Events

Veteran's Park

I wish to publicly thank our Veterans and all those who participated in and attended the dedication of Veteran’s Park on the afternoon of Sunday, June 12, 2016.  It was a beautiful day for this and I appreciate the support, as does, I am sure, the Councilman.

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 1:19 PM, 08.11.2016

Birth Certificate and ID Voucher Service Coming to Collinwood

Do you need a birth certificate or an ID to vote, obtain credit or a driver’s license? Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries is starting a program whereby persons who need a birth certificate or an ID can obtain a voucherto acquire one or both of these documents, free of charge. 

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 1:19 PM, 08.11.2016

Economic Rehabilitation Class at Siggy's Village!

Come to our economic class at Siggy’s Village and rehabilitate your finances! Our first class is on Saturday, August 27th from 10am-11:30am. We’re here to help you work toward financial stability! Reserve your spot early!

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 1:19 PM, 08.11.2016

First Spoken Originals Poetry Slam at Siggy's Village!

Siggy's Village is hosting its first Spoken Originals Poetry Slam on Saturday, August 20th at 5:00pm. The poetry slam was created by the Written Originals Writing Center. Teens and adults have the chance to be apart of a growing poetry community. Our first poetry slam will also be used to raise funds and supplies for the writing center to help kids with free tutoring in Collinwood! We are taking supply donations such as bookbags, pens, pencils, folders, notebooks, index cards, etc. 

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 1:19 PM, 08.11.2016

Walk All Over Waterloo

Bring the family, experience new art, stroll the street and meet the folks making North Collinwood a destination for arts and entertainment during this month's Walk All Over Waterloo on August 5th. The following are some of the great things happening this month. For more information, visit the Waterloo Arts District's Facebook page!

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 1:19 PM, 08.11.2016

A Day in the Life of Euclid Creek 2016

The Friends of Euclid Creek (FOEC), a grass-roots, non-profit charitable organization which advocates for the health of the Euclid Creek watershed, is pleased to announce its third annual Day in the Life of Euclid Creek event on Saturday, July 16th from 9am to 2:30pm.  The event provides a snapshot of a typical day in Euclid Creek, highlighting water quality in an urban watershed through monitoring, macroinvertebrate sampling, and electrofishing. Come learn about how monitoring, restoration efforts, and green infrastructure help keep the water clean!

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Birth Certificate and ID Voucher Service Coming to Collinwood

Do you need a birth certificate or an ID to vote, obtain credit or a driver’s license? Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries is starting a program whereby persons who need a birth certificate or an ID can obtain a voucher to acquire one or both of these documents, free of charge

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Youíre Invited to the Kiddie City 10th Anniversary Open House!

Ten years ago, Kiddie City began servicing the community in a small building on 200th Street in Euclid with about 20 children and 5 staff members. Four years later, Kiddie City expanded to a second building and was able to service more children and hire more teachers. Today, Kiddie City is operating with 9 classrooms, over 40 staff members, and over 100 children!

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Beachland Flea

The Beachland Flea is coming on July 16th and 17th! There will be over 50 vendors with food, direct sales and handmade items.  Congin's will be here and on Sunday we will have the Barrio Taco Truck. The Flea will start at 10:00 a.m. and close up at 3:00 p.m. Parking is on Canterbury, Landseer and Windward and the vendors will be set up near the pavilion on Canterbury. Please come on down for a bite to eat and some shopping!  For more information on The Beachland Flea you can email us at beachlandpark@att.net or check out our Facebook event page, Beachland Park Flea and Rummage Sale.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Sewer District to Host Residential Stormwater Credit Workshops

Customers will see Stormwater Fees return to bills beginning July-September; informational workshops to provide program and credit information to Sewer District customers.

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District will host a series of informational meetings to help customers understand more about the Regional Stormwater Management Program and how to apply for an Individual Residential Property Credit.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

4H Club: The Life of the Amazing Bloomers!

The 4H Club, The Life of the Amazing Bloomers, is made up of kids living the Collinwood Neighborhood. The students plan to grow, produce, and sell products as a part of the Siggy’s Village located at 15416 Saranac Rd, which is opening in June 2016.  They’ve decided to use the abbreviation, GPS to promote their group. “We are driving the community forward”, one of the members said while we all sat together and discussed plans and a timeline.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Cooking with Kids

Do you want to learn how to cook some of your favorite foods and eat your creation?  Come join us on

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Expungement Day

Do you have a criminal record holding you back? If so, is Northeast Shores has an opportunity for you to clear your record for FREE. On Saturday, July 30th from 2 pm to 5 pm at 317 E. 156th St., a team of lawyers will conduct interviews and check eligibility for an expungement. No appointment is necessary. For more information contact Julia DiBaggio at 216-481-7660 or jdibaggio@northeastshores.org

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

St. Vitus Adult Slovenian School News

Would you like to learn the Slovenian language? Would you like to ontinue what you learned as a child? Do you speak some Slovenian but would like to learn more? Would you like to visit Slovenia and be able to converse with the people?

A number of St. Vitus Adult Slvenian school students have already been to Slovenia, met relatives, and were able to use their knowledge of the language.

Classes wll start again in September with three levels -- beginning, intermediate, and advanced. Classes meet every other Saturday morning from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Textbooks are from Slovenia. There is a short coffee break and lots of community feeling. Location is at St. Martin de Porres High School, 6111 Lausche Avenue (formerly St. Vitus School).

Tuition is low -- $50.00 a semester. Textbooks are purchased separately from the instructor.

For information, call Lillian at 216.289.7253 (elcenta@sbcglobal.net) or Majda at 440.255.1178 (stajerka2@yahoo.com).

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 12:36 PM, 07.10.2016

Walk and Roll, Cycle and Stroll, on E. 185th

On June 18 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm the E. 185th merchants will put out tables and give away, lollipops, the cycling community will gather in the old Chevy lot for a bike rodeo and safety lessons, the Walk&Roll people will energize the sidewalks – join your neighbors for exercise, sidewalk-sharing and maybe an occasional bargain. Contact Julia at NSDC to help with prizes, and to volunteer to help with planning the event and day of, including being bike ride leaders -jdibaggio@nsdc.org. To find out more, contact the E. 185 Merchants Association:WalkAndRollE185@gmail.com; or Barbara Liddell: (216) 242-9087; Sandra McKinney: (216) 925-2937.

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 10:36 AM, 06.11.2016

Registration Open for Camps and Events to Help Children Coping with Grief

Looking for a camp to meet the needs of a grieving child or teen? Hospice of the Western Reserve offers camps and events in several convenient Northern Ohio locations to help children share their feelings and ask questions in a safe, supportive environment. A variety of activities are led by trained grief support professionals experienced in working with children. Planned activities encourage memories, coping skills and the expression of feelings.

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 10:37 AM, 06.11.2016

Collinwood Community Day & Free Health Walk

Bring the whole family to the Collinwood Community Festival & Free Health Walk! The festival will include free health screenings, arts and crafts, mobile gaming truck, music, and interactive fun. The event allows organizations to give back to the community while allowing community members to discover new resources available in the Collinwood neighborhood. Bounce houses, concession stands, CPD and EMS reps and much more will be there for your amusement and education. Backpacks and schools supplies will be distributed while supplies last (registration via eventbrite is required). 

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 10:37 AM, 06.11.2016

Healthy Parenting: CAMHP Foundation and Siggy's Village

Healthy Parenting, hosted by CAMHP Foundation and Siggy's Village, will begin July 9th at 10am until 10:30am Saturdays at Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries located at 15706 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110. There will be multiple discussion groups:

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 10:36 AM, 06.11.2016

CAMHP Community Groups

CAMHP, Center for Advanced Mental Health Practice, is providing community groups for domestic violence, mental health, foster parent support, bereavement, and drug and alcohol.  

Mondays at 6:30pm: Mental Health

Wednesday at 6:30pm: Bereavement, Drug and Alcohol

Saturday at 10:00am: Foster Parent Support

Domestic Violence: For more information please contact Danielle Dronet at (216) 501-1730

For more information please visit:

www.ddronet.com

www.camhp.us

Please note if groups or times change they will be further reported in the Collinwood Observer.

 

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 10:36 AM, 06.11.2016

Citizen Circles are Coming to Collinwood

Citizen Circles are groups of community members committed to helping offenders make the transition from “offender to citizen”. They create partnerships that promote positive social interactions and accountability to help offenders become productive citizens.

Offenders and their families develop relationships with community members and jointly develop a plan to help the offender re- integrate into society. An important part of this re- entry process is the communication to them that their debt has been paid and the community is willing to accept them as a restored citizen.

How do Citizen Circles work?
Offenders seek involvement of their own free will.
Circles focus on the future rather than the past.
Circles create an environment aimed at fostering acceptance and for using on the
individual’s personal strengths.

We need your involvement as an ordinary citizen to help make this happen. If you are interested in participating in a circle, please contact Sr. Madeline Muler at mmuller68@gmail.com or 216.408.0214.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

Memorial Science Night

What do slime, worms, and robots have in common? Students had an opportunity to make them all at Memorial's Family Science Night.  Students worked closely with teachers and special presenters all the way from the COSI Science Center all the way in Columbus.  Students had a change to create polymers, investigate germs with blacklights, and program robots.  Who know learning could so much fun!  

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

Siggy's VIllage Garden and Market Opening Soon

Siggy’s Village will soon be opening the Siggy’s Village Market, located on Saranac, and Community Garden, located on East 154th, to the public! We are very excited to share our progress with the Collinwood community. Our Market will feature Siggy’s Foodbank, local farmers, and chefs and bakers in the community. The market will open on June 1st and will feature buying options such as EBT, credit card, and debit card. For safety reasons, we will not carry cash on site.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

Playwrights Local 4181 Premieres "To the Orchard" at Waterloo Arts

Playwrights Local 4181 announces the world premiere of Cleveland-based writer Les Hunter’s To the Orchard. Directed by Dale Heinen, the play runs May 27 through June 5 at Waterloo Arts in North Collinwood and June 10 through 12 at Dobama Theatre in Cleveland Heights. This is the first full production for Playwrights Local, a 501(c)(3) company whose recent presentations include the 2015 Cleveland Playwrights Festival.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

Popular Rockefeller Park Greenhouse Sale Offers Wide Selection Of Garden Plants May 12, 13 And 14, 10 Am To 4 Pm

Gardening season is bustin’ out all over, and there’s no better way to stock up on plants than at the Rockefeller Park Greenhouse Sale on May 12, 13 and 14 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  One of the primary gardening organizations participating in this annual event is Gardeners of Greater Cleveland, which offers both hand selected nursery plants and cuttings grown by the club’s members.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

2016 National Public Works & Safety Week Open House

Please join us and hundreds of Cleveland youth for the 2016 National Public Works
& Safety Week Open House, where City of Cleveland public works and safety
professionals provide a glimpse into their careers. The demonstrations and exhibits will be captivating, fun and educational.

This year’s theme is “Sustaining the Future for You.” Our very own experts will talk about the work they’re doing today and highlight the planning and sustainable practices that ensure a good quality of life for future generations.

When: Friday, May 20, 2016
Where: Division of Water Pollution Control, 12302 Kirby Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44108
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Opening Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m.)
RSVP: Contact Yalinda Moore at WPC, (216) 420-7637 or ymoore@clevelandwpc.com
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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 5:10 PM, 05.05.2016

Collinwood Cycles Celebration

June 18th, we are celebrating biking, and getting active. Highlights of the event include a bike rodeo, bike safety, and group bike rides. We are also looking for prizes. We are in need of volunteers to help with planning the event and day of, including being bike ride leaders. This event will be alongside Walk and Role on 185th Street. As a secondary note, we’re hoping to get support from residents and stakeholders for approving a bike lane on Lakeshore Blvd. 

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Collinwood Cleanup Day

This year we are GreenUp Cleveland’s flagship neighborhood, and on May 7th, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. there will be a large scale neighborhood cleanup. GreenUp Cleveland is bringing volunteers and resources into the neighborhood to help make this event really big. We are looking for resident groups, churches, schools, and institutions to come out and help pick up trash in the neighborhood. There will be a post cleanup celebration. If your group would like to get involved or to register, please call Jullia at 216.481.7660.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Polka Time

The Slovenian Workmen's Home, located in the Waterloo Arts District at 15335 Waterloo Road, holds a Polka Dance every Sunday.  It has been said that their "Waterloo Ballroom" has the best wooden dance floor in town.  It is called a Polka Dance but the bands also play jitterbugs, fox trot, tango, electric slide, etc.  Doors open at 2:00 PM with music from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM for your listening and dancing enjoyment.  Admission is only $10.00 per person.  A cash bar is available along with sandwiches consisting of sausages from our local meat markets.  Reservations for tables of eight or more are available by calling 216/481-5378 before the Sunday requested.  The following is a listing of the scheduled bands:

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Collinwood Spring Fling

Come join us for our Collinwood Spring Fling. Come sign up for Spring programs and camp forbes at the Collinwood Recreation Center, 16300 lakeshore boulevard, Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Food, neighborhood information, Fun activities and Meet and greet with Councilman Polensek And Commander Hill. Vendors welcome. Help showcase neighborhood services and organizations. Stop in at recreation center for forms.

Non-profit organizations $10.00 / table

Vendors selling items $15.00 / table

No sales of food allowed, cash or money order to be paid with application.

Application includes “free” membership at recreation center

To benefit the friends of collinwood recreation advisory board call Tierra at (216) 420-8323

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Collinwood Recreation Annual Sports Banquet Fundraiser

Annual sports banquet fundraiser to be held on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Blue breeze, 

16826 lakeshore boulevard,Cleveland, oh 44110, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. 

Tickets: $20.00 per person

Make checks out to “collinwood recreation” 

Tickets good for food and non-alcoholic beverages

Proceeds from ticket sales and raffle go for food, refreshments, trophies and certificates for our sports teams who have worked and played their best this past year.

For ticket information please contact Tierra Biggers at the recreation center at (216) 420-8323, Or Mary Louise Daley in Councilman Polensek’s office at (216) 664-4236.  

Come & celebrate Collinwood Recreation with food, fun, friendship and a raffle or two!!!!        

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Shave to Raise for St. Baldricks

March 17, 2016 marked yet another great St. Patrick Day on E. 185th along with the city of Cleveland.

Along with St. Patrick celebrations, there  brought on a more serious matter of childhood cancers, hence the St. Baldrics event

Held this year again at Cebar's Euclid Tavern, St. Baldricks is the foundation that shaves peoples hair off to mimic kids going through chemotherapy treatment. This year marked a very personal and endearing moment at Cebar's when a patron, Mary Ann Borris, thinking that a goal of $500 was a little unattainable , stepped up and pledged that very amount to shave all of her hair off. This pledge was made in January of 2016. Two months later and a few week away from the event, Mary Ann, unfortunately, found out that she has cancer.

So with determination and a very strong sense of accomplishment, Cebar's Euclid Tavern Shave to Raise event took on a whole new animal. Starting at 1 pm and ending at 7 pm, online contributions started coming in at $237. Before 7 pm the event was well over the $500 mark and getting close to doubling the pledge. People from everywhere were donating online and in the bar. The luck of the irish was certainly with us that day!

In all 2 Barbers, Susan M. Brandt from Beachland Hair and Joe LaMarca from LaMarca Family Barber Shop, braved the shaves along with about 10 heads and lots of donations! Thanks to Cebar's Euclid Tavern for hosting Lisko Beauty and Barber Supply for the chair and supplies, and all the donation made by the patrons at Cebar's Euclid Tavern! See you next year!

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Cleveland Piston Power Autorama Pin Up Compitition

Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama Presented by Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers present: The Miss Piston Powered Cleveland Auto-Rama Pin-Up 2016 Classic 40s/50s Pin-Up Contest in Cleveland, Ohio!

March 18 thru March 20 Cleveland Car enthusiast were treated to the 50 th Anniversary of the Piston Power Autorama, held at the Cleveland IX Center. Planes Traines and Automobiles converged on the ix floor for 3 days of contest, viewing and pure admiration for well kept machinery, that some, in earlier days ,may have been in a scrap yard.

Along with all the fine machinery was The 2016 Piston Power Pin Up Compitition, which included 27 girls from all over the United States, vieing for the grand prise,($$$$$) tiara and sash. Included in this were Dogg Paws Salon owner Jeni King, as a contestant, Bella Sin as a judge, and Susan M. Brandt, from Beachland Hair Designs, sponsoring and helping out with hair and make up.

Criteria included:

Wardrobe fitting into 20s-60s style only. Clothing did not need to be vintage, but it is best to have a retro feel to your wardrobe.

A few question asked by the emcee, ie whats your favorite car? what or who is your favorite musician ? where are you from ect ect ect... and also on Hair and Makeup.

The returning 2015 Miss Piston Powered Auto-Rama along with  John Shapiro of Cruisin' Times Magazine emceed the event. Event Coordinator was Miss Pearl Caprice (Hot Rod Girl Pearl).

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Spring into the 10th Annual Scoop on Summer

Spring has just arrived, but some folks in Collinwood are already thinking ahead to summer and the 10th annual edition of the Scoop on Summer—a community arts project that rounds up all the events, programs, arts and eats in and around this gritty little slice of heaven. The 2016 Scoop will feature the Eerie d’Eries, the creepy little darlings spawned from artist Angela Oster’s dark and fertile imagination, who have graced the last two editions. New this year, the Scoop’s web edition will offer social media and online calendar integration, allowing users to save and share out events of interest.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 6:27 PM, 04.06.2016

Miss Piston Powered Pin Up Competition

The 2016 Summit Racing Equipment IX Piston Powered Auto Rama Presented by Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Center present the Miss Piston Powered Cleveland Auto-Rama Pin Up 2016 Classic 40's/50's Pin Up contest in Cleveland Ohio.

This year some of the contestants will be styled by Beachland Hair Designs, as like last year 30 women,  from all over the United States will be vying for the win. Including Jeni King from Dogg Paws Grooming. and Cassandra Majchrzak Fear from Fears Confections.

Saturday March 19 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm at the International Exposition Center.

For more information on this exciting event please visit their facebook site event  2016 Miss Piston Powered Cleveland Auto-Rama

Tickets are available at www.pistonpowereshow.com

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Volume 8, Issue 3, Posted 2:00 PM, 03.06.2016

Shave to Raise for St. Baldricks

The second annual Shave to Raise Fundraiser will again be held at Cebars Tavern  595 E. 185th Street, on St. Patrick's Day from 1:00 pm til 7:00 pm. March 17, 2016

Barbers from the 185th street area are encouraged, to participate in this yearly event. Please contact Susan Brandt for details at smb1960@att.net. or on Facebook/ Susan M. Brandt

Last year we raises a little over $500 in a few short hours, mostly after the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Cleveland was over.

Good laughs and fun were had by most, Beachland Hair Designs provided the Shavers and Cebars Tavern the Shavee.

Our fundraiser page can be found at

http://www.stbaldricks.org/fundraisers/mypage/1751/2016

We are asking for a minimum $20.00 donation, which will go directly to the St. Baldrick's Organization, which is the largest organization providing much needed funding for research on childhood type cancers. Please visit their website for more information on how you can be a shavee, donate, or participate. At http://www.stbaldricks.org

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Volume 8, Issue 3, Posted 2:00 PM, 03.06.2016

Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries Upcomming Events

Spring will be here in just a few weeks.  Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries is buzzing with activity.  All programs are free and will be held at the Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries (CNCM) House located at 15706 St Clair Ave. (across from the Dollar General) unless otherwise noted.

March 19 – June 11 - Creative Painting

Are you wanting to release your creative potential?  If so, the Creative Painting Classes may be for you. Classes will begin Saturday, March 19th and continue every other Saturday for 7 weeks.  All are welcome and no experience is necessary.

May 21 - Expungement Clinic

If you have a misdemeanor or a minor felony you may be eligible to have your record expunged.  Please call for information and to make an appointment.  (216) 481-8182 

Appointments are required. 

Every Friday afternoon from 2:00 – 4:00 – Knitting and Crocheting

Join the knitting and crocheting group for an afternoon guaranteed to keep you in stitches.

Future programs include:

Community Garden – beginning in May (CNCM House and the garden at E 154th St.)

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Volume 8, Issue 3, Posted 2:00 PM, 03.06.2016

Lakewood High Class of 1971, 45th Reunion, June 10th and June 11th

The Lakewood High Class of 1971 with be having their 45th Reunion this summer on June 10th and June 11th.

Friday night, June 10th, there will be a gathering at VOSH in Lakewood, Ohio from 6:00 pm till ????. VOSH is located at 1414 Riverside at the corner of Detroit and Riverside. Across the street from the Bee Clean Car Wash. There will be a Cash Bar and food will be available. Cost is FREE.

Saturday night there will be a picnic from 4:00 pm till???? Cost is $15.00 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, loaded potato salad, buns, contiments, etc.

RSVP by May 15th as the picnic is being catered.

Send your check to LHS 1971 45th Reunion, 1311 Marlowe Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107 and note which event you will be attending. BOTH!!!

Contact person is Sandra(McClintok) Reagan, Sandew1111@cox.net.

Thanks.

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Volume 8, Issue 3, Posted 2:00 PM, 03.06.2016

Motherís Day Tea Invites Those Who are Grieving to Honor Her Memory

The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center, Hospice of the Western Reserve, is hosting a free Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., to help those who are grieving the loss of a mother or mother figure. The tea will be held at the organization’s Lakeshore Campus, 300 E. 185th Street, Cleveland.

The event is open to anyone in the community needing support on their grief journey; no hospice connection is necessary. Seating fills up quickly, so early reservations are strongly recommended. To register for the event, call Felicia Dunlop at 216.486.6335 by April 22, 2016.

“Mother’s Day can be very painful for those who have experienced a loss,” said bereavement center director Diane Snyder Cowan. “The tea provides a reflective, healing place where participants can honor the memory of their mothers, grandmothers or mother figures while sharing special memories with others if they choose. We encourage those attending to bring a photo to display on our Table of Remembrance.”

Tea for the event will be donated by the Rosepointe Cottage Tea Room in Chardon. Homemade pastries will be prepared and served by volunteers. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to place a personal message on a memory wall hanging. 

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Volume 8, Issue 3, Posted 2:00 PM, 03.06.2016

Beachland Hair Designs Shop Small Saturday Open House Event

The 6th Annual Beachland Hair Design, Shop Small Saturday Event, garnered not only interesting guest and, prizes, but a great time had by all!

The event ,all toll, raised a little over $1,000, and over 200 lbs of food ,donated to, The Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Our 50/50 winner claimed she would be donating her winnings back to the food bank and the other half went to Midwest Veterinary Hospital's Helping Hands organization.

With a basket raffle ,50/50, donations, and games all day long, Not only did the The Greater Cleveland Food Bank benifit from this event, so did the winners, losers, and neighborhood guest.

Thanks to the kind donations by Cebars Euclid Tavern, Cavottas Garden Center, 107.3 The Wave's  Kelly Marlier, Debbie Miller, Blue Breeze, Drues Place, and Martin's Mens Wear

Most if not all were local stand outs. American Express donates marketing material every year, simply by signing up easily on the web site.

Held every year, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, with a little luck maybe next year you can be a winner.

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Volume 8, Issue 2, Posted 4:59 PM, 02.06.2016

The Waterloo Alley Cat Project Seventh Annual Fundraiser

The Waterloo Alley Cat Project is very happy to announce their 7th annual fundraiser that is being held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 featuring a vegetarian buffet dinner along with basket raffles and silent auctions from 6:30 to 9 pm being held at The Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Road. At 9:30 there will be a live music show headlined by The Sadies from Toronto and Ethan Daniel Davidson from Detroit! The proceeds from this event will be used for spay/neuter costs, vet bills, shelter and food for the cat colonies that the trap-neuter-return group oversee.

The Waterloo Alley Cat Project grew out of a couple of friends sharing a concern over the overpopulation of homeless cats and kittens around Waterloo Road’s business district. The project has now grown into an 8 member volunteer organization that has spayed/neutered over 250 cats since 2009. They have been awarded 5 grants: including two from the ASPCA in Washington, D.C. They were also featured the U.S. Humane Society’s national publication in 2013 as an example of a successful grassroots community trap-neuter-return organization.

This is not an event just for cat lovers; this is about helping to build a stronger community from the heart. 

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Volume 8, Issue 2, Posted 4:59 PM, 02.06.2016

A Call to Collinwood Business Owners and Community

The Young Leaders Program is a 501c3 non profit after school program located in the Collinwood Recreational Center. What we do is teach 6th -12th graders leadership skills and life skills. This includes teaching critical thinking,problem solving and community responsibility . We are a group of young adults working towards rebuilding our community and the people in it. We strive to make a positive impact on everyone we encounter especilly all of our teens in our program. We are a new program this is our first year and we are already receiving great community feed back. The teens in our program are learning and having fun while doing it. There is only one problem we are facing.Right now we are in need of sponsors and volunteers .

We need help from our community to continue to make a impact in our community. We need volunteers to come in and help our teens with homework. We need community assistance with our community service projects. We also need funding for class supplies,uniforms,field trips and events that we throw for the teens in our program. We need permission to use space for some of our staff collect donations ( outside of volunteers this is most needed). Overall we would love to collaborate with the people of our community in making our community better. Our staff and teens need your support! If you are interested in being a help or if you have any further questions please contact Vice President Breauna Sweeney 216 622-5849.

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Volume 8, Issue 2, Posted 4:59 PM, 02.06.2016

The Little Red Cap Project

Restoring the Collinwood school fire Memorial garden. Are you interested in Collinwood History? Are you a gardener or just interested in gardens? Are you interested in our Collinwood Community?

Come join us in the garden. Contact either Elva Brodnick at carrollsell@gmail.com or 216-738-0626, or Charlotte Iafeliece at ciafeliece@aol.com or 216-401-8778

We've already done alot of work in the Garden in 2015, thanks to our "Garden Angels" and other Cleveland Municipal School District staff and students.

We'll soon be putting plans together for 2016, and there’s a lot to do. Join our email list to stay informed!

Check us out ("the Little Red Cap Project") on Facebook and our website at http://collnotthistory.weebly.com/index.html 

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Collinwood Nottingham Historical Society Join us for our Annual Meeting

Collinwood Nottingham Historical Society Join us Friday, February 19, 2016 6:00 PM at Muldoon's Saloon 1020 EAST 185th STREET.

This is our 8th Annual Meeting. Join us for Friendship, Food and an Update on all activities coming up (How can you go wrong!) (Order off the menu at your own expense) RSVP to the contacts below. Looking Forward to Seeing You All There! Everyone’s Welcome! For More Info Please feel free to contact: Collinwood Nottingham Historical Society Phone: 216 – 664-4236 Email: CollNottHistory@aol.com

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Baker Candies Famous Whipped Eggs

Bakers Candies a long time Collinwood resident late last year had planned to close its operation ending a decades long tradition of manufacturing candy products. In particular would be the end of one of their most loved products whipped eggs (whips). Whips were a holiday favorite and highly sought after item during Easter. 
THERE BACK - late last year Baker Candies with and agreement with another long time Collinwood favorite the Humphrey Popcorn Company will continue the manufacture of Bakers Famous Whipped Eggs. Nothing will change in the manufacturing or the product. The same recipe and ingredients will be exactly the same. Humphrey Popcorn is committed to providing the same quality product that so many have enjoyed for years. Bakers Famous Whipped Eggs will be around for many more holidays, Easters and family events. Bakers Famous Whipped Eggs will be available beginning February 22nd thru March 26th at the following:

Walk-in

16131 Holmes Avenue Cleveland 44110 (original location)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am - 5pm 
Wednesday 10am - 7pm 
Saturday 11am - 1pm

20810 Miles Road Warrensville Hts. 44128

Monday - Thursday 8am - 2pm

Phone order: 216-662-6629

mail order: www.humphreycompany.com



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