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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.

Friday will be a beautiful day to golf! Come join the fun and support our Foundations!

The annual Scholarship and Legacy Foundation Golf Outing is scheduled for Friday, July 27 at the Detwiler Golf Course. All proceeds from the event will directly fund both foundations. This is the major annual fund-raising opportunity for both foundations

The cost for the scramble event is $90 per person, and includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental, dinner, and Bonus Trail Pass good for 4 rounds of golf at Ottawa Park, South Toledo, Detwiler Park, and Collins Park. First Place Prize is $500 cash, and Second Place is $460 cash.

Registration is at 11:00 am for a 12:00 noon shotgun start. Dinner of prime rib, provided by Black Pearl, begins at 5:00 pm. If you don’t want to golf, you can still enjoy the prime rib dinner for only $25.

Create your own foursome or sign up individually.

Click here for all the information, including Registration Form and how to sponsor a hole.

For more information, please call 419-727-3275.

Mustard Seed Walk 2018

The 14th Annual “Mile for Mustard Seed” walk is on Saturday, June 16!

We will start at Cullen Park (on Summit Street in Point Place) and finish at Friendship Park (on 131st Street).

  • Registration: 8:30 am to 8:45 am
  • Walk begins at 9 am

A $15 donation is all it takes to join the walk! You get a free T-shirt, refreshments are provided, and all proceeds go to Mustard Seed, a local non-profit organization that supplies food, school supplies, and other necessities to area families.

For a $30 donation your name or the name of your business will be printed on the back of the T-shirt.

You can run or walk or just donate! Please, we need your support!

Note: the registration deadline for walking and sponsorship is Friday, May 25, 2018.

Download the Registration Form Here

Download the Sponsor Form Here

Download the Mustard Seed Walk Flyer Here

For more information contact Joyce Ejhinger at