Lake County YMCA Offers a Chance to Win a 2021 Chevy Traverse LT AWD Courtesy of THE CHEVY NETWORK and Classic Chevrolet 

Take your chance to win the Lake County YMCA Dream Car while supporting your community Painesville, Ohio (April 9, 2021) – The Lake County YMCA is known around Northeast Ohio for their annual Dream House fundraiser.  Known as a summer “hot list” event, the Lake County Y  has invited tens of thousands of visitors to tour the house through … Read more

Flag Retirement Ceremony at DeJohn Funeral Homes  – Community Welcome to Honor Our Flag and Armed Forces Veterans 

Chesterland, OH – DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory is hosting its annual Flag Retirement & Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, June 12 at 2PM at the DeJohn Funeral Homes & Celebrations Center, 12811 Chillicothe Road in Chesterland. DeJohn Funeral Homes plans to honor a military veteran or service man/woman from every military conflict and war since WWII … Read more

Birders flock to Bird Count for Kids – May 8 to 16

Blackbrook Audubon Society’s annual Birdathon fundraiser will be Saturday, May 8, World Migratory Bird Day, through May 16, the Sunday of Blackbrook’s Big Sit at Headlands. Birders may form teams, count birds and collect donations from sponsors. Choose any 24-hour period between the announced dates and count the highest number of each bird species seen … Read more

Lake Metroparks Share 4 Fun Facts About Spring Ephemerals

Spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming. Among the earliest flowers to bloom in spring are spring ephemerals. Watch Naturalist Tony as he shares 4 fun facts about spring ephemerals. 1. Lifespan 2. Size Matters 3. Ants in your Plants 4. Subterranean Living

Call for Applicants: BBB Award Recognizes Young Entrepreneurs

For Immediate Release – April 21, 2021 –  Communities across the country have faced unprecedented challenges amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The business community, in particular, has experienced difficult hurdles and northeast Ohio is unfortunately no exception. As communities come together, trust and integrity are more important than ever in our interactions with each other, businesses, … Read more

Lake Metroparks May Program Now Open

May program registration now open   Lake Metroparks is offering a fun slate of programs this May. Pre-registration is required for most programs. Click here for a list or search and register online. Call the Registration Department at 440-358-7275 with questions.   REGISTER NOW  

Audubon takes viewers on a backyard safari in Geauga County – Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm (arrive early)

Wildlife adventure can be found not only in faraway destinations. Nature enthusiast Chris Parker will share his face to face encounters with “The Wildlife of Bass Lake” in a virtual program 7:00 pm Tuesday, April 20 for Blackbrook Audubon Society. Everyone is invited to register on the event page at to receive a link to the program … Read more

Holden Forests & Gardens Awarded $200,000 Grant from The Cleveland Foundation for People for Trees™  

(CLEVELAND) – Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) has received a generous $200,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation to support People for Trees™, a public awareness initiative that encourages and empowers residents in communities across Northeast Ohio to plant and care for a tree, beginning with making a pledge. The aim is to have 15,000 new trees planted … Read more