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September Meeting on September 21st

To our members:

Our September PPBA general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 21st, at Bay View Yacht Club, 3902 N Summit Street, Toledo, OH 43611. The speaker for the evening will be Jay Berschback, Head Meteorologist from 13abc Action News.

Dinner will be prepared by Kelly’s Catering. Social hour begins at 6:00 PM and dinner is at 6:30 PM. Dinner for Paid and Lifetime Members is free. Guests and Honorary Members are $10. There will be a 50/50 Raffle; tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

If you are planning to attend, please make your reservation(s) by registering online at ppba.memberlodge.com, or by contacting either Connie Durand at 419-344-7873 (conniedurand867@yahoo.com) or Mary Lichtenwald at maryliz630@aol.com or 419-472-6529. Deadline to register is Monday night, September 19th.

Sandpiper Cruise this Wednesday

Sandpiper Cruise for Our August Meeting!

Instead of our regular August meeting we are taking a Sandpiper Cruise. The cruise will take place on Wednesday, August 17th. 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 by Kelly’s Catering. 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. Food, water and soft drinks will be provided. You are welcome to bring alcoholic beverages. Invite friends and family to join us for the cruise.

If you would like to attend you need to make a reservation by registering online at http://ppba.memberlodge.com or by contacting either Connie Durand at 419-344-7873 (conniedurand867@yahoo.com) or Mary Lichtenwald at maryliz630@aol.com or 419-472-6529. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

You will need to pay before boarding the boat. Please bring correct change or check made out to PPBA with Sandpiper in the memo.

Kelly Miller Circus Coming August 10 and 11!

Circus BandW ad 2016 copy Circus Color ad 2016 copy

Fun at the Mud Hens Game!

Here are some photos from our Mud Hens Game Outing on August 20, 2016!


Mud Hens Game on July 20!

Our July PPBA Membership Meeting & Dinner will be a group outing to a Toledo Mud Hens Game on Wednesday, July 20th. They will be playing Pawtucket @ 7:05 pm. We may have a short business meeting at 6:30 with buffet dinner to follow during the game.

The cost is $20 for members, which will include dinner and game, and $30 for guests and non-members.

You are welcome to invite friends and family (kids and grandkids welcome). The deadline for RSVP has been extended to July 15. You can sign on line at http://ppba.memberlodge.com or contact Mary Lichtenwald at maryliz630@aol.com or 419-472-6529 or Joyce Ejhinger at jejhinger@aol.com or 419-320-9979. We need payment in advance. You will need a ticket and wrist band to enter.

You will enter through the Swap Shop on St. Clair or Washington Streets. You will take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

We will have a private area for PPBA in the Roost. The Roost is the most popular party and entertainment space at Fifth Third Field, and for good reason. There’s nothing like it, anywhere. Located in right field, The Roost offers guests the opportunity to be inside or to watch the game from an outdoor deck that ESPN.com says offers the best seats in Minor League Baseball.

You can drive and park, carpool or…Catch the TARTA Shuttle at the Alexis Rd. Meijer (1500 E. Alexis Road)

Muddy™ Shuttle Park-N-Ride:

  • Arrive at any TARTA Muddy Shuttle Park-N-Ride location one hour before home game time for a direct ride to Fifth Third Field.
  • It’s only $1.25 per person—60¢ for seniors 65+ and persons with disabilities—each way, payable each time you board the Muddy Shuttle. No game ticket is required to ride.
  • Return trips leave 20 minutes after the end of the game. Or, when post-game fireworks are featured, return bus trips leave 20 minutes after the fireworks. When the game’s over, please board your Muddy Shuttle bus on the first-base side of Fifth Third Field on Washington and N. Huron Streets.
  • Ride any TARTA bus downtown to a Mud Hens game for the regular fare.


Coloring Sheet for Circus

Click here to download and print the Circus Coloring Sheet.

Coloring Page for Circus

Mile for Mustard Seed Walk

The 12th Annual “Mile for Mustard Seed” walk is on Saturday, June 18!

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

Registration: 9 am to 9:45
Walk begins at 10 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, June 3, 2016.

Download the registration form here.

For more information contact co-chairmen Donna Bargy at 419-729-2647 or Joyce Ejhinger at jejhinger@aol.com.

Point Place Days Fundraiser


PARADE! On Saturday, June 4 at 12 noon

Point Place Days will kick off with our 26th Annual Parade on Saturday, June 4, at 12 noon!

This year’s theme is “The Point – A Place for Everyone”

Come watch this year’s spectacular parade!

Scholarship Banquet Wednesday, April 20

Our monthly meeting for April is a special Scholarship Banquet. Our Scholarship Foundation will be awarding five $1,000 Scholarships at this month’s meeting on Wednesday, April 20. The recipients and their parents will be the guests of the PPBA Scholarship Foundation at our monthly dinner meeting at Ottawa River Yacht Club on 5844 Edgewater Dr.

Social Hour begins at 6:00 PM with dinner at 6:30 PM provided by Kelly’s Catering. The cost of the meal is free for members and $10.00 for guests and honorary members.

There will be no raffle this month.

If you would like to attend you need to make a reservation by registering online at  ppba.memberlodge.com, or by contacting either Connie Durand at 419-344-7873 (conniedurand867@yahoo.com) or Mary Lichtenwald at maryliz630@aol.com or 419-472-6529.