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Here’s how you can support Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity’s mission to build 100 homes and beyond for those with the dream of home ownership

The vision of Habitat for Humanity is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. This is a bold vision but one that Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity (LGHFH) is working toward, in its little corner of the world. “What if everyone in Lake and Geauga Counties had a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home?” Michael Barb,...

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Ellie Vayo Photography keeps the magic of those important moments alive

Since 1979, Ellie Vayo, owner of Ellie Vayo Photography, has been capturing the special moments in the lives of her clients. From graduations, weddings, holiday and family portraits to business head shots and corporate events, whenever there’s a moment to commemorate and preserve, Ellie Vayo is there. “My passion for photography began as...

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The Helicopter Daughter offers a welcoming respite, complete with gift ideas, in support of caregivers

All of us are caregivers. Whether we’re caring for elderly parents, a spouse, children, or friends and neighbors, at some point we find ourselves in that role. And just like that airplane oxygen mask analogy, perhaps there is no one more important to care for than ourselves. Karen Hadden, owner of The Helicopter Daughter, has found herself...

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Here’s how one local teen is working to honor fallen military members

The title “Gold Star Family” was initiated in World War I to distinguish a family that experiences the loss of a loved one in military service. Continuing today, any immediate family member, parent, sibling, spouse or child, receives a Gold Star from the Department of Defense to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for this country...

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Chardon’s newest store, Vintage Hollow, features vintage and eclectic finds to suit every taste and budget

Karen Miller and Meghan Connolly recognized each other as kindred spirits when they met. Both vendors at an vintage store in Mentor that ultimately closed, Karen and Meghan knew their partnership was just beginning. “We became fast friends,” Karen says. “When the shop was closing, Meghan came to me and said, ‘I know you love what...

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