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The 2013 Straight from the Heart Red-Tie Gala!

The 9th annual Straight from the Heart Red Tie Gala was a hit at LaCentre in Westlake as more than 500 festive guests celebrated heart health and community fellowship Sat., Feb. 16, 2013. Sponsored by Community West Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic Western Region’s Fairview, Lakewood and Lutheran Hospitals, this annual fundraiser provides unparalleled support for the regional heart centers ... Read More »

Attitude, Attitude, Attitude…… An interview with Greg Urbas

For St. Edward High head wrestling coach Greg Urbas, priorities are important. “We want to teach God first,  family second, academics third, and then your athletics or your extracurriculars,” says the Ohio Hall of Fame Coach. “We think that it is real important to put things in proper perspective.” Coach Urbas is featured on a Cliff Keen Coaches Classic interview ... Read More »

St. Mary of the Woods Ices the Monsters

Members of the Lake Erie Monsters made a holiday visit to St. Mary of the Woods last week and a hockey game broke out between the pros and residents of this premier senior living facility in Avon The St. Mary of Woods Battling Beagles humbled the Monsters in their annual game of Noodle Hockey, played with a beach ball and ... Read More »

Santa Goes to the Dogs!

Santa and his Elves made an appearance at PAWS by the Lake in Avon Lake last weekend Pet Photos with Santa was the attraction. Dogs were decked out in their holiday finest for their keepsake photo shoot. It all went to a good cause as Love-a-Stray used the fundraiser to help take care of Manny, a beautiful Yellow Lab who ... Read More »

Pretty in Pink at All-Pro Stadium

The power of pink was more than evident at All-Pro Stadium in Avon last Friday night as the Mercy Foundation of Lorain County proudly partnered with the Lake Erie Crushers in conjunction with their “Pack the Park Pink” promotional event to increase breast cancer awareness. Click Here To View The Entire Photo Gallery The Mercy Foundation and the Crushers recognized ... Read More »

Kyrie Irving Comes to Avon Lake!

“Be a Better Person First, a Better Student-Athlete” What do you get when you combine the 2011-12 NBA rookie of the year, the Avon Lake High School gym, and an overflow crowd of summer basketball campers? A full house! “Ky-rie – Ky-rie” was the chant as several hundred of the youthful campers waited in eager anticipation for Cleveland Cavaliers star ... Read More »

Register Now for Fall… Kiddie Kollege Expands to Bayway Cabin

Register Now for Fall… Kiddie Kollege Expands to Bayway Cabin There will be new life for an old friend in Bay Village this school year. Bayway Cabin, the traditional social spot for kids located in Cahoon Park that dates back to the 1960’s, will soon be home to the Kiddie Kollege Kids Club on the Lake. The Kiddie Kollege-Bayway Cabin ... Read More »

St. Mary of the Woods…. It was truly a “Senior” Prom!

Tuxedos, formals and fun. Yes, it is prom season. St. Mary of the Woods hosted a truly “senior prom” as residents turned back the clock and danced the night away Sat., May 12. Joined by members of the Avon High Key Club, the elegant senior living facility on Detroit Road in Avon had everything you would expect from a formal ... Read More »

The Big Fat West Side Wedding!

Click Here To View The Entire Photo Gallery Last weekend’s Big Fat Westside Wedding at St. Demetrios was a great way to say “I do,” to life in response to personal tragedy. The Prayers from Maria Foundation honored the memory of Maria McNamara with The Big Fat Westside Wedding last weekend at St. Demetrios. Maria, a 7 year old victim ... Read More »

The 8th Annual “Straight from the Heart” Gala is a Hit!

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Valentine’s Day came early for 525 generous guests at the 8th annual ‘Straight from the Heart’ Red-Tie Gala at LaCentre in Westlake on Sat. Feb. 11. Over $200,000 was raised for Cleveland Clinic Regional Heart Centers to provide the most comprehensive resources available for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. “In partnership with each other and with the ... Read More »