What's good to know this week!

Oberlin Rotary is collecting socks and boots!

Now until Dec 29th, donations of new socks and/or boots can be dropped off at Deichler's, GoGreen, OBP, or Steel Magnolia.

Our Oberlin Gift Certificate Sale - Keeping dollars local! With the $5 for $50 bonus, we've sold $6000+ so far! Now until Dec 23rd - stop by our office or purchase online at Oberlin Gift Certification webpage.

  • OBP:
  • Member Benefits: Constant Contact offers a 25% discount for OBP members! Sign up today and get connected with your customers - and more. Constant Contact website
  • Holiday Contests: OBP Holiday Shopping Passport Contest now until Dec 17th. Go to oberlin.org for details.
  • Promotions: Holiday Promotion Ad. Check out our upcoming full-page ad in The Lorain Morning Journal, Dec 18, 20, 22!
  • Signage & Social Media: Don't forget! You can download images on the right for your use on social media. If you're a member, send me an email and I'll make a post for you! Maureen Simen: obpevents@gmail.com

  • Events: 
  • SCORE Cleveland: Thurs, Dec 15th. Grant Writing Basics for Non-Profits Register at: SCORE Cleveland Grant Writing Webinar. Check out their website for the full selection of FREE resources for businesses and non-profits.
  • Funding: Now accepting grant applications. Go to Bill Long Foundation Website for details.
  • Arts & Culture: Sat Dec 17, 12 pm - 4 pm. Collaged's New Year's Card Making at FAVA. For more info: erin@fava.org 440.774.7158 FAVA website
  • Oberlin City Schools: OHS Alumni Basketball. Sign-up for the 2022 Oberlin Alumni Basketball games! For more info: bjohnson@oberlinschools.net | 440-776-4608 | Oberlin City Schools website
  • Community: Sat Dec 17, 10 am - 12 pm. Oberlin Winter Market at Oberlin Early Childhood Center.

  • Oberlin College:
  • Break: Don't forget! OC students go on break Dec 22 - Jan 29. Winter Term begins Jan 3 and ends Jan 25.

  • OBP Resources: OBP members, are you HIRING? Hosting an EVENT? Have a PHOTO you'd like posted on our social media sites? Having a sale? We're here to support YOU! Send details to Maureen Simen at obpevents@gmail

Member Highlight

Mindfair Books hosts author and MAD Factory presents Elf Jr. the Musical!

Don't forget to get your business on the Positively Oberlin Mobile App! Go to Oberlin.org/Events and click on the distrx app link. Or click on the image on below.

Looking ahead:

  • SUN: Dec 18, Sundown. Hanukkah begins.
  • THR: Dec 22: Classes end for Oberlin College.

To stay up to date on the City of Oberlin, including council, board, and commission meetings, go to City of Oberlin Website

Be sure to check the Environmental Dashboard website for more events!

Make sure to keep your calendar up-to-date with Oberlin College's events at Oberlin College Events Calendar and the OC academic calendar at Oberlin College Academic Calendar.

  • 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
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