UH Senior Happenings
Senior 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. To receive the monthly schedule by e-mail, call 216-932-7800, ext. 205, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 7: Laquana Graham, special events coordinator for the Cleveland Water Department, will explain the complex processes involved in water treatment and distribution, the state-of-the-art facilities that get water from Lake Erie to our homes, and experiments with STEM professionals that make science, technology, engineering and math come alive.
June 14: Steven Hammett retired on March 16 after seven years as chief of the University Heights Police Department (PD). He'll recap his 31-year law enforcement career (21 years with the Shaker Heights PD, and three with the Cleveland Heights PD), including his contributions to establishing the SWAT mobile field force, crisis negotiations, and a joint dispatch system.
June 21: Thijs Heus, Ph.D., professor of physics at Cleveland State University, was awarded $602,178 by the U.S. Department of Energy for a three-year project. He'll describe his work on the project, which has co-investigators at University of Cologne, in Germany, studying cloud formation and atmospheric flow, then developing high-resolution computer models for greater accuracy in predicting weather and climate.
June 28: Michel Foley, director of sustainability initiatives for Cuyahoga County, will demonstrate the benefits of solar power in University Heights, and explain how it helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve resources.
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.