GCBL staff | 07/17/08 @ 10:01am
- Merrick House is partnering with Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Injury Prevention Center and Safe Kids Greater Cleveland to offer a summer bike camp. For kids ages 10-13 living on the Near West Side of Cleveland, CVC summer bike camp is not just about traveling by bike. It's a way to explore the many educational, recreational and future career opportunities on the Near West Side in a supportive atmosphere of friends, neighbors and community. For more information, go here.
- Northeast Ohio (NEOCL) Citizens League, a new, citizen-led regionalism discussion group held its first meeting on July 9th. While its vision is in formation state, ultimately, NEOCL aims to return the voice of the citizen to the decision-making process and help build a new regional governance structure for NEOhio. Read the notes from the initial meeting (pdf).
- ParkWorks is hosting its biggest event of the year on Mall B downtown on Thursday, July 17th at 7 pm. Come watch "Blades of Glory," play bocce, croquet, badminton and cornhole. Ride your bike or take the RTA to the event to be entered into a drawing for free Cavs and Indians tickets, among other prizes. While at Mall B, also check out The Verdant Walk fully illuminated by solar energy technology.
- Attention NE Ohio architects, design firms and specifiers: Spec. samples don't have to end up in the dumpster. ZeroLandfill NE Ohio will collect and distribute your donated spec. waste to local artists and arts educators who seek out these items as viable studio and classroom supplies. Donate your expired carpet samples, upholstery swatches and memos, wallcovering books, tile and brick samples, VCT, rubber, metal, glass, and three ring binders on Friday, July 18th or Friday, August 1st. For more info.