THE GENEROSITY OF MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS RESIDENTS CONTRIBUTES TO A SUCCESSFUL 14TH ANNUAL ELECTED OFFICIALS FOOD DRIVE

Above photo: (Left to Right): Councilman-at- Large David Bortolotto, Landscaping Supervisor Rich Bunce, Ward 2 Councilman Matthew McGregor, Middleburg Heights Food Pantry President Michele Barbato, Planning Commissioner Carl Guanieri, Ward 1 Councilman Bill Meany, Council President Matthew Castelli, Planning Commissioner Dan Sage, SCAN Hunger Center Director Lona Gruber, Mayor Gary W. Starr, Planning Commission Chairman Tony Crea, Board of Zoning Appeals Member Christina Zawadzki-Elffers, Planning Commissioner Conn Sullivan, and Ward 3 Councilman Michael Ference

Above photo: (Left to Right): Council President Matthew Castelli, Ward 3 Councilman Michael Ference, SCAN Hunger Center Director Lona Gruber, Middleburg Heights Food Pantry President Michele Barbato, Councilman-at- Large Raymond Guttmann and Councilman-at- Large David Bortolotto

Above photo: Generous donations awaiting delivery

The 14th Annual Middleburg Heights Elected Officials Food Drive, benefitting the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry and SCAN Hunger Center, took place Saturday, May 20 in the Heinen’s Supermarket parking lot on Bagley Road. Mayor Gary W. Starr and the members of City Council thank everyone who donated to make this food drive yet another success. Special thanks go to Heinen’s general manager Mike Tomsic for his cooperation and support.

In total, $2,649.50 in cash donations was collected and over 30 boxes of food and non-food items were donated. Additional donations can be made at the SCAN Hunger Center, located at 398 West Bagley Road, Suite 7, in Williamsport Plaza in Berea, Ohio, or the Middleburg Heights Food Pantry, located at 6877 Middlebrook Boulevard.