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Avon Middle School named a National Blue Ribbon School

The Avon Local Schools are pleased to announce Avon Middle School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2020. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 367 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. This is the first time ... Read More »

Mobile Auto Repair Company Now Serving the West Shore

DWAR Repair an Experienced Diesel and Auto Mobile Mechanic Company that comes to you! DWAR Repair was founded on the principle that people should not pay outrageous prices to get simple repairs on their vehicle. DWAR Repair is a completely mobile repair company. They come to you and complete all repair work on site. This allows DWAR Repair to keep ... Read More »

Life Enriching Communities Expands Services to Northern Ohio

Senior living and services organization Life Enriching Communities (LEC) completed an affiliation with Westlake, OH based Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve (LHCR) effective September 1, 2020. LEC and LHCR had for several months been in discussions regarding an affiliation and previously entered into a Consulting Agreement pursuant to which LEC provided financial support to LHCR while it further explored the ... Read More »

Superheros Return to Avon

The non-profit group Superheros to Kids in Ohio made a special visit to Avon for outdoor movie night the evening of Sat., Sept. 12. The event took place in the Aquatic Center Park. For the last few years, the event has featured an outdoor drama where kids save Mayor Bryan Jensen from being kidnapped my evil characters. With the help ... Read More »

Sept. 11 Memorial Observance in Avon

The City of Avon hosted a solemn Sept. 11 Memorial Service at 7 a.m. in reflection of the attacks on our country in 2001. The gathering was held at the community’s new Veteran’s Memorial behind the Fire Station on Detroit Road. Mayor Bryan Jensen offered the keynote address, remarking that the tragic events of that fateful day 19 years ago ... Read More »

Community West Foundation Board of Directors Spotlight: David Hessler

David Hessler is currently Secretary/Treasurer at Community West Foundation and serves on the Executive and Grants Committees. His association with the Foundation dates back to when it was still the Fairview/Lutheran Foundation before it became Community West in 2006. David also served as Board Chair from 2009-2011. David grew up in central Michigan. His father was a Lutheran pastor, as ... Read More »

David and Martha Hessler Illuminating Hope Award Recipient Announced

The Community West Foundation announced Neighborhood Alliance as the 2020 recipient of the David and Martha Hessler Illuminating Hope Award. Neighborhood Alliance provides basic needs services to individuals and families in the Lorain County area and has done so since 1927. The award itself is a replica of Community West’s homeless Jesus statue that travels around the community reminding people ... Read More »

Come Home to The Normandy

The Normandy is a Senior Living Campus that combines top-notch amenities and a connected community lifestyle to provide a continuum of care for every stage of the aging process. Our apartments provide all of amenities you need to live independently, while still offering services such as housekeeping and daily wellness check-ins. ACTIVITIES: At The Normandy, there is always something fun ... Read More »

Healthy Smile: What Is the Right Number of Implants?

by Jeffrey Gross, DDS, FAGD of The Healthy Smile When you think about the question, isn’t it strange? The rule that we use involves replacing a single tooth with an implant. I follow this dictum many times during the week in my office. I remove a hopeless tooth, and then I immediately insert an implant into that area. One tooth goes ... Read More »

It’s Homecoming Week in the Avon Local Schools

Students in the Avon Local Schools district are celebrating with a variety of Spirit Week theme days – Monday: PJ Day, Tuesday: Country Western Day, Wednesday: Black Out, Thursday: White Out and Friday: Eagle Pride Day! Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at Friday night’s home football game against Berea-Midpark. Please follow and like us: Read More »