What's good to know this week!
Networking and Shoutouts!

  • Networking: Join us for an evening connecting and conversation! Thursday, August 11, 6 - 8 pm at Sunset Terrace at Lakeview Park. Meet women leaders from around the county! See the flyer included for details and register at Registration: Women's Leadership Network Event

  • Shoutouts: Congratulations to Willow Jewelry & Repair on their one year anniversary in Oberlin and to Oberlin Community Music School on their 20th anniversary! (Do you have a shoutout? Let us know!)

  • OBP Resources: No Weapons sign. The signs are in! Members can have them for free or $5 each for non-members, while supplies last. (Remember, you have to post on all entrances to be in compliance.) Let us know if you'd like signage.

Member Highlight
Evie Lou Oberlin
From their website:
"A spin-off of our flagship Evie Lou in Cleveland, OH, Evie Lou Oberlin opened in August 2020, taking over physical space of the much-loved Bead Paradise. While honoring the spirit of creativity that has long surged within these walls, ELO offers a curated mix of artful apparel, artisan accessories and chic home/dorm decor, with a dash of self care thrown in."

From their website:
"Providing Oberlin With Efficiency Responsibly (POWER), founded in 2008, is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) grassroots environmental justice organization whose mission is to increase the energy efficiency of homes, small businesses, non-profit organizations, and churches in Oberlin, Ohio and the surrounding area.
Vision Statement
Creating a community of comfortable, affordable, and healthy homes. 
POWER has helped over 400 homeowners weatherize and repair their homes to make them comfortable, affordable, and healthy. 
POWER seeks to:
Make low-income individuals more financially secure in the face of rising utility costs
Improve the quality of life for Oberlin residents by creating a more comfortable home
Reduce the amount of pollution and CO2 emitted by Oberlin housing and businesses.

Looking ahead:
  • Mon: July 18: Oberlin City Council meeting.
  • Fri: July 22: Family Fun Night.
  • Thur: Aug 11: Good Morning Oberlin - in person!
  • Sat: Aug 13: 2nd Saturdays in Oberlin.
  • Mon: Aug 15: Early move in for Oberlin College.
  • Sun: Aug 28: Oberlin College new student arrival.

For more details on these dates, please visit their respective websites and/or FB pages.
If there is an important date you'd like to be considered for next week's newsletter, send me an email!
You can reach us at
Maureen Simen, obpevents@gmail.com and Janet Haar, obp.org@gmail.com