In aloof a few abbreviate weeks, a accumulation of 20 bounded doctors, dentists, nurses, concrete therapists and added bounded association will be traveling to Esteli, Nicaragua on a medical mission trip.
Among their ranks will be Becky O’Donnell of Bay Village.
If all goes well, she won’t be activity bottomward empty-handed. With the advice of about 10 added families, she organized a huge barn auction to accession funds for medical supplies. The sale, which she has appropriately called the “Help us Advice Others Barn Sale,” will booty abode 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at her home, 31011 Maner Lane.
Because there are too abounding aliment to absolutely fit into the garage, the auction will be adjourned until the afterward weekend in the accident of rain.
“We accept furniture, artwork, lamps books, so abundant stuff,” she said. “It is amazing how abundant actuality we all have. This is a abundant befalling to about-face some of it into article that is absolutely allusive instead of absolution it aggregate dust up in our attics.”
All gain from the auction will go against much-needed medical aliment for the Nicaraguans. Some aliment will be purchased stateside, the blow back the aggregation alcove Nicaragua.
Last year the aggregation advised about 1,200 patients and this year they apprehend to see abounding more. To abode the charge as best as possible, O’Donnell hopes that in accession to arcade the sale, bodies will accede bringing every-day medical aliment to donate.
A mom of three who has bloom issues of her own (she has been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, assorted sclerosis and lupus) O’Donnell said that she feels accountable to advice for two primary reasons. First, her accomplishments in the medical acreage and additional because she has accomplished contiguous what acceptable bloom affliction can do for you.
“By advantage of breadth I alive I get the account of ability akin bloom care,” she said. “Because of that I accept a affection of activity that is a allowance and a blessing. But while I get this ability akin care, it is all they can do to get the best basic.”
“Even Neosporin is like gold bottomward there.”
The cruise itself is actuality organized through John Knox Presbyterian Abbey in North Olmsted. To apprentice added about the affairs appointment johnknoxpc.org. If you cannot accomplish it to the auction but are absorbed in altruistic aliment for the mission, acquaintance O’Donnell at 440-871-8573 or via email at [email protected]
PET BLESSING — Today’s the day for the eighth ceremony Absolution of the Pets at St. Raphael Abbey in Bay Village.
Bring your pet to the advanced backyard of the abbey from 4-6:30 p.m. for an alone blessing. Dogs should be on leashes; bodies and added pets in carriers or cages.
In accession to the blessings, the abbey will additionally be accession donations for breadth beastly shelters. Items bare include: canned dog and cat food, dry cat aliment (no dry dog food), pet crates/taxis, cat box filler, bleach, cardboard towels, anti-bacterial wipes, banknote donations for medical aliment and veterinary visits, allowance cards for Landmark, PetPeople, Petsmart, Pet Aliment Plus or Petco.
This chargeless accident is accessible to all, about it will be annulled in the accident of rain.
St. Raphael is amid at 525 Dover Center Road.
TRASH AND TREASURE SALE — Rocky River Presbyterian Abbey will host its ceremony Trash and Treasure Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
If you are in charge of domiciliary goods, furnishings, clothing, toys or antic equipment, arch on over and see what you can find. It’s aloof one added way to reduce, reuse, recycle and advice a bounded alignment in the process.
Rocky River Presbyterian Abbey is at 21750 Detroit Road, Rocky River. For added information, alarm 440-333-4888.
YUM PANCAKES! — Looking for a acceptable alibi not to cook? How about acknowledging the Bay Village Kiwanis and (by proxy) all of the programs they advice throughout the year? Sounds like a “win-win” to me.
Head over to Bay Middle School from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday for the Bay Village Kiwanians and Bay High Key Clubbers ceremony abatement pancake breakfast. The breakfast, which will accommodate pancakes, syrup, articulation sausages, milk, abstract and coffee is a accord at $6 per being ($5 if you acquirement tickets in advance.) Not alone that, accouchement adolescent than 6 eat for free.
Advance tickets are accessible from any Bay Kiwanian, or by contacting Russ Bauknecht at 440-871-9162 or [email protected]
Bay Middle School is amid at 27725 Wolf Road.
ROCKY RIVER HOMECOMING — It’s accession weekend for schools all over the breadth and Rocky River is no exception.
A cardinal of activities are planned for the weekend, including the ceremony parade. The array will bang off at 6 Friday night from the parking lot of St. Christopher Church. After the parade, watch the Pirates booty on the North Ridgeville Rangers. The pregame appearance will activate at 6:30 p.m. with alpha at 7. Rocky River High School is at 20951 Detroit Road.
AWARDS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACHIEVEMENTS — Congratulations to Bay High seniors, Rannie Dong and Campbell Slatton and Rocky River High seniors, Harry Konangi and Alec Temes, all of whom were called National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. These acceptance are amid the 1 percent of U.S. admission seniors condoning for the acumen based on array of the Preliminary SAT academy access assay taken during their inferior year.
Additional acclaim go out to bounded musicians Alyssa Myerly, a green apprenticeship and English above from Westlake who is assuming with the Heidelberg University Athletic Band; 2012 Bay High alum Julia Geschke, a apprentice beastly science above assuming with the “Mighty Sound of Maryland” boot bandage at the University of Maryland; 2012 Bay High grads, Julia Mosier and Kathryn Dahlhausen, now University of Dayton freshmen assuming in the University of Dayton boot band; and their above Bay High acquaintance Bobby Fisco, a apprentice music above at Miami University assuming in the Miami Boot Band.
GLENVIEW CELEBRATES 30 YEARS — In ceremony of its 30th anniversary, the Bay Village City School District’s Glenview Center for Child Affliction and Learning invites all of the Center’s alumni, above agents members, accepted families, agents and accompany to an Accessible House ceremony 4:30-6 p.m. today.
Children will adore face painting, ice cream, block and two inflatable “bouncy houses.” Visitors can bout the architecture and are acceptable to reminisce.
Glenview is at 28727 Wolf Road, Bay Village.
West Shore Chatter, which includes advice on people, places and organizations from Bay Village, Rocky River and Westlake, is aggregate by contributor Kate Gluck. Send items to [email protected]
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