MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio – Kudos to Dot Chada and Charlene Jaeb who were named Women of the Year at the 2020 Middelburg Heights Women’s Club.
The women were chosen by the previous honorees at a luncheon on November 12.
Charlene Gibb He was a member of the club for 52 years. I have been on the club program committee, membership book, scholarship committee, and home and summer days in town.
For the On the Town program, Jaeb held excursions, picnics and made photos of the participants. As a historian, she has made scrapbooks of outgoing presidents.
She has also been in golf and bowling leagues, and has volunteered at Southwest General Hospital.
When asked what she had to say about the club, she said, “The friends I’ve made over the years have been her biggest satisfaction.”
dot shada He has been a member for 37 years. She was a secretary to the Executive Board and Civic Interest where she presented city news at club meetings.
She participated in golf tournaments, bowling, scholarships, and telephone committees.
Shada has also continued to volunteer at Southwest General Hospital for the past 37 years with more than 11,000 volunteer hours.
When asked what she had to say about her time with the club, she said, “It was fun and I will do it again.”
Jack Frost Festival: Berea will welcome the festive season from 5-8pm on December 4th with the annual Jack Frost Festival of Lights and fun activities for the whole family.
The city’s annual Christmas Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Berea, with a celebration of tree lighting and fireworks.
The event will include a visit with Santa and characters, a skating rink, music, rubber toys, ice sculpting demonstrations, hot chocolate and cookies.
And – Santa and his friends will go round Berea to say hello (be sure to watch the windows and listen for the sirens!).
Visit www.cityofberea.org or Facebook for the show route and more information.
View holiday art: The Berea Fine Art Club will host a ‘Home for the Holidays Fine Art Show’ from 4-9pm on 3 and 10am-5pm on 4 and 5 December at The Little Red School House, 323 East Bagley Road.
The event will feature the work of nearly 20 local artists with a variety of media in a boutique-style show featuring unique holiday gift ideas available for purchase.
Museum store: The Berea Historical Society will have several days of Christmas shopping at the Museum Gift Shop, 118 East Bridge St.
Regular business hours are 11am-4pm Tuesday through Friday. Additional weekend hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on December 4 and 1-3 p.m. on December 5, with evening hours from 6-9 p.m. on December 14 and 16.
The museum will close for the season on December 17 and reopen on March 1, 2022.
Kids Festival: Christ United Church in Middleburg Heights, 7165 Big Creek Bkwy will host the Advent Festival for Children at 12:15 p.m. on December 5.
The craft stations will be in different rooms for kids to make ornaments, gingerbread houses etc, which they can take home.
Lunch will be served, but everyone can bring their own lunch if they wish.
This event is free, but registration is required prior to the event.
For more information and to register, visit the church online.
Overcharge commendation: Berea’s newest restaurant, Recharge Cafe, 127 West St. He gained fame via Facebook from Candace Bianca Payne recently, when she said she ordered a spicy chicken dinner and found it “delicious. Chef (Kelly Town) compliments.
“The meal definitely met and exceeded my expectations,” Payne said, adding, “The atmosphere is lovely and inviting, the decor is beautiful and they also have a reading corner if you feel like reading while sipping on your coffee.”
“Needless to say, I’ll be back very soon.”
Letters to Santa: Santa’s elves will soon deliver the contents of a North Pole mailbox carrying letters from the children of Middleburg Heights.
A mailbox has been set up outside the city’s entertainment center, 17400 Holland Road, next to the City Christmas Tree,
Be sure to put your letter to Santa, along with a self-addressed, sealed envelope in the mailbox
The last day to receive letters from Elves is December 12th.
Ministries Store on Church Street: 1480 Bagley Road, 440-239-0549. Open noon until 2pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
small stores: There are two free small stores located near the community church and the Beria branch library. Prospect Pantry is located at the corner of Prospect Street and Jacqueline Drive.
rise in love: Complimentary hot meal 2-4 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month at St Adalbert’s Catholic Church, Keeler Center, 66 Adalbert Street by car only. The next meal is on December 19.
Free community meal: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 276 E. Bagley Road, has services from 5 to 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month. drive only. Meals will be served on December 29th.
People’s Community Church Store: 628 Wesley Drive, 440-234-0609. Open from 10am to noon on the third Saturday of the month. The next open store will be on December 19th.
Pet food store: Animal Rescue Friends, 10015 E. River Road, Columbia Station, 10 a.m. to noon every Sunday. Call 440-234-2034 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
mobile food pantry: Brooke Park Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library System, 6155 Engel Road, 10 a.m. through noon on October 27. In association with the largest Cleveland Food Bank. The store distributes food on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Senior lunch: Monthly Luncheon for Seniors at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 276 Bagley Street in Berea. Lunches are $5 and are served noon on the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, call Michael Scott at 6080-234-440.
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