Individuals awarded for art merit

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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The Northeast Regional Leading Age Ohio Art and Writing Show held last month was a success. There were 7 communities that participated in the event. A total of 300 pieces from various categories were displayed on June 15, 2017 for guests to view and enjoy. Jennings alone had 45 pieces on display. Below is the list of winners from Jennings:

  • Special Fine Art Honorable Mention: Serenity by Dorothy M
  • Fine Art II 2nd Place: Mary by Paul G.
  • Wearable Art 1st Place: Pink Hoodie by Dolores K
  • Woven Art Honorable Mention: Grab & Go Bag by Dolores D
  • Jewelry 1st Place: Falling Leaves by Verna Y
  • Needle Art 2nd Place: A friend at rest by Dorothy M
  • Special Cooperative Art Honorable Mention: Nature’s Beauty by Adult Day Services Group
  • Special Cooperative Art 1st Place: Colorful Community by Cozy Corner Group
  • Special 3 D 2nd Place: Button Tree by Sister Margaret Mary
  • Special 3 D Honorable Mention: “A” is for Anna by Anna O
  • Woodworking 1st Place: Light of my Life by Donald T
  • Writing 2nd Place: A Scene of Nature by Jennings Poetry Group
  • Writing Honorable Mention: The Downfall of Eve by Olga H
  • People’s Choice Award: My Cup Floweth Over by Mary M

Congratulations to all! Art and writing that took first place awards will move on to the state competition at the annual LeadingAge Ohio annual conference in September.

Click here for samples of the artwork.



Thank you to the Trinity High School students who came to help us decorate and used their artistic talents to paint Christmas scenes around Jennings. We enjoyed the joyful presence of the students, and they made a difference in the lives of residents.

Trinity High School students painted Christmas scenes at Jennings.

Trinity High School students painted Christmas scenes at Jennings.

Reposted from Eighteen students traveled to Jennings Center for Older Adults this week to share their gift of art with the residents there. An annual tradition of service, our student-artists painted windows around the facility with Christmas artwork and symbols. The experience was as beneficial for our students as it was for the residents and patients of Jennings.

Pictured above, clockwise from back, left: freshmen Bonnie Daniels, Madison Lightner, and Carli Sparks; junior Jackie Giulivo; seniors Noelle Kontur, Rachel Williams, Tia McKnight, Tyler Borders, Javon Miller, Thomas Burke, and Jermaine Smith; juniors Grace Hayes and Grace Olczak; freshmen Kaitlyn Rezabek, Olivia Wulff, and Mya Mammana; juniors Lauren Wesseland Rozella Schultz.

Thank you for your service!


Jennings to receive grant funding for arts and culture

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Jennings has received a grant award from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC) of $9,730 for arts and culture funding. Jennings submitted an application for project support in the most recent grant cycle, and the funding will be used for Jennings’ Gateway to Culture programs in 2017. CAC announced that it will invest $14,573,833 in grants [more…]

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