September Class Notes

’01 The Synergetic Julianne Bedel ’01 Medina County District Library Director, Julianne Bedel was recently elected to a three-year term as MLIS Director on the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors. Bedel will represent MCDL and the voice of all Ohio library employees on the board. Her term begins Jan. 2023 and extends through 2025.…

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August Class Notes

’13 The Visionary Class Andrea Lyons ’13 was selected to be in Leadership Cleveland 2023.   ’16 Silver Jubilee Ryan Carlson ’16 has been appointed to the Board for Community Assessment & Treatment Services (CATS), Inc.  Click the link to learn more about the organization.  https://communityassessment.org/   ’20 In Focus Jennifer Brenner ’20 recently accepted the…

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Diversity Project Program: Knowing Your Hindu Neighbor

The Medina Diversity Project, in partnership with the Medina County District Library, presents “Knowing Your Hindu Neighbor” on Wednesday, August 10th, 6:30-8:00 PM, at the Brunswick Library. Dr. Kamala Adury shares the basic beliefs and practices of the Hindu people, common stereotypes and misconceptions, and what it’s like to be Hindu in America.   Dr.…

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July 2022 Class Notes

’96 The Brightest Class Bev Shaffer ‘ 96, is a Cleveland-based chef, recipe developer, author and culinary instructor. She will be recognized with the Grande Dame Lifetime Achievement Award by Les Dames d’Escoffer International (LDEI) on October 22, 2022 at their annual conference in New York City. “LDEI’s Grande Dame Award is one of the highest honors for…

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June 2022 Class Notes

’97  The Perfect Class Skip Sipos ’97 was recently elected President of the State Housing Authority Risk Pool (SHARP) Association; SHARP is the self-insurance pool of 40 Housing Authorities in Ohio with over $1 billion in insured assets.   ’09  A Class Act Linda Garett ’09 with “A Room With A View Studio” was honored to…

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Leaders Invest $125,854 in Medina County

Medina County, Ohio – What’s the value of volunteerism in Medina County? According to the Do Good Institute, the value of a volunteer hour is $29.95. The LEAD Institute and The Signature Class of 2022 recently completed five community projects with a total of 2,152 volunteer hours valued at $64,452.40 and cash donations of $61,402.…

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Medina County Park District – May Programs

Sunday, May 1 – Midwestern Relics Art Exhibit by Brenna Nicholas Oenslager Nature Center – 1 to 5 p.m.  Come to the nature center to see art by local artist Brenna Nicholas! Titled “Midwestern Relics,” the exhibition consists of a set of reliquary-inspired ceramic containers that honor the unique natural wonders she witnessed growing up in…

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Community Offerings

 Lodi Hospital Programs   Friends and Family CPR Description- Learn the life-saving skills of adult, child and infant CPR as well as choking rescue. Group scheduling also available. (This is not a certification course) Date Thursday May 5 Time 5p-7p Location Lodi Hospital Cost- Free RSVP information – 330-948-5544   Safe at Home Description- Students…

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May 2022 Class Notes

’03  The Futurist Barry Jones ‘03  is the President of the Medina Noon Kiwanis Club that meets at Williams on the Lake every Thursday.   ’09  A Class Act Terry Mazzone ‘09 has earned the Distinguished Lt. Gov. Award for the second year in a row from the Ohio Kiwanis District. For two years, he…

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Juneteenth Vendors and Sponsorships

Sponsors and Vendors Sought for Medina’s first Juneteenth Festival From Pam Miller, Signature Class of 1993 Attached are the vendor registration form and the sponsorship information sheet for Medina’s first Juneteenth Festival.  We are looking for Black-owned business as well as supportive organizations and businesses who would like to participate in this event that highlights and…

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