The 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration concluded with a celebration in Cleveland City Hall Rotunda. Hispanic Heritage Month is a national recognition of the histories, culture, contributions and heritage of Hispanic Americans. This month long celebration includes cultural arts and activities that showcase the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to our country and in Cleveland. Hispanic Heritage Month also allows Cleveland residents the opportunity to learn more about Hispanic culture while giving Clevelanders of Hispanic descent the opportunity to celebrate together. More >>
+ From Mayor Jackson Regarding the Passing of Constance D. Harper
Mayor Frank G. Jackson offered a statement on the passing of Constance D. Harper, a friend, associate, and the Call and Post Associate Publisher and Editor. More >>
+ Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse
A free screening of this film, at the Conference Center at Benjamin Rose on November 10th, will be followed by a panel discussion with experts sharing insights into financial exploitation of older adults. More >>
+ Assistance With Heating Bills for Seniors
The Cleveland Department of Aging is available to help seniors complete the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) application. Information is available at 216.664.2833 or in-person at 75 Erieview Plaza, Floor 2 during regular business hours. More >>
+ 2015 Waste Collection Fee Exemption Packets Available
These forms are for qualified property owners of vacant homes or multi level properties with vacant units. The packets must be completed and returned to the Division of Assessments and Licenses by March 31, 2015. More >>
+ CDL Drivers to be Hired for Seasonal Work
The City is hiring CDL drivers for the 2014-15 winter season with the Civil Service Classification of Snow Removal Vehicle Operator. These seasonal positions are available with the Division of Streets as well as with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. More >>
+ 2014 Cleveland Tree Assistance Program for Seniors
The Departments of Aging, Public Works, and Community Development have partnered in a new short term program to help limited income seniors with hazardous tree and branch removal from personal property. More >>
This provides the makings of a complete holiday meal for thousands of needy residents. Volunteers help pack and distribute baskets, and assist recipients arriving on site to pick up baskets. This year it will take place December 13 at three sites. Volunteers must register. Registration Form
+ Broom Hockey Sweeping Through the Rec Centers!
Cleveland recreation centers are now signing up participants for Broom Hockey leagues. No skates or special equipment are needed- tennis shoes are OK! Games are played at Central, Clark, Cory, Halloran and Ken Johnson.
+ Swimmers: Show Off Your Skills!
All swimmers are invited to join the Recreation Center's Swim Teams, even recent "Learn to Swim" grads who are new to swimming. All recreation centers have info on dates and times of their programs.
+ Flag Football Registration Now Open!
Players are now registering for Fall Flag Football at all recreation centers for ages 4 – 7 Peewees, 8 – 10 Midgets, 11 – 14 Juniors and 15 – 17 Seniors. All programs are free. More >>
+ New Cleveland Police Historical Society and Museum Exhibit
The museum is highlighting the Cleveland “aerial police squadron.”, in this, the only city outside of New York to implement an air corps in the '30s. Free admission, open weekdays from 10am to 4pm. More >>
+ The Flu + You- Information for Seniors
Flu is a contagious disease that can be severe and life-threatening, especially for adults 65 and older. Flu + You educates older adults and those who care for them about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of prevention, and available vaccine options. Flu + You FlyerMore >>
+ LGBT Business Registry Applications Available
The Mayor’s Office of Equal Opportunity in collaboration with Plexus, the Cleveland LGBT Chambers of Commerce, has developed a business registry to acknowledge Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE). Online Registration>> Press Release>>
+ Construction Management Program Accepting Applications
Contractors and related firms can apply for the ten week James Walker Construction Management Course which is taught by experienced construction professionals. Participants learn how to be certified with the City of Cleveland, how to bid on city contracts and more. More >>
+ Reduce Contamination With Loose Recyclables
The City of Cleveland no longer accepts plastic bags in curbside recycling carts and recycling dumpsters. Recyclables are to be placed LOOSE in these containers. More >>