Check the American Red Cross for dates and times.
- Brecksville Branch Of The Cuyahoga County Public Library
- Brecksville City Council
- Brecksville United Methodist Church
- Brecksville Broadview Heights Board Of Education
- Brecksville Broadview Heights City School District
- American Red Cross
- Back To School
- Blood Donation
- Book Sale
- Brecksville Bicentennial
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The next blood drive is Thursday.
“Urgent Need!” “Blood Donors Needed” These phrases, along with the recognizable American Red Cross logo, are a common sight in Brecksville. According to the American Red Cross, 58 blood drives were held in Brecksville from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011, the organization's fiscal year. The blood drives resulted in 2,212 “productive procedures” – procedures where the standard pint of blood was able to be collected and separated into red blood cells, platelets and plasma, Communications Manager for the Northern Ohio Blood Services Region Christy Chapman said in an email. During that same time period, 59,276 procedures were completed throughout all of Cuyahoga County. That means nearly 4 percent of the blood collected in the county came from …
Monday, September 12, 2011
From a blood drive to a book sale, there’s plenty going on this week in Brecksville.
The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library continues its fall “storytimes” for babies, toddlers and preschool-age children this week. Check the library’s calendar for details on which day and time is best for your child. Superintendent Scot Prebles is hosting the first “Coffee with the Superintendent” event at 9 a.m. on Sept. 15 at Panera. The informal event gives community members a chance to chat with Prebles. There’s a blood drive at the Community Center from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, according to the American Red Cross website. There’s a Friends of the Brecksville Library book sale this weekend. According to the library’s calendar, the sale starts with a friends-only preview on Thursday and is open to the …
Monday, August 29, 2011
From meetings to local events, there’s plenty going on this week in Brecksville.
City Council is holding a special meeting to appoint a new law director at 9 a.m. on Monday. State Representatives Marlene Anielski and Mike Dovilla are hosting a meeting with local business owners Tuesday at Broadview Heights City Hall. According to a press release, the meeting will focus on what laws owners feel restrict businesses and on any suggestions the owners have for future legislation. Learn more about the plants and insects in the Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks with the “Little Walk in the Park” program at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. According to the Metroparks website, the program begins at the Brecksville Nature Center. The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library will be closed Saturday, Sunday …
Monday, August 22, 2011
From the start of school to local events, there’s plenty going on this week in Brecksville.
There’s a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday at Stautzenberger College. According to the American Red Cross website, donors will be entered into a contest for a chance to go to Disney World. The Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Monday. According to the agenda, the board will approve new textbooks for a few high school classes, the bus routes for the 2011-2012 school year and a number of other resolutions. And school starts on Wednesday for Brecksville-Broadview Heights students, according to the district’s website. There’s free bingo at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Human Services Center, according to a city press release. Prizes will be provided by Aetna. On Saturday, there’s a drop-in story …
Monday, August 8, 2011
From school board meetings to free music, there’s plenty going on in Brecksville this week.
The Cuyahoga County Fair starts this week. Check out this article on Strongsville Patch for the details. The Brecksville United Methodist Church is holding a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, according to its website. There’s a special Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the district's website. The Rush for a Cause Family Football Blitz Fundraiser, which raises money for athletes with injuries, is this weekend. There’s a scrimmage on Friday and the day-long event starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, according to the event website. There’s another free “Concert on the Square” this Sunday. According to the city’s website, this week’s band will play a variety of music like oldies …
Monday, July 18, 2011
From a City Council meeting to local events, there’s plenty going on this week in Brecksville.
City Council meets at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. According to the agenda, council will vote on a number of resolutions, including one that would help move the plans for the bicentennial memorial project forward. On Tuesday, the Friends of the Brecksville Library will sponsor the “Travelin’ Tuesdays Southern Norway” program at the Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. According to the library’s website, the program will take attendees through the country’s natural landscape and a 16th-century home. The program begins at 2 p.m. At 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the Human Services Department is holding its informal, monthly World War II conversations for veterans and spouses. According to information from the department, the program is…
Monday, July 4, 2011
The week will start off with a holiday, and there’s plenty going on later this week.
It’s the Fourth of July! Check out our list of closed businesses and offices, like City Hall and the Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, before you head out to run any errands today. If your recycling and trash pick-up day is typically on Monday, it will be on Tuesday this week, according to the Service Department’s website. City Council meets at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library has a number of activities for children this week, from their regular storytimes to a special event on Thursday. Check the library's calendar for more details. And there are two blood drives in Brecksville this week. According to the American Red Cross website, there will be a blood drive from 1 …
Monday, April 11, 2011
The week may be quiet, but the weekend is filled with events.
The Brecksville United Methodist Church is hosting a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Find more details on the church’s website. The Cuyahoga Valley Career Center will host a job seeker’s workshop from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday called the Job Fair Boot Camp. Bill Novak, career development supervisor, said the workshop will teach adults how to navigate a job fair successfully, from how to prepare to what to expect. The center will take registrations until April 15, Novak said. The Brecksville-Broadview Heights Schools Issues Committee will be holding a rally on Brecksville’s Public Square on Saturday, according to the committee’s website. For or against the levy, it may be good to note that the square could be crowded that…
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Red Cross issues national call for donations.
The Red Cross has issued a national appeal for blood after severe winter weather forced cancellation of more than 14,000 blood drives nationwide. Red Cross officials say they haven't seen a similar blood supply shortage in 10 years. "Because of winter weather Ohio has had to cancel 25 blood drives in January," Christy Chapman, communications manager of The Northern Ohio American Red Cross said. Weather is not the sole cause of blood shortage; others have stayed away because of colds and the flu, she said. "When we have to cancel blood drives we don't have the opportunity to collect and this has caused an overall shortage," Chapman said. Shortages are more severe for blood types O negative and A negative., Chapman said. Several blood …