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Learn About Medicaid Qualification And Asset Protection

Garrettsville - Kim Kohli and Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home are hosting a FREE community-wide workshop covering Medicaid qualification rules and asset preservation on Thursday June 9th at 6:30 pm. “This is a topic that is so important to understand. Many families will depend on Medicaid for long term care in the future, but they don’t realize that there are ways in...

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2011 Chamber Calendars The Garrettsville Area Chamber Photo Contest Calendars are on sale...

Are You Our Alumni?

If you attended James A. Garfield (at any point), or Freedom, Nelson or Garrettsville Schools prior to the 1951 consolidation.... you are! JAG Alumni are cordially invited to the James A. Garfield Alumni Banquet which will be held on September 20, 2014 at JamesA. Garfield Elementary School. The banquet is a wonderful opportunity to reacquaint with past classmates, enjoy...

Upcoming Community Events: Week of August 8th

Zucchini Cookbooks On Sale Now! Southington Garden Club is selling a cookbook of 500 recipes using zucchini. The cookbook has recipes from appetizers to desserts, all using zucchini. The cost is $13.00 including postage. Send the check to Southington Garden Club to: Evelyn Wibert: 2959 Leiby Osbourne Road, Southington, Ohio 44470. Knitting with Nutter 2nd & 4th Mondays Want to have fun, create personal...

Upcoming Community Events | Week of September 4th

Rummage Sale Sept 4 & 5 Large Church Rummage Sale at Shepherd’s Joy Ministry, 94551 ½ Annette Drive, Windham will be Sept 4th from 9-6 and Sept 5th from 9-1. For more information call 330 527-5009 Sausage Trailer Sept 4 & 5 The Windham Lion’s Club will have their sausage trailer in the Sparkle parking lot in Windham on Sept 4th and 5th. Hours...

Mantua K of C to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship

Mantua - Crestwood area boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.  This is a fun, free activity for area youth to compete in a Free Throw (foul shot) competition for best of fifteen consecutive shots.  The Knights of Columbus Free...

Upcoming Community Events | Week of October 30, 2015

Am. Legion Breakfast Mondays Legion Aux Post 674 in Windham will serve breakfast on Monday mornings from 7- 11 am $7.00 for full menu; $5.00 for limited; Includes coffee, juice and water. Everyone welcome ! Legion Fish Fry Fridays Fish fry is back at American Legion Post 674, Windham Fridays from 4-7:30 pm Choice of fish, chicken, or shrimp. Pick one or do combo Comes with fries...

Scottish American Society Meeting

The Scottish American Society will be gathering on Sunday, February 10th, 2013, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the meeting room level of the Main Library, Akron-Summit County Public Library system, 60 S. High Street, in Akron. Free parking is immediately adjacent to the building in the parking garage. This meeting will feature Bob Morehead speaking to us on...

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Shop Local There is a new boutique in the area; you can find the cutest place for Christmas giving at the Renaissance Family Center. The boutique just received estate jewelry with jewelry from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Come see the boutique all proceeds go for programs provided at the Center.    Fish Fry Now-Lent American Legion Post 674 hold a fish fry...

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Turkey Shoots Sundays thru Nov 24 Shooting starts at 10am now thru Nov 24. The competition is with shotgun; closest pellet to center wins! Winners receive cash, meat & assorted prizes. Refreshments are available for purchase. LOCATION: Shalersville; Peck Rd. (1/2 mile South of Rt. 303 on west side of road). Proceeds benefits Streetsboro Sportsman’s Associations.   Start Something Now Start something. Big Brothers &...

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Vehicle Donation Now! Want to get rid of that old car, truck, van or motorcycle and have it picked up for free? Want a tax receipt for your donation? Want to have your vehicle picked up in 3 days or less? Then Call Big Brothers & Sisters (330) 296-6655 or visit our website at www.bbsportage.com. Running and non-running vehicles, from individuals...

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Vendors Wanted For Freedom Day Register Today Spaces are now available for crafters, artisans and musicians for the Freedom Day Picnic and Celebration. Show your skills on August 21. For information call Jim (330)527-2855 or John (330)527-4094. Newton Falls Community Yard Sale Register Now Start planning now!! The Newton Falls 4th annual citywide yard sale is being planned for this year. It is scheduled...

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5K Race / 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk Register Today! The Garrettsville SummerFest and the Friends of Melana Foundation (www.stopkidscancer.org) is planning the 3rd Annual 5k Race and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.  It will be held on June 30th, in downtown Garrettsville at 9:00 AM. Come out and support a great cause.  All proceeds from the event go towards research...

Upcoming Community Events (Week of October 28)

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“Cookin’ Up a Storm” Enjoy food? Cooking enthusiasts are invited to the Garrettsville Library on Saturday, November 12 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm for the initial meeting of a new regular monthly program- “Cookin’ Up a Storm”. Led by Marian Phillips, you’ll learn about various foods, food origins, try new recipes and have an opportunity to taste new...

We’re All Invited – Week of September 16

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Images of a Naturalist’s Journey REGISTER TODAY! Session 1: Sept 18, 25; Oct 2 Session 2: Oct 16, 23, 30 Session 3: Nov 13, 20, 27 Through simple observation, capture the intricacies of natural habitats as you discover their value and the interconnection they share. Join Carol A. Agnew for a short introduction of basic illustration techniques along with hand-lettering. Apply these techniques en...

Hidden in Plain Sight — Looks Can Be Deceiving

We’ve all heard that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Well on Tuesday, December 10th, that old adage will be updated to include paper clips, dryer sheets, and lots of other seemingly harmless household items. That evening, the Mantua Police Department will host a traveling exhibit entitled “Hidden In Plain Sight,” at the Crestwood High School. The...

Upcoming Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

Hiram Community Trust: Grant Applications Due by April 4  Hiram Community Trust provides grant funds for projects that promote a spirit of cooperation among Hiram Village, Hiram Township, Hiram College, and James A. Garfield and Crestwood Local Schools. The purpose of these funds is to enrich life in the Hiram community by funding creative proposals for projects to support community enrichment....

Upcoming Community Events – Week of September 30

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Big Brother Mentors Needed! Call Today! Male mentors needed! Right now there are boys in all areas of Portage County waiting for a Big Brother volunteer mentor. These boys are in need of a positive and consistent male role model. Being a Big Brother is about spending quality one-on-one time with a youth; helping him stay on the right path; teaching him...

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New Ministries Format Saturday Afternoons The new ministries format is now taking place at the church of God in Windham.   Group meetings and discussions are now taking place each Saturday afternoon at 5pm.  The group is meeting at the parsonage at 9004 N Main St.  This group is planning the entire revamping or the church from organization to ministries.  Everyone...

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2014 Balloon-A-Fair Seeking Parade Entries Ravenna - Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme “Ravenna Pride In The Sky”.  Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM September 20, in beautiful downtown Ravenna. All units must have a 2014 parade application on...

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James A. Garfield Class of 1987 Save This Date! Plans are under way for a casual 25th class reunion.  Keep September 29th open on your calendars and start looking for your 80’s fashion!!  Questions or wanting to help “the cause”, call one of the following:  Michele (Miller) Blair 330.979.9384, Kim (Raab) Curry 330.527.2186, Aaron King 330.524.2646 or Kim (Knerem) Bass 330.527.0278 Sports...

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Community Yard Sale Space Available Community Yard Sale - First Church of God of Windham still has FREE spaces available for anyone who would like to come sell their items at the community yard sale.  Tables are available upon request and a cookout lunch will be provided for all vendors and patrons.  Call now to register for your free spot: 330-671-1426. Picnic...

Celebrate Fall At The Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival

Huntsburg - We would like to invite you to attend our country festival. We are located in Huntsburg, Ohio in Geauga County at the intersections of State Routes 322 & 528. We are celebrating our 47th year. There is no entrance fee and all of our contests, entertainment and attractions are free.  We offer free parking and a free shuttle...

Crestwood 4C’s Need Your Help

Mantua - Over thirty years ago a group of concerned citizens in the Crestwood School District area decided to attempt to alleviate the emergency food needs of anyone in the area who wanted that help. The Crestwood 4 C’s Food Pantry has operated ever since then and has proven itself invaluable to many people who would have had nowhere...

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Food Donations Wanted ASAP First Church of God in Windham is collecting canned good and non-perishable foods for inclusion in food baskets for local families for this Thanksgiving.  If you would like to help with this project to help locate families in need this Thanksgiving,  donations may be brought to 9016 N Main St, Windham or by calling 330-326-2293 or 330-671-1426. Balloon...

We;re All Invited: Upcoming Events (Week of June 10)

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11th Annual J.A. Garfield Reunion Reserve Your Spot! The 11th annual James A. Garfield Alumni Reunion will be held at the James A. Garfield Elementary School on September 17, 2016. A buffet dinner will be provided by Guido’s Catering of Ravenna. Following dinner, alumni representing the classes of 1946, 1956, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996 and 2006 will be recognized....

Upcoming Events at Portage Parks

Butterfly Hike: · Annual Butterfly Count for Towner’s Woods, conducted by the “Chrysalis in Time” the Northeast Ohio Chapter of NABA (North American Butterfly Association). 10:00 a.m. August 23rd. ·  Led by Judy Semroc and Larry Rosche, naturalists with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History · Collect and learn about butterflies as well as dragonflies and other interesting nature finds · If you...

Upcoming Community Events – Week of November 11

The Real You Join Today New sessions are beginning for The Real You program with Coach Lillian. Classes will be held on Monday & Wednesday at 7 pm at the Garrettsville YMCA. With The Real You, you get 8 weeks of nutritional coaching, weekly weigh-ins, group support and individual, personal attention. Call today for more information - 330.469-2044. Families Anonymous Meeting Mondays Families Anonymous...

Brittany Myers Memorial Poker run

The 12th Annual Brittany Myers Memorial Poker Run will take place on Saturday, August 3rd. Registration is 10am to 12pm at the American Legion Hall in Windham, OH (9960 E. Center st) . 2 or 4 wheels are welcome. Cost is $10.00 per person.Huge buffet,Chinese auction, door prizes and 50/50 raffle! All proceeds go toward the Brittany Myers Scholarship Fund...

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Am. Legion Breakfast Mondays Legion Aux Post 674 in Windham will serve breakfast on Monday mornings from 7- 11 am $7.00 for full menu; $5.00 for limited; Includes coffee, juice and water. Everyone welcome ! BINGO! Thursdays St. Michael’s Church at 9736 East Center Street in Windham, OH holds bingo every Thursday in the church hall. We have a Large Running Progressive! Come and play...

Upcoming Community Events – Week of July 31st

Zucchini Cookbooks  On Sale Now! Southington Garden Club is selling a cookbook of 500 recipes using zucchini. The cookbook has recipes from appetizers to desserts, all using zucchini.  The cost is $13.00 including postage. Send the check to Southington Garden Club to: Evelyn Wibert: 2959 Leiby Osbourne Road, Southington, Ohio 44470. Knitting with Nutter 2nd & 4th Mondays Want to have fun, create personal...

Hiram Community Band Seeks Players

The Hiram Community Band is looking for people who can play band instruments and read music, for their annual concert of patriotic, nostalgic and middlebrow pieces at 4pm on the 4th of July, in the street behind Frohring Hall on the Hiram campus. Rehearsals will be on June 20th & 26th and July 2 from 7-9pm in Frohring Hall....

Art’s Alive in the Dead of Winter

Sharon, PA - The second annual “Art’s Alive in the Dead of Winter” will be held Friday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the James E. Winner Jr. Arts & Culture Center, 98 E. State St. in downtown Sharon. Art’s Alive is an evening out celebrating the handmade work of more than 80 regional artisans from all...

Brigadoon Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for Brigadoon may only be purchased from Mrs. Young at the High School front office, Mon-Fri from 8am-2pm. You may contact her at 330-527-4341. Cost of tickets are $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for students 18 and under and senior citizens. There are NO refunds and NO changing of seats and dates after purchase is made. Brigadoon will...

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Vendors Wanted For Freedom Day Register Today Spaces are now available for crafters, artisans and musicians for the Freedom Day Picnic and Celebration. Show your skills on August 21. For information call Jim (330)527-2855 or John (330)527-4094. Golf Outing Sponsors Needed Call Today Southeast Portage County Lion’s Club – Golf Outing sponsorship information may be obtained by contacted Randy at (330) 207-6040 or Renee...

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Balloon-A-Fair Seeks Vendors & Exhibitors Register Today The Ravenna Balloon A-Fair is seeking craft vendors, exhibitors, food vendors, local businesses & agencies to set up booths September 17 in downtown Ravenna & Sept 17 & 18 at SUNBEAU Valley Farm on St. Rt. 59, Ravenna. For booth space price and application call Judy Tompkins, Booth Chairperson at 330-527-5695. For general questions...

J.A. Garfield 45th Class Reunion Update

The James A. Garfield, Class of 68'- 45th Reunion will be held at Sugarbush Golf Course, September 28, 2013. Meet & Greet 5 pm / Dinner 6 pm / Social 7 pm This is just a reminder if you haven't already sent in your check for the dinner(s), payment is due by                  August 1, 2013.  The cost is $25 per person ...

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Calling All 1976 GHS Alumni Register Now The Garfield Class of 1976 35th reunion has been scheduled for Saturday, June 4, at 7 pm at Slim & Jumbo’s. If you graduated in 1976 or if you know someone who did, please get us contact information! You can e-mail Gwynne (Laning) D’Amico at gal31658@aol.com or call Barb (Wensel) Deakins at...

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Food Donations Wanted ASAP First Church of God in Windham is collecting canned good and non-perishable foods for inclusion in food baskets for local families for this Thanksgiving.  If you would like to help with this project to help local families in need this Thanksgiving,  donations may be brought to 9016 N Main St, Windham or by calling 330-326-2293 or 330-671-1426.  Balloon...

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Donations Appreciated On-Going Donations are being accepted at this time for the purchase of a headstone in Laura Ritchey’s honor. If you would like to make a donation, please send a check to Laura Ritchey Memorial Fund, 10860 North Street Apt. 19, Garrettsville, OH  44231. If you should have any questions, please feel free to call Linda Ritchey at 330.527.0502. Freedom Township...

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Fish Dinner Fridays Windham American Legion Post 674 Fish Fry – Friday nights from 4-7:30 pm, now through Lent. Fish, Chicken, Shrimp or combo dinners available, Also choice of two sides; Green Beans, Mac-n-Cheese, Coleslaw, Applesauce and Dessert. Cost is $8 per dinner, children under 5 eat free. Carry-outs are available 330-326-3188. Legion Post is located on S.R. 303 in Windham....

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Garrettsville - The Friends of the Garrettsville Library (PCDL) met recently—May 13—to confirm the dates of the next Big Book Sale, which will be held from June 16 to June21.  Monday , June 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 will be the Preview Event for Friends members ( to pick up hot titles on their must-read lists).  The public can...

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Praise and Worship Service Saturdays Southington U.M.C. Praise and Worship Service, Saturdays at 7 pm. The church is located at the town center on S.R. 305. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make Sunday morning? Try us! For more info call 330-898-2156.   Spring Storytime Registration   Now Portage County District Library announces that spring storytime registration begins March 3rd at most branch libraries. To register,...

Library Book Sale at the Garrettsville Library

Garrettsville - The Friends of the Garrettsville Library announce a book sale (in the meeting room) at the Garrettsville Branch of the Portage County District Library June 16 – 21, during library hours. All proceeds from the book sale go to the Friends of the Garrettsville Library which helps fund collection development, programs for the public, and other things...

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Women’s Getaway Weekend at Camp Whitewood All women 18 and older are welcome to attend a women’s getaway weekend at Camp Whitewood in Windsor, Ohio June 6-8th. Dr. Seuss is this year’s theme with lots of fun-filled activities.  Come to relax and meet new friends.  There will be a tour of Amish stores on Friday, classes in stained glass and  glass...

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Christmas Raffle Tickets On Sale Now The JAG All Sports Boosters are hosting their 2nd annual Christmas Raffle. This year there will be 3 prize categories: 1st Apple iPad 2, 2nd Apple iPod touch, and 3rd $100 cash. The drawing will be held on Dec. 16, 2011 at 1/2time of boys varsity BB game. Tickets can be purchased at the program booth during the...

Dig Into Reading at Windham Library

Windham - Join us for a fun-filled summer at Windham Library.  School-age children are invited to “Dig into Reading”, Summer Reading Club 2013.  Registration starts Wednesday, May 29. We have a wonderful schedule of events planned to guarantee a summer filled with fun.   We will start with “Books, Bugs & Beans”.  Wonderful Worm science will continue our theme and...

Ribbon Cutting Planned to Re-Open PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail

The Portage Hike & Bike Trail has been closed since mid-October for renovation, bringing it to the same standard width and asphalt surface as the adjoining sections in Kent and Ravenna.

Ravenna  – Join the Portage Park District in celebrating the reconstruction and paving of a section of The PORTAGE Hike and Bike Trail on Saturday, December 12, at 11:00 a.m.  The 3.6 mile portion includes the oldest sections of the growing trail system, from Oakwood St. in Ravenna to Lake Rockwell Rd. in Franklin Township, which has been closed...

GPS It! Geocaching in Geauga Parks

Try your hand at geocaching, a high-tech game of hide and seek using GPS (Global Positioning System), with some help from some local geocaching fans. What: Geocaching in Geauga Parks When: Saturday, August 29 – 10 a.m. to noon Where: Big Creek Park, Donald W. Meyer Center, 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon Twp. After an introductory presentation on the activity, members of the local...

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Newton Falls Public Library’s Free e-Book Training Register today Want to take advantage of the free e-Media offered by the Newton Falls Public Library through our shared CLEVNET catalog, but not sure about how to do so? The library staff will be happy to assist you in getting started downloading e-Books and audiobooks.  Sign up today for a free one on...

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