Making a Better Place

Glacier’s Edge at Fairlawn Park

Making Fairlawn a Better Place to Live

FOUNDATION GIVES GRANT TO FAIRLAWN CITY GARDEN CLUB Fairlawn Community Foundation (FCF) presents the Fairlawn City Garden Club with a check for $500.00 for their Keeping Fairlawn Beautiful project. Pictured above from left, is FCF Board member, Dean Phillips. Accepting the check is Fairlawn City Garden Club President, Betty Huston. Next to her is Rebecca …

Letter to Contributors

  Board of Directors Joe Dazey President Edward P. Holland Vice President Dean Phillips Secretary Barbara Potts Treasurer Gary Himmel Judith Gerdes Ex-Officio William J. Roth, Jr. Mayor     The 2016 Fourth of July Celebration in the City of Fairlawn was Spectacular! We thank you for your support for this yearly event. It would …

Fairlawn wants to raise profile of its community foundation

By Rick Armon FAIRLAWN: The Fairlawn Community Foundation has big projects it wants to tackle. What it doesn’t have is a big enough bank account. Mayor Bill Roth is challenging the nonprofit, which he helped start, to raise its public profile in the city so it can expand its philanthropic reach. “Fairlawn is a great …

Independence Day celebrations get early start

The Fairlawn Community Foundation and the City of Fairlawn will host the Brass Band of the Western Reserve, shown above at last year’s event, followed by fireworks June 28 at Bicentennial Park. The event also will feature several food trucks, as shown below right last year, as well as refreshments for purchase from the Fairlawn …

Fairlawn foundation hoping to reignite fireworks

By Maria Lindsay Donations being accepted for July event FAIRLAWN — Fireworks have lit up the sky in Fairlawn for the Fourth of July holiday for 26 years, but last year, the show and its accompanying concert were canceled due to cost considerations in the midst of the recent recession. Thanks to a fundraising drive, …