Posts by Colleen Rice

Class Notes: June 2019

Class Notes  ’97  The Perfect Beth Kilchenman, Medina County Auditor’s Office, was chosen as Volunteer of the Year for the Wadsworth YMCA and was recognized at the Akron Area YMCA’s annual meeting at The Tangier Restaurant, April 25.  Also, she is now Vice President of the Wadsworth YMCA Advisory Board. Mead Wilkins, retired in May…

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Leadership Medina County Hosts Rainy 28th Golf Scramble

Leadership Medina County’s 28th Golf Scramble was held on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Weymouth Country Club. Eighteen teams of alumni and guests competed for many coveted prizes. The Class Spirit Award was given to the Class of 2019, the Difference Makers. Proceeds support educating and involving community leaders through Leadership Medina County’s three programs:…

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There Are More Things That Unite Us Than Divide Us

Columbus 2019 is in the books! There is no better way to explain the day than through the eyes of the Class of 2019. Feel the energy of their day by reading the comments below. “Justice Kennedy was amazing! She was an excellent speaker who kept me engaged and on the edge of my seat…

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Class Project Provides Funding Opportunities

By Guest Writer, Debra Kubena-Yatsko ’01 The 2018-2019 Leadership Medina County Class organized and executed the most successful Medina County Homeless Point-in-Time Count to date!  For months prior to the Count, Class members met to organize, recruit volunteers, solicit donations, and provide volunteer training.  On a very cold night, January 22, 2019, Class members and…

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Nature Spoke and LMC Listened

For years, Leadership Medina County has combined topics on the Environment with Quality of Life for one powerhouse day. What is quality of life? If you ask a group of people you will likely get varying answers. Quality of life for communities does look different from individual quality of life. It’s easy to take for…

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Immigration in the United States Today: Facts and Myths

Click here for the recorded webinar presented by Mead Wilkins ’97 is the Clinical Director for The Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture at Cleveland Catholic Charities. Previously, he was the Director of Medina County Job and Family Services for 20 years. *Recorded webinar available only to active alumni.

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The Apple is Getting Smaller

Agriculture Day started with the statement, “This is 1/32 of an apple and it represents the area of the Earth’s surface with the potential to grow the food needed to feed all of the people on Earth.” The day soon became a favorite for the class who discovered many different types of agriculture in Medina…

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Apply Now for Inspiration Academy

The Medina County Juvenile Detention Center is accepting applications into their 2nd annual Inspiration Academy.  It is focused on the detention center and troubled youth. Contact: Kathy Scheiman kscheiman@mnedinaco.org    or visit the website for the application: http://www.medinajdc.org/inspiration-academy.html   The April dates are:        4, 11, 18, and 25 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Scouts Seek Board Members

The Boy Scouts of America Chippewa District (Medina County) are soliciting District Board Members.  Board members should be individuals of character and standing in the community who, because of interest, organization experience, ability, or general knowledge can successfully work as a team to successfully strengthen the packs, troops, teams and crews in the district.  Board…

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