STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - The Friends of the Strongsville Branch Library have partnered with local roaster Red Cedar Coffee to sell Library Lovers' Brew at the library. A portion of the sales of each bag of coffee goes back to the Friends group that will provide funds for use towards the library and future library events and programming.
This fundraising promotion will continue through the entire year. Twelve-ounce bags of ground regular and decaf are $8.99 each. Stop in and pick up a special gift for yourself and a friend!
Donna Meyers, manager of the Strongsville branch, came up with the idea for this great library fundraiser working directly with the owners of Red Cedar on this partnership. They created a special blend of Library Lovers' Brew with its own special label just for the library to sell.
Join the "2017 Strongsville Branch Library Reading Challenge!" The library challenges adults 18 and over to resolve to read in 2017. Stop in to the Strongsville Branch Library today to pick-up a Reading Challenge bookmark. Complete the 10 reading tasks and be entered to win a Kindle Fire courtesy of the Friends of Strongsville Library. Contest ends December 1, 2017. One entry per person, please.
Animal rescue fundraisers: The community is coming out to support Forget Me Not Animal Rescue. Please consider supporting this worthwhile organization and your local businesses.Charming Charlie is one of the rescued dogs now available for adoption at Forget Me Not Animal Rescue.Forget-Me-Not-Animal Rescue
Order your spring bulbs and plants from Growing Green and you will not only be getting a jump on your garden you will also be helping animals in need. Order now through May 1 and 50% of the proceeds will go to Forget Me Not Animal Rescue in Strongvsville. Shop today at http://shop.growinggreenfundraising.com/products.aspx?c=fmnar.
Make dinner a selfless act by joining a fundraiser to support Forget Me Not Animal Rescue. Come in to the Chipotle at 7683 West Ridgewood Dr. in Parma on Tues., March 7th from 5 - 9:00 p.m. Bring in a downloaded flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Forget Me Not Animal Rescue. Show the flyer on your by going to http://forgetmenotanimalrescue.weebly.com/uploads/2/6/9/1/26914551/chipoltle_2017.pdf.Download another flyer and go to any Melt Bar and Grill on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Enjoy amazing gourmet grilled cheese and great craft beer in a fun and eclectic atmosphere for a GREAT cause! 20% of the food and drink sales accompanied with this flyer will be donated directly to the organization! Each person must turn in a flyer. Flyers available at website: http://forgetmenotanimalrescue.weebly.com/uploads/2/6/9/1/26914551/melt_wednesdays.pdf Tutsi is looking for a forever home and is now available at Forget Me Not Animal Rescue.Forget-Me-Not-Animal Rescue
Luncheon fashion show: The Strongsville Historical Society Luncheon Style Show winter fundraiser will be on March 11 at Don's Pomeroy House in Strongsville. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch begins at noon. Fashions are by Chico's Southpark. Hair and make-up will be by Today's Headlines. All proceeds will benefit the restoration and renovation of projects in the Historic Village. Cost is $38. Call 440-773-6605 or 216-403-9226 to register. Learn more about the Strongsville Historic Village at strongsvillehistoricalsociety.org or call 440-572-0057.
Making a difference: Madison Wagner, 16, of Strongsville a sophomore at Gilmour Academy, has been named a Distinguished Finalist of The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for her impressive community service activities.
Madison has led students in a variety of projects to help the community through the "Make a Difference (M.A.D.) Club" she started when she was 13 at her elementary school, and later launched at her high school. Inspired to make a difference with her life after facing cancer as a young child, Madison's clubs have hosted toiletry and clothing collections, prepared and delivered meals, farmed fresh produce for the hungry, and more.
Now in its 22nd year, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represents the United States' largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteer service. All public and private middle level and high schools in the country, as well as many youth organizations were eligible to select a student or member for these awards. Local Honorees were then reviewed by an independent judging panel, which selected State Honorees and Distinguished Finalists based on criteria including personal initiative, effort, impact and personal growth.
Since the program began in 1995, more than 115,000 young volunteers have been honored at the local, state and national level. The program also is conducted by Prudential subsidiaries in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, India, China and Brazil. In addition to granting its own awards, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program also distributes President's Volunteer Service Awards to qualifying Local Honorees.
For information on all of this year's Prudential Spirit of Community State Honorees and Distinguished Finalists, visit http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit.
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