Senior Citizen Happenings
Senior Citizen Happenings, sponsored by the City of University Heights, are open to all. Events take place on Thursdays at 2 p.m. at the University Heights Library. For information, and to suggest program topics, contact the UH Office for Senior Services at 216-397-0336 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 9: Stephen Cory, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Cleveland State University, charts the spread of Islam across the world, and explores the history and achievements of Islamic culture highlighting the Mediterranean region, Africa and Asia.
Jan. 16: Jan Thrope, a social worker, photojournalist and urban activist, presents Sights that Hurt and Visions that Heal, about her quest to find solutions to Cleveland’s poverty, and the work of caring people who tackle projects to transform the city.
Jan. 23: Karen Pace, clinical assistant professor of nursing at Cleveland State University, tells of her one-week mission last June to the Dominican Republic. Pace led 16 graduating students, carrying 21 suitcases of medications, and treated 500 patients in remote villages of San Juan de la Maguana.
Jan. 30: Mayor Susan Infeld looks back on her first four-year term, and reviews the issues, accomplishments and challenges of service in the City of University Heights. She’ll outline potential projects that could benefit the community in the new year.
Janice Giles is administrative assistant to Mayor Susan Infeld.