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Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Dec. 7

AURORA ROTARY CLUB The Rotary Club of Aurora will once again offer Dial-A-Santa for kids to call in and speak with Santa Claus. It will be Dec. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children should call Santa at 330-562-6188. Rotary held its Christmas party Nov. 30 at the Bertram Inn.

Dec 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Dec. 7

Giving is what the holiday season is all about. So it is fitting that we give a big round of applause to Aurora attorney Elizabeth "Betsy" Tomasko Garner as she retires from the Portage Park District board of directors after 10 years of dedicated volunteer service.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Nov. 30

THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL The Women's Council of Hiram College will present an Encore luncheon and program titled "Step in Time" on Dec. 10 at Twinsburg Hilton Garden Inn at Route 82 and I-480. There will be punch and / or a cash bar at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon to follow at noon.

Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Nov. 9

THE AURORA CHAMBER The Aurora Chamber of Commerce's November networking luncheon will be Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bella Vita Event Center (old Aurora golf course clubhouse) on Trails End. A panel of marketing experts will share the latest marketing strategies for businesses.

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Wedding: Victoria Cockrill, Jeremy Gattozzi
Nov 9, 2016 1:00 AM

Wedding: Victoria Cockrill, Jeremy Gattozzi

The wedding of Victoria Cockrill and Jeremy Gattozzi took place Aug. 20 at Firestone Country Club in Akron. The Rev. Martha Cash-Burless officiated. Their parents are Fred and Joan Cockrill of Alliance and Jerry and Sandy Gattozzi of Aurora.

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Nov 2, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora

Over the summer, Aurora Community Theatre's Children's Summer Workshop performed "Beauty and the Beast, Jr." The play featured a book-loving character named Belle, who loves to read. Inspired by play, the 120 young thespians decided to help spread their own love of reading.

Oct 26, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 26

AURORA ROTARY CLUBThe Rotary Club of Aurora recognized Sam LoGalbo and Catherine John from Harmon School and Zack Garrett and Nina Haugen from Streetsboro Middle School at its Oct. 19 meeting.At the Oct.

Oct 19, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 19

CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Aurora Business Showcase, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, is slated for Oct. 22 at the high school.Several other Chamber-related events are coming up in the near future.A networking luncheon is planned Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m.

Oct 12, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 12

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETYThe annual meeting of the Aurora Historical Society will be Nov. 16 at the Aurora Inn. The social hour will begin at 6:30, with dinner at 7.Members will have the opportunity to tour the renovated inn.

Around Aurora-Oct. 5
Oct 5, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Oct. 5

Free. Fall. Family. Fun. Two great days this month will focus on those four favorite words. The city's Fall Family Fun Fest will feature hayrides, scarecrow making, crafts, games and food Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sunny Lake Park.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
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Oct 5, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Oct. 5

AURORA ROTARY CLUBAt the club's Sept. 21 meeting at its new home -- the Aurora Inn -- District Gov. Michael Johns presented the club with the A.Z. Baker Award, the 16th year the club has earned it.The club earned 1,950 service points, which is 293 percent of the goal.

Sep 21, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Sept. 21

BLOSSOM WOMEN'S UNITThe annual meeting and luncheon of the Aurora chapter of Blossom Friends of the Cleveland Orchestra took place Sept. 6.Officers were elected and members voted on a change in the bylaws -- making ex-officio members' terms one year instead of two.

Sep 14, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Sept. 14

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETYThe Aurora Historical Society will have A Night Under the Stars Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheldon Deed House on East Pioneer Trail across from the library.

Sep 7, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Sept. 7

High-stepping energy, precision choreography and rhythm, plus the big boom and blare of drums and horns will generate "Thunder Over Aurora" at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in Veterans Stadium.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
Aug 31, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Aug. 31

AURORA ROTARY CLUBAt the Rotary Club of Aurora's Aug. 24 meeting, member Laura Radcliff presented a slide show about her mission trip to El Salvador. Her daughter Molly joined her in working with extremely poor children.

Aug 17, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Aug. 17

BOY SCOUT TROOP 265As a Scout-led program, members of Boy Scout Troop 265 recently spent a day planning the next 14 months of outdoor activities, which are based on the objectives of character development, citizenship training and personal fitness.

Aug 3, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-Aug. 3

AURORA ROTARY CLUBTanya Shively from the Aurora Study Club was the speaker at the Rotary Club of Aurora’s July 27 meeting.

Around Aurora-Aug. 3
Aug 3, 2016 1:00 AM

Around Aurora-Aug. 3

Shooting stars, comets or bolides. No matter what you call them, these visual dazzlers highlight summer's spectacular light show -- the Perseid Meteor Shower.

By Christine Patronik-holder | Correspondent
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Engaged: Angela Gisondo-Rob Lajeunesse
Jul 27, 2016 1:00 AM

Engaged: Angela Gisondo-Rob Lajeunesse

The engagement of Angela Gisondo of Cleveland and Rob Lajeunesse of Lakewood is being announced. They are the children of Loree and Dave Lajeunesse of Brea, Calif., formerly of Aurora, and Rhonda and Mike Gisondo of Mentor.

Jul 27, 2016 1:00 AM

Society Notes-July 27

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTTed III and Rebecca Fleck of Aurora are parents of Riley Tucker Fleck (born July 9 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces.Grandparents are Ed and Laverne Piatt of Mansfield and Ted Jr. and Mary Lou Fleck of Parma.