Lorain Dude- a tuff mudder- NOT- Lorain has “fun”draisers and e books

April 18, 2012 at 11:11 am 3 comments

Lorain Dude- ready to roll- where is the mud?

Although I was ready with my own transportation suitable for the event , my “mudder” ( mother to you) wouldn’t let me attend the Tough Mudder event in Amherst – she said –

” No! this event is not for little boys and anyway you are the “LORAIN Dude”


So then I decided ( thanks to a little help from Nag Nog) to hold my own “Mud Event” in Lorain. Watch out! I am in training for the next one- hmmmm is there a height limit and do I have to be fully potty trained?????

So back to Lorain

I know that Nag Nog’s neighbor Kelly Sagert has been working hard with the Eden Valley Enterprises and Betty Lou Higgins .

GRANDMA GATEWOOD: OHIO’S LEGENDARY HIKER is now available in PDF format delivered right to your e-mail box or for your Kindle for only $5.99! Read about this fascinating woman’s hiking adventures on the Appalachian Trail and beyond.

This e-book is one part of our Grandma Gatewood project which includes a storytelling program (now available for bookings) and a documentary (for which we are currently seeking funds).

The storytelling program is currently scheduled to be presented at the Buckeye TrailFest later this month and at the Willoughby Library on August 6. If you would like to arrange for this or any of our programs to be presented for your group, send us an e-mail! In the meantime, keep track of our performance schedule on our website. We hope to see you at a program soon!

On April 25th Lorain City Schools is having a Friendraiser Hey!!! I have been to those kind of parties…

Citizens for Lorain Schools “friendraiser”

The Lorain City Schools is having a rigatoni dinner “friendraiser” in support of the schools. This event is sponsored by the Citizens for Lorain Schools, Chase Ritenauer, Mayor of Lorain and Ed Branham, Superintendent of Lorain City Schools.
The “friendraiser” will be held at St. Frances Cabrini Parish Hall on Wednesday April 25, 2012 with serving time from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Price for an adult ticket (anyone 13 years and older) is $10.00. The price for children, 12 years old and under, will be $6.00. For your money you will receive rigatoni and meatballs, salad, rolls, dessert, and beverage.

There will be prizes and giveaways!
For tickets, please call Bambi Dillon at 440-288-2592, after 8:00 p.m., or email her at GOSLOVAK@CENTURYTEL.NET.

Come join in the fun and help support the Lorain City Schools!!
Venue Details
Date:April 25, 2012 Time:4:00 pm Venue:St. Frances Cabrini Parish Hall
2143 Homewood Dr.Lorain, OH 44055 (440) 277-7266

April 29th-2012 More Italian fare and fun

Black River Historical Society Pasta Paradise VI

The Black River Historical Society will be presenting Pasta Paradise VI on Sunday, April 29, 2012, from 3:00 to 6:00pm at the Jackalope Lakeside Restaurant, 301 Lakeside Ave. in Lorain.

For $18 per person you will receive a buffet of Chicken Alfredo, Pasta Bolognaise & Sausage Penne Marinara, Tossed Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert, Coffee, Tea. One glass of wine or draft beer will also be included.

Tickets are available at the Moore House Museum, 309 West Fifth Street, Lorain or from a BRHS Trustee. Proceeds will benefit the Black River Historical Society/Moore House Museum.For more information call 440-245-2563

Venue Details – Date: April 29, 2012 Time: 3:00 pm
Venue:Jackalope Lakeside Restaurant
301 Lakeside Ave.
Lorain, OH 44052
(440) 288-2051

Since eating pasta with tomato sauce can get messy I suggest you follow my lead and take a “poo bah” along with you to help you out – he was terrific in getting me cleaned up from my “mudder event” (especially when it gets in your ears) and as for my own mother she isn’t so tough- :)

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. aka mozart  |  April 18, 2012 at 11:57 am

    love the picture of your husband and grandson…he sure has a firm grip on his neck….lol!

  • 2. Loraine Ritchey  |  April 18, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    practices on me- actually Gavin had mud in his eye so needed to keep still

  • 3. Carolyn Sipkovsky  |  April 19, 2012 at 3:25 am

    Loraine,
    Thanks very much for the publicity for our “Pasta Paradise VI”. We always appreciate your help in getting the news out about the BRHS events.Carolyn Sipkovsky

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