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In the Community-Aug. 17

Published: August 17, 2016 1:00 AM

11,000 pledge cards

mailed for One Fund

On Aug. 10, Joe and Lynn Pacuitt, proprietors of Aurora Children's Early Learning Center, again allowed the Aurora One Fund to use their facility to stuff 11,000 pledge cards.

Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scout parents and friends of the One Fund assembled to stuff the cards. The group completed the task in less than three hours. Pledge cards should arrive around Aug. 24. The goal this year is $66,000.

The One Fund, a local community fund, is managed by a group of dedicated public-spirited citizens who are all volunteers. There are no paid executives.

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The One Fund has less than a 4 percent administration cost that covers filing fees, postage and printing cost.

Any questions concerning the One Fund should be directed to President Ann Morrison at 330-562-5397 or Executive Director Joe Kotlin at 330-562-7233.

Homeschool is focus

Aurora Memorial Library will offer a program for homeschooling parents on Aug. 20 at 2 p.m.

Returning presenter Sarah Powlison will discuss motivating children, dealing with opposition, connecting with other homeschoolers and finding free and low cost ways to supplement an education.

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For more information, or to register, call the library at 330-562-6502. Details also can be found online at www.portagelibrary.org.

Classic car show set

The annual classic car show sponsored by the city's parks and recreation department will be Sept. 10 from noon to 4 p.m. on the south end of Sunny Lake Park.

The rain date is Sept. 11 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is open to vehicles from 1990 and older. Trophies will be awarded for best in class, and a 50/50 raffle will be handled by the Rotary Club of Aurora.

City meetings slated

The next Aurora City Council meeting will be Aug. 22 at 7 p.m., preceded by the committee of the whole at 6 p.m.

The planning commission will meet tonight (Aug. 17) at 6:30, the landmark commission will gather Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and the architectural board of review will meet Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. All meetings are in Town Hall.

CHIP funds availiable

Aurora offers a Community Housing Improvement Program to assist low to moderate income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their home.For details, call 330-297-6400 or visit www.ndsohio.org.

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