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Local Grocer Helps Raise Funds For The Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: June 12, 2012
Contact: Susan Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (June 12, 2012) - Whole Foods Market® Chagrin will donate 5 percent of store sales at its "Community 5% Day" from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, to the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The funds raised will be applied to help the Conservancy's mission of preserving, protecting and enhancing Cuyahoga Valley National Park for generations to come.

Customers and supporters are also invited to participate in the store-wide summer solstice celebration with activities focused on summer cookouts, parties and outdoor fun from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the 20th.

"We are thrilled to partner with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park," Whole Foods Market Chagrin Store Team Leader, Jared Pinkos said. "With such a wonderful natural resource in our own backyard, Whole Foods Market® is excited to support healthier lifestyle choices through outdoor activity, environmental conservation and education."

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".