For more information, contact: James Wyman, Chief Development Officer 216-360-4445
Crossroads Health Announces Record-Breaking Inaugural Biennial Fundraiser Soaring Hearts
Crossroads Health’s Inaugural Biennial Fundraiser, Soaring Hearts, is a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ attempt for most kites flown simultaneously at Headlands Beach State Park, May 21, 2022 at 2:00pm.
Mentor, OH—Crossroads Health is pleased to announce Soaring Hearts, a new ground-breaking community-wide event in partnership with GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. This major event will be held at Headlands Beach State Park on May 21, 2022 at 2:00pm. Headlands Beach State Park is located at 9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060.
Crossroads Health’s Chief Development Officer, James Wyman states: “The concept for Soaring Hearts directly aligns our outreach efforts and special events with our community-based mission, vision, and values. One of our core values is belonging. I cannot think of a more inclusive event—an event for all ages, at all stages of life. Our partnership with GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™, and our many community collaborators including local and state partners such as Headlands Beach State Park—Department of Natural Resources, City of Mentor Police and Fire Departments, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lake County Visitors Bureau, just to name a few, make this is an event like no other. We welcome small and large businesses, the non-profit community, schools and universities, arts & cultural agencies, social groups and teams or clubs—organizations of all descriptions—to join with us through many available sponsorship opportunities. Tailored sponsorship packages are available for your group or organization to fly their own branded kites and receive months of promotion and benefits. This will truly be an event of a lifetime.
Together, as a community, we will attempt to break a world record for the most kites flown simultaneously. Our goal is to have 13,000 kites in the air at one time. Each and every participant will have the opportunity to be a world record holder certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. With Soaring Hearts, we come together to celebrate and embrace our shared humanity and paint the sky with color and movement.”
Soaring Hearts is an outdoor event organized to ensure safety for all. Attendance numbers will be limited to ensure appropriate social distancing during the event on the lake-front beach acreage. Advance registration is required for participation at: https://crossroadshealth.org/soaringhearts/
About Crossroads Health
Crossroads Health is a trauma-informed, evidence- and community-based non-profit behavioral & primary health care center dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of services to children, adolescents, young people, adults and seniors throughout all stages of life. Crossroads Health offers specialized services and programs including early childhood services, day treatment, school and community-based services, therapeutic foster care, intensive services, substance use disorder program, psychiatry, dual diagnosis program, supportive employment services, forensic services, prevention, outpatient counseling, medication management, case management, care coordination, hotline and crisis intervention. Crossroads Health provides direct service to clients from infancy through adulthood—and their families—from two locations in Mentor, in addition to locations in Willoughby, Painesville, and the Lake County Adult and Juvenile Detention Facilities. Professional and licensed staff including social workers, counselors, educators, prescribers, doctors and nurses offer individual treatment plans, education, and outreach programs in the schools as well as in the community. Crossroads Health’s philosophy emphasizes an integrated approach to physical and behavioral health while getting to the root cause of behavioral health problems to ensure a more positive and productive life. Crossroads Health is client-centered, values-driven, and mission-based for the betterment of clients and community.