Press Releases

Discount Drug Mart, Inc. to open operations in Avon Lake; Vacated building will now serve as fulfillment and call center

08/03/2018 – store chain with more than 70 establishments in the state, has announced plans to
renovate and invest in the company’s Avon Lake facility to grow its operation with a
fulfillment and call center at the location. The retailer plans to add more than 62 new
full-time positions and retain 40 full time jobs within the next three years. Full Story

Avon Lake to Kickoff Bicentennial Celebration

06/09/2018 –

On July 3, 2018, the City of Avon Lake will kick off its yearlong celebration to honor its Bicentennial (1819 – 2019). “We are looking forward to an exciting twelve months as we begin celebrating the Bicentennial of our city,” said Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka. To honor Avon Lake, the celebration will last from July 3, 2018 to July 4, 2019. The celebration will highlight Avon Lake’s past, present, and future by offering events for all ages. There are six events hosted by the Avon Lake Bicentennial Committee. Full Story

Ribbon Cutting at The Caslon (33451 Lake Road) on Wednesday, June 20, at 5pm

06/14/2018 –

On Wednesday, June 20, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at The Caslon at 5pm. The Caslon is a bar and restaurant located at 33451 Lake Road. It serves small plates along with cocktails, wine, and beer. After the ribbon cutting, there will be complimentary appetizers from 5:00 - 6:30pm. Full Story

Job Growth Incentive Program Press Conference

05/18/2018 –

On Wednesday, May 23, at noon in Avon Lake City Hall Council Chambers, the City of Avon Lake will hold a press conference recognizing businesses that are receiving awards under the City’s Job Growth Incentive Program. Full Story

2018 Avon Lake Citizen of the Year and Projects of the Year Announced By the Avon Lake Community Council

05/01/2018 – Citizen of the Year – Sandi (Sandra) Gerhan - as well as Projects of the Year – Whitey the Piebald Deer as well as the Valentine’s Fish Fry at Beach Park Towers. Full Story

6th Annual North Coast Business Expo

04/10/2018 –

On Thursday, April 26, the 6th annual North Coast Business Expo will take place at Sprenger Health Care Systems’ Main Street Care Center at 500 Community Drive in Avon Lake. Approximately forty local business and organizations will have tables from which they can share information with attendees. These exhibitors will have a networking hour between 2pm and 3pm, and then the Expo will be open to the public from 3pm to 5pm. This is the third year in a row that the Expo has been hosted by Sprenger Health Care Systems, and Sprenger provides free food for all exhibitors and attendees. Full Story

City of Avon Lake Purchases Former Smith & Smith Law Offices

03/28/2018 –

At a Lorain County Sheriff sale on Wednesday, March 21, the City of Avon Lake purchased the property at 110 Moore Rd., which is located near the corner of Lake Rd. and Moore Rd. This includes three parcels of land and a building that was formerly the home of the Smith & Smith law offices. The City’s winning bid was $205,000. Full Story

Burn Boot Camp Opens in Avon Lake's Towne Center

03/19/2018 –

On Sunday, March 25, at 1:15pm, the City of Avon Lake will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at Burn Boot Camp, a fitness company located at 32814 Walker Rd. in the city’s Towne Center. On the same day at 2pm, Burn Boot Camp will have its Orientation, which explains to prospective members how the business works. Full Story

Erie Burger Co. Expansion

03/19/2018 –

Erie Burger Co. originally opened at 32822 Walker Rd. in February 2017, but on Thursday, March 22, at 4pm, the City of Avon Lake is having a ribbon cutting ceremony to open up their expansion space, which is a spacious bar area that complements the already popular restaurant. Full Story

Avon Lake Memorial Day Ceremony - Blue Star/Gold Star Mothers

03/21/2018 –

All Blue Star and Gold Star Mothers are cordially invited to participate in the 2018 Avon Lake Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road, on May 28, 2018, at 10:45 a.m. The City of Avon Lake would like to recognize and honor the Blue Star and Gold Star Mothers for the service of their veteran son or daughter. Names will not be used to protect privacy. Please contact Mary Krupar, Assistant to Mayor Gregory Zilka, at (440) 933-6141 Ext. 1021 or by emailing AvonLakeMemorialDay@AvonLake.org. Full Story

Avon Lake Memorial Day Parade - Call to Participants

03/08/2018 – 1021 or by emailing AvonLakeMemorialDay@AvonLake.org. Full Story

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at The Anchor, an Avon Lake Recreation Facility

02/13/2018 – The Anchor, an Avon Lake Recreation Facility, is located in one of the most notable historic buildings in Avon Lake. Its address is 33483 Lake Road, and the 7,000 square feet that it occupies was for many years the old movie theater. The entrance to The Anchor is next to the Mona Lisa Eco Spa’lon, which was originally the movie theater’s entrance. The entrance hall to The Anchor used to be a drive through passage that was enclosed during one of the many renovations of the Saddle Inn. Now that space has the reception desk for this new recreation venue. Full Story

Jaycox Road Fire - December 6, 2017

12/06/2017 –

Avon Lake Fire Department responds to a fire at 751 Jaycox Road on December 6, 2017. Full Story

Shop Local-Shop Avon Lake - November 25, 2017

11/16/2017 – The Saturday after Thanksgiving has for several years been recognized across the country as Small Business Saturday, and the City of Avon Lake recognizes that tradition while adding a focus on its local businesses. “Shop Local—Shop Avon Lake” is an event that is designed to generate more traffic on that Saturday for the shops, restaurants, and other small businesses located in Avon Lake. Full Story

 

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