Monthly Archives: April 2017

UH SJMC/Westlake Community Safety and Wellness Fair

The UH SJMC/Westlake Community Safety and Wellness Fair will be at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd., on May 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The focus of the Safety and Wellness Fair is to increase personal safety and wellness, and increase the visibility of health, wellness and safety resources within the community and will include information sharing, demonstrations and wellness ... Read More »

Eagle Run 2017 T-shirt Contest Winner

Congratulations to Avon Heritage Elementary School third-grader, Camryn Dennis, 9, winner of the 2017 Eagle Run Kids T-shirt Design Contest. Avon Local Schools Superintendent Mike Laub recently presented Dennis with her finalized winning design. Her eagle design will be featured on the Kids Fun Run T-shirts for the 17th Annual Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health. Dennis received a certificate and a goodie bag full of fun items from Mercy ... Read More »

The 17th Annual Avon Eagle Run is May 27

Join us for the 17th Annual Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health, May 27 at Avon High School. Proceeds benefit the Avon School Educational Endowment Fund and other local charities. The family-fun event includes a 5-mile run, 5K run/walk and 1-mile Kids Fun Run. Help your favorite Avon student win a pool and dodge ball party at the French Creek YMCA by adding his/her teacher’s name to ... Read More »

WHS Inducts 18 into National French Honor Society

Westlake High School welcomed 18 new members into the National French Honor Society. Members must maintain an A average in all high school French studies, and a B average overall. New members recited the oath as part of the ceremony and sang the Marseillaise with the fifth- and sixth-grade French students. French Honor Society advisors are Laura Emmer and Elizabeth ... Read More »

Research Shows That Parents are the Number One Anti-Drug

What to Say to Your Kids, Preschool to High School Nancy Pommerening, founder of the non-profit organization Drug Awareness and Prevention, Inc., will be coming to the Westlake High School Performing Arts Center, 27830 Hilliard Blvd. on Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm. THIS PROGRAM IS FREE FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDREN OF ALL AGES. In the summer of 2008, Mrs. ... Read More »

Bay Village Historical Society Receives a Village Foundation Grant

The Bay Village Historical Society is the recipient of a generous grant from the Bay Village Foundation. The grant will be presented on May 29 at the Memorial Day ceremony in Cahoon Memorial Park. The Bay Village Foundation grants support projects that improve the quality of life and benefit the citizens of Bay Village. The historical society’s historic preservation committee ... Read More »

Avon Place Volunteer Lunch

Avon Place honored our dedicated volunteers at a luncheon on April 26th. Volunteers included: Bill Goodrich, Bob wheeler, Del Boytar, Debbie Conway, Elaine Edkin, Theresa Pabin, John Conway, Margaret Stein & residents Rosa M. Oehlke & Maria Perez-Bostic. Resident Council President Phyllis Parks and substitute Vice President Pat Berkheimer also attended. Thank you to all our volunteers. Please follow and ... Read More »

Center for Body, Mind & Spirit May Calendar

These programs are free of charge and open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones at The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit at Mercy Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Services are available regardless of where patients receive treatment. Mercy Cancer Center is now affiliated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. The Center for Body, Mind ... Read More »

Avon High School Student Places 45th in the World for Irish Dancing

Competitive Irish Dancer Avon High School Sophomore Abigail Smith qualified for Worlds in Dublin, Ireland. Abigail competed the week before spring break, and placed in the top 1% of the World for her age group (45th place). This was her first trip to Worlds. Amazing accomplishment for her among 200+ World qualifiers. She is very talented, humble, and has done something very ... Read More »

Learn the history of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Take a slideshow excursion aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) as part of the Bay Village Historical Society’s May 18 meeting and potluck dinner. A representative of CVSR will be at the Bay Village Community House to talk about the history of the railroad and the scenery and wildlife of the national park located between Independence and Akron, OH.  ... Read More »