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Happy Mother's DayIt's time to take mom out to dinner for her very special day of the year. Chardon Cleats is offering a free meal…

Happy Mother’s Day
It’s time to take mom out to dinner for her very special day of the year. Chardon Cleats is offering a free meal for every mother who calls in to make a reservation. My daughter-in-law Kimberly, her mother and I attended this very special family event two years ago and we loved it. Call 440-285-8222 for reservations. Cleats is located at 602 South St.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mom’s out there.
Bonding with Breastfeeding
The Bonding with Breastfeeding support group meets the first and fourth Tuesday of each month from 10 am to 1 p.m. at the Middlefield Public Library. The group involves support from beginning to weaning and an opportunity to meet other breastfeeding moms.
A baby weight scale is available and meetings are open to all breastfeeding and pregnant women in Geauga County. Support persons and children are welcome as well.
Call 440-789-3819 for more information.
Art Exhibit at Heinen’s Cafe
The voting public is invited to choose their favorite for “Best of Show” at this year’s Chardon High School Art Exhibit on view at the Chardon Heinen’s Cafe through next week.
Two independent judges were on hand last week to vote their decisions for first, second and third place in numerous categories for the more than 100 pieces at the exhibit.
The following were selected: Ceramics – Taharka Ankhenaton, teapot; Ashley Westerman, leaf plate; Alexis Morrison, teapot; Drawing – Christine Savides, charcoal portrait; Gavin Kyte, glasses, Stacey Eierman closet/ink; Painting – Gabriel Larkins, portrait; Christine Savides, horse portrait; Lidsay Poyar, portrait;
Prints – Kristen Goodge, turtle; Kalli Webber, flower; Sophia Strazinsky, girl on bridge; Mixed Media – Gabriela Larkins, portrait collage; Kaitlyn O’Brien, rearview mirror; Gabriela Larkins, hands; Other, 3-D – Catherine Massiello, bone sculpture; Gabriella Larkins, hands holding heart, Jake Klatka, warrior. Many students also received honorable mentions.
Thanks go to Chardon High School art teacher Deb Steytler for helping provide the information and to CHS Chuck Zitko, who will retire as an art teacher in the system for more than 30 years. Congratulations to the gifted art students and to their teachers as well.
Bell Street Artwalk
On May 31 from 5-9 p.m., the Valley Art Center will host a multitude of artists and partner with its artistic Bell Street neighbors Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends and Deborah Nicholl Interiors & Co., for a terrific evening of unique artwork, demonstrations and light refreshments at the Bell Street Artwalk.
Free parking will be available behind the VAC and Deborah Nicholl’s Interiors.
Artists or students interested in selling their artwork may contact Laurie Nalepa at 440-247-7507. Tables are available for $25 each; tables may be shared.
Located at 155 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls, the Valley Art Center is dedicated to presenting, promoting and teaching the visual arts in the Chagrin Valley. For information, contact Bridget Rousch at 440-247-7505.
GANG Program May 21
Beth Croup of Cross Creek Farm Rug Hooking Studio will demonstrate the art of rug hooking and share examples of her work as the guest of the Geauga Arts Network Group (GANG). The educational program, which is free and open to the general public, will take place May 21 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Heinen’s Cafe, 402 Center St. in Chardon. No reservations are necessary.
Comment For The Day
May is a beautiful month to enjoy all of the bushes in bloom including the trees that line the streets of Chardon.
Happy Mother’s Day! I think of my mother daily and miss her friendship and wisdom, but I am thankful for the wonderful memories that bond us to this day.

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