Community Update – September 17, 2015

Old Brownhelm School to open for special event Sept. 19

The old Brownhelm School, 1940 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, will open the doors for a special event and open house will be 1 to 3 p.m., Sept. 19.

The public is invited to stop in and see the progress as the Brownhelm Historical Association continues to renovate the first floor of this historic old building.

Click the link above to read the rest of the article,as reported by The Morning Journal.

Free Soap Box Derby Event
2015 sbd 2The Soap Box Derby is offering a free event just for kids on Sunday, September 20 from noon to 4 p.m. at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio. Each kid will have the unique experience to try out racing in an official Soap Box Derby car down the world famous Derby Downs track.
During Kids Day, presented by Move It Now, free food and other fun activities, such as inflatables, mini Soap Box Derby car giveaways and mini car races, will be offered.
“If any kid has ever wanted to try Soap Box Derby racing, this is the day to do it!” said Derby President & CEO Joe Mazur. “We’ll be offering free rides for the kids, and there will be a number of experienced Soap Box Derby racers on hand to guide the new racers and offer advice. We’ll also have demonstrations on how to build cars and other fun activities.”
This event is for any child wishing to try Soap Box Derby racing for the first time. Children must be accompanied by an adult, be between the ages of 7-20, and be able to independently operate a Soap Box Derby car.
Cars and helmets will be provided. Download a flier from our website.
We’ll see you at Derby Downs!
Children of Addiction

LCADA, Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, will be facilitating a group for middle school students for children of addiction. If a family member is battling addiction of any kind, your child is welcome to participate. This group will take place during the school day and is free of charge.

If you are interested in this group, please contact school counselor, Kristian Novak ,at South Amherst Middle School, 440 986-7021.



The Firelands Choirs are having a garage sale this weekend at Iwanek’s house on September 18 -19 8:00 to 4:00 p.m., rain or shine!  Please come shop at Iwaneks:  249 West Main Street South Amherst (just west of SAMS on SR 113).

Please help support the FHS Choirs!


The Mighty Falcon Marching Band will be holding it’s annual Band on The Run 5K on October 18, 2015. Registration is at 9:00 am. A 1 mile mile fun run is also being offered. See the flyer for additional information.

5K Poster and Registration MFMB 2015

FHS Falcons in Action

Thursday Sept 17 Golf vs Lutheran West 4:30 pm

Thursday Sept 17 FR VB vs Clearview 4:30 pm

Thursday Sept 17 JV Boys Soccer vs Vermilion 5 pm

Thursday Sept 17 JV/Var VB vs Wellington 5:30 pm

Friday Sept 18 Var VB vs Clearview 7 pm

Saturday Sept 19 XC @ Galion Invite 9 am

Saturday Sept 19 Var VB Falcon Quad (SAMS) 9 am

Saturday Sept 19 JV FB @ Clearview 10 am

Saturday Sept 19 JV/Fr VB @ Vermilion Quad 10 am

Saturday Sept 19 Boys Soccer vs Keystone 11 am

Saturday Sept 19 Girls Soccer vs Keystone 1 pm

Saturday Sept 19 Falcon Band @ Midview Showcase 7 pm

Monday Sept 21 Fr/JV/Var VB @ Black River 4:30 pm