Issuu on Google+

2014 COMMUNITY & EVENTS GUIDE AURORA, OHIO

Discover What Makes Our Hometown An All-Around Great Destination!

AURORA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS BUREAU www.allaboutaurora.com


Nestled among 7 acres of lush, award-winning gardens, ThornCreek Winery & Gardens provides a casually elegant setting just perfect for experiencing our fine wines, sampling from our unique menu, and gathering with friends. Our unique, ever-changing venue is available for weddings, corporate events, and celebrations up to 225 people.

“Share the ThornCreek Experience…” by enjoying our weekend live entertainment, taking part in our unique seasonal events or simply by viewing the amazing sunsets that blanket our skies.. Our gardens are expertly designed and maintained by:

155 Treat Road Aurora, Ohio 44202 www.thorncreekwinery.com 330-562-9245


Welcome to Aurora! Shopping? Relaxing? Home to stay? Whatever brings you to Aurora, we are sure you will find what you are looking for. Aurora celebrates premier shopping, an award-winning Ohio winery, exquisite cuisine, and first-rate accommodations, all wrapped up in our small-town charm. Whether you are joining us for a day of adventure or relocating to raise your family, we know you’re going to like it here! Aurora boasts a strong business community, top-rated schools, fabulous parks, and an abundance of recreation opportunities. Whether you prefer experiencing the beauty of the seasons’ changes while hiking through parks and gardens, splashing and relaxing with the family in an outdoor waterpark, or singing along to a summer concert in the park, you’ll find something to love here in Aurora. We are proud to celebrate 2014 as the year Aurora is recognized as Ohio magazine’s Best Hometown of Northeast Ohio: after all, we’ve known it all along. Come join us! Sincerely,

Executive Director Aurora Chamber of Commerce Aurora Visitors Bureau

Aurora has enjoyed tremendous growth during the past decade, but still maintains a small town charm that attracts new residents, visitors and businesses from far and wide. We’re excited to have you here in Aurora and want to help make your time spent here amazing. Give us a call at (330) 562-3355 or visit our website, www.AllAboutAurora.com to find out more about Aurora.


204 S Chillicothe Rd. | Aurora, OH 44202 | 330-348-0058

James W. Tomko, O.D.

Eye Exams  Contact Lenses  Eyeglasses & Sunglasses Aurora Exchange Bldg. (on Rt. 82 next to Mc Donald’s) 215 W. Garfield Rd., Aurora, OH 44202

330-562-2020

How do you ensure your IT infrastructure will maximize your:   

Productivity Customer Satisfaction Business Continuity

Compass Computer Group has developed a comprehensive list of services and solutions to address your IT needs and requirements. For additional information, please call (330)963-0800 or email support@ccgi.com

9408 Ravenna Road * Twinsburg * www.ccgi.com

4


City of Aurora Information www.auroraoh.com City Hall.....................................................................(330) 562-6131 Mayor’s Office ...........................................................(330) 995-9126 City Council Office.....................................................(330) 995-9125 Engineering Department.............................................(330) 562-9701 Finance Department...................................................(330) 995-9100 Law Department.........................................................(330) 995-9160 Parks & Recreation....................................................(330) 562-4333 Planning, Zoning & Building Division.......................(330) 562-9564 Public Service Department.........................................(330) 995-9116 Water Division............................................................(330) 995-9109 Fire #1 & #2 (non-emergency)...................................(330) 562-7171 Police (non-emergency).............................................(330) 562-8181 EMERGENCY - DIAL 911   Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau   Aurora City School District Aurora Parks & Recreation   Aurora Memorial Library (Branch of the Portage County District Library System)   Aurora Post Office   Portage County

(330) 562-3355 www.AllAboutAurora.com (330) 562-6106 www.aurora-schools.org (330) 562-4333 www.auroraoh.com/parks (330) 562-6502 www.portagelibrary.org (330) 562-7505 www.usps.com www.co.portage.oh.us

Creates Community through People, Parks and Programs : Community Education Classes : Youth & Adult Sports : : Senior Center & Activities : Community Special Events : : Outdoor Recreation & Park Properties :

330.562.4333

www.auroraoh.com/parks 5


Accommodations Aurora Inn & Suites 30 Shawnee Trail

(330) 562-0767 www.newaurorainn.com

Mario’s International Spa & Hotel - Aurora 330-562-9171 35 East Garfield Road www.marios-spa.com The Bertram Hotel & Conference Center (330) 995-0200 600 N. Aurora Rd. www.thebertraminn.com Hampton Inn & Suites Streetsboro (330) 422-0500 800 Mondial Pkwy./Streetsboro www.hampton-inn.com/hi/streetsboro Inn Walden 1119 Aurora Hudson Rd.

(330) 562-5508 www.yourwalden.com

Attractions Aurora Community Theatre 115 E. Pioneer Trail

(330) 562-1818 www.auroracommunitytheatre.com

Aurora Farms Premium Outlets (330) 562-2000 549 S. Chillicothe Rd. www.premiumoutlets.com/aurora Aurora Farms Premium Outlets features 70 designer and name brand outlets including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap Outlet, Harry & David, Le Gourmet Chef, Loft Outlet, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Rue21, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tommy Hilfiger and more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Aurora Parks & Recreation 129 W. Pioneer Trail Moebius Nature Center 929 E. Mennonite Rd.

(330) 562-4333 www.auroraoh.com/parks (216) 402-4361 www.MyMNC.org

Discover The Moebius Nature Center, our city’s natural treasure, whose mission is to promote the enjoyment, respect, and preservation of nature through educational programs for residents and students of Aurora and neighboring communities. The Moebius Nature Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. Free programs are supported through memberships and donations.

6


A FAMILY & FRIENDS GATHERING PLACE . . . RESTAURANT & SPORTS BAR

A fun place to meet after work or with your family and friends. An amazing sports bar with big screen televisions. Kids Night: Mondays 5-8pm Tuesdays: Wings .55¢ all day Happy Hour Every Day: 3-7pm Prime Rib & Crab Nights: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Free Entertainment Night: Fridays

EVENTS & CATERING

Consider our banquet facilities for your next event. Small or large we work hard to make your event as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. Sit down dinners or buffet style. Several large party halls.

- OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER -

55 Barrington Town Square  Aurora, OH 44202

330-995-3331 www.doogansofaurora.com

7


ThornCreek Winery & Gardens 155 Treat Rd.

(330) 562-9245 www.thorncreekwinery.com

Nestled among acres of beautiful gardens and natural habitats, ThornCreek Winery & Gardens is a serene and rejuvenating dining destination. Featuring our own award-winning wines, hearty appetizers, desserts meant for sharing and live entertainment, ThornCreek Winery offers something for everyone. Visit our website to learn about renting our facility and upcoming special events. Wildwater Kingdom 1100 Squires Rd.

(330) 562-8303 www.wildwaterfun.com

Dining Cafe Toscano in Aurora 215 W. Garfield Rd.

(330) 995-2333 www.cafetoscanoinaurora.com

Doogan’s of Aurora 55 Barrington Town Square

(330) 995-3331 www.doogansofaurora.com

A great bar and restaurant in the heart of Aurora, that is a fun place to meet after work or on the weekends. An amazing sports bar with big screen televisions, fun kids games, several large party halls and a relaxing environment for the whole family. We also offer catering and banquet facilities for special events. HoneyBaked Ham Co. and Café-Streetsboro (330) 626-0606 9354 Market Square Dr./Streetsboro www.myhoneybakedstore.com/streetsboro/2509 Home of the World’s Best Ham is also serving the finest in turkey, baby back ribs and pulled pork roast. Try our excellent selection of catering services. From meat trays or a VIP buffet to our famous boxed lunches, the perfect solution for your next business meeting, graduation party, bridal shower or picnic.

Providing comprehensive home care services.

FamilyTree • Medicare-certified home care • Compassionate, caring staff • Dementia & Alzheimer’s expertise

• Nurses, therapists, dietitians • Meal prep, medication reminders • Personal care & companionship • Shopping, errands, transportation

33610 Solon Rd. Suite 3 • Solon, OH 44139

8

(440) 519-0001


226 Barrington Place Aurora, Ohio 44202 www.residenceatbarrington.com 866.330.1474

9


James Place Wine Bar 271 E. Garfield Rd.

(330) 562-1803 www.jamesplacewinebar.com

Latest Scoop 104 Barrington Town Square,

(330) 995-0431 www.the-latestscoop.com

Leopard/Paws Restaurants 600 N. Aurora Rd.

(330) 995-0200 www.thebertraminn.com

Mad Jack’s Grill & Pub 204 S. Chillicothe Rd.

(330) 348-0058 www.madjackspub.com

Mario’s The Cabin Restaurant 30 East Garfield Road Mazzulo’s Market 302 Aurora Commons Circle ThornCreek Winery & Gardens 155 Treat Rd.

330-562-9171 www.marios-spa.com (330) 562-3200 www.mazzulos.com (330) 562-9245 www.thorncreekwinery.com

Financial Services Cortland Banks 11661 St. Rt. 44, Mantua OH

(330) 2743111 www.cortland-banks.com

Cortland Banks was founded in Cortland, Ohio in 1892. We serve customers through a network of twelve full-service banking offices. Stop in and see us at the Mantua Office. We specialize in mortgage and consumer lending along with checking and savings accounts. It’s your move–we’re here to help! Member FDIC. First National Bank 215 E. Garfield

(330) 562-0620 www.fnb-online.com

For 150 years, First National Bank has helped local residents and businesses succeed. Our experts in consumer and commercial banking, wealth management and insurance can provide customized solutions to help you meet your financial goals. Plus, our online and mobile banking services will simplify your busy life. Member FDIC.

Health & Wellness Services

Aurora Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation (440) 424-4000 101 South Bissell Rd. www.aurora-manor.com Aurora Manor Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing facility has a long tradition of providing our patients with the highest quality care. We offer the opportunity to achieve their ultimate goal…going home. Aurora Manor has transformed itself into a reputable and renowned rehabilitation center well-equipped with the tools, knowledge and resources to provide excellent care to those we are privileged to serve. Come discover firsthand what makes Aurora Manor so special. Call today for more information or to schedule a personalized tour.

10


A PREMIER HEALTH CARE FACILITY CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

Offering . . .

• Skilled Nursing • Physical, Occupational & Speech Rehabilitation • Outpatient Therapy

Aurora Manor is a Preferred Provider for Anthem, Kaiser, SummaCare and United Health Care.

101 South Bissell Road • Aurora, OH 44202

440-424-4000

Personal tours are available or call today for your complimentary DVD! 11


Portage Animal Protective League

*Adoption

Center *Spay/Neuter Services *Humane Investigations *Emergency Services *Community Education 8122 Infirmary Rd. Ravenna, OH 44266 www.portageapl.org 330-296-4022 Portage APL is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that rescues almost 1000 animals each year that are abused, abandoned, unwanted and injured with your support!

Follow us on Facebook and keep up with adoption stories, promotions, fundraising events and more. Cash donations, supplies, and volunteers are always needed.

12


Family Tree Home Care Services 33610 Solon Rd, Suite 3, Solon

(440) 519-0001 www.familytreehc.com

Family Tree is a Medicare-certified home care agency providing medical and supportive services in your home. Whether you need a nurse, physical therapist, home health aide, or other health care professional, our team provides excellent, compassionate care. Our nurses help you create a plan of care and schedule which comforts and supports your loved one and your family. James W. Tomko, O.D. 215 W. Garfield Rd., Aurora

(330) 562-2020

Robinson Health Center at Aurora (330) 562-3169 700 Walden Place www.robinsonmemorial.org Located on the corner of State Route 82 and West Pioneer Trail. (GPS coordinates: 41.311196, -81.373077) Robinson Health Center at Aurora offers family medicine, internal medicine for adults, obstetrics and gynecology, sports medicine and rehabilitation services, occupational medicine, and walk-in laboratory and X-ray services

COME IN FOR LUNCH!

Signature Sandwiches and Salads made fresh to order. And yes, we Cater!

Streetsboro • 9354 Market Square Drive • (330) 626-0606 (Liberty Corners Plaza, corner of St. Rt. 43 & Market Square Drive)

Order Catering online at: www. MyHoneyBakedStore.com/Streetsboro/2509

2509_Aurora Visitor Guide Ad.indd 1

13 2/20/14 8:22 PM


The Atrium at Anna Maria 800 North Aurora Rd.

(330) 562-7777 www.atriumliving.com

With amenities that surpass some of the best resorts, The Atrium at Anna Maria represents senior living at its finest.  The Atrium at Anna Maria is the newest expansion project borne out of 50 years of family ownership of The Campus of Anna Maria of Aurora. Now Leasing! Offering 2013 pricing for a limited time! Call Diane Barben, 330.562.7777 www.atriumliving.com.

Living Aurora Memorial Library (330) 562-6502 Branch of the Portage County District Library System 115 E. Pioneer Trail www.portagelibrary.org • Books, DVDs, audio books, video games, magazines, newspapers and more • eBooks and audio downloadable from our website • Wireless Internet Access • Public computers with Internet and word processing • Programs and crafts for all ages

Gallons of splashtacular fun right in your own backyard! www.wildwaterfun.com • 330-562-8303 1100 Squires Road • Aurora, OH 44202



  



ELIZABETH TOMASKO GARNER ATTORNEY AT LAW

Estate Planning & Probate Administration 674 Wheatfield Dr.  Aurora, OH 44202  330.562.7277 email: tomasko@roadrunner.com

14


Classes for ages 2’s, 3’s, 4’s and Classes for 18Pre-K months to Pre-K Quality, Christian, Preschool Education located in Aurora right off Route 43.

Call today for a tour of our beautiful facility!

330-562-8070

Online at www.mfsaurora.org

Proud to Serve You!

mayor@auroraoh.com (330) 995-9123

Paid for by Committee to Elect Ann Womer Benjamin, Dr. Larry Oswick, Treasurer, Box 122, Aurora, OH 44202

Hope Christian Nursery School Classes for 2+, 3, 4 & 5 year olds 456 S. Chillicothe Rd. ▪ Aurora, OH 44202

330-562-8260

15


16


17


Ann Womer Benjamin, Mayor (330) 995-9126 P. O. Box 524, Aurora www.auroraoh.com I am honored to have the opportunity to serve you as Mayor as we move Aurora forward. Please do not hesitate to contact me at mayor@ auroraoh.com with your ideas and concerns. Elizabeth Tomasko Garner, Attorney At Law (330) 562-7277 674 Wheatfield Dr., Aurora Estate Planning is an important part of your legacy to your family and charities. If you are interested in planning for your future generations, perhaps I can assist you with those decisions. You may need a Last Will and Testament, a Durable Power of Attorney, a Living Will, a Health Care Power of Attorney or a Revocable Trust. My office is friendly and local so I look forward to your call to discuss your plans.

Preschool/Daycare Aurora Children’s Early Learning Center (330) 562-6166 216 E. Garfield Dr. www.AuroraChildrens.com Aurora Children’s was established to provide quality, loving care for children 6 weeks to 11 years old. We provide opportunities for mental, physical, and emotional growth through a variety of creative experiences. Our goal is to demonstrate love, integrity, generosity, self-discipline, and hard work – simply treating others as we would want to be treated. Hope Christian Nursery School 456 S. Chillicothe Rd.

(330) 562-8260 www.hopeaurora.org

Hope Christian Nursery School first opened its doors to the community in 1976. This ministry strives to address the needs of three, four and five year olds and provides a variety of age appropriate learning opportunities for young children within a loving, Christian environment. My First School 79 E. Mennonite Rd. (right off Rte. 43)

(330) 562-8070 www.mfsaurora.org

My First School is located in the First Baptist Church of Aurora. Our Christian preschool offers programs for Children ages 18 months through Pre-K during the hours of 9:00-12:00 and 9:00-3:00. We have an excellent facility staffed by caring and dedicated people. Please check us out at www.mfsaurora.org or stop in and visit.

Relocation Howard Hanna Aurora 195 Barrington Town Square Drive

(330) 562-6188 www.HowardHanna.com

We are the 4th largest, full service real estate company which specializes in residential and commercial brokerage service, mortgages, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal services, insurance services and relocation. 150 offices in 8 states. One Stop Shopping and Home of Money Back Guarantee. For local Aurora assistance, call or email dottiedupuy@ howardhanna.com 18


Call Today for a Personal Tour! (330) 562-6166 Established in 1978

Now Enrolling Fall

Pre K Classes

Integrating Common Core and Character Education!

Come visit us and you’ll see why parents love us! • Infants to 8 years old • Dynamically Fun Curriculum • Accredited & Passionate Teachers • Open Year Round 6:30am to 6:00pm • Spacious & Newly Renovated Classrooms

(330) 562-6166 | www.AuroraChildrens.com 19


Residence at Barrington 226 Barrington Place

(330) 995-5446 www.residenceatbarrington.com

The Residence at Barrington is ideally located adjacent to the prestigious Barrington Country Club, in the award-winning Aurora School District. The community offers large apartments and townhomes with attached garages, and an array of amenities such as a swimming pool, poolside WiFi, business center, clubhouse with WiFi lounge, a fitness center, and tanning salon.

Services/Products Aurora Veterinary Clinic 46 S. Aurora Rd.

(330) 562-5100 www.auroravet.com

The Aurora Veterinary Clinic is a small animal clinic established in 1972. Our mission is to fulfill the needs of our clients by providing quality pet healthcare services through responsive, compassionate staff with the emphasis on individual attention and commitment to our clients, their pets and our community Harman Home Designs 1023 North Aurora Rd.

(330) 562-1147 www.harmanhomedesigns.com

Harman Home Designs is a full service flooring and remodeling design showroom located in Aurora, Ohio. Customers will find a large selection of premium brand carpet, tile, hardwood flooring, cabinets, counters and more in our local store. We specialize in kitchen, bathroom and basement remodeling. Contact us for a FREE estimate!

Shopping Aurora Farms Premium Outlets (330) 562-2000 549 S. Chillicothe Rd. www.premiumoutlets.com/aurora Aurora Farms Premium Outlets features 70 designer and name brand outlets including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap Outlet, Harry & David, Le Gourmet Chef, Loft Outlet, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Rue21, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tommy Hilfiger and more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Habitat for Humanity of Portage Co. www.habitatofportage.org

330-296-2880

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price. All proceeds from the local store benefit your local Habitat For Humanity of Portage County.

20


Excellence in Action

Excellence Geauga Campus 14111 Claridon Troy Road Geauga Campus Burton, OH 14111 Claridon Troy Road 440-834-4187 Burton, OH 440-834-4187

inRegional ActionAcademic Center 2745 Creekside Drive

Regional Academic Center Twinsburg Ohio 2745 Creekside Drive 330-888-6400 Twinsburg Ohio 330-888-6400

For nearly 50 years, the Geauga Campus in Burton has been providing high quality university For nearlyfor 50students years, theinGeauga Campus in Burton quality university opportunities the region. Along with has the been new providing Regionalhigh Academic Center in Twinsbu opportunities for astudents region. Along the new Regional Academicclose Center Twinsburg, your best choice for degreeinistheone of the Kentwith State University locations toinyour home and for athe degree is onethat of the Kentus State University locations close to your home and work. your Herebest arechoice someFor of nearly features make your BEST choice for a university education: 50 years, the Geauga Campus in Burton work. Here are some of the features that make us your BEST choice for a university education:

has been providing high•quality university and Career Oriented Programs Pre-Professional • Pre-Professional and Career Oriented Programs •• Highly Highly Qualified Faculty opportunities for students in theQualified region.Faculty Along with Excellence inWeekend, Action •• Day, Day,Evening, Evening, Weekend, On-Line Courses and On-Line Courses the new Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, and your •• Affordable Affordable Regional Campus Tuition Regional Campus Tuition Campus Regional Academic Center bestGeauga choice for a degree•isOutstanding one of theAcademic Kent State Support Programs Outstanding Academic Support Programs 14111 Claridon Troy•Road 2745 Creekside Drive • Free Parking Close To Your Classrooms • University locations close to your home and work. Free ParkingTwinsburg Close To Your OhioClassrooms Burton, OH • Advising ~Academic and Financial 330-888-6400 • Individualized Individualized Advising and Financial Here440-834-4187 are some of the features that make us your~Academic BEST Email: geaugaadmissions@kent.edu Email: Visit: www.geauga.kent.edu For nearly 50 years, Geauga Campus in Burton has geaugaadmissions@kent.edu been providing high quality university choice for atheuniversity education: opportunities for students in the region. Along withVisit: the newwww.geauga.kent.edu Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, your best choice for a degree is one of the Kent State University locations close to your home and YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS BEGINS HERE! work. Here are some of the features that• Pre-Professional make us your BESTand choice for a university education:

Excellence in Oriented Action YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS BEGINS Career ProgramsHERE!

• Pre-Professional and Career Oriented Programs

• Highly • Highly Qualified Faculty Qualified Faculty Center Geauga Campus Regional Academic Evening, Weekend, and On-Line Courses 2745 Creekside Drive 14111 Claridon Troy Road • Day,• Day, Evening, Weekend, and • Affordable Regional Campus Tuition Burton, OH Twinsburg On-Line Courses Ohio • Outstanding Academic Support Programs 440-834-4187 330-888-6400 • Free Parking • Affordable Regional Campus Close To YourTuition Classrooms • Individualized Advising ~Academic and Financial For nearly 50 years, the Geauga Campus in Burton has been providing • Outstanding Academichigh quality university opportunities for students in the region. Along with the new Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, Email: geaugaadmissions@kent.edu Support Programs your best choice for a degree is one of the Kent State University locations close to your home and Visit: www.geauga.kent.edu Free Parking Close To Classrooms work. Here are some of the features that make• us your BEST choice forYour a university education:

• SUCCESS Individualized Advising ~ HERE! YOUR PATH TO BEGINS • Pre-Professional and Career Oriented Programs Academic and Financial

• Highly Qualified Faculty

• Day, Evening, Weekend, and On-Line Courses • Affordable Regional Campus Tuition

• Outstanding Academic Support Programs Email: geaugaadmissions@kent.edu • Free Parking Close To Your Classrooms Visit: www.geauga.kent.edu • Individualized Advising ~Academic and Financial

Email: geaugaadmissions@kent.edu Visit: www.geauga.kent.edu

YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS BEGINS HERE!

21


Marketplace at Four Corners

A

B

C

  

FIRE ST 2

VILLAGE OF REMINDERVILLE

Valley  Christian Academy

a. WINCHESTER CIR b. FAREHAM CT c. CHISHOLM CT d. RALEIGH CT e. DUNBAR CT

CHAMBER  COMMER

Cemetery

POST OFFICE

POLICE CITY HALL

22 ac

FIRE ST #1

Robinson Medical Center

TWINSBURG TWP

Westerly WWTP 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

CLAYTON LN WOODLAND TRACE CLEARBROOK LN EMERALD CT DEVON POND FOUNTAINVIEW TR GLEN HOLLOW ELM CREEK WAY ELMWOOD PT DALEVIEW DR TREETOP CT OAK LAWN CT SHADOWBROOK CIR SHEFFIELD CT DANBURY DR RON LN

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

HAWTHORNE DR HONEYSUCKLE PATH DOGWOOD TR LAUREL CIR CEDAR RD MEADOWVIEW HEATHER LN RIDGE WAY CONCORD DOWN CONCORD CIR CONCORD WAY

366 ac

EQ

U E SO S T R U A TH

5.5 ac

797 ac

CITY OF STREE

22


C

E

D BAINBRIDGE TWP

Au r or

f th a Bran ch o

1

eC h ag

rin River

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

SOUTHAMPTON NOTTINGHAM BARRINGTON PL W BARRINGTON PL E MANCHESTER CAMELOT BUCKINGHAM CANTERBURY NEW CASTLE

2

93.63 ac

126 ac

MANTUA TWP

Central WWTP

CHAMBER OF  COMMERCE

ITY ALL

RE ST 1

LIBRARY

3 164.4 ac

22 ac

127 ac

4

452.5 ac

Moebius Nature Center

112 ac

62.1 ac

Miller Farm

5 140 ac

OF STREETSBORO

23


2014 Community Events The Aurora Historical Society invites you to join in an exploration of history with– Smithsonian Exhibition “Journey Stories” Exhibition, March 14 – April 5, 2014 Free and open to the public Aurora Historical Society Museum Museum Hours: Monday 11-5; Tuesday 3-7; Wednesday 11-5; Friday 10-2; Saturday 11-4 330-995-3336. Aurora Business & Community Showcase Saturday, April 5, 2014, Aurora High School, 10 am - 2 pm Presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and the Aurora City School District Aurora Kiwanis & Boy Scout Troop 265 Pancake Breakfast: Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 7am to 2pm, at Harmon Middle School Taste of the Western Reserve Sunday, April 27, 2014, Signature of Solon, 4 pm - 7 pm Presented by the Rotary Club of Aurora Aurora Farms Premium Outlets Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19, 2014, Aurora Farms Premium Outlets Aurora Community Theatre Fiddler on the Roof Apr 25 – May 17, 2014, Sunday May 4 & 11 3pm Perennial Swap Saturday, May 3, 2014, Kiwanis Moore Park, 12 noon Aurora Safety Forces Bike Rodeo Saturday, May 10, 2014, Leighton Elementary School, 11 am - 1 pm Bark Bone-anza Sunday, May 19, 2014, Tails ‘n Trails Dog Park, 10 am - 3 pm Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014, Breezy Point Park, 10 am American Cancer Society Relay for Life of N. Portage County. Fri. June 6 - Sat., June 7, 2014, AHS Veterans Stadium, 5pm-11am Fishing Derby Saturday, June 7, 2014, Sunny Lake Park, 8 am -12 noon Business & Community Golf Outing Tuesday, June 10 ,2014,at Boulder Creek Golf Club Presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Summer Music Concerts Wednesdays, June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, Aug. 6 & 20, 2014 Breezy Point Park, Rain Location Doogan’s, 7 pm - 9 pm Youth Track Meet Friday, June 13, 2014, AHS Veterans Stadium, 6 pm - 8 pm Go Skateboarding Day Thursday, June 21, 2014, Kiwanis Moore Park, 1 pm - 3 pm

24


Aurora Farms Premium Outlets – Coca Cola Summer Music Series During the months of July & August. Live Musical Entertainment, for a complete list of performers and times visit: www.premiumoutlets.com/aurora. Aurora Independence Day Events – Fridayy, July 4, 2014 Independence Day 5K/1-mile Fun Run, Bicentennial Park, 8 am   Independence Day Parade, Barrington Town Square, 11 am   Independence Day Festival, Kiwanis Moore Park, 12 noon - 4 pm   Fireworks, Pioneer Baseball Fields, 9:45 pm (approx.) Aurora Community Theatre Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street July 5 – 19, 2014 All About Aurora Drive-It-Yourself Tour – Saturday, July 19, 2014 Presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Kelly Miller Circus Sunday, July 20, 2014 Presented by Aurora Masonic Temple

Shows at 2 and 5pm

Aurora Community Theatre – Children’s Summer Workshops July 20-August 2 & August 4-August 16, 2014 Truck Day Saturday, August 2, 2014, Aurora Farms Premium Outlets, 10 am - 2 pm Labor Day 1 Mile/5 K Run Monday, September 1, 2014, Sunny Lake Park, 8:30 am Classic Car Show Saturday, September 6, 2014, Sunny Lake Park, 12 noon - 4 pm Fall Perennial Swap – Saturday, September 20, 2014, 12 noon Antiques Appraisal Fair – Saturday, Oct 11, 2014, 10am-3pm Presented by Aurora Historical Society, featuring appraisers and great food. Aurora Community Theatre Deathtrap Oct. 31 – Nov 22, 2014 Aurora Farms Premium Outlets Trick or Treat Wednesday, October 30 2014 Turkey Trot Thursday, November 27, 2014, Aurora Farms Premium Outlets, 8:30 am Holiday Tree Lighting – November 29, 2014 Bicentennial Park Gazebo, 5 pm Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 6 & 13, 2014, Doogan’s of Aurora, 9 am & 11 am Event information is subject to change.

More information, events and details can be found at: www.AllAboutAurora.com www.auroracommunitytheatre.com www.aurorafreemason.com www. aurorahistorical.org www.aurorarotaryclub.org www.mymnc.org www.auroraoh.com/parks

25


Visitor Services Aurora Chamber of Commerce (330) 562-3355 & Visitors Bureau www.allaboutaurora.com The Great Outdoors Aurora Parks & Recreation (330) 562-4333 parks.auroraoh.com Aurora Wetlands...................................... 1049 West Garfield Rd. Bicentennial Park..........................................15 East Garfield Rd. Breezy Point Park.........................................40 West Garfield Rd. Kiwanis-Moore Park....................................35 West Pioneer Trail Liz Strahan Park...........................................975 California Street Picnic Lake Park..........................................1081 East Boulevard Sheldon Park............................................... 327 Greenbriar Drive Sunny Lake Park.....................................885 East Mennonite Rd. Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland (216) 556-5441 www.clevelandaudubon.org Moebius Nature Center

(330) 562-2592 www.moebiusnaturecenter.org

Portage Park District

(330) 297-7728 www.portageparkdistrict.org

Tinkers Creek State Nature Preserve

www.ohiodnr.com

Aurora Attractions Aurora Farms Premium Outlets (330) 562-2000 www.premiumoutlets.com/aurora Club Walden/Golf

(330) 562-5508 www.yourwalden.com

Wildwater Kingdom

(330) 562-8303 www.wildwaterfun.com

Spa Walden

(330) 562-5508 www.yourwalden.com

ThornCreek Winery & Gardens

(330) 562-9245 www.thorncreekwinery.com

Aurora Favorites Aurora Community Theatre Aurora Historical Society

(330) 562-1818 www.auroracommunitytheatre.com (330) 995-3336 www.aurorahistorical.org

Aurora Memorial Library Branch of the (330) 562-6502 Portage County District Library System www.portagelibrary.org

26


Places of Worship / Area Churches Aurora Mennonite Church

(330) 562-8011

Aurora United Methodist Church

(330) 562-7866

Christ Community Chapel

(330) 562-3438

Church in Aurora

(330) 562-8266

First Baptist Church

(330) 562-8233

Hope Lutheran Church

(330) 562-9660

New Life Assembly of God

(330) 562-6285

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

(330) 562-8519

Aurora Veterinary Clinic 46 S. Aurora Rd • Aurora, Ohio • 44202 (330)562-5100

auroravet.com

•Small & exotic animal medicine •Evening & weekend hours •Digital radiology •Laser surgery •Ultrasound •Dentistry •Rehabilitation

Aurora Kennel 1013 W. Garfield Rd • Aurora, Ohio • 44202 (330)562-7011

Indoor/Outdoor runs • Enclosed play area • Grooming (available upon request)

(330) 562-1147

1023 North Aurora Road Aurora, Ohio 44202 HarmanHomeDesigns.com Flooring - Remodeling - Carpet Cleaning Cabinets - Granite Counters Serving Residential & Commercial

27


Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Membership List as of 2/21/2014 A.C.C. Moebius Nature Center

Boulder Creek Golf Club

A1 Digital Satellite

Brooks Brothers

Abigail’s

Business Development Coach, LLC

Advancement International Ltd.

C. Aydin Cabi, D.D.S., Inc.

Alliance Industrial Solutions

Cafe Toscano

Allstate - Bethany Snyder Agency

Calvin Klein

Andrea S. Minton Atty at Law

Cedar Brook Financial Partners

Ann Womer Benjamin

Chagrin Painting Co., Inc.

Anna Maria of Aurora/The Atrium at Anna Maria Platinum Sponsor

Chamberlain’s Salon & Spa

Apex Payroll Asphalt Services & Construction, LLC

Charene Creative Charm Salon & Boutique Christley, Herington & Pierce Citizens Bank

Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland

City of Aurora

Aurora Board of Education

COACH

Aurora Children’s Early Learning Center

ComDoc - Jerry Lenington

Aurora Community Theatre Aurora Events Center

Continental Amateur Baseball Association

Aurora Eye Care

Cortland Banks

Aurora Farms Premium Outlets Platinum Sponsor

Curtis Layer Design/Build

Aurora Historical Society Aurora Inn & Conference Center Aurora Kennel Aurora Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Platinum Sponsor

Classic Homes

Compass Computer Group, Inc.

Custom Pultrusions, Inc. Cutler Real Estate - Kent Dab of Class Dena McCall-Crow Direct Digital Graphics Dodd, L’Hommedieu & McGrievy Doogan’s of Aurora

Aurora Memorial Library

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute

Aurora Roofing

DTR Associates

Aurora School of Music

DVVI, LLC

Aurora Schools Foundation

Eaton Corporation

Aurora Title Agency, Inc

Edward Jones Investments - Brady Krebs

Aurora Veterinary Clinic Beautiful Blessings Preschool Academy Inc. Blue Flame Savings Advisors

28

Edward Jones Investments - Laura Radcliff Emery Electric

For more information about Aurora Chamber of Commerce members, please visit www.allaboutaurora.com


Excalibur Collision, Inc.

Howard Hanna Aurora Platinum Sponsor

Express Systems and Parts Network

Howard Hanna - Barbara Statham Howard Hanna - Kathleen Novak

Family & Community Services

Howard Hanna - Lori DiCesare

Family Tree Home Care Services, LLC

Howard Hanna - Mary Strimple

Fidelity Voice & Data - Steve Manna

Howard Hanna - Sue Tinlin

Fifth Third Bank Gold Sponsor

Huntington National Bank

EnerCom Energy

My First School First National Bank Frank G. Radis, DDS Fred Astaire Dance Studio Freedom Health, LLC G.H. Bass & Co. Ganley Chevrolet Ganley Chrysler Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Aurora Garfield Hts. Bureau of Motor Vehicles Godfrey & Wing, Inc. Grande Village Graphics by Design Green Creek Marketing H & R Block Habitat for Humanity of Portage County Hageman Pest Control Hampton Inn & Suites Streetsboro

Howard Hanna - Sherry Gloor Hunter Temporary Services Inc. Imagine That Embroidery & Screen Printing Independence Village of Aurora Independent Energy Consultants James Place Wine Bar James W. Tomko, O.D. Johnson-Romito Funeral Homes Kachenkoteam - RE/MAX Haven KAK Industrial Supplies, LLC Keller Williams- Peggy Carr Kent State University - Regional Academic Center Twinsburg Key Bank Kimble Recycling & Disposal League of Women Voters of Northern Portage County Lenny Brinda List Media Little Acorn Media, LLC Mad Jack’s Grill & Pub Managed Care Consultants

Harman Home Designs Gold Sponsor

Mantua Grain & Feed

Harry & David

Marigold Design Inc.

Hattie Larlham

Mario’s Aurora Spa, Hotel & The Cabin Restaurant

Hiram Professional and Graduate StudiesHolistic Visionary Clinic

Margaret’s Fine Tailoring

Mazzulo’s Market

Home Instead Senior Care

McMaster-Carr Supply Company

Home Savings & Loan Company

Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County

HoneyBaked Ham Co. and CaféStreetsboro

Merrill Lynch

Hope Christian Nursery School For more information about Aurora Chamber of Commerce members, please visit www.allaboutaurora.com

29


microBitesÂŽ - Excel Training and Consulting

Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

Mill Distributors, Inc.

Tellalian & Khaner, Inc.

N2 Publishing Nautica

The Bertram Hotel & Conference Center

Northeast Ohio Medical University

The Gertsburg Law Firm Co., L.P.A.

No Time Cleaning Services LLC

The Latest Scoop

Over The Top Tent Rental LLC

The Sayre Group

PARTA

The Travel Connection

PartsSource

The UPS Store

Pawsome Pets, Inc.

Third Federal Savings

Petals and Pearls Boutique/ Party In A Cup

ThornCreek Winery & Gardens

PK Financial Group Inc.

Tom Carr

Portage County Animal Protective League

Tomasko Garner, Inc.

Portage County Commissioners Portage Development Board Pro-Ex International, Inc. Record Publishing Co. Gold Sponsor Re/Max Traditions Residence at Barrington Ripkin Vision and Laser Center Robeck Fluid Power Co. Robinson Health Center at Aurora Platinum Sponsor Rotary Club of Aurora Rotek RoviSys Shamrock Sanitation Supply Sloe and Associates, Inc. Snap Fitness 24/7 Sprinkler Pro LLC Summa Western Reserve Hospital Streetsboro/Hudson SunValley Banquet & Party Center Sutton Insurance T’ Cakes and Pumpkin Seed Bakery

Ted S. Peterson, D.P.M.

Tom Achberger

Town Planner Townhall II Trails of Hudson U.S. Bank UBS Financial Services Rich Vlasak United Way of Portage County, Inc. Universal Windows Direct of Akron University Hospitals Aurora Health Center Valley Christian Academy Walden Company, Ltd. Wasson Insurance Agency Weber, Edward P. Atty. at Law Weekly Villager, Inc. Western Reserve Racquet & Fitness Club Western Reserve Wellness Wildwater Kingdom Workshop Wirecut Machine, Inc./ Milo LLC Worldwide Chuck Services, Inc. Yoga Life LLC Young Explorers Montessori Child Care

For more information about Aurora Chamber of Commerce members, please visit www.allaboutaurora.com

30


ROBINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Robinson Health Center at Aurora

With outpatient services near home and medical care available in multiple specialties,  there’s no reason to drive anywhere else. We provide: • Family medicine • Internal medicine for adults • Obstetrics and gynecology • Sports medicine and rehabilitation services • Occupational medicine • Walk-in laboratory and X-ray services

Robinson Health Center at Aurora 700  Walden Place • Aurora, Ohio 44202

(330) 562-3169

Located on the corner of State Route 82 and West Pioneer Trail GPS Coordinates: 41.311196, -81.373077

robinsonmemorial.org


LEGENDARY BRANDS. ABUNDANT SELECTION. REAL SAVINGS. 70 StoreS: American eagle, Banana republic Factory Store, Gap outlet, Loft outlet, Nautica, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue off 5th, Samsonite, tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Wilsons Leather, Zales outlet and more at savings of 25% to 65% every day. AUrorA, oH • rt 43 • PreMIUMoUtLetS.CoM


Aurora Ohio Community Guide