Wednesday, May 22, 2013
5k run or walk is at Kopf Reservation.
The Avon Lake High School Key Club is organizing its first 5k run/one-mile walk on Saturday, May 25, with one goal in mind: helping those injured while serving the country. They are doing by supporting the Wounded Warrior project. The race will take runners and walkers through the Kopf Family Reservation. Registration is 9:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. The race starts at 11 a.m. The race was organized by Tyler Jasensky, the club’s immediate past president. Jasensky, a senior at Avon Lake High School, adopted the project when he became president in early 2012. Jasensky said he adopted the Wounded Warrior Project as his term’s project as a mode of appreciation for those who’ve served. He said often veterans, especially those injured, don’t get the …
Monday, April 1, 2013
New officers will lead Avon Lake High School Key Club.
The 2013 Avon Lake High School Key Club officers were inducted March 21 at an Avon Lake Kiwanis Club meeting. New officers are Emily Peterson, president; Alyssa Wagner, vice president; Garrett Shreve, Class Officer; Mallory Masarik, Hoops for Hunger Chairperson; Michaela Clarahan, Editor; Michelle Deisenroth, Secretary and Stephen Harrington, Treasurer. The induction was held at the Avon Lake Public Library. Outgoing president Tyler Jasensky gave a moving speech about how the club and advisers gave him the confidence to manage a stuttering problem to lead the club, which counts 112 members. He thanked fellow Key Clubbers and advisers Gjergj Haxhiu and Kyle Maurer. The Club is taking on several large projects to close out the year …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Apply before March 11.
Sunday, February 10
The Avon Lake Kiwanis Scholarship Fund has available funds to provide at least six scholarships in the amount of One Thousand dollars ($1,000) each. The grants are available for graduating high school students, or a G.E.D eqivailant certificate. Graduates can be from any high school or home school, but must be residents of Avon Lake. The selection will be done by the Avon Lake Kiwanis Scholaship Committee and will be based on academic achievement, community involvement, and/or financial need. Applications may be obtained on the Guidance Fianial Aid and Scholarship webpage or in the Avon Lake High School guidance office. All applications must be submitted or postmarked by by March 11. For further information contact Eileen Wozniak at 933-…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Tickets on sale now, and at the door.
The bi-annual Avon Lake Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will cap off a long weekend of Homecoming events that start with all-you-can eat pizza on Thursday night, and end with all-you-can-eat pancakes Sunday morning. The breakfast on Oct. 7 in the Avon Lake High School Commons, is the main fundraiser for Kiwanis’ scholarship fund. It is open to the public. "That Kiwanis has been serving pancakes twice a year has become a fact of life more than just a simple tradition,” Kiwanis Vice President Kyle Maurer, who is in charge of the breakfast, said. “But what many people don't realize is that the monies raised go straight back to the youth of our community. Nowhere is this more evident than in the scholarships we pass out each year to Avon Lake …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
There's a lot not to be missed at Friday's across-the-tracks football game.
The Avon-Avon Lake varsity football game this Friday has become more than just a football tradition. Those heading out see the matchup between the Eagles and the Shoremen, marking the kickoff to the high school football season, can catch some great pre-game eats as well. Looking for parking? Take a shuttle from Bleser Park. Tailgate Party The Avon Lake Kiwanis Club will again host a tailgate party from 5:30 - 7 p.m. near the main entrance to the stadium. Kiwanis Vice President Dorothy Henderson helped bring back the popular event. “I followed the tradition that (fellow Kiwanian) Chuck Leopold was responsible for-so I offered to bring it back in since I heard that people enjoyed going to it,” Henderson said. The tailgate will feature brats…
Monday, May 2, 2011
Longtime volunteers will be honored at a dinner May 12.
For the second year in a row, two Avon Lake residents with a long history of volunteering have been named 2010 Citizens of the Year by the Avon Lake Community Council. Erma Haverback and Mary Pease are this year’s recipients of the award, which debuted last year. “The two Citizen of the Year winners have shown a lifetime commitment for bettering their community and for caring for those who are in need,” Marty O’Donnell, President of the Avon Lake Community Council, said. “They are an inspiration to future generations regarding the importance of community involvement.” Haverback and Pease and members of the Peter Miller House Museum (Project of the Year) will be honored at a dinner at the Avon Lake Kiwanis Club on May 12. (Check back later …
Friday, April 22, 2011
Hungry patrons enjoy thousands of flapjacks at the Palm Sunday Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and Patch was there to snap the happy customers.
Pancake ticket holders began lining up at 7:30 a.m. and kept coming straight through 1 p.m. at Avon Lake High School April 17. More than 60 members of the Avon Lake Kiwanis Club and the high school's Key Club served nonstop pancakes and sausage to more than 1,200 at the bi-annual event. Here's a few photos from the breakfast. The next breakfast is during Homecoming Weekend.
Saturday, April 9, 2011
These five students will head the 115-member high school key club.
The Avon Lake Key Club, one of the largest organizations at the high school, inducted its new officers on March 31. This year’s officers are Molly Clarahan, president; Julia Sant, vice president; ; Maddie Furrier, secretary; Alyssa Wagner, bulletin editor and Sam Shalov, treasurer. The induction ceremony was held during the weekly meeting of the Avon Lake Kiwanis Club. Kiwanis Club representative Kyle Maurer and Key Club Adviser Gjergj Haxhiu introduced the students and their expected duties. The ceremony preceded the annual State of the City address give by Mayor K. C. Zuber. The club is the high school branch of the Kiwanis Club and boasts 115 students dedicated to service. In the past several years it’s won state awards for most …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Want to help out? Click on the links to see which organization you best match.
This week we are featuring five outstanding non-profit organizations in Avon Lake. Know an organization that needs to be recognized? Mention them in the comments section. Feeling fortunate? Want to help out? All of the organizations are seeking members and volunteers. Click on the links for more information.