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Register Now for The Hooley on Kamm's Corners

Climate Action Workshop Offered

Citizens Police Academy Starts on April 4

First District Meeting Tonight at New Location

West Park Kiwanis Club Offers Spaghetti Dinners

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday at WPUCC

Other News
Febuary 1, 2018

Register Now to be a Vendor at The Hooley on Kamm's Corners™

Be part of the fun and showcase your business or organization to 30,000 people from West Park and surrounding communities at our 9th Annual  The Hooley on Kamm's Corners™ on Saturday, May 12, from noon to 8 p.m. There are five ways to participate . . . which one works best for you?  
  • Food Vendor
  • Commercial Sales Vendor
  • Arts/Crafts/Gits Vendor
  • Family area Vendor
  • Non-profit Vendor
It's a day of live music, festival food, entertainment, and activities for all ages, presented by Kamm's Corners Development Corporation and Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital. Lorain Avenue will be closed to traffic from West 165th Street to Rocky River Drive. For all the registration details, click here.   
 
Join a Workshop on Health, Community, and Climate Action on Wednesday, March 14 
 
A series of ten neighborhood workshops will take place at various times and locations throughout the city to connect health, community, and quality of life to climate action. Join your neighbors to develop ideas and connect them with resources for action. Learn how to fund project ideas and earn up to $5,000 in support per neighborhood project through the Cleveland Climate Action Fund.  The workshops are free, and one is being held on Wednesday, March 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Park Historical Society, 17401 Lorain Avenue. Parking is free, and the event is on the first floor of the KCDC Building with easy access. See details here.   
  
Citizen Police Academy Starts April 4  
 
Have you ever wanted to ride along with the police or go to the police firing range? If so, here's your chance! The Cleveland Division of Police will conduct a Citizen Police Academy beginning Wednesday, April 4. The seven-week information course, sponsored by the City of Cleveland, meets weekly from 6 to 9 p.m. and is designed to provide insights into the nature of police work. Don't delay! Class size is limited to 25.  
 
Officer Tim Riley will conduct the classes in our Community Room on the second floor of 17407 Lorain Avenue for five consecutive Wednesdays beginning April 4. The final two classes will be off site. Successful completion of the course makes participants eligible for a police ride-along to witness police work in action. Apply by calling Officer Riley at 216-623-3335. Or email your request to triley@city.cleveland.oh.us.  
 
First District Meeting Location Changes for Tonight
 
This evening, the First District/Community Relations Committee Meeting will be held at Gunning Recreation Center at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center, 16700 Puritas Avenue. All are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Hanna, Community Relations Board, 216-664-6634.   
 
 
West Park Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Dinner 
 
Support your neighborhood while enjoying a spaghetti dinner. Purchase tickets at the door, at West Park Massotherapy, and from West Park Kiwanis Club members. See the flyer below.
 
 
A Traditional Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Offered by WPUCC and More 
 
All are welcome to enjoy a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 13, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the West Park United Church of Christ, 3909 Rocky River Drive. A goodwill offering will be collected. Call 216-671-7228 for more information or email WestParkUCCOffice@gmail.com. The church also offers a hot community meal on the last Sunday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for all. Currently, anyone needing warm winter hats, gloves, or scarves during these cold blustery months may take them from the donated items on clotheslines outside the church while supplies last.  
   
In Other News . . .
 
The next West Park Neighbor Night is Wednesday, February 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the West Park Family YMCA, 15501 Lorain Avenue. All are invited to explore working together to better our community. Food will be served. If you have questions, contact Danielle.Doza@gmail.com.
 
Members of the starship USS Challenger, a West Park-based charity, invites everyone to P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, to celebrate Cleveland Star Trek Day. Enjoy raffles and fun. Read details in the flyer, here.
 
Looking for office space? Check out the small suite available in the KCDC building at 17407 Lorain Avenue. Three offices and a kitchenette for only $595/month. Available February 1. Call Jackie Wohleber at 216-252-6559, ext. 1000 for details.    
 
Our Lady of Angels Federal Credit Union makes their services available to all Friends of Kamm's Corners. Combined with Saint Margaret and Gregory Credit Union, the office is open in Linus Hall adjacent to the church at 3644 Rocky River Drive on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Click here for a list of their competitive rates.    
 
KCDC is an official CIFF42 EMBRACE CURIOSITY neighborhood outreach partner to help spread the word about the Cleveland International Film Festival season. Look for voucher giveaways via our Facebook and Twitter posts starting in late March. The festival runs from April 4 through April 15.  
 
Neighborhood Connections may be able to help your community group through its small grants program, ranging in awards from $500 to $5,000. The next deadline is Friday, February 9. Learn how to apply here.  
 
Are you a young professional with energy to give back to the community? Visit The West Park Young Professionals social hour, held monthly. See the membership form here or e-mail westparkyp@gmail.com for information about the next scheduled event
 
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