Dr. Merle Griff is the founder and CEO of SarahCare Senior Solutions and has led it to its current position as the only company that is currently franchising adult daytime senior care and activity centers.
GV Winter Crawl Feb. 25 Escape to Gervasi Vineyard for the winter wine and beer crawl from 1 to 5 p.m. Stroll the beautiful Tuscan-inspired 55-acre estate and taste award-winning Gervasi wine and beer perfectly paired with an appetizer bite. Each guest will receive a GV wine glass and a discount at The Marketplace boutique gift shop. Check the site for more information. gervasivineyard.com
The 46th annual Christkindl Markt fundraiser that benefits the Canton Museum of Art added celebrity programs for the first time this year. In addition to the more than 100 artists exhibiting and selling their handcrafted artwork, complimentary programs by media celebrities Robin Swoboda and Andre Bernier were offered for guests.
The CCDS Parents Association sponsored Night at the Races. This event captured all the suspense and close-up action that re-created the atmosphere of being at the racetrack. The event included a reverse raffle, dinner and drinks.
Coming Together Stark County held its 19th annual Awards Gala in October at La Pizzaria in Canton. Many local people and organizations were honored with awards. Coming Together Stark County is the only organization in Stark County with a purpose of promoting inclusion, diversity and dignity for all people.
Lisa Teeple is still a little astonished by her success. Teeple is the 2017 Canton Arts District All-Star winner. Her acrylic painting “Sublimation of Neptune” earned the most votes at the Canton Museum of Art event in November.
Nowadays, you almost need a scorecard to keep up with the number of celebrities and politicians being forced to apologize for past misdeeds. Well, OK, mostly it’s men who are unable to keep their eyes on the road and their hands to themselves.
Dawn L. Campanelli proudly serves as the president of Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio. A native of Stark County, she loves spending time with her husband Nick, their children Alyssa, Brian, Tyler and Carrie, and grandsons, Ayden and Benjamin.
High-Mileage Hike Jan. 13 Lace up your hiking boots and get out with Stark Parks for this 4.5-mile hike. Dress for the weather. Hikers will meet at 9 a.m. at the E. Maple Street ball fields trailhead of Hoover Trail. starkparks.com