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Lakewood Residents To Meet 2018 Candidates For State And Local Office

Who: The Residents of Lakewood and Candidates for State and Local Office

What: Lakewood Meets the Candidates 2018: Social and Voter Registration Drive

When: Sunday, September 16, 2018, from 2-4pm

Where: Lakewood Woman’s Club Pavilion at Lakewood Park

Event Organizers: Laura Rodriguez-Carbone, Cuyahoga County Democratic Committee Central Committee, Lakewood 1B; Teresa Schleicher, Cuyahoga County Democratic Committee Central Committee, Lakewood 1D; Kate McCarthy, Cuyahoga County Democratic Committee Central Committee, Lakewood 1I

Special Guests:

Ohio State Representative, Nickie Antonio (D), District 13, Candidate for Ohio State Senate

Ohio State Senator Mike Skindell (D), District 23, Candidate for Ohio State Representative

Deborah M. Turner, Candidate for Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

Ashley Kilbane, Candidate for Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

 

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Volume 14, Issue 15, Posted 1:35 PM, 08.07.2018

Neighborhood Leadership Development Program Seeks 2018 Applicants

In 2006, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, along with former Cleveland Mayor Michael White, established a leadership training program for engaged neighborhood leaders. The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is a free, 16 session community engagement training program for residents of Cleveland, and its inner ring suburbs, who are working on projects within the City of Cleveland and who are determined to make a positive impact on their communities.

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Volume 14, Issue 13, Posted 6:08 PM, 07.03.2018

Lakewood Women’s Club Hosts Second Annual Women Honoring Women

Nancy Gianni, Chief Belief Officer at GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers, was the keynote speaker Thursday, May 10 at this year’s Women Honoring Women, Lakewood Women’s Club 2nd annual spring fundraiser hosted at Georgetown Vosh.

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Volume 14, Issue 13, Posted 6:08 PM, 07.03.2018

Strengthening Democracy: The Lakewood Chapter Of The League Of Women Voters

Most people know that the League of Women Voters registers voters. But the League of also studies issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. As an example, the League was an active partner in Fair Districts, the group that fought against gerrymandering in Ohio (Issue 1 passed by almost 75% in the May election). And the Greater Cleveland League of Women Voters supports ethics in government, public libraries, a health care system that delivers adequate healthcare to all citizens of Cuyahoga County, and other relevant issues. 

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Volume 14, Issue 11, Posted 10:43 PM, 06.05.2018

Nanze Happy Hour Fundraiser To Benefit Malawi Children

Nanze invites you to join us for an evening of food, fun, and festivities at its happy hour fundraiser on Saturday June 2 at Around the Corner, 18616 Detroit Ave.! The $25 ticket price includes unlimited beer, & well drinks, as well as assorted appetizers. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the bar will be open 7-9 pm. There will also be a Chinese raffle, silent auction, and 50/50 raffle.

Nanze currently operates a nursery school and in September of 2017 opened its doors to Nanze Primary in the village of Chikwasa located in Malawi. Children in grades 1-4, will no longer have to walk 7 kilometers one way to receive an education. In addition to building a primary school, Nanze constructed a borehole to provide safe drinking water and has also constructed sanitation facilities and 3 teacher housing units. While our donors were great to us last year, Nanze is still in need of funds to complete Phase Two of our education initiative. With your help, we look to construct three additional classrooms, four sanitations facilities and teacher housing units. We hope that you can continue to help improve the lives of children in one of the poorest countries in the world. See you June 2nd!

Tickets can be purchased at  https://nanze.eventbrite.com

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Volume 14, Issue 10, Posted 3:06 PM, 05.15.2018

Spring Sale Weekend: April 20 & 21

The Historic Nicholson House, 13335 Detroit Ave, is filled to the brim and ready for shoppers Friday, April 20th, 1:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, April 21th, 10:00 am – 3:00 p.m. Tabletops & Trifles features displays of:

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Volume 14, Issue 8, Posted 3:27 PM, 04.17.2018

Spring Sale At Nicholson House

Mark your calendar for Friday, April 20th, 1:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, April 21th, 10:00 am – 3:00 p.m., because you won’t want to miss the Lakewood Historical Society’s special event, Tabletops & Trifles. This elegant sale will feature displays of:

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Volume 14, Issue 7, Posted 12:07 PM, 04.03.2018

Issue One Forum At O'Neill Healthcare Lakewood On April 5

Susan Murnane, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland will speak on Issue One at O'Neill Healthcare Lakewood at 3:45 on April 5 in the 4th floor education room of the Assisted Living Building, 1381 Bunts Rd., Lakewood. Murnane's talk will be followed by a question and answer session.

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Volume 14, Issue 7, Posted 12:07 PM, 04.03.2018

Foundation Planning Task Force Nearing Finish

The Foundation Planning Task Force (“FPTF”)  has been entrusted with exploring, discussing, and recommending to City Council the nature, scope, mission, and governance of a new wellness foundation for the benefit of Lakewood—for more information, please visit http://www.onelakewood.com/wellness-foundation-task-force/— to be completed within a sixteen to eighteen month time-frame. The task force completed an information-gathering phase, and has begun to work with Kohrman Jackson & Krantz to outline their recommendations for the Mayor & City Council. Below is a summary of their work done in pursuit of completing their task(s) in a timely manner: 

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Volume 14, Issue 7, Posted 7:27 PM, 03.20.2018

Seeking Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) For Youth

CASA of Cuyahoga County, a program of Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County, recruits, screens, trains, and supports volunteers who act as independent fact-finders for the court in cases involving child abuse and neglect. 

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Volume 14, Issue 5, Posted 9:40 PM, 03.06.2018

3rd Annual "Marge Madness" Basketball Tournament Fundraiser For St. Joseph Academy

In conjunction with St. Joseph Academy, the Daniels-Green family is having their 3rd annual "Marge Madness" basketball tournament to raise funds for the Maggie Daniels Memorial Scholarship. The tournament will be held on March 25th at St. Joseph Academy on Rocky River Dr., Cleveland. The tournament will be 3-on-3 format basketball games. There will be a raffle and silent auction. A social hour Saturday evening, 5-8:30 pm, will be held at the Masthead Brewing Company.  
 
Maggie was born and raised in Lakewood. She attended St. Luke grade school, St. Joseph Academy and eventually graduated from Magnificat HS. She went on to get her teaching degree from Notre Dame College. All through these years Maggie played basketball. Maggie then relocated to Hickory, NC, where she became an English Literature teacher and basketball coach. After five years in the Newton-Conover school system, Maggie transferred to Discovery HS in Newton, NC. She aspired to be a student counselor and as such, enrolled at Appalachian State University to get her degree. She was one week shy of getting her degree when she taken from us in a violent crime.  
 
Tournament website: www.margemadness.org.
 
    

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Volume 14, Issue 5, Posted 9:40 PM, 03.06.2018

Final Call For Nominations For Lakewood's Women Honoring Women Event

The Lakewood Women’s Club annual event, Women Honoring Women, is fast approaching on May 10th, 2018. The main focus of this event is to honor women who work or live in the community and whom are making notable contributions to it. The application deadline was recently extended from January 26th to February 23rd in the hopes to receive a few more applications for the two categories; Emerging and Distinguished leaders.

All the event information and application is on our website:
https://lakewoodwomensclub.weebly.com under the Events tab.

Last years event at Georgetow/Vosh was a huge success and raised money for our then charity recipient, Trinity of Lakewood and a high school graduate who was selected from our scholarship program.

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Volume 14, Issue 4, Posted 12:12 PM, 02.20.2018

Lakewood Kiwanis K Kids Awareness Week

February 19-23, 2018 is Kiwanis International recognition week for Kiwanis K Kids. Lakewood Kiwanis is proud to sponsor 3 K Kid Clubs in our community: Grant Elementary School, Horace Mann Elementary School and Family Life Before and After Care at Harrison Elementary School.

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Volume 14, Issue 3, Posted 4:45 PM, 02.06.2018

Come Home To Lakewood!

The Lakewood Historical Society's biennial "Come Home to Lakewood" house tour occurs on September 9th, the first Sunday after Labor Day. While that seems far in the future, the planning process is already underway, and we need your help! We need to know the houses you want to see, those you drive by and wish you could get inside. Or perhaps you'd like to volunteer your own house. Give us the address, and we'll do the rest. We'll contact the owners to let them know they've been nominated, and ask if they'd be willing to showcase their home. If so, we'll visit, and choose from the nominees those that would make up the most unique and fascinating tour. We'll be rounding up our possibilities over the next few weeks, so don't delay, make your nominations today! You may nominate by:

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Volume 14, Issue 3, Posted 4:45 PM, 02.06.2018

Lakewood Athletic Boosters Annual Night At The Races

The Lakewood Athletic Boosters are holding their 14th annual Night at the Races fundraiser on Saturday March 10, 2018. This entertaining event raises funds to support middle and high school student-athletes in the Lakewood City Schools district. Night at the Races is for adults age 21 and older. Doors open at 6 p.m. and races start at 7:30. 

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Volume 14, Issue 3, Posted 4:45 PM, 02.06.2018

Stuff the Subaru For My Best Friend's Bowl 2018

MBFB has been providing food to pet owners experiencing difficulty providing for their pets since 2011. Once again, My Best Friend's Bowl will be accepting donations of dry dog and cat food and litter for their major food drive for the year.

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Volume 14, Issue 2, Posted 9:51 PM, 01.23.2018

H2O Tributary Bash: Flood The World With Kindness

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of Help to Others (H2O)! An unprecedented collaboration between the City of Lakewood, the Lakewood City Schools, and private and corporate donors, H2O connects students with volunteer opportunities to help them develop a strong desire to serve the community. Over the past 25 years more than 10,000 Lakewood middle and high school students have donated more than 90,000 hours of volunteer work to Lakewood and the Greater Cleveland area through H2O. 

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Volume 14, Issue 2, Posted 9:51 PM, 01.23.2018

Lakewood Women’s Club To Host 2nd Annual Spring Fundraiser Nominations Open Now For “Women Honoring Women”

Lakewood Women’s Club is seeking nominations for its second annual spring fundraiser, “Women Honoring Women,” to be presented on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Georgetown Vosh in Lakewood, Ohio. The event will recognize outstanding women whose charitable and civic service has made an exceptional impact in Lakewood, Ohio.

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Volume 13, Issue 24, Posted 3:19 PM, 12.19.2017

Giant Menorah To Light Up Crocker Park

For the third year in a row, locals of Cleveland's western suburbs will enjoy Hanukkah celebrated in style with a giant Menorah lighting and grand Hanukkah party at Westlake's Crocker Park.

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Volume 13, Issue 23, Posted 10:05 PM, 12.05.2017

AARP Free Tax Aide

AARP free tax aide brings you free electronic filing of your tax returns. The IRS certified volunteers are ready to help income tax payers of all ages. You do not need to be an AARP member to receive this service. A photo ID and social security number are required at time of visit. Bring last year's tax return if possible.

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Volume 13, Issue 22, Posted 5:56 PM, 11.21.2017

Frontline Service Teams With Geiger's To Provide Toys And Coats For The Homeless

FrontLine Service, Cuyahoga County’s largest provider of services to help the homeless, has joined forces with Geiger’s to make sure families in poverty receive toys and basic need items this holiday season. The organizations are also cooperating on a parallel program to provide coats to help the homeless over a cold Cleveland winter.

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Volume 13, Issue 22, Posted 5:56 PM, 11.21.2017

Christmas Sale On The Grounds

The Lakewood Historical Society's annual Christmas Sale on the Grounds has everything you need for holiday decorating, entertaining and gift-giving.      

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Volume 13, Issue 22, Posted 5:56 PM, 11.21.2017

Santa Paws To Visit Lakewood

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Paws and he is coming to Lakewood. He will pose for portraits with his animal friends and their humans companions on Sunday, December 3, 2017, from 1 to 5 PM at Pet's General Store, 16821 Madison Ave., Lakewood, OH.

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Volume 13, Issue 22, Posted 5:56 PM, 11.21.2017

8th Annual Harvest Pork Chop Dinner and Raffle

On Sunday, October 29, Transfiguration Parish will hold its 8th Annual Harvest Pork Chop Dinner in the parish hall at 12608 Madison Avenue, Lakewood. Dinners will be served from noon until 3:30 p.m. Each dinner includes two pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, sauerkraut (optional), green beans, applesauce, dinner roll, dessert, and coffee. The cost for dinner tickets is $15 for adults, $6 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children age 4 and under. Purchasing dinner tickets in advance is strongly recommended for both dine-in and for take-out dinners. A limited number of dinners will be available at the door. Phone reservations (to be paid at the door) can be made by October 22 by calling 216-228-1134 or 216-269-9801. Please note that any unclaimed reservations will be released for sale at 3 p.m. on October 29.

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Volume 13, Issue 20, Posted 12:05 PM, 10.17.2017

"Connecting For Kids" To Honor Kind Kid; Nominations Now Being Accepted

During the month of October, Connecting for Kids will be celebrating kindness with Facebook posts, newsletter articles and website resources that provide families with tips for teaching kindness and compassion to their children. As part of this celebration, the organization is opening up nominations for the Kind Kid Award.

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Volume 13, Issue 20, Posted 12:05 PM, 10.17.2017

Historical Society Fall Sale

Lakewood Historical Society will hold its popular Fall Sale on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Skate House at Lakewood Park, 14710 Lake Ave will open its doors for this one day, rain or shine sale. Items are priced to sell and include small furniture, lamps, fall decorations, framed artwork, tools, toys and more. We have a huge assortment of salvage pieces including interior/exterior doors, leaded glass windows, stained glass, cabinet doors, glass door knobs, wood shutters, register covers and cabinet hardware. Measure before you come and be ready to move items yourself, salvage sells quickly. Additional items include Hitchcock chairs, a Bernina Artista Sewing Machine, bookshelves, ceiling fixtures and chandeliers, wicker pieces, beautiful vintage window cornices and much more.

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Volume 13, Issue 19, Posted 5:13 PM, 10.03.2017

Seeking Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) For Youth

CASA of Cuyahoga County, a program of Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County, recruits, screens, trains, and supports volunteers who act as independent fact-finders for the court in cases involving child abuse and neglect. 

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Volume 13, Issue 18, Posted 9:26 PM, 09.19.2017

Trials For Hope: Harvest Happenings Fundraiser

Trials For Hope will be hosting our Harvest Happenings fundraising event on Saturday, October 14th from 5 to 9 p.m. at The American Legion Post 703 Hall 7667 York Rd. Parma, OH 44130.

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Volume 13, Issue 18, Posted 9:26 PM, 09.19.2017

7th Annual "Let's Love Lakewood" Community Outreach Event

Lakewood New Life Church (LNLC) celebrated its 7th annual “Let’s Love Lakewood”community outreach event on Saturday August 12th. At the event, LNLC gave away 530 backpacks filled with school supplies to children in need, offered prayer to families, and provided a place for families to register for Toys for Tots. LNLC will be contacting the families selected to receive their toys sometime in December.

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Volume 13, Issue 17, Posted 12:35 PM, 09.06.2017

Grab Your Cape And Run For A Good Cause!

Hundreds of runners, walkers and rollers (participants in wheelchairs) will be dressing as their favorite Superheroes and helping raise money for young people with physical disabilities at the Youth Challenge Superhero Dash. The 32nd Annual Race Day, in memory of former Trustee Dave Hardman, will take place Saturday, September 16 at Lakewood Park.

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Volume 13, Issue 17, Posted 12:35 PM, 09.06.2017

O'Neill Healthcare Lakewood's 10th Annual Dog Show

O'Neill Healthcare Lakewood hosted their 10th Annual Community Dog Show on Sunday, August 13, 2017. We would like to extend a very special thank-you to all of the vendors and raffle sponsors:

Latrese Yelder, Howard Hanna Lakewood
Mary Drake, Holistic Pet Care & Grooming
Maria Pabon, Paparazzi Jewelry
Carmen Rentas, Carmen’s Pastelillios
Dr. Marcello Mellino, Mellino Photography
David Stein, Cotton
Gordon Geiger, Geiger’s
Tamara Racin, Paisley Monkey
Greg Schnupp, Pet’s General
Mary Lou Griffin, Crust
Marcia Broski
Cleveland APL

Thank you to the community for supporting our event and bringing your dogs, as well as the Cleveland APL for bringing a couple of cats and dog “Franklin” for adoption! This was the dog show’s best year yet for fundraising! 100% of the proceeds from food and raffle sales were donated to the Lakewood Animal Shelter.

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Volume 13, Issue 17, Posted 12:35 PM, 09.06.2017