Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction will host a 5K Run/Walk in Cleveland on Sunday, June 3 as part of its rise up against addiction campaign to end the stigma of addiction. Participants are invited to run/walk 5 kilometers to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and bring the disease of addiction into the light. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities geared towards uniting the community and promoting positive change. Highlights include: The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations; The memorial gallery featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones; a celebrate recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery; and more. There will also be a presentation by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors. Every dollar raised supports Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts, provides trusted, evidence-based resources for families, and ends the stigma of addiction. For more information or to register for Shatterproof’s Cleveland 5K Run/Walk, go to www.shatterproof5k.orgShatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation the disease of addiction causes families. Shatterproof works to end the stigma and foster a community of support, providing evidence-based resources to support prevention, treatment and recovery. Shatterproof advocates for changes in policy at the federal and state level and supports the development and implementation of evidence-based solutions for substance use disorders.
Barberton’s city-wide yard sale is Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10. Yard sale permits are not needed during these dates. Any residence in the city can participate. Place a balloon at the end of the street to indicate where sales are. Call 330-745-4577 for more information.
The Barberton Slovene Center will host a polka dance Sunday, June 10, from 2-6 p.m. in the Slovene Center Ballroom at 70 14th St., NW. The Wayne Tomsic Polka Band will play. Cost of admission is $8 per person and snacks will be provided. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Portage Lakes Kiwanis cruise in car show Saturday, June 23, noon-4 p.m. At the Portage Lakes Kiwanis CIvic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Dr., $10 donation. Benefiting Kiwanis projects http://www.plkwanis.org/, featuring live music form Buddy and Charlie K. There will be a concession stand, 50/50 drawing, Summit Racing goody bags. Pleas no trailers on lot, for more information email Jeff@InnovativeAutocare.com.
Come to Warmup Barberton Friday, June 29, at the Barberton Public Library, 602 W Park Ave., at 12:30 p.m. Bring all of your finished items for the needy or learn to knit or crochet. We have lots of yarn and many groups that need. For more information call 330-604-2842.