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Medina County team wins 8 medals in Special Olympics

A team of Medina County Special Olympics athletes competed Saturday and Sunday in equestrian events and won four gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze. The State Equestrian Competition was part of Special Olympics Ohio on Saturday and Sunday at Winton Woods Riding Center in Cincinnati. The Medina team was made up of nine…

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MCH 7th Annual Independence Walk

For the seventh consecutive year, the residents and the many others who benefit from the multitude of programs offered by Medina Creative Housing led a long line of supporters in the annual July 3 Independence Walk – Walking Together, Living Independently. This event was originally initiated by MCH residents Michelle Workman and Jen Cockrell as…

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Japan Visit

A Visit from Japan

On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, twenty Japanese professionals from the Socio-Medical Research Group under the direction of Dr. Okada from Tokyo toured Medina Creative Housing and its programs to view best practices in housing and services for individuals with disabilities. The Socio-Medical Research Group brings physicians, physical therapists, nurses and other clinical and administrative personnel…

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20 compete for spot in state Special Olympics

Medina Creative Therapy Ranch held its second Special Olympics horse show Saturday. Twenty riders competed for seven positions on a team that will travel to Cincinnati in August for Ohio’s Special Olympics. Sharon D. Biggins, certified occupancy specialist and director of the therapy ranch in Lafayette Township and Medina Creative Housing “Life Steps Camp,” said…

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Raising the Roof – South of the Border

On April 2, the weather kept shifting back and forth between raindrops and snowflakes, the temperature was definitely dropping to near-freezing, and a harsh wind blew constantly, but once the 400 guests “crossed the border” and stepped onto the luminary path leading into the Grand Ballroom at Weymouth, the atmosphere became warm and inviting. The…

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Medina Creative Housing fundraiser draws 370 people

A comedy skit with a Spanish-language soap opera theme was part of a night of prizes, auctions and fundraising with more than 370 participants supporting Medina Creative Housing on Saturday night at Weymouth Country Club. Sixteen people from the nonprofit agency’s residential units put on the show during the 10th annual event that was called…

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Creative Cafe

Medina Creative Housing Opens A Café

The “Creative Café” officially opened March 4 when a crowd of supporters and well-wishers gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony inside the main entrance of Lodi Hospital. This partnership between MCH and the hospital is yet another rewarding step towards the training and supportive employment provided for individuals with disabilities, something for which MCH/CEO Dianne…

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Christmas Party

Christmas party was a special event for special people

It was a special Christmas party for some very special people and a record crowd turned out to enjoy the festivities on Dec. 15 at the Winking Lizard Tavern in Brunswick. Guests from the Amherst Development Center and Medina County Creative Housing enjoyed music and gifts provided by the Hudson-Wise Foundation Band, which was created…

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Medina Creative Therapy Ranch shows its work

Medina Creative Housing’s first Fall Fest included a cornucopia of activities Saturday: horse show, trick-or-treat trail, hay rides, a cornhole tournament and a costume contest. Medina Creative Housing said the Fall Fest is one of six events it holds to educate the community about its services. Saturday’s event was at Life Skills Training Lodge and…

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