Christmas Help for Geauga County Families

Forty five years ago, Geauga County Job and Family Services (known as the Welfare Department at that time) reached out to those in need and helped 12 families with food baskets for Christmas. Last year, the program served over 1,600 low income people in Geauga County. Geauga County Job and Family Service’s SPONSOR A FAMILY PROGRAM can … Read more…

Chardon Area Kiwanis Celebrate the Holiday

the Chardon Kiwanis celebrated the holiday with a donation to WomenSafe and by gathering for the monthly spouses meeting at the Chardon Heinen’s. The evening was attended by most of the membership, parents, friends, and the Chardon High School show choir – Free Harmony. The meeting began with wonderful ham dinner with all the holiday fixings. The meeting … Read more…

December is Special at Cold Nose Companions

Picture Your Dog with Santa Highlights the Holidays December 1st, 2016 marks the seventh anniversary of Cold Nose Companions, LLC Dog Training. In celebration, the rewards-based dog training company offers several month-long specials for families and their dogs.December kicks off with the third annual Picture Your Dog with Santa event, which is a fundraiser for the Geauga County … Read more…

Christmas Help for Geauga County Families

Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas is right around the corner. Although it should be a time of joy, for many families in Geauga County, it is a time of worry. Geauga County Job and Family Service’s Sponsor-a-Family Program can help. The program assists low income families with toys, food, and gifts for the holidays. The program … Read more…

News from the Geauga Park District

Decorate the Holiday Giving Tree  – Donations welcome for WomenSafe, Geauga County JFS’ Sponsor-a-Family Tucked within the Meyer Center in Big Creek Park, a Holiday Giving Tree will collect items this holiday season for WomenSafe and the Geauga County Job & Family Services’ Sponsor-a-Family Program. Donations will be accepted at the tree Monday, November 14th, … Read more…

Consigners Collection Holiday Open House & Trunk Sale

Saturday, November 12th – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm We’ve invited local artisans to sell their wares, and help begin the holiday shopping season, benefiting a good cause. We will have refreshments, music, and gift basket raffles, featuring Chalk Paint(R) and Annie Sloan Products. Ornament painting and stencil demonstrations are planned for the event. All … Read more…

Help Sponsor a Family for the Holidays Program

Geauga County Job and Family Services coordinates the Sponsor a Family Program to assist low income families with toys, food, and gifts for the holidays. The program is open to Geauga County families with minor children who are receiving assistance such as food stamps. Interested families should contact Sara Shininger at 440-285- 9141, ext. 1263 for more information. … Read more…

It’s All About Holiday Cheer this Year at Great Lakes Mall – Santa Sleighs in Friday, November 4th!

Santa Sleighs in Friday, November 4th to Usher in Family Activities, Entertainment and More Adding Sparkle to Annual Shopping Tradition It’s all about holiday cheer this year at Great Lakes Mall, Mentor’s family friendly shopping destination! Santa Claus will sleigh into the Dillard’s South Concourse on Friday, November 4th to help shoppers celebrate the season … Read more…