G-W Soccer Club Needs YOU!!

G-W Soccer Club needs new trustees this year to continue the wonderful tradition we have seen over the past 10 yrs. and to get the season off to a great start.  Any willing participants please contact Russ (russell61731@yahoo.com),  Bob (matrixprints@yahoo.com), or Stacey (martin.neer@earthlink.net)  who are stepping down after 5 yrs. as trustees.  We have all the info needed to continue the program in an efficient manner and will answer any questions you may have.  Typically 4 to 5 trustees are best suited to spread the work items around.   Sign-ups are typically held in June with teams assembled by August 1.  Again, please step up to continue this wonderful club.


Vendors Wanted Garrettsville Farmers Market

Register Today

Vendors are still being accepted for this year’s market. All vendors must have edible items and no food carts are permitted.  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 18, 2012 through October 3, 2012 every Wednesday from 3:00 – 6:30pm in the Skylane Bowling Alley parking lot. Applications may be obtained by contacting Jackie Rinearson at rinearson05@frontier.com



Volunteers Needed

The Camelot Center is currently seeking volunteers to assist with their therapeutic horseback riding program.  Minimum age is 14 years old.  Volunteers are needed to assist riders to groom their horses before lessons, lead horses, sidewalk riders who may need physical or emotional support, help with general maintenance and fundraisers. Classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays with classes in the mornings, afternoon and early evening.  No horse experience is needed as we will teach you what you need to know.  This is a great way to be with children, adults and horses and have fun while helping others.  Please contact the barn at 330-889-0036 for more info or email us at info@camelotcenter.org.


Newton Falls 4th Raffle Tickets

On Sale Thru July 4

Newton Falls 4th of July Committee is selling raffle tickets for the fireworks display to take place on July 4, at 10 pm.  This year’s prizes are as follows:  Grand Prize- $2500.00, 1st- 55” LCD TV, 2nd- Latest IPAD, 3rd- 32” LCD TV, 4th- Kindle Fire, 5th- PlayStation Vita.  The donation price is $10 per ticket and available at local stores and from committee members.  Look for us on the corner by Family Video in June.  ALL donations go to the fireworks!


Historical Society Open

First Saturday of Month

The James A. Garfield Historical Society will be open the first Saturday of every month between 10:00 and 3:00.  We are located at the corner of Main St. and High St. in Garrettsville. Microfilm of the Garrettsville Journals is available for research. Everyone is welcome.


Fall Soccer Registration

Held through June 22

Registration for fall soccer for boys and girls with Ravenna Recreation Department, co-sponsored by American Legion Riders, Ravenna Police Assoc., Performance Elastomers & Eat-N-Park will be held through June 22 for children 4 years old (by July 31, 2012) through to sixth graders.  Fee for Ravenna city taxpayers is $45 all others pay $53. A $10 late fee will be charged after June 22.  Players will need shin guards and mouth pieces.  Registration forms available at the office 530 N. Freedom.  Practices begin the end of July.  For more information contact Ravenna Recreation Department (330) 296-2864 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 12 noon or 1:00 to 4:15 p.m.


Band Members Needed For July 4th  Concert

July 4

Anyone who plays a band instrument and can read music is invited to join the Hiram Community band for our July 4 concert at 4pm. There are openings in all sections. Rehearsals will be held on June 20, June 28 and July 3 from 7-9 in Frohring Music Hall on the Hiram College campus. We’ll be doing music from the ‘60s, and music from the World War II era. If interested in playing, please contact Jeffery Quick at jaq@case.edu or (330) 527-0144


Annual Art Show

June 14 thru July 4

The Hiram Christian Church will hold its second annual art show and sale open to view and participation by members of the community.  Artwork may be left at the church office Monday through Friday from 9 to 12:00 daily. All art is welcome. Each piece should be marked with the artist’s name, address, phone contact number and date completed.  Sale price or not for sale (NFS) and media used.  All pieces may be picked up by July 9.The art show will run from June 14 to July 4.


Community Lunch

June 14 thru the Summer

Community Lunch – Thursday beginning June 14th through the Summer.  Picnic with Hilltop Christian Church at Mantua’s Buchert Part.  Thursdays 11:30-1:00 – No Lunch July 5 FREE and Open to All. June 14 will be held at Hilltop Church. In Case of Rain – lunch will be served in Hilltop’s Fellowship Hall 4572 West Prospect Street Mantua OH  44255. (330) 274-2771



Free Movie

June 15

Our first Free Outdoor Movie June 15 at the Renaissance Family Center 9005 Wilverne Dr.  Windham. Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy “We Bought a Zoo” with free popcorn.


Local Author Series

June 16

The third in our 2012 Local Author Series features Melissa Gregory, author of No Longer Simple: The New Beginning and The Complication. Miss Gregory’s book, written for tweens and young adults, will also be enjoyed by adult readers. It is the story of a young woman who, after suffering a loss, must adjust to many changes in her life, including moving to a new state and going to a new school. This is the first in the No Longer Simple series by Miss Gregory, who is a Newton Falls Middle School teacher. The program will be held at the Newton Falls Library

June 16 at 2 pm.


Annual Reunion

June 16

The Annual Reunion of the Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends will be held June 16th at Divieste Banquet Hall, 754 North River Rd., N.W., Warren, Ohio.  Doors will open for visiting at 10 a.m. Dinner at Noon. $20.00 per plate.  Reservations Necessary.  Money, name and number in party send to: Evelyn Ballas 129 Bane Ave. Newton Falls, Ohio 44444.  For further details, contact Merial Price 330-889-3068 or Evelyn Ballas 330-872-0717.



Observing Night

June 16

On June 16th Stephens Memorial Observatory of Hiram College will host a public observing night from 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM, weather permitting. Saturn will be the focus of attention for the night, the planet’s rings now at an excellent angle for viewing. As time and conditions allow, the Ring Nebula and star cluster M13 will also be viewed through the century-old Cooley Telescope. The Observatory is located on Wakefield Road (Rt. 82) less than a quarter of a mile west of Route 700 in Hiram. For updates and more information, see the observatory’s Web site: StephensObservatory.org or “@StephensObs” on Twitter. No reservations are required and there is no admission fee for observatory public nights. Cloudy skies at the starting time cancel the event and, in that case, the observatory will not open. There is no parking at the Observatory. Visitors may park on permissible side streets or in the nearby parking lot of Harrison’s Hideaway Convenience Store, 6821 Wakefield Road, a short distance east of the observatory.



June 16 & 17

Missionary/Evangelists Don and Doris Carver of Louisville, Kentucky will hold crusade services at the Freedom Community Center, 8940 State Route 700, in Freedom Township. Services are scheduled for June 16 at 6 pm and June 17, at 11 am. This event is sponsored by Bethel Springs Fellowship, www.bethelspringsfellowship.org.


Father’s Day Breakfast

June 17

Post 674 Women’s Auxilary is hosting a Father’s Day breakfast on June 17 from 8-11 at the post on 9960 E. Center St. Windham. Dads that are members are free, all others $7.00. Coffee and juice included. For more info call (330) 326-3188. Hope to see you there!


Father’s Day

June 17

First Church of God in Windham, 9016 N. Main St., will be giving a gift to each father in attendance on Father’s Day, June 17th.  Also, following the 11:00 AM service all fathers will be honored with a dinner in the church fellowship hall.


Youth Soccer Signups

June 17 & July 1

June 17 & July 1 at the Brosious Rd soccer fields there will be open fields for youth soccer from 6 – 7:30 p.m.  All kids from K – 8th grade are welcome.  Please bring a soccer ball, shin guards and water bottle.  Any questions contact, Bob Finney, Brian Gorby or Russell Thornton


Poker Run

June 17

Rose’s Rescue, a non-profit pet rescue, will be sponsoring a Poker Run on June 17th, 2012. The cost is $15 riders, $10 passengers, and this includes dinner. You may register at Carlton Harley Davidson, 11771 SR 44, Mantua Oh. Check out our website, www.rosesrescue.net, for more info.

Summer Playground Day Camp

June 18- July 19

Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for Summer Playground Day Camp. Packets may be picked up at the Recreation Department office.  This program is held at John Tontimonia City Park and is open to all children entering kindergarten through grade seven in Fall of 2012. Event sponsor is Medical Mutual.  Also included is a Ravenna School District Summer Reading & Math program  for children in Ravenna School District entering 1st through 5th grades  in Fall 2012 offered free of charge for a 5 week program from June 18-July 19. For more information call the (330) 296-2864.


Track Camp

June 18-21

Track Camp with Ravenna Parks & Recreation held June 18-21 (RAINDATE: June 22) at Ravenna High School Stadium, 6:00 to 7:00 pm for grades 1st – 8th graders.    Fee is $17.00 for city taxpayers and $22.00 for non-city taxpayers.  Please bring a water bottle. Min 12 – max 50.  Deadline to register is June 8. forms are available at Ravenna Recreation Department, 530 N. Freedom St, weekdays 8:00 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4:15 p.m.


Vacation Bible School

June 18-22

Christ Lutheran Church, 10827 North Main Street, Mantua, will be hosting Vacation Bible School June 18-22 from 9:30 to Noon. This year’s theme is the “Amazing Desert Journey”. We will be learning more about the Lord’s Prayer. Children age 3 through the 6th grade are welcome. To register call Diane Lottig at 330-274-2868 or the Church at 330-274-2849.  Come and enjoy a week of music, lessons, crafts and fun


Safety Town

June 18 & 22

Register early for Ravenna Parks and Recreation’s Safety Town, co-sponsored by the Rotary Club.  Children entering kindergarten and 1st grade in the fall of 2012 will be introduced to safety awareness in a week-long program, June 18 to June 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Willyard School.  $35 or $40 for Non-city taxpayers.  Deadline to register is May 25 or until filled.  For further information contact 296-2864.


Girls Basketball Skills Camp

 June 18-21

There will be a basketball skills camp for girls entering grades 4-9 on June 18-21 at Garfield High School.  The cost of the camp is $35.   Registration forms can be printed by visiting the following web site:  http://tinyurl.com/GirlsSkillsCamp  Camp is sponsored by the Garfield Athletic Boosters


Junior Golf Clinic

June 19- 21

Ravenna Recreation is offering Junior Golf Clinic for children ages 8 to 16 years at Windmill Lake Golf Club on June 19 to June 21, from 9:30 to 11 a.m.   This instructional clinic will teach putting, chipping, golf etiquette, iron and wood play. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS  JUNE 15 OR UNTIL FILLED.  Checks made payable to Windmill Lake Golf Club, but mailed to Ravenna Parks and Recreation, 530 N. Freedom Street, Ravenna, Ohio.  Fee is $40.00 For more information call Ravenna Recreation Department at (330) 296-2864.  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 4:15 p.m.


Garden Tour & Plant Sale

June 20

June 20, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., 4th Annual Scholarship Benefit.  The Geauga County Master Gardeners are presenting their fourth and best yet Garden Tour & Plant Sale. $15 tickets may be purchased in advance (440.834.4656) or at Adam Hall Community Center, 11455 E. Washington Street, Auburn Township, OH 44023 the day of the sale

Garrettsville Youth Cheerleading Signups

June 20

Sign-ups for  Garrettsville Youth Cheerleading will be held at  Village Park on June 20 from 5-6 pm. 1st thru 6th graders welcome. $65 registration fee, plus uniform costs. First come first serve. Limited space. For more info contact Theresa at PMSSGS@gmail.com


Records Commission Meeting

June 21

Newton Falls Exempted Village school Board of Education will hold records commission meeting on June 21 at 5:30pm, in the board office. Located at 909 ½ Milton Blvd, Newton Falls


Summerfest Steak Dinner!

June 22

Enjoy the best flame-grilled steak dinner with salad, potato, roll and beverage. Full cut (16-18oz.) is only $14 or a half cut (8-9oz.) is $8. Fruit Smoothies, Classic Cream Milkshakes and Cappuccino or Lattes also available for $3 each; plus we will offer a variety of desserts for only $1 each. Eat-in and carry-out available. June 22 from 4 to 9 pm. Praise Assembly of God, 10280 State Route 88 – Garrettsville, OH (across from JAG High School). Call for more info or reservations (330) 527-2777.


Raffle to Win

June 22 – 24

Garfield Middle School Football Parent Organization is selling raffle tickets for the Friday, August 24th, Indians vs Yankees game at Progressive Field, including post game fireworks – a $400 value.  The donation is $5 per ticket or 5 for $20 – available during Summerfest at Apples Maple Products stand or any middle school football parent. Call 330-732-7099 or 330-527-4873 for more information.   Good Luck and enjoy Summerfest!


Free Fun and Fireworks!

June 23

Bring the whole family for a fun time on giant inflatables plus lots of other games and activities. Enjoy free hotdogs and popcorn.  PLUS the kids get a free glow stick and sparklers while they last. Live music and much more. Enjoy the Summerfest Fireworks from the hood of your car or bring a blanket or lawn chair. The fun begins at 6pm and continues through the end of the fireworks display. Praise Assembly of God, 10280 State Route 88 – Garrettsville, OH (across from JAG High School). Call for more info (330) 527-2777.


Spaghetti Dinner

June 23

Western Phoenix Masonic Lodge # 42 of Parkman will be holding and all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner  on Saturday June 23rd from 4 ~ 7 PM at the Parkman Community House located at 16295 Main Market (Rt. 422), Parkman Ohio.  Adults $7. Proceeds to benefit the Boy Scout Troop #76  and the  Geauga County Dog Shelter.  For tickets call 216-389-7428.


Swiss Steak Dinner

June 23

Portage County 4-H & Mantua Masonic Lodge are hosting a Swiss steak Dinner on June 23 from 5-7PM. Located at the Masonic Hall at 10801 John Edward Dr. Mantua, OH 44255. We do offer carryout as well. Prices are: Adults $7.00, Children (4 thru 11) $6.00, Children 3 and under are free.


Amateur Radio Field Day

June 23 & 24

The Portage County Amateur Radio Service (PCARS) will be holding its seventh annual Field Day event at the Ravenna City Park on Oakwood Street in Ravenna from 2:00 p.m. June 23rd until 2:00 p.m.  and June 24th.  Field Day is sponsored nationally by the American Radio Relay League as a field operation for ham radio operators who provide emergency communications as well as a public demonstration of amateur radio activities.Community members and public officials are invited to stop by and learn more about amateur radio and the many facets of the hobby.  There will even be a station for members of the public to operate on the air. For more information check the PCARS web site at www.portcars.org or contact the PCARS President, Tom Sly, WB8LCD, at 330-626-1901 or wb8lcd@portcars.org.


Friends of Melana 2nd Annual 5k

June 24

The Friends of Melana Committee is pleased to announce our 2nd annual 5k and 1 mile run/walk benefiting Childhood Glioma Cancer. The date for the event is set at June 24th at 9:00 a.m. right by the Garrettsville Summerfest Main Stage. We had 180 participants last year and we want this year to be bigger and better than ever! The cost for the event is $25.00 for runners and $10.00 for walkers. This year we are also featuring a DJ to play warm up music. The atmosphere will be fun and exciting. More information is available at www.summerfest5k.eventbrite.com


Vacation Bible School

June 24-28

First Baptist Church in Newton Falls

“Amazing Wonders Aviation: Awesome God! Amazing Power!” is the theme of this year’s Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church, 2640 South Canal Street, Newton Falls. The school will be held June 24-28 (Sunday-Thursday) from 6:00 to 8:30 PM and is open to children four years old through Grade 6.  There is no cost and registration can be online at www.fbcnewtonfalls.com  or by contacting the church (330) 872-7055.


Cheerleading & Hip Hop Camp

June 25-28

Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Cheerleading and Hip Hop Camp for youth ages 5 to 11. The clinic will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday, June 25 to 28 at John Tontimonia City Park – Tower Lodge (rain date is June 29).  Fee for Ravenna city taxpayers is $27 and all others is $32.  Deadline is June 15.  Participants should bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.  Breakfast/snack will be served. Min 12 and max 50. Register with Ravenna Recreation, 530 North Freedom Street, weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon or 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. (330) 296-2864


Vacation Bible School – “Incrediworld”

June 25 – 29

First Baptist Church of Garrettsville. 7656 State Route 82 Garrettsville, OH 44231. Ages – 2 yrs old to 12 yrs old – PLUS an Adult Class 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 330-527-2727


Free Community Dinner

June 26

Free Community Dinner will be held June 26 from 5-6pm at the Windham American Legion, 9960 Center Street. Everyone welcome! While supplies last. No takeouts. Sponsored by: St. Nicholas Orthodox Outreach, located in Warren.


Free Community Dinner

June 27

Enjoy our Free Community Dinner with Chef Jim’s Hot Dog sauce and free drawing June 27 from 5-6:30 pm at the Renaisannce Family Center. Everyone is welcome.


Rummage Sale & Auction

June 27

Rummage Sale and Auction at the Middlefield Senior Center located at 15820 Ridgewood Drive in Middlefield Village June 27.  Sale begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Auction will begin at 10:00 a.m.  For further information, call the Senior Center (440) 632-0611.


3rd Annual Troy Community Yard Sale

June 29 & 30

Directory and maps will be available to all residents for pickup at the Community Center, 13950 Main Market Road on June 23 & 24. Look for them in the East side of the building by the double entrance doors. Maps will also be there the weekend of the sale.


Bag Sale

June 30

Hiram Rapids Historical Church is holding a special bag sale $1/bag. June 30 only. 9am-1pm. Nice children, women’s and men’s clothing. Held at historical church  corner of Allyn and Winchell roads.


Safety Village Registration

Deadline: June 30

Please register your 2012 – 2013 kindergartner now for James A. Garfield PTO Safety Village.  The areas to be covered are fire, school, gun safety, stranger danger, home and personal safety.  This is a great way to introduce your child into the school environment.  This is open to all incoming James A. Garfield Elementary kindergartners.  Registration fee is $25.00; this provides a T-shirt, snack, and craft every day, plus much more! The deadline for registration is June 30th.  If you have any questions or need a registration form please call Debbie D’Amico @ 330-527-0181.  Sorry – no late registrations and no walk-ins.


St. William Church  Trunk Sale

June 30

It’s a 1-day garage sale from the trunk of your car. June 30, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: St. William Parking Lot, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, OH. Advance Sale:  $15.00 per spot. Day of Sale: $20.00 per spot (if available) Bring your own table to set up in front of your trunk. We will also be selling used books, media and baked goods. Refreshments will be available. For more information, please contact Debi Hayes @ 330-847-6556


An Accidental Garden

June 30

The profusion of weedy wildflowers along the former rail line that runs through an old industrial area of Ravenna is quite amazing and beautiful. This Portage Hike and Bike Trail is a botanical showcase. Velvet soft mullein, exotic viper’s bugloss, and a host of other vibrant flowers grow between the ties and along the rails. A surprising number of songbirds and butterflies also add to the charm of this seeming unattractive area. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hiram College Field Station. Hiking fee: $8 for non-members, $5 for members. The hike will be from 8-10am. Directions will be sent upon registration. To register, call 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu.


Ohio Chautauqua

July 3-July 7

The 2012 Ohio Chautauqua, coming this summer to Geauga County, will bring some of the area’s best musical talent to the stage for the tent festival’s five evenings of free, old-fashioned entertainment. Ohio Chautauqua combines living history performances, music and drama to focus on the time “When Ohio was the Western Frontier.” The festival’s trademark red-and-white-striped tent will go up on the grounds of Geauga Historical Society’s Century Village Museum July 3 through July 7


Brick by Brick

Thru July 9

The successful sale of engraving bricks for the Windham Schools Brick by Brick Scholarship Fund has made the construction of a 4th wall necessary Forms for the purchase of bricks are available at any Windham School system office and the Windham Cortland Bank branch. Orders must be in by July 9 so the bricks can be engraved and placed. Donations for Brick are $60 for individuals and families, $100 for businesses and organizations, $2000 for memorials and $5000 for foundation bricks. Any donation to the fund will be put in the fund endowment and the fund interest will be used to generate scholarships. The summer celebration dinner will feature our 54 year volunteer, Don Miller, and will be August 18.



July 13, 14, 20 & 21

The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will present Oklahoma on July 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7pm and July 15 at 2pm in the James A. Garfield High School, Iva Walker Auditorium. Directed By: Missy Bookbinder and Jackie Rinearson, Musical Direction by: William Davies and Choreographed by Shanelle Waggoner. Tickets may be purchased at the door or call 216-375-0709 to purchase advance tickets. Ticket prices are: Adults 12 and older – $10.00, children under 12 and seniors over 65 – $7.00 and groups of 15 or more $5.00 each. Oklahoma is sponsored by Ryser Insurance and Gionino’s Pizzeria.


AMVETS  Post 112 Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing

July 14

Sign up at the AMVETS post 112 Newton Falls. 8:30 am shotgun start. $70 per player, $280 per team. Prizes, cold beer, soda and water are included. Four man scramble. 50/50 drawing. Donuts and coffee. Hot sausage sandwiches at the turn. Steak dinner after the round. Proceeds benefit Newton Falls High School Scholarship Fund


Seeking Artisans!

July 14

Mantua’s Art on the Hill is seeking artisans and food vendors for their 4th annual event which will be held on July 14 from 10am-5pm in downtown Mantua, Ohio. Each year there are over 60 artisans selling and displaying their handmade work. Booth fee is $45. Call 330-414-6486 or email communityjournal@yahoo.com for an application or more information.


Doll’s  Christmas in July

July 15

What could be better than Christmas in July?  A Doll’s Christmas in July!  This is the theme of the Luncheon hosted by Garrettsville’s own doll club, The Heart of Doll Country.  It will be held July 15th, from 10-3 at the Kirtlander Party Center, 9270 Chillicothe Road, (Route 306) in Kirtland Ohio.  The cost is $25 for adults, and $15 for children 5-15.  The guest speaker is Sandy Pelphrey, a local  doll collector who writes for the Villager.  There will be a delicious lunch served, door prizes, table favors, and lots of auction items as well as contests for dolls.  Please call Carolyn Englert, 527-4888 or Pat Dutchman 440-785-4183 for more information or to purchase tickets.


Trash & Treasure Sale

July 19-21

Parkman Congregational; Church is holding a Trash & Treasure Sale; July 19  & July 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 21 from  8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.  The church is located on Rt. 528/88 just north of Rt. 422 in Parkman.  Any questions, call the church office at 548-4829. Contact person: Roberta Barringer, Parkman Church, Women’s Fellowship representative


“Run of the Ox”

July 21

5k run/walk held during the Ox Roast Festival. 7 AM registration. 8 AM race. St. Joseph’s Church in Mantua. Pre-registration is $16. Race day registration $20. Awards to top 3 overall and top 3 in 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over. For more info call 216-752-5151


Summer Theater Clinic

July 23 thru Aug 9

Ravenna Recreation Department is offering a Summer Theater Clinic for boys and girls under the direction of Ric Hughes, Director of the Ravenna All-City Musical.   The Clinic will be held July 23 through August 9, 2012 at West Park School.  Registration is now through July 13th. After July 13th there is a $5.00 late fee if any openings.  Cost is $15 for city taxpayers or $20 for non-city taxpayers.



Class of 1967 Reunion

July 28

Our 45 year reunion will be held at Sugarbush Golf Club. Please contact us if you were missed. Mary Jane Orr (330) 898-0384.


Family Fun Day

July 28

A benefit to raise money for mounting medical bills for Angie Monroe, while undergoing chemo and radiation. Presented by Team ANGIE. July 28 from 1-5pm. $7 adults, $4 children ages 4-10, Free under age 3. Ticket prices include entrance to Ridge Ranch Campground, parking, swimming, and lunch. Concessions will also be available during the event. A Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle will take place as well. For more info on this event contact Debbie Brinsey (330) 240-3079, Heather Dewberry (330) 307-3603, Amy Hahn (330) 219-0782, Rose Bennett (330) 979-8784, or look at the TEAM ANGIE page on Facebook.


Lunch With Lincoln

July 28

The North Bloomfield Historical Society will be hosting a lunch with President Lincoln at 11am on July 28th at the North Bloomfield United Methodist Church, Park Drive, North Bloomfield, Ohio 44450. Professional impersonator Gerald & Marilyn Payn will be in full dress as President & Mrs. Lincoln & will answer questions during the luncheon.  Starting around 1:30, Professional impersonator Mr. Mike Wilson will be on the North Bloomfield Town Hall Stage as Niles, Ohio native, President McKinley. In full dress, Mr. Wilson will give a brief presentation about the life & times of President McKinley as well as take questions. There is also a car & tractor show, as well as local artisans & crafters.


Brittany Myer’s Poker Run

Aug 4

The 11th Annual Brittany Myer’s Memorial Poker Run will take place on Saturday, August 4th Registration starts at 10AM at the Windham American Legion Hall.  2 or 4 wheels are welcome.  All proceeds go toward the Brittany Myer’s Scholarship Fund, the Special Needs Program at James A Garfield and the Youth Softball League. Call Jamie Cain and Becky Gough for details.


Flea Market/Craft Vendors Wanted

Aug 17, 18 & 19

The Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County has a few flea marker/ craft vendor spaces available at their antique tractor show August 17, 18 & 19. $15 fee. Contact Terry (330) 442-2430


Save the Date!

Sept 15

The 7th annual Alumni banquet will be held on September 15 at the J.A. Garfield Elementary School starting at 5pm. Reservations are $18 and need to be mailed by Sept. 1 to P.O. Box 93 Garrettsville. Please include the names and graduating years of the alumni attending. Classes being honored are class of ’52, ’62, ’72, and ’87. Friday night’s home game is against Southeast. For a carefree reunion, plan with the alumni. Contact Helen Louise Paul Bouts 330.309. 2743 for more info.

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