More than 30 local artists stepped up to create beautiful chalk art for this year’s Chalk it Up! exhibit. While they couldn’t create their masterpieces as in the past, the scope and creativity of the work is even more amazing than what we find on the street and sidewalks! All art was hosted by local businesses throughout the month of August. Thousands of visitors had a chance to go from shop-to-shop.
This Saturday would have been Vermilion’s 3rd Annual Hot Diggity Dog Day. Every dog comes with a human and that's the problem, so Main Street Vermilion will plan the event for next year; same month, same place (Main Street Beach). In the meantime, if you bring your dog to Main Street on Friday, Saturday or Sunday from noon to 4 pm Main Street Vermilion has 50 bags to give away.
Main Street Vermilion pitched an idea to Heritage Ohio to win the community $1000 to be used to buy at least 30 skeletons to give merchants and businesses in town to dress up for their October window displays, store front or in store displays. Main Street Vermilion came in second, winning $960 towards the 30 skeletons with some buy in from participants.
Vermilion's first Public Art Project, the Postcard Project, has been recognized as Heritage Ohio's winner for Best Main Street Committee Project. This award is presented to a Main Street Program committee, displaying excellence in Main Street activities. The field of competitors.
It’s a common phenomenon around the world: when humans observe wildlife in their neighborhood that they consider a nuisance they call wildlife officials to have the animal removed and transported elsewhere, often great distances away. It makes people happy to think they are ridding themselves of a potential problem without killing the animal.
Watching the many species of birds that inhabit your ecosystem is a fun and fascinating pastime the whole family can enjoy together. Winter is the best time to feed birds as they need the food more than at any other time of year and you will typically see a greater number and variety of birds at bird feeders. Many interesting birds from the north fly south in winter, and in spring many species return home.
At the Vermilion Parks & Recreation Board Meeting on August 18, 2020 Sandy Coe, of the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce, said in discussions she had with Marilou Suszko, of Main Street Vermilion, they would like to propose incorporating a dog park in honor of Dick Goddard that is located somewhere in Vermilion. Mayor Forthofer said the city is okay with this and they would handle the donations.
Vermilion Ohio has been designated one of 10 most “Affordable Lake Towns To Buy A Waterfront Property”, according to Forbes. Forbes reports that Realtor.com has created a list of the most affordable lake towns to find a home on a lake, or close enough for a view.
Veterans Who Care will host a Gigantic Tent Sale, rain or shine, Labor Day Weekend with proceeds benefiting Veterans in need. New items, store returns, and previously used items will be for sale. Shop for home decor, household goods, exercise equipment, tools, toys, toiletries, store returns, furniture, and more. The sale takes place at 4510 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion Ohio.
Overpopulation is not what's bringing about ecological catastrophe; overconsumption is, according to the World Animal Foundation of Vermilion, Ohio. Overconsumption is the state where consumption surpasses the planet’s natural replenishing capabilities. Living and consuming are interconnected activities. You can’t live without consuming. Water, food and air are consumed to support life. But we also consume much more than essentials.
Do you need help applying for an absentee ballot? Do you need to register to vote or check your eligibility to vote in the coming election? Get all the help you need - free and without leaving town. No printer, no stamps required. Drive up and stay in your car to register to vote or update your registration check your status to make sure you are still eligible to vote in November fill out an application.
Join the Firelands Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and Senator Gavarone as they dedicate the Sargeant Theodore Ward Memorial Highway in honor of Theodore D “Ted” Ward who paid the ultimate price for our country and our freedom. The event takes place on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11 am at 5102 Cleveland Road E, corner of Frailey and Lake Road, in Mitiwanga, Ohio. Observe social distancing guidelines.