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The Third Annual Spellebrate Lorain County Raises Funds for Volunteering

The third annual Spellebrate Lorain County: A Night At The Bee, took place at the Emerald Event Center on Thursday, June 21st and the evening was presented by Queen Bee sponsor Northwest Bank. 16 teams competed against each other in a fun, informal and non-traditional spelling bee from the official Scripps Spelling Bee List, for a chance to win a $1,000 grand prize.

OberlinKids' "OK Kindergarten Readiness" Event Prepared Parents

Our Community Collaborative, OberlinKids, threw an event on Saturday, April 28th. The "OK Kindergarten Readiness" event had 30 people in attendance. The day was set it up like a big playgroup,  where there was 4 different stations. The purpose of the event was to teach parents how to use cheap, recyclable things when catering to their children. The event pointed out that parents don’t need to buy a lot at times when it comes to their kids,  they can use flashcards, worksheets and more when preparing their child's education.

Tax Sites Now Open Through the Lorain County Free Tax Prep Coalition

The Lorain County Free Tax Prep Coalition is once again proud to help low and moderate income households save money by providing free income tax preparation as well as access to tax credits. Trained, IRS certified volunteers prepare and file income taxes at no charge throughout Greater Lorain County with professionalism and confidentiality.

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