Archive for April 16th, 2016

Avon, Avon Lake enter into friendly competition

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon/Avon Lake

Some might say the cities of Avon and Avon Lake are in constant competition with one another.

But throughout this coming summer, residents in the communities will actually be competing.

The Fitness Center at University Hospitals’ Avon Health Center has organized an Avon vs. Avon Lake Wellness Challenge, which runs May through August.

The challenge will gauge which city is the healthiest by awarding points based on participation in …Read More

Collaborative created to improve health of residents showing results

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

With much pomp and circumstance on a cold winter day in early 2015, the city of North Ridgeville, the Lorain County General Health District and the Lorain County United Way rolled out a program aimed at creating a healthier North Ridgeville.

Named the Heart and Sole Initiative, the program banded public institutions like the North Ridgeville City Schools and the city itself, along …Read More