Victoria Shaw was Ohio's top finisher in the American Farm Bureau's recent
discussion meet - a test of one's ability to facilitate a problem
solving situation. See her story at Farm Bureau and an interview with her at You Tube.
Ready to plant this spring? Not sure exactly what to do? OSU
Extension's Master Gardners are standing by to help! Starting April 2nd and running
every Thursday through October Master Gardners
will be available to take your calls at 330-725-4911, X124 or for walk
ins at 120 W. Washington Street in Medina. Read Ann Norman's full
story at Cleveland.com.
First Roundabout for
will spend $1.6 million to construct Medina County's first roundabout
this summer near Buckeye High School. The intent is to reduce the
crash rate at the intersection of Columbia & Spieth Roads in York
Township. Read the full story by Donna Miller at Cleveland.com.
Medina County Photo Contest
Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau is sponsoring a photo contest
to help promote the county. Deadline for entry is October 30th.
See rules and more information in the Sam Boyer story HERE.
County one of fastest growing in state
According to recently released census data, Medina County is
still one of the fastest growing counties in the state, surpassing
175,000 in population as of 2014. See Loren Genson's
full story in The Gazette.
all the recent graduates of
Junior Leadership Medina County! What a great
program! Thanks to
Susan Vlcek for the excellent experience she gives to
our youth! Unhappy with your property value? Tuesday, March 31
is the last day to appeal it. Find the form necessary and guidelines HERE. Have
an outstanding week!
Gratitude is not only the greatest of all virtues,
but the parent of
Final Two Weeks of Fish Fries
Fish is known for
being low calorie, high protein "brain food & also great for your heart!
So take advantage of the last two weeks of Lenten fish fries!
St. Ambrose: 4:30-7 pm
St. Colette: 4:30- 7 pm
Our Lady of Grace Church: 4:30-7 pm
Old School House
American Legion Post 523: 5:30-7:30 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5137: 5-7 pm
Town Hall: 5-7 pm
Knights of Columbus Hall: 4-7:30 pm
Register to vote for May 5 election
There will be levies on the ballot May 5th affecting all property owners
in Medina County. Are you registered to vote?
If not you have until
Monday, April 6th to register to vote in that election.
You may register to vote at the Medina County Board of Elections, 3800
Stonegate Dr. in Medina, any public high school or any public library.
Let your voice be heard! There's no greater responsibility for any
Easter Bunny/Egg Hunts
Brunswick - Sat., March 28 at 11 am
First Baptist Church of Brunswick, 1226 Substation Rd., hosts it's
5th Annual Great Egg Race & Petting Zoo. All children 12 & under are
invited to come ride ponies, pet & feed farm animals & gather eggs.
Pre-register at Great Egg!
Sat., March 28 at 2
pm Plum Creek Assisted Living's annual Easter Egg Hunt
for kids aged 1-10. 891 Marks Road.
- Medina Early Childhood PTA breakfast with the Bunny. Sat., April 4 at 9 am or 11 am.
$5. Must register
by Sat., Mar. 28 at Bunny!
- Annual Easter Egg hunt on
Sat., March 28 at Cy Hewit Park at 1 pm. Easter Bunny on
hand for pictures. Bring your own basket!
- Sat., April 4th
at Sharon Community Park. Easter Bunny arrives at 10:30 am, Easter Egg
hunt at 11 am. Bring your own basket. Hot chocolate &
cookies available at no charge.
- Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt
Sat., April 4 at Mill Stream Park. Ages 0-6 will
go at 10 am and ages 7-12 start at 10:40 am. Complimentary refreshments,
live music, games, face painting, Easter Bunny!
- Downtown Wadsworth Eggstravaganza Sat. March 28 from 10 am - 11:30 am.
Grace Lutheran Church will have a bounce house, kids craft & temporary
Sat., April 4 at 10
am the Salvation Army will host its Easter Egg Hunt at
the Memorial Park West Pavilion. Easter Bunny will be present!
Night for Wishes fundraiser
Allan & Debi
Redmon host a fundraiser for A Special Wish Foundation Sat., March 28 from 7 pm to
midnight at Williams on the Lake, 787 Lafayette Rd.,
Medina. The foundation grants wishes to children under the age of 21
with life-threatening illnesses. $25 admission gets you an appetizer
buffet & draft drinks. Performance by the Tom Frietchen band & DJ,
raffles, auction. E-mail
to pay at door.
Musical Window to the World
The Brass Band of the
Western Reserve will perform a piece called "Windows of the World"
Saturday, March 28 at 7 pm at the Medina Performing Arts
Center, 851 Weymouth Road. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors,
$5 for students with children free with a paid adult.
Annual Passion Walk
Zion Lutheran Church,
2233 Abbeyville Rd., Valley City, will dramatize the events of Holy Week
March 28 and Sunday March 29. Every 15 minutes
between 6:30 & 8 pm a walkers will witness scenes from the Last Supper,
the Garden of Gethsemane, Peter's denial and the crucifixation.
The event is fully handicapped accessible. See a preview at YouTube.
Frog-tastic in Brunswick!
Frogs can breathe
through their skin, flip their stomachs inside out, and even survive
being frozen solid! Come join the Medina County Parks District at
the Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 between noon
& 5 pm to learn more! There will be crafts, games &
displays. All ages welcome. No registration required.
Christopher Milo in concert
Wadsworth native and
international recording artist Christopher Milo will appear in a free
concert at Magnolia Village, 365 Johnson Road, Wadsworth on Monday, March 30 at 6 pm.
Light appetizers will be provided. 330-335-1558 for more
Wits with Project LEARN
is sponsoring their 5th annual Match Wits event on Thursday, April 23,
a fun night of trivia for teams of 8. Registration deadline is Monday,
March 30. Come compete with trivia buffs from all
over the county to become champions! Enter a team of 8 for $300 or
enter individually for $40 to be matched with a team. Price
includes full buffet dinner. Register at WITS or call
St. Francis CYO Football
underway for a brand-new St. Francis Xavier Parish CYO football team
this fall. Registration is open to all boys & girls who will be in grade
7 this fall & who are enrolled & actively attending a Parish School of
Religion program at a Catholic parish. Forms are due March 31 to allow time
for ordering equipment. Cost is $180. email@example.com
Medina Voice Competition
Medina Schools music
Knox and "Skinny Moo" singer Jay Goodman have
teamed up to produce "The Medina Voice" competition. The
competition, open to all Medina middle school students, will have a capella auditions beginning
April 8 with the winner singing on stage with "Skinny
Moo" at Rally in the Alley May 29. Read Kevin McManus'
full story in The Post and go
to Medina Voice
for registration & information.