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

Friday, June 8, 2018

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

CLEVELAND – On Saturday, June 9, 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 the official start of the city outdoor pool season. The Safe Summer initiative is a collaboration 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
                 Michael Cox, Director of Public Works
                 Calvin D. Williams, Chief of Police
                 Michael Odum, Assistant 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:      Saturday, June 9, 2018
                 12 p.m.

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

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