Apartment Complex Opens For People With Disabilities

Rain didn’t dampen the celebration Wednesday for Medina County’s newest apartments for people with disabilities. “A little rain, a lack of a few tents, lack of a microphone doesn’t bother us,” said Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty, executive director of Medina Creative Housing. “We rise to the occasion.” Medina Creative Housing celebrated its 20th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting…


Commissioners Sponsor Grant Application For Therapy Ranch

Medina Creative Housing plans to develop a therapeutic riding center and life skills training center in Medina with a little help from the county. County commissioners have lent their endorsement to the project by agreeing to sponsor a $200,000 grant application for the project. Sponsorship of the grant application will result in no financial obligation…


Medina County Fund Awards $7,000 to Medina Creative Housing

Two charitable funds serving Medina County awarded a combined $41,900 in grants on Friday, June 8, 2012. The Medina County Community Fund and the Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund, both affiliates of Akron Community Foundation, issued grants to twenty-one nonprofits this year, bringing their total distributions to more than $450,000. The Medina County Community Fund…

Peace and Justice

2012 Michael Berken Peace & Justice Award

Medina Creative Housing (MCH) proudly accepted the Michael Berken Peace & Justice Award on April 5, 2012 at the 25th Annual Blessed John Paul II, Proclaimer of Justice, Gala Dinner held at St. Ambrose in Brunswick. This award is presented by the Catholic Commission of Wayne, Ashland & Medina to individuals and organizations pursuing and…


13th Annual Commissioners’ Charity Ball

Medina Creative Housing has been chosen by Medina County Commissioner Pat Geisman as one of the beneficiaries of the 13th Annual Commissioners’ Ball. The Charity Ball’s Primary mission is to enable local agencies to better serve those in the county who are in need, who face obstacles that impede their full participation in society, or…


Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty Receives 2011 Pillar Award

This year, Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty is being honored as one of the “Rea & Associates Executive Directors of the Year” for her work at Medina Creative Housing. The Pillar Award is awarded to individuals dedicated to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live. The December issue of Smart Business Cleveland featured The Medical Mutual Pillar…


2011 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service

Dianne DePasquale-Hagerty received the 2011 Nonprofit Executive Director Pillar Award for Community Service. The Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service was developed by Smart Business and Medical Mutual to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live. The program is designed to demonstrate the tie between the for-profit…