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The Club Calendar for 2020 Events has been updated based on Events announced at the recent Planning Meeting.  If you are a host / tour leader for a 2020 event(s) please review your event(s) on the Club Calendar to ensure they are correct and email the webmaster with any corrections .

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Members Only (updated 1/15/20)
Member Rosters as of 1/14/20
anuary Newsletter (posted 1/2/20)
Upcoming Events (updated 1/17/20)
AWL Michelle’s Place, Medina 2/11
AWD Spaghetti Warehouse 3/10
Think Spring Wine Tasting Party 3/28
Sundaes on Monday 2/3/20
Book Club meeting 3/8/20
AWL at Sereniti Restaurant 3/24/20
Club Calendar (updated 1/12/20)
Events announced at Planning Meeting posted


Sundaes on monday – wINTER!!!

What New Year’s Resolutions?
Why wait for Spring to enjoy ice cream??

Doug and Carol Leavens are setting up a limited schedule of Sundaes on Mondays to give a break from the dreary winter days.  These will be the first Monday in Feb, Mar and Apr and will start at 7:30 PM.

Feb 3 – Olympia Candies, 11606 Pearl Rd, Strongsville (click for map). Note that Olympia Candies has food as well as ice cream.
March 2 – TBD
April 6 –

AWL Michelle’s Place, Medina – 2/11/20


Hosts:  Ava Singerman and Bob Palmer
Lunch: 11:00 AM

Welcome to our first brunch of the year!  We will be meeting at Michelle’s Place (click for website) just off the Medina Square at 144 North Court, Medina (click for map).  A decade long institution in Medina,  Michelle has been cooking big breakfasts and lunches for her hungry and happy customers for 365 days a year!  Now, her new landlord is not renewing her lease so we’d like to help her out by filling her small restaurant before she serves her last meal on February 28th. 
Because of the size, we are limiting to the first 24 people and please do not arrive early so her loyal breakfast patrons may eat without rush. 
Please RSVP by Friday, February 7th to Ava via email or sign up at the meeting.  . 

Book Club – Sun, 3/8/20

Hosts: Karen Baker & Joyce Simmelink
When:  3PM Sunday, March 8, 2020
Where : Lexington Ridge Club House, Medina.  (Click for map, when you sign up for this event, include your email and you will receive detailed driving directions)

This year’s selection is EDUCATED by Tara Westover.

 Educated is an account of the struggle for self-invention.  It is a tale of fierce family loyalty, and the grief that comes of severing one’s closest ties.  With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it.

Bring a snack and beverage if you wish (adult beverages are permitted).  Coffee and Tea will be provided.  There is a stove, refridgerator and microwave available.

To sign up contact: KAREN BAKER ( 330.760.6164) OR JOYCE SIMMELINK (440.796.7530).

Karen Baker & Joyce Simmelink


AWD Spaghetti Warehouse Tuesday, 3/10/20

Hosts: Wayne Baker & Marsha Showalter,

DINNER:         7:00 PM

Join us for some great Italian food and fellowship with Miata friends at the Spaghetti Warehouse located at 510 South Main St #33,  Akron, Ohio  44311 (click for website) or (click for directions).

A Sign-up sheet will be available at the meetings or contact Marsha via email or phone: 330-864-5281, There is a limit of 40 people for this dinner.

Wayne & Marsha

AWL – Sereniti 3/24/20

Lunch: 11:30 AM
Hosts:  Dave & Karen Baker

Sereniti restaurant (click for website), located at 538 West Liberty St.,  Medina (click for map)  is a part of the Recovery Center of Medina County.  They offer a dining experience with seasonal, classic French cuisine in the middle of Medina’s Historic District. 
The mission of the restaurant is to instill leadership skills in men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction through an education in the culinary arts.  The aim is to change the face of recovery through food and hospitality.

To sign up please contact Dave & Karen via email or phone 330.760.6196 or there will be a signup sheet at the meeting.

Dave & Karen Baker

Think Spring Wine Tasting Party, 3/28/20

Hosts:   Doug and Carol Leavens
Time:  6:00 PM

Location:  Doug & Carol Leavens’ home
4327 Dogwood Trail, North Olmsted (click for map)

Please join us for a great party to kick off the driving season.

Bring a bottle of your favorite wine to share plus an appetizer or dessert.  We will have meat balls and mini hot dogs.

If wine is not your thing  please come anyway as we will have plenty of pop, tea and coffee.  The Keurig coffee maker will be on for all. If you have a favorite K cup of coffee bring it a long to share.

Please RSVP by March 14th via email or there will be a signup sheet at the meetings.  No limit unless the whole club plans on coming.  Last year there were 60 of your best Miata friends.

 Note: only park on my side of the street.  No parking on hydrant side.
Looking forward to another great party !!!

Doug & Carol Leavens

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