TV20 News: Week of 5/20/19

Here are the pieces from this week’s episode of TV20 News.

Storefront Renovation Program (0:58)

Building owners were honored at a recent event celebrating their completion in the City of Cleveland’s Storefront Renovation Program. Program Manager Terri Sandy says those who participate in the Storefront Renovation Program, end up with a fresh, dynamic looking building afterwards.

Dental Clinic Dedication (2:57)

The Cleveland Clinic teamed up with Case Western Reserve University to create a new 132,000 square foot dental clinic as part of the Health Education Campus on Chester Avenue. The ribbon was officially cut recently at the dedication ceremony.

Cleveland Water Drinking Water Week (5:40)

The Cleveland Division of Water opened its doors to the Baldwin Water Treatment Plant as part of the National Drinking Water Week. Attendees had the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about the process how we get our clean drinking water.

Re-Entry Rally (8:45)

A rally was held on the steps of Cleveland City Hall in support of those previously incarcerated who are trying to start over a new, successful life in the city. Ward 7 Councilman Basheer Jones also spoke at the rally, in favor of Mayor Frank Jackson’s stance of offering job opportunities to those who were previously incarcerated.

In the Neighborhood at Friendly Inn (9:55)

The Cleveland Municipal Court’s Clerk of Courts Office is continuing their “In the Neighborhood” program, where the courts come to you and you can make arrangements to clear up any traffic or minor legal issues you may have. 

Day of Prayer (13:53)

The Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall was filled with praise and song at this year’s National Day of Prayer event. The event was open to people of all denominations. Grady Stevenson, Director of Cleveland’s Community Outreach Board, welcomed everyone to the rotunda and presented a proclamation.

Old Brooklyn Gives Back at Jack Frost Donuts (15:36)

Iconic sweet spot Jack Frost Donuts joined Council President Kevin Kelley and other local businesses in hosting a fundraising event to help those in need, which included drinks from Fat Heads Brewery, music and entertainment from Fusion, and of course Jack Frost Donuts!

Boys to Men Health and Empowerment Summit (17:23)

The Boys to Men Empowerment Summit brought a variety of resources to the young men of the Cleveland Area, which included haircuts and health check-ups. We sent TV20 Special Correspondent Errol Porter to the Galleria to learn more.

Market at the Foodbank (21:20)

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank opened its doors once again for the annual Market at the Food Bank benefitting the Harvest for Hunger Campaign. Ward 14 Councilwoman Jasmine Santana was a first time celebrity server, helping out at the West Side Market Café table. Though it may be her first time at the event, it’s not her first time with the Food Bank.

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