Ward 3 Quick Update July 11, 2014

Greetings Ward 3 Resident,

Just wanted to share with you two great programs coming up in the next few days that help residents here in Ward 3 and all of North Royalton who are in need.

North Royalton Salvation Army Christmas in July
The City of North Royalton Office on Aging & Human Services and the Royalton Hills Lions will hold a “Christmas in July” this Saturday, July 12th from 10 am until 2 pm at the North Royalton Discount Drug Mart. Festivities include a cook out, bake sale, car wash, car show and music courtesy of “Meltdown Sounds DJ Service.” There will also be a special visit from Santa 11am-1pm. (Santa may even look a little like your City Councilman……) All donations received help families right here in North Royalton in who are in need.

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2014 Operation North Royalton Cares Program
The Fifth Annual Operation North Royalton Cares Program will kick off July 14th and will run through August 4th. The mission of Operation North Royalton Cares is to collect basic school supplies for families of students in need in the North Royalton School Community. Last years program helped over 75 children in need here in our community. The program is supported by the North Royalton City School Community, North Royalton YMCA in coordination with the City of North Royalton Office on Aging & Human Services. Click here to learn more.

Items in high demand this year include backpacks, wide-ruled notebooks and paper not college-ruled, dry-erase markers and erasers, red pens, USB flash drives, TI-100 calculators and gift cards in any amount to stores like Target, Walmart, Giant Eagle, CVS, Drug Mart, Office Max, Staples, Rite Aid etc.

A full wish list of supplies include backpacks, folders with and without pockets, pencils, pencil boxes, markers, glue and glue sticks, highlighters, headphones (no earbuds), USB flash drives, black and blue pens, red pens, rulers, protractors, colored pencils, tissue boxes, wide-ruled notebooks and paper, crayons, scissors, index cards, three-ring binders, washable markers, Sharpie markers, dry-erase markers and erasers, the TI-100 calculators and hand sanitizer. Click here to view the wish list flier.

School supply donations can be dropped off at the designated purple and gold boxes at the following locations:

Office on Aging & Human Services
13500 Ridge Rd.

North Royalton Family YMCA
11409 State Rd.

Royalton Recorder Office
13737 State Rd.

North Royalton Library
5071 Wallings Rd

North Royalton Branch of First National Bank
13901 Ridge Rd.

Those who wish to make monetary donation can make checks payable to the Charitable Fund of North Royalton Kiwanis. The words “school supplies” should be written in the memo section of the check. Gift cards and monetary donations should be dropped off at city Office on Aging & Human Services.

For more information, contact Judy or Debbie at the Office on Aging at 440-582-6333 or Councilman Dan Langshaw at 440-785-4240.

Operation North Royalton Cares Program Kick-Off Event
Operation North Royalton Cares Program will Kick-Off with an Event on July 14th from 5:30pm-6:30 pm at The 3 Spot located at 13855 Ridge Road here in North Royalton. The entire community is invited to come enjoy a FREE sampling of light appetizers. The only request is that everyone who attends the Kick-Off Event bring at least one school supply donation in support of Operation North Royalton Cares Program.

Have a great weekend!

Dan Langshaw
Ward 3 Councilman
North Royalton City Council