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Avon’s Duck Tape Festival Celebrates “Sweet 16th”

Avon celebrated the most delicious event of the year at the Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival’s ‘Sweet 16’ over Father’s Day Weekend from June 14-16. As always, the three-day ‘party’ entertained guests with a parade, silent disco, fireworks show, duct tape sculptures and more. Festivities included: Duck Tape Maker® Tent with arts and crafts. Life-sized Duck Tape® sculptures on display. ... Read More »

TrueNorth Cultural Arts Perform Patriotic Concert

TrueNorth Cultural Arts will present a Patriotic concert on Saturday, June 22 at Avon United Methodist Church. The TrueNorth Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Fortney, will present their annual Patriotic Concert on Saturday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at Avon United Methodist Church, 37711 Detroit Road, next to the Avon High School. The Concert will be ... Read More »

Avon Heritage Elementary School Raises $20,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

School Raised Record-Breaking Amounts for the Organization’s Pennies for Patients Campaign. UPDATE: On June 5 Heritage Elementary received a banner from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Congratulations Avon Heritage on your record-breaking achievement! Penny Wars, Paint Nights, and Online Fundraising Face-Offs may seem like simple fundraisers for a school to partake in, but Avon Heritage Elementary School proved that small-scale ... Read More »

Avon Place FREE June Events

Avon Place Free June Events Community Breakfast – Omelet Bar: Tuesday, June 11, Served from 9:00am-10:00am. Seniors 55+ are invited to join us for our Omelet Bar Community Breakfast! A variety of fillings will be available for your made-to-order omelet. Those in attendance will enjoy: omelets, hash browns, fresh fruit, orange juice, coffee. Please RSVP to 440-937-6201 no later than ... Read More »

Avon Memorial Day Remembers Family’s Sacrifice

Memorial Day in Avon is always a solemn and patriotic event, bringing together one and all within the community to remember and salute those who gave all for our country’s freedoms. Memorial Day 2019 was made especially memorable by the keynote address from Christine Alten, sister of Avon VFW Post 7035 namesake David F. Schneider Speaking at the invitation of ... Read More »

19th Avon Eagle Runs Draws Hundreds

The 19th Avon Eagle Run held May 25th at Avon High was a huge success, bringing hundreds of runners to the high school to participate in a slate of health runs and races to support the Avon School Educational Endowment Fund, the French Creek Family YMCA and other charities in the community. Presented by Mercy Health, the family-fun event includes ... Read More »

Clap and Gown

The third annual Clap Out celebration was held at the Avon Early Learning Center last Friday as graduating high school seniors toured the halls in cap & gown to be recognized for their achievements by the district’s littlest Eagles. Click here to view more photos.     Please follow and like us: Read More »

Avon Place Happenings & FREE June Events

Avon Place Free June Events Community Breakfast – Omelet Bar: Tuesday, June 11, Served from 9:00am-10:00am. Seniors 55+ are invited to join us for our Omelet Bar Community Breakfast! A variety of fillings will be available for your made-to-order omelet. Those in attendance will enjoy: omelets, hash browns, fresh fruit, orange juice, coffee. Please RSVP to 440-937-6201 no later than ... Read More »

Gifted “Wax Museum” Highlights Avon Heritage Project

GIS (Gifted) Wax Museum is a 5th grade project in its 5th year at Avon’s Heritage School. Each year, students choose a person that they feel has made a considerable impact on the world. After much reading and research, students write a report on the background and impact of their person. Finally, students present a speech from the perspective of ... Read More »

Brave the Shave at Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity School of Avon hosted its 4th annual St. Baldrick’s event on Friday, May 31. 83 shavees and 10 Wigs for Kids participants took part in the annual fundraiser to support research for pediatric cancer. “Together they have raised $24,562 thus far and there are still donations coming in,” reports spokesperson Noreen Woidke. In the past four years, the ... Read More »