Community Update-January 28, 2016

Brownhelm Historical Association News

Brownhelm Historical Association Meeting:  February 3, 2016
Location:  Carriage Barn at Mill Hollow Park
Business Meeting begins at 7:00 pm followed by the program at 7:30pm.
Doors open at 6:00 pm

The American Revolution, DAR/SAR with Hearth Cooking Demonstration

If you have wondered about an ancestor that may have fought in the American Revolution and how you might qualify for membership in the DAR or SAR, learn about researching your ancestors with help from the DAR for help on that journey.

Please join us for an informative and fun evening with guest speakers Janice O’Neil, Regent Firelands Chapter NSDAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) and Mr. Lance Beebe from the SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) Following the presentation the fireplace will be a point of interest with a Hearth Cooking Demonstration by 18th Century re-enactors Jennifer and Joe Arthur who specializes in period in Hearth Cooking. We will enjoy samples of their cooking.  Come early to see the hearth cooking as it gets underway. For more information contact Marcia DePalma, 440.315.7910 or Marilyn Brill 440.988.4550

Grandma’s Attic Sale

Mark your calendars for the Second Annual Grandma’s Attic Sale is April 22 & 23 at the Brownhelm School. All proceeds from the sale go to fund the restoration of the school.

If you are cleaning out your attic, basement, house or garage we are accepting donations each week on Tuesdays from 10am to 4pm at the Brownhelm School on North Ridge Rd.

Saturday March 12 the school will be open to accept donations from 10am to 12pm at the school. If these dates are inconvenient, please call Marcia DePalma at 440.315.7910 or Marilyn Brill at 440.988.4550 to make arrangements. NOTE: We are not accepting clothes, stuffed toys or electronics.


Nord Center – WARM LINE

The Nord Center is proud to announce the opening of the Warm Line—a consumer-run phone service providing peer support, resource referrals and shared experiences of hope and recovery.

How do you reach the Warm Line? Call 800.88.6161 and ask for the Warm Line anytime between 1 pm—8pm, Monday through Friday.

What do people talk about? Practically anything! Warm Line calls are confidential, so feel free to tell us what’s on your mind.

warm line


Community Steak Fry: February 6th from 6:00 – 11:00 pm at New Russia Township Hall. Please join us for an evening of fun, food, raffles, dancing and so much more! This event is a celebration of and for Firelands. We are getting together to celebrate our past and our present. The goal is to raise monies to provide our community members the means to continue to strive to improve our facilities.

Steak Fry Flyer 2016

Fifth Annual Firelands High School mattress Fundraiser: to benefit the Band! Join us on Saturday, February 13th from 10:00 -5:00 at South Amherst Middle School. Attached are flyers with additional information.

Firelands Band memo (find your coupon here)

Mattress Fundraiser – Band