Monthly Archives: June 2016

Championship Connection! UH St. John Medical Center Helps Cavs Win Title

What role did University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake play in the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA championship finals win over the Golden State Warriors? A big role, according to Sports Illustrated magazine. As everyone knows, the Cavs were propelled to victory by Kyrie Irving’s huge three-point shot late in game to break an 89-89 tie. But, as Kyrie said ... Read More »

13th Annual Duck Tape Festival Celebrates All American Theme

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Avon’s 13th annual Duck Tape Festival and Parade struck a patriotic chord this year as an All-American theme headlined the show. Contestants played up the USA theme big time with lots of creatively patriotic costuming prepared for the annual Fashion Show that took place the afternoon of Saturday, June 18. But generously ... Read More »

Community West Foundation: ‘Triumph Fore the Cure’ Supports Breast Cancer Services

Golfers were greeted by perfect summer weather at Westwood Country Club on Monday, June 20, as Community West Foundation hosted the 23rd annual Triumph Fore the Cure Golf Outing in support of the Cleveland Clinic Breast Health Center at Fairview Hospital. The annual summer event offers a great time on the links followed by a luncheon filled with distinctive highlights. ... Read More »

American the Beautiful! Complete Guide to Independence Day Fireworks and Celebrations

Celebrate the 4th of July in Westlake! 10 a.m. – Parade kicks off at Burneson Middle School on Dover Center Rd., then onto Hilliard Blvd traveling east to Clague Park. 10 a.m. – Classic Car Show at Clague Park 10 a.m. – Noon – Balloon Clowns & Face Painters Entrance to Clague Park near stage 11:15 a.m. – Americana – Mayor Clough ... Read More »

Prayers from Maria Sunflower Wine Festival

It’s less than two weeks until the Sunflower Wine Festival hosted by Prayers from Maria. It will take take place July 9, in historic downtown Rocky River on Old Detroit Road, 4 – 11:30 p.m. Wine and Beer Gardens are open from 4 – 9 p.m., with street cash bars and live music until 11:30pm. Come and rock the night ... Read More »

It’s Time to Celebrate!

It was a time to celebrate at Bistro83 at Mills and Route 83 in North Ridgeville on Sunday, June 10 as the award-winning restaurant hosted a Customer Appreciation Day. It was a great chance for customers to stop in, meet with Chef Anthony Martorello and staff and enjoy complimentary gourmet delights. “Thank you to all our wonderful customers who stopped ... Read More »

UH SJMC and Westlake Community Bless Civic Garden

The Westlake Community Garden at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center officially blessed the 2016 season under glorious June skies last week as Mayor Dennis Clough, UH SJMC President Robert David, gardeners and guests gathered for a summer ceremony on the garden ground just south of the UH SJMC Seidman Cancer Center building. “We gather today to offer gratitude for ... Read More »

My Personal Trainer: From Wheelchair to Recovery

Kathy Yates, a 56 year old who had two brain aneurisms, a seizure and a stroke, left the hospital wheelchair bound with very little hopes of recovery.  She was put into a nursing home to further extend the physical therapy and recalls the constant agony and tears as she would try to stand and take a step, but fail.  After ... Read More »

Dave Greenspan Opens Campaign Office

Dave Greenspan, candidate for the Ohio House of Representatives, 16th District has opened a campaign office. Campaign Director George Phillips stated, “We are pleased to announce that Team Greenpsan has opened a campaign office in the heart of the 16th District. This office will not only serve our staff and countless dedicated volunteers, but most importantly this will give the ... Read More »

Bring It On! NO Mercy Wins Senior Walking and Wellness Challenge

Who Has the Best Senior Center Around?? University Hospitals St. John Medical Center hosted its first Senior Challenge of the year starting April 29, and NO (North Olmsted) Mercy took top honors against a contingent of rival teams. The kick-off for the first Senior Challenge of 2016 was on April 29 with close to 100 walkers in the program. Senior ... Read More »