Zane's Foundation meets Sept. 13

The Zane's Foundation's will host their community meeting Sept. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Church in Silver Lake, 2951 Kent Road, Silver Lake, Fellowship Hall.

The topic will be "Navigating the Therapy World" with speaker Mary Padula, MA, CCC/SLP, TLP-C/BC-C, neurodevelopment program consultant, author of "Navigating the Therapy World." She is from Person Centered Therapies, Inc. in Stow.

Participants will learn what is meant by the neurodevelopement foundations needed for speech, language, social development and communication for children, and the various external processes outside of traditional speech for this to happen in the most natural and functional way.

Any questions about this workshop, contact us at the foundation office at 330-677-9263 or email Child care is unavailable.

Falls Democratic Club meets Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, the Cuyahoga Falls Democratic Club will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lions Park Lodge, 641 Silver Lake Ave.

The public is invited to attend. Candidates will be in attendance. Visit for more information.

Business hosts food drive thru Sept. 17

Connecting Touch Therapy & Wellness Center, Inc. is hosting a food drive from now through Sept. 17 to benefit OPEN M of Akron and the Community of Believers of Cuyahoga Falls.

As a thank you gift from Connecting Touch, for every five nonperishable food items donated, the donor will receive a free certificate for a paraffin hand treatment.

"We need to come together as a community and help those in the Cuyahoga Falls and Akron area who are in need," said Jack Hayes, president of Connecting Touch. "There are many families who need our help, so dig in your pantry or buy an extra food item when you're at the grocery store and bring in some food to help feed a family. Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated by many." Connecting Touch is located at 2795 Front St. Suite 'F' in Cuyahoga Falls and food items can be dropped off any time between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 330-945-9354 for more information.

Hudson Stamp Show is Sept. 18

The Hudson Stamp Show will be Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 6625 Dean Memorial Parkway.

Five dealers will be buying and selling U.S. and foreign postage stamps, covers and postcards and other stamp supplies.

Admission is free.

Silver Lake Garden Club meets Sept. 19

The Silver Lake Garden Club will meet Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m. in Village Hall, 2961 Kent Road.

The program is entitled "Eat Healthy and be Happy."

Section III will host and serve desert.

Following the business meeting, Personal Chef Giulia, with a PhD and bachelor degree as well as 35 years experience in preparing vegetarian meals will share her taste tested recipes with ingredients and nutritional information.

The Luncheon/Fashion Show event is scheduled for Oct. 11 at the Silver Lake Country Club, starting at 11:30 a.m., with lunch served at noon. Reservations are required and there is a cost to attend.

Make reservations at the meeting or call Mary Johnson at 330-922-3145.

All villagers and interested persons from outlying communities are invited and always welcomed.

Northeast Ohio

Sjogren's Support Group to meet on Sept. 24

The next meeting of the Northeast Ohio Sjogren's Support Group will take place Sept. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Cuyahoga Falls Library, at 2015 Third St., Lower Level -- Sutliff Room,


/ Listen to a 30-minute audiotape from the 2016 SSF National Patient Conference:Sjogren's Syndrome Overview by Timothy Niewold MD, Mayo Clinic.

/ Brief overview of the new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rheumatologists Treating Sjogren's Patients, by Mary McNeil.

/ "Sharing and Caring" Discussion -- A great way to learn from each other.

Family and friends are welcome. RSVP by contacting Mary McNeil, Support Group Leader, at 330-342-7870°° or° via email

Ladies Cemetery Association will host Tea Oct. 1

The Ladies Cemetery Association will host their Third Annual Tea Luncheon on Oct. 1 at noon at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave.

Proceeds from the event will be used for the restoration of the Historic Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery and for the restoration of the stained glass windows.

In addition to the luncheon and basket raffle, a program titled Fairy Gardens will be presented by Master Gardener Peggy Cartwright. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 330-928-7292.

Falls Lions Club meets fourth Thursdays of month

The Cuyahoga Falls Lions Club meets for lunch at 12:10 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at On Tap Restaurant on State Road on the fourth Thursday of the month for a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Papa Joe's Restaurant in the valley.

Anyone who has a desire to give back to their community, interest in, or questions about the local club, the website can be viewed at

All other queries may be directed to Bob Weinhardt, president and "King Lion" at 330-801-3567.

Clifford's Auto

Museum concludes summer hours

Clifford's Auto Museum is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. through Sept. 17.

On festival weekends the museum will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. (Oktoberfest - Sept. 17 and 18). It will also be open on Mondays from 5 to 7 p.m. to coincide with the Riverfront Car Cruise-Ins. To make an appointment to see it any other time or to schedule a group tour, call Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home at 330-928-2147 and ask for Marty or Steve. Admission is always free.

Historical artifacts

available at Silver Lake Village Hall

Do you want to own a piece of Silver Lake history?

Now is your chance. You can purchase a piece of glass from the Silver Lake Amusement Park Aquarium that was also installed in the Lodge home. The 5-inch by 7-inch glass displays a photo of the aquarium from the early 20th century. Quantities are limited. These artifacts are available for purchase at Silver Lake Village Hall during business hours.

Visit Historical Society Museum

The Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society Museum, at 2083 Cook St., is open every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon, and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, except on major holidays. Visit and support the museum by bringing family, relatives, clubs and groups. The museum now has 10,000 artifacts accessioned and the displays are changing regularly. For special tours call Museum Curator Irene Metz, at 330-920-1650 or 234-817-0132 (cell).

The mission of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society is to preserve and promote interest in the history of Cuyahoga Falls. To donate an artifact to the museum, bring it in to the museum or call 234-817-0132. Donations and memorial contributions are always welcome.

Pilgrim Church seeks donations for steeple

Pilgrim United Christ of Christ is still reaching out to the community for help in funding the restoration of the steeple.

The church is steeped in history and has been a treasured landmark in the area for decades. The church serves the entire community with outreach programs, educational help to students and the area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts use the church for meetings. Additionally we offer many interactive opportunities for involvement and several groups use the building for their meetings.

Our church offers aid to those in need and work with other denominations in our area helping and teaching together to better enrich the lives of our citizens.

There are three ways by which you can donate:

1) Send your check to our church at 130 Broad Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

PLEASE specify on check "Steeple Fund"

2) Go to Westfield Bank and ask about our account

3) go to our Web Site at and click on DONATE

The church welcomes any size donation.