Business News
September 2016
Shaker Plaza Welcoming Another New Tenant
Frames Unlimited has moved to their new space in Shaker Plaza (20156 Van Aken). Stop by to see familiar faces and the store's new look! While you are there, stroll through the plaza, too; it is packed with new tenants including New Balance, Donatos, D.O. Summers and The Pearl, along with veterans Shaker Wines, China Star and Walgreen's. Marc Anthoni Spa and Subway will open in the coming months.
Happenings at The Dealership
Join a co-work community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives and doers. Co-working desks and office space from 125-square feet up to 3,000-square feet available. Call 216-491-1425 for more information.
Attend this design workshop on Wednesday, September 28, from 6-8 pm at The Dealership (3558 Lee Rd.), featuring Alex Gilliam, director of Philadephia-based Public Workshop , which creates engaging opportunities for youth and their communities to shape the design of their cities. RSVP here .

Van Aken District
Public Meeting
The city is working on a Connections Plan to ensure that the Van Aken District connects to the surrounding neighborhoods in a manner that encourages walking and biking. Please attend the Public Meeting on Thursday, September 29, from 7-9 pm at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building (3450 Lee Rd.) to share your ideas.
News from our Chamber
New HRCC Member
Shaker business, Second Story Productions , recently joined the HRCC! Creative Director, Brian Sullivan, was inspired to join during SH-BAM, the Shaker Heights business appreciation mixer where over 75 businesses gathered to celebrate and network. Won't you consider joining the HRCC?
Getting Started with Email Marketing
Thursday, September 22
10-11:30 am

Diane Helbig will present this live, guided demonstration on the tools and features inside Constant Contact’s email marketing system. In this time-efficient, highly practical 1.5 hour session, you will learn the basics so you can get going with your own email marketing.

It’s a relaxed, friendly educational session — bring your questions! Seating is limited. RSVP here.

Opportunities for More
Edible Education Workshop

Wednesday, October 12
6:00 pm
ECDI (2800 Euclid Ave., Suite 509, Cleveland)

The Edible Education (Edible Ed) workshops are designed for entrepreneurs who have a marketable food product they'd like to launch and take to market. In two 2-hour workshops, clients will learn the basics of launching a food product and working toward grocery shelves.

For additional details and to register, click here.

Women's Business Book Club

Tuesday, September 20
6 pm
The Dealership (3558 Lee Rd., Shaker Heights)

Presented with Bad Girl Ventures, this book club focuses on advancing women in business and life.  Join the WBC for a discussion on Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office, by Lois Frankel.

Wine and appetizers provided. Cost is $6. Learn more and register here.
A Great Place for Your Next Business Meeting or Event
J. Pistone Cafe at Tower East is a modern venue (honoring the building's architect, Walter Gropius) that is available for social, private and corporate events. Need to have a business meeting off-site? Look no further than the Cafe at Tower East. Call 216-417-8343 to make arrangements.
Sign Up for ShakeRecycles
Check out ShakeRecycles and get alerts for collection schedules, recycling events and holiday delays. Not sure what can be recycled? Search the ShakeRecycles Waste Wizard for more information about accepted recyclables. Get started by entering your home address. 

Use ShakeRecycles two ways: online or on your mobile device. Download the app with the buttons on the right. 
Thank you for your continued support.

Economic Development Department
3400 Lee Road

Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120