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Euclid Advances Next Phase of Waterfront Improvements

Phase II of Euclid’s waterfront plan will feature a three-quarter mile multipurpose public trail and a sand “paddle-craft beach”. This project is in the engineering and design stages and positioned to break ground in 2017.

“I hear lake water lapping… by the shore. I hear it in the deep heart’s core.”  – William Butler Yeats, 20th Century Irish Poet

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Euclid Local Businesses Honored at Annual “Taste of Euclid” Chamber Event

Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail and Director of the Euclid Chamberof Commerce Sheila Gibbons present Bill Cervenik the Lifetime Achievement Award

On Thursday, April 14th over 150 local and state attendees gathered to honor ten Euclid businesses, organizations and business persons at the Irish American Club for the Euclid Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Chamber Awards Event.  Every year nominations are submitted from the community and the City of Euclid for the Euclid Chamber’s various awards for Large Business, Small Business, Organization, Business Person, Bluestone and Lifetime Achievement recognition. Each recipient received a Proclamation from the City of Euclid along with special commendations from Governor Kasich and Representative Kent Smith and a plaque from the Euclid Chamber of Commerce.

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Message from the Mayor

At the foundation of a strong community is a commitment to community service and giving of oneself.  May brings us several opportunities to celebrate service and remember those who served. 

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Euclid Scholars Recognized by Bowling Green State University

Left to right: Jessica Dill, Dr. Kathy Bradshaw (Chair, Journalism and Public Relations at BGSU), Cherish Thomas, Betsy Kling, Amy Steigerwald, Dr. Jim Foist (BGSU)

Euclid residents Cherish Thomas and Amy Steigerwald, both students at Bowling Green State University, were recognized for their achievements by the School of Media and Communication at a recent campus awards ceremony.  Thomas and Steigerwald received partial scholarships from the School of Media and Communication in recognition for their educational achievement and involvement in the school.  The event featured visits from BGSU alumni and Cleveland news professionals Betsy Kling of WKYC and Jessica Dill of Fox 8 who spoke of their respective experiences learning their professions through BGSU's campus news program BG24 News where Steigerwald is an active staff member.

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Kiddie City Growth Spurt Equals New Life for Lincoln

You’ll be hearing the laughter of children soon at the former Lincoln Elementary School building as the staff and students of Kiddie City Child Care Community leave our E. 200th St. home of 10 years on Friday, April 29th and resume Tuesday, May 3rd at our new location on E. 206th St.  We are grateful to the Euclid City Schools’ Board of Education for leasing us this great facility to continue our mission of providing quality care and early childhood education to eastern Cuyahoga and western Lake Counties’ children and their families.  The staff and their infant, toddler, preschool, and prekindergarten students will thrive in this fantastic indoor and outdoor environment.

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Euclid Girl Scouts Food Drive to Benefit Euclid Hunger Center

Join the Euclid Girl Scouts in stocking the shelves of the Euclid Hunger Center for summer. The Scouts will be collecting "kid-friendly" foods May 14-21 in an effort to re-stock Euclid Hunger Center's shelves for the coming summer months. Items needed include: peanut butter, jelly, mac n cheese, granola bars, cereal & pasta. They will also accept monetary donations to directly benefit Euclid Hunger Center. To donate, contact your local Girl Scout Troop or donate at the Drop Box at the Euclid Public Library. Together, we can combat hunger right here in our community!

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Snow Plow Blades Used by 38 States Made in Euclid

Ironhawk Industrial is a manufacturer and distributor of high-tech snow removal products made in The United States. The company came to Euclid in 2012 and has enjoyed a great relationship with the city and the local business community. After the company started in late 2010, the owners looked for a location that provided expandable space, access to major interstate shipping routes and the right business environment.

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The Way It Was: 50 Years Ago in Euclid

Note: The following news items were excerpted from editions of the 1966 Euclid News-Journal, the city’s former weekly newspaper.  

January 20 – A Page One story reported that preliminary plans for a roof over the open-air Memorial Park Ice Rink had been given the go-ahead. The Euclid Recreation Commission approved plans for the $250,000 improvement. (Today, the rink is completely enclosed inside the Clifford E. Orr Arena.)

• “The Sound of Music” – a “spine-tingling” Euclid Little Theatre production – opened Jan. 19 on the Forest Park Junior High stage.

• A record 375 youngsters “mobbed” the Euclid Jaycees’ “Kid Wrestling” instructors on a recent Saturday afternoon at Forest Park.

• The Euclid YMCA “Partner Member” campaign co-chairmen – Bob and Betty Reichards – announce a “Shoot the Moon” theme for the Y’s annual fund-raising drive.

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Ten Years of Strolling

A super Stroll sight - The Euclid Beach Rocket Ship Car

Celebrate our 10th year of showcasing our E. 200th Street businesses and great community organizations by joining us on Saturday, June 4th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on E. 200th Street from Rick Case Honda to Our Lady of the Lake Parish.

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Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

The Euclid Public Library Board of Trustees seeks candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board beginning on May 1, 2016, for an unexpired term ending September 16, 2021. The Library Board is the governing and policy-making Board for the Euclid Public Library; positions are voluntary. Citizens are encouraged to apply who meet the qualifications, have a passion for the Euclid Public Library, can articulate the library’s vision, and who are familiar with our community. The selected candidate must meet all legal qualifications for this office.

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Join TV 5's Leon Bibb to Walk in Memory of Loved Ones While Helping Hospice

Form a team and walk in memory of loved ones on June 12 at Walk to Remember. Leon Bibb is this year's Master of Ceremonies.

Registration is now open for Hospice of the Western Reserve's 2016 Walk to Remember, sponsored by FirstMerit Bank. Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist Leon Bibb of WEWS-TV, Channel 5, is this year’s Master of Ceremonies.  

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Saving Lake Erie

Although Lake Erie water is only 2% of the Great Lakes, it provides drinking water for millions of people, electricity from over 20 power plants, and contains 50% of all the Great Lakes fish. Our lake is the most valuable fresh water fishery in the world. Power production, fishing, and tourism generate billions of dollars a year in revenues.

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Updates and Announcements from Your Neighborhood Hospital

Euclid Hospital 

Euclid Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare for the Collinwood and Euclid communities for over 100 years.  Recently, we were awarded the Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center designation, which honors healthcare facilities that meet nationally established criteria in delivering quality, specialized care safely and effectively. We’ve also made the grade when it comes to patient safety by becoming one of only 44 organizations in Ohio to earn an “A” rating in the recent Leapfrog Hospital survey.

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Spring Into Exercise

Spring is the perfect time to increase your activity level after a long, sedentary winter.  Regular exercise is the most important thing that you can do to delay the aging process and remain healthy.

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Family Health Nite

Parents and Students get moving in the gym with Ms. Grimes.

Family Health Nite was held on Thursday, April 21st from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Imagine Bella! Families participated in health exercises and activities, smoothie samples, fruit, veggies, and completed the online Parent Survey!

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Q and A with the Imagine Bella Team

Kevin Romine

Interview with Mr. Musarra 

Q: Are you a fan of the Cavs?

A: Yes

Q: When were you born?

A: March 6th

Q: What do you do when you are at home?

A: Listen to music

Q: Where did you go to school?

A: Cleveland Heights 

Q: What is you favorite activity?

A: Playing drums

Q: How old are you?

A: 59 years and 355 days old (at time of interview)

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Imagine Bella Family Carnival

Raffle baskets from last years carnival. Will you win this year?

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Imagine Bella Academy will be hosting its Second Annual Spring Family Carnival.  Families will be able to participate in carnival games, bounce house jumping, view the student created art show, as well as watch students perform in a dance showcase.  Imagine Bella Academy will also be raffling off a variety of Gift Baskets and holding a 50-50 raffle.  Families will also get to visit the Scholastic Book Fair where everything is Buy One Get One Free.  Imagine Bella Academy is located at 19114 Bella Drive Cleveland, Ohio 44119.  We hope to see you and your family on Wednesday, May 11th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

The mirrors are ready to go! Students are excited to show off their moves.

Thank you to the families and friends that donated money to Imagine Bella Academy's Go Fund Me Campaign! Imagine Bella raised the funds needed to outfit the dance studio with mirrors! Mr. Ford and the students are so excited to continue their choreography journey with these beautiful mirrors! Thank you again! 

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OLL Students Live What They Learn

Each year, third grade students at Our Ladyof the Lake organize a Souper Bowl food drive, to collect canned food for the Euclid Hunger Center. The children learn about compassion, caring and systems of support. The lesson was obviously well learned – this year one student took it a step further – he organized a food drive at his birthday party. Instead of receiving gifts for himself he gave a gift to needy families in our community. We are so proud of how our students live their faith!

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Art Show and Open House

Please join us for an all school art show and open house on Thursday May 5 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Our Lady of the Lake School. Artwork created by all students will be displayed on all floors of the school, and our talented student choir vocalists will be performing on the main floor at 6:45. Students can also visit the art room and create a paper mask.

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Fundations Transforms Reading

As educators we are always seeking the best tools to help our students succeed in the classroom in each subject area.  Phonics is such a key component to reading that we decided to explore how to enhance instruction here at Our Lady of the Lake School.  With the support of Mrs. Kingsbury, and after doing some online research and speaking with reading specialists, we decided to focus on the Wilson Reading Fundations phonics program.   This program is truly all encompassing.  Fundations provides a systematic and explicit approach to reading and spelling with phonics. 

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OLL 8th Grade Learns First Hand in DC

At Our Lady of the Lake School, we value learning by doing. One great way our students experience this is with our annual 8th grade trip to Washington, DC.  It was an amazing experience, and we are very proud of our students.  Our first stop on April 20 was at Gettsyburg, where we could see actual marks on the buildings from gunshots and cannonballs.  Seeing the battlefield and surrounding area, remembering the thousands who gave their lives, made us feel very grateful for our united country. 

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Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

The Euclid Public Library Board of Trustees seeks candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board beginning on May 1, 2016, for an unexpired term ending September 16, 2021. The Library Board is the governing and policy-making Board for the Euclid Public Library; positions are voluntary. Citizens are encouraged to apply who meet the qualifications, have a passion for the Euclid Public Library, can articulate the library’s vision, and who are familiar with our community. The selected candidate must meet all legal qualifications for this office.

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Get Ready For Summer Camp

It's hard to imagine school being out, and warm summer days, but it's not that far away.  If you are looking for something for your child to do this summer, why not send them to the Beat the Streets (BTS) Fun Day Summer Camp This is the fifth year for this camp located right here in Euclid. Campers will be dropped off and picked up daily at the Early Learning Center, off of Babbitt Road.  Camp will run for 12 weeks, this summer. You can sign your camper up for as many as you would like there is no weekly commitment! Camp starts on Tuesday May 31, and ends on Friday August 12.

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Breakfast with Euclid Public Schools Superintendent

Join the Euclid Public Library on Monday, May 9 for Breakfast with Euclid Public Schools Superintendent Keith Bell and incoming Superintendent Dr. Charles Smialek at 8:30 a.m. Seating is limited. Please call (216) 261-5300 to register for this program.

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Celebrate with the Euclid Wind Fest , June 25th

Looking forward to the 2016 Euclid Wind Fest, to be held on June 25th. 

Who says you have to leave home for a day at the beach? The Euclid Wind Fest celebrates the city’s own shoreline with activities for all ages on Saturday, June 25. Explore the talked-about technology of drones during drone races! Make bubbles bigger than your own body with Dr. UR Awesome, holder of the Guinness World Record for largest bubble! Zoom across the beach on a zip line! Think you know Cleveland? See it from a new angle in a helicopter! Party on the beach to the music of Ulterior Motive band! All of this and more will take place at Sims Park Beach and Pier, located at 22131 Lakeshore Boulevard, from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. The Euclid Wind Fest is organized by the City of Euclid, the Euclid Chamber of Commerce, and Shore Cultural Centre. After a successful event in 2014, they have reunited with the Wizard of Ahs in planning the event this year. The Euclid Wind Festival is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. For more information, visit shoreculturalcentre.com/WindFest or call (216) 289-8578.

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Almost time for the Euclid Farmers' Market!

Euclid Farmers' Market set to open June 3rd!

Summer means sunshine and sandals as well as fresh fruits and vegetables! The Euclid Farmers’ Market opens June 3, running every Friday from 3:00 to 6:30 PM through October 7 at Shore Cultural Centre. Northeast Ohio farmers offer produce ranging from apples, peaches, grapes, and berries to sweet corn, cucumbers, and squash. Some are organic, and ALL are homegrown. The market is a producers-only market, meaning that all products sold must be grown or made by the vendor. Produce is not the only treat on hand: local bakers and crafters will sell cookies, candy apples, candles, and natural body products such as soaps and lotions. For the first time in the market’s history, a local artisan coffee roasting company will vend!

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Success For The Poor

The sound of whooping and hollering you hear is the happy dance at Ss. Robert and William Parish being done by Fr. John Betters (Pastor), Fr. Scott Goodfellow (Parochial Vicar), and the members of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Parish Ambassadors. The occasion is the result of our CRS Rice Bowl collection thus far:10 times more than the previous year, and still counting!

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Show Your Respect: Support Euclid's Memorial Day Parade

All residents and friends of the Euclid Community are invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony which will take place on Monday, May 30, 2016, at 10:00 am.  The parade will begin on Lakeshore Blvd. and then travel down East 222nd Street to Euclid City Hall.                                                                                           .

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Eaton Family Credit Union Receives Award for Seasonal Loan Program

Eaton Family Credit Union CEO Michael Losneck, center, accepts the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, presented by Paul Mercer, President of the Ohio Credit Union League, and Stan Barnes, CEO of CSE FCU and Chair of the Ohio Credit Union League.

Lower-cost seasonal loans can save consumers money, especially during key times of the year.

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Ultimate Body Transformers Hosts Free Event at Sims Park

Ultimate Body Transformers, LLC, a Euclid-based fitness studio, dedicated to providing holistic, organicand sustainable health habits for everyday people, this week announced they will be hosting a FREE event at Sims Park this May 27, 2016.  The only plant-based fitness center in Northeast Ohio, Ultimate Body Transformers provides all needed nutritional info for members right from their facility.

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HELP Run For Awareness May 22nd

HELP Foundation is holding the 2nd Run for Awareness 5k race and 1-mile walk on Sunday May 22nd. Join us for a wonderful morning by registering to support the great work of this Euclid-based nonprofit that supports people who have developmental disabilities.  The start and finish line will be on Lakeshore Boulevard in front of Sims Park with the course heading west and into the Edgecliff neighborhood. Registration and post-race awards and refreshments will be held around the corner at the HELP Adult Day Program on Shore Center Drive.

Registration and additional information can be found at www.helpfoundationinc.org

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Euclid Hospital Hosts Stroke Awareness Event May 26

Kurt Karis, Clinical Data Abstractor at Euclid Hospital; Euclid Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail and  Jessica Tramontozzi, RN, CCM, Primary Stroke Program Manager, met to discuss stroke awareness.

 

Euclid Hospital caregivers Jessica Tramontozzi, RN, CCM, Primary Stroke Program Manager and Kurt Karis, Clinical Data Abstractor, recently went to Euclid City Hall to meet with Mayor Kirsten Holzheimer Gail regarding stroke awareness.

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