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Fundraiser listings for the week of May 13, 2013



Spaghetti supper, 5 p.m. Wednesday at Rochester Methodist Church, state Route 511, Rochester. Adults are $6 and ages 12 and younger are $3. Proceeds benefit missions.

Lorain County “Celebrities Cook for Pathways” event, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Spitzer Conference Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. Celebrity chefs include Mayor Holly Brinda of Elyria, Hope Moon of LCCC, Bob and Brenda Yost of Yost Construction, Bud Hagy of Bistro 83, Beth Maiden of Leadership Lorain County, Bill Harper of United Way of Greater Lorain County and Brad Sale of Avon Oaks Caring Community. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets, call (440) 329-7862.

Italian dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Grafton Community Center, Novak Road, Grafton. Dinner is $10 for adults or $5 for children 4 to 10, which includes pasta dishes, garlic bread, desserts and beverages. Auctions, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, music and games also available. For tickets, call Grace Community Church at (440) 458-6612, Maggie at (440) 225-5310, or purchase at the door. Takeout available.

“Happiness is …” Lady’s Spring Tea, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at LaPorte United Methodist Church, corner of Butternut Ridge and Grafton Road, Elyria. Tickets are $6 each. For more information or tickets, call (440) 458-5717.

Stuffed cabbage sale, noon to 2 p.m. June 7 at the Hungarian Reformed Church, 1691 E. 31st., Lorain. Cost is $12 per dozen, uncooked. To place orders, call the church office (440) 277-8177 weekdays 9 a.m. to noon.

Hungarian cabbage roll sale, 1 to 4 p.m. June 13 at Magyar United Church of Christ, 6119 West River Road, Elyria. $11 per dozen uncooked or $12 per dozen cooked; please specify when ordering. To order, call (440) 322-8059, (440) 366-4651 or (440) 323-1221.

Bacon fry, 4 p.m. June 13 at St. Lad’s Picnic Grounds, 4221 Clinton Ave., Lorain. Donation $11, refreshments included. Open to the public. Sponsored by the Hungarian Friends Society. For more information, call Ilona at (440) 985-1183, Magda at (440) 960-0256 or Laslo at (440) 322-7689.

Craft shows / miscellaneous

Spring rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Avon United Methodist Church, 37711 Detroit Road, Avon. Fill a bag for $3 on Saturday. Soups, baked goods, sandwiches and beverages will be sold. Clothing, household items, electronics, books, toys and more.

Children’s resale and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Carlisle Township Town Hall, 11969 LaGrange Road, LaGrange. Gently used infant and children’s clothing, equipment, toys and more. General admission $3. Cash only. No bills larger that $20 accepted at the door.

Walk & Roll A Thon, registration starts at 9 a.m., walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Children’s Developmental Center, 150 Erie Court, Amherst. Participants will raise flat-rate pledges to be turned in the day of the walk. After completion of the walk, prizes will be awarded for the top three amounts of money raised. Family Fun Day events will follow the walk. Event will be held rain or shine. Wheelchairs, strollers and wagons are welcome, but bikes, skates and skateboards are not allowed. For a pledge packet, call Jenna at (440) 984-2416.

Car, truck and motorcycle show, registration at 9 a.m., show runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at American Legion Post 12, 393 Ohio St., Elyria. Cost is $10. Dash plaques for the first 100 registrants. Trophies will be awarded along with door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Food and baked goods will be available. There also will be a White Elephant sale and a blood drive. For more information, call Lenny at (440) 323-9807. Rain date is June 2.

American Legion Auxiliary Poppies, 5 to 8 p.m. May 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 24 and 10 a.m. to noon May 25 at Convenient Food Mart on Cleveland Street, Walgreens, Discount Drug Mart on Abbe Road, and Apples. For more information, call Doris at (440) 322-1903.

Garage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23 and 9 a.m. to noon May 24 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 25801 Royalton Road, Columbia Station. Fill a bag for $3 May 24.


Elyria Friendship APL needs donations, the nonprofit is always in need of cat food (dry and canned pate style); cat litter (non-scoopable); laundry soap; bleach; blue Dawn dish soap; distilled water; syringes; rubbing alcohol; baby wipes; large and extra-large nonpowdered surgical-type gloves; shelter cleaning supplies; copy and printer paper; Staples or Office Max gift cards; Target, Walmart, Tractor Supply or Rural King gift cards; ear mite treatment; flea treatment (cats and dogs); and a heavy-duty washer and electric dryer. Drop off at 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria. For more information, call (440) 322-4321.

Eaton Grange “State Grange Cookbook,” cookbook is $20 and is available by calling Eddie at (440) 327-9759 or John at

(440) 327-1804, or email The Eaton Grange meets 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Eaton Grange Hall, corner of state routes 82 and 83 in Eaton.

North Eaton Christian Church anniversary cookbook, more than 350 recipes are available for $10 or the cookbook on CD for $5. For more information, call (440) 748-2230.

St. Teresa Church cookbook, one cookbook for $8 or two for $14, which includes shipping; maximum of two per package. Mail check or money order to St. Teresa Altar & Rosary Society, 2940 Mapleview Lane, Avon, OH 44011.

SS. Cyril & Methodius Orthodox Church, 3056 Reeves Ave., Lorain, is holding a pierogi sale Mondays during bingo,

4 to 8 p.m. $7 per dozen.

“Stein Hospice Family Recipes” cookbook, contains 300 recipes from staff, volunteers and friends. Cookbook is available for $10 from Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky; or online at ($4 shipping).

Oberlin Senior Center cookbook, “Sharing Our Friendships & Recipes,” a collection of more than 150 family, potluck and treasured favorites. Cookbooks are $10 and available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 90 E. College St., Oberlin. For more information, call (440) 775-1504.

Avon Garden Club, 2739 Center Road, Avon, is designing and installing a new garden at Miller Nature Preserve. A 4”-by-4” brick paver with three lines of text is $50; an 8”-by-8” paver is $100. Purchase is tax deductible. Make checks payable to Avon Garden Club, P.O. Box 111, Avon, OH 44011.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Fridays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1783 Moore Road, Avon. Doors open 5 p.m. Door prizes, hot food, $1,000 jackpot. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 3269.

Elyria veterans brick paver program, the final phase of the brick paver program is under way at the Elyria Veterans Memorial in Ely Square. All veterans welcome. Bricks are $45; call Bob at (440) 322-0624 for an application.

“Tried and True” cookbook, sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 12. Cookbooks are $5 each. For more information, call Shirley at (440) 458-6335.

Ongoing cookbook and cabbage roll sale, St. Jude Church A&R Society. Cabbage rolls are $11 a dozen uncooked or $12 per dozen cooked. Cookbook has 350 recipes and is $10. For more information or to order, call Carole at (440) 320-4441 or Jean at (440) 365-7971.

Flag poles, Elyria Evening Lions Club offers flag poles installed with a flag. A 20-foot adjustable for pole is $245; price includes installation and flag. Proceeds go toward scholarships. For more information, call (440) 667-9772.

Eyeglass recycling, Elyria Evening Lions Club offers several locations for eyeglass recycling. Elyria drop-off locations for eyeglasses are: Coffman Optical, 1027 E. Broad St.; Cleveland Clinic, 833 E. Broad St.; Dr. Dostal, East Avenue; First Place Bank, 200 Middle Ave.; Lorain National Bank, Cleveland Street; Moose Lodge, Ternes Avenue; and Lang Optical, 280 S. Logan St.

Shirts and caps, the Elyria Schools Friends & Alumni Association is selling stitched T-shirts, golf shirts, sweatshirts and baseball caps in the school colors with Elyria High Pioneers and “Petey Pioneer” or Elyria West Wolverines with “Wolverine Paw.” Also available are EHS Washington Building keepsake ornaments. To purchase, call Ed or Carol Haywood at

(440) 322-3256. All profits go toward scholarships for graduating high school seniors.

Cookbook sale, First Baptist Christian School of Elyria. Book is $10 and includes 300 recipes. For more information, call Kirsten at (440) 458-5185. Proceeds benefit student athletes and scholarship fund.

Fundraisers are published Mondays, as space allows. To have your event included, please send complete information including date, time of event, and location and phone number for contact person. Items must arrive seven days prior to publication and will run for THREE weeks. Political submissions will run for one week. Send to: Fundraisers, The Chronicle-Telegram, c/o Donna Ponczocha, P.O. Box 4010, Elyria, OH 44036, or email

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