The Village Inn Recovery Fund

Hi, my name is Joanne Dodaro, Mayor of Chippewa Lake, OH and I am raising funds for The Village Inn and owner Suzanne Rentschler. We need your support.

Over the frigid weekend of 12/23-12/26, a tragedy befell The Village Inn and its owner, Suzanne Rentschler. A main pipe burst in the building which dumped water onto the entire first floor of the establishment. Extensive clean up and restoration are required. The Village Inn may be closed for several months. Suzanne and her employees have been left without a source of income, and that will continue until they are fully approved to reopen. Luckily, there is insurance, but it will not cover the full extent of the loss and restoration.

Suzanne and The Village Inn have been bedrock members of The Village of Chippewa Lake for over 30 years. Not only is The Village a gathering place for locals, but people in the entire Medina County area, as well. We have the luxury in our small village of having a friendly place to gather….. and be what we like to be: “A VILLAGE OF CARING PEOPLE”…….

More importantly, Suzanne has offered herself and her property to assist in so very many community efforts over the years. Every organization in our community has benefitted from the generous use of her facility, parking lot and meeting/ event hosting. Most notable is that The Village Inn is the hub for the annual Lions Club Foundation Polar Bear Plunge which raises money for local charitable causes. In the last year, over $40,000 was given out-benefitting local churches, people in need, charitable organizations supporting the elderly, people with disabilities, disaster relief and so many others. Suzanne/The Village Inn has been a major financial sponsor and donor as well.

Suzanne and her team need our help. We pride ourselves on being a caring community, and now it is time to help an incredible member of our community. Here is your opportunity to step up.

Online donations are preferred. A check can be made out to: The Village Inn (Village Inn Recovery in memo) and mailed to 5875 Longacre Ln Chippewa Lake, OH 44215.

Thanks in advance for your support!
Joanne Dodaro

Fundraising team: Village Inn Fundraising Team (3)

Joanne Dodaro
Raised $1,891 from 10 donations
Chippewa Lake, OH
Suzanne Rentschler
Tom Melter
Team member
Raised $1,500 from 5 donations

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