|Pat Morrisson speaks at Dec. 2 breakfast meeting
11/28 -- Patricia Morrisson, owner of Footprint Tours, located in downtown Lorain, speaks at the Friday, Dec. 2, Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast at the Palace Theater, Broadway at W. 6th St. Her topic will be: “Buying Property in Downtown Lorain….My Experience.” She speaks on the challenges of being a small business owner and why it may be difficult to purchase property in downtown Lorain. Lorain Growth President Jim Long will speak afterwards on the past year's review of what is happening in the downtown area. Continental breakfast offered. No reservations needed. Socializing begins at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast served beginning at 8 a.m.
|Patricia Morrisson/Photo by The Morning Journal|
Dr. Ballinger speaks at Nov. 4 breakfast
10/21 -- Dr. Marcia Ballinger, president of Lorain County Community College, will be the featured speaker at the Lorain Growth Corp. breakfast, Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 a.m. at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway. Refreshments will be available. Lorain Growth President Jim Long will speak afterwards on what's happening with the organization and in downtown Lorain.
Novak speaks at breakfast on Port projects
10/4 -- Our Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast and consortium meeting returns to the Palace Theater this Friday, Oct. 7, at 8 a.m. Rick Novak, executive director of the Lorain Port Authority, will speak on what is happening with the Port Authority, particularly with the downtown area and waterfront.
Sept. 9 Lorain Growth breakfast at new site
8/22 -- Lorain Growth Breakfast will be at Carnegie Center. Bill Bumbalo of SCORE will be the featured speaker at the Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast meeting, 8 a.m., Friday, Sept. 9. The breakfast will be held at the Lorain Historical Society's Carnegie Center, 329 W. 10th St., Lorain. Breakfast will be coffee, juice, donuts and yogurt. No set charge but guests are ask to make a donation. The Palace is unavailable which is the reason for last minute change. SCORE, which provides assistance to start-up businesses, is opening an office at the Lorain Port Authority, 319 Black River Lane. Please share this to help us get the word out.
7/28 -- There will not be a Lorain Growth Breakfast and Consortium meeting on August 5th due to construction at the Palace. W will resume on September 2nd.
Lorain Growth breakfast resumes Aug. 5
June 3 breakfast at Carnegie Center
Lorain Growth's five years of progress
Hernon talks about Palace programs this year
Rick Novak speaks at March 4 breakfast
Rev. Madsen speaks on First Lutheran building project
First Lutheran to buy old Lorain High parking lot for new church
Breakfast meeting on Jan. 8
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.