Speaker to discuss eye health, vision at Elmcroft
Elmcroft of Sagamore Hills is hosting a Health Talk Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to noon to discuss eye health and vision. The guest speaker is Suber S. Huang, MD with Retina Center of Ohio. Dr. Huang specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, complications of eye surgery, vein occlusion, macular pucker, macular hole, retinopathy of prematurity, trauma, genetic syndromes, and ocular inflammation.
Light refreshments will be served and a complimentary take home lunch will be provided. Attendees are asked to RSVP to Antoinette Collica by Sept. 13 at 330-908-1166.
Speaker to discuss mission work in Chile
Missionary Elena Huegel will be the guest speaker Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at Good Shepard Christian Church. Huegel will share pictures from her years as a missionary and stories from her recent book, "The Earless Man from Chile, Mission Stories of Healing and Resilience," published by Chalice Press in 2015. Huegel is a teacher, storyteller, poet, and artist. As founder and chaplain of the Shalom Center, a peacebuilding, spiritual development, and environmental education camp in central Chile, she uses a variety of imaginative teaching methods to create a context for cultivating resilience, transformation and healing. Elena has over 20 years of experience as a missionary with Global Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. The community is invited to attend the program. The Church is at 9571 Shepard Road in Macedonia (at the intersection of Ledge Road). For more info, contact church office 330-467-5644.
attempt set for
Aug. 28 at Rocksino
The parking lot of the Hard Rock Rocksino / Northfield Park will be the site of a Guinness World Records° attempt Aug. 28 when thousands of motorcyclists will gather to set a new record for most motorcycles started simultaneously, as part of a daylong fundraising event for North Coast Community Homes.
Ride for the Record, (#Ride4Record) presented by Quaker Steak & Lube, will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record of 1,446 motorcycles set in 2014 in the Philippines. The event begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. with the record breaking attempt at 2:30 p.m. Included in the day's activities are live performances by The Spazmatics, stunt riders and motorcycle displays, beer and food vendors, raffles, prizes, and giveaways. More than 5,000 motorcycles are expected. Tickets are available through www.Ride4Record.org. Walk-ins and non-riders are welcome as are donations from those not able to attend. All proceeds benefit the mission of North Coast Community Homes (www.ncch.org).
Last concert set for Sept. 4
Nordonia Hills Concerts announces the last concert of the 2016 season will be Sept. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Macedonia's Longwood Park, 1566 E. Aurora Road, featuring Jeff Pecon. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and snacks.
Donations sought for Rockin' Frocks
With a pledge of $25, Rockin' Frocks will provide a formal dress, shoes, sparkly accessories of a young lady in deed of formal attire and send donors a photo of the thankful recipient. Mail or bring donations to Rockin' Frocks, 138 Aurora Rd, Northfield, Ohio 44067. Make checks payable to TEAC. Rockin' Frocks is a subsidiary of The Emergency Assistance Center and a 501(c)3 organization. For more information, see www.rockinfrocks.org.
Cruise-in set for Aug. 27 at
Brentwood Health Care Center's second annual cruise-in is scheduled for Aug. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at Brentwood, 907 W. Aurora Road in Sagamore Hills.
There will be music by The Pop Tarts, a retro '60s girls group. The community is invited to come and Hula Hoop with Rose Tiffe, a certified hoop instructor, during the band's performance. All makes, models and years of vehicles are welcome. Cars are asked to arrive around 11 a.m. Down-home Southern cooked meals and desserts will be available by The Southern Thangs Grub Truck. For more, call 330-468-2273.