July marks the start of a new year for North Coast Rotary Club whose Officers were installed at a Recognition and Installation dinner at Parkers in Avon Lake . Assisting with the Installation are long-standing Rotarians John Daly and Susan Grachanin. Officers for the
2017-2018 year include John Crooks- President, Peter Sandrev-Vice President (President Elect), Ben Hodge-Vice President Nominee, Mary Crehore-Secretary, Larry Calabrese-Treasurer, Frank Krempasky-Deputy Treasurer, Jinnyn Tata-Immediate Past President, Bob Scott-Foundation Administrative Coordinator and Linda Garceau Foundation at-Large Trustee.North Coast Rotary also recognized Curtis and Marilyn Weems for their support of Rotary through their dedicated scholarships for seniors, Pat Czech for her leadership in the preservation of student-made stained glass windows at Brookside and outgoing Foundation Administrative Coordinator Mark Musial.
Tom Porter inducted Donna Kelly into the club. Donna is the Branch Manager of the Avon Branch Library, which is part of the Lorain Public Library System. Donna lives in Amherst. She grew up in Boardman, Ohio. Donna attended Kent State University and Miami University for her undergraduate degree. She moved to Lorain County in 1991. She has also worked at Domonkas Branch Library in Sheffield Lake and at Lorain’s Main library. In May while Donna was getting to know the Club she volunteered to help in several Club’s activities – Welcome to the club Donna!