If You Can Spot It, You Can Sketch It! Nature Drawing for Kids on December 27 at The West Woods

Winter break is coming up, which means it’s time to sharpen your sketching pencils, dust off your favorite smudge stick, and try out some Nature drawing in the park! Registration is required at Geauga Park District or 440-286-9516 for Nature Drawing for Kids on Wednesday, December 27th, with hour-long sessions at 11:00 a.m. for ages 8-11 and at 1:00 p.m.for ages 12-15. Only 12 seats … Read more

Make the Most Out of the Longest Night of the Year During the Geauga Park District’s Winter Solstice Celebration on December 21

Make the most out of the longest night of your year during Geauga Park District’s annual Winter Solstice Celebration, featuring an all-new format! On Thursday, December 21st from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., a visit to The West Woods and its nature center will include fun, family-friendly exploration of the roots of our modern holiday celebrations. Indoors, … Read more

Geauga AARP Seeks Volunteers for Upcoming Tax Season!

This year, United Way Services of Geauga County is working with AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service to recruit volunteers to assist in tax assistance and preparation. Anyone over the age of 18 is welcome, and you do not need to be an AARP member or retiree to volunteer. … Read more

NDCL Students Ignite Faith

In early November, 50 juniors and seniors attended Kairos, a peer-led spiritual retreat. During the 3-day retreat, the teens discerned their relationship with God and built a strong sense of community.  They returned to campus with a new fire for their faith and a joy that radiated throughout the school.  To date, nearly 1,000 students … Read more

Giggles ‘n Stitches 4-H Club Recognized

Giggles ‘n Stitches 4-H Sewing Club recently attended the Geauga County 4-H Member and Volunteer Recognition Banquet at Notre Dame Educational Center. The club members and advisors received awards and recognition for their hard work in the 2017 4-H season. Nine club members – Hannah Cooper, Maggie Eibler, Autumn Hamby, Caitlin Pastor, Katherine Penzenik, Sofia Salvini, Morgan … Read more

The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Lakeland Wins a State Award for Capital Infusion

The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Lakeland was recently recognized for its outstanding efforts to assist small businesses with securing capital infusion. The center received an Ohio SBDC Economic Impact Merit Recognition Award for work completed during the 2017 fiscal year that ran from October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017. Cathy Walsh, … Read more

Heritage Farms Teddy Bear Christmas Trees

Ask us about our Teddy Bear Trees! Proceeds from the sale of Heritage Farms Teddy Bear Trees will be used to buy martingale collars and kennel beds for the National Great Pyrenees Rescue kennel, New Beginnings, in Springfield, Ohio and to provide food and other supplies for Rubber City Rescue in Akron, Ohio. Heritage Farms, 6050 … Read more