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. 7: Gregory Malkin, director of the Young Entrepreneur Institute at University School, will discuss basic business principles and procedures, such as using money wisely, problem solving and consumer needs. He shares these with graduating students, so that they understand the real world ahead of them.
Sept. 14: Megan Van Boorhis, chief operating officer of Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, will present a vision of Cleveland’s diverse arts and culture treasury as a leading contributor to our community’s vitality.
Sept. 21: Bruce Akers, who served as mayor of Pepper Pike for 20 years (1990–2010), was selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business (May 8–14), as one of “8 over 80” for his record of hard work, notable accomplishments, practical intelligence, genuine compassion, and dedication to better the community. He'll discuss his work.
Sept. 28: Blake Johnston, director of marketing and development for Habitat for Humanity, discusses the work of this nonprofit, and celebrates 30 years of building homes and empowering families through providing safe and affordable housing, enabling the homeowner to pursue other dreams for his or her family.
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.