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PPBA Scholarship and Legacy Golf Outing – August 23, 2019

Our 24th Annual Golf Outing will be on Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Detwiler Golf Course!

All proceeds from the event will directly fund both the Scholarship Foundation and the Legacy Community Foundation.

    • Major fund-raising opportunity for both foundations
    • Cost is $80 per person – includes golf, cart rental, and prime rib dinner
    • Registration begins at 11 am for a 12 noon shotgun start
    • Dinner begins at 5:30 pm
    • Support the outing by playing, becoming a hole sponsor, donating a prize, or making a financial donation.

CLICK HERE for all the forms and information you need!




Easter Egg Hunt 2019!

The 44th annual Easter Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, April 20 at Friendship Park. The event begins at 10 am, but you should arrive by 9:45 am to make sure you don’t miss out!

    • Come see the Easter Bunny!
    • Every child leaves with a prize
    • Grand Prizes hidden in eggs in every age group
    • Free for all area children – birth to 10 years old
    • Friendship Park is located at 2930 131st Street in Point Place

CLICK HERE to download the Easter Egg Hunt Poster


Celebrating Marcy Kaptur

This is a dinner/reception that is in honor of Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, held at Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St. in Point Place.


  • 5:00 pm Meet & Greet Time
  • 6:00 pm Dinner begins (Jiggs Dinner)

The general public is invited to join us for only $15 per person, and $5 for children 6-12. Children under 6 are free.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur is the longest serving woman in the House of Representatives, and it is our privilege to invite the residents of Ohio’s 9th District to honor and celebrate her and her accomplishments.

You may purchase your dinner tickets online, or at Friendship Park. Deadline to order tickets is March 6.

Buy your tickets online now!

Buying your tickets online is easy. Just register here for you and your guests, and pay using your credit card. You will receive a receipt, which you can print and bring as your ticket to the event and dinner. Or, you can send a check to: PPBA, PO Box 5074, Toledo, OH 43611.

Online purchase of dinner tickets for children is not possible. When you purchase your adult tickets online, put a note in the comment section, indicating the of number of children’s tickets you want. They will be reserved to be picked up at the door with your adult tickets. You will pay for your children’s tickets at the door. A confirmation email will be sent.

PPBA Members: If you don’t pay online, you will need to purchase your ticket(s) in advance at Friendship Park.

Questions? Contact President Joyce Ejhinger at 419-320-9979.

Scholarships available

The PPBA Scholarship Foundation awards several scholarships each year to High School seniors in the Point Place/Shoreland area. We invite you to apply for a PPBA scholarship. Here is all the information you need.

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: February 23, 2019

Scholarship recipients will be honored at a special banquet on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

For more information or questions, contact President Pat Stimson (419-349-6168), or send an email to

A Great Time to Join the PPBA!

The Point Place Business Association is over 130 members strong, including Paid Members, Life Members and Honorary Members. Established in 1948, our unique organization’s purpose is to promote the general welfare and business interests of the Point Place and Shoreland Communities. Area business owners, managers and professionals are eligible for membership. We have monthly dinner meetings on the third Wednesday of every month.

Here are some of the many benefits that paid PPBA members receive:

  • Meet business people who share your hopes and concerns
  • Business gatherings and targeted community activities
  • Access to reduced-rate health insurance through Paramount Insurance Company (see flyer below)
  • Monthly meetings featuring great meals (included in your dues)
  • Our Scholarship Foundation gives away thousands of dollars a year to High School seniors
  • Our Legacy Foundation provides long-term community support
  • Largest Easter Egg Hunt in Toledo
  • Point Place Days every June with one of the largest parades in Toledo and many community activities during the month

If you join now, your dues will include the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019!

Download the application form here, or apply online here.