Community Update – January 10, 2019


Financial Literacy Workshop for Teens

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Does your teen know how to budget money? How to save? Any information about retirement? We have a workshop for that! Join our Youth Fund on January 13th from 2:00pm-4:00pm at New Russia Township Lodge. Call our office to register 440.984.7390

Deb Standen Memorial Night

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Friday night, January 11th, when the Falcons tip-off against Keystone, FHS will remember Deb Standen, who lost her brave battle with cancer in early November. There have been some pre-sale t-shirts through TLC as a fundraiser, and a few people will remember Deb at the game this Friday. There will also be shirts available for purchase at the game. FHS misses Mrs. Standen and her love for the students, staff, and community of FHS. Funds raised will be used to provide a student scholarship.

Florence Twp Fire Department

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Brownhelm Historical Association

Paint-a-Slate on January 12th from 12-2 pm in the Carriage Barn at Mill HollowBHA logo

The Brownhelm Historical Association, in partnership with the Lorain County Metro Parks, is offering our annual Paint-A-Slate event once again this January! Bring the whole family out for a free, fun, crafty event. Choose your very own design to paint on a piece of historic slate. All paint, brushes, slate, and supplies will be provided at this FREE event!

Pre-registration required through the LCMP website at: 

Congratulations to the BHA!

Brownhelm Historical Association Offers Genealogical Collection for Research

Brownhelm Historical Association has recently catalogued and organized its genealogical
collection which is now accessible to researchers. Please see the download for additional information: bha genealogy collection press release


Military Night at FHS

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January 18th is military night at the boys’ basketball game.  We will be recognizing active and retired military just before the start of the varsity game.  In addition, we will be collecting donations and running a 50-50 raffle to benefit the Valor Home, which serves homeless veterans in Lorain County.  Anyone that donates an item and purchases a ticket for the game, will receive a voucher to attend a future Firelands event for free.  We hope to see everyone come out and support our local military as well as our boys’ basketball team!

Music of the American Civil War: Oberlin Heritage Center

Have you ever experienced the transformative power of music, feeling as though you’vetimothy krugman been swept away to another place and time?  Musician and Civil War re-enactor Timothy Krugman takes his audience back to the 19th century with period instruments and melodies in this free public program that takes place at Kendal at Oberlin’s Heiser Auditorium.   As he performs with guitar, banjo and vocals, Krugman shares insights about the role of music on the Civil War battlefield and reveals how the mood of the nation and song shifted over time. 

Click here to learn more about this program.


FABC Comedy Night: January 19, 2019

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Dine in at Ziggys for Prom

Are you ready for PROM 2019? If so, come join us at Ziggy’s on January 22nd to help raise money for the Junior Class so we can have a rockin’ PROM. The fundraiser lasts from 11AM to 11PM at Ziggy’s Pub and Restaurant in Amherst. The more you eat, the more we earn. Please pass this information on to your friends and family. All you have to do is tell your Ziggy’s staff member you are supporting Firelands Junior Class. Only 5 more months until Prom, Falcons!!

Parents for a Safe After Prom Experience

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The next PSAPE (Parents for a Safe After Prom Experience) Meeting is Wednesday, January 30 at 6:30 at SAMS. Volunteers are still needed to help. If you’d like to purchase a ticket for Night at the Races, please contact Terri Hewlett at 440-343-6958.

STEM Camp in Oberlin

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FHS Falcons in Action

Thr Jan 10 WR—PAC Dbl Dual at Keystone 6:30 pm
Fri Jan 11 WR @ Perrysburg Invitational 3:30 pm
Fri Jan 11 B JV/V BB v Keystone 6 pm
Sat Jan 12 WR @ Perrysburg Invitational 9:30 am
Sat Jan 12 G JV/V BB @ Brooklyn 1 pm
Tue Jan 15 B JV/V BB v Holy Name 6 pm
Wed Jan 16 Bowling v Clearview @ LE Lanes 4:30 pm
Wed Jan 16 G JV/V BB v Buckeye 6 pm
Thr Jan 17 WR—PAC Dbl Dual @ Brooklyn 6:30 pm
Fri Jan 18 B JV/V BB v Buckeye 6 pm
Sat Jan 19 G JV/V BB v Fairview 1 pm
Mon Jan 21 MLK Day—NO SCHOOL