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CFHS Senior Katy Spinner is an art advocate, a Girl Scout, and a local who loves her community.
For her Girl Scout Gold Award and Senior Capstone, Spinner is inviting the Cuyahoga Falls community to participate in the CF Postcard Project now through April. The goal is, Spinner explains, “to inspire us to find our inner-most treasured memory [of Downtown Cuyahoga Falls] and share it with others.” Spinner acknowledges the importance of taking time to pause and reflect, put our devices down, appreciate where we live, and be creative.
Spinner’s goal is to get as many completed postcards from people from the City of Cuyahoga Falls—or those who love Cuyahoga Falls—to participate as possible. Abby Poeske, Executive Director of the Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Partnership, has been impressed by Spinner’s drive and creativity through the planning phases of this project. “Katy is an 18-year-old is who is tying together the arts, mental health, civic engagement, and community development in this project. It’s hard not to be hopeful for the future of our community with young leaders like her leading efforts like this.”
To take part, anyone may pick up a blank postcard from one of the designated locations (Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Quirk Cultural Center, The Social Dept., Metropolis Popcorn, or the CF Library).
Participants are requested to:
1. recreate (draw, paint, design, write) their favorite memory or image of Downtown Cuyahoga Falls
2. return the postcard to one of the designated locations or to mail it to PO Box 382, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44222 by March 15
3. join in viewing and celebrating the finished project on Saturday, April 18 at 1pm at the Downtown Pavilion.
Join the discussion on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cfpostcard/
Spinner’s project has been supported by her teacher and advisor at CFHS, Mrs. Jennifer Schulman, as well as the Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Partnership, the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, and Collide-Cuyahoga Falls.