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PNC Bank and DonorsChoose.org team up to provide supplies to pre-K and Head Start classrooms

(Plain Press, May 2017)       PNC bank and DonorsChoose.org are joining forces in a new $5 million two-year initiative to assure teachers in pre-Kindergarten and Head Start classrooms have the supplies and tools they need to enhance the educational experience of their students. Paul Clark, regional president of PNC’s Cleveland market, announced the initiative to … Continue reading

Clean-up efforts revive W. 73rd Community Coalition’s hopes for future of vacant field

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2017)       Several events in late March and early April have led to new hope for the W. 73rd Community Coalition in their effort to have the vacant field at W. 73rd and Neville returned to a state where it is once again usable. One such event was a … Continue reading

Neighborhood Family Practice celebrates opening of new Puritas Community Health Center

(Plain Press, May 2017)       Neighborhood Family Practice hosted a grand opening celebration for its new Puritas Community Health Center at 14625 Puritas on April 10th. Residents of Bellaire Puritas joined with Neighborhood Family Practice staff and board members and political representatives from the city, county, state and federal government for the celebration. Youths from … Continue reading

Mi Casita Early Learning Center

Eileen Kelly to head ID Crisis Collaborative

(Plain Press, May 2017)       Eileen Kelly, after having served for more than two decades as the Outreach Minister at St. Colman Church in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, has accepted a new position as the Director of the Identification Crisis Collaborative (IDCC). In making the announcement on Linkedin, Kelly speaks of her role in founding the … Continue reading

COMMUNITY BOARD MAY 2017

  The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. The printing of the Community Board is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ARTS AND CULTURE YOKO INOUE: Tea Taste Democracy and Upside Down Objects.  Artist in … Continue reading

Mike Wolfe of HISTORY’S American Pickers to Appear at the Variety Theatre to announce winner of This Place Matters campaign

(Plain Press, May 2017)       Mike Wolfe, creator and star of HISTORY’s popular TV series American Pickers, will appear at the Variety Theatre, 11835 Lorain Avenue, on June 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., to announce that the restoration of the theatre and complex is the official winner of his This Place Matters national competition. The … Continue reading

Keisha González named Managing Director of Metro West

(Plain Press, May 2017)       On April 26, 2017, Metro West Community Development Organization announced that current Economic Development Director Keisha González has been promoted to the role of Metro West Managing Director starting May 1st. González has worked for Metro West for three years, starting as a Community Organizer and later becoming Economic Development Director. … Continue reading

Edison Project to add 300 luxury apartments to area east of W. 65th and north of Breakwater

  by Ryan Bonds (Plain Press, May 2017)       Several factories that lined the railroad tracks along the Shoreway near Edgewater Park are being replaced by over 300 new luxury apartments and 24 townhouses. The massive Edison Project developed by the NPR Group will feature just over 300 apartments. It is slated to be completed in … Continue reading