Monday May 2, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Cleveland Masonic Auditorium 
3615 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

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Jeff Kipp 
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress 


2nd Annual

Vibrant City Awards Lunch 

May 2, 2016

You are invited to join us for the 2016 Vibrant City Awards Lunch!

This is your opportunity to meet the people who make the city. Guests will celebrate Cleveland's neighborhoods and enjoy a memorable lunch from Chris Hodgson of Driftwood Catering.  You'll learn about leading efforts in urban revitalization and discover the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium, a one-of-a-kind gem in the Midtown neighborhood, located on the RTA HealthLine. Everyone receives a hot-off-the-press copy of the 2016 LiveCLEVELAND! publication, the official guide to Cleveland's neighborhoods.

Come see who wins these neighborhood revitalization awards:

CDC Community Collaboration Award:
Ohio City Inc. – Station Hope
Slavic Village Development – Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Slavic Village
Stockyards, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office – La Placita

CDC Neighborhood Placemaking Award:
MidTown Cleveland – East 55th railroad bridge painting
Slavic Village Development – Cycle of Arches
University Circle Inc. – Wade Oval improvements

CDC Economic Opportunity Award:
Famicos Foundation – EITC program managment
Stockyards, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office – La Placita
University Circle Inc. – Business outreach and development efforts

CDC Neighborhood Branding & Marketing Award:
Northeast Shores Development Corp. – Welcome to Collinwood website
Slavic Village Development – Rooms to Let
St. Clair Superior Development Corp. & Campus District, Inc. – Night Market Cleveland

Corporate Partner Award:
Community Blight Solutions

Dave’s Supermarkets
PNC Bank

Urban Developer Award:
Case Development – Mike DeCesare
Geis Companies – Fred Geis
Vintage Development – Chip Marous

Civic Champion Award:
Joseph Black - Central
Charles Gliha – Slavic Village
Allison Lukacsy - Collinwood

* For more information about the efforts of each award finalist or to see pictures from the 2015 event, please visit the Cleveland Neighborhood Progress website.


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