Monday, May 6, 2013
The race is Saturday, May 18 at Hyland Software's headquarters.
Hyland Software and MetroHealth are teaming up Saturday, May 18, for the fifth-annual Hy-5 Race, which includes a 5K run, a one-mile walk and a one-mile kids’ run – all managed by Hermes Road Racing. This family-friendly event will begin at 9 a.m. at Hyland Software’s corporate headquarters at 28500 Clemens Road, Westlake. Proceeds from the race support MetroHealth. Last year's Hy-5 race attracted approximately 1,000 participants and raised $50,000. Kicking off the day, by leading warm-up exercises, will be youth from MetroHealth’s Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center, a drop-in center on MetroHealth’s main campus where adolescents and their families learn about healthier lifestyles through exercise and nutrition. Race-day schedule: …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
This 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 1,514-square-foot condo was built in 2000.
For more details on this condo for sale at 2597 Wyndgate Court in Westlake, see its listing on Zillow. More Westlake Real Estate Listings >> Most recently listed homes for sale For more real estate news, sign up for Westlake Patch's free email newsletter.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The city has undergone extensive changes since 1986. Here are the Top 10, according the the planning director.
Bob Parry, the recently-retired planning and economic development, took advantage of his last council meeting several weeks ago to highlight some of the most important developments since he took office in 1986. Parry retired on April 19. In David Letterman style, he presented a “Top 10” list of changes the city has undergone while he was the director, from adding bike lanes to the construction of Crocker Park, the city’s Bicentennial and Westlake in Bloom. Here’s how he ranks the Top 10 projects. 10: Westlake Bicentennial Project: “It was a very successful program and it involve Tralee,” Parry said of one of Westlake’s two sister-cities. The Bicentennial in 2011 included a great ball drop and various events throughout the year. 9. …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Dance studio will be open six days a week.
Starz Ballroom and dance studio, currently located in the King James Plaza on Center Ridge Road in Westlake, will be moving to 24510 Sperry Road (Circle) near Sharon Drive. Anderson Sylvestre, who plans on taking the building from a rental to owner, presented plans for a conditional use permit which received approval April 29. Sylvestre told Westlake Planning Commission members classes would not exceed 12 students. The move was a result of his growing business. He will be using the 2800-sq-ft. space as a ballroom and dance studio that will be open six days a week. The studio currently provides instruction for a number of different dance styles. Planning Commission member Bonnie Smith asked if the awnings on the building would come down. …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Enterprise Rent-a-Car building will be leveled for new 43,000 sq.-ft. building.
Ganley BMW received approval for the first step in bringing an auto dealership to the property that currently houses Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Sperry Road. And while no Westlake residents expressed concerns, a number of Bay Village resident of E. Oakland Road did. Representatives from Ganley presented plans for a conditional use permit at the April 29 Planning Commission meeting to knock down the now-closed Enterprise building and build a new 43,000 sq.-ft. two-story building that will face Sperry Road and I-90. The proposed new-construction building would have 35,000-sq.-ft. on first floor and 8,800-sq.-ft. on the second floor. The Enterprise building would be torn down. A timeline has not yet been established. Planning Director William …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Aaron LeMieux sought $2 million from investors.
Entrepreneur Aaron LeMieux had a brilliant idea but “the Sharks” weren’t biting. The Westlake High School grad had the chance of a lifetime to present his product, “nPower PEG” in an episode of Shark Tank that aired April 26. LeMieux wanted $2 million for a 22 percent stake in the company. nPower PEG is a device that harnesses the energy from the human walking motion to power devices such as iPads and cell phones. “(It’s) The world’s first human powered charger for electronic devices,” LeMieux said of the patented item on the show. Click here to see the entire episode. Shark Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, asked how many units were sold and how the product would change the world. “We’ve sold 1,300 up until this point,” LeMieux…
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Saturday, April 27, 2013
This 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 4,458-square-foot condo was built in 1991.
For more details on this home for sale at 1971 Waters Edge Dr., #8, Westlake, see its listing on Zillow. The home is listed for sale for $459,900. More Westlake Real Estate Listings >> Most recently listed homes for sale For more real estate news, sign up for Westlake Patch's free email newsletter.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Device that harnesses kinetic energy created by class of '92 graduate
One Westlake High graduate has made it into the Shark Tank. WHS Class of 1992 graduate Aaron LeMieux had an opportunity to meet The “Sharks,” stars of ABC's popular "Shark Tank" and convince them his idea, nPower PEG is a worthwhile investment. The Sharks are tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons -- who give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires. His episode airs tonight on ABC at 9 p.m. Each week, entrepreneurs from across the country have an opportunity to present their idea to the Sharks, offering a piece of their company for financial backing. In some cases, entrepreneurs walk off with millions. In other cases, they …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Investors Interest Group returns to Westlake Porter Public Library.
After a four-month hiatus, The Investors Interest Group will return to Westlake Porter Public Library on Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. The IIG took a break while the library searched for and hired a new Business Specialist to replace Cynthia Hall, who retired on December 31, 2012. Business Specialist Sue Provenzale, who started in February, will now manage the group. The May 2 meeting will feature a presentation by Herb Geissler on the Market Climate and Weather Forecast. Geissler will review key economic facts to help investors understand the market climate during the next several quarters. Geissler is the Managing Director of the St. Clair Group and President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the AAII. He is also a business management consultant …