November 2019 Around Town 1

New Senior Living Neighborhood Planned in Medina

Western Reserve Masonic Community is building a new neighborhood on its 229-acre campus in Medina. The neighborhood is intended for adults ages 55 and up who are looking to maintain their independence, purpose and lifestyle by being connected to a thriving social community. The Palmary at Western Reserve Masonic Community will be a three-story, 273,000-square-foot expansion that includes 99 independent living apartment homes and a new common area where community members can access multiple dining venues, a fitness and wellness facility, a multipurpose room for gatherings and more.

Cleveland Clinic Honors Husband and Wife

In July, Cleveland Clinic honored Dave Logsdon and his late wife, Jan, with the 2019 Crile Award for their generosity time and resources to Cleveland Clinic and Medina Hospital. This annual award, named for one of Cleveland Clinic’s four founders, Dr. George W. Crile Sr., recognizes people who have made outstanding contributions of time, talent and resources to Cleveland Clinic.

Medina County District Library Experiences Record Participation in Summer Reading Game

The 2019 Summer Reading Game at Medina County District Library topped last year’s reading records, experiencing record participation with 1,637 teen registrants for the Teen Game and 7,679 child registrants for the Children’s Game. The Children’s Game had a 4% increase in registration and 10.81% increase in the number of children reading for 30 days and finishing the game from 2018. Both the children and teens who participated in the Summer Reading Game had the opportunity to read for a variety of fun prizes.

Medina County District Library November Art Exhibits

The Medina County District Library will host a variety of art exhibits throughout the month of November. There will be the Folk Spirit exhibit in the B. Smith Gallery at Medina Library from Nov. 4–Dec. 1. The exhibit will feature art by Elizabeth Gierosky; much of her work expresses humor, playfulness and resourcefulness with recycled material. From Nov. 13–23, the Highland Library will house Ashton Wood Art. The Highland Library will also showcase watercolor artwork by Cathy Welner in the Cliffside Artists Collaborative Gallery. 

10th Annual Medina Home Tour

Come out for the 10th annual Medina Home Tour on Sunday, Dec. 8. The holiday home tour will be held from noon to 6 p.m. to view and appreciate several beautifully decorated homes in many of the city’s historic districts during this year’s holiday season. The tour will start at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 317 E. Liberty St. Shuttle service will be available from noon until 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 pre-sale and $25 day of the tour. All proceeds go to the Medina Historical Society as a fundraiser to purchase and restore one of the most famous and prestigious homes in Medina, the McDowell-Phillips House, on South Prospect Street.