Scholarships available!

Applications now accepted for PPBA Scholarships

Remember to email your name, address, and telephone number to to let us know that you are downloading the application so we can look for your completed packet. Thank you!

Click here for instructions on how to apply for a scholarship

Click here for the application form

Deadline for application: March 1, 2015

For more information or questions, contact President Sharon Huffman (419-729-5359), Vice President Carol Ghareeb (419-729-5886), or send an email to

Meeting and Christmas Party!

The General Membership Meeting of the PPBA will be Wednesday, December 17 beginning at 6:00 pm.

This festive holiday dinner will be catered by Kelly’s Catering. Everyone is asked to bring a gift to exchange.

Members are free, guests are $10.

Legacy Foundation “Triple C” Public Meeting

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the
Point Place Library Main Meeting Room


The Legacy Community Foundation Steering Committee approved the adoption of the Citizen’s Cooperative Coordinator Program, (“Triple C”), in support of the city administration’s “See Click Fix” APP. The plan is intended to continue to improve the quality of life and business climate in our unique nautical communities. All citizens of the Point Place and Shoreland communities who submit their resumes’ are invited to join in the effort that involves one evening meeting quarterly plus additional time in city communication.

The Point Place Business Association’s Legacy Community Foundation will be accepting applications for volunteer “Area Coordinator” positions in the Point Place and Shoreland communities at the meeting. The goal is to improve area services that impact our quality of life and avoid negative impacts on area sustainability. Attendees at the Public Meeting can bring their resumes’ for Steering Committee review when attending the public meeting.

The volunteer positions entail direct communication with the respective control persons to build trust and understanding in the areas listed below. Additional categories can be added as needed.


  • Information Technology Coordinator Public Complaints/Concerns
  • Police Safety Coordinator
  • Police/fire Safety Coordinator
  • Utilities Coordination
  • Recreational Boating Support
  • Recreational Boating Support
  • Nuisance Abatement
  • Grant Acquisition
  • Coast Guard Coordinator
  • Water Reclamation Monitor
  • Water Reclamation Coordinator
  • Streets, Harbors and Bridges
  • Solid Waste Review
  • Real Estate Coordinator
  • Public Relations/Publicity
  • Business/Community Relations
  • Youth Support Group
  • Telephone Chairperson
  • Block Watch Coordinator

Contact: Bob Kneisley, Legacy Community Foundation President: 419-726-9000

• Forbes Magazine named Toledo, Ohio as the 4th. “Top Opportunity City” in the U.S.
• Toledo is the top median income home value in the U.S.,- 4th “Best is U.S.” per Forbes
• Point Place living expenses are low; 8 points lower than all of Lucas County, 17% lower than the entire U.S. and 9% lower than all Ohio*
• Fully 89% of existing Point Place businesses would encourage other businesses to locate in Point Place
• 72% of Point Place businesses rated “quality of life” as fine*
• Point Place boasts a good work force*
• Toledo now has an “APP” to help indentify issues that need city administration attention
*Point Place Business Association/Ohio State University Business Retention Survey by PPBA Chairman Len Syrek, 2013


October Newsletter

Publicity Director Jamie Westfall has just released the October, 2014 PPBA Newsletter. It is packed with great information! Thanks, Jamie.

Download the October Newsletter

Access previous newsletters

Monthly Meeting at Bay View in September

This month’s meeting is at Bay View Yacht Club, located at 3902 N Summit St. We thank Bay View for having us this month!

Kelly’s Catering will be providing our food. The cost of the meal is free for members, and $10 for guests and honorary members. Call 419-729-0733 (CrossPoint Church) or email to reserve your spot(s).

Meeting begins at 6:00 pm with dinner served at 6:30.

Erie Shores Council

Sandpiper Cruise in August!

Sandpiper Cruise on Wednesday, August 20
Register online

Instead of our regular August meeting, we are having a river/bay cruise on the Sandpiper!

The cruise will take place on Wednesday, August 20. We begin boarding promptly at 6:45 pm, and leave the dock at 7:00. This will be a lovely evening cruise operated by PPBA member Mary Dalby and her Sandpiper boat.

The cost is only $15 for members, and $20 for guests. This includes both your cruise and a light meal.

The Sandpiper is docked at Promenade Park at Jefferson and Water Streets in downtown Toledo. Come early to make sure you find a place to park and get on board on time.

Click here to register for this event, or email

July meeting is at Lighthouse Landing


This month’s general meeting for PPBA members and guests will be at Lighthouse Landing (not TYC!)

Lighthouse Landing Mall (operated by PPBA members Debbie Speegle and Kellie Schlachter) is located at 4441 Summit Street, across from Cullen Park. If you haven’t been there, this is a great opportunity to find out about Point Place’s newest mall, and learn about their business plan.

The meeting is on July 16, at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be provided by Kathy Carey, who operates Kathy’s Confections at Lighthouse Landing.

The cost is free for members, and $10 for non-members.

You can register in any of three ways:

  • On our membership site (
  • By email (
  • By calling CrossPoint Church at 419-729-0733

June Newsletter

Here’s the June PPBA Newsletter from our Publicity Chair Jamie Westfall.

Point Place Days Schedule

Day Date Time Event Place Other
Fri June 13 5-8 pm Chicken & Ribs BBQ Cullen Park Kelly’s Catering
Fri June 13 6-8 pm Canoe Race – details Cullen Park Alternative Plumbing
Fri June 13 9 pm Flag Ceremony & Lantern Walk Cullen Park to Lighthouse
Sat June 14 10 am Canoe and Kayak Outing HP Landing
Sat June 14 3 pm Veterans Memorial Gardens dedication Lighthouse Landing Across from Cullen Pk
Tue June 17 6:30 pm Pie and Cake Contest – details Friendship Center Entries in 4-6 pm
Tue June 17 6:30 pm Canoe and Kayak Outing HP Landing Shoreland Ave.
Fri June 20 10am-2pm Kroger Kids’ Day Kroger on Suder Free
Wed June 18 7 pm Parade Awards Night Friendship Center 2930 131st
Sat June 21 4 pm – midnight SummerFest Shoreland Park WTFD
Sat June 21 10 pm Fireworks by WTFD Fred C. Young Bridge Summit St.
Tue June 24 6:30 pm Canoe and Kayak Outing HP Landing Shoreland Ave.
Sat June 28 10 am Mustard Seed Walk – details Cullen Park to Mustard Seed
June 1-15 Tue 12-8:30; Th-Sa 9-5:30 Scavenger Hunt for all ages Point Place Library

Free concert tonight at the Point Place Library

6:30 pm – Point Place Frog Rededication

7:00 pm – Free concert

Enjoy a free outdoor concert tonight at the library! The featured band will be My Sweet Patootie, a vintage style acoustic swing band. They are lots of fun! Bring lawn chairs or blankets, friends, and family and enjoy the evening!

The Point Place Branch Library is located at 2727 117th Street in Point Place.

Frog Rededication at 6:30 pm
FrogBefore enjoying the concert,  help us welcome back our Point Place Frog – Handsome Prints! Our Point Place Frog is back on his pad at the entrance to Kleis Park (next to Fire Station 24 on Summit Street). He was vandalized last year but has been repaired and is as good as new. We will be welcoming him back officially, telling his story and thanking those who helped get him back where he belongs. So come down early and help us welcome our frog back.

2014 Library Concert