Heartful Living Café

Tuesday, August 29th

at 2pm

Come and explore your creative writing side! On Tuesday, Kathy Strawser will guide all in developing a unique story together using different photos

as inspiration. The process is called TimeSlips (TM), an experience that nationally known writer, Anne Basting, PhD, created. Join us in-person or virtually. In-person guests are invited to remain for refreshments.

Sweet Arts Café

Wednesday, August 30th

Special Time Today:

Lunch: Noon – 12:45pm

Program: 12:45 – 1:45pm

We welcome all for lunchtime

and a special new provider. Sara Lawrence – Sucato from Dancing Wheels in Cleveland will offer an exciting new dance and movement program! Virtual guests may join in at 12:30pm.

Next week – Wednesday program on September 5th will resume from 11am – 1pm. Only on the 4th Wednesday of each month will the program start

a bit later.

Celebrate the Arts

Friday, September 1st

at 2pm

Be with us to kick off September with Melissa Renner or a staff member from Active For Life. The program guides all in an easy Chair Dance program right from the comfort of your seat. Come experience and enjoy the afternoon in-person or virtually. In-person guests are welcome to stay and enjoy our Friday refreshments and Café.

Thursday, August 31st

is Mary Alice Novak’s birthday! We wish her a wonderful day!!

Registration for the above sessions is required. Please click on the link below for the program(s) that you are interested in to register. For questions, please contact us at: 440-414-0434.

Thursday, September 14th: Storytelling

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10777990

Thursday, October 12th: Baseball Memories

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778010

Thursday, November 9th: Scrapbook Memories

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778020

Thursday, December 14th: Holiday Music

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778026

Last Week for Dominick Denaro’s Art Exhibit!

Check out his work and exhibit through August 30th. The Center is open M – F, 9am – 5pm. A percentage of the sale of Dominick’s work helps to support the work of the Farrell Foundation.

Gala 2023! Inspire Joy – A Celebration of Care

From Left: Luise Easton, Mary Buckingham, Dr. Charlie Farrell, WKYC TV Special Projects Reporter Lindsay Buckingham

and Ed Farrell.

We extend a special Thank You to all of our guests that attended last Saturday’s Inspire Joy – A Celebration of Care at Avon Oaks Country Club. Over 150 guests enjoyed a special evening while helping to support the Farrell Foundation’s programs and services which remain no-cost to the community. The evening was filled with entertainment, dinner and a special program. The event was hosted by WKYC TV Special Projects Reporter Lindsay Buckingham and CLFF Board President Andrew Mangels. The evening included Live Music By Ruth Williams on keyboard and Nadine Kodysz playing violin. Auctioneer Bob Hale was spot on with his humor and effort for the cause. DJ Justin Lewandowski for On The Mic Entertainment provided music to dance to after the auctions. An enormous thank you to each of our sponsors, Gala Committee Co-Chairs Andrew Mangels and Betsy Wallace plus many, many others including the CLFF staff and volunteers. And a big thank you to the Avon Oaks Staff. We are most appreciative for the effort of photographer DeeAnn Rose who captured the joy in everyone’s smile that evening in a beautiful manner. Included in today’s Constant Contact are many images to view and enjoy. We will share more in the coming weeks. We greatly appreciated the Sponsorship of the following businesses and all of the individuals that helped to make the event a success!

Guests and participants Dave & Judi Trudel arrive at the Gala.

Former Participant and volunteer Sandy Gardner (L) and volunteer Marianne Cunningham. (R)

Pre-Dinner Music provided by Violinist Nadine Kodysz and Pianist Ruth Williams.

Volunteers Rev. Dave Schantz and wife Joanne Wolk-Schantz.

Caregiver Faith Folkerts and her husband Caleb.

From Left: Dr. John Eyre, Resident Artists for the Farrell Foundation Richard Skerl and Lee Ann Eyre.

Former participants and volunteer Janis and John Carlson.

Participants Richard and Gayle Ramsey. Gayle shared a touching story about her appreciation for the Farrell Foundation as part of the evening’s program.

Professional Auctioneer Bob Hale, with Benefit Auction Services, LLC, made the Live Auction and Fund-A-Need Auction successful, fun and entertaining!

And last but not least, the 2023 Inspire Joy Gala Co-Chairs: CLFF Board President Andrew Mangels and Board Member Betsy Wallace. Thank you for all your hard work in making this wonderful event a success!