Garrettsville – It’s time to start cleaning out your closets, garages and attics! The Garrettsville Community-Wide Garage Sale will be held on May 21st and 22nd this year. This Chamber sponsored event always draws a crowd from surrounding communities – you know what they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Here’s your chance to rake in some spending money right before summer.

For only $10 you will receive a lawn sign number and be included on the map that is passed out to many communities before the sale. You can’t get better advertising than that! Forms may be picked up at Jerry Kehoe’s or fill out the ad on page 4.

No Yard? Don’t worry, you can set up at the Freedom Park for $10 or Sky Lanes for $15 (choices are on the registration form).

If you are planning on going to the garage sales there are a few simple rules that will help you avoid getting a ticket. Many cul-de-sac streets will be set up as one way streets. You may not park on either side of SR 82 or 88. And you also need to pay attention to the “No Parking” signs. Don’t forget simple common sense while you are out. There will be many people (and children) walking those days – please look twice before turning into driveways or onto streets. If you are passing parked cars, remember to slow it down and watch for a car door to swing open.

If you have items left over after the garage sales that you would rather not drag back into your house and cram into the closet, why not donate them to a great cause? The James A. Garfield PTO will accept your donations at the Event door at the Intermediate School on Sunday, May 22nd from 3-7pm, May 24th from 3-6pm, May 26th from 3-6pm and May 27th from 3-9pm. If you have any questions you may contact Heather at (440) 548-5930. You may also donate your items to the Pixley Park Committee in Nelson Township by contacting a committee member ~ they will be happy to pick up your items.

So what are you waiting for? Roll up those sleeves and get digging!