Doing Big Things in a Small Town

The Suffield League's mission is to promote the small town ideals of our community, to nurture the spirit of volunteerism, and to give back to our town by providing opportunities for individuals and organizations to serve by sponsoring events and projects that benefit all.

Children's Easter Egg Hunt - This event gives all the children of our community a chance to meet the Easter Bunny and find the hundreds of colorful eggs which are then turned in for prizes and treats.

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade - In this community tribute to our military, veterans honor our servicemen during a ceremony at the town hall followed by a large parade featuring local school groups, scouts, sports clubs, churches, and a wide variety of other groups and organizations.

Suffield Music Festival - The Suffield Music Festival, our largest event of the year, offers a series of outstanding musical groups, a beer garden, a wide selection of food, games and inflatables for the children, a 5K run, a car show, a poker run, and other displays featuring local groups. This two day event, held in August at the Lion's Park, continues to grow in popularity and provides a great opportunity for local organizations to unite and work together for this celebration.

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Santa in Suffield - All local children are invited to see Santa arrive on a fire engine, and then come into the festive setting of the town hall to sit with him and share their Christmas wish list. Parents may take pictures and share in the fun as members of the Suffield League hand out gifts to all the children.

Laugh at the Lake - A fundraiser held in February at Paradise Lake Golf Banquet Center. A dress-up event including a buffet dinner and live entertainment.

Flag Display - The Suffield League makes sure the flag of the United States is displayed along our roadways for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July holidays.

Suffield Cares - The Suffield League is proud to be a partner of Suffield Cares, which provides for those in need in our community.

All events are offered to the community free of admission and are designed to build community spirit. In addition to these events we also help community organizations raise funds at their events by performing such services as providing and staffing casino night games and activities or by providing staging or children's games.

Won't you consider joining the Suffield League and help us promote our town? We meet at 7:00 PM in the town hall the first Sunday of each month.

Contacts:

  • Terry Ginn 330.472.6483
  • Tom Calcei 330.628.2437
  • Kyle Kreiner 330.628.1580
  • Duane Eddy  330.203.6452
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           Above are members of the Suffield Leauge that worked to make the 2019 Christmas With Santa a reality.

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  • Above are the members of the Suffield League that made the 2018 Christmas With Santa a huge success.
  • Back Row: Misty Atkins, Beth Clute, Terry Chitty, Mason Evans, Tom Calcei, Kylie Calcei, Abbie Edwards, Ken Knapp, Chad Savage, Katelyn Brockelman

    Front Row: Bill Evans, Santa (Pete Einloth), Kathy Kreiner, Sally Knapp, Kyle Kreiner, Terry Ginn

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  • Above are some of the members of the Suffield League that made the 2017 Christmas With Santa a huge success. 

    Those responsible for putting on the 2017 Christmas With Santa are:  left to right....Kylie Calcei, Tom Calcei, Erika Skinner, Sally Knepp (Mrs Claus), Mason Evans, Kathie Kreiner, Abbie Edwards, Pete Einloth (Santa Claus), Ken Knepp, Kyle Kreiner, Terry Chitty, Beth Clute, Scott Chitty, Terry Ginn and Duane Eddy.


     

     

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A lot of work goes into planning and implementing an event like Christmas With Santa.  The Suffield League has been up to the task for many years.  The people pictured above are only part of the volunteers that make it happen in 2016. 

Seated from left to right:  Abbie Edwards, Brittney Benson, Santa (Dave Einloth), Duane Eddy, and Kyle Kreiner.

Standing from left to right:  Terry Ginn, Courtne Benson, Colleen Taylor, Vicki Knapp, Sally Knepp, Kylie Calcei, Tom Calcei, and Bruce Woodring.

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(L to R):  Pauline Persons, Stan Piatt, Kylie Calcei, Steve Jones and Terry Ginn at the 2017 Suffield League Memorial Day Parade.

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Fire Department To Hold Open House

The Suffield Township Fire Department will hold its annual Open House on Sunday October 10th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.  Come out and meet your neighbors and members of your local Fire Department.

 

Field Picks Up First Win, Beating Springfield 28-0, Mogadore Survives Warren JFK 16-14 And Lake Falls From the Unbeaten Ranks

In week number six on Friday September 24th, the Field Falcons went to Springfield and beat the Spartans 28-0 for their first win of the 2021 season.  Field's record goes to 1-4 and Springfield drops to 1-4.  Mogadore took their show on the road to Warren and outlasted the John F. Kennedy Eagles 16-14.  The Wildcats are now 5-1 and the Warren JFK squad drops to 3-2.  In a battle of unbeatens, Federal League rivals, Lake and Jackson, played Friday night in Hartville and the Jackson Polar Bears prevailed 30-28.  Jackson goes to 5-0 on the year, while Lake drops to 4-1.  Lake plays at Canton McKinley (3-3) next week.    

Historical Society Looking For Old Field High Yearbooks

The Suffield Township Historical Society is hoping to complete their collection of old Field High School, and old countywide yearbooks.  These were originally known as "Speedometers".  Needed are books from the following years: 1916, 1917, 1918, 1923, 1924, 1935, 1945, 1946, 1949, 1953, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965.  Call or e-mail Elizabeth Vence at 330-354-3625 or "suffieldtwphistory@gmail.com" to donate old books or to learn more.

 

Crafts Bazaar Slated For Saturday November 20th

The annual Crafts Bazaar at the Suffield United Church of Christ is set for Saturday November 20th.   The church is located at 1115 State Route 43.  For more information, call 333-699-4342.

 

Card Bingo Returns On Sunday Evenings

After a log absence, the very popular "Card Bingo" will make its return to Suffield Township on Sunday July 11th.  The games will be played at the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road.  Doors will open a little before 6:00 PM and the games begin at 6:00 PM.  Bring your neighbors and a couple dollars in change and enjoy the evening. 

 

BZA Grants Two Variances

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals met on Tuesday September 7th to consider two separate variance requests.  Doug and Jill Dickey of 350 Garner Drive asked that they be allowed to build an eight foot tall privacy fence along their side property line. The Zoning Resolutions allow a six foot maximum height.  No one opposed the request.  Board member Brian Cheshire motioned that the variance request be approved.  Bryon Wine seconded the motion and it passed 5-0.  The second hearing was much more contentious.  Mark Wake of 1227 Martin Road asked a variance to be allowed to add a third accessory building on his property.  This third building would violate the Zoning Resolutions as only two accessory buildings are permitted and the total square footage of the three buildings would exceed the amount allowed for a lot the size owned by Mr. Wake.  Brian Cheshire motioned that the variance be permitted with the condition that no more than two animals be housed in the new structure.  The motion carried by a 3-2 vote.

 

Suffield Township Website Passes 765,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of September 21, 2021, Suffield Township's website had 765,082 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 479.40 per day (thirty day moving average).  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wingfoot Lake State Park

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

Town Hall Rental

The historic Suffield Town Hall can be rented by residents and non-residents for various events.  For complete information on the availability, costs and regulations on renting the Town Hall, please call the Town Hall administrator Shannon Eldreth at 330-807-0384.

 

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