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‘Each According to Their Gifts:’ Giving Back at the Rocky River Adult Activities Center

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Their Sock Runneth Over…. All gifts – whether they be of your time, talent or treasure – are all the same. They are gifts of the self. Nowhere is the phrase, “Each according to their gifts” more true than at the Cuyahoga County Board of Disabilities SOUP (Stir One Up Program) in Rocky River, where employees answered the call to ... Read More »

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough Presents 2017 ‘State of the City’

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Mayor highlights how the City continues to meet high demands of the community Westlake  Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented his 2017 State of the City address to the West Shore Chamber of Commerce at Carrabba’s Italian Grill today with more than 80 people in attendance. One of the keys to the City’s continued success Mayor Clough identified was the financial ... Read More »

Community West Foundation…Join the Movement! Celebrate the Power of Community!

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Today’s youth are an inspiration! Students from Rocky River, Our Lady of the Angels and Waite School of Medina recently joined with Community West Foundation in its mission to help the homeless. Want to join the cause! All are welcome – just call Community West Foundation and learn how you can make a difference! Get your school, church or organization ... Read More »

Westlake Schools, City Reach Land Deal for New Elementary Campus

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The Westlake City School District and the City of Westlake today announced an agreement in principle on a joint land exchange and infrastructure improvement deal that ‘best serves the entire community,’ report Westlake Schools.  “After passage of a combined 2.1-mill bond issue and permanent improvement levy, the school district and city agreed to an appraisal process to fulfill their fiduciary ... Read More »

Community West Foundation….Straight from the Heart Red-Tie Gala Supports Cardiovascular Services

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The joint was jumping at LaCentre in Westlake the night of Feb. 11 as Avon, Fairview and Lutheran Hospitals celebrated their 13th annual Straight from the Heart Red-Tie Gala in support of west side cardiovascular services. Hosted by Community West Foundation, about 500 guests jammed the Westlake event center for an evening of fun, food and a chance at $100,000 ... Read More »

Avon Encourages Heroin Awareness Through Art and Social Media

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All across our state, many people are doing what they can to combat the heroin epidemic. In Avon, city officials and community health leaders have teamed up with an Ohio artist who is using his creative talents to join the fight for recovery in a different way. Ohio artist Ryan Poignon will display his traveling sculpture at 36744 Detroit Road ... Read More »

UH St. John Medical Center Harrington Heart & Vascular Center Brings World-Class Care to Westlake

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University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is internationally renowned for offering advanced, comprehensive care for cardiovascular conditions. This expert care – including open heart surgery – elevates the status of UH St. John Medical Center in Westlake from its community hospital roots to a truly world-class standard of care. Atul Hulyalkar, MD, Medical Director of the UH St. John ... Read More »

A Very Special Valentine’s at The Normandy Care Center

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Valentine’s Day was celebrated in a very special way at The Normandy Care Center in Rocky River last Saturday as children from the Epic Youth Group stopped in to work with residents on Valentine’s crafts and enjoy a holiday party. The Epic Youth Group brought lots of smiles and good times as they laughed with the residents and shared punch and ... Read More »

Westlake High Senior is Presidential Scholar

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Westlake High School senior Justin T. Krantz has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate. Justin is among 156 students from Ohio to be recognized for this prestigious award. Each year, up to 161 students nationwide are named Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students. Application for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program is by invitation ... Read More »

Community Champions: Local Rotary Clubs Support and Honor Youth Challenge

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Representatives of five local Rotary Clubs gathered at Youth Challenge to present a check for $5,000 and to honor Founder & Executive Director, Mary Sue Tanis, with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Sat., Feb. 4. Members from the West Shore Rotary Club (Fairview Park, North Olmsted and West Park), the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River (Sunrise and Noon), ... Read More »

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