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West Side Cause for Celebration

6/19/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Fairlawn School of Music

BATH — The Fairlawn School of Music experienced damage during a severe storm May 27. The storm, considered a microburst, caused nearly 10 trees to fall on the property, damaging four vehicles and destroying two vehicles, according to school officials. The two destroyed vehicles belonged to teachers at the school. In the wake of the storm, the Fairlawn School of Music, 201 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road, is hosting a festival June 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. This festival is a fundraiser to assist the teachers in securing new transportation, as insurance is only covering a portion of the total cost, according to school officials. The festival is free to attend and will include live music. Games, raffle items and food will all be available for purchase. In addition to the festival, the school has designed Wolfgang the Guinea Pig (the Fairlawn School of Music mascot) stickers that are for sale in the school office and will be for sale at the event. All proceeds from the festival will be given directly to the staff to cover costs associated with the damages to their vehicles, according to school officials. For more information, call 330-576-6527 or visit www.fairlawnschoolofmusic.com.

 

Alzheimer’s Association

BATH — A “Cookout for a Cause” featuring all-American fare June 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brookdale Place, 101 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road, will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The event also will include live music. The cost is a $5 donation. For reservations, call Amanda or Renee at 330-666-7011 by tomorrow, June 20.

 

Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation

DOWNTOWN AKRON — The fourth annual Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Run will take place July 12 at 8 a.m. at Lock 3 Park. In addition to the 5K race, the event will feature a 1-mile run/walk and a Kids’ Fun Run. The Kids’ Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. Funds raised will benefit the Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation, which assists the underprivileged and elderly, addresses environmental issues and promotes community service and education in Akron and surrounding areas. Andrea Rose Teodosio, daughter of Summit County judges Tom and Linda Teodosio, died in a skiing accident in 2011. Registration for the run is $25 if registered by July 8 and $30 thereafter. Registration includes racing fees, chip timing and a commemorative tech T-shirt. Packet pick-up will be July 11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Andrea Rose Teodosio booth at Lock 3 Park. The course is on a level path along Main Street and the Towpath Trail. Participants can register in advance at www.andrearose.org/race or in person on the day of the race at the check-in table from 7 until 7:45 a.m.

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