KCDC deeply appreciates the major sponsorship of

Fairview Hospital

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Marc’s is coming to Kamm’s Plaza Shopping Center! A full grocery store including produce and meat will mix with the specials, closeout deals, and seasonal savings that help you get more for your shopping dollar. Look for the grand opening this fall in the former Rego’s location. Congratulations to Kamm's Plaza Management for their hard work in gaining this valuable addition to the community!

The Streetscape Improvement Project continues to move along! Soon all overhead power lines and associated poles will be replaced by decorative street lighting and the planter boxes will be filled with trees and plants. The project, scheduled for completion late this fall, has garnered lots of interest in the neighborhood. We believe you’ll see many of the available storefronts filled by spring. See design details in on our website.

And, if you know of retailers looking for a shiny new location, please ask them to consider Kamm's Corners and call Cindy Janis at 216-252-6559, ext 1200. This is prime time to be part of the renaissance!

market logo The Kamm’s Corners Farmers Market (behind Walgreens on Lorain) is THE place to go for farm-direct produce, homemade products, AND an array of special attractions. Now through Sunday is your last opportunity for a FREE Corian cutting board! Enter to win up to 30 square feet of Corian or Zodiaq countertops and a stainless steel double bowl sink, including installation, compliments of our sponsor Rocksolid Stone Works, and receive a free Corian cutting board for buying a $5 raffle ticket!

Only 250 tickets have been sold to date, so the odds are excellent! Proceeds benefit the Kamm’s Corners Farmers Market. Stop by our office this week or visit the info tent at the market before noon to buy your ticket! The drawing takes place at 12:30 p.m. Winner need not be present, and the prize is fully transferable! Also this Sunday, the horse-drawn wagon rides offered by Yesteryear Horse and Carriage are available for only $1, sponsored by the Firefighters Community Credit Union! The Mighty Tigues perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

Looking for a job with the US Census? Up to 30 clerical positions will be available at their new office in the KCDC Building at 17407 Lorain. Field workers are also being hired. Call the Census Bureau at 866-861-2010 to apply. (There is no way to apply in person.)


Si Senor Mexican Restaurant will be opening in the fully renovated former Kilbane’s Pub this fall. Look for grand opening info in future editions of this e-newsletter.

Owner Rogelio Hernandez Cervantes said that the restaurant will offer a large selection of authentic Mexican cuisine prepared from scratch plus seafood specialties. The family-owned business operates several Mexican restaurants in Northeast Ohio, including El Jalapenos at 1313 W 117th Street and Fiesta Jalapenos at 35051 Center Ridge in North Ridgeville.

Heroes Run, Clevelands most scenic and challenging 5-mile race and 2-mile fun run or walk, takes place on Sunday morning, September 20th. The event raises money to honor the memory of West Park police and firefighters who have died in the line of duty and whose names are etched on the memorial set in the Memorial Walkway along the west side of Rocky River Drive. Join your neighbors and friends who are making this lasting tribute possible. Register for the race at the Heroes Run web site.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) will host a second round of public workshops on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study. The next two meetings will be held:
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 5 – 8 p.m.
Brook Park Recreation Center
17400 Holland Road
Brookpark, OH  
Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 – 8 p.m.
Fairview Park City Hall
20777 Lorain Road
Fairview Park, OH

For more information regarding the Part 150 study, visit the CLE Noise Study website here or call the Noise Study hotline at 216-265-6788.

Small existing and emerging businesses may qualify for a micro loan. If you have been unable to secure traditional funding for your small business, come to a free workshop about how to prepare and submit a micro loan package. Experts from WECO Fund, Inc. Microenterprise Center will be in our community room on September 22nd from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn from them about WECO micro loans ranging from $500 to $35,000. To register for the workshop, call 216-458-0250. For a copy of the flyer, click here. Visit the WECO website here for more information.

Precinct, ward, and voting location changes affect primary election. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections has made changes to voting precinct boundaries and voting locations. Ward boundaries have also changed in Cleveland. When voters cast their ballots on Election Day, they are required to vote in their correct voting location and precinct. If you are affected, a notification card will be mailed to you. Please visit their website for more information.

Are you facing or at risk of foreclosure? Do you have an adjustable rate mortgage? The Cuyahoga County Foreclosure Prevention Program was created by the County Commissioners and County Treasurer Jim Rokakis in the spring of 2006 to assist residents of the county who were having trouble with or had questions about their home loans. The program, which has become a model for other programs like it nationwide, connects borrower in distress with a local non-profit counseling agency (such as Neighborhood Housing Services among others) through the United Way's First Call for Help line. All Cuyahoga County borrowers need to do is dial 2-1-1 (or 216-436-2000) and they will be connected to a free counselor.

If you are a homeowner/renter who wishes to reduce the presence of lead in your home, you may eligible for home repairs such as new windows, painting, doors, porches, etc. through a grant from the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County Lead Safe Living Healthy Homes. If you have chipping and peeling paint and a child 6 years old or under living in or visiting your home, you may be eligible for free repairs and a free vacuum cleaner. For more information, call Concerned Citizens Organized Against Lead (CCOAL) at 216-737-0016 or 216-420-7954.

View a large gallery of photos from our August Asphalt Cinema here, courtesy of Joe Outlaw of Outlaw Productions.Thanks to our sponsor Fairview Hospital, hundreds enjoyed this free evening of live music, games, and a movie under the stars. Plan to join us next summer on the third Fridays of June, July, and August! See additional event photos on our events page here.

Band members boys people

Brand New Hat played in August.

Hula hoop contest conducted by West Park Station.
People lined up for games and prizes offered by our sponsor, Fairview Hospital.

The next issue of Kamm’s Corners Magazine hits the streets soon, featuring 32 pages of community news and feature articles. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, send your name and address to info@kammscorners.com. To see past issues, click here.

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KCDC deeply appreciates the major sponsorship of Fairview Hospital.
Fairview Hospital



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