Issue: January 2011
Bellevue Current

First Edition Now Released!

Read The Bellevue Current to keep up-to-date with what's happening in Bellevue, learn why our residents love the city so much, and discover the awesome events going on around town. This digital newsletter announces what's new, provides home and garden tips, and much more.

News & Events

2011 Polar Plunge

Come on down to Joe's Crab Shack on Sat, Feb 5th at 11:00am to support your local neighbors in the Polar Plunge - one of the biggest fundraisers for the Special Olympics. Participants can enter as individuals or as a team. Plungers will leap into an icy cold pool of water for pledges and donations! The event will be filled with food, a festive atmosphere, and great prizes. Click here or call Anna Beth Logan at 800-633-7403 to register, donate, or learn more.

Paint the Town

Want your house painted for free? Live in Bellevue? 

Give Back Cincinnati's tenth annual Paint the Town will head back to Kentucky focusing on the communities of Bellevue and Dayton. Paint the Town is a daylong event that engages more than 1,000 volunteers to rejuvenate homes in need of a little TLC. Application deadline is Feb 15th. Click here to learn more.  

 

Tips & Tricks

Feeling an unwanted draft?

It's hard to keep these old homes draft free in the winter but these small tips will help.

1) Make sure the rubber inserts on door thresholds are still intact

2) Install foam precut pads behind wall outlet plates, pads can be found at local hardware stores

3) Make sure your dampers are still working properly and close/open as needed

4) Hang insulated curtains to catch any drafts that seep through

Other News

12th Annual Music on the Avenue 

Come for this outstanding recital series on five Friday evenings at 8pm, Feb 4th - Mar 4th. Enjoy jazz, classical, and contemporary music - all free of charge! Get more details here.

Recycling Revolution!

Curbside recycling is available for residents of Bellevue by contacting CSI (Republic Services) at 513-771-4200. It's $3.50 per month and bins are provided by CSI. Click here to learn more about being green with CSI.

Bellevue Moments

Did you know...

Bellevue first became an independent city in 1870 with only 380 residents. Bellevue now has 6,480 people living within the city! 

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