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Lincoln Electric Ribbon-Cutting

Lincoln Electric held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony March 21st to celebrate the grand opening of its new Welding Technology & Training Center in Euclid. The event highlights Lincoln Electric’s expanded educational offering and commemorates the centennial anniversary of its welding school, the longest-running welding school in the world.

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Register today for the ‘Big Clean 2018’ on Saturday, April 21

Register at www.thelitterbugz.org/events/big-clean-2018 as an individual or as a team leader for a group for 'The Big Clean 2018'.

It is finally spring! The days are longer, perennial flowers emerge from the formerly frozen ground, and birds chirp away in the trees. However, amidst all this natural beauty, grocery bags and candy wrappers swirl in the wind. What can YOU do to help keep Euclid Beautiful this spring? 

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HELP Foundation's Fabulous Casino was a WIN!

HELP Foundation’s Fabulous Casino Night 2018 was a smashing success! Over 100 of our closest friends and family plus some new faces showed up to try their luck and watch the dealers bust!   Funds were raised to support HELP’s top notch programs.

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Message from the Mayor

This month I would like to talk about people who make a difference.  I attended the Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner last week and want to acknowledge and thank those who received awards for the impact they make in our community;  Lincoln Electric, LaParaDe Early Learning Center, Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Ss. Robert and William’s Parish, Ed Bonchak, Briardale Greens, Euclid Observer and HGR.  This group represents businesses of all sizes, community organizations and people who are making a difference in Euclid.  Congratulations and thank you for your commitment! 

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Ask an Officer

Question:  Does the IRS demand payment over the phone and can they send me to jail?

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Senior Moments

Mother Raphael and Councilman Rev. Brian Moore at Mt. St. Joseph Rehab

Senior Moments

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Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons include 5 components; personal growth, personal safety, rescue skills, stroke development, fun and games that helps kids of all ages develop confidence in, and out of the water. Swimmer are grouped by age and ability, and our instructors ensure each swimmer has an overall positive experience and gains skills that will help him/her succedd in the pool and beyond.

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Summer at the Sports Plant

Photo Courtesy of NEO Sports Plant

Spring is here which means now is the time to start thinking about Summer Camp! Under new ownership, NEO Sports Plant is hosting a summer camp for children in grades 1-6 from June 4th through August 3rd, 2018. Parents can enroll their children for $99 per week, or by 4-week or 8-week packages. Extended drop-off and pick-up times are also available for an additional cost. Camp will run from 8:00am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and will feature a variety of activities including games, crafts, sports and field trips. NEO Sports Plant is located at 20001 Euclid Avenue and hosts basketball, volleyball and bocce tournaments and leagues throughout the year amongst other activities. For more information, visit www.neosportsplant.com or call (216) 465-9942. For information on the Summer Camp, or to register, contact dseverino@neosportsplant.com

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Lowdown at Lakeshore Intergenerational School

"Brain breaks" are always better outside!

Our students and staff enjoyed their Spring Break the week of March 5th-9th. While the month was shorter, that didn’t mean less learning and fun for the students of Lakeshore Intergenerational School!

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pARTners Project Studio invites you to Art & Soul

For nearly a year now, pARTners Project Studio has worked out of Studio 41 at Shore Cultural Centre.  The artists are serious about art being part of their professional livelihoods.  They have participated in the Euclid Art Walk and now, will be featured at Artisans’ Corner Gallery in Newbury during the month of April.  The show will help celebrate Autism Awareness Month.  Please see the information below regarding this upcoming show.

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Friends Host Spring Book Sale April 27-29

Book lovers and bargain hunters alike are in for a treat when the Friends of the Euclid Public Library host their annual Spring Book Sale, Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29, at the Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd Street.

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New Computer Sign-On & Printing System

New printing features available at EPL.

Last month, Euclid Public Library launched its new computer sign-on and printing system for library patrons. In alignment with the other CLEVNET libraries, users now have the ability to login to any computer at the library using their library card and bypass daily time limits when no one else is waiting.

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Property story

In 2005 a house on this Euclid property that frequently changed hands sold for over $56,000.  After losing value signficant value, the home was finally demolished.  In 2017 the land was purchased by an adjacent home owner for $5,000.

Below is the photo for inclusion of the property/landbank story.

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Local Woman Wins Caregiver of the Year

Doris Pickens, a local caregiver who works with Euclid in-home care company Right at Home, was recently recognized as the company's Caregiver of the Year by going above and beyond to make sure her clients are safe and happy. In late February, Right at Home owner Shalom Plotkin and Beachwood Mayor Martin Horwitz presented her with the Caregiver of the Year Award.

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Euclid and County Landbanks partner to address foreclosed and vacant properties

A public hearing in Council Chambers March 14, 2018 focused attention on a stark reality facing Euclid as the number of empty lots throughout the City presents a growing challenge to the Administration.  With empty properties scattered throughout the City and owned by Euclid, a presentation by Gus Frangos, President and General Counsel of the Cuyahoga County Land Bank (CLB), set the tone for discussions on what to do with empty and underutilized properties and owned by the City.

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Debuting at Shore this month, the Lake Erie Folk Fest Community Dance!

Community Dance wtih Mr. Haney Stringband April 13th at Shore Cultural Centre

Shore Cultural Centre and the Northeast Ohio Musical Heritage Association present the first ever Lake Erie Folk Fest Community Dance on Friday April 13th from 7:30 until 10:00PM in the Centre Gym. On hand for this event will be the driving old-time music and dance tunes of the Mr. Haney Stringband. The inimitable Lynn Frederick will be calling square dances, contra dances, and waltzes. No experience or partner is necessary to participate, just bring your $10 (adults; children 12 & under free) and join in the fun!

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"There's no Show without Biz!" at Shore

Jeffrey Grover in the film "Miles Ahead"

Join two of Northeast Ohio's leading actors, Jeffrey Grover (Take Shelter, Compliance, Miles Ahead) and Peter Lawson Jones (Detroit 1-8-7, Alex Cross, White Boy Rick), on April 14th at Shore Cultural Centre as they share, through personal experiences, the tricks and trades of working in theatre, film and television throughout the country while maintaining your home base in Cleveland or any city in the region; from the do’s and don’ts of working with agents and casting directors to joining Actors Equity and Screen Actors Guild, this workshop will offer practical and anecdotal information for both the novice and experienced actor. 

Actor/Writer/Producer Jeffrey Grover is a member of Actors’ Equity and SAG-AFTRA. Grover has appeared in numerous films including Miles Ahead, Compliance, Take Shelter, I Am Wrath, My Blind Brother and The Kings of Summer. He will soon be seen in 2018 releases of I Feel Pretty, Galveston, Madtown and Roebling’s Bridge. His recent Cleveland theatrical credits include Angels in America, All The Way, God of Carnage, Death and the Maiden and Annapurna. In New York, his most recent credits include Kiss Me Kate, Botanic Garden, Leah The Forsaken and Defamation. Jeff is partners with Andrew Gorell and Steve Hacker in g2h films. They are in pre-production for their fourth film, "You Go First," which shoots this June.

Actor/playwright Peter Lawson Jones, a Harvard grad, is a member of both Actors’ Equity and SAG-AFTRA. He has appeared in over twenty films (White Boy Rick, Alex Cross, Starve), on network television (ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7) and on stages throughout Northeast Ohio and in New York. He is co-executive producer of the documentary Fatherhood 101. Peter received the 2016 Indie Gathering International Film Festival Best Ohio Supporting Actor and the 2012 African American Playwrights Exchange Artist of the Year awards. Peter can currently be seen Br'er Cotton at Cleveland Public Theatre and in the premiere screening of Assassin's Code at the 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival April 12th & 14th. 

Terrence Spivey, who coordinated and will be moderating the event, is a freelance director and Founding Director of Powerful Long Ladder in residence at Holy Trinity Cultural Center where he directed James Baldwin's The Amen Corner. He later directed Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill at Weathervane Playhouse to critical acclaim and revived it at Holy Trinity in March. Spivey was artistic director of Karamu House for over twelve years gaining national recognition, winning numerous awards and programming over seventy productions for the historical institution. Since leaving Karamu House in 2016, Spivey has directed thought provoking productions such Robert O' Hara's Bootycandy, voted one of the Plain Dealer's Top 10 2016 plays, Brandon Jacob- Jenkins Neighbors and the nationally acclaimed Objectively/Reasonable: The Community Response to the Shooting of Tamir Rice, 12/22/14. He was voted Best Director in 2017 by Cleveland Scene.

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Happy 40th Birthday Bailey Toastmasters!

Patty Ferris, third from left, and Allan Siverls, second from right, celebrate their winning presentations in the recent Bailey Toastmasters International Speech and Evaluation contest.

This April, Bailey Toastmasters celebrates 40 years of helping people become better public speakers and leaders. On April 1st, 1978, the club chartered at the former Bailey Meter company in Wickliffe and over the years, has migrated to the Euclid Public Library. Originally a corporate club, Bailey Toastmasters is now open to the public.

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Rock Star Students

Congrats to these Secret Student winners! 

Imagine Bella students know how to be Rock Star Students and their teachers are taking notice! Check out these photos of some first graders who won "Secret Student" or "Positive Office Referral" awards. 

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Character Essay Contest

Ms. Figueroa presents awards to our writing winners!

Each year, Imagine Bella students in grades 3-6 participate in the National Imagine Character Essay contest. Students craft essays in response to provided maxims with a focus on character. The essays are edited by peers and final drafts are typed to send for the national contest. Our school level winners were honored during a special awards assembly where students were able to invite family and one fellow student. We are so proud of our students for their excellence in writing and positive character!
 
 

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Puppet Show

Kindergarten students created their own puppets in Art.

Kindergarten students at Imagine Bella created puppets during their Art classes with Art Teacher Mrs. Heston. After their puppets are done it's time to put them to good use. Students performed puppet shows using their own creations! Check out these photos from the Art Room Puppet Theater.
 
 

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