Monthly Archives: September 2016

BRING IT ON! Avon (Team Happy Feet) VS North Ridgeville (Team Wicked Walkers) VS Westlake (WOW-Walkers of Westlake)!!!

September 23 marked the finale of The UH SJMC Senior Walking and Wellness Challenge where the 117 participants/walkers enjoyed a  final screening, luncheon, and awards ceremony. The program is an effort to encourage healthy habits of senior adults 50 years and older to participate in an exercise health program. The UH SJMC Outreach Department challenged three area senior centers to ... Read More »

Seven Avon High School Students Named Commended Students

Avon High School boasts several Commended Students from the National Merit Scholarship program. Seven high school seniors earned the honors, the most number of students from the school to be recognized. Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although Commended Students do not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, ... Read More »

Six National Merit Scholarship Students at Avon Lake High School

Avon Lake High School boasts six (6) Commended Students from the National Merit Scholarship program. Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although Commended Students do not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered ... Read More »

Avon-on-the-Lake “It Happens in Fall” Flower Show Winners

Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club, member of Garden Clubs of Ohio, presented “It Happens In Fall” Flower Show September 17 & 18 at Avon Lake Public Library. The show featured a cornucopia of fall colors and floral designs as well as a wide variety of horticulture. There were also educational exhibits which instill a desire to learn more about pollinators, horticulture, and conservation. ... Read More »

State Rep. Nan Baker Appointed to House Community and Family Advancement Committee

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative Nan Baker (R-Westlake) has been appointed to serve on the Ohio House Community and Family Advancement Committee. The committee hears bills on a variety of issues related to community and family topics, such as poverty, drug treatment and rehabilitation, and workforce development. “I am very grateful ... Read More »

Garden Club’s Fall Potluck & Insect Instruction

Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club will meet Wednesday, October 5 at 12 noon in the Avon Lake Public Library’s Gallery, 32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake. Charles Behnke, former OSU horticultural educator, will discussing insects and how to use organic methods to control them. He will be using photographic slides for the presentation. Bring a side dish, salad, or dessert as hostesses will ... Read More »

Law You Can Use: Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

​Q: I have good reason to believe my mother has been neglected by staff at the nursing home where she lives. Is there a law against this? A: Yes. In Ohio, it is a crime for anyone who owns, operates, administers, is employed by, or is an agent of a nursing home, group home, residential care facility, assisted living facility, adult care ... Read More »

Avon Homecoming: It’s a Jungle Out There!

Avon’s homecoming theme for this year was ‘It’s a Jungle Out There.’ The good times rolled in lots of ways as the homecoming parade stepped off Thursday night and was followed by Friday’s 35-21 win over Westlake as the Eagle football team improved to 5-0. Avon’s girl’s proved they are also ready to take to gridiron as the Thursday night ... Read More »

SJMC Volunteer Celebrates the Spirit of Care

“If you are able to do it, volunteer.” Say hello to Pat Carlin, volunteer in the Mail Room at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Pat loves it there. He’s been part of the hospital family since he started out as an Environmental Services employee at the old BayView Hospital in Bay Village back in 1967. “I used to push ... Read More »

Crushers Beer Fest Celebrates the Season

The Lake Erie Crushers and The Brew Kettle took a swing at their 1st annual Crushers Craft Beer Festival presented by Schlather Insurance Group and Auto Owners Insurance on Saturday, September 24 at All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon and hit one out of the park. The late afternoon and evening event featured more than 25 local and national craft ... Read More »