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Got Junk? Treasure Hunters Will Check it Out!

If you have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around your house, the Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them! The Treasure Hunters Roadshow, based in Springfield, IL is bringing its five-day roadshow to Westlake, Ohio for the first time starting next Tues., March 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 at the Holiday Inn – Westlake, 1100 Crocker ... Read More »

St. John Medical Center Marks 30 Years

St. John Medical Center (SJMC) celebrated its 30th anniversary of service to the community on Tuesday, March 1. The day was hallmarked by a visit from Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President and CEO Sisters of Charity Health System, to bless the hands of the hospital senior leadership team and staff. “As we mark our 30th anniversary, St. John celebrate,” ... Read More »

La Bamba! A Straight from the Heart Bash!

La Bamba blasted the way to a great night of fundraising at LaCentre in Westlake last month as Community West Foundation and Lakewood Hospital teamed for the 7th annual Straight from the Heart Red Tie Gala to benefit Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals. La Bamba – well known for his appearances as a regular on The Late Show with Conan O’Brien ... Read More »

A Christian Success Story: Stick to God’s Plan!

Can a Christian business leader walk the talk and still end up on top? Yes, says A. Ray Dalton, President of international medical equipment supplier PartsSource in Aurora, Ohio. If you stick to the plan – God’s plan – you can get ahead in the world. That is the story from Dalton, whose faith-based approach to the corporate jungle has ... Read More »


St. John Medical Center celebrated Black History Month with a terrific diversity lunch this week that welcomed hospital staffers and guests to great food, music and fun. “These lunches were started by our Environmental Department a few years ago, and we thought it would be a great idea to make it part of African American History Month,” said Sr. Kendra ... Read More »

Community West Foundation Straight from the Heart: A Red Tie Gala!

The 7th annual Straight from the Heart Red Tie Gala to benefit Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals was as hot as a blazing Valentine Saturday evening at LaCentre in Westlake. Presented each year by Community West Foundation and Lakewood Hospital Foundation, this premier fundraiser offered a spectacular mix of great food and top entertainment for 500 guests who celebrated the gift ... Read More »

I (Still) Do!

60 years later, Eva and Frank Caso of Fairview Park renewed their marriage vows on Valentine’s Day at Life Care Center of Westlake. Accordionist Billy Kaye provided the reception music with a smile as the Casos were joined by about 8 other couples in a special Valentine’s Day vow renewal performed by Fr. Eric Orzech of St. Bernadette Catholic Church ... Read More »

Rock N Bowl in Bay

The first annual Rock N Bowl to benefit the Village Food Project was held January 29th at Bay Lanes. The fund raising event was an enormous success as 240 attendees enjoyed an evening of bowling and entertainment, raising $3,500 for this worthy cause, which this week has begun to deliver meals to Bay Village residents actively being treated for cancer. ... Read More »

The Heart of the Matter

Valentine’s Day happens all year around at St. John Medical Center for cardiac and breast health patients, thanks to dedicated volunteers like Mae Chandler, Nancy Link and Janet Beutel. “Mae has been making Heart and Breast pillows since we began sewing them back in 1979,” said Ardis Radak, President St. John Medical Center Auxiliary Board. “Mae is a beautiful seamstress ... Read More »

The Arts of Healing

The art of healing took on new meaning as BayARTS celebrated the first opening in its newly renovated Fuller House Gallery last Friday evening. “Doctors Without Borders” brought a lively crowd of civic, community and arts leaders to the welcoming and wonderfully crafted Fuller House Gallery space. As area physicians combined to display their cavalcade of artistically talented works, they ... Read More »