We’re All Invited
The Newbury Area Kiwanis Club will serve regular, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Sunday morning in Feb at Newbury High School cafeteria. Breakfast includes coffee, orange or apple juice, milk, sausage and locally-produced maple syrup. Cost is $7 for age 13 and up, $4 for ages 3-12 and $23 for a family of up to five members. Proceeds benefit scholarship funds and other community needs. Donations will be accepted for local food bank.
Moms in Prayer
Moms in Prayer, a local group of Crestwood moms, invite you to join us as we intercede for students, teachers and administration through prayer. We meet for an hour each week that school is in session. MIP is part of an international organization that gathers mothers around the world to pray for their children and schools. If interested contact Dottie at (330) 274-0291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Save The Date
It’s your time to shine. Its been 50 years. Let’s have a party on July 27, 2013 at Main Street Grille & Brewing Co. in Garrettsville. $25 per person. For more info call Judy Davison Toth 330-527-5443; Bobbie Rakouska Simera 330-527-2846; Bill McDowell 330-527-4006; Connie Hutchinson Johnson 330-673-7439; Jim Shoemaker 330-296-6692.
Co-ed adult volleyball Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm. Questions call Rich (330) 527-5195
Praise & Worship Service
Southington U.M.C. Praise and Worship Services are held Saturdays at 7pm. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Located at the town center on S.R. 305
Garrettsville Farmers Market
Vendors are still being accepted. The cost for this year’s market has remained the same, $60.00 for the entire season. The Farmer’s Markets will run from July 24 through October 2 every Wednesday from 3:00 – 6:30pm in the Skylane Bowling Alley parking lot. Applications may be obtained by contacting Jackie Rinearson at email@example.com.
Register Now For The Class of 2026
The James A. Garfield School District is now accepting Kindergarten registration information for your child that will turn age 5 before September 30, 2013.Registration will take place on March 12,13 and14, 2013 at the elementary. Please call the Elementary School office at 330-527-2184 to schedule an appointment for your child as soon as possible.
“250 Club” Reverse Raffle
Drawing Mar. 16
Grand Prize $2500.00, First ticket out $250.00, Every 10th ticket $100.00. March 16 at Saint Mary’s & Joseph’s Social Hall, 120 Maple Dr., Newton Falls Oh 44444. 16oz. porterhouse steak dinner, beer and mixers. Dinner served 5-7 pm. 50/50 Drawing * Table Games * D.J. Donation $50.00 For Tickets Call Pete@330-872-0270, Tony@330-360-4546, Johanna@330-240-9561
Eagles Fish Fry
Fridays Through Lent
The Garrettsville Eagles will be hosting a fish fry every Friday at the Eagles. To go orders welcome by calling 330-527-2330. Dinners are $8.50 and your choice of fish, shrimp, chicken tenders or a combination. All include baked potato or fries, green beans, cole slaw and a dinner roll.
Through -Mar. 22
Mantua Knights of Columbus are hosting Lenten Dinners each Friday night through March 22. Featuring a variety of delicious pierogis from the famous West Side Market “Pierogi Palace”. Additional dinner options include fish, shrimp or mac-n-cheese and include side dishes, bread, homemade dessert and beverage (beverage not included with carry-out). Dine-In service is available 5–8 PM or Carry-Out by calling (330) 274-2576. The Mantua K of C Party Center is located at 11845 St. Rte. 44 just north of Ste. Rt. 82. For more info call: (216) 469-6953 (330) 274-3400.
First Church of God
A reminder that First Church of God in Windham, 9016 N Main St, meets at 10am each Sunday. This Sunday will begin the study of Extreme Love, a group study about how to be more effective in our communities. Everyone is invited to attend these studies as we talk about reaching out to our communities more effectively
American Legion Post 674 will be having fish fry Feb 22, from 4-8pm. Cost is $8 per person. Choice of fish, shrimp or chicken, or combo plate, choice of potato (French fries or baked), and 2 sides (coleslaw, apple sauce, green beans, mac and cheese) roll and butter. Carryouts available, call 330 326 3188. Dinner will be held at; 9960 East Center St (St. Rt. 303 by the tank) in Windham. Public Welcome
God Provides A Meal
God Provides A Free Meal at Nelson United Methodist Church on Feb 22 from 4-6 pm. Meal will be chili, corn bread and salad.. For more info call 330-527-2268 or 330-527-8124.
Ravenna Balloon A-Fair presents Kick-Off Dance on Feb 23 from 7pm-midnight at the Ravenna Elks Lodge 1076, 776 N. Freedom St. 18 and over, no exceptions! Tickets in advance or at the door. $10 donation. Raffles, cash bar, snacks and DJ! For more info: Heather Sepelak (330) 357-1220 or Ravenna Balloon A-Fair (330) 296-3247.
Sunny Morton to visit Burton Public Library
Author Sunny Morton will visit the Burton Public Library on Feb 23 at 11 a.m. A genealogy writer and lecturer, Sunny Morton will speak about the process of capturing and recording our personal and family histories. Her book, “My Life and Times: A Guided Journal for Collecting Your Stories” will be available for purchase. Please register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the Burton Public Library at 440-834-4466.
Flap Jack Jamboree
Mark your calendars for February 23rd. Boy Scout Troop #4262 will be having a Flap Jack Jamboree. Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm. Located at
the Garrettsville United Methodist Church,8223 Park Ave. What:All-you-can-eat pancakes,( Plain or Blueberry)
Sausage and Beverage, all for$5.00, kids 10 and under $3.00 Hope to see you there!
Benefit Chicken Dinner
Benefit Chicken Dinner for Chuck Zemek (Chuck passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 17). Dinner will be Feb 23 from 3-7pm at Windham Brick Chapel, 9001 N. Main St. Windham. $10 for adults, $7 for children 4-12, 3 & under eat free. Dinner includes 1/4 chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, corn, dinner roll, drink and dessert. Carry outs available. 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction. For more information or to donate to the dinner or Chinese auction call Debbie Myers (330) 389-0274.
Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner
There will be a stuffed pork chop dinner at the Braceville United Methodist Church off of St. Rt. 82 in the center of Braceville on Feb 23. The dinner begins at 4pm and we serve until 6:30 pm unless food runs out. Dinner includes mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, coleslaw, applesauce, homemade dessert, bread, coffee, tea or punch. The cost is $9.00 for adults and $3.50 for children. Take-outs are available.
Veteran Appreciation Panake Breakfast
Veteran Appreciation Pancake Breakfast will be held on Feb 23 from 8-10 am at VFW Post #1055, 6000 New Milford Rd., Ravenna. Free breakfast to all veterans, $5 for non-veterans and $3 for children under 10. Breakfast is sponsored by VFW Post 1055, The Chesty Puller Young Marines. For question contact, Gary Pfau (330) 933-7466.
Steak Fry & Grilled Chicken Dinner
The Garrettsville Eagles will be holding their monthly steak fry and grilled chicken dinner on Feb 23 from 4 – 7:30 pm. Meals include choice of baked potato or French fries, green beans, salad and roll. Steak dinners are $12 and chicken dinners are $8. Other menu items available for children. Open to the public. Carryout available call 330-527-2330.
Huntsburg Baseball Signups
Feb 23 & Mar 3
Signups will be Feb 23 and Mar 3 from 9am-1pm at the Huntsburg Town Hall. Questions call Rich Collins (440) 479-4111
Swiss Steak Dinner
Portage County 4-H & Mantua Masonic Lodge are hosting a Swiss Steak dinner Feb 23, from 5-7PM. Dinner includes Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, applesauce, bread, dessert, and your choice of coffee or punch. Located at the Masonic Hall; 10801 John Edward Dr. Mantua, OH 44255. We do offer carry-out as well. Prices are: Adults $7.00, Children (4 thru 11) $6.00, Children 3 and under are free.
Crestwood Youth Baseball Sign Ups
Feb. 23 & 24
Sign ups for the Crestwood Youth Baseball League will be held in February for children ages 4 to 14. Signups are from 1pm to 4pm at Grange Hall. http://www.crestwoodyouthbaseball.com/
Garfield Hotstove Baseball Sign-Ups
Feb. 23, 27 & Mar 2
Any player who will be 5 to 14 years old on 5-31-13 can sign up. Feb. 27 at Garfield Elementary School from 6-8 pm or Feb 23 & March 2 at Garrettsville Village Hall from 9 am-noon. T-ball (ages 5-6) cost is $60, Coach Pitch (ages 7-8) cost is $70, and H-F (ages 9-14) cost is $85. A copy of your child’s birth certificate must be turned in at the time of sign-ups if they have not played before. There will be a late sign-up fee of $75 per child after March 9. For more information contact: Phil Britton (pres.) 330-527-2209 or Colleen Khairallah (Sec.) 330-524-2807.
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Pancake & sausage breakfast will be held at 14052 Goodwin St.,Burton from 9am-1:30pm. Contact Ron (440) 343-1478 for details
Free Community Meal
Mantua’s St. Joseph Parish School of Religion, along with the St. Joseph Garden Club, will be hosting a Free Community Meal on Feb 24 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in Hughes Hall. Everyone is welcome!! Join us for food and fellowship at 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua (off Pioneer Trail) – we’d love to see you there. If you’d like to do more, please contact Peg Haney at 330-274-2268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ohio River Watershed at West Branch State Park-1
At over 8,000 acres of land and water, West Branch is one of the largest parks in the state. Join naturalist Bob Faber from 9:00-11:00am and explore the rolling forested landscape and the extensive shoreline that surrounds the Kirwan Reservoir. Both oak-hickory and beech-maple mature woodlands and large areas of recovering farmlands provide extensive habitat for a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hiram College Field Station (hiking fee $10 for non-members, $6 for members). For reservations, contact Matt Sorrick at email@example.com or 330.569.6003.
Swim with The Hiram College Water Dogs
Sign up to swim with the Hiram College Water Dogs on Feb 24 from 2:30-5:30 pm. Swim lessons will be held on March 10, 17, 24, and April 7 and 14 at the following times: 2 – 3 pm, 3 – 4 pm, 4 – 5 pm, 5 – 6 pm. All Levels, All Hours. Lessons are 45 minutes with 15 minutes of free time at the end. Cost is $50.00 per Child for all 5 lessons, 4 years and older. Lessons are held at the Hiram College Pool. Register online! Deadline to register March 8th www.hiramterriers.com/sports/swimdive/swimlessons. Questions Call Jack Groselle at 330-569-5343.
Free Water Well Monitoring
Hiram Christian Church; 6868 Wakefield Road, Hiram, OH 44234. Fourth Monday of every month @ 7 p.m. Free “neighbors helping neighbors” monthly water monitoring program using Sierra Club meters to test for “indicators” of water quality. For accurate readings a water sample should be taken as directly from the well as possible (from the well head or pump if at all possible), before any water treatment. For a sample “fresh from the well,” drain the water sitting in your pipes by running any household cold water for about 10 minutes before you collect your sample from a faucet on your pump. Use a clean, wide mouthed, covered glass container that holds about 8 oz. For more info 330-569-7863
IAAP Informative Membership Meeting
The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) offers an economic and fun way to enhance the careers of office professionals. The Indian Trails Chapter of Kent has had programs covering a variety of topics from Workplace Ethics to seminars on Microsoft Office. All are welcome to find out more about our networking and educational opportunities at our meeting Tuesday, February 26 at the PARTA building at 2000 Summit Rd., Kent OH from 5:45pm-7:30pm. Anyone interested in attending should contact Gini Shallenberger at 330-673-5883 ext 212 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Community Dinner
Free community dinner will be held from 5-6 pm at the Windham American Legion, 9960 Center St., while supplies last, no take outs. Everyone welcome! Sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Outreach, Warren OH
Feng Shui Clutter Clearing
Join us at the Garrettsville Village Hall on Feb 27 from 7-9 pm to hear Kris Halter, of Mindful Design, present to the Garrettsville Spiritual Gathering. Kris comes to us from Akron, Ohio, and is a Coach, Consultant, and Artist. For our meeting, Kris will be sharing highlights from her “Clearing Clutter”, “Space Clearing”, and “Creating a Home for Your Soul” classes. See her on the web at www.mindfuldesign.net. For questions contact Valerie Wensel at 330-527-4145. Love offerings accepted.
Parent Teacher Conferences for James A. Garfield High School are schedule for February 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in scheduling appointments with your child’s teachers, please call Mrs. Fisher @ 330-527-4341.
Business Network Meeting
On Feb 27 from 12:30pm- 1:30pm, the Portage Christian Business Network will meet at The Salvation Army in Ravenna, located at 268 W. Main St. The purpose of this group is to connect Christian business professionals in order to network and encourage one another in the faith. RSVP’S are not required but appreciated and participants are welcome to bring their lunch. For more information, call or text Mike at (330)285-1937.
Crestwood Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration of students will take place on Feb 21 and 28 during the following times: 9:30 – 11:30 am; 1 – 2:30 pm and 5-7 pm at the Crestwood Primary building. Children must be five years old on or before August 1, 2013 to be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2013-2014 school year. Information packets containing registration paperwork are available for parents to pick up at the Crestwood Primary school or online at www.crestwoodschools.org. All questions can be directed to the Crestwood Primary school at 330-357-8202.
Life 2013 Fundraiser Pasta Dinner will be Feb 28 from 6-8 pm at Crossroads Community Church, 9018 St. Rt. 44. $10 per person or $20 per family. Come get a meal and help send our students to St. Louis in July. (330) 296-6729
Times Not Waiting Tour
Nationally signed bands including Stellar Kart, Abandon and 7th Time Down will be performing live at Cardinal Middle School in Middlefield (16175 Almeda Drive) on Mar 1. Doors open at 6:30, concert will begin at 7pm. Ticket costs are $10 in advance and $12 at the door and may be purchased through http://www.itickets.com/events/299649.html or from Sparrow Christian Bookstore. Group tickets may be purchased by calling (440) 834-8601. Program is being sponsored by The Cardinal Christian Club. For more info visit http://goa-inc.com
World Day of Prayer
World Day of Prayer St. Mary and St. Joseph Church, 131 Quarry St., Newton Falls. Theme “I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” Mar 1 from 11am-1pm. (330) 872-7718
A Free Meal will be served at First Church of God in Windham, 9016 N Main St, on March 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to come to the dinner as we will be announcing more dates for community events. Call 330-326-2293 or 330-671-1426 for more information.
Portage County Chapter #600 of International Parents Without Partners will have its monthly dance from 7:30-10:30pm, at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Avenue in Tallmadge. Open to public, and nonmembers are invited to join the PWP members in celebrating the “Wearing of the Green”. For more info contact Warrine 330-699-2361 or 330-322-9559.
Annual Card Party
The Warren Republican Women’s Club Annual Card Party and Style Show will be on Mar 2 from 12-4 pm at McMenamy’s Banquet Center, 235 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Cost is $8 a person. Bring a game if you don’t play cards! There will be a style show with fashions from Coldwater Creek, as well as a light lunch, a door prize basket, and a Chinese Auction. For tickets or more information contact Cary Ann at 330-856-5228.
Fix it Farmland Clinic
March 2 & 22
Geauga Feed is planning 2 Fix it in the Farmland clinics- at Geauga Feed, 11030 Kinsman Rd. Newbury. Both at 8:30 AM March 2 and March 22. Please contact Kay Rasoletti (440) 338-4819 ext. 21 to pre-qualify and register.
Easter Toy Bingo
Easter Toy Bingo at St. Michael’s Church on Ridge Road in Newton Falls will be held March 3. Doors open at 1 pm, Games begin at 2 pm. $5 for each person. Cake and punch or coffee with your admission. Other refreshments available. Raffles. For more information call 330 872-1712.
Author Mindy Killgrove
Author Mindy Killgrove will be at Reed Memorial Library discussing her new book Meet Me at the Pond on Mar 3 at 2:00 pm. Meet me at the Pond is the first book in Killgrove’s Missy Lawrence series. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, call 330-296-2827 (ext. 200) Reed Memorial Library is located at 167 E. Main St. Ravenna, OH 44266
American Legion Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Mar 3, 10, 17 & 24
Burton-Middlefield American Legion will be hosting pancake & sausage breakfasts on Mar 3, 10, 17 & 24, at 14052 Goodwin St. from 9am-1:30pm. Contact Ron for more information (440) 343-1478
Pancakes & Sausage Breakfasts
March 3,10,17 & 24
Pancakes and sausage breakfasts will be held on March 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the Parkman Community House, 16295 Main Market Rd. (Rt. 422), Parkman, Ohio. Adults: $7.50 / Children: $3.00 / Pre-schoolers: Free. Sponsored by Parkman Chamber of Commerce
Mar 3, 10, 17 & 24
There will be a craft show held at Berkshire High School on Mar 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 8am-3pm. Contact Ron (440) 343-1478 for more information.
Hollywood Casino Toledo, OH trip, Mar 6 from 8am-7pm. Meet at Aurora City Hall parking lot 15 minutes before departure. $33 fee, $20 in slot play. Please contact Patty Harrington (330) 995-9148 to sign up! You must have a government issued picture ID in order to receive the incentive.
The next monthly meeting of the Warren Republican Women’s Club will be held Mar 7, at Cafe 422 at 11:30 am. Cost is $12. Guests always welcome with advance reservation. John King, portraying Abraham Lincoln, will be the guest speaker. Call Cary Ann at 330-856-5228 for details and/or reservations.
Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
The Ravenna Area Chamber will host the Chamber March Luncheon at The English Pub 320 E Main Street Suite 108, Ravenna on March 7, starting at 11:30am. Cost of the meal will be $11.00 per person. Debbie Petrone with Schlabig CPA is the featured speaker. Call Executive Director, Jack Ferguson, at 330-296-3886 for more details.
An Evening of Wine & Chocolates
Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County presents “An Evening of Wine and Chocolate” on Mar 8 from 4-9 pm. The event will be held at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 601 Bedford Rd SE, Brookfield, OH. Tickets in advance are $35 per person, $60 per couple, or at the door $40 per person, $65 per couple. For reservations call Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County.
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Knight Of Columbus Council #3350 will be holding an all you can eat spaghetti dinner on Mar 10, from 12:00pm-3:00pm. The dinner will be held at Saints Mary & Joseph’s Social Hall 120 Maple Drive. Newton Falls. Dinner includes spaghetti & meatballs, salad, Italian bread, coffee or punch, and dessert (Carry out available) Adults:$7.00, Children: $3.00 (6-11), Children: FREE(5& under).
3 on 3 Tournaments
3 on 3 Tournament Notice: Huskies March Madness, Held by the Cardinal Athletic Boosters will be Mar 16. Sign-up deadline Monday March 11th. Event will start at 5pm, at Cardinal Middle School. Download Sign-ups and rules at www.Cardinalschools.org. Costs: $5.00 each player…..3-4 player teams
Senior Bingo will be starting again on Mar 11 at the Newton Falls Community Center from 5-7pm. Free to all seniors. We have 50/50 and raffle prizes. Come join us and have some fun
NF Kindergarten & New Student Registration
Registration for children entering the Newton Falls School System for the 2013-2014 school year (including K students and transfer students) will be held: March 11-15 from 8:30-11:30 am & 12:30-2:30 pm each day. You do NOT need an appointment, but please only come during these times. It is not necessary to bring your child at this time. You should bring the following items with you when registering: Your child’s legal birth certificate, Immunization records, Proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill, etc), Child’s Social Security Number, Custody papers (if applicable)
Board of Trustees’ Meeting
The Portage County District Library Board of Trustees’ regular meeting on March 14, at 5:30 pm at the Windham Branch, 9005 Wilverne Drive, Windham, OH, will allow for the discussion of rehiring the Fiscal Officer upon her retirement with a benefit under the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
Conservation Farm Bill Programs Open House
Don’t miss this chance to discuss your natural resource concerns and opportunities for improvements at an Open House with the Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS). Meet with Wynea Buford, District Conservationist, and learn more about programs that help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, and increase wildlife habitat. From fencing to rotational grazing, and seasonal high tunnels to nutrient management, NRCS has many programs to assist farmers, producers, and land owners. Join us on Mar 14 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District Office, located at 14269 Claridon-Troy Road in Burton. Just stop by… no appointments necessary. For more information, contact Wynea Buford at 330-637-2056 ext. 109 email@example.com.
Windham Athletic Boosters Casino Bus Trip
Join the Windham Athletic Boosters as they head to Presque Isle in Erie, PA. All proceeds benefit the building of the baseball / softball field. Trip is March 16th. Bus leaves from Windham High School at 4 pm and returns by 1 am. Cost is $40 per ticket. Each person receives $35 free game play, 50/50 and door prizes. MUST HAVE DRIVERS LISCENSE TO RECEIVE FREE GAME PLAY. Please contact Dawn Kilgore at 216-406-0019; Denise Dean at 330-717-1029 or Diana Knight at 330-571-3532
Huntsburg Grange Chili Cook-Off
The annual Huntsburg Grange Chili Cook-Off and Chinese Auction will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 11:30 to 2:30 in the Huntsburg Gym, located at the intersection of Rt. 322 and Rt. 528 in Huntsburg.
Contact Jacquie at 636-5510 to enter or come and vote for the People’s Choice. Live band, cake walk, games, guest vendors, 50/50 raffle, afghan raffle. Call 636-5517 for more information.
BioBuddies: Eggs Alive!
March 18, 25 & April 1
BioBuddies is a discovery-based program for preschool age children (3-5 years old) to experience the wonders of the natural world around them. The theme this spring is Eggs Alive! Children will explore chickens, eggs and observe the life inside as they incubate eggs and hatch chicks. All sessions meet from 1:00-2:30pm at Hiram College. An adult must attend with participating child. To register, call 330.569.6003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (fee: $20 per child).
St. Mary and St. Joseph’s Ladies Guild Bake Kolache
Mar 19 & 20
St. Mary and St. Joseph’s Ladies Guild of Newton Falls will be baking homemade Kolache for the Easter holiday and you may purchase this taste of Eastern Europe at the low cost of $10.00 each. The Ladies offer the following fillings: Apricot, Nut and Poppy Seed. To order your taste of Europe, contact Barbara Wolff at 330-872-1951. Pick up times and days will be Mar 19 from 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. and Mar 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Brighten your Easter holiday with the flavors and traditions of this tasty pastry native to Czechoslovakia and Poland. If you would like more information about this event, please contact Barbara Wolff at 330-872-1951 or Joanne at 330-872-5742.
Oink & Squeal Party
Oink & Squeal Party raffle and Chinese Auction will be Mar 23 at Burton American Legion Hall, 14052 Goodwin St. Doors open at 5pm. Raffle will be at 7pm. Presented the Burton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 459. Admission: nonperishable food item, bath items ot cash donations. For more info or tickets see and Auxiliary member.
Spring Ahead Bazaar
Claridon Girl Scout troop 1324 is looking for crafters and vendors for its 3rd Annual Spring Ahead Bazaar to be held on April 13 from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. at the Claridon Town Hall at the corner of Rt. 322 and Claridon-Troy Rd.. Tables are $20.00 each. For more information and or reservations, please call Dolly at 440-635-1173.
Autism 5k and walk
Akron’s Autism 5k and Walk, formerly Akron Walks for Autism, is the Autism Society of Greater Akron’s premier fundraising and autism awareness event. Money raised stays local to support individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them. The event will be held on June 15 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. The Autism Society of Greater Akron provides vital programs and services to families living with autism in Summit, Stark, Wayne, Portage and Medina counties and is part of the Autism Society of Ohio. Details of the event can be found at www.akronautism5kandwalk.org, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LaceitRaceitFaceit.