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#GivingTuesdayCLE at Beachland Ballroom Raised Over $20,000

#GivingTuesdayCLE is Cleveland’s grassroots, hyper-local response to a global movement that started in New York in 2012. Now celebrated around the world annually, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the driving belief of Giving Tuesday is that one small act of kindness can inspire another, collectively making our neighborhoods, cities, and the world a better place to live. And thanks to WISH Cleveland’s second-annual #GivingTuesdayCLE city-wide giving campaign, local nonprofits are feeling the love.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

Hunger Center Provides Toys for Hundreds of Children

Fresh off of their special Thanksgiving and Christmas meal ministry, providing hundreds of roast chickens and even turkeys to needy families, the Hunger Center focused on its Annual Toy Give-Away hosted by St. John Nottingham Church. The church’s Fellowship Hall was filled with toys, games, projects, hats, scarves, mittens and more.. hundreds and hundreds of gifts to help bring a little more Christmas joy to parents who may not have been able to give a gift to their children.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

Fat Cats Brings a Holiday Meal to Remember to Hospice Families

Once each month, Meal to Remember brings a different Cleveland-area restaurant to Hospice of the Western Reserve’s in-patient care center, David Simpson Hospice House on E. 185th St. Residents of the hospice house and their families are treated to a restaurant dining experience, complete with fine china and linens, wine and live musical entertainment. All of the food, time and talent are donated by the restaurant. Photography, centerpieces and live musical entertainment for the dinners are provided by Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteers, who also assist the culinary teams with serving.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

A Call to Men

Pastor Will Robinson: "I believe that God has called men to be the Head of the household. To be the foundation for the family. I pray that this coming year men would assume the position that God intended them [to have] and to be responsible for raising their children--and those that are married being good husbands--faithful men to their families and most importantly to Go! That 2020 be a year of clear---laser vision. That men will see God's will for their lives and see themselves as God sees them. That they will be faithful to His call."
"I pray for men everywhere: free, incarcerated, old, young, black, white, strong, weak..May God have a blessing for them and I believe He does... and may they receive Him...in...deed."
"I've seen men rededicate themselves to the Lord...lost...and found and reconnected to God and..to their families...Repent and renew your walk with Him. Turn from sin and turn to God."
To contact Pastor Will Robinson: Believer's Bible Church, American Legion Post 343, 20750 Arbor Ave, Euclid, OH 44123, Phone: (216) 285 - 0122, james122.org.
"You have to love yourself first. Love your Mom, Dad, siblings and try to do the rigbt thing. When you mess up take responsibility for it.
Fathers should tell their daughters what boys are about.
"I learned to take responsibility when I was real young. My mother raised me but she didn't baby me. When you do something wrong own up to it...accept the consequences of your actions...My Mom told me that if I acted up and got put in jail she would bring me cookies.
Be responsible. Try to stay on the right side of the law. Be disciplined. Learn to say , "No!". Once you learn how to respect yourself, you can learn how to respect others... Giving someone their space is a way of showing respect...if you love yourself your not gonna let somebody else mistreat you, abuse you."
Leaston Chase, Martial Arts Instructor

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

Euclid Holiday Celebration 2019

On December 6, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Shore Cultural Centre/Triangle Park held a community and family focuse event, filled with fun and exciting activities as follows:

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

St. Jerome Annual Christmas Program

On Thursday, December 19th, the students at St. Jerome performed their annual Christmas Program for their families, friends, and the St. Jerome community. This year’s theme was “Walk in the Light”, and it was a great reminder to have faith and spread love during the Christmas season. The show consisted of a variety of Christmas songs and the students told the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. With the help of our music teacher, Harmon Hill, each grade was able to put together and perform a song of their own, while the 6th grade class was responsible for the narration. The students and teachers work very hard to put this show together and begin practicing well before the program date. This program is something the St. Jerome community looks forward to each year, and this year was no exception as the students spread joy and Christmas cheer before starting off their holiday break. It was a wonderful show and we are already looking forward to next year!

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries Dedicates New Little Free Library

Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries Dedicates
Second Free Little Library at Annual Community Christmas Party

On Saturday, December 7, 2019 CNCM (Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries) hosted their Annual Community Christmas Party at the Five Pointe Community Center. This collaborative event served more than 60 residents with lunch, visits with Santa, gifts, and take-a-ways.

Many thanks to Captain Keith Sulzer from the Community Policing Unit for donating children’s toys and coats, Church of the Gesu for donating and wrapping gifts, and for decorating for us on their Annual Day of Service, NEORSD (Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District) for their contribution of bags, water bottles, and activity books, and to CNCM’s wonderful volunteers for donating winter scarves, Euclid Beach Popcorn
Balls, and their tireless efforts for pulling everything together!

CNCM would like to give a special shout out to Kenny Kulesza, Supervisor at The Home Depot on Berea Road and Chris Gibson for building the second Little Free Library (LFL), and The Home Depot for supplying the materials and transportation to get it to us! We dedicated the LFL with Councilman Polensek, Councilman Hairston, and friends of CNCM at the event. We are excited to distribute over 3,000 books to residents in the New Year from our two LFLs. CNCM receives books from the Kids Book Bank and recently held a book drive in partnership with St. Gabriel’s Church and St. Anslem School to provide books that represent the diversity of the
neighborhood we serve.

CNCM also hosts Creative Painting Classes twice a year, is a partner in the IDCC (Identity Crisis Collaborative), and our Crochet Group works all year to donate hats and scarves to children and blankets to those in need. We are pleased to announce we are partnering with The Cuyahoga EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Coalition and are hosting a FREE
TAX SITE at the Euclid Library starting in February 2020. To schedule an appointment, call the United Way’s First
Call for Help at 2-1-1 or visit refundohio.org.

CNCM is committed to being a presence of listening, learning, and responding to unmet needs in the Collinwood neighborhood.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

CASA of Cuyahoga County Needs Volunteers for Abused and Neglected Children

CASA of Cuyahoga County, a program of Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County (CFACC), is a nation-wide network of 1000 programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children in courtrooms and communities.  Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs), appointed directly by the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court​, ​provide the Court with information it needs to make critical decisions in the child’s life. CASAs advocate for each child’s best interests in Court. To be effective, CASAs get to know the child, work with family members and other significant individuals in the child’s life, doctors, therapists, teachers, social workers, and attorney Guardians ad Litem (GALs). CASAs review records, attend court hearings and make recommendations to the Court in the child’s best interests. These special community volunteers advocate for the child throughout the life of the case.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is Holding a Job Fair and Hiring Thousands for the March, 17 2020 Presidential Primary Election

(Cleveland) – The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is inviting the public to attend a job fair as part of our effort to hire over 4,000 individuals to assist voters on Election Day as Precinct Election Officials (PEOs).  In addition, there are openings for Ride Along Officials, Drop-off Assistants, Rovers and over 300 openings for

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 5:13 PM, 01.12.2020

A Thank You from CMSD CEO Eric Gordon

Dear parents, caregivers, residents, partners, and friends-

I wanted to take this opportunity to send a brief note of thanks for your engagement in and contributions to our long-term school planning process.

The journey involved a great deal of data and information, difficult conversations and tough decisions.  Your time and input were invaluable in helping me, my team, and the Board of Education arrive at a set of decisions that move our system towards greater efficiencies and effectiveness in schools and programs.

For your reference, the final decisions approved by the Board of Education at their November 19th business meeting are available at QualitySchoolsForCLEKids.org.

We’ve reached the end of this first phase of consideration and engagement.  Yet, there is much more work to do in the coming months to achieve good implementation for students, staff and our families.  We may not have agreed on all of the results, yet we appeared to agree on the foundational goal --- ensuring that all students have access to the best possible education our improving system can provide, while also achieving the efficiency that taxpayers deserve.

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Volume 11, Issue 12, Posted 6:21 PM, 12.02.2019

Play on Words at Shore Cultural Center

November 14, 2019 was a day full of energy at The Shore Cultural Centre. Planned and organized by Chris Cipriani. "The Play On Words day was such fun. It was wonderful to see families making poetry, writing stories, making art and books together. From the storytelling, to the Graffiti selfies, everyone learned about ways to tell their own story, "said Chris Cipriani, Director of Programming for Shore Cultural Centre. 

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Volume 11, Issue 12, Posted 6:21 PM, 12.02.2019

Hunger Center Provides Thanksgiving Meals

The Hunger Center, operated primarily by St. John Nottingham, is a part of the Cleveland Hunger Network. It supplies 3-days’ worth of food - 3 meals per day - to qualified, registered individuals. This service is offered once every 30 days. Nearly 300 households, consisting of more than 700 adults and children, are eligible to be serviced through the Pantry.

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Volume 11, Issue 12, Posted 6:21 PM, 12.02.2019

PORSHA'S PEN


What is your favorite season? Is Christmas your favorite holiday? Unscramble the Christmas words below.

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Volume 11, Issue 12, Posted 6:21 PM, 12.02.2019

Kipling & Ivanhoe, for the past 100 years

1919 was a boom year in Collinwood. We've noted earlier this year the centennials of St. Jerome's and the Slovenian Home on Holmes Avenue. Three generations of the  Mirabile family have also operated a family business from the corner of Kipling and Ivanhoe for the last 100 years. Initially their grandfather operated a barbershop out of the corner storefront. Purchasing the building in the twenties, they would then open the tavern as prohibition was repealed in 1933. In 1990 they then opened Messina's Bakery, named for city in Sicily where the family was from, two blocks down on Ivanhoe. There you'll find everything from fresh baked breads, pizzas, prepared subs, and pastries. 

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Volume 11, Issue 12, Posted 6:21 PM, 12.02.2019

Best Neighborhood in Cleveland: SURVEY SAYS GREATER COLLINWOOD!

Greater Collinwood Development Corporation hosted the first of two Neighborhood Family Feud Game Nights at Aspinwall Outreach Center, Friday, October 11. Ten teams competed for a chance to advance this month to the grand finale at LaSalle Theater, Friday November 15. The teams are competing to win up to $4,000 for their community projects. 

GCDC kicked things off with music and food for residents from Congin’s Pizza and Original Grill and gave away over $150 in prizes from Dave’s Supermarket, MetroParks Zoo and The Standard. The event was well attended by residents of Wards 8 and 10, as well as ICONS Youth Ambassadors, Councilmen Anthony Hairston and Michael Polensek, and State Representative Terrance Upchurch.

The atmosphere was spirited and joyous as ICONS Youth Ambassadors surveyed residents for GCDC planning and engaged youth residents in basketball during the Neighborhood Family Feud rounds. Audience members shouted answers to questions such as: Best neighborhood in Cleveland, Popular attractions in Cleveland and Best pizza in Collinwood, which contributed to an overall feel of fun! GCDC also hosted a 50/50 raffle with wingspan tickets selling best.

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Volume 11, Issue 11, Posted 4:08 PM, 11.11.2019

Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Cheryl Stevens Shares Her Love of Reading with Children During Storytime at the Cleveland Public Library-Collinwood Branch

Reading is a passion for Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Cheryl Stevens. “I just want to read to children,” said Stevens during a conversation with Caroline J. Peak, manager of the Cleveland Public Library-Collinwood Branch, at a community meeting in Collinwood. Peak didn’t waste any time working to get the councilwoman to the library to participate in Storytime.

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Volume 11, Issue 11, Posted 4:08 PM, 11.11.2019

At Risk Youths Receive Mentoring

Minor and Associates, Inc. d/b/a PRYDE Mentoring Academy (PMA), a 501c3 non-profit organization is located at 17325 Euclid Ave. Suite #4006, Cleveland OH 44112. Our goals are to assist the surrounding school districts and juvenile justice system with at-risk youth from the ages of 12 to 24 years of age offering mentoring and programs during and after school. Our Program officially launched in August 2019.

Every day, mentoring programs make a critical impact on young people throughout our nation by providing them with the support and guidance they need to navigate academic and personal challenges.  Unfortunately, one in three young people will grow up without a mentor of any kind. This is the mentoring gap in America.

Traditionally at-risk youths were identified living in some of the most violent and economically deprived neighborhoods in Cleveland, where guns and drugs were omnipresent and unstable upbringings were common. During those years, these youths have been predominantly male (96 percent) and, reflecting the demographics of the communities where they live, African American (54 percent) or Hispanic (37 percent).

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Volume 11, Issue 11, Posted 4:08 PM, 11.11.2019

Polkas and Sausage

Polkas and sausage, what a great combo. It’s not something that you easily find in the world today.

On September 11, 2019 the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame hosted their 16th Annual Slovenian Sausage Festival at the SNPJ Farm in Kirtland, Ohio.

Over 1,300 individuals enjoyed eight hours of non-stop polka music provided by Canadian polka king Walter Ostanek, Rob DeBlander, Joe Godina, Ron Likovic, Frank Stanger, Anthony Culkar, Patty C and the Guys, the Fairport Jammers and a special Polka Hall of Fame All-Star orchestra.

Bill Azman proprietor of Azman Quality Meats on E 200th Street in Euclid, Ohio won both the Best of Fest Jury Award and the People’s Choice Award. Bill said “I was so busy it didn’t hear the announcement that we had won. We sold out of blood and rice sausage which is typically served in the fall and winter months.”

The party continues at the Polka Hall of Fame’s three-day polka music festival, Thanksgiving weekend, November 28, 29 and 30, 2019, at Cleveland’s Downtown Marriott Hotel. As winner of the People’s Choice, Bill Azman’s prize sausages will be served.

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Volume 11, Issue 10, Posted 10:23 AM, 10.06.2019

Local mom shows other parents how to navigate the college prep process

Local mom Jowan Smith has been helping families navigate the college prep process for the last two years. She went through the process with her daughter and saw a need for families to be more informed about the process. She has assited over 300 students that were not on track to pursue post secondary education. She does these workshops in four different school districts but twice a year she goes into the community to reach more families. Topics will be academics, college visits, finding scholarships, and understanding the award letter. On September 7, 2019 she will be at Memorial-Nottingham Library for noon to three facilitating a FREE workshop to families. Registration for this event can be done on the Getting Our Babies to College 101 website www.gobtc101.com.

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

Tris Speaker Statue Overdue

Since this year’s World Series is right around the corner, it is a good time to remember the first time Cleveland earned the right to play in the Fall Classic.

The happiest, most memorable and most historic Tuesday that Cleveland ever enjoyed was Tuesday October 12. 1920, ninety nine years ago.

First, it was a beautiful fall day with a high temperature of 72 and a low of 59.

Second, it was Columbus Day, celebrating the birthday of the Italian explorer who arrived in the Bahamas on behalf of Spanish royalty to find millions of people already living in this hemisphere.

Third, and most important, on that afternoon at League Park located between Linwood and Lexington on the east side of East 66th Street,  the Cleveland Indians won their first and only world series championship at home by defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers 3-0 before 27,000 spectators. I like to imagine that some Euclid residents took the Interurban train down the Boulevard or Euclid Avenue to be there that day.

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

Glenville Music Festival

Glenville Music Festival Celebrates Forty-First Year and Attracts a Crowd of All Ages--by Greater Collinwood Staff

Glenville Music Festival celebrated its forty-first year of bringing families together in the Glenville community with food, music, handmade crafts and play, Saturday August 10. The festival, situated at beautiful Sam Miller Park on E. 88th Street, boasted more than 70 craft and food and a spectacular firework show at the end of the night. The event attracted a diverse crowd of all ages thanks to its longstanding presence in the community and for Councilman Anthony Hairston’s stewardship. Parents, grandparents, children, friends and pets enjoyed live music, sticky ribs, po-boys, fresh fries, lemonade and more.

Councilman Hairston said, “We aimed for the 2019 Glenville Festival to be the biggest and best ever. I'm proud to say that, judging from the turnout and great responses we received from the community, we accomplished that feat. From Children's World to Senior Village, it was a true delight to see how many people not only came to the festival but stayed for hours as they took in the best of what Glenville has to offer.”

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

Neighborhood Family Feud: Win up to $4,000 for a community project!

Do you have a project that would make a positive impact in the neighborhood? Collinwood Connects is accepting team applications and project proposals for Neighborhood Family Feud until Friday, September 6 at 12 pm.

How Does Neighborhood Family Feud Work?

Eight teams will be chosen to compete on October 11 at Aspinwall Community Center and are guaranteed at minimum $500 toward their proposed project. Four teams will then advance to Round Two at the historic LaSalle Theatre, November 15. Grand prize is $4,000 and runner up prize is $2,000. Family, friends and community members are invited to attend both nights for fun, food, prizes and to cheer on their favorite team!

Who can apply?

Anyone who lives in Greater Collinwood. Please note that three out of the five team members participating in Neighborhood Family Feud must live in Collinwood, Nottingham Village, Euclid Green and/or Glenville-East.

How can you apply?

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

A Reprieve for Scotti's?

  Scotti's Italian Eatery marks it's 20 year in business this year. And though there was some talk about it's possibly closing, a swell of support has hopefully helped them turn the tide. Regardless we will hope for the best and for many more Chicken Marsala dinners to come.

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

Collinwood Slovenian Home Celebrates 100th Anniversary

On Sunday, August 11, the Collinwood Slovenian Home had a party to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The capacity crowd was treated to a delicious traditional Slovenian dinner catered to by Tavcar's. A wide variety of thoughtful and generous donations were available for raffle. Councilman Polensek gave an inspirational speech chronicling the importance of the Slovenian Home to the neigborhood. Entertainment was provided by Patty C and the Boys.

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Volume 11, Issue 9, Posted 5:20 PM, 09.08.2019

Collinwood Connects Micro-Grants.

Do you have a project that would make a positive impact in the neighborhood? Collinwood Connects has now extended the deadline for Family Feud Game Night team applications. Apply to play as a team for a chance to win a micro-grant that helps your community project come to life!

Collinwood Connects is accepting applications through September 6, 2019. Teams of five will compete on October 11 and November 15 to win a microgrant of up to $4,000. Awarded micro-grants must be applied to a project that takes place in Greater Collinwood. 

Participants must live and projects must take place in Collinwood, Nottingham Village, Euclid Green and Glenville-East. Applications are due Friday, September 6 at 12pm. Team selections will be made by September 20, 2019.

Collinwood Connects is possible thanks to funding from Cleveland Neighborhood Progress through their Neighborhood Solutions Award.

Requests for applications can be sent to: Carly Lovely at clovely@greatercollinwood.org (subject line: Collinwood Connects Application Request) or visit Collinwoodconnects.com!

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Volume 11, Issue 8, Posted 8:45 AM, 07.30.2019

Connect with Clevelandís Future

The True2U Mentoring Program serves all 8th graders in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District once a month on a Thursday morning. Volunteer mentors work in small groups to guide students in accepting and celebrating who they are so that they can be true to themselves now and in the future. True2U is currently looking for mentors who are passionate about developing Cleveland’s future leaders. As a mentor you can give back to Cleveland Metropolitan School District through in-school mentoring, you can connect with other passionate volunteers, and can build upon your interpersonal and professional skills. True2U is looking for community members to mentor in the following Collinwood schools - East Clark, Euclid Park, Hannah Gibbons, Iowa-Maple, Kenneth W. Clement Boys' Leadership Academy, Memorial, and Oliver H. Perry. If you or someone you know want to learn more and complete an application, visit true2umentor.org. If you still have questions call Molly, Khalid, Lindsay, or Tiara at (21) 812-8700 or send an email to true2u@neighborhoodleadership.org.  

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Volume 11, Issue 8, Posted 8:45 AM, 07.30.2019

Mike Troha Retires

Thank you to Mike Troha for your 35 years of dedication to making Greater Collinwood a better place to live, work, and visit. We will miss seeing you in the office everyday, but we will see you around the neighborhood! Enjoy retirement!

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Volume 11, Issue 8, Posted 8:45 AM, 07.30.2019

E 185th Neighborhood Association Meeting: Collinwood Rec Center - Getting Involved

The E 185th Neighborhood Association held its July meeting, as always, at the Lithuanian American Citizens Club on E 185th St. And  - as always - there were lots of upcoming events to catch everyone up on, and our Fifth District Community Engagement Officer was on hand as always, to talk about neighborhood issues, & report back on previous questions.

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Volume 11, Issue 8, Posted 8:45 AM, 07.30.2019

Connect with Clevelandís Future

The True2U Mentoring Program serves all 8th graders in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District once a month on a Thursday morning. Volunteer mentors work in small groups to guide students in accepting and celebrating who they are so that they can be true to themselves now and in the future. True2U is currently looking for mentors who are passionate about developing Cleveland’s future leaders. As a mentor you can give back to Cleveland Metropolitan School District through in-school mentoring, you can connect with other passionate volunteers, and can build upon your interpersonal and professional skills. True2U is looking for community members to mentor in the following Collinwood schools - East Clark, Euclid Park, Hannah Gibbons, Iowa-Maple, Kenneth W. Clement Boys' Leadership Academy, Memorial, and Oliver H. Perry. If you or someone you know want to learn more and complete an application, visit true2umentor.org. If you still have questions call Molly, Khalid, Lindsay, or Tiara at (21) 812-8700 or send an email to true2u@neighborhoodleadership.org.   

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Volume 11, Issue 8, Posted 8:45 AM, 07.30.2019

Collinwood Connects: Neighborhood Family Feud Team Applications

Collinwood Connects: Neighborhood Family Feud Team Applications

Do you have a project that would make a positive impact in your neighborhood? Apply to participate in Collinwood Connects Neighborhood Family Feud Game for an opportunity to win a grant to help make your vision a reality!

Collinwood Connects is now accepting team applications for its Neighborhood Family Feud game nights. Teams of five will compete on 4 exciting nights this fall beginning September 2019 for a chance to win a micro-grant for a project that makes a positive impact on the community. 

Participants must live and projects must take place in Greater Collinwood (Collinwood, Nottingham Village, Euclid Green and Glenville-East). Applications are due Friday, August 16th at 12pm.

Collinwood Connects is possible thanks to funding from Cleveland Neighborhood Progress through their Neighborhood Solutions Award.

Requests for applications can be sent to: Carly Lovely at clovely@greatercollinwood.org (subject line: Collinwood Connects Application Request).

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019

Free Dumpster Access

Want to coordinate a neighborhood cleanup or clean out your home or garage? Greater Collinwood Development Corporation has coordinated 3- Days of FREE DUMPSTER ACCESS for residents to discard trash from their yards, garages, and street. The dumpster will be available from July 12th through July 14th and located on the corner of Canterbury and E. 185th Street. On Saturday, July 13th from 9am- 12pm GCDC will be on site to provide gloves, trash bags, pickers, and brooms to help you with your cleaning needs.

For more information please contact Carly Lovely at 216-383-9772 ext. 209

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019

Collinwood Connects Community Survey.

Greater Collinwood Development Corporation has partnered with ICONS to help gather your input! The survey has two parts. The first part of the survey will help us come up with fun questions for our Collinwood Connects Neighborhood Family Feud Game taking place this fall. The second part will help make sure that we understand the neighborhood to the best of our ability and focus our efforts on the issue areas that people care the most about. At the end of the survey, don’t forget to include your name and contact information to be entered in our raffle for an opportunity to win a prize! Prizes will include Indians tickets, gift cards, and cash.

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019

Neighborhood Leadership Development Program Seeks 2019 Applicants

In 2006, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, along with former Cleveland Mayor Michael White, established a leadership training program for engaged neighborhood leaders.  The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is a free, 16 session community engagement training program for residents of Cleveland, and its inner ring suburbs, who are working on projects within the City of Cleveland and who are determined to make a positive impact on their communities.

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019

AUDITIONS: Silhouette Productions and Shore Cultural Centre for "Anything Goes"

Open auditions for Anything Goes, Beaumount 1987 Version, at Silhouette Productions!   Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman The S. S. American is sailing between New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers: Reno Sweeney, a popular nightclub singer and former evangelist, her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street broker who has come aboard to try to win the favor of his beloved Hope Harcourt (who is engaged to another passenger, Sir Evelyn Oakleigh), and a second-rate conman named Moonface Martin, aka “Public Enemy #13.” Song, dance, and farcical antics ensue as Reno and Moonface try to help Billy win the love of his life.It’s a wonder that all the romances are sorted out and disaster is averted aboard the magical ship where ANYTHING GOES! For full synopsis and character list visithttps://tamswitmark.com/shows/anything-goes-beaumont-1987/ Produced by Charlotte Mirabile Directed by Laura Hart Musically Directed by Alex Ulle Choreography by Jen Justice When:  Sunday July 21 from 12-3pm and Monday July 22 from 7-9:30pm No appointment necessary.  Please be signed in by 8:30pm. Callbacks by invitation only: Tuesday July 23 from 7-9:30pm and Wednesday July 24 from 7-9:30pm.  Be prepared to move and sing. Where: Shore Cultural Centre 291 E. 222nd Street Euclid, OH 44123 What to prepare: Two 16-32 bar selections in the style of the show. A joke or short comedic monologue. Please bring your own sheet music, there will be no a capella auditions. An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring a headshot or be prepared to take a photo at auditions. Production dates: October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 Read through Sunday August 18 from 12-3pm Rehearsals will begin Monday August 26th, and run Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:30 PM.  Dance rehearsals Sundays from 12-3pm There are no AEA contracts for this production. ALL ROLES ARE AVAILABLE.

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Volume 11, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.07.2019

Theater Nostalgia in Euclid and Collinwood

Several years have passed since Francis Demaske created this trio of nostalgic theater paintings.  The artist has had a long fascination with the built environment and creating art documenting the urban landscape. He is a formally trained artist, illustrator, graphic designer, and tenured professor teaching at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. His three works displayed here are nostalgic Euclid and Collinwood Theaters. The LaSalle Theater is the only theater which exists in its original design. The Shore Theater was demolished in the early 1980’s, and the Lake was remodeled in the mid 1980’s, the result of a theater expansion.

The inspiration for the theater series was the result of a drive by of the LaSalle Theater. At the time it was showing deterioration and Francis wanted to document the beauty of the landmark in its heyday. The LaSalle painting was followed by paintings of the Lake and Shore theaters. A donation of framed copies was made to the Euclid Historical Society. He is currently producing a contemporary painting of the LaSalle along with one of the Warner Theater in Erie, Pennsylvania. He has achieved the feeling of a late summer evening with warm pale early evening light moving across the theater surfaces, the intricate detailing of signage and neon, the neat geometric shapes made by the contours of the structures as they cut into the summer sky.

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Volume 11, Issue 6, Posted 4:13 PM, 06.05.2019

Update on the LaSalle Project

There was lots of upcoming events to catch everyone up on, and our Fifth District Community Engagement Officers were on hand as always, to talk about neighborhood issues, & report back on previous questions.

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Volume 11, Issue 6, Posted 4:13 PM, 06.05.2019

Getting Started on Our Garden!

Thanks to hard work, and some very welcome donations, the Collinwood School Fire Memorial Garden is looking alot better.

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Volume 11, Issue 6, Posted 4:13 PM, 06.05.2019

Seeking Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) for Youth

CASA of Cuyahoga County, a program of Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County, recruits, screens, trains, and supports volunteers who act as independent fact-finders for the court in cases involving child abuse and neglect. 

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Volume 11, Issue 6, Posted 4:13 PM, 06.05.2019

Lost Dog Needs Your Help

Shelby, a tan colored shepherd-mix dog, went missing from the parking lot located at 885 E. 222nd St. on April 12. There have been several unconfirmed sightings between Euclid and North Collinwood, but the dog is still at-large. Shelby is a friendly dog, but very scared. If you see her, please contact 440-497-0702 immediately so she can be reunited with her family. There is a $200 reward being offered for the dog's safe return.

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Volume 11, Issue 5, Posted 10:48 AM, 05.05.2019

Cleveland Water's 2018 Water Quality Report Now Available

At Cleveland Water, we know our drinking water is essential to the quality of life of more than 1.4 million people in 80 communities. That’s why we are committed to providing our customers with safe, high-quality, drinking water that is available at the turn of a tap any hour of the day.

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Volume 11, Issue 5, Posted 10:48 AM, 05.05.2019