Positively Oberlin

Our MISSION is to promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin Community.

Respecting the Past... Enhancing the Present... Crafting the Future!

We are partners - individuals, businesses, and community organizations - working together to create a vibrant, resilient and prosperous community for all who live, learn, play, work, shop and invest in Oberlin.

Thank You to our Funders:

The Nord Family Foundation, The Community Foundation of Lorain County and The City of Oberlin.


Preferred Care at Home of Lorain County
Contacts: Amy Irish or Stephanie Saunders
Phone: 440-647-5027

Preferred Care at Home of Lorain County is a licensed, insured and bonded Home Care Company offering quality care at home 24/7. Since 1984 the founders have had the privilege of partnering with thousands of families, providing that extra care that is needed to maintain independence and dignity in the comfort and security of their home.

For as low as $9 per hour, those in need can receive reliable and compassionate care in their home, or wherever they call home. Compared to consumer Health Ratings average prices for nursing homes at $210 per day and home care aides at $19 per hour, our live-in service offers a cost-effective alternative.

Please welcome this new OBP Partner. More information about them can be found in the Business Directory under the Health and Fitness category.


Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars for Small Business

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or ACA) enacted comprehensive health insurance reforms designed to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance. Learn what the law means for small businesses

SBA and Small Business Majority have teamed up for a free webinar series, where small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their business and employees. Webinar content will generally be the same each week.

Click on link to register:  http://www.sba.gov/healthcare

Webinar Schedule:

  • Thursday, March 6 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, March 13 at 2:00 PM ET
  •  Thursday, March 20 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, March 27 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, April 3 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, April 10 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, April 17 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, April 24 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, May 1 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, May 8 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, May 15 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, May 22 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, May 29 at 2:00 PM ET



4/29/2014 - 5-7 p.m.
Earth Day Plus 7 Tuesday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. Slow Train Cafe, 55 East College St., Oberlin Food read more

Oberlin Wellness Network Meeting
5/01/2014 - 8 am
Oberlin Wellness Network Meeting

The Big Parade
5/03/2014 - Noon to 4:30 pm
brings residents of all ages together in an imaginative community arts event featuring music, dancin read more

5/03/2014 - Noon
Extra produce from your garden can feed familieis in need.  It's easy to help, just plant, harv read more