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(l-r) Dr. Steven Arnold, Shelley Novotny, office manager and Stephanie LaPratt, medical assistant.

Dr. Arnold Family Practice The ValleyCare Medical Center on South Springdale Avenue in Middlefield is now open. Dr. Steven Arnold, a native of Geauga County, has returned to the area after military service to start this private practice. He is a small aircraft pilot, Sunday school teacher and artist and resides with his family in Middlefield. Dr. Arnold is accepting new patients from newborns to adults and offers all services and referrals. He will refer patients to Trumbull County or other facilities if they fit the patient’s needs and preferences. The Valley Care Medical Group was searching for a location in Geauga County, as was Dr. Arnold, especially the Middlefield area. While considering several locations, the doctor began working with local developers and found what he considered the perfect spot. “I am glad to be back in the area; I have always wanted to be a country doctor,” Dr. Arnold explained. A member of the Trumbull Memorial Hospital medical staff and the ValleyCare Medical Group, Dr. Arnold graduated in 2007 from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and completed Family Practice residency at Metro Health System, Cleveland in 2010. He earned a bachelor of science in theoretical mathematics (cum laude) from Kent State University. He felt the Metro Health experience was quite valuable, even though it was incredibly hard work. Because it is not

Relay Meeting Notes from Oct. 24 The goals for the 2014 Relay for Life to be held May 17, are $42,000, 21 teams and participation of 60 survivors. Registration has changed. The $10 on-line registration has to be put on a credit card. The paper registration must include $10 each for each registration when turned in. The committee wants to get tables at events like fish fries, craft shows, chili cook offs so would like to be informed about any events they can attend. The Kick-off is Dec. 6. with a Chili-soup dinner and a Chinese auction with wreaths. There was discussion of fund raising ideas for DQ, Zeppe’s and possibly a wing night with the tavern. Please bring any other ideas to the next meeting. Upcoming meeting dates are: Nov. 14 and Nov. 26, 6:30 at Chardon High School Library, Dec. 6, Kick-off at 4:30 and Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. at Chardon High School Library, 151 Chardon Ave., (44024).

a wealthy hospital, it helped him learn how to utilize available resources well. Dr. Arnold served in the United States Navy at Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twenty-nine Palms, Calif. from September, 2010 until June, 2012 after completing residency training. While in the Navy, he was staff physician for the family practice clinic at a 16-bed facility that provided inpatient, outpatient and obstetrical care for 11,000 active duty Marines, Navy personnel and their families. Dr. Arnold also served in the Ohio Army National Guard (1/107th Armored Battalion) in Stow from 1997 to 2003 while pursuing his undergraduate degree. Prior to opening his practice in Middlefield, Dr. Arnold worked at the ValleyCare Newton Falls practice and urgent care center and now has 9 years of practicing experience in these various locations. This family practice physician office for Steven J. Arnold, M.D. will celebrate with a grand opening in the near future. The facility is in a newly constructed building, which features six exam/treatment rooms, a receptionist office and waiting room. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon alternating Saturdays. Walk-ins are also welcome. Call 440-632-0272 for appointments.

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