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

Jan. 5: University Heights Mayor Susan Infeld will reflect on the city's issues and accomplishments, as well as the challenges of providing service in the City of University Heights. She'll outline the possible development of new projects to benefit the community in the new year.

Jan. 12: Rachel Slomovitz, financial empowerment coach with ESOP (Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People), will speak about fostering the economic betterment of disenfranchised communities through education and advocacy, and helping senior citizens age in place and preserve their financial stability.

Jan. 19: Grover Gilmore, dean of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, will discuss the noteworthy achievements of this first university-affiliated professional graduate school of social work in America, as it observes its 100th anniversary. 

Jan. 26: Mitchell Balk, president of Mt. Sinai Healthcare Foundation, will share an impressive powerpoint presentation to celebrate the 100th anniversary and the accomplishments of Mt. Sinai Hospital, in Cleveland’s University Circle.

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.

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 10:37 AM, 01.03.2017