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As we exchange the warm and sunny days of summer for the crisp and cozy days of autumn, we welcome you to join us in embracing this season. In Northeast Ohio, autumn is a sensory delight, offering a blend of comfortable weather and festive activities. Whether you’re visiting pumpkin patches, sipping on apple cider, hiking, attending football games, or exploring farmers markets, autumn in Northeast Ohio is a wonderful and adventurous time of the year. Fall officially begins on Saturday, September 23rd. Here at Bay Corporation, we are excited for a new season of sweater weather!

From all of us at Bay Corporation, we wish you a cozy season filled with pumpkin spice lattes, football, and unforgettable memories with loved ones!

Inspirational Quote

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
―H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Brain Teaser

What has cities, but no houses; forests, but no trees; and water, but no fish?

(Find the answer at the bottom of the newsletter)
Fall in Northeast Ohio

With the wonderful cool weather and stunning natural landscapes, there is something for everyone to do! Below are some fun local activities taking place soon:

  • Red Wagon Farm: Pumpkin Picking. Columbia Station, OH
  • Cleveland Metroparks: Hike + Explore: There are 18 different Metroparks in Cleveland that contain 300 miles of hiking trails!
  • Weymouth Farms & Orchard: Apple, pear, and grape picking: Hinckley, OH
Cleveland Airshow

The Cleveland National Air Show is one of the oldest and most established annual air shows in the country. The 2023 Air Show featured the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds celebrating their 70th year of performing. Clevelands also witnessed jet demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, Air National Guard F-15 Eagle, as well as a mini jet that tops out at 300 mph.

This Labor Day weekend tradition attracts 60,000-100,000 spectators throughout Downtown Cleveland and Lake Erie.
Cleveland Oktoberfest

The Cleveland Oktoberfest is the largest annual outdoor event in Northeast Ohio and was ranked among the Top 20 Oktoberfest celebrations in the U.S., according to USA Today. With the diverse events including wiener dog races, fireworks, Miss Oktoberfest Contest, Bavarian Shopping Village, 5K Bier Run, The Best Oktoberfest Microbrew Competition, Art Market, The International Pavilion, Classic Car Show, and the largest glockenspiel in the entire country, there is something to keep everybody entertained!

This year, the event took place Sept 1-4 & 8-9 and was packed with good people, brews, food, and music.
Benefits of Crocheting

Crocheting is a versatile and creative hobby that involves using a hook to create intricate patterns and textures with yarn or thread. This timeless art allows crafters the ability to make everything from cozy blankets to warm scarves; The possibilities are endless. Below is a list of the benefits that come from crocheting:

  • Stress Reduction: This relaxing and repetitive activity can help reduce stress, as the focus required for each stitch can be meditative and calming.
  • Improved Concentration: Crocheting demands attention to detail, which can enhance your ability to focus and improve cognitive function.
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation: The rhythmic and repetitive movements can induce a state of mindfulness.
  • Enhanced fine motor skills: Crocheting involves intricate hand and finger movements, which can help maintain and improve fine motor skills, especially in older individuals.
  • Sense of Achievement: Completing crochet projects can boost self-esteem and provide a sense of accomplishment.
  • Creative Expression: Crocheting allows for self-expression and creativity, which can improve overall mental well-being and offer an outlet for personal artistic expression.
Get Involved: Help the Planet

Helping the Earth thrive is important because our very existence and well-being are essentially tied to the health of our environment. Earth provides us with the essential resources necessary for survival, including clean air, fresh water, fertile soil, and a stable climate. When we neglect our planet, we jeopardize not only the delicate balance of ecosystems and biodiversity, but also the future of generations to come. By taking proactive measures to protect and restore the planet, we safeguard our own health, secure access to vital resources, and create a sustainable foundation for a thriving global community. Ultimately, helping the planet is an investment. Listed below are some effective ways to get active in helping the Earth flourish:

  • Join a cleanup near you
  • Try an easy to use toolkit - Toolkits give you all the information you need to be more sustainable in every aspect of your life. Weather it's for a small business, buying clothing, or education, toolkits are a resource to find ways to be sustainable.
  • Fight fast fashion - Educate yourself about sustainable clothing and research brands to identify those that are ethical and practice transparency and sustainability.
  • Always carry reusable bags
  • Use reusable plates, bowls, and silverware

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In other Northeast Ohio news...

Last night the Guardians lost to the KC Royals 6-7 and the team’s record now sits at 72 wins – 80 losses with 10 games remaining in this year’s campaign. The team has been plagued with injuries and inconsistent play all season long. The Guards are 2nd place and 8 games back of first in the Central Division behind the Minnesota Twins, who have a record of 80 wins – 72 losses...

The Cavaliers goal during the offseason was to bolster their roster to complement their “core 4” players of Donovan Mitchell, Darius Garland, Jarrett Allen and Evan Mobley. Thus far, the pundits are giving the team high grades for the additions of F Georges Niang, G Max Strus and C Tristan Thompson along with their 2nd round draft pick of F Emoni Bates from Eastern Michigan...

The NFL season is headed into week 3 and our beloved Browns record is 1 win – 1 loss. The team opened with win at home against the Cincinnati Bengals and then lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Monday night in primetime. The main story of the Steelers game was the horrific knee injury of the Browns star running back, Nick Chubb. The injury was deemed “significant” by ESPN’s announcers...
One-Dish Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts
Ginger Chicken and Quinoa Stew

No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Thank you to Taste of Home for the recipes.
Brain Teaser Answer: A map
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