“Music of the Season and a Pearl Harbor Remembrance” Dec. 7

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The Lakeland Community College Civic Band will present “Music of the Season and a Pearl Harbor Remembrance” Sunday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 44094.

The concert will feature a salute to the United States Armed Forces.

“This program was first presented in 2008 and has been a great success with a capacity audience attending,” said Chuck Frank, longtime conductor of the Lakeland Civic Band.

Frank will be assisted by guest conductor Matthew Salvaggio and narrator Herman Rueger. The program will include the performance of “Eternal Father, Strong to Save” based on the Navy hymn, “The Last Full Measure of Devotion,” a musical tribute to all who have given their lives in service to the U.S. Armed Forces. “The Homefront” features musical memories from World War II such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” The concert will conclude with a stirring rendition of “America, the Beautiful” and Lee Greenwood’s ever popular “God Bless the U.S.A.” which will feature an audience sing along led by guest vocalist Chris Robinson, director of the Lakeland Civic Chorus.

Tickets are $7 adults, $6 seniors and $2 students with ID and may be purchased at the door or by calling 440-525-7134.

For more information, call 440-525-7261.
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You Can Help Twice As Many Students on #GivingTuesday

Tri-C Twins

On December 2, 2014, the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Foundation is celebrating #GivingTuesday – the official start of the giving season. In this special initiative, we are asking our partners to support student scholarships. Our #GivingTuesday gift match will double donations up to a total of $10,000! Your gift will go twice as far!

Your gift to the Tri-C Foundation makes an impact on student success and changes lives. Our generous donors help more than 2,000 students receive Foundation Scholarship support each year, making it possible for students like the twins, Catherine and Josephine Cesa, to start or finish their education.

Your support on #GivingTuesday will help even more students. Every dollar counts. Please save the date and plan to join us in the give on December 2.

Donations can be made online at: www.tri-c.edu/donate.

Sincerely,
Gloria J. Moosmann
Vice President,
Development & Tri-C Foundation

Cuyahoga Community College Foundation
700 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 216-987-4868 | Email: foundation@tri-c.edu
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News from a Parallel Universe

240px-William_P._Gottlieb_16181_originalPresident Obama, in a speech explaining sending additional troops to the Mideast without Congress having anything to do with it, said, “Most of the time, members of Congress are out raising funds, getting liquored up at parties, and, let’s face it, they don’t really want to send the troops. But we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, and I say, ‘Full steam ahead.’” “Furthermore,” he said, “It’s only another six billion dollars, and I’ve already asked the Treasury Department to print the stuff.”

The VA, after being hammered by Congress’ military veterans, announced it would revise its rules and regulations, translating them from VeteransAdministationese to English. The move, according to VA officials, will take anywhere from two to nine years. VA boss Robert A. McDonald said, “Not too many people can speak both languages.”

A spokeswoman for ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said today, “Our name has nothing to do terrorists in the Middle East. Never has. Never will. Now stop calling or I’ll report you.” According to Egyptian mythology, Isis was the daughter of the earth god Geb and the sky goddess Nut. Her sister and brothers were Nephthys, Set, and Osiris. These six deities—Geb, Nut, Isis, Osiris, Set, and Nephthys—belonged to an important group of nine Egyptian gods called the Great Ennead of Heliopolis.

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough shut down computers belonging to staff members after porn was discovered on computers. “Our investigation started after the Office of Budget and Management began getting bills from on-line porn marketers.”

The House committee on energy and commerce released new details of its investigation into the events leading up to GM’s recall of 2.6 milion vehicles for ignition-switch defects now linked to 13 deaths. Congress has unanimously passed legislation that will outlaw the phrase, “Close enough for government work.” It will be replaced by “Close enough for General Motors work.”

Fun with numbers: It’s impossible to know for sure what Eisenhower was thinking of when he warned of a military-industrial complex. Now used as a proper noun, The Military-Industrial Complex sells about $235 billion in arms every year. TMIC spokesman Robert ‘Spokes’ Williamson said, “Big deal. We have all sorts of complexes. Oedipus, Electra, Napoleon, and Martyr, just to name a few. At least ours makes money; the rest of those complexes only make shrinks rich.”

The Commander-in-Chief had good advice for military service veterans having difficulty finding jobs that pay more than the starvation rate. “Let ‘em go to China. What the hell, most American companies have moved to China anyhow. It doesn’t pay much, then again, the cost of living is pretty low, too.”

Health Matters: Chantix

Quitting Smoking: Replacing One Drug with Another

By Alysa Craig

You’re eager to quit smoking for lots of good reasons:
Thanks to the government’s insatiable appetite for money and control,
1.) Cigarets are expensive;
2.) You can’t smoke in saloons;
3.) The stuff can make you ill; Very, very ill;
4.) Smoking is an addiction. We’re already addicted to cable TV, LeBron James, cell phones, potato chips, weight-loss clinics, NASCAR, tattoos, designer cocktails; four wheel drive.
5.) Smoking causes fires in bedrooms;
6.) You stink.
Also, the old adage, “If it don’t kill you, it will make you stronger,” is rarely used in cancer wards.
And so we turn to drugs.
Here are the benefits of taking Chantix in order to stop smoking:
1.) For some people, it works.
Here are some of the possible side effects:
1.) In the first month of taking Chantix, some customers suffered seizures. If you’ve ever had a seizure, you know you’d much rather be smoking than flopping around on the floor.
2.) You can’t drink as much. Chantix users can become more drunk on less booze, exhibit unusual or aggressive behavior, and suffer memory loss. In other words, it’s not the stuff to take on your first date.
3.) Chantix can cause serious skin reactions, including rash, swelling, redness, and peeling of skin. Swelling of the face, mouth, and throat can cause trouble breathing. Good for Halloween, not so good the rest of the year.
4.) The most common side effects include nausea, sleeping problems, constipation, gas, or vomiting.
You pays your money, you takes your chances. Or Chantix.

Free Car Wash on Veterans Day

Madison Avenue Car Wash

Madison Ave Car Wash
11832 Madison Ave.
Lakewood, Ohio 44107

We appreciate ALL VETERANS, active and inactive, widows of veterans and parents of deceased veterans!!!! It is our gift to you all, thank you for your service!! Stop in November 11th and 12th between the hours of 9am to 6pm weather permitting to receive your FREE $15 WORKS WASH!!! Any questions please call 216-221-1255! thank you and pass on the good word!!

Veterans & Families Ride for Free on Nov. 11

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to Commemorate Veterans Day with Free Train Ride on November 11th

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is pleased to offer a free train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park on Tuesday, November 11 — Veterans Day — to honor veterans and their families. The train will depart Rockside Station at 3:30 pm.

This two-hour train ride is free for all active duty military personnel, veterans, and up to three guests. Seats are based on availability and participants are asked to arrive 30 – 45 minutes before departure. Military card and/or identification must be shown.

Please call 1-800-468-4070 with any questions.

Please Watch!

On this Veterans Day, From John Langskov who published this video on YouTube…