**BACK TO THE FUTURE!!**
Huron County Chamber of Commerce, 10 West Main Street, Norwalk; 419-668-4155.
The Huron County Chamber of Commerce invites you to go Back to the Future with us at our Annual Banquet and Awards Presentation. Mark your calendars for THURSDAY, April 27, 2017. Maple City Ice, 371 Cleveland Road, Norwalk. Mix & Mingle @ 5:45 p.m., Dinner @ 6:30 p.m., Program to follow. $40 per person. Reserve a table for 8 and save $40! RSVP Today! 419-668-4155 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
**LOVE THE COVER? BUY THE POSTER!!**
Foghorn Designs, 961 U.S. Highway 20 E, Norwalk; 419-706-3861; email@example.com; www.foghorndesigns.com. If you love the cover of your 2017 Chamber Directory and would like a beautiful keepsake that commemorates our city’s bicentennial, then contact Foghorn Designs and order a 18”x28” full-color poster today for just $20!
**BLOSSOM THROUGH PARTICIPATION!!**
Huron County Chamber of Commerce, 10 West Main Street, Norwalk; 419-668-4155. We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved with your local Chamber! Not only does your participation benefit the businesses, it is a great opportunity for you to meet, work with and interact with other businesses and individuals you might not otherwise. Join us for a meeting or call for more information. We’d love to have you!
27: Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet & Awards: Maple City Ice, 371 Cleveland Road, Norwalk. 5:45pm - Mix & Mingle; 6:30pm - Dinner & Awards; Call for complete details
3: Wednesday Wisdom, 12 – 1 p.m.
4: Safety Council – Construction, 7:30 a.m.
4: Program Committee, 8 a.m.
4: Croghan Colonial Bank, Monroeville, Ribbon Cutting, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
10: Membership Committee BREAKFAST 7:30 a.m.* - Please RSVP
(*note NEW MEETING TIME)
11: Safety Council – General/Service, 7:30 a.m.
17: Education Committee, 8 a.m.
18: Safety Council – Manufacturing, 7:30 a.m.
**CHAMBER GIFT CERTIFICATES BLOOM YEAR-ROUND!!**
Huron County Chamber of Commerce, 10 West Main Street, Norwalk; Certificates bloom in the Right Size, Right Color and Right amount for everyone and are great to give and receive ANY time of year. They can be used for everything from APPLES to a stuffed ZEBRA! (Groceries, gas, prescriptions, veterinary, auto, beauty, medical and many other products and services). Chamber gift certificates can be redeemed at any Huron County Chamber business. Call the Chamber to pre-order and we will have them ready for you to pick up. No fees or service charges. They can be purchased by anyone for any amount. DON’T WAIT! Get your Chamber Gift Certificates TODAY!
Huron County Visitors’ Bureau, 10 West Main Street, Norwalk; 419-668-4155. THE PUB CRAWL WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO WORKED TO MAKE IT HAPPEN AND TO ALL THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED! BY ALL ACCOUNTS, EVERYONE HAD A GREAT TIME! Join is in celebrating Norwalk’s 200th birthday! Throughout the coming year we will be posting upcoming events. We hope to see many of you during these celebrations!
4/22: Earth Week 5K Run – Norwalk Resevoir
4/22: Platt & Sally Benedict – St. Paul Episcopal Church; 87 W. Main St.
May: First Pitch – McGuan/Baines/VFW
MAY: Plastic Lid Artwork Install, Frontier Communications Building
5/26: Strawberry Festival – Downtown Norwalk. 6-11p.m.
5/27: Strawberry Festival – Downtown Norwalk. 10am – 11pm.
5/28: Strawberry Festival – Downtown Norwalk. 10am – 11 pm.
5/29: Strawberry Festival – Downtown Norwalk. 10am – 7pm.
Date TBA: Norwalk Mural Install, Northern Ohio Antique Mall
**A BICENTENNIAL EVENING TO REMEMBER**
Firelands Historical Society, Case Ave, Norwalk; 419-668-6038. Visit www.firelandsmuseum.com
This year Norwalk is celebrating its 200th birthday and your Firelands Historical Society will be hosting a very special evening for this occasion. The Society will present “A Bicentennial Evening” featuring Norwalk founders Platt and Sally Benedict. The evening will also include a short history of the era and concert music played on the A.B. Chase grand piano.
These activities will take place on April 22nd beginning at 7pm. The St. Paul Episcopal Church has graciously allowed us to use their facility located at 87 West Main Street in Norwalk for this event.
Following the program there will be a catered reception in Benedict Chapel with a concert selection, written especially for this occasion by a local student.
There will be only 200 tickets available for this event. The cost is $25.00 per person and may be purchased at Berry’s Restaurant or the Diamond Collection in Norwalk. More information can be obtained by calling chair person, John Schumm, at 419-668-2869, or the Firelands Museum at 419-668-6038. For ticket information please contact society member Kathleen Schaffer at 419-706-7359.
Hope to see you there :)
**CAVALCADE OF STARS**
Summit Motorsports Park, 1300 State Route 18 E., Norwalk; 419-668-5555; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.summitmotorsportspark.com. Join us for Cavalcade of Stars May 19-21, 2017! 3 Shows…Friday & Saturday Night and Sunday afternoon! Meet the NHRA STARS of TOMMORROW! FREE Parking. Good ol’ Fashion FAST…Family-Friendly Entertainment! $10/any DAY! 6yrs & under FREE! Visit our website or see our flyer for more exciting details!
**STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL RETURNS!**
Norwalk Jaycees, PO Box 495, Norwalk. Mark your calendars! The Norwalk Jaycees are bringing back The Strawberry Festival this Memorial Day weekend (May 26 - May 29)! The festival will feature live music, a Berry Fun 5k Run, The Bar-centennial Bar Crawl, kid and V.I.T (Very Important Teen) areas, a LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant sale, local artisans and vendors, and more! For more information about the event, please visit norwalkjaycees.com, or contact The Norwalk Jaycees at email@example.com.
*Also on May 29 from 11 am – 3pm we will have the Norwalk Strawberry Festival Car & Truck Show. Open to all makes, models and years! Door prizes – Chinese Auction – Food – 50/50 – Das Plaques & Goody Bags – and much more! Proceeds will benefit local charities and scholarship fund. For more information and pre-registration, contact Pat & Chuck Church, 419-271-2178 or 419-515-0807.
Norwalk Rotary Club, PO Box 795, Norwalk; Norwalk Rotary’s 18th Annual Pizza Bake Off is April 25, 4:30pm – 7:00pm at the Norwalk High School – Shady Lane Drive. Raffles for great prizes from local vendors. Pizza from 6 great pizza parlors! Bring your friends! Tickets available at the door. Adults $10, Child (10 and younger) $5.
**2017 – 2018 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE APPROACHING!**
Payne, Nickles & Company, 257 Benedict Ave, Bldg. D.; 419-668-2552. Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs, through The Fund for Huron County (an affiliate of The Community Foundation of Lorain County), is proud to announce it is again offering up to two (2) $2,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship is open to fourth or fifth year students with accounting majors, and is intended to assist the student in meeting the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA exam. The scholarship is non-renewable. Eligibility Criteria) Erie/Huron, or contiguous counties, Ohio resident,
Minimum 2.8 grade point average, Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017. Our scholarship is based on field of study, merit, financial need and community involvement. The decision is final and will be announced in late June. The scholarship will be paid to the school (not to an individual or bookstore) in one installment. The Firm’s offices are located at 422 West Market Street in Sandusky and 257 Benedict Avenue, Bldg. D in Norwalk. Scholarship applications can be picked up at either location, or printed from the Payne, Nickles & Company website at www.pncpa.biz. All completed applications should be submitted to the Fund for Huron County, 12 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, Ohio 44857.
**GOLF IS BACK!**
Eagle Creek Golf Club, 2406 New State Road, Norwalk; 419-668-8535. Visit www.eaglecreekgolf.com Cameo at the Creek Restaurant, 419-668-9197. Cameo's Hours: Sunday through Thursday 11am to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm.. Take Out, Delivery or Dine In and Order Online. Medium Specialty Pizza and Bottle of Wine for $31. Always open to the public!!!
**NORWALK PUBLIC LIBRARY**
Norwalk Public Library, 46 West Main St., Norwalk; 419-668-6063. Visit www.norwalk.lib.oh.us
“Book” an adventure today! We have activities for all ages! And the best part – you can travel anywhere, to any time and learn about almost anything – just by checking out a book! Visit us today!
*Regular Hours of Operation for Norwalk Library:
Monday & Wednesday - 9:30 a.m. - 8;30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday - 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday - 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays.
EZ Auto Convenience, 57 North Prospect Street, Norwalk; 419-706-3728. Visit www.e-z2start.com
Stop in for a spring cleaning! EZ Auto Convenience offers detailing services that fit everyone’s needs—from a basic clean-up and hand wash, to steam cleaning and hand waxing. Packages start at $99! Call us at 419 706 3728 or stop by our shop at 57 N Prospect St in Norwalk to inquire about pricing for your vehicle!
**HOME FOR SALE**
Century 21 Premiere Properties, 201 Milan Ave. B, Norwalk; 419-668-2100. 76 S. Linwood Ave, Norwalk. Walk back in time in this Victorian home. This charming house is located close to town. You won't find this kind of square footage in a great neighborhood for a better price! Over 2700 square feet with four bedrooms and two full bathrooms with a great layout. Beautiful woodwork throughout, built in shelves, and large windows are just a few of the features that this beauty has to offer.
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Laser Images, 28 West Main Street, Norwalk; 419-668-8348. Visit www.laserimagesohio.com
“Here Today…Here Tomorrow! Quality Service Since 1987”. Do you need business cards or color copies? How about promotional items? Getting married? Have a graduate? Check out these great offers that you can use through the end of the year. Contact us today!
**HEALTHY HAPPENINGS - MARCH & APRIL 2017**
Apr 4 – May 9: New London Wellness Walks. 6 p.m.
Apr 22: Healthy Living Blood Screening in Partnership with Norwalk Kiwanis. 6 – 10 a.m. See flyer for details and test costs.
Apr 22: Earth Week 2017 5K run/Walk & Fun Run. 9 a.m. Seminary St. behind Main Street School.
Apr 22: Sensory Friendly Trip to the Movies, 10 a.m., Premiere Theater, Norwalk. Tickets: $5.75 each.
Apr 26: Meal Planning and Cooking Tips for People with Diabetes. 1 – 2 p.m.
Apr 26: “Welcome to Medicare 2017” Information Event. 6 p.m.
Apri 29: March of Dimes Great Lakes March for Babies. Cedar Point Amusement Park. 10 a.m.
Visit Healthy Living Online for more resources: various classes , available screenings, such as Helmets For Kids, New Parent Classes and more. https://www.fisher-titus.org/
**FREE DRINKING WATER SYSTEM**
We’re pouring on the savings! Get a FREE Drinking Water System (valued at $899) with the purchase of a non-electric Kinetico Water Softener! Let us help you “Love your Water!” Call Today!
D & D Smith Winery, 401 West Main Street, Norwalk; 419-577-0242. Visit www.ddsmithwinery.com
Hours: Mon-Tues. closed, Wed 1-5pm, Thurs 1-9 pm, Sat 12-11pm, Sun 12-6pm.
Rum is our special the month of February. We'll do the traditional Cuban Highball otherwise known as the Mojito!! Martinis still available - white chocolate or regular chocolate!!..... We can mix with Wine or with liquor... We've found the Cherry wine goes great with the chocolate Martinis!!! Tastes like a chocolate covered cherry!! Either drink is $6 and available Saturday or Sunday!
4/20: Taco Bar and Chair Massage 6-9. Essential Oils and the Cocoa Exchange will be here too!
4/22: Wine & Canvas. Perfect for the ladies! Check it out!
4/23: 1-3 pm Make 3 specialty cards for someone special! $15 get instruction, items to make cards and stencil use and a glass of D and D Wines! Call Danielle to reserve your spots. Stop by and pay the $15 or call in your credit card # to get your seat reserved! 419-577-0242
4/28: Spaghetti Buffet Night 6-9p $6 pp. For parties larger than 4 please call at least two days ahead.
4/29: Huron County Lions Club Winery Tour Poker Run 11 am - ? Sign up at our Winery!
**INVEST IN YOUR HOME**
JDB Home Improvements, 46 Jefferson St., Norwalk; 419-660-8052. Visit www.jdbhomes.com. It's that time a year again....tax season! And what better way to invest your money then by putting it back into your home with a new home remodeling project. We can upgrade your kitchen, bathroom or even add a room for whatever needs you might have. Give JDB Home Improvements a call for a FREE estimate.
**MINGLE AT OUR MONTHLY ACTIVITIES**
Senior Enrichment Services, 130 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk; 419-668-6245. www.sfaconnection.org
Weekly: Be Healthy: Mind, Body, Spirit. Tai Chi: Wednesdays,8:30 am, 6 session punch card/$30; Yoga: Tuesdays, 9:30 am or Wednesdays, 5:15 pm. $25 for 6 weeks.
4/25: “Welcome Spring” wreath craft. Noon in Willard. Wreath $18. Register by 4/20.
5/9: OSU Wreath, 5-8pm: Norwalk - $35 - Officially Licensed Ohio State Wreath. Get ready for the Buckeyes!!!! Presented by Kate’s Kustom Wreaths of Columbus. *Registration required by May 1st*
**TEST DRIVE A NEW LAWN MOWER**
North Central Ag, LLC, 100 Industrial Drive, New London; 419-281-7820. Visit www.northcentralag.com
TEST DRIVE A NEW LAWN MOWER! Before you buy your next lawn mower, test drive it! We have over an acre of lawn you can use to select the right mower for you. Choose from a wide selection of Husqvarna mowers, Grasshopper zero turns and Massey Ferguson compact tractors. We also repair any brand of lawn mower, sharpen blades and sell parts. Call us today!
**HOME FOR SALE**
Norma Schaechterle with Howard Hanna, 419-706-7060; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.NormaSellshomes.com. 165 FAIRWAY CIRCLE, NORWALK; Spacious Multi-Level Tudor! 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2.5 car garage. Master suite w/private bath, separate shower, hot tub and balcony. Three seasons sun porch wood deck, new furnace & C/A 2016. Updated kitchen and baths.
Asking Price $249,000
Information Technologies & Training, 50 N. Linwood Avenue, Norwalk, 419-663-4500 or 567-805-4147. Spend your lunch hour with us and eat, drink and be educated! Popular software topics will be discussed and also demonstrated by Microsoft Office Specialists. Take this opportunity to enjoy a meal and become familiar with tools to make your job easier! Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Call to sign up today. All sessions are held from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of Information Technologies and Training.
May 2: Excel – Create A Button To Run A Macro
May 16: Word – Track Changes
June 13: Excel – Pivot Tables
June 27: Access – Create and Modify Forms
**THE WALL THAT HEALS**
Senior Enrichment Services, 130 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk; we are bringing the Vietnam Wall to Huron County. "The Wall That Heals" was founded by the "Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund" in Washington D.C. The Wall That Heals will be here from June 22-25, 2017 in Bellevue, at Central Park.
**PANCAKES, AND TOOL TIME, AND A CLOTHING SWAP – OH MY!**
United Fund, 2 E. Seminary St., Norwalk, 419-668-0269; Click here for our newsletter.
April 22: Pancake Breakfast, 8 – 11 am. Reach Our Youth Pancake breakfast scholarship fundraiser. Norwalk VFW, 140 Milan Ave, Norwalk. $5 Adults, $3 Kids (under age 10), Family $14. All you can eat pancakes! Tickets available at the door or in advance. 419-663-2525.
April 29: Tool Time with the United Fund, 1 – 4 pm. Huron Co. Fairgrounds, Pickworth Building. Don’t miss out on the chance to win one of our awesome Grand Prizes – Pre-Sale tickets are available now! See our flyer for full details. Keep up with what’s going down at the United Fund. Keep up with what’s going down at the United Fund. Click here for our latest newsletter!
May 8-12: Professional Clothing Swap, 9 am – 4 pm. Both men’s and women’s clothing will be accepted. Stop by any time to drop off or take clothes. Everyone is welcome, we’ll even be here during your lunch breaks! Please bring any of the following: dresses, suits, dress shirts, jackets, slacks, blouses, sweaters, shoes, purses, ties, belts, jewelry, skirts.
Firelands Symphony Orchestra, 334 East Washington Street, Sandusky; 419-621-4800; Visit www.firelandssymphony.com. Rising Stars, Saturday, April 29, 7:30pm, Sandusky State Theatre. View our flyer for details or visit or website.
Danielion ideals that BLOOM, 14 East Main St., Wakeman; 440-839-2020. www.facebook.com/idealsthatbloom.
Spring 2017 COURSES
May 3: Herb Gardens. 7pm
May 17: Trash to Treasure Lamps & Trinket Jar. 7 pm
June 14: Just Add Water. 7pm
June 24: Batik Bag. Noon.
Spring 2017 EVENTS
Apr. 22: Celebrate Local Earth Day – Local Artist Reception. Noon – 3pm
Apr. 29: Prom Pics – Get great pics before the Grand march with a professional guest photographer. Call to set up an appointment.
May 13: Eric Ebinger – Local author & presidential historian portrays a longtime neighbor of Abraham & Mary Lincoln. Discover the seedy, unknown side of the couple as only a neighbor can tell!
Myers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 1111 Castalia Street, Bellevue; 419-483-3281. Visit www.Myersautocenter.com; Back for the 3rd year! Thursday, May 11, 2017. 11a.m. – 7p.m. Exclusively at Myers Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram. Free hot dogs, chips & refreshments. The area’s only appearance of This Monster Truck. Car Crushing at 6 p.m.! See our flyer for more details.
**BAUER HVAC & PLUMBING**
Bauer HVAC & Plumbing, 108 East Main Street, Norwalk; 419-668-8493. NOW UNDER NEW OWERSHIP! Serving the area for over 50 years, keeping you cool – keeping you warm. Current special: $79.95 furnace or A/C clean and check. Call for more details. Come visit our new showroom. Emergency Service also available!
**WANT TO HELP? RE-SHOE**
Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave, Norwalk, 419-663-7158, hchumanesociety.org;
DONATE YOUR SHOES TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY. Help us raise funds which will aid our animals by donating your gently worn, used or new shoes! And don’t forget to ask friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to donate too! Donation can be made at the Huron County Humane Society during regular business hours from May 1 – June 30. You can also bring your donation to the Chamber of Commerce from May 1 – 31. And don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook for the latest updates on what’s happening at your local Humane Society!
Looking for other great ways to help the Huron County Humane Society? Here are some fast and easy options that we bet you never heard of!
**IMAGINE NORWALK 2017!**
The Norwalk Arts Council, email@example.com; 419-921-6790. Find us on Facebook. The Norwalk Arts Council situated in Norwalk’s Historic District brings you art by leading the Imagine Norwalk this year. Eight dates are planned to showcase the arts in Norwalk’s Historic Business District. This years Imagine Norwalk will present a variation of the arts such as live music, Painting, Sculpting, Dancing, Foods, and Shopping. Shop local and support the Norwalk Historic District while socializing with a neighbor, an old friend, or fellow community member. Come and help bring the song of our community alive!
June 9th & 23rd
July 7th & 21st
August 4th & 18th
Annual Banquet & Awards
Please Join Us!!
Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:45 Mix and Mingle
6:30 Dinner & Awards
Maple City Ice
371 Cleveland Road
$40.00 per person
Reserve a table of 8 and save $40.00
RSVP by April 19th
Award Forms are attached
Apr 27, 2017
May 03, 2017
May 04, 2017
May 10, 2017
Board of Directors Meeting
May 11, 2017
Dec 25, 2017
Join the Huron County Chamber and enjoy the benefits only being a member can bring.
100.9 The Coast wants you to join together to showcase your business and bring attention to Norwalk and Norwalk businesses in the Norwalk “Our Town” Campaign.
Here’s how it works—
Each participating merchant will receive their own bank of commercials each month. The commercials will consist the Jingle “Our Town” open, followed by their 15-second message. These messages can be changed monthly to concentrate on special offers or the business’ focus for that month. One year commitment required.
Norwalk Businesses will have a position on the station’s Home Page. Listeners will simply click onto the Norwalk “Our Town” icon and click-through to a site with all participating Norwalk businesses logos that will then click-through to the businesses web site at NO CHARGE.
Coast will promote the Norwalk “Our Town” campaign by playing the song associated with this campaign 5 x’s a day or over 1825 times during the year.
What a great way to promote Your Community and Your business with the low cost and high efficiency on the Norwalk “Our Town” Campaign on Norwalk’s Live, Local and Connected Radio Station, 100.9 The Coast!