Community Update April 12, 2018

Head Start is coming to FES


Click here to learn more about Head Start!

Grandma’s Attic Sale

BHA logoIf you have items to donate to the Brownhelm Historical Association for the Grandma’s Attic Sale, please drop them off at the Brownhelm School on Saturday, April 14, from 10am – 12noon.

The Sale will be held on April 27 and April 28 from 9-3.

University Hospital Free Screening for PAD

UH Vas Screening 2015

Lorain County Public Health Announcement

Naloxone (Narcan) is now available at no cost to the public. Walk in or call 440-322-6367 to pick up on Monday – Friday 8:00-4:30 pm at 9880 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria.

Fit Walks In The Park

FitWalks in the Park marketing

Peter Pan Sensory Friendly Performance from NPB



Free ACT Prep at Firelands High School

FREE ACT Bootcamp at Firelands High School Tuesday, May 29th— Friday, June 1st 9:00 AM—1:00 PM.  Only 25 students will be accepted. 


Questions? Contact Mrs. Anderle at 216.870.8614 or 

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Youth Writing Camp at Kent State University

YOUTH CAMP for students entering grades 4-9

Sponsored by National Writing Project @ Kent State University

June 27, 2018 at Kent State University

2018 Youth Writing Camp Flyer KSU 2018

2018 Youth Writing Camp Registration Packet KSU 2018

Extra Innings Free Game Night at North Lake Missionary Baptist



Safety Workshop

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North Pointe Ballet presents Peter Pan


Camp Invention is coming to FES

camp invention upInvent the Future Today! Sign up early and save on camp cost.

Firelands Elementary School | 10779 Vermilion Road, Oberlin, OH 44074
June 11 – 15, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:30pm
Directed by Nancy Mitchell | (440) 965-5381

Camp Invention flyer June 2018


Kipton/Camden/Henrietta Memorial Parade Information

Interested in being part of the Memorial Day Parade that is held in Kipton? Please see the information below:

Kipton Camden Henrietta Memorial Day Parade 2018

You can download the application here:Kipton Camden Henrietta Memorial Day Parade 2018.

Huron County Hiring Fair-April 18th

Over 700 openings need to be filled! !

Hiring Fair 2018


A.V. Lake Construction is hiring

AV Lake Construction hiring

Bettcher Industries Hiring Fair on April 14, 2018

bettcher industries logoBettcher Industries is holding a hiring event on Saturday, April 14th from 9am until 1pm. They’re looking for qualified CNC Machinists, Machine Operators, Quality Inspectors and Maintenance with demonstrated experience or education.  Interviews conducted on the spot for all qualified applicants. Please send your resume in advance to

Early applicants will be contacted prior to the event to complete our Application and Pre-Employment Screen. This will move those who applied early to the front of the line to be interviewed by our team.

Positions  hiring for are as follows:

CNC Lathe Operator 2nd & 3rd Shift
CNC Horizontal Mill Operator 2nd & 3rd Shift
CNC Vertical Mill Operator 2nd & 3rd Shift
Grinding Machine Operator 2nd & 3rd Shift
Heat Treat Operator 3rd Shift
Quality 3rd Shift
Maintenance All Shifts


Nordson is hiring 

Nordson logoPlease click here to be taken to their employement page for the Amherst, Ohio location.

West Roofing is hiring

West roofing logoWest Roofing Systems, Inc. is looking for a talented and proven Controller with high energy and initiative to fill a key role within the Leadership Team. This role will be a key contributor to our business development strategy as we look to scale our business over the next 3–5 years.

Apply Now:

In addition, West Roofing is hiring  a driven candidate to join their team as Service & Maintenance Department Coordinator. This position will report to the Service Department Manager to help provide administrative and clerical support for service/maintenance operations.

This position will perform all administrative job functions, such as answering phone calls, generating customer invoices, and maintaining the service department reporting.


Arabica Coffee is hiring

Arabica coffee logoDue to staff heading off to college, Arabica will be hiring. Walk-in interviews will be held on Friday and Saturday 4/13 and 4/14 from 2:00-4:00 pm.  Arabica is located at 254 Park Ave. Amherst, OH.


Lorain County Community Action – Getting Ahead Classes

Getting Ahead is LCCAA’s newest empowerment program. In this group setting, you willLorain County Community Action find your strengths, learn skills to become financially secure and to reach your personal goals.

This workshop helps individuals living in poverty build their resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their families and their communities.

Classes will meet two times a week for 8 weeks. Click here for additional information.

Happy Birthday South Amherst!

Happy 100 years to South Amherst! The South Amherst Historical Society is planning events, starting soon, to celebrate! Watch for updates!

Happy Birthday SA 100 years


JVS Greenhouse to Open April 30th

jvs picThe Lorain County JVS Greenhouse will be open for their annual spring plant sales beginning on Monday, April 30th, 2018. Normal operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-11:00am, and noon-1:30pm on school days. The Greenhouse will be closed on Thursday, May 3rd and Friday, May 4th so that students may participate in the FFA State Convention. Click here for additional information.

Benefit for MFMB Color Guard

Color Guard Spin 2018

Lorain County Metro Parks Outdoor Adventure Camp

Registrations is still open for Outdoor Adventure Camp, Week Two!

July 23rd-27th. This week is for ages 12-14, and Camp will meet each day at the Vermilion River Reservation. Activities Include:
• Archery
• Arts and Crafts
• River Hiking
• Stand-up Paddleboarding
• Kayaking
• Outdoor Cooking
• Survival Challenges
• Gold Panning
• And more!

The cost is $160 per student. Please sign up by calling 1-800-LCM-PARK, or click HERE.

Contact Jannah at (440) 967-7310 with any questions related to Outdoor Adventure Camp!

A Little Help For Our Friends

Lets Get Real jam 2018

FHS Falcons in Action

Th-F April 12-13 Select Choir to NYC
Mon April 16 ELA Testing (Part I) 7:30 – 9:30 am
Tue April 17 ELA Testing (Part II) 7:30 – 9:30 am
Tue April 17 FFA Banquet (New Russia Twp) 6:30 pm
Wed-Thr April 18-19 NO BLOCK SCHEDULE
Thr April 19 Firelands Fine Arts Festival (FHS) 4 – 8 pm
Thr April 26 A Night of One Acts (Gym) 7 pm
Mon April 30 Mathematics Testing (Part I) 7:30 – 9:30 am
Tue May 1 Mathematics Testing (Part II) 7:30 – 9:30 am
Tue May 1 Senior Award Recognition Night 6:30 pm
Wed May 2 Biology Testing 7:30 – 10:20 am
Thr May 3 US History and Govt Testing 7:30 – 10:20 am
Thr May 3 NAHS Induction (Library) 6:30 pm

Local Press Coverage

H.S. Baseball: Evan Lacey’s pitching, hitters’ patience propel Firelands past Wellington


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