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.

2017 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.

Botamer Florest and More — Creating beautiful expressions of your feelings,                       We are Elyria’s oldest and most trusted florist since 1921. Congratulations to the class of 2016.   440-322-3108

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
One of the nation’s best sports staffs
225 East Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Subscribe: 440-329-7200

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 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.

*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!

*Elyria Catholic Panther Club
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
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

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

Fauver, Keyse-Walker & Donovan
A Legal Professional Association
5333 Meadow Lane Court
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Fax: 440-934-3708
CONGRATULATIONS Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Inductees!

Grace Lutheran Church and Preschool
9685 East River Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Mike Warden, Senior Mortgage Lender — Chemical Bank and Trust
Apply online:
111 Antioch Dr. Elyria, Oh 44035
Direct: 440-406-5074

Coiffures by Francesca Hair Designs
468 North Abbe Road (in the North Abbe Plaza)
Elyria, Ohio

Congratulations 2014 Inductees from Joe “The Champ” Gentile and Francesca Gentile


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

Hovey-Kaiser Insurance Associates, Inc. — Congratulations to all Hall of Fame Members
1200 East Broad St.
Elyria, Ohio
Fax: 440-366-5064

Jack Matia Honda — “Where we still do business with a handshake”
Lorain County’s Exclusive Honda Store
823 Leona Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

J.A.M. Journey Around Music – Musical Instruments and Instruction
1268 E. Broad St. #3
Elyria, Ohio 44035

*JPT Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.
Providing care to Elyria Athletes for over two decades
Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.

Jostens — Class Rings, Graduation Announcements & Accessories, Caps & Gowns, Diplomas
Rodd R. Torbert, your local Josten’s representative
4669 Secretariat Court
Avon, Ohio 44011

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!!!

*Lorain National Bank — Borrow up to 90% of your equity
Get the money you need for Home Improvements, College Tuition or Bill Consoladation!

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

*Midway Trophies
Awards for Champions — Laser Engraving on Plastic, Metal & Acrylics
826 Lake Ave.
Phone: 440-323-5000  Fax: 440323-5142
Serving the Community Since 1968

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

*Riddell – All-American Company
Keep the Tradition Alive
669 Sugar Lane
Elyria, Oh 44035
Congratulations to all Inductees!

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

*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!
Call Dave for your automotive needs
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

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame – Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners
Tyler Cake, Elyria High
Dominic Piazza, Elyria Catholic
Michael Smosny, Elyria High
Sarah Ziegelmeyer, Elyria Catholic

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: Mike and Debbie Warden, Kevin Brubaker, Tim and Sharon Gebhardt, Gerald & Amy Chizmar, Heather Beck and John Wallace, Rob and Christine Zidek, Tom and Carol Russo, Wilbur Lewis, Amy Yates, Matt and Stephanie St. Marie.

Silver: Larry Dixon, Brett Larrick, Kurt and Jackie Koepf, Chuck Martin.

Bronze: Ken Bruck, Steve and Leslie Kirsh, John Cooper, Chuck and Sharon Lynch, Tony and Karlene Reaser.

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