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Archive for September, 2010
The 6th Annual Senior Walk
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Cleveland City Hall, Mall C
601 Lakeside Avenue, Clevelan, Ohio
If Rain or Construction, the walk will take place inside Public Hall
Registration & Health Screenings at 8:45a.m.
Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Bring comfortable shoes and come down for this FREE one or two mile fun walk. T-shirts will be provided!
Walkers are encouraged to carpool and park in the Municipal Lot at E. 9th Street and the Shoreway for $3.00 (Exact change required) (All vans and buses transporting groups too!)
FREE shuttles will be available from the Municipal Lot to take walkers to City Hall.
For questions or more information, contact the Cleveland Department of Aging at 216-664-2833.
Fall cleaning? Here’s your chance to unload!
HOUSEHOLD HAZERDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
Common household products found in the kitchen, basement, bath, and garage can emit toxic vapors into the air in your home.These products can also be harmful to the environment if not disposed of properly. Safely dispose of these products during the City of Cleveland’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
September 13-18, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dvision of Waste Collection
Carr Center OR Ridge Road Station
5600 Carnegie 3727 Ridge Rd.
The following materials can be taken to one of the collection sites for reycling of safer disposal: oil-based paints(no latex), shellacs, varnishes, and polyurethanes primer and sealer, spray paint, adhensives, wood stains, paint thinner mercury (must be sealed in a plastic bag or container), pesticides, inseticides and herbicides, automotive products, motor oil, roof tar, fluorescent bulbs, household cleaners (oven and drain)
FREE THERMOMETER!! (Saturday Only)
Turn in your mercury thermometer sealed in a plastic bag or container and recieve a new thermometer. Limited supply available.
RESISDENTIAL WASTE ONLY!
Materials from businesses will not be accepted.
Also not accepted: tires, latex paint, propane tanks, household batteries
For more information, please call the City of Cleveland Recycling Hotline
216) 664-3717 , www.cleveland-oh.gov
“ Work hard to save the environment and keep Cleveland Clean and Green!”
Scrap Tire Round-Up
Attention Cleveland residents:
Drop off your old tires at no charge (Up to 10 tires per household/vehicle)
Monday, October 4 through Friday, October 9, 2010
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Division of Waste Collection Service Stations
Carr Center OR Ridge Road Station
5600 Carnegie Ave. 3727 Ridge Rd.
CLEVELAND RESIDENTS ONLY
No tires with rims will be accepted
No businesses will be allowed to drop off tires
(No tires will be accepted from vehicles with commercial plates)
” Working hard to save the environment and keep Cleveland Clean and Green !”
For more infomation or if you have questions about recycling, call the Recycling Hotline
(216) 644-3717 , www.cleveland-oh.gov
Congratulations to BBC Board Member Barbara Oney, who adorns the cover of this week’s Crain’s Cleveland Business. Barbara is president of Uncommon TV Network and producer of “Got City Game.”
Barbara’s photo accompanies a news story about the City of Shaker Heights’ attempts to launch a business incubator to grow start-ups and develop bright ideas of local entrepreneurs. The full article (sans Barbara’s photo) is online here.
The BBC board and staff feel that Barbara’s appearance on the cover of Crain’s speaks to her extraordinary vision and accomplishment, and are very proud of her and the successes she has experienced.
Enjoy first class entertainment and celebrate a connected future for Cleveland; a future where the city invests in transportation that is healthier, more economical, more connected, and more fun! Access For All is a Party for the People of the Great City of Cleveland to celebrate our strengths in a festive atmosphere featuring great local music from Cats on Holiday, Carlos Jones, Filmstrip and more! Food and drinks will be available from Progressive Field vendors.
The event begins Friday at 4:45pm. Enter through Gate C on East 9th Street and Bolivar Avenue.
For more information, please visit http://www.gcbl.org/access.
Congratulations to Akanni Thomas! Akanni, who has served with BBC as an Americorps VISTA member since November 2008, was selected as the recipient of Ohio Citizen Action’s Emerging Leader Award.
To read more about why Akanni is receiving the award, please click here.
You dont want to miss it this year!
Attend the 8th Annual Marshall Avenue
Safety Fair and Block Party
There will be free food, games, and more…..
Saturday, September 11, 2010
9107 Marshall Avenue
For more information, Contact Myra Simmons at (216) 641-8704
Fight Back! Save Your Neighborhood!
Learn about things YOU can do to stop foreclosures, blight, and decay!
Neighborhood Connections and Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) invite you to learn practical and effective ways to stem the tide of foreclosures and to fight decay and blight in your neighborhood.
Thursday, September 30th -6pm to 9pm
Trinity Commons 2230 Euclid Avennue (Free Parking off Prospect Avenue)
RSVP by 9/23/10 by visiting www.neighborhoodgrants.org or by calling 216.925.4901
FREE and OPEN to the public