Community Update -May 12, 2016

Paddle and Pedal Fest 2016

May 15th from 11:00 – 3:00 pm at Lakeview Park   **  FREE! **

It’s an annual event to try out different types of paddle sports! At the event participants will have the opportunity to try out kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards. Boats and equipment are provided by West River Paddle Sports, Great Lakes Kayaking, and LoCo Yaks.

As part of the “pedal” portion of the event, LCMP Rangers and Silver Wheels Cycling Club will be distributing FREE kids bike helmets. Distribution begins at 11am, first come, first serve.

Click here to learn more


FHS Band on The Run 5K 

The Firelands High School Band will be holding their annual Band On The Run 5K on Saturday, June 25, 2016. FHS Band

This year the event will be held at the Lorain County Metro Parks-Vermilion Reservation. Entertainment will be provided by the band 3 Winks!

Guaranteed t-shirt if registered on or before June 11, 2016.

For Race information please click here.
Additional information and registration can be found below:

FHS Band On the Run Bacon Woods Flier 1 2016

FHS Band on the Run 2016 Full registration form

Football Fundraiser

A Firelands Football Reverse Raffle will be held on May 13th at the New Russia Twp Hall. Doors open at 6:00 pm with dinner served at 7:00 pm.  All proceeds will help pay for team dinners and summer camp.  Please contact Bill or Stacie Whitacre at 440-213-1982 or stop into Deichlers Tire & Service in South Amherst.

See here for additional information: 2016 Football rev raffle ad2

Henrietta United Methodist Church

Our VBS is July 11-15th from 9 am – noon with registration beginning at 8:45 am at our church Henrietta United Methodist Church, 52148 St. Rt. 113, Amherst, OH 44001. It is open to kids who have completed Kindergarten – 5th grade.  Our theme this year is Cave Quest and we will be taking a field trip after our VBS session on Wednesday, July13th to Seneca Caverns. We plan on having a pizza lunch at the church and then driving to the caverns afterwards. We would like registration forms returned to the church as soon as possible, no later than June 15th and we would like the Seneca Caverns permission form returned by June 30th for an accurate count for reservations.

HUMC VBS 2016 Seneca Caverns permission slip

HUMC VBS 2016 Flyer for website

HUMC VBS 2016 Registation Form

FHS Falcons in Action

Thursday May 12 Track @ PAC (Oberlin College) 4 pm
Friday May 13 Sectional Baseball v TBD 4:30 pm
Saturday May 14 Fine Arts Festival @ SAMS 12-4 pm
Thursday May 19 Track @ Orrville District 2 pm