Archive for December 2018

“PIT” Crew Helps with County-wide Homeless Count

Project is a Leadership Medina County Class of 2019 Initiative Each year in late January, counties nation-wide participate in a count of their citizens, both sheltered and unsheltered, experiencing homelessness.  Known as the Point In Time, or “PIT”, count, the information is used to help the nation document progress towards ending homelessness, and help the…

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December Leading Edge

   If you’re having trouble viewing this email, you may see it online   Welcome to the Leading Edge Newsletter! Congratulations to our 2018 Excellence in Leadership Awards Honorees  Leadership Medina County hosted over two hundred people at The Blair Center in Westfield Center on December 5 to recognize sixteen nominees for their “Excellence in Leadership”…

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Junior Leadership Examines Poverty in Medina County

I love standing in line at government agencies, said no one ever. This week, the Junior Leadership group got to mix it up with the Signature Class in the now legendary Poverty Simulation. Participants received new identities and worked together to survive a simulated month of poverty. They had to grapple with transportation and employment…

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A Humbling Experience – Walking a mile in their shoes

Leadership Medina County spent Human Services Day walking a mile in the shoes of people living in poverty. The following are some comments from the day. I was a 10 year old during the poverty simulation and I watched how stressed out my “parents” were just trying to take care of everything. There wasn’t enough…

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20th Annual Commissioners’ Charity Ball Celebration with special guest Robin Swoboda

The Medina County Commissioner’s are hosting the 20th Annual Commissioners’ Charity Ball Celebration with special guest Robin Swoboda. The event will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the beautiful Weymouth Country Club.  Sponsorship opportunities are still available. All sponsors receive prominent recognition at the ball. Please visit www.mcc-charityball.com for information regarding sponsorships and this year’s…

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Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Chapter Seeks Volunteers

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Chapter is seeking individuals who are interested in supporting the fight for Alzheimer’s first survivor. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee Participate on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s planning committee and help plan the Walk on Saturday, September 21,…

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‘Giving Tree’ at Buckeye High School

This year, the High School Administration, National Honor Society, and Key Club have begun to work with Feeding Medina County in hope of establishing a Food Pantry within the High School.   The goal of the food pantry is to provide students with an opportunity to have healthy snacks during the school day and to provide…

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Finding your Voice

Leadership Medina County Emerging Leaders got to hear how RPM International came to be from Diana Riley, Manager of Community Affairs and Corporate Events for RPM, be inspired to find their passion from Seth Kujat, Vice President, Community Impact for United Way of Summit County, make an impression from Cathy Posner of Transitional Consulting and Coaching…

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