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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

Ralph Bruening
6/1 -- Ralph Bruening, facility manager for Lorain Port Authority, will speak at the Friday, June 5, 2015, Lorain Growth Breakfast meeting about improvements being made to Black River Landing and the Rockin' on the River concert series. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. in the Palace Theatre lobby with program starting at 8:30 a.m. Guests can begin socializing at 7:30 a.m. If you wish to eat cost of the breakfast is $8. Following the program will be a short Lorain Growth Consortium meeting presided by President Jim Long.

Light Up Lorain has a different name, but maintains same appeal

Laurel Bansek
5/20 -- Another Viewpoint is a column The Morning Journal makes available so all sides of issues may by aired. Laurel Bansek, a Lorain resident, and her husband Steve are the chair people for the Waterfront Winterfest, which was formerly known as Light Up Lorain.

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Rockin' on the River 2015 Schedule Update

5/20 -- Updated schedule for Rockin' on the River events at Black River Landing.

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Also Inside

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
Joint Lorain Growth, Chamber breakfast meeting
New Partnership for 2015 Light Up Lorain
Column on Nielsen's Jewelers
Events Calendar

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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