2022 is the 20th Anniversary of the DadsDay Run and it’s a live event!

Sunday, June 19th, 2022 is race day.

The Family Connections DadsDay Run, founded by Peter Nagusky, has been a remarkable success for 20 years! Since the beginning we have raised over $500,000 in net proceeds to support our mission of engaging families with young children.  Peter will be serving as Honorary Chair for the 20th Anniversary DadsDay Run. He is a former Family Connections board member and the race founder.

Runners, walkers (bring your dog!), and strollers with kids are all invited to register to participate in the race.  NEW LOCATION:  It will be held, rain or shine, at the Colonnade near the Shaker Main Library and the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Center.  There will be free food and beverages, plus Flower Clown, Devon the DJ, and Matt Winz, your favorite WKYC TV weatherman will be on-hand to add to the fun.

DadsDay Run is an important event for Family Connections and we will continue this annual community tradition with a live run! This fundraiser provides significant financial support to allow us to continue to provide programs and services to families raising young children.

Registration will be opening soon!


Great opportunity at Family Connections of Northeast Ohio                    Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Family Connections of Northeast Ohio (Family Connections – FC) seeks a committed, visionary, and innovative leader to serve as its next executive director and to drive the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the organization in partnership with FC’s Board of Directors, staff and volunteers.

Founded in 1982 and merged into its current model in 2010, Family Connections strives to improve tomorrow’s quality of life in the community by ensuring today’s children are raised to be happy, healthy, and self-sufficient.  Family Connections engages families with young children to nurture social connections, enhance child development, and improve school readiness through programming and partnerships.

Click the link below for full job description:

Executive Director Job Description

To Apply:
Applicants must provide a cover letter that highlights your qualifications, a resume, and three professional references.  Please email to ltighe@janussmallassociates.com and put “Family Connections” in the subject line.  While there is no application deadline, review of applications will  begin during the week of January 24, 2022.  Note:  interested applicants must be willing to submit a background check as part of the evaluation process.