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Summit County, Village of Lakemore to host ceremony commemorating The Edwin Shaw Hospital

Published: October 18, 2016 10:00 AM

County of Summit Executive Ilene Shapiro, Village of Lakemore Mayor Rick Justice and Pastor of the Lakemore United Methodist Church Jeff Gindlesberger, invite citizens to attend a ceremony to commemorate the Edwin Shaw Hospital at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at Lakemore United Methodist Church, 1536 Flickinger Road, Akron, Ohio.

This ceremony will include the following speakers: Summit County Council Member Paula Prentice representing District 8 and Village of Lakemore Mayor Rick Justice. There will also be an “open mic” segment for individuals to share their memories of the Hospital. The County of Summit Records Center and Archives will be providing photographs and other artifacts from the Hospital. The Hospital buildings are scheduled for demolition in the near future. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony in the Church’s Fellowship Hall.

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