UH 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. in Council Chambers at University Heights City Hall. To receive the monthly schedule by e-mail, call 216-932-7800, ext. 205, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 1: Yolanda Anderson will describe her work as coordinator of Access Your Benefits, a service of trained counselors using a National Council on Aging survey, to help older adults find and enroll in federal, state and local public benefits programs for which they are eligible.
Sept. 8: Brandon Chrostowski, proprietor of EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, will describe his work to give formerly incarcerated adults a foundation in the hospitality industry, provide a support network for future leaders in Cleveland’s vulnerable neighborhoods, and prepare them for successful transition to the world of business professionals.
Sept. 15: Robert Dreifort will relive the Big Band era, 1935–45, with highlights from Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Guy Lombardo and others.
Sept. 22: Steve Presser, owner of Big Fun toy store on Coventry Road, will discuss the history of toys through the ages, including various fads, styles, and changes in toys and toy stores. He will bring some toys to reminisce.
Sept. 29: Instrumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform.
Kim Sergio Inglis
Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.