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United Way Services of Geauga County is partnering with Geauga County’s AARP Tax Aide program in an effort to help provide more area residents with tax preparation assistance this upcoming tax season. Last year the program was able to help over 770 people by preparing and filing their taxes for them. In Ohio, that is a savings of $256 in tax preparation costs alone. This doesn’t include deductions and credits the volunteer tax preparers often find that previously were overlooked.
We are looking for more volunteers in 2018 so we can help more people. Help out your friends and neighbors here in Geauga County by providing a valuable resource and helping people keep money in their pockets!
Thanks to each person who donated to our 2017 Thanksgiving Box Project. We were able to collect 390 boxes and raise more than enough money to purchase all the turkeys needed. Thank you also to all those who helped deliver the boxes. We appreciate your generosity!
Location: Notre Dame Chapel, located at 13000 Auburn Road in Munson, Ohio
Start Time: Sat 2, Dec. 2017, 7 p.m.
End Time: Sun 3, Dec. 2017, 5 p.m.
The weather is cooling and the snowflakes will be flying. This should bring the delight and beauty of the holidays. For some, it just brings more financial burden and emotional pain. There are many families working hard but struggling to keep food on the table. With your help, we can share our joy with those in need and make their holidays brighter.
Great music is always a part of these holidays and so members of this community have joined together as the Good Tidings choir with this event for 28 years to begin the season and help their neighbors. The members have ranged from ages 15 to 93 and take their vision to raise funds for the Geauga Hunger Task Force seriously. Hope is our mission.
Start Time: Sun 19, Nov. 2017, 6 a.m.
End Time: Sun 31, Dec. 2017, midnight
Parkside Church desires to share the joy of Christmas with families in need, both in Cleveland through our partnership with Scranton Road Bible Church and in our surrounding community by partnering with local schools and organizations. By purchasing essentials and Christmas gifts, our goal is to offer families hope during the holiday season: the hope that comes from generosity, and the hope that comes from Jesus.
You can help by donating money or time.
Location: Christ Community Chapel: Hudson Campus
Start Time: Sun 17, Dec. 2017, 3 p.m.
End Time: Sun 17, Dec. 2017, 4 p.m.
Join Christ Community Chapel for a special service:
REMEMBRANCE AND HOPE
A Service To Remember Your Loved Ones
DECEMBER 17 / 3 P.M.
Christ Community Chapel
750 West Streetsboro St., Hudson, OH 44236
Last year, Christ Community Chapel in Hudson held its first Remembrance & Hope Service, designed for all families who have lost a loved one, especially as the Christmas season is both joyful as well as difficult for those of us bearing a recent or remembering a long lost loved one. Due to the overwhelming response across our region, we are once again offering this special Service on Sunday, December 17 at 3pm at our main campus, located at 750 West Streetsboro Street, in Hudson. The Service will include music, a testimony and message of grief with Hope in Christ, as well as a poignant Candle Lighting Ceremony, which families will received a beautiful personalized keepsake candle holder as our gift from us to families.
This year marks the 31st year that Parkside Church has endeavored to provide complete Thanksgiving dinners to families who might otherwise be unable to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.
Location: The Commons
Start Time: Fri 22, Sept. 2017, 6:30 p.m.
End Time: Fri 22, Sept. 2017, 9 p.m.
Come join Alternaterm Pregnancy Services for an elegant evening at Alternaterm's annual Fall in Love with Life banquet. Featured speaker is Mr. Scott Klusendorf, a pro-life apologist, "Making a Case for Life on Hostile Turf." Learn to be a guardian of truth. The event will be held at The Commons, Parkside Church, 7100 Pettibone Road, Bainbridge, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30PM. Dinner and program 7-9PM. Dinner is complimentary. RSVP by registering here or by calling 216-371-4848.
Location: Ride begins at Laura's Home,18120 Puritas, Cleveland, OH 44103
Start Time: Sat 9, Sept. 2017, 10 a.m.
End Time: Sat 9, Sept. 2017, 3 p.m.
The City Mission will hold its 6th annual motorcycle rally/fundraiser on Saturday, September 9. Riders have the opportunity to tour the Mission facilities, share a meal, visit vendor exhibits and receive raffle/door prizes.
More information can be found at https://www.thecitymission.org/events/ride/
Thanks to each of you who served at the 2017 Solon Home Days festival July 28-30. God provided perfect weather and the weekend went off without any problems because of your help!!!
Literature and candy were distributed along with many Community Day postcard invitations. Please pray that some who took invitations will come to Community Day. Pray that seeds planted will be used to bring people a step closer to knowing Jesus.
Our freelance photographer, Julie Hahn stopped by to snap photos of the event. You can see all her Solon Home Days photos on our website here.
Location: The Venue at Parkside Church
Start Time: Sun 20, Aug. 2017, 12:30 p.m.
End Time: Sun 20, Aug. 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Join us right after third service in the Venue on 8/13 and 8/20 and drop off invitations in your neighborhood or the neighborhoods surrounding the church. A light lunch will be provided along with some brief instructions and invitations. We will pair or team people up before you leave to hand out the invitations.