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Published by The Rural-Urban Record, 2017-04-03 10:27:52


TheRural-Urban Record
“Your Free Weekly Community Newspaper”

Volume 62, No. 39 Columbia Station, Ohio April 3, 2017

Local Farmer donates winnings Tractors & Pancakes
to Fire Department Krystowski Tractor in
Wellington, held their an- Patrons enjoy a free pancake and sausage breakfast while previewing what’s new
L-R: Chief Richards of the Grafton Township Fire De- nual open house and pan- in farm equipment at Krystowski Tractor.-- Story and Photo by Randi MacWilliams
partment, Albert Weigle and Penny Palmer, EMS co- cake breakfast on March
ordinator. 25. This year marks their Tractor since they were Route 18 West, in Wel- a.m.-12 p.m. They are
50th anniversary. Krys- teenagers. lington. Store hours are closed Sundays. You can
Farmers make a difference in rural communities by towski Tractor, has been Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- reach them at (440) 647-
directing donations from the “Monsanto Fund’s Amer- in business since 1967. Krystowski Tractor 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 2015.
ica’s Farmers Grow Communities Program” to local is located at 47117 State
non-pro?t organizations. The Krystowski Fami-
ly sells farm equipment,
The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program commercial and resi-
will provide more than $3 million in ?nancial support dential mowers, tillage
to non-pro?ts across the US in 2017. Since 2010, the equipment and construc-
America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has tion equipment. This
given more than $26 million to more than 8,000 non- year’s pancake breakfast
pro?ts across rural America. was well attended and
brought in old and new
Lorain County farmer Albert Weigel has won the customers who not only
opportunity to direct a $2,500 dollar donation from the had a hardy breakfast but
America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, spon- enjoyed free merchandise
sored by the Monsanto Fund, to the Grafton Township giveaways, ice cream
Fire Department. and a chance to take ad-
vantage of great prices
Grafton Township Volunteer Fire Department will on farm equipment, both
use the funds to pay for the schooling of two Emergency new and used.
Medical Technicians. “The two additional EMT’s will
serve the residents and visitors of Grafton Township for Ed Krystowski is the
many years to come” said Chief Bob Richards of the President and General
Grafton Township Fire Department. Manager and his broth-
er Larry Krystowski is
The Grow Communities program’s purpose is to the Sales Manager and
make a positive impact in farm communities by partner- the Vice President of the
ing with farmers to support the causes that are important business. They have been
to them in their communities. Each year, farmers enter working at Krystowski
for a chance to win a $2,500 donation that they direct to
a local nonpro?t. Community Paint Night at Keystone High School

For more information or to see a complete list of the Students, parents and community members enjoyed an evening of painting together tions on how to paint a
2017 America’s Farmers Grow Communities recipients, at HPAC’s Community Paint Night event. --Story and Photo by Randi MacWilliams “Dark Starry Night” pic-
visit ture to all in attendance.
Keystone HPAC stu- vited to attend the event ning. Art is a great way to relax
The America’s Farmers campaign highlights the im- dents held a Community to paint and enjoy snacks The event was free, but and escape the stress of
portance of modern US Agriculture through communi- Paint Night last Monday prepared by the students daily activities for a cou-
cations and community outreach programs that partner with KHS Art Teacher, themselves. Everyone got donations were accepted. ple of hours.
with farmers to impact rural America. To learn more, Mr. Kevin Wacker. the chance to take their All materials were provid-
visit America’s Farmers at www.AmericasFarmers. masterpiece home with ed and no experience was The students are hav-
com. Students, parents and them at the end of the eve- necessary. Mr. Wacker ing two more opportu-
local residents were in- gave step-by-step instruc- nities to paint, on April
The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Mon- 6 and 26, from 6-8 p.m.
santo Company, is a nonpro?t organization dedicated The sessions are held at
to strengthening the communities where farmers and the Keystone High School
Monsanto Company employees live and work. Visit the in the Art Room. I heard
Monsanto Fund at through the grapevine that
on April 6, they will be
painting a ?ower picture
and once again, the stu-
dents are inviting commu-
nity members to attend.
Space is limited, so please
RSVP to (217) 725-9954
or cmealwitz92@aol.

HPAC (Health Profes-
sions Af?nity Commu-
nity) is one of the largest
health professions pipe-
line programs for youth in
the country.

pgs Community Carlisle 12 Grafton 16 N. Ridgeville 20 Churches 7
14-15 Directory Columbia 4 Grafton Twp. 17 Wellington
Eaton 12 LaGrange 18 Events page 19 Profile Page 9

2 Senior Living 10-11

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April 1 April 8 April 9 When April arrives our hearts are usually full of thoughts of renewal
and fresh beginnings. These are the days when the sun is shining… it
April Fools Day Tour Dinosaurs! Easter Brunch & may bring us April showers but the warm showers are refreshing and
Egg Hunt
The out-of-the-ordinary 75 min With an outdoor dino trail, an invigorating because we know the sunshine will return soon.
guided tour takes participants indoor dino discovery area and Brunch includes all-you-can-eat
through the Heritage Center’s activities, this Dinosaurs! event eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham, April 15 SUNDAE FUNDAY’S
three beautifully preserved is perfect for the whole fami- biscuits and gravy, coffee, juice
buildings and includes some ly. Includes food from some of and milk. The Easter Bunny will Lunch with Easter Bunny ADULT
lesser-known (yet true) stories your favorite local food trucks also be there. Adults $6, Kids & Egg Hunt EASTER EGG HUNT!
of Oberlin’s past. Adults $6, call on the weekends. Runs now till 3-12 $4 and under 3 is free.
for reservations (440) 774-1700. May 7th. $3/person over 3yrs. Hunt start at 1:00 and is $5. Lunch is $2 and includes a hot Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 7-9:00pm
dog, cookie, snack and a drink.
Oberlin Heritage Center Carlisle Reservation Pen?eld Township Hall The egg hunt will take place Dress up! Grab your Flashlights,
Monroe House 12882 Diagonal Rd, 41012 St. Rt. 18 at 12:45 p.m. Age groups will a basket and have some fun!
73½ S. Professor St. LaGrange Wellington be 4 and under, 5-8 years and
Oberlin 12:00pm - 6:00pm Daily 10:00am - 1:00pm 9-12 years. There will be prizes, Great Prizes!
10:00am Columbia After Prom candy and a special raf?e for a
Fundraiser April 13 boys and a girls basket. BEST COSTUME CONTEST at 7:45pm
April 2 Egg Hunt will start at 8:30pm
Bring your family and friends to CHS Blood Drive LaGrange Lions Park $10 Per Person
Pancake Breakfast eat or carry-out your meal. 15% 240 Glendale St.,
of the proceeds will bene?t the Columbia High School Leaders LaGrange Food Specials, Coffee & Hot Chocolate
All you can eat pancakes! Columbia class of 2017 After Club will be sponsoring a blood 12:00pm
Bloodmobile will also be there Prom. drive. Participation in this pro- Must be 18 or older and will be
for donations. Donate a pint gram supports Lifeshare’s gen- April 22 in rain or shine!
of blood and get a FREE pan- Bootleggers erous scholarship program for
cake breakfast. Adults $7, Kids 34550 E Royalton Rd, graduating seniors. Help save a Horse Rescue Fundraiser For tickets or more info..
6-12yrs $5. Columbia Station life-donate blood! Call:440-236-3663
5:00pm to Close Come enjoy all you can eat
Litch?eld Fire Station Columbia High School pasta, pizza, wings, salad and Sundae Fundays @ the
9487 Norwalk Rd April 9 14168 W River Rd, pop, beer, wine and well drinks. Columbia Reservation
Litch?eld Columbia Station Sideboards, 50/50 raf?e, raf?e 25145 Royalton Rd. Columbia St, OH
8:00am - 12:30pm Kiwanis Pancake 8:00am - 1:00pm baskets and door prizes. Tick-
Breakfast ets are $25 per person. Tick-
Free Fitness Fest Kids Spring Party ets and donations help pay for Advertise Your Event!
All you can eat pancakes AND horse feed, supplements, veter-
Come and sample all of the french toast along with sau- Egg Hunt, Easter Crafts, inary and farrier care and stall • Event Name
exciting classes offered at La- sage, juice/coffee. $6 Donation, games, pizza and snacks, Bub- bedding. • Description of Event
Grange Yoga for FREE! Come under 3 free. Chineese Raf?e ble Lady Show. Free event but
for one or come for all! Healthy Prizes, Door prizes and pics limited space, sign up by April Quaker Steak & Lube (Includes up to 25 Words)
snacks, Give Aways, Fair Trade with the Easter Bunny! 12 at www.abidingfaithbible. 4900 Transportation Dr, • Date
Items from 10,000 Villages and org. Questions call Rachel at Shef?eld Village • Location
Class Specials will be offered. Olmsted Falls High School 440-364-9477. 6:00pm - 8:30pm • Time
26939 Bagley Rd,
LaGrange Yoga Olmsted Falls Abiding Faith Bible Church April 29 • Website (if needed)
544 N. Center St 8:00am - 12:30pm Whitehall Complex
LaGrange 14161 West River Rd, Columbia After Prom • There is a cost to advertise
11:00am - 3:00pm Pancake Breakfast with Columbia Station Fundraiser • Restrictions apply to certain
the Easter Bunny 6:00pm - 8:30pm
April 8 Bring your family and friends for events, call to check!
Breakfast includes pancakes, April 15 a Wing Night and Basket Fund-
Road to Freedom scrambled eggs, sausage, raiser. A portion of the proceeds Call: 440-236-5103
milk, juice and coffee. Adults FREE Community Easter will bene?t the Columbia class
Face your fears and test your $6, Seniors and kids 4-10 $5, Egg Hunt of 2017 After Prom.
courage as you play the role of 3 and under free. Enjoy a bake
a pre-Civil War slave traveling sale, coloring and craft making The annual Easter Egg Hunt by Grindstone Tap House
the Underground Railroad hop- and get a picture taken with the LifeSpring Community Church 826 Front St, Berea
ing to escape to freedom $5. Easter Bunny for $5. will have hunts for 4 different Time TBD
age groups (0-2, 3-4, 5-7, 8-12).
French Creek Reservation VFW Post #3341 Visit with the Easter Bunny and
4530 Colorado Ave, 781 Huron St, Grafton win great prizes!
Shef?eld Village 9:00am - 1:00pm
4:00pm then every 30 min Mill Stream Park
1250 Maple St,
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Page 4, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Columbia Students Participate at NEOSEF

WEEKLY CALENDAR Congratulations to the L-R: Participants in this year’s NEOSEF Jordan Swartz, Madeleine Finton, Sarah Kittelberger, Jessica
Monday, April 3: CHS students that presented Saki, Sydney Berg, Ben Alten, Jordan Wasko and Natalie Wilkins.
Columbia Board of Trustees will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at their science fair projects at
town hall. The community is welcome to attend. the 64th Northeastern Ohio orable Mention award and program for 7-8th grade stu- awards. Congratulations to
Tuesday, April 4: Science and Engineering an invitation to participate dents. Sydney and Ben also all!
Columbia Board of Education will hold their “State of the Fair on March 7 at Case in the Broadcam MASTERS received additional special
Schools” tonight at 7 p.m. at CMS. There will be a short BOE Western Reserve Universi-
meeting prior at 6:30 p.m. The community is encouraged to at- ty. Sydney Berg, Jessi Saki,
tend. and Natalie Wilkens all re-
Saturday, April 8: ceived an Honorable Men-
Columbia Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Co- tion Award. Ben Alten and
lumbia park at 12 noon. Children ages 2-12 are welcome! Jordan Wasko received 3rd
Columbia Reservation is taking a Wild?owers and Wildlife place awards. Sarah Kit-
hike at the park from 11-12:30 p.m. They will head out and telberger and Jared Swartz
search for early wild?owers and local wildlife! Registration is received 2nd place awards
requested but not required. Walk ins are welcome! for their projects. Congratu-
lations also goes out to Mad-
CHS Weekly Calendar eleine Finton, who present-
ed her science fair project.
Monday, April 3: Madeleine received an Hon-
5 p.m. Baseball/Softball-Oberlin V-H, JV-A.
Tuesday, April 4: This past week CHS held its annual Academic Banquet. 129 nard, the bus drivers and Robin Kirdendall for being nominated
5 p.m. Baseball/Softball-Oberlin V-A, JV-H. students were recognized for his or her academic accomplish- as well. We are truly blessed to have such a wonderful team!
6:30 p.m. Band Booster meeting. ments. All of the students in attendance had a 3.5 grade point
7 p.m. State of the Schools at CMS. average or higher. I want to congratulate the students on a job Thanks to all of you that participated in the before/after school
Wednesday, April 5: well done! I am very proud of your efforts and for being leaders survey. We are currently evaluating the results. We appreciate all
5 p.m. Baseball-Holy Name V-H, JV-A. in the building. I would also like to thank the Academic Boosters that took the time to give us your feedback. More information
Thursday, April 6: for supporting our students. The work of this committee does not will follow in the coming weeks.
5 p.m. Baseball/Softball-Brookside V-H, JV-A. go unnoticed. Finally, thanks to all of the parents for supporting
7 p.m. Columbia Athletic Booster meeting. academic excellence. The State of the Schools will take place on Tuesday, April 4,
Friday, April 7: at 7 p.m. at CMS. There will be a work session at 5:30 p.m. and
Varsity Softball at Akron Racers Tournament. Congratulations go out to the CHS/CMS students that partic- a short BOE meeting prior at 6:30 pm. We are very excited to
Saturday, April 8: ipated in the Mohican District Science Fair last weekend. Ben announce all of the changes for the 2017-18 school year. I hope
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday School. Alten, Sydney Berg, Sarah Kittelberger, Maya Haoui, Grace that you will join us.
Varsity Softball at Akron Racers Tournament. Broschk, Elise Aniol, Jacob Wasko, Rachel Bledsoe, Calder
10 a.m. Track at East Canton Invitational. Jessen, Alex Davis, Megan Simon, Lorelei Sikorski and Jillian We are always looking to improve the quality of the school
11 a.m./1 p.m. Baseball-DH-V-H, JV-A. Szekelyi received an Excellent Rating. Jessi Saki, Jared Swartz, district and the services we provide. If you have a suggestion,
Jordan Wasko, Natalie Wilkens, Madeleine Finton, Will Hunt, question or comment please feel free to call me at (440) 236-
Attention Senior Citizens Elise Champagne, Samantha Geiger, Claire Lind and Ethan Val- 5008 or email
entine all received a Superior Rating. Jared Swartz received 1 of
Columbia High School and the CHS Key Club would like 2 Outstanding Student Awards presented and an Honorable Men- Have a great week Raider Nation! GO RAIDERS!
to invite you to our biannual “Senior Citizens Breakfast.” This tion Award from the Ohio Water Environment Association. Jor- COLUMBIA NEWS CONTINUED ON PAGE 6
event is open to all Columbia residents and grandparents of Co- dan Wasko and Natalie Wilkens were invited to participate in the
lumbia local students. The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, Buckeye Science & Engineering Fair in Columbus on Saturday, John M. Haas
April 26, at 8:45 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. Please note April 1. Madeleine Finton received a perfect score from both of
this is a change of date. It is free of charge and they will be her judges. She also received a scholarship to attend the B-Wiser ATTORNEY AT LAW
serving breakfast casseroles, hash browns, fresh fruit, muf?ns Science Camp at Wooster College and is an alternate for the Ohio
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Page 6, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Community Girl Scout Thank You
Girl Scout Troop #50298 would like to extend a huge thank you to the community,
Food Pantry On April for coming out Saturday, March 18, to support us and our deployed military soldiers.
8, at 12 p.m., We would also like to thank the Soldiers of History and Grafton Sparkle Market for
The April food distribution at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church the Columbia their support!
will be on Monday, April 3, from 4-5:30 p.m. The church is lo- Community
cated at 25801 Royalton Road, in Columbia Township. The food, Easter Egg COLUMBIA NEWS CONTINUED ON PAGE 8
from the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio in Hunt will be
Lorain, Ohio, is available to residents of Columbia, Grafton and held at Co- Wednesday
Eaton Township. Recipients must be eligible according to Ohio lumbia Com-
Job and Family Services guidelines and bring proof of address, munity Park. 23
such as a current utility bill and a photo ID. This fun ?lled
event will be for children 2-12 Columbia High School
For more information, or to determine eligibility, phone the years of age. The hunt will be After Prom Fundraising
church of?ce at (440) 236-5095, Monday through Friday be- highlighted by a visit from the
tween 9 a.m. and Noon. Easter Bunny himself. Dine in/Carry out at Bootleggers from 5pm-Close
and 15% of proceeds will go to the
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Ag- The Columbia Community 2017 Columbia After Prom
riculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. by Clearview Church, Colum- 440-748-1029
bia Baptist Church, Columbia Bootleggers Bar & Grille
Columbia Community Community Church, Colum- 34550 E Royalton Rd, Columbia Station
Garage Sales bia United Methodist Church,
Hosanna Lutheran, New Life Tax Refund Sale Mon & Th: 10-8pm
Columbia Station and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Wesleyan, N. Eaton Christian, Tues/Wed &
are proud to be hosting the 4th annual Columbia Community Ga- and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Fri/Sat:10-5pm
rage Sales. Being a rural community, it is hard to draw shoppers This event is open to all, and
out to our garage sales. Most shoppers like to go to developments is free of charge. Huge Savings! Financing
or to cities where they can hit multiple sales all in the same day.
Last year we held these sales and had 100+ participating houses. 4-H Spaghetti Available!
We made it easier for shoppers to come to Columbia to purchase Dinner
treasures and had a huge amount of traf?c!
Hoof & Hide 4-H Club is
The sale dates are scheduled for Thursday, July 13, Friday, have their 12th annual Spa-
July 14 & Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (hours may vary ghetti dinner on Sunday, April
by address). Participating houses will be available to download 23, from 12-6 p.m. at the Co-
& view on-line. To have your house listed, please send your ad- lumbia VFW, located at 25742
dress, days and hours you will be “open” and a few items you Royalton Rd., in Columbia
will be having in your sale to: Station. Cost is $8/adults and
Mandie Andrews at: If
you do not have access to email, please contact Mandie by phone There will be a live auc-
at (216) 409-6668. Participation is free; please share this with tion, Chinese auction, 50/50,
your neighbors and friends. Deadline to list is by 12 p.m. on Fri- bake sale and door prizes
day, July 7. available. For more informa-
tion, call (440) 458-2256.
CHS Blood Drive
K-12 Lunch
Columbia High School search study. Students may Menu APRIL
Leaders Club will be sponsor- pick up the blue permission
ing a blood drive on Thurs- slip with the research study in- Week of April 10-14:
day, April 13. The drive is in formation attached in the main Monday: Breakfast -
conjunction with Lifeshare of?ce or from the Lifeshare French toast; Lunch - Choice
of Lorain County. The blood representative when they sign of Chicken patty on bun, or
mobiles will be located in the up. Blood drive student sign- turkey and cheese wrap, or
school’s parking lot near the ups will be Tuesday, April 11 chicken Caesar salad w/roll,
west end of the building from and Wednesday, April 12 in with green beans and peaches.
8 a.m.-1 p.m. the cafeteria during the lunch Tuesday: Breakfast -
periods. Cream cheese bagel bites;
Students must be at least Lunch - Choice of Stadium
16 years old, weigh at least We would like to invite style hot dog; or turkey and
105 lbs. and be in good health. the Columbia community to cheese wrap, or chicken Cae-
Signed parental consent forms participate in our blood drive. sar salad w/ roll, with vegetar-
are required for all 16 and Please come to the high school ian beans and applesauce.
17-year-old students this year on Thursday, April 13 anytime Wednesday: Breakfast -
before they are able to donate between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. pancake wrap; Lunch - Choice
blood due to a Zika virus re- Any questions, please call of French toast w/ sausage, or
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RENT ME! Participation in this program chicken Caesar salad w/ roll,
also supports Lifeshare’s gen- with hash brown potato and
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graduating seniors. Help save Thursday: Breakfast - pan-
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or turkey and cheese wrap, or
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The Rural-Urban Record Free Easter Service Listing RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Page 7
Published Weekly on Monday
Abel E. Carpenter & Grace A. Carpenter We are publishing our 2017 Easter Issue in The Ru- Baked Cod Dinner
Founders 1955 ral-Urban Record the week of April 10, 2017. That issue
Lee Boise, Publisher & President will include special pages for area churches to list their Litch?eld Assembly of God, located at 9082 Norwalk
Leonard Boise, Publisher 1993-2010 Easter Services for free. Deadline to submit requests is Road, will have a Baked Cod Dinner on Friday April 7. Cost
by April 4, 2017. All Easter Service information will be is: adults/$9, seniors/$7, children 6-12/$4 and children 5 and
Mailing Address: listed in the April 10 issue on these special pages only. under are free. Serving times will be from 4:30-6:30 pm. Car-
P.O. Box 966, Columbia Station, OH 44028 No services will be listed on our church page. ry-out will be available. Call (330) 723-2691.
Located at 24487 Squire Rd, Columbia Station
Phone: 440-236-8982 • Fax: 440-236-9198 All churches interested in a free Easter Service list- Spaghetti Dinner
ing, please call Randi at (440) 236-8982 for complete
Email: information. Community of Faith U.C.C., located at 9715 East River
Website: Rd., in Elyria, is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, April
Men’s Conference 28, from 5-7 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8
DEADLINE: for seniors and children 10 years and under. Call the church
News, Pictures & ALL ads - Wednesday @ 12pm Christian Unity Church, located at 36353 Capel Road, of?ce at (440) 322-3781 by April 23 to purchase tickets.
in Grafton, is having a Men’s Conference event, “Eagle’s Tickets will be available at-the-door for $12 adults and $10
OFFICE HOURS: Mon-Thurs., 9am-4pm Wings,” on Saturday, April 1, from 5-8 p.m. for ages 12 and seniors/children. Help the Worship and Music Team raise
Out of Area Subscriptions - $35/year up. Guest speakers are Rev. Garry Sorrell and Rev. Eugene, money for new choir robes.
Crouch with special singing by Dustin Gray. Cost is $10 per
Pierogi Lunches person and dinner is included. Registration is required. To Singing Angels
register, call the church of?ce at (440) 748-1008 or Pastor
Pierogi lunches are available on Fridays during Lent from Neal Brock at (440) 323-6871. Deadline for registration is The Singing Angels will be in concert on May 6, from 7-9
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Mary Parish Hall, 250 Third Street in March 26. p.m. at Grace Community Church, located at 12365 Grafton
Elyria. The menu includes: ?ve Sophia choice pierogis with Rd., in Grafton. There will be a 50/50 raf?e and concessions
or without sour cream and onions, applesauce, salad, roll, but- Gentle Woman Fellowship available.
ter and a beverage. Cost for the lunch is $6. Take-out orders
are available by calling 323-5539 or by faxing 322-2329. Gentle Woman Fellowship, an Intra-Parish group, Tickets are non-refundable and are $10 per person. Pro-
meets on the ?rst fridays of each month at St. Clarence Parish ceeds bene?t the general fund of Grace Community Church.
Easter Hungarian Sausage Sale Center, located at 30106 Lorain Rd., in N. Olmsted. For tickets, call (440) 458-6612. Seating is limited.

Community of Faith United Church of Christ is selling The schedule of activities begin at 9:30 a.m. with a “Pray FUNERAL HOME &
Hungarian Sausage for $6 per lb., (new reduced price) sold the Rosary” event, followed by Holy Mass attendance at 10 CREMATION SERVICES
in two lb. packages. To place an order, call (440) 309-6828, a.m. Coffee or Tea will be served and a special talk session
(440) 366-4651, (440) 328-7534 or the church of?ce at (440) will be held at 11 a.m. Helping You Plan a Personal Remembrance
322-3781. Orders are accepted through Monday, April 3. Pick
up your order on Saturday, April 8, from 1-4 pm at Commu- The next ?rst Friday event will be on April 7. Father Joe DAVID BOGNER
nity of Faith UCC, located at 9715 East River Rd., in Elyria. Mamich, Pastor of St. Joseph in Strongsville, will be the cel-
ebrant and speaker this month. He also serves as Chaplain FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
Pierogi & Strudel Sale to Strongsville Police Department and Fire and Emergency
Services Department. Father was ordained in 2006 and com- 36625 Center Ridge Road | N. Ridgeville | 327-2955
The Lenten pierogi sale at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, pleted his studies with a Master of Arts in Theology focusing
located at 25801 Royalton Road, in Columbia Station, con- on the history of the Catholic Church in America. The topic
tinues. Final orders must be called in by Monday, April 3, of Father Joe’s talk will be “The Blue and the Black: Re?ec- Laubenthal Funeral
for pick up on Thursday, April 6. Pick up times are 2-6:30 tions of a Safety Forces Chaplain.” Services
p.m. The pierogies are sold by the dozen and have the follow-
ing ?llings: potato, potato/cheese, sauerkraut, ricotta cheese, All women welcome! Come and bring a friend! No reser- Offering Forethought
prune, cabbage and apple. The strudel ?avors are apple, blue- vations needed. If you have any questions, call Mary Hoover Funeral Pre-Planning
berry, cheese and cherry. Pierogies are $9 per dozen and stru- at (330) 636-1698 or Mary Tschanz at (440) 235-6258.
del strips are $5 each. Forms can be found in the entrance way LAUBENTHAL-MERCADO
of the church, or you may fax your order to the of?ce at (440) Chinese Auction/Pasta Dinner
236-5804. Orders can also be called in to (440) 236-5095, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. • Elyria, Ohio 44035
between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. LaPorte United Methodist Church will be having a Mis- 440-322-4626 • 440-323-1929
sion’s Mother’s Day Chinese Auction and Pasta on Dinner
Lake Erie Perch Dinner Saturday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. Cost for the dinner is adult/$9
and children under 12/$5. Chinese auction and dinner tickets LOCAL FAMILIES COMMITTED TO SERVING OUR COMMUNITY
East Oberlin Community Church is hosting a Lake Erie will be available at the door. LaPorte United Methodist is lo-
Perch Dinner with french fries, scalloped potatoes, green cated at 2071 Grafton Road, in Elyria. For advance tickets or Funeral Home is Accessible to the Physically Disabled
beans (choice of 2 side dishes), coleslaw, bread, beverage more information, call the church of?ce at (440) 458-5717.
and dessert. They are located at 43709 Oberlin-Elyria Road, All proceeds from this event will help support the outreach FUNERAL HOME
in Oberlin. The dinners are from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fridays, missions of LaPorte United Methodist Church. 2089 Columbia Road
March 31 and April 14. Cost of the meal is $15 per person for Valley City, OH 44280
adults, $9 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Chicken Paprikas Dinner
Carry-out will be available starting at 4:30 p.m. or dine in 330-483-3300
starting at 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact The Saint Agnes Altar and Rosary is sponsoring their an-
the church of?ce at (440) 774-3443 or Chris Vough at (216) nual Chicken Paprikas Dinner on Palm Sunday, April 9, from “Understanding When
299-5372 (please leave message if no answer). 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Saint Agnes Church Hall, 611 Lake Needed Most”
Avenue in Elyria. Dinner includes homemade chicken pa-
prika and dumplings, salad, bread and butter, dessert and a
beverage. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children 6-12,
children 5 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. Pre-Need Planning Available
Carry-outs available, but must bring own containers.

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Adult Bible Study 440-748-2230 Sunday 9:30am
during Worship Service SUNDAY 10 am Sunday Worship
Worship & Children’s Church 10:30am
COLUMBIA STATION, OHIO Worship Services Church ph: 440-748-2154
Bible Study Preschool ph: 440-748-3445
Pastor Matt Merriman Youth Group, Kids Club 8:00am & 9:30am
Rev. Steve Spaeth - Pastor Sunday School Rev. John Ramsey II Rev. John Bodo
St. Elizabeth - Associate Pastor 10:45am Our Lady Queen of Peace
Ann Seton Catholic Church
Church of Christ 440-236-8600 Polly Tallos
Catholic Parish Weekend Masses Weekday
Sunday Bible Study 9:30 am Christian Ed. & Youth Director Sat. 4:30pm Mass
25801 Royalton Rd. Sunday Worship 10:30 am & 5 pm United Church of God 8:00am
Columbia Station, OH 12981 Grafton Rd. Rev. Charles A. Butcher Sun. 8:30 & Chapel
Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm Grafton, Oh 44044
Sacrament of Reconciliation 211 Forest St., LaGrange Pastor 11:00am Mon.-Tues.
(Confession) Sabbath Services Confession: Thurs.-Fri.
440-355-6872 Saturdays at 12:30 pm GRAFTON UNITED
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8:45am Sunday School
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440-236-5095 10:35am Children’s Church
Rev. Bob Kuntz, Pastor

Page 8, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Hosanna Preschool’s Helping Hands

Attn: Youth Football Players Hosanna Early Childhood
& Cheerleaders Center students held a Coins
& Cans Drive to bene?t the
Raiders Youth Football will host two more days of their free Columbia Food Center. Each
Spring Agility Camp and Cheer Camp. The remaining days are child was given a small mite
April 6 and April 11 from 7-8:15 at Columbia Copopa School. box to collect coins, and their
The camp is open to all kids ages 4-12 years old. Come work goal for non-perishable food
out with some of the current high school players & cheerleaders. was 100 items. They far sur-
Sign up early at camp and receive a discount on registration fees passed that goal of 100 items,
for all of our teams. We offer ?ag football for the 5-6 year old and the children donated a to-
kids and tackle football for kids in three different age groups. 7-8, tal of $434.60!
9-10 & 11-12. We are the original youth football organization in
Columbia and have been in existence since 1971. For more in- On Thursday, March 23,
formation about football contact Dwayne Hershey at (216)276- the students had a ?eld trip
0628, cheerleading contact Tanya Rind?eisch at (440)666-0198 to the Columbia Food Center
or email at Check out our to stock the shelves with the
website at . Like items they donated. Also, they
us on Facebook at Columbia Raiders Youth Football. gave the funds they collected
to Pat Boey and Gail Petry of
An Evening at the Races the Food Center. The Colum-
bia Chamber of Commerce
and the Columbia Foundation
partnered with them, and each
Columbia Auxiliary #4003 is hosting “An Evening at the organization matched those our ?eld trip to present their Foundation, now donated a to- tion for partnering with us for
Races,” on April 29. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be funds that the children col- matching funds to the repre- tal of over $1,300! this wonderful event! Also,
served from 5-6:30 p.m. The Races start at 7 p.m. with music to lected! Bob Anderson from sentatives of the Food Center. thank you to Hosanna Pre-
follow. There will be a cash bar available. Dinner tickets are $15; the Chamber and Doug Spiel- The Preschool, along with our A big “thank you” goes to schoolers who are learning
if you would like to be an owner of a horse and name you horse berger and John Brocklehurst partners, the Chamber and the Columbia Chamber of Com- about serving others.
you can purchase one for $10. Tickets can be purchased at the from the Foundation came to merce and Columbia Founda-
Columbia Eagles, located at 27190 Royalton Rd. in Columbia
Station. Everyone is welcome.
Hot Stove seeks help New Business
Columbia Hot Stove will hold their annual fund-raiser on Sat- Drug Addiction Program - Tuesday, April 25, from 6:30-9
Columbia Hot Stove has an open position for Field Main- urday, April 8, from 6-9 p.m. in the grand hall of the Columbia
tenance Manager for the 2017 season. The ideal candidate is Eagles, located at 27190 Royalton Road. Tickets are $25 each p.m. at Columbia High School. This program is for everyone -
self-motivated, responsible and able to perform at a high-level and include pizza, pasta, wings and salad plus all-you-can-drink students as well as adults. The presenters will be the Fire Depart-
with minimal or no supervision. Eligible candidates must be at domestic draft, well drinks and soda! They will also have a 50/50 ment, Sheriff, Coroner, County Prosecutor, Southwest Hospital,
least 18 years old, have knowledge of setting base/mound dis- drawing, side boards and basket raf?es. Lorain County Health Department and a Judge.Shred Day is
tances for all baseball and softball divisions and have a ?exible coming on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the new
schedule throughout the season. Responsibilities include main- Plan to join them for a fun night out with friends and support service garage.
taining the physical and aesthetic integrity of the ball ?elds by the kids as they get ready to take the ?eld for baseball and soft-
keeping them in impeccable condition at all times (litter and de- ball! Email or contact Keli Cher- Parking on both sides of the street in Columbia Reserve has
bris control, custodial work, basic landscaping, etc.) and prepar- venak at 440-552-1999 for tickets or more information. become a problem for safety vehicles to get down the streets.
ing, preserving and upholding the ?elds and grounds prior to all ORC laws say that parking is not allowed on the side of the street
games and tournaments. Interested individuals can contact us at PTA Mother and Son Dance with the ?re hydrants. The Trustees have received many calls about the parking. They are studying the situation and will be
The Columbia PTA cordially invites you to attend the “3rd posting parking ordinances and publishing the rules in the news-
Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast annual Mother and Son Dance.” The dance is open to moms, paper. The streets affected will be named.
step-moms, aunts, grandmas or guardians of young gentlemen
The Olmsted Falls Kiwanis is holding its annual Palm Sun- currently attending the Columbia Local School System. The Committee Reports
day Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 9, from 8 a.m.-12:30 dance will be on Friday, April 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Copo- Mr. Cunningham reported that the Lorain County Township
p.m. at the Olmsted Falls High School. All-you-can-eat pancakes pa & CMS Gym. Take this opportunity to get all dressed up! Plan Association will meet April 20 in New Russia. Mr. Heidecker
and French toast, sausage, juice and/or coffee. Pictures with the on semi-formal attire. reported that the Southwest General Hospital Board will meet
Easter Bunny will be available and there will be door prizes and March 29, NOACA on April 14 and the Northeast Ohio Town-
a Chinese Raf?e. Cost is a $6 donation and kids under 3 eat free. Hazel Eyes Photography will be there to take your pictures ship Association on April 27 in Columbia. Mr. Musto reported
and “Music for all Occasions” will be the DJ for the evening. that NEOSORD will meet in Middleburg on March 22; there will
CHS Guidance news be a SWAK meeting on March 29. The Lorain County Commu-
Cost is $10 per couple and $2 per extra child. Light snacks nity Alliance will hold its annual transportation meeting on April
Attention Seniors: will be provided. Registration forms will be sent home from 7. Mr. Dale Rundle reported that the Rural Water Authority will
The following local scholarships are available in the CHS school with your child. To make a donation of snacks for the hold its meeting April 12.
Guidance Of?ce for seniors to pick up. Scholarship applications event, to purchase tickets or for additional information, you can There were no Fiscal Of?cer’s Financial requests. After Com-
are due in to the Guidance Of?ce by Tuesday, April 4, no later contact Michelle Boetticher by email at munity Input, the meeting was adjourned. The next regular meet-
(please put Mom/Son Dance in the subject line). ing will be on Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall.

Tackle and Flag Football Registration

than 3 p.m. The Columbia Endowment Scholarship is available Tackle Football - CYF is Flag Football - They also JACK MATIA
on the Columbia High School website. See Mrs. Hechko for an part of the Lake Erie Youth offer ?ag football for K-2 HONDA
application. Football League (LEYFL) and grades. All games are played
includes 10 of the 12 teams in Saturday morning on Lunn New & Used
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teams they will play in mid- more information, please call
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Local Afordable Dental Care plan with bene?ts that individuals and families can take them for conversation and friendship while learning
advantage of immediately. about special interests and information! The breakfast
Quality Dental Plan is now available at is a hot entrée along with fruit cup, juice and coffee all
Wellington Dental Quality Dental Plan is offered to both children and for $3. The breakfast is at 9 a.m. and the program is
adults at an inexpensive yearly fee and is an alternative from 9:20-10 a.m. Reservations must be called in by 10
Quality Dental Plan is pleased to announce today that to dental insurance that can cost in the thousands of a.m.,on Tuesday, April 4, to the Senior Center at (440)
Wellington Dental now offers patients an affordable, dollars for minimal bene?ts. Patients using Quality 353-0828.
easy-access dental savings plan. According to Dental Plan can get two dental visits, two teeth
statistics, as many as one in ?ve people in Wellington cleanings, exams, x-rays, and signi?cant procedural Senior Fest 2017
may now be going without very basic dental care. discounts by being a member.
Please join the Lorain County Of?ce on Aging and
As the economy suffers, many families can no “We looked at the costs associated with providing the Lorain County General Health District at Senior Fest
longer afford the basics, including dental care. Up to quality dental care to our patients and we saw that 2017, on Thursday, April 27, from 1-4 p.m. in the Spitzer
60% of Americans don’t have dental insurance and the we could signi?cantly reduce our treatment rates if Center at Lorain County Community College.
Wellington Dental Team is working to make dental care we saw patients early in the process and encouraged
accessible and affordable, not a luxury, by offering a the whole family to take part in good and on-going The event is free and will provide a fun and entertain-
care,” said Dr. Maryann Jacko (Dr, Maryann) and ing day that will include tips about how to improve your
Jodi Marsh Dr. Jonathan Siefker (Dr, Jon) of Wellington Dental. health, as well as a variety of health screenings and
Admission Coordinator “When someone is in pain, they miss school or work, demonstrations. Local organizations are expected to
Call for Admissions or Questions Even worse, the cost to treat a painful situation can attend to offer health screenings and answer any ques-
Of?ce 440-695-1400 | Fax 440-695-1401 be a three or four times more expensive than it would tions you may have. Entertainment will also be provided have been if the problem had been diagnosed a throughout the day!
37845 Colorade Ave • Avon, Ohio 44011 few months earlier.” To guarantee a day of fun for all, the Senior Fest
Quality Dental Plan allows us to cut those costs Committee carefully selected a variety of entertainment
signi?cantly and achieve our core mission; to help the to appeal to everyone. Antique appraisals by Gregg
people of Wellington have the best and most affordable Mazurek of Collector’s Gallery will provide free apprais-
dental care possible,” said Dr. Maryann and Dr. Jon. als on one item per person. All items should be small
Call our of?ce today to ?nd out more about our enough to carry. Debra Rose, a versatile singer will per-
Membership Savings Program or to schedule your form hits from the 50’s. Door prizes will also be given
appointment. 440-647-2752 away every hour, you must be present to win!

Kryszak & Associates, Co., LPA Senior Center For more information, please call (440) 326-4816.
Attorneys at Law Home Care for Seniors by Seniors

Estate Planning • Estate and Trust Administration• Elder Law • Family Law Breakfast • Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care • Bathing • Dressing
Personal Grooming • Medication Reminders
Appellate Law • Real Estate • Foreclosure • Employment Law • Business Law Richard Hronek pres- • Meal Preparation • Overnight and
& Personal Injury ents his program on “Ohio
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At Kryszak & Associates, Co., LPA, our Mission is to deliver Ridgeville Senior Center
personalized, quality legal services, resulting in long-lasting relationships Men’s Breakfast on April Call us today. Like getting a little help from your friends.
with our clients. The size of our firm and many years of legal experience 6, from 9-10 a.m. Mr.
Hronek is a resident of 440-935-3848
allow us to fulfill our mission on a daily basis. Avon and has been an
educator for 48 years as
5330 Meadow Lane Court, Suite A 943-1/2 Main Street a teacher, superintendent
Sheffield Village, Ohio 44035 Grafton, Ohio 44044 and founder of 2 charter ®2017 Each of?ce is independently owned and operated.
schools. He has a BS
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Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5pm (by appointment only) State an MS. ED/Ed. Doc-
torate from the University
Attorney Attorney Attorney Attorney of Akron. He is a collector
Douglas R. Henry of Presidential memora-
Andrea C. Kryszak Kathleen M. Amerkhanian Paula A. Kuhn bilia since 1963 and does
programs at schools, li- braries, museums and
community groups. The
We Look Forward to Meeting You! program will discuss the
lives of the eight Ohio
Presidents, before and
during their presidency.

The Men’s breakfast
is open to senior men
55 years and older. Join

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Preventing Falls Avoiding Aches and Pains down or working on your hands and knees, stand up to
April Program take breaks every 20 minutes or the moment aches and
When Gardening pains start to make their presence felt.
Falls are the leading cause of hospital admissions for
older adults in Ohio. In April, public health nurses from People who have not deners can reduce their • Maintain good posture. Back injuries have a ten-
the Lorain County General Health District will answer spent much time in a gar- risk of suffering repetitive dency to linger, which can keep gardeners indoors and
questions and provide information about preventing den may not consider this strain injuries. Alternate out of their gardens. When gardening, maintain good
falls at community locations throughout Lorain County. rewarding hobby much tasks not just on muscle posture to prevent back injuries. Gardening back brac-
All Lorain County adults ages 55 and older are invited to of a threat to their health. groups worked, but also es can protect the back by providing support and mak-
these no-cost sessions. But as veteran garden- level of dif?culty. Remem- ing it easier for gardeners to maintain their posture. Tool
ers can attest, gardening ber to include some sim- pouches attached to gardening stools or chairs also
Walk-ins welcome. Sessions are at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., can contribute to nag- ple jobs even on busy gar- can be less taxing on the back than gardening belts tied
and 2 p.m. at: ging aches and pains that dening days so the body
can force even the most gets a break. Karound the waist.
• Oberlin Neighborhood Alliance Senior Enrichment ardent green-thumbers Heather Taras, LPN
Services, 90 E. College St., Oberlin on April 3 and 17 indoors. Gardening is a • Take frequent breaks. Case Manager, Director of Admissions
physical activity that, de- Frequent breaks can help
• Shef?eld Twp. Church of Christ, 5075 Toledo Rd., spite its peaceful nature, combat the stiffness and Cell 440-822-0305 | Of?ce 440-355-4616 | Fax 440-782-4030
Lorain on April 5 can be demanding on the muscle aches that may
body. Thankfully, there not appear until garden-
• Wellington Fire Station #2, 202 Kelly St., Wellington are several ways that gar- ers ?nish their gardening 383 Opportunity Way • LaGrange, Ohio 44050
on April 6 and 20 dening enthusiasts can sessions. Breaks help to
prevent the aches and alleviate muscles or joints
• Old Stone Church, 553 S. Main St., Amherst on pains that can sometimes that can become over-
April 7 and 21 pop up after long days in taxed when gardening for
the garden. long, uninterrupted peri-
• Sugar Ridge Baptist Church, 36600 Sugar Ridge ods of time. When leaning
Rd., N. Ridgeville on April 12 • Use ergonomic gar-
dening tools. Ergonom-
• Avon Senior Center, 36786 Detroit Rd., Avon on ic gardening tools are Welcoming New Families
April 14 and 28 designed to prevent the
types of aches, pains and
• Shef?eld Lake Community Center, 4575 E. Lake injuries that can cut gar-
Rd., Shef?eld Lake (9 AM and 11 AM only) on April 18 deners’ seasons short.
Gardening injuries can
• N. Eaton Christian Church, 35895 E. Royalton Rd., affect any area of the
Grafton on April 24 body, but injuries or aches
and pains affecting the
For more information on Adult Health Services, con- back, wrists and hands
tact the Lorain County General Health District at (440) are among the most
322-6367. common physical prob-
lems gardeners endure.
Free Fitness Fest Look for ergonomic tools
that reduce the strain on
Come and sample all of the exciting classes offered at these areas of the body.
LaGrange Yoga for FREE on April 2, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Even arthritis sufferers
Healthy snacks, Give Aways, Fair Trade items from 10,000 who love to garden may
Villages and Class Specials will be offered. ?nd that ergonomic tools
make it possible for them No Insurance?
LaGrange Yoga, 544 N. Center St., LaGrange 10 a.m-3 p.m. to spend more time in No Problem!
their gardens without in-
AVAlecia Vidika Attorney at Law creasing their risk for in- Ask about our membership
Probate • Real Estate • Estate Planning • Elder Law • Alternate tasks. Re-
petitive-strain injuries savings program
440-647-4319 can affect gardeners who
spend long periods of time Maryann Jacko, DDS (440) 647-2752 210 Heritage Drive,
performing the same ac-
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Two - “All You Can Eat” Patio Parties Friday, June 23 Ohio History & Tree Tops Lake County - Dine at Skye Bistro $65 pp
Double Occupancy Stay @ Congress Plaza Hotel Wednesday, June 28 $92 pp
Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation Thursday, July 6 “Drop Dead” Chagrin Valley Little Theater $130 pp
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North Ridge Tours, Inc. September 8-11 “An American in Paris” Dinner at Macaroni Grill
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Clothes Closet Public Hearing Our Lorain County Land Bank continues to build upon a
record of success. The county has worked in partnership with
The monthly Clothes Closet at North Eaton Baptist Church Lorain County Department of Job and Family Services Plan- local governments, state government, the courts and the federal
will be on Monday, April 3, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Every month ning Committee will hold a public hearing to discuss funding government. This partnership to remove abandoned houses has
brings new items whether baby clothes and furniture or children projects using Title XX Social Services Block Grant funds. The reduced criminal activity and in many cases improved property
through adult clothing and shoes. They also have a small amount meeting is on Tuesday, April 18, at 5 p.m. at the Lorain County values in our neighborhoods.
of household items and toys. Everything is free and no documen- Department of Job and Family Services, located at 42485 North
tation is needed. Bring a bag to take the items home with you. The Ridge Rd., Room 482, in Elyria. I’m pleased to announce that the land bank recently received
church is located at 12109 Reed Rd., in Grafton. If you have any an additional award of just over $1.1-million dollars to acquire
questions, please call (440) 748-2552. The public will have an opportunity to provide recommenda- and demolish 93 more blighted housing units. This brings the
tions on social service programs they would like funded in Lo- total amount awarded to our land bank to more than $4.6-mil-
Valley City Garden Club rain County for the period of October 1, 2017 through September lion dollars. The land bank has exceeded its contractual require-
309, 2019. ments to acquire the 93 blighted properties by over 60 days early
The Valley City Garden Club will meet Thursday, April 20, and met our investment in demolition requirements by almost 8
at 7 p.m. at The Green Smith, 1340 Ridge Road, Hinckley. The Free tax filing months early.
Green Smith people will be presenting a demonstration and talk
titled, “Pruning and Grafting.” Roll Call response will be your Free tax ?ling of Federal and State tax returns is available Your county land bank anticipates successfully completing
favorite plant to give as a gift. The club offers many interest- at LaPorte United Methodist Church, located at 2071 Grafton the demolitions of the additional 93 blighted properties well in
ing and informative speakers, demonstrations and ?eld trips. For Rd., in Elyria. Trained tax counselors will assist you in e-?ling or advance of the program deadline. Throughout the period of time
more information, contact Tom Sasalar at (440) 724-1156. paper ?ling of your returns. Call the church at (440) 458-5717 to between 2014 and the end of 2016, the land bank demolished
arrange an appointment. Times are available most days, evenings nearly 200 blighted houses. The county’s demolition program
News from Eaton Township Hall and weekends through the end of tax ?ling season. expects to conclude the current round of funding with the com-
pletion of over 300 total blighted units.
•Please note the Compost Center is closed until April 2017 SWCD Tree Seedling Sale
•Please contact the of?ce at (440) 748-2236 or secretary@glwb. It is important to stress that the land bank has removed aban-
The Lorain SWCD annual tree seedling sale is scheduled for doned properties in the townships and in Avon Lake, North Rid-
net to request a Resident Packet with links to Resources in the pick-up on Friday, April 14. Tree species available will consist of geville, Lorain and Elyria. It requires a great deal of coordination
County/Township evergreens (White Pine, Austrian Pine, Norway Spruce, Colora- between the county, the prosecutor’s of?ce, local governments
•Please visit the Facebook page for info daily, www.facebook. do Blue Spruce), hardwoods & deciduous trees (Bald Cypress, and our courts to move the properties to ?nal demolition. Resi-
com/EATONTOWNSHIP Sugar Maple, Pin Oak, River Birch, Swamp White Oak, Syca- dents are pleased to see these dilapidated houses removed from
•Local Eaton Twp. Businesses (retail & at-home) should contact more) plus ?owering and fruit bearing shrubs (Silky Dogwood their neighborhoods. The land bank is another example of how
the secretary to be listed in the Business Listing and Elderberry). Planting stock can be used for reforestation, we can improve our community when government leaders work
•There are still some dates availability for hall rentals during wildlife habitat or landscaping. Seedlings are bare-rooted stock, together.
the spring. Call the secretary to schedule your family or 12-18 inches in height and will be sold in packets of ?ve (5) for
of?ce party. Township Hall Rentals: $50/for Eaton Township $8. Flowering perennials (Black-Eyed Susan and Purple Cone- Spay-Getti & No Balls fund-raiser
Residents; $75 for non-residents. Lots of open dates. ?ower) will be offered in 3-inch pots for $3 each. They will also
•Did you know the Township will allow you to borrow 7 sell Rain Garden Kits containing an assortment of ten (10) pe- Mark your calendars! Kitten Krazy
tables/23 chairs to use for a party. Call the Township to rennial native plants in 1.5-gallon pots which don’t mind get- & Quick Fix will host their SPAY-Ghetti
reserve the tables/chairs at (440) 748-2236 (must be an Eaton ting “wet feet.” Rain gardens are built in depressions designed & No Balls fund-raiser on Friday, Sep-
Twp. Resident). to capture and ?lter storm water runoff from impervious surfaces tember 29, at Williams-On-The-Lake,
•Reminder: Notary Services are complimentary for Township around the home, such as rooftops and driveways. A “Rain Gar- Medina, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. There
residents. den Manual for Homeowners” is available at the SWCD of?ce will be a delicious dinner plus desserts
at no cost. (cash bar, too). For your enjoyment
April Calendar there will be a silent auction, 50/50 raf-
4/3 - 5-7 p.m. Free Clothing Pantry at North Eaton Baptist For additional resources visit http://www.centralohioraing- ?e, live auction and more! Tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1. Watch for
Church on S. Reed Rd. more information on www.kittenkrazy.
4/12 - 7 p.m. Zoning Commission Public Hearing Re: Ross Murder Mystery org and Facebook. Don’t miss out on
this fun event!
Rezoning ZA-2017-01. The Friends of MetroParks of Lorain County is sponsoring
4/14 through 4/21 - Midview Spring Break. their 12th annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, “A Murder Community
4/26 - 5:30-7:30 Pond Clinic, 42110 Russia Road, Elyria Has Been Renounced,” by Lee Mueller. Park
4/29 - 10 a.m. Browns Nursery Auction. opens
4/29 - 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial Meeting at Eaton Twp. Hall. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays, May 12-13 and
May 19-20. Seating will be at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Save The Dates The show will be held at the Carlisle Visitor Center, located at April 4
5/3 - 6:30 p.m. Columbia Chamber of Commerce F.O.E. 12882 Diagonal Road, in LaGrange.
5/6 - Dumpster Days! eaton/dated Keep in touch with your community
Tickets are $30 per person or $58 per couple. Group rates are Visit:
Butternut Ridge Cemetery also available. For more information or to order tickets, please
call (216) 544-3865. Edwards Mobile Mower Repair
It’s that time again! Each spring, one week prior to Palm Sun-
day, the cemetery crew does a cleanup. The Cemetery Sexton Dinosaurs in the Metro Park “Let us come to you”
will remove all winter items. If there are items you wish to keep,
please remove those items, otherwise they will be disposed of. The Lorain County Metro Parks will have a new event start- Self-Propelled Mowers & Riders • Service, Parts & Repair
The Township will take no responsibility for those items. ing on April 8, “Dinosaurs!” Walk through interpretive dioramas
and scavenger hunt along the children’s discovery trail. Try your “Get Ready for Spring!”
J’s Skill Game Center hand at a game of operation with dinosaur bones or get your
6287 Lear Nagle Rd, N. Ridgeville hands dirty in our dino dig. Take a walk through time on the short Free pick-up & Delivery within a 25 mile radius
440-788-7266 loop trail and learn about dinosaurs through interpretive displays
30 GREAT GAMES! Offer expires April 30, 2017
Complimentary Snacks & Drinks “Dinosaurs!” will run April 8 through May 7, daily from
Great Comps, Giveaways & Jackpots! noon-6 p.m. at the Carlisle Visitors Center. Tickets can be pur-
chased inside the Carlisle Visitor Center for $3 per person; 3 and
FREE $10 under are free. Weekends will feature food trucks, with the ex- 440-315-8855
Match Play ception of Easter weekend. The nook gift shop will be open and
have plenty of dinosaurs, games and souvenirs. “37 years of doing it right”
(First time players)
With this ad, Exp 4-30-17 This event is in celebration of the park’s 60th anniversary.
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Case Western Reserve University Emergency Spay-Ge i & No Balls
Medical Services Receive Donations to
Save Pets from Fire fund-raiser

First Responders with pets have been saved by the “Thank God they had the Mark your calendars! Kitten Krazy & Quick Fix will host
Case Western University donated masks so far, two masks. They (the dogs) are their SPAY-Ghetti & No Balls fund-raiser on Friday, Septem-
Emergency Medical Ser- family dogs by the Grant’s just like family. I don’t know ber 29, at Williams-On-The-Lake, Medina, from 6:30-10:30
vices are now some of the Pass Fire Department in Or- what I’d do without them. p.m. There will be a delicious dinner plus desserts (cash bar,
best-equipped in the nation egon in early October of this Things can be replaced. too). For your enjoyment there will be a silent auction, 50/50
to save a pet’s life. That’s year. Lives can’t, whether they’re raf?e, live auction and more! Tickets are $25 and go on sale
because Invisible Fence of animals or people,” said a June 1. Watch for more information on
Northeast Ohio has donated “When a family suffers the pet owner whose dogs were and Facebook. Don’t miss out on this fun event!
a pet oxygen mask kit to the tragedy of a ?re, lives are recently rescued using do-
facility. turned upside down,” said nated masks. PETEY = 3-Year Old
Ed Hoyt, Director of Invis- Male German Shepherd
This donation is just ible Fence® Brand. “Pets Although the number of / Norwegian Elkhound
a small part of Invisible are valued family members, pets that die in ?res is not Mix / Wt: 5- Lbs., Shots
Fence® Brand’s Project so we want families to know an of?cial statistic kept by
Breathe™ program, which that their pet can be cared the U.S. Fire Administra- Updated & Neutered
was established with the for if tragedy strikes.” tion, industry web sites and
goal of equipping every ?re sources have cited an es- Petey came into rescue from
station in America and Can- “We realize that humans timated 40,000 to 150,000 an Amish farm after his own-
ada with pet oxygen masks. are the ?rst priority, but in pets die in ?res each year, er said he wasn’t a good
These masks allow ?re?ght- many cases, pets can be most succumbing to smoke farm dog and had plans to
ers and EMS staff to give saved if ?re?ghters have the inhalation. In most states, replace him with puppy!!!!
oxygen to pets who are suf- right equipment,” said Hoyt. emergency responders are He looks exactly like both of
fering from smoke inhalation “Project Breathe™ program unequipped to deal with the his breeds. His caregivers
when they are rescued from is simply a way of giving ?re- crisis. The loss is terrible for say he is by far one of the
?res and often save pets’ ?ghters the tools necessary the family, heart wrenching sweetest and most loving
lives. to save pets’ lives.” for ?re?ghters. dogs they’ve worked with.
He’s a very active dog and
Invisible Fence® Brand Cleveland, OH and sur- The company has set up will require an active own-
has donated a total of more rounding areas are now a website, www.invisible- er. He knows quite a few
than 12,400 pet oxygen joining the ranks of cities like, where local commands. And his rescue
masks to ?re stations all Seattle, Chicago, Denver, ?re personnel can make a groups feels a person with
over the U.S. and Canada and Salt Lake City who have request for their own depart- experience of these 2 breeds
throughout the life of the all received donated pet ox- ments. would be bene?cial.
program. A reported 150+ ygen masks from Project
Breathe™ program. If you’d like to meet Petey,
call Anna with Mutts in a Rut
Rescue at 440-623-3836.

RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Page 15

Sweetie and Angel are best Kierra this 8 year-old cat is A nicer dog you’ll never meet... Nola is a delightful 6 year old Adopt from Your Local Shelters
buddies! Their owner had looking for an experienced cat that’s Ceasar! He’s a one year Pug/Shiba Inu mix that was at
health problems and couldn’t owner who will be patient with old pittie mix that was recent- another facility and made her Every year in the U.S., more than 6 million lost, aban-
keep these sweet cats. Sweet- her and give her time to adjust ly adopted and returned. The way to Friendship to ?nd her doned, or unwanted dogs and cats enter animal shelters.
ie is a 12 year old Siamese mix to a new home. She probably family absolutely loved Ceasar forever home. She was adopt- Some of them are lucky enough to be adopted into loving,
and Angel a 13 year old short would prefer to be the only pet, but were gone for long periods ed and doing great in the home responsible, and permanent homes. But there are far more
hair grey cat. They are very at- but a Rockstar adopter could of time and Ceasar would de- but then the family acquired a animals in need of a caring family than there are kind people
tached to each other so please probably work on adjusting her stroy things in the home. They Boxer only one week later. Nola willing to adopt them.
keep these girls together. They to life with other pets. She real- tried crating him but he would and the Boxer did not get along.
are waiting for the day that ly is a lap cat once she warms escape out of his crate. This The family returned poor Nola. Animals are often acquired without considering the life-
someone loves them again. up to you and is starved for at- sweet boy loves everyone he They said she liked the 7 year time commitment that caring for them requires. As a result,
Hope that is very soon! tention. meets and was wonderful with old girl in the family and was some owners turn their backs on these loyal companions
the 7 month old grandchild in house trained. when they become “inconvenient,” “too much work,” or sim-
Emmy would love to be loved! Big Boy is such a sweet kitty! the family. Ceasar was strong ply “old.”
She is a beautiful 10 year old This handsome 8 year old was when walking on the leash with Boxull is much cuter than his
who has come a long way. a stray who really wants to be everyone but the mom in the photos indicate. He was dis- Are you ready to add an animal companion to your family?
Emmy was very shy when she a pet. Big Boy is FIV + which is home. He walked great for her. tracted by all the goings on of If so, be sure to adopt! Every time an animal is purchased
?rst arrived at FAPL. She does not transferable to dogs or hu- He was perfect with his house the shelter at the time he was from a pet store or a breeder, one in a shelter loses an oppor-
best as an only pet. Emmy was mans. He can live with other FIV training. Ceasar really is a great photographed. Boxull is a 3 tunity to ?nd a loving home. Head over to your local open-ad-
adopted and kept for 2 years + cats too. Big Boy has really dog and deserves a loving year old Boxer mix. He was mission animal shelter, where you’re sure to ?nd many eager
until her owner went into as- neat markings on his ears. He home. surrendered to another shelter animals of all breeds, shapes, sizes, and ages who’d love to
sisted living. They couldn’t take is a such nice kitty. This nice gal is Ellie! She’s a 4 because there were too many join your family. And always keep these tips in mind:
Emmy with them so she is look- year old American Blue Heeler pets in his family. From there he
ing for a home again. that arrived from another facili- made his way to Friendship and Get your dogs and cats spayed or neutered. Adopt from
ty so her history is unknown. El- is now available for adoption. reputable shelters—and don’t forget adult animals, who are
All cats receive one or more vaccinations, a basic veterinary ex- lie has been a quiet and gentle Unfortunately no information often overlooked by people who are enamored with the idea
amination, are wormed and spayed/neutered and feline leukemia girl since her arrival. Blue Heel- came with him. He’s been a very of having a puppy or a kitten.
tested. Kittens under a year old are $50 and cats over a year are ers many times have a strong personable fellow since his ar-
only $20. All kittens/cats over 3 months old are also micro-chipped. herding instinct and may try to rival. Boxull walks great on a If possible, adopt two animals. Dogs and cats need both
herd young children so older leash, keeps a clean kennel and human and animal companionship. Having an animal friend
All dogs receive one or more vaccinations, a basic veterinary ex- kids are recommended. They is just an all around nice dog. can help alleviate their boredom and loneliness while they’re
amination, are wormed, heartworm tested and spayed or neutered. form strong bonds with their If you have kids and/or another waiting for you to come home.
Dogs 3 months and older are micro-chipped. families and are protective and dog in your family and are inter-
affectionate. Heelers are active ested in adopting a Friendship Cats and dogs are safest and happiest living indoors with
If you would like to give one of these wonderful animals a dogs that require a lot of exer- dog please bring them with you their human families. For safety’s sake, they should only be
loving, forever home, please call the Friendship Animal Pro- cise and mental stimulation. El- for a meet and greet. No ap- allowed out into securely fenced areas or on a leash under
tective League at (440) 322-4321. ( lie would love an active home to pointment is necessary. Stop close supervision.
call her own. by anytime during regular busi-
The shelter is located at 8303 Murray Ridge Road, in ness hours. Speak up if someone is planning to breed an animal or buy
Elyria. Their hours are from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, from a breeder. Urge people who desire the companionship
Friday & Saturday; from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday & of animals to adopt from shelters instead.
Thursday; and from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Adoption
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Page 16, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 MIDVIEW SCHOOL EVENTS Pancake Breakfast with
Sports fans will enjoy the next week, April 3-8, at Midview. the Easter Bunny
MIDVIEW ADDICTION AWARENESS SERIES Both the varsity baseball and the varsity softball teams play at
In partnership with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Of?ce and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, then plays dou- On Sunday, April 9, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., you can have a
The LCADA Way, Midview will host Part 2 of the Addiction ble headers on Saturday. Both teams will play Avon High School delicious Pancake Breakfast and see the Easter Bunny, too!
Awareness Series on Tuesday April 4, from 6-8 p.m. in the at Midview on Monday. Wednesday’s games are at home against Breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk,
Kubuski Gymnasium at Midview High School. Babysitting will Berea-Midpark High School. For Thursday’s game, the teams juice and coffee. The cost is $6 for adults and $5 for seniors
be available in the APR. travel to Westlake High School. The baseball double header is and children 4-10. Three-years-old and under are free. Enjoy
at home against Lake Ridge Academy. Game times are 10 a.m. dessert from the bake sale. The kids can enjoy coloring and
HERBS AND OILS PROGRAMS and noon. The softball team travels to Brecksville High School. craft making along with having their picture taken with the
The Friends of the Grafton-Midview Library is sponsoring Game times are 2 and 4 p.m. The boys’ tennis team will match Easter Bunny for $5. The breakfast is at VFW Post #3341, in
two upcoming programs open to all. The ?rst is on Tuesday eve- up with North Olmsted High School on their courts on Monday Grafton, located at 781 Huron St.
ning, April 4, at 6:45 p.m. in the community room of the library. at 3:30 p.m. They are in action again on Wednesday at Amherst
It is on cooking with herbs. The program will feature Karen Steele High School. The team will then travel to Avon Lake for All proceeds bene?t the Cpl. Brad D. Squires Scholarship
Langan from Mulberry Creek Herb Farm in Huron. The second the LCAAA tournament on Friday afternoon and Saturday morn- Fund and the Three-Deuce-Five Marine Foundation. For any
program is on the use of essential oils. It will be held Wednesday ing. The high school track team will be in action on Wednesday additional information, call (440) 823-3993.
evening, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. in the library. Learn how to eas- in Adelsberg Stadium for a Southwestern Conference tri-meet
ily incorporate essential oils into your daily routine. A workshop with Amherst and Avon. Action begins at 3:30 p.m. They will be The Midview Board of Education meeting held Wednesday
on how to make essential oil diffuser necklaces will be open to in action Friday afternoon at the Bay High School Invitational. evening, March 22, was well attended by teachers, working
Friends members only in May. Boys track will also face North Ridgeville this week at home without a contract. The meeting began with the presentation of
on Thursday. The Middle School track team will have a meet at the colors by JROTC cadets. Presentations were then given on
EASTER EGG HUNT Harding Middle School in Lakewood on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. the food service program and on Project Lead the Way Mod-
The Elyria Catholic Sophomore Senate will be hosting an All Middle school spring athletes will have their sports pictures ules being conducted in kindergarten through second grade. A
Easter egg hunt for surrounding grade school students on Sat- taken on Wednesday at the school. Also on the calendar for the video was shown featuring kindergarten students writing simple
urday, April 8, from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. The event will serve as a week is a Band Booster meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday. For more computer codes using pictures and instruction. The students were
community service project. For more information, log onto the information or driving directions, log on to www.midviewk12. able to create moving animals and audio creations. Dan White,
Elyria Catholic High School web site. org. Director of Education, then reviewed the Project Lead the Way
programs and spoke of continuing grants by the Nord Family
BOOK DONATIONS NEEDED FISH FRYS Foundation. He also reviewed grants and programs from Kul-
When doing spring cleaning, please save your books and Grafton V.F.W. Auxiliary - Friday evenings from 5-7 p.m. ture Kids. Permanent improvement and personnel issues were
DVDs to donate to the Grafton Midview library for the May during Lent, March 3 through April 14, V.F.W. Hall, Huron then approved by the board. Also approved were; the 2017-2018
Book Sale. Drop donations off at the front desk and be sure to Street. The menu includes Lake Erie perch, shrimp, and half-n- calendar, a trip to Norfolk, Virginia by the band in 2018 and
attend the sale May 2-6 at the library. half. Chicken tenders are also available. Carry outs are available agreements with Under Armour and BSN Sports. The board then
by calling 926-3341 after 4 p.m. accepted the donation of art supplies, workbooks, board games
BICENTENNIAL EVENTS Knights of Columbus - Friday evenings from 5-7 p.m. during and miscellaneous craft supplies to North Elementary, West Ele-
The next monthly Heritage Trail event will be held April 12 Lent, with the exception of Good Friday, in the hall of Our Lady mentary, and East Intermediate from Janet Ackerman at a value
at 6 p.m. in the Grafton-Midview Library. The topic of discus- Queen of Peace, Erie Street. of approximately $932. The board then went into executive ses-
sion will be the history of Grafton families with beginning gene- sion. The next meeting is scheduled for April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in
alogy tips being offered. The village wide clean-up will corre- GOLF SPONSORSHIPS NEEDED the West Elementary LRC.
spond with Earth Day on April 22. There will be dumpsters and The Holy Name Society of Our Lady Queen of Peace is hold-
a shredding truck available. All of Grafton’s Churches will host ing their annual Golf Outing on May 20. They are currently ac- Midview Guidance news
open houses on Sunday, April 23. Scheduled to participate are cepting sponsors and golfers. The event begins with a shotgun
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Grafton United Methodist Church, start at 9 a.m. at Pine Brook Golf Club. Sponsorships are $50 The ACT Test is June 10, 2017 with a registration deadline
and Life Church. See the churches and learn of their histories per sign or $75 for a sign and round of golf. Gol?ng reserva- of May 5, 2017.
in Grafton. tions are $65 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, food,
beverage and door prizes. For more information, sponsorship or The SAT Test is May 2, 2017 with a registration deadline of
SAVE MONEY WITH THE HOME/CAR DISCOUNT. registration please contact Jim Andrews at the Parish Of?ce at April 6, 2017.
926-2364, Jim Lynsky at 926-3389, Max Jalowiec at 567-0201
Which helps when you have the or Dave Ward at 926-3996. The following scholarship information & scholarships are
available in the Student Services Of?ce or online:
HOME/CAR PAYMENTS. PTA candy pick-up
Beriswill Insurance Agency, Inc. Scholarship - $500 is avail-
Combine your home and auto insurance and save up Order pickup for the Suzin L. Easter Chocolate fund-raiser able to a graduating senior who will pursue a degree of a business
is Monday, April 3 in the East building Cafeteria from 2-6 p.m. nature. Deadline is April 14, 2017.
to 25% on your premiums at Nationwide® All orders must be picked up by 6; no orders will be kept after 6
p.m. The fund-raiser was a huge success! Thank you to everyone Lester Marrison Teacher Education Book Grant - This $1,000
Mark Cummings Agency that participated! book grant is awarded to a high school senior planning to major
in Teacher Education. Deadline is May 15, 2017.
On Your Side Cpl. Brad D. Squires Scholarship - This memorial scholar-
990 Commerce Dr. Grafton ship is aimed towards the student with exceptional ambition.
440-926-2000 This student does not have to be the leader of the class academ-
ically, but does have to be a leader. Deadline is April 15, 2017. Nationwide® This week, I would like tics of drug abuse in Lorain
to invite you to an important County. Dan Haight, from Sig Ep Balanced Man Scholarship - Offering four, one-time
Call me today for a quote. Auto Home Life Business meeting on April 4: Part 2 of The LCADA Way, will share scholarships totaling $2,000 to incoming freshmen men for the
the Addiction Awareness Se- information on treatment and 2017-2018 academic year. Eligible applicants must be male stu-
Products underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Af?lited Companies. Life ries. The presentation will be recovery resources in Lorain dents with at least a 3.0 GPA attending Cleveland State in the fall.
Insurance issued by Nationwide Life Insurance Company. Home Of?ce: Columbus, OH 43215-2220 held in the Kubuski Gym at County and surrounding ar-
Midview High School from eas. We will also review the Ecker Real Estate Co.
Ted Schriver, Realtor 6-8 p.m. Midview High School Code
Buying or Selling of Conduct in regards to the Karlene Liserio
“Let Ted go to work for YOU” Last month, Midview, in chemical abuse policy. The
partnership with the Lorain presentations will be followed Realtor/Agent
440.225.5219 County Sheriff’s Of?ce and by a question and answer ses- Lorain County Alcohol & sion. Resource tables from (440) 371-0835
Drug Abuse Services (LCA- multiple agencies across Lo-
Working in Lorain/Medina Counties DA), held the ?rst part of the rain County will also be avail-
series. That evening focused able. Real Estate with Integrity
10247 Dewhurst Rd. Suite 101 on the interactive exhibit “In
Elyria, Ohio 44035 Plain Sight,” follow by a panel Childcare will be available
discussion. in the APR for the event.
On April 4, attendees will Drug abuse has become
Sponsored by North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. with hear from Terri Gibbons, who an epidemic in Lorain County
programs being held at Hinkson Hysell VFW Post shares her powerful story of and across the state. I encour-
3341 Banquet Hall - 783 Huron Street in Grafton being the mother of an ad- age you to attend this import-
The Grafton/LaGrange areas are looking for Meals on Wheels dict. Chief Duane Whitley of ant presentation.
drivers. To become a driver, contact Robin @ 353-0829. the Elyria Police Department,
If there is ever a snow day for Keystone or Midview, and Detective Gregg Meh- Have a great week!
ling from the Lorain County Dr. Bruce Willingham, Su-
ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE CANCELED. Sheriff’s Of?ce will discuss perintendent (440) 748-5353
the types of drugs and what to
These Programs are Available to ALL SENIORS at NO CHARGE. look for, signs of drug abuse
and what law enforcement is
4/3 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free donuts and doing to stop the problem.
coffee for participants.
4/4 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class being instructed by Additionally, Dr. Stephen
Debi’s Personal Training with fruit and juice for participants. Evans, the Lorain County
4/6 at 2:00 pm Sign up for Senior Dinner to be held 4/13/2017 Coroner, will share statis-
at 5:30pm. Two names per phone call only.
4/7 at 2:00 pm Senior Card Club with pop and snacks for ONE agency providing a full continuum of care.
participants. Non-Medical In-Home • Skilled Home Health Care
4/10 at 2:00 pm Senior Coffee Club. Movie with free donuts FREE Assisted & Independent Living Referral Service
and coffee for participants.
4/11 at 2:00 pm Senior Exercise Class being instructed by Jim & Christi Bechtold, CSA Certified Senior Advisors
Debi’s Personal Training with fruit and juice for participants.
4/13 at 5:30 pm Senior Dinner for those that signed up. ABC of Greater Cleveland, Inc.
4/14 at 2:00 pm Senior Card 951 Main Street, Grafton, OH 44044
Club with pop and snacks for (440) 791-7177
• If you have questions on these programs, please contact
the VFW’s Canteen Manager by calling 440-926-3341.

• The VFW Hall is available for rent to use for your special
occasions. Call 440-926-3341 and ask for the Canteen
Manager for additional information.

Deadline is August 15, 2017. Women’s Golf League RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Page 17
Walter Patterson Memorial Scholarship - Two $1,000 schol- seeks new members
Grafton Township Residents
arships awarded to MHS seniors who will be college degree can- The Lorain County District Women’s Golf League welcomes
didates in the fall 2017. Deadline is April 28, 2017. new members. They will be starting their 2017 season on Friday, Residents who wish to get rid of upholstered items must cov-
May 5. They are a traveling league and play May through Sep- er them in plastic for pick up. Rumpke will not pick up items
The Elyria Rotary Club Scholarship - Open to graduating se- tember. If you are interested and would like more information, such as mattresses, chairs, couches etc. which are not covered
niors from any of the ?ve high schools in the Elyria area. The please go to their website: with plastic.
applicant will need to have applied for and intend to attend a
baccalaureate institution on a full-time basis for a 4-year degree Grafton-Midview Library Belden B’s and G’s 4-H Club news
beginning in the fall of 2017. They must also be actively in-
volved in community service, volunteerism, and extracurricular To register for programs, call or visit the library at 983 Main The Belden B’s and G’s were handed out and are due
activities. Deadline is April 21, 2017. Street Grafton, or at (440) 926-3317. Library hours are Mon- 4-H club met on March 22 at the April 12 meeting, along
day-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 at the Grafton Twp. Hall. with the $ 10 enrollment fee.
Midview Scholarship Fund - Available to all Midview seniors p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. or register by visiting our website at www. The following 4-H members
who will be attending a college or university that is accredited Most library programs require registration. were elected to of?ce for the The next meeting will be
by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary 2017 season: Tyler Edwards held on Wednesday, April 12
Schools. Deadline is May 19, 2017. Kindergarten Kick-off - - President, Faith DeVengen- from 7:-8 p.m. at the Grafton
One-on-one kindergarten readiness screening. Screenings cie - Vice-President, Domi- Twp. Hall on St. Rt. 83. The
Horse Rescue fund-raiser offered throughout the entire month of April at area child care nic DeVengencie - Secretary, DeVengencie family will be
centers. Please call us at (440) 926-3317 to arrange a screening Clayton Kowalski - Treasurer, providing refreshments for the
Angels Haven Horse Rescue will be hosting their 8th annual at the library. Chance Mezurek - Recreation meeting.
Spring Wing Fling fund-raiser in support of the Angels Haven Writer’s Bunch - Tuesday, April 4 and 18, 5:30-7:45 p.m. Leader, Gino DeVengencie -
Horse Rescue horses. The event is on Saturday, April 22, from An intriguing homework assignment is given each meeting to Safety/ Health Of?cer and Vi- Rummage Sale
6-8:30 p.m. at Quaker Steak & Lube, 4900 Transportation Drive review the following month. Critiquing and snacks are shared at ola Takacs - Historian.
in Village of Shef?led. Come enjoy all you can eat pasta, pizza, each informal gathering. First and third Tuesdays of the month. Grafton United Methodist
wings, salad and pop, beer, wine and well drinks. They will have Coding Club - Monday, April 10, 3:30-5 p.m. Explore the Demonstrations were giv- Church will have a Rum-
sideboards, 50/50 raf?e, raf?e baskets and door prizes. Tickets world of code and increase your problem-solving skills, express en by James and Samantha mage Sale at the church lo-
are $25 per person. Tickets and donations help pay for horse your creativity, work as a team, and have fun! We will meet after Hensley. Enrollment forms cated at 973 Mechanic St.
feed, supplements, veterinary and farrier care and stall bedding. school in the Teen Zone and learn together how to make simple in Grafton. The sale dates
webpages, create animation, and more. No experience necessary are Friday, April 7, from
Please call Heidi at (440) 781-5060 for tickets. If you have to participate. Already know how to code? We need mentors! For 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday,
questions and/or would like to donate raf?e baskets or items, ages 10-17. April 8, from 8:30 a.m.-
please let us know. Mini Library Tour - Tuesday, April 11, 10-10:45 a.m. or noon.
3:30-4:15 p.m. As part of National Library Week, a librarian tour Saturday is Blow Out Day
MIKE HIGNETT guide will take children to each library department including - $3 per bag of goodies!
those departments the public doesn’t get to see. A great opportu-
440-506-0414 nity for children of all ages.
History of Grafton Families and Beginning Genealogy Tips
10247 Dewhurst Rd. Suite 101 - Wednesday, April 12, 6 p.m. Margaret Cheney of the Lorain
Elyria, Ohio 44035 County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society will speak about
the history of Grafton’s families including her own. She will pro-
NEW GRAFTON LISTING $107,500 vide beginning genealogy tips as part of our Bicentennial pro-
gram on the history of Grafton.
1053 Novak Rd. 3 Bedroom Cape Cod on 1053 Novak Titanic: Anecdotes & Facts - Thursday, April 13, 6:30-7:30
.88 Acres. BIG YARD with mature trees. p.m. Having a lifelong love affair with nautical disasters, Bri-
Many Updates! Call Today. Quali?es for an Lumley has been a student of the RMS Titanic disaster since
grade school. Enjoy a fresh take on what really happened the
USDA 0% Down Financing! fateful night of April 14, 1912 to this iconic ship.
Chick Hatching - Monday, April 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Chicks
KRAG J. CHURCHILL, DDS are coming to GMPL! Join us for a presentation from Bring the Janet Beane
Farm to You, and learn all about chicks and their life cycles. For
GENERAL PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY three weeks, we will watch them grow from egg to adorable 440-336-5000
chick! Look for the hatching about May 8 or 9. This program
~NEW PATIENTS WELCOME~ funded by the Friends of GMPL and Read Between the Wines Elaine Beane
Hours By Appointment Sponsors.
GRAFTON, OHIO The Beane Team

440-926-2705 The strength of teamwork….
The reputation for results!

Page 18, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Women’s Golf League seeks members

Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt I would like to thank our parents, staff, and community for The Lorain County District Women’s Golf League welcomes
their tremendous amount of support during this very dif?cult new members. They will be starting their 2017 season on Friday,
The Pen?eld Park Board will be having an Easter Brunch on time. Our strong community is an invaluable part of Keystone. May 5. They are a traveling league and play May through Sep-
Palm Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pen?eld Township As we continue this grieving process, it is important for us to try tember. If you are interested and would like more information,
Hall, 41012 St. Rt. 18, in Wellington. Brunch includes all-you- to keep things as scheduled as this is suggested to help our stu- please go to their website:
can-eat eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy, cof- dents maintain a semblance of normalcy during this tragic time.
fee, juice and milk. The Easter Bunny will also be there. Cost is: Sammy seeks loving home
adults/$6, kids 3-12/$4 and under 3 is free. The Easter Egg Hunt With that in mind, I would like to share with you a few of our
will be at 1 p.m.; Easter Egg Hunt only is $1. upcoming events. Our ?nal parent series will take place on Mon- Sammy keep him anymore so lets get
day, April 3 at 6 p.m .in the Middle School Café. This session Sammy is a friendly 5- this nice guy into a home as
LaGrange Lions Lunch focuses on the impact of social media on our students. Parents year-old who spent the last 4 soon as possible where he has
with the Easter Bunny will be provided with information about social media, including years as an of?ce cat. He was the attention and interaction
cyberbullying, online predators, and the permanent digital foot- found at an of?ce and taken in. with people that he loves so
The LaGrange Lions will be hosting lunch with the Easter print. His owner said that he would much. Can you give this hand-
Bunny and an egg hunt for kids 12 and under on April 15, at would greet everyone at the some cat a good home?
12 p.m. Lunch will cost $2 per person and consist of a hot dog, We are currently in the process of developing a strategic plan door. Sammy is just a really
cookie, snack and a drink. The egg hunt will take place at 12:45 that will guide our District in the future. In order to do this, we cool cat! They aren’t able to All cats receive one or
p.m. Age groups will be 4 and under, 5-8 years and 9-12 years. need your feedback to share with us the programs and policies more vaccinations, a basic
There will be prizes, candy and a special raf?e for a boys and a that are working and those in need of improvement. To foster veterinary examination, are
girls basket. Please bring a collection bag for eggs and a camera this, we are holding strategic planning meetings at which we wormed and spayed/neutered
and join them at the LaGrange Lions Park, located at 240 Glen- will ask you for your input. We have three upcoming meetings and feline leukemia tested.
dale St. in LaGrange. in April, which are focused on our plans for individual school: Kittens under a year old are
KMS is on Tuesday, April 11, KHS is on Wednesday, April 12, $50 and cats over a year are
Keystone HPAC Free Community and the KES is on Thursday, April 27. All meetings will be at only $20. All kittens/cats
Paint Nights 6pm, are in their respective school’s café, and will last one hour over 3 months old are also
at maximum. micro-chipped. If you would
Keystone HPAC presents a free Community Paint Night with like to give Sammy a loving,
KHS Art Teacher, Mr. Kevin Wacker. This event will take place Lastly, I would like to thank KHS Art Teacher Kevin Wacker forever home, please call the
on April 6 and 26, from 6-8 p.m. in the Keystone High School and the HPAC organization for hosting a free community paint Friendship Animal Protec-
Art Room. No experience is needed and all materials will be pro- night. We will have two more FREE community paint nights on tive League at (440) 322-
vided! We will be painting a dark starry night picture. The event Thursday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 26. Both events will be 4321. (www.FriendshipAPL.
is free, but donations will be accepted. Snacks will be provided, held in the KHS Art Room from 6-8 p.m. org) The shelter is located at
but please feel free to bring a beverage of your choice! 8303 Murray Ridge Road, in
Sincerely, Franco Gallo, Keystone Superintendent Elyria.
RSVP to (217) 725-9954 or as there (440) 355-2424
are only 25 spots available! General Plug and Mfg. Co.
The KHS HPAC (Health Professions Af?nity Community) is Books and Brunch fund-raiser
sponsored by NEO-MED (Northwest Ohio Medical University). Part- Time Workers
HPAC is one of the largest health professions pipeline programs Join the Friends of the Keystone LaGrange Community Li- Contact Megan at 440-926-1757
for youth in the country. The program empowers youth to iden- brary for a morning of delicious food and a chance to meet four
tify health concerns and invent community health programs to authors from our area. On Saturday, April 22, at 9 a.m., the au- Mon- Friday 9am-4pm.
address them. Through this work, youth become a vital commu- thors will give a short presentation followed by brunch at 10 a.m.
nity champion for health as they advance into health professions After brunch, you will will get to meet with the authors individ-
educational pathways. ually. The event will be at the Lions’ Club Park, located at 240
Glendale Street, in LaGrange.

Tickets are a donation of $10 and can be obtained by calling
Marilyn at (440) 355-5770; pre-sale only - no tickets at the door.

RLCWA meeting

The Rural Lorain County Water Authority - Property Com-
mittee meeting will be on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12 p.m.
and Policy Committee meeting is at 7 p.m. The meetings are held
at the RLCWA of?ce, located at 42401 St. Rt. 303, in LaGrange.
For more information, contact Mr. Tim Mahoney, General Man-
ager at (800) 842-1339.




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Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt Friends of the Library Meeting - Tuesday, March 28, at 7 RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Page 19
p.m., the Friends of the Herrick Memorial Library will hold its
The Pen?eld Park Board will be having an Easter Brunch on monthly meeting. The FOL Board will conduct a business meet- Band Boosters Thank You
Palm Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pen?eld Township ing for the planning of the Harvest of the Arts. All ‘Friends’
Hall, 41012 St. Rt. 18, in Wellington. Brunch includes all-you- members who are interested in becoming a board member are The Wellington Band Boosters would like to thank the fol-
can-eat eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy, cof- encouraged to attend the meeting. lowing individuals and businesses who contributed to our Spring
fee, juice and milk. The Easter Bunny will also be there. Cost is: Basket fund-raiser: Wellington Athletic Boosters, Donna Martin,
adults/$6, kids 3-12/$4 and under 3 is free. The Easter Egg Hunt Ultimate Expedition - Friday, April 7, from 6-8 p.m. This af- Sprenger, Wellington McDonalds, Dan Gossman Allstate, Plati-
will be at 1 p.m.; Easter Egg Hunt only is $1. ter hours lock-in is for tweens and teens, ages 10-15 (with paren- num Petal, Dr. Jack and Marsha Coates, Amy’s Hallmark, Texas
tal permission). The participants will play the library’s version Roadhouse, Trent Insurance, Wellington Implement, Brother’s
Herrick Memorial Library of the ‘Amazing Race.’ Teams will be formed to follow clews Chevorlet, Wellington Fire Dept., Wellington Indoor Comfort,
and pass challenges to advance to the next level and ‘ultimately’ Fire?ghters Credit Union, Wellington VFW Post 6941, Gerry
Adult Writing Group - Thursdays, April 6 & 20 from 6-7:30 win the prize. Registration with a signed permission form (li- Askew, Salon Image, Farmer’s Savings, Renee Moore, Hemlock
p.m. Join this group if you have a passion for writing of all ven- brary supplied) is required. Stop by the library and pick up the Cottage, Carolyn Knapp, Susan & Sarah Doehr, Hunan Happy
ues. Bring samples of your writing to share with the group. This permission form or have your parent come with you to ?ll it out. Valley, Peggy Karolek State Farm, Salon Image, Pizza House,
group is not like other writing groups; we encourage one another, Maureen Enderby, TRIAD and Mike Sunderman-Edward Jones.
try new and different forms of writing and learn to create char- Library Board Meeting - On Monday, April 10, at 10:30
acters and plots for your ?ction pieces, or explore the world of a.m., the Herrick Memorial Library Board of Trustees will hold We appreciate everyone’s support!
poetry and verse. Registration is encouraged. To register, call its monthly board meeting for regular library business. This Antoinette Novotny, WHS Band Director
the Herrick Memorial Library at (440) 647-2120. meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.
Ask the Remodeler
Slide Necklace Workshop - Tuesday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m. Wellington Duke
Adults, ages 18 and up, come join the library staff at a free fun- Pride Day Carnival Question: What are a few speci?c ideas that can help us im-
?lled evening class making a unique slide necklace. The library prove the curb appeal of our home?
will supply all materials. Space is limited and registration is re- The 6th annual Wellington Duke Pride Day Carnival is sched-
quired. Register in person at the circulation desk or by calling uled for Saturday, April 8. There will be a free breakfast, spon- Answer: Sometimes just minor changes can be quite effective
the library. sored by Mercy Allen Hospital and served in the Wellington High in accomplishing your goal. Identify the major problem with the
School cafeteria from 8-11 a.m. The Duke Pride Day Carnival, curb appeal. Is the design unbalanced? Is it just plain? I have
Chronic Disease Self-Management - Fridays, March 17, sponsored by community individuals, community organizations, often said that landscaping can make any home look better. So
24 & 31 and April 7, 14 & 21, from 1-3:30 p.m. Do you have churches and business owners, will run from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in search for the best place to add bushes or a tree to balance the
health conditions that interfere with your life? Chronic Disease the Wellington High School gymnasium. look.Sometimes it needs another material like brick, stone, or
Self-Management is a 6-week nationally recognized program de- shake siding to break up the monotony of large sections of vinyl
signed to help adults living with long-lasting health conditions One hundred percent of the proceeds from the carnival will siding. Sometimes you can just change the trim colors to high-
gain con?dence in their ability to manage their symptoms and to be donated to Wellington Well-Help. The pro?ts will be used to light the siding and roof colors. Adding a porch helps improve
understand how their health affects their lives. This program is pay for summer meals for Wellington students that are currently things by adding depth and shading to the front elevation. You
sponsored and conducted by Fairhill Partners, a non-pro?t agen- enrolled in the free and reduced lunch program. may need to change the window style, location, or add shutters
cy devoted to successful aging. Space is limited and registration to accomplish your mission. If your roof dominates the view of
is required. Call the library to register for this program. Last year, there were 36 organizations that provided games the home, you may need to add a couple dormers with windows
for the carnival and over 1,000 residents attended. There is no to make it look better. I have heard there are apps available that
Holy Mackerel cost to have a booth. If you are interested and would like to set allow you to take photos of your home and insert into the picture
up a booth at the carnival, please contact Beth Breisch at the different materials that are available to see what looks best. We
It just keep getting bigger & better! (REELY) Wellington Schools Superintendent’s of?ce at (440) 647-4286. can also help you with that using our 3D drawing software.

Fishing Tackle Flea Market of the Year 2017 Wellington Genealogy Group If you have any questions you would like to ask, send them to
me via email at Don Jason
Thurs., April 6 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri., April 7 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Wellington Genealogy Group will meet on Wednesday,
Sat., April 8 - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., April 9 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5, at 1 p.m. at the LCCC Wellington Center, located at 151 “One Stop Shopping”
Commerce Drive. The meeting this month is “Documents that
New Russia Township Hall are available in Probate Court.” Jan Brooks, a member of the In Quality
46300 Butternut Ridge Rd., Oberlin Wellington Genealogy Group, will show us how to ?nd Estate Work • Casual • Hunting Wear & Accessories
(North of Oberlin ~ West of Route 58) papers, corrected birth records and guardianship papers. Learn Work Shoes • Rubber Boots • Dog Food & Supplies
what information these documents contain to help with your ge- Gloves • Socks • Rain Gear • Kids Clothing • Womens
Thousands of rods, reels, lures and miscellaneous tackle. EVEN nealogical research. The public is welcome.
Plenty of golf balls for the golfer. Every ?shing related item you Ohio Boater Education Course
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available. Raf?ing off a loaded tackle box and ?shing equipment! a.m.-5 p.m. at the Wellington limited. Website: www.pier- 10-5
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Page 20, RURAL-URBAN RECORD, April 3, 2017 Football League signup Students teaching older adults
social media
North Ridgeville Garden Club The North Ridgeville Football League is holding an early
sign-up at the North Ridgeville Library, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 Students Becca Bradley and Caden Masterson with Ben Ma-
The Garden Club of North Ridgeville will meet on April 11, p.m. on Saturday, April 8. It is for 6-8 year olds in Flag, 9-10 year kowski.
at 6 p.m. at the Sandy Ridge Reservation, located at 6195 Otten olds in Junior Tackle and 11-13 year olds in Senior Tackle. Cost
Road, in North Ridgeville. The speaker for the evening will be is $95 per player until May 31, 2017. Cheerleaders are from age Students from North Ridgeville Middle School’s National
Beverly Jones, Master Gardener from Medina county and her 5-12 and their cost is $85 until May 31. We are also looking for Junior Honors Society recently teamed up with a group of older
program will be on Chocolate/Neopolitan Gardens. Our May Cheer Advisors from 13 years and up. Players and Cheerlead- adults from the Senior Center to answer questions about their
Plant Sale is coming up on May 20 at 9 a.m. in front of the Dol- ers do not have to live in North Ridgeville. The league provides electronic devices and social media. The collaborative was the
lar Tree on Center Ridge Road in North Ridgeville. The club is all equipment. Contact Bob Miscuda at (440) 926-4779 or (216) idea of Principal Amy Peck who wanted to bring the two gen-
very active with speakers and activities for anyone interested in 598-7662 for information. erations together with a twist and have the students helping and
gardening. For more information, please call (440) 365-8522. teaching the seniors.
Math and Masonry
Herb Guild Garden Club go hand-in-hand This multi-generational group met at the middle school with
two or three students assigned to each older adult so there was
The April meeting of the Herb Guild Garden Club will be Masonry Trades senior, Jarred Gawelek (North Ridgeville) plenty of social media knowledge in each group. The senior “stu-
held on April 12. This month’s presentation, which starts at 12:30 assists 9th grader Jayson Keenan (Wellington) in the Ma- dents” then received individualized attention and could ask any
p.m., will be on “The Beautiful & Fascinating Art Form of East- sonry Trades lab. question about social media and get hands-on experience with
ern Papermaking.” The speaker is Tom Balboa, director of the their own social media devices.
Morgan Conservatory. The Conservatory is located in downtown Ninth grade students in the Lorain County JVS Career Read-
Cleveland and is dedicated to the art of papermaking. It houses iness lab are gaining hands on experience in the Masonry Trades “Many of our older adults use social media but can only do
artists who are devoted to book arts, printing and papermaking. job ?eld. These students are working with the senior Masonry the basics. This was a wonderful idea for the students to work
The public is welcome to visit and it has accommodations to host Trades students to push the knowledge that they have been learn- with our seniors and show them a variety of things they can do,
special events. You can learn more about this unique facility by ing in their own lab even further. including downloading pictures, Facebook, or other programs to
visiting their website keep them updated with their grandchildren,” said Rita Price, Di-
Mr. Eric Robson, Career Readiness Instructor stated, “Here rector of the Senior Center.
The Herb Guild is a local organization and meets on the sec- at Lorain County JVS, we give our kids the opportunity to work
ond Wednesday of the month at Porter Public Library in West- hands on in all of our labs. Today, they are getting to use the Organized by Erika Robison, intervention specialist at the
lake, Ohio (27333 Center Ridge Road) in the Porter Room. New mathematical skills that they are learning in their academic middle school, the morning turned out to be a tremendous suc-
members and guests are always welcome. For further informa- courses, in the world of masonry.” cess with positive comments from both generations. “The stu-
tion on the upcoming meeting, call (440) 582-0191 or visit our dents were great and taught me things to do with “Snap Chat”
website You can also ?nd us on Facebook un- Students are mixing mortar, working with levels, taking mea- so I can communicate with my nieces and nephews,” said Ben
der The Herb Guild. surements, using trowels and wet masonry saws, along with Makowski, one of the seniors taking advantage of the opportuni-
building structural block walls and decorative brick walls. ty to learn more about his Smartphone.
Submitted by Barb Armstrong

Senior Center fund-raiser

North Ridgeville Seniors, Inc. is selling the popular Our
Town-All Around® Book to raise funds for the North Ridgeville
Of?ce for Older Adults (Senior Center). They are on sale now
while supplies last, the books are $28.

The Senior Center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30
p.m. for individuals to stop by and pick up copies of the 2017
Our Town-All Around® Book. Portions of proceeds raised from
the sale of the Our Town All-Around ®Books will go directly to
supporting activities at the Senior Center located at the corner of
Bainbridge and Avon Belden Roads.

Volunteer opportunities, supportive services, transportation,
meals-on-wheels, health clinics and more are also available by
calling 353-0828.


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Four Keys Restaurant
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