Tuesday, April 17, 2012
This free event has limited seating and is offered in partnership with the Center for Community Solutions and the Saint Luke's Foundation.
Patch is hosting an event for charities next month to help organizations learn how to use Patch and Facebook. "Telling Your Story (Lite) on Patch and Facebook" is set for May 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the Residence Inn, 3628 Park East Drive, Beachwood. The event is being produced in partnership with the Center for Community Solutions and the Saint Luke's Foundation. Patch.com is a local, online news, information and community website with 17 sites in Northeast Ohio. We offer tons of free ways organizations can reach their supporters and get new ones: The experts at Patch will walk the organizations through, step-by-step, to show them how to can get the most out of Patch. And that’s not all. The Patch editors will show you how you can harness the …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
The final day of 19 Action News' donation drive was held at Levin Furniture in Avon Commons.
Levin Furniture at Avon Commons hosted the final day of 19 Action News’ week-long Share Your Holidays donation drive on Friday. Through Thursday, the drive collected more than 1,200 coats for City Mission, 1,200 toys for the Salvation Army and helped the Cleveland Food Bank provide meals for 10,000 families, said 19 Action News reporter Denise Dufala. Numbers for Friday were not available. "We're a really big supporter of charities, both national and local," said Levin Furniture sales manager Ginger Pieragastini. The drive took place at different businesses across northeast Ohio last week. Friday's event featured the likes of Harlem Globetrotters Jet and Firefly, Lake Erie Crushers’ mascot Stomper and several reporters from WOIO, but the …
Friday, December 2, 2011
There are so many holiday-inspired events this weekend, we expanded our list!
Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror, the dust has settled from Black Friday and the cyber dust has settled from Cyber Monday. The holiday season is in full force, so much so that this week’s Five Things comes with a holiday bonus -- no, not a lifetime enrollment in the Jelly of the Month Club -- it's actually Eight Things, and they're all holiday themed. Mark your calendar while you sip your egg nog.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Good will towards man is a gift that never goes out of style
Being married to a geek, I don't get a Christmas wish list written on a piece of paper. I get it on Google Docs. When I opened this year's wish list, one of the items stood out: a donation to the Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland. When I asked John what inspired that, he said that he had seen an ad in the Wall Street Journal about "rethinking Christmas." The idea in the ad, he said, was to give one less present, or to spend less on a present, and give the money you would have spent to charity in that person's name. The ad got him to thinking, he said, and he realized it was something he wanted to do. He's not alone. I've seen stories and websites devoted to the idea of giving fewer presents, and replacing some of the loot …