The Euclid Beach Blast! Was Nothing Short of....A Blast!

The Euclid Beach Blast! was a great success! All tolled throughout the day there were close to 450 attendees having a blast watching pop up art take shape on "the wall of doors", cleaning the beach (and picking up 200 pounds of trash!), building a sandcastle and catching some rays, watching a jump rope troop hop in all the way from Africa, chalking the sidewalk, learning about watershed preservation, chowing down on a Cuban sandwich from Jibaro World Eats Food Truck, biking and planting gardens around Collinwood and most importantly jamming to some music from 106.5 The Lake, Radio Disney and live performances from Bill Meyer, Andriana Santiago and Grupo Son Gitano!  We could not have had such a great event without the help of many dedicated Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach volunteers who spent hours in the hot sun on Saturday keeping everything cool! Thank you again to everyone who came out to volunteer on Saturday! Thank you also to all of our participating pop up artists! You can see the "the wall of doors" or the "Blank Canvas" displayed in the Arts Collinwood Gallery.

Another thank you to all of our partners, sponsoring and participating organizations who helped make The Euclid Beach Blast! a reality!

Arts Collinwood

Alliance For The Great Lakes

Project Pop Up Galleries

106.5 "The Lake"

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Parkworks Inc.

Euclid Beach Park Now

The Friends of Euclid Creek

The Cuyahoga Soil and Watershed Conservation District

Northeast Shores Development Corp.

Councilman Mike Polensek

Cleveland Division of Water Pollution Control

Cleveland Public Power

Cleveland Division of Water

YMCA Clevelanders in Motion

Waterfront Events

Of course the fun doesn't stop with the Euclid Beach Blast! Don't forget to join us for our next regularly scheduled beach cleanup on Saturday August 20th from 10am-12pm at Euclid Beach Park and our 2nd annual Coastweeks cleanup on Saturday September 17th from 10am-12pm! And if you are out at the park be sure to check out the new anti-litter signage installed in collaboration with The Friends of Edgewater State Park and Cleveland State Adopt-a-Beach volunteers with a grant from The Ohio Department of Natural Resources!

Stephen Love

I am team leader of the Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach program. Each month our team conducts cleanups and water tests at Euclid Beach State Park. I am currently a graduate student at CSU pursuing a Masters of Public Administration.

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Volume 3, Issue 6, Posted 5:31 PM, 08.08.2011