Community Corner🌱Citizen Of The Year And Project Of The Year In Avon Lake + Tax Time!
Hello and happy Thursday. I'm back in your inbox this winter morning to walk you through everything you need to know about what's happening locally. Today's issue includes updates on...Tax time is never easy!Dinner and a show for the family!Applications for the Avon Lake Community Council’s Citizen of the Year and Project of the Year are now being accepted.
But first, today's weather:
A p.m. t-storm in spots. High: 57 Low: 33.
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Here are the top stories today in Avon-Avon Lake: It's that time of year, tax time! If you need a little extra help, according to a Facebook post from the Avon Lake Library, "Tax preparation assistance is available for Lorain County residents. There is a link from the United Way of Greater Lorain County for 14 locations throughout the county. Slots typically fill up quickly, so it's encouraged for those interested in these services to sign up early. For more information, see the information below or visit the site https://www.211lorain.org/MatchList.aspx?k;Lorain;38103;;N;0;0;Tax%20Preparation%20Assistance;Tax%20Preparation%20Assistance" (Avon Lake Public Library via Facebook)There are two great events coming up to Support Avon Schools. On February 16th enjoy dinner and a show. The Great Pizza Bake Off will be held at Avon High School from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. All you can sample for a price of $12 for adults and teens. Children 6-12 $6. After your full up, head over to the Avon Performing Arts Center to take in the sounds of the Avon Electric Orchestra, Here Come Treble, Unaccompanied Big Band AP Studio Artists. This night promises to be fun for the whole family! Hope to see you there! For bake-off tickets, go to https://northcoastrotary.org/join-us-at-the-avon-high.../ " (Support Avon Schools via Facebook)Do you know someone or a project that is making a positive impact on the Avon Lake community? Now is you chance to give them the recognition they deserve! According to cleveland.com, "Applications for the 2023 Avon Lake Community Council’s Citizen of the Year and Project of the Year are now being accepted. Both nominations are for individuals or groups that have shown significant involvement in and dedication to the community of Avon Lake, according to a press release. Nominees for Citizen of the Year must be an Avon Lake resident who has provided significant community service as a volunteer, without monetary reward. The Project of the Year nominees may be an individual or a group. The award is given to a project that merits community-wide recognition for its positive impact on the community and residents of Avon Lake. Deadline for nominations is March 31. Nomination forms are available at the Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd., and at City Hall, 150 Avon Belden Road. Completed forms can be dropped off at Avon Lake City Hall, emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Martin O’Donnell, Project/Citizen of the Year, City of Avon Lake, 150 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012. (cleveland.com)
Today in Avon-Avon Lake:
From my notebook:Cleveland Browns: "We have hired Jim Schwartz as our defensive coordinator. Welcome back to Cleveland, Jim!" (Cleveland Browns via Instagram) FIDO's Companion Rescue Inc.: "Meet Preacher! Preacher is a senior English Coonhound who was picked up as a stray in August. He’s 70 pounds, fully vetted, and potty-trained. Preacher is undergoing heartworm treatment.Preacher has a beautiful red and white coat and the sweetest face featuring a extra long ears. He’s a slow-mover. Preacher is very low key and is not bothered by much. He likes other dogs and sings in a beautiful baritone voice. Preacher melts into you for attention and loves getting massages. He’s on 1 medication for arthritis. To adopt this distinguished gentleman, please visit this link: https://www.petfinder.com/.../oh/avon/fidos-companion-oh300/" (FIDO's Companion Rescue Inc. via Facebook) Cleveland Clinic: "We are evolving as an integrated global system through our operating model to improve access and ensure quality care for the communities we serve. #StateOfTheClinic" (Cleveland Clinic via Instagram) Avon Lake City Schools: "Aurora was in her "element" in this morning's science class with students from Westview. For those of you not following the antics of Aurora, please follow the Avon Lake Public Library on Facebook." (Avon Lake City Schools via Facebook) Avon Lake Police Department: "Have you picked up your application yet?" (Avon Lake Police Department via Facebook) Avon Lake Wrestling Club: "Ticket links for this week's matches: Elyria - bit.ly/3ZFesAw Lutheran West - bit.ly/3vNjzkk West Holmes - Cash only Fremont Ross - bit.ly/3iHQ40r" (Avon Lake Wrestling Club via Facebook)
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