Monday, June 19, 2017

Polish World War II Heroine turns 90

Cecilia Wilk-Pech (Zagorski) celebrated her 90th birthday and was honored at St. Casimir Church for her bravery in WWII. Cecilia risked her life to save 3 American soldiers shot down over Germany in 1944.

Read Cecilia Wilk-Pech's story

Juneteenth Celebration in the African American Cultural Garden

The annual Juneteenth celebration was held in the African American Cultural Garden in Cleveland on June 17, 2017.

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South.

In the African American Cultural Garden in Cleveland there was music, story tellers, speeches, a libation ceremony, a litany and more.

Photos/videos of Juneteenth 2017 in Cleveland

Sunday, June 04, 2017

Case Western Reserve University think[box]

Jeff Durek, Dean of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, spoke about the Sears think[box] which is center for innovation and entrepreneurship providing a space for anyone - students, faculty, and alumni and members of the community - to tinker and creatively invent.

Located in a 7-story, 50,000 square foot facility, with 4 floors occupied and more under renovation, this project is the largest open-access innovation center at any university in the world. Dean Durek called it the "Great equalizer."

Defend the Land - Go Cavs!

The defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers are in the 2017 NBA Finals. If you haven't been down to the Q here are some photos of the banners around the arena. Go Cavs! Defend the Land!

See more of the Cavs banners