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This is an Image Builders Marketing Inc.™ Trademark Publication created and produced for the City of Amherst, Ohio. City of Amherst Mark Costilow, Mayor 206 S. Main St. Amherst, OH 44001 440-988-4380 Copyright © 2017, All rights reserved. Image Builders Marketing, Inc. 9780 Beechwood Dr. North Royalton, Ohio 44133 440-346-4482

Contents 3 Mayor’s WELCOME

4 City Overview 8 MAIN STREET AMHERST 9 Education 12 Business &

Community Leaders

16 health & wellness

Photo: Michael Ciu

18 HOMES & Real estate



24 parks & RECREATION 28 Amherst Street Map 31 DINING GUIDE 33 Advertiser Index

Additional copies are available at Amherst City Hall, Main Street Amherst or view the book online at or at To advertise in the next edition, call 440-346-4482 or email

Publisher Bernice P. Kaldy Art Director/Project Manager Tammy Spear Editor Laura Lakner Business Manager Mary Dodge Lead Graphic Designer Gail Hartman Contributing Designers Judy Beveridge, VIOLET SULLIVAN Production Coordinator Jocelyn Georgiev Account Executives/Community Consultants Scott F.W. Hughes, Brenda Jumpa, Bernice Kaldy, Pat Pell

ON THE COVER: Area business and community leaders, see special section starting on page 12. COVER LOCATION: The Mercy Health & Recreation Center located on Lorain County Metro Parks Hollstein Reservation in Amherst. The new 50,000 square foot facility offers members an array of recreational opportunities including an 8-lane competition swimming pool with slide, aerobics, nautilus equipment, and walking track. For more information, go to recreation.php


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