December 9, 2022
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Students get firsthand information from business entrepreneurs: Talk of the Towns

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NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio – Seventh-grade students in Computer Literacy Teacher Kathy Zamborsky’s class had the opportunity to hear from two entrepreneurs on what it takes to succeed in the real world of owning your own business.

Kymyana Brewer, who is the sister of a current seventh grader, owns Remarkable Beauty. She offered great insight into the benefits of thinking ahead about careers. She shared with the students how she loved helping and serving others and wanting to make them happy. This desire promoted her to go to college and become a nurse.

Later, she discovered that she could still accomplish her goals while doing something she truly loved – working with hair and makeup. So, she decided to attend school to become a hair designer, stylist and makeup artist. With her hard work and love for what she does, she opened her own business, Remarkable Beauty. She shared how much this business has allowed her to be flexible, plus how the importance of family and continued education is to her.

Jeff Fisher, chef and owner of Salted Dough in Broadview Heights, also was a guest speaker in Zamborsky’s class. He shared that his passion for food began with his childhood growing up in New Hampshire where his family had two gardens and grew accustomed to organic and fresh foods.

As a middle schooler, he worked as a dishwasher and continued to enjoy working in kitchens in other restaurants growing up. He moved to Ohio to attend Ashland University and decided to make Northeast Ohio his home.

He shared with the students not only the joys of owning your own business, but also the struggles and obstacles that come with it.  He challenged the students to really think about the entrepreneurship project that they are currently working on and encouraged them to analyze what will make their business more successful and stand out against their competitors.

“I think the students gained a lot from both of these visits,” said Zamborsky.  “They asked great questions and were engaged.”

“I love what Mrs. Zamborsky is doing,” said Principal Erin Calabrese, North Royalton Middle School.  “It’s so important for our students to be exposed to the opportunities that await them. If they can see a future for themselves and are willing to put in the work, they can find their own personal success and positively impact their community.”

Chair dedication: Prior to the start of a football game, a POW/MIA chair was dedicated and placed on the home side bleachers at the North Royalton Serpentini Chevrolet Stadium. It will remain perpetually empty to help the community remember that even though our soldiers are not here, there is always space for them. The chair was purchased from Hussey Seating Company who supports the efforts of the POW/MIA Chair of Honor program and the servicemen and women of our armed forces.

POW/MIA chair

A POW/MIA chair was dedicated and placed on the home side bleachers at the North Royalton Serpentini Chevrolet Stadium to honor the servicemen and women of our armed forces.

In addition, to recognize our military, the North Royalton Marching Band played “America the Beautiful” and the National Anthem. All military and emergency personnel were admitted free to the game. There was a military Humvee inside the stadium and the Ohio Army National Guard was present distributing Guard materials.

“The brave men and women who serve our country deserve our unwavering support and thanks,” said Superintendent Michael Laub, North Royalton City Schools.  “We believe it is military appreciation day every day.  We support our armed forces, our veterans, and their families.”

The North Royalton Lions Club presented the colors and a flag of a branch of a service at the flagpoles. There also was a motorcycle parade around the track by the Combat Vets Association.

Safety services fair: You are invited to the Brecksville Safety Services Fair and Ice Cream Social where you can meet members of the City of Brecksville Police, Fire and Service Departments, and have an opportunity to check out Brecksville Police vehicles, Service Department equipment and fire trucks.

There will be a MetroHealth Helicopter landing where you can take a look inside the helicopter. Learn about Safety Town, Drug Takeback, CERT, Citizen Fire Academy, SERT, CAPA, recycling and much more. Plus, there will be free ice cream.

This is a free family fun event that will take place on Sun., Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Horticulture Building, 6925 Stadium Dr.

Garden club: Chippewa Garden Club will host Brian Gregory, the Senior Horticulturist from Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron on Tues., Oct. 25, at 6:30 pm.. Brian will present “Useful Beauty: Garden Lessons from the Service Garden at Stan Hywet.”

He will offer many useful lessons from their service garden. Stan Hywet means Stone Quarry in Old English and is a gorgeous manor house and grounds that was donated to the public in 1957. The 70+ acres give you many ideas for your own garden. This is sure to be an enlightening and educational evening.

The meeting will be held in the Brecksville Human Services Building, 2 Community Dr., Brecksville. The Human Service Building is located in the rear of the Brecksville Community Center.

Guests are always welcome. RSVP to Noreen at MsNoreen@att.net. For more info, visit www.ChippewaGardenClub.com or follow them on Facebook for garden articles and club activities.

Chippewa Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. – Central Atlantic Region, The Garden Club of Ohio, Inc. – Cleveland District and the Holden Forests & Gardens.

More CLE: Two more CLE Markets are scheduled for Wed., Oct. 12 Beachwood Fall Event, 4-8 p.m. at Beachwood City Hall and Sat., Oct. 15, Berea Harvest Festival, noon to 7:30 p.m. at Coe Lake.

CLE Market features food and bakery goods, health and beauty products, textiles, crafts, art, jewelry, pet products and children’s items from local businesses. Each CLE Market consists of between 15 and 45 vendors, although most have 30.

“There is something for everyone,” said Jennine Kessler, an Olmsted Township resident who started CLE Market in September. “Everything is handcrafted and handmade.”

“I try to partner with smaller communities that don’t already have a farmers market,” Kessler said. “North Royalton doesn’t have a lot of places to shop, so I wanted to get mom-and-pop businesses there to assemble all in one spot.”

Another unique characteristic of CLE Market is that Kessler includes just one vendor from each type of business. For example, she won’t invite two jewelry vendors to the same market.

Visit www.cle-market.com for more information.

Read more news from the Sun Star Courier here.

Let the Brecksville, Broadview Heights and North Royalton communities know what is going on with your organization, church, school, business or family. Email me at shirleymac48@att.net.



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