July 19, 2010

Case Western Reserve to Serve as Host Site for Community Resource Fair

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson is bringing City Hall directly to University Circle.

Cleveland residents will have an opportunity to learn about dozens of available resources and services during a Resource Fair hosted by Mayor Jackson. Case Western Reserve University is the host site for the free event, scheduled to take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on July 28 in Thwing Center, 11111 Euclid Ave.

Sixty community organizations and vendors are scheduled to participate in the event, designed to increase awareness of resources and services provided by the City of Cleveland, community organizations and local businesses.

The Resource Fair also is an opportunity for residents to ask the mayor and members of his cabinet, along with Cleveland City Councilman Kevin Conwell, questions about neighborhood concerns or services.

The Cleveland Division of Water, the Division of Community Development, the Council of Economic Opportunity, I Can Schools, the University Circle Development Corporation, American Greetings, the Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland, RTA, Esperanza, the Rape Crisis Center and the Board of Elections are just a few of the organizations and departments scheduled to participate.

Complimentary parking will available at Severance Hall’s parking garage for the first 200 patrons. Additional parking will be available for $8 per car.

Questions should be directed to Theasha Daniely in the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations at 216.664.2277.

For more information contact Kimyette Finley, 216.368.0521.

Posted by: Kimyette Finley, July 19, 2010 08:17 AM | News Topics: Collaborations/Partnerships, Community Outreach, Events, features

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