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Masquerade Jewelry and Accessory Sale at Lake Health

Lake Health Auxiliary is hosting the annual Masquerade Jewelry and Accessory sale benefiting the auxiliary.

Everything is $5.00. Sales held in the lobbies April 3, 10 p.m. and runs continuously to April 5, 2 p.m. at

TriPoint Medical Center, 7590 Auburn Road, Concord. April 5, 10 p.m. and runs continuously to April 7,

2 p.m. at West Medical Center, 36000 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. Sales open to the general public. For more

information call Lake Health Volunteers Services at 440-354-1665.


Bark for Life: A Canine Event to fight Cancer

Join Ashtabula County Relay For Life on April 29th, 2017 at Geneva Township Park 10-2:00 pm
There will be games, best dressed dog, longest tail, longest ears, prizes, food , vendors. We will honor our canines and human survivors of Cancer as well.
Cost is $10.00 first dog, $5.00 for second dog. And first 200 dogs registered will receive a free bandana.

Contact sweetness6877@yahoo.com for more info and registration


AARP Driver Safety Program

The upcoming session of the AARP Driver Safety Program is scheduled for Tuesday March 21, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ashtabula Senior Center, 4148 Main Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio

The Ashtabula Senior Center is proud to co-sponsor this Program with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The AARP Driver Safety Program was developed by AARP in 1979. This program is a driver refresher course especially designed to meet the needs of older drivers. It covers such issues as: age – related physical changes, declining perceptual skills, local driving problems, license renewal requirements, and much more.

Dave Zimmerman, an AARP instructor, will be teaching the course at the Ashtabula Senior Center. He looks forward to “reminding seniors of the skills and techniques that they may have once learned,” and to “give them an update on the rules of the road.”

Class size is limited to the first 15 seniors (age 55 and above) who register. AARP charges $20.00 for the program; however, AARP members who bring their AARP cards will ONLY be charged $15.00 per person. You need not be an AARP member to take the course. Participants who successfully complete the program may be eligible for a reduction in automobile insurance premiums, consult your agent for details.

Lisa Bruckman, Director of the Ashtabula Senior encourages everyone who is eligible to take this opportunity to enhance their driving skills. With more and more vehicles on the roads each year it benefits even the most experienced driver to periodically refresh their driving habits so that they can enhance not only their own safety, but the safety of those with whom they share the road.”

Bruckman states, “This course benefits our entire community, not just the participating senior. I hope that this will be the first of many class and we’re proud to be part of this valuable community service.”

Bruckman recommends anyone who wants to register or needs additional information about the program to call the Ashtabula Senior Center at

(440) 998-6750.


First United Church of Christ

A historic building is in crisis. The Austinburg First United Church of Christ is in desperate need of repair. At the base of the steeple is a built in copper gutter and unbeknown it has been leaking and water has been coming down in between the bricks. There is some significant masonry damage at the base of the steeple due to freezing and thawing. The copper gutter needs to be replaced and also some rotted wood gutter replaced.  Because this damage is so high up in the air it will be costly to repair. The church is in need of $50,000 for repairs.

The church organization was formed by the founding fathers of Austinburg in 1801 and was the first church organized in the Connecticut Western Reserve. Our current historic building was built in 1875-76 and the steeple has since served as a landmark and symbol of hope in our rural landscape. Your donation will help restore the steeple to its former glory.

https://www.gofundme.com/sosaustinburgucc


Donate your Vehicle

You can donate blood, volunteer and fund disaster relief for the American Red Cross. Now you can help by donating your car too. Donating your car is easy, and can make a difference in someone’s life. Proceeds go toward supporting the mission of the Red Cross: preventing and relieving suffering for people everyday.Fill out the online donation formhttp://www.redcross.org/support/donating-fundraising/donations/vehicle-donation-program


Lake Health Volunteers

Lake Health is seeking volunteers to drive a new electric golf cart to shuttle patients, and visitors at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord from the parking lot to all entrances of the Medical Center and Physician’s Pavilion. The golf cart shuttle was purchased by a generous donation from the Lake Health Auxiliary. Volunteer shifts are Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 12 noon to 4 p.m. The days and number of shifts volunteers choose to work is optional. Volunteers must be 21 years of age or older, have a current valid Ohio driver’s license, complete volunteer requirements and training. Limited openings, call Volunteers Services Department at 440-354-1665. In Addition, Lake Health is seeking volunteers in the following areas: administration reception desk, emergency department, gift shop, information desk, patient room service, patient transport, patient registration, patient visitation, pastoral care, pet therapy, Stephen Ministers, and surgical desk. Applicants must be at least 14 years old to volunteer. For more information call Volunteer Services Department at TriPoint Medical Center 440-354-1665 or West Medical Center 440-953-6049.
Contact: Loretta Kruse
Director of Volunteer Services for Lake Health
TriPoint Medical Center
7590 Auburn Road
Concord, Ohio 44077
440-354-1665

 


Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Education Series

Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking volunteers to assist in private residences, nursing homes, assisted living communities, our three Hospice House locations, and hospital settings. As a vital part of Hospice of the Western Reserve’s team, volunteers come from all walks of life and have a variety of skills, talents and abilities. Opportunities to serve are diverse: visit patients and families to provide companionship, socialization, and comfort; help with legacy work, transportation, light housework, and meal preparation; run errands; make phone calls; help with clerical work; attend health fairs; make presentations. Volunteers with specialized professional qualifications and training are also needed: attorneys, licensed hair dressers, massotherapists, pet therapy dogs and their handlers.

The next series of volunteer classes will be held at Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th Street, Cleveland 44119, on Mondays and Thursdays, March 20, 23, 27 and 30, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Non-clinical volunteers attend only the first four hours on March 20, while most other volunteers attend all classes. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, call the volunteer team at 216.255.9090. It is required to wait 12 months after experiencing a significant loss before volunteering directly with patients.


Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Education Series

Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking volunteers to assist in private residences, nursing homes, assisted living communities, our three Hospice House locations, and hospital settings. As a vital part of Hospice of the Western Reserve’s team, volunteers come from all walks of life and have a variety of skills, talents and abilities. Opportunities to serve are diverse: visit patients and families to provide companionship, socialization, and comfort; help with legacy work, transportation, light housework, and meal preparation; run errands; make phone calls; help with clerical work; attend health fairs; make presentations. Volunteers with specialized professional qualifications and training are also needed: attorneys, licensed hair dressers, massotherapists, pet therapy dogs and their handlers.

The next series of volunteer classes will be held at Hospice of the Western Reserve, 4670 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights 44128, on Saturdays, April 1 and 8, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Non-clinical volunteers attend only the first four hours on April 1, while most other volunteers attend all classes. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, call the volunteer team at 216.255.9090. It is required to wait 12 months after experiencing a significant loss before volunteering directly with patients.