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Garrettsville Strong
Coming Together to Rebuild Our Village

In the wake of the devastating fire that destroyed an entire block of our historic Main Street, the question we are hearing most is "How can I help?"

In an effort to protect our area business owners and residents, the Village of Garrettsville and the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce are requesting that ALL fundraising efforts for the Village of Garrettsville be logged in through the Chamber of Commerce by contacting Michelle Zivoder, Chamber Secretary at 330.472.7304 or via email at

This page will be kept updated as new opportunities arise to do what this wonderful community does best - pitch in.

GarrettsvilleStrong Mission Statement

The GarrettsvilleStrong fund was established to raise funds which will be utilized to facilitate the rebuilding of the block in downtown Garrettsville affected by the fire March 22, 2014. This area is located on Main Street between Center and High Streets

Important Donation Information

The Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce has established a fund for donations towards reconstruction efforts within Garrettsville's business district. The GarrettsvilleStrong fund will be administered by a board of directors, and no payouts will be made from the fund until firm guidelines for spending have been developed.

The fundraisers listed below have agreed that all proceeds from their fundraiser shall be promptly deposited into the GarrettsvilleStrong account at Middlefield Bank. Neither GarrettsvilleStrong nor the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce is responsible for maintaining or verifying records of proceeds from any listed fundraiser. A listing on this page indicates a fundraiser has registered with the Chamber of Commerce, but does not constitute a general endorsement. GarrettsvilleStrong will attempt to correspond deposits to listed fundraisers, but does not guarantee its ability to do so.

Direct Donations

To make a direct donation to the fund, please visit or call the Garrettsville Branch of Middlefield Bank and request that your donation be made to GarrettsvilleStrong.

Bank Contact Information:
Middlefield Bank - Garrettsville
8058 State Street
Garrettsville, Ohio 44231
(330) 527-2121

To make your donation through the mail, please mail checks made payable to GarrettsvilleStrong to:

Garrettsville Strong
c/o Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1
Garrettsville, Ohio 44231
(330) 527-2121

Authorized GarrettsvilleStrong Fundraisers

Restaurant Placemat Sale

Details: Matt Leedom is working with Cal's Restaurant to create placemats featuring ads from local businesses. Proceeds from the sale of ads will be donated to GarrettsvilleStrong and the People Tree funds.

Registered 5/20/14 | Fundraiser ID: 049

#Garrettsville Strong Bumper Stickers and Magnets

Details: Available for $3 (Bumper Sticker) and $5 (Magnets) 100% of proceeds donated by KT Custom Logos of Chardon. Available currently at Villager Office

Order Form

Registered 4/7/14 | Fundraiser ID: 036

Garrettsville Strong Book

Details: Pam Montgomery is starting a book that will contain some history about Garrettsville and compiled stories and pictures from people of past events about anything that has to do with the section that burned. She plans to have a section for "Main Street is on Fire" and again have pictures and stories about this. She plans to ask people to submit their stories to her, and may have advertising at the back of the book which the money would help pay for printing. Contact Pam at 330-527-5744 if interested.

Email Pam

Registered 4/7/14 | Fundraiser ID: 032

Photo & Video DVD

on Square Market

Registered 4/14/14 | Fundraiser ID: 042

Tents for Rent Donation

Details: Tents for Rent will donate the use of tents, tables or chairs to any group registered with the Chamber who is doing a fundraiser to benefit Garrettsville Strong. Contact Judy Macek at 440-548-5062

Registered 3/27/14 | Fundraiser ID: 020

GarrettsvilleStrong Fund Status


Amount shown accurate as of: 2/6/2015. Status is updated as needed.

Visit the GarrettsvilleStrong page to learn how you can contribute to the reconstruction efforts on Main Street.

Upcoming Chamber Meetings

MARCH 4 - Garrettsville DQ Grill & Chill
7:30 AM

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Second Style

Second Style is a resale store that carries new and gently used clothing and accessories for men, women and children. They also carry children's gear and toys.

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