businesses ordering quantities of meals.  For more information and to make specific arrangements contact Beth Seibert at or call her at 419-223-0040 extension 107.
Silent Auction
Stop in and visit the impressive array of items in our silent auction during the fish fry!   Great deals for a greater cause! Bids close at 6:00 pm the day of the event.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ottawa River Cleanup - April 22, 2017

The annual Ottawa River Cleanup event is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 AM to Noon.  Sponsored by the Lima Allen County Neighborhoods in Partnership (LACNIP) this event is in it's 24nd year.  Participants are asked to register that morning at the Allen County Red Cross Chapter House located in Lima at the corner of Collett Street and North Shore Drive.  During registration you receive your cleanup location assignment, gloves, bags, t-shirt and a certificate of participation.  Return to the Red Cross after your cleanup is completed and have a light lunch.  Minors must have a parent-signed permission form and be accompanied during the cleanup by an adult.  Follow the link here for more details on this year's event including a fact sheet, volunteer form and cleanup guidelines.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Ottawa River Coalition Premiered New Video "The Ottawa River Coalition - An Authentic Community Partnership" It features 21 of our member organizations sharing their reasons for the value of the organization, showcasing water quality projects, and talking about the challenges ahead.  See this video and others we have produced at