Senior Citizen Happenings

Senior Citizen Happenings, sponsored by the City of University Heights, are open to all senior citizens. 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

July 3: There is no program scheduled for this week.

July 10: Nylajean R. McDaniel, the outgoing superintendent of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, will reflect on her distinguished career in education as she prepares to retire on July 31. 

July 17: William Whitney, chief operating officer of the Cuyahoga Land Bank, will discuss the nonprofit group's work to acquire blighted properties and return them to productive use through rehabilitation, sale to new owners, economic development, creative re-use, ecological purposes, or demolition.

July 24: Alan Cate, a retired military officer and history teacher at University School in Hunting Valley, reflects on World War I, a 1914–18 calamity that resulted in 37 million casualties, and profoundly altered Europe’s political, economic and cultural life. He'll discuss the causes of the war, and how its impact is still felt today, 100 years after its start. 

July 31: Robert Baker, a 2014 inductee to the Cleveland Heights High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, reflects on his work as CEO of the Albanian Encouragement Project, humanitarian worker with Presbyterian Church to aid Kosovo War refugees, and member of the American Bar Association for contributors to state and local government law.

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Volume 7, Issue 7, Posted 6:30 PM, 07.01.2014