Avon Neighborhood News, 4-5-04

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417
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Avon Historical Society meeting: The Avon Historical Society will meet today (4-5-04) at the Old Town Hall of 1871, Detroit and Stoney Ridge roads, at 7 p.m. There will be discussion of the Lorain County Preservation Network. Marilyn Fedelchak Harley, network coordinator, will explain what the network is, where it has been, and what it hopes to accomplish.

Marilyn will talk about what the Ohio Historic Preservation Office of the Ohio Historical Society would require for Avon to be a certified local government and how this would benefit Avon. She will also describe, with examples, the Heritage Home Loan Program, and will share how it can be an incentive for the owners of older homes to preserve and protect its distinctive and historic qualities. For more information, call 934-6106 or visit http://www.avonhistory.org.

Veterans events: Avon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7035 will have a men's post meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. The VFW Auxiliary will be coloring eggs Friday at 1 p.m., readying for the Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. For more information, call 934-9295.

Seniors monthly meeting: The Avon Seniors will have their monthly meeting at Tom's Country Place on April 14 at 10 a.m. Included will be a slide show on Euclid Beach Park. Speaker will be Joe Tomara of the Community Outreach Program. Seniors are reminded that there are line dancing sessions Thursdays at 11 a.m., craft sessions every second and fourth Friday of each and card sessions every fourth Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. All sessions are at the community center at Northgate in Avon. Call Pat Kolecki at 937-6922, for more information.

Rummage sale: The Ladies Guild of Faith Lutheran Church will have a rummage sale Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A variety of merchandise will be available.

Guild's spring program: The Isabella Guild's annual spring program, ''New and Different Things for Spring,'' will be May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Avon. There will be raffles, door prizes, refreshments and a question and answer session with Angelo Petitti of Petitti Garden Centers. Cost is $8 in advance and $9 at the door. For more information, call Mary Jane at 937-5283.

Investing group to meet: The Detroit Road Investment Club will meet April 18 at 11 a.m. at Avon United Methodist Church.

French Creek developments: The French Creek Development Association will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Avon Lions Community Center, 2155 Eaton Drive. Items on the agenda include updates on Landmarks Preservation Commission, involvement in the up-and-coming Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival and the Aunt Teak and Uncle Junque Festival, landscaping of the Little League Skate Park and the production of Cat's Meow collectibles of famous Avon buildings.

Market Day: The next Market Day order period will be April 19 with pick-up day April 29 at Avon Village School.

Comfort quilts: Busy Hands Quilting Group, which makes comfort quilts for cancer patients, will meet April 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the United Methodist Church, Avon. Interested volunteers are welcome. Call Ann Linden, 327-9760, or Becky Dougan, 366-5031, for more information.

What's cooking at Avon schools April 5 to 8:


Today: Pizza burger, fries, apple or orange, milk

Tuesday: Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, pears, milk

Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, diced pears, cookie, milk

Thursday: Spring break begins

Middle/High schools:

Today: Choice of pepperoni pizza, roast beef and provolone sandwich, hot dog, grilled deli melt, garden salad or veggie plate, fruit compote, sauerkraut

Tuesday: Choice of pizza burger, egg salad on wheat, pasta bar, chicken tenders, garden or caesar salad, California blend, chilled peaches

Wednesday: Choice of Italian chicken and cheese wrap, Italian hoagie, breakfast for lunch, egg and cheese bagel, mozzarella sticks, garden or cobb salad, hash browns, orange juice

Thursday: Spring break begins

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