MEDIA ALERT: City of Cleveland Launches ‘Safe Summer 2018’

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Announcement coincides with Forest Hills Park renovation and start of 2018 outdoor pool season

CLEVELAND – On Friday, June 22, Mayor Frank G. Jackson and other city officials will announce the beginning of the 2018 Safe Summer initiative, the renovation of Forest Hills Park and celebrate the recent opening of the city outdoor pool season. The Safe Summer is a collaborative initiative across multiple city departments and divisions with the goal of encouraging Clevelanders, especially youth, to make safe and healthy choices this summer.

WHO:          Mayor Frank G. Jackson; Councilman Anthony Hairston, Ward 10; Michael Cox, Director of Public Works;
                   Calvin D. Williams, Chief of Police; Angelo Calvillo, Chief of Fire; Nicole Carlton, Commissioner of EMS

WHAT:        Safe Summer initiative announcement, renovation of Forest Hills Park, and start of 2018 summer pool season. 

WHEN:        Friday, June 22, 2018, 1 p.m.

WHERE:      Forest Hills Park, 12310 Arlington Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44108

About the City of Cleveland 

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