"Mobilizing resources for businesses to thrive in our Waterfront District"
Lorain Growth breakfast on Feb. 6

Jim Long, Lorain Growth Corp. president
1/28 -- President Jim Long will give an update on 2015 projects for the downtown Waterfront Districtat the Lorain Growth Corporation Breakfast, Friday, Feb. 6, at the Lorain Palace Theatre beginning at 8 a.m. Cost for breakfast is $7.

Pegasus Transit serves Lorain and Lorain County

1/23 -- Pegasus Transit, LLC, is a new transportation provider for Lorain and Lorain County.

Consortium meeting speaker for Tuesday

1/9 -- Norman Lease,Computer Resources Leader from Lorain County Community College’s Information Systems and Services Dept., will speak at Tuesday's Lorain Growth Consortium meeting on options for public access Wifi service to downtown Lorain. Consortium meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Lorain Palace Theatre lobby. Accompanying Norma is Dina Ferrer, director of the new LCCC Learning Center located at City Center.

January events

1/5 -- There will be no Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast meeting this month. The Consortium will meet at the Lorain Palace Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 1:30 p.m. Speaker to be announced.

Entertainment District legislation approved

12/17 -- Good news: At the December 8th Lorain City Council meeting the proposed Community Entertainment District (CED) was discussed and moved to the second reading. All voices at the meeting from the public were positive. This is the result of months of discusssion on the matter between Lorain Growth Corporation and the city of Lorain. We evaluated the proposed district and the benefits and decided to proceed with presenting it to council for approval. At the December 15th meeting council approved the proposal and recommended the application process for the CED should proceed. We have worked hard on this and believe strongly that it will entice development in Lorain Growth's Downtown District. The city, The Port Authority, and Lorain Growth, have already discussed several development ideas with building owners and developers. The new year should bring many new faces and developments in downtown.

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Consortium meets Tuesday, Dec. 9
Lorain Growth breakfast speakers
President Long's letter to the editor
Morning Journal editorial on Entertainment District proposal
Second Harvest chief speaks at Nov . 7 breakfast
Rockin' on River Promoter is Breakfast Speaker
Light Up Lorain Schedule
Steak Fry Coming Up Sept. 24
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Member Moment

The American Slovak Club of Lorain -- The American Slovak Club was founded in September of 1935 as the American Slovak Home. It originally was a place for Slovak residents to have a home away from home that they could all go to and speak their own language and enjoy the evenings with their fellow Slovak neighbors. It later become the American Slovak Club and open to all Lorain residents and to the general public. The club features a bowling alley, club room, banquet facilities, and one of the best fish fry dinners anyone could ask for. The fish fry diners are served every Friday and draw record crowds who come to enjoy the great tasting Perch dinners. The American Slovak Club is located at 2915 Broadway

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