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Avon Lake City Schools Hire New Athletic Director

The Avon Lake City Schools Board of Education recently approved the hiring of Brent Schremp to become Avon Lake High School’s new Athletic Director. He replaces interim Athletic Director Jim Johnson who decided to return to teaching at Learwood Middle School in Avon Lake. Schremp comes to Avon Lake from the Sheffield/Sheffield Lake school district where he is currently principal ... Read More »

Veteran Avon Educator Earns Hall of Fame Honors

Veteran educator and Avon Heritage Elementary School reading specialist,  Mary Lou Gamellia, was recently enshrined into the 2017-18 Ohio Educator Hall of Fame from the Ohio Council of the International Reading Association (OCIRA). Only two educators in the state of Ohio are enshrined each year. The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association supports and promotes literacy to help all ... Read More »

Crocker Park Art Fair & Craft Marketplace

Annual Event Joins New Summer of Art Series Throughout Cleveland Area The Summer of Art Cleveland Series continues with the return of the 13th Annual Crocker Park Fine Art Fair with Craft Marketplace June 9 – 10. Residents and visitors to Crocker Park are invited to enjoy the gorgeous weather while perusing thousands of handmade-in-the-USA works of art. More than ... Read More »

Rock the Bald! Holy Trinity Students ‘Brave the Shave’ in Avon

Students at Holy Trinity School started summer off right last week – they ‘Braved the Shave’ in a St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser dedicated to raising resources to fight pediatric cancer. “We were excited to host our 3rd annual St. Baldrick’s event at Holy Trinity on Thursday, May 31,” said committee member Noreen Woidke. “Students, faculty, family and friends had the ... Read More »

REGISTER TODAY for FREE Sports Physicals at Center for Orthopedics

The deadline is today, June 4 for the Center for Orthopedics 10th Annual Sports Physical event on Friday, June 8, from 1 – 5 p.m. This event is free and open to all students who are required to receive a physical before starting a school-sanctioned program. Last year, more than 880 students from 18 schools received physicals, and this year’s ... Read More »

Avon Eagle Run Draws 1300 for Memorial Day Weekend Event

The 18th annual Eagle Run presented by Mercy Health brought 1300 runners, walkers and guests to Avon High Saturday morning, May 26, to participate in different categories of running and walking races. The annual event benefits the Avon School Educational Endowment Fund, French Creek YMCA and other local charities. 29 year old Mark Grogan of Bay Village topped the strong ... Read More »

Five Alarm Fun! Westlake Teams with UH St. John Medical Center for 3rd Annual Safety Fair

The City of Westlake and University Hospitals St. John Medical Center teamed to host the third annual Community Safety and Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Boulevard. The event was free and open to the public, and visitors packed the place out! “This is an opportunity for ... Read More »

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Announcing the Community West Foundation Annual Report

The Community West Foundation’s 2017 Annual Report is complete and the publication takes a look back at our wonderful community that helped to shape its inspiring theme, Faith in Action. There is nothing like putting your Faith in Action! Just ask the Foundation’s many Faith in Action exemplars – from its donors, board members, nonprofit partners, volunteers, to the SocksPLUS ... Read More »

Blessing Boxes: A Promise Kept ‘No One Should Go Hungry’

Renee Collins knows what it’s like to feel desperation and heartache. She has risen above her personal tragedies, however, to team with friend Joe Pullin to do something to help those in need. Their mission: To build and install ‘Blessing Boxes’ throughout Lorain County. Made of weatherproof materials and installed on both city and private properties free of charge, the ... Read More »

18th Annual Avon Eagle Run is May 26: Sign Up Today!

The 18th annual Avon Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health, is May 26 at 8 a.m. at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road. Registration is now open. Proceeds from the Avon Eagle Run benefit the Avon Schools 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 (grades PreK-5) win a pool and dodgeball party at the French Creek YMCA by adding his/her ... Read More »