Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Chorale, Al Cantari, Merples and Men's and Women's Choruses will perform at Avon Lake High School.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- John Deike
Wednesday, March 6
The Avon Lake Choral Music Department will hold a benefit concert for Noah Venesile at the Avon Lake High School Performing Arts Center Thursday. All proceeds from the concert will be given to the Venesile Family in support of Noah’s ongoing rehabilitation as he continues to recover from serious injuries sustained in a Nov. 6 car wreck. Performing groups include: the Chorale, Merples, Da Cantari Choir, and Men’s and Women’s Chorus. The concert is open to the public. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $1 for students and seniors. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Performances The Chorale ensemble songs will include Charles Theodore Pachelbel’s Magnificat; René Clausen’s All That Hath Life and Breath and Bogoroditse Devo by Sergei Rachmaninoff from …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Supports Noah Venesile, who was seriously injured in November 2012.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Critically injured Nov. 6, Noah is home and back in school.
The 9-year-old Avon Lake boy, seriously injured last November met the members of the Avon Lake Fire Department and Metro Life Flight staff who attended to him after his injury. The Feb. 6 4 p.m. meeting at the firehouse brought out Noah’s family and friends as well as the first responders involved in the assisting him following the Nov. 6 accident. "You guys are so special," Noah told paramedics including Gary Madej andLife Flight nurse John Singleton. Noah took turns hugging each responder with a wide smile on his face and shaking hands. The reunion was made even more special when a Metro Life Flight helicopter landed at the firehouse in his honor. Noah donned a pilot’s helmet and grinned for cameras behind the helicopter’s controls. …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Two months after suffering a traumatic brain injury, 9-year-old comes home.
Jan. 4 was a big day for Noah Venesile. He finally came home. Since suffering a traumatic brain injury in his neighborhood Nov. 6 after colliding with a car, 9-year-old Noah and his family have endured heartache and triumph. From the moment Noah was taken by Life Flight to MetroHealth Medical Center, the lives of Noah, his parents Amy and Chris, sisters and brother were thrown into turmoil. Those first days, documented on the family’s Facebook page, Prayers and Support for Noah Venesile, were filled with heartache and uncertainty. Noah, in the pediatric intensive care unit, faced an uncertain future. “Noah sustained a severe closed-head injury. He is being medically sedated, is on a ventilator to support his breathing while he is under …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Shirts will help support Noah Venesile's rehabilitation.
As young Noah Venesile continues his recuperation at the Cleveland Clinic Children's Rehabilitation Center, supporters are doing what they can to show Noah and his family they are behind him. The 9-year-old Westview student was seriously injured in an accident with a car Nov. 6 Last month we brought you a story about how well wishers can donate to his rehabilitation efforts. “We don’t what’s ahead for Noah, if there’s going to be a need to changes to the house. We’re preparing for anything and everything,” Noah’s aunt, Noah’s aunt, Christine Venesile, said at the time. Now, friends, family and those wishing Noah well can wear their support in the form of a “Team Noah” T-shirt, now available at Randall’s Team Shop in Avon Lake. “Shirts are…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Noah Venesile was seriously injured on Nov. 6.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Donations being accepted online, by mail for boy critically injured on Nov. 6.
An account is being set up to offset expected costs for Noah Venesile’s medical bills, recovery and rehabilitation. The 9-year-old Westview student was critically injured Nov. 6 in a collision with a car. He has been upgraded to stable condition, but remains in the Pediatric Intesive Care Unit (PICU) with severe head trauma. The account has been set up by Noah’s aunt, Christine Venesile. “We don’t what’s ahead for Noah, if there’s going to be a need to changes to the house. We’re preparing for anything and everything,” Christine said. A link set up on PayItSquare.com, for Support for Noah Venesile's Journey makes it easy for supporters to donate online. A posting on the site said the goal is to reach $10,000. They had reached 11 percent …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Westview student in critical condition after Nov. 6 accident, Facebook page will provide updates.
Residents of Avon Lake are being asked to turn their porch lights on Saturday, Nov. 10 as a sign of support for Noah Venesile, who was hit by a car on Tuesday and remains in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center. The 9-year-old Avon Lake boy, a student at Westview Elementary School was accidentally hit by a car Nov. 6., while playing outside with friends just after noon. His school was out for the day. Now, residents of Avon Lake can show their support for the family, regardless if you are acquainted with them. Noah is still in critical condition, and is under sedation. “Friends and supporters of Noah Venesile would like all residents of Avon Lake to turn their porch lights on in support of this little boy,” family friend Tessa …