Geauga Growth Partnership (GGP) is announcing that our signature fundraiser, HomeGrown Geauga, is going to be held in-person on Thursday, August 5th at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm.  

HomeGrown Geauga is an evening of homegrown food, spirits and entertainment provided by local restaurants, unique musical and other artistic talents. This fundraiser serves to support Geauga Growth Partnership’s Youth Workforce Development programming as we help prepare the workforce of the future.

GGP invites the community to join us for this elegant evening of wonderful food, amazing entertainment, and the chance to win high value auction and raffle items! Upgrade to a VIP ticket and join us at 5:30 pm for a guided wine and cheese pairing featuring wines and cheeses presented by Great Lakes Cheese and Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens! 

Entertainment provided by: Acoustic Jazz Trio, Joy Unspeakable, Mike Lester, Rick Smith, Jr., and Tarot by Vitki. In addition, don’t miss your chance to have your photo taken in this beautiful setting by Heidi Company Photography. The following local restaurants and chefs will provide an amazing culinary experience featuring a competition for the best dish using locally sourced ingredients: Bella Cucina, Jonathan Bennett, Brown Barn Tavern, Cibik’s Dairy Island, Element 41, Osso, Pizzeria DiLauro, Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens, Sirna’s Restaurant, Tom’s Foolery Distillery, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Warren’s Spirited Kitchen, and Welshfield Inn. 

Finally, join the fun as Scott Mihalic, Auctioneer, offers you opportunities to bid on amazing packages!  Just some of the Live Auction items include Travel to France, a Private Dinner for 8 at Sapphire, and a Meal Prepared by Chef Jonathan Bennett. We will also hold a Silent Auction, $5,000 Cash Raffle, and a Diamond Pendant Raffle. 

General Admission $125

General Admission Ticket with Access to VIP Event $175. 

VIP ticket gains early entry to include private wine & cheese pairing


Don’t miss this amazing event! Go to to buy tickets, enter a raffle and bid on auction items! 

HomeGrown Geauga is Presented by Great Lakes Cheese & Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens and is Sponsored by the following: 



Kinetico, Incorporated 

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center  



Richard & Christie Frenchie 



Beaches & Dreams Travel Co. 


John & Chris Steigerwald 

The Arms Trucking Company 

Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan 



ASM International 

Burton Station Fixture  

HR Strategies and Solutions 

Junction Auto Family 

Kent State University Geauga 

Patterson Fruit Farm 

Sheoga Hardwood Flooring & Paneling 

Solon Manufacturing Co. 

Troy Chemical Industries 



All Ways Construction 

Federal Improvement Co. 


Honest Scales 

Middlefield Banking Company 

Ronyak Paving 

Spencer Printing Concepts, Inc. 

Spooner Risk Control Services, Inc.  the telos institute 

Ten10 Design 



Company 119 

Drs. Patra & Vichai Duangjak 

Ebert, Owen & Associates 

Electrolock, Inc.  

Farmers National Bank 

Geauga Mechanical 

Hagan Street Rod Necessities 

Hess & Associates Engineering, Inc. NAMI Geauga 

NMS, Certified Public Accountants Otero Signature Homes 

POV Solution 

Sugar Pines Farm 

The Leininger Family 

Raymond T. Warner 

The Wealthcare Group of Raymond James

White Mgt./Newbury Business Park

John Wilhelm

Geauga Growth Partnership’s mission is to enhance the economic climate in Geauga County by attracting new  business, supporting existing business and preparing the workforce of the future. For more information visit, contact or call 440-564-1060.  


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