Let us Entertain You! HomeGrown Geauga Serves a Good Cause, but it’s Also A LOT of FUN!

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It is an event like no other, in support of Geauga’s future workforce. By popular demand, the event is to be held a second time at the picturesque ASM International, for an enchanting evening under the dome.

Registration is now open for:

  • The 6th Annual HomeGrown Geauga (Under the Dome)
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • ASM International, 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park (Russell Twp.), OH 44073
  • Admission tickets ($125 pp) are available now through ggp.home.qtego.net

In addition to great food and beverages, these and other activities will keep you amused throughout the evening. All net proceeds from HomeGrown Geauga sponsorships, donations, silent auction sales, $5000 Cash Raffle, and other activities directly benefit GGP’s Youth Workforce Development programs.

Featuring . . .

  • No Moss: back by popular demand, live musical entertainment includes, but never limited to, old standards, pop, country, blues and good old rock-n-roll spanning from the 60’s through today. Jim Anderson on lead guitar, vocals and harmonica; Bob Walker on Drums and vocals; Denise Geisler on vocals and percussion; and Bill Hanna on bass.
  • Magic Mike: strolling the grounds during HomeGrown Geauga, Magic Mike is a mesmerizing comedy hypnotist and illusionist.
  • Tarot by Vitki: Tarot card readings provide personal insights to help you find those hidden messages and obstacles and bring them to light, so you can continue development to more fulfilled and enriched lives.
  • Caricature Artists from Kaman’s Art: Take home your own caricature portrait as a memento from the event.

Join Geauga Growth Partnership for an evening of food and spirits provided by participating chefs and restaurants, with music and other entertainment featuring home-grown talent for an unforgettable experience.

“We are adding more restaurants to HomeGrown Geauga this year to highlight Geauga’s growing dining options,” says GGP President Tracy Jemison. “While we are raising funds to support GGP’s Youth Workforce training programs, we want to highlight the great businesses located in our own back yards.”

One restaurant added to the HomeGrown offerings this year is the new “Element 41” located on Chardon Square, who is making a name for themselves for their fine dining menu in a casual atmosphere. Geauga’s own Loretta Paganini School of Cooking will return this year, with Chef William Davis and their culinary students, providing an entrée option we know will be delicious.

Chefs Willis and Matteucci from University Hospitals Geauga culinary department is cooking up “Ahi Tuna Tartare with wasabi crème in a squid ink cornet AND whipped goat cheese with balsamic in a sun-dried tomato cornet.”

Other favorite restaurants will be adding to the menu: Blazin’ Bills serving their famous ribs and chicken wings. The full list of sponsoring restaurants includes Blazin’ Bills, Burntwood Tavern, DiBlasi’s Bakery, Element 41, Adams Reserve Cheddar, Loretta Paganini School of Cooking, Sirna’s Pizzeria, Tom’s Foolery, University Hospitals, Warren’s Spirited Kitchen and Welshfield Inn.

Funds raised will benefit GGP’s Youth Workforce Development programs, provided to Geauga students with the goal of “Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today.” GGP’s Youth Workforce training programs have reached more than 3,500 students since the program’s inception in 2012. Students in 7th through 12th grades are introduced to career options, learn soft skills required in the workplace, develop resumes, practice interviewing, and are given the opportunity to apply for the GGP High School Summer Internship Program. Students report feeling more confident and prepared, and career paths are empowered through skills learned. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/GGPYouthPrograms.

Sponsorship packages are available through http://bit.ly/HomeGrownSponsorship. GGP expresses deepest gratitude to the following sponsors:

  • Diamond: Great Lakes Cheese.
  • Platinum: Richard & Christie Frenchie & The Frenchie Consulting Group; Kinetico Inc.; University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.
  • Gold: Arms Trucking Company; Hexpol Compounding/Burton Rubber Processing; Huntington Bank; Junction Auto Family; KeyBank; Patterson Farms.
  • Silver: Company 119; Covia; Honest Scales Recycling, HR Strategies & Solutions; Kent State University at Geauga, Middlefield Banking Company, Sheoga Hardwood Flooring & Paneling; Chris & John Steigerwald; POV Solution; Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan.
  • Valet Sponsor: Geauga County Maple Leaf.
  • Bronze: Ebert, Owen & Associates; Exscape Designs; Heinen’s; Newbury Business Park; Ronyak Paving.
  • Patron: Bechem Lubrication Technology; Electrolock, Inc.; Dr. Patra Duangjak; Geauga Mechanical; Great Lakes Growers; Tracy & Bonnie Jemison; Representative John Patterson; Spooner Incorporated; United Way Services of Geauga; Lori Gorrell Upward Solutions Coaching & Consulting; Wealthcare Group of Raymond James; John Wilhelm.

Geauga Growth Partnership is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization created in 2010, which works to retain and grow jobs, contribute to business growth and strengthen the local economy. Geauga Growth Partnership’s mission is to enhance the business climate, encourage job creation, to strengthen economic prosperity and to improve the quality of life for all Geauga County residents. For more information visit Geauga Growth Partnership, call 440-564-1060 or contact [email protected]wth.com.

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