Brunswick Library Hosts Another Successful Pet Palooza

The Brunswick Library held its 11th annual Pet Palooza in April. The event welcomed more than 900 people who had the opportunity to meet friendly barnyard animals, including cows, goats and roosters. There will also several therapy dogs that participants were able to cuddle and play with. Also in attendance was the Medina County Parks Department. Volunteers from the department displayed pelts and skulls from local wildlife, teaching participants about wild animals. Pictured below is Liam Ivy, 6, from Brunswick and Medina County Parks volunteer Michelle Tognetti.

Uncorked Medina Wine Festival is Back for its Third Year

The Uncorked Medina Wine Festival will be hosted by Friends of Medina County Parks on Friday, July 19, from 4–9 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, from 2–9 p.m. The event will be held at the Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville, offering picturesque scenery and a relaxing atmosphere. It will feature Ohio wines, locally crafted beers, food trucks and live music. There will also be a Sip & Savor event on Friday as well as a Twilight Dinner on Saturday. Tickets start at $25. Visit UncorkedMedinaWineFest.com for more information.

Educational Service Center of Medina County Hires New Deputy Superintendent

The Educational Service Center of Medina County’s governing board is preparing to welcome new deputy superintendent, Robert Hlasko, for his first day on the job Aug. 1. Robert was hired back in April 2019 and signed a two-year contract with the ESC. According to The Medina Gazette, he holds a superintendent’s license, has served in numerous administrative roles including building principal and superintendent and is a graduate of Cloverleaf High School.