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NAMI Volunteers

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON
Thursday, April 19, 2012; NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) office at the United Building, 2012 West 25th Street: Sally Follett is the Volunteer Coordinator at NAMI Greater Cleveland. May is Mental Health Month.

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Scott Adamson Memorial Peer Award

Scott Adamson Memorial Peer Award

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON
Friday, April 20, 2012; NAMI Greater Cleveland Annual meeting, Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 Carnegie Avenue: Board of Directors Treasurer, Dianna Bell (right) and volunteer Sakeenah Francis (left)–the recipient of The Scott Adamson Memorial Peer Award

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NAMI Executive Director

NAMI Executive Director

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON
Thursday, April 19, 2012; NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) office at the United Building, 2012 West 25th Street: Michael Baskin is the Executive Director at NAMI Greater Cleveland. NAMI is dedicated to helping improve the lives of people affected by mental illness.

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NAMI Greater Cleveland helps to combat the stigma surrounding mental illness

  by Lynne Meyer (Plain Press, May 2012) Catherine Zeta-Jones.  Abraham Lincoln.  Ludwig van Beethoven. Winston Churchill. Ernest Hemingway. Isaac Newton. Michelangelo. Terry Bradshaw. Mike Wallace. Buzz Aldrin. David Letterman. Actress, president, composer, political leader, writer, scientist, artist, sports star, news reporter, astronaut and talk show host. These individuals are from all walks of life. … Continue reading

NAMI Staff

NAMI Staff

PHOTO BY DEBBIE SADLON
Friday, April 20, 2012; NAMI Greater Cleveland Annual meeting, Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 Carnegie Avenue: NAMI Greater Cleveland staff. Top Row (L-R): Bridget Murphy, Special Events Coordinator; Becky Fela, Peer Support Specialist; Michael Baskin, Executive Director; Evelyn Rivera-Mosquera, Bilingual Outreach Coordinator; Ellen Riehm, Community Education Coordinator. Middle Row (L-R): Terri Miller, Consumer and Family Program Coordinator; Marsha Mitchell-Blanks, Multicultural Outreach Coordinator; Kari Kepic, Helpline Assistant. Bottom Row (L-R): Sally Follett, Volunteer Coordinator and Liz Krull, Office Assistant.

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Interest in Ohio City Inc.’s board of trustees election draws crowd to annual meeting at Breen Center

Interest in Ohio City Inc.’s board of trustees election draws crowd to annual meeting at Breen Center by Renee Borghesi (Plain Press, May 2012) The Breen Center at St. Ignatius High School was brimming with Ohio City residents for the Annual Meeting of Ohio City, Inc. on Wednesday night. Earlier in the day of April … Continue reading

Agencies work to bridge the gap in services for mental health clients in the wake of Bridgeway’s closing

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Thursday, April 19, 2012, James L. Stricklin Crisis Center, 8315 Detroit Avenue: The James L. Stricklin Crisis Center, closed briefly in early April after Bridgeway, which ran the mental health crisis center, announced it was closing. The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board, which is responsible for planning, … Continue reading

City of Cleveland welcomes proposals for new methods of managing municipal waste

City of Cleveland welcomes proposals for new methods of managing municipal waste by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2012) Cleveland City Council voted 15-2 at its April 9th meeting to pass an ordinance extending the deadline for Request for Information and Qualifications for various methods to manage municipal solid waste disposal to July 31, 2012. … Continue reading

Plain Press Community Board – May 2012

May 2012 Community Board BUSINESSES SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM of Charter One Growing Communities Initiative offers grants for new retail businesses looking to open in the Ohio City Market District. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, may 21. For info visit ohiocity.org or call Thomas McNair at 781-3321 ext. 107. WASTE RECYCLING SEMINAR: … Continue reading

Literary nightspot set to reopen despite neighbors’ complaints and challenge to liquor license

Literary nightspot set to reopen despite neighbors’ complaints and challenge to liquor license by Jerleen Justus (Plain Press, May 2012) Despite a challenge to the transfer of the liquor license from the 806 Martini and Wine Bar, plans are in the works to reopen the nightspot at 806 Literary Road in the Tremont neighborhood and … Continue reading