Elaine Lamb Honored For Service
Dennis Hanwell honored long-time resident and activist Elaine Lamb at
their council meeting this week for her over 40+ years of service to the
full story HERE.
New County Park Opens in Harrisville Twp
Fishing, hiking, canoeing and other outdoor activities are
now available to county residents at Killbuck Lakes Park located at 7996
White Road in Harrisville Township. The park was paid for with an
$823,000 grant from the Clean Ohio Fund. Read the full story in
Area Players Named All-Ohio
Nathan Polidori, Hunter Gray
and Trevor Thome
of Buckeye led a cast of nine Medina County football players to be named
to the All-Northeast Inland District first teams for 2015. The
complete list and story by
Albert Grindle can be found at The Gazette.
Wins $100 Safe Driving Grant
Brunswick Educational Access Television (BEAT) managers Allison Rhoades &
were the driving forces behind a safe driving video that netted Brunswick
High School $100,000 in a contest sponsored by State Farm Insurance
Melissa Martin's full story in The Post.
Looking for Kids with Character
Know of any "Kids with Character" in your school, your
neighborhood, your family or at work? The Akron Beacon Journal
would like to recognize them! Children ages 9-18 living in Medina
County are eligible. Fill out the form at Great Kids to nominate that deserving
Lewandowski Honored with Glenn Award
recently received the Annie Glenn national Leadership Award
from the Ohio School Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition at
the group's annual conference where he was the keynote speaker.
The award was first presented to Annie Glenn in 2003 to recognize
individuals in the area of clinical or research excellence in
communication, language and literacy.
From the Medina
Medina City Courthouse on Budget Hold
Estimates for a new courthouse and parking deck on the site
of the Medina Masonic Temple have come in as high as $11.4 million.
Council President John Coyne would like to see a limit of $10 million
for the construction. Mayor Dennis Hanwell says he will not
entertain any thoughts of building a new courthouse until the budget is
full story in The Gazette.
We always have the
choice in this world to focus on the negative or focus on the positive.
I hope you take the time on Thanksgiving and throughout the year to
appreciate all the good things in your life. We are tremendously
fortunate to live in this country and this county and I believe.
The world always looks brighter when we stop to remember that
May we stop to remember all those no longer with us and those not able
to be home for the holiday. Have a great weekend!
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark
from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep
gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Thanksgiving Eve Music!
Main Street Cafe
- Colin Dussault Blues Project 8:30 pm - midnight
Sully's Irish Pub
- The Music Men DJ & Trivia
- 7:30 pm Line Dancing lessons, 9:30 pm The Tyler Reed Band
- Open Mic Night beginning at 7 pm
Turkey Burner 5K
Faith In Action is hosting the 6th Annual Turkey Burner, Thursday, November 26 at 9 am.
This Thanksgiving Day 5K is held at
Hinckley Reservation, 6060 Bellus Rd at the Spillway.
Registration opens at 7:30 am and is $35 per racer.
Meadows Turkey Bowl
Meadows Turkey Bowl was started 26 years ago by brothers, Mike and Bill
Meadows. The Meadows Turkey Bowl is a backyard football game of
about 40+ players
Thanksgiving morning followed by a breakfast and awards
All the players show their gratitude for the game, friendship and life by
giving back and donating to the Saint Vincent DePaul Society. This year
30% of the proceeds will go to the Bigelow Family while 70% will
go directly to help needy in our area!
the fun, November
26 at 8 am at 3075 Hood Road in Medina and show your
support for a great cause!
Holiday Meals for Veterans
Medina VFW Post 5137 Commander Scott Kopfstein
says that Thanksgiving Day meals will be served from noon to 4 pm on Thursday,
November 26 to those in need or who may be alone for the
holiday. In addition to turkey, the menu includes stuffing, mashed and
sweet potatoes and a green bean casserole. Post 5137 is located at 3916
Pearl Road in Medina. For more information, call (330) 725-0884
Symphony of Thanksgiving
Brass Band of the Western Reserve is offering a Symphony of Thanksgiving
November 28 at 7 pm at the Medina Performing Arts
Center, 851 Weymouth Rd. A short rhapsody of hymns of praise & other
titles with a Thanksgiving theme will be featured. Tickets are $12 for
adults, $10 for seniors & $6 for students.
Western Reserve Orchestra
The Medina Symphonia
of the Western Reserve Orchestra Annual Thanksgiving Concert at the
Brunswick Rec Center Auditorium will be on Sunday, November 29 at 5 pm.
This concert is free & open to all. Contact Candi at the Rec Center
330-273-8000 for more information.
Pancakes for a Purpose
Start Thanksgiving off right at
Yours Truly Restaurant
for an all-you-can-eat pancakes,
sausage, juice & coffee breakfast! Breakfast is free, but all
donations benefit Hospice of Medina County. This delicious benefit
breakfast runs from
7:30 am to 11:30 am at Yours Truly, 3725 Medina Road in Medina.
Medina County District Library
Christmas & Holiday Fun
Keep the kids busy
with 23 days of Christmas & Holiday fun at county libraries including:
Letters to Santa-
locations, all day, all ages Write a letter to Santa and take home
sparkly food for the reindeer.
Around the World
December 2, 6:30 pm grades K-5
We'll share history,
customs and music associated with December holidays such as Kwanza, Las
Posadas and Hanukkah. Then decorate holiday cards to send to family and
December 3, 4 to 7 pm
Ohio Station Outlets,
store front #175, Burbank Ohio
Santa, Reindeer, hot
cocoa and more! $1 train rides all night long!
See all events at Library Activities.
K-9 Dough Raiser!
Medina Sheriff's K-9 Dough Raiser is Wednesday, December 2 at
Choose either of the following offers, 16" extra large 1 topping pizza
for $10 or 2 large 3 topping pizzas $10 each. Raise some dough for our
Sheriff's K-9 Unit! Visit Hero the retiring K-9 at the Medina store from
4:30 to 6 pm and at Brunswick from 6:30 to 8 pm.
Medina Store 330-722-1003
Brunswick Store 330-220-0001
Recovery & Wellness Facility Open
(Lorain County Drug & Alcohol Abuse Services, Inc) invites
you to the grand opening of their new Medina Facility Wednesday,
December 2 from 4 to 7 pm at 740 E. Washington Street Suite E-4.
LCADA is a leader in delivering innovative, outcome-driven programs with
individualized approach to addiction and mental health treatment and
recovery support services for residents in Medina and Lorain counties &
surrounding areas. For more information please call 440-989-4900.
November 27, 28, 29- Holiday Drive Thru Lights
Friday & Saturday nights from 6 pm to 10 pm. Weekdays and Sundays
from 6 pm to 9 pm. The cost is $7 per car, $15 per van and $50 per bus.
Cash only, held at the Medina Fairgrounds, 710 W. Smith Road in Medina.
December 2- Howard Hanna Children's Care Fund annual Choo Choo
Chow Chow fundraiser to raise money for children who cannot afford
medical care. Held at Coppertop, 5740 Center Road in Valley City
from 5 pm to 8 pm. $25 admission includes wings, pizza, beverages,
December 3- Brunswick high School Winter Showcase Concert featuring the
Jazz Band & Show Choir - 7pm James J Hayas Performing Arts Center at the
high school, 3641 Center Road in Brunswick.
Medina Co Health Department - Full-time IT systems
administrator/help desk. Go to MORE INFORMATION.
of Medina - Full Time 1st shift openings, some entry
level. See all positions at Gazette.
Sandridge Food Corporation - Looking to hire several positions.
Find out more at Sandridge.
Store - Full or part-time salesperson. Apply in
person, 601 Pearl Road. 330-273-7283.
II - Caregiver/Nurse Aide for all
shifts. Part-time LPN. Please apply in person at 1054 Freedom