BEREA, Ohio – Billboard Magazine award recipient and Berea native Laurie Dameron will present her “Spaceship Earth” program at the Berea branch of the Cuyahoga County Library, 7 Berea Commons, at 7:00 p.m. on October 13.
Dameron, singer, songwriter, guitarist and environmental activist, has been playing guitar for almost 50 years, and she’s been singing even longer.
Between solo performances and performances with her band, Laurie D and the Blues Babes, she has performed a wide repertoire of folk, blues and jazz in hundreds of venues in and outside Colorado in over the past 25 years.
Dameron has produced three CDs and is currently working on his fourth and fifth.
Environmental activist, she launched her spaceship Earth: what can I do? project in 2012 and his song “What Can I do? Was among the top ten finalists in the 2011 Tipperary World Peace Song competition. She also passed the first round of auditions for America’s Got Talent in 2013.
Dameron was elected president of environmental development and sustainability for business and professional women in Colorado and is the past president of the National Federation’s business and professional women’s clubs.
She was also named “Pioneer Woman of the Year” at BPW Boulder’s biggest annual event, Celebration of Women.
Injured dog: The Middleburg Heights Humane Foundation is seeking donations to help offset the costs of emergency care for “a sweet puppy”, Which was hit by a car recently.
A veterinarian’s examination determined that the dog suffered a fractured pelvis and trauma to the liver. She will need cage rest, ongoing pain medication, and constant monitoring.
According to MHHF, the dog may eventually need expensive surgery to repair the damage to its pelvis. A spokesperson for the Humane Society “is committed to taking care of her,” but cannot do so without outside help.
Please Click here to donate for her ongoing medical needs.
New small library: Brook Park’s Em Ellsworth has set up what may be the city‘s first small free library at 6215 Sylvia Drive.
There are books in the library for adults and children, as well as puzzles and various activities.
“I will post (on Facebook) whenever we add new things,” Ellsworth said. “We don’t sell anything and everything in the library is completely free.”
Ellsworth said she wanted to encourage area residents who visit the library to leave books to share and “sign our guest book.” You can also check us out on Instagram @ littlefreelibrary.BPOH.
New graduates: Congratulations to the following Ohio University Summer 2021 graduates:
Savannah Baum of Middleburg Hts, graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences with a specialization in Health Services Administration from the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Alyssa Bishop of Brookpark, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) from the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Michael Burmeister II of Brook Park, received a Master of Business Administration (MBA – Executive Management Concentration) from the College of Business at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Evelyn Clarke de Berea, received a Master of Arts (English) from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Aziza Khakimova of Berea, graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) from the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Hayley McGuirk of Berea, received a Doctor of Philosophy (Interdisciplinary Arts) from the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Daniel Tsuper of Middleburg Heights, received a Baccalaureate Nursing from the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University in the summer semester of 2021.
Elk Gift: Congratulations to Berea Elks Lodge 1815 for their recent donation to the Berea Fire Department.
Elks Representative Richard Threadgill presented Berea Fire Chief Terry Ledwell with a check for $ 3,000 to fund the purchase of life jackets and some software updates that will allow the ministry to file reports. online faster and more efficiently.
Life vests are used in aquatic rescues and the current vests in the department are at least 20 years old. The donation will fund approximately 22 new jackets.
At the end of the summer, the Elks donated 100 backpacks full of school supplies to fifth-grade students in the Berea City School District.
SCAN Hunger Center Pantry: 398 W. Bagley Road, Williamsport Plaza, Berea, 440-260-7226. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Friday of the month and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month. The SCAN Hunger Center pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 24. The Pantry, which helps feed area residents in need of food, is seeking donations to stock its shelves.
Church Street Ministries Pantry: 1480, chemin Bagley, 440-239-0549. Open from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Mini pantry: There are two free small pantries located near the Popular Community Church and Berea Branch Library. The Prospect Pantry is on the corner of Prospect Street and Jacqueline Drive.
Arise in love: Free hot meal from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month at St. Adalbert Catholic Church, Keller Center, 66 Adalbert Street Drive-up only. The next meal is October 17th.
Free community meal: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 276 E. Bagley Road, service 5 pm to 6 pm on the last Wednesday of the month. By car only. The next meal is October 27.
Pantry of the popular community church: 628 Wesley Drive, 440-234-0609. Open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month. The next open pantry will be on October 16.
Pet pantry: Animal Rescue Friends, 10015 E. River Road, Columbia Station, 10 a.m. to noon every Sunday. Contact 440-234-2034 or [email protected] for more information.
Mobile pantry: Brook Park Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library System, 6155 Engle Road, 10 a.m. to noon on October 27. First come, first served while supplies last. In collaboration with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. The pantry distributes food on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Senior lunches: Monthly Seniors Luncheon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 276 E. Bagley Road in Berea. Breakfasts cost $ 5 and are served at noon on the second Tuesday of each month. The next lunch is October 12th. For more information, call Michelle Skutt at 440-234-6080.
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