The Annual Fe Y Cultura/ Faith and Culture 2016; 8th Annual Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival;2016 Sisters of Notre Dame BBQ and Boutique

On Friday night we went to a liturgical celebration in the Field House at the Center for Pastoral Leadership in Wickcliffe. It was the annual “Fe Y Cultura 2016” translated as “Faith and Culture 2016” in honor of our cultural diversity. A person from the Diocese of Cleveland that we talked to estimated that there  … Read more

858 People Granted Citizenship In Error: We’re Here For You

The US federal government announced September 19, 2016, they mistakenly naturalized more than eight hundred people, at least two of whom are under investigation by the FBI. Why did this mistake occur?  Because the Department of Homeland Security was not able to match their fingerprints. What happens now? “These people will likely either be charged  … Read more

Mentor and Eastern Lake County Chambers of Commerce Host Coffee Contacts; 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony; Annual Collaborative to End Human Trafficking luncheon; Part at Market Garden Brewery; Fundraiser at the Burntwood Tavern

On Thursday, September 15th, we started our day at another “coffee contacts” hosted by the Mentor and Eastern Lake County Chambers of Commerce this time at Western and Southern Life on Ridge Road in Willoughby. We introduced ourselves to a couple of new members who were Mr. Kenneth Campbell of All Tune and Lube in  … Read more

2016 State of the Schools Address by Mr. Eric S. Gordon; Cleveland American Middle East Organization (CAMEO) Endorsement night; Night at The Maltz Museum

On Wednesday, September 14th, we attended the “2016 State of the Schools” address given by Mr. Eric S. Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) that took place at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown on Lakeside Avenue.  This was Mr. Gordon’s 6th such address and it came just after issues that may have led  … Read more

Councilman Dale Miller’s Annual Ice Cream Social; 2016 Stonewall Democratic Club Freedom Fund Reception

On the evening of Monday, September 12th, we attended two events in Lakewood Ohio that took place only a few blocks from each other. First we went to Cuyahoga County Councilman Dale Miller’s annual ice cream social which was held at the Woman’s Club Pavilion in Lakewood Park. We stayed there for a few minutes  … Read more

Greater Akron Area Chamber of Commerce Morning Buzz; Upstander: Lessons from the Life of Roddie Edmonds; 2nd annual Run for Sewa; Promoting Renewable Energy

On Friday, September 10th, we started our day at the monthly “morning buzz” at the Greater Akron Area Chamber of Commerce. The guest speaker was Mr. Jeff Hoffman, Founding Director of The EXL Center at the University of Akron which is an “experiential learning center for entrepreneurship and civic engagement.” Mr. Hoffman spoke about the  … Read more

The Future of Europe: Germany’s Role in It; Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce New Member Reception

On Thursday, September 8th, we attended a special program put on by the American Council on Germany Cleveland Eric M. Warburg Chapter and Case Western Reserve University titled “The Future of Europe and Germany’s Role in It.” The program took place on the 14th Floor at the PNC Building on East 9th Street in Cleveland  … Read more

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Luncheon; Fundraiser for Ohio State Senator Michael Skindell

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On Wednesday, September 7th, we attended a luncheon at the Spaghetti Warehouse on South Main Street in Akron put on by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Summit County in preparation for its annual NAMI Walks event that will take place on October 22nd, at the University of Akron to “raise funds, combat  … Read more