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



    Learn More Here
TREMONT WEST ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Thursday, May 21, 12-7pm at 2406 Professor Avenue

Learn More Here 
DAY OF ACTION
Sunday, May 24, 1-3pm at Lincoln West High School 
 
This Sunday join us for a DAY OF ACTION around the 2020 census and general election!

We will have a drive-through voter registration booth set up in the parking lot of Lincoln West High School. You can register to vote and/or get a vote-by-mail ballot request form. There will also be free bread from Las Villas and some other fun swag.

Our 2nd Caravana de la Democracia will be cruising through the neighborhood, spreading the message! Pop outside to see!

We'll have a crew of helpful volunteers dropping off 1000 census kits onto residents' porches.  Volunteer Here
Thank you to our hardworking partners Metro WestBuilding Hope in the City, Tremont West Development Corporation, Cleveland VOTES, La Mega 87.7, HISPANIC POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION, Hispanic FilmMakers of Cleveland, and The Young Latino Network.
 
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.
 
Learn More Here
 
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 


Many of our retail establishments will be able to open today.  We are still collecting the information and will have our newsroom on the website updated before the weekend.
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.


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 
 
Learn More Here 
 
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 
 
  MyCom's
weekly e-news can be found here.

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY VIRTUAL
STORY TIME & OTHER DIGITAL OFFERINGS  
 

Learn More Here
 
TREMONT WEST OFFICE CLOSURE CANCELLATION OF MEETINGS
 
Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) Tremont West Development Corporation offices are closed through April 6 th .  Tremont West Development Corporation canceled its Board of Directors meeting and all Tremont West Committee meetings for the month of March.  This is likely to extend through April.  We urge all block clubs to cancel through April.  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.

FREE TAX FILING
Schedule an Appointment Today


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


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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."