KCDC deeply appreciates the major sponsorship of

Fairview Hospital

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Join Us for Wine in the Holidays (and Beer!)

On Thursday, December 3rd, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Puritas Nursery, 19201 Puritas Avenue come to the best party under glass! Join us under the greenhouse ceilings of the beautifully decorated nursery for a mix of great wine and beer, hearty appetizers, loads of fun, and live music by Brand New Hat.

Stroll among the huge assortment of holiday wreaths, poinsettias, and evergreens. Enjoy two HO trains chugging through hills and valleys of live greenery and flowing water, too.

Tickets to this KCDC fundraiser are going fast, so reserve yours by mailing your check for $40 per ticket to KCDC at our postal address below. Or, to make a credit card purchase, call Jackie Wohleber at 216-252-6559, ext. 1000. KCDC appreciates the generous sponsorship of RockSolid Stone Works. Their support will help us continue our work to revitalize Kamm’s Corners. Click here for the invitation.

Winter Wonderland Returns to Kamms Plaza

Bring your family on Friday, December 4th for the fun that begins at 6 p.m. under the clock in Downtown Kamm’s Corners at Lorain Avenue and Rocky River Drive. Cecilia’s Song, an a cappella choir from Saint Joseph Academy, will sing a medley of holiday tunes. Everyone will be invited to join in the caroling until Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by horse-drawn sleigh to greet the crowd. Then all will follow Santa to Kamms Plaza for holiday fun from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. See flyer. Enjoy a barber shop quartet, horse-drawn sleigh rides, face painting, balloon creatures, and crafts for the kids. Free refreshments will be served. You may be an instant winner of a great door prize donated by local merchants! At around 8 p.m. a big drawing will be held for two televisions, a DVD player, and an MP3 player, all donated by Kamms Plaza. (Adults only for the big drawing, please.) This year, the sound system will also be directed outside so those in line for the sleigh rides will hear the numbers being called for the big prizes. This free event is sponsored by Kamms Plaza Shopping Center with the cooperation of KCDC.

Santa & Mrs. Claus

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Kamm's Ganley Auto Dealers Offer Free Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Make a happy holiday memory with your family or friends. On three consecutive Thursday evenings, free horse-drawn wagon rides will be leaving Kamms Plaza and traveling east on Lorain Avenue, compliments of Ganley Ford West and Ganley Chevy West along with the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association. See flyer.

Round trip rides will be offered on Thursdays, December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 6 to 7:35 p.m. weather permitting. Only heavy rain or ice will prevent the horses from going out. Queue up at the tower corner of Kamms Plaza for this treat. Eight to ten people can fit in the wagon at once. Caroling is encouraged! Dress warmly. And when you are in the market for a new car, please reward our dealers with your business.

Indoor Market Sets Up Once a Month

On the second Sunday of each month, visit the Cretan Party Center at 3853 W 168th Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. After three successful outdoor seasons, the Kamm’s Corners Farmers Market is offering an indoor market once each month through May. Stop by to purchase quality local products and select produce all year. Between fifteen and twenty vendors are registered for the monthly event.

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Walking Banana

Shoppers Flock to Marc's at Kamms Plaza

They are coming for the large selection of name brand groceries, a fully stocked produce department, a fresh meat department, a cold cut counter as well large selections of name brand, high quality household cleaners, housewares, paper products, health and beauty items, pet food and supplies, closout specials, and more at Marc's famous deep discounts.

A gala ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday evening, November 19th heralded the opening of the long-awaited store. At 8 a.m. the following morning, people were already lining up to shop! All lines were open and customers wore huge smiles, happy to have a great place to shop. Heavy traffic continues, no doubt in part attracted by the walking Marc's banana seen in photo to the left.

Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ribbon Cutting

Gala ribbing cutting ceremony took place Thursday evening, November 19th.

Below are aisles of merchandise awaiting you!

Marc's Aisl Closeouts

Be Counted in 2010!

Did you know that the U.S. Census determines the distribution of more than $300 billion annually of government funding for critical community services? It generates thousands of jobs across the country. And, it impacts your voice in congress. A questionnaire will be mailed to your house in March 2010. A  second form will be mailed to households that do not respond to the initial questionnaire. Households that STILL do not respond will be called or visited by a Census worker. (Census workers can be identified by a census badge and bag.) If you have any questions, please contact the U.S. Census Bureau at 1-866-861-2010, or for more information about the 2010 United States Census visit their website.

City of Cleveland Seeks Your Opinion

If you live in the City of Cleveland, here's a good chance to be heard. Please complete the City's Citizen Participation Survey and submit it before January 31st, 2010. You may download a copy of the survey here and e-mail it to jskrabec@city.cleveland.oh.us or send it to:

Department of Community Development
Communications Section
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 320
Cleveland, Ohio  44114

Remember to use your Friends of Kamm’s Corners membership card to receive discounts on purchases from participating merchants. Not yet a Friend of Kamm’s Corners? Visit our web site, here, to download the form. Send it to us with your $20 membership and we’ll rush your card to you. Please reward our local neighborhood merchants with your business. Buy your services and gifts locally. Keep your dollars in the neighborhood and the merchants will stay here too.

The holiday issue of Kamm’s Corners Magazine is now being mailed and distributed to drop off points in Kamm's Corners. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, send your name and address to info@kammscorners.com. You may view the current and previous magazines at our website.

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Thanks for your interest in the Kamm's Corners Development Corporation and the Kamm’s Corners neighborhood as a whole. Our service area includes all of Ward 21. Our new office is located at 17407 Lorain Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, Ohio 44111.

Our mission is “to promote, develop, and guide the Kamm’s Corners neighborhood as the best place to live, work, shop, worship, and play.” We invite you to become a Friend of Kamm’s Corners (click here).