Movie Actors Walk of Fame Ceremony
actors Drew Hocevar & Patty Johnson, the angry elves from A Christmas Story,
and Krolyn Grimes, Zuzu, from
It's a Wonderful Life will place their hands into concrete in
front of Castle Noel Saturday, July 26th at 2 pm to start the Castle
Noel "Walk of Fame." A more personal event with the stars happens that
evening at 7 pm. Click GALA for more info.
Rally in the Alley
Vicious Cycle, a Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute band, plays behind
Main Street Cafe
Friday, July 25 starting at 7 pm. The Mallet Creek Boy
Scouts and Auditor Kovack Community Fund are the benefitting charities.
We hope to see you out there!
Senior Center Bicentennial Bash!
Friday, August 1st the Wadsworth Senior Center will host a public
celebration from 11 am - 2 pm. Enjoy hot dogs fresh off the grill,
snacks, cold beverages & old fashioned root beer floats. Music by
"Johnny & June Cash" & others, golf putting challenge & dunk tank
featuring your favorite county auditor & others! Shredding services will
also be available that day, courtesy of the Better Business Bureau of
Akron! It's all free! See you there!
MHS grad Toocheck
Overcomes & Excels
Medina High School grad Chad Toocheck has overcome a drug and alcohol
addiction to become a preseason first-team All-American football player
at West Alabama. His compelling story is chronicled by Rick Noland in THE GAZETTE.
We've received an unusual
amount of thank you's and kind notes at the office recently and my staff
and I want to thank you for the support. We always strive to serve
the people of Medina County well and we're very appreciative of your
Next week is FAIR WEEK!
Everything else comes to a halt, but don't miss the goings on at Castle Noel and
the final performances of
this weekend! Summer's coming to an end - enjoy it while you can!
Five Hundred Twenty Five Thousand
Six Hundred Minutes
It's the last weekend
at the Medina Performing Arts Center! Performances are Friday, July 25 & Saturday, July
26 at 8 pm. Set in the 1990's in New York City, it
depicts the lives and struggles of a group of young people dealing with
the AIDS epidemic and trying to make their "rent." Tickets are available
at Medina Buehler's, at the door and online at www.cameo-medina.org for
$15. I'll see you at the Saturday show. Recommended for mature
Wadsworth Bicentennial Community Picnic
Bicentennial celebration continues this weekend with
the community picnic at Memorial Park. Friday, July 26th there will be food
vendors 6-10 pm, a live band 7-10 pm and a pyrotechnic show at 9:45 pm,
weather permitting. On
the celebration goes from 10 am - 10 pm with an antique car show, old
fashioned kids games, Jungle Terry, 5th Virginia Regiment military
encampment and live bands & music all day. Events will repeat on Sunday from 10 am - 4 pm
with a birthday cake & ice cream at 3 pm. All events are free! Get more
information at www.Wadsworth200.com.
Food & a Flick Outdoors
The Medina County Park
District is sponsoring a Food and a Flick in the Park event on Friday, July 25
at Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Drive. Food & refreshments will be
available from the
Corkscrew Saloon and Cool Beans Cafe' beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The outdoor showing of "The Croods" will begin at 9 pm. Have a
picnic, play on the playground, take a hike or go fishing before the
movie. Bring lawn chairs & blankets for the movie! Read more at
the Sun News HERE!
Buckin' Ohio Pro Bull Riding
would have thought - Professional Bull Riding right here in Medina
County! Buckin' Ohio will host the second of their four rodeos
this year this
Saturday, July 26th. Gates open at 4 pm, Mutton Bustin'
at5:30 and the main Bull Riding event at 7 pm! Tickets are
$15 each at the gate, $6 for children 6-12. Visit BUCKIN' OHIO for
more info. See a Beacon Journal story on kids riding HERE!
The ranch is located
at 8154 Garman Rd., Burbank.
Imagine Hope Love Peace Music Fest
A music festival at
Medina Public Square for healing and to honor families and friends who
have lost a loved one to suicide will take place Sunday, July 27 from 3 - 9 pm. Local
artists and musicians will provide music and inspire hope, love and
peace for our young people & families. Music, art, speakers, resources,
chalk art, dunk tank, candle ceremony & more!
Medina County Fair!
Monday, July 28th starts Fair Week! The
80's & newer demolition derby is that night. Tues., July 29th
is Motocross with the Rough Truck Contest Wednesday. THE BAND PERRY performs in the
grandstand Thurs., July 31 with a Truck & Tractor Pull
Saturday. Sunday there is Buckin' Ohio Bull Riding and fireworks and
great fair food, contests & rides all week long! Stop by and see us
at your auditor's booth for your county maps and other items! See the
entire Medina County Fair Schedule HERE! I look
forward to seeing you!
Maurice Clarett to Speak
Wadsworth Youth Football Scholarship Dinner will take place Friday, August 1
at the Galaxy
Restaurant, 201 Park Center Dr. Doors open at 6:30 with
dinner served at 7 pm. Tickets are $35 per person & $15 per student, 13
& under. Guest speaker will be OSU National Championship team running
back Maurice Clarett. Tickets available HERE, at the door or by calling Brian Hall,
330-328-6757 or Ty Houchin, 330-464-2052.
Siman Pavilion Dedication
Chatham Historical Society & Chatham Trustees will dedicate the Joyce
Siman Picnic Pavilion Saturday,
August 2nd at 1:30 pm. The area will include a barbecue
grill, benches & trees for public enjoyment and is located at 6306 Avon
Lake Road, 1/4 mile north of Route 162. Questions? Carolyn Shaw,
Adult Tutors Needed
some extra time on your hands? Want to do some good in the
Medina City Schools Foundation Tutoring Center could use
your help! Middle School students are in need of assistance a couple
days a week. It's a very flexible schedule and you'd be giving so much
back to the community! Up for the challenge? Contact Carolyn
Grenfell at firstname.lastname@example.org. You could make the
difference in a young life!