Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Family will come home to refreshed house, new appliances.
Update: This article has been updated to reflect recent donations. You may know Erin Stack and Kristen Weeden as “The Summer Market” women. The two, who have been fast friends for years, are responsible for the annual lakefront hit that is The Summer Market. The two women have creative minds, a love for everything vintage and a call to help others. In 2006, they put their heads together and created a festival that would raise funds to benefit a local organization. Proceeds from The Summer Market—a unique weekend festival of arts and the eclectic—have always been put to good use and as the Market has expanded, so have the causes they held. In 2012, the pair—each parents of four daughters-- created Girls Give Back with an idea to simply help…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Who do you think should be recognized this year?
Avon and Avon Lake are places where lots of people give back—and Avon-Avon Lake Patch wants to recognize some of the people who made the city a better place in 2012. But we need your help! We can think of a few people who've given back in 2012, whether it was helping people or pets, those who've helped others in thier time of need, and those who just made you proud to call Avon or Avon Lake your home. So who do you want to see highlighted as this year’s Avon and Avon Lake People of the Year? Submit your nominations above and make sure to include your reasons why and if they live in Avon or Avon Lake. The nominees will be featured on the site during the last week of 2012. Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 23.
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 …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
A roundup of the top stories making headlines in Northeast Ohio on Feb. 23.
Here's the list of the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Getting Help With Your Taxes St. Joseph Academy Honors Westlake's Michael and Cathy Gallagher For Their Service Love-A-Stray and Petco Team for Pet Adoption Video: PTA Names its 2011 Helping Hands Award Winner