May 26, 2020 - In This Issue:
TREMONT FARMERS MARKET TODAY
Tuesdays, May 19th - September 29th, 4-7pm in Lincoln Park



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TREMONT WEST ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING WRAP-UP

  The Tremont West Annual Membership Meeting was forced to move online due to COVID 19.  The meeting kicked off on Thursday, May 21st, by a live Facebook greeting from our out-going Board President, Kate Carden.  This opened up voting at the Tremont West Storefront, where members were encouraged to bring canned goods along with their ballot to vote on new members of our Board of Directors.  Executive Director, Cory Riordan, continued the online presentation by presenting our 2019-20 Annual Report.  At 2pm, viewers were asked to watch a conversation with Tremont's three City of Cleveland Councilmembers, Ward 3 Councilman, Kerry McCormack, Ward 12 Councilman Anthony Brancatelli and Ward 14 Councilwoman, Jasmin Santana. Throughout the day, Tremont West also posted a video by the new Tremont Tree Initiative Committee and posted board reports, block club reports and our annual report.
  Our online meeting continued with Tremont West Staff presenting the following awards (Photographed above- designed and created by artist Nicole McGee and the Upcycle Parts Shop):

Holiday Food Drive- Auburn-Lincoln Park
Sammy Catania Spotlight Award- San Sofia Apartments/
Dan Siegel & Sofia Lucaj
Partner of the Year Award- Tremont Pointe
Resident of the Year Award- Mary Ann Balog
New Business Award- Corner 11 Bowl & Wrap
Special Recognition for COVID-19 Response:
Dante and Lucky's Cafe

At 7:30pm, we began our final live feed of Tremont West Board Secretary, Ann Marie Riley.  She was able to give a wrap-up of the day, announce quorum. Friday morning, the results were posted on our website.
With 156 Total Ballots Counted The 2020-2021 Election Results are:

Joe Chura is our New Board President - 1 Year Term
Directors to serve on the Board for a 3 Year Term are:
LerVal Elva
Grace French
Fred Calatrello
Dan Imfeld
Brent Burke
Special thanks to outgoing Board President Kate Carden and outgoing Board members Brad Hauber, Chris Roy and Adrienne Linnick.
More details will be available on our website with links to all the videos.
experiencetremont.com/newsroom

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METROHEALTH COMMUNITY MEETING
Wednesday, May 27th, 6-7:30pm Virtually
 
The virtual Community Meeting is part of a series we started last summer to share community development plans and get feedback from the community. MetroHealth is meeting with the City of Cleveland Planning Commission in June regarding the construction of the building on West 25th Street and MetroHealth Drive, and we welcome your questions at the virtual Community Meeting regarding this project.
 
Wednesday, May 27th, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Pease register in advance here:
or you can call in to the meeting without computer access:
(415) 655-0002 (access code: 611913528)
 
Please forward questions in advance of the meeting to transformation@metrohealth.org or leave a message at (440) 592-1320 so they can be answered during the meeting.
 
The meeting will be videotaped, and a link will be available at Metrohealth.org/transformation. If you would like a copy of the building drawings, please call (440) 592-1320 and leave your address so they can be mailed to you.
 
We will continue to meet regularly with area residents to provide updates on MetroHealth's plans and efforts. Collaboration is key to our success and we greatly appreciate your input.


LANDLORD RESOURCES AND EDUCATION VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Saturday, May 30, 9am-12pm


FOOD PANTRY INFORMATION  
 
Tremont West staff put together this list of food access in Tremont, Duck Island and Irishtown Bend.  Please email Dharma Valentin if you would like to see something changed or added.
 
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Or dial 211
 
Pet food is available through the Cleveland Animal Protective League. Email projectCARE@clevelandapl.org or call (216) 255-5012 and leave a message.
 
NEIGHBOR UP COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS
 
The Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants are providing financial assistance to grassroots neighborhood civic groups as well as small non-profit and faith-based organizations for efforts related to the provision of needs during COVID-19.
Funds are intended to enable these civic groups and organizations to be responsive to emergency and basic needs requests, providing support for operations, and/or reducing social isolation. Applicants must be 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations or work with a 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor that will be designated to you through this grants program. Grants will cover a 12-week period and will be between $500 and $5,000.
This fund is intended for smaller requests; organizations seeking larger support should email covid19response@clevefdn.org to receive the intake form for the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund.
 
#TakeoutTuesdayCLE
Join us and our neighbors in supporting local businesses with #TakeoutTuesdayCLE! Use the hashtag to show us how you are supporting Cleveland businesses! Click here to see a full list of participating restaurants open for carry-out and delivery! #TremontTakeout #SupportLocal #ThisisCLE  #InThisTogetherOhio

#SHOPSATURDAYSCLE

We have been working with other Community Development Corporations to launch a new initiatives following on the footsteps of our #TakeoutTuesdayCLE promotion.  We are working on the #ShopSaturdaysCLE
initiative that will focus more on retailers with an online presence. 
#InThisTogetherOhio 




Tremont - We are built for this!

Greetings fellow business owners, property owners and community stakeholders! Tremont West is here with you and willing to help regarding connections to resources, advocacy and technical assistance.
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Please contact us directly for assistance and support. We also want to share the following information and resources for you. Click here to view this information.  
NEIGHBORHOOD FAMILY PRACTICE NOW OFFERS TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENTS 
 
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TREMONT APARTMENT FOR RENT
1196 Holmden Ave. Up
2 bedroom $750.00 per month-plus deposit
Large back yard, off street parking
Pet friendly (With deposit)

Contact- K. Moore  216-533-5612 or keithmoore@tremontwest.org
COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES   
Tremont West staff put together this list of food access in Tremont, Duck Island and Irishtown Bend. 



Near West Rec Families!  
Workout Wednesdays at 1pm with Coach Burke
Live on Facebook 
 
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weekly e-news can be found here.

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY VIRTUAL
STORY TIME & OTHER DIGITAL OFFERINGS  
 

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TREMONT WEST OFFICE COVID-19 POLICY UPDATE 
 
Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) Tremont West Development Corporation offices are closed to the public through June We will be appointment only and only in cases that we can practice safe social distancing.  Tremont West Development Corporation Board of Directors meeting s and all Tremont West Committee meetings until further notice will be hosted on Zoom or a similar platform The meetings that are open to membership and the public will have information on how to "opt-in" the meeting posted on our website. We urge all block clubs to c ontact their organizers to set up meetings through our Tremont West online platform accounts .  We will continue to evaluate our approach to meetings and will make decisions based on the best guidance available on COVID-19.  Tremont West is committed to the health and safety of our members and the neighborhood.  We will err on the side of caution during this time.  Thank you for your understanding and please take necessary precautions to stay safe and keep others safe.  Information about the virus and precautions to take can be found at the following links:
 


OUR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNTS


MERRICK HOUSE
Childcare Center
Please contact Merrick House Early Childhood Director Laurie Santos at 216-771-5077 extension 132 or e-mail her at lauries@merrickhouse.org 

Tremont Youth Council at Merrick House
Merrick House Youth Programs is looking for youth to participate in a 10 session professional speaking class beginning July 13th, 2020 on Mondays.  This is a virtual class occurring on  Zoom.  Please contact Jennifer Pullom at 216.771.5077 or jenniferp@merrickhouse.org for details.

Sponsored two Pay It Forward events at Little Caesars on Clark Ave.  The youth council wanted to do there part in giving back to the community.  The Youth Council partnered with Lucky's Cafe to provide soup for the housekeeping department at MetroHealth Hospital.   The final Pay it forward Activity will begin May 26th through June 19th as, the youth council will accept mini-grant requests up to $30  from youth to provide opportunities for youth to do something nice for others or to provide an incentive remain positive.  Please contact Jennifer at 216.771.5077 or jenniferp@merrickhouse.org for details.

MomsFirst
Donations needed of Clorox wipes and Clorox/Lysol spray. We need them for the Pandemic childcare.

WEEKLY IMMEDIATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES + COVID-19 INFORMATION.
Tremont West AmeriCorps VISTA Member, Ryan Clement, will be posting employment opportunities

Contact Ryan here.
 
Also included in this link is information on how to apply for unemployment benefits in response to COVID - 19.   
 

I-71 SOUTH IMPROVEMENTS AT SR 176 SOUTH SPLIT


Rolling Road Closure On I-90
U.S. 42 (W. 25th St.) over Interstate 90 bridge deck replacement and rehabilitation - This project performs bridge rehabilitation and bridge deck replacement on U.S. 42 (W. 25th Street) over Interstate 90 in Cleveland. Estimated Completion: October 2020
NEW IMPACTS
  • I-90 under U.S. 42 (W. 25th Street) will have rolling road closures between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. lasting no longer than 15 minutes starting Monday, May 11, through Wednesday, May 13, for bridge beam removal.

For more information, contact: District 12 Public Information Office at D12.Public.Information@dot.ohio.gov or 216-584-2005.

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2020 City of Cleveland Waste Pick-up Schedule
No Bulk Pick-Up in May.
 
     
As a reminder, cans are not to be placed outside earlier than 12pm the day before garbage pick-up and must be removed by 12noon the day following garbage pick-up.  


Tremont West Development Corporation
2406 Professor Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
216-575-0920

Our mission:  "We serve Tremont by organizing an inclusive community, building a unified neighborhood and promoting a unique destination."