Fitness event supports breast cancer research
Crossfit Cadre, 5170 Hudson
Drive in Hudson, will host the third annual Anne's Army Work Out Day at 7 a.m. Jan. 19 to benefit the Anne M. Wolf Foundation. The Crossfit community will once again contribute to this cause in honor of Anne Wolf, a 29-year-old woman who lost her battle with breast cancer. Since 2011, the foundation has donated $52,000 to support the Anne M. Wolf Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. Every dollar raised for the Foundation goes directly to support breast cancer research.
Crossfit Cadre has designed a "Workout Of the Day" in honor of Anne. It is inviting athletes to register a team of three to compete in a 25-minute "As Many Reps As Possible" (AMRAP). The workout will be scalable for all levels.
To register, visit the foundation website at www.annesarmy.org. All participants and spectators 12 years and older are welcome. Early team registration (as of the end of day Jan. 2) is $100 and includes three event T-shirts. Registration will remain open and is available on event day for no extra charge. Event T-shirts will be available for an additional $5 while supplies last Additional event information, pledge forms and the event day waivers are also at
Sign-A-Rama collects donations for Habitat
Sign-A-Rama of Macedonia, 746 E. Aurora Road, will collect household cleaning items for welcome kits for the Summit Chapter of Habitat for Humanity in December. In return, Sign-A-Rama will give a $5 coupon for each item donated, which is redeemable for any in-house product at the store in Macedonia. For more information, call Debbie Berdine at 330-468-0556.
In Style donating
to Haven of Rest
In Style Accessories, 96 First St., is participating in the Caring and Sharing Program for the 2012 holiday season. It has partnered with Haven of Rest Ministries in Akron, a non-profit organization providing support and resources to the poor, homeless and spiritually destitute in Stark, Summit, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Portage, Medina and Wayne counties. For every handbag sold through Dec. 24, In Style Accessories has pledged to donate $10 to Haven of Rest Ministries.
For more information, email Customerservice@in-style-accessories.com.
Great Clips partners with fundraisers
Great Clips of Hudson continues to offer several opportunities to help folks help others in need during the holiday season.
In partnership with the Cleveland Browns, Great Clips of Hudson is selling "Believe in Miracles" wristbands in Cleveland Browns orange for $2. All proceeds will benefit The Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, and Great Clips will give a certificate good for $2 off a haircut to those who buy a bracelet.
Great Clips of Hudson is conducting it's annual food drive to help families in need during this holiday season. Stop into Great Clips of Hudson in the Acme Plaza to donate non-perishable food items and Great Clips will provide a certificate good for $2 off a haircut in January or February.
Great Clips of Hudson is also matching all contributions to the Holiday Lighting Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $250 total. Stop into Great Clips to donate.
Learn how to used Linkin in to find jobs
Sonya Weiland will lead a program on how to use LinkedIn to assist in a job search at the Hudson Library and Historical Society Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Weiland, president of WeilandWorks Consulting, has more than 18 years of experience in human resource and business management. You must have a completed LinkedIn Profile with at least 20 connections and have joined a group or received a recommendation. You may bring your laptop to the session. Registration is required at hudsonlibrary.org/.