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Deadlines Approach for The Hooley on Kamm's Corners™

Cleveland International Film Fest Perks

St. Mark & OLA Schools "Shave Their Mane" to Raise Funds 

Farmers Market is This Sunday

Red Lantern to Open This Friday

Other News & Events
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March 6, 2014 
March Merriment & More!

Deadlines Approach

for 5th Annual 

Hooley on Kamm's Corners™


Complete the application process now to be part of the fun and showcase your organization or business to 30,000 people from West Park and surrounding communities on Saturday, May 10. The event runs from Noon to 8 p.m. on Lorain Avenue between Rocky River Drive and West 165th Street. Cool Cleveland blogged about it recently here.

Completed applications and vendor fees must be received in our office by April 4 to avoid late fees. Click here for the links to the vendor package, rules & regulations, and more. For more information, email TheHooley@kammscorners.com or call Jackie Wohleber, 216-252-6559, ext. 1000.   


West Park's Homecoming Celebration features great food, live music, children's shows & activities, Irish dancers, pipes & drums, and more. 


New this year is Fine Art Alley, sheltered under a large tent. All work exhibited in Fine Art Alley must be original and may include ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, mixed media, photography, fiber work, painting, and more. Additional details are in the vendor package.  


See you at The Hooley on Kamm's Corners™!

KCDC is proud to be a Community Outreach sponsor of the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) again this year.
The program line-up for the Festival is available for review online here. Tickets have gone on sale to CIFF members only and will be accessible by others on Friday, March 7. 
Use code KAMMSC to receive $2 off the ticket price. 
A limited number of vouchers will be offered from our office. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter @KammsCorners for spontaneous voucher release notifications. These are first come, first served!  More than 475 film screenings will be exhibited in ten theaters at Tower City Cinemas during the festival, which runs March 19 -- 30. 
St. Mark School to Hold Head-Shaving Fundraiser

On Thursday, March 20, at 1 p.m. in the St. Mark School gym at 15724 Montrose Avenue, students and staff there along with several from Our Lady of Angels School will donate

OLA students join St. Mark School in raising funds to fight childhood cancer.

money to fight childhood cancer. How? Volunteers are shaving their heads to stand in solidarity with kids who typically lose their hair during treatment. 


Leading up to the event, they are raising money through pledges and activities. One is donations through Si Senor Mexican Restaurant, 16800 Lorain Avenue. Present this flyer on March 6, and 20% of your check total will be donated to the cause. They are also selling charms at Backstage Bar and West Park Station. To make an online pledge or learn more, click here




Kamm's Corners Indoor Farmers Market Is Sunday!


The Indoor Kamm's Corners Farmers Market will be open three more times from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 9, April 13, and May 18, at the Cretan Party Center, 3853 West 168th Street. We are currently looking for a seasoned marketing consultant. Click here for application information. Deadline: 3/28.

Each month, the market features beef, pork, poultry, sausages, burgers, chicken patties, cheese, eggs, pasta, bread, bakery, jelly, salsa, hot sauce, spices, olive oil, vinegar, honey, maple syrup, popcorn, coffee, prepared Greek food, and an assortment of healthy living items such as soaps, lotions, and essential oils. 





Red Lantern To Open Friday!


The fish fry is back for dinner, starting opening day at the new Red Lantern Kitchen & Bar in Kamms Plaza. On the new appetizer menu is fried calamari, potato & cheddar pierogis, and mussels, just to name a few. Enjoy a variety of tacos, flatbreads, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and dinners. New sides include bacon Brussel sprouts, saffron risotto, Irish crisps, sauteed broccolini, and more! When you go, check out the special menus for brunch, kids, and late night. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Telephone: 216-331-1458. 


In Other News...


A second neighborhood meeting will be held regarding the Puritas Avenue Resurfacing Project. It takes place on Wednesday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the rectory basement of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 14040 Puritas Avenue. See details of the meeting here.


Potholes are BIG in the news. Read the latest about the work being done on potholes and other projects "Straight from City Hall," here.


First time homebuyers! Please join First Federal Lakewood for an informative seminar to get answers to your home buying questions, presented in a simple, easy-to-understand format. Read details including the dates and locations here.


On March 16, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Cretan Center, a group of neighbors invite you to a fundraiser, "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" in support of Marilyn Valentino, owner of West Park Massotherapy. Recently, her business and building suffered considerable water damage. Event details and the full story of what happened are in the flyer


St. Patrick's Day is coming up! Keep up with the latest offerings from our local bars and restaurants at Kamm's Live!  


Get your business online with Google! The City of Cleveland invites business owners to a FREE event at Cleveland City Hall on Monday, March 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. Get help putting your business on Google Maps and creating a website. Details are in the flyer, here.


Congratulations to Newton D. Baker School of the Arts! Their 8th Grade Class has been chosen to perform at the Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out awards ceremony on March 13, at Severance Hall. They also won $5,000 to be used toward anti-bias education for the school. 


Also, two Newton D. Baker student artists won a national arts/science contest, called "Keep the Sea Free of Debris." Congratulations to 6th Grader Linda Gonzalez and 7th Grader Julie Dreis. Their science/arts infused picture and essay will be published in the 2014-2015 calendar of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


The West Shore Rotary Club hosts a noon presentation by Bob DiBiasio, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the Cleveland Indians. All are welcome to "talk baseball" at this $20 per person luncheon on Tuesday, March 25, at the Marriott Hotel, 4277 West 150th Street, in the Great Lakes Ballroom. Reserve your place by emailing lhsalesofohio@gmail.com. 


Cleveland's West Side Then & Now, a program presented by the West Park Historical Society, features slides from Public Square to the cliffs of Rocky River Valley on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Cretan Party Center, 3853 West 168th Street. For details, email rap347@wideopenwest.com.

Reserve your spot for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, through the West Park Early Childhood PTA. It takes place on Saturday, March 29, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mark Church. Reservations are required. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Click here for the form. 

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