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Rocky River Chatter

NEW CHAMBER OFFICERS, BOARD: At its January luncheon, the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce named its 2012 officers and board of directors.
Officers for 2012 are as follows:
Chairman – Paul Hvizda, Admiral Products
Vice Chair of Special Events – Debra Bernard, Rocky River School District
Vice Chair of Economic Development – Cliff Obrock, GO!2 Corp.
Vice Chair of Policy and Advocacy– Ellen Todia, WineStyles
Vice Chair of Membership and Marketing – Bill Ferry, Ferry Legal
Treasurer – Mike Trifiletti, Devries, Huntley, Trifiletti and Loy CPAs
Secretary – Rusty Deane, OneLink Technical Services
Executive Director – Liz Manning
The board of directors for 2012 is as follows:
Connie Dobrow, Brown Aveda Institute
Kevin Fraley, West Life
Marc Hustek, Howard Hanna
Rick Joyce, Huntington Bank
Chris Kuwamoto
Gail Liggett – First Federal of Lakewood

Rocky River Chamber of Commerce 2012 officers. Back row (L-R): Marc Hustek, Bill Ferry, Mike Trifiletti, Cliff Obrock, Gail Liggett, Kory Koran, Chri Kuwamoto, Jim Riedl, Liz Manning, Rick Joyce, Rusty Deane. Front row (L-R): Ellen Todia, Connie Dobrow, Paul Hvizda, Debra Bernard.

Jim Riedl, First Federal of Lakewood
Kory Koran, Rocky River Economic and Community Development Director
SWEET EVENTS FOR SENIORS: Ever hear an Irish polka band? Come to the Harbor Court tomorrow at 2 p.m. and hear a unique musical combination.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day party with Join the Band on Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. You’ll hear favorites from the 1940s to the present, with lots of audience interaction, including the distribution of small instruments for the audience to play along with the band.
To register for these free events, call Beverly Marusa at 440-356-2282. Seating is limited. The Harbor Court is located at 22900 Center Ridge Road.
EQUATION FOR SUCCESS AT KENSINGTON: Fourth- and fifth-graders from Kensington Intermediate School recently participated in the Northeast Regional Academic Games Equation Tournament. Of the 27 teams from eight participating districts that included students in grades 4-8, the Kensington team collectively earned the most points and the first-place trophy. In addition, Andrea Lasher and Aoife Zuercher placed second and third, respectively, in the fourth grade individual division. Other team members included John Hanrahan, Lee Homig, Kira Katterie, Jack Sierputowski, Ryan Boettcher, Lauren Gifford, Tommy Kelly, Christopher Read, Mollie Tirpak and Melissa Ulcher.
At its January meeting the Rocky River Public Library Board of Trustees elected its officers for 2012.

Fourth- and fifth-graders from Kensington Intermediate School show off their awards from the Northeast Regional Academic Games. (Photo courtesy of Rocky River Schools)


Catherine Manzo, who has been a trustee since 2001, was named president. Audra Bednarski was elected vice president and William Henson secretary.

YOU GO GIRLS: Magnificat High School is one of the sponsors of the first Go Girls Go! science workshop at the Great Lakes Science Center on Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This hands-on session for girls in grades 6-12 will be led by women working in science, technology, engineering and mathmatics. Cost is $32 ($27 for GLSC members) and includes lunch and a T-shirt. Call 216-621-2400 to register.



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