Community Involvement

Hundreds of the completed Community Creations prints for Canton will be donated to local organizations so that they can sell them as part of their fundraising efforts. Here are some of the organizations already set up to receive donations!


"LakewoodAlive is a community-centered nonprofit organization in Lakewood, Ohio. We seek to foster and sustain vibrant neighborhoods in Lakewood through:

Administering a Housing Outreach Program
Hosting large-scale community events
Operating a Main Street™ program in Downtown Lakewood
Pursuing community development initiatives

Fostering and sustaining vibrant neighborhoods is at the heart of all we do at LakewoodAlive. For us, a neighborhood connects the people and places we care about – from our neighbors on our street to the corner businesses we love. We work with residents to sustain Lakewood homes; we promote our thriving business districts; and we host large-scale community events that bring Lakewood residents and businesses together. At LakewoodAlive, we work to build new and stronger connections in everything we do."

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Lakewood Catholic Academy

"Our Vision

Lakewood Catholic Academy strives to provide each member of our community with the highest quality educational experience that is rooted in the Catholic faith and the common humanity that unites us all.

Our Mission
Lakewood Catholic Academy educates tomorrow’s global leaders by providing an international, concept based curriculum expressed in contextual learning experiences. We instill in each student a lifelong commitment and ethical responsibility to the Catholic principles of peace, justice, equality, service and respect for all life."

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Lakewood Chamber of Commerce

"The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of advancing the commercial, industrial and professional interests of the community of Lakewood.

The Chamber provides educational opportunities & networking events, works for business-friendly legislation, promotes business in the community, and offers many cost-saving benefits to our member businesses."

You can go to to learn more about the Chamber.

Rotary Club of Lakewood & Rocky River

"The Rotary Club of Lakewood/Rocky River, Ohio, was chartered February 8, 1926. The club is number 3534 of Rotary International District 6630.

The club has its own charitable Foundation. Each year, the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Foundation provides more than $50,000 to fund the club's Youth and Community Service programs. The monies are generated by interest and growth from the invested assets of Foundation which totals nearly $1,100,000. Besides return on its investments the Foundation assets grow because of gifts and bequests by members and friends of the Rotary Club of Lakewood & Rocky River, as well as donations at the Birthday Table, the annual golf outing, and the "happy basket" at the meetings. The funds in the Foundation are managed by a Board of Trustees."

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St. Edward High School

"St. Edward High School, a Catholic school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of a diverse group of young men to have the competence to see and the courage to act as men of hope for the transformation of the world.

We believe in:
  • Faith - Formation of young men in the Holy Cross tradition.
  • Excellence - An ongoing commitment to excellence in academic and co-curricular programs
  • Relationships - A welcoming, family-oriented school community that fosters relationships
  • Servant Leadership - A Christ-like commitment to genuine leadership through service to others"
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The Lakewood Historical Society

"The Lakewood Historical Society was founded in 1952 by Margaret Manor Butler to preserve the history of Lakewood, Ohio and the Oldest Stone House, built for John Honam. Private and non-profit, the society continues to grow and thrive. The society actively promotes and preserves the history of our community through educational programs, interpretive displays and tours, the study and management of the society's archives, our research library, and artifact collection.

Typical education programs include the Ohio Heritage summer camp for children; public programs on Lakewood history, preservation and home maintenance; a biennial house tour to showcase the history and architecture in the community; school outreach programs; and traveling history trunks for use by classrooms and youth groups."

Visit the Historical Society website at