Celebrate Family History at Geauga West Branch Library on September 22 with Sunny Morton, Nationally Recognized Genealogy and Family History Speaker

Geauga County Public Library (GCPL) is bringing nationally recognized genealogy and family history speaker Sunny Morton to its Geauga West Branch, Saturday, September 22nd, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A precursor to Family History Month in October, this special GCPL day-long event showcases several programs to generate interest and deepen understanding of how to research a family tree. The … Read more

Cuyahoga County Junior Fair 4-H Livestock Auction Breaks Sales Record with Generous Support of Local Business, Cherokee Demolition, Owned by Geauga County Resident Dave Nemec

Bidding was fast and furious at the Cuyahoga County Junior Fair 4-H Livestock Auction on Saturday, August 11th at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.  With the tremendous support of a local Cuyahoga County business—Cherokee Demolition—owned by Dave Nemec, the auction recorded over $18,000 in sales, the highest in Cuyahoga County 4-H livestock sale history. Dave and … Read more

Teachers Prepare to “Dig In” to a New School Year!

Soil Summer School!?  This summer teachers went “back to school” during the Wonders of Soil workshop sponsored by the Geauga & Portage Soil and Water Conservation Districts.  Here Gina Kriz and Amy Hochschild of Burton Elementary School and Lara Roketenetz of University of Akron Field Station dig deep to investigate the properties of a soil profile at … Read more

The Geauga Economic Leadership Breakfast Speaker Series Opens on September 7 with Mr. Eric Mansfield, Executive Director University Media Relations, Kent State University

“Quicksand: What the military, media and higher education can and should learn from each other in an age of 24/7 communications.” The media, military and higher education aren’t often talked about together, yet they have more in common than many realize. Now, there is an opportunity for these foundational pieces of American society to share … Read more

Join Friends of WomenSafe and Adams Reserve Cheddar for the Ninth Annual Wine Tasting Event at Sharon James Cellars on September 13

Friends of WomenSafe is partnering with Adams Reserve Cheddar again to host the ninth annual Wine Tasting event Thursday September 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Sharon James Cellars, 11303 Kinsman Road in Newbury. In the newly renovated Sharon James you can sample a variety of domestic wines and craft beers, while munching on hearty … Read more

The 2018 Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District Rain Barrel Auction Begins!

The Geauga Soil Conservation District (SWCD) is proud to roll out the barrels of their 2018 Rain Barrel Yard Art Campaign!  Through this creative community initiative, local artists transform 55-gallon recycled plastic barrels into beautiful, repurposed rain barrels!  By collecting rooftop runoff for watering landscapes, lawns, and flower gardens, these decorated barrels help save water, … Read more

Camp Canopy Winner Shares Experiences with Geauga SWCD Board

The 2018 Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Camp Canopy scholarship winner, Calahan Heiss of Burton (Berkshire Jr/Sr High School), presented a summary of his learning experiences and camp adventures to the Geauga SWCD Board of Supervisors at their July meeting.  Calahan received scholarship funding to attend this summer’s Camp Canopy, held at Camp … Read more