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Willoughby-Eastlake Schools offers students the opportunity to sharpen their skills in preparation for post-high school careers

Providing a viable career path and fostering employability skills for high school students in Willoughby-Eastlake Schools is the lofty goal of the Career Options program, which currently serves 23 students from Eastlake North and Willoughby South High Schools. According to program director Jessica Varcho, the hardworking students spend half of...

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Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity works to make safe, healthy and affordable housing accessible to everyone

What if everyone in Lake and Geauga Counties had a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home? Meet Michael Barb, executive director of Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity (LGHFH). Michael and his staff begin each day asking themselves this question and then get busy doing the work to make their vision a reality. Mimi sat down with Michael to...

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While the temperatures are low, the level of winter activities and enjoyment in Lake Metroparks is high

As the Norwegians say, “There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes.” Darlings, Mimi couldn’t agree more. Life is what you make of it. And right about now, when shorter, colder days might spur you to dive for the nearest blanket and fireside sofa, January and February are ideal months to layer up with the right clothing and...

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Willoughby-Eastlake Schools is partnering with Laketran to get students where they need to go, efficiently and at no cost

For busy families in Willoughby-Eastlake Schools, the daily balancing act of getting high schoolers to off-campus programs like internships, college classes and jobs just got a whole lot easier. Kicked off last month, the WE GO student transit benefit program offers free transportation to students on select Laketran routes. This program is...

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Tuesdays With Morrie: The beloved best-selling book comes to the stage

Magical Theatre Company continues its season with Tuesdays with Morrie, adapted from the novel by Mitch Albom, a #1 New York Time best seller. The beloved book has changed millions of lives with the story of friendship, the timeless wisdom of older generations, and healing lessons on loss and grief. A sociology professor, Morrie...

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