March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society serves the constantly changing needs of those affected by MS and their families by providing essential programs and services to Ohioans affected by the disease. Get information about being newly diagnosed, children with MS, and the latest on MS-related research. To learn more about National MS Society programs and services, visit the Ohio Buckeye Chapter web site at MSohiobuckeye.org or call 1-800-344-4867.
Do you have MS? Know someone with MS? A loved one? A neighbor? A friend? Make a difference today when you sign up for Walk MS – a day to come together and celebrate progress toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the community moving together at Walk MS at Mentor High School on April 11.
St. Mary Painesville’s Saint Vincent DePaul Organization is partnering with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host nine “Mobile Pantry” events -- at which they will be offering free, fresh produce for people in need (eligibility dependent upon income per Ohio Government Guidelines). The events will be from 5-7 p.m. (rain or shine) on the third Tuesdays of the next nine months -- March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, and November 17 -- in St. Mary Church’s Parking Lot (or Gymnasium depending on weather). Anyone eligible may come to receive food. If you have questions regarding eligibility or would like to volunteer, you may call St. Mary’s Church Office at (440) 354-6200.
Join the Joseph G. Weber Physician Assistant Student Society of Lake Erie College with Painesville Recreation Department and Lake Health Wellness Institute for a community health and wellness fair.
The event will take place Sunday March 15th from 11:30 am- 3:30pm at Painesville’s own Harvey High School. The event will focus on adult and children’s health concerns, nutrition, and physical activity.
Health screening for adults will be available including, BMI, blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol readings. Special activates include motivational and football skill presentation by former OSU and NFL lineman James Cotton, karate demonstration and participation, as well as a Mini-Olympic competition for children.
This health fair is striving to promote wellness and bring the community together and share a fun afternoon for the entire family. The event is free and raffle tickets will be available for purchase to win fabulous prizes. All money earned will go to the Joseph G. Weber Physician Assistant Student Society to help put on other future events. So wear comfortable shoes and prepare yourself to march your way to better health.
The AWARD Program (Alternative Work and Residential Development) presents Pennies to Pasta on March 20, 2015 at La Malfa Party Center beginning at 6pm to raise money for students with autism and other social, emotional, behavioral disorders at Re-Education Services.
The cost is $30/person and includes a buffet of salad, rolls, pasta, meatballs, dessert and open bar. The evening includes a Chinese auction, DJ and dancing, parent/student testimonials and much more. Kids 12 and under are $15 and have option of chicken fingers and French fries. Come have a fun night out with family and friends and help students with special needs achieve their goals!
Mutt Strut August 22, 2015 from 8:30AM-2PM Location: Penitentiary Glen (Kirtland, OH)
Mutt Strut is our annual pledge walk we host each summer. After raising pledges for the homeless animals in our care, our proud supporters enjoy an itinerary full of fun activities. Some activities include: the one-mile walk, canine games and contests, raffles, agility course and rally training course, a Chinese Auction, food for purchase, "Project Ruffway" a runway show of adoptable dogs at LHS, face painting and crafts, shopping at the Mutt Mall which includes vendors who support our cause and so much more!
Create an online fundraising page of your own on FirstGiving and raise pledges by sharing your page with your friends, family and co-workers.
All proceeds benefit the homeless animals of Lake Humane Society. For more Information: www.lakehumane.org or call (440) 951-6122.
Black Cat Ball is Oct 24, 2015 and is Lake Humane Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Guests dress up in costumes and enjoy a night of dancing, great food, a variety of great prizes, costume contests, games and more! You can dress up in a costume and compete to win prizes in our costume contest. (Costumes are not required to attend the event.)
Tickets are $75 per person and include the dinner buffet, open bar and a chance to win the Grand Prize of $2,500! All ticket holders are automatically entered into the drawing for $2,500. Doors open at 6 PM at LaMalfa Centre 5783 Heisley Rd Mentor, OH 44060
Many people look forward to this event each year and enjoy a great event all while helping the animals in need at Lake Humane Society, a non-profit animal shelter.
Lake Health is seeking volunteers. Opportunities for volunteers are in many areas including, Emergency Department, Patient Room Service, Gift Shop, Patient Transport, Information Desk, Surgical Desk, Patient Visitation, Pastoral Care and Pet Therapy. Applicants must be at least 14 years old to volunteer.
For more information call Volunteer Services Department at TriPoint Medical Center 440-354-1665 or Lake West Medical Center 440-953-6049.
Why: To enjoy some delicious pizza and help save lives!
Our friends at Longo's Pizza and Joey's Italian Grille are at it again! They are hosting the 3rd Annual Pizza for Paws to benefit our homeless animals. During this fundraiser, supporters can purchase a large one-topping pizza for $10 and 100% of their purchase will benefit our shelter. All you need to participate is the required event flyer and a craving for delicious pizza! Our goal is to raise $10,000 by selling 1,000 pizzas during this 3-day event. We can't do it without your help!
A flyer is required to participate in this fundraising event.
You can donate blood, volunteer and fund disaster relief for the American Red Cross. Now you can help by donating your car too. Donating your car is easy, and can make a difference in someone's life. Proceeds go toward supporting the mission of the Red Cross: preventing and relieving suffering for people everyday.
The Knights of Columbus in Geneva on 6113 North Ridge Road will be hosting an all you can eat pancake breakfast on the third Sunday of every month from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Menu includes sausage, bacon, eggs, fruit cup and drink.