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Amherst & Vermilion notebook: July 21, 2009


Vermilion officials hold meeting on bus service

Vermilion Mayor Jean Anderson will hold a another public hearing from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to gauge interest in a circulator bus serving major points in the downtown area and throughout the city.

The session, held at Kingston of Vermilion retirement community at 4210 Telegraph Lane, will include prospects for regularly scheduled bus service, followed by public comments on possible stops, pick-up points, frequency of service, fares and funding.

Getting in shape

Training for triathletes planning to take part in the second annual Vermilion Harbour Triathlon/Duathlon on Aug. 16 in Vermilion is now underway, including open water swim training for local athletes in Linwood Park.

Athletes can train in beginner and intermediate level groups with coaches Daniel Smith and Yvonne Saul Craigo.

Anyone needing additional training information is asked to e-mail Daniel Smith at, or Yvonne Saul-Craigo at

Individuals may also visit, or the training Web site at

Those needing additional information or who are interested in volunteering for the Vermilion Harbour Triathlon/Duathlon should contact Staicey Scholtz at or (440) 829-2639.

Get a taste of the Mystic tonight

Enjoy wine, food, fun and music with your friends aboard one of three hour long cruises along the Vermilion River and the Vermilion Lagoons aboard the Mystic Belle tonight.

Cruises will be offered at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. leaving from Parson Marine, 636 Sandusky St.

Seating is limited. Tickets are $25 per person by calling (440) 320-3335 or (440) 967-1284.

Sponsored by Vermilion Business & Professional Women’s Club.

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