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LIFESTYLE LETTER

APRIL 2019 PUBLISHER

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Going Green DO YOU HEAR THAT? It’s the sound of nature springing to life after a long winter’s nap. Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and children are playing outside as the

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Christopher Anselmo, Hannah Predojev, Emily Shea, Claire Wentx CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Hannah Predojev, The Rail, Warren Watkins

weather gets warmer and the days grow longer. This month at Medina County Lifestyle, we bring you our Eco issue in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Inspired by the infinite beauty of the earth—and our desire to preserve and protect it—we compiled an array of all things eco-conscious and eco-friendly for this month's issue. From eco-friendly activities and products to a restaurant that boasts environmentally friendly features, this issue is a celebration of all things Mother Nature. Throughout this issue, you’ll find simple ways to be more eco-friendly, from walking or cycling instead of driving to buying eco-conscious clothing and accessories. Whether or not you have a green thumb, we hope the stories in these pages invoke

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feelings of gratitude for the wonderful world we live in—and the wonderful people

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Steven Schowengerdt

in our community who strive to sustain it.

CHIEF SALES OFFICER Matthew Perry CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER DeLand Shore

Not sure where to start? When you’ve finished enjoying this issue, we encourage

ART DIRECTOR Sara Minor

you to recycle it so it can be turned into future magazines. After all, that’s what

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makes the world go ‘round! Happy spring!

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Proverbs 3:5-6 Medina County Lifestyle™ is published monthly by Lifestyle Publications LLC. It is distributed via the US Postal Service to some of the Medina County areas’ most affluent neighborhoods. Articles and advertisements do not necessarily reflect Lifestyle Publications’ opinions. No portion of this magazine may be reproduced in any form without written consent. Lifestyle Publications does not assume responsibility for statements made by advertisers or editorial contributors. Information in Medina County Lifestyle™ is gathered from sources considered to be reliable, but the accuracy of all information cannot be guaranteed.


INSIDE THE ISSUE APRIL 2019

FEATURES 16 Only the Good Stuff Ohio-Based Restaurant Sources Only the Freshest Locally Grown Ingredients

22 Attractions and More in Medina Square No Car Necessary to Visit These Medina Hot Spots

26 How to Be an Effective and Supportive LongDistance Caregiver

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34 Eco-Friendly Must-Haves

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DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Around Town

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Financial Buzz

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Hot Spot

22 Our Town 26 Healthy Lifestyle 30 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Trend Setter


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Medina County Lifestyle's Readers' Choice Celebration The winners of Medina County Lifestyle's Readers' Choice Awards gathered for an evening celebration at Jilbert Winery Feb. 7. Award winners were recognized, and delicious appetizers, drinks and dinner were served. Medina County Lifestyle would like to thank Buehler's, Jilbert Winery and Blue Heron for helping us create such a special event. PHOTOGRAPHY BY WARREN WATKINS

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HOME BUILDING PEAKS IN MEDINA COUNTY According to The Medina Gazette, 472 homes were built in 2018 in Medina County. This number represents a peak among  homes built in Medina County over the last five years. In 2017, 452 homes were built and 430 in 2016. The steady rise in new construction may be due to a number of variables, but in an interview with The Gazette,  Medina County Chief Building Inspector Christopher Randles  stated that "finances combined with land availability makes Medina County very attractive." 

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METROHEALTH EXPANDS TO MEDINA COUNTY At the end of 2018, MetroHealth, a Clevelandbased medical institution, opened its doors in Medina County. MetroHealth Medina Health Center, located at  111 W. Reagan Parkway, is a primary care facility. Before House Bill 111 passed in September 2018, MetroHealth was prohibited  from leaving Cuyahoga County. Now it  are able to expand its  medical services to seven other counties in addition to Medina County. 

MEDINA STUDENT PORTIA BECKS PERFORMS AT CARNEGIE HALL Portia Becks, a Medina High School student, performed at Carnegie Hall as a part of the Honors Performance Series Feb. 7-11. Portia, a phenomenal singer and actor, joined other talented young musicians from around the world and was given the opportunity to work with master conductors in addition to performing on the incredible Carnegie Hall stage.

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IT PAYS TO BE ECOFRIENDLY ARTICLE CHRISTOPHER ANSELMO

ENERGY TAX CREDITS Many of the residential Energy Tax Credits for improving your personal residence are gone for 2018. However, the remaining ETCs are available for Solar Water Heating, Solar Electric, Small Wind Energy, Geothermal Heat Pump and Fuel Cells. The credit is equal to 30 percent of the costs, including labor (Fuel Cells limited to $500). The credit is available to new construction and to existing personal residences. The Fuel Cell credit is only available for your principal residence. The credits and limitations are claimed by filing Form 5695.

PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES The tax credit for hybrid vehicles is gone for 2018; however, there is a tax credit for Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PIEV). You can claim a credit for each new qualifying four-wheeled PIEV purchased or leased. If your use is divided between business and personal, the credit will be partly a General Business Credit and a non-refundable personal credit. These energy tax credits are non-refundable but can be carried over to a future tax filing year. The PIEVs that qualify are those manufactured primarily for use on public roads, not off-road vehicles, ATVs or golf carts. The credit ranges for $2,500 to $7,500. Be careful: the credit phases out when a manufacturer has sold more than 200,000 units. Search “plug-in electric drive motor vehicles quarterly sales” at IRS.gov to check the status of a manufacturer’s quarterly sales.

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Good Stuff OHIO-BASED RESTAURANT SOURCES ONLY THE FRESHEST, LOCALLY GROWN AND CRAFTED INGREDIENTS FOR ITS MENU OF MOUTHWATERING BURGERS, BEERS, MILKSHAKES AND MORE

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ALL-OHIO BEEF, BEER & MORE. What more could you ask for? I

All five locations of The Rail proudly serve locally sourced ingre-

guess that's why Ohio-based burger bar The Rail made it not only

dients and menu items, from milkshakes made with ice cream and

its slogan but its namesake.

milk produced by Ohio-based creameries to burgers crafted with

The Rail was founded in 2011 by award-winning chef Mike Mariola

beef from local farms.

and his wife, Emily. From the very beginning, they knew they wanted

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with founder Mike

to create a gourmet burger bar that utilized the local Ohio flavors.

Mariola and The Rail's executive chef, Mike Hawkins. They shared

Drawing inspiration from their nationally recognized restaurant, The

some insight on The Rail's mission, day-to-day operations, as well

City Square Steakhouse, they produced a menu that champions cre-

as the restaurant's commitment to sourcing only the freshest,

ative American fare and Ohio craft beers.

local ingredients.

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TELL ME A LITTLE BIT OF THE RAIL'S HISTORY. Mike Mariola: We started our company as a little bistro in Wooster, Ohio, back in 2002. From there, we opened a steak house, also in Wooster

“THE RAIL PROVIDES SOME OF THE SAME EXPERIENCE YOU WOULD GET AT A GREAT STEAKHOUSE BUT COMPLETELY FOCUSED ON CHEF-INSPIRED ALL-OHIO BURGERS AND CRAFT BEER.”

and then the first Rail in Akron, Ohio, back in 2011. Since then, we have opened four additional Rail locations in North Olmsted, Canton, Strongsville and Dublin.  The goal has always been to support Ohio farmers and breweries. WHY A GOURMET BURGER BAR? WHAT IS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE RAIL? MM: The inspiration came from our City Square Steakhouse, specifically in our bar and patio where the most popular item was our burgers. I was confident that within that steakhouse experience lived the concept for The Rail.  WHAT IS YOUR CULINARY TRAINING?  MM: I started working in kitchens as a dishwasher and cook when I was 14, eventually working for Chef Parker Bosley in Cleveland. Parker was one of the grandfathers of chef-inspired local cooking in Cleveland. Much of my passion for buying and cooking local came from working with Parker and meeting all the amazing farmers.  After working internships in Washington, D.C. and Paris, I returned to Wooster where my wife and I opened South Market Bistro. Mike Hawkins: I started cooking and working in restaurants at a small family-owned restaurant when I was 16. From there, I attended Pennsylvania Culinary Institute in Pittsburgh, Pa.,  to obtain my culinary arts degree.  By falling into the cooking job when I was 16, it made me realize that I not only had a knack for the restaurant industry, but I also enjoyed the environment and fast-paced aspect of it WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR SPARE TIME? MM: I love to watch my kids play their various sports, spend time with family, outdoor activities and traveling. MH:  Golfing! And anything to do with golfing!  Other than that, anything outdoors really, with a focus on adventures with my wife and my dog.

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HAVE YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A CHEF? MM: Yep, since I was 14. MH: As a child, I always enjoyed being in the kitchen with my mother and grandmother but never considered becoming a chef.  I originally started college for computer engineering and realized quickly that was not going to be for me.  That's also  when I recognized that I thoroughly enjoyed the creativity that food allows and switched to culinary school. DO YOU ENJOY THE BUSINESS SIDE OF OWNING A FRANCHISE? OR DO YOU STRICTLY STICK TO DUTIES IN THE KITCHEN? MM:  My current role is to lead the company, and I do love the business side of growing the company MH: My role with the company is a good mix of business, operations and recipe creation. As a chef, I will always love food creation and execution, but I think I equally enjoy the business aspect, the people aspect and focusing on efficiency and training of operations. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO MAKE ON THE MENU? WHAT ABOUT FAVORITE THING TO EAT? MM: The 7th Heaven is probably my favorite burger.  This burger has red onion jam, bacon and truffle butter.  Not too many ingredients, but the smoky bacon and the sweet onion jam go well together, and I love the truffle butter on almost anything! MH:  Since I am probably the closest thing to a carnivore, my favorite burger is the Crouching Burger Hidden Bacon. This burger has two pieces of bacon hidden below the burger patty, topped with a fried wonton for crunch, slow-roasted pulled pork  and Rail Sauce (which is an Asianinspired barbecue sauce  involving plum sauce, Worcestershire  and cilantro). Three  different proteins on one sandwich—how could you go wrong?

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“WHEN WE THINK ABOUT NEW MENU ITEMS, WE ALWAYS START BY THINKING ABOUT WHAT IS IN SEASON AND WHAT WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO GET LOCALLY.”

HOW DO YOU SOURCE YOUR INGREDIENTS FOR THE RAIL? MM: We work with our vendors to find whatever we

Mike Mariola

buy from local producers as much as possible.  Since we have grown a reputation for being “all-Ohio,” we often get approached with new items on the market.  Our vendors know to be on the lookout for us.  WOULD YOU CONSIDER THE RAIL AN "ECO-FRIENDLY" RESTAURANT?  MM: Yes. I think one of the most important aspects of an eco-friendly restaurant is food sourcing. Buying all our beef, pork, chicken, milk, ice cream, eggs, lettuce, buns, beer, spirits and more will help to reduce our total carbon footprint. ARE ALL OF YOUR MENU ITEMS LOCAL TO OHIO IN SOME WAY OR ANOTHER?  MM: Almost everything on the menu has at least an Ohio ingredient. Nutella is not from Ohio, but it's really good so we keep it around… ARE THERE ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN THE WORKS? MM: We are working hard to get another location in the Columbus area. We hope to have more updates soon. April 2019 | Medina County Lifestyle

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OUR TOWN

ARTICLE HANNAH PREDOJEV

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SQUARE, I SPENT THE AFTERNOON BROWSING SHOPS WITH TEA IN HAND, BUNDLED UP IN SNUG WINTER APPAREL. Letting my sense of wonder and adventure take over, I came to find four attractions that I could not

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wait to tell my friends and family about once I arrived home.

1. CIRCLES ON THE SQUARE: A DONUT COMPANY  “I do not know anything yet, but I am going to learn.”  These are the words spoken by Scott Sandusky to his wife, Melissa, when he called her to discuss his “lightbulb idea” of opening a doughnut shop. The couple opened their shop, Circles on the Square: A Donut Company,in Medina in September 2018.  The business is extremely humbled by all of the support and positive recognition, receiving various awards from the Cleveland Donut Fest since 2018.  With 56 unique styles of doughnuts prepared fresh, one can witness the creation of the sugary confection right before their eyes. The most bizarre doughnut request the shop has received includes strawberry glaze with bacon. For some, the opportunity to be innovative is appealing.  Jackie Burns, a Willoughby resident, says if she wanted to be daring and design her own, she divulged that she would include chocolate and potato chips as her desired toppings.  Prices range from $1.25 to $1.75 per doughnut. Order  a dozen, and receive 10  percent off. Additionally, online ordering and catering are available.  Located at 28 Public Square, the shop is open Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit Instagram,

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2. THE GARDENER’S COTTAGE She wears a pink cashmere sweater, with silver jewelry to accent her features. Her long brown hair cascades over her shoulders; her eyes twinkle with a genuine sincerity. In her shop, she has devoted her entire life to helping those feel beautiful and confident, as well as making sure that one has home decor to leave guests in awe. Meet Carmen Greenberg.   Carmen, the owner of the Gardener’s Cottage since May 1999, has had a passion for the retail industry since she was just 16 years old.  The European-inspired boutique carries everything from elegant home decor, clothing, jewelry and more, as well as seasonal merchandise.  Debbi Breck, a longtime customer and  Medina resident,  has been coming here since the establishment first opened. Debbi says her house is filled with items from the shop.  “…Carmen is a spectacular person; she connects with all of her customers on a personal and professional level,” Debbi says. Her [items] in her store are unlike any other… they are very high-end, high-quality…”  Prices vary per item, depending on what one is interested in. The establishment also offers complimentary gift-wrapping.  Located at 226 S. Court St., the Gardener’s Cottage is open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit Facebook, GardenersCottageMedina.com or call 330.721.6633. 

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“…The [intricate] detail of each individual piece is something that stands out and makes this place renowned…”

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3. ORMANDY’S TRAINS AND TOYS One may fondly remember playing withThomas the Tank Engine as a child. For some, trains stem far beyond just a hobby. For one man in particular, he wanted to hold onto that piece of childhood and turn it into something real.  John Ormandy, the owner and train repair expert of Ormandy’s Trains and Toys, has been involved in the business for 28 years, since November 1989.  John has a wide variety of train inventory to choose from, including Lionel and Marklin.  Cameron Cecere, originally from Rochester, N.Y., has visited the shop for about seven years and would absolutely recommend the shop as a must-see to individuals.  “…When you look around, no two trains or cars are alike,” Cameron says. “…The [intricate] detail of each individual piece is something that stands out and makes this place renowned…”  Prices range anywhere from $5 to $2,000, depending on what item one is interested in. Located at 10 Public Square, Ormandy’s Trains and Toys is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Additionally, there is a toy and train museum located next door. Museum admission is $3 for adults, and children under 10 are free. For more information, call 330.722.1019. 

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4. SAND AND LACE FINE ART AND GIFT GALLERY Owners Lacey Huffman and Sandi Piper have proudly showcased their work since their doors opened in November 2014 in Medina. The gallery hosts art camps, birthday parties, church events, corporate events, family reunions, private art lessons, team-building events and wedding parties. Classes range from $25 to $35, while art camps range from $50 to $250. Prices range from $25 to $5,000, depending on the size of the canvas and medium used. Custom orders are available upon request.  Located at 23 Public Square, Suite 12, the Sand and Lace Fine Art and Gift Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  or by appointment. For more information, visit Facebook or SandAndLaceGallery.com.  24

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ARTICLE CLAIRE WENTX

LOVING A SENIOR FROM FAR AWAY CAN PULL AT

TAP INTO LOCAL SERVICES. Virtually all communities

YOUR HEARTSTRINGS. Too often, you might feel you are

offer supportive services to the elderly in one form or another.

hindered by the miles between you and unable to provide the

For instance, there are meal delivery services available to

kind of care you would in person. However, there are many

seniors, which provide not only nutritious food, but also a

ways you can bridge the distance, ensuring your loved one

routine health check and a social connection. There are also

has the necessary support for good health and quality of life.

physicians who make house calls, and many cities and towns

provide inexpensive or free transportation services for the VERIFY HEALTH CARE. Health care is a hot topic

elderly. Churches and other nonprofit organizations are also

these days, and for good reason. Medical expenses could

available for things like lawn care, housekeeping and errands.

quickly bankrupt a senior without sufficient savings and

Check with the Area Agency on Aging nearest your loved

a plan place. As Time explains, the average 65-year-

one to find out how to connect with local service providers.

old couple will require $280,000 to cover their medical expenses, and that’s with Medicare in place. With that in

PAY A VISIT. If your senior is like many, staying home and

mind, it’s important to be aware of the particulars relat-

remaining independent is of primary importance. Ensuring

ing to Medicare, such as learning about the enrollment

your loved one can remain safe and sound in the home

period. Medicare’s Annual Election Period begins on

environment is a key in helping to meet that goal. However,

Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7, and it’s the only time of year

aging takes a toll on mobility as strength, balance and vision

participants are allowed to enroll or adjust coverage.  

wane. If only for your own peace of mind, at some point, it’s best to pay a visit to your loved one and make an in-person

EMPLOY SOME GADGETS AND GIZMOS. Even

assessment. Even if there are friends and family close by,

though you can’t be there in person, technology

there is no substitute for examining the situation yourself,

offers a variety of solutions for long-distance care-

first-hand. Think in terms of basic home modifications and

givers. Sensors, monitors and other devices keep you

any areas of improvement in the environment. For instance,

in touch with your senior’s comings and goings, and

encourage a one-floor living arrangement so your loved one

thanks to the unobtrusiveness of many options, seniors

doesn’t need to climb stairs regularly. Another idea is to

are embracing these flexible and potentially life-saving

install a taller commode and grab bars in bathrooms, which

goodies. For example, you can be alerted if your loved

reduces the risk of falling. If there are slipping or tripping

one isn’t up at their normal time or doesn’t take a dose

hazards, such as clutter or area rugs, have them removed.

of medication. Ideaing explains many of the devices can even be hidden, and those which are visible are stylish in design. There are tools like watch-type monitors, shoe insoles, pocket trackers and clip-on alert buttons. Of course, there are smartphones themselves, and many apps are available to assist you with your caregiver role. You can track health care information  and

“DISTANCE CAN MAKE IT SEEM LIKE YOU’RE HELPLESS, BUT THANKFULLY, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO BE A WONDERFUL CAREGIVER, EVEN FROM AFAR.”

communicate through social media and video chat. For

Examine the home environment, make use of the resources

your loved one, there is an app that helps magnify and

available through technology and local services, and ensure

illuminate reading material, a panic button for seniors

your loved one has health care coverage. You can rest easy

in trouble and fun games like word puzzles and cards.  

knowing your senior is happy, healthy and safe.

Visit CaringFromAfar.com for more information about long-distance caring for a loved one.

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13TH ANNUAL RAISING THE ROOF: "VIVA LAS VEGAS"

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will

benefit

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event, an exciting social occasion for

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13 "THE ART OF LETTER WRITING" Weymouth Preservation Society

Enjoy the Weymouth Preservation

and appreciate the organization's suc-

entertainment and food crafted by

seat. Tickets are free.

national levels. The evening will auction featuring works of art and

the glitz and glamour of the city with

American

contemporary music scene. Visit

conservation

include a live auction and  silent

Vegas," will invite guests to experience

the

wetland

Join Medina Creative Housing for

mission. This year's theme, "Viva Las

to

Unlimited and raise funds for

Weymouth Country Club

cess while bringing awareness to its

(Geomungo)

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Society's spring luncheon with

WORLD TOUR OF MUSIC: JIN HI KIM, KOREAN KOMUNGO VIRTUOSO

Carol Ann McCarthy. Her pre-

delicious food from West Side Market Café and special guest sentation,  "The Writing,"  will

Art

detail

of

Letter

how

she

Akron-Summit Public Library

has written thousands of letters

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The Ohio Regional Music Arts

embellished with her own cre-

and Cultural Outreach, in collab-

ative style. For more information

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“Swingin' Folk Funk.” The Baker's

A SPRING FLING AT THE MUSEUM

table musical experience. Admission

Basement consists of two Clevelandbased artists who offer an unforget-

FLEA MARKET OF COLLECTIBLES

Medina County Historical Society

is free, but reservations are rec-

The

ommended. Call 330.722.2541 to

The

reserve your seat.

Collectibles was created in 1977 by

Medina

County

Historical

Society will hold this fundraiser for kids ages 6 to 10 years old. There will be  story time with Beatrix Potter, a tea party and manners class, pictures with the Rabbit and more! Donation is $25  per person. For reservations and  seating times, please call Katie at 330.241.9692. 

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Medina

Flea

Market

of

individuals who cherished collect-

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ible objects and wanted to share

EIGHTH ANNUAL SHRED & THREADS DAY

ket has been held on every third

their passion with the community. Since its inception, the flea marSunday of the month (with a few

Hinckley Elementary School

exceptions). It offers everything

Come out to the Hinckley Elementary

from cool trinkets and toys to fun

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School parking lot from 9 a.m. to

watches and decorations.

SWINGIN' FOLK FUNK

and hard goods. The suggested

noon to shred your confidential documents and donate clothing, textiles

Wadsworth Public Library

donation for shredding is $5, and

We are always accepting sub-

Join the Ohio Regional Music Arts

your documents will be completely

missions for events you'd like to

and Cultural Outreach for an after-

destroyed in seconds. Acceptable

see included in our Calendar sec-

noon performance from the Baker’s

items for donation include bedding,

tion. Submissions are accepted

Basement as they present a peculiar

books, all clothing, toys, stuffed ani-

via

fusion of music best described as

mals, socks, shoes and more.

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