"Mobilizing resources for businesses to thrive in our Waterfront District"
New brewer speaks at Sept. 4 breakfast

8/27 -- The speaker for the Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast on Friday, Sept. 4, will be Chris Khambouris from Bascule Brewing Company. They are going to open in the old Boathouse which is located in the Eagles Building. The breakfast in the Lorain Palace Theater lobby, 617 Broadway, Lorain, begins serving at 8 a.m. with program beginning at 8:30 a.m. Cost of breakfast is $8. No reservations needed. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast speaker kudos, updates on downtown projects

Mike Mulhall of Destination Cleveland speaks at Aug. 7 Lorain Growth Breakfast at Palace Theater.
8/10 -- Wonderful presentation by Mike Mulhall at Lorain Growth's breakfast meeting on August 7th. Great ideas on how tourism and business can benefit in the Lorain area in July 2016. Lorain Growth will be working with Destination Cleveland to capture visitors and attract them to the greater Lorain area. Lorain Growth continues to work with other agencies in the Cleveland area such as the Downtown Cleveland Alliance to brainstorm ideas and develop our downtown area.

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BrewFest Waterfront District

8/6 -- BrewFest Waterfront District, Lorain

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015

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Breakfast speaker to talk about Republican convention opportunities

Michael Mulhall of Destination Cleveland
7/24 -- Michael Mulhall, vice president for partnerships for Destination Cleveland, the host committee for the Republican National Convention in 2016, will speak at the Friday, Aug. 7, Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway, on opportunities for area businesses to benefit from the Cleveland convention. Mike is a dynamic speaker who loves talking about the convention and what it means for the Cleveland area. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and we start serving breakfast at 8 a.m. Breakfast is optional, but it is delicious and only costs $8. After the program Lorain Growth President Jim Long will bring us up to date on summer happenings in downtown Lorain and what is planned for the future.

Club Copa evolves to become Dabu, an Asian fusion eatery

Menu offered at Dabu, downtown Lorain's new Asian fusion eatery
7/7 -- A Broadway nightclub is evolving to become Lorainís newest eatery.

Club Copa has been reincarnated as Dabu, an Asian fusion restaurant at 939 Broadway.

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Breakfast speaker on concerts and Black River Landing improvements
Light Up Lorain has a different name, but maintains same appeal
Rockin' on the River 2015 Schedule Update
Breakfast speaker describes Lake Erie shipwrecks
Consortium to Meet at Breakfast
Don Romancak speaks at breakfast
Rockin' on River 2015 Schedule
Friday's Breakfast Meeting

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Member Moment

Rebman Recreation -- Rebman Recreation, Inc. opened its' doors in July 1946 in downtown Lorain. Dom Rebman and his father, Dominick, had the vision of creating a family venue for recreation - bowling. The location on Broadway housed 12 lanes- 8 lanes upstairs & 4 lanes downstairs. In 1955, The business moved to the current location, 5300 Oberlin Ave. and opened with 24 state-of-the-art bowling lanes and machines. With Lorain prospering and the Rebman family growing, Dom and his wife, Mary, decided to expand the center to 48 lanes, which opened in 1977. Today, Dom and Mary's children -- Rick, Patti, Rob and Mary Lou -- operate the business which has grown over the years with the addition of Monogrammix, retail store for trophies, awards and monogramming and "On The Avenue" - party and banquet center. Approaching the 70th anniversary next year, the Rebman family is very grateful to the city of Lorain and its citizens for their support.

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