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Second Harvest chief speaks at Nov . 7 breakfast

Julie Chase-Morefield
10/14 -- Julie Chase-Morefield, Executive Director of Second Harvest Food Bank, will be featured speaker at Lorain Growth Corporation's breakfast on Friday, Nov. 7, at the Palace Theatre lobby. She will give on update on Second Harvest's progress in building a new distribution center and headquarters office on Baumhart Road. The facility will greatly enhance Second Harvest's ability to serve the needy and the food banks and kitchens that serve the less fortunate in the area. We start serving breakfast at 8 a.m. and program begins at 8:30.

Great event for Halloween season

10/8 -- Halloween Screamin' Beach Party Oct. 25 at Lakeview Park. Event is co-sponsored by Lorain Growth Corporation's Tourism Council.

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Rockin' on River Promoter is Breakfast Speaker

9/26 -- Lorain Growth’s breakfast speaker for October 3rd will be Bob Earley from “Rockin on the River.” Bob is the event coordinator and promoter in charge of the Black River Landing concerts and events for 2015. Bob has some great ideas on how to promote our downtown and the Black River Landing. I encourage all business owners and representatives in downtown to attend this meeting. The meeting is also open to the public. Bob will present his ideas and take suggestions from the community on how best to make this project successful. Everyone is welcome. Please show Bob we are willing to participate and assist in this new development of downtown Lorain. He wants our input and suggestions so that this is a community effort.

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Light Up Lorain Schedule

9/12 -- Light up Lorain 2014 will take place on November 29th. Lorain Growth Corporation for the 18th year will kick the festivities off with the parade at 5:00pm on Broadway. Also the Lorain Growth Tourism Council will again host the magnificent Train Station display at Black River Landing also commencing on November 29th and for several weekends afterwards. This was the #1 draw during the 2013 activities of Light up Lorain. Lorain Growth will also coordinate the window displays among our member businesses and building owners downtown. There will be other activities also downtown to be announced later that involve Lorain Growth and our partner the Lorain Palace Theatre.

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Steak Fry Coming Up Sept. 24

8/27 -- Lorain Growth Corporation will have this years steak fry on September 24th from 5-8 pm at Black River Landing. Tickets are $20 and are available through any of our directors or call 244 6503 or 396 8538.

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Breakfast speaker to outline Metro Parks plans
Taking survey on restoring Broadway light
RoverFest photo from Eagles Building
Carnegie Center update at Lorain Growth Breakfast
RoverFest Coming to Black River Landing
Lorain ready to develop its properties, including downtown and waterfront
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Mayor speaking to consortium
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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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Lorain, Ohio 44052
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