You couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for the 2018 Ice Cream Social. Seems we were all kids again – enjoying time with family and neighbors. The DJ kept the party going, while we enjoyed face painting, lawn games, the Fire Safety and visits from the police and fire department.
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The Public Safety Forum, held June 14, was a powerful event. About 40 people gathered at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building to hear Chief DeMuth, ask questions and have face-to-face conversations about their issues and concerns.
Chief DeMuth and Lt. Rowe covered a wide array of topics: Shaker’s Guardian approach to policing, the new Bike Patrol, car break-ins and noise, speeders, safety in our public space, plans for policing the new Van Aken District, and more. Perhaps most valuable were the one-on-one conversations afterwards when relationships were built and partnerships for working together. Thanks to all who attended, and especially Chief DeMuth; Lt. Rowe; our Q&A moderator, Councilperson Julianna Senturia; and Rec Department Director, Alexandria Nichols, who shared info on Thornton Park.
A small but mighty contingent of Clean-Up volunteers helped make Lomond (MORE!) Beautiful on Saturday. About 20 neighbors tidied up about 70% of the Lomond’s streets, from Lindholm to Lynnfield, Scottsdale to Chagrin. Interesting factoid — there was much less litter to pick up this year. So I guess we ALL deserve a pat on the back. And special thanks to Mayor David Weiss for stopping by to help.
Don’t miss this great family fun for young ones (and the young at heart). The Lomond Association is proud to provide funding for this wonderful neighborhood event.
Read the February 2018 newsletter. Just click here to read about:
- Save the Date: Saturday, March 24, 2 pm. Lomond Neighbors Make-and-Take glassmaking at Larchmere Fire Works
- State of The City Forum, Thursday, March 15, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 pm
- Home Repair Funding Available
- Black History Month Celebration
- Kids Indoor Play Date THIS SATURDAY
- Shaker named a city that “has it all”
- Keep your car safe from “car hop” break-ins
- StarLab Mobile Planetarium at Main Library
- Shaker Rocks is rolling
The latest issue of the Lomond Association newsletter is now available. Just click here.
In this issue:
* Photos from Light Up Lomond
* Repeated Reading Volunteers needed at Lomond School
* Library levy on May ballot: an overview
* Careless recycling is costing us money
* Let it snow! Photos of Shaker’s winter wonderland
What a great night! 75+ people gathered at the Lomond Association Wine Social on Friday, 10/27 at The Dealership. Cheers to seeing friends, meeting new ones and creating the spark for greater community engagement. Starting with about $300 raised for Lomond School from the silent auction and gift basket raffle!
As the photos show, many of our city councilpersons, school board members and candidates for office showed their commitment to Lomond by joining us, as did Fire Chief Patrick Sweeney and Police Commander Mike Rowe.
Special thanks go to Vito Federici of Slice of Life Catering and Melanie Pinkney of Take a Quick Break Catering for donating amazing silent auction items. And John Thayer of Acoustic Therapy Inc. for his great music.
And, to Melissa Kalan, mastermind of the event, and the many others who gave of their time, talent and donations, thank you. We couldn’t have done it without you. Cheers!
Lomond the beautiful! Mark and Marci Robertson and family joined about 25 adults and kids joined in the Lomond Clean Up Day on May 20th. About 20 bags of trash disappeared from the neighborhood. And afterward? Laughs, cookies, cool drinks for all. Check out all the photos in here.