Business Sponsors & Patrons

Support the ESHOF

The ongoing recognition of Elyria’s athletes is made possible by the support of both our faithful program sponsors and our many generous patrons. The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Board of Trustees would like to thank the following for their support of our annual enshrinement banquet. If you would like to donate to the Hall of Fame and be recognized in our next banquet program, please download our Patron Card or send your name, address and phone to:

The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1462
Elyria, Ohio 44036-1462

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Patron Levels

Gold $50 and Up
Silver $25-45.00
Bronze $5.00 – $20.00

If you’d like to join our many advertisers with an ad in our next year’s program, please click on the link 2018_New Ads Request  or contact us through our Post Office Box (PO Box 1462, Elyria, Oh). We will return the application form to you. Thank you.

2018 Program Advertisers

Please patronize our many business advertisers:
The Outdoor Option
An outdoor Hunting, Fishing and Sporting Show
Congratulations to new and previous athletes selected

Danny Reaser, Co-host, Vice President & Chief Production Manager 
Shannon Reaser, Co-host and director of Women’s Branding
Dan Reaser, Sr., Co-host and President and CEO, Danny Boy Productions.
The Outdoor Option TV show focuses on family interactions as we hunt, fish, and explore the beautiful lands of North America.
Check local listings for times. DIRECT TV 622, DISH 412 OR CHECK AIRTIMES ON LOCAL CABLE.

Al Lalim Temple #223
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the New Inductees                                                                                 Noble Kevin Patterson – Illustrious Potentate

Avon Eye Design
Evening and Weekend Hours Available  — Families Welcome                                                                         Dr. John J. Novak and Dr. Brooke A. Bader (ESHOF Class of 2013).                                                             36840 Detroit Rd., Olde Avon Village, Avon, Oh Phone: 440-934-1144                                                

Botamer Florest and More — Creating beautiful expressions of your feelings,                       We are Elyria’s oldest and most trusted florist since 1921. Congratulations to this year’s class.   440-322-3108

Brookdale Cemetary — City of Elyria
Serving all Faiths, Veterans and Spouse section, Praying Hands Columbarium, Angels Garden (Infants).  41600 Oberlin Road, Elyria, Oh. Phone: 440-322-3896  

Burger King of Lorain County — Congratulations Enshrinees
Have it Your Way at the following locations: Elyria (Downtown, West River N., Chestnut Commons), Lorain (Colorado Ave., Cooper-Foster Park Rd., Fairless Dr., Leavitt Rd.), Avon Lake (Avon-Beldon Rd.), Vermilion (Liberty Ave.), Wellington (No. Main St.).

Dales Market and Deli — We Cater All Occasions
417 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio
Large Enough to Serve You, Small Enough to Care!

The Chronicle-Telegram
Your best source for local sports
225 East Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Subscribe: 440-329-7200

Joe “The Champ” Gentile
Contgratulations to all past and the 2018 Enshrinees

Somers Agency
Lorenzo Gentile and Dan Kelley                                                                                                                        5311 Leavitt Rd., Suite 100, Lorain, Oh. 44053  Phone: 440-324-3447.                                                      Web Site:

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service
323 Middle Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: 440-323-3224  Fax: (440) 284-0523
Congratulations Inductees!!

The Democratic Party and the Democratic Elected Officials of Elyria                                  Sends their warmest congratulations to the Enshrinees to the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame.       Holly Brinda, Mayor, Ted Pileski, Auditor, Scott Serazin, Law Director, Eric J. Rothgery, Municipal Court Clerk.  Larry Tanner, 1st Ward, Brenda Kay Davis 2nd Ward, Mark Jessie, 3rd Ward, Marcus Madison, 5th Ward, Donna Mitchell, 6th Ward, Jack Cerra, 7th Ward. Mike Lotko III, Thomas Callahan, Victor Stewart III — At Large. Forrest Bullocks, Council Clerk. Judy Nedwick, Chairman, Chris Pyanowski, Vice Chairman, Brenda Davis, Secretary, David Keener, Treasurer.

The Elected County Officials of the Democratic Party
Tom Orlando, Lorain County Clerk of Courts; Daniel J. Talarek, Lorain County Treasurer; Phil Stammitti, Lorain County Sheriff; Ken Carney, Lorain County Engineer; Judy Nedwick, Lorain County Recorder; J. Craig Snodgrass, Lorain County Auditor; Dennis Will, Lorain County Prosecutor; Ted Kalo/Lori Kokoski/Matt Lundy: Lorain County Commissioners.
Congratulations to this year’s Inductees!

Discount Drug Mart
Visit any of our 73 stores or in Elyria at 500 Abbe Rd or 110 Chestnut Commons                                      We save YOU the Runaround!! 

Elyria – Making History then and NOW
To learn more about why you should grow your family or business in Elyria, please got to or call the Mayor’s office on Economic Development at 440-326-1402. Be a part of our $400 Million Transformation.

Elyria Catholic Panther Club
725 Gulf Rd, Elyria, Ohio 44035   Phone: 440-365-1821                                    Supporting the Panthers
Congratulations to this year’s Hall of Fame enshrinees and past enshrinees.

Elyria High School
First Chartered High School West of the Alleghenies — Founded 1830
Tim Brown, Principal
Congratulations to this year’s Elyria Schools Enshrinees!

Elyria High School Pioneer Club
Supporting the Pioneers
Congratulations to all of this year’s enshrinees and All-Ohio athletes!

Elyria Elks Lodge #465 — Congratulations Elyria Sports Hall of Famers
A Great History of Community Involvement
246 2nd Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Elyria Fence and Implement — We’ve set the Standards in the Industry Since 1932
230 Oberlin Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Elyria Firefighters Local 474                                                                                                                        40 Cedar Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Em Bakes — Year Round Homemade Quality Baked Goods
Emily Eve Thomas, Culinary School Graduate 
440-897-0196 —                                                                                                            Culinary Delights — Brownies, Cakes, Cookies and Pies.

Joe “The Champ” Gentile
Congratulations to all past and the new Enshrinees. 

Elite Turfgrass Management
564 Ternes Lane, Elyria, Ohio 44035 Phone: 440-366-8981

Grace Lutheran Church and Preschool
9685 East River Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
440-322-5497                                                                                                                                                    Sunday Worship Times: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Children’s Music Ministry: Tuesdays at 6:30

Mike Warden, Mortgage Loan Officer — Chemical Bank and Trust
111 Antioch Dr. Elyria, Oh 44035
Direct: 440-406-5074 Cell: 440-315-4885

Landscaping by Gerbers
Bigger Plants, Better Designs, Best Service — Award winning landscapes for over 30 years
620 S. Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Life Care Center of Elyria
Personalized Short-Term Therapy                                                                                                                    1212 S. Abbe Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035  Phone: 440-365-5200

Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035                                                                                            440-322-4626 or 440-323-1929                                                                                                                       Advanced Funeral Planning is Available —

Hovey-Kaiser Insurance Associates, Inc. — Congratulations to all Hall of Fame Members
1200 East Broad St.
Elyria, Ohio                                                                                                                                                        William J. Comerford, President; R. Scott Terry, CIC, Lisa Armaro, Agent, Rebecca Hartwig, CIC, Lori Comerford, Agent, Berry Taylor, Financial Services Representative.
Fax: 440-366-5064

Congratulations Steve Kaminski, Distinguished Service Winner                                                     From your family: Deb, Bob, Chris, Dave, Dominic, Anthony, Casen and Victoria.

JD Indoor Comfort, Inc. — We take pride in your comfort
Heating, Cooling & Refrigeration — Go Green — Geothermal                                                                         Service, Installation, Sales                                                                                                                               4040 Colorado Blvd., Sheffield, Ohio. Phone: 440-949-8758. Toll-Free: 800-572-3295. Cell: 440-653-0363. Fax: 440-949-5426.                                                                                                                                Email:  Website: 

JPT Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.
Providing care to Elyria Athletes for over two decades
Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.
137 Winckles St., Elyria, Ohio

Jostens — Class Rings, Graduation Announcements & Accessories, Caps & Gowns, Diplomas
Rodd R. Torbert, your local Josten’s representative
4669 Secretariat Court
Avon, Ohio 44011
Phone: 440-934-0482
Fax: 440-934-0483

Knights of Columbus Council No. 774 — Congratulations Hall of Fame Inductees
Hall Rental Available
118 Kipling St.
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Harry Buffalo – Join The Herd
3619 Midway Mall
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Fax: 440-324-3132 

Kevin J. Hyatt, DDS
Elyria Dental Arts Building
301 East Avenue
Elyria, Ohio
Congratulations to all Enshrinees!

Lorain County Community College & The University Partnership
Providing affordable educational choices…and intercollegiate and club sports opportunities
Call: 1-800-995-5222
Real Education for Real Jobs and a Real Future — Celebrating 50 years!!!

Northwest Bank Congratulates this year’s class
42935 North Ridge Road – 440-233-7196; 124 MIddle Ave – 440-323-4621;                                          105 Chestnut Commons Dr. – 440-366-5000

Marcos Pizza
Pizza, subs, wings cheezy bread — and so much more                                                                                   649 S. Abbe and E. Broad St. – 440-365-2212                                                                                                 or 8653 W. Ridge Rd. and Turner Blvd. – 440-322-0777

Midway Oh Boy — Since 1953
Dave Disbrow — 2005 ESHOF Inductee
6620 Lake Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Murphy Brothers Auto Body — Our Quality is No Accident
Family Owned: Jim Loos, Tony and Paul LaGrotteria                                                                              70 Broad Street
Elyria, Oh
Fax: 440-322-8030

Parson’s Insurance — Auto, Business, Home, Group, Life, Medical, Health, Long-Term.
490 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home
327 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Oh 44035
A local family dedicated to Funeral Service — Congratulations Enshrinees!

Ryan-St. Marie Insurance
123 Reaser Court
Elyria,Ohio 44035
Fax: 440-366-1526
Congratulations and Best Wishes 

Paul St. Marie — Attorney at Law
Dedicated to excellence                                                                                                                                     440-323-1808                                                                                                                                                   409 East Avenue, Elyria, Ohio 44035 

Schlather Insurance Agency, Inc.
900 East Broad St.
PO Box 2020
Elyria, Ohio 44036
440-366-1561 or 800-462-3729
Congratulations and Best Wishes from Dave and Bill

Schroeder’s Service Station, Inc. – Good Luck Inductees!
147 East Broad Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Slager Family — Tim, Bob and Andy
Congratulations New Enshrinees 

Smitty’s Restaurant
“Where Friends Meet”
368 E. Bridge Street
Elyria, Ohio
Mon-Sat 11 am to 1 am; Sunday Noon to 8 p.m. 

The Sunagel Families:  Congratulations to all Inductees!

United Polish Club
1501 Middle Ave.
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Congratulations Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinees!

Vandemark Jewelers — A trusted Name in Jewelry
James H. Vandemark and Timothy P. Haywood — Congratulations Enshrinees
244 East Broad St.
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elyria Post 1079
500 South Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Congratulations to the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame and those added to the Growing Role of Membership

Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home
327 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio
A local family dedicated to Funeral Service

WEOL – AM 930
News, Sports, Talk
Broadcasting the best in High School Sports — Tomorrow’s Hall of Famers, Today!!

Wolfey’s Bistro & Pub
Established 2010
1069 East Broad Street
Elyria, Oh 44035

If you’d like to join our many patrons in our next year’s program,
please fill out the patron’s card. Thank you.

2017 Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Patrons

Join the team. Ongoing recognition of Elyria’s athletes is made possible, in part, by your donations. Please consider becoming a member of our Gold ($50 or more), Silver ($25 – $45) or Bronze ($5 -$20) patron’s page. Your support will be recognized in our annual program as well as our web site. For a copy of our Patron’s card, please click on patron’s card link above.

2017 Patrons:

Gold: John and Heather Wallace, Carol and Tom Russo, Eddie Wingard, Tom and Michele Reighley, Tim and Sharon Gebhardt, Dr. and Mrs. Levi Wingard, Matt and Stephanie St. Marie, Terry and Laurie Doan, Phil Kuchta.

Silver: Brett and Jenn Larrick, Mike and Debbie Warden, Larry Dixon, Dr. Jonathan Cooper.

Bronze: Steve and Leslie Kirsh, Ken and Allison Fenik, Tony and Marlene Reaser.

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The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame would like to thank our many patrons and friends.