Music Therapy Anyone??? – May 13, 2014 Community Meeting

Topic:  “Music Therapy:  Why would anyone want to learn more about it?”

Speaker:  Abbey Fistek MT-BC, Music Board Certified, Co-Director, BeyondWordsCenter

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, emotional stress, physical limitations, mental retardation,  learning disabilities and many other children sometimes have a difficult time connecting with the world around them.  Music Therapy can help them create that connection with their family, friends, therapists and to their surroundings.  Abbey will lead a demonstration and share information about music therapy and it’s application for your child.  Bring your child aged 3 to 6 years old for this interactive therapy class, please contact us at Zane’s Foundation for more information.

Date & Time:  May 13, 2014  ++++++++++ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Place:  Christ Community Church, 750 W. Streetsboro Road, Rte. 303, Hudson, Lower Level, Room 11

No child care is provided.  Any questions, please contact Zane’s Foundation at 330.677.9263 or at



April 8, 2014 – Thank you O.C.A.L.I. Representative, Chris Filler!

What a great group we had for April 8!  The speaker was Chris Filler from OCALI and the topic was transition, job search and after school……a lot to cover!  There is never enough time to talk about all of the things at a meeting like this, but we did get great materals to take home!  OCALI is known for a lot of things and the materials that they have for parents and professionals are absolutely amazing!  Thank you to Chris for bringing new materials and updates to us!


+++++  April 8, 2014  ++++++   6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  +++++

Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro Rd., Rt.303, Hudson, Lower Level, Rm. 11

No registration need.  Any questions, please contact the Zane’s Foundation Office at 330.673.9263 or email us at  No childcare is provided.

4th Annual Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night is coming up very soon!

The 4th Annual Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night is approaching quickly!  This year’s event will take place at Tangier in Akron on April 25, 2014 and it is sure to be the best event of the week!  There will be delicious food, great drinks, Casino Activities, a Live & Silent Auction, a 50/50, music and dancing, Bonus Balloons & Bags and much, much more! 

Some of the prizes that we have are:  4 passes to Disney World; a bucket with 31 products and beauty products from Serenity Pointe Salon & Day Spa; 10 Dozen Smiley Cookies; a Stay-cation Double from Mario’s Spa, an Italian food/wine box; a weeks stay at Myrtle Beach; Akron & Cleveland Zoo Passes; jewelry from Sterlings & Family Treasure Jewelers; a night’s stay at Nemacolin Resort in PA; Maintenance Certificates from Beckwith Heating & Cooling; lots of restaurant Gift certificates and so much more……get your tickets soon!

Tickets for appetizers, dinners, dessert, unlimited soda and tea are $40.00 each;  with two premium cocktails or bottled beer, the tickets are $50.00 per person.  Tickets can purchased by emailing the Foundation at or by calling 330.677.9263.  Tables seat 8; call to reserve yours today.

Sponsors for this Event are:  TGIFriday’s; Sports Clips, Stow;  IBEW #306 Electrical Union; Gavin Scott Salon & Spa; Beth Kearns, Mary Kay Cosmetics;  Texas Roadhouse; Minuteman Press, Stow; American Testing Technologies, Inc.; Anzelc & Associates, Inc.; Longhorn Steakhouse; Total Education Solutions, Inc.; TheDJCrew; Summit DD; Eagle Elastomer, Inc.; Klaben Auto Sales, Inc., Walt Disney World Co., Falls Heating & Cooling, Inc., Family Treasures Jewelers, and more!

Download the flyer here! Zanes Casino Night Flyer

Fund Recipients for the First Quarter Announced

Zane’s Foundation Board Members are very proud to announce the six (6) families were served during the first quarter of the 2014 year.  The total funds disbursed was over $4,500.One recipient received funds for occupational therapy; two recipients received funds for two different medical treatments; one recipient received an i-Pad and keyboard for occupational therapy use; one recipient used funds for safety equipment for home use and the last recipient received funds for an emergency medical crisis.

The “Family Support Fund” Committee Members are all getting their files for this quarter.  We are starting out with seven (7) files to work on.  Thank you Committee Members and Board Members for a job well done!


ACME “Cashback Program” ended with record Receipts!

The ACME “Cashback Program” started on September 21st, 2013 and ended on February 8, 2014.  The amount of donation that we received this year is $480.95!!!  This is double what we got last year!   This was because of your most generous support in turning in your receipts to us!!!  This is amazing!!!

On behalf of the families that we serve, thank you so much!