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Published: February 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Amateur RadioLicense Classstarts Feb. 19

The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club announces it is offering a mid-level (General) Ham Radio license class at the Summit County Public Library, downtown Akron branch. These classes will take place each Sunday starting Feb. 19 from 1:15 to 4:45 p.m. and will culminate on March 26 with a review and General Class license test.

Students should have a current Technician license, and will earn a General class license when they pass the exam at the end of the class.

There is a course fee, which includes a copy of the Gordon West General class license manual, the VE test fee, handouts, and light refreshments.

If you have the manual, the fee is reduced. For more information, including fees, check out: www.cfarc.org/education/class_2017_2.pdf, or email education@cfarc.org.

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Children cancelebratePresidents' Day inCuyahoga Valley National Park

Many Northeast Ohio children have a three-day weekend coming up, as most public schools will be closed on Presidents' Day, Feb. 20.

Why not celebrate this patriotic day with family, in a national park?

Discover the wintertime magic of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, just a 30-minute drive from Cleveland and Akron, at 1600 Mill Street West in Peninsula. Go for a hike or visit one of the park's stunning waterfalls, then swing by Trail Mix Peninsula and a national park gift shop to warm up.

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There will be a campfire outside (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) the store and hot chocolate and cookies will be available.

Children's apparel, stuffed animals, books and other items will be available for purchase.

Visit forcvnp.org/presidentsday for more information.

Trail Mix Peninsula is at 1600 Mill St. West in Peninsula.

Buy Angel ofHope memorial bricks by Feb. 24

Helping bereaved parents and families since 2001, the Angel of Hope Children's Memorial in Stow Silver Springs Cemetery was created to help those who suffer the death of a child.

This beautiful memorial is a peaceful place for grieving parents whose children have died, before or after birth, to mourn, heal, and remember their beloved children.

Nearly 600 bricks, all in memory of children, have been placed at the Angel of Hope Memorial. Bricks will continue to be sold throughout the year at a cost of $100, with placement in the spring and fall. These special bricks may be purchased in memory of any child, regardless of age or where the child was born or lived.

They did not have to be Stow residents.

Bricks may also be purchased as gifts in memory of a child or children. Following placement of the bricks, an inspirational ceremony will be held for the families and friends to honor their children who have become a part of the memorial.

Brick order forms are available at the memorial in Silver Springs Cemetery at 5080 Stow Road, at www.stowangelofhope.com, or call Christine Moncheck at 330-285-0989.

Brick orders must be received by Feb. 24 for spring placement.

The brick ceremony will be held in May.

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