Joyce and Rob Bailey of Holland Remodeling are looking forward to Fairlawn's Fourth of July parade. They'll be showcasing seven company vehicles in the parade, including a dump truck filled with candy to toss out to the crowd. Call the experts at Holland for everything from small handyman jobs all the way to custom homebuilding. Call 330.576.3895 or visit their website.
Ron Lardie and Sarah Binder own Ohio Stone Restoration, a company that makes marble countertops and floors look like new. Ron also repairs granite and other materials. Sarah is the president of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Greater Cleveland Chapter. The NARI Remodeling Home Tour, Sept. 26 and 27, is a first for Northeast Ohio. A dozen remodeling projects will be on the self-guided tour. Details will be available later this summer on the NARI website, but homeowners interested in remodeling will want to save the dates. To reach Ohio Stone Restoration, call 216.644.4176 or visit their website or Facebook page.
Frank Satullo started Ohio Traveler a dozen years ago in Cleveland. He now lives between Cincinnati and Dayton, and he remains an enthusiastic chronicler of the events, acitivities and other attractions of the state. You can sign up for a free monthly e-newsletter by visiting his website. A couple of highlights from this month's issue: Avon's duct tape festival and the washboard music festival in the Hocking Hills of southeast Ohio.
One of a Kind Pet Rescue is having a Country Barbeque at Crown Point Ecology Center, Bath, Ohio, on Sunday, June 7, 4 to 8 pm. Proceeds benefit One of a Kind Pet Rescue. For more information: Country Barbeque
The show for Memorial Day weekend was preempted by a breaking news. This week's guests have been rescheduled: The Weirdness Really Bad Movie will return July 18; ReStore, July 11, and One of a Kind Pet Rescue will be back in December to talk about giving pets for Christmas.
One of a kind Pet Rescue is having a Country Barbeque at Crown Point Ecology Center, Bath, Ohio on Sunday, June 7, 4 to 8 pm. Proceeds benefit One of a Kind Pet Rescue. For more information: Country Barbeque
Berenice Kleiman is the co-author with her husband Herb of two books, One Stroke, Two Survivors and Lessons Learned: Stroke Recovery from a Caregiver's Perspective. Both offer excellent advice based on the Kleimans' experience and hard-won knowledge gained after Herb had a massive stroke. The books are now available as free downloads from the Kleimans' new website.
Don Brown, owner of D.F. Brown Construction, advises homeowners to consider planning for the future when they're embarking on a remodeling project. That means including accessibility in your plans so that it's possible to stay in your house as you get older or in the case of an injury or debilitating health problem. Don is a certified accessilbility professional who does a range of projects, both large and small. You can reach him by calling 330.815.3688.
Dave Halaby of Heather's Heat & Flavor says that the store has a range of tasty sauces, rubs and other products that will spice up your cookouts over the Memorial Day weekend. Also, Heather's is a great place for Father's Day gifts or presents for anyone who appreciates good food that's bursting with flavor, from mild to extremely hot. Heather's is located at 94 First St. in Hudson's First & Main shopping district. Call 330.653.5131 or visit Facebook.
The Bath Business Association is sponsoring the annual Bath Community Garage Sale on Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bath Township residents who want to participate must pay $10 and register by May 29. For more information, visit the website or call 330.666.3347.
The Metro Parks Ensemble kicks off the park system's "Random Acts of Music" concert series this Tuesday, May 19, weather permitting, from 7 to 8 p.m. on the Onondaga Deck at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd., Akron. For more about the free performances, call 330.865.8065 or visit the website.
Chuck Buechele of Mouldings One says that the company, which was founded in 1958 and is still family owned, has its own sawmill and can make mouldings, interior doors, railings and spindles out of many types of hardwood and in numerous styles. Mouldings, for example, can really dress up a room in your home. For ideas from the Mouldings One experts, visit the showroom, which is located in Burton, Ohio. For hours and other information, go to the website or call 877.708.4095.
Mary Jo Alexander is the artistic co-director of Actors' Summit, a professional equity theater based in Akron's Greystone Hall. Mary Jo is directing the company's next production, Always....Patsy Cline, a two-woman musical tribute based on a true story from the life of the famous country-pop singer, whose hits include "Crazy" and "Walkin' After Midnight." The show opens May 28 and continues through June 21. To buy tickets, visit the Actors' Summit website or call the box office at 330.374.7568.
Nadine Clar, president of Bath Volunteers for Service, and Don Corbett, founder of ServiceMaster by Corbett, say that the Bath Home Tour on May 21 will feature five unique homes and a garden. ServiceMaster by Corbett is a sponsor of the annual home tour, which also features a fashion show and raffle. Presale tickets, which are $35 and include lunch, must be purchased by Friday, May 15. To order tickets, visit the tour website. Tickets also will be available the day of the tour at the Bath United Church of Christ on Bath Road. Those tickets are $25 and do not include lunch. All proceeds go to scholarships and otherwise benefit the community. For more information about the organization, visit the Bath Volunteers for Service website. For information about ServiceMaster, visit its website.